October 20, 2021

China: Natural Gas Explosion Kills at Least 25, Seriously Wounds 37

The death toll from a gas explosion near a residential community in central China’s Shiyan city on Sunday rose to 25 on Monday as Chinese government authorities continued efforts to rescue and treat survivors of the blast and determine its cause. “The death toll from the blast in the city of Shiyan, in Hubei province,…

Chicago Alderman Hires Private Firm to Keep Citizens Safe While Pumping Gas

Chicago Alderman Stephanie Coleman reacted to a surge in city carjackings by hiring a private firm to provide security for an hour each day in which residents can safely pump gas. The Chicago Tribune reports that Coleman is calling the project, “Operation Safe Pump.” It is being launched at “Citgo on 63rd Street and the…

Expert: Biden Actions Against American Oil, Gas Energy Production Could Kill as Many as 1 Million Jobs

Frank Macchiarola, senior vice president of Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs at the American Petroleum Institute (API), said in an interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday with host Matt Boyle that if President Joe Biden puts a permanent ban on oil and gas development on federal waters and land, it could cost 1 million American…

US found chlorine gas, nerve agent in samples from Syria attack: report.

Blood and urine samples from the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria have tested positive for chlorine gas and a nerve agent, according to U.S. officials. MSNBC reported Thursday that the U.S. obtained samples from the attack site in Douma, a suburb of Damascus, and determined that they contained traces of chlorine […]

Thousands Of Venezuelans Protest Socialist Government’s Extreme Corruption Scandal. Security Forces Respond With Tear Gas, Water Tanks.

For five days straight, thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets to protest government corruption in the face of a dire economic crisis. The country’s tired, poor, huddled masses clashed with officers in riot gear Saturday in a desperate attempt to challenge Hugo Chavez’s despotic successor, President Nicholas Maduro. Cries of “Liberty, Liberty!” rang […]

Dozens Killed in Syria Gas Attack; Trump Blames Obama’s Red Line

A worker carries an injured child after an attack with an unknown chemical agent in Khan Shaykhun, Syria, on April 4, 2017. (Photo by Syrian Civil Defense) WASHINGTON — A new apparent chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians prompted lawmakers to criticize the Trump administration for days ago demoting the priority of unseating Bashar al-Assad, while the […]

Police Block Anti-Government Protest in Venezuela,Tear Gas Fired

Opposition leaders and frustrated Venezuelans took to the streets in Caracas on Wednesday to march to the national election board’s headquarters and demand a recall referendum to end President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist rule. But police and National Guard soldiers blocked the square where protesters planned to meet and fired tear gas at them, witnesses said. […]

Carter: Russian Airstrikes ‘Pouring Gas on Fire’ in Syria

Smoke rises after airstrikes by military jets in Talbiseh, a city in western Syria’s Homs province, where Russia launched airstrikes for the first time, Sept. 30, 2015. The image was made from video provided by Homs Media Center and authenticated by AP. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says Russian airstrikes in Syria hit areas […]

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