Tiroteo en hospital de Nueva York deja varios heridos   
Estados Unidos (Rasainforma.com).- Varias personas quedaron lesionadas al registrarse un tiroteo adentro del Hospital Bronx-Lebanon, en Nueva York. Los hechos se registraron poco antes de las 15:30 horas locales (10:30 GTM), cuando las autoridades informaron de un “tirador activo” en el lugar. Imágenes transmitidas a través de la televisión mostraron el hospital rodeado de patrullas y camiones de bomberos en tanto la Policía se posicionaba en el techo del edificio para controlar la situación. Las mismas fuentes policiales informaron que el atacante murió y fue identificado como el doctor Henry Bello.
          Five suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids   
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said.

          AQSh xorij havo reyslariga xavfsizlik talablarini oshirdi   
Yo'lovchilar ko'proq tekshiruvdan o'tadi, elektron jihozdan sinchiklab ko'zdan kechiriladi, bomba va kimyoviy moddalarni aniqlash uchun iskovuch itlar ko'payadi.
          Polícia Civil divulgou balanço da Operação Força no Foco realizada em Garanhuns   


O Delegado titular da 18ª Delegacia Seccional de Garanhuns, Luiz Bernardo, convocou a imprensa na manhã desta terça-feira (27/6) para uma coletiva no Auditório da Codeam, no bairro da Brasília em Garanhuns, para divulgar os números da “Operação Força no Foco” comandada por ele nos dias 21 e 22/6 em Garanhuns e cidades da Região. A coletiva teve a presença de representantes da Receita Estadual, Polícia Civil, Polícia Militar, Conselho Tutelar, Guarda Municipal, Corpo de Bombeiros e Vigilância Sanitária.

De acordo com o delegado, a operação não era sigilosa, mas tinha o objetivo de prevenir as práticas de ilícitos criminais, administrativo e repressão aos Crimes Violentos Letais Intencionais (CVLI) na região, que são homicídios e latrocínios. O delegado informou que 15 pessoas foram presas e apreendidas 03 armas de fogo juntamente com 27 munições. As armas apreendidas foram duas pistolas e um rifle, além de um simulacro de metralhadora, toucas ninjas e rádios comunicadores que estavam sendo utilizadas para a prática de assaltos na região. As ações foram coordenadas pelo Delegado João Lins com a participação das equipes da Delegada Maria das Graças e Delegado Alysson Câmara, com apoio do Grupamento Tático Aéreo (GTA) coordenado pelo próprio delegado.

O Major PM Albuquerque, informou que as ações foram positivas, cerca de 64 policiais em cada turno das 48h realizaram diversas blitz, também foram realizadas ações integradas em bares e restaurantes que resultou em notificações e fechamento de estabelecimentos comerciais. Durante as ações da PM foram abordados 2039 transeuntes, 838 motocicletas, 767 carros e 84 bicicletas.

O Conselho Tutelar não constatou nenhuma violação de direitos relacionados à Crianças e Adolescentes nas diligências realizadas.

O presidente da AMSTT, Elielson Barbosa, informou que durante as ações da Guarda Municipal foram abordados 659 veículos, sendo 20 deles notificados, ou seja, multados e 13 recolhidos ao pátio da Autarquia, além de 03 documentos recolhidos por irregularidades.

O Corpo de Bombeiros fiscalizou 08 estabelecimentos comerciais, sendo 3 deles notificados e três interditados por apresentarem irregularidades.

A Vigilância Sanitária realizou fiscalização para verificação de irregularidades nos bares, similares e outros estabelecimentos comercias na cidade, com objetivo de diminuir o risco de agravo a saúde da população local. Segundo a Drª Catarina, 08 bares foram inspecionados, 04 deles foram interditados e 08 notificados. Os estabelecimentos apresentavam vários tipos de irregularidades que traziam agravo a saúde, inclusive com risco de morte, uma vez que sejam ingeridos por crianças e idosos por apresentarem imunidades baixas. A doutora ressaltou a importância de ingerir um alimento saudável e alertou o risco de contaminação, chamando a atenção para as filas em postos de saúde e hospitais, pessoas que na maioria estão ali com doenças transmitidas através de alimentos.

A Receita Estadual – SEFAZ produziu 19 Autos de Apreensões de mercadorias em situação irregular, no valor total de R$ 597.403,87; e 48 Autos de Infração por irregularidades fiscais diversas, num total constituído de: R$ 422.713,66, valores que ultrapassaram o valor de R$ 1 milhão.

O DETRAN através da LEI SECA realizou 226 abordagens, sendo autuados 27 num total de 61. Também foram recolhidos 12 Certificados de Registro e Licenciamento de Veículo (CRLV) e uma Carteira Nacional de Habilitação (CNH).

A Polícia Rodoviária Federal (PRF), abordou 296 pessoas, 283 veículos, realizou 105 notificações pelo Código de Trânsito Brasileiro (CTB), 03 notificações pela ANTT; 32 veículos foram apreendidos e 01 Mandado de Prisão cumprido. Além disso, 04 Certificados de Registro e Licenciamento de Veículo(CRLV) foram recolhidos, 03 Carteira Nacional de Habilitação (CNH) recolhidas, 173 Abordagens educativas e 173 Testes de Etilômetro.

O delegado Luiz Bernardo parabenizou a integração dos órgãos em comprometimento com a população de Garanhuns e ressaltou que mais ações deste tipo estão por vir.

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          Assam Riflesman killed in Manipur   
IMPHAL, June 30 - One Assam Rifles jawan was killed and two others injured in a bomb blast at Ukhrul district early this morning.
           Maturity Size of the Female Population of Certain Commercial Prawns from Bombay    
Kagwade, P V (1980) Maturity Size of the Female Population of Certain Commercial Prawns from Bombay. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 9 (4). pp. 294-295.
           Seed requirements for intensive culture of penaeid prawns in coastal waters, particularly in Kerala    
Rao, P Vedavyasa (1980) Seed requirements for intensive culture of penaeid prawns in coastal waters, particularly in Kerala. Proceedings of the first national symposium on shrimp farming. Bombay, 16 - 18 August 1978. pp. 73-82.
           Systematics of the commercially important prawns(crustacea, decapoda, subfamily penaeinae) from Goa    
George, M J (1980) Systematics of the commercially important prawns(crustacea, decapoda, subfamily penaeinae) from Goa. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 76 (3). pp. 297-304.
           Unusual catch of portunid crab Charybdis (charybdis) lucifera Fabricius at Sasson dock, Bombay    
Aravindakshan, M (1980) Unusual catch of portunid crab Charybdis (charybdis) lucifera Fabricius at Sasson dock, Bombay. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 27 (1&2). pp. 263-264.
          Luis Fonsi revela la fórmula del éxito global de ‘Despacito’   
“Repetición, sensualidad, sencillez y alegría”, claves del bombazo, según su compositor y cantante
          A bug in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare turned a sniper rifle into a smart bomb for one day   
A new gun introduced into Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare this week was, for the day it was left live, able to clear a screen of enemies every time it was fired. This news comes courtesy of PCGamesN. The gun is identified as the Proteus, which is capable of switching between sniper and shotgun modes. […]
          Now Free: Othello Crush   
Othello Crush
Kategorie: Spiele
Preis: 1,09 € -> kostenlos
Version: 1.1.3
in iTunes öffnen

Beschreibung:
Othello Crush is a variant of the old Othello game, but with a little twist. Start by choosing a nickname and login with Facebook or a Nickname/Email. Invite your friends to play for fame and glory on the highscorelist. You can search for friends by email, nickname or just invite them with facebook. When your friends starts to accept your invites, they will start to appear in the game table. The one who sent the invitation will be Black and will also make the first move. You can swipe left on a friend to show available choices. Watch your opponent play by staying in the play-scene while waiting for the next move. You can also Resign or Pass on the left bottom meny, or use a gadget on the right menu. For every game you win you will earn 1 Othello Crush Gold, so keep on gaming! There is a in-app-purchase where you can buy Othello Gold which you can exchange for gadgets that will maybe give you the upper hand in the game. There is extra moves, bombs and flip a piece. You can also buy other stuff to make the game more customized just for you. Who will gain fame and fortune and become no.1 on the highscorelist!!!
          Five suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids   

          Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway   
Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway
author: N. Jack Kleiss
name: KOMET
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shelves: to-read, biographies-diaries-and-memoirs, world-war-ii-aviation
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          Analyst, Method I (1020) - Bombardier - Toronto, ON   
Analyst, Method I (1020)-TOR03082 Description BOMBARDIER the evolution of mobility At Bombardier Aerospace, our employees work together to evolve mobility...
From Bombardier - Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:33:17 GMT - View all Toronto, ON jobs
          El enfado de uno de los bomberos que trabaja en Sierra Calderona que se ha hecho viral   
Uno de los bomberos que participa en la extinción del incendio de la Sierra Calderona ha hecho un...
          What's nice about this is that @realDonaldTrump is wrong about most things. So, bet on this bill to bomb. https://t.co/Fae4rQ98OU   

