Braxton Brewing opens in Cincinnati
Braxton Brewing opens in Cincinnati
Two of the most senior officials involved in planning the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden warned Thursday that a U.S. pullout from Afghanistan would result in a Taliban takeover within a year. After a six-month delay, peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government are due to start Saturday in Qatar, following Kabul's transfer on Thursday of six high-priority Taliban prisoners to Qatar. The complicated three-way peace negotiations between the United States, the Taliban and the government of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani required the Taliban to release up to 1,000 Afghan security force personnel it had taken prisoner, and Ghani's government to release 5,000 Taliban prisoners.
Oregon officials say they're preparing for a "mass fatality incident" as wildfires continue to spread throughout the state. There are currently six reported deaths in Oregon due to the fires that have devastated millions of acres, and 40,000 residents have been evacuated, with 500,000 more in evacuation zones. Oregon is joined by other states including California, Colorado, and Utah in combatting wildfires that have destroyed the homes of hundreds of people throughout the region.
Noor bin Ladin, the niece of Osama Bin Laden, on Friday issued a statement on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. "For the past nineteen years, not a day has gone by since this horrific, tragic day that I haven't thought of you, America, and grieved privately with you for all the innocent lives lost," Noor bin Laden said in a statement. Bin Ladin's uncle, Osama Bin Laden, founded the terrorist group al-Qaeda and was the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.
Veteran journalist Tamron Hall is calling her exclusive interview with former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum “one of the most difficult” of her career. In the interview, for which Gillum sat with his wife, R. Jai, he told Hall that he didn't recognize himself in a photo that circulated on social media showing the man “literally lying in my own vomit.” The photo was taken in the spring of this year, when the former gubernatorial candidate was allegedly present during an incident in Miami in which police responded to a drug-related distress call at Mondrian South Beach.
Tucker Carlson Getty Images Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Thursday proclaimed to his audience, which is the largest in cable news, that America "must defeat" the Black Lives Matter movement "if we're going to survive as a country." In the racially-charged screed, Carlson, who once called white supremacy a "hoax" on the heels of a mass shooting targeting Latinx immigrants in Texas, attempted to cast blame for the deep racial divisions in the U.S. on Barack Obama, the nation's first Black president. The Obama presidency left "a wake of destruction" behind, according to Carlson.
President Trump baselessly accused Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden of taking performance-enhancing drugs during the primary debates. Speaking to Fox News' host Jeanine Pirro in an interview that aired on Saturday night, Trump said: "I think there's probably – possibly – drugs involved." It is the second time the president has said he believes Biden takes drugs to enhance his speaking skills.
A leading expert on isolated Amazon tribes in Brazil has been killed by an arrow which hit him as he approached an indigenous group, according to friends and a police witness. Rieli Franciscato, who was 56 years old, was an official for the Brazilian government's indigenous affairs agency Funai, where he had worked to set up reservations to protect tribes in the country. Mr Franciscato was hit by an arrow above the heart on Wednesday in the forest near the Uru Eu Wau Wau reservation in the western state of Rondonia as he moved towards a previously uncontacted indigenous group.
Michael Smith, a reporter for an Australian newspaper, was jolted from his sleep in his Shanghai apartment last week by six state intelligence officers who questioned him under a bright spotlight. Almost 800 miles away Beijing, meanwhile, as drinks flowed in the middle of a party at his flat, Bill Birtles, correspondent for Australia's state broadcaster, received an almost identical visit. Details were sketchy but Mr Smith and Mr Birtles were now 'persons of interest' in a case and were subject to an exit ban.
Egyptian prosecutors ordered four policemen to be detained pending an investigation into the death of a young man while in detention, two judicial officials said on Sunday. Prosecutors also ordered the release of another police officer on bail of 5,000 Egyptian pounds ($310) in the case that touched off a rare burst of street protests last week, the officials said. The 26-year-old man was arrested earlier this month following clashes stemming from a financial dispute in Cairo's Moneib district, the Interior Ministry said.
A satellite image of the Northeast Pacific taken by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Sept. Credit - NOAA Satellite images recently shared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) show massive amounts of smoke engulfing the Western Coast of the United States and extending hundreds of miles over the Pacific Ocean, as dozens of wildfires continue to ravage California, Oregon and Washington and create dangerous air quality conditions for millions. The unprecedented wildfires — which experts say are fueled by climate change — have burned hundreds of thousands of acres and killed at least at least 14 people, according to NPR.
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump explained why he lied to the public in the crucial early days of the pandemic, publicly proclaiming the novel coronavirus no more dangerous than the flu while privately warning that it was “deadly stuff.” “I don't want people to be frightened,” Trump told reporters on Wednesday. The Democrats never even mentioned the words LAW & ORDER at their National Convention.
The US Navy has cancelled a planned flyover of New York City intended to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks amid widespread criticism. The flyover was announced on Twitter by the city's emergency notification system late on Thursday. A US Navy F-18 Super Hornet jet was scheduled to fly south down the Hudson River towards the Verrazano Narrows Bridge at an altitude of 2,500ft at 3.30pm.
About 8,800 unaccompanied children have been quickly expelled from the United States along the Mexico border under a pandemic-related measure that effectively ended asylum, authorities said Friday. The Trump administration has expelled more than 159,000 people since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emergency order took effect in March, a figure that also includes more than 7,600 adults and children who crossed the border in families. The figures on children were reported for the first time in a declaration by Raul Ortiz, the Border Patrol's deputy chief, as part of the administration's appeal of an order to stop housing children in hotels.
Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were rushed to the hospital late Saturday with critical injuries after being shot in Compton in an apparent ambush, authorities said. The incident occurred about 7 p.m. PT at the Metro Blue Line station in Compton, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said during a news conference. Villanueva added that both deputies are "critically injured" after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds.
Authorities in Belarus used barbed wire to seal off a central square in the capital Minsk and started to detain protesters as they took to the streets for another march on Sunday following the country's disputed elections last month. A Reuters witness saw a column of people numbering at least 10,000 moving towards Independence Square on Sunday, where the government and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko sit. On Saturday, at least 5,000 people had marched through the city demanding the release of a jailed opposition leader, in the latest in a wave of mass protests after the Aug 9 presidential vote.
Swedish architect Thomas Sandell devised a space that allows guests unparalleled access to the wildlife of the region Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest
Donald Trump traveled to the memorial of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania to mark the anniversary of 9/11. He praising troops in the United States' conflicts that followed the terror attack in 2001 and said all faiths came together in the days and weeks after to rebuild. The US Navy was forced to cancel a flyover of New York to mark the 19th anniversary after it was branded as tone deaf and insensitive, while the Trump administration was accused of withholding $4 million in funding for a 9/11 FDNY health programme.
The National Hurricane Center has issued an alert for residents of the northern Gulf Coast given the projected path of Tropical Storm Sally, which formed Saturday afternoon about 35 miles southeast of Naples, Florida. People in New Orleans, Biloxi and Florida's Panhandle, including Panama City, should monitor the progress of the system, which turned into a tropical storm a bit faster than projected, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph at 2 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center. Tropical Storm Sally is projected to hit somewhere along the Mississippi Coast as a hurricane by Tuesday morning.
A Slovenian woman has been sentenced to two years in jail after been found guilty of attempted insurance fraud. Julija Adlesic and her boyfriend plotted to deliberately saw off her hand to receive a €1m ($1.2m) payout, Sky News reports. A woman who deliberately sawed off her hand in an insurance fraud plot has been sentenced to two years in jail.