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August 22, 2017 1:18 AM Search underway for missing sailors; Navy chief orders probe

SINGAPORE (AP) - The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia, leaving 10 U.S. sailors missing and five injured. It was the second major collision in two months involving the 7th Fleet. Seven sailors died in June when the USS Fitzgerald

August 21, 2017 8:11 PM Lupita Nyong'o listed all the ways her feminist dad made her who she is

"He supported me when I did things that my society thought un-ladylike, like whistling, dressing like Kriss Kross, and even climbing trees in my adulthood. He was my first example of what feminism looks like on a man." Lupita also shares that her father told her that it is okay to not know something, if you are willing to learn. "My Daddy loves to learn 1

August 21, 2017 6:04 PM U.S. and South Korea start military drills amid heightened tension with North Korea

A mock war erupts on the Korean peninsula each year, largely in secret, with thousands of military troops and their commanders tracking and repelling a North Korean attack. It’s all a drill, a large-scale theoretical exercise aimed at protecting democratic South Korea, a U.S. ally. The military exercises — known as Ulchi-Freedom Guardian — have been in the works

August 21, 2017 5:02 PM Police Kill Man Suspected of Deadly Barcelona Van Attack

(SUBIRATS, Spain) — A man thought to be the driver in the Barcelona van attack was shot dead by Spanish police Monday after authorities announced he also was suspected of killing the owner of a hijacked getaway car. The fugitive was wearing a bomb belt, authorities said. Younes Abouyaaqoub was shot when officers confronted him in Subirats, a rural area known 1

August 21, 2017 3:36 PM ‘Sad, but a happy sad’: Londoners fret about four years without Big Ben’s bonging

LONDON — Big Ben rang out 12 times at noon on Monday before halting its regularly scheduled bonging for four years to allow for major renovations at the Houses of Parliament. The 13-ton bell will still sound for special occasions such as New Year’s Eve, but parliamentary officials say the bonging must be muted while the repair work is being carried out. The Elizabeth

August 21, 2017 11:15 AM After Big Ben Rings Out, the Sound of Silence in London

Paint is flaking, there are cracks in the masonry, the roof is leaking and the metalwork is rusting. All need to be addressed to keep the clock from falling. But at 118 decibels, Big Ben’s bongs are so loud (over the human pain threshold and louder than a jet taking off) that they might startle people working at heights or damage their hearing permanently 4

August 21, 2017 7:07 AM Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship, tanker collide near Singapore

Singapore: Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, the second accident involving U.S. Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months. The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC before dawn while heading to Singapore 4

August 20, 2017 9:01 PM IEBC officials held for trying to 'alter' election results

Three people, including two electoral agency officials, were at the weekend arrested for trying to 'change' results of the polls at a tallying centre in Nairobi. Sixteen presidential ballot boxes were destroyed and materials reportedly altered during the incident on Saturday. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials, a deputy 5

August 20, 2017 9:00 PM Drama as rights activist Kiai briefly stopped at JKIA over clearance to travel

A human rights activist was Sunday morning briefly blocked from flying out of the country. It took the intervention of director of immigration services Maj-Gen (rtd) Gordon Kihalangwa to have Maina Kiai, a board member of the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC), cleared to fly to Amsterdam en-route to Prague, Czech Republic. Kihalangwa said Mr Kiai was neither 4

August 20, 2017 2:09 PM Selling Nemanja Matic and bringing in Tiemoue Bakayoko looks like bad business

The Chelsea boss sanctioned the £40m sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. He brought in Tiemoue Bakayoko, who made his debut against Tottenham today, from Monaco for £35m as a replacement. But with the Frenchman likely to take time to settle in and Chelsea already short on numbers Redknapp has his doubts. Matic has had a blistering start to life at Old Trafford 2