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Fire believed to be the work of an arsonist, destroyed a three-apartment concrete dwelling house at Tryall district in St Elizabeth last week, leaving an elderly woman homeless. Reports are that about 3:00 p.m., Attirella Gayle, an 83-year-old pensioner, was at home in Tryall with her 25-year-old grandson, ...
The term “friendly fire” came into public awareness during The Gulf War (1990-1991). As the American populace watched hostilities in real time for the first time, it became necessary to give a suitable name to such mishaps. Certainly, not new to military ventures, most friendly fire incidents happen in the fog ...

The Thomas Fire was one of the megafires that hit California last year, driving the Forest Service wildfire budget to more than $2.5 billion. California fires killed 45 people. Photos courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service. Wallow Fire. A view of the Wallow Fire is pictured in the distance seen along the U.S. Route ...
MADRID — Catalan separatists' third attempt to appoint a new leader since December's election came unstuck on Thursday, prolonging the political deadlock in the region. The four lawmakers from the radical-left CUP — the smallest of the three secessionist parties in the regional chamber — refused to ...
Hong Kong's leader faced a backlash from her own political allies on Wednesday for making a personal donation to the city's biggest opposition party, as four lawmakers were sworn in without the oath-taking drama that got their predecessors disqualified. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor ...
A 20-year-old Israeli soldier died yesterday in a friendly fire incident at a military base in the country, the army announced. Sergeant Shachar Strug was killed by a bullet which was fired from the gun of his fellow soldiers; an investigation has been launched into the incident. Strug, from Unit 217 the ...

When the friendly fire feature was turned off in Fortnite Battle Royale, it wasn't difficult to surmise why but the user experience lead researcher for Epic Games set the record straight once and for all. The decision to remove this particular feature in-game was one of the ways the developers were trying to ...
One of the four suspects charged in what authorities have called a "friendly fire" shooting death pleaded no contest to third-degree murder on Tuesday. Demetric Milhouse, 23, stood before Circuit Judge Gary Bergosh and said it was in his best interest to plead no contest to a string of offenses related to ...
Epic Games' decision to get rid of the friendly fire feature in Fortnite: Battle Royale was completely driven by solving in-game toxicity. Ben Lewis-Evans, a user experience lead researcher at Epic Games who works on Fortnite, told Polygon that the team rolled out Fortnite with friendly fire on. They decided to ...
WHAT would you say to a friend who asks you to get a whooping cough shot so you can visit their new baby in hospital? Would you say: A. No way, Jose. Are you crazy? I've had three kids and I've never asked anyone to do that. I'm not visiting you and I'm going to find another home for the onsie I bought ...
Throughout history, athletics have been popular. People enjoy partaking in, and rooting for, athletic teams. Times of war are no exception to this. However, when a nation's resources and its people, are devoted to warfare, friendlier competition is often affected. The first World War was no exception. During ...
Throughout history, athletics have been popular. People enjoy partaking in, and rooting for, athletic teams. Times of war are no exception to this. However, when a nation's resources and its people, are devoted to warfare, friendlier competition is often affected. The first World War was no exception. During ...
Local administrators said the Kenya Defence Forces troops were felled by friendly fire. "The APs returned fire after coming under attack by the soldiers who mistook them for bandits. They had been having lunch at their camp when the incident took place," one said. Six other officers were airlifted to Nairobi ...
According to the officer in charge of the Rural Border Patrol Unit in Kitui County, Mr Nguyo Wambua, the two soldiers were killed by officers attached to the unit in what the local administration described as “friendly fire.” According to Senior Superintendent Wambua, his officers fatally shot the two soldiers ...
BERLIN — Angela Merkel is facing unrest within her conservative ranks over a coalition deal that gives key ministries to Social Democrats and appears to have passed over rising stars in her own party. Officials in Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) are particularly unhappy at having given up ...
A throng of Republican senators is holding up the confirmations of some of President Donald Trump's nominees — even as he continues to blame the logjam on Democratic “obstruction.” At least 11 Republican senators in recent months have disclosed they're blocking votes on nominees for agencies ...
TOPSHOT - Smoke is seen billowing from the northern Syrian Kurdish town of Afrin on January 31, 2018. Turkey and allied Syrian rebel groups launched operation Olive Branch on January 20 against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which controls the Afrin region. / AFP PHOTO / Ahmad Shafie ...

