Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran Image copyright US Department of Defense The US military will send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East as tensions build with Iran. Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the deployment was in response to what he described as "hostile behaviour" by Iranian forces. The US Navy also shared new images it says link Iran to recent oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman. Israel election: Netanyahu and rival headed for deadlock Image copyright Reuters Unofficial results in Israel's second election in five months suggest it is too close to call, Israeli media say. Incumbent PM Benjamin Netanyahu's party and that of his main challenger, Benny Gantz, are neck and neck with 32 seats each, the Kan public broadcaster says.
North v South Korea: Welcome to the world's strangest football derby Image copyright AFP On Tuesday, North and South Korea will play a football derby like no other. It's not too rare for the two sides to face off – but it's almost unheard of to play in the North's capital, Pyongyang. In fact, it has only happened once, in 1990. Social media giant Facebook has unveiled plans to launch a new digital currency, called Libra, next year. Image copyright Facebook Social media giant Facebook has unveiled plans to launch a new digital currency, called Libra, next year. It said people would be able to make payments with the currency via its own apps, as well as on messaging service WhatsApp. Firms such as Uber and Visa are also likely to accept it in future, it said.
Roofing Twickenham Repair to roof and cleaning of gutters Davey came and inspected our gutter and roof due to a leak. He was really knowledgeable about the problem and explained what needed to be done. Cristiano Ronaldo is only the sixth player in football history to reach 700 goals Cristiano Ronaldo reached 700 careers goals on Monday night. Portugal might have suffered a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Ukraine, but there was plenty for their captain to celebrate when he lashed home a penalty in Kiev's Olimpiyskiy Stadium. Sure, it would have been poetic if Ronaldo reached the feat with a 30-yard screamer, but his nervelessness from 12 yards was still enough to emphatically stamp him in the history books.
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Justin Trudeau: Canada PM in 'brownface' 2001 yearbook photo Image copyright Time Magazine Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore "brownface" at a private school gala nearly two decades ago, a photo obtained by Time Magazine shows. Addressing the image, Mr Trudeau said he "deeply regretted" his actions and "should have known better". The 2001 yearbook picture shows Mr Trudeau with skin-darkening make-up on his face and hands at the West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver. Driveway Contractors Potters Bar Welcome to FC Paving, Potters Bar’s Favourite Driveway Company At FC Paving we take great pride in our work and strive to make sure that every customer is completely delighted with the finished product. Based in Hertfordshire we install stunning driveways in Potters Bar, Hatfield, London Colney, Radlett, Borehamwood, Barnet, Enfield and the surrounding areas. Our primary service is building beautiful block paved driveways and patios.
'Cryoegg' to explore under Greenland Ice Sheet Media playback is unsupported on your device UK scientists head to Greenland this week to trial new sensors that can be placed under its 2km-thick ice sheet. The instruments are designed to give researchers unique information on the way glaciers slide towards the ocean. Dubbed "Cryoeggs", the devices will report back on the behaviour of the meltwaters that run beneath the ice. This water acts to lubricate the flow of glaciers, and in a warmer world could increase the volume of ice discharged to the ocean. Driveways Hitchin Our family run team at Abbey Driveways & Patios Ltd has over 15 years of experience in the paving industry. We have extensive experience in the design and build of driveways, block paving, patios, landscaping and maintenance services such as restoration, pressure washing and re-sealing. No job is too large or too small, we welcome all types of enquiries from customers in Hitchin, Letchworth Garden City, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City and all surrounding areas. Why Choose Abbey Driveways & Patios Ltd - All our work is also fully guaranteed. Abbey Driveways & Patios Ltd is a name you can trust and we are committed to providing the best for our customers, so you can expect to receive a top quality, reliable and professional service. A new driveway or patio will not only create a new look for your home but also add to its value.
Driveways Chigwell Premier Drives & Patios have been designing and installing beautiful driveways and patios for home and business owners for over 10 years. Including fencing and landscaping services, our team are City & Guilds and NPTC qualified. We strive to keep up to date with a full range of qualifications to ensure all our work is performed to the highest of standards. E3: Nintendo's Legend of Zelda sequel confirmed Image copyright Nintendo Nintendo has revealed it is working on a sequel to the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, one of the best-selling games for its Switch console. Breath of the Wild was praised by critics when it launched in 2017 and it won several awards. Nintendo showed a short trailer for the sequel during its presentation at the E3 gaming show in Los Angeles. However, it also said its highly anticipated Animal Crossing game had been delayed until March 2020. The company said it wanted to make sure the game was of the "right quality".