Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is sending another 3,000 troops to Afghanistan, an increase of over 25 percent in the number of American forces there. Mattis told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that the boost in U.S. troop strength would be “over 3,000,” but he declined to name a specific number. “Frankly, I
The police killing of a university student suffering from depression has sparked unrest on campus and opened another chapter in the debate over use of deadly force by American law enforcement. Scout Schultz, a fourth-year computer engineering...Show More Summary
The White House and House Speaker Paul Ryan didn't want a bipartisan health care effort interfering with their last-ditch push to strip health care coverage from millions of Americans, so they blackballed it. Politico writes: House Speaker...Show More Summary
Yeah, I remember seeing pictures of the Normandy invasion force setting cop cars on fire and attacking cops with sticks. This report says that among the antifa on trial is an American a transgender calling himself "Kara B." Sure see...
American Ninja Warrior on NBC at 8:00pm ET. Ninth season finale. I'd say that "stupid human tricks" season is coming to an end, but we've still got "stupid, barely famous human tricks" coming up next on the list, so we're...
Farley convincingly demonstrates why having an independent Air Force is a bad idea. An additional reason that in the American case that the independent Air Force is a disaster is that the Air Force is chock full of total right-wing extremists. Like this Air Force chaplain. A U.S. Air Force chaplain who ministers to thousands […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitchell Flint, an American aviator who helped form the Israeli Air Force in 1948 and served in Israel's first fighter squadron has died. He was 94.
Washington D.C. – Hundreds of Trump supporters gathered on the National Mall Saturday to celebrate American patriotism in what they are calling the ‘mother of all rallies’. Up to 3,000 people are expected to show up; the police are there ready to handle any violent confrontation. Show More Summary
Portland PDX to Quito, Ecuador is available for a few dates in January and February for $273 round trip on American Airlines. Most of the flight itineraries force an overnight in Dallas or Phoenix, or weird routings like PDX to Charlotte, then fly back to Dallas for Quito flight or long layovers in Miami. Show More Summary
(September 15, 2017 07:09 PM, by Alberto Mingardi) American threats often allow rather terrible regimes to flex their muscles and build up greater consensus. In Venezuela, the government held nationwide armed forces exercises on Saturday, calling on civilians to join reserve units to defend against a possible attack... (0 COMMENTS)
An American citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria surrendered to U.S-backed fighters earlier this week and has been handed over to U.S. forces, the Pentagon said on Thursday. "The US citizen is being legally detained by Department of Defense personnel as a known enemy combatant," Pentagon spokesman Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway said in a statement.
The man surrendered to Syrian Democratic forces and has been turned over to the U.S. military, a Pentagon spokesman said
An American-born ISIS fighter has been captured in Syria by Kurdish forces, Betsy Woodruff and Spencer Ackerman of The Daily Beast report. The US just captured a significant ISIS operative, and it is now facing a big dilemma Putin: Turkey's...Show More Summary
An American-born ISIS fighter has been captured in Syria by Kurdish forces, Betsy Woodruff and Spencer Ackerman of The Daily Beast report. The Beast report cited multiple US military spokespersons as being "aware of reports" that a US...Show More Summary
The Cleveland Indians have extended their historic winning streak to an American League-record 21 straight games, making them appointment viewing for any baseball fan. An improbable winning streak by the Cleveland Indians has forcedShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias fighting Islamic State are not planning to enter the city of Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a U.S. military spokesman said on Thursday, reducing the chances of the American allies coming face to face with Syrian government forces.
As the idea of universal health care, or “Medicare for All,” gains support among Democrats, a U.S. Senator promised that taxpayer funding for abortions will be included the plan. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a pro-abortion Democrat from Connecticut, is one of nearly 20 supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ universal healthcare bill. While introducing the legislation […]
Over the last week, Hurricane Irma devastated businesses in Florida and the wider Southern US. Chains including Sonic, Cracker Barrel, and Steak 'n Shake were forced to close locations as the hurricane moved north after battering much...Show More Summary
American meteorologists lag behind Europeans predicting storm paths; even the Air Force relies on British weather models. Our country’s best weather forecasters missed the path that Hurricane Irma would take by an average of about 194 nautical miles in their five-day forecasts, a difference more than twice as big as their European counterparts. Show More Summary
When Americans are forced to tighten their belts, are they required to keep up ex-presidents in a lavish lifestyle? The post GOP Lawmaker Wants to Clamp Down on Extravagant Payments to Former Presidents appeared first on RedState.