Suicide Bombing in Istanbul, More U.S. Troops to Iraq, Comets In Close Fly-Bys This Week: A.M. Links


  • NASA

    A suicide bomber in Istanbul killed four foreigners; Turkey says the bomber was affiliated with ISIS. Meanwhile, the U.S. deployed more troops to Iraq after a Marine was killed by an ISIS rocket.

  • President Obama arrived in Cuba, where dissidents were arrested ahead of his visit.
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Obama Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland won't get a hearing.
  • Donald Trump will meet with top Republicans in Washington ahead of a speech to the American Israeli lobby. Lindsey Graham wants John Kasich to drop out so that Ted Cruz can beat Trump.
  • A Florida jury awarded Hulk Hogan $115 million in his lawsuit against Gawker.
  • Two comets will pass by Earth, one today and one tomorrow.