Posts Tagged ‘large’

Coronavirus to ‘inflict a large, temporary blow’ to China’s economy, S&P warns

The coronavirus outbreak is expected to “inflict a large, temporary blow” to China’s economy, S&P Global Ratings said in a report, forecasting that growth in the world’s second largest economy will decline to 5 percent in 2020 from a previously projected 5.7%. China’s economy, however, is expected to make up the lost ground in 2021, […]

Large Study Finds Antioxidants, Vitamins & Minerals Are “Substantially” Higher In Organic Food

The Facts: The more we complain, the more we wire our brain to focus on the ‘negative’ aspects of our lives. Luckily this is a two-way street, and we can undo this wiring and begin to step into a more neutral mindset and outlook. Reflect On: How much do you complain? The first step towards […]

In “Spectacular” Jailbreak, 75 Prisoners Escape Prison Through Large Tunnel

(ZH) — Someone has been watching too many reruns of The Shawshank Redemption. In a dramatic prison escape that would make both Andy Dufresne and El Chapo proud, no less than 75 prisoners, all members of a violent Brazilian gang—one of South America’s most notorious—which also included six contract killers, launched what Bloomberg called a “spectacular jail […]

Large Military-Grade Drones Could Soon Be Flying Over Your Backyard

As the U.S. military and defense contractors eye a potential drone war with Iran as tensions with the country remain elevated, the defense industry is also preparing to test-fly domestic versions of its combat drones over major American cities in an effort to fully integrate military-grade drones into civil airspace alongside commercial air traffic in […]

Puerto Rico Earthquake Forecast: Dozens of More Large Aftershocks Are Likely

(CONVERSATION) — Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes in southern Puerto Rico starting around Dec. 28, 2019 have killed at least one person, caused many serious injuries and collapsed numerous buildings, including a multistory school in the town of Guánica that luckily was empty at the time. These quakes are the most damaging to strike Puerto Rico since […]

Trump Will Sign "Very Large, Comprehensive" Phase One China Trade Deal On Jan 15th

It appears they have completed the much-anticipated translation. Following White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro’s comments on the likelihood of Phase Two and Phase Three China trade deals, President Trump has confirmed the date for the historic signing of Phase One… I will be signing our very large and comprehensive Phase One Trade Deal with […]

Large, Non-Government Drones Flying in Mysterious Grid Pattern Over Colorado

(ZH) — Several of large, non-government drones have been flying in what the Denver Post describes as a ‘nighttime search pattern’ over northeast Colorado. With estimated wingspans of six-feet, the aircraft have been covering 25-square-mile plots of Phillips and Yuma counties every night between 7 – 10 p.m. for around a week, Phillips County Sheriff Thomas Elliott […]

Syrian Army Launched Large-Scale Advance In Idlib, Su-57 Jets Deployed, War Report

…from SouthFront Russia’s Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets have successfully passed a second stage of testing in Syria, the Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov revealed. During the second stage of testing in Syria, the Su-57s completed all the planned tasks. No further details were provided. In February 2018, two […]

That’s what the man says: Kremlin backs top general’s assessment that NATO is drilling for large-scale war

Valery Gerasimov, the chair of the Russian General Staff, shared the wary view that the Russian military have about NATO’s maneuvers on Tuesday as he gave a year-end briefing to foreign military attaches in Moscow. Also on Intensified drills on Russia’s doorstep indicate NATO is gearing up for major conflict – Moscow’s top general […]

A New President Elected In Algeria Amid Large-Scale Popular Boycott

On December 12, Algeria held the first presidential elections since the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April after massive protests were held demanding he step down. Following Bouteflika’s resignation the protests continued and the people’s demands were broadened to call for the dismantling of the current political system. Protesters called for a boycott of […]

UK Conservatives Set To Win A Large Majority

In the lead up to the 2017 general election, YouGov’s MRP projection model accurately predicted a hung parliament at a time when many other pollsters were indicating a Conservative majority. As Statista’s Martin Armstrong details, the MRP technique (Multilevel Regression and Post-stratification) is used to make estimates for small geographies for which only small sample sizes are […]

Iran opens large-scale onshore wind farm with 50 MW of capacity

Press TV – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has opened one of the country’s largest onshore wind farms in a region northwest of the country. The Aqkand Wind Farm, located around 200 kilometers from Tabriz, the capital of East Azerbaijan province, came on line on Wednesday after Rouhani ordered its opening via video conference. The €57mn […]

Large waterspout filmed near Elaphite Islands in Croatia

   As Morski writes on the 9th of November, 2019, some dramatic footage taken of a large waterspout has emerged from the beautiful Elaphite (Elafiti) islands close to the City of Dubrovnik. A Morski reader from the island of Lopud, one of the islands in question, recorded it and claims that it was the largest […]

North Korea confirms firing ‘super-large multiple rocket launchers’

The army tested “super-large multiple rocket launchers,” according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). The test’s success proved the capability of the “continuous-fire system” to “totally destroy” a group of enemy targets. Tokyo claimed on Thursday that the projectiles, launched in the afternoon local time, were most likely ballistic missiles. The test comes […]

Iran plans to spend €300mn to build 200 large cargo ships: Minister

Press TV – Iran’s minister of industries and trade says the country will spend nearly 300 million euros to build 200 large vessels as an ailing shipbuilding sector keeps growing only because foreign companies avoid offering services to the country due to the American sanctions.   “We have defined a target for construction of 200 […]

Photos: Large caravan of Arbaeen pilgrims leave Iran for Iraq

Tasnim | Mehdi Pedramkhoo: A caravan of around 40,000 people left Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz on Monday evening for a procession towards Iraq to mark Arbaeen in commemoration of Imam Hussein (PBUH) martyrdom.         Source Article from Hits: 12

Large hail pounds Glidden, Iowa

Chunks of ice the size of golf balls fell in Glidden Saturday in a small, quickly moving storm. “I went, ‘Oh my goodness,’ ” Glidden City Clerk Suzy Danner recalled. “It was just a shock.” Some of the hail exceeded 2 inches in diameter and caused small dents in vehicles. Danner said there was no known […]

Large Cargo Ship Capsizes Off Georgia Coast; Crew Members Still Missing

Four crew members of a large international transport vessel went missing Sunday off Georgia after the boat began listing violently and caught fire. The vessel, identified in reports as the 656-foot Golden Ray, had 24 crew members aboard, 20 of which were rescued in a high risk US Coast Guard operation.  The Golden Ray […]


South Front 08.08.2019 The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued its advance in the northern Hama countryside on August 8 and captured the village of Sakhar, its key hilltop and the nearby silos. Pro-government activists said that Syrian special forces infiltrated militants’ defenses in Sakhar in the early hours of the morning, forcing them to withdraw […]

Large sinkhole nearly swallows car in Brooklyn, New York

   A sinkhole nearly swallowed a car with a driver and her kids inside Thursday in Brooklyn. Some neighbors were shocked, others say they’d raised concerns before. The ground suddenly gave way at Evergreen Avenue and Decatur Street in Bushwick. The crater it left behind appeared to be about 10 feet deep, CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis […]

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