German K130 corvette returns from UNIFIL deployment

first_img View post tag: K130 June 9, 2017 View post tag: UNIFIL Authorities German K130 corvette FGS Braunschweig returns from 13-month UNIFIL deployment Back to overview,Home naval-today German K130 corvette FGS Braunschweig returns from 13-month UNIFIL deployment center_img View post tag: German Navy German Navy’s K130 corvette FGS Braunschweig is returning from a 13-month deployment to UNIFIL and is expected to enter her Warnemünde navy base on June 14.During her deployment, the corvette changed crews two times and sailed a total of 41,600 nautical miles.FGS Braunschweig was replaced by sister ship FGS Magdeburg which assumed her duties on May 31.In addition to Germany, UNIFIL’s maritime task group was composed of units from Brasil, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Turkey and Greece.Apart from training evolutions with NATO units, sailors aboard FGS Braunschweig also took part in training activities with Lebanon Navy sailors and the Cypriot search and rescue service.During their time off the coast of Lebanon, sailors also visited the harbors of Rota (Spain), Limassol (Cyprus), Beirut (Lebanon), Barcelona and Vigo (Spain).The Maritime Task Force of UNIFIL was and is the only naval force led by the United Nations. Since 2006, navies have been helping the Lebanon government secure its sea border and prevent weapon smuggling from the sea. Since the beginning of the operation more than 68,000 ships were checked and around 7,200 vehicles led to the ports of Beirut, Sidon and Tripoli for further checks.Braunschweig (F 260) is the first of five K130 corvettes built for the German Navy by TKMS. The 89 meter ship was launched in April 2006 and commissioned into the navy two years later, in April 2008. Share this article View post tag: FGS Braunschweiglast_img read more

Former state senator faces 31 bank fraud charges

first_img continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr A former Rhode Island state senator and business owner will be arraigned in U.S. District Court in Providence next week on 31 counts of bank fraud that victimized a credit union and two banks, according to federal court documents.James E. Doyle II,  46, of Pawtucket, who resigned from his state senate seat earlier this year, is accused of running a $550,000 check kiting scheme that victimized three financial institutions, the $33.3 million Alliance Blackstone Federal Credit Union in Pawtucket, Bristol County Savings Bank in Taunton, Mass., and Santander Bank in Boston.Doyle is also charged with one count of filing a false tax return and one count of failing to file a tax return.The former state senator held at least 20 accounts with AFCU, BCSB and Santander. He owns Doyle Respiratory LLC and Doyle Sleep Solution LLC.last_img read more

Marlon Humphrey appeared to choke Odell Beckham Jr.

first_imgBeckham Jr. reportedly threw a punch before Humphrey placed his hands on the wide receiver’s throat.MORE: Vontaze Burfict ejected for late helmet hit  Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey appeared to choke Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. during Sunday’s game at M&T Bank Stadium.The pair were battling all game. Here’s how Twitter reacted to the moment:Marlon Humphrey literally tried to kill OBJ pic.twitter.com/g74wQamnhN— NFL Humor (@NFLHumor) September 29, 2019*Odell throws a punch at Marlon Humphrey, Marlon throws him to the ground, then tries to choke him out*The Refs: pic.twitter.com/2AJirRoUXv— What I do? (@Aneerinyourear) September 29, 2019Humphrey will likely be hearing from the league about the aggressive maneuver — and in the end, OBJ got the last laugh.The Browns won the game, 40-25, and moved to first place in the AFC North.last_img read more

Winter Storm Watch for north-central Iowa late Saturday night into Sunday

first_imgFor the latest details click here Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation. * WHAT…Snow. Brief period of wintry mix possible. Snow   accumulations of 4 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of a light  glaze possible. A winter storm is expected to impact portions of northern Iowa Saturday night and Sunday. This system will bring the potential for moderate to locally heavy snow fall. The greatest snowfall amounts are expected to be along and north of the Iowa and Minnesota border. In addition, increasing northerly winds will create some blowing and drifting of snow. …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON… * WHERE…Portions of northern Iowa. * WHEN…From late Saturday night into Sunday. Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City, and Clear Lake325 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020 * WHERE…Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and   southeast Minnesota. * WHAT…Moderate to locally heavy snowfall. Brief period of icing may occur. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze possible. Some blowing and drifting of snow may occur. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. ========= PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… * WHEN…From late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Wabasha- Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Charles City, New Hampton, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, and Caledonia237 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020 …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGHSUNDAY AFTERNOON…last_img read more