At least 20 people have been killed in Yemen, after the Saudi-led coalition reportedly struck a civilian vehicle in Taiz province on Friday. “At least 20 civilians were killed and others were injured in US-backed Saudi-led aggression airstrikes on Taiz province,” a security official told Saba news agency on Friday. Meanwhile, a military source in Sanaa told Sputnik that at … [Read more...] about 20 killed in Saudi-led coalition strike on civilian vehicle in Yemen – reports
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A former juvenile detention centre employee has been jailed for 50 years after stealing $1.2m (£974,000) worth of fajitas over a period of nine years. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, arranged for deliveries of the Mexican meal to the Darrell B Hester Juvenile Detention Centre where he worked, but would sell them on himself the same day. He was caught out last August when he took the … [Read more...] about Holy guacamole! Million-dollar fajita thief jailed
An Israeli government minister has called for actress Natalie Portman to be stripped of her Israeli citizenship, after she refused to attend the Genesis Award ceremony, citing “extremely distressing” recent events. “From the outset, the idea of granting the Genesis Prize to Natalie Portman was complete craziness,” Member of Knesset (MK) Oren Hazan said, as cited by Arutz Sheva. … [Read more...] about Natalie Portman ‘unworthy of any honor’ says Israeli politician
On the surface, it sounds like a historic commitment by Pyongyang - and one that was unthinkable months ago. Kim Jong Un's vow to freeze North Korea's nuclear and missile tests seemed to take the US President off guard. As the news broke, he was tweeting about the Democratic National Committee trying to sue his campaign - not Pyongyang. But minutes later, came an inevitable … [Read more...] about Nobel Peace Prize for Trump over N Korea?
One kangaroo was killed and another injured at a zoo in southeast China after visitors to their enclosure pelted the animals with rocks and other objects in an apparent attempt to get the kangaroos to hop around. The abuse has sparked fury online and prompted renewed scrutiny into the mistreatment of animals at Chinese zoos, several of which have gained notoriety in recent … [Read more...] about Kangaroo Dies After Visitors At Chinese Zoo Hurl Rocks To Force Her To Jump
Pyongyang has declared a new strategic course for the country, announcing an indefinite suspension of all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in the run-up to the planned meeting between Kim Jon-un and US President Donald Trump. At a plenary meeting of the central committee of the Worker's Party of Korea, the ruling party has outlined six crucial decisions: #1. North Korea … [Read more...] about Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions