Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, and a US ally there has already drawn ‘red lines’ with China

Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, and a US ally there has already drawn ‘red lines’ with China NOW WATCH: Here’s why so many nations want to control the South China Sea — and what China wants to do See Also: Amid rising tensions with China, Japan just sent armored vehicles to foreign […]

South Park Targets Brett Kavanaugh With Help From Mr. Hankey — Watch

South Park is depicting Judge Brett Kavanaugh as he really is: an actual turd. Wednesday’s episode (Comedy Central, 10/9c) draws inspiration from Kavanaugh’s contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearings, substituting Mr. Hankey — the show’s beloved Christmas character, not seen since 2012 — for Kavanaugh. Here’s the episode’s official synopsis: “Mr. Hankey must defend his character […]

‘Please move to South Carolina’: Lindsey Graham shrugs off Kavanaugh protester who follows him to his car

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina shrugged off a protester with a quip as he walked to his car. Graham appeared unfazed by the shouting protester and encouraged her visit his home state. “Yeah, please move to South Carolina,” Graham said with a smile. “I hope you come, you’d be welcome in […]

1 officer killed, 4 injured in South Carolina shooting; suspect in custody

Two city police officers and three sheriff’s deputies have been wounded during an active shooter incident in Florence, South Carolina. The suspect has been apprehended, authorities said. Florence County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed three of his deputies were among the injured, as well as two officers of the city police department. One of […]

A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb one of South America’s toughest peaks

Silverline Film A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb Cotopaxi, one of South America’s toughest peaks. They’re traveling with the Range of Motion Project, a nonprofit that helps amputees climb mountains around the world. The nonprofit is hoping to raise $ 100,000 to provide 100 prosthetic limbs to those need. On Saturday, a group […]

The trade deal between America and South Korea has barely changed

“IT’S a horrible deal. It was a Hillary Clinton disaster, a deal that should’ve never been made,” said America’s president in April 2017. Donald Trump was threatening to scrap his country’s free-trade agreement with South Korea, known as KORUS, claiming that it had left America “destroyed”. On September 24th, after he and Moon Jae-in, his […]

US sends B-52 bombers ripping through the contested South China Sea twice in less than a week as tensions soar

REUTERS/Andrew Winning Twice in just three days, the US sent heavy bombers through the disputed South China Sea, sending a message to US rivals in the region. The US did the same last month, sparking criticism in Beijing, which claims the vast majority of the South China Sea. Secretary of Defense James Mattis argues that […]

The world’s oldest drawing has just been discovered in a South African cave

Craig Foster Said to be the earliest human drawing, scientists have discovered a 73,000-year old sketch in ochre crayon in a cave in South Africa. The heritage site near Still Bay in the Western Cape has yielded a treasure trove of artifacts, which point to the cognitive development of early humans. Researchers say the new […]