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Russian Transport Plane Crashes in Syria, 32 People on Board Killed

Russian Transport Plane Crashes in Syria, 32 People on Board Killed

The aircrafts have a capacity of carrying upto 38 people, with a load of 5,500-kg in cargo. The transport plane of An-26 fleet crashed while landing due to a technical malfunction, confirmed the Russian Ministry of Defence . It was quoted as saying that 26 passengers and six crew members were on board. Russian media reported that the crash may have been caused by a technical fault. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey slams Pentagon statement on PKK terrorist

Turkey slams Pentagon statement on PKK terrorist

He was referring to Turkey's first offensive in Syria dubbed Euphrates Shield in August 2016 to March 2017, which targeted the ouster of the Islamic State extremist group and the Syrian Kurdish militia in an area east of Afrin. Turkey has repeatedly called on Washington to stop working with the YPG. "We expect them to take back the arms delivered to PYD-YPG", he said. Relations between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, Washington and Ankara, have been strained over a number of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Seldom seen shipwreck re-emerges from York beach sands

Seldom seen shipwreck re-emerges from York beach sands

The ship is believed to be a sloop that's more than 160 years old. The most recent sightings of the shipwreck came after a 2007 Patriots Day weekend blizzard and a springtime storm in 2013, said York Police Chief Douglas Bracy. The Portland Press Herald reports that the 51-foot hull is believed to be from a late colonial or early post-colonial sailing vessel, meaning it dates back to between 1750 and 1850. Consulte Mais Informação

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Big Coastal Storm Set To Bring Heavy Rain, High Wind, Floods

Big Coastal Storm Set To Bring Heavy Rain, High Wind, Floods

PSEG Long Island reported almost 20,000 outages Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service said forecasters recorded 66-mph wind gusts in Eaton's Neck and more than two inches of rain Friday. on Friday. "There is potential for several tidal cycles of widespread flooding of vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline Friday Night into Saturday Night", NWS said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bumble Dating App Bans Gun Images After Mass Shootings

Bumble Dating App Bans Gun Images After Mass Shootings

Forbes reported a year ago Bumble had amassed over 22 million registered users and is projected to pass $200 million in sales in 2018 through the use of "tailored, hyperlocal advertising". The new policy comes after Bumble received a number of complaints regarding gun photos and Herd fully intends to address verbal mentions of guns in users' profiles too, with the hope of ultimately filtering them out altogether. Consulte Mais Informação

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Age of consent to be set at 15

Age of consent to be set at 15

Announcing the plan yesterday, the country's Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa said the government had made a decision to introduce a minimum age of consent at the recommendation of a panel of experts and after public consultations. In the second, charges against a 28-year-old man were downgraded from rape to "sexual relations with a minor". A debate over the age of sexual consent has been ongoing for several months now, with some suggesting it be lowered to 13. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pence, Haley tout U.S. commitment to Israel at AIPAC conf.

Pence said that the Trump administration still considers Middle East peace a high priority and that it would support a two-state solution if both sides agree to it. "Unless the Iran nuclear deal is fixed in the coming months, the USA will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal immediately", Pence added. Also speaking at AIPAC, Haley hit back at critics who say that the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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BMW M8 Gran Coupe concept revealed, production version confirmed

BMW M8 Gran Coupe concept revealed, production version confirmed

Vasanthi Bhupati said they were confident that the BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo would create a new segment and allow KUN to further tap the growing luxury auto mraket potential in Chennai. The heavily concaved doors are frameless, with rear doors extending generously over the rear wheel houses for ease of entry into the back. Elsewhere at the rear, the Concept M8 Gran Coupe displays the flowing C-pillar treatment, heavily sloping rear window and high-set trunklid that will feature on the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Brian Jean quits, but his leadership will be remembered forever

Brian Jean quits, but his leadership will be remembered forever

The former leader of Alberta's Opposition is quitting the legislature, months after losing a bid to lead the province's new United Conservative Party. UCP leader Jason Kenney thanked Jean for his contributions to the conservative movement. Brian Jean says in a statement that now is an important time to "draw closer" to his family as well as finally get his home rebuilt, which was destroyed in a massive wildfire that hit Fort McMurray in 2016. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mother and son killed in skiing accident at Kirkwood

Mother and son killed in skiing accident at Kirkwood

The Alpine County Sheriff's Department said that Olga Perkovic, 50, of San Francisco and her son Aaron Goodstein had been skiing in Kirkwood, which is in the Sierra Nevada near the state line. They had been returning home from the slopes on Sunday when a chunk of snow about the size of a trailer fell from the roof of their vacation condo, burying them under about 3 feet of snow. Consulte Mais Informação

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