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In the wake of the Israel-Hamas war that began on October 7, tensions have risen sharply in the Middle East against US forces.


 

There have been more than 160 rocket and drone attacks since mid-October on US bases hosting US troops in Iraq and Syria.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, SOUTH/CENTRAL AMERICA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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The Vietnam War is recorded in history as a conflict that not only reshaped geopolitics. It also revealed the depth of human resilience and the true complexity of making critical moral decisions during war. In Vietnamese jungles, rice fields, and cities, soldiers and civilians alike grappled with the everyday realities of a military conflict that was as controversial as it was confusing. These shadowy images highlight unheard moments and oft-lost stories that highlight the truth of war's omnipresent impact. Join us as we venture through these rare snapshots of history, where each photo tells a unique story of the Vietnam War's unforgettable legacy.


 

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"Uncensored on X. The US deep state and the Biden administration must be in panic mode because Putin (the most censored man in the West) will expose their propaganda and lies," X user Kim Dotcom wrote in a post. 

Neocons are going berserk:

"Perhaps we need a total and complete shutdown of Tucker Carlson re-entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," Bill Kristol said. 

X user The Redheaded Libertarian responded to Kristol:

"Barring a journalist from coming home is some KGB shit, Bill." 

"Tucker Carlson will interview Putin and the media is in panic mode. They're losing control of the narrative," another X user said. 

Recall last month, the editor-in-chief of WSJ warned elites at Davos: "We no longer own the news." 

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA
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 Former daytime talk show host Phil McGraw visited the southern border in Texas on Friday and criticized President Biden and Vice President Harris for the administration's response to the influx of migrants coming through the border illegally.


 

McGrath spoke about the ongoing crisis at the border, including the legal battle between the Texas government and the federal government, and Harris' absence at the U.S.-Mexico border after she was identified as a border czar at the start of the Biden administration.

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 Two teenagers in Washington were arrested Thursday, more than two months after they allegedly hit two pedestrians with a car on separate occasions, according to police.


 

In a news release Thursday, the Seattle Police Department said a detective and Community Response Group officers arrested a 15-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl in Snohomish County just after 11 a.m. in connection with the Nov. 26 shooting. ,2023, events.

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In a world where climate change is an ongoing concern, the question of where to weather the coming storm becomes increasingly important. Recently, PolicyGenius, armed with 2020 US Census Bureau data, began a comprehensive analysis of the top 50 largest urban areas in the United States. Their mission? By assessing these cities based on various climate change indicators, we get a glimpse of which urban havens are poised to thrive as temperatures rise and sea levels rise in the coming decades, and vice versa. Who can face more challenging times.


 

Tags: FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN/ UK, HIDDEN HISTORY, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE, SOUTH/CENTRAL AMERICA
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 A 19-year-old hiker in Utah fell to his death while taking photos at Moonscape Overlook last weekend, according to his family.


 

Jonathan Fielding, 19, was new to the state and was hiking with friends near Hanksville, Utah, last Saturday when the crash occurred, according to Fox 13 Salt Lake City and his obituary. He lived in Orem, Utah, about three hours away.


 

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 Stout beer is a popular drink in bars, restaurants, and home kitchens around the world.


 

Stout is defined as a "very dark, flavorful, bitter, creamy ale" according to the Beer Judge Certification Program.

Due to its often bitter taste it is generally not considered ideal for new beer drinkers.

Understanding the Effects of Beer: Weight, Belly Fat, and Safe Limits


 

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In the glitzy and often tumultuous world of showbiz, the lives of celebrities can sometimes take a dark and destructive turn. The bright allure of fame, fortune and adoration can lead to a downward spiral, leaving even the brightest stars in the darkest place. One such star who knows this journey well is the kind-hearted child actor Macaulay Culkin, who once reigned as the biggest sensation in Hollywood. But as the years passed, so did her youthful innocence and the former Home Alone darling became the focus of constant media speculation.


 

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 It's Carnival season in New Orleans and that means the lines outside local bakeries are long and the pace inside is brisk as employees attempt to keep up with customer demand for king cakes—those brightly colored seasonal pastries that have exploded in popularity over the past few years.


 

Tags: COMPUTERS/INTERNET, CURRENT EVENTS, GREAT BRITAIN/ UK, IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA
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 An Afghan migrant man wanted for maiming a mother and her two daughters in a corrosive substance attack in London is a convicted sex offender who converted to Christianity to successfully claim asylum after two failed attempts , according to multiple reports.


 

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By: orraz
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The proposed Pet Animal Registration System under the ‘Pet Animal Registration Act’ stipulates annual registration for pets, with a sliding scale of fees that seems to punish those without the means to pay.

At $8.50 for pets with a designated caregiver, $16 for unneutered or unspayed pets with a caregiver, and a hefty $25 for pets without a caregiver, the financial burden could be significant for multi-pet households, not to mention breeders and sellers who may face the tax for each animal over six months old in their care.

This fee structure applies to a broad spectrum of animals, ranging from dogs and cats to reptiles, amphibians, fish, and even invertebrates, leaving no pet owner untouched.

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I believe that major natural disasters will be one of the dominant themes of 2024.  Right now, a gigantic “Pineapple Express” storm is absolutely pummeling the state of California, and an even stronger “Pineapple Express” storm will hit the state right behind it.  But authorities in California will really get bent out of shape if we say that these storms could potentially be part of a catastrophic multi-week pattern that many have suggested may or may not be developing.  Meanwhile, the state of Hawaii is being rocked by hundreds and hundreds of earthquakes.  In fact, we are being told that there were more than 220 earthquakes in just one 24 hour period earlier this week

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Webmaster addition: Very long but lots of good info!

Tags: 911, AFGHANISTAN, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, IRAQ, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE
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Israel is using a land route for the import of goods through the Gulf and across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, and Jordan to Israel, in an effort to bypass the shipping route through the Red Sea blockaded by Yemen’s Houthi rebels.

Following the start of Israel’s ongoing bombardment and invasion of the Gaza Strip, Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched numerous attacks on ships allegedly on their way to Israel through the Red Sea, seizing them and significantly impacting global trade passing through those vital shipping lines.

That, along with naval and aerial attacks on the Houthis by the United States and Britain, have forced ships to use the alternate route passing southern Africa’s Cape of Good Hope and around the continent and through the Mediterranean, making the trips – and subsequently much of global trade – costlier and more time-consuming.

In an effort to circumvent those circumstances, Israel was reported back in December to have been planning a land route stretching from the east of the Arabian Peninsula to Israel, as an alternative route that could potentially cut the costs and length of time for the transport of goods.

Those reports were initially unconfirmed by Israel and Gulf Arab states, with some such as the Jordanian government denying the formation of such a land route.

Tags: ECONOMY, ISRAEL, MIDDLE EAST
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