Islamic State behind attack that killed newborns at Afghanistan maternity clinic, US says

The Islamic State was responsible for the attack on an Afghanistan hospital’s maternity ward Tuesday that killed as many as 24—including new mothers and two newborns, according to the U.S. representative in the country. Reuters reported that U.S. Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad blamed the Islamic State for the attack on the hospital and another suicide bombing. ISIS […]

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US blames ISIS branch for Afghanistan hospital attack that killed 2 newborns

The United States blamed radical Islamic militants and not the Taliban on Thursday, for an attack against an Afghan hospital that killed at least 16 people, including two newborns. U.S. Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad condemned ISIS for the attack on Twitter, saying that they oppose any Taliban peace agreement and are hoping to sew seeds of conflict […]

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Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy dies of heart attack at 71

Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy died of a heart attack Tuesday morning. She was 71. Her death was announced by Dennis Eulau, the company’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer. “Carolyn was both an exemplary leader and a supremely talented and visionary publishing executive,” Eulau said in a statement about Reidy, who joined […]

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Surfer killed in shark attack was passionate about the sport

A 26-year-old man killed in a shark attack off a Northern California beach was an avid surfer who customized surfboards for a living. The Santa Cruz County coroner’s office identified the victim of Saturday’s attack as Ben Kelly. Kelly was surfing near Manresa State Beach on the northern end of Monterey Bay Saturday afternoon when […]

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Obama Warns That Dropped Charges Against Flynn Put ‘Rule of Law’ at Risk

WASHINGTON — President Obama launched a far-ranging attack on the Trump administration in an address to former aides on Friday, warning that the “rule of law” was endangered by the Justice Department’s decision to drop charges against former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn and criticizing the White House response to the coronavirus pandemic as […]

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Biden argues Trump’s policies fueled coronavirus ‘economic disaster’

Joe Biden launched a blistering attack at President Trump on Friday, hours after the nation’s jobless rate skyrocketed to levels not seen since the Great Depression nearly a century ago. And the former vice president charged that the sharp economic downturn — caused by the shuttering of much of the nation’s economy in order to […]

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29 US soldiers to receive Purple Hearts for traumatic brain injuries from Iran attack on Iraq base

Six Army soldiers who were injured in a ballistic missile attack on an American base in Iraq in January have been awarded Purple Hearts, and 23 others have been approved for the award and will receive them later this week, U.S. Central Command said Monday. The first batch of awards was given to soldiers in Iraq […]

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Hedge Fund Elliot Management funds lawsuit against Quibi

Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg is under attack from billionaire Paul Singer, whose activist hedge fund has accused his mobile-streaming startup Quibi of patent infringement and theft of trade secrets. Singer’s fund Elliott Management, which manages more than $40 billion in assets, has made a “substantial” investment in rival interactive-video company Eko to fund its litigation […]

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Nicolle Wallace: 5 Things About MSNBC Reporter Donald Trump Called A ‘3rd Rate Lapdog’

Donald Trump unleashed a vicious personal attack on former White House Communications Director, Nicolle Wallace, who now anchors ‘Deadline: White House’ on MSNBC. MSNBC reporter Nicolle Wallace, who hosts the political program Deadline: White House faced President Donald Trump‘s ire when he went on a brutal rant, calling her a “3rd rate lap dog”. The cable news anchor […]

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New Trump Attack Ad Falsely Suggests Former Governor Is Chinese

WASHINGTON — A new attack ad by President Trump’s re-election campaign portraying former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. as soft on China includes an image of an Asian-American former governor of Washington State that appears to falsely suggest he is Chinese. The image, which appears briefly, was pulled from a 2013 event in Beijing, […]

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ISIS claims responsibility for rocket attack on US base in Afghanistan

ISIS claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan early Thursday morning. The five rockets launched at the base did not cause any injuries, the military said in a tweet. A military official told Fox News there was no damage to the base in Kabul, which is the U.S.’s largest in the country. The attack […]

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‘Jaws’ actress Lee Fierro dead at 91 from coronavirus complications

Lee Fierro, best-known as Alex Kintner’s mom in Steven Spielberg’s 1975 shark attack classic “Jaws,” died Sunday of complications from the coronavirus. She was 91. The actress was residing at an assisted living facility in Ohio when she died from COVID-19, the Martha’s Vineyard Times reports. “The one word I would think of when I […]

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How Jets gained some flexibility after NFL free agency

Jets general manager Joe Douglas recapped his free-agency attack on Wednesday, saying the team wants to be “strategic and disciplined.” “I feel like we needed to really build a foundation moving forward of the right type of people and the right kind of depth on our team,” Douglas said on a conference call with reporters. […]

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Pro-Trump Super PAC to Spend $10 Million on Attack Ads Against Biden

The super PAC supporting President Trump’s re-election is planning a $10 million advertising spree to attack former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in three Rust Belt states that were crucial to the president’s 2016 victory, officials with the group said on Wednesday. The announcement about the ads — which will appear in Pennsylvania, Michigan […]

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Trump says Iran planning ‘sneak attack’ on US troops, assets in Iraq

President Trump said Wednesday that Iran is planning a “sneak attack” on U.S. troops or “assets” in Iraq, warning the country will pay a “heavy price” if this happens. The president made the abrupt announcement in a tweet Wednesday afternoon, coming amid lingering tensions between the two countries over past confrontations as well as the […]

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Man Suspected of Planning Attack on Missouri Hospital Is Killed, Officials Say

A man suspected of planning to attack a Missouri hospital was killed during a shootout with F.B.I. agents, the authorities said on Wednesday. The deadly encounter took place on Tuesday afternoon in suburban Belton, Mo., after agents on a tactical team tried to arrest the man as part of a domestic terrorism investigation. It was […]

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ISIS advises terrorists on coronavirus to avoid Europe for jihad

After years of urging its terrorists to attack major European cities, ISIS is now advising them to steer clear due to the coronavirus, according to reports. ISIS’ al-Naba newsletter contains “sharia directives” urging its healthy members not to enter “the land of the epidemic” to avoid becoming infected, the New York Post reported Sunday. IRAN’S CORONAVIRUS DEATH […]

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In Iraq Attack, a Rudimentary Insurgent Tactic Allows Little Defense

WASHINGTON — Images posted to social media after the attack in Iraq on Wednesday that killed three service members, two American and one British, showed a dilapidated white flatbed truck affixed with primitive rocket tubes tucked among desert shrubbery. These types of photographs have often appeared in the past 18 years of United States wars […]

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Two American Servicemen Killed by Rocket Attack in Iraq

Two Americans and one British service member were killed during a rocket attack on a military base north of Baghdad on Wednesday. Twelve coalition personnel were also wounded. According to the AP, as many as 30 107-mm Katyusha rockets were launched from a rigged truck discovered by the Iraqi military a few miles away from […]

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