Leaked photos show new U.S. Army super cannon in stunning detail – Defence Blog

New leaked photos are giving military experts and analysts a first detailed look at the advanced U.S. Army 155mm self-propelled howitzer that equipped with huge XM907 58 caliber cannon. A Twitter user 笑脸男人 has posted some new photos of Army’s next-generation self-propelled howitzer prototype, currently known as XM1299 The new 155mm self-propelled howitzer is developed […]

Don’t expect too many more white Christmases in Montreal

A study that came out Thursday predicted that among the 40 cities in the northern hemisphere analyzed, Montreal will have the biggest drop in snow days in December in the coming years. John Kenney / Montreal Gazette A white Christmas may soon be nothing but a dream for Montrealers. Bing Crosby famously sang “I’m dreaming […]

Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative leader

Andrew Scheer ended weeks of speculation on his future Thursday, announcing he will step down as Conservative leader. Scheer announced his decision at a surprise caucus meeting before heading into the House of Commons to deliver a seven-minute speech ending his quest to one day become prime minister. The Conservative benches were unusually full for […]

Oxford University student ‘raped young woman and then said “this is really awkward”‘ – The Sun

AN Oxford University student raped a young woman then said: “Oh, no, this is really awkward”, a court heard yesterday. Niall McPaul, 24, stayed the night with the female student after a party in 2017. 1 Oxford University medical student Niall McPaul allegedly raped a woman and said ‘Oh, no, this is really awkward’Credit: Hyde […]

U.S. Air Force aerial refuelers supports German Typhoon fighter jets – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force has released footage showing Airmen from the 351st Air Refueling Squadron and 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron with its KC-135 Stratotankers supported German air force Eurofighter Typhoons. German fighter jets received fuel over Germany from a Bloody Hundredth’s KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, Dec 4, 2019, […]

Stephen Poloz to step down: How Canada’s top banker went from folksy obscurity to steady hand

OTTAWA — Outgoing governor Stephen Poloz once joked that, after being chosen to succeed Mark Carney as head of the Bank of Canada in 2013, he was received much like the guy who replaced Wayne Gretzky. That is to say: nobody actually remembers the guy who replaced The Great One. Poloz was plucked from relative […]

North Korea’s U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with Washington are not needed. Ambassador Kim Song’s comment appeared to go further than North Korea’s earlier warning that discussions related to its nuclear weapons program, the central […]