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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Thousand Oaks Gunman's High School Coach Speaks About Sexual Assault (video)
NEWBURY PARK (CBSLA) ‐ The Thousand Oaks shooter’s high school track coach says that he assaulted her.

"I turned on the news and I was watching it and when they said his name my jaw just dropped," said Dominique Colell.

Ian David Long is the name this former high school coach hadn’t heard in a long time. But it’s one she never forgot.

"He attacked me. He attacked his high school track coach," said Colell. "Who does that?"

For the former Newbury Park High School track coach this day has been full of emotions ‐ from sadness to guilt. Because she never filed charges against Long after she says he assaulted her his senior year.

Colell says it happened during practice when someone found a phone and she was trying to figure out who it belonged to.

"Ian came up and started screaming at me that was his phone," said Colell. "He just started grabbing me. He groped my stomach. He groped my butt. I pushed him off me and said after that ‐ ’you’re off the team.’ "

But Colell says she was encouraged by other coaches and the school to accept an apology to not ruin his future in the Marine Corps.

"I should have reported it then," said Colell.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How convenient for her to be able to report "assault" after all these years.
Posted by: warthogswife || 11/10/2018 12:54 Comments || Top||

#2  I remember cases from back in my day (Vietnam era) where crimes of various kinds were not prosecuted if the accused joined the Army. Depending on the definition of s*xual assault, that would probably also have been included - and without the victim's consent.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:46 Comments || Top||

#3  I remember cases from back in my day (Vietnam era) where crimes of various kinds were not prosecuted if the accused joined the Army. Depending on the definition of s*xual assault, that would probably also have been included - and without the victim's consent.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:46 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
President Trump threatens to withhold federal payments over California fires
[AP via Independent IE] President Trump earlier issued an emergency declaration providing federal funds to help firefighters.

President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold federal payments to California, claiming its forest management is "so poor".

President Trump said "there is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly fires in California".

The president said that "billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments".

The comments were President Trump’s first about massive wildfires, including a blaze that incinerated most of the Northern California town of Paradise and killed at least nine people.

Wildfires also raged in Southern California, including the town of Thousand Oaks, where a gunman days earlier killed a dozen people at a local bar.

President Trump earlier issued an emergency declaration providing federal funds to help firefighters.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 06:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Obean withheld funds over the Texas drought. Man, they hate it when they're treated like they treated other people.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 7:54 Comments || Top||

#2  It is not as easy as that.
Posted by: newc || 11/10/2018 10:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Looks like mother nature is doing just fine using a big hammer to "manage" the forests. I don't think fires will be a concern in these areas for another 100 or so years...
Posted by: Yosemite Sam || 11/10/2018 11:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Jerry Brown would much rather blame the fires on global warming.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/10/2018 13:35 Comments || Top||

#5  It is not as easy as that.

It used to be. Problems were minimal.

Then the ignoramii took over. "Natural is best." "Save the spotted owl." "You'll kill Bambi." Now even they are they were wrong. But are too proud to admit it. Maybe because all their other drug induced beliefs are put at risk as well?

Either way, the celebrities houses are starting to go up in smoke so things will have to change, but not in a way that threatens their other deeply held absurd beliefs. It's going to take some thinking to pull that off. In the meanwhile, Cali burns.
Posted by: gorb || 11/10/2018 15:38 Comments || Top||

#6  The big problem with managed burns is that the managing entity effectively assumes the liability for damages, and no burn can be perfectly controlled. Damage from natural burns confers no liability.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:44 Comments || Top||

#7  Beetle tree loss was not removed until recently - last couple years. Years of Tahoe trips have seen the difference. Old diseased/dead wood has only recently been logged out
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 18:34 Comments || Top||

#8  and no burn can be perfectly controlled

Some years back, the Michigan Dept of Natural Resources tried to do a controlled burn to create some habit for the endangered Kirtland's Warbler and ended up burning down a goodly portion of the state. No idea if the warblers appreciated the gesture.

If you decide to do a burn after suppressing natural fires for decades, you have a whole lot of accumulated fuel that wouldn't be there if natural fires were allowed to take their course.

Just thinking out loud, I wonder if a low-yield nuke could be used to blow out a forest fire. They do something similar with oil well fires.

