Athletic director Jim Phillips cited the possibility of a limited crowd at the famed ballpark even if fans were allowed. He called it “a disappointing conclusion to reach” and said the Wildcats hope to play there again “with a packed house.” … [Read more...] about The Latest: D-Backs’ Guerra returns after negative test
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"In April 2011, Bashar Al-Assad asked Major General Hossam Sukkar to set up four drug factories to export drugs to the Gulf countries and sell them at low prices there, (the idea was) to drown countries with drugs and destroy them as they try to sabotage Syria," he claimed. "Now, there are a large number of factories for the Assad family, most of which are based in the Syrian coast area, including one in the village of Al-Bassa, a factory in the village of al-Sanawbar, a factory in the countryside of Qardaha, a factory in Homs, a factory in the countryside of Jableh, and a number of small workshops as well." … [Read more...] about Massive ‘ISIS drug bust’ in Italy connected to the Syrian regime, not the terrorist group, analysts argue
In the early months of the uprising, she gave no interviews and made few public appearances. Then in early 2012, the European Union froze her assets and placed her on a travel ban. As a U.K. citizen, Asma is able to visit her land of birth — and thus has been the subject of numerous campaigns and calls for the British Home Office to revoke her citizenship. Some British leaders contend that there is more room for negotiation if she remains a citizen, while others claim she still has a strong lobby of support stemming from her time in banking. … [Read more...] about The rise and fall of Syria’s first lady: Why the US is going after Asma Assad?
“The current situation is worsening every day, we have never witnessed such brutal attacks by the regime and Russia before, whether airstrikes or ground missiles. They have been bombing main roads, killing civilians and we are all very afraid,” Dr. Mohamed, a 28-year-old surgeon at the Kafranbel Surgical hospital in northern Syria, which came under fire with four airstrikes on Sunday. “We have already been bombed 15 times by the regime, this time we were destroyed. Patients were so scared; some ran into the streets still in their robes with IV drips attached.” … [Read more...] about Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN
FILE - In this 2016 file photo, music teacher John Zeretzke, right, applauds his students after they performed a piece with flutes they built in his class in Lake Forest, Calif. Zeretzke, the founder of an international music program who was accused of giving semen-tainted flutes to California elementary school students, was sentenced to 18 years in state prison, the state attorney's office said Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (Nick Koon/The Orange County Register via AP, File) less … [Read more...] about Music teacher gets 18 years for lewd acts with schoolgirls