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          Steam-Bewertungen: „Review Bombing“ als Organ für Spieler   
Spieler nutzen die Renzensionsmöglichkeit auf Steam mitterweile gezielt, um ihren Unmut über Geschäftspraktiken von Unternehmen zum Ausdruck zu bringen, was Take Two und Paradox Interactive jüngst zu einem Kurswechsel bewegt hat.
          You are pro-abortion, Gloria Steinem, Own it.   
By Ryan Bomberger Editor’s note. Mr. Bomberger spoke at the NRL 2017 Convention Prayer Breakfast this morning. We will be writing about his remarkable speech later today. This previously was reposted at NRL News Today. Ahhhh, the Huffington Post—all the fake news that’s fit to print. Pro-abortion icon, Gloria Steinem, doesn’t want to own her
          Spécialiste en ingénierie – Systèmes électriques - Bombardier - Mirabel, QC   
Spécialiste en ingénierie – Systèmes électriques-MIR02234 Description BOMBARDIER l’évolution de la mobilité Chez Bombardier Aéronautique, 33,600
From Bombardier - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:31:53 GMT - View all Mirabel, QC jobs
          Engineering specialist – Electrical Systems - Bombardier - Mirabel, QC   
Engineering specialist – Electrical Systems-MIR02234 Description BOMBARDIER the evolution of mobility At Bombardier Aerospace, 33,600 employees in 25
From Bombardier - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:32:01 GMT - View all Mirabel, QC jobs
          RIO vs. TRAMA -ou- SÃO PAULO = TRAMA   
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50% do meu tempo na internet é na tramavirtual, descubro bandas na tramavirtual, não seria um "indie" se não existisse um tramavirtual, aconselho sua bandinha de garagem vagabunda a se cadastrar na tramavirtual, mas uma coisa vem me chamando a atenção: 99,9% DAS BANDAS CONTRATADAS PELO SELO TRAMAVIRTUAL SÃO PAULO! (e 73% ja apareceram na TV da musica). Exemplos? pois meu caro amigo seboso: Cansei de Ser Sexy(obvio), Rock Rocket, Pullovers, Telepatas...(posso citar mais, mas seria uma lista gigante) Gosto dessas bandas (principalmente Pullovers) mas vamos combinar que a Trama não da uma certa atenção pros cariocas,porque sera? >porque nós temos tantas bandinhas "riocore"sem a minima originalidade? não, a Tramavirtual não diz que tem que contratar só bandas Indie, Punk Revival, Elêtronica, Garage Rock etc. >porque a tramavirtual não contrata banda de outros estados? obvio que não! eles contrataram o Zefirina Bomba e o Mombojó que são la do NORDESTE Sobre a primeira pergunta, tudo bem ela não tem o direito de escolher como critério estilo de musica! mas vou falar uma coisa: O RIO DE JANEIRO ESTA OCORRENDO O TAL RETROCESSO MUSICAL!. Poucas bandas se salvam aqui do Rio!(temos alguns artistas solos, mas eles só tocam MPB e como recompensa só ganham uma matéria no Segundo Caderno do jornal superpopular O GLOBO) o nivel de originalidade e inteligencia é pessimo! hoje, você vai no sarau de qualquer escola particular e ve aquelas bandas que imitam FORFUN e DIBOB, e com nomes simplesmente idiotas, usando a péssima tatica de usar numeros para fazer um tocadilho (Sun7,4ever...). As primeiras bandas boas do Rio de Janeiro que vem minha cabeça é: MOPTOP, SEX NOISE, HEREGES, NERVOSO E OS CALMANTES, PESSOAS DO SÉCULO PASSADO... musica:hum....acho que vou botar Zefirina Bomba, a bomba que me fez postar essa matéria (todo mundo ja conhece Rock Rocket, Cansei de Ser Sexy, eu tava em duvida em bota Zefirina, Mombojó ou Pullovers, escolhe a primeira porque eu descobri ela foi contratada antes da segunda, então ela que começou toda essa revolta!)
          RIO vs. TRAMA -ou- SÃO PAULO = TRAMA   
50% do meu tempo na internet é na tramavirtual, descubro bandas na tramavirtual, não seria um "indie" se não existisse um tramavirtual, aconselho sua bandinha de garagem vagabunda a se cadastrar na tramavirtual, mas uma coisa vem me chamando a atenção: 99,9% DAS BANDAS CONTRATADAS PELO SELO TRAMAVIRTUAL SÃO PAULO! (e 73% ja apareceram na TV da musica). Exemplos? pois meu caro amigo seboso: Cansei de Ser Sexy(obvio), Rock Rocket, Pullovers, Telepatas...(posso citar mais, mas seria uma lista gigante) Gosto dessas bandas (principalmente Pullovers) mas vamos combinar que a Trama não da uma certa atenção pros cariocas,porque sera? >porque nós temos tantas bandinhas "riocore"sem a minima originalidade? não, a Tramavirtual não diz que tem que contratar só bandas Indie, Punk Revival, Elêtronica, Garage Rock etc. >porque a tramavirtual não contrata banda de outros estados? obvio que não! eles contrataram o Zefirina Bomba e o Mombojó que são la do NORDESTE Sobre a primeira pergunta, tudo bem ela não tem o direito de escolher como critério estilo de musica! mas vou falar uma coisa: O RIO DE JANEIRO ESTA OCORRENDO O TAL RETROCESSO MUSICAL!. Poucas bandas se salvam aqui do Rio!(temos alguns artistas solos, mas eles só tocam MPB e como recompensa só ganham uma matéria no Segundo Caderno do jornal superpopular O GLOBO) o nivel de originalidade e inteligencia é pessimo! hoje, você vai no sarau de qualquer escola particular e ve aquelas bandas que imitam FORFUN e DIBOB, e com nomes simplesmente idiotas, usando a péssima tatica de usar numeros para fazer um tocadilho (Sun7,4ever...). As primeiras bandas boas do Rio de Janeiro que vem minha cabeça é: MOPTOP, SEX NOISE, HEREGES, NERVOSO E OS CALMANTES, PESSOAS DO SÉCULO PASSADO... musica:hum....acho que vou botar Zefirina Bomba, a bomba que me fez postar essa matéria (todo mundo ja conhece Rock Rocket, Cansei de Ser Sexy, eu tava em duvida em bota Zefirina, Mombojó ou Pullovers, escolhe a primeira porque eu descobri ela foi contratada antes da segunda, então ela que começou toda essa revolta!)
          Bomber Miss - 13/2 to 5/1   
Place/Show Only - R8 Mcdonald Murphy Machinery-c6 - MACKAY (AUS)
          Bomber Miss - 28/1 to 20/1   
Win Only - R8 Mcdonald Murphy Machinery-c6 - MACKAY (AUS)
          Entering Contest of Champions: Punisher 2099   

Bullets and blades blast and slice across Battlerealm as Jake Gallows, the Punisher of 2099, brute forces his way into “Marvel Contest of Champions” as the game’s 100th character.

We talked to Kabam Art Director Gabriel Frizzera and Character Designer Simon Cameron about what makes this particular Punisher tick like a time bomb.

Marvel.com: I gotta ask, how much effort does it take for The Collector to reach through the past and future to snatch up a specimen?

Gabriel Frizzera: The Punisher 2099 was captured in the original batch of Champions for The Contest. But it wasn’t necessary for Collector to reach through time, since Jake Gallows had travelled back to the 21st century to execute Carnage, as part of an initiative by the future Hydra regime to punish criminals in different timelines. They’re very proactive at the Secret Empire— they won’t let small things like the space-time continuum get in the way of their punishment!

Marvel.com: And what makes Jake Gallows so special that he gets to fight it out in The Contest?

Gabriel Frizzera: Gallows was one of the characters Marvel allowed us to redesign for the CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS comic book, and appeared briefly in the last issue—before being quickly dispatched by Frank Castle. We had plans to put him in the game for a while, and when the opportunity to do a Secret Empire tie-in came about, we decided to have him as the villain. Turns out he’s also our 100th playable character, so it worked out great that he’s one of our original designs!

Marvel.com: 100 characters is a super cool milestone, and outside of Angela, this may be my favorite looking combatant in “Contest of Champions.” Seriously, this Punisher looks absolutely awesome! What can you tell us about his design?

Gabriel Frizzera: We are fond of his ‘90s garish outfit and gadgets, but we wanted to push him to look more like a “futuristic shock-police on steroids.” The central piece of the design is the chest skull made of knives and guns—which teleport into his hands; not a second to spare in the future. His whole arsenal is white to contrast with the black and red suit, but also to speak to the nature of 2099’s technology: all weapons would be freshly formed and reconfigured on the spot by nanotechnology. His original concept had way more weapons—like mag-blades on his arms and an electro-baton—and a tactical helmet, which ended up having to be cut for memory reasons. But we kept his bad-ass disintegrating gun and “Grenazers”!

Marvel.com: Aside from his bad ass new look, what sets him apart from Frank Castle?

