Turkey brushes off Trump’s new sanctions as Russian-backed forces move to fill the US void in Syria

ANKARA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Turkey ignored new sanctions from the United States to press on with its assault on northern Syria on Tuesday, while the Russia-backed Syrian army entered one of the most hotly contested cities, filling a void created by Donald Trump’s abrupt retreat. A week after reversing U.S. policy and moving troops out of […]

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Marine recruit discharged and then immediately arrested on child molestation warrants, officials say

A Marine Corps recruit was discharged at Parris Island and then arrested by Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office for warrants out of Georgia for child molestation, records show. Parris Island Director of Communication Strategy and Operations Capt. Bryan McDonnell confirmed the discharge of Pless Dewayne Strickland but directed all questions about the arrest to police. Strickland, […]

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Pentagon reveals that cats push objects off tables to make most Defense decisions

WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials have quietly confirmed what military personnel have long suspected: Most critical defense-related decisions are made by cats pushing random objects off tables. The power of cats has been classified for some time meow. However, recent events have forced the Pentagon to declassify what it calls Project Catnip. “We’ve decided it was […]

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A Marine stopped to help someone during a car crash before she herself was hit and killed, officials say

The pedestrian killed Friday night after being struck by a car in northern Beaufort County had stopped to help someone who was involved in an earlier crash, local officials said Monday. The pedestrian has been identified as Erin Rachel Lilleyfogle, 23, Beaufort County deputy coroner David Ott said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. […]

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