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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Oregon Video Shows Hero Coach Stopping Shooting
[Victory Girls] It is the Oregon school shooting that wasn’t. While the survelliance video is from last May, it has just been released to the public, and is now getting national attention.

The reason it didn’t make national headlines back in May is because no one was killed or injured, thanks to the heroic actions of Parkrose High School coach Keanon Lowe.
Extraordinary security video from Parkrose High School released Friday by the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, showed the day last May when Parkrose High School student Angel Granados-Diaz brought a shotgun to school with the intent to kill himself."

Lowe, the school’s security guard and football coach, was hailed as a hero for his actions that day. He disarmed the student, who was suffering from a mental health crisis, and took him into his arms."

The video captured those emotional moments in one of the school’s hallways: Lowe hugs, consoles and talks with Granados-Diaz before police officers, with their guns drawn, arrive to take the teenager into custody."

The video, while not of the best quality, is breathtaking. Watching it, you know that this ending could have been so, so different without Lowe’s intervention.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/20/2019 06:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [227 views] Top|| File under:

#1  In dramatic life and death situations African Americans are sometimes the best at diffusing the situation.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 10/20/2019 10:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Balls have no color.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/20/2019 17:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Brass
Posted by: Frank G || 10/20/2019 18:35 Comments || Top||


Body Cam Video Of Police Officers Shooting Detravian Allison (very graphic)
[Daily Caller] If you play stupid games, you’re going to win stupid prizes. That’s just about the best way to sum up what happened here.
WARNING 49 Pan reports a virus attached to video
If you pull a gun on the police, you’re just asking to get shot. That’s the way it works. They want to go home at the end of the night just like everybody else.

They’re not in the business of negotiating when they think bullets are going to start flying.

Thankfully, Allison never even got a shot off, it was cleared as a clean shooting and the two police officers came home safely.

At the end of the day, that’s all you can ask for sometimes.
No, Mr. Allison did not survive his injuries.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/20/2019 05:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [361 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Thankfully Mr. Allison did not get a two handed grip on his firearm as his left hand was used to hold his pants up.
Posted by: Pheresing Gloque4764 || 10/20/2019 7:00 Comments || Top||

#2  As Dave Robichaux and Clete Purcell would say, "He called the play."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/20/2019 7:00 Comments || Top||

#3  ...the two police officers came home safely.

They very much prefer that ending. That is why, as bubbly politicians talk about confiscating hundreds of thousands of variants of firearms, the local cops are not going to do it. Oh, and good luck getting the National Guard to do it. Most of them have those firearms in their homes as well.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/20/2019 7:18 Comments || Top||

#4  With a name like Detravian, he was pretty much destined to get shot, one way or another.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/20/2019 13:00 Comments || Top||

#5  #4 - yeah, and that was a step up. His Christian name was Depravian
Posted by: Lex || 10/20/2019 14:51 Comments || Top||

#6  Very graphic ? Very satisfying.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/20/2019 16:22 Comments || Top||

#7  VIDEO HAS A VIRUS ATTACHED> DO NOT OPEN.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 10/20/2019 16:40 Comments || Top||

#8  Here's a clean one. Fair, clean shoot. Although he did let the perp's arm come level first, that's never wise. Very nice. Belligerent Lives Don't Matter, but they try to save it anyway. Salute.

Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/20/2019 18:33 Comments || Top||


Father accused of killing 2 sons for insurance by driving them into water at Port of LA
[ABC7] A 44-year-old father sobbed openly in federal court Thursday as he was accused in a deadly case of insurance fraud.
Crying because he was caught, or because he hadn’t finished the job?
Defendant Ali Elmezayen
...an Egyptian immigrant who must have worked under the table...
said he had loaded his two sons, who have autism, and their mother in the family's Honda Civic to watch the boats at the Port of Los Angeles and ended up driving them off a fishing dock into the water.

The sons, 13-year old Elhassan and 8-year old Abdelkrim, drowned.

