WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Saturday downed a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast on orders from President Joe Biden after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America, becoming the latest flashpoint in tensions between Washington and Beijing. Biden said he wanted the balloon downed on Wednesday, but was advised that the best time for the operation would be when it was over water. Military officials determined that the bringing it down over land from an
The former president's eldest son suggested Montana residents shoot down the balloon themselves — despite that being logistically impossible.
RumbleRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) lamented this week about how little she was getting paid as a member of Congress, claiming that her low congressional salary had made her “life miserable” as she “made a lot more money” before stepping into public service.The MAGA firebrand, who fashions herself as a populist concerned about the plight of everyday Americans, recently appeared on investigative journalist turned professional troll Glenn Greenwald’s podcast. While ostensibly there to talk ab
Donald Trump has previously hailed the U.K.'s departure from the European Union as a "great thing" for Britain and for business.
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A massive Chinese surveillance balloon that moved across the continental U.S. this week has been shot down. The Pentagon has confirmed the balloon was being used for surveillance, disputing China's claim that it was a civilian aircraft used for meteorological purposes. Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said the balloon didn't pose a physical or military threat, and once it was detected, the U.S. took steps to protect against foreign intelligence collection of sensitive information.
"The Daily Show" correspondent returned from his latest Trump event with alarming news.
"It's very difficult with what we have, because what we have was not meant to shoot down balloons," a former naval aviator told Insider.
While North Koreans live within a rigid society with little connection to much of the outside world, they still go day-to-day living their lives.
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / ReutersThe House of Representatives voted by an overwhelming margin on Thursday to condemn “the horrors of socialism.”It’s obvious that the real targets are politicians like Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But instead of explaining what’s wrong with popular democratic socialist policy proposals like Medicare for All or eliminating tuition at public universities, most of the resolution is wasted on denouncing the real or alleged “horr
‘There’s people that think that I said a phrase called Jewish space lasers – a phrase that I never said’
"All of Ukraine that remains under Kyiv's rule will burn," journalist Nadana Fridrikhson quoted him as saying in a written interview with her. Fridrikhson asked Medvedev, who as deputy chairman of the Security Council has become one of Russia's most hawkish pro-war figures since its invasion of Ukraine, whether the use of longer-range weapons might force Russia to negotiate with Kyiv.
A grand jury is now reportedly weighing charges against Donald Trump for the 2016 hush-money payments to Stormy Daniels.
Lawyers in New York mulled the prospect as potential charges were considered over Trump's business records, according to a new "inside account."
The US military hopes to recover debris from the suspected Chinese spy aircraft that flew across America.
Right-wing media personality suggests journalists have rocketed congressman from obscurity into ‘9/11 in human form’
Two House Republicans blurted out what they really thought about Thursday's vote to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar in what they thought was private.
The Maryland Democrat referred to the ex-president as "basically a one-man crime wave" in an interview with MSNBC.
Ukraine is warning that a major Russian offensive is imminent – and that the next few months will be crucial in deciding the course of the war. Whether this caution is justified or not, it's clear that the invasion has not gone according to plan and Moscow's archaic military tactics have been exposed. Despite initially gaining traction, the Russian forces were pushed back and their efforts to secure full control of the entire Donbas area in eastern Ukraine stalled.
Trump built his business empire "through a pattern of criminal activity," an ex-prosecutor said in a new book. A Trump attorney has threatened legal action.