Posts Tagged ‘falls’

Lake Mead Falls to Lowest Water Level Since Hoover Dam’s Construction in 1930s

Via: USA Today: Lake Mead has declined to its lowest level since the reservoir was filled in the 1930s following the construction of Hoover Dam, marking a new milestone for the water-starved Colorado River in a downward spiral that shows no sign of letting up. The reservoir near Las Vegas holds water for cities, farms and […]

Union Vote Authorizes Strike At Smithfield Foods In Sioux Falls

Above Photo: Erin Bormett / Argus Leader. The union at a Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in South Dakota said it will head to contract negotiations Tuesday armed with the authorization to call a strike. South Dakota – A strike authorization at the Sioux Falls chapter of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union was […]

Jobless Rate Called an ‘Economic Miracle’ as Australian Unemployment Falls to 5.5 Percent

The Australian unemployment rate has fallen for the sixth consecutive month, down to 5.5 percent between March and April, after the JobKeeper wage subsidy ended. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that the jobless rate is now just 0.2 percent above the unemployment figures from start of the pandemic and 2 percent lower […]

Snow Falls on Mother’s Day in Portions of Northern U.S.

Snow fell in portions of the northern United States and Canada on Mother’s Day — a rare May event that is the result of unusual late spring weather patterns that are seen about once every decade or so. Accuweather.com reported that snow fell in Ohio, Montana, and Alberta, Canada. Other reports indicate that snow also fell […]

Yang falls behind Adams for first time in New York mayor’s race poll

No other candidate cracked double digits, and 11 percent of those polled reported being undecided ahead of the June 22 primary to replace outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio. Until now, Adams has generally ranked second to Yang, though a poll conducted by charter school organization Students First recently found him inching closer to the first-time […]

Ted Cruz Is All Of Us As He FALLS ASLEEP During Joe Biden’s Boring Speech

Ted Cruz brilliantly captured the mood of the nation on Wednesday night after he was spotted sleeping during President Joe Biden’s lackluster speech to Congress. An hour into Biden’s snoozefest, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz could be seen dozing off as Biden droned on about the border crisis. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing […]

Syrian Air-Defense Missile Falls in Southern Israel; IAF Strikes Launchers

(JNS) A Syrian surface-to-air missile (SAM) fired at an Israeli Air Force fighter jet that had been involved in airstrikes on targets in Syria exploded in Israel’s southern Negev region early on Thursday. Warning sirens went off in the region of the Bedouin village of Abu Qrenat, in the northwest Negev, said the Israel Defense […]

Netanyahu pulls the last rabbit out of his hat, but the trick falls flat

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The History, Mystery, and Make-Believe of Kaieteur Falls

Auburn waves falling into cascading rainbows, the Kaieteur Falls radiate both mist and magic. Among the lesser known worldwide waterfalls, Kaieteur Falls are interestingly one of the most sought after experiences by adventure hikers and nature enthusiasts. With an obscure history imbued as much by mystery as the waves themselves are by lore, the Kaieteur […]

Business At The Capitol Grinds To A Halt After Biden Falls And Blocks Hallway

WASHINGTON D.C.—Disaster has struck Congress, as President Joe Biden has fallen sideways in the main Capitol hallway and become stuck, blocking all Congressional business. Congressional staffers heard Biden gibbering incoherently, so he seems fine other than the fact that he’s stuck. “Has he tried standing up?” Representative Jerry Nadler suggested. “Yes, he’s tried!” Speaker of […]

Israel Election Ends In Apparent Deadlock, Netanyahu Falls Short Of Majority

JERUSALEM (AP) — Uncertainty hovered over the outcome of Israel’s parliamentary election Wednesday, with both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sworn political rivals determined to depose him apparently lacking a clear path to a governing coalition. Deadlock in the 120-seat parliament was a real possibility a day after the election, which had been dominated by […]

Riot police fire tear gas at protesters as Lebanon’s currency falls to new record low (PHOTOS)

Violent protests erupted across Lebanon on Saturday after the country’s currency plummeted to a new record low, amid an economic crisis that poses the biggest threat to its stability since the 1975-1990 civil war. The Lebanese pound has lost roughly 85 percent of its value in recent months and slid to a record new low […]

Lebanon: Week of protests and unrest as currency falls to record low

Source Authorities have cracked down on protesters taking to the streets, as the Lebanese lira now worth 85 percent less than in late 2019 A man in face mask in the colours of the Lebanese flag stands next to flaming tyres at a make-shift roadblock set up by demonstrators in Dora on the northern outskirts […]

What happens when Rosh Hashanah falls on the first day of school?

