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Iraqi premier rejects resignation of seven ministers, Baghdad governor steps down
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Three Guatemalans Killed After They Drive Through the Gate at Robins Air Force Base and Crash into Security Barrier
[13WMAZ] WARNER ROBINS, Ga. ‐ UPDATE, 12:45 p.m.

Houston County Coroner Danny Galpin has identified the three men killed in Friday’s wreck at a Robins Air Force Base gate.

Galpin says Yanny Perez-Perez, Adar Lopez-Morales, and Evelio Perez were the three men in the car that died as a result of the crash.

He says he knows Perez-Perez is 20-years-old, but does not have date of births for the others. He also says they’re from Guatemala.

Three men are dead after hitting a security barrier of a Robins Air Force Base gate Friday night.

A release from Robins says it happened at the Russell Parkway gate around 9:30 p.m.

A driver and his two passengers drove through the gate, trying to pass security. That's when Security Forces activated a barrier.

The car then hit the barrier at a fast speed, the release says.

Two men were pronounced dead at the scene, and the other man was taken to Houston Medical Center where he later died.

Their names will not be released until their families are notified.

The release says the men are not affiliated with Robins Air Force Base, and the investigation is ongoing.

The Russell Parkway gate reopened Saturday at noon.

WGXA story contains video of gate.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 04:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [508 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Nothing seen yet in the MSM.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 4:43 Comments || Top||

#2  I guess we gonna hear more about this - especially, as I suspect, the three were in USA illegally.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 4:44 Comments || Top||

#3  Watched the increase in security measures at AF bases first hand. Much of it designed to stop a car bomber. Now some of it has been field tested.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/07/2019 4:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Don't be surprised if they find one in the trio's car.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 4:59 Comments || Top||

#5  Groundskeeper crew must use the back gate. Everybody knows that.
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 4:59 Comments || Top||

#6  Bomb will be reported as an "overfilled Zippo lighter,"
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 7:46 Comments || Top||

#7  Cripes...the missus and I were in Warner-Robbins before this happened. In fact, we passed Houston Medical Center on our way to a family friend's house for dinner....
Posted by: Ptah || 10/07/2019 8:30 Comments || Top||

#8  Been there, done that (adjusted for changing times and demography). My mom once drove us kids through an unattended gate and down a wide, empty street lined with... warehouses, like. And then there was water on one side, and... submarines! Cool! Not a soul in sight, as we remembered it. She must've been shittin' a brick (sorry, Mom), but she calmly turned around at the end of the pier and drove back out to the now-manned gate. Bemused faces, worried faces, angry faces. Jeeps rolling up. Cool! Mom got an earful, Pop got an earful, etc. Lord knows what happened to the poor guys we "tiger teamed."
Posted by: Uneasing Peacock6551 || 10/07/2019 8:57 Comments || Top||

#9  God's Children.

Diversity Makes Us Stronger.
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 9:07 Comments || Top||

#10  It's important to have brown people do this stuff. That way the media can ignore it.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 9:14 Comments || Top||

#11  Check the BAC% on all of the dead
Posted by: Frank G || 10/07/2019 10:21 Comments || Top||

#12  Suicide by barrier?
Posted by: BrujoTejano || 10/07/2019 12:12 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown was 'assassinated', his family lawyer says, and is refusing to rule out police involvement after he was gunned down just days after testifying in cop Amber Guyger's murder trial
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Joshua Brown, 28, was shot dead outside an apartment complex in Dallas, Texas on Friday

  • He lived in the same apartment complex where white police officer Amber Guyger shot dead her black neighbour, Botham Jean in his apartment, which she mistakenly entered last year

  • Brown had testified last week during Guyger's murder trial before she was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison

  • Brown's family attorney, S. Lee Merritt, said he was targeted in an 'assassination'

  • He is refusing to rule out if police were somehow involved in Brown's shooting

  • Witnesses say they heard several gunshots and saw a silver sedan speeding out of the apartment complex's parking lot shortly after Brown was shot

  • Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said: 'There are no suspects or motives at this time. We are committed to solving this case’
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/07/2019 08:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [376 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Dude was shot a year ago outside of a topless bar. This could have been a road rage incident, drug deal gone wrong, a hit, or the guy that shot him a year ago who is out on bail could have finished what they started a year ago.
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 10/07/2019 9:17 Comments || Top||

#2  James Ellroy announces plans to move to Houston
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 9:26 Comments || Top||

#3  If Brown’s execution was in connection with the cop case I think the murder would have occurred prior to his testimony.
Posted by: BrujoTejano || 10/07/2019 12:08 Comments || Top||

