Trump mulls ex-senator Jim Webb, opponent of Middle East wars, as Mattis replacement – reports

The Trump administration is reportedly considering Jim Webb, a former Democratic senator opposed to the Iraq war who served as Navy secretary under Reagan, to replace Jim Mattis as Defense Secretary on a permanent basis. The one-term Virginia senator, an outspoken opponent of the war in Iraq who briefly ran in 2016’s Democratic primary but […]

Deal Alert: East Coast Cities to US Virgin Islands From $191 Round-Trip

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7 people trapped under twin avalanche in Russia’s Far East

Five people have been rescued by emergency services after being covered by an avalanche on Friday in Russia’s Khabarovsk region. However, seven people remain trapped under the snow, as search efforts continue, local emergency services told TASS. Over 50 people, including locals and staff from the nearby gold mining plant, are helping in the rescue. […]

I’m a Celebrity 2018: ‘Robbed’ Fleur East leaves the jungle and viewers are NOT happy

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! fans said goodbye to Fleur East this evening. The unlucky star was booted out of the jungle just before the final tomorrow night.  The former X Factor star will not appear in the final following her eviction.  However, she seemed in good spirits to be losing out on […]

Germany’s ‘Achilles heel’? Report claims Middle East consulates sell forged visas to migrants

Corrupt officials at German consulates in some Middle Eastern states have been collaborating with people smugglers and literally selling forged visas to migrants seeking to come to Germany as refugees, according to reports. The corrupt schemes “have been run smoothly [by employees] in the visa centers of many German diplomatic missions abroad,” and the Middle […]

East Coast snowstorm wreaks chaos, commuters warned to avoid Port Authority Bus Terminal

Wong Maye-E/AP The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday’s evening commute to a crawl. From St. Louis to the South and into the Northeast, snow, freezing rain, and sleet made driving tricky and closed schools. Commuters also were advised to avoid the […]

You Can See a NASA Rocket Launch From the East Coast Tomorrow

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CFL East semifinal: Home not so sweet for winless-in-3 Tiger-Cats

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats aren't exactly heading into the CFL East Division semifinal on a roll. Hamilton (8-9) hosts the B.C. Lions (9-9) on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET after dropping its final three regular-season contests. While hardly ideal, the Ticats still finished second in East standings to secure home field for the conference semifinal. And […]

East trusts in physical gold while West prefers 'mindless optimism' – Claudio Grass to RT

The latest data from the World Gold Council (WGC) shows that central banks in Eastern Europe and Asia significantly boosted their gold holdings. The regulators purchased 148 metric tons of gold in the third quarter of 2018. The figure indicates an increase of 22 percent against the same period last year, while some $ 6 […]