Opinion | Trump Twittertorium
To the Editor:
There are 14 presidential libraries. All of them are titled with a president’s name and the word “library.” But because President Trump is celebrated for transcending established traditions, the resting place for his written works should have a unique name. I propose the Donald J. Trump Twittertorium.
Ethiopia Arrests al-Shabaab and ISIS Suspects Planning Attacks
Ethiopian security officials have arrested 14 suspected members of al-Shabaab and ISIS accused of planning terrorist attacks in the capital Addis Ababa and other parts of the country, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corp. reported, citing a statement from the National Intelligence and Security Service.
The terrorist groups tried to exploit the security situation in the country, it said, referring to thefederal government’s military action on the Northern Tigray regional government.
Earlier, two airports in Ethiopia’s Amhara region were targeted in a rocket attack carried out by forces in the neighboring Tigray region as violence in the north of the country spreads.
Al-Qaeda-linked militants have waged an insurgency in Somalia since 2006 in a bid to impose their version of Islamic law. The group continues to carry out suicide bombings and other attacks in the Horn of Africa country despite being the target of frequent U.S. drone strikes, and the Somali government retains a weak grip on power.
CU Buffs vs. Stanford Cardinal live blog: Real-time updates from the Pac-12 college football game at Stanford Stadium – The Denver Post
Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the Colorado Buffaloes game against the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, Calif., on Nov. 14, 2020.
Mobile users, if you can’t see the live blog, tap here.
TikTok Employee Agrees to Drop Suit Against Trump Administration
A TikTok employee who sued the Trump administration over its ban of the video-sharing app has agreed to drop his case.
Patrick S. Ryan submitted a filing dated Nov. 13, stating that both sides were asking the court to dismiss the case with prejudice. No reason was given.
TikTok owner Bytedance Ltd. this weekwon a 15-day extension of its deadline to sell U.S. assets and the Commerce Department said it wouldn’t move forward with a ban on U.S. residents using the app, in light of two court injunctions.
The case is Ryan v. Trump, 20-CV-05948, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (San Francisco).
Rockets fired at Eritrean capital from Ethiopia, diplomats say
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – At least three rockets were fired at Eritrea’s capital from Ethiopia on Saturday night, five regional diplomats said, a major escalation of an 11-day conflict pitting Ethiopian federal troops against local forces in the northern Tigray region.
At least two of the rockets hit the Asmara airport, three diplomats said. With most communications down in Tigray and Eritrea, Reuters could not independently confirm the strikes. Officials on both sides could not immediately be reached.
Natural gas producer Gulfport Energy files for bankruptcy
(Reuters) – Natural gas explorer and producer Gulfport Energy Corp GPOR.O filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, becoming the latest to succumb to weak crude prices as COVID-19 pandemic crimps fuel demand.
In a statement on Saturday, Gulfport said it has secured $262.5 million in debtor-in-possession financing from its existing lenders under its revolving credit facility, including $105 million in new money that will be available upon court approval.
COVID-19: Seven killed in fire on coronavirus intensive care ward in Romania
Seven people have died after a fire broke out on an intensive care ward treating coronavirus patients in Romania.
An eighth patient is in a serious condition following the fire at a hospital in the city of Piatra Neamt on Saturday.
A staff member also received serious injuries.
Those killed are believed to be COVID-19 patients, according to emergency services spokesperson Irina Popa.
The fire has since been put out.
The Ultimate Gorilla Trekking Guide
Africa is home to the three best countries in the world for a gorilla safari. Uganda, Rwanda and Congo have made a name for themselves in the safari industry as the leading destinations for travellers seeking gorilla treks through untamed, pristine rainforests in search of these elusive primates. The experience of encountering mountain gorillas in their natural habitat is said to be a life-changing and eye-opening moment that has become an unforgettable memory for all who have had the privilege to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With unmatched up-close encounters, gorilla treks are a must-see for animal-lovers and avid safari-goers.
South Africa Shines at World Travel Awards, Africa 2020
From Africa’s leading airport, Meetings and Conference Destination, Private Game Reserve and more. The World Travel Awards acknowledges, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Established in 1993, the awards celebrate its 27th anniversary this year. Check out the full list of winners.
I-70 eastbound closed at Silverthorne due to adverse weather conditions
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed Saturday afternoon due to adverse weather conditions, the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted.
There is no estimated time for reopening.
Forecasters warned Saturday that driving conditions would be difficult due to high winds and blowing snow in the high country.
Updates can be found at on CDOT’s traffic page.