#4  In fact this should be the time to investigate (and hopefully come up with) a narrative that he was just another delinquent dipshit whose testimony was never admissible in court.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/07/2019 13:43 Comments || Top||

#5  It's Dallas, BLM probably matured him to make the cops look worse
Posted by: Silentbrick || 10/07/2019 18:41 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
NKor finalizing plans to send 4 ICBM toward Guam
[Twitter]
Posted by: 3dc || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [342 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Great chance to test Aegis. But that won't happen.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 0:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Great chance to launch some Minuteman IIIs and put a fork in the Norks
Posted by: Silentbrick || 10/07/2019 1:23 Comments || Top||

#3  4 ICBMs close to collapse.
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 5:13 Comments || Top||

#4  closer
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 5:14 Comments || Top||

#5  Great! Fresh targets!
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/07/2019 14:16 Comments || Top||

#6  If Guam overturns, there will be hell to pay!
Posted by: SteveS || 10/07/2019 17:07 Comments || Top||

#7  MADONNA FAN + GUAM TAOTAOMONAS -> HIGH ALERT!
Posted by: Choluger Gray9729 || 10/07/2019 17:15 Comments || Top||

#8  Is that you, JoeM?
Posted by: Frank G || 10/07/2019 18:37 Comments || Top||

#9  Talk to us Joe !!!!
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 19:00 Comments || Top||

#10  Just a fan fleetingly possessed by a residual vibration or passing taotaomona or ?.
Posted by: Choluger Gray9729 || 10/07/2019 19:32 Comments || Top||

#11  I knew he spelled it "TAOTAMONA." Shame on me for looking it up instead of trusting the spirit. Couldn't resist digging for classic stuff... struck gold first try.
Posted by: Choluger Gray9729 || 10/07/2019 20:04 Comments || Top||

#12  LOL
Posted by: Frank G || 10/07/2019 20:25 Comments || Top||


Hong Kong: At least two people have been unprecedentedly charged with violating the anti-mask emergency law
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [225 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  unprecedentedly???

Why do you think they made the law in the first place?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 4:26 Comments || Top||

#2  Poss because of the UGE investment in and application of the so easily confused facial recognition technology.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/07/2019 16:44 Comments || Top||


Europe
British PM Johnson to EU: 'We're Packing our Bags and Walking Out' in 25 Days
h/t Instapundit
[PJMedia] If European Union leaders thought there would be any flagging or hesitation from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson when the Brexit deadline loomed, they were sadly mistaken.

Johnson penned an op-ed in The Sun and The Daily Express that explicitly threatened a British exit from the EU with or without a formal agreement by October 31.

Politico:
    "After decades of campaigning, three years of arguments and seemingly endless months of pointless delay, it is now just 25 days until the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union comes to an end. We will be packing our bags and walking out on October 31. The only question is whether Brussels cheerily waves us off with a mutually agreeable deal, or whether we will be forced to head off on our own," he wrote.

The EU is perfectly aware of Johnson's political troubles -- both in his own party and with the opposition. But Johnson's threat should now impress on the EU the seriousness of the situation. Part of the calculus used by the EU was always that the Brits would get cold feet and keep delaying their exit until a change in political leadership brought them back to their senses.

That's not going to happen now. No court will grant Brexit opponents a stay. It's too late for a referendum. Johnson is pulling out on the 31st, end of story.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 13:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [195 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 14:40 Comments || Top||

#2  I sure hope it happens. Just like Trump's inauguration, I'm not exhaling until it's a done deal.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 10/07/2019 15:05 Comments || Top||

#3  No court will grant Brexit opponents a stay.

Oh they will find a way if they really want too.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/07/2019 15:21 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Stephen Miller Exposes The Deepstate And Their Undemocratic Agenda.
Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, joined Breitbart News Sunday on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel this weekend to expose the deep state: forces he said are driving the effort by Democrats to proceed with impeachment against the president.



Excerpts "The attempt at impeachment is best understood as a legislative coup against a democratically elected president, and the radical leftists in Congress are working arm-in-arm with the deep state saboteurs and their allies in the media in order to try to effectuate this illegal coup," Miller said.

"The deep state is a collection of permanent bureaucrats enmeshed inside the federal government who can’t be fired or removed ‐ at least historically, have not been able to be ‐ because of misguided civil service laws. They believe they know better than you, and your listeners, and the voters how the country ought to be run. At this moment in time, the deep state has a knife aimed at the heart of American democracy.."

Head over to Breitbart for the whole text.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/07/2019 02:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [282 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/07/2019 2:49 Comments || Top||

#2  They've been exposed for a while now.

