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Pyongyang accuses Japan of plotting 'reinvasion of Korea' | 23 Oct 2017 | North Korea has taken aim at the Japanese Government, accusing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his fellow "reactionaries" of laying the "groundwork for the reinvasion of the Korean peninsula." Abe dissolved Japan's lower house of parliament last month, triggering a snap election that was held on Sunday, giving him a strong mandate to push a tougher foreign policy line, including on North Korea. Pyongyang reacted to Abe’s electoral victory with a statement on its official KCNA news agency, in which it claimed the move was little more than an attempt to revive Japan's early-20th-century imperialism.
Rand: U.S. in So Many Wars Even 'Warmonger Lindsey Graham' Can't Keep Track --Numerous politicians unaware of U.S. presence in Niger following death of four soldiers | 23 Oct 2017 | Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took aim at Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-Sociopath-S.C.) Monday in a tweet protesting the United States involvement in numerous overseas conflicts. "You know you are in too many wars in too many places when even warmonger Lindsay Graham can't keep track anymore," Paul said. [*Exactly!*] During an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, Graham revealed he was unaware of the significant U.S. presence in the African nation of Niger. "I didn’t know there was 1,000 troops in Niger," Graham said.
Facebook [FaCIAbook] moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial | 23 Oct 2017 | Facebook is testing a major change that would shift non-promoted posts out of its news feed, a move that could be catastrophic for publishers relying on the social network for their audience. A new system being trialled in six countries...sees almost all non-promoted posts shifted over to a secondary feed, leaving the main feed focused entirely on original content from friends, and adverts. The change has seen users' engagement with Facebook pages drop precipitously, from 60% to 80%. If replicated more broadly, such a change would destroy many smaller publishers, as well as larger ones with an outsized reliance on social media referrals for visitors.
SUNY Geneseo professor under investigation over quiz | 23 Oct 2017 | A SUNY Geneseo professor is under investigation by the school after a controversial quiz he gave students which some students said included offensive images and questions. Jillian Sternberg said the quiz was "Female or Shemale: Can You Tell?" She took photos of it and said Professor David Sorbello has since sent an email telling students they can no longer take pictures of lecture slides. Now there is a petition making its rounds asking the college to remove Sorbello from his position.
Air Force preparing B-52 bombers for 24-hour alert status, official says | 22 Oct 2017 | The U.S. Air Force is preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since 1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea, the military branch's chief of staff said in a report Sunday. Defense officials denied to Fox News that bombers were ordered to go on 24-hour alert, but Gen. David Goldfein told Defense One it could happen. Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, home of the 2d Bomb Wing and Air Force Global Strike Command, which [mis]manages the service's nuclear services, is being renovated, Defense One reported, so that B-52s would be ready to "take off at a moment’s notice."
Insanity! Cambridge University students given trigger warnings for Shakespeare plays --Academics say degree of sensitivity will 'curtail academic freedom' | 19 Oct 2017 | Academics have criticised "trigger warnings" after Cambridge University students were warned about "potentially distressing topics" in plays by Shakespeare. English literature undergraduates were apparently cautioned that a lecture focusing on Titus Andronicus and The Comedy of Errors would include "discussions of sexual violence" and "sexual assault". According to The Telegraph, the trigger warnings were posted in the English Faculty's 'Notes on Lectures' document which is circulated to students at the university.
Sellafield TERROR fears as nuclear plant is branded potential 'coup for terrorists' | 13 Sept 2017 | (Sellafield, UK) Nuclear plant Sellafield was yesterday branded a potential "coup for terrorists" as police who protect it warned against budget cuts. Safety fears were initially raised last year after an investigation into security at Britain's main nuclear decommissioning site in Cumbria. Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall said in a statement: "...We've all seen the tragic terrorism events across the country this year. Cumbria is not immune to that. We’ve got a big strategic target here in Sellafield and that would be a great coup for terrorists."
Evacuations after emergency at UK nuclear plant, explosives experts rush to scene | 21 Oct 2017 | (Sellafield, UK) Bomb disposal specialist have been called to the Sellafield nuclear plant to deal with a chemical incident. The explosives experts were joined by the officers from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary to deal with incident which involved chemicals in one of the nuclear site's laboratories. Buildings were evacuated as part of the operational alert and 100m exclusion was set up around the affected lab. Initial reports suggest the incident involved five bottles containing a number of non-nuclear chemicals.
'Leveled like Dresden': Raqqa aid haste hints at cover up of 'barbaric destruction' - Moscow | 22 Oct 2017 | What the US-led coalition did to Syria's Raqqa is comparable to the infamous Allied bombing of Dresden in 1945, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that the allies may be rushing to pour money into Raqqa to cover up the aftermath. Raqqa, which has served as the Syrian stronghold of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL [but still I-CIA-SIS]) since January 2014, was seized by the US-backed group Syrian Democratic Forces earlier this week. Some 80 percent of residential buildings in the city are estimated to have been rendered uninhabitable during the fighting, which involved massive bombardment by the US-led coalition’s airstrikes and artillery shelling.
British tourists warned about travelling to Madagascar as outbreak of PLAGUE strikes paradise island leaving 90 dead
British tourists warned about travelling to Madagascar as outbreak of plague strikes paradise island leaving 90 dead | 21 Oct 2017 | British tourists have been warned about travelling to Madagascar as an outbreak of plague has struck the paradise island leaving 90 dead. An unusually large outbreak in the country has taken 94 lives, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The number of suspected cases has reached 1,153, Dr. Ibrahima Soce Fall, Africa emergencies chief for the U.N. health agency, told reporters in Geneva.
