Russia to Supply Syria With Air-Defense System
Wall Street Journal, 24 September at 15:18
MOSCOW—The Russian government announced plans to send a powerful air-defense system to Syria, escalating tensions with Israel following the downing of a Russian war plane last week that the Kremlin has blamed on Israeli forces. Syrian air defense ...
Michelle Obama to Democrats: 'Democracy continues with or without you'
CNN, 24 September at 15:01
Washington (CNN) Former first lady Michelle Obama on Sunday urged Democrats to turn out for the midterm elections, telling them "democracy continues with or without you." Obama was speaking in Las Vegas at an event for When We All Vote, ...
Morning Update: Kavanaugh's Accuser Will Testify This Week
BuzzFeed, 24 September at 14:43
Christine Blasey Ford has agreed to testify on Thursday about Brett Kavanaugh's alleged assault. After days of negotiating the terms of her testimony, Ford has agreed to appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of this week. Ford
Iran warns of revenge against US as funerals held for Ahvaz attack victims
USA TODAY, 24 September at 14:31
AHVAZ, Iran (AP) — In a collective outpouring of grief, Iranians held funerals Monday for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people, the deadliest attack in the country in
After the debate, Beto O'Rourke air drummed to The Who at a Whataburger drive-thru
Boing Boing (blog), 24 September at 14:26
On Friday night, after the first Texas Senate debate where he faced Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke went to a Dallas Whataburger and air-drummed to The Who's "Baba O'Riley" while waiting to get to the drive-thru window, commenting, "This is the best song ever.
Iran vows bloody revenge on US, Israel and Saudis
The Times, 24 September at 14:09
Iran warned of revenge against the “triangle” of Saudi Arabia, Israel and the United States today as it buried the 29 people killed in an attack on a Revolutionary Guard parade. Tehran accused Britain, the Netherlands and Denmark of harbouring
Iran Revolutionary Guard chief vows "revenge" on US over Ahvaz terror attack
CBS News, 24 September at 14:03
AHVAZ, Iran -- In a collective outpouring of grief, Iranians held funerals Monday for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people, the deadliest attack in the country in nearly a
Russia to jam signals in Syria and supply regime with more advanced anti-missile technology after plane was shot down
Telegraph.co.uk, 24 September at 14:02
Russia has said it is to supply ally Syria with more advanced anti-missiles technology and jam radar signals in the eastern Mediterranean, after a deadly incident of friendly fire. Moscow will send newer S-300 missile defense systems to Syria within
The Trump administration wrongly assumed China would capitulate in a trade war. What happens now?
Washington Post, 24 September at 14:01
The United States and China are at war over trade. The Trump administration and the news media are focused on tactics — what tariffs are imposed on what goods? Like many wars, the United States has entered this conflict with optimism. Barbara Tuchman
Christine Blasey Ford to Testify on Thursday
The Root, 24 September at 13:59
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers said in a statement Sunday that she is ready to testify in an open hearing Thursday about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, CNN reports. “Despite actual threats to her
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