Ted Cruz says violence is ‘only’ solution to violence, defends AR-15s

Reiterating his stance against gun control, Republican Senator Ted Cruz said that the “only” solution to violence is violence. Cruz appeared at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin on Saturday, discussing mass shootings and gun control with moderator David M. Drucker of the Washington Examiner and various members of the audience. Echoing common GOP sentiments, […]

Russian police arrest hundreds in protests over Putin’s military mobilization – National | Globalnews.ca

Russian police moved quickly Saturday to disperse peaceful protests against President Vladimir Putin’s military mobilization order, arresting hundreds, including some children, in several cities across the vast country. Police detained more than 700 people, including over 300 in Moscow and nearly 150 in St. Petersburg, according to OVD-Info, an independent website that monitors political arrests […]

Iran’s Guard fires on militant groups based in northern Iraq

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard on Saturday attacked a militant group’s base located in the north of neighboring Iraq, according to Iranian state media. IRNA said the Guard’s ground forces fired artillery from positions within Iran’s West Azerbaijan province, attacking what it described as a “terrorist group” based across the border in […]

NASA is taking its first shot at deflecting an asteroid

There’s a lot to be said for the dinosaurs that once dominated the Earth. The big, weird reptiles held it down for millions of years, leaving behind fossilized skeletons, or evolving into birds. One thing they were missing? “The dinosaurs didn’t have a space program to help them know what was coming,” Katherine Calvin, NASA’s […]

Oscar winner Louise Fletcher dies at 88- AP

(Reuters) – Actress Louise Fletcher, who won an Academy Award for her role in the 1975 film “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” has died at 88, the Associated Press reported late Friday. Fletcher died in her sleep surrounded by family at her home in Montdurausse, France, her agent David Shaul told the news agency, […]