D-Day Vet To Be Awarded French Legion Of Honor Medal. Here Is His Story Of Unmatched Courage And Sacrifice

World War II veteran Alvin Perry was drafted into the Army in November of 1943. He was born in Kentucky in 1923 and was raised in a home with no electricity, phone or car, he told the Louisville Courier Journal. The Germans took Perry captive and brought him to an Axis field hospital in Rouen, […]

Mandela’s body lies in state as thousands view casket

Mandela’s body will lie in state for three days at the Union Buildings, atop a hill overlooking Pretoria. The architect who designed it envisioned its two wings, made of half a million cubic feet (14,100 cubic meters) of stone, representing the Afrikaans and English languages spoken in the country – but none of the land’s […]

White House wanted to deploy 10,000 troops to control protests: reports

According to a senior Pentagon official, Attorney General Bill Barr, Defense Secretary Mark EsperMark EsperOldest living US World War II veteran turns 111 Overnight Defense: US marks 19th anniversary of 9/11 attacks | Trump awards Medal of Honor to Army Ranger for hostage rescue mission | Bahrain, Israel normalizing diplomatic ties Trump awards Medal of […]

A family’s 76-year quest for truth and justice for West African soldiers who fought for France in WWII

As colonial officers prepared their reports for Paris, survivors – 34 of whom were later jailed on mutiny charges – spread word of a massacre at the military outpost in Thiaroye, telling people that French soldiers had opened fire on unarmed West Africans just after the 9:30 a.m. roll call.

Trump’s New Supreme Court List Includes Diverse Array of Conservative All-stars

Jim Ho is currently a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he serves as co-chair of the firm’s appellate and constitutional law practice group. Before joining the firm, Mr. Ho served as Solicitor General of Texas in the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. Before relocating to Texas, […]

The Walking Dead Villain Watch season 8, episode 12: The Key

Maggie, Michonne, Rosita, and Enid catch sight of a signal on the outskirts of the Hilltop containing an invitation to meet with a group of traders who promise to deliver “a key” to the future. The group heads out to the specified coordinates and meets a woman in a suit, flanked by stoic female guards, […]

It’s two metres apart over here, mon ami! Boris Johnson dodges a very enthusiastic welcome from Emmanuel Macron as the French President heads to Downing Street after handing Prince Charles the Legion d’Honneur for London

I say the higher interests of the country, for this is not a Franco-German war to be decided by a single battle. This is a world war. No one can foresee whether the neutral countries of today will not be at war tomorrow, or whether Germany’s allies will always remain her allies. If the powers […]