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16/07/2019

Jim Beam thanks firefighters who put out warehouse blaze

Jim Beam has written an open letter to some newspapers to thank firefighters for battling a fire that recently burned down a storage warehouse in Kentucky. The producer of the world's best-selling bourbon writes that it regrets the environmental impact of the fire. Beam officials say they're working with state and local authorities to "restore the natural environment" near the warehouse that was destroyed when a lightning strike triggered the fire. Beam writes that it did "everything we could to manage the impact to wildlife." The massive blaze earlier this month destroyed about 45,000 barrels of aging whiskey. Bourbon-filled runoff...


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18/08/2019

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar >> Myanmar army soldiers walk along a road near Laukkai Feb 17, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday. The rescue workers were 13 miles from Lashio, the largest town in Shan State, where ethnic armed groups have been fighting for greater autonomy from the central government, when their convoy came under attack."Our chairman was...
18/08/2019

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed >> Relatives of Palestinian gunmen who were killed by Israeli forces as they tried to cross the Gaza border, react at a hospital in the northern Gaza Strip Aug 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed. "A short while ago, IDF (Israel Defence Forces) troops spotted a number of armed suspects adjacent to the security fence in...

Small plane with 3 onboard crashes into a house in New York

New York: A small plane carrying three people crashed into a house in New York, said US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The plane crashed into the house located in the state's Dutchess County on Saturday at 4:29 pm (20:29 GMT), Sputnik reported citing local media reports Details regarding the passengers are still unknown, the FAA said. The FAA said it will initiate an investigation into what caused the crash. ...

Portland 'ground zero' for protests between right, left-wing

Portland: Hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, for a long-hyped rally that attracted President Donald Trump's attention and resulted in at least 13 arrests. Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons and closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apart. They were largely successful. Six minor injuries were reported. "This was a dynamic event with demonstrators frequently moving from one part of the city to another," Mayor Ted Wheeler said at an evening news conference on Saturday. Leaders of the right-wing groups vowed to return to Portland, saying they...

'It is sad': Waiter shot dead for being too slow with sandwich in France

Bobigny: A customer shot a waiter dead at an eatery on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the investigation said Saturday. The waiter's colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder with a handgun in the Noisy-le-Grand suburb east of Paris on Friday night, the source said. Attempts to revive the 28-year-old failed and he died at the scene. The gunman, who a witness said lost his temper "as his sandwich wasn't prepared quickly enough", fled the scene. Police told AFP a murder investigation has been...
18/08/2019

"May God Ruin Trump": Grandmother Of US Congresswoman Barred By Israel

Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States."May God ruin him," she says.Tlaib is the grandmother of US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, at the centre of an affair that has drawn Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu together against US Democrats.On Thursday, bowing to pressure from Trump, Israel barred a visit by Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar that it had initially said it would allow.The next day, Israel said it would let Tlaib visit her family in the...