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Wednesday July 26th, 2023 night edition

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Russia was accused by US Central Command of unsafe behavior in Syria, causing harm to a US drone.

This is the latest incident in numerous attempts by Russia to harass US forces in Syria.

This relates to a July 23 incident where “Russian military aircraft deployed flares, damaging a US MQ-9 while conducting a defeat-ISIS mission, the US said.

Lt. Gen. Alex Grynkewich, Commander of the US 9th Air Force unit, which is often called AFCENT or Air Force Central Command commented on the incident.

It notes also that “one of the Russian flares struck the US MQ-9, severely damaging its propeller.

We call upon the Russian forces in Syria to put an immediate end to this reckless, unprovoked, and unprofessional behavior.”.

The overall context is that Russia is harassing the US in Syria and this harms the anti-ISIS mission. »

3 separate suitcases found floating in Florida waterway contained remains of one woman

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Police in South Florida on Monday asked for the public’s help identifying a woman whose remains were found floating in a waterway in three separate suitcases last week.

Delray Beach Police Chief Russ Mager said Monday a suitcase was initially discovered in the waterway “with what was believed to be the human remains hanging outside the suitcase.”.

“We were able to determine that the remains within this suitcase, the two suitcases, were actually human remains as well. »

UPS reaches tentative contract with 340,000 unionized workers potentially dodging calamitous strike

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NEW YORK (AP) — UPS has reached a tentative contract with its 340,000-person union, potentially averting a strike that threatened to disrupt package deliveries for millions of businesses and households nationwide.

UPS has reached a contract agreement with its 340,000-person strong union Tuesday, July 25, averting a strike that had the potential to disrupt logistics nationwide for businesses and households alike.

Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President Sara Nelson said in a statement after the UPS deal was announced. »

City mayor demands Trump settle $35k bill from 2018 before returning for rally this weekend

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A Pennsylvania city mayor has demanded that Donald Trump reimburse a $35,000 bill from 2018 ahead of his planned return for a campaign rally on Saturday.

Despite the unpaid bill, city officials and the police have begun logistical and staffing preparations for the 2023 event, Mr Schember said.

Joshua Makowski said the city should not allow “anyone to use city services and not pay their bill” and said Mr Trump should be held accountable for his first bill. »

Lawyer demands school district ban the Bible after it banned other books for being sexually explicit

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“The District cannot ban books because it disagrees with the viewpoint expressed while allowing other sexually explicit books, like the bible, because it supports their viewpoint,” Line wrote.

He went on to describe moments in the Bible that talk about sex toys, prostitutes, incest, bestiality, homosexuality, and nudity. »