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Elon Musk and the U.S. military plan to build a reusable 7,500mph cargo rocket
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-Short Attention Span Theater-
History Happy Hour Week 12: The Pacific (lengthy video)
[Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours] This week, History Happy Hour heads to the Pacific. Few Americans know that as Allied forces landed in Normandy on D-Day, the Pacific fleet was lifting anchor and steaming toward Saipan, soon to be a major battleground. A few weeks later came the invasion of Tinian, the island from which the Enola Gay took off to drop the bomb on Hiroshima. Host historians Chris Anderson and Rick Beyer welcome historian Don Farrell, who lives on Tinian, and is the author of "Tinian and the Bomb." Bring your cocktail to the place where history is always on tap! History Happy Hour, right here, Sunday at 4 PM Eastern.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/10/2020 05:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This "Stephen Ambrose" view of history is so dated and lame. So many Youtubers doing a fantastically better job. They really get down into the weeds with the source material and discover new things all the time, than the boring old stories we heard a thousand times already.

For example, here's the story of Japan fighting Italy in the Pacific Theatre - sounds unlikely, but incredibly combat did occur between these two nations in 1943. You ain't gonna hear Ambrose and PBS covering this. Find out the full story here:

Posted by: Muggsy Hapsburg5230 || 10/10/2020 7:38 Comments || Top||

#2  An ardent old Argie: "Bolivia?
We've fought them. Si, futbol! Some trivia:
I once in La Paz
Broke the peace for good cause,
Badly bruising an enemy tibia."
Posted by: Snuting Gliper5287 || 10/10/2020 15:09 Comments || Top||

#3  The Fleet at Flood Tide, Hornfischer, is a great read.

Start with Neptune's Inferno, then Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors.

Hampton Sides (Ghost Soldiers, fantastic) has a good book about Korea "On Desperate Ground" if you can get past the teenage girl hate he has about General McCarthur as seeded as his man crush for Kit Carson in "Blood and Thunder".
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 21:39 Comments || Top||

#4  Oh, and Thank You MH5230, very interesting.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 21:40 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
NY Board of Rabbis condemns ‘shameful' violence at Brooklyn protests
[JPost] - The New York Board of Rabbis condemned recent protests in an Orthodox neighborhood in Brooklyn at which face masks were burned and at least one person wound up in the hospital after being beaten.

"We cannot defend individuals in our Jewish community who demonstrate a blatant disregard for the COVID-19 health protocols and endanger their lives and those of other people," the 750-member rabbinic group said in a statement Thursday, the New York Post reported.

"We are also appalled by the shameful behavior of those who burn masks or beat people who protest their non-compliance," the statement added.

The statement comes in the wake of several nights of protests in the heavily Orthodox Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park against measures the city and state are taking to contain the spread of the coronavirus. At one protest, the brother of Mordy Getz, a well-known Orthodox businessman who had been outspoken about the need for masks and social distancing, was beaten and had to be taken to the hospital. A reporter and a cameraman were also the targets of violence.
Haredim: the form is, superficially, Jewish - but the content is a weird mixture of Idolatry & Islam.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/10/2020 04:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Beaten? By whom?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 22:20 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
1977 Ford F-350 camper...
[Road & Track] Thinking about pulling off a big road trip before winter kicks in? This might be just the truck for you. It's a 1977 Ford F-350 that was converted into a camper when new, and it's covered just over 24,000 miles since. A true time capsule, it looks immaculate and is said to work perfectly. Best of all, it's up for bidding right now on eBay.

Welcome to You Must Buy, our daily look at the cars you really should be buying instead of that boring commuter sedan.

According to the seller, this F-350 motorhome was converted by a company called Country Campers in Eugene, Oregon, and has spent its entire life in the Pacific Northwest. When not in use, it spent its time in indoor storage under a cover—unheard of for most vehicles this size. That would explain the condition and originality, then.

What's more surprising is that everything on the truck works—including the onboard generator, air conditioning, and cruise control. It has everything you need to live on the road: A toilet, a shower, a kitchen area, water storage, and sleeping space for six. The only thing that currently needs replacing is the burner unit for the hot water heater, though the seller says they're planning to replace it before the truck is sold.