Further thinking out loud, why isn't JTOL (just thinking out loud) a standard interweb acronym?
Posted by: SteveS || 11/10/2018 19:07 Comments || Top||

#9  Controlled Burn - See Los Alamos NM.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 19:53 Comments || Top||


Houston Chronicle Retracts 8 Stories After Fraud Investigation: ‘We Apologize to Our Readers’
[THEWRAP] The Houston Chronicle announced Thursday that they had retracted eight stories after an internal investigation found they relied heavily on sources who seemingly did not exist.

"The relationship between a newspaper and its readers is one of trust," said Chronicle executive editor Nancy Barnes in a piece explaining the decision. "This investigation points to an egregious breach of that trust that is an offense to readers and journalists alike. We apologize to our readers, and to the Houston community."

"We will be correcting or retracting all of the affected stories in order to set the record straight to the best of our ability, as I promised when this was first brought to my attention," she added.

In September, the Texas daily was rocked by scandal after questions were raised about the reporting of Austin bureau chief Mike Ward. A lengthy investigation was unable to identity a number of sources Ward quoted on the record for his stories. He ultimately resigned from the paper after being confronted by Barnes.

The Chronicle then began an extensive effort to investigate all of Ward’s reporting to identify if there were any other instances of phony sourcing during his career there. The paper brought in Pulitzer Prize winner David Wood to lead the effort. The results of his investigation led to the the paper’s decision to retract the stories.

"Of the 275 people quoted, 122, or 44 percent, could not be found. Those 122 people appeared in 72 stories," said Wood. "It’s impossible to prove that these people do not exist, only that with extensive research and digging, the team could not find them. And in this age of online records, including property ownership and court filings, almost everyone can be found quickly."

Posted by: Fred || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:

#1  they relied heavily on sources who seemingly did not exist.

Which are generally defined as 'democratic sources.'
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 5:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Perennial "source" Greg Packer unavailable for comment...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/10/2018 5:48 Comments || Top||

#3  ...after an internal investigation found they relied heavily on sources who seemingly did not exist.

Mike Barnicle found a new gig or something?
Posted by: Raj || 11/10/2018 6:40 Comments || Top||

#4  "Critics say...."
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 6:46 Comments || Top||

#5  When are you going to apologize for the rampant BS you used to dump at the end of my driveway?
Posted by: ed in texas || 11/10/2018 7:36 Comments || Top||

#6  Houston Chronicle Retracts 8 Stories After Fraud Investigation: ‘We Apologize to Our Readers Rubes’

FIFY
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 7:52 Comments || Top||

#7  P2k, those are commonly known as Democratic VOTERS
Posted by: AlanC || 11/10/2018 8:05 Comments || Top||

#8  "Reporting is just reinforcement
For narrative: horseshit, not horse sense."
The Chronicle cries,
"Though those stories were lies,
You can totally trust our endorsements!"
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/10/2018 10:40 Comments || Top||

#9  Houston, we have a problem. The perils of straight-ticket voting were on full display Tuesday in Harris County. Houston voters threw out the bums, and the best, too. Hours after losing his bid for re-election, a Harris County, Texas judge released almost all the youthful defendants who appeared in front of him, apparently saying it was what voters wanted. Devlin and the county’s other two juvenile judges – all Republicans – were ousted from their seats in favor of Democrats on Tuesday by at least 10-point spreads. In all, Democrats swept 59 local Texas courts.

The newly elected Harris County clerk plans to phase out the county’s eSlate voting machines, which have occasionally caused problems for voters. Diane Trautman, who beat the incumbent in the countywide sweep of Democrats, also wants to improve the county’s elections technology so voters can cast ballots in any precinct on Election Day. Currently, residents are allowed to vote at any polling place during early voting, but must use a designated location on Election Day. “We must replace the current electronic machines with an electronic machine that produces a verifiable paper trail,” Trautman said. “The problem, of course, is the funding.”

Soros money to overhaul criminal justice system went off without a hitch in Houston. Fraudulent funding is never in short supply.
Posted by: Eohippus Dribble5682 || 11/10/2018 15:03 Comments || Top||


Britain
Woman paralysed in fall during sex loses claim
[Independent IE] A woman left paralysed after being "catapulted" from her new bed during a sex act has lost her seven-figure claim for damages against the bed supplier.

Claire Busby, of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, suffered a serious injury to her spine when she fell from a ceiling mounted rotating basket the super king-size double divan as she changed position.

