“I was struck in the last few couple of weeks, we’re reading more and more reports of Navy pilots seeing lots and lots of UFOs,” Stephanopoulos said to a smiling Trump. “Have you been briefed on that? What do you make of it?”
In 2014 and 2015, pilots with the U.S. Navy reported multiple UFO sightings during training maneuvers.
“I want them to think whatever they think,” Trump replied, referring to the Navy pilots. “I did have one very brief meeting on it. But people are saying they’re seeing UFOs. Do I believe it? Not particularly.”
“They will say, ‘Well no we don’t want you to do that,’ but in fact the way that they handle all their bonuses and rewards, that’s exactly what they’re doing,” one driver said.
Uber requires all account holders be at least 18 years old and explicitly prohibit children from riding without an adult. But, as news that a 12-year-old died by suicide after taking an Uber by herself showed, the policy hasn’t deterred parents and kids from using the service or prevented drivers from transporting them anyway.
Thousands of women are demonstrating in the streets of Switzerland. Dressed in purple and brandishing signs, they’re furious that in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, their wages still lag far behind those of men.
Friday’s strike comes 28 years after Switzerland’s first nationwide women’s strike for equal rights. Its motto is “Wages. Time. Respect.”
In the capital city, Bern, female parliamentarians walked out of a Federal Council session to join the protests outside, Lisa Schlein reports for NPR. In the city of Basel, an image of a female symbol with a giant raised fist was projected onto a skyscraper.
The matchups for the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate were announced by NBC News on Friday.
Candidates had to qualify for the first debate by either receiving at least 1% support in three polls from an approved list of pollsters or received campaign contributions from 65,000 unique donors, including 200 donors each from 20 different states.
In the hours before the attack on the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, the Iranians spotted a US drone flying overhead and launched a surface-to-air missile at the unmanned aircraft, a US official told CNN.
Liberal billionaire George Soros picked up two wins in Virginia this week when two prosecutor candidates he backed ousted incumbents in local Democratic primaries — after he poured nearly a million dollars into their campaigns.
Located in the parking lot outside the mall, the carnival — which starts 5 p.m. Friday — will feature classic games like break the bottle and rides including a Ferris wheel, spinning teacups, a swinging pirate ship, a Magic Maze and Alien Abduction. Food vendors selling funnel cakes, fried Oreos, lemonade and burgers also will be available.
Kristina Circelli, marketing director with CBL Properties in Chattanooga, Tenn., which owns the mall, said it is the first time the carnival will be held at Westmoreland Mall. The event is a way to attract new people to the area while promoting stores, restaurants and entertainment, she said.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, President Trump tweeted on Thursday.
“After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,” Trump said. “She is a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job! I hope she decides to run for Governor of Arkansas – she would be fantastic. Sarah, thank you for a job well done!