Afghan forces on Thursday repelled a Taliban attack on the outskirts of Afghanistan's key western city of Herat, officials said, as the insurgents pressed on with their sweeping offensive. The Taliban recently seized several districts around the city as well as two border crossings in the province along the frontiers with Iran and Turkmenistan as they continued with their deadly assault. Violence has surged across the country since the insurgents launched their assault in early May, soon after the US-led foreign forces began their final withdrawal which is now almost complete. "The Taliban fighters had launched attacks near the city of Herat in the district of Guzara last night," Jailani Farhad, spokesman to Herat provincial governor, told AFP.
In space, you should always expect the unexpected. Hours after successfully docking with the International Space Station, Russia's new Nauka module, a research lab, airlock, and storage unit, reportedly began firing its thrusters uncontrolled, turning the ISS 45° out of attitude, according to a live broadcast of developing events on NASA TV.
Arlington County, VAhandymantips.org
With its urban atmosphere harmoniously combined with suburban communities, Arlington, VA, is among some of the places ranked as the best place to live in. It boasts its growing economy, good quality of education, and low unemployment rate. If you are moving to Arlington, there is so much to discover, from its busiest metropolitan areas to smaller warm villages. It can be exciting, but, like any other significant change in life, moving can be daunting too.
Washington, DCWashington Examiner
Based on a single bogus study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that even fully vaccinated adults must wear a mask in indoor public spaces. Now, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has decided to force the issue for those living and working in the district, even though there were only four coronavirus casualties in the entirely unmasked month of July.
There was a good rescue in Martinez today, perhaps not the most dramatic with buzzing helicopters or cast life rings, but nevertheless one pulled off by strangers who came together to do some good. It started with Orinda Reader/Runner Amanda Ferguson, one of those people who sulk all day if...
Norwood, OHWLWT 5
NORWOOD, Ohio — The government says the remains of a Marine who died during World War II have been identified as an 19-year-old man from Norwood. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says the remains of Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Harold W. Hayden, 19, of Norwood, Ohio, killed during World War II, was accounted for on March 30, 2020.
It was just 412 years ago today, July 29, 1609, when French explorer Samuel de Champlain, of Lake Champlain fame, killed two Mohawk Chiefs and wounded another. This was all done with just one shot from his arquebus, a matchlock type of firearm. Warriors from the Huron and Algonquin tribes asked the French for help in their fight against the fierce Mohawks, who lived around present day Northern New York.
WASHINGTON — The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) said Thursday Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Harold W. Hayden, 19, of Norwood, Ohio, killed during World War II, was accounted for on March 30, 2020. In November 1943, Hayden was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine...
NFLPride Of Detroit
Xavien Howard is not happy with his contract with the Dolphins, and it could mean a star cornerback is on the market. Howard has 18 interceptions in the past three seasons—one of which was shortened due to injury—and a first-team All-Pro selection in 2020. Arguably a top corner in the league, many teams will be inquiring about him.
Congress & CourtsPosted byFox News
On Fox Across America with Jimmy Failla, Fox Business’ Kennedy talks about who will suffer most if schools will have to go back to virtual learning because of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. “The Democrats who are in charge are also wealthy and they send their kids to private...
Austin, TXAustin American-Statesman
Following a string of recent shootings on Sixth Street — including a mass shooting in June that left one person dead and 13 injured — the Austin City Council has expressed interest in trying to make the party area safer by reducing opportunities for fighting and underage drinking. A resolution...
Thousands of troops were charging into Texas from Mexico, threatening all that Texas settlers had built and all that they attempted to defend. Heartbreaking defeats at the Alamo and Goliad had severely damaged the army and morale. Now on the run in the spring of 1836, the hopes of Texas lay with him.
The Government will spend more than £860m in flood prevention schemes across the UK in the next year. The funding announced on Thursday is part of the coastal erosion investment plan which will benefit more than 1,000 local schemes and help protect homes and businesses. It comes as heavy downpours...
Grocery & SupermaketPosted byUSA TODAY
HelloFresh, one of our favorite meal kit delivery services, just launched a Market section with produce, pantry, and snacks you can add to your order.