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Iran Signs Deals to Repair Syrian Power Grid

Iran Signs Deals to Repair Syrian Power Grid

Iran has signed preliminary agreements with Syria to fix the power grid in the Aleppo city and the provinces of Latakia and Dayr al-Zawr in the Arab state, State TV reported on Wednesday. In addition, Kharboutli signed memorandums of understanding with Iran's acting energy minister, Sattar Mahmoudi, that would provide for Iranian participation in the restoration of electricity plants in the coastal province of Latakia, Deir al-Zour, and Homs, and the construction of several wind and solar ...


US Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations

US Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations

Critics like Paul have said its ambiguity allows the president to take over Congress' constitutionally outlined role in declaring war. Senator McCain, for instance, agreed that the time to pass a new AUMF had come, but argued that consideration of a new war authorization should be done under regular order with a full debate and amendment process.


Malaysian among dredger crew missing following collision off Singapore

Malaysian among dredger crew missing following collision off Singapore

Of the dredger's 12 crew members, three are still missing and seven were sent to the Singapore General Hospital. Out of the seven admitted in the hospital, five have since been discharged, a hospital spokesperson confirmed, adding that one remained admitted while the other was under observation.


Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status

Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status

Meanwhile, Hurricane Jose continued to move northwestward in the Atlantic and was blowing winds of 145 mph as a Category 4 storm about 120 miles east of the Northern Leeward Islands at 11 a.m. As of 2 p.m. on Thursday, its wind speed had increased to 105 miles per hour, bumping it up to Category 2. Hurricanes Jose and Katia are both getting stronger.


Toronto extends winning streak to four games — Blue Jays notebook

Toronto extends winning streak to four games — Blue Jays notebook

Every player has their own reasons for wanting to finish the year on a high note , even on a team that is just spinning its wheels. "You just come out here and try to do your job and it's just a plus when you get a chance to win a game". Maile has two RBIs in his last three games after recording just one in his previous 19. Major League Baseball on Tuesday announced its schedule for next year, and it will feature its earliest season North American openers ever, across the board.


One way Notre Dame win can be 'program builder' for UGA

One way Notre Dame win can be 'program builder' for UGA

After giving up 378.8 yards per game and 5.4 yards per play a season ago, Notre Dame has held its first two opponents to just 328.0 yards a game and 4.6 yards per play. Wimbush's process of syncing up with the line, with reads, with protections plays a part in the choppiness of offensive line progress. Quarterbacks are constantly cycling in and out.