Author: Osburn Staff Writer

Iran unveils 1st domestic fighter jet, works to upgrade missile defenses

Iran unveils 1st domestic fighter jet, works to upgrade missile defenses

Iran unveils 1st domestic fighter jet, works to upgrade missile defenses Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet at the National Defense Industry exhibition in Tehran on Tuesday. State television showed President Hassan Rouhani sitting in the cockpit of the new ‘Kowsar’ plane. The “100-percent indigenously made” jet it’s a fourth-generation fighter with “advanced avionics” and multi-purpose radar, according to […]

S. Korea’s govt expects to sign revised trade deal with US in September

S. Korea’s govt expects to sign revised trade deal with US in September

S. Korea’s govt expects to sign revised trade deal with US in September South Korea’s Trade Ministry expects to sign a revised bilateral trade agreement with the United States in September, the minister Kim Hyun-chong told parliament on Tuesday. The two countries in March agreed “in principle” to revise the trade pact sharply criticized by US President Donald Trump, Reuters […]

Amesbury ‘Novichok victim’ Charlie Rowley back in intensive care

Amesbury ‘Novichok victim’ Charlie Rowley back in intensive care

Amesbury ‘Novichok victim’ Charlie Rowley back in intensive care Charlie Rowley, a survivor of the late-March alleged nerve agent poisoning in Amesbury, has been taken back to the hospital, UK media report. The man has almost gone blind, but it’s not a nerve agent symptom. Rowley was taken back to the intensive care unit of the Salisbury Hospital on Saturday. […]

Michigan cops taser man holding 2-month-old baby (VIDEO)

Michigan cops taser man holding 2-month-old baby (VIDEO)

Michigan cops taser man holding 2-month-old baby (VIDEO) A local police department in Michigan is under scrutiny for tasering a suspect who was holding a two-month-old baby. While the child was left unharmed, social media users criticized the department’s use of excessive force. Responding to a report about a possible physical assault of a woman, the Westland Police Department rushed […]

Still too lenient? Israeli cop who killed Palestinian teen gets sentence doubled to 18 months

Still too lenient? Israeli cop who killed Palestinian teen gets sentence doubled to 18 months

Still too lenient? Israeli cop who killed Palestinian teen gets sentence doubled to 18 months Doubling the sentence of an ex-Israeli cop who killed an unarmed Palestinian is rare, as the courts always seek to be more lenient, but 18 months in jail will hardly deter the next shooter, a Haaretz correspondent told RT. Israel’s Supreme Court on Sunday doubled […]

Super Eid is here

Super Eid is here

Minnesota Muslims are celebrating Eid today and tomorrow at US Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Harking back to the Super Bowl hosted at the stadium earlier this year, the organizers are calling the event Super Eid. Animals will be sacrificed at an undisclosed location off site in connection with the festivities. Animal sacrifice is apparently still a thing in Islam. […]

Loose Ends (43)

Loose Ends (43)

Another travel day for me, so another quick digest of all the fast-moving stories coming over the transom faster than I can keep up. • Have you heard the latest way the left is hoping to attack Brett Kavanaugh? They’ve dug up some old legal memos from his time working for Ken Starr on the Clinton investigation 20 years ago, […]