Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bomb-carrying drones targeted an Iranian defense factory in the central city of Isfahan overnight, authorities said early Sunday, causing damage to the factory amid increased regional and international tensions engulfing the Islamic Republic. Iran’s Defense Ministry has not provided any information on the suspected perpetrators of the attack, which … Read more

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year? Depends who you ask

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?  Depends who you ask

hong kong CNN — Last week, K-pop singer Danielle Marsh asked her fans online what they were doing for Chinese New Year. A profuse apology followed two days later, in which she promised to ‘try to be more careful’ and acknowledged the ‘hurt’ she had caused. His offence? The “Chinese” that preceded the “New Year”. … Read more

Ron DeSantis: Trump says Florida governor is trying to ‘rewrite history’ on his Covid-19 record

CNN — Former President Donald Trump took aim at Ron DeSantis on Saturday, saying the Florida governor and his team are “trying to rewrite history” regarding their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and called the potential presidential election his “very disloyal” GOP rival. “There are Republican governors who haven’t shut down their states,” Trump told … Read more

Ron DeSantis: Trump says Florida governor is trying to ‘rewrite history’ on his Covid-19 record

CNN — Former President Donald Trump took aim at Ron DeSantis on Saturday, saying the Florida governor and his team are “trying to rewrite history” regarding their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and called the potential presidential election his “very disloyal” GOP rival. “There are Republican governors who haven’t shut down their states,” Trump told … Read more

Paul Pelosi striker peddles conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video emerged

CNN — The man who attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband at their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former Speaker of the House in a bizarre phone call to a San reporter. Francisco on Friday, according to reports from the Bay Area station. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee … Read more

Trump opens 2024 race, says he’s ‘more engaged’ than ever

SALEM, NH (AP) — Former President Donald Trump kicked off his 2024 White House bid with a Saturday stop in New Hampshire before heading to South Carolina, with events in early voting states marking the first campaign appearances since his last run was announced over two months ago. “We start here as a presidential candidate,” … Read more

Donald Trump hits the trail in New Hampshire and South Carolina as he seeks to rejuvenate the 2024 campaign

CNN — Former President Donald Trump will deliver the opening remarks at the New Hampshire Republican Party’s annual meeting on Saturday as he returns to the track to ramp up his 2024 presidential campaign. Trump will address hundreds of Republican leaders and grassroots activists at the meeting in Salem before headlining a second campaign event … Read more

The brutality of Russian Wagner gives him the lead in the war in Ukraine

Fierce battles in eastern Ukraine have cast a new spotlight on Russia’s Wagner Group, a private military company run by a rogue millionaire with longtime ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Wagner spearheaded the revival of the stalled Russian offensive in Donetsk province, eastern Ukraine. The fierce house-to-house fighting produced some of the bloodiest encounters … Read more

Why desalination won’t save states dependent on Colorado River water

The Colorado River winds around Horseshoe Bend in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Page, Arizona. Rhona Sage | AFP | Getty Images States dependent on the drought-stricken Colorado River are increasingly turning to desalination as a way to fill the river’s deficit and increase water supplies in the western United States. The search … Read more

Brazilian police raid Bolsonaro’s nephew’s home as part of an investigation into the uprising

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian Federal Police raided the home of a nephew of former President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday as part of the January 8 storming of government buildings in the capital by protesters from far right. Police say Leonardo Rodrigues de Jesus, known to Bolsonaro supporters as Leo Índio, was one of the … Read more