‘Proud’ Kentucky Giraffe Hunter Defends ‘Delicious’ Kill In TV Interview That Backfires

by Amy Russo / HuffPost

A Kentucky trophy hunter who sparked global outrage after posing gleefully with a slain giraffe in 2017 spoke out for the first time in her own defense Friday, but she appeared to shoot herself in the foot by raising new questions about what she called a beneficial “harvest.”

In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” 38-year-old Tess Talley described the 2017 South Africa hunt as an environmental effort, but a photo that went viral in 2018 that showed her holding a firearm and grinning in front of the carcass prompted a backlash.… Read the full article.

President Trump’s State Visit to the U.K., In Photos

The U.S. president’s trip across the pond finished up today with a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

by CAROLINE HALLEMANN / Town & Country

President Donald Trump just touched down in Stansted Airport, his first stop on a three-day state visit to the U.K., the goal of which is to “reaffirm the steadfast and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.”

During his stay, Trump has a packed itinerary, which features events with the royal family like a tea with Prince Charles at Clarence House and a banquet held by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.… Read the full article.

China Wins: I Lost the (Simulated) Battle for the South China Sea Thanks to 1 Thing

My Littoral Combat Ship did not have the needed firepower. 

by Kyle Mizokami / The National Interest

Worst of all, in order to bring what meager firepower each had to bear against the enemy, the LCS had to bring itself within range of multiple Chinese weapon systems.Read the full article.