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WJHL 11 Tennessee firefighters sent to battle wildfires out West NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Firefighters from Tennessee have been deployed to the western U.S. to help battle wildfires, officials said.Tennessee’s Division of Forestry said in a news release Thursday that 20 incident commanders, tree removers and firefighters have been sent to central New Mexico to help local fire departments fight wildfires in that region.An additional forestry staff member has been sent to Arizona to manage equipment for a team assigned to the Bush Fire, currently the largest fire in the country, officials said.The state forestry division’s Fire Management Unit spent the past year building capacity to send employees to out-of-state wildfires and other emergency incidents, officials said. Read more: https://www.wjhl.com/news/regional/tennessee/tennessee-firefighters-sent-to-battle-wildfires-out-west/...
InHomelandSecurity.com Germany, France, UK press Iran to provide atomic site access BERLIN (AP) — The board of the United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency on Friday adopted a resolution calling for Iran to provide inspectors access to sites where the country is thought to have stored or used undeclared nuclear material, the Russian representative said.Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna, said on Twitter that his country and China had voted against the resolution that Germany, France and Britain proposed at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency board.“We believe that the resolution can be counterproductive,” Ulyanov said, while also “stressing the need for Tehran and IAEA to settle this problem without delay.”Earlier this week, agency Director General Mariano Grossi reiterated concerns that for more than four months Iran had denied his inspectors access to two locations “to clarify our questions related to possible undeclared nuclear material and...
The Jerusalem Post Rise Of German Terrorist Hezbollah Supporters, Members In Lower Saxony “The mobilization potential of Hezbollah in Germany should not be underestimated.” By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL   The number of Hezbollah members and supporters in the German state of Lower Saxony increased from 150 in 2018 to 160 in 2019, according to a damning new intelligence report released in late May. The report said that in “Lower Saxony supporters and sympathizers of Hezbollah are organized in several associations that have specified the care and dissemination of Lebanese culture and the practice of their religion as their purpose and goal in statutes.”The report said that Hezbollah associations are located in Hanover, the capital of Lower Saxony, the city of Osnabrück and the town Uelzen. Hezbollah members and supporters are also located in South Lower Saxony. Read more: https://www.jpost.com/international/rise-of-german-terrorist-hezbollah-supporters-members-in-lower-saxony-631852...
National Review Portland Police Quickly Shut Down ‘Autonomous Zone’ Outside Mayor’s House By Mairead McArdle Portland police on Thursday quickly dismantled an “autonomous zone” that protesters attempted to set up outside the mayor’s residence in the city the previous night.Protesters on Wednesday night used items including dumpsters and stolen construction materials to build an “autonomous zone” in Portland’s Pearl District near an apartment building where Mayor Ted Wheeler reportedly lives. They put up barricades and set up tents in the North Park Blocks area. “Right around midnight we started to see shift in activity where different items were being brought in and barricades were being created,” said Portland Police Bureau Lieutenant Tine Jones.One person was arrested when police dispersed the protesters early Thursday morning, but protesters left without police employing tear gas or rubber bullets.“I do not want an autonomous zone set up in Portland,” the mayor said. “I’m watching...
  Atlanta cop Devin Brosnan suffered concussion during Rayshard Brooks altercation: lawyerBy Yaron SteinbuchAtlanta police officer Devin Brosnan suffered a concussion and other injuries during the altercation that led to the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, the cop’s attorney said in a televised interview.“Devin ends up taking out his Taser and yelling at him to ‘stop fighting, stop fighting,’” Don Samuel told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Wednesday night. “Mr. Brooks grabbed the Taser from him and shoots … Devin gets shot with the Taser.” The lawyer added: “He then falls over and lands on his head on the pavement and gets a concussion.”Samuel, who called Brosnan’s actions “exemplary,” claimed prosecutors didn’t bother looking at the officer’s medical records. Read more: https://nypost.com/2020/06/18/devin-brosnan-suffered-concussion-during-rayshard-brooks-altercation-lawyer/...