http://wtop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Syria_Damascus_Fair_04994-618x485.jpg

Global Media

Federal Laboratories and NonLethal Technologies , and United Kingdom based Cherming Defense . "Now that western-made chemical weapons have been found in areas liberated from terrorists, Syria has every reason and right to apply to the United Nations", Leonid Slutsky told reporters Wednesday.
  • Netflix is using 'The Defenders' debut to hype 'The Punisher'

    Global Media

    While not available in an official capacity yet (and we'll update when it is), the first Punisher trailer was scooped up and dropped on Twitter. Netflix did not immediately respond to a request asking if the teaser would be published (officially) on YouTube, although if you want to watch the series , you'll need to pony up for Netflix anyway.
  • Trump's domestic crisis: Charlottesville and white nationalists

    Trump's domestic crisis: Charlottesville and white nationalists

    Global Media

    Similarly, almost seven out of ten Republicans (68%) support Trump finding blame "on many sides" while 55 percent say that is not accurate. Approximately two-thirds of Americans thought the auto attack that left one person dead and 19 others wounded was an act of domestic terrorism, and 52 percent found Donald Trump's response to the attack and protests, organized by neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups, to be unsatisfactory and not strong enough, according to the poll conducted by ...
  • Porsche Will Offer Carbon Fiber Wheels on 911 Turbo S in 2018

    Porsche Will Offer Carbon Fiber Wheels on 911 Turbo S in 2018

    Global Media

    Those attractive alloys you seen in the attached images, the automaker says, are 20 percent lighter and 20 percent stronger than regular alloy wheels. Porsche claims this braiding technology, lifted from the textile industry, offers key advantages over pre-impregnated carbon-fibre fabric, making the material structure of the carbon considerably denser and more compact.
  • Aussies join US, South Korea wargames

    Aussies join US, South Korea wargames

    Global Media

    Speculation has also emerged that the allies may scale back the scope of the upcoming joint military exercise, a proposal earlier made by South Korean president's special adviser Moon Chung-in who said South Korea would consult the idea with the United States in exchange for suspension of the North's nuclear activities.
  • China, US to boost military ties amid North Korea crisis

    China, US to boost military ties amid North Korea crisis

    Global Media

    Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, made the remarks at the opening of a meeting with Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. "The people worked together to rebuild the country from the Korean War, and we can not lose everything again because of a war", Moon said in a nationally televised news conference.
  • N.Korean nuclear ICBM a 'red line': Moon

    Global Media

    However, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon The American Prospect there was "no military solution" to North Korea's nuclear threats because of Pyongyang's massed artillery targeting the South Korean capital. Tensions may yet increase further, ahead of US-South Korea military drills slated to start on Aug 21. In the early 1990s Seoul and Washington agreed to cancel a drill then known as Team Spirit in return for the North allowing an inspection of its secret nuclear facilities - only ...
  • Six Flags Over Texas changes all flags to American flags

    Six Flags Over Texas changes all flags to American flags

    Global Media

    Instead, the Dallas-area theme park will fly six American flags. They claimed that white supremacists and neo-Nazis adopted the Battle flag, not the original Confederate flag they have at the park. A group of protesters gathered to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue from Charlottesville, but the rally ended with a self-proclaimed white supremacist allegedly plowing his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters and killing one woman.
  • 3 children found dead in Clinton, Md

    3 children found dead in Clinton, Md

    Global Media

    Friday. Prince George's County police are investigating the deaths of three juveniles found by a relative on the morning of August 18 at a home in the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Drive. They were found to have suffered from 'trauma to the body, ' Donelan said. "We have a number of people that we are talking to and are continuing to speak to", Donelan said.
  • Hindu Woman Marries Jewish Partner in UK's First Interfaith Lesbian Wedding

    Hindu Woman Marries Jewish Partner in UK's First Interfaith Lesbian Wedding

    Global Media

    They got married on August 12 in a Hindu ceremony in which both wore traditional Indian red bridal saris, fresh flower garlands and the mangala sutra, and decorated their hands with henna reported Pukaar News. Respecting each other's faith, the couple had a Jewish wedding too earlier this year, which was conducted in San Antonio, Texas. Ms Mistry said many priests told her they were not allowed to marry them.
  • European markets down after Barcelona and Cambrils terror attacks

    European markets down after Barcelona and Cambrils terror attacks

    Global Media

    In Madrid, the Ibex 35 fell 0.8 per cent, as France's Cac 40 and Germany's Dax 30 dropped 0.9 per cent and 0.6 per cent respectively. Equities across Europe slumped after at least 14 people (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/islamic-state-takes-credit-for-deadly-barcelona-attack-on-pedestrians-2017-08-17) were killed Thursday when a van mowed down pedestrians on Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas thoroughfare.
  • See Hurricane Gert from Space in NOAA Satellite Video

    See Hurricane Gert from Space in NOAA Satellite Video

    Global Media

    Saturday looks set to be the driest day overall, with showers set to be scattered rather than persistent, with south Leinster set to benefit from the mildest conditions of anywhere in the country. Now the remnants of the Atlantic storm which is moving in a north-easterly direction could also bring 1.6in (40mm) of rain for parts of North West England and Scotland on Sunday into Monday.
  • Preparing for the Solar Eclipse

    Preparing for the Solar Eclipse

    Global Media

    But that eclipse will be north of the Georgetown area. All children using the glasses should be rigorously monitored. "We're going to learn so much, it's going to be so incredible". Another option is to use #14 welder's glass, which is darker than the shade that arc welders typically wear. Beware of fake glasses. Amazon sent an email to thousands of customers issuing refunds and urging people not to use it.
  • Cleveland Clinic Says 2018 Gala Won't Be at Mar-a-Lago

    Cleveland Clinic Says 2018 Gala Won't Be at Mar-a-Lago

    Global Media

    It didn't elaborate, but the Ohio-based hospital was already under pressure to shift venues. Such a choice "symbolically and financially supports a politician actively working to decrease access to health care and cut billions of dollars in research funding", the letter argued, according to Bloomberg.
  • US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

    US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

    Global Media

    But negotiations with North Korea would provide the best path forward. " China is ready to make joint efforts with the USA to show mutual respect, focus on cooperation and accumulate more fruitful results to benefit people of the two countries".
  • Maximum Corporate Donations Go To BJP, Then To Congress

    Maximum Corporate Donations Go To BJP, Then To Congress

    Global Media

    Out of this, the BJP received Rs 705.81 crore from 2987 donors, while the Congress received Rs 198.16 crore from 167 corporate/business houses. The parties which received funds include Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ), Indian National Congress (INC), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Communist Party of India (CPI), and Communist Party of India (Marxist).
  • Sierra Leone: ECOWAS donates $400000 to mudslide victims

    Sierra Leone: ECOWAS donates $400000 to mudslide victims

    Global Media

    More than 400 bodies have been recovered in and around the capital, Freetown, after Monday's mudslides and flooding and some 600 people are missing and feared dead. The possibility of further mudslides remains, along with the risk of disease. An estimated 3 000 people are now homeless in the capital, Freetown, and surrounding communities.