Gabriel Frizzera: We joke in the office that Jake Gallows makes Frank Castle look like a soft-hearted hippie! We had a lot of fun writing the contrast between the two, the same way other writers love to contrast Frank Castle among more “straight” heroes like Captain America. In the story, when placed between Jake Gallows’ and Steve Rogers’ radically different views of justice, Frank Castle is forced to admit he might be a bit closer to Cap than the fanatic Punisher 2099. It was fun for me to write dialogue where Gallows calls Castle a “half-measure,” the same way Castle called Matt Murdock [“Marvel’s Daredevil” on Netflix]. That shows how far Punisher 2099 has strayed into villainous territory.

Marvel.com: Tell me a little about Punisher 2099’s abilities…

Simon Cameron: Punisher 2099 gets much of his strength from his Nano-Tech, which is powered by the Nano-Tech Battery. This charge builds over time, and his Special 1 gives him an Overcharge Passive effect, giving him additional Nano-Tech charge for a few seconds. This charge is spent by a number of automatically triggered effects—things like: Triggering a Heal Block on an Opponent when they trigger a Regeneration Buff, Draining the Charge to Regenerate Punisher 2099 if his Health drops below a threshold, or adding a Stun effect to his Heavy Attack. He also enters an Overdrive mode if his Charge reaches 100%. This drains his Charge over time, but grants him additional Attack, and reduces the amount of Power his Opponent gains when they’re struck by Punisher’s attacks.

Marvel.com: And what’s Retribution 2099 all about?

Simon Cameron: Retribution 2099 is Punisher’s Signature Ability. It lets him start the fight with his Nano-Tech Battery partially charged; it also adds a new automatically triggered effect to spend his Nano-Tech Charge on. This ability triggers when his opponent hits full power, draining a small amount of it, and power locking them for a couple seconds. It’s a little like a Special 3 get out of jail free card.

Marvel.com: And when can we hope to bring the Punisher’s weapon mastery to bear on the bad guys?

Simon Cameron: Punisher 2099 opens fire on The Contest June 29!

Stay tuned to Marvel.com and @MarvelGames on Twitter for more “Marvel Contest of Champions” news and interviews!


          No Shelter From the Woj Bombs   

On Wednesday, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted out some cataclysmic NBA news.

This was a blockbuster move—the Los Angeles Clippers’ stellar point guard signing up to play with recent MVP runner-up James Harden—a transaction huge enough that it may affect which team loses to the Golden State Warriors in next year’s conference finals.

If you read the replies to Wojnarowski’s tweet, though, one of the biggest NBA trades in years seems secondary—overshadowed by the man who broke the story.

In the parlance of NBA Twitter, Wojnarowski dropped a “Woj bomb,” hence the deployment of mushroom cloud GIFs.

In his 10 years at Yahoo—the company gave Wojnarowski his own website, the Vertical, in 2016—the NBA reporter built a reputation as the basketball world’s Eye of Providence, a mysterious, all-seeing entity who breaks news with terrifying speed and accuracy.

Judging by the reaction to his tweets, one might get the sense that he is actually the one setting these deals into motion—that teams make moves because Wojnarowski reports them rather than the other way around. It’s all part of the mythos of Woj, a cult of personality devoted to a man who doesn’t seem to have much of a discernible personality beyond “reporter who is always on Twitter.”

On Saturday, Wojnarowski will be joining ESPN, a move that coincides with (and in certain exceedingly nerdy circles perhaps overshadows) the start of the NBA’s free agency period. For years, his identity has been wrapped up in the fact that he doesn’t work for the Worldwide Leader in Sports. He’s been known to pick at ESPN in his columns, sometimes referring to them as an unnamed “cable sports company.” His defection to the world’s most powerful sports media company at once feels surprising and inevitable. It’s a marriage of questionable harmony but undoubtable impact, the equivalent of hiring a T. rex to hem your pants.

In his tenure at Yahoo, Wojnarowski has been a one-man wrecking crew, often out-scooping the world’s sports media hydra on the strength of his connections and unparalleled ability to type with his thumbs. Earlier this week, in his last days at the Vertical, he broke the news that Jeff Van Gundy—who works for ESPN—will be coaching USA Basketball’s World Cup qualifying team.

Wojnarowski’s unique ability to delight his fans and bedevil his rivals has been most evident during the NBA draft, when he managed to report, via Twitter, the upcoming selections well before they’re announced on ESPN’s live broadcast. The fact that one guy could ruin the drama and pageantry of a manicured television event infuriated ESPN execs and undoubtedly contributed to the company’s decision to make him an offer he couldn’t refuse.

In tandem with Wojnarowski’s hiring, ESPN laid off a number of talented NBA reporters, many of whom covered individual teams and contributed postgame recaps and analysis. They also terminated Marc Stein, who has long been Wojnarowski’s biggest competitor. Stein is a prodigious reporter in his own right, and many within the company have expressed dismay at his departure. Given that it seems like the network is shifting toward breaking news and scoops, there’s only one logical explanation for laying off Stein: ESPN’s suits feel it’s important to have Wojnarowski be the unquestioned leader of their NBA scoop machine. If you’re looking for an explanation for why that might be, you should ask someone who has better sources than I do.

ESPN, which pays $1.4 billion annually for the rights to televise NBA games, wants to claim total ownership of almost every NBA storyline. The network’s coverage of the NFL provides an instructive example. In 2013, Deadspin did a nice play-by-play of a story the network created out of thin air and subsequently covered to death. It began on SportsCenter, when one of ESPN's NFL pundits said, “I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever.” ESPN got Kaepernick’s response to the statement, and that response was then covered at length on the network’s myriad shouting-head programs. The pundit who made the comment eventually became a featured guest across its various platforms, and the issue was debated for days until a natural endpoint was reached. (It somehow became about Tim Tebow.)

ESPN has been built to trim every last edible bit from a story, and with basketball’s greatest rumormonger and scoop-getter at its disposal, there’s no telling what the Worldwide Leader will now be capable of. My best guess is it will look a lot like what Gustavus Swift did to cows back in the 19th century.

Swift owned and operated one of the largest slaughterhouses in Chicago, but selling salted pork scraps wasn’t enough for him. In the late 1800s, the market demanded fresh beef, which meant cattle were shipped live to Eastern population centers where they would be butchered and sold after transit. Swift had a nose for inefficiency, and he got a great whiff of it with each and every steer-filled boxcar that passed through Chicago on its way east. If his company could somehow slaughter and butcher the beef in Chicago, he’d be able to expand his operation while more efficiently meeting demand.

To facilitate this, Swift hired an engineer to design a refrigerated train car that could ship dressed meat over long distances without sacrificing freshness. The Swift-owned cars were loaded with ice in Wisconsin, packed with beef at Swift’s Chicago slaughterhouse, and then sent east and sold for maximum profit. The supply process was so efficient and direct, a side of beef in the freezer of a New York wholesaler would hang off the same hook as the cow from which it was cut back in Chicago weeks prior.

It is perhaps a bit on the nose that the process Swift pioneered is known as “vertical integration.” The man ESPN lured from the Vertical will provide the grist for a never-ending mill of debate shows, news programs, and interview segments. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the NBA receives as much attention on Twitter during summer free agency as it does during the regular season. ESPN is counting on its ability to grab that attention by harnessing the multikiloton power of the Woj bomb.

Consider, though, that the two biggest NBA stories of the past five years—LeBron James’ return to Cleveland and Kevin Durant’s move to Golden State—got broken via personal essays published in Sports Illustrated and the Players’ Tribune respectively, not via reporters on Twitter. If a player is savvy enough, he can circumvent the scoop machine and take ownership of his own breaking news, Adrian Wojnarowski be damned.

If history is any indicator, the establishment won’t give up the means of production without a fight. In the words of Karl Marx, “Tune into First Take for more reaction.”


          Montgomery’s repertoire continues to improve   

CHICAGO – The New York Yankees travelled to the South Side of Chicago to take on the White Sox Monday night, and came away with a 6-5 victory. Southpaw Jordan Montgomery dazzled in seven strong innings for the Bronx Bombers, as he allowed only one run and struck out nine batters. Seemingly every start the […]

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          The Lurking Fear : : Launch First Single, "Vortex Spawn", From Upcoming Release, "Out Of The Voiceless Grave", out August 11, 2017    
As Swedish death metallists' THE LURKING FEAR prepare for the release of their debut album, "Out Of The Voiceless Grave", on August 11, 2017 via Century Media Records worldwide, the band is excited to share with fans the first single, "Vortex Spawn". Vocalist Tomas Lindberg gave insight on the song's meaning by stating, "To us, this track sums up all the raging, interstellar evil that we tried to convey with this album. We want the riffs to slither out of your speakers like torrents of tentacles, crowned in festering doom. The vocals pulsating with aeons of filth and death. Spewing out of its cosmic, voiceless grave: the "Vortex Spawn". Timeless Death" Take a listen to "Vortex Spawn":
"Out Of The Voiceless Grave" Track Listing 1. Out Of The Voiceless Grave 2. Vortex Spawn (LISTEN) 3. The Starving Gods Of Old 4. The Infernal Dread 5. With Death Engraved In Their Bones 6. Upon Black Winds 7. Teeth Of The Dark Plains 8. The Cold Jaws Of Death 9. Tongued With Foul Flames 10. Winged Death 11. Tentacles Of Blackened Horror 12. Beneath Menacing Sands "Out Of The Voiceless Grave" was recorded at Welfare Sounds (Bombus, RAM, Bombs Of Hades, etc.) in Gothenburg, Sweden. The album is available for pre-order now: http://smarturl.it/TLF-VoicelessGrave
          3 médicos disparados en el hospital Bronx-Lebanon [EN]   

Al menos tres médicos fueron abatidos dentro del Centro Hospitalario Bronx-Lebanon en el barrio Mount Hope del Bronx el viernes por la tarde, según un funcionario del Departamento de Bomberos. No se conocía la condición de los médicos y, a media tarde, el tirador seguía en libertad, según el funcionario. La policía aún no había asegurado el área, impidiendo que los trabajadores médicos de emergencia ingresaran al hospital en el Gran Concourse 1650.

