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Mattis, Tillerson ask Congress for authorization of military force without end date

Mattis, Tillerson ask Congress for authorization of military force without end date

Business
Oct. 31 (UPI) -- As the 16-year debate rages on Capitol Hill over the legal authority sending the U.S. military to combat, a new bipartisan bill proposes a new legal authority to replace active authorities that date back to President George W. Bush's administration.On Monday, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cemented the White House's reliance on a pair of 15-year-old authorizations for military force as the legal cornerstone permitting the executive branch to stage counter-terrorism operations.A new authorization for the use of military force, or AUMF, has been proposed by Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and is being considered by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.The new AUMF would seek to replace two previous ones, the 2001 AUM...
How to invest without losing money

How to invest without losing money

Finance
Money guide for MillennialsWhen it comes to investing, realize that risk and reward tend to move in opposite directions. If you take more risks, you run a larger chance of losing your money, but you often have a higher upside. It's possible to invest without losing money. In the current market, where interest rates are very low, any investment guaranteed to not lose money will have a very small return. For most people thinking about investing, the goal is to minimize the potential for losses while maximizing how much you might make. Exactly how you do that -- and where you put your money -- depends a lot on what type of investor you are, and what your goals are. There is no one answer A 67-year-old looking to live off his or her investments has different needs from a 22-year-old planning ...
Irma: Eight dead at Florida nursing home left without power

Irma: Eight dead at Florida nursing home left without power

World
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceEight people at a Florida nursing home that was left without power for days after Hurricane Irma have died.Police evacuated 115 residents on Wednesday from the facility, whose air conditioning was cut by the storm.Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said three were found dead at the nursing home in the city of Hollywood. Five others died in hospital.Ten million people are still without power in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas after Hurricane Irma.The storm - which has claimed more than two dozen lives in the US - struck southwestern Florida on Sunday morning as a category four hurricane before weakening to a tropical depression on Monday.Irma earlier left a trail of destruction in the Caribbean, where nearly 40 people were killed.Hollywood Po...
‘Bake Off without Mary’s just like Baywatch without Pammy’ Snoop Dogg SLAMS hit show

‘Bake Off without Mary’s just like Baywatch without Pammy’ Snoop Dogg SLAMS hit show

Entertainment
GETTYFAVOURITE: Snoop Dogg can't stand GBBO without Mary BerryThe hip hop star, who has previously referred to the former judge as his “homegirl”, said the revamped show was like Baywatch without its star Pamela Anderson.The latest series, which started on Channel 4 last week with new judge Prue Leith and presenters Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig, has had a mixed reaction.But Snoop told the Daily Star Sunday: “The Great British Bake Off without Mary Berry for me is like Baywatch when Pamela Anderson left.REXSTUNNING: Snoop said it's like watching Baywatch without Pamela Anderson “The Great British Bake Off without Mary Berry for me is like Baywatch when Pamela Anderson left” Snoop Dogg“Sure you know the show will probably survive, but you know for real it’s never
MOTD2 Analysis: 'Why Arsenal are in trouble with or without Sanchez'

MOTD2 Analysis: 'Why Arsenal are in trouble with or without Sanchez'

Sports
Arsenal's summer has been largely dominated by Alexis Sanchez's future - and will continue to be until Thursday's transfer deadline has passed - but Sunday's demoralising defeat at Liverpool showed there are bigger issues to deal with.In losing 4-0 at Anfield, Arsenal showed tactically they are nowhere near their rivals for a top-four place in the Premier League. More worryingly, they lacked hunger and they don't look like a team. I genuinely don't know what Arsene Wenger is saying to them on the training ground. It is unbelievable what we watched against Liverpool. They are making such basic mistakes.Were there any positives for Arsenal? No. Absolutely none. Before the start of the season I predicted Arsenal would finish outside of the top four. Obviously I haven't changed my mind.It was ...