An unusually early Rosh Hashanah is causing cities across the United States to rethink the timing of the first day of school this fall, sometimes under intense pressure from families. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins in 2021 on the evening of Sept. 6 — it’s also Labor Day, in many places the traditional […]

TEDPIX falls 2.7% in a week

TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), dropped 2.7 percent during the past Iranian calendar week. During the past week, the indices of Social Security Investment Company, Tamin Cement Company, Amin Investment Bank, Mobarakeh Steel Company, National Iranian Copper Industry Company, Tehran Oil Refining Company, and Bandar Abbas Oil Refining Company were […]

Iran’s export to Iraq falls 14%

TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s export to Iraq has fallen 14 percent during the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020 – January 19, 2021), compared to the same period of time in the past year, Mojtaba Mousavian, the deputy head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), announced in a […]

Cellphone price falls 12-20% in recent days

TEHRAN- The price of cellphones has dropped 12-20 percent in Iran in recent days, according to the spokesman of the Iranian Association of Cellphone, Tablet and Accessories Importers announced on Wednesday. Iran’s imports of mobile phones registered a 27 percent growth in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, […]

Turkish lira falls after sources say U.S. to impose sanctions over Russian defense system

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Bus FALLS from a bridge in Brazil to train tracks below, killing at least 17 (VIDEO)

Twelve people died on the scene and five more in the hospital later, after a bus fell off an overpass in Brazil to the railroad tracks below. The driver of the bus jumped out and fled the scene, police said. The accident on Friday shut off a portion of route BR-381 in João Monlevade, a […]

Residents rescued from coastal flooding; 1st snow of season falls on Mt. Hermon

A number of people were rescued on Saturday morning as rainfall caused floods in several parts of Israel as the country was hit by a storm front. People were extricated from their homes and vehicles after heavy rainfall caused flooding in the coastal cities of Tel Aviv, Haifa and Ness Ziona, according to Hebrew-language media […]

LGBT rights bill falls as lawmakers from Gantz’s party abstain

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Support For Black Lives Matter Falls Significantly After 3 Months of Rioting, Survey Finds

By Chris Menahan Support for the Black Lives Matter movement has been falling rapidly among Whites and Hispanics over the past three months of riots, murder and mayhem. A new Pew Research survey found general support for the movement among Whites has fallen 15 percent (60 to 45) and support among Hispanics has fallen 11 […]

Polls: Support For BLM Falls Further; Americans See ‘Protests’ As Riots, Believe There Is A War On Police

A series of new polls reveals that the majority of Americans believe there is a war being waged against police officers, and that support for the ‘black lives matter’ movement has dropped even further, with many more now seeing little distinction between the movement’s ‘protests’ and violent riots. Polls from Pew Research and Fox News reveal […]

Trump’s Eviction Moratorium Falls Too Short

Trump’s Eviction Moratorium Falls Too Short Above photo: Protestors demonstrate during a ‘No Evictions, No Police’ national day of action protest on September 1, 2020 in New York City. Tenants and progressive leaders who cried out for a national action must now grapple with two truths. This eviction moratorium will save lives, but everything about it […]

Exxon Booted From Dow As Oil And Gas Falls

Above photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images. NOTE: We post this article for its information about the fall of oil and gas industries. We do not share the author’s regard for Exxon, a company that has ravaged and polluted the planet and interfered in climate science to portray a false narrative. Spending 92 years doing anything is […]

Israeli army: rocket launched from Gaza falls in Strip after sirens blare in south

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Army missile falls in Israeli community during Gaza strike, no casualties

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UK employment falls by biggest amount in over a decade (You don’t say – I wonder why that could be)

Employment in the UK fell by the largest amount in over a decade between April and June, official figures show. Employment decreased by 220,000 on the quarter, said the Office for National Statistics. This was the largest quarterly decrease since May to July 2009, during the depths of the last financial crisis. Unemployment has not […]

With All Eyes on Gaza, Israel Falls Back on the Hamas Card

For days, now, the Israeli rewrite has been well underway, working overtime, to convince the world seven weeks of carnage in Palestine, more particularly Gaza, did not happen. Or, if it did, Israel’s response to the Great Return March was a measured, proportionate answer to the menace posed by some burning kites, waving flags and nihilist teens armed with slingshot weapons of mass destruction. At times, we’ve seen […]

Bus falls into huge sinkhole in Multan, Pakistan

     A metro bus fell into a sinkhole in Multan on Saturday, a day after PML-N leadership made tall claims about the quality of development projects in the city. The bus got stuck after a 10-foot deep sinkhole appeared on Suraj Miyani Road. The people were evacuated from the bus. No casualties were reported. The […]

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