Posts Tagged ‘nationals’

Washington Nationals Park shooting: Four people shot outside baseball stadium

Terrified baseball fans and players were forced to run for cover after a shooting outside the Washington Nationals stadium in Washington DC. The game between the Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres was suspended after shots were fired on Saturday evening during the sixth inning. Two people were shot outside the stadium, the DC Police […]

Shooting Outside Nationals Game Causes Chaos Inside Stadium

A shooting outside the Nationals-Padres game in Washington, DC, led to a chaotic situation inside the ballpark as fans and players scrambled for cover. Gunfire could be heard inside the stadium as stadium announcers cautioned fans to remain in the stadium: Reports of Gunshots outside Nationals Park during the San Diego @Padres vs Washington @Nationals […]

It seems Swiss Nationals do not want climate measures

Swiss electors dismissed a triad of climate suggestions on Sunday, including another law expected to help the nation meet its objective for cutting fossil fuel byproducts under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Another CO2 law was barely dismissed, with 51.6% of electors denying it in a national poll led under the country’s arrangement of […]

Washington Nationals Cancel ‘Freedom Fireworks’ Due to Noise Curfew

The Washington Nationals were forced to cancel their 4th of July “Freedom Fireworks” display due to a D.C. city noise curfew. On Saturday evening, the team posted a notice to social media reading, “Tonight’s Freedom Fireworks presented by Budweiser have been canceled due to the city’s noise curfew.” “We apologize for the inconvenience,” the message […]

Blinken Calls Hezbollah ‘Threat,’ US Blacklists 7 Lebanese Nationals

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in a virtual bilateral meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State Department Washington, U.S. April 27, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis The United States on Tuesday called on governments worldwide to take action against Lebanon’s Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah, as the Treasury Department sanctioned seven Lebanese nationals it […]

State Nationals – Not a Municipal CITIZEN

Not a Municipal CITIZEN  By Anna Von Reitz A Municipal citizen of the United States, is a slave. Americans are State Nationals of a different “United States” entirely.  Since 1866, Municipal “citizens of the United States” have been defined as criminals , and therefore, slaves as well.  They have been condemned as such by the […]

Iranian nationals charged with evading US sanctions

US prosecutors charged 10 Iranian nationals on Friday over an alleged long-running scheme to dodge US sanctions on Tehran by disguising $300 million in transactions, including the purchase of two oil tankers. The eight men and two women were outside the United States and had not been arrested, a spokesman for the US Attorneys Office […]

House, Senate Bills Prioritize Foreign Nationals as 24.5M Americans Remain Jobless, Underemployed

As roughly 24.5 million Americans remain jobless or underemployed, Republican and Democrat lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are advancing legislation to aid foreign nationals and their quest to permanently resettle in the United States. With a mass unemployment crisis ongoing — where 10.7 million Americans are unemployed, 7.1 million are out of the labor force, and […]

The hostages: Iran’s relentless detention of foreigners and dual nationals a roadblock to relations with the West

As she boarded what appeared to be an Australian government plane late Wednesday, her nightmare drew to a close. After more than two years locked up in Tehran’s Evin Prison, the 33-year-old British Australian scholar Kylie Moore-Gilbert was heading home.   “I am extremely pleased and relieved to advise that Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been […]

Washington Nationals Invite Joe Biden to Throw First Pitch

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals are making their pitch to President-elect Joe Biden. The Nats have invited Biden to toss out the ceremonial first ball next season on opening day. Washington is scheduled to host the New York Mets at Nationals Park on April 1. “We’re excited to continue the long-standing tradition of sitting […]

US election: taxation for overseas nationals on agenda as factions battle in Netherlands

With over five million citizens who live abroad eligible to vote, the US elections have a particularly international angle. Each and every one of those expats is required to file an annual tax return to US authorities – no matter how long they’ve lived outside the country. Renee Nielsen heads up the Dutch wing of […]

US elections: taxation for overseas nationals on agenda as factions do battle in Netherlands

Renee Nielsen heads up the Dutch wing of Republicans Abroad from her home in The Hague. She thinks the re-election of Donald Trump is the only way to repeal a 2010 Obama administration rule which forces all Americans who live abroad to file taxes. The so-called FatCa system brings in 8.9 billion dollars in tax […]

US Cancels Over 1,000 Visas For Chinese Nationals

Above photo: Some 360,000 Chinese nationals study in the United States, bringing in significant revenue to US colleges. Roman Pilipey/EPA. The United States has revoked visas for more than 1,000 Chinese nationals under a May 29 presidential proclamation to suspend entry from China of students and researchers deemed security risks, according to the US Department of […]

Turkey sentences two Czech nationals for links to Syrian – Kurdish YPG

nsnbc : A court in Turkey sentenced two Czech nationals to six years and three months for membership in the Syrian – Kurdish People’s […]

Saving 1,400 Iraqi Nationals From ‘Grisly Fate,’ Court Blocks Deportations

Iraqi women stand outside the Theodore Levin United States Courthouse, June 21, 2017, in Detroit. A hearing began on a lawsuit that seeks to stop the government from deporting more than 100 Iraqi nationals who were recently rounded up. (AP/Carlos Osorio) Published in partnership with Shadowproof. A federal district court in Detroit temporarily blocked the […]

