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Trump resented having to sign letters for US troops killed in Afghanistan during his presidency because he didn't want to 'attach his name to a war he disliked,' a book says
"Aides were struck that he seemed rattled by the number of deaths involved," Maggie Haberman writes in her new book of Trump's view of Afghanistan.
Tom’s Teammate Announced He’s Retiring to Be a ‘Full-Time Dad & Husband’—Can Someone Check on Gisele?
Gisele Bündchen has entered the chat.
- The Daily Beast
GettyJust over two weeks since Vladimir Putin’s latest hail mary in his war against Ukraine, things are going so well for the Russian leader that draftees are rioting, his top allies are at each other’s throats over a series of losses, and his defense minister has now been urged by his own team to blow his brains out.“Yes, really, many are saying that… a defense minister who allowed such circumstances to arise could, as an officer, just shoot himself. But, you know, for many the word ‘officer’ i
The woman appeared to tell the Princess of Wales, "Ireland belongs to the Irish"
- Kansas City Star
The Olathe Northwest High School teacher and coach is accused of having sexual intercourse with a student several times, both at his home and at the school, according to police.
Chris Geldart, a DC Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice has been charged with assault and battery after a parking lot altercation at a Gold's Gym in Arlington.Dustin Woodward, a trainer at Gold's Gym in says DC's Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart grabbed him by the neck in the gym's parking lot.
- The Daily Beast
AFP via GettyWhile Ukraine’s military has been successfully chasing Russian troops out of one territory after another, Vladimir Putin’s foot soldiers have apparently been turning their weapons on each other as the Russian leader’s “special military operation” continues to come apart at the seams in spectacular fashion.The Kremlin’s flailing bid to get an edge on the battlefield by deploying mercenaries from the Wagner Group—which now includes hundreds of prison inmates—has reportedly backfired a
A lot of thought went into this yellow dress (which yep, you can shop RN).
- Rams Wire
Wagner is not amused by the streaker's action, and showed no remorse for his actions.
- Business Insider
Trump said the FBI found classified documents at his home because federal workers packed them. But emails Bloomberg got show boxes were already packed when movers arrived.
Emails show a GSA agent repeatedly telling Trump's team they can't use tax dollars to ship personal items, including gifts and a Trump painting.
- The Hill
Vice President Harris and the director of the Secret Service have reportedly expressed concerns over an accident on Monday involving the vehicle Harris was traveling in after the agency initially did not disclose details about the minor collision, according to The Washington Post. The motorcade was delayed in transporting Harris to the White House…
- In The Know by Yahoo
Husband says he's 'fixing the leaking sink,' but wife catches him doing something entirely different: 'Straight up genius'
This husband almost pulled a fast one on his wife after he promised to fix the sink.
Not many people are buying this one.
The National Motorsports Appeals Panel on Thursday amended the September penalty to NASCAR Cup Series driver William Byron for his intentional contact to Denny Hamlin under caution at Texas Motor Speedway, which sent the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing driver spinning into the infield and out of the top five. MORE: Byron: ‘I didn’t mean […]
- Rams Wire
The streaker who was leveled by Wagner on Monday night filed a police report against the #Rams linebacker
Hendrick Motorsports sets a standard of excellence for how to run a professional NASCAR Cup Series organization — and that precedent comes from the top down, starting with team owner Rick Hendrick. Look no further than this tweet from fellow Chevrolet-backed Petty GMS Racing — a team that, in some form or another through its […]
- Men's Health
Keanu Reeves appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, spoke about his love of comics, and was asked which superhero he'd love to play in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Rachel Sennott, Troye Sivan, Suzanna Son, Dan Levy, Da’vine Joy Randolph, and Blackpink singer Jennie also star.
The former president's legal team “made the mistake of using a word that they have not used before," said "The Last Word” anchor.
- NBC Sports BayArea
For Dusty Baker, there is zero debate regarding who the true home run king is.