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          Suicide Bombers Attack Lebanese Soldiers Near Syria Border   
The assaults shook the makeshift camps that have grown near the Lebanese border town of Arsal as refugees have poured in to escape the war in neighboring Syria.
          1/72 Heinkel He.111 P2   
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Scale: 1:72
Skill: 3
Flying Hours: 3
Number of Parts: 205
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Early in the morning of the 26th April 1940, four members of KG 4 took off in their Heinkel He111 P-2 5J+CN from Fernebu, Oslo in Norway. One of three Heinkels tasked with attacking the town of Andalsnes, the bomber was damaged by the guns of HMS Manchester. Unable to keep formation with the other Heinkels the crew were then taken by surprise by two Blackburn Skuas of No. 801 Squadron FAA from HMS Ark Royal. The pilot of Skua A7-A unleashed a hail of machine gun fire on the bomber - killing flight engineer Willi Stock. With one engine failing and the other on fire, pilot Richard Gumbrecht had no choice but to force-land somewhere among the snow covered mountains below. With Stock dead, the remaining three crew members escaped the wreckage and made their way down the mountain. The largely intact Heinkel sat on the mountain for over 30 years, before being recovered and restored by the Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection.

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          1/72 North American Mustang IV Gift/Starter Set   
1/72 North American Mustang IV Gift/Starter SetThis is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. (This set includes paints, brush & poly cement)

Skill: 1
Flying Hours: 1
Number of Parts: 53
Dimensions (mm): L136 x W156

The North American P51 Mustang is viewed as one of the iconic American fighters of the Second World War. Designed to an RAF specification, the Mustang was transformed once the Rolls Royce Merlin engine was installed. Its long range and excellent firepower made it a superb escort fighter, able to protect the bombers all the way to Berlin and back. After the war, the P51 saw service in Korea and was used by some air arms up until the early 1980s.

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          SE ESTRELLA AVIONETA CERCA DE AEROPUERTO EN CALIFORNIA   
La autopista 405 fue cerrada en ambos sentidos. SDPNOTICIAS.COM EU.- Una avioneta se estrelló en los alrededores del aeropuerto John Wayne en Orange County, California. La aeronave se estrelló sobre la autopista 405, la cual fue cerrada en ambas direcciones; el cuerpo de bomberos del condado, reportó dos personas heridas, quienes fueron trasladadas en helicóptero […]
          SE REGISTRA TIROTEO EN HOSPITAL DE NUEVA YORK; REPORTAN TRES HERIDOS   
Un funcionario del Departamento de Bomberos informó que al menos tres médicos fueron alcanzados por los disparos Excelsior CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.- Reportes detallan que esta tarde se registró un tiroteo en el piso 16 de un hospital del condado de The Bronx, en Nueva York, Estados Unidos. Un funcionario del Departamento de Bomberos informó que al menos […]
          1/48 Douglas A-4E/F Skyhawk Armament Super Detail Set for Eduard/Hasegawa kits   
1/48 Douglas A-4E/F Skyhawk Armament Super Detail Set for Eduard/Hasegawa kitsThe set is designed for Eduard kit #1197 and Hasegawa kits #07221/07222/07327/07233/07243/07307/07358/07377/09399/09426/09441/09456/09486/09496/09513/09522/09535/09554/09575/09595/09611/09648/09660/09710/09729/09735/09752/09784/09801/09824/09887/09901/09926/09937/09943/09951.

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          1/72 Avia B.534 Super Detail Set for Eduard kits R0010/7428/7429   
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          Parcel bomber case trial jury discharged   

The trial of former TV presenter Roberto de Heredia, who was accused of sending a parcel bomb that exploded in the face of his friend, model and fitness trainer Brett Boyd, ends in a hung jury.


          Re: This New NRA Ad Is Not At All Unhinged and Is So Totally Not an Incitement to Violence   
Right-wingers have shot up churches, mosques, synagogues and pizza joints. They've bombed federal buildings and abortion clinics. They've murdered people of color, killed abortion doctors and pointed assault rifles at federal agents.

And Liberals are the violent ones?
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          Five suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids   
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said.

          Piso en alquiler en Badajoz, , 450 euros y 3 dormitorios   
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          Piso en alquiler en BADAJOZ, , 400 euros y 3 dormitorios   
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          Piso en alquiler en ALICANTE, , 400 euros y 2 dormitorios   
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          "I'll never forget the first time my family came to see me do stand-up, ... It was an awful bombing. It was like a damn terrorist attack. I was onstage in Washington, D.C., and the audience was talking. Some of them even turned their backs to me. I was paralyzed. I couldn't even move. I just kept talking until I heard my mother yell out, 'Wanda! Get off the stage!'" - Wanda Sykes   
"I'll never forget the first time my family came to see me do stand-up, ... It was an awful bombing. It was like a damn terrorist attack. I was onstage in Washington, D.C., and the audience was talking. Some of them even turned their backs to me. I was paralyzed. I couldn't even move. I just kept talking until I heard my mother yell out, 'Wanda! Get off the stage!'" - Wanda Sykes
          Tyler, The Creator Drops New Video With Harlem’s ASAP Rocky And Track In One Day   

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          Ministers hold secret talks with DUP MPs about compensation for victims of Libyan-supplied IRA bombs    
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          What Jon Stewart Means To Me   
August 2006, I wrapped up my life in India and moved to the United States for a PhD in Marketing.

I left the country I really knew and moved to a strange new land, with its strange new customs, and strange people, and strange grocery aisles! I had a tough time fitting in!

Okay, no I didn't.

The thing is, I moved when I was 26 years old, as opposed to most other Indian grad students who move here right out of college, having not seen any of the "real world". Thanks to blogs and internet forums and American TV shows and second hand stories from close friends who moved there four years before, I more or less knew what to expect from America. To me, almost everything ranging from grocery aisles to the way the people talked and behaved to the local "customs" seemed familiar.

The one thing that wasn't as familiar was the news cycle. I have always been a huge news junkie, especially interested in politics. Although I followed the basics of American politics even when I lived in India, I did not really "know" the scene too well. Sure, I had followed the 2004 primaries, seen Howard Dean's howl, slept through John Kerry's speeches, and more or less knew why Florida or Ohio are so much more crucial in the Presidential race than Tennessee or Indiana.

And I knew America's comedy scene well enough, having been a big fan of Jerry Seinfeld, Tim Allen, and of course, George Carlin.

And yes, I was vaguely aware of this funny guy called Jon Stewart who combined politics and comedy. When I was in India, CNN used to air a half hour compilation of the best bits of his show once a week. Not quite the "Daily" show but whenever I came across it on TV, I watched it and chuckled. To me, it seemed like a funny enough show with a political context.

And then in August 2006, I moved to America. I fit in quite easily in most ways, ranging from food to socializing to academics to day to day chores. One aspect where I felt lost was the politics. I realized that I knew about American politics only peripherally. So I started reading more blogs, watching the big three cable news channels, reading newspapers, etc.

The first time I watched The Daily Show was due to jet lag a couple of days after I arrived. I had slept through most of the afternoon and evening and in the wee hours of the night, I found myself as alert as a watchdog. While my roommates slept, I plonked myself in front of the TV and started flipping channels. And I came across the slightly familiar face of Jon Stewart. It was 1 or 2 AM so obviously, it was the repeat telecast.

As I watched, I found myself drawn in instantly, maybe because of the Indian connection. The segment was about how Republican senate candidate George Allen had referred to an Indian-American staffer of his opponent Jim Webb as "macaca". What I loved about that segment was that it combined facts, opinion, and humor perfectly without taking cheap shots at anyone. I made a mental note to watch the show again the next night.

And I loved the show again. And then I watched it again. And I kept watching every night. It taught me about aspects of the US "midterm" elections that I had never really fully understood sitting in India. It contextualized the red-v-blue battle in terms more nuanced and pithy than I had ever read on any blog. And of course, it made me laugh, especially with the hilariously quirky George W Bush impression.

I still remember that hilarious song about the midterms

"So just remember this November that your vote will count,
A very very very very very small amount!"

