Day: October 26, 2020

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US-Brokered Ceasefire In Azerbaijan Falls Apart In Under 24 HoursUS-Brokered Ceasefire In Azerbaijan Falls Apart In Under 24 Hours

A ceasefire agreement facilitated by the United States on Sunday in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was violated in less than 24 hours, according to the Associated Press.  Armenia and Azerbaijan both accused each other of breaking the truce on Monday in the conflict which has already killed hundreds in the Caucasus region, according to the […]

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Trump Administration Places New Sanctions On Iranian Oil IndustryTrump Administration Places New Sanctions On Iranian Oil Industry

October 26, 2020 5:46 PM ET The U.S. Treasury Department implemented new sanctions on key parts of Iran’s oil industry Monday, according to a statement released by the Department.  The sanctions are in response to Iranian support for the Quds Force, according to the statement. The Quds Force is a paramilitary and espionage wing of […]

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Anti-Establishment Mayor Of Rome Says The Mob Planned To Kill Her And Her FamilyAnti-Establishment Mayor Of Rome Says The Mob Planned To Kill Her And Her Family

Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi said the mafia was planning to kill her and her family after she cracked down on the their properties in the Italian city, Reuters reported. Raggi became Rome’s first female mayor in 2016 and is in the populist Five Star Movement, which governs Italy. In a pre-recorded interview, she said that […]

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Impossible Foods Burgers Available In 600 Sobeys Stores Across CanadaImpossible Foods Burgers Available In 600 Sobeys Stores Across Canada

October 26, 2020 4:46 PM ET Impossible foods plant-based burgers will be available in nearly 600 Sobeys Inc. grocery stores in Canada and available for purchase online beginning this week, the plant-based retailer announced in a statement Monday, according to The Financial Post. Impossible Foods announced in a statement that Sobeys will be the official retailer […]

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China To Sanction US Military Contractor Companies Over Arms Sales To TaiwanChina To Sanction US Military Contractor Companies Over Arms Sales To Taiwan

China will sanction U.S. military contractor companies, including Lockheed Martin Corporation, over their arms sales with Taiwan, according to reports. China’s newly announced retaliatory regulations add tension between the two countries concerning security and China’s strategic pursuits. Other companies facing sanctions include Raytheon Technologies and Boeing’s defense sphere, according to the Associated Press. (Trump Administration […]

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Millions Ordered To Evacuate Vietnam, Thousands Displaced In Philippines Due To Typhoon MolaveMillions Ordered To Evacuate Vietnam, Thousands Displaced In Philippines Due To Typhoon Molave

Around 1.3 million people are getting ready to evacuate Vietnam before typhoon Molave’s landfall, Reuters reported early Monday morning. Typhoon Molave departed the Philippine island of Luzon early Monday, with reported wind speeds just over 77 miles per hour and gusts reaching around 93 miles per hour, according to Reuters. Molave is expected to make […]

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US And Japan Running Joint Military Exercise In Show Of Force To Nearby ChinaUS And Japan Running Joint Military Exercise In Show Of Force To Nearby China

The United States and Japan began a joint military exercise on Monday as the two allies continue to face growing Chinese aggression in the Pacific, Reuters reported.  The operation, known as “Keen Sword,” is held every two years, according to Reuters. The exercise will involve numerous warships, aircraft, and tens of thousands of troops from […]

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France Recalls Ambassador From Turkey After President Erdogan Insulted President Macron Over Fight Against ‘Radical Islamism’France Recalls Ambassador From Turkey After President Erdogan Insulted President Macron Over Fight Against ‘Radical Islamism’

France announced that it would recall its ambassador from Ankara after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan insulted President Emmanuel Macron over his crackdown on “radical Islamism” following the decapitation of a teacher, numerous sources reported. Erdoğan questioned Macron’s “problem with Islam” and Muslims while speaking at his Justice and Development Party meeting Saturday, according to […]

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British Special Forces Storm Tanker Suspected To Be Hijacked By Asylum-SeekersBritish Special Forces Storm Tanker Suspected To Be Hijacked By Asylum-Seekers

October 26, 2020 11:08 AM ET Seven stowaways were captured by British Special Boat Service members after allegedly attempting to hijack a tanker on Sunday, according to reports.  A ten-hour standoff on the Isle of Wight came to an end after the 16-man SBS team stormed the Nave Andromeda late Sunday, according to the BBC. […]

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