Turkey coup: Court hands 17 top generals 141 life terms

 A Turkey court sentenced 17 top former military officials to 141 life terms on Thursday in one of the largest trials related to the 2016 coup attempt.     The verdicts involving 224 suspects took place at a court in Sincan prison in the capital, Ankara. The accused were on trial on charges of crimes against the…

Millennials, you’ve got this all wrong. You need to stop ‘saving’ for retirement.

Erin Lowry, Special to USA TODAY Published 4:35 a.m. ET June 20, 2019 CLOSE USA TODAY's Janna Herron explains the theory behind the FIRE movement - Financial Independence, Retire Early USA TODAY I’ve had this conversation about investing numerous times. In fact, it has reached an almost scripted level of precision.  Friend: “I don’t invest.” Me:…

Mark-Paul Gosselaar joins black-ish spinoff mixed-ish

Mark-Paul Gosselaar joins 'black-ish' spin-off 'mixed-ish' | EW.com Top Navigation Close View image Mark-Paul Gosselaar joins black-ish spin-off mixed-ish this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Australia v Bangladesh – in-play clips, radio & text

Australia v Bangladesh in the ICC Cricket World Cup - in-play clips, radio & text - Live - BBC Sport Summary Australia win toss & bat first Australia bring in Stoinis, Coulter-Nile & Zampa Australia third; four wins from five games Bangladesh fifth; two wins and a no result from five games

Yemen’s Houthis hit Saudi power station with missile: Report

Iran-aligned Yemeni Houthi rebels have struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's southern province of Jizan with a cruise missile, according to reports by the group's Al Masirah TV channel. Al Masirah said the reported attack took place in Al Shuqaiq city late on Wednesday evening. On Thursday, the Saudi-United Arab Emirates (UAE) led military coalition in Yemen confirmed…

Iranian state media says Revolutionary Guard shot down U.S. drone

Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press Published 11:51 p.m. ET June 19, 2019 | Updated 3:12 a.m. ET June 20, 2019 CLOSE TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials…

The Prom sets final Broadway performance for August

Broadway musical The Prom sets final performance for August 2019 | EW.com Top Navigation Close View image The Prom sets final Broadway performance for August this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

David Ortiz shooting ‘case of mistaken identity’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption David Ortiz is a sporting hero in Boston for his role in winning three World Series baseball titles The shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, officials say. The ex-Boston Red Sox player was shot in the…

Ex-Interpol chief pleads guilty to bribery: Chinese state media

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has pleaded guilty to charges of bribery, Chinese state media reported. Meng - a Chinese citizen - has been under investigation since October 2018. He is accused of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.1m) in bribes between 2005 and 2017, using his status and positions, including as vice minister of public…

Sacramento police officer in serious condition after being shot, authorities say

Associated Press Published 1:45 a.m. ET June 20, 2019 | Updated 3:21 a.m. ET June 20, 2019 CLOSE A Sacramento police officer was wounded Wednesday by a rifleman who also fired at other officers. Police said the shooting scene remained active and dangerous on Wednesday night. (June 20) AP, AP SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Sacramento…