Sam Day

3 days ago
A Tennessee couple worked took on some unusual logistical challenges to pull off a surprising feat: Visiting every U.S. Disney park in 24 hours.
5 days ago
No wonder he was smiling. The United States received $100 million from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, which coincidentally, so weird!, was the same day Secty. of State Mike Pompeo landed in Riyadh to laugh and smile with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman about missing Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The money arrived, but not the truth about Khashoggi. The Saudis provided no facts to Pompeo, who says he asked them for none. We now know from audio tapes published today that Khashoggi was tortured, dismembered, and beheaded inside the Saudi embassy in Istanbul, presumably at the Saudi government's orders. The Saudis have denied everything. We don't know what Trump's personal conflicts of interest are in this story, either. But what's a little journalist vivisection among amoral allies? From John Hudson at the Washington Post: The United States received a payment of $100 million from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the same day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh to di...
3 weeks ago
Monday will be unlike any day MLB has seen with two National League division races decided by a pair of Game 163s.
3 weeks ago
The US military has announced an F-35B Lightning II stealth jet has crashed, the first such loss to the programme. The US Marine Corps said the plane came down near Beaufort, South Carolina, on Friday. The American pilot safely ejected and was evaluated by medical personnel. There were no civilian casualties. An investigation into the crash was launched although the fleet was not grounded, suggesting the cause was not thought to be a fundamental design or safety flaw. Britain has said it will buy 138 F-35B jets, the same variant as the one that crashed, and has committed money for the first 48. The crash occurred on the same day as the Ministry of Defence announced the first F-35B jets had landed on HMS Queen Elizabeth, marking Britain’s return to carrier strike operations. An MoD spokesman told the Telegraph the UK was not looking to ground its fleet of F-35 aircraft, but that the Aviation Safety Authority would keep that decision under review. An F-35B Lightning II jet on the fligh...
3 weeks ago
The Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court Friday morning — but he's not the only judge hoping for a positive outcome from the committee.
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