WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says that, as president, he would push to change laws that prohibit waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques, arguing that banning them puts the U.S. at a strategic disadvantage against Islamic State militants….
New rule allows sailors to retake physical fitness tests if they failed for exceeding body fat limits as service becomes ‘more realistic’
The US navy is giving another chance to thousands of sailors who otherwise would be kicked out for repeatedly failing physical fitness tests because they exceeded body fat limits.
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More than 116,000 ethnic Sahrawis “forgotten by the world” have fled since Morocco sent forces to the West Sahara in 1975. Ban said he wants to restart negotiations to bring an end to the 40-year old conflict.
RINASI AIR BASE, Albania (AP) — If you want to buy a secondhand fighter jet, Albania’s the place to go right now….
Sweden needs to set up a “truth commission” and face its colonial past by admitting its historic abuse of its indigenous Sami people, the country’s leading church official said Sunday.
The founder of Clean Up Australia Day labels the sale of packaged peeled oranges in the United States as “convenience gone mad”.
To the growing list of psychological illnesses in a country that hasn’t discovered a problem it has not monetised, add ‘Trump anxiety’.
Two new temporary shelters opened Saturday to help the homeless. [ more › ]
Louis C.K.’s refreshingly sincere weekly email blasts have become one of our favorite things to wake up to on Saturday mornings—who else could ramble on about spam emails and make “the vomit of my insecurity” sound like poetry? This week, the latest episode of Horace and Pete gets just a few passing sentences, with the bulk of his writing (1417 words) coming in a postscript focusing solely on how much he doesn’t want anyone to vote for Donald Trump. [ more › ]