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Trump helps commission $12.9 billion aircraft carrier

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump helped commission the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday and declared that the most advanced aircraft carrier to join the Navy will cause America’s enemies to “shake with fear” whenever they see its form cutting across the horizon. “I hereby place United States Ship Gerald R. Ford in commission,” Trump said after delivering ...

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Soldier injured in firing by Pakistan army along LoC

JAMMU: An Army jawan was injured when the Pakistan army fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night, a senior Army officer said on Saturday. “The Pakistan army initiated small arms firing at the Indian Army posts in the Naushera sector at around 10.35 pm. There was a ...

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Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city’s beleaguered Somali community, where many again find themselves on the defensive. The city’s police chief said Officer Mohamed Noor’s race and ethnicity had nothing to do with the July 15 killing of Justine ...

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Poland’s Senators OK Controversial Overhaul of Court

Poland’s Senate approved a contentious law Saturday that gives politicians substantial influence over the Supreme Court, in defiance of European Union criticism. The bill proposed by the populist ruling party only needs the signature of President Andrzej Duda to become binding. Duda has so far followed the ruling party line. The vote was 55-23 with two abstentions. And it was ...

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India To Quiz Philip Morris About Its Marlboro Cigarette Marketing Practices

India plans to seek an explanation from Philip Morris International Inc. about its marketing practices after Reuters reported that the tobacco giant used tactics that government officials say flout the country’s law, a health ministry official said on Friday. Philip Morris advertises Marlboro cigarettes, the world’s best-selling brand, at tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and ...

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Texas Company Recalls Coffee With Viagra-Like Ingredient

A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited, The Associated Press reports. Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found it contains desmethyl carbodenafil, which is similar to the sildenafil used ...

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