Former CISA chief: GOP is in a 'death spiral'
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Former CISA chief: GOP is in a 'death spiral'
At least 14 people were killed, and two injured, when explosives targeted a bus in Damascus, Syria, on October 20, state media reported.The explosives targeted a military bus at approximately 6:45 am, the country’s defense ministry reported. Two devices went off, and a third was dismantled on the scene, they said.Syria’s interior minister said security forces would pursue the “terrorists who committed this heinous crime.” Credit: Syrian Ministry of Interior via Storyful
Mark Zuckerberg is said to be keen to signal the company’s intent to move beyond just social media and the controversies which have engulfed it.
The incident happened while the aircraft was hovering over the sea off the Ayrshire coast.
MPs criticise lottery operator Camelot over problem gambling. App-based games put vulnerable people at risk and limit money given to good causes, say critics
A schoolgirl is set to face trial on terror charges after allegedly being caught with a bomb-making video and instructions on building a home-made gun with a 3D printer. The 16-year-old, who cannot be identified because of her age, denies five counts of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism on dates in August and September last year. The girl, who is from Derbyshire, faces trial at Westminster Youth Court on 1 March in front of Chief Magistrate Paul Goldspring.
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.
‘National treasure’: New Zealand Māori haka protected in trade deal with UK. Traditional war dance, often performed by top sports teams, has been subject to controversial appropriation in the UK
Ford has given its electric SUV the performance treatment.
Ohio police rescue elderly driver from burning car
They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
Thirty days on, the eruption activity at La Palma’s Cumbre Vieja volcano shows no signs of slowing, with video from the morning of October 19 documenting rivers of lava flowing across the island.By Sunday, October 17, at least 1,956 structures had been destroyed by lava flows covering 811.8 hectares (3.1 square miles), according to the European Union’s Copernicus satellite program.Aerial and thermal footage, released by the Spanish Geological and Mining Institute (IGME), shows the lava flow from the air on the morning of October 19. Credit: Instituto Geológico y Minero de España via Storyful
Children aged five to 11 in the US will soon be able to get a COVID-19 jab, the White House has announced. Officials say the expected authorisation of the Pfizer vaccine for younger children in a matter of weeks will allow them to receive the shot at their paediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school. Federal regulators will meet in the next two weeks to assess the benefits of giving COVID jabs to people in that age group, after lengthy studies intended to ensure the safety of the vaccines.
The committee has suggested pro-Trump congressman could be called to testify as a material witness
The boss of one of the UK's largest household energy suppliers has demanded urgent changes to the price cap, arguing the industry is facing a £5bn bill from surging wholesale costs. Scottish Power chief executive Keith Anderson said the price cap, introduced under the government of Theresa May to protect customers from "rip-off" tariffs, should become more reflective of the cost for suppliers to buy energy from the wholesale market. Mr Anderson was speaking as suppliers and their customers pay the price of a six-fold spike in the cost of raw energy over the past 12 months - a surge that has forced 15 small providers out of business this year.
Libya is hosting an international conference Thursday to help build stability in the deeply divided country ahead of crucial presidential elections in December. Some 30 delegations are travelling to the capital Tripoli. Among them are representatives from the United Nations, European Union, African Union and the Arab League.French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will attend, including officials from regional powers including Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria. Taking places under
Councils face call to prioritise gang victims for rehousing. FoI research finds threats or links to crime put 26,500 people at risk of homelessness in England and Wales
The Scottish crime drama continues and broadcaster Charlene White shares her Black History Month documentary.
Jeremy Hunt, the former health secretary, has said the Government should change the rule that people must wait six months before getting Covid booster jabs in order to improve protection before Christmas.
British baking royalty Mary Berry has been recognised by actual royalty, by being made a Dame Commander for services to culinary arts, charity and broadcasting. Dame Mary, who has had a career spanning the last five decades, says she is "proud and honoured" to have received the award after her ceremony with Prince Charles at Windsor Castle. "We're going home for a sandwich and the children are coming tonight," she said after the investiture ceremony.
Ishtiaq Ahmad has had heart trouble for years, but on security guard wages of only £72 per month, the chances of finding the £2,000 he needed for surgery had long seemed impossibly remote.