Reports suggest Barcelona have beaten Real Madrid to the signing of Juventus superstar Paul Pogba, despite their ongoing transfer sanctions imposed by FIFA. Ben Grounds of the Daily Mail cites Catalan newspaper Sport's claim that the...Show More Summary
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.
If we continue to put more boots on the ground in Iraq, we’re going to need more than one Memorial Day a year.
The 2015 French Open is the ultimate proving ground for slow courts and baseline tennis. It's also a unique title opportunity for different players who have different kinds of motivations. Whether it's Rafael Nadal looking to continue...Show More Summary
People found nine brains along a railroad in upstate New York. The idea suggests horror, or mad science, or an art project, or an expression of what New York City thinks upstate needs, doesn't it? One local took this in...
McCain never met a war or military conflict he didn't want to escalate and this Memorial Day weekend was no different. Here's soon to be retired Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer's last big wet kiss for Sen. McCrashy on this Sunday's...Show More Summary
Even after Arsenal comfortably beat West Brom 4-1 at The Emirates on Sunday, Arsene Wenger is still receiving plenty of advice from Gooners. Arsenal Fan TV captured footage of Wenger leaving Arsenal’s home ground following a clinical win over the Baggies. Show More Summary
The UK’s poop-powered bus is officially one fast son-of-a-bitch. As reported Friday by Ars Technica, the bus recently hit a top speed of 76.8 miles per hour at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire—a record for a regular service bus. Read more...
US Senator John McCain said that there is a larger number of Americans that believe that the US ought to have more American troops on the ground to counter ISIL.
Hopefully no one was golfing when the ground opened up underneath a golf course last week. It would have been terrifying to see the ground suddenly disappear underneath you. NBC
Ireland became the first county to legalize gay marriage by popular vote. As the nation celebrated, rainbows appeared in the sky above Dublin. Rainbows in the sky are competing with rainbows on the ground. (via NYT/IV/Twitter) Perhaps the rainbows that appeared above Dublin were simply reflections of all the rainbows on the ground. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Iraqi forces "showed no will to fight" as the Islamic State militant group captured the city of Ramadi, and he rejected calls by Republican lawmakers to commit ground troops to the conflict. "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight," Carter said in a […]
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that US efforts are devoted to providing Iraqi ground forces with the equipment, the training and to try to encourage their will to fight.
Although summer has not yet blossomed, enough baseball is on record to begin identifying contenders and pretenders. With clubs gaining and losing ground in the standings, trading season will gradually open. Not every team with a losing...Show More Summary
This glorious custom scooter is precisely the ride that I want. It's beautifully painted, including alll along the elongated trunk. The very low ground clearance gives it a lowrider's elegance. It could be improved only with a chopper front end and ape hanger handlebars. You can see more photos at Kinisoku (translation). -via Rocket News 24
Iraqi forces regained ground from Islamic State militants in western Iraq on Sunday, advancing towards the city of Ramadi one week after it fell to the insurgents. A police major and a pro-government Sunni tribal fighter in the areaShow More Summary
What needs to be kept in mind as the second phase of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 enters its final days? The issue that seems to tower above all is that the government of Malaysia hit the ground lying on 8 March 2014, even before the Boeing 777-200ER and the 239 people [...]
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces regained ground from Islamic State militants in western Iraq on Sunday, advancing on the city of Ramadi one week after it fell to the insurgents.
Chris Weidman stood his ground atop the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight mountain, even as the ever-dangerous Vitor Belfort advanced on his position.
KEY MOMENT: Yangervis Solarte, the Padres' leadoff batter, hit the fourth pitch of the game for a single. That was the only baserunner allowed by Dodgers starter Mike Bolsinger. The Padres' second batter, Cory Spangenberg, grounded into a double play. Bolsinger faced 24 batters, giving up the Solarte...