Mercenaries and Private Military Contractors

Oligarch of the Month: Richard Branson

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

Music-and-travel tycoon Richard Branson didn't quite make it to space in July, though he came pretty close: From his VSS Unity space capsule, he live-streamed 53.5 miles above...
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Biden nominates Gold Star father Khizr Khan to US Commission on International Religious Freedom

Biden nominates Gold Star father Khizr Khan to US Commission on International Religious Freedom

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Biden announced on Friday that he was appointing of Khizr Khan -- a lawyer and Gold Star parent -- to serve on the US Commission on...
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Gov. Abbott banned COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the state

Gov. Abbott banned COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the state

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Texas Gov. Abbott signed an executive order on Friday, banning COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the...
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Mount Airy canine advances to American Humane Hero Dog Awards final; competition ends for 2 other Maryland pooches

1 month ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Summer, a former military and police explosive detection dog from Mount Airy, was voted the top military dog in the 2021 American Humane Hero Dog Awards. She and six other...
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Former Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, has died

Former Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, has died

1 month ago   |   KCCI

Former Sen. Carl Levin, a powerful voice for the military during his career as Michigan's longest-serving U.S. senator, has died. The Democrat was 87.
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Kennedy: Kids Will Suffer The Most From “Idiotic, Illogical, Immoral” Lockdowns

1 month ago   |   FOX News

On Fox Across America with Jimmy Failla, Fox Business' Kennedy talks about who will suffer most if schools will have to go back to virtual learning because of the Delta variant...
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Yes, your employer can require you to receive a COVID-19 vaccine

Yes, your employer can require you to receive a COVID-19 vaccine

1 month ago   |   WRAL

Aside from a couple of exceptions, federal and state law allow private businesses to required COVID-19 vaccination, according to two Raleigh attorneys.
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2 US Navy sailors die of COVID as cases spike nationwide

1 month ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Two Navy sailors have died due to complications from COVID-19, amid growing concerns about the deadly Delta variant. A Navy reservist based in Idaho died Monday...
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U.S. General Won't Commit to Ending Airstrikes on Taliban

1 month ago   |   NY Times

With the militants making advances across Afghanistan, the top American general there suggested that airstrikes may continue, even with the U.S. troop pullout largely completed.
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Building a two-colonel household: East Greenville native, husband have shared lives in the military

1 month ago   |   The Morning Call

A couple of colonels: They spent years together in the service.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...