Epic Games has turned off the friendly fire feature in Fortnite to prevent teammates from trolling each other. Friendly fire is always a tricky subject in games, and Fortnite is no exception. With friendly fire enabled in the Battle Royale mode, players had to strike a balance between taking out their enemies ...
Those of you who love to do team killing when your crew isn't doing that great in Fortnite, your trolling just got cut down significantly. According to the game's Reddit page, the devs have disabled the Friendly Fire feature due to the massive amount of complaints from people reporting team killing. So those of ...
At that second site, the residence of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, the special operators apparently encountered no resistance at all, even though several Americans were wounded due to friendly fire and a helicopter crash. In 2001, U.S. special operators were targeting just two enemy forces: ...
Admission is free to the family-friendly Fire & Ice Festival. The festival takes place Friday, Jan. 19 – Sunday, Jan. 21. Hours run The Fire & Ice Festival runs from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20; 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21; and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22. Fireworks are at 8 p.m. Friday ...
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Four Somali Soldiers were killed on Sunday through friendly fire outside Mogadishu, local media reports. The killing of soldiers follows after an IED exploded in the outkirts of Mogadishu followed by firefight between government soldiers as reported by Somalia's Dalsan radio.
Boris A. Stern was a 19-year-old Army sergeant from Chicago when German forces came pouring westward on Dec. 16, 1944, in the snowy hell of Belgium's Ardennes Forest. He's now 92 and living in Carrollwood and I've been lucky enough to catch up with him a couple of times since Veterans Day.
Given that these magics would be dangerous in the hands of a trained mage, there is the potential for some real danger when untrained wizards get a hold of them, which is shown through the game's friendly fire system, where careless players can hurt their co-op allies. They can also revive them, though, ...
Rewind back to 2010 where Buckner, a four-star recruit at Punahou School in Honolulu, faced off against the Saint Louis School quarterback Marcus Mariota under the Hawaiian Friday night lights. Less than two years later the former high school rivals joined forces more than 2,500 miles from their homes ...
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 12, ARMENPRESS. A 21 year old soldier of the Artsakh military has died after being accidentally shot by a fellow soldier. The soldier, identified as Narek Adibekyan, was shot and killed in the evening of December 11 while on duty in a northern military base of Artsakh. The defense ...
Geraint Thomas downed by friendly fire at Volta ao Algarve. Welshman settles for second as Kwiatkowski makes the right move, at the right time. Geraint Thomas hugs Michal Kwiatkowski after stage 5 at Volta ao Algarve. 1 / 5. Geraint Thomas hugs Michal Kwiatkowski after stage 5 at Volta ao Algarve.
In 2010, the New York State Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings published an in-depth analysis of blue-on-blue shootings. The report provides details of 26 police officer fatalities that occurred between 1981 and 2009, and indicates near-miss situations occur more frequently than we realize.
TURA: Minister Deborah C Marak, who represents Williamnagar constituency, is facing rivalry both within and outside the party. While ticket ...
Raja Chulan: Why must former PM Dr Mahathir Mohamad apologise for something he did not do? DAP's Skudai assemblyperson Dr Boo ...
The root cause of the friendly fire incident hasn't been adequately addressed yet. There's an aircraft carrying out close air support missions that ...
Google defines friendly fire as “weapon fire coming from one's own side, especially fire that causes accidental injury or death to one's own ...
“Victory has a thousand fathers,” said President John F. Kennedy, “but defeat is an orphan.” The wisdom of Kennedy's quote is apparent in the ...
Three former U.S. soldiers dispute the official investigative report that blames human error for a friendly fire accident that killed six others, ...
One shocking circumstance that keeps playing over and over in my head is how I found myself struggling to avoid friendly fire deaths in the ...
Canada's leader of the official opposition will have his work cut out for him trying to come across as something more than the puppet of Stephen ...
A man was fatally shot in broad daylight last week, and eyewitnesses at the scene said the shooter was a “friend” and the two had been ...
National's Chris Bishop and Labor's Kris Faafoi exchanged friendly fire after the Greens' offer to talk to NZ First was not taken up.
OTTAWA -- A Canadian special forces soldier has been awarded the Medal of Bravery in connection with a deadly friendly-fire incident in Iraq ...
But in 2005, government officials informed Tillman's family that he had actually been killed not by enemies, but by friendly fire. The Army and ...
Ajinkya Rahane can be tetchy against short-pitched bowling. New Zealand tried and exploited it to good effect during their visit in 2016.
What kind of person gives the world a present on their own birthday? Jas Davis, that's who. And if you're like "that's who?" he's the ...
Many people say that Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonChris Murphy's profile rises with gun tragedies DNC, RNC step up cyber ...
Gunshot wounds that two Huntington Beach police officers suffered Thursday as they responded to reports of a man with a knife were the result ...
Though it's not quite such a famous problem as it is in other games, Rainbow Six Siege suffers its own toxicity issues. It's something the ...
Ubisoft is considering removing friendly fire from casual playlists in Rainbow Six Siege in a bid to crack down on toxic team killers, it has said.
"For those struggling to make sense of a senseless world, Friendly's Fire is for you," said Producing Artistic Director and show director Rick ...
In confrontations involving firearms, sometimes friends shoot friends by mistake, such as Wild Bill Hickok's shooting his deputy. Today's story is ...
Both are lapping up a slice of media acclaim amid widespread friendly fire: Trump, for his second "Chuck and Nancy" deal, and Hillary Clinton for a book that has ...
Many bankers, feeling put upon by what they say is a tax-free ride the federal government gives credit unions, aren't likely to join a unity parade ...


 

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