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White House tries to distance itself from DOJ, NSBA memos, but says meeting was 'standard practice' [poor Jill]
Saturday November 13th, 2021

bettygrable11
Officials Deny Selling US Military Equipment to Pakistan
Azerbaijani opposition leader Rzayev claims torture in isolation ward
The court shortened the term for Islam Nuhanov
Saudi coalition surrenders Yemen's west coast to the Houthis
Kidnapped Balkh Child Still Held Since Last Year
Normalizing: Who gets to judge the jihadis? and Qatar is our Swiss embassy in Kabul

Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2021 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Elizabeth Ruth Grable was an American actress, pin-up girl, dancer, model, and singer. Her 42 films during the 1930s and 1940s grossed more than $100 million; for 10 consecutive years she reigned in the Quigley Poll's Top 10 box office stars. (a feat only matched by Doris Day, Julia Roberts and Barbra Streisand, although all were surpassed by Mary Pickford, who was in for 13 times). The U.S. Treasury Department in 1946 and 1947 listed her as the highest-salaried American woman; she earned more than $3 million during her career. ($22 million in 2021 dollars) Wikipedia
Born: Elizabeth Ruth Grable, December 18, 1916, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died: July 2, 1973, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Posted by: Angererong Tingle4169 || 11/13/2021 10:47 Comments || Top||

#2  Betty Grable








The Lady With The Million Dollar Legs
Posted by: Angererong Tingle4169 || 11/13/2021 10:57 Comments || Top||

#3  '40s Pinup Betty Grable Was Proud of 'bringing a little happiness to our soldiers' During WWII, daughter says
The late actress, once the highest-paid star in Hollywood, had her legs insured for $1 million
Published TODAY - FOX NEWS
Posted by: Angemble Snaimble3706 || 11/13/2021 15:05 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Texas Border Patrol agents arrest four MS-13 gang members in 14-hour span, 2 previously deported
[FoxNews] Four members of the MS-13 street gang were arrested by Border Patrol agents within a 14-hour span this week along with two migrants with previous arrests for alleged sex crimes, authorities said Friday.

Agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley in Texas say the four migrants were actively involved in the notorious street gang. Two of them had previously been deported, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a news release.

No further information was provided. Fox News has reached out to the CBP.

On Friday, six migrants were taken into custody near the border city of Roma, CBP said. One of them had an open warrant out of Orange County, Florida for lascivious battery.

A 37-year-old Guatemalan citizen was arrested Tuesday by border agents after having illegally entered the U.S. near McAllen, Texas, border officials said. A record check revealed he had a previous conviction for lewd lascivious behavior toward a child younger than 16. He was sentenced to 21 months in prison in that case, the CBP said.

The apprehensions come amid a surge of illegal crossings as the federal government struggles to secure the border. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has criticized the Biden administration for the influx of migrants into his state.

As a result, Abbott said he has dispatched National Guard troops and the state Department of Public Safety to the border to contain migrant caravans crossing into the U.S. In addition, the state has put a $250 million down payment on new border wall construction.

On Tuesday, Texas authorities arrested a suspected 17-year-old human smuggler attempting to bring seven migrants into the U.S. on a raft illegally. Rafts have been seen coming across the border for several months without much resistance.
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [128 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Pretty easy to identify a member. They are covered in tattoos with MS and or 13 across their face and or around their throat.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 11/13/2021 0:13 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Kidnapped Balkh Child Still Held Since Last Year
[ToloNews] The father of Abdulrauf, an Afghan child who was kidnapped last year, said that recently the kidnappers sent him more videotapes and warned him via text messages that if he does not pay they would kill his son.

"We urge the Islamic Emirate to find and release Abdurauf as soon as possible," said Mohammad Nabi, Abdulrauf’s father.

Meanwhile,
...back at the pond, the enormous newt was trying to decide if Gloria was edible...
a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior said that the Badri unit
...Badri 313, named after some ancient historical Muslim battle, is the Taliban’s extra special forces, trained by the Haqqani Network and probably Pakistan’s army, dressed in Western-style camo uniforms with tan suede boots, helmet cameras, knee pads, and American M4s at the ready One suspects something interesting is behind them turning their hands to finding a kidnapped child...
is attempting to apprehend the kidnappers of this child.

"Islamic Emirate forces, Intelligence, the Ministry of Interior and other forces are trying to find the child," said Saeed Khosti, spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior.

Abdulrauf was kidnapped by kidnappers in Mazar-e-Sharif last year when he was traveling to school from home. Since then the kidnappers have sent many video and audio tapes of him to his family demanding $1.2 million in exchange for his release.

Abdulrauf’s father said that he has been targeted by the kidnappers three times.

