Posts Tagged ‘standoff’

Facebook to lift ban on Australia’s news after standoff as Canberra agrees to amend law forcing Big Tech to pay media

Nwo Report Source:RT Facebook has vowed to revive thousands of Australian news pages after the government said it would amend its new media code, which requires web platforms to pay for news content, following a weeklong standoff. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Facebook had promised“to restore Australian news pages in the coming days”in a statement on […]

Is the India-China standoff over?

India and China have agreed to disengage from military positions around the banks of a Himalayan lake, the first breakthrough between the two deadlocked Asian giants in nine months of standoff. But while there are hopes that the news could be a springboard for further troop withdrawals, for now at least the situation is far […]

Indian and Chinese soldiers engage in hand-to-hand combat as border standoff flares up again

Indian and Chinese soldiers have clashed in a new hand-to-hand brawl at high altitude on their mountainous shared border, army officials said on Monday. The clash is the latest in a number of violent incidents since a standoff developed early in 2020, at least one of which led to significant loss of life. Local media […]

US, Iran locked in tense standoff on 1-year anniversary of Soleimani killing

Iran on Sunday marked one year since the death of General Qassem Soleimani in an American drone strike in Baghdad, amid fears in Washington that Tehran could retaliate for the killing on the anniversary. US officials have expressed concern that Iran may be planning attacks against US-allied targets in neighboring Iraq or elsewhere in the […]

Biden Crowdsourcing Money for Transition as Standoff with Trump Continues

Former Vice President Joe Biden is soliciting donations from supporters to cover the expenses of the transition process as Republicans continue to dispute the 2020 White House contest. Biden, who has been declared president-elect by multiple media outlets, has begun running targeted fundraising ads on social media, soliciting contributions to help pay for the transition. […]

UN nuclear watchdog inspects second Iranian site after standoff over access

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Police: Shooting at Pro-Trump Rally Becomes Standoff in Los Angeles

Three suspects were surrounded by law enforcement Sunday following an alleged shooting during a pro-Trump caravan rally in Woodland Hills. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) SWAT Team surrounded the suspects who were barricaded inside an apartment complex, according to “Police responded to a report of gunshots at a caravan rally in support of President […]

Turkey accuses France of stirring tensions as standoff with Greece continues

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Oxford Police Involved in Armed Standoff with Man After Shots Fired

Police are locked in a standoff with a man holed up inside a residential property in Oxford city centre and have told the public to avoid the area after a shootout. Officers are negotiating with the man inside the building in Paradise Square following an exchange of gunfire with armed police. Paradise Square, Paradise Street, […]

Gunman, three hostages found dead after standoff at California veterans home

A gunman and three hostages who were taken prisoner inside the nation’s largest veterans’ home in California were found dead late Friday after an hours-long standoff in which dozens of bullets were fired at police outside, authorities confirmed. California Highway Patrol chief Chris Childs said the gunman and three women were found dead […]

Cops Realize Tiger Is Stuffed Animal After 45 Minute Standoff

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Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Killed Himself During Standoff With Police

FAIRFIELD, Ill. — A former Wayne County, Illinois sheriff’s deputy killed himself during a standoff with police Thursday night. Police were called to Lee Rankin’s home north of Fairfield on Thursday night to investigate a domestic disturbance. Rankin’s wife and children were able to flee the home as the situation escalated. Court records show Rankin’s […]

Is Washington looking for an escalation in diplomatic standoff with Russia?

     Sometimes you just have to laugh. Because when it comes to Western media coverage of Russian-American tussles, clearly what’s good for the goose isn’t good for the gander. So, let’s put the shoe on the other foot, for a moment. Imagine an alternative universe where US officials reacted with outrage on Saturday after the […]

US Intercepts Missile During Test Amid NKorea Standoff

US Intercepts Missile During Test Amid NKorea Standoff Drill suggests US can intercept NKorea missile Kit DanielsPrison August 30, 2017 The US Navy successfully intercepted a ballistic missile during a drill only days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. The USS John Paul Jones, which is based in Hawaii, tracked the projectile […]

