WASHINGTON — The Defence Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job.
You are here
WASHINGTON—The Defence Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job.
LONDON—British officials are returning a medal to a Falklands War veteran who said it was taken away from him because of his sexuality.
Joe Ousalice said the long service and good conduct medal was confiscated from him when he was discharged from the Royal Navy after revealing he was bisexual during a court martial proceeding in 1993.
NEW DELHI—Hundreds of people gathered in New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and other Indian cities today to demand justice in the case of a veterinarian who was gang-raped and killed last week.
The protesters demanded a fast-track investigation of the case and stringent laws for the safety of women in India.
WARSAW, Poland—Amazon said today it has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of Auschwitz that had been available on its online site.
Amazon, which functions as a marketplace on top of selling products itself, said in a statement that “all sellers must follow our selling guidelines” and that those who do not will be removed.
OAKWOOD, Ga.—Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak on Shake job because he was “intoxicated,” then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint.
The Gainesville Times reports 20-year-old Kentarias Gowans, of Flowery Branch, is charged with offences including aggravated assault.
BERLIN—German authorities are offering a 500,000-euro ($550,000) reward for information leading to the recovery of 18th century jewels snatched from a unique collection in Dresden or the arrest of the thieves.
A large diamond brooch, a diamond epaulette and other treasures were taken from Dresden's Green Vault early Monday morning.
BROOKHAVEN, Ga.—The loss of Krispy Kreme doughnuts documented by police in Georgia has come to a bittersweet ending.
A Facebook post from Brookhaven police shows officers respond to the scene of “total carnage” Tuesday morning.
It said dozens of doughnuts fell from a delivery truck onto the curb and into the gutter of a road in the city near Atlanta.
NEW YORK—The beloved balloons flew, if lower than usual, as the Macy‚Äôs Thanksgiving Day Parade rolled on after an anxious weather watch today.
Astronaut Snoopy, a new version of a longtime parade favourite, was among the giant inflated characters leading the lineup.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.—Florida authorities say they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac with a lone occupant inside: a black Labrador.
News outlets report residents called police after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car as it spun in circles in a Port St. Lucie neighbourhood.