Joint Forces Commander: Russians are concentrating forces in Belarus, were getting ready to react

Serhii Naiev, Lieutenant General and the Commander of the Joint Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, has stated that Ukrainian defenders were preparing for a due response for the accumulation of hostile troops in Belarus. Source: Naiev, in a video address Quote by Naiev: “The situation in the Northern operational zone is under control. […]

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FedEx driver kidnapped 7-year-old Texas girl who was found dead Friday, officials say

A FedEx contract driver in Texas was arrested Friday and accused of kidnapping and murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl who went missing two days earlier, officials said. The disappearance of Athena Strand, who vanished Wednesday from her home in Paradise in Wise County, prompted a large search with around 200 volunteers from […]

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The death of an American soldier fighting in Ukraine exposes chaos and dysfunction in the foreign legion

Bryan Young/Facebook/Maria Lipka; Getty; Marianne Ayala/Insider Bryan Young, a US Army veteran who volunteered in Ukraine’s foreign legion, died in July. His partner told Insider that she believes Young’s death in Ukraine was preventable. The widow, alongside other soldiers, told Insider about mismanagement and dysfunction in the legion. When Maria Lipka called her partner Bryan Young, […]

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Your gigantic pickup truck may tell more about you than you think. (Not in a good way.)

When my son was young, he and I took karate lessons together, along my sister-in-law and her young son. The lessons were in Lexington, so the four of us usually drove the 60-some-mile round trip together. Inevitably, at some point during our weekly journey — often at multiple points — some doofus in a ginormous […]

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American Airlines is closing its San Francisco crew base and asking 400 flight attendants to leave California or leave the airline

By January 31, American Airlines flight attendants based in SFO must select an airport from a list of the airline’s hubs outside of California to work out of.Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images American Airlines is closing its San Francisco base, potentially displacing 400 flight attendants. Two-thirds have worked for the airline for 13 years […]

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Tampa’s police chief apologizes for flashing badge during golf cart stop

The police chief of Tampa, Florida, was placed on administrative leave after she flashed her badge to get out of a stop for traveling in a golf cart without a license plate, the city’s mayor said Friday. Chief Mary O’Connor, who was appointed in February, has apologized for the Nov. 12 incident in Oldsmar, northwest […]

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Ex-RNC Chair Makes Stark Prediction About Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Michael Steele, a former chair of the Republican National Committee, warned that extremist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) will be the next Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives in all but name. Conspiracy theory-peddling Greene and her fellow far-right, Donald Trump-devoted GOP lawmakers in the House will hold enormous sway and power over House […]

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‘Furthering false narratives’: Lake, Finchem lawsuit draws sanction order from judge

Mark Finchem, Republican candidate for Arizona secretary of state, and Kari Lake, Republican gubernatorial candidate. In a blistering 30-page opinion, a federal judge ordered sanctions against the attorneys of Kari Lake and Mark Finchem in their lawsuit against voting machines, hoping to deter “similarly baseless suits in the future.” Lake and Finchem, Trump-endorsed Republicans who […]

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FedEx driver accused of kidnapping, murdering 7-year-old Athena Strand in North Texas

The body of 7-year-old Athena Strand was found in Wise County Friday evening, and a FedEx contract driver has been arrested and accused of kidnapping and killing her, authorities said. The suspect, Tanner Lynn Horner, 31, is from Lake Worth. He’s in the Wise County Jail and faces charges of capital murder and aggravated kidnapping. […]

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