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John Cena Deadlifts 602 Pounds On His 40th Birthday
What’s the best way to celebrate that 365th day of the nth year since you came kicking into this world? For many, it’s shots, shots, shots. For John Cena, it’s lifting a barbell-bending stack of Cadillacs.
Why? Because he can.
— John Cena (@JohnCena) April 23, 2017
To celebrate his 40th birthday, the professional wrestler and actor-turned-reality TV show host posted the video of himself crushing it at the gym on April 23.
Well-known as Cena is for being a wrecking ball in the ring or at the gym, it’s his quirky humor — a mix of fart jokes and deadpanning — that endears him to his fans. A meme unto himself, there’s his occasional show-stealing cameos — pretty much the best parts of either “Trainwreck” or “Sisters” — and that time he bared his “tube on YouTube,” with his fiancée, wrestler, actress, and model Nikki Bella.
Beyond the humor and lightheartedness, the baby-faced bulldozer of a man does have a serious side, which he put on display last July 4, in a thoughtful and heartfelt public service announcement. When he’s not making sentimental PSAs about patriotism, he’s out and about actually being a patriot, showing his support to wounded warrior-athletes and participating in USO tours.
Cena’s making a return to the silver screen as an Army sniper in the upcoming wartime thriller, “The Wall,” which looks intense. In fact, it may just be good enough to make us forget about “The Marine.” That would be a pretty good birthday present.
A tentative plan to build 20 miles of extra border wall in Arizona, on top of the already approved 100-plus miles, was put on hold Monday by the Pentagon.
Federal officials hoped to build the extra 20 miles of wall in the Border Patrol's Tucson and Yuma sectors. The Army Corps of Engineers said late last month that funds would come from other wall contracts that might cost less than expected. But those savings did not materialize, according to documents filed Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C.
Iran's top diplomat threatened an "all-out war" Thursday with the U.S. or Saudi Arabia if either country launches a retaliatory strike over a drone and missile attack on oil reserves that sent energy prices soaring.
Tehran's tough-talking foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, threw the gauntlet down, promising a battle that would go on "to the last American soldier."
Former Army EOD tech gets 5 years probation for trying to sell guns and explosives to buyers in Mexico
After a pair of Army explosive ordnance disposal technicians were indicted on federal charges for attempting to sell weapons and explosives to smugglers headed to Mexico, one of the two men involved has been sentenced after taking a plea deal, according to court documents filed on Wednesday.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday.
The attack on Wednesday night also injured 40 people after accidentally targeting farmers and laborers who had just finished collecting pine nuts at mountainous Wazir Tangi in eastern Nangarhar province, three Afghan officials told Reuters.
"The workers had lit a bonfire and were sitting together when a drone targeted them," tribal elder Malik Rahat Gul told Reuters by telephone from Wazir Tangi.