The camper is currently up for bidding on eBay in Vancouver, Washington with a high bid of $12,850 and six hours remaining. If cruising across the country in a slick vintage motorhome has always been a dream of yours, this might be your best opportunity to make it a reality.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/10/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I once had a 1975 Chev 1 ton 454 cu in with a 11 foot cab over Dreamer camper...with wind at my rear...12 mpg....otherwise 8 mpg..
Posted by: crazyhorse || 10/10/2020 1:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Excellent post and an excellent site. Thanks for sharing Merc.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/10/2020 4:46 Comments || Top||

#3  I miss cars and trucks.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 15:17 Comments || Top||

#4  Nice.
Posted by: JonhQC || 10/10/2020 15:23 Comments || Top||

Huge fire engulfs entire 33-storey apartment block in South Korea, as firefighters race to evacuate hundreds of people inside
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 09:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Towering Inferno

take away from the movie - when will architects take into account the abilities of fire departments to deal with fires in such structures.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/10/2020 9:16 Comments || Top||

#2  At least South Korea 'has' tall buildings.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/10/2020 9:24 Comments || Top||

#3  But do they have fire sprinklers and fire codes? That is the question.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 10/10/2020 11:17 Comments || Top||

#4  Grenfell Tower fire blamed on the decorative cladding.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 13:05 Comments || Top||

#5  when will architects take into account the abilities of fire departments to deal with fires in such structures.

The same day Appliance Manufacturers take into account Maintenance and Installation.

Fires on the Windward Side easily jump floors, the wind pushing into balconies, repeat. That fire pressure has to go somewhere and the more 'fire resistant' the apartment the more that exhaust has to go into the wind.

It is a science, but it is also crazy counter-intuitive at times.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 22:30 Comments || Top||

Kim Jong Un takes a swipe at Trump at huge military parade: North Korean leader claims his country is 'coronavirus free' and wishes 'good health' to all people around the world who are 'fighting the ills of the evil virus'
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 08:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  O.k., now who said fatso was dead?
Posted by: Clem || 10/10/2020 13:01 Comments || Top||

#2  *raises hand* I did. Still skeptical about the guy pictured back then
Posted by: Frank G || 10/10/2020 13:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Definitely some shady/suspect photos back then.
Posted by: Clem || 10/10/2020 13:23 Comments || Top||

The show won't go on! Broadway will remain shut until SUMMER 2021 in latest blow to struggling NYC economy that rakes in $14 billion a year from theater-loving tourists, and leaving 97,000 people out of a job
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 08:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  You voted for it. Take it as you deserve it. However, please don't move to Texas.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/10/2020 9:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Democrats are great. Democrats are great.
Democrats are Great.

(To the tune of Greg Gutfeld's 'Animals are great' monologue)
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/10/2020 9:21 Comments || Top||

#3  Something else I won't miss.

Emergency Relief Package Provides For Tens Of Millions In Funds To Help The Arts
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 9:21 Comments || Top||

#4  Feel-good story of the day; I feel sorry for the people who actually WORK there, but not the "actors."
Posted by: Barbara || 10/10/2020 9:41 Comments || Top||

#5  Oh damn. I was so looking forward to plunking down $1000 for a ticket to see some Hispanic queer culturally appropriate Hamilton.
Posted by: Hupolurong Speasing3559 || 10/10/2020 10:03 Comments || Top||

#6  Damn, no more bravely transgressive gay musicals?

How shall the Republic survive?
Posted by: charger || 10/10/2020 14:05 Comments || Top||

#7  Will all those 97,000 people starve until winter and then freeze?
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/10/2020 17:53 Comments || Top||

Report on a Digital Euro
[European Central Bank (ECB)] - It's coming, folks.
Fifty-five pages long. The executive summary takes up three pages. But I find it hard to see the Germans giving up the privacy of cash...
Posted by: Clem || 10/10/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Nation State to Vassal State, Citizen to Cattle
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/10/2020 12:47 Comments || Top||

#2  The ECB (in Frankfurt, of course) is a pretty much German. But they all roll over in EU land. Even Switzerland, not a EU country, isn't the Switzerland we once knew.
Posted by: Clem || 10/10/2020 12:54 Comments || Top||

Great White North
Arm Yourselves and Prepare; China Massing “Tens-of-Thousands” of Troops in Prince Rupert and Vancouver Canada. Invade USA?
[TheBloggingHounds] Under a Treaty signed in late 2019 with Canada, the People’s Liberation Army of China has been quietly massing military troops in Canada since the beginning of 2020 and those troops are believed to be readying for an actual military invasion of the United States.

While it has long been rumored that China began massing troops and armor in southern Mexico for a similar invasion goal, word of such troops appearing in Canada only began this year. Those rumors were pretty much laughed off until video emerged this week of Chinese troops on a back road of Salt Spring Island, near Vancouver, British Columbia. Here is that 35 second video:

Posted by: cingold || 10/10/2020 16:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Seriously?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 10/10/2020 15:12 Comments || Top||

#2  You should have seen the Canadian rumor mill when the US Army stood up the 10th Mountain Division in New York not far from the Canadian border.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/10/2020 15:46 Comments || Top||

#3  With Two Socks Trudeau, hosting the Chinese or defeat by a single division is not outside of possibility.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 15:56 Comments || Top||

#4  Broken link.
Posted by: Clese Sneart7857 || 10/10/2020 16:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Hilarious!