Jon Stewart helped me seamlessly blend into the American political discourse the way thousands of hours of reading blogs and news sites never had. He has that uncanny ability to zero in on the most consequential news items of the day and in 22 short minutes....14 if you omit the interview...present a perfect blend of analysis and irony.

Within a few days, the 11 PM time slot on my daily calendar....or at least Monday-Thursday calendar was earmarked for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He chuckled, he made faces, he did impressions, but above all, he managed to be that guy inside us all who is just utterly baffled with the absurdity and sometimes cruelty of the world around us, but tries to cope with it using humor.

Jon Stewart helped me through American political milestones from the 2006 midterms to the 2014 midterms, not ignoring other events worldwide. One of his and his show's greatest qualities has been the ability to strike the right balance in expressing resentment about something. Many comedians have gotten in trouble for crossing the "line" of tastefulness. Which is why many comedians steer clear of troublesome topics.

But Jon has somehow always been able to address tricky and even tragic topics with the right balance of sensitivity and respectful humor. And occasionally, just straight talk. His post 9/11 speech is the stuff of legend, so I won't talk about it here.

But as a former Bombayite now living in the US, my most memorable and personally relevant example of this uncanny knack of addressing tragedies tastefully is the segment he and John Oliver did after the 2008 Bombay attacks


It was just so perfect!

Watching Jon Stewart has been a part of my life from the very first week I moved to this country 9 years ago. He's been an integral part of my life.

I have attended two of his show's tapings in person and was blown away by how nice he was even off-camera. I went to DC with 250,000 other people for the Rally to Restore Sanity that he and Stephen Colbert organized.

And now he's announced that he's leaving The Daily Show. Given what a permanent fixture he's been in my life in this country, this is a BIG change. But I understand why he needs to do what he needs to do. Rosewater has shown that he's capable of much more and who can fault him for wanting to spread his wings?

I'll miss you Jon, and 11 PM Monday to Thursday just won't be the same after you leave.

          UU topic: ‘The Carpetbagger Project’   
By Phil Swearngin Special to The PREVIEW The Pagosa Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (PUUF) invites you to attend a program titled “The Carpetbagger Project,” with Phil Swearngin, for its regular service this Sunday, July 2. One of the best-kept secrets of World War II was The Carpetbagger Project. The American Army 8th Air Force 801st/492nd Bomb […]
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          Conflicted   
Something happened today that has left me conflicted. If you read this post months or years later, remember that "today" is three days after the Boston Marathon bombings.

I got on the 33rd Street PATH train at Hoboken (the starting point of the train) to head home to the city, and found the compartment mostly empty as usual. There was an old white man at one end and a young black woman at another. I sat down on a seat in the middle of the compartment, opened a magazine, and started reading.

A minute later, some more people walked in. An East Asian woman, two young white women, and a desi (South Asian) looking guy. The desi guy sat across from me about 10 feet away, slipped his backpack off, and pushed it under the seat. He then took a pair of earphones out of his pocket, put them in his ears and sat there listening to music.

I stole a few more glances at him and the backpack. It is not common, at least in my experience, for someone in the NYC area to push their belongings under the seat. On the seat next to them when the train is as empty as this one was, sure. On the floor between their legs, often. That's where my own backpack was. But under the seat, very rare. At least that's what I told myself was the reason for looking at him more than usual.

Soon the train got going. I tried to read the magazine, an article about HBO's new show Vice, but found myself glancing at him and the backpack every so often. The thought "what if the backpack has...." kept looping through my mind without completing itself.

Eight minutes later, the train reached Manhattan and stopped at Christopher Street. I looked at the guy. He was still listening to his music. There was one more stop to go before I got off at 14th Street. I found myself thinking, "I hope he gets off after me". For two completely opposite reasons, which are obvious.

A couple of minutes later, the train stopped at 9th Street. He got up. I dropped any pretense of stealing glances and stared at him. He didn't seem to have noticed. He took a couple of steps towards the door. My throat went dry as I saw that his backpack was still under the seat!

Shrill alarm bells rang in my head and I was about to spring up from my seat. I was just trying to decide if I should scream and tackle him or go press the Emergency Speakerphone button that every train compartment has.

Before I could make up my mind, he stopped mid-stride. He mouthed what seemed like "Oh shit!", quickly retracted his steps, and picked up his backpack from under the seat. He then turned around and sprinted out before the doors closed. The train started moving again.

I sat there, feeling conflicted. And have been conflicted ever since. Was I paranoid or just vigilant? "If you see something, say something!". Was I bigoted against brown people.....which as a brown person myself would make me self-loathing I guess. After all, I didn't look twice at any of the other people in the compartment. Or was I just being rationally cautious? Was it because I once possibly escaped a commuter train bombing because I was feeling lazy and cancelled dinner plans? Or do I harbor the same prejudices based on skin color and race that I usually abhor in others?

I am not sure. Conflicted.

          Problem with Seth MacFarlane - He Insists Upon Himself   
Last night was Oscar night. For a couple of weeks leading up to it, I was tweeting about how choosing Seth MacFarlane to host the Oscars was a horrible mistake because he was overrated, unfunny, and by and large a talentless hack who just got lucky getting the right breaks when he did. Many people, especially Family Guy fanbois, responded with indignation.

But then, last night was Oscar night. The mainstream press reviews as well as the overall twitter feedback was unanimous - Seth MacFarlane sucked!

And he was bound to suck. Because he is an overrated, unfunny, and a by and large talentless hack who just got lucky getting the right breaks when he did.

Here's the problem with Seth MacFarlane.

Apart from being overrated, unfunny, and a by and large talentless hack who just got lucky getting the right breaks when he did.

His jokes are just a manifestation of his immense self-indulgence and a meta-idea of how funny his jokes are supposed to be seen as.

His jokes aren't funny because of their content or humor quotient. He thinks his jokes are funny BECAUSE he thinks he is being so cool and edgy and counter-cultural by the virtue of the topics he is addressing. So it isn't so much what the joke is saying that is supposed to amused us, but the topic of the joke itself. Seth thinks that we should find any joke he makes about topic X funny only because most straight laced people wouldn't dare joke about topic X, and he was cool enough to do so.

Except, that's not what makes jokes funny. Or that's not all that makes jokes funny. Yes, there is an edgy appeal to tackling subjects that most straight laced people wouldn't dare joke about. But the jokes themselves have to be funny and clever. Let me give you an example from last night.

Talking about Lincoln, Seth said, "”I would argue that the actor who got most inside Lincoln’s head was John Wilkes Booth.”

I yawned. And when he got a lukewarm response from the audience, Seth's reaction was "too soon?"

No, Seth, I don't personally think joking about an assassination that happened almost a century and a half ago is "too soon". The problem isn't that your joke was "too soon". It's that the joke was simply way too lazy, pedestrian, and something you expect to hear in 3rd rate comedy clubs with 2-drink minimums. It's an oh-so-predictable use of the "getting into one's head" metaphor and the fact that Booth was an actor.

When I find something funny, it's because someone made an observation and phrased it in a way I never would have thought of myself. And I wish I had. This joke was just lazy and stupid. If MacFarlane chooses to believe that he got a poor response because the joke was somehow edgy, politically incorrect, or whatever, he is just deluding himself.

And that's the problem with Family Guy too. For the first 3 seasons, Family Guy was a reasonably funny show. It had amusing and reasonably novel storylines supported by quirky characters, and frequent pop-culture references.

Then maybe MacFarlane ran out of story ideas. The show just became consumed by those pop-culture references. So just making a joke about topic X was supposed to be the amusing part, forget what the actual joke was. Family Guy decided that it was somehow the premier voice of wise-ass counter-culture. Which, well, it could have been. If it had written funny jokes. But it didn't.

MacFarlane decided that a joke would be funny just because it used a random topical or pop-culture reference. And 4th season onward, you could see these randomly unfunny jokes coming a mile away. The writing process itself got distinctly lazy. Something that South Park accurately spoofed -



To use Family Guy and Peter Griffin's own poorly phrased words, when it comes to making topical or pop-culture jokes, the show "insists upon itself".

And essentially, that's what MacFarlane did at the Oscars. He insisted upon himself. He insisted that by the virtue of who he was and the topics he was tackling, he should be hailed as a comedic genius. It was as if manatees were picking up random supposedly controversial pop culture references, and adding random nouns and verbs to make it a joke. And if we didn't find his jokes funny, we were just moldy curmudgeons who were too stuck up to get the jokes.

Seth MacFarlane doesn't realize that whether someone finds the selection of topics too risque or not (and I never have), his jokes simply aren't funny anymore. And that's what led to him bombing so badly at the Oscars. He thinks his limited fake voices and accents can inject an illusion of humor into his lazy jokes.

But all he does is, he insists upon himself.

          Why EPL is Soccer and not Football: The Definitive Answer   
I have been in America for 6 years now, and will most likely spend my life here. Like almost all Americans, I refer to what is played in the NFL as football, and what is played in the EPL as soccer.

