Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased threats. So we’ve done all the right things...
Lyft’s San Francisco bike-share subsidiary Bay Wheels yanked its entire fleet of pedal-assisted electric bikes on Wednesday after multiple reports of bikes catching fire. “Out of an abundance of caution, we are temporarily making the ebike fleet unavailable to riders while we investigate and update our battery technology,” the...
A high school swimmer from Alaska was disqualified from a race on Friday because the referee ruled she could see “butt cheek touching butt cheek” during the girl’s victorious race, according to a report. The young Dimond High School swimmer was faulted with breaking a National Federation of High...
Judith Krantz, whose novels have more than 80 million copies in print, has died. She passed away from natural causes on June 22 in her Bel Air, California home at age 91. Krantz was born Judith Tarcher on January 9, 1928 in New York City, the eldest child of...
Attorneys for accused “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc Jr., who faces life behind bars for shipping bomb-like devices to prominent Democrats last year, say that he should receive no more than 10 years and one month in prison for sending what they claim he intended to be hoax devices. In...
Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world’s biggest crypto-currency exchanges, the company has admitted. The head of Binance said the “large scale security breach” was accomplished through “a variety of techniques, including phishing, viruses and other attacks.” “The hackers...
WASHINGTON — Despite the New York Times admitting that it removed a key exculpatory detail in its Brett Kavanaugh accuser piece, 2020 Democrats aren’t retracting their calls for impeachment of the newest Supreme Court justice. At least six Democratic presidential candidates — Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen....
LONDON — Moving from pageantry to policy during his state visit to Britain, President Trump on Tuesday urged embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” to complete a US-UK trade deal, adding to this recent chapter of uncertainty in the allies’ storied relationship. The president, whose praise for...
President Trump on Monday presented the nation’s highest award for public safety officers to six cops who confronted the gunman in the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, in which nine people were killed. The president also honored five civilians who helped others when a white supremacist opened...
A celebrity TV chef and her daughter were among those killed in the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, relatives said Sunday. Shantha Mayadunne was a local household name thanks to her cookbooks, culinary school and popular television show on Sri Lankan television. She was based in Britain. Just hours before the...