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Israel retaliates after Iran ‘fires 20 rockets’ at army in occupied Golan Heights

Arch-enemies Iran and Israel edged closer to all-out war on Thursday after Israel’s military said its positions in the Golan Heights were fired at with a barrage of Iranian rockets, prompting it to respond with extensive strikes targeting Tehran’s forces across Syria. The attack, if confirmed, would mark the first time Iran has fired rockets in a direct strike on Israeli forces, dramatically ratcheting up what has for years been ... Read More »

Facebook undergoes the biggest executive reshuffles in its history

Facebook is undergoing one of the biggest executive reshuffles in its history, the company announced internally today, Recode reports. Mark Zuckerberg is still the king of the castle, but everything below him is taking a different shape as WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook’s core app get new leaders. Facebook has confirmed these changes to TechCrunch. The company has been reorganized into three main groups: “Family of Apps,” which encompasses Instagram, Facebook’s ... Read More »

Ex-CIA officer charged with conspiracy to commit espionage

A former CIA case officer was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday on one count of conspiracy to gather or deliver national defense information to aid a foreign government, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced. A press release from the DOJ announced that Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a Hong Kong-born former CIA officer who left the agency in 2007, had been charged with attempting to provide documents and ... Read More »

Israel ‘launches airstrike on Iranian base in Syria’ as tensions escalate to brink of WAR

Syria on Tuesday said Israel carried out an attack on a military base south of Damascus, which was used by Iranian forces. According to reports, Israeli fighter jets entered Syrian airspace and struck Iranian missiles aimed at Israel. The military said it identified what it said was unusual movements of Iranian forces in Syria, and it believed those forces were preparing for an imminent retaliation against Israel. Earlier on Tuesday, ... Read More »

Mueller Investigation: Cohen was paid $500K by Putin-tied company after election – Stormy Daniels’ lawyer reveals

Stormy Daniels’s attorney Michael Avenatti said Tuesday that President Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen received $500,000 in the months after the 2016 election from a company run by a Russian oligarch with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Avenatti said that the funding may have been used to reimburse the $130,000 payment Cohen made to Daniels to stay quiet about her alleged affair with Trump. Former New York Mayor Rudy ... Read More »

Melania Trump’s staff lashes out at news media as she faces plagiarism claims

Melania Trump’s rollout this week of her “Be Best” initiative focusing on children was intended to give the first lady an agenda all her own. Instead, it revived accusations that Mrs. Trump’s ideas were really coming from somewhere else. Observers on Twitter quickly pointed out that one of the primary materials with “Be Best” branding, a booklet on social media guidelines called “Talking With Kids About Being Online,” had been ... Read More »

Uber reveals its latest ‘flying car’ prototype for aerial taxi service

Uber is showing off its latest “flying car” concept at its second annual Elevate conference in Los Angeles. And, as you can see, it looks more like a drone than a helicopter. The aircraft, which the company hopes to use to launch as an aerial taxi service by 2023, is a mashup of a plane and a helicopter. Instead of a tiltrotor, this design has four stacked rotors along the ... Read More »

51 dead in attack on Nigerian village

A gang of what are said to be former cattle rustlers has killed at least 51 adults and children in a village in northern Nigeria, burning down homes. Amongst the rows of dead bodies in Gwaska, in the Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna state, were children under the age of 10. Some bodies were mutilated. Survivors say the attackers surrounded Gwaska on Saturday afternoon. They set homes alight and fired ... Read More »

Trump not wanted at McCain’s funeral, reports say

Senator John McCain, 81 and battling brain cancer, has made clear he does not want President Donald Trump to attend his funeral, US media reported Saturday. McCain, a Vietnam war vet and respected senator from Arizona who has had a turbulent relationship with Trump, instead wants Vice President Mike Pence to represent the White House, The New York Times and NBC News said, quoting people close to McCain. McCain is ... Read More »

Made in Kiambu: Man designs sleek 25-foot stretch limousine

For many women, a dream wedding might not be complete without an elegant limousine to leave tongues wagging months after saying ‘I do.’ Grooms sweat the small stuff to hire limos to please their women. Limos don’t come cheap, but there is this dude from Kiambu on the outskirts of Nairobi who has a cheaper limo option, seeing as it is, he has designed one himself. John Kimani’s 25-foot stretch ... Read More »

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