In the latest incident, a month ago, four hand grenades were thrown at him, in which he and 12 relatives were maimed. "Twelve people, including me, were maimed and a 12-year boy was paralyzed," said Mohammad Nabi, Abdurauf’s father.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [126 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA


Bomb explodes at Afghan mosque during Friday prayers causing multiple injuries and fatalities
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Explosion ripped through a mosque in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, today

  • IED placed inside the village of Traili mosque detonated at 1.30pm during Friday prayers, locals said

  • Multiple people killed and injured, officials said, though it appears at least 15 people were hurt

  • No group has claimed responsibility, but Nangarhar province is home to ISIS-K which has been behind a series of recent mosque bombings in Afghanistan
Today's attack appears unusual because locals said the target was a Sunni house of prayer. All previous attacks have hit Shia mosques.

On Wednesday, a spokesman for the Taliban intelligence service told reporters in Kabul that the agency has arrested close to 600 IS members, including key figures and financial supporters.

The spokesman, Khalil Hamraz, said at least 33 IS members have been killed in gun battles with Taliban security forces.
Khaama Press adds:
Provincial officials of the eastern Nangarhar province have confirmed the explosion in a mosque of Spin Ghar district but did not disclose the exact number of casualties.

Local officials and eyewitnesses said that the blast killed at least three people and wounded 15 more.

The explosion has targeted worshipers in a mosque during Friday prayer and those killed include the Imam of the mosque too.

Though the local officials did not say anything about the nature of the explosion, eyewitnesses said that explosives were planted close to the loudspeaker of the mosque.
A twitter post claimed to show a photo of one of the bombs that didn't go off with electronics keyed to fire when the loudspeaker began to broadcast the call to prayer.
No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion yet but the ISIS-K fighters have been targeting mosques in Afghanistan.

This is third mosque being targeted be the ISIS-K affiliates since the Taliban takeover on August 15.
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [181 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  electronics keyed to fire when the loudspeaker began to broadcast the call to prayer.

I can understand the motivation.
Posted by: Frank G || 11/13/2021 5:15 Comments || Top||

#2  me too frank, god awful sounding shit.
Posted by: Chris || 11/13/2021 12:47 Comments || Top||

#3  ^^^
Moose Limb on Moose Limb violence...who would have thought... the religion of peace... nah, fake news.

/sarc
Posted by: Glolush Glolusing5712 || 11/13/2021 14:06 Comments || Top||

#4  arm both sides.
Posted by: irish rage boy || 11/13/2021 18:47 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Suicide car bomb targets AU forces' convoy in Somalia
[Garowe] A suspected car jacket wallah targeted an African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
Mission Forces [AMISOM] convoy in Mogadishu, witnesses said, leaving at least two innocent civilians dead and scores injured.

Reports indicate that the suicide bomber detonated an kaboom at the busy Banadir junction in Mogadishu where the military convoy of AU forces was passing by at the time of the unfortunate incident.

Preliminary reports indicate that two civilians went titzup while scores of others were maimed. The injured person has been rushed to nearby hospitals for emergency treatment, multiple reports indicate.

The convoy, sources said, had just left Villa Baidoa in the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu. There is a Somali National Army [SNA] Base within the vicinity of the area where the earth-shattering kaboom took place.

AMISOM troops based in Mogadishu work closely with the SNA soldiers in the fight against al-Shabaab
...... the personification of Somali state failure...
. At times, the Somali troops get sophisticated training from the AU forces, which have been keeping peace in Somalia for over a decade.

At the time Garowe Online was going on air, no group has taken responsibility for the latest attack. However,
man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them...
al-Shabaab bandidos turbans are known for such attacks, mostly targeting security forces, government officials, and innocent civilians.

The AU forces have been assisting Somali National Army in the fight against al-Shabaab and have often been targeted by the hard boys. The bandidos turbans control large swathes of rural central and southern Somalia.

The explosion comes at the time the AU peace committee is meeting the Somali government over the future of AMISOM in the country. Somalia said it's ready to negotiate with AU over the proposal to have a joint mission with United Nations
...an organization which on balance has done more bad than good, with the good not done well and the bad done thoroughly...
in Somalia.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [100 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
At least four Moroccan migrants trying to reach the EU have drowned in the Atlantic Ocean
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [54 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking


Arabia
Saudi coalition surrenders Yemen's west coast to the Houthis
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
[ColonelCassad] Today the Saudi coalition has swiftly scrambled southward, surrendering part of the western coast of Yemen to the Houthis.

The Saudi coalition surrendered all the gains of the 2018 operation in one day after three years.

In a day, Hodeidah from the front-line city sharply became a deep rear.

In the battles for this piece of road with gates alone, the Saudi coalition lost several dozen AFVs and several hundred people.

In fact, the attack on Hodeidah (in 2018) as the last major offensive by the Saudi coalition in Yemen with decisive goals.

