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Lauren Hashian is gush worthy — just ask her husband

Lauren Hashian is gush worthy — just ask her husband

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is having a big year. He’s got three movies out — yes, three! They include the latest “Hobbs & Shaw,” to be released later this month. But it’s not just his professional life that’s thriving — the 47-year-old married longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian in Hawaii on Sunday. He announced the news…MORE

Donald Trump’s gun control reversal should surprise exactly no one

Donald Trump’s gun control reversal should surprise exactly no one

Listen carefully to how President Donald Trump answered a question Sunday about his support for expanded gun control measures: “So, Congress is working on that. They have bipartisan committees working on background checks and various other things. And we’ll see. I don’t want people to forget that this is a mental health problem. I don’t…MORE

Hong Kong’s richest man cuts $5.6 billion deal for a British pub chain

Hong Kong’s richest man cuts $5.6 billion deal for a British pub chain

A real estate company controlled by Hong Kong’s richest man is paying a big premium to buy a British pub chain and brewer. Li Ka-shing‘s CK Asset Holdings said Monday that it had reached an agreement to buy Greene King in a deal worth £4.6 billion ($5.6 billion), including its debt. The Hong Kong company…MORE

Hurricanes lead to more aggressive spiders, study says

Hurricanes lead to more aggressive spiders, study says

In regions of the United States and Mexico that are prone to hurricanes, aggressive spiders are evolving to survive and ride out the storm. When hurricanes rage along the Gulf of Mexico or charge up the East Coast, they can reshape an entire habitat in a short time. The winds destroy trees and spread debris…MORE

Mo Salah on women’s rights in the Middle East and the Amr Warda controversy

Mo Salah on women’s rights in the Middle East and the Amr Warda controversy

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires “treatment or rehabilitation” after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on social media. Warda, who was originally dropped from the Egypt squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in June following the alleged harassment, was…MORE

US tests ground launch cruise missile previously banned under INF

US tests ground launch cruise missile previously banned under INF

The US military conducted a flight test of a conventional ground-launched cruise missile off the western coast of the US Sunday, a missile test that would have been previously banned under the now defunct Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the Pentagon said Monday. “The Department of Defense conducted a flight test of a conventionally-configured…MORE

President Obama’s high school basketball jersey nets $120,000 at auction

President Obama’s high school basketball jersey nets $120,000 at auction

President Barack Obama’s game-worn high school basketball jersey went up for auction in Dallas over the weekend. The winning bid: $120,000, by a buyer who wanted to remain anonymous. Obama wore the jersey during his senior year at Punahou School in Honolulu as a member of the 1979 Hawaii State Champion boys’ varsity basketball team.…MORE

Nuclear monitoring stations went mysteriously quiet after Russian missile facility explosion

Nuclear monitoring stations went mysteriously quiet after Russian missile facility explosion

Four Russia-based nuclear monitoring stations that monitor radioactive particles in the atmosphere have mysteriously gone quiet after an August 8 explosion at a Russian missile testing facility, an explosion that has sparked confusion and concerns about possible increases in radiation levels, according to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization. CTBTO is an independent body which watches…MORE