US to urge all nationals in North Korea to ‘depart immediately’, bans tourists from visiting

     Dennis Rodman will be disappointed to learn that the US is set to ban all citizens from traveling to North Korea, according to two agencies that operate tours there. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later, the BBC reported. […]

Egypt revokes visa-free travel to Qatar nationals as Turkey sends more troops

Egypt announced Monday that it will suspend visa-free travel to Qatari nationals, the latest punitive measure introduced against Doha for its alleged support of terrorism and meddling in the domestic affairs of other nations. Qatar to sue Arab state quartet for ‘siege’ damages, sets up new body to calculate losses The introduction of the new […]

Bahrain to revoke passports of nationals who visit Qatar

FNA- Bahrain’s Interior Ministry has issued an order according to which the passport of any Bahraini citizen who travels to Qatar, resides there, or even crosses Qatari soil en route to other countries, would be revoked. Bahrain’s Lualua television network reported on Tuesday that Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifah had issued the order […]

3 silver, 3 bronze medals for Iran in Intl. math Olympiad

The Iranian team consisted of Mohammadreza Bemanian, Amin Rakhsha and Amir Mojtaba Sabour, who won a silver medal, and Farbod Ekbatani, Mahbod Majid and Alireza Hediehlou, each receiving a bronze medal in the international competitions. The Iranian team has ranked 24th in the world, having competed with teams from 111 countries from June 6 to […]

Nice Attack: French Prime Minister Says ‘Learn to Live’ With Terrorism – After 84 Die

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and other French politicians appear to be sounding a defeatist note in France’s war against terror. Senator Nathalie Goulet called the Islamist massacre are a “nightmare” , despite the “secure” nature of Nice. Sen Goulet remarked “The question is: are we able to prevent it. And my answer would be, unfortunately no.” To many, […]

Iran hosts Russia, Syria for anti-terror meeting

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Libya and Syria (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Iran’s state TV says that Tehran is hosting a trilateral meeting of the Russian, Syrian and Iranian defense ministers to discuss the campaign against terrorism as well as the recent developments in […]

Taliban official: Group leader killed in drone strike

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior commander with the Afghan Taliban says the militant group’s leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in a U.S. drone strike. Mullah Abdul Rauf told The Associated Press Sunday that Mansour died in the strike late Friday night. He says the strike took place “in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border area.” […]

UK ‘committed’ to improving ties with Iran, says Cameron

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated the Iranian nation on Persian New Year, expressing his country’s commitment to further develop ties with Iran. “As you reflect on the fundamental values of Nowruz (Persian New Year) – peace, solidarity and reconciliation – know that it is in the spirit of those values that the UK […]

First “Asylum Seeker” Sentenced for Cologne Crimes

The first “asylum seeker” convicted of stealing a cell phone during the New Year’s Eve mass nonwhite crime carnage in the German city of Cologne has been sentenced—to a laughable six-month suspended sentence and a €100 fine. According to local newspaper Express, the Moroccan criminal, named only as Younes A., was sentenced to the […]

ISIL Commits Worst Massacre Since Beginning of Syria War

nsnbc : Militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State have massacred 300 in the al-Bghailiye village in the western part of Syria’s eastern Deir Ez-Zor province and killed another 400. Most of the dead are women, elderly and children.  ISIL fighters in Syria, armed with US American weapons delivered to “moderate rebels”. (Archives) Local sources from eastern […]

Iran’s coverage: Today all sanctions on Iran over nuclear program will be lifted: Iran FM Zarif

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:   Iran: All sanctions to be annulled today Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says “all oppressive sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic will be annulled today.”   Zarif, Mogherini meet in Vienna Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the European Union foreign policy chief […]

Saudi Arabia’s high risk gamble

The smokescreen created by Saudi rulers over Iran’s criticism of prominent cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr’s execution has concealed the kingdom’s economic troubles.  The fallout from Saudi severing of diplomatic ties with Iran has raised fears of an escalation in a region already riven by the world’s worst conflicts in recent years but less noticeable is […]

Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf… New Year’s Migrant Sex Assault In Every Major German City

From: German capital city Berlin has joined the sad parade of cities touched by migrant sex violence on New Year’s Eve, with hundreds of assaults now reported to police in Cologne and other cities. Although on a smaller scale to the unrestrained and un-policed sex attacks in Cologne, the Berliner Morgenpost […]

Education about Drunk Driving could save more Lives than War on Terror

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States have experienced a steady deterioration of civil liberties and rights since it launched the so-called war on terror in 2001. The number of death due to alcohol-related impairment of driving abilities, however, exceeds terrorism-related death by orders of magnitude.  Subsequent to the still unsolved terrorist attacks against the […]

Education about Drunk Driving could save more Lives than War on Terror

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States have experienced a steady deterioration of civil liberties and rights since it launched the so-called war on terror in 2001. The number of death due to alcohol-related impairment of driving abilities, however, exceeds terrorism-related death by orders of magnitude.  Subsequent to the still unsolved terrorist attacks against the […]

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