After being defeated in the Battle of Hodeidah, the Saudis lost the operational initiative in the war and it passed to the Houthis, who, already in 2019, began to regularly conduct offensive operations against the extended front of the invaders.
Posted by: badanov || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


The Grand Turk
Israeli couple in Turkey suspected of espionage, court extends remand by 20 days
Sultan Recep Tayip Erdogan I ‘the much beloved’ appears to still be a tad upset about the 15 Arabs they accused of being Mossad spies after 200 MIT agents spent a year tracking them.
[IsraelTimes] Israel rejects spying claim as episode appears to be escalating into diplomatic incident, with judge defying expectations he’d deport pair who photographed Erdogan palace.

A Ottoman Turkish court on Friday extended by 20 days the remand of an Israeli couple detained for photographing the palace of President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than there are in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really most important...
, with local authorities saying they suspected them of espionage, as the episode appeared to be expanding into a diplomatic spat between the frequently sparring allies.

The Foreign Minister Yair Lapid spoke with the family on Friday and updated them on efforts to release the couple, saying Israel had requested an urgent consular visit of the couple. In a statement, the ministry said the couple "do not work for any Israeli agency."

The decision to keep Mordy and Natali Oknin behind bars surprised Israeli officials, who had been under the assumption that the court would order their immediate deportation from the country at Friday’s remand hearing. The detention of the tour guide who was arrested with the couple was extended until Sunday.

Ottoman Turkish prosecutors told the court that the couple is suspected of espionage, claiming they not only photographed Erdogan’s palace but also adjacent security checkpoints and cameras, even supposedly highlighting them before sending the photos to a third party.

The couple, both of whom are bus drivers, insists they only photographed the palace because they were enamored by it and sent the photos to their relatives, not knowing that doing so is illegal.

"They are not spies," a lawyer for the Israelis told the judge on Friday.

"All in all, this is a couple [who are] bus drivers. I ask that you release them immediately to their home in Israel," the lawyer said. But the prosecution insisted to the contrary, and the judge ruled in the latter’s favor three hours later.

An unidentified source familiar with The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
’s legal system told Channel 12, "It is clear that this was a political, rather than a legal, decision... It is clear that elements in Erdogan’s circle exerted pressure and briefed him as if these were Mossad agents on an Israeli mission."

The defendants’ lawyer, Nir Yaslovizh, blasted the decision afterward in a statement, calling the ruling "bizarre and unacceptable."

Relatives of the Oknins in Modiin were hit hard by the news after being assured that the episode would come to an end on Friday.

"The atmosphere at home is very bad. The little boy keeps asking, ’Where is Mom?'" Natali Oknin’s brother Eran Perry told Channel 12. He called on Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid to intervene on his relatives’ behalf.

The family only found out that the two had been arrested when they did not return home on Tuesday as scheduled.

"These are simple and innocent people who photographed the palace from a distance. Google has better photos. It is immediately clear that there is no espionage here," a source quoted by Ynet said.

After taking the photo, the woman had sent it to a family WhatsApp group with the caption: "Such a nice house."
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [111 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


India-Pakistan
With 2 more arrests NIA steps up heat on terrorists targeting civilians in J&K
[OneIndia] The National Investigation Agency has arrested 2 more persons in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir
...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there....
terror conspiracy case. The two arrested persons have been identified as Rashid Muzaffar Ganaie and Nasir Mir, both residents of Sopore.

The case relates to the conspiracy hatched to undertake violent mostly peaceful acts of terror in Jammu and Kashmir and other major cities including Delhi by snuffies of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Hizbul Mujahideen
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies


Iraq
Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it has halted direct flights to Belarus from Iraq
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [72 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Unknown individuals, said to be ISIS militants, killed Head of Iraqi Council for Refugees and Syrian IDPs in Syria's al-Hole Camp
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

On Friday at dawn, unknown individuals, said to be agents of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS), killed Iraqi refugees including the head of the Iraqi Council for Refugees in Hawl Camp, northeast Syria.

Two months ago, the dead and his family moved with other Iraqi and Syrian families from the first and fourth sectors to the reception department in the camp as a result of being threatened with killing several times.

Sleeper cells of ISIS infiltrated into the reception department, fired at a number of refugees killing two Iraqis including head of the Iraqi Council, and maimed several women, a security source of the camp told North Press.

During 2021, the Hawl Camp has witnesses many killing incidents most of them were carried out via bullets, and silent individual weapons.

Since early 2021, about 90 murders were recorded in the camp most of them of Iraqi refugees.

The Hawl Camp houses about 15,650 families of which 8,049 Iraqi families, 5,153 Syrian families, 2,448 families in total of 8,245 individuals of women and kiddies of detainees, bully boys, and dead of foreign ISIS.

Hawl Camp is known as a "ticking time bomb" due to the presence of gunnies of ISIS wives and children, and tens of thousands of their supporters in a camp sometimes described as "the most dangerous camp in the world."
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2021 00:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [88 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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