Their mother, Rehab Diab,
...another Egyptian, also an illegal immigrant...
whose marital relationship with Elmezayen is not clearly documented, was unable to swim. Fishermen rescued her.

Diab is a prosecution witness.

Federal prosecutors allege that the action was a set up that was years in the making.

Elmezayen, a low-income Egyptian immigrant, was paying $6,000 a year to insure his family, then collected $260,000.

Federal prosecutor Alexander Wyman told the jury that the defendant beat Diab and phoned her parents in Egypt, "threatening to send her home in a coffin," that he was going to "bury her alive" and that he wanted to take a second wife.

Defense attorney Christine O'Connor said that Elmezayen bought the policies to protect his family - that he had under-the-table income to pay the premiums.

Deflecting blame, the defense told jurors to look at the wife's history. Undocumented, once marrying a homeless man to get legal status - claiming that he abused her when advised that doing so would protect her from deportation.

About the defendant - the defense says he is not cunning, but rather, "kind of a kook," "complicated," but not a monster.
It’s all just fun and games until all the targets are drowned? Ooookaaayy.
Elmezayen faces a separate trial in Superior Court for the murder of his sons.
The Washington Post had an article on the subject last November:
It was all part of a scheme to collect on the millions of dollars in seven life insurance policies he had taken out on their lives. It was a plan he had been plotting for more than two years, according to prosecutors.

He was ordered detained without bail Tuesday. Prosecutors argued he poses a danger to his family, because although he and Diab separated a week after the tragedy, he is still paying premiums on her life insurance and on the insurance of his third son. The boy was away at camp on the night his siblings drowned.

Elmezayen and Diab’s story began in Egypt, where they started dating before coming to the United States on six-month visitor visas in 2000. But instead of returning, they settled down in California and had three sons together, each of them autistic. An immigration judge later ordered Elmezayen and Diab removed, but each was granted “withholding of removal,” according to the federal prosecutors.

In an attempt to remain in the country legally, Elmezayen entered into a sham marriage with an American citizen he met while working as a security guard at a Los Angeles drugstore, according to a 2006 interview he gave to immigration authorities. The sham wife lived in an alcohol treatment center, and the deal was that she would marry Elmezayen so he could get a green card as long as he continued to financially support her once he obtained it. He never did. In four years, he paid the woman $500, he told authorities. (They later divorced.)

Money never seemed to come easy for Elmezayen, who filed for bankruptcy in 2010 and had been earning less than $30,000 annually, prosecutors said. But somehow he found the money to take out seven different accidental death and life insurance policies on his family’s lives.

In total, he took out more than $6 million in policies, costing him $6,000 a year in premiums, according to prosecutors.

Diab said in a deposition in 2017 that she knew about the policies for both her and Elmezayen — but not the children. (The deposition was part of a wrongful-death lawsuit she and Elmezayen filed against Honda, Jiffy Lube and Los Angeles County. They lost.)

Twelve days after the two-year period expired on the last life insurance policy he had purchased, Elmezayen barreled down the wharf and into the ocean. In a matter of months, he collected more than $260,000 on his sons' lives, according to the affidavit. He wired $171,000, the bulk of the money, to Egypt.

Elmezayen denied having any life insurance policies on his children in interviews with police on the night of the plunge.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [158 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  In the past, I'd have called these people prizewinners. However, upon reflection, I realize we (Americans) are the prizewinners and the people mentioned in the article are the prizes.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/20/2019 8:17 Comments || Top||

#2  the defense says he is not cunning, but rather, "kind of a kook,"


"I've done it myself a couple of times myself, your honour. Heh heh... no, not my sons. I just burnt my Toyota for the claim. It's the same thing really."
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/20/2019 16:39 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Police investigating ‘hate crime' after transgender woman turned down for porn role ‘because she has a p3nis'
YJCMTSU
[Sun UK] Ria Cooper, 25, who became Britain's youngest trans person when she transitioned 10 years ago, says an anonymous photographer messaged her saying he wanted them to have sex on camera and sell the resulting p0rno.

