The father of a slain U.S. Army corporal says President Donald Trump offered him $25,000 over the phone earlier this year while calling to offer his condolences and then never followed through, according to The Washington Post.
In a farewell stunt, pilots of an Air Berlin passenger jet taking off from Miami buzzed the tower, in a move seen in the movie "Top Gun."
As firefighters in Northern California battle ongoing wildfires, the Sonoma County sheriff is facing a different battle: fighting misinformation about the fires.
Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told reporters on Tuesday that while the State Department remained focused on quelling tensions with North Korea through diplomatic channels, that the nation and world must remain prepared for the possibility that those efforts will fail.
No matter the flavor, from orange to grape, we have vivid memories of being force-fed a spoonful, only to quickly chase it down with a glass of milk or a treat. England's Helena Lee was trying to feed her newborn Calpol when she remembered reading about this trick -- all you need is a bottle and syringe.
The US Central Intelligence Agency thinks that North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is a rational actor who is focused on staying in power and "waking up in his own bed" each day. But if Mr Kim should suddenly not show up for work, well, don’t ask US spy chief Mike Pompeo about it. "With respect to, if Kim Jong-un should vanish, given the history of the CIA, I’m just not going to talk about it," the CIA director said on Thursday, when asked what would happen if Kim suddenly died. "Someone might think there was a coincidence. ’You know, there was an accident.’ It’s just not fruitful," he said to laughs from a Washington audience full of national security officials. The US agency has a dark history of involvement in plots to overthrow or eliminate leaders in countries like Iran, Cuba, Congo, Vietnam and Chile. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is reportedly 'nervous' about being assassinated Credit: AFP North Korea alleged earlier this year that the CIA working with South Korean intelligence had tried to kill Mr Kim, 33, without offering any proof. South Korea's intelligence agency said earlier this year that Mr Kim was "extremely nervous" about plots to assassinate him and uses a number of ruses to foil would-be assailants. Mr Pompeo, speaking to a forum held by the Foundation for Defence of Democracies, stressed that US policy was to "diplomatically and economically challenge the North Korean regime" to convince Mr Kim to pull back on his emerging nuclear threat to the United States. North Korea | Kim Jong-un’s fiery relationship with the US "Kim Jong-un’s mission is just to stay in power," he said. But Mr Pompeo, who became director of the CIA in January, added he was revitalising the agency’s field missions. "We are going to become a much more vicious agency," he said.
Lulu the black Labrador wasn’t cut out for a career as a bomb sniffer dog.
Grab a pair of binoculars and your lamest jokes because Uranus will be visible to the naked eye on Thursday night.
Testing and consumer surveys show electric vehicles are more reliable than internal combustion automobiles, the head of automotive testing for Consumer Reports said Thursday. "Electric cars are very reliable," Jake Fisher said, revealing the latest findings from the magazine's influential auto tests. "Electric vehicles are inherently less complicated than gasoline or hybrid alternatives," he added.
This collection of photographs shows an array of amazing and rare white animals.