China – India agreed to deescalate Doklam standoff

nsnbc : After more than two months of territorial standoff in the Doklam region, the governments of China and India have agreed to deescalate […]

Stunning Leaked Footage of Bunkerville Standoff at Bundy Ranch

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Saudi King asked US to intervene in Temple Mount standoff

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Saudi-Qatar Standoff Pushes Gaza Toward Uneasy Reconciliation

Residents of Qatari-funded housing complex wave their national and Qatari flags during a demonstration in solidarity with Qatar in front of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani’s mosque in the center of the housing complex in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, June 9, 2017. (AP/Adel Hana) UNITED NATIONS — Over a thousand miles from the heart of […]

FBI Agent Charged in Relation to Oregon Standoff Death of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum

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Britain Wants A ‘Way Out’ Of The Julian Assange Standoff

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1st prison sentence given in Bundy armed standoff in Nevada

A judge called a New Hampshire man a “bully vigilante” and sentenced him Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for his role organizing armed backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after a standoff with U.S. agents in 2014. Gerald “Jerry” DeLemus became the first person sentenced for his ties to […]

Letter from a Working Class Jew

We all suffered from anger attacks, depression, and general malaise all the time. This is true of the extended family as well. This aspect of life was kept private from other families, except when it exploded onto the scene and we fought in front of others.  There was a feeling that we were more “genuine” […]

After an Uprising in Mexico, the Return of the Narco Warlords

When Enrique Peña Nieto assumed office as president of Mexico in 2012, he did not want to talk about the drug war. He had staked his candidacy on promises of reform; on the possibility of a Mexico freed from depictions in the international press of a nation defined by violence. That was an attractive […]

Fairfax Cops Stand Idly By As Man Drowns in Pool

On May 30, multiple unnamed Fairfax County police officers were called to the Riverside Apartments in Alexandria, Virginia regarding a 20-year-old lifeguard in emotional distress who had been pacing back and forth and blowing his whistle. The summary of the event from the police department’s website recounts the ensuing events as follows: The pool was evacuated and […]

This Basic Math Problem Went Viral Because Most People Can’t Solve It

Math is a big topic in the United States, most notably because we’re badly falling behind the rest of the world in terms of mathematical comprehension. Students in the U.S. are improving but still lagging behind the rest of the world. According to the most recent Pew study, American students scored #35 worldwide in math. […]

Instead of More Prison Punishment, Restaurant is Teaching Ex-Cons to Succeed in Life

Amanda Froelich | True Activist Everybody deserves a second chance. Unfortunately, ex-offenders have a more difficult time than most starting anew due to their record. Thankfully, certain initiatives exist to help those who, at one point or another, may have made a few poor decisions. One such program is […]

Cop Involved in “Suicide” Death of Sandra Bland Wants to Suspend the Case Against Him

Cameron Langford | Courthouse News Service HOUSTON (CN) – The former Texas state trooper made infamous by his arrest of Sandra Bland has two weeks to explain why a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the dead woman’s mother should be stayed, a federal judge ruled. Brian Encinia pulled Bland […]

$16bn investment for North Pars

TEHRAN, March 15 (Shana) – North Pars gas field is located 120 kilometers southeast of Bushehr province in the Persian Gulf waters. The field is 3,500 meters deep under water and is 10 to 15 kilometers far from coast. North Pars holds more than 57 tcf of gas. Senior Iranian oil officials recently introduced North […]

Romanian hacker "Guccifer" that hacked Clinton’s and exposed Benghazi is being extradited to US

Romania’s top court has approved a request by U.S. authorities to extradite a convicted hacker known as Guccifer, a source within Romania’s DIICOT anti-organized crime and terrorism unit told Reuters on Friday. “The court approved an 18-month temporary extradition to America for the hacker. This follows a request made by U.S. authorities,” […]

Mass. City Health Czar Unilaterally Banned Selling Nicotine To Anyone Under 21

The entire premise of government is the assertion that there exists a higher claim over our own bodies and property than we have. These claims are made manifest in things like taxation, licensing, and vice laws. By mandating a subjective moral preference, laws and regulations prohibiting vice usurp an individual’s liberty to make personal choices. This inhibits and […]

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