But when he found out Ria still has male reproductive organs he immediately retracted the offer.

In messages exchanged over WhatsApp, the photographer claimed he couldn't work with her because "she has a c***".

'TRANSPHOBIC'
Ria has hit out at the "transphobic behaviour" and says she's being unfairly discriminated against in her modelling career.
Posted by: Frank G || 10/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [394 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Not The Bee, again? This is getting silly.
Posted by: European Conservative || 10/20/2019 8:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Case dismissed. There must be a genre involving chix mit dix, ja?
Posted by: Lex || 10/20/2019 14:48 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Khashoggi Murder Suspect Dies In 'Suspicious Car Accident'
[Zero Hedge] A 31-year-old lieutenant in the Saudi Royal Air Force said to have participated in the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi died in a "suspicious car accident" in Riyadh, according to Turkish media.

Mashal Saad al-Bostani was reportedly on a 15-man hit squad dispatched to Saudi Arabia's Istanbul Consulate in Turkey on October 2 during Khashoggi's visit, before the team quickly left the country, according to daily Yeni Safak.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [282 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Epsteincide.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/20/2019 1:32 Comments || Top||

#2  How does one have fatal accident in the land of tents and camels honestly. He get t-boned coming out of his parking garage or was it foul play?
Posted by: jpal || 10/20/2019 5:17 Comments || Top||

#3  suspicious car accident

Somebody's pet camel fall on his car from the top of a 250 storey building ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/20/2019 5:29 Comments || Top||

#4  Saudis drive terribly and have a load of crashes..

So many drifting Saudi vids that go wrong on LiveLeak.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/20/2019 6:54 Comments || Top||

#5  Inshalla driving. "Allen is my co-pilot..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/20/2019 8:26 Comments || Top||

#6  Probably collided with an inexperienced female driver.
Posted by: European Conservative || 10/20/2019 8:44 Comments || Top||

#7  where was hillary during this time?
arkancide franchises now available?
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 10/20/2019 9:46 Comments || Top||

#8  Not a total surprise. I as a foreigner was not allowed to drive in Riyadh; but seeing the way the Saudis do drive, I didn't want to.
Posted by: Tom || 10/20/2019 16:23 Comments || Top||

#9  It was explained to Mr. Wife, when he was on business trips to Saudi Arabia, that the way it works is that if a foreigner is involved in a car accident it is the foreigner’s fault. Because had the foreigner not come, there would have been no accident.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/20/2019 19:23 Comments || Top||


Great White North
Questions arise after viral Windsor hockey coach tweet (Hint: Islamophobia Hoax)
Attention Whores gonna lie/whore for attention
[WILX - HT Weasel Zippers] A Windsor, Ontario hockey coach claimed he was driving from Windsor to East Lansing to rent ice and coach free hockey clinics for children. That's when Talha Javaid allegedly received a racist text message from a parent of one of those players.

The text from Chase said, "I'm not a racist but I don't feel comfortable with you teaching him [his son Riley] and the influence you will have on him. He added that it makes more sense if its not some "Muslim guy teaching it". Chase said if "it were cricket or something that would be different but it's not". Chase goes on to say he hopes he would consider resigning and not coaching hockey.

Javaid posted that text message on social media and received thousands of posts of support, even from professional players like Evander Kane.
Bait? Taken
But the question remains, who is Chase and where exactly was Javaid coaching? News 10 spoke to a Yahoo Sports reporter who said Javaid told her it was at Suburban Ice in East Lansing. Suburban Ice said they did not want to go on camera but have never heard of Javaid nor the ice skating clinic he allegedly was holding.
Islamophobic!
News 10 checked ice rinks all around East Lansing and the surrounding area- not one says they have heard of him before and no one had him scheduled to coach through their arena.

This isn't the first time Javaid claims he was a target for racism.
Nooooooo
In 2017, he told the Windsor Star he walked out of an ice rink in Windsor and found a note on his car that said stop coming to the rink with some expletives, with Muslim go home and make Canada great again.

