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Petition to declare ‘Antifa’ group terrorists collects 250k signatures

In less than a week, one quarter of a million Americans have signed a petition to have President Donald Trump officially classify the “Antifa” group a terrorist organization, accusing them of violence at demonstrations and incitement to kill police. Using the petition website originally set up by the Obama administration, ...

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Russia produces first serial Mi-28UB combat training helicopter (PHOTOS)

Published time: 22 Aug, 2017 19:28 Russian Helicopters design and manufacturing holding has produced the very first batch of Mi-28UB combat training helicopters, a new version of the battle-tested Mi-28N “Night Hunter” ground attack helicopter. The main difference with the Mi-28UB, compared to the basic model of the Mi-28N Night ...

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Curvy tornado plows through Black Sea near Sochi (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 22 Aug, 2017 18:57 At least two tornadoes have been spotted at sea just off the southern Russian city of Sochi. One of the whirlwinds attracted huge attention from online users thanks to its highly irregular form. The tornadoes did not inflict any damage. Several tornadoes were seen ...

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Two white players take part in NFL’s largest anthem protest to date

More than a dozen Cleveland Browns players staged the largest national anthem protest seen in the NFL so far, ahead of Monday’s preseason game against the New York Giants. The group gathered by water coolers during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner and included tight end Seth DeValve, the first ...

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Mayweather munches burger while dishing out insults ahead of McGregor megabout

Published time: 22 Aug, 2017 18:14 Floyd Mayweather has been filmed munching on a hamburger just five days ahead of his Las Vegas megafight with Conor McGregor, launching insults against the Irishman between mouthfuls. The footage of Mayweather eating a hamburger appeared of the UFC YouTube channel in a promo ...

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Books to bullets: Poland to enlist 10,000 students into volunteer 'Academic Legion'

Poland’s Ministry of Defense has said it will start a new program to give university students military training as part of a volunteer-based “Academic Legion,” which upon completion will see the students enlisted into the country’s reserve forces. The project, which begins in November, is a joint venture between the ...

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Boko Haram has used 83 children as suicide bombers in 2017 – UNICEF

Boko Haram has dramatically increased the use of children in suicide bomb attacks on civilians in Nigeria, UNICEF reported Tuesday. There has been a four-fold increase in the use of weaponized children as part of the Islamist insurgency which has ravaged the country’s northeast for eight years, UNICEF said in ...

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UN slams US-led coalition airstrikes in Raqqa that reportedly killed dozens of civilians

Published time: 22 Aug, 2017 17:34 The UN has expressed “deep concerns” over the mounting number of civilian casualties in Raqqa inflicted by US-led coalition airstrikes, condemning “any attack aimed at civilians or civilian infrastructure.” “Our humanitarian colleagues tell us they are deeply concerned by unconfirmed reports of a high ...

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Saudi teen arrested for Macarena dance on Jeddah streets (VIDEO)

Published time: 22 Aug, 2017 16:59 A 14-year-old Saudi boy has reportedly been arrested in Jeddah after video footage of him doing the ‘Macarena dance’ in the middle of a traffic intersection went viral. The video shows the boy making his way to the middle of Prince Mohammed bin Abdul ...

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Majority of Americans think Confederate statues should remain – poll

Despite a growing push across the US to dismantle monuments to Confederate generals and those who fought for the South during the American Civil War, the majority of Americans believe they should be kept in public spaces, a new poll says. Read more The Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll found that 54 ...

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