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Rockets strike near base holding US troops in Syria without causing injuries

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The attack on the Green Village base near the Iraqi border did not result in damage or injuries, according to Maj. Gen. John Brennan, the commander of Combined Joint Task Force — Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the US-led operation......

Surviving Relatives of U.S. Drone Strike Victims Remain Stranded in Afghanistan

New York Times
[explosion] In one of the final acts of its 20-year war in Afghanistan, the United States fired a missile from a drone at a car in Kabul. It was parked in the courtyard of a home, and the explosion killed 10 people, including 43-year-old Zemari Ahmadi and seven children, according......

New York’s slimy educrats strike again with Regents question that cannot be named

NYPost
Post Editorial Board In the aftermath of May’s tragic Buffalo mass shooting, the entire history Regents test was scrapped on the grounds that one question on it could “compound student trauma.” Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics......

Washington DC lightning strike that killed two offers climate warning

Reuters
Aug 5 (Reuters) – Scientists say that climate change is increasing the likelihood of lightning strikes across the United States, after lightning struck at a square near the White House, leaving two people dead and two others in critical condition. The hot, humid conditions in Washington, D.C., on Thursday were......

Lufthansa ground staff agree pay deal after strike

Reuters
Lufthansa, union Verdi agree 18-month wage deal Agreement favours lower-income workers Deal averts further walkouts by ground staff FRANKFURT, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Ground staff of Germany’s Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) and management have reached a pay deal after a third round of negotiations, averting further walkouts during the busy summer travel......

2 dead, 2 in critical condition after lightning strike near White House

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Two people died and two people were critically injured following a lightning strike Thursday evening in Lafayette Square, just north of the White House, authorities said. D.C. Police Public Affairs Specialist Brianna Burch confirmed to CBS News that an......

4 in critical condition after lightning strike near White House

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Four people were critically injured following a lightning strike Thursday evening in Lafayette Square, just north of the White House, authorities said. The four patients, two men and two women, were all taken to area hospitals in critical condition......

Reuters journalists go on 24-hour strike over contract negotiations

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Julia Mueller Over 300 Thomson Reuters journalists began a 24-hour strike Thursday, according to the workers’ union, citing low wage increases over the last two years. “More than 300 @Reuters journalists across the United States are stopping work today......

Umpires Miss Third Strike on Yordan Álvarez, Allow At-Bat to Continue

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTkxMzYyMzM4NDcxODE0NzU0/yordan-lvarez.jpg Daniel Chavkin During the Astros-Red Sox game on Wednesday, something unusual happened without anyone in the game noticing. With Houston slugger Yordan Álvarez up and Rich Hill on the mound, Álvarez was given the luxury of an extra strike, grounding out to first base on strike four after a called strike three wasn’t declared......

Ukraine says Russia creating strike force aimed at Zelenskiy’s hometown

Reuters
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint news conference with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine July 28, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Wednesday......

Petraeus: Taliban should be held accountable for sheltering terrorist killed in US strike

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarakshi Rai Retired Gen. David Petraeus, who led U.S. forces in Afghanistan under the Obama administration, on Wednesday said that the Taliban has violated the Doha agreement and should be held accountable. Petraeus said that al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri‘s......

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