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Air Force awards $350M in contracts for road work at Alaska military bases

Air Force awards $350M in contracts for road work at Alaska military bases

Business
May 1 (UPI) -- The Air Force awarded $ 350 million to five contractors Friday for airfield/roadway paving and striping at five military bases in Alaska, the Department of Defense announced. The multiple award task order contract repair, maintenance and construction of roads, parking lots, airfields and related work at the following sites: Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska; Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Fort Greely, Alaska; Clear Air Force Station, Alaska; and 168th Air National Guard property in Alaska. The award went to five contractors: COLASKA, HC Contractors, Paving Products Inc., Great Northwest and Granite Construction. All but Granite are based in Alaska. According to the Pentagon, the contract award was the result of a competitive bidding process, with five bids received. The contracts i...
Rapper Bugzy Malone reportedly injured in road accident

Rapper Bugzy Malone reportedly injured in road accident

Entertainment
It's been widely reported Bugzy Malone was "seriously injured" in a road accident last night in Bury.Greater Manchester Police told Radio 1 Newsbeat they were called to a collision between a car and a quad bike on Wednesday.A 29-year-old man was taken to hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening.We have contacted the rapper's team and the police but neither have confirmed he was the man involved.Local and national press, however, have said it is the Manchester-born rapper and he has been named on social media.A widely-shared video appears to show the artist, real name Aaron Davis, on the floor after the collision.Another video appears to show him driving the quad bike before the collision.Witnesses have spoken to local newspapers,...

Kosovo-Serbia rail, road deals signed at security conference

World
The U.S. envoy in talks between Serbia and Kosovo says the Balkan rivals have signed deals on restoring railway and highway linksBy LLAZAR SEMINI Associated PressFebruary 14, 2020, 9:53 PM3 min readTIRANA, Albania -- Serbia and Kosovo on Friday signed U.S.-brokered deals on restoring railway and highway links. The deals were signed during an international security conference in Munich, Germany, said Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump’s envoy in the talks. “Today’s historic agreements to develop railway and motorway connections between Belgrade and Pristina will help facilitate the flow of people and goods between Serbia and Kosovo,” Grenell told the Associated Press at the Munich Security Conference. The U.S. envoy said that the new agreements “build on the one signed last month

US-Afghan army convoy fires flares, hits drivers on road

World
A local witness and the US mission in Afghanistan say a joint US-Afghan military has fired flares at several civilian vehicles, causing the cars to catch fire and injuriesByThe Associated PressNovember 9, 2019, 10:14 AM1 min read A local witness and the U.S. mission in Afghanistan say a joint U.S.-Afghan military convoy has confronted several civilian vehicles with flares, after a confrontation on the road. The U.S. forces statement says Saturday that American troops released flares as a deterrent after making several attempts to wave the drivers off the road, but didn't aim at the vehicles. It said U.S. forces were trying to stop the vehicles from approaching the convoy in eastern Laghman province Friday night and didn't see any damage immediately to the vehicles. Imad Dawran, a witness t...
Watford 2-2 Arsenal: Gunners slammed by Graeme Souness for ‘capitulating’ during Vicarage Road draw

Watford 2-2 Arsenal: Gunners slammed by Graeme Souness for ‘capitulating’ during Vicarage Road draw

Sports
Graeme Souness’ famously sharp tongue was back in use on Sunday as he launched a scathing attack on Arsenal after their 2-2 draw at Watford.The Gunners were pegged back in the second-half by the still winless Hornets, who came from two goals down to rescue a valuable point in the Hertfordshire sunshine. Getty Images - Getty Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice but was let down by Arsenal’s dodgy defending Alan Brazil and Ian Holloway criticise Arsenal following their 2-2 draw with Watford And Quique Sanchez Flores’ side really should have claimed all three points, as they managed a remarkable 31 shots against Arsenal – but poor finishing let them down. Gerard Deulofeu had a number of chances as he dominated the left flank, but he fail