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Cash-strapped Greece calls on citizens to fund battleships

Cash-strapped Greece calls on citizens to fund battleships

Cash-strapped Greece calls on citizens to fund battleships Months after emerging from austerity purgatory, Greece is still too poor to afford its battleship fleet, according to Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, who asked wealthy and ordinary Greeks to make up the difference. Kammenos is hoping to raise money for new battleships […]

S. Korea to buy US missiles for Aegis destroyers in $300mn deal – Seoul

S. Korea to buy US missiles for Aegis destroyers in $300mn deal – Seoul

S. Korea to buy US missiles for Aegis destroyers in $300mn deal – Seoul South Korea plans to buy dozens of US-built ship-to-air missiles, in an order worth about $300 million, Seoul’s arms buying agency said on Friday. Seoul plans to boost air defenses against North Korea, even as it […]

Army on the way to Paris? PHOTOS & VIDEOS of French armored vehicles on the move emerge online

Army on the way to Paris? PHOTOS & VIDEOS of French armored vehicles on the move emerge online

Army on the way to Paris? PHOTOS & VIDEOS of French armored vehicles on the move emerge online Photos and videos of armored vehicles allegedly approaching Paris to be deployed during Saturday’s protests have appeared on Twitter. Earlier, the French PM promised military police vehicles at the rallies. Even though […]

China’s mission to land spacecraft on moon’s unexplored dark side

China’s mission to land spacecraft on moon’s unexplored dark side

China’s mission to land spacecraft on moon’s unexplored dark side Beijing is preparing to launch the Chang’e 4 mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon. China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake such a landing, AP said. […]

Anti-porn crusade finds unlikely ally in college men

Anti-porn crusade finds unlikely ally in college men

Anti-porn crusade finds unlikely ally in college men One US college’s campaign to block access to adult content is making headway at other schools as a once-moribund part of the culture war takes on a new life, its adherents convinced that porn is like prostitution, only worse. A Notre Dame […]

Pedophile US priest arrested in the Philippines had child rape den

Pedophile US priest arrested in the Philippines had child rape den

Pedophile US priest arrested in the Philippines had child rape den A Catholic priest arrested and charged with sexual abuse of children during his longtime residency in the Philippines lived with numerous underage boys, prosecutors say. The US and the Philippines announced the arrest of Rev. Kenneth Hendricks, 77, on […]

CNN office evacuated due to bomb threat

CNN office evacuated due to bomb threat

CNN office evacuated due to bomb threat Police evacuated the CNN offices in New York due to a phoned-in bomb threat for about two hours on Thursday. The caller said five bombs had been planted in the building. Police closed off 58th Street, where the Time Warner building housing the […]

Amazon warehouse robot sends 24 human employees to hospital

Amazon warehouse robot sends 24 human employees to hospital

Amazon warehouse robot sends 24 human employees to hospital Two dozen Amazon employees were hospitalized when one of their robot coworkers malfunctioned, spraying their workplace (and 30 more workers) with caustic bear repellent and putting one in critical condition. Disaster struck when a robot co-worker “accidentally” tore open a 9-ounce […]

Assange rejects Ecuador president‘s ‘no death penalty‘ deal with UK

Assange rejects Ecuador president‘s ‘no death penalty‘ deal with UK

Assange rejects Ecuador president‘s ‘no death penalty‘ deal with UK A lawyer for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has rejected Ecuador‘s offer for the publisher to leave the London embassy under the guarantee that he won‘t face the death penalty, leaving open potential criminal persecution. “The suggestion that as long as […]

Trump to pick ex-TV host with little foreign policy experience as next UN envoy

Trump to pick ex-TV host with little foreign policy experience as next UN envoy

Trump to pick ex-TV host with little foreign policy experience as next UN envoy Sources are indicating US President Donald Trump has made the previously-hinted-at decision to replace retiring UN ambassador Nikki Haley with State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert. Perhaps feeling some affinity for another TV star with limited political […]