The 46-year-old claimed the bed was in a "defective state" at the time of her accident and took legal action against Berkshire Bed Company, trading as Beds Are Uzzz, which supplied it. But, rejecting her case, Judge Barry Cotter found the bed was "not defective" and that Ms Busby's fall was a "tragic accident".

The judge said: "As a result of the matters set out above, the claim in relation to this tragic accident, which is what I find it was, a simple accident, fails."
Judgements supporting replacement of Clarie's destroyed GoPro were also denied.
The judge said he was not satisfied the bed was "defective", even taking into account "reasonably foreseeable misuse".
Think what might have resulted had she not been wearing a helmet.
He added: "It required a most unfortunate and unusual combination of positioning on the bed and movement which I do not believe would have been foreseeable by any reasonable person prior to the incident."

During the trial, the court heard that Ms Busby was injured a week after the bed's delivery while having sex with her then partner, John Marshall. She told the court she was kneeling in the middle of the bed performing a sex act when she decided to move position and "swung her legs" from underneath her, before lying back on the bed with her head towards the bottom end.
John Marshall was the only other witness I take it ?
At that point, she claimed, the bed gave way and she toppled off the end, landing on her head.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 06:38 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A bit too late for Paralympic Games entry. A loser all around.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 6:44 Comments || Top||

#2  OK, safety briefing.
Always wear your PPE : Personal Protective Equipment.
That includes safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat in overhead areas, gloves, and steel toed boots.
That is all.
Posted by: ed in texas || 11/10/2018 7:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Mallory makes fine Fall Protection harnesses and lanyards as well. I doubt mine would fit her
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 7:40 Comments || Top||

#4  Next time, try a harness.
Posted by: gorb || 11/10/2018 13:17 Comments || Top||


Scotland to mandate LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum across all public schools
[NBC] In what is thought to be a world first, Scotland has approved a plan to mandate an LGBTQ-inclusive education at all public schools across the country.

The Scottish Government announced on Thursday that it had accepted all 33 recommendations put forth by the LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group to implement a curriculum that will teach students of different age groups lessons about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex equality, inclusion and history.

Some of the themes that will be incorporated into the curriculum will include "LGBTI terminology and identities; tackling homophobia, biphobia and transphobia; prejudice in relation to the LGBTI community; and promoting awareness of the history of LGBTI equalities and movements," according to a statement issued by the Scottish Government.

Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 05:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Submission not tolerance.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 7:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Dammit, Jack... sigh.

At sunrise, a Lady Di moment:
Sheer terror. A panicked opponent.
The English attack, but
The Scotsmen are backlit
To show 'em their foemen's bestowment.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/10/2018 10:50 Comments || Top||

#3  And there he went. Chuck mine too, eh?
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/10/2018 10:52 Comments || Top||

#4  And lose all that backlit bestowment? No way!
Posted by: SteveS || 11/10/2018 12:19 Comments || Top||


Caribbean-Latin America
Number of migrants, refugees from Venezuela reaches 3 million
[Al Jazeera] The exodus, driven by violence, hyperinflation and shortages of food amounts to around one in 12 of the population. The United Nations says there are now three million refugees and migrants from Venezuela who have left the country due to its crumbling economy, violence, hyperinflation and shortage of food and medicines.

The figure amounts to around one in 12 of the population.

Of the three million, 2.3 million have left Venezuela since 2015, according to United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesman William Spindler who added that the exodus has accelerated in the past six months.

"The main increases continue to be reported in Colombia and Peru," Spindler said on Thursday.

More than one million refugees and migrants are in Colombia. Peru has more than half a million, Ecuador over 220,000, Argentina 130,000, Chile over 100,000 and Brazil 85,000, according to the UN.

In Colombia, there are around 3,000 arrivals each day, and the Bogota government says four million could be living there by 2021, costing it nearly $9bn.
Posted by: Fred || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  "Socialism. This time we'll do it right!"
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 6:54 Comments || Top||

#2  When are they going to start walking/hitching/riding/flying to the Rio Grande?
Posted by: Bobby || 11/10/2018 11:00 Comments || Top||


Europe
VIDEO: Norwegian Frigate Intentionally Grounded After Collision with Tanker
[USNI] A warship is grounded at the edge of a fjord near the southwest coast of Norway after an early morning collision with an oil tanker on Thursday, NATO officials said.

Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad (F313) collided with the Malta-flagged oil tanker Sola TS at around 4 a.m. local time on Thursday (10 p.m. EST Wednesday) near the Equinor’s Sture oil terminal. The collision resulted in eight minor injuries on the warship.

