Category: rockets

Germany Indicts Arms Control Breach Suspect Over Russia Sale

BERLIN—German prosecutors said Tuesday they have indicted a businessman on suspicion of breaking arms control laws by helping Russia purchase sophisticated machinery that could be used to make chemical weapons. The man, identified only as Alexander S. because of privacy rules, was arrested by German customs officials in the eastern city of Leipzig last year….


James, Westbrook Lead Lakers 132–123 Over Houston Rockets

HOUSTON—LeBron James and Russell Westbrook both had triple-doubles and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a season-high, five-game skid with a 132-123 victory over the Houston Rockets on Dec. 28. “The hardest thing to do in this league is win,” James said. “So when you win you never take it for granted.” James had 32 points,…


DeMar DeRozan, Bulls Roll Past Rockets

DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 26 points and Coby White followed with 24 to lead six players in double figures as the host Chicago Bulls cruised past the Houston Rockets 133–118 on Monday for their second victory in as many nights. Severely short-handed amid a team-wide COVID-19 outbreak, the Bulls endured another loss when Alex…


LeBron, Westbrook Propel Lakers Past Rockets Again, 119-117

LOS ANGELES—The Lakers’ immediate rematch with Houston was a whole lot tougher than the initial meeting, and it wasn’t decided until Kevin Porter Jr.’s 3-pointer rimmed out right before the buzzer. Los Angeles still kept winning with a huge collective game from its new Big Three. LeBron James scored 14 of his 30 points in…


Carmelo Anthony Scores 23, Leads Lakers Past Rockets 95-85

LOS ANGELES—Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points in a reserve role and Russell Westbrook added 20 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 95-85 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Anthony Davis had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and LeBron James scored 15 points in the Lakers’ fourth win in five games after opening the…


Facts Matter (Aug 30): 19 Unbelievable Weapons, Vehicles, Planes the Taliban Took From Us; Rockets Fired at Airport

In Afghanistan, we have gotten a clearer picture of exactly how much U.S. military equipment the Taliban was able to get their hands on—and frankly, it’s a lot. All this comes at a time when rockets are now being fired at the Kabul airport. Meanwhile, according to a new report, Pfizer is beginning to hire…


Hezbollah Terrorists Launch Barrage of Rockets Into Israel as ‘Retaliation’

Lebanese terrorists confirmed on Friday it has launched a heavy barrage of rockets as a response to attacks at an artillery launch site in southern Lebanon by the Israeli military a day earlier. Hezbollah, an Iran-backed designated terrorist organization, said in a statement the attack with nearly 20 rockets was a retaliation to Thursday’s Israeli airstrikes, which…


Israeli Fighter Jets Strike Launch Sites in Response to Lebanese Rocket Attack

Israel on Thursday launched rockets at an artillery launch site in Lebanon as a response to attacks from the Lebanese earlier this week, officials said. The Israeli military said fighter jets targeted the launch sites from which the Lebanese rocket attacks originated on Wednesday. A separate infrastructure used in past terror attacks on Israeli territory…


2 Rockets From Lebanon Strike Israel, Drawing Israeli Retaliation

JERUSALEM—Two rockets launched from Lebanon on Wednesday struck Israel, which responded with several rounds of artillery fire amid heightened regional tensions over an alleged Iranian attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf last week. Israel’s Magen David Adom national ambulance service said there were no casualties on the Israeli side of the hilly frontier,…


ISIS Claims Responsibility for Rockets Hit Near Afghan Presidential Palace

KABUL, Afghanistan—At least three rockets hit near the presidential palace on Tuesday shortly before Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was to give an address to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. There were no injuries and the rockets landed outside the heavily fortified palace grounds, said Mirwais Stanikzai, spokesman for the interior minister. The ISIS…