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#Breaking144 – IDF foiled an attempt to smuggle several firearms into Israel from Jordan near the Dead Sea, the military and police say.


“According to the Israel Defense Forces, soldiers operating security cameras identified four suspects along the border overnight, near the town of Neot HaKikar.”

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/Z0mqH8SMrT

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#Breaking144 – Spanish firefighters have removed a stolen car that got stuck in a Madrid bus terminal stairway late on Monday night.


“Video from emergency services showed firefighters using a pulley to move the car from the lower floor of the Plaza Eliptica metro and bus station to the ground floor, via the stairs.”

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/PoWWhKPDv3

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#Breaking144 – ‘ Large-scale’ fighting shatters year-long lull in Ethiopia’s Tigray


“Ethiopia’s military has launched a “large-scale” offensive for the first time in a year in the country’s northern Tigray region, Tigray authorities allege today while the government counters that Tigray forces attacked first.”

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/c8ZEu3sBT6

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#Breaking144 -(AP) — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is sending $2.98 billion in new military aid to Ukraine that will enable forces there to fight for years to come


“In a statement, Biden said the aid will allow Ukraine to acquire air defense systems, artillery systems and munitions, drones and other equipment “to ensure it can continue to defend itself over the long term.””

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/ybFeeyYahe

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#Breaking144 – Gov.Gregg Abbot declares ‘ State of Emergency ‘ in 23-counties due to flooding @Sputnik


(Sputnik) – Governor of the US state of Texas Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in 23 counties due to flooding, which had caused severe property damage and life loss.

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://ift.tt/swWproB

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#Breaking144Update – Cineworld considers bankruptcy as cinema struggles continue


“Cineworld Group PLC, one of the industry’s biggest theater operators, confirmed Monday that it’s considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S., as it contends with billions of dollars in debt and more empty seats in front of its screens than expected.”

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/H0rjziIavP

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#Breaking144 – Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked says she has revoked a visa granted to a leading Jordanian cleric after he gave several inciting speeches while visiting Israel.


““Following the violation of the visa conditions and the serious incitement against the state, I ordered his entry into Israel to be prohibited,” Shaked says.”

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/FgYIgvxXts

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#Breaking144 – The Hamas-run Interior Ministry in the Gaza Strip says one Palestinian has been killed and a child is wounded following the blast in Khan Younis.


“The ministry statement, carried by Palestinian media, says the cause of the explosion is still under investigation.”

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/v4nhjvqcm1

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#Breaking144 – National Unity calls for raising threshold to dissolve Knesset


“The National Unity party vows to advance several proposals that would make it more difficult to bring down a government, including raising the number of Knesset members required to dissolve the parliament to 70.”

Published: Aug.24: 2022: https://t.co/l07fyGrkAN

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#Breaking144 – GMP’s Professional Standards Branch has charged a serving officer with rape according to Greater Manchester Police report


James Andrew Darnton (24/10/70), who is a Temporary Detective Inspector within the Public Protection Governance Unit, will appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Monday 10 July 2023.

The charge relates to a report, received in October 2021, regarding an incident involving an adult female in 2009.

The officer has been suspended. Misconduct proceedings will recommence following criminal proceedings.

https://www.gmp.police.uk/news/greater-manchester/news/news/2022/august/gmps-professional-standards-branch-has-charged-a-serving-officer-with-rape/