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Okinawa-Truckcrash-112017.jpg All American troops stationed in Japan have been banned from drinking alcohol after a local resident was killed when his vehicle was struck by a truck being driven by a U. S. service member. The incident took place in Naha in Okinawa island Sunday morning. The driver of a mini truck, in his sixties,...

US-Military-Gen-Dunford-111717.jpg The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) has warned that the United States' military advantage against near-peer competitors Russia and China is eroding, and it is no longer as decisive as it was some years ago. General Joseph Dunford sounded the alert while speaking at the Tufts University's...

OrrinHatch-111717.jpg Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee voted Thursday to approve their version of tax reform legislation. The committee voted 14 to 12 in favor of the $1.5 trillion tax reform bill, with the vote coming down strictly along party lines. The Senate version of the tax reform bill includes...

terror-threat-Europe-111717.jpg The United States has warned that there is a "heightened risk" of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the upcoming Christmas and New Year holiday season. This was announced by the Department of State in a travel alert issued on Thursday. In the Travel Alert, which is valid up...

SenatorFranken-leeanntweeden-111717.jpg Senator Al Franken has apologized over a sexual misconduct allegation by radio host Leeann Tweeden, and said he is ready to face a Senate Ethics Committee probe. Tweeden, who works as a news anchor in KABC in Los Angeles for a morning radio show, narrated Thursday on its website two incidents purportedly...

us-capitol-111617.jpg House Republicans easily approved their tax reform bill on Thursday, although final passage of legislation remains less than a certainty. The House voted 227 to 205 in favor of their tax reform legislation known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, with the vote coming down largely along party lines. However,...

S0-Sales-Tax-USA110117.jpg The United States has no uniform sales tax rate at the national level. Sales tax is levied at the state level, and in addition, the consumer is bound to pay local sales tax in many areas. A statewide sales tax is levied by 45 states, and local sales taxes are collected in 38 states. Five states...

SalvatorMundi-daVinci-111617.jpg A rediscovered masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci was sold for a price obliterating the previous world record for the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. Salvator Mundi, depicting Jesus Christ as "Saviour of the World," was sold for $450.3 million on Wednesday night at Christie's in New...

Trump-HouseDemocrats-111617.jpg A small group of House Democrats have signed a resolution to introduce in the House of Representatives five articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, accusing him of obstruction of justice and other offenses. The articles of impeachment were authored by Steve Cohen (D-TN), the ranking...

Roymoore-111617.jpg An opinion poll conducted after five women accused Roy Moore of making sexual advances towards them shows a dramatic turn against him in the run-up to the Alabama Senate Special election. According to the results of a poll from the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), Moore was trailing...

Ross128b-Planet-111517.jpg A newly discovered Earth-sized planet with a similar temperature and a stable parent star may be the closest potentially habitable world, according to astronomers. The planet, Ross 128b circles a small, dim star called a red dwarf just 11 light-years away from Earth. The "quiet" red dwarf star, Ross 128, sits in the constellation of Virgo, the virgin.

cardagainsthumanity-111517.jpg Cards Against Humanity is celebrating the holiday season with a six-part promotion, "Cards Against Humanity Saves America." The first part of the promotion includes purchasing a plot of vacant land on the U.S.-Mexico border to prevent U.S. President Donald Trump from building a wall.

Shakira-111517.jpg Shakira has announced that she is postponing her European tour until next year to rest and fully recover from a hemorrhage on her vocal cords. The pop diva is disappointing thousands of her fans days after announcing the cancellation of her El Dorado Tour's opening concert, which was to be held on...

Biden-Trump-111517.jpg Former Vice President Joe Biden has better prospects of a win over President Donald Trump in a hypothetical 2020 presidential election, according to a new national poll. Only 35 percent of voters would choose to reelect Trump in 2020, while 46 percent would vote for Biden, the Politico/Morning Consult...

Malware-northkorea-111517.jpg US authorities have issued an alert that the North Korean government has deployed a malware targeting computer networks of critical infrastructure sectors in the United States and globally. A pair of joint technical alerts from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security says a remote administration...

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