Posts Tagged ‘braces’

Plastic industry braces for ‘astronomical’ PFAS lawsuits

As the dangers of PFAS become more widely known, plastic manufacturers face a surge in lawsuits that could rival the asbestos litigation of the past. Source

Europe braces for the next Ukraine

If both the European Union and the United States—increasingly dominated by far-right politicians—allow Bosnia to fall apart, that will send a strong signal to Russia about the likely fate of Ukraine. Source


MAY 3RD, 2024 Source Ahmed Abdulkareem Senior military officials in Sana’a have informed MintPress News of ongoing military preparations by the US, UK, and Saudi-led Coalition over the past two weeks. According to these sources, there are plans to initiate a significant aerial assault on the Yemeni mainland, focusing particularly on coastal regions in the […]

Israel braces for possible Iranian attack Tehran has vowed vengeance for the deadly strike on its consulate in Damascus

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As Ramadan approaches, Rafah braces for an Israeli ground invasion

In a tent opposite the bathrooms of the UNRWA school in Rafah, Nahed al-Za’im, a mother of five, sits with her sons, daughters, and grandchildren. Her husband, the sole breadwinner for the family, worked as a seller of cleaning supplies, but he lost his source of livelihood due to the Israeli aggression on the Gaza […]

Germany Braces for War with Russia, Urges NATO Allies to Arm and Get Ready

Germany must be prepared to respond to a potential Russian attack, warned Defense Minister Boris Pistorius. In an interview with German public broadcaster ZDF, Pistorius stressed the importance of strengthening military capabilities in collaboration with NATO allies. While Germany is not presently facing a direct threat, Pistorius emphasized the need for proactive readiness to address […]

Gun Owners Score Major Legal Victories On Pistol Braces and Ghost Guns 

Gun Owners Score Major Legal Victories On Pistol Braces and Ghost Guns  This week, gun owners scored two major victories in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. One judge granted a preliminary injunction that halts the enforcement of the recent Biden Administration’s pistol brace rule by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and […]

House braces for fight over Ukraine aid amid other funding priorities

The battle over funding for Ukraine is set to heat up in the House, as the chamber races to approve funding bills. The money wasn’t included in a short-term government funding bill that averted a shutdown over the weekend, and some House Republicans are already warning about the looming fight. “There are a lot of us that care… […]

Arizona GOP braces for volatile Lake-Masters match-up

Arizona Republicans are bracing for the possibility of an extraordinarily volatile Senate primary in which Kari Lake and Blake Masters, two Trump-aligned candidates who both lost statewide bids last fall, could be among the competitors.  Lake has said she’s “seriously considering” getting in the race, and a senior adviser noted she could make a decision in the… […]

Florida braces for Hurricane Idalia, Evacuations under way

Massive Hurricane Idalia continues to target the Florida coast putting 20million residents at risk as the major storm is expected to bring 100mph winds and 11foot sea surges when it slams into the state on Wednesday. Residents in Citrus, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough and Hernando counties have been told to leave their homes today as part […]

Curfews and transport cancellations as France braces for another night of rioting

Curfews and transport cancellations in some parts of France as tensions simmer over the police shooting of a teenager in Nanterre Source

San Francisco Braces for First Snow Since 1976 as More Winter Storms Arrive

San Francisco could see light snowfall on higher elevations near the city — and even flurries within city limits — as another winter storm arrives for the latter half of this week, once again defying expectations of a dry winter. Source

Watch: New Zealand’s North Island braces for Cyclone Gabrielle

High winds and rain in Northland, New Zealand, as Cyclone Gabrielle is forecast to envelop the upper half of the North Island over a 48-hour period from Sunday evening, two weeks after parts of the same region experienced devastating flooding. Source

Memphis braces for the release of police video showing the arrest of Tyre Nichols

The video shows the arrest that led to the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. While details have so far been limited, the video is hoped to provide a clear picture. Source

‘Israel’ Braces for Escalation After Committing Massacre in Jenin

 January 26, 2023 The Zionist entity is bracing for an escalation with the Palestinian resistance on Thursday, after Israeli occupation forces committed horrible massacre in Jenin, killing 9 Palestinians and injuring at least 20 others. Israeli media quoted an Israeli defense establishment source as saying that occupation forces will be placed on high alert across […]

