Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

Airstrikes target Iran-backed PMF near Iraqi-Syria border Airstrikes target Iran-backed PMF near Iraqi-Syria border

Two days ago, President Donald Trump, in confirming no American soldiers died in the Iran missile attack, said Washington desires peace with Iran. "Unidentified aircraft targeted vehicles and arms depots in the Albu Kamal area, causing a large ex...

Don Winslow And Stephen King Offer $200,000 To St Don Winslow And Stephen King Offer $200,000 To St

What are you afraid of Stephanie? King followed up and agreed to match it, bringing the total to $200,000. "If you have $200,000 to play with", Grisham answered, via an interview with CNN, "why not just help children because it's a good thing to do...

Army Denies Reinstatement of Officer Charged With Murder Army Denies Reinstatement of Officer Charged With Murder

Beaudette's decision to deny the restoration of what's known as Golsteyn's Special Forces tab came after a "thorough review", according to a statement from an Army spokesperson that did not elaborate on the commander's rationale. Golsteyn told the Po...

Facebook to remove pro-Soleimani content in compliance with United States sanctions Facebook to remove pro-Soleimani content in compliance with United States sanctions

Officials said both General Qassem Soleimani and Mr Shahlai were on approved military targeting lists, which indicates a deliberate effort by the USA to cripple the leadership of Iran's Quds Force, which has been designated a terror organisation ...

Leaked pictures from Iraqi US airbase, site of Iranian attacks Leaked pictures from Iraqi US airbase, site of Iranian attacks

The call for additional North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops is one way of reducing the USA troop contribution without abandoning the space to either Isis or Iran . A total of 5,500 US troops are in Iraq, and the US is in discussion with Nato o...

12 migrants found dead, 21 rescued at sea off western Greece 12 migrants found dead, 21 rescued at sea off western Greece

The Greek authorities said they had scrambled to the area after a distress signal from the boat which was taking on water. The coast guard said someone from the boat had called the 112 emergency number at 9:15 a.m. Greek migrant camps have mostly b...

Storm Brendan weather warning issued for Kildare for Monday Storm Brendan weather warning issued for Kildare for Monday

A shorter orange warning will come into effect for six other counties from 7am on Monday - while a status yellow warning will come into effect for the remainder of the country. On Saturday, strong winds and heavy rain battered parts of Scotland, caus...

Statue mocking Donald Trump torched in Slovenia Statue mocking Donald Trump torched in Slovenia

On Thursday, unidentified vandals set the statue on fire. The wooden almost eight-meter high. A wooden statue mocking President Trump as a two-faced "vampire" was torched by suspected vandals Thursday in Slovenia , the homeland of his wife Mela...

Alabama officials warn people about severe weather coming this weekend Alabama officials warn people about severe weather coming this weekend

We'll see on and off showers throughout our Friday as temperatures climb into the low-to-mid-70s this afternoon. Timing still looks like the 9 AM-3 PM frame on Saturday 1.11.20. An enhanced risk means numerous severe storms will be possible; a slig...

Russia launches missiles in Black Sea during naval drills Russia launches missiles in Black Sea during naval drills

He watched test launches of Kalibr (Caliber) cruise missiles and Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic missiles among others, the Kremlin said. The navy said the drills involved warships from Russia's Black Sea Fleet along with several ships from its Norther...

India demolishes buildings for violating environmental norms India demolishes buildings for violating environmental norms

Thousands of people watched the demolition from outside the demolition zone. Five minutes later, the twin towers of Alfa Serene will tumble. These cartridges would have non-electric explosive fuse that is linked to a lead cable, which again would...

Quake-ravaged Puerto Rico rocked by magnitude 6 aftershock Quake-ravaged Puerto Rico rocked by magnitude 6 aftershock

Shaken residents in the south said the aftershocks were the strongest since Tuesday's 6.4 magnitude natural disaster, which killed at least one person, destroyed or damaged about 300 homes and knocked out power across the island. Parts of Lares, Adju...

