China's defense minister defended sailing a warship across the path of an American destroyer and Canadian frigate transiting the Taiwan Strait, telling a gathering of some of the world's top defense officials in Singapore on Sunday that such so-called “freedom of navigation” patrols are a provocation to China. In his first international public address since becoming defense minister in March, Gen. Li Shangfu told the Shangri-La Dialogue that China doesn't have any problems with “innocent passage” but that “we must prevent attempts that try to use those freedom of navigation (patrols), that innocent passage, to exercise hegemony of navigation.”U.S. defense chief Austin: We won't flinch »
A pregnant transgender man is making history by appearing on the cover of Glamour UK's latest issue. Logan Brown, a 27-year-old writer, posed while expecting his first child and opened up to the magazine about his experience. "I am a trans pregnant man and I do exist," Brown said.
On Thursday, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department announced they had found Richards alive in The Woodlands, walking near an intersection surrounded by golf courses, shopping centers and sprawling residential developments. The Sheriff's Office said in a statement they would eventually interview Richards about the circumstances of his disappearance, but not for some time, leaving some details shrouded in mystery. Richard's wife, Callie Richards, reported her husband missing on May 26.
The sexual assault case revolving around Danny Masterson finally came to an end this past week, as he was found guilty in the retrial verdict. At present, the That '70s Show alum is being held at L.A. County Men's Central Jail, which is the same facility that once housed O.J. Simpson. “The Juice” isn't the only famous face to have stayed at the jail either, as rapper Suge Knight has as well.
Influencer Jackie Miller James is in a coma following an aneurysm. The social media personality, who shares lifestyle content on her Instagram, was nine months pregnant when she “suffered an aneurysm rupture, leading to severe brain bleeding and injury," according to a GoFundMe page started by sisters Nathalie and Nicelle to cover James' recovery expenses. James, who was one week shy of her due date and delivered her child, a baby girl, during an emergency C-section while undergoing brain surgery, is now in a medically induced coma and has undergone five separate brain procedures, per the site.
Dave Ramsey faces a $150 million lawsuit from listeners over his promotion of a timeshare exit group. Reed Hein offered to get paying customers out of timeshare deals but often failed to do so. Lawyers say Ramsey was paid $30 million to promote Reed Hein over a period of six years.
Secret Service agents missed an intruder at a Biden official's home because they were on their phones. In April, an apparently intoxicated man got inside security adviser Jake Sullivan's home. The agents were on their personal cellphones and didn't realize the intruder got in until he had already left, CNN reported.
The US labor market continues to surprise. This marked the 14th-straight month that job creation came in above what Wall Street economists had expected and the largest monthly increase since January. The data sent stocks higher on Friday as investors continued to expect a pause in the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike campaign will be announced later this month.
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Videos of a children's choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol spread across social media Friday, with the claim that they showed the group being unceremoniously cut off by federal authorities because the performance was deemed offensive. (June 2)(AP video by Farnoush Amiri)
Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu told Asia's top security summit on Sunday that conflict with the United States would be an "unbearable disaster" but that his country sought dialogue over confrontation. Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Li said the world was big enough for China and the U.S. to grow together - remarks made days after he refused to meet his U.S. counterpart for direct talks. "China and the U.S. have different systems and are different in many other ways," he said in a speech that marked his first significant international address since he was named China's Minister of National Defence in March.
A Florida woman has been arrested and charged after her car caught fire with her unattended children inside while she shoplifted inside a mall in Oviedo, police said. The woman, identified as Alicia Moore, 24, parked in a Dillard's parking lot around noon May 26, leaving two children in the car, according to the arrest report issued by the Oviedo Police Department. Moore went inside the store where loss prevention personnel watched her and an unknown man shoplift items for about an hour, according to the report.
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Video of a children's choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol, only to be unceremoniously cut off by police, spread across social media on Friday. Capitol Police say singers from Rushingbrook Children's Choir from Greenville, South Carolina, were stopped May 26 because of a miscommunication. Musical performances in the hallowed seat of Congress require permission, and police said officers had been unaware that the choir had approval from the House speaker.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes started serving her 11-year sentence on May 30. John Carreyrou's "Bad Blood" said Holmes ordered communal dinners, helping keep staff working late. Being monitored constantly is something Elizabeth Holmes will have to get used to after finally beginning her 11-year sentence on May 30.