Nation Braces Itself For Return Of Joe Biden

WASHINGTON, DC — As the new year began and everyone’s focus turned to 2023, fear gripped the country, leaving store shelves stripped bare and families shutting themselves indoors behind boarded windows as the nation braced itself for the return of Joe Biden. Source

Congress Braces for Long, Cold Winter Night to Pass Omnibus Spending Plan Before Christmas

Congress is bracing for a long, cold winter night in Washington, DC, as outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is determined to pass the Democrats’ $1.7 trillion omnibus spending plan before lawmakers leave town for Christmas. Source

Hurricane Ian Strikes Cuba, Florida Braces For Category 4 Damage

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said “significant wind and storm surge impacts” occurred Tuesday morning in western Cuba. Source

Don’t Charge that Electric Vehicle: California Braces for Energy Shortage Thru Labor Day

California will suffer an energy shortage and “Flex Alerts” through Labor Day due to high temperatures, and residents will be asked to conserve electricity during afternoons and evenings, which means refraining from charging electric vehicles, among other uses.

Omicron: Boris Johnson braces for MP rebellion against latest COVID measures

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could face the wrath of his party’s MPs on Tuesday with dozens set to rebel against a vote to introduce new COVID-19 measures. Between 60 and 80 Conservative lawmakers are expected to vote against the government’s latest COVID measures, which include a vaccine passport to access large venues and nightclubs, […]

South Africa Braces For COVID-19 Wave Propelled By Omicron

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Worried scientists in South Africa are scrambling to combat the lightning spread across the country of the new and highly transmissible omicron COVID-19 variant as the world grapples with its emergence. In the space of two weeks, the omicron variant has sent South Africa from a period of low transmission to rapid […]

Japan Braces For A Surreal Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — After a yearlong delay and months of hand-wringing that rippled across a pandemic-inflected world, a Summer Games unlike any other is at hand. It’s an Olympics, sure, but also, in a very real way, something quite different. No foreign fans. No local attendance in Tokyo-area venues. A reluctant populace navigating a surge […]

Child Complaining About Slow Wi-Fi Braces For Dad’s Rant About Playing Game Boy By Orange Glow Of Rapidly Passing Streetlights

Child Complaining About Slow Wi-Fi Braces For Dad’s Rant About Playing Game Boy By Orange Glow Of Rapidly Passing Streetlights CHANDLER, AZ—According to sources, local 13-year-old Braidlen Zandercrunk made the horrible mistake of complaining about the slow Wi-Fi speed in his house right in front of his Dad. Witnesses heard him say “UGH! This game is taking […]

Citizens rushed to shelters as India braces for Cyclone Yaas

A powerful cyclone headed for eastern India Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of nearly two million people just a week after another huge storm claimed at least 155 lives on the west coast. Cyclone Yaas in the Bay of Bengal is expected to slam into West Bengal and Odisha states around midday on Wednesday, the India […]

St. Vincent Braces For More Explosions After Volcanic Eruption

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Extremely heavy ashfall rained down on parts of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Saturday and a strong sulfur smell enveloped communities a day after a powerful explosion at La Soufriere volcano uprooted the lives of thousands of people who evacuated their homes under government orders. Caribbean […]

Nation Braces For Most Peaceful Protests Yet

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—As the Derek Chauvin trial continued this week, the nation began bracing for the most peaceful protests so far.  “We’re getting ready for some really peaceful protests,” said one business owner as he boarded up his storefront. “We ain’t seen nothin’ yet when it comes to just how peaceful Black Lives Matter can be.” […]

Jerusalem braces for rare snow as winter storm batters Israel

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Hong Kong braces for internet restrictions after web domain firm says it will block sites that ‘contravene public interest’

Web operators in Hong Kong have been warned they face being blocked by the region’s domain registrar under a new policy banning “inappropriate content,” including any deemed illegal or “disruptive to the operation of government.” The Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation (HKIRC) alerted people who hold ‘.hk’ domains to its new Acceptable Use Policy via email […]

Looming Large: The Middle East Braces for Fallout of US–China Divide

China would like the world to believe that the Middle East and North Africa region does not rank high on its totem pole despite its energy dependence, significant investment and strategic relationships with the region. In many ways, China is not being deceptive. With relations with the United States rapidly deteriorating, China’s primary focus is […]

Yemen explosions heard all the way in Jerusalem, as Israel braces for Iranian revenge

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