Trump Forces Big Pharma to Swallow a Bitter Pill

When Nashville native Robyn Erickson came to the defense of Donald Trump during a mid-October town hall in Tennessee organized by OZY, she didn’t give the typical litany of responses — the economy or conservative judges or even immigration. Challenging suggestions that the president has not achieved meaningful successes in office, Erickson, a conservative, said, […]

Yemen president names new defense chiefs as govt forces continue assault on key port

Yemen’s President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi has replaced the defense minister and the army chief of staff, as government forces press ahead with a five-month assault on the rebel-held port of Hodeida. The president on Thursday named Mohammad al-Maqdashi as defense minister to replace Mahmoud al-Subaihi who has been detained by the rebels for years, […]

Egyptian security forces kill 19 militants linked to attack on Christian pilgrims

An anti-terrorist raid ended with 19 Islamist militants killed in a firefight as Egyptian security forces cornered them in a mountainous area in Minya Province, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The officials linked the militants to the terrorist attack in Minya earlier this week. On Friday, gunmen killed seven people when they opened fire […]

Saudi-led forces conduct mass strikes on Yemeni capital & beyond, despite US ‘calls for ceasefire’

The Saudi-led coalition has carried out a series of airstrikes against “legitimate military targets” in Sanaa and elsewhere across Yemen, several days after senior US officials somewhat hypocritically called for a ceasefire. “Coalition aircraft targeted legitimate military positions at al-Dailami Air Base, northeast of the capital, Sanaa,” the coalition leadership said in a statement, referring […]

Bulldozers, injuries & arrests: Israeli forces prepare to demolish Khan al Ahmar (VIDEO)

Four people have been arrested for attempting to stop bulldozers entering the village of Khan al Ahmar in the West Bank. A number of people were injured by Israeli security forces. Two Israelis and two Palestinians were arrested for obstructing the bulldozer in the midst of high tension over the pending demolition of the village, […]

Data-deletion bug forces Microsoft to suspend rollout of Windows 10 update

Enlarge / This message, shown during Windows upgrades, is going to be salt in the wound. (credit: MS Windows) Earlier this week, Microsoft started distributing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, to Windows users who manually checked for updates. The company has now halted that rollout after many reports that installing the update […]

China’s game approval freeze forces Tencent to restructure

Tencent hasn’t been having a great time ever since China established a new regulator that brought game approvals to a standstill. Back in August, it had to pull Monster Hunter: World from the Chinese market after regulators cancelled its license. Now, the internet giant has announced that it’s restructuring the company for the first time […]

Tropical Storm Gordon Forces Airlines to Issue Travel Waivers

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Israeli forces shoot Norwegian peace activist twice in one week (VIDEO)

Norwegian Palestine-solidarity activist Kristin Foss was shot twice in a week by Israeli soldiers. The first time she was shot whilst standing with her hands raised, and the second occured when she was retreating from tear gas. Foss was standing still with her hands raised when she was shot in Kafr Qaddum during a weekly […]