Unbiased headline news for Tuesday February 20, 2024 – Canada has announced a significant donation to Ukraine, providing 800 SkyRanger R70 multi-mission unmanned aerial systems valued at over $70 million.

Defense Minister Bill Blair stated that this contribution will support Ukraine’s brave defense against Russian aggression. This donation comes on the heels of Canada’s recent commitment of 45 million dollar to the Ukraine Defense Contact Group Air Force Capability Coalition.

A 25-year-old student, Nicholas Jordan, has been arrested in Colorado Springs for the alleged fatal shooting of two individuals inside a dorm room at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs campus.

Authorities clarified that the suspect and victims were acquainted, emphasizing that it was not a random attack targeting the school or other students.

Concerns about violence and security issues at a troubled high school in a city south of Boston have led officials to request the assistance of the Massachusetts National Guard.

Four out of seven members of the Brockton School Committee supported the National Guard request amidst teacher shortages and budget deficits. However, city officials expressed varying opinions on the matter, acknowledging reported incidents of fighting, drug use, and verbal abuse of staff at Brockton High School.

Amidst the Republican presidential primary season, January 6th defendants are referred to as “hostages” by President Donald Trump and other GOP leaders, who openly endorse conspiracy theories about the Capitol attack.

The federal court in Washington DC is actively countering these claims. Judges in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia are addressing conspiracy theories propagated by some January 6 defendants and their supporters, challenging misinformation surrounding the events.

A 41-year-old freelance reporter in Fort Wayne, Indiana, named Jeffrey Stevens, is facing potential federal imprisonment of up to five years.

This comes after he allegedly made explicit threats, including plans to “kill every Jew” in the city and “shoot every pro-Israel U.S. government official.” The charges stem from interstate communications, with Stevens reported to the FBI after multiple concerning Facebook posts following the October 7th Hamas attack on Israel.

Tourists eager to explore Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower were met with disappointment on Monday as workers initiated a strike over what they perceive as mismanagement jeopardizing the 135-year-old monument.

Closed signs adorned the base, and the tower’s website confirmed the temporary closure. Despite some visitors anticipating the situation, the impact of the strike raises concerns as the city prepares to host the upcoming Summer Olympic Games.

In a significant development, eleven suspects have been arrested in connection with an investigation into illegal drugs allegedly delivered by drones into a federal prison in southern West Virginia.

The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, alerted to increased drone activity in November by the Federal Correctional Institution, McDowell, began receiving tips in December. Additionally, another individual under investigation fled officers and was later found deceased.

A passenger jet carrying 106 people safely returned to Belgrade airport after sustaining severe damage upon hitting runway equipment shortly after takeoff from the Serbian capital.

The Embraer E-One-Ninety-Five, en route to Dusseldorf, Germany, on Sunday afternoon, belongs to the Greek charter company Marathon Airlines. Operating on behalf of Serbian national carrier Air-Serbia, the aircraft’s safe return averted any injuries, as reported by media and airline blogs on Monday.