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Steve August 3, 2021

Analysts and officials say a Taliban victory is far from guaranteed, pointing to the resources of Afghan defence forces, who remain in control. The Taliban now controls about half of Afghanistan’s districts, after lightning pace offensives in the months since foreign troops began their final withdrawal from the country. But analysts and officials say their […]

Steve August 3, 2021

On August 4, 2020, one of the world’s biggest-ever, non-nuclear explosions destroyed much of Beirut’s port and devastated swaths of the capital. The blast was caused by a fire in a warehouse which Lebanese authorities admit held a vast stockpile of ammonium nitrate for six years. The huge explosion left more than 200 dead, and […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Latest virus controls during nation’s peak summer holiday will curb retail spending and economic growth. By Bloomberg NewsBloomberg China’s broadest Covid-19 outbreak since the beginning of the pandemic in late 2019 is hampering tourism and spending during the peak summer holiday, prompting analysts to review their economic growth projections as risks escalate. Authorities rushed to close […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Source: KRON SACRAMENTO (INSIDE CALIFORNIA POLITICS) — An exclusive Inside California Politics / Emerson College poll found that support for the recall effort against Gov. Gavin Newsom is increasing. The new statewide poll of 1,000 registered voters, which has a margin of error of of +/- 3%, showed that the recall effort gained traction since […]

Steve August 3, 2021

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.— A wall of ice at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Tennessee collapsed and injured three guests, the museum’s owners said. Those harmed were taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries, Mary Kellogg Joslyn and John Joslyn wrote on the attraction’s Facebook page. “Needless to say, we never would have expected an incident […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Sydney McLaughlin roared back after the final set of hurdles to win 400m hurdles gold Wednesday in Tokyo, breaking her own world record from U.S. Trials in 51.46 to dethrone teammate and former world record-holder Dalilah Muhammad as the Olympic champion. Muhammad, the reigning world champion, hung on for silver in a personal-best 51.58. Rising […]

Steve August 3, 2021

CLEVELAND — Shontel Brown, whose campaign highlighted her loyalty to President Joe Biden, won a special election primary Tuesday in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District, a race that commanded national attention while dividing national Democrats along ideological lines. Brown, whose victory was projected by The Associated Press, defeated Nina Turner, a former state senator known nationally […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Sky Brown won bronze in the women’s park skateboarding final at the Tokyo Games as the 13-year-old became Great Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist of all time. Aged 13 years and 28 days, Brown finished second in qualifying and took bronze after scoring 56.47 in her final run, having fallen in her first two attempts. Brown […]

Steve August 3, 2021

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Steve August 3, 2021

Move over, Mini Electric, there’s a new price-friendly EV in town. Nissan has released pricing on its all-electric 2022 Nissan LEAF, and it’s pretty aggressive. The automaker slashed the LEAF price by over $4,200 compared to the 2021 models, making it the most affordable EV in the US… at least for now. Check all the […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Just days after winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Team USA shot putter Raven Saunders shared Tuesday that her mother has died.  Clarissa Saunders died in Orlando, Florida, where she was attending a watch party of the competition for her daughter, her family told WCBD-TV, a news station in Saunders’ hometown of Charleston, […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Government has hinted strict curbs could be extended until the end of August amid surging cases. Thailand has reported 20,200 new coronavirus cases and 188 additional deaths – both records since the start of the pandemic last year – increasing the likelihood that virus-related restrictions will be extended. The new cases and fatalities reported on […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Medan, Indonesia – Viktorious Veni considers himself one of the lucky ones. The high school music teacher, who lives in Kupang, the provincial capital of Indonesia’s remote East Nusa Tenggara Province, was able to get vaccinated against coronavirus in May but knows that many others have not been so fortunate. “Every day there are developments […]