I don't like soccer. Have never liked soccer. Even as a kid growing up in India, decades before I even heard of the Superbowl or NFL, I found soccer an extremely boring sport. But this post is not about why soccer is so boring. This post isn't about the banality of a "sport" that features 90 minutes of ambling around, kicking around a ball, and scoring on an average just 1-2 times during the whole excruciating period. This post isn't about a sport where it is not considered shameful to feign injuries, where convincing playacting wins games, and where referees seem even more willfully clueless than the fake referees in WWE pro wrestling. This post isn't about the utterly fallacious argument "Soccer is the #1 sport in most countries in the world, so it has to be awesome", that could also be extended to say "denying women rights and dignity is a practice prevalent in most countries in the world, so it has to be awesome".

No, this post is about the name nonsense. You know, what the "real" football is. That what's played in EPL is the only sport that can and should be called football. That churlish notion is what this post is about.

In my academic, professional, and personal life, I have gotten to know about a dozen or so Europeans and a couple of South Americans well enough to call them friends. I have had countless conversations with them, over the course of which, I have referred to Europe and South America's favorite sport as "soccer" and not "football". No eyelids were batted. No corrections were demanded. No moronic "Call it football!!!" suggestions were made. I am sure all of them think of the sport as football. But they were normal people who had better things to do in life than split hairs over the name of a game. 

But I have lost count of the number of Indians who have, rather rudely and ignorantly, interrupted me or corrected me with the occasional use of profanity, and demanded that I not call the sport soccer. As they say, the newest converts are the most extremist. And most Indians who follow soccer are the archetypal new convert extremists. India is currently ranked 165 in FIFA rankings. Snowmen have a better chance of surviving months long cruises in hell than India does of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in this century. India's club soccer landscape is so dismal, that a documentary about it would look like Dystopian science fiction set in sub-Saharan Africa. I'm sure the bottled water budget of the newest IPL cricket team, the Pune Warriors, is more than the overall budget of all soccer tournaments played in India. Forget cricket, which is the king of sports in India. I'm sure that the revenue from the sales of Manchester United jerseys in Bombay is way more than the overall budget of all soccer tournaments played in India.

Despite the abysmal ranking and the tragic club scene, India has millions and millions of soccer fans! Or, as their hubris would force me to say, "football" fans. Now a non-Indian might wonder, how is it that a billion-strong country with millions of soccer fans is ranked lower than countries that don't even have populations close to a million? Why don't these Indian fans of the game go and watch local club soccer, support their teams, affect change and improve the fate of soccer?

The answer is simple. An overwhelming majority of self-proclaimed soccer fans in India are not really "fans" of the "sport" the way most people elsewhere are fans of sports. Scratch the surface and you'll realize that Indian soccer fans couldn't care less about the actual sport. They're just taken in by the aura surrounding the brands that European soccer has managed to cultivate and export. It's more about basking in the borrowed glory of Manchester United, Barcelona, etc. by paying ridiculous amounts of money to buy their jerseys and hats. Most Indian soccer fans couldn't tell you the difference between a banana kick and a banana split, or explain the offside rule. But they could identify the colors, logos, and brand endorsements of the top European club teams, and could tell you the keyboard shortcut to type Barca (the way any English-speaking person would type it) as Barça with that weird tail under the C to convince themselves they really know their stuff.

Well, they don't. Some do. A very few do. But most moneyed upper middle class Indians are just latching on to clubs from random European cities they couldn't even pinpoint on the map because they don't realize how completely they have been taken in by well-crafted marketing campaigns. These Indians spend more than a slum dweller's annual food budget on overpriced (but usually made in Bangladesh) jerseys, display logos on their facebook and twitter accounts, and go by nicknames like "gooner" as an expression of their utterly shallow new-convert extremism. Little wonder then, that despite dozens of European soccer clubs playing the game, 99% of Indian fans swear by one of 3 mega brands - Manchester United, Barcelona (sorry, Barça), and Arsenal.

And these Indian soccer fans are at the forefront of ignoring civility and rudely telling someone "y u call it soccer da? Call it football no macha!" and "LULWUT? y u watch rugby/NFL/AFL da? Dem no be football ra. Dey be hand-egg ra!" And of course, lazily forwarding this oh-so-cliched hand-egg picture; perfectly representative of Indian soccer fans' sporting ignorance and tendency to bask in borrowed glory - they can't even come up with their own clever rebuttals! But their ego grows a few precious microns as they do all this.

So then, which sport can stake claim to the name football? There's a short answer and a long answer. The short answer - Meh, who cares? A rose by any other name and suchlike. To give you an analogy, at any given moment, I can't tell you if I'll call India's biggest metropolis Bombay or Mumbai. I am Marathi, and in that language, we call it Mumbai. But I also grew up when the city's "official" name was Bombay and that's what we called it when speaking in English. In my mind, the names are synonymous. But there are a bunch of  folks as self-important, deluded, and rude as Indian soccer fans who can't abide by that. If they live in Shivaji Park or Goregaon, making someone say Mumbai instead of Bombay is the greatest Maratha achievement since the Battle of Wadgaon. If they live in South Bombay, making someone say Bombay instead of Mumbai is the greatest act of civil disobedience since the Salt Satyagraha. But the real answer, the short answer is - Meh, who cares?

The long answer is this. About soccer/football I mean, not that Bombay/Mumbai boondoggle. Rude soccer fans for some reason think of "soccer" as a word the Americans coined, and "football" as the pure true holy name that the noble Brits gave the sport. The long answer is vastly different. The answer steeped in history and etymology, not fallacious vapid logical shortcuts. Indian soccer fans simplistically say, as that hand-egg cliche denotes, that soccer is a game involving kicking a ball with the foot. NFL/Rugby/AFL involve carrying the ball by hands. Hence, FIFA/EPL is the "real" football. Done. Proved. Settled. QED. Elementary, my dear Watson!

Ah, Watson! Sherlock Holmes! Perfect segue!

Have you read the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter? Not one of my favorites, but useful here. Published in 1904. The captain of the Cambridge rugby team asks Holmes to locate a missing player on the eve of a crucial match against Oxford. In that story, the sport is referred to as just "football", sans any qualifiers on three separate occasions. It is also referred to once....only once as "rugger" (as opposed to.....soccer? But more on that in a while). And as rugby, zero times.

So in the la-di-dah home of the sport, England, as a story written by one of the most famous English writers ever suggests, "football" was a term used to referred to rugby. The fact is, "football" was a generic name for a bunch of different sports, including rugby, gridiron football, soccer etc. Football was not exclusively identified even in England as the sport that is now played in the EPL. And although there isn't complete consensus on this, most scholars agree that the term "football" comes, not from kicking the ball with the foot, but the fact that the sport was played on foot. So rugby was football and soccer was football.

In fact the name soccer also originated in England (not in America!) - soccer originates from Association, because that variant of football was called association football. So soccer is the name the English came up with to explicitly distinguish the EPL/FIFA type from other types of football in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Across the pond in United States, once English colonies, they played mainly English sports in the 18th and 19th century. In fact, cricket was very popular before the civil war, and a team of top cricketers from England toured North America in 1859 and played in front of packed stands in Philadelphia, Hoboken, Rochester, Hamilton, and Montreal. But my cricket-loving mind digresses.

The point is, they played a lot of English sports in America those days. Including football - different types of football. If you look at the history of football, the basic point seems to be tolerance for variations. Why go into history? Even today, rugby union is markedly different from rugby league. So that kind of football, where you are on foot but carry the ball in your hands, got tinkered with in America as well. That tinkering led to what I think makes American Football so awesome - the forward pass. The pioneers were colleges who played each other in the 19th century. Finally in the early 1900s, an innovation on the scale of what IPL seemed in 2007, was made. The first ever Rose Bowl (known then as the East-West Football Game) was played between Stanford University and University of Michigan in Pasadena in 1902. That is, two years before Doyle wrote his story about the missing three-quarter.

So we can see that in the late 1800s and early 1900s, the term "football" was used in America to describe what is now played in the NFL, and by AC Doyle to describe what we know as rugby. I am sure there are also instances of people using "football" back then to refer to what is now played in the EPL. I didn't look it up. Even reading about soccer makes me sleepy. But I am sure people used football to refer to soccer as well. That's the point. It was a generic term.

The 20th century progressed and progressed fast. For socio-cultural reasons I'd rather not go into, the football that became most popular in Europe and elsewhere was the variation that involved kicking the ball around. The football that became the most popular in America and somewhat popular in Europe (under the name Rugby) was the variation where you hold the ball in your hands and run. They're all football.

Except!

Well, the thing is, it's the Europeans who invented a different name for their kicking game - soccer. FIFA governs a sport that has two names, like the Bengali bhalo naam and daak naam if you will. Both names coined by the Brits. In America or in Canada, "gridiron" football was just called football. If you're in America, football is what's played in the NFL and Canadian football is what's played in the CFL. If you're in Canada, football is what's played in the CFL and American football is what's played in the NFL. By rights, Aussies should call AFL football too, but they call it "footy", maybe for the same bizarre reason they call barbecue "Barbie". Americans didn't need a second name for their favorite game the way Europeans needed it for their favorite game. Europeans who were into soccer were probably the ancestors of Indian soccer fans, insecure and unsure, and so came up with two names.


