Russian aces who chased US Air Force drone awarded — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Two Su-27 pilots, who intercepted the MQ-9 Reaper over the Black Sea, were bestowed with state decorations by the defense minister Two Russian military pilots, who were involved in an encounter with a US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone that ended with it plunging into the Black Sea earlier this month, were awarded with state … Read more

Judge may force Rupert Murdoch to testify in Dominion defamation case

Wilmington, Delaware CNN  —  The judge in the Dominion Voting Systems’ defamation case against Fox News signaled his interest Wednesday in the duty that executives like Rupert Murdoch might have to stop known liars from going on-air, and suggested he might force Murdoch to testify. Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric Davis repeatedly pressed a Fox … Read more

Australian Defense Force to investigate army helicopter incident

Helicopter crash in Brazil kills 4

The Australian Defense Force (ADF) has launched an investigation after a helicopter ditched into the water in the vicinity of Jervis Bay, injuring two people, Trend reports citing Xinhua. All 10 personnel on board the army MRH-90 Taipan were rescued from the ocean off the coast of New South Wales (NSW) on Wednesday night and … Read more

Damning Review Says London’s Police Force Is Racist, Misogynistic And Homophobic

LONDON (AP) — London police have lost the confidence of the public because of deep-seated racism, misogyny and homophobia, according to an independent review commissioned after a young woman was raped and killed by a serving officer. The Metropolitan Police Service, which has more than 34,000 officers and is Britain’s biggest police force, must “change … Read more

The Iraq War 20 years later: Delta Force operators recall hunting Saddam Hussein

Iraq War veteran wins Indiana primary, could become only Black Republican woman in Congress

Baghdad, Iraq, March 20, 2003 – At 5:34 AM, the United States, joined by British, Australian, and Polish forces, launched the “shock and awe” invasion of Iraq, opening one of the deadliest military engagements of the 21st century. The war would define then-President George W. Bush’s legacy and change the Middle East’s geopolitical landscape. As … Read more

Strikers Force Russian E-Commerce Giant Wildberries to Rethink New Rules

Russian e-commerce platform Wildberries on Thursday announced a three-day suspension of controversial new rules that make employees financially liable for goods returned by customers after its staff launched a nationwide strike, the state-run TASS news agency reported.  New rules introduced by Wildberries this month made employees liable for the costs of any defective items that were returned … Read more

US Air Force reveals status of downed drone — RT World News

Debris from the US MQ-9 Reaper aircraft are still to be found at bottom of the Black Sea, according to a USAFE spokesperson The US MQ-9 Reaper drone, downed in the Black Sea near Russia’s Crimea on Tuesday, hasn’t been recovered yet, but doing so remains top of the agenda for the military, the US … Read more

Macron invokes nuclear option to force through his pensions reform in huge political setback – POLITICO

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron authorized the use of a controversial constitutional manoeuvre to bypass parliament and impose his deeply unpopular pensions reform. Prime Minister Elizabeth Borne announced in parliament Thursday afternoon that the government was invoking article 49.3 of the constitution, in what is seen as a nuclear option ahead of what would … Read more

France’s interior minister to force Paris garbage collectors back to work – POLITICO

The French government is stepping up its game in order to tackle the mounds of uncollected garbage littered across the City of Lights. As politicians battle it out over who was to blame for the tons of trash piled up in the streets of the French capital, where garbage collectors have been on strike for … Read more