News 10 reached out to Javaid and have not heard back.We will update you when we do.
Posted by: Frank G || 10/20/2019 17:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  "We will update you when we do"..

....still waiting.......
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/20/2019 9:36 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Hundreds of pro-Hong Kong protesters flood NBA game amid China controversy
[Washington Examiner] Hundreds of activists attended an NBA game between the Toronto Raptors and the Brooklyn Nets wearing pro-Hong Kong shirts.

Film producer Andrew Duncan purchased 300 tickets to the Friday night game at New York City’s Barclays Center. Duncan provided the tickets to hundreds of activists willing to attend the game while wearing shirts that read, "Stand With Hong Kong."

The protesters also wore black masks that resembled the masks that activists in Hong Kong wear during protests to protect themselves from tear gas used by police.

Hong Kong politician and activist Nathan Law also attended the game. Law, 26, is a prominent pro-democracy advocate who was arrested and imprisoned for two months in 2017 by Chinese law enforcement for unlawful assembly. He was released on bail.

Posted by: Besoeker || 10/20/2019 04:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  The article didn't say, but I take it none of the protesters was ejected. I guess NBA brass realizes that would just be even more bad optics.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/20/2019 6:53 Comments || Top||


Huffington Post Was Just Put On The Chopping Block, Layoffs Announced At Leftist Media- Tim Pool
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [418 views] Top|| File under:

#1  founded in 2005, bought by AOL for $300M in 2011. AOL in turn was purchased by Verizon a few years later.

I doubt they will get $10M for it.

Posted by: lord garth || 10/20/2019 1:35 Comments || Top||

#2  A good sign? Now it would be really good news if this was followed by CNN, NYTs, WAPO...
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/20/2019 1:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Faux is hiring leftists.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 10/20/2019 1:42 Comments || Top||

#4  Can't compete with CNN?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/20/2019 2:04 Comments || Top||

#5  Gee, that’s too bad. 🤣
Posted by: Fat Bob Javish1936 || 10/20/2019 3:26 Comments || Top||

#6  Too bad I'm going to miss their political parodies.
Posted by: jpal || 10/20/2019 5:03 Comments || Top||

#7  I'm also looking forward to the article where Nate Silver says there's a 98% chance he will be unemployed by the end of the year.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/20/2019 6:50 Comments || Top||

#8  Price of skipping capitalism 101. When you saturate the market with your product, the value of your product drops precipitously. See - supply vs demand.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/20/2019 7:12 Comments || Top||

#9  The market wasn't just saturated it seemed the left-wing opinion space was actively subsidised which of course always destroys quality.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/20/2019 8:09 Comments || Top||

#10  To borrow that infamous quote - 'I don't wish death on anybody but I read certain obituaries with great pleasure'.
Posted by: Raj || 10/20/2019 8:30 Comments || Top||

#11  For those who prefer reading to video, Tech Crunch also refers to that Financial Times article,
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/20/2019 13:26 Comments || Top||

#12  I bid $50.00. Cash. (This has worked for me before, so don't laugh. Yet.)
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 10/20/2019 17:44 Comments || Top||

#13  They might take it!
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/20/2019 22:34 Comments || Top||


Northrop Grumman to ship secret cargo through LA-area marina en route to San Diego
Shhhh it's a secret! Jeebus
[10 News] Defense contractor Northrop Grumman will be moving secret cargo through a Southern California marina this weekend.

The Daily Breeze reports part of King Harbor Marina in Redondo Beach will be shut down from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday for the move of what is described as a U.S. Navy demonstration project.

The large object will be taken from a Northrop Grumman facility in Redondo Beach to a barge for shipment to San Diego.

The newspaper says that during a Redondo Beach City Council meeting this week, Northrop Grumman officials cited national security concerns in declining to provide information about the object.