Why do I refer to the game in the EPL by the name soccer? In the immortal words of George Mallory, "because it's there!" The name soccer is out there, put out there by Europeans, and is understood worldwide as referring to the game that involves pretending to be hurt while taking leisurely strolls, once in a while prodding the ball into a disgruntled-looking net.

So why is the sport played in EPL/FIFA soccer and not football? Because if someone says football, it could mean one of several things. But if someone says soccer, it means only one game. The game where the highest trophy shouldn't be called Golden Boot, but Golden Actor Holding His Shin Pretending To Be Hurt.


          Jak to, že v xenofobních zemích se žije lépe, než v multikulturních   
TOMÁŠ BUBENIK Jak je možné, že v zemích, kde nejsou muslimové, ale za to je plná rasistů, nacistů, xenofobů, islamofobů a všech dalších fobů co jen na zemi jsou, se žije bez bombových útoků. A v zemích, které se Islámu nebojí, vybuchují lidé? Střední Evropa se rozhodla, že migranty prostě nepřijme. Prý jsou hrozbou pro […]
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          TS179:Chickens, TSA Racial Profiling, Indiana, w/ Guest Nikki Glaser   
Why does Bryan seek a 4.75 pound chicken? The answer is inside this week's Throwing Shade.Plus, did you know the TSA has been looking for bombs in sisterlocks and Indiana's religious freedom bill is doing it all wrong, hunty!? All that and we talk to superstar standup Nikki Glaser about all the self-help books she's read. 
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          Five suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids, one girl dead   
Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said.
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          BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Wows Nashville Audiences During Show's TPAC Run   

Nashville audiences have long been noted for their generosity in rewarding performances with a standing ovation - to the point that they have become rather commonplace - but never before have we witnessed a "standing O" at the end of a particularly raucous, thoroughly inspiring and resolutely entertaining musical number. That is, we had never seen it happen until opening night at the conclusion of the rousing and rollicking "A Musical" that comes midway through Act One of Something Rotten!, the uproarious Broadway hit that made its Music City debut at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall on Tuesday evening.

The astounding phenomenon was not a knee-jerk reaction to someone standing up first or any sense of the obligatory. Rather, you could feel the energy moving throughout the house as the number was performed so brilliantly onstage and, if you were paying attention, you could feel it building to the point that audience members simply had to leap to their feet to show their appreciation of a peculiarly American art form, in general, and Something Rotten!, in particular. If you were there, the sense of joie de vivre was palpable from the very first notes of the song and as it was delivered by the remarkable ensemble onstage, the sustained "standing O" only seemed apropos to the moment.

Thoroughly delightful and eminently entertaining, "A Musical" features affectionate nods to some 20 or more legendary musicals, gleefully recalling signature musical motifs from particular songs or lyrics interpolated for maximum impact. If it doesn't make you love musicals at least a little bit more than you did when you walked into the theater, nothing will.

How many times have you experienced something like that? The exhilaration that comes from seeing top-flight actors performing at the very top of their game, the quintessential moment that is the essence of that to which every musical theater creative team aspires. Co-composer - and Nashville's own - Wayne Kirkpatrick, eager to see how his hometown audiences would respond to his first foray into the rarefied world of the Broadway musical, must have been floating on air as the general hubbub of opening night reached its zenith (and remained there) throughout the remainder of the two and a half hours of mirthful merriment and musical effervescence that continued to reverberate throughout the building, sending audiences home on a cloud of pure joy. You really should have been there - it was a night for the history books of musical theater in a city known far and wide for its music.

To put it succinctly: Something Rotten! is a great big hit, the kind of theatrical achievement of showbiz legend and a joyous cavalcade of musical theatre tropes that are rendered herein as if they were something new and unique. Somehow, the highly original show - with Tony Award-nominated music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and his brother Karey Kirkpatrick, and book by John O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick and conceived by the Kirkpatrick brothers - manages to bridge the gap between audience members who thrive on such creativity and artistic achievement and those who tend to disdainfully look down their collective nose at such lighter than air, buoyant entertainment.

A witty and whimsical takeoff on Shakespeare - he's portrayed as a rock star of the Renaissance era and as the bane of the existence of the two Bottom brothers, Nigel and Nick, who are the show's primary protagonists - and the struggle of his contemporaries to compete with his prolific and popular works for the theater, Something Rotten! is rather unique in these days of movies turned into musicals and revivals of classic works by the legendary composers and lyricists of Broadway's golden era. And while it calls upon its forebears to provide musical context and literary references, it's a wholly new story that engages its audiences from the very beginning ("Welcome to the Renaissance") all the way through to the show's finale, set appropriately enough in the New World where the idea of a show in which an actor stops speaking long enough to break into song (which, of course, advances the plot and aids in character development - and there's something called a dance break) is sure to take hold.

Along the way, there's enough spectacle and theatrical wizardry - thanks in large part to the production's exquisite aesthetic design which includes vibrant and colorful scenery by Scott Pask, gorgeous, eye-popping costumes by Gregg Barnes, evocative lighting by Jeff Croiter and all the ancillary accoutrement supplied by more of Broadway's very best - to keep the most ardent of musical theater lovers on the edge of their seats. Plus, the ample irreverence and tongue-in-cheek approach to the material ensures that even the freshest of neophytes will discover much to love about Something Rotten!

Directed with his expected aplomb and obvious love for what he's doing by Tony winner Casey Nicholaw (his resume includes The Book of Mormon, The Drowsy Chaperone, Monty Python's Spamalot), who also supplies the tremendous choreography that makes Something Rotten! more exhilarating than one could possibly hope for, the production that was nominated for 10 Tony Awards in 2015 is a love letter to the escapism and sense of wonder that is so much a part of musical theater. If you go to see it, and you certainly should (make no mistake about that), you'll find yourself caught up in the pageantry and pomp of the show to the point that your love of musicals will deepen, your appreciation for the art form heightened by the antics of Nicholaw's superb cast.

With the memorable score, crafted by the brothers Kirkpatrick, and the sharply written book by O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick - which is replete with enough doubles entendre and witty rejoinders to keep your brain whirling throughout - Something Rotten! is sure to one day be considered a musical theater classic on its own astonishing merits, its obvious appreciation of all the remarkable shows that have come before it only underscoring the creative team's love for the very genre it playfully and artfully sends up with its structure.

Led by Rob McClure and Josh Grisetti as Nick and Nigel Bottom, the siblings who find themselves out of the spotlight since the meteoric rise of Shakespeare's (played with sex appeal and bombast by Adam Pascal) star, Nicholaw's talented ensemble bring the show to life with enough energy to power a major metropolitan city! As the two Bottoms struggle to create their own masterpiece (Richard II, plans for which are scrapped when "The Bard" writes his own script about that British monarch after he's already produced Richard III - "Who goes backwards?" Nick implores), we watch their company of actors chew the scenery and act up a veritable storm to bring a new show to life during Elizabethan times. All manner of zany hilarity ensues in the process and McClure and Grisetti keep the action moving along at a fair pace with their commitment to their characters.

Pascal powers his way through the show to leave an indelible mark as The Bard, exuding a sexy sensuality that explains why he's so idolized by his adoring fans. The guy sure knows how to wear a codpiece! His performance of "Will Power," in which he's backed up by four hot boy dancers, serves as the perfect introduction to Shakespeare and his astounding way with words.

While McClure, Grisetti and Pascal definitely have the larger, showier roles in Something Rotten!, they are surrounded by estimable talent in every scene, including the scene-stealing Blake Hammond as Thomas Nostradamus, the soothsaying nephew of the Nostradamus, who foretells of the creation of musical theater; the fey and funny Scott Cote as Brother Jeremiah, as a light-in-the-loafers Puritan zealot; the stereotype-defying (or should that be "-defining"?) Jeff Brooks as Shylock; the outlandish Joel Newsome as Lord Clapham, the brother's initial patron; and the showstopping Nick Rashad Burroughs as the minstrel who welcomes us to the Renaissance in the show's opening number.

Maggie Lakis is wonderful as Nick Bottom's loyal and devoted wife, Bea, a proto-feminist centuries ahead of her time, and Autumn Hurlburt is ideal as the object of Nigel's ardor, Portia, the daughter of the closeted Puritan who's trying to shut down every theater in town.

Giving ample support throughout are the remaining members of Nicholaw's all-dancing, all-singing ensemble who portray the various and sundry Renaissance regulars who populate the imaginative world in which the Bottoms and Shakespeare vie for prominence. They sing! They dance! They act! - all while being tremendously, heart-stoppingly watchable. Thanks, Something Rotten! for giving us a chorus of gorgeous girls and handsome boys to keep our attention focused where it needs to be.

Brian P. Kennedy conducts the 15-member orchestra with confidence and a sense of theatrical bravado required - nay, demanded - by such onstage antics, which includes some of Nashville's most talented players in the pit.