Having experienced a meteoric buzz in almost every form of media (especially TikTok) over the last year, semaglutide injections (better known under brand names like Ozempic and Wegovy) are becoming more common than ever before. The prescription drug — which in part, mimics a hormone in the body that helps suppress appetite and may encourage significant weight loss — has also earned a reputation for a myriad of side effects, everything from gastrointestinal distress to the dramatic impact it may have on your appearance. Part of that phenomenon was examined earlier this year when drug users complained of "Ozempic face," where weight loss had prompted saggy, drawn facial skin due to weight loss just weeks into using semaglutide.
A doctor in the Missouri Ozarks went missing for over a week until his body was found in an Arkansas lake. Dr. John Forsyth, 49, was last seen alive on May 21, when security cameras in the parking lot of a public pool in Cassville show him getting into a vehicle, after leaving his own car unlocked with his wallet, two phones, a laptop and other items inside. Investigators haven't said who was driving the other vehicle.
Stephen Hawking's most famous theory about black holes has just been given a sinister update — one that proclaims that everything in the universe is doomed to evaporate. In 1974, Hawking proposed that black holes eventually evaporate by losing what's now known as Hawking radiation — a gradual draining of energy in the form of light particles that spring up around black holes' immensely powerful gravitational fields. Now, a new update to the theory has suggested that Hawking radiation isn't just created by stealing energy from black holes, but from all objects with enough mass.
A 5-year-old boy whose skull was fractured when his mother's live-in boyfriend struck him with a mop handle, breaking it in half, has been beaten, neglected, and tortured repeatedly, the Volusia Sheriff's Office revealed on Saturday. Investigators discovered video surveillance from inside the DeLand-area home revealing the child once had his hands tied behind his back for more than 19 hours. Doctors examining him found, in addition to the skull fracture, 46 visible injuries as well as internal injuries, Volusia Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant said in a news release.
If you're buying a Tesla Model 3 in the US, you can now get the maximum possible tax credit of $7,500 no matter what make you're getting. Tesla has updated its website to show that the rear-wheel drive Model 3, along with its long range and performance counterparts, now qualify for the full federal tax credit for EVs. You'll also get to the enjoy the same amount of savings if you're buying the all-wheel, long-range or performance Model Y. The US government issued a revised set of guidelines for which electric vehicles qualify for the federal $7,500 EV tax credit in March to comply with the Inflation Reduction Act rules the president signed last year.
Namely, three Tor-2M SAMs, a Buk-M1, three Nona self-propelled artillery systems, three infantry fighting vehicles, two tanks, an electronic warfare station, and enemy fortifications were taken out in the attack. Artillery also destroyed another 84 units of enemy weapons, including seven tanks, six Grads MLRSs, 11 cannons, six self-propelled artillery systems, 21 armored vehicles, and other equipment thanks to the SBU's adjustments of their fire. The highlight of the attack was the phenomenal reaction of a Ukrainian drone operator who managed to dodge a Russian missile fired at his drone.
Drone maker Valeriy Borovyk told CNN that he's building "very stealthy" drones for Ukraine. A Ukrainian drone maker said he's building "very stealthy" drones that can carry out surprise attacks on Russian equipment. Drone maker Valeriy Borovyk told CNN that he calls the drones "Vidsyich," which is Ukrainian for "repel."
Canadian actress and musician Samantha Weinstein — most known for appearing in the 2013 remake of "Carrie" — has died from ovarian cancer at the age of 28. "Her infectious, positive attitude actually changed the way other people live," her mother said in a report initially published by The Canadian Press. While Weinstein's death is a tragedy, health professionals want people to know that ovarian cancer typically doesn't develop in younger women.
A Tacoma woman accused of refusing tuberculosis treatment was arrested in Washington state. The local health department said she was ordered to isolate in January 2022. The health department said the woman never finished her medication or remained isolated.
A video posted to Telegram shows a Russian Air Force MiG-31 “Foxhound” trailing fire before crashing in an undated video. Posted to the Russian Fighter-Bomber channel (@fighterbomber), the undated video reportedly occurred before Russia's invasion of Ukraine began in February 2022. It appears the MiG-31's wingman filmed the entire crash sequence.
Prigozhin's Wagner Group troops have largely pulled back from the eastern Ukrainian town of Bakhmut, most of which they captured last month after taking heavy casualties, and handed over their positions to regular Russian forces. Prigozhin, writing on Telegram, said his men had discovered a dozen locations in rear areas where defence ministry officials had planted various explosive devices, including hundreds of anti-tank mines.