What lesson will the DS draw from the lack of consequences?
Posted by: charger || 10/07/2019 11:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Pretty hard to deny it anymore.

We need to see Brennan sent to prison.

And see Obama deposed. What did 0 know and when did he know it?
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 13:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Fixed. Sometimes when a video/audio thingy doesn’t show up like that, all a moderator needs to do is open the article as if to edit, then close it without changing anything. It was so in this case — I’ve no idea why. Rantburg’s code is all homemade, so very occasionally it’s a little quirky.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/07/2019 14:27 Comments || Top||

#5  Thanks, TW. I figured it out a bit after posting. Neat little thing, the 'iframe'.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/07/2019 15:02 Comments || Top||

#6  I expect you lot to rapidly climb the learning curve and surpass me on anything technical, Dron66046 dear. Rarely am I proved wrong in this.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/07/2019 20:37 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Missing boy found raped, tortured to death
[DAWN] A 12-year-old boy who had been missing for a couple of days was found murdered in a Gulshan-e-Maymar area on Saturday morning, officials said.
Natural Causes in the Land Of The Pure
They added that the decomposed body of the victim with torture marks was found in bushes on the outskirts of the city.

Area police said the body was recovered by relatives who had been searching for him for the last two to three days. The corpse was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Police surgeon Dr Qarar Ahmed Abbasi said that the body was decomposed and it appeared to be around two to three days old. The boy was hit on the head with a hard and blunt weapon. He was also strangulated with an aizarband (string) and stabbed in the abdomen. .

Additional police surgeon of the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Dr Saleem Sheikh told Dawn that the boy was raped before being murdered.

Malir SSP Ali Raza said the boy had been missing from Khamiso Goth .
Posted by: Fred || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [246 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Just in case you're wondering about the frailty of the poor lad's neck, an aizarband is a braided cord of string that goes in the loop in your salwaar (muslim jammies). You tie it in front o' you, and untie it to drop yore jammies. Convenient for rapacious rapers.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/07/2019 18:44 Comments || Top||


Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka president abandons re-election bid
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to stand for re-election in November polls as the politically influential Rajapakse family nominated two candidates by final registration Sunday.

Sirisena’s name was not on a list of 41 candidates who paid deposits by Sunday’s noon deadline to contest the November 16 presidential poll, according to Election Commission records.

It means Sirisena will leave office the day after the election, cutting short his five-year term by 52 days.

A front man for Sirisena’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) confirmed he was not seeking re-election.

Sirisena caused a constitutional crisis last year when he sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and replaced him with former president Mahinder Rajapakse.

The Supreme Court later ruled against Sirisena’s action and reinstated Wickremesinghe.

Two of Rajapakse’s brothers -- younger sibling Gotabhaya and elder Chamal -- have paid deposits to be candidates and challenge Sajith Premadasa, the deputy leader of Wickremesinghe’s United National Party.

Posted by: Fred || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [156 views] Top|| File under:



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Two weeks of WOT
Mon 2019-10-07
  Iraqi premier rejects resignation of seven ministers, Baghdad governor steps down
Sun 2019-10-06
  91 protesters killed by Iraqi police over week of demonstrations
Sat 2019-10-05
  Masked gunmen attack TV stations reporting the protests in Iraq
Fri 2019-10-04
  At least 35 Russian mercenaries killed fighting for Haftar in Libya
Thu 2019-10-03
  Breaking: Paris knife attacker kills 4 people at police headquarters
Wed 2019-10-02
  Soleimani claims he and Nasrallah barely escaped Israeli air raid in 2006
Tue 2019-10-01
  Uzbekistani militant among 64 killed, wounded in Faryab clashes
Mon 2019-09-30
  Yemeni army captured over '2000 troops', inflicted heavy casualties on Saudi army
Sun 2019-09-29
  Susan Rice: Obama Put Call Transcripts On Top Secret Server, Too
Sat 2019-09-28
  Egypt Armed Forces kills 118 takfiris in anti-terrorism operations in north, central Sinai; 10 army personnel killed, injured: Statement
Fri 2019-09-27
  US deploys air defense systems, troops to Saudi Arabia
Thu 2019-09-26
  Israeli woman stabbed near Modiin; 14-year-old Palestinian arrested
Wed 2019-09-25
  High Alert In India As JeM Cells Feared Active | Balakot Camp Reopens For Business
Tue 2019-09-24
  Iraqi court sentences 6 IS militants to death over 2013 car bomb attack
Mon 2019-09-23
  Aramco’s Repairs Could Take Months Longer Than Company Anticipates

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