Just hours after the beheading of a 2nd American journalist, The White House has issued a statement: U.S. TO SEND ABOUT 350 MILITARY PERSONNEL TO IRAQ: WHITE HOUSE WHITE HOUSE SAYS ADDITIONAL FORCES WON'T SERVE IN A COMBAT ROLE WithShow More Summary
On the ground.
Increasingly, I am coming to the realization that the debate we are having over how to deal with the Islamic State is an exercise playing out with one side of the argument arriving to the discussion with one arm tied firmly behind its back. It remains unclear to me whether or not the rise of [...]
It's like Pooh got his head so stuck in a honey pot that he became Eeyore. (via Facebook) A suburban saga of social media and animal rescue unfolded this weekend as the plight of 'Bucket Bear' quickly attracted the attention of the residents...Show More Summary
by Dish Staff J.J. Goldberg recalls something he learned about Elvis during a tour of Graceland back in the mid-’90s: The very last display case, before you left the building to roam the grounds, featured the things Elvis was wearing the night he died. Included were his religious paraphernalia, which he “always wore,” the docent […]
Maybe because it was a holiday weekend, I've received only one poll asking if I think President Obama should be impeached, and it didn't specify if wearing a tan suit is grounds for impeachment (as the blue dress had been for President...Show More Summary
Microsoft's Windows Phone continues to lose ground to Google's Android.
On Friday, a giant sculpture of a man and woman titled "Embrace" was burned to the ground at Burning Man. Made from 160,000 lbs of wood, "Embrace" is a 72-foot-tall wooden cathedral-like sculpture on the same scale as the Statue of Liberty. Show More Summary
While only 'humanitarian adviser' boots on the ground are present in Iraq (and Syria), Reuters reports that preparations are under way near Ukraine's western border for a joint military exercise this month with more than 1,000 troops from the United States and its allies. Show More Summary
Let's get this out of the way first: Running back Mike Davis' early absence and nagging rib injury wouldn't have helped South Carolina beat Texas A&M on opening night. After all, he's neither a defensive lineman nor a defensive back,...Show More Summary
A 42-year-old mother-of-two from Florida who stabbed her neighbor in the eye with an ice pick then strangled him to death has claimed self-defense under the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law. The suspect in the case, Angela...Show More Summary
Activists say a 4,600-year-old pyramid designed by Imhotep has deteriorated and partially collapsed. Egypt's oldest pyramid, the Pyramid of Djoser, in the ancient burial ground of Saqqara, is looking a little worse for the wear. After...Show More Summary
It is not often that a whole new city is created completely from the ground up; but Lusail City is being built from the ground up at a cost of $45 billion to be ready in time for the Fédération Internationale de Football AssociationShow More Summary
Your brand will get stale and need an update after a while, but it's not always a good idea to rebuild from the ground up. Brands are organic. It takes time to create one worthy of your company, but by the time you launch it takes on a motivation and an existence of its own. Show More Summary
Let's game this thing out Comment Google’s delivery drones in Oz have a really easy job – fly across a near desert and lower a parcel to the ground. That’s easy-peasy, matey. Try that in my Sixth Street home in San Francisco, the one near the junction with Folsom Street, where (to make the Chocolate Drone Factory’s life easier) there is a grassed yard.…
A staple for breakfast and lunch in many Asian countries, and a mainstay at the dim sum hall, congee is rice and water (or broth) cooked down into a thick porridge. Everyone does it slightly differently. It can be cooked using different grains of rice, different kinds and amounts of liquid, and different cooking times. Show More Summary
Cobb County stadium on track for Opening Day 2017.
Joe Soto makes a splash at bantamweight, Renan Barao loses ground in the pound-for-pound list, and a certain "Pitbull" gets a courtesy bump at women's bantamweight. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following the UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Show More Summary
``Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli have launched the construction of the first part of Gazprom's Power of Siberia pipeline - which will deliver 4 trillion cubic meters of gas to China over 30 years.''
Last week we saw California move a step closer to banning one-time use plastic bags and the Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission legalize above ground storage of nuclear waste. What's the connection? Every once in a while I think it...Show More Summary