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January 28, 2017 4:17 PM WWII museum acquires German document demanding US surrender

NATICK, Mass. – A suburban Boston museum with a huge trove of World War II-era items has acquired two key documents, including one from the Germans demanding the U.S. surrender. The Natick-based Museum of World War II says the latest additions "epitomize the American spirit at the end of the war." The museum says it acquired the English version of a German 21

January 27, 2017 7:10 PM Alternative Facts & True Lies

The media are dishonest, says the new president. He accuses journalists of going all out to challenge his assertion that millions of illegal migrants voted in the presidential election to give his opponent a wide margin of victory, whereas he believes it is true, says his press secretary. It's because there are alternative facts to what the media may put out, says an aide to the chief 33

January 27, 2017 8:45 AM DC’s March for Life to highlight gains by abortion opponents

WASHINGTON — For the first time in years, abortion opponents will have all the political momentum when they hold their annual rally Friday on the National Mall. The March for Life, held each year in Washington to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, will have one of its biggest-name speakers in years: Vice President 55

January 27, 2017 12:10 AM LG Mobile lost 1.3 trillion won over 2016 with G5 copping the blame

The run of outs for LG Electronics' mobile division has continued, with it failing to post a profitable quarter in 2016. Seven quarters have now passed since the Mobile Communication division of LG Electronics posted a profit, which was for the first three months of FY2015. Over the course of 2016, LG Mobile lost 1.3 trillion won, with 467 billion won recorded 57

January 26, 2017 11:09 PM Octavia Spencer is crowned 2017 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Hidden Figures Oscar and SAG Award nominee Octavia Spencer was crowned 2017 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Thursday in Cambridge, Mass. As part of the festivities, the famed Harvard University drama troupe roasted Spencer, then took part in a press conference with the Academy Award-winning actress. Spencer's film credits include The Help, Fruitvale 35

January 26, 2017 10:14 PM Departure of top State officials fuels concerns about talent loss

The State Department said the resignations were standard procedure under a new president, but there were concerns Trump wants to clean house. At least four senior career State Department officials who worked under Republican and Democratic leaders have left their posts less than a week into Donald Trump’s presidency, fueling questions about the new administration's 51

January 26, 2017 9:37 PM Man Accused Of Killing Five People At Florida Airport Indicted On 22 Criminal Counts

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A federal grand jury has indicted on 22 criminal counts a man accused of killing five people in a mass shooting at a Florida airport this month, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday. Esteban Santiago, 26, is accused of opening fire in the baggage claim area of the Fort Lauderdale airport on Jan. 6. The charges against him include 40

January 26, 2017 9:27 PM 2017 Jaguar XF35t Review: British Style, Off the Rack

Jaguar slashed prices and extended its warranty. But does the Jaguar XF35t, a mass-class sedan, live up to the brand’s legacy? I DON’T WEAR business suits often and then only badly. The standard two-button, single-vent suit, what Brooks Brothers calls its Madison Fit, hangs on me like hazmat gear. And I’m not spending $1,500 on any power suit that doesn’t 71

January 26, 2017 4:31 PM 'Doomsday Clock' Moves 30 Seconds Closer To Midnight

That’s the somber conclusion of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a group of scientists who maintain the “Doomsday Clock,” a symbolic representation of humanity’s proximity to apocalyptic destruction. On Thursday, they moved the clock’s minute hand 30 seconds closer to midnight ― the hour symbolizing global catastrophe. The minute hand is now closer 62

January 26, 2017 4:06 PM The State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s job running the State Department just got considerably more difficult. The entire senior level of management officials resigned Wednesday, part of an ongoing mass exodus of senior foreign service officers who don’t want to stick around for the Trump era. Tillerson was actually inside the State Department’s headquarters 33