Trump to release secret JFK files: President says he will allow classified documents on assassination to be made public for first time
Trump to release secret JFK files: President says he will allow classified documents on 1963 assassination to be made public for the first time --Trump said that he will unseal tens of thousands never-before-seen documents on the assassination of JFK | 21 Oct 2017 | President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he will unseal tens of thousands never-before-seen documents on the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy. A number of officials at various security agencies Deep State dirt-bags, however, are urging the President not to release some of the papers, which are being held by the National Archives and Records Administration, according to [Jeff Bezos's globalists running] The Washington Post. 'Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened,' Trump tweeted Saturday morning. [Awesome!]
Ohio State denies request to have Richard Spencer speak on campus | 20 Oct 2017 | Ohio State University has denied a request to rent space for prominent alt-right nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus, citing public safety concerns in the wake of Spencer's appearance at the University of Florida earlier this week. "The university has deemed that it is not presently able to accommodate Mr. [Cameron] Padgett's request to rent space at the university due to substantial risk to public safety, as well as material and substantial disruption to the work and discipline of the university," a lawyer representing Ohio State said in a letter to an attorney representing Spencer's associates and obtained by The Guardian.
Explosion sparks fire at Chevron refinery in El Segundo | 18 Oct 2017 | An explosion sparked a fire Tuesday night at the Chevron refinery in El Segundo that was extinguished in about 50 minutes. The explosion was reported around 10:40 p.m. on the west side of the refinery, located at 324 W. El Segundo Blvd., authorities said...The cause of the explosion was not immediately reported.
'I always call on my black women students first': Penn teaching assistant under fire for saying she won't call on white male students in class
'I always call on my black women students first': Penn teaching assistant under fire for saying she won't call on white male students in class | 20 Oct 2017 | A University of Pennsylvania teaching assistant is under heavy fire after they tweeted that they would call on 'white men' last when doing student participation. Stephanie McKellop, a Ph.D. student studying marriage and family (using them, they pronouns), has since set their tweets to private but shared that they were trying to encourage classroom participation by minority students. 'I will always call on my Black women students first. Other POC [people of color] get second tier priority. [White Women] come next. And, if I have to, white men,' they said in the tweets on Monday.
31 Hanford workers test positive for radioactive contamination | 18 Oct 2017 | Thirty-one Hanford nuclear reservation workers inhaled very small amounts of radioactive material after a take-cover order for a contamination spread June 8. An alarm sounded that morning at the Plutonium Finishing Plant when airborne radioactive contamination was detected as open-air demolition using heavy equipment was being done. Work was underway at the most contaminated part of the plant.
Cal Fire incident commander: Investigations are 'confidential' --Death toll rises to 42; 53 are missing | 19 Oct 2017 | A Santa Rosa couple filed the first lawsuit against PG&E in connection with the deadly Northern California wildfires and alleges negligence and violations of various utility and safety codes. At the same time, the death toll from the disaster grew to 42 after the remains of a man were found in a residence late Tuesday, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday morning. As of Wednesday, 53 people remained missing in Sonoma County alone although there are also wildfires in Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Butte and several other Northern California counties...As for the investigation into the wildfires, Cal Fire incident commander Bret Gouvea said the probes "are still ongoing." He added that the investigations are "confidential" at this point.
Lawsuit Claims Three U.S. Companies Funded Terror in Iraq | 17 Oct 2017 | A lawsuit filed in federal court on Tuesday contends that major American corporations doing business with the Iraqi government during the Iraq War also provided it with free drugs and medical devices that became an important source of funding for a Shiite militia that targeted United States troops. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of members of the American military who were injured or killed by attacks between 2005 and 2009, at the height of the Iraq War. It accuses five companies -- American firms General Electric, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer and European drugmakers AstraZeneca and Roche Holding A.G. -- of winning contracts to sell their products to the Iraqi Ministry of Health with the understanding that they also provide additional medical supplies and medicines for free...After the 2003 [illegal] overthrow of Saddam Hussein, the procurement budget for Iraq's health [sic] ministry soared to more than $1 billion in 2004 from about $16 million, in part because of an infusion of aid from the United States. A State Department cable from 2006 quoted a top Iraqi politician as describing the health ministry as "The Ministry of Weapons Transportation."
US troops met with 'overwhelming force' in Niger ambush, official says | 19 Oct 2017 | Confusion over what happened during an ambush of U.S. Special Forces in Niger earlier this month apparently sparked a full Pentagon probe of the incident announced Thursday, which some officials say could have had even worse casualties than four American soldiers killed from the small, "out-matched" team. Officials have described a harrowing burst of violence in or near a village close to Niger's border with Mali on Oct. 4, which led to the first U.S. combat deaths in the small African nation battling Islamist extremists.
Taliban attacks kill 58, nearly wipe out Afghan army camp | 19 Oct 2017 | The Taliban have killed at least 58 Afghan security forces in a wave of attacks across the country overnight, including an assault that nearly wiped out an army camp in southern Kandahar province, officials said Thursday. The attack on the army camp took place late on Wednesday and involved two suicide car bombs, said spokesman Dawlat Wazir. It set of hours of fighting, killing at least 43 soldiers. Nine other soldiers were wounded and six have gone missing, Wazir said, adding that 10 attackers were killed.
The Polite (Canadian Way) to Get Rid of Bears | 19 Oct 2017 | The most Canadian wayto get rid of bears (video).