The company agreed on Oct. 15 to pay the city $25,000 for a licensing agreement to use the marina and for any costs the city incurs.
Posted by: Frank G || 10/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [334 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It's a box full of exectutive bonuses. Very important.
Posted by: ed in texas || 10/20/2019 8:57 Comments || Top||

#2  A piece of K-129.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 10/20/2019 11:45 Comments || Top||

#3  LCS growship module?
Posted by: George Snith4851 || 10/20/2019 12:53 Comments || Top||

#4  Poss Blink 182's UFO parts.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/20/2019 17:16 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
One in Five Dallas Trump Rally Registrants Was Democrat, Campaign Chair Says
If you like numbers, dear Reader, this is the article for you.
[EpochTimes] More than one in five people who registered for President Donald Trump
...The tack in the backside of the Democratic Party...
’s "Keep America Great" campaign rally in Dallas, Texas, were Democrats, according to Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale.

Parscale, whose forte is data analysis, has posted breakdowns of data collected from the registrations from the past several rallies.

"Incredible data from last night’s Dallas rally," he wrote in an Oct. 18 tweet.

The data revealed that nearly 54,000 voters signed up for the event, with nearly one in eight (12 percent) who didn’t vote in the last four elections and more than one in five (21.4 percent) who identified as Democrats. Eleven percent of the registrants are Hispanic.

"These are winning numbers that will help win #FourMoreYears for @realDonaldTrump!" Parscale wrote. "We continue to outperform 2016."

Trump carried the state of Texas in 2016 with nearly 4.7 million votes compared to the less than 3.9 million garnered by his Democrat opponent, former Secretary of State Crooked Hillary Clinton
...former first lady, former secretary of state, former presidential candidate, Conqueror of Benghazi, Heroine of Tuzla, formerly described by her supporters as the smartest woman in the world, usually described by the rest of us as The Thing That Wouldn't Go Away...
TRUMP CROWDS
Trump rallies are the most tangible demonstration of support for the president. The American Airlines Center was filled to capacity (some 20,000 people) with tens of thousands more gathered outside to watch the rally on a large screen. People had been lining up more than 24 hours before the rally started, campaign’s spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany documented in a video posted on Twitter on Oct. 16.

"This rally is amazing. Like, I have never seen anything like this before," comedian Terrence Williams told Right Side Broadcasting Network.

Williams has been a bit of celebrity among Trump supporters for voicing conservative views on his Youtube channel, often eating fried chicken or slurping soda while offering humorous political or social commentary. This was the first time for him to attend a Trump rally.

"I mean, the energy is unbelievable," he said. "Everybody is friendly.

"I was told that people at the Trump rallies are dangerous but I’ve been getting hugs all day. So the media have been lying. This is awesome."

RALLY DATA
The relatively high percentage of Democrats among those signing up for the rally seem to be a continuation of a trend.

Parscale first started to post highlights from the registration data after the Sept. 16 rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Clinton won the state by a more than 8-percent margin in 2016.

"@realDonaldTrump rally in NM was a data gold mine," he commented on Twitter.

Of the 45,000 who registered, 94 percent were from within the state and 78 percent were matched to voter file.

More than one in five voted in one or none of the last four elections and 40 percent were Hispanic, the data showed. Nearly one in three were Democrats.

A similar breakdown was posted by Parscale after the Oct. 10 rally in Minneapolis.

Over 42,000 voters were identified in the data of whom 13 percent voted in none or one of the last four elections. Also, 30 percent were Democrats.

"This is a massive amount of data that will help our models improve to win Minnesota!" Parscale said.

Clinton won Minnesota by less than 45,000 votes.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/20/2019 12:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [360 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Interesting numbers. First suspicion would be a large scale false flag op. But that seems unlikely given we haven't seen any unusual disruption at Trump rallies.

