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Norway didn’t know much about Libya yet helped bomb it into chaos, state report finds

A Norwegian state report says the officials “had very limited knowledge” of what was going on in Libya, but promptly decided to join the US-led intervention, turning the once thriving North African nation into a terrorist hotbed. Norway rushed to help its NATO allies to pound Libya with airstrikes in 2011, without understanding what was actually happening on the ground ...

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‘It’s like a bomb went off’: US braces for flash floods as Hurricane Florence hits land (VIDEO)

Hurricane Florence has made landfall over the eastern US, battering the coastal states of the Carolinas and Virginia overnight. Authorities and residents are braced for flash floods as winds remain high over the weekend. Army units have been put on standby and relief crews have moved to rescue residents stranded by the rising waters. Authorities are rushing to restore electricity ...

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US to bomb Syria to protect Al-Qaeda? Tucker Carlson marvels at Washington’s Idlib logic (VIDEO)

Washington’s threats to take military action to deter a Syrian assault on Al-Qaeda-held Idlib province has prompted Fox News host Tucker Carlson to ask the obvious question: Why would the US bomb a country to protect terrorists? Carlson marveled at how 17 years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the US was now using its military might to shield – ...

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‘No bikinis? No way!’ US TV audiences ditch Miss America pageant for football in ratings bomb

Seems like axing the swimsuit contest for the Miss America show may have spectacularly backfired – ratings for the long-run beauty pagent have taken a nosedive… and that’s compared to last year’s already abysmal viewer numbers. Read more The 98th Miss America pageant has faced-off with the first football game of the season in the primetime TV spot… and lost. ...

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Big fish: French trawler nets 1-ton WWII bomb that can explode with one wrong move

French fishermen reeled in a big catch off the Normandy coast, but it turned out a bit more explosive than they anticipated. The trawler netted a WWII bomb with nearly a ton of explosives – and one movement could trigger a blast! The trawler Le Retour was fishing two nautical miles (4km) off the coast of Grandcamp-Maisy commune in the ...

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Fake bomb threats force several Chilean planes to make emergency landings

At least four planes from two Chilean airlines have been forced to make emergency landings over bomb threats, Chile’s Civil Aviation Authority said. Peruvian officials confirmed that a Latam Airlines flight 2369 from Lima, Peru, to Santiago, Chile, was forced to land at a regional airport in Pisco, Peru early Thursday afternoon. Peruvian authorities had received a tip-off about the ...

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US bomb pieces found at Yemen bus strike site as Pentagon says ‘we may never know’ who supplied it

A Raytheon Mark 82 general-purpose free-fall bomb was likely used by the Saudi-led coalition to strike a bus full of children in Yemen on Thursday, a local journalist claims, after bomb fragments from the scene were recovered. The Saudi-led coalition struck a school bus in the Dahyan area of the Houthi-controlled Saada province last Thursday, leaving 51 dead, most of ...

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Former Ukrainian DM charged with inciting terrorism over calls to bomb Russian trains

Russian investigators have charged former Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Gritsenko with inciting terrorist activities after he urged his supporters to bomb Russian trains during a televised interview in 2014. The press service of the Russian Investigative Committee – the federal agency dealing with especially important crime – reported on Wednesday that a new criminal case had been launched. Under Russian ...

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‘Bomb Romania!’ Russia declassifies secret files from first days of Nazi Germany’s attack on USSR

Russia has published secret WWII documents to mark the 77th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the USSR. The files include an order from the Soviet command on June 22, 1941, which called for the bombing of Axis member Romania. The project is devoted to one of the most terrible pages of Soviet history – the start of the Great ...

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Hundreds killed and thousands flee as Saudi-led forces bomb Yemeni port to ‘liberate’ it

Civilians are fleeing Hodeidah after hundreds were killed in the Saudi-led coalition’s bomb campaign to take the strategic Yemeni port from Houthi rebels. The death toll and the disruption of vital supply lines has alarmed the UN. Over 4,000 families have fled the city since June 1, according to the latest report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...

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