Posts Tagged ‘hometown’

Mikhail Gorbachev’s humble hometown reminisces over the late Soviet leader

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader who died last week, came from humble beginnings in a small rural village in Russia, home to only 3,000 people.

Exclusive — Pennsylvania’s Jim Bognet: Republicans Winning in Biden’s Hometown ‘Will be a Giant Repudiation’ of His Agenda

Jim Bognet, the Trump-endorsed Republican congressional candidate in Pennsylvania’s Eighth Congressional District, declared on Breitbart News Saturday that unseating “lap dog” Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) in November “will be a giant repudiation of the Biden-Pelosi agenda.”

Sky-high mural honours hometown hero Lionel Messi

A 70-metre mural of Argentine football star Lionel Messi is unveiled in his hometown Rosario. “From another galaxy and from my city” is the title of the work, located just a few metres from the National Flag Monument. Artists Marlene Zuriaga and Lisandro Urteaga say they spent a month working on the piece dedicated to […]

Frank Sinatra honored with statue in his Hoboken, New Jersey hometown

Hollywood legend Frank Sinatra was honored with a life-size bronze sculpture in his hometown of Hoboken, New Jersey on Sunday (12 December 2021). On what would’ve been his 106th birthday, the crowd sang happy birthday to the singer and actor. Sculpted by Carolyn Palmer, the unveiling event was attended by his daughter, Tina Sinatra, along […]

UPS Lays Off 100s of Workers in Biden’s Hometown Scranton 

UPS is laying off hundreds of workers in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Louisville, KY, and President Joe Biden’s hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania. “UPS is transitioning some of the work currently done at one of our Global Business Services offices in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Louisville, KY, and Scranton, PA to another location,” UPS said. “We are […]

‘He is a hypocrite!’ France’s Macron heckled by pro-Le Pen workers in his hometown (VIDEO)

Wednesday’s collision happened outside the Whirlpool tumble dryer factory that employs some 300 workers in Macron’s home city of Amiens. Le Pen made a surprise visit to the plant as Macron was meeting with union representatives in the Chamber of Commerce. READ MORE: ‘Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat’ – Hollande Hijacking […]

5 killed, several wounded by gunmen who opened fire on a backyard party outside Pittsburgh, PA

     At least five people have died in a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania suburb. Six more are reported to be injured in the late-night shooting. A police report says officers were responding to a 911 call in the suburb of Wilkinsburg at about 11pm on Wednesday. When they arrived they saw four people […]

Anti-Gaddafi Forces Near Dictator’s Hometown

Sky News Saturday, September 3, 2011 Anti-Gaddafi fighters have been pushing towards the dictator’s hometown of Sirte, despite having extended a deadline for the city’s surrender. Officials from the National Transition Council say they are in no rush to assault loyalist-held Sirte and are keen to take control of the city without bloodshed. Leader of […]

UK jets bomb Gaddafi hometown bunker

BBC Aug 26, 2011 British Tornado jets fired precision-guided missiles against a large bunker in Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. The Tornadoes took off from RAF Marham in Norfolk on a long-range strike mission on Thursday night. Libyan rebels are also building up their […]

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