The other explanation is people are getting tired of the Democrats for all the reasons that gave us Trump in the first place. Something overlooked in the last election was that in h8ter racist states like Michigan, the only way Trump could have won was if previous Obama voters went with Trump. Are we seeing the start of a preference cascade?
Posted by: SteveS || 10/20/2019 12:56 Comments || Top||

#2  Canary, coal mine...?
Posted by: Lex || 10/20/2019 14:53 Comments || Top||

#3  Perhaps we should thank AOC, Omar, and Tlaib? Maybe Bernie too. Toss in Beto and his overt dictatorial gun grabbing threats as well.
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 10/20/2019 15:32 Comments || Top||

#4  It's Texas.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/20/2019 17:11 Comments || Top||

#5  Skid, we had a far-too-close call with a ‘Sen. Beto’ last year...
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/20/2019 18:35 Comments || Top||

#6  Texas

Check the final section of the article, Skidmark.

Sept. 16 Rio Rancho, New Mexico: 20% had not voted in recent elections, nearly 1/3rd registered Democrats

Oct. 10 Minneapolis, Minnesota: 13 percent had not voted recently, 30% Democrats
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/20/2019 19:33 Comments || Top||

#7  Try to imagine the show on the other foot.
Has there been a Warren rally where 30% of the attendees were registered Republicans?
Didn't think so.

The polls are BS. Trump's real support is higher than 50% of registered voters.
Posted by: Enver Cruting2858 || 10/20/2019 19:38 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Boeing staff texted about 737 Max issue in 2016
[BBC] Boeing employees exchanged instant messages about issues with the automated safety system on the 737 Max as it was being certified in 2016.

In documents provided by Boeing to lawmakers, a pilot wrote that he had run into unexpected trouble during tests.

He said he had "basically lied to the regulators [unknowingly]".

The safety system has been tied to two deadly crashes that killed 346 people.

An Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crashed only minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa in March, killing all 157 people on board.

The same type flown by the Indonesian airline Lion Air crashed into the sea only five months earlier in October 2018, shortly after taking off from Jakarta. That accident claimed the lives of 189 people

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) called the document "concerning" and said it was asking Boeing for an "immediate" explanation for the delay in turning over the documents, which Boeing provided to lawmakers ahead of hearings this month.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/20/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [254 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I have no idea why anyone smart enough to be a pilot would text that he had (even unwittingly) lied to government investigators.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/20/2019 8:25 Comments || Top||

#2  So why did he text it and not report it? If that's the case he is culpable in the deaths. Boeing has a great ethics program that protects anyone raising a safety or ethics issue. If you file an ethics or safety violation concern your protected from firing or even layoffs. Your untouchable. I keep hearing this stuff from 3 or four years ago on this plane, why did they just text and not report???
Posted by: 49 pan || 10/20/2019 16:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Boeing is rotten , that is the only conclusion i can arrive after what i have read about what MCAS does, no new specific simulator training for that, significant changes in equipment not put into manual.
Or is there some group sabotaging Boeing from inside or it has a severe organizational disease.
I am also shocked that shareholders continue to support that rotten culture and the CEO and the guys around him continue there.
Posted by: Spanky Whuter1088 || 10/20/2019 21:27 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Sun 2019-10-20
  Kurdish politician appeals to Israel for help in northern Syria
Sat 2019-10-19
  Blasts collapse roof at Afghan mosque, killing at least 62 at Friday prayers
Fri 2019-10-18
  Heavy fighting between Turkish/SNA and YPG/SDF
Thu 2019-10-17
  Pence announces ceasefire at the US Embassy in Turkey.
Wed 2019-10-16
  Spain, Sweden, Canada, UK halting sales of military material to Ankara
Tue 2019-10-15
  Notre-Dame plot: Five women jailed over foiled car bomb attack
Mon 2019-10-14
  Trump tells Pentagon to begin withdrawing remaining troops from northern Syria
Sun 2019-10-13
  Syria now considers itself at war with Turkey!
Sat 2019-10-12
   Palestinians riot on Gaza border; 49 said wounded
Fri 2019-10-11
  Orange Man confirms bomb maker and terrorist Ibrahim al-Asiri is Tango Uniform
Thu 2019-10-10
  2 ISIS 'Beatles' transferred from Syrian prison to US military custody
Wed 2019-10-09
  Possible terror attack with automatic guns in Halle (Germany)
Tue 2019-10-08
  Turkey starts bombing Kurds
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

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