Something Rotten! Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell. Music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick. Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw. Musical direction by Brian P. Kennedy. Production stage managed by Jeff Norman. Scenic design by Scott Pask. Costume design by Gregg Barnes. Lighting design by Jeff Croiter. Sound design by Peter Hylenski. Hair Design by Josh Marquette. Makeup design by Milagros Medina-Cerdeira. Presented by HCA TriStar Broadway at TPAC Series at Andrew Jackson Hall at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville. Through Sunday, July 2. Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes (with one 15-minute intermission). For details, go to www.tpac.org.

photos by Jeremy Daniel


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          Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Master Mode adds toughest mini-boss to starting area   

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's new Master Mode is serious business. How serious, you ask? Well it takes what was the game's most challenging enemy in the open world (and quite possibly in general), the White Lynel, and places it in the goddamn starting area.

That's right. You might not even have a shield when you encounter this beast on the Great Plateau. At best you may have a Traveler's Sword, which isn't going to do much damage before it breaks. Yet here it is, a White Lynel in all its glory, equipped with bomb arrows.

Making matters even worse, enemies on Master Mode regenerate health if you go too long without attacking them. Yikes!

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          Un accident de la route rare tue deux chevaux et blesse deux cavaliers au sud de Toulouse   
C’est un accident rarissime qui a profondément choqué les victimes et les témoins, jeudi 22 juin à Montbrun-Lauragais, au sud de Toulouse, en Haute-Garonne. Deux chevaux sont morts percutés violemment par une voiture et deux cavalières ont été sérieusement blessées, sur la RD24 en direction de Corronsac.

Vers 22h45, un groupe de six cavaliers, escorté par une camionnette, quittait le marché nocturne organisé à Montbrun-Lauragais, petit village perché sur les collines entre le canal du Midi et la rivière Ariège. Les cavaliers, originaires de Venerque et habitués des lieux, rentraient chez eux en empruntant principalement des chemins "hormis un petit tronçon de route départementale, raconte Gérard Bolet, le maire de Montbrun-Lauragais. Ils circulaient sur le bas-côté, à gauche de la route pour faire face à d’éventuelles voitures comme le feraient des piétons", précise-t-il.

"Cette voiture a déboulé à toute vitesse"

À proximité, un groupe d’amis étaient attablés en terrasses alors que la canicule frappait la région en ce premier jour de l’été. "Nous avons distinctement entendu le clic clac des sabots sur le bitume. Nous avons alors vu un cortège de 6 chevaux montés par leurs cavaliers, éclairé par le camion blanc du propriétaire, phares et warnings allumés pour bien les signaler, raconte Christelle Segers, une des témoins de la scène. Chaque cavalier portait un gilet réfléchissant jaune et une bombe sur la tête. Ce convoi était parfaitement visible et se déplaçait calmement au pas". Un équipement vivement recommandé mais pas obligatoire.
Alors que la route est droite et éclairée à cet endroit, une voiture a surgi et a renversé les deux premiers chevaux. "Cette voiture a déboulé à toute vitesse, se souvient Christelle Segers. Le bruit du choc nous a fait tout de suite réagir, tant c’était fort. Un des chevaux a littéralement volé dans les airs, de même que son cavalier, pour ensuite en faucher un autre avant d’aller s’arrêter sur le bas-côté".

Un cheval tué sur le coup et l'autre euthanasié

Prévenus, deux gendarmes se sont rendus sur les lieux alors que les riverains portaient les premiers secours. Le conducteur de la voiture, un homme de 34 ans, a été entendu par les gendarmes. Selon plusieurs sources, il conduisait en état d'ébriété. Une enquête est ouverte pour connaître les circonstances exactes de l'accident. Les blessés ont été pris en charge par les pompiers. Deux cavaliers ont été hospitalisés: une femme qui est sortie aujourd'hui de l'hôpital pour des douleurs rénales et quatre côtes cassées et un homme pour des plaies importantes nécessitant la pose de six points de suture. Les quatre autres cavaliers, dont une jeune fille de 12 ans, ont été, eux, très traumatisés.

Côté chevaux, un animal a été tué sur le coup et l’autre a dû être euthanasié deux heures plus tard par un vétérinaire venu sur place, en pleine nuit. Ce qui a fortement choqué Christelle Segers : "Le cheval avait les pattes brisées. La pauvre bête s’est débattue et a longtemps agonisé avant l’arrivée du vétérinaire. Les gendarmes ne pouvaient-ils pas l’achever avec leur arme ?", s’interroge-t-elle. La réponse est non. "Seul un vétérinaire a l’autorisation d’euthanasier un animal", répond la gendarmerie.



Trois jours pour évacuer les chevaux morts

Bouleversés, Christelle Segers et ses amis, se demandent pourquoi cette intervention a été si longue et si mal coordonnée, selon eux. "Il a fallu attendre plus de deux heures le vétérinaire et l’ambulance. L’équarrisseur n’est passé que lundi après-midi pour enlever les chevaux que nous avons dû nous-même dégager de la route à 3h30 du matin. Avec la chaleur, l’odeur était insupportable pendant plus de trois jours, racontent les témoins. Heureusement qu’il y a eu cette solidarité spontanée de notre part".

Pour le maire de Montbrun-Lauragais, Gérard Bolet, la situation totalement exceptionnelle explique le sentiment ressenti par les témoins de l’accident. "Nous étions mobilisés. Mon adjoint a passé la nuit sur place et est revenu plusieurs fois après. J’avais obtenu du conseil départemental de limiter la vitesse sur cette route à 70 km/h. L’éclairage de la chaussée a été installé. Des radars pédagogiques doivent l’être également très prochainement. Concernant l’équarrisseur, il n’y en a qu’un habilité à faire ce type d’intervention dans toute la Haute-Garonne, d’où cette attente pour évacuer le corps des animaux", explique l’élu. Même son de cloche chez les gendarmes où un militaire expérimenté affirme qu’en 30 ans de métier il n’a jamais été confronté à un accident de la route impliquant des chevaux "Mais il y a beaucoup d’émotion suite à ce drame et je le comprends", affirme Gérard Bolet.




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          This Means WAR! Best War app for iPhone users   

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          Bomb it 7   

Big Awesome bomb it squeal. New maps, skill, weapons, and power ups. Defend your homeland from villains, advance through the stages, and complete missions.


          First TV Channel for Women Launches in Afghanistan   
The TV station, which focuses on women’s voices and women’s issues, has an all-female staff of presenters and producers.
          Feminist Majority Foundation Holds Congressional Briefing on Progress for Afghan Women and Girls   
Featured presenters included Dr. Sima Samar, former Afghan Minister of Women’s Affairs and current Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission; Gaisu Yari, former advisor to the Afghan Ministry of Women’s Affairs and a masters’ student in International Relations at Colombia University; and Belquis Ahmadi, Senior Program Officer at the United States Institute of Peace.
          Piso en alquiler en Badajoz, , 450 euros y 3 dormitorios   
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          Piso en alquiler en BADAJOZ, , 400 euros y 3 dormitorios   
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Se alquila piso en zona casco antiguo, 3 habitaciones, 2 cuartos de baño, todo exterior, calefacción individual por caldera, bomba de frio y calor, amueblado, únicamente estudiantes, chicas o militares. 3ª Planta. Amueblado. Calefacción. CE: C
3 habitaciones 2 baños 140 m² 2 €/m² aire acondicionado calefacción amueblado
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 21:37:37 +0200
          Piso en alquiler en ALICANTE, , 400 euros y 2 dormitorios   
400
MAGNÍFICA VIVIENDA SEMI-NUEVA, TODO EXTERIOR, TOTALMENTE EQUIPADA DE MUEBLES Y ELECTRODOMÉSTICOS, DISPONE DE UN APARATO DE AIRE ACONDICIONADO CON BOMBA FRÍO/CALOR, PARA ENTRAR A VIVIR. NO PIERDA ESTA OPORTUNIDAD Y VENGA A VERLO CUANTO ANTES.
2 habitaciones 1 baño 65 m² 6 €/m² aire acondicionado cocina equipada
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 21:36:04 +0200
          Rockets’ Red Glare and Bombs Bursting in Air   
A June 27 Pew Research Center poll says world opinion of the United States has plummeted since Donald Trump took office. Surveying people in 37 countries, 49 percent held a positive view of the United States, down from 65 percent at the end of 2016. Maybe we could cancel the fireworks this 4th of July More
          The Bizarre Case of Bashar   
Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of the legendary Sherlock Holmes, would have titled his story about this incident “The Bizarre Case of Bashar al-Assad”. And bizarre it is. It concerns the evil deeds of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian dictator, who bombed his own people with Sarin, a nerve gas, causing gruesome deaths of the victims. More
          Prefeito de Picuí acompanha engenheiros da Sudene em vistoria nas obras do programa água para todos   
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Na manhã dessa quinta-feira 29, o prefeito Olivânio juntamente com o líder da bancada na câmara, vereador Ranieri, estiveram acompanhando os engenheiros da SUDENE na vistoria das obras do sistema de abastecimento singelo do Programa água para todos nas comunidades Quixaba, Massapê e Lajedo do Tomaz. 
Orçado em R$