The Pentagon Tuesday said it has deployed a new low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile armed with a nuclear warhead to counter Russia’s arsenal of smaller tactical nuclear weapons. “This supplemental capability strengthens deterrence and provides the United States a prompt, more survivable low-yield strategic weapon,” John Rood, the undersecretary of defense for policy, said in a statement. He says the weapon, known ...Read More »
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The deadly coronavirus, which was first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, is sending ripples across the global business community as numerous firms close their doors and employees stay home in an effort to contain the outbreak from spreading. As the number of people infected and the death toll continue to rise, multinational businesses from supply chains to automakers to ...Read More »
Fisherman tests new reel on girlfriend, with hilarious results: 'I reckon that's a win for the Saltiga'
That’s quite a catch. Popular Australian YouTube star Briggsy, known for his fishing footage and rod reviews, released a unique new video that is winning praise with his fans: a battle between his new fishing reel and his girlfriend. 1,400 POUNDS OF DRIED SHARK FINS ESTIMATED TO BE WORTH UP TO $1M SEIZED IN MIAMI On Sunday, Briggsy dropped a ...Read More »
Coronavirus infection numbers have surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday, prompting President Xi Jinping to announce a “people’s war of prevention of the epidemic” while addressing China’s elite Politburo. Xi said on Monday that China must race against time to limit the spread of the virus and said those who neglect their duties will be punished, according to state broadcaster CCTV. Experts believe the highly transmissible disease will ...Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa – After a more than yearlong Democratic primary battle, the voters finally get to weigh in – as Monday night’s Iowa caucuses kick off the presidential nominating calendar. And for many of the Democratic contenders, a strong finish in Iowa is crucial for their survival in the high-stakes battle for their party’s nomination. CANDIDATES MAKE THE CLOSING PITCHES ...Read More »
A giant discovery of nearly 70,000 coins from the Iron Age has set a Guinness World Record for being the largest of its kind discovered in the British Isles. Discovered in January 2012, the collection of 69,347 coins was found in Jersey by metal detector enthusiasts Reg Mead and Richard Miles, British news agency SWNS reports. The hoard is estimated to ...Read More »
The man shot dead by London police on Sunday after stabbing three people in a “terrorist-related” incident once posted messages in support of the Islamic State, justified the rape of Yazidi women and encouraged his girlfriend to behead her parents, according to a report. Sudesh Amman, 20, is the man identified by London authorities as the attacker in the town of Streatham who had ...Read More »
Jay-Z says he turned down the Super Bowl halftime show after NFL demanded high-profile guests: 'It was a principle thing'
Jay-Z has revealed his reasoning for turning down the opportunity to perform at a past Super Bowl halftime show. The “Hard Knock Life” rapper, 50, recently told The New York Times that he turned down the offer because they asked that his show include appearances by Kanye West and Rihanna. “Of course I would have [performed with them],” said Jay-Z, ...Read More »