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Trump calls Kurdish journalist 'Mr. Kurd' during freewheeling press conference

Trump calls Kurdish journalist 'Mr. Kurd' during freewheeling press conference

21 days ago   |  

Carlos Barria/Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday referred to a Kurdish journalist as "Mr. Kurd" during a marathon press conference following the United Nations General...
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Trump is beating up on Iran - and it's making Obama look weak

Trump is beating up on Iran - and it's making Obama look weak

27 days ago   |  

Michael Gruber/Getty Images; Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump has outraged and defied establishment experts on Iran, but...
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Hilarious video shows Navy officers having way too much fun launching aircraft

Hilarious video shows Navy officers having way too much fun launching aircraft

28 days ago   |  

Otto Sambifier/Facebook You wouldn't think listening to ‘Gangnam Style' would make much sense during US Navy carrier flight deck operations, but about a dozen catapult officers...
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The loss of a Russian plane in Syria reveals how Putin is strangely powerless to protect his own troops

The loss of a Russian plane in Syria reveals how Putin is strangely powerless to protect his own troops

28 days ago   |  

Wikimedia Commons Russia's ally Syria shot down one of its planes on Tuesday, and it exposes how Russian President Vladimir Putin is strangely powerless to protect his own...
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Why the Navy faces the most worrying challenges of any US military branch

Why the Navy faces the most worrying challenges of any US military branch

29 days ago   |     |   2 articles

US Navy Photo The next time we have a big war, I think the Navy will be our armed service that is caught the most flat-footed. Why? Because it hasn't had its nose bloodied...
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The Russian military has backed down after the US Marine Corps called their bluff in Syria

The Russian military has backed down after the US Marine Corps called their bluff in Syria

29 days ago   |     |   2 articles

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Roderick Jacquote Following a show of force by the US Marine Corps in Syria, Russia has backed off its earlier threats to conduct operations...
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Armed by the Kremlin, Russia's national oil company could be the new force in Syria when the troops leave

Armed by the Kremlin, Russia's national oil company could be the new force in Syria when the troops leave

29 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Sergei Grits/AP Photo In 2007, Moscow's parliament voted to allow its energy giants to create their own militaries, with weapons and technology supplied by the...
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Syria's air defenses kill 15 Russian airmen in the latest embarrassing blunder

Syria's air defenses kill 15 Russian airmen in the latest embarrassing blunder

29 days ago   |     |   2 articles

AP Photo/Hassan Ammar Syria's air defenses have again proven ineffective and in fact dangerous as they killed 15 Russian servicemembers flying aboard an Il-20 spy plane during...
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Putin backs off Russia's threats against Israel, and calls Syria downing a Russian plane a 'tragic' accident

Putin backs off Russia's threats against Israel, and calls Syria downing a Russian plane a 'tragic' accident

1 month ago   |     |   2 articles

Sputnik/Mikhail Klementyev/Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin backed off the Russian Defense Ministry's threats to take "countermeasures" against Israel after Syrian air...
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The Trump administration is slashing its refugee cap to a record low - here's what people go through to make it to the US

The Trump administration is slashing its refugee cap to a record low - here's what people go through to make it to the US

1 month ago   |     |   4 articles

Alexander Koerner/Getty Images Millions of people around the world have been forced from their home countries due to war, genocide, or persecution. They come from...
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Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited...

Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

Leah Millis/Pool via AP The US received a payment of $100 million from Saudi Arabia on the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to meet with Saudi... Read more ...

A few pictures of the fire damage at Mittry Lake

A few pictures of the fire damage at Mittry Lake

When I wrote the last blog I couldn't find all the pictures I took of the fire at Mittry Lake, I still can't upload pictures in Windows 10...last I checked blogger wouldn't... Read more ...

Trimet Parkrose/Sumner Transit Station - The good, bad and ugly

Trimet Parkrose/Sumner Transit Station - The good, bad and ugly

During my recent trip to the Portland International Airport for a trip to Los Angles, I took pictures of the three Red Line stations that only serve the Red Line to the... Read more ...

The 10 Best Deals of October 17, 2018

The 10 Best Deals of October 17, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals , but these were our ten favorites today. Read more ...

Neighborhood Legend: Give Away 30 Full Sized Candy Bars This Halloween For $14

Neighborhood Legend: Give Away 30 Full Sized Candy Bars This Halloween For $14

This deal isn't some bag of fun size chocolate. These are full sized candy bars. The good stuff. The Halloween giveaway that was foretold. The candy that trick-or-treaters in... Read more ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared an umbrella in the rain, and the...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared an umbrella in the rain, and the photos will melt your heart

Ian Vogler/Pool via AP Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engaged in some PDA on the second day of their ongoing royal tour. On Wednesday, the duke and duchess attended a community... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

AP Photo/Anis Belghoul There is increasing evidence Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident who has been a critic of the crown prince. After... Read more ...

Better Air Yesterday and More Quilts

Better Air Yesterday and More Quilts

Riverton, Utah High 89 Low 61 It has been a little cooler and yesterday the air was a lot clearer. Today is another story, as it is very smoky again. We can't see the mountains... Read more ...

The Porsche Taycan Will Cost Less Than a Panamera to Challenge the Tesla Model S

The Porsche Taycan Will Cost Less Than a Panamera to Challenge the Tesla Model S

The upcoming all-electric Porsche Taycan is clearly meant to be a challenger to the Tesla Model S , but any assumptions that it would sit as a flagship model over the entire... Read more ...

Small Group Adventure in Indochina

Small Group Adventure in Indochina

Offering curated small-group tours designed to deliver transformative experiences, Trails of Indochina celebrates its 20 th anniversary in 2019 with a March excursion to... Read more ...