The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, as Tehran concluded war games. Since taking office last month, President Donald Trump has pledged to get tough with Iran, warning the Islamic Republic after its ballistic missile test on Jan. 29 that it was playing with fire and all U.S. options were on the table. "The enemy should not be mistaken in its assessments, and...
Which US cities are the most — and least — diverse?
Immigration, refugees and race have been thrust into the spotlight in the U.S. and across the globe since President Donald Trump took office last month. He has issued executive orders that have included moving forward on the construction of the wall along Mexico’s border, banning refugees and travelers from seven mostly Muslim nations and possible mass deportations. While it’s too soon to tell the long-term effect Trump’s policies will have on the diversity of a country that has long been...
Crowdfunding for Karina Vetrano's accused killer denied twice: Report
February 21 Supporters of Chanel Lewis, who has been charged with the murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, were thwarted twice in their attempts to mount an online defense fund. “We want justice for the Vetrano family, but also due process and fairness for Chanel,” Chris Banks, a community advocate and supporter of Lewis' family, told the New York Daily News. Since Lewis’ arrest on Feb. 4, campaigns on Fundly and GoFundMe sites were removed, his supporters said at a press conference.
Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart
Milo Yiannopoulos, the man banned from Twitter, resigned as tech editor with Breitbart, the alt-right website. “Breitbart News has stood by me when others caved,” he wrote on Facebook. “I would be wrong to allow my poor choice of words to detract from my colleagues’ important reporting, so today I am resigning from Breitbart, effective immediately.”
Hey girl, feeling unproductive at work? Just glue your labia shut, male chiropractor says
Hey ladies. It seems the reason why men want to take control of your reproductive rights is because you just didn’t come up with any better ideas, like gluing your labia shut during your period instead of using pesky pads, tampons or cups. It’s almost as if you understand how your own lady parts work. “[Y]ou as a woman should have come up with a better solution than diapers and plugs, but you didn’t,” Daniel Dopps, the inventor of The Mensez Adhesive Vaginal Lipstick, told one person who...
Trump names Lt. Gen. McMaster as national security adviser
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster would be his new national security adviser, again turning to the U.S. military to play a central role on his foreign policy team. Trump also named Keith Kellogg, a retired U.S. Army General who has been serving as the acting national security adviser, as chief of staff to the National Security Council. Speaking to reporters in West Palm Beach where he spent the weekend, Trump said John Bolton, a former...
Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies at 69
Norma McCorvey, best known as "Jane Roe," died on Friday at the age of 69 due to a heart ailment, according to reports. Her death was confirmed by a journalist, Joshua Prager, who is working on a book about the landmark case, the Washington Post reported. She died in an assisted-living facility in Katy, Texas. When McCorvey was 22, she had an unwanted pregnancy and became the center of the 173 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe. v. Wade, which legalized abortion. RELATED: The future of Roe v....