Officials now are racing to save Helge Ingstad from sinking into the deep water just off the rocky edge of the fjord, after tugs pushed the 5,0000-ton frigate ashore to prevent the ship from sinking while the crew of 137 was evacuated.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Taking seamanship lessons from the US Navy?
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:50 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing
It’s only bad luck. Which is what you get a lot of after stupidly purging the most competent members of the military on political grounds.
[Ynet] At least 25 soldiers were maimed while seven others were unaccounted following an accident during the firing of heavy weapon ordnance, The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
's Defense Ministry said Friday.

In a statement, the ministry said the unexplained accident occurred at a base in Hakkari province, which borders both Iraq and Iran and where festivities between Kurdish rebels and Ottoman Turkish troops are frequent.

The Hakkari governor's office said the kaboom was caused by the firing of "faulty" ordnance at the Sungu Tepe Base near the town of Semdinli.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Even the ordnance supports Gulen!
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 6:53 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Texas Dem Celebrates Re-Election in Jail Cell
[Breitbart] A convicted Texas Democrat won his race for re-election on Tuesday to state House District 27 from behind bars.

KXAN reported that the victory celebration for inmate number 232573, who is better known as state Representative Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City), took place in Pod 2 of the Montgomery County Jail after the incarcerated Democrat was declared the winner of the Houston-area suburb.

Reynolds ran unopposed in his race and was backed by Robert Francis "Beto" O’Rourke, the Texas Democratic U.S. Representative who sought to unseat Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX).

On September 7, 2018, Reynolds (D-Missouri City) was booked into the county jail. He is serving a year-long sentence after a 2015 conviction on multiple misdemeanor counts for illegally soliciting clients from a chiropractic firm to his law practice.

At the time of his conviction, a county judge ordered the sitting state representative to go to jail but Reynolds spent the next three years appealing the conviction. Ultimately, the court rejected him.

Then, in 2016, as a consequence of his conviction, Reynolds was disbarred from practicing law. However, because the crimes were misdemeanors, Reynolds did not have to step down from role as an elected official.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Got to like a place like Nevada where a dead brothel owner wins over a live Donk.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 7:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Texans recognize true Democrats when they are already in jail.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 11/10/2018 10:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Actually the Irish beat the blacks to this one. Google James Michael Curley.
Posted by: Tom || 11/10/2018 11:35 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
The 'world's first' A.I. news anchor has gone live in China
[CNBC] A TV anchor has joined a Chinese news agency, but with a twist: he isn't human. China's state-run Xinhua News Agency has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) anchor, a move it claims to be a world first.

"English AI Anchor" debuted Thursday at the World Internet Conference in the country's eastern Zhejiang Province.

Modeled on the agency's Zhang Zhao presenter, the new anchor learns from live videos and is able to work 24 hours a day, reporting via social media and on the Xinhua website. "'He' learns from live broadcasting videos by himself and can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor," the company said in an online statement.
Posted by: Fred || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under:

#1  We are still stuck in the artificial stupidity stage. Most anchors are programmed daily with a limited number of Democrat talking points which they deliver with a kind of robotic affect. Little learning is involved.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2018 1:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Fire All the News Anchors and "Talking Head" commentators...
Way back, about 1982 IIRC, the local Cable TV distributor had the "Raw" AP Headline feed on one of the channels. All capitol letters and a single paragraph on each story in a very terse "Just the facts, Ma'am!" format-- my understanding was that the local news outlets could "buy" an expanded version if they were interested. Then watching the very same story slanted on the Nightly News I wondered if I had been transported to some alternate reality. The facts kinda-sorta matched but the Spin was totally different... At that point my trust in the MSM died.
Posted by: magpie || 11/10/2018 2:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Shades of Ron Burgundy:
"He'll read ANYTHING you put on the teleprompter"
"Anything?"
"ANYTHING"
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 6:43 Comments || Top||

#4  What about Don Lemon? Or does there have to be a measure of some kind of intelligence?
Posted by: gorb || 11/10/2018 18:47 Comments || Top||

#5  What about Don Lemon?

I'm all for AI robot newsreaders. After all, artificial intelligence is better than no intelligence at all.

Hell, I could replace Don Lemon tomorrow with a Markov chain and a text-to-speech module
Posted by: SteveS || 11/10/2018 19:13 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Woman leaves Planned Parenthood after learning her baby has a heartbeat!
[Right Scoop] FacebookTwitterEmail
This clip is so good.

