• McDonald's is giving away 100000 free cheeseburgers for National Cheeseburger Day
McDonald's is giving away 100000 free cheeseburgers for National Cheeseburger Day

You have to order something else in order to score your freebie, and the offer is limited to the first 100,000 people to hit up the app after 10:30am today, but as Lifehacker point out you can just grab a packet of mayonnaise for 30c. Hwy 55 - This National Cheeseburger Day deal gets customers Lil' Cheeseburgers for 55 cents each from 5:00...

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  • Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN
Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

Trump has warned North Korea that military action was an option for the United States as Pyongyang has carried out a series of tests toward developing the ability to target the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile. Trump made his threats to North Korea directly in front of its delegation, which drew front row seats through a United Natio...

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  • German liberals want control of Finance Ministry in Merkel coalition
German liberals want control of Finance Ministry in Merkel coalition

The FDP paid the price in 2013's general election, when it failed to enter the Bundestag for the first time since 1949. The " Jamaica coalition " - so called because of the parties' respective black, green and yellow colours - would suit the current leader best.

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  • Crew likely inside 'virtually intact' WWI German U-boat found off Belgian coast
Crew likely inside 'virtually intact' WWI German U-boat found off Belgian coast

Mr Decaluwé told reporters on Tuesday that the location of the wreck was being kept under wraps to prevent people going near it and to stop the submarine being looted or damaged. Allied warships and cargo ships were easy pickings for the German subs that were launched from Bruges, just across the English Channel. The typical German U-boat ...

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  • Small quake reported in southern IL
Small quake reported in southern IL

Another problem loosed by the quake: Gas leaks have been reported across the city, some of which have already resulted in fires, according to Fredrick. Authorities reported other deaths in neighboring Puebla and the State of Mexico. The mayor of Mexico City said there were reports of people trapped in collapsed buildings.

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  • US Ambassador Haley: UN has exhausted options on North Korea
US Ambassador Haley: UN has exhausted options on North Korea

Haley, speaking on CNN's State of the Union , said, "We have pretty much exhausted all the things that we could do at the Security Council at this point". The global community is scrambling to contain an increasingly belligerent North Korea, which in recent weeks has prompted global alarm by conducting its sixth and largest nuclear test and firi...

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  • Trump wants his own military parade after being wowed by France's
Trump wants his own military parade after being wowed by France's

Paris is trying to set up an worldwide contact group on Syria to revive stalled peace talks in Geneva, but the United States has adopted a staunchly anti-Iran stance since President Donald Trump took power, complicating peace talks between major powers.

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  • Puerto Rico braces for catastrophic Hurricane Maria
Puerto Rico braces for catastrophic Hurricane Maria

The latest estimates predict Hurricane Maria will hit the U.S. Virgin Islands by Tuesday afternoon. The storm was located early Tuesday about 65 miles west-southwest of another Caribbean island, Guadeloupe. On Dominica, where Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit captured the fury of Maria on Facebook , officials were waiting for daylight to assess t...

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  • Navy chief says budget cuts strain force amid ship collisions
Navy chief says budget cuts strain force amid ship collisions

Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander of the warships on patrol in the Asia-Pacific region, and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett, commander of guided missile destroyers in the region, were dismissed due to a "loss of confidence in their ability to command" after collisions with civilian ships in the western Pacific.

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  • Russian helicopter accidentally fires on spectators at drills
Russian helicopter accidentally fires on spectators at drills

Earlier, the news site 66.ru reported that two spectators had been hospitalized with serious injuries. As part of the same drills, Russian Federation on Monday said it had successfully test fired a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, hitting a target at a firing range in Kazakhstan about 480 km (300 miles) away.

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  • USA extends Iran sanctions relief while bemoaning its behavior
USA extends Iran sanctions relief while bemoaning its behavior

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Iran was violating "the spirit " of the 2015 deal under which it got sanctions relief in return for curbing its nuclear programme. Iranian senior officials on Sunday warned against the USA "breach" of nuclear deal reached in 2015 and called for Washington's adherence to its pertaining commitments...

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  • Rain chances increase Saturday afternoon
Rain chances increase Saturday afternoon

Our normal high this time of year is now 82. Saturday will be another comfortable day with temperatures in the upper 70s under mostly sunny skies. After that the storm will head to the Turks and Caicos Islands. Hurricane Jose will track northward off the southeast and Mid-Atlantic coast. Thursday and Friday each have highs nearing 85°.

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  • In Russia scandal, Trump's legal team isn't a fine-tuned machine
In Russia scandal, Trump's legal team isn't a fine-tuned machine

According to the Times , new White House chief of staff John Kelly " privately erupted at Mr. Cobb" after being contacted by the paper about the lunchtime tete-a-tete (-a-tete). Cobb told Mr. Dowd". The suspicion within the legal team seemed evident in the lunch conversation Mr. Cobb had last week with Mr. Dowd at BLT Steak, not far from the ...

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  • Police names London Tube attack suspect
Police names London Tube attack suspect

Officers were also searching an address understood to be Farroukh's home in nearby Stanwell, in Surrey, only metres from the outer boundaries of Heathrow airport. Less than two hours before the explosion, a young man was caught on CCTV leaving the Jones' home carrying a Lidl bag similar to that containing the device.

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  • Cowboys' value climbs to $4.8bn atop Forbes' NFL list
Cowboys' value climbs to $4.8bn atop Forbes' NFL list

The Chiefs are the 24th most valuable team in the NFL, Forbes says. Forbes says the value of the Bills was up 7 percent since previous year, better than 13 other teams, but they were still looking up at the Detroit Lions ($1.7 billion) in 31st place.

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  • Irish-Egyptian man acquitted four years after Cairo protest arrest
Irish-Egyptian man acquitted four years after Cairo protest arrest

The sisters were released three months later on bail, but Halawa was kept in custody. They were previously released pending investigations and left the country to Ireland in November 2013. In 2015, it was revealed that Ibrahim Halawa had once shared a cell with Australian journalist Peter Greste . Higgins has released a statement welcoming Hal...

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  • Tillerson says U.S. thinking about closing embassy in Cuba
Tillerson says U.S. thinking about closing embassy in Cuba

While noting that Cuba is responsible for protecting the health of diplomats posted to the country, State Department officials have yet to suggest that the Cuban government was behind the attacks. President Raul Castro reportedly gave his personal assurance to the then-US Charge d'Affairs in Havana that Cuba was not behind the attacks. Cuban of...

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  • China rejects United States demands for pressure on NKorea
China rejects United States demands for pressure on NKorea

Ambassador Nikki Haley and Secretary General António Guterres. Military options, he said, should "unequivocally" be taken off the table: "That time had passed". The Guam-based Air Force bombers and Japan-based Marine fighter jets flew in a sequenced "bilateral show of force" in response to Friday's missile test, according to a U.S.

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  • Trump at the UN
Trump at the UN

Right now, the United Nations and the world needs Donald Trump to be Donald Trump . The president has a packed schedule. But he commended Secretary Antonio Guterres' efforts to bring change to the 193-nation body, saying the US and member states "support this great reform vision".

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  • Paulo Dybala Shoots Down Lionel Messi Comparisons
Paulo Dybala Shoots Down Lionel Messi Comparisons

Dybala has eight goals this season for a total of 52 from 100 overall games with Juve. Juventus flew out of the traps in the second period and doubled their advantage courtesy of another brilliant Dybala strike. Mertens kicked off his hat-trick with a 27th-minute volley, and then converted two penalties, with Jose Callejon also getting on the ...

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