WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US citizens who did not own guns are far more likely to support setting up a national data base to track them than registered weapon owners are, the Pew Research Center reported in a new poll on Wednesday.
Boston’s mayor has shut down suggestions the city would follow New York’s example, saying requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for people to participate in public indoor activities followed a long history of minorities “needing to show their papers.”
Hours after Israel shelled positions in southern Lebanon in response to several rocket launches, jet aircraft were reported flying over the area carrying out airstrikes early Thursday morning.
The new variants of the coronavirus may potentially be more infectious that the Delta variant, with the director of molecular pathology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre saying he “wouldn't be incredibly surprised if something else came along that's even more transmissible."
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The crew of the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess tanker in the Gulf of Oman has managed to foil a hijacking by sabotaging the engines, the Times reported on Wednesday, citing British government sources.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Wildfires in the southwestern Turkish city of Milas have reached a thermal power plant, the city mayor, Muhammet Tokat, said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Militants from Turkish-controlled area attacked Syrian troops in the Aleppo Province, dropping a bomb from a drone, five soldiers were wounded, Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit, deputy head of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties in Syria, said.
The base has a landing strip and parking areas for aircraft.