The country that can't even invade Taiwan is supposed to be able to supply a division thousands of miles over the ocean? And this single division is supposed to...what? Occupy the White House and enforce regime change in Washington DC?

As desirable an outcome as ousting the deep state is, I just don't see it happening. This is just disinformation or a troll. Who fell for it?
Posted by: Elmung Hatrack5948 || 10/10/2020 16:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Broken link.

Sorry about that. I was in the process of adding yellow highlight for cingold’s own comment when my iPad was hit by a stray gamma ray, erasing the post. I am in the process of reconstituting as best I can — link is now fixed, title and text to follow.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/10/2020 16:27 Comments || Top||

#7  Don't worry TW. Mercury is in retrograde so that explains all electronic malfunctions. It's true! I saw it on the internet!
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/10/2020 17:00 Comments || Top||

#8  Oh those wily Chinks. They try to take out our leadership with the Kung Flu then invade us from the frozen North. Thank God Trump shucked off the virus like a common cold and is still commander in chief.
Posted by: jpal || 10/10/2020 17:05 Comments || Top||

#9  Seriously arrrgh!! In case Things Happen again, the link is here. There is a map of the west coast of Canada with the location in question marked. It looks like only a plane-load of troops in the videoed column, but that number of American Special Forces would make me nervous...
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/10/2020 17:21 Comments || Top||

#10  Just down the road from Seattle is Fort Lewis. They're going to need a bigger boat.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/10/2020 18:38 Comments || Top||

#11  They wouldn't need to smuggle special forces in through Canada. Just have them lose as students in other-than-technical fields and some as H1-Bs.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 10/10/2020 18:47 Comments || Top||

#12  Preparing for the invasion of Dupont, WA.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/10/2020 18:50 Comments || Top||

#13  not to mention Oak Harbor Navel Air base
Posted by: 746 || 10/10/2020 19:40 Comments || Top||

#14  http://www.yogaesoteric.net/content.aspx?lang=EN&item=19324
Posted by: 746 || 10/10/2020 20:01 Comments || Top||

#15  National Guard in Texas have been unusually active during the past two months preparing for something.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 10/10/2020 20:31 Comments || Top||

#16  Plenty to be jumpy about without filling in Chinese Pancho Villa on your 2020 Bingo Card.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 21:25 Comments || Top||

#17  Looks like Chinese university students or tourists LARPing.
Posted by: Hupolurong Speasing3559 || 10/10/2020 21:37 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Jewish groups pen letter opposing Amy Coney Barrett nom to Supreme Court
[Jerusalem Post] The letter concludes by saying that Barrett would run counter to the example set by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Jewish justice who died last month and whom Barrett would replace.

An array of liberal Jewish groups signed a letter with other faith-based organizations appealing to senators not to confirm President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, citing her past opposition to the Affordable Care Act.

The letter, signed by 41 groups in all — and spearheaded by the National Council of Jewish Women — notes a case upcoming on the Supreme Court docket that could dismantle the act, also known as Obamacare.

President Donald Trump, who wants the legislation dismantled, has said he will replace some of its provisions, including guaranteeing coverage to people with preexisting conditions, but he has not yet advanced legislation that would do so.

"Should the ACA be struck down, tens of millions of Americans will immediately lose access to coverage as an unprecedented health crisis rages on, plunging our entire health care system into confusion and chaos," said the letter sent Friday to all 100 senators. "People of faith refuse to remain idle while the health, safety, and lives of countless individuals are on the line and believe that our next Supreme Court justice must commit to upholding precedent affirming the constitutionality of the ACA."

The letter concludes by saying that Barrett would run counter to the example set by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Jewish justice who died last month and whom Barrett would replace.

In addition to NCJW, the 17 Jewish groups signing the letter include a number of Reform and Reconstructionist movement bodies, in addition to Jewish human rights advocacy groups.

In a separate statement this week, the Reform movement said it opposed Barrett’s nomination because of what it described as her stated opposition to the ACA, the right to an abortion and LGBTQ rights. The Reform movement has rarely opposed Supreme Court nominees in the past.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/10/2020 05:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Should the ACA be struck down, tens of millions of Americans will immediately lose access to coverage as an unprecedented health crisis rages on, plunging our entire health care system into confusion and chaos,"

Sure. He's that dumb. He has no plan whatsoever.
Posted by: gorb || 10/10/2020 7:32 Comments || Top||

#2  The Reform movement has rarely opposed Supreme Court nominees in the past.

