US suspends F-35 program deliveries to Turkey over Russian arms

By Shaun TANDON (AFP)

The United States is suspending deliveries related to the F-35 fighter jet to Turkey (AFP Photo/JACK GUEZ)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (left) meets his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Antalya (AFP Photo/HO)
American pastor Andrew Brunson, freed from prison in Turkey, prays for US President Donald Trump at the White House in October 2018 (AFP Photo/ROBERTO SCHMIDT)

Washington (AFP) – The United States said Monday it was halting all deliveries and joint work with Turkey on the F-35 fighter jet program after the NATO ally insisted on a major arms purchase from Russia.… read the full article

China’s Xi says West has long-term economic, military superiority

By Reuters

BEIJING, April 1 (Reuters) – Developed Western nations have long-term economic, technological and military advantages over China and the Communist Party has to realize that some people will use the West’s strong points to criticize socialism’s failings, President Xi Jinping said.… read the full article

John Oliver Body Slams WWE Ahead of ‘WrestleMania’

By Melissa Locker (Time)

Oliver made an ad sure to spur wrestling fans into action over the WWE’s treatment of its wrestlers

John Oliver put aside politics for Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, and focused on professional wrestling, or as he calls it, the “only good excuse to wear a onesie.” “That’s right babies, you’re not pulling it off,” Oliver said.… read the full article