A woman actually leaves Planned Parenthood after a man, working on the front lines, explains to her that her little baby that she’s about to abort actually has a heartbeat.

It’s really spectacular.

Watch: MUST WATCH:

A new video shows a woman leaving Planned Parenthood after learning the humanity of her baby! 🎉

"My baby has a heartbeat?!" pic.twitter.com/m5tI7iTxvB

‐ Live Action (@LiveAction) November 8, 2018

This guy is a hero. No doubt about it. And he’s so gentle with her while keeping his fidelity to the truth.

Honestly, I thought I was going to post this video along with a bunch of liberal hate-tweets over this woman changing her mind about her abortion. But I couldn’t find any. I don’t know whether they just haven’t seen it or what, but the only tweets I could find was people celebrating it.

Kudos to whoever the man is in this video. Amazing job he did helping to save a life.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 05:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Looking for that man to be doxxed. Or arrested.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:52 Comments || Top||


Government
DOJ and DHS Issue New Asylum Rule
[DOJ] Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today announced an Interim Final Rule declaring that those aliens who contravene a presidential suspension or limitation on entry into the United States through the southern border with Mexico issued under section 212(f) or 215(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) will be rendered ineligible for asylum.

The Acting Attorney General and the Secretary issued the following joint statement:

"Consistent with our immigration laws, the President has the broad authority to suspend or restrict the entry of aliens into the United States if he determines it to be in the national interest to do so. Today's rule applies this important principle to aliens who violate such a suspension or restriction regarding the southern border imposed by the President by invoking an express authority provided by Congress to restrict eligibility for asylum. Our asylum system is overwhelmed with too many meritless asylum claims from aliens who place a tremendous burden on our resources, preventing us from being able to expeditiously grant asylum to those who truly deserve it. Today, we are using the authority granted to us by Congress to bar aliens who violate a Presidential suspension of entry or other restriction from asylum eligibility."

Section 212(f) of the Immigration and INA states that "[w]henever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate."

Further, Section 215(a) of the INA states that it is "unlawful...for any alien to depart from or enter or attempt to depart from or enter the United States except under such reasonable rules, regulations, and orders, and subject to such limitations and exceptions as the President may prescribe."

In Section 208(d)(5)(B) of the INA, Congress specified that the Attorney General "may provide by regulation for any other conditions or limitations on the consideration of an application for asylum."

Today’s new rule applies to prospective presidential proclamations, and is not retroactive.

Asylum is a discretionary form of relief granted by the Executive Branch on a discretionary basis to those fleeing persecution on the basis of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion. The rule does not render such aliens ineligible for withholding of removal under the INA or protection from removal under the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 01:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under:

#1  through the southern border with Mexico

So Canada should expect a vast increase in the number of picturesquely ragged male tourists booking “See North America” tours?
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/10/2018 10:58 Comments || Top||



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Sat 2018-11-10
  Yemeni forces, Saudi-led coalition launch 'vast' Hodeidah push
Fri 2018-11-09
  One dead after Melbourne knife attack being treated as terrorism - ISIS claims actions of known wolf
Thu 2018-11-08
  Syrian Man Gets Life in Prison for Making Parts in IEDs Used Against U.S.
Wed 2018-11-07
  Trump says Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns
Tue 2018-11-06
  Election Day open thread
Mon 2018-11-05
  U.S. jet fighters kill 25 Islamic State militants in Kirkuk
Sun 2018-11-04
  US soldier killed in ‘apparent insider attack’ in Kabul -- NATO
Sat 2018-11-03
  Mass grave with 1,500 bodies unearthed in Raqqa city
Fri 2018-11-02
  Foreigners among 68 militants killed, wounded in Afghan, U.S. forces operations
Thu 2018-11-01
  Nigerian Shia group says 42 killed when security forces fired upon protests
Wed 2018-10-31
  Mil Times Follow-up article: 5 freed from Gitmo in exchange for Bergdahl join Taliban's political office in Qatar
Tue 2018-10-30
  Al-Shabaab Claims Blast That Killed 30 Ethiopian Soldiers In Central Somalia
Mon 2018-10-29
  U.S. drones target Taliban vehicle in Paktia leaving 5 militants dead
Sun 2018-10-28
  Yemeni army unveils new domestically-built high-precision Badr P-1 ballistic missile
Sat 2018-10-27
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