WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until at least next year, the Defense Department said on Thursday. A soldier from the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division salutes U.S. President Donald Trump during the president's visit to Fort Drum, New York, U.S., August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria “We originally targeted November 10, 2018 for this event but have now agreed to explore opportunities in 2019,” Defense Department Spokesman Colonel Rob Manning said in a statement. A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it was unclear exactly what caused the postponement but the increased cost of the event had caused concern and could be one reason. The parade to honor U.S. military veterans and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One could cost more than $90 million, the U.S. official said, citing provisional planning … [Read more...] about Trump’s military parade planned for November postponed: Pentagon
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David Duffield with his rare 1942 Bedford MW Radio vehicle, as the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group prepares for a road run from Dereham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant It was the first large military road run in the county and featured vintage vehicles from across Norfolk and north Suffolk. Richard and Lesley Phillips from Bergh Apton, and their Landrover 127 Rapier, as the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group prepares for a road run from Dereham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe convoy of about 50 vehicles from the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group was waved off today by Dereham town mayor Hilary Bushell at Morrisons car park.Avoiding the main roads, it paraded through the town and Market Place before heading through Gressenhall, Litcham and Fakenham to Bylaugh Hall, where it ended.Mrs Bushall, a self-declared fan of military history, said: “It was going to be held earlier but the Beast from the East put paid to that. I always marvel at the pristine condition of the vehicles. It’s a … [Read more...] about Military road run parades through Norfolk town in commemoration of 100th anniversary of end of First World War
Actor Scarlett Johansson attends the Los Angeles Global Premiere for Marvel Studios? Avengers: Infinity War on April 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Disney) Actress Scarlett Johansson speaks to the 500,000 strong crowd during the Women’s Rally on the one-year anniversary of the first Women’s March, when millions marched around the world to protest US President Donald Trump’s inauguration, in Los Angeles, California on January 20, 2018.(MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) Scarlett Johansson attends the American Museum Of Natural History’s 2017 Museum Gala at American Museum of Natural History on November 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) (L-R) Ilana Glazer, Kate McKinnon, Demi Moore, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Kravitz, Jillian Bell and Lucia Aniello attend the “Rough Night” premeire at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on June 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios … [Read more...] about Scarlett Johansson vs. critics of her culturally questionable career choices
PUBLISHED: 14:18 17 March 2014 | UPDATED: 14:19 17 March 2014 Terry Hunt Seeing the Suffolk Punches is on the list of 50 Things To Do in Suffolk Archant A thrilling spectacle. The season runs from April to September. Framlingham Castle - by David Andrews What are the 50 Best Things to do in Suffolk? That was the question we asked you - and what a fantastic response we got. The original idea came from Mark Murphy of BBC Radio Suffolk, and we teamed up with Mark’s show to invite your ideas of the very best ways to spend time in our glorious county. From the 100s of ideas, Mark, county council leader Mark Bee and I sifted through and narrowed them down to the final 50 which are listed here. Of course, it’s not definitive - more of a conversation starter, really. I’m sure we can all think of many places and activities which really deserve to be here. Mark Murphy was delighted by the reaction. “What a response! We could easily have had a top 100. What was … [Read more...] about Suffolk: Where should we go for a day out? We list the ultimate 50 things to do in Suffolk this summer
Published 5:00 am, Friday, May 4, 2018 Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, Houston Chronicle / Houston Chronicle Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Matt McCarroll, is founder, President and CEO of Fieldwood Energy LLC, the largest operator on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf. The company recently emerged from bankruptcy protection. Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston. ( Marie D. De Jesus / Houston Chronicle ) less Matt McCarroll, is founder, President and CEO of Fieldwood Energy LLC, the largest operator on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf. The company recently emerged from bankruptcy protection. Thursday, April 19, 2018, in ... more Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, Houston Chronicle / Houston Chronicle What does future hold for the offshore sector? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery What does the future hold for offshore drilling? Matt McCarroll, CEO of … [Read more...] about What does future hold for the offshore sector?