Tag Archives: Strikes

Tragedy strikes twice for California shooting survivors who witnessed Las Vegas massacre

Survivors of last year’s massacre at the Route 91 country music festival in Las Vegas were at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks at the gunmen started firing sporadically killing 12 people and injuring many. READ MORE: Police identify California bar mass shooting suspect as former marine Ian David Long Former Marine and Afghanistan veteran Ian David Long went ...

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6.2 quake strikes New Zealand’s North Island, disrupts parliament session

Published time: 30 Oct, 2018 02:33 Edited time: 30 Oct, 2018 03:00 A powerful 6.2 earthquake has struck New Zealand, some 64 kilometers east of the town of Waitara, and was felt all across the island nation, including the capital city of Wellington. No tsunami warning was issued by the nation’s Civil Defence. So far there have also been no ...

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75% of Venice under water after unusually high tide strikes famed city (WATCH LIVE)

Three-quarters of the Italian city of Venice is currently under water after a storm system brought strong winds which rose water levels and toppled trees. Four people have been killed. Water levels rose more than five feet (156cm / 61.4 inches), with photos showing locals and tourists wading their way through it.   Speaking on Monday, Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said a ...

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5.9 quake strikes Haiti, shaking & damaging buildings

Published time: 7 Oct, 2018 01:54 Edited time: 7 Oct, 2018 01:56 A powerful 5.9 earthquake off the coast of Haiti has damaged some structures, according to the country’s Civil Protection. The USGS registered the quake some 19 km off Ti Port-de-Paix at a depth of 11.7 km. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Un séisme de magnitude 5.8 vient de frapper Haiti. ...

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‘Don’t test us’: Haley threatens US strikes over any attack on Syria’s Idlib

Any attack on Syria’s Idlib province is going to be “dealt with,” US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned, as Washington seeks to stop the Russian-backed Syrian army from retaking the last remaining jihadist stronghold. The US has struck Syria twice after claims of chemical weapons use by the government in Damascus, Haley said on Wednesday in a Fox ...

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German military strikes on Syria would be ‘absurd & irresponsible’ – Left Party chair

The leader of Germany’s Left Party hit out at the government for mulling potential military strikes against Damascus, just one day after Berlin said it was in talks with allies about possible German military deployment in Syria. “I believe that these discussions are completely irresponsible,” Die Linke (the Left Party) leader Sahra Wagenknecht told German N-TV, adding that discussing such ...

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Tesla Tower: Lightning strikes and dances around Europe’s tallest skyscraper in Russia (VIDEOS)

Published time: 10 Sep, 2018 13:33 A spectacular lightshow has been captured on video, showing lightning bolts strike the spire of the Lakhta Center skyscraper in St. Petersburg, Russia. The city was hit by a powerful thunderstorm on Saturday evening. Videos recorded by residents show huge bright bolts of lightning as they come down, hitting the top of Europe’s tallest ...

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Israel admits 200+ strikes against ‘Iranian targets’ in Syria over 18 months

The Israeli military has admitted that over the past 18 months it carried out more than 200 strikes in Syria, which it claims destroyed hundreds of alleged Iranian targets, local media report. Accusing Tehran of constants attempts to gain foothold in Syria, and potentially deploy tens of thousands of soldiers on the ground, the IDF on Tuesday said that it ...

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One dead, four wounded in new Israeli air strikes in Syria – state media

An Israeli air raid has targeted government-held areas in central and western Syria, killing one and wounding four, state-run SANA news agency has reported. It said Israeli jets flying at high altitude over Lebanon fired a number of missiles into Wadi Ayoun in Syria’s Hama province and the town of Baniyas in the coastal Latakia province. The attack, which reports ...

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Amazon strikes $1 trillion market cap, 4 weeks after Apple did the same

Amazon just joined the exclusive $ 1 trillion club (briefly). The e-commerce behemoth jumped above a trillion dollar market cap on Tuesday during intraday trading. Its share price hit an all-time high of $ 2,050.27 earlier this morning bringing its value above the massive, yet meaningless, milestone. The share price is bouncing around and is currently sitting a few million below ...

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