Under Russia's Pressure, UN Approves Scaled Down Aid Mission to Syria Under Russia's Pressure, UN Approves Scaled Down Aid Mission to Syria

It also only renewed the operation for six months instead of a year. " Security Council members and the UN Secretary General must take a strong stance against the use of veto when a resolution is aimed at protecting civilians". He said the Jordan ...

Trump has made Iranian allegations, according to four United States embassies Trump has made Iranian allegations, according to four United States embassies

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, US December 21, 2019. "The time has come for the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia...

Stormont to return as Sinn Féin agree to nominate Ministers Stormont to return as Sinn Féin agree to nominate Ministers

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald's party has agreed to a new power-sharing deal with the Democratic Unionist Party . As the plan for a new shared government came together Thursday, Democratic Unionist Party Leader Arlene Foster said , "This is ...

Bomb hits US convoy troops in Afghanistan Bomb hits US convoy troops in Afghanistan

Qari Yusouf Ahmadi, a Taliban spokesman, said it occurred in the southern Kandahar province. Tens of thousands of Afghan civilians, members of the security forces and 2,400 USA military personnel have been killed in fighting since 2001, when the au...

Labour leadership: Phillips and Nandy secure nominations Labour leadership: Phillips and Nandy secure nominations

Clive Lewis, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Emily Dornbeere, Lisa Nandy, Jess Phillips and Keir Starmer . Labour MPs Rebecca Long Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Jess Phillips have secured enough support to progress to the next stage of the contest to replace Jer...

Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in Iowa, Joe Biden Drops to Fourth Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in Iowa, Joe Biden Drops to Fourth

Amy Klobuchar (6%), Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (4%), former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer (4%), entrepreneur Andrew Yang (3%), Colorado Sen. In the first of two Fox News polls released late Thursday, Steyer ties for third with Warren with 12% am...

Facebook to remove pro-Soleimani content in compliance with USA sanctions Facebook to remove pro-Soleimani content in compliance with USA sanctions

The attempted strike on Shahlai was first reported by The Washington Post . In retaliation for killing Soleimani , Iran fired missiles on Wednesday at bases in Iraq where USA troops were stationed. "And we don't know precisely when and we don...

Iran likely downed Ukraine airliner with missiles, Canada's Trudeau says, citing intelligence Iran likely downed Ukraine airliner with missiles, Canada's Trudeau says, citing intelligence

The two flight recorders could reveal why the airliner came down in flames so soon after Iran's ballistic missile strike against USA troops. Investigators haven't given a reason for the crash that brought down the Boeing-737 but said the pilot ...

Taiwan votes in election closely watched by China Taiwan votes in election closely watched by China

The economic argument has lost some of its potency as Taiwanese companies move manufacturing out of China because of rising labour costs and the U.S-China trade war, which has led to tariffs on Chinese goods. But the political crisis in Hong Kong, fu...

Woman posed as teen boy to trick girls into sexual contact Woman posed as teen boy to trick girls into sexual contact

At least one came from Kent . Gemma Watts, 21, created an online persona as Jake Waton, a 16-year-old boy, and used social media to strike up relationships with girls as young as 14. Barnaby Shaw, prosecuting, said Watts had repeatedly groped one ...

'Come out Ye Black and Tans' Tops Charts In Ireland And UK 'Come out Ye Black and Tans' Tops Charts In Ireland And UK

The plan to remember those involved in the police force the pre-dated An Garda Siochana faced a major public backlash. " Come out ye Black and Tans " by The Wolfe Tones was originally written by songwriter Dominic Beehan, and contains lyrics condem...

Here’s Where We’re at With Impeachment Right Now Here’s Where We’re at With Impeachment Right Now

She said in a letter to House Democrats that she would consult with the caucus on Tuesday about next steps. "Mr. Trump, after the strike, told associates he was under pressure to deal with Gen. Mr Trump insists he did nothing wrong, but his defia...

Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said dies at 79, leaving no heir Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said dies at 79, leaving no heir

A December 2019 report by the Washington Institute for Near-East Policy described the sultan as suffering from "diabetes and a history of colon cancer". The sultan was known for his diplomatic skills, as he tried to mediate between the U.S. and Iran....

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