Ah, that distinct whiff of bullshit to go with my first cup of coffee in the morning.
Posted by: Raj || 10/10/2020 7:33 Comments || Top||

Science & Technology
Elon Musk and the U.S. military plan to build a reusable 7,500mph cargo rocket
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] ...that can deliver 80 tonnes of cargo, including weapons, anywhere in the world in 60 minutes
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 00:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6488 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Solves the "you can't use our airspace" transit problem. 80 tons of weapons and ammo and supplies.
How many of these can they launch at the same time?

Hey wait a sec... An Abrams tank weight 60 tons... Hmm.
Posted by: Neville Glolutch8436 || 10/10/2020 2:48 Comments || Top||

#2  Elon Musk knows where the real dough is to be found. It's not on the moon, it's in the MIC. We might want to keep a close eye on this young fellow.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/10/2020 4:42 Comments || Top||

#3  Elon Musk is not a big-time crony capitalist for nothing.
Posted by: Clem || 10/10/2020 7:09 Comments || Top||

#4  I've got a better idea. Let's get out of the business of sending troops and tons of expensive equipment to every sh*thole on the rest of the planet...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/10/2020 8:34 Comments || Top||

#5  UberArms

Snark O'The Day
Posted by: Bunyip || 10/10/2020 8:53 Comments || Top||

#6  M. Murcek, what makes you think troops need be involved?
Posted by: Punky Clunk8901 || 10/10/2020 9:01 Comments || Top||

#7  UberArms

We have an early snark-of-the-day contender.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 10/10/2020 9:01 Comments || Top||

#8  M. Murcek, what makes you think troops need be involved?

Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 9:14 Comments || Top||

#9  StarShip would be great for lofting orbiting Rods from God Clusters and the same for some other "solutions"
Posted by: 3dc || 10/10/2020 14:32 Comments || Top||

#10  Watch it here:

Nerdle Cam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky5l9ZxsG9M
Live Lab Cam(2) Link: https://youtu.be/G_u7HPZX_8A
Live Sapphire Cam(3) Link: https://youtu.be/qNyEwBW0ZJA
Live Predator Cam(4) Link: https://youtu.be/Ss_XUaLEp1Y
Live Sentinel cam(5) Link: https://youtu.be/n5ozYnVQahE
Onsite Weather - http://weather.labpadre.com
Boca Chica Operations - http://www.cameroncounty.us/space-x/
FAA Notices To Airmen - https://tfr.faa.gov/tfr2/list.html

The telephoto camera is mounted at 350 ft in altitude and 5.87 miles from the Space X facility at Sapphire Condominiums.
Posted by: 3dc || 10/10/2020 14:36 Comments || Top||

#11  I wonder if these can be adapted to launching 80 tons of armed drones, Controlled by encrytped network?

Or just a bunch of dumb drones that can drop FASCAM minefields.

No need to send in our troops.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 10/10/2020 14:39 Comments || Top||

#12  Flea + Quickdraw Mech.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/10/2020 15:32 Comments || Top||

#13  10,000s of Brilliant Pebbles that are cellphone sized could be launched in one StarShip too.
Posted by: 3dc || 10/10/2020 17:23 Comments || Top||

#14  Elon probably played Civilization III a lot: it was cool dropping tank divisions from orbit around the last enemy city.
Posted by: ptah || 10/10/2020 20:31 Comments || Top||

-PC Follies
Home Office's facial recognition software is branded 'systemically racist,' as study finds it is twice as likely to reject a picture of a black woman than a white man
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/10/2020 08:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  But there's about 9 times more white men than black women in Britain, so from the training base they're over-trained.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/10/2020 12:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Who's the vendor? Microsoft's AI researchers already solved this technical problem years ago. IUUC their facial recognition algorithms are now up to about 99% accuracy for black subjects
Posted by: Sheling Slavirt5947 || 10/10/2020 12:37 Comments || Top||

#3  "You're slipping right through!" cried the spider.
"I'll cast my net just a bit wider
And harmlessly lurk."
"Like, your web doesn't work?"
Asked Miss Muffet, the spider outside her.
Posted by: Snuting Gliper5287 || 10/10/2020 19:39 Comments || Top||

Justice Department Sues Yale Claiming Admissions Discrimination Against Whites And Asian-Americans
Harvard, Princeton, and now Yale. Interesting.
[Forbes] The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Yale University, alleging it violated civil rights law by discriminating against white and Asian-American students in its admissions process, in the latest step President Donald Trump’s administration has taken in opposition to affirmative action.

  • The DOJ filed the lawsuit Thursday in federal district court in Connecticut, where it claimed that Yale’s "oversized, standardless, intentional use of race has subjected domestic, non-transfer applicants to Yale College to discrimination on the ground of race."

  • Yale has been under investigation by the DOJ since 2018, after a complaint was filed by the Asian American Coalition for Education claiming discrimination in Yale’s admissions process.

  • In August, the DOJ said its probe found that race was a "determinative factor" in hundreds of admissions decisions per year, and it asked that Yale submit a plan within two weeks describing how it would eliminate race and national origin from its admission process.

  • Yale President Peter Salovey responded at the time by saying that Yale would not comply, arguing that the DOJ’s demand would actually put the university at odds with existing law.

  • The Wall Street Journal first reported the lawsuit Thursday.

  • Yale did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Forbes.

"Because Yale claims that its race discrimination is necessary to admit sufficient numbers of racially-favored applicants, mostly Black and Hispanic applicants, Yale signals that racially-favored applicants cannot compete against Asian and White applicants," the lawsuit said, according to the Journal. "This kind of race discrimination relies upon and reinforces damaging race-based stereotypes."

In 2017, the Civil Rights Division of the DOJ announced it would investigate and file lawsuits against universities using race as part of admissions. That move was followed up in 2018, when the Trump administration rescinded a policy put in place under President Barack Obama calling for race to be a considering factor in college admissions. The Trump administration has also pushed to end the consideration of race in admissions at Harvard University, while the Department of Education sent a letter to Princeton University last month demanding documents in order to inspect whether the elite university engages in discriminatory practices.

7%. That’s Yale’s acceptance rate. Yale is ranked third in the most recent edition of Forbes "Top Colleges" list.
Posted by: 746 || 10/10/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The real racists are the ones they see in the mirror every morning.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/10/2020 6:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Weren't we treated by a Big Ivy league President admitting his Univ. had practiced Racial applicant selection and placement for generations just a month ago? But did his Univ. also accept Federal money then for falsely stating they were adhering the Federal Educations Civil Rights Guidelines?

The DOJ should either have the Univ. President and Board up on Perjury, fraud & civil Rights charges.

Or, in front of a Senate Committee presenting an OFFICIAL Retraction read under under oath by the President and each Board member individually. A statement DOJ pre-approved that states their racial statements were false and made purely to incite and support a false political narrative.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/10/2020 8:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Love it... nail their balls to the wall. Force them to give back the millions in federal research dollars they've grabbed
Posted by: Angaving Gurly-Brown7491 || 10/10/2020 12:27 Comments || Top||

#5  No Federal money for the Racist universities practising affirmative apartheid!

Merit only admissions! (Can look at donor child admission next too).
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/10/2020 12:38 Comments || Top||

#6  Some hefty fines from lots of juicy endowment money that might help pay off 0.4 seconds of the national debt.
Posted by: Clem || 10/10/2020 12:40 Comments || Top||

#7  that might help pay off 0.4 seconds of the national debt.

And they’ll think twice and thrice before applying for more funds so long as Donald Trump is in office. Let ‘em get donations from the Progressive multibillionaires instead.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/10/2020 14:00 Comments || Top||

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  US hits Iran’s entire financial sector with sanctions
Thu 2020-10-08
  International mediation meeting on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict set for Geneva
Wed 2020-10-07
  BLM rioters in Los Angeles are breaking into buildings & smashing the glass
Tue 2020-10-06
  Baku demands apology from France after Macron claims Syrian jihadists deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh
Mon 2020-10-05
  DC Antifa ‘Ringleader’ Jason Charter Arrested Again at WalkAway Rally
Sun 2020-10-04
  8 charged in French cryptocurrency scheme to finance jihadis
Sat 2020-10-03
  Iraqi Air Force bombed ISIS terrorist hideouts on the border between Diyala and Salah al-Din
Fri 2020-10-02
  Trump confirms he and Melania test Positive for Covid-Virus
Thu 2020-10-01
  France arrests 29 in anti-terror Syria financing sting
Wed 2020-09-30
  First debate shambles, Chris Wallace loses bigly
Tue 2020-09-29
  US moves its embassy from Baghdad to Erbil
Mon 2020-09-28
  U.S. Plans 'Full Withdrawal' From Iraqi Embassy
Sun 2020-09-27
  Azerbaijan launched a missile and aerial attack against Artsakh and Stepanakert Armenia
Sat 2020-09-26
  BLM protester in Los Angeles who shut down the road with a large mob got hit by a truck

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