Senator buys (and drops) thousands in defense stock after pushing Trump for bigger military budget

A Republican senator who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee bought thousands of dollars-worth of stock in arms manufacturer Raytheon after pushing the Trump administration to approve massive hikes in defense spending. Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma purchased between $ 50,000 and $ 100,000 of Raytheon stock last Tuesday – just days after news broke […]

Former President George H.W. Bush was the first president in nearly 50 years to have a train memorial, and thousands showed up to pay their respects

AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant Nearly a week after his death, former President George H.W. Bush’s body traveled via train to its final place of rest in College Station, Texas on Thursday. His casket was loaded aboard 4141 — a locomotive named for the 41st president — which had a car specially outfitted with clear side panels […]

Thousands of sensitive emails stolen in intrusion of Republican campaign arm

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Chris Clor) An email intrusion targeting a key Republican campaign committee allowed unknown people to steal thousands of sensitive emails from four senior aides, Politico reported Tuesday. The attack on the National Republican Congressional Committee, the main group that works to elect Republicans to the US House of Representatives, allowed […]

‘Stop killing women’: Israeli cities grind to a halt as thousands demand end to domestic violence

Highways and intersections across Israel came to a standstill on Tuesday as thousands of women blocked the streets, some lying in fake blood, to demand the government takes action to end the growing violence against women. The strike began in Tel Aviv at 9.30AM, as women targeted a major interchange, causing hours worth of delays […]

Record-breaking fires have reached ‘catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

ROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images Australia’s northeastern region of Queensland is experiencing unprecedented heat waves and record-breaking wildfires.  For the first time in history, fire danger in Queensland has been rated “catastrophic,” the highest possible level on the Queensland government’s warning scale. “We have never, ever, in this state, been in this situation before,” Queensland Fire and Emergency […]

Tear gas & water cannon used in Paris as thousands in France rally against fuel prices (VIDEO)

Published time: 24 Nov, 2018 10:16 Tear gas and a water cannon were deployed in Paris as protesters again flooded the streets against fuel prices hikes. Thousands have been protesting across France against the measure, which resulted in massive blockades. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

‘We are not robots’: Thousands of Amazon workers across Europe are striking on Black Friday over poor warehouse working conditions

Leon Neal/Getty Images Thousands of Amazon staff across Europe are striking and protesting on Black Friday in anger at the company’s warehouse working conditions. Strikes are taking place across Amazon sites in Italy, Spain, Germany, and France. Italian press reported managers having to pack boxes to meet demand. In the UK, the GMB trade union […]

SpaceX gets FCC approval to deploy thousands more internet satellites

SpaceX’s plan to build a global, high-speed wireless internet network using satellites has taken another step forward. The FCC approved the company’s request to deploy more than 7,000 very-low-Earth orbit satellites for its Starlink network. It follows the regulator giving SpaceX the green light in March to launch 4,425 satellites. When it’s complete, Starlink will […]

WATCH thousands of far-right marchers light a SEA OF FLARES in Poland as police look on (VIDEO)

The ultra-nationalist crowds that flocked to Poland for its independence day march were seen performing Nazi salutes and burning flares at the event attended by staggering 200,000 people. Police, however, stood idly by. Crowds of people, including various far-right groups, unleashed a sea of fire and smoke on the streets and squares of the Polish […]

At least 9 people dead, thousands of homes destroyed in 3 dangerous wildfires burning across California

David McNew/Getty Images California is dealing with several dangerous wildfires. The Woolsey and Hill fires are burning on the outskirts of LA, and the Camp Fire in northern California destroyed an entire town in less than a day. The flames are being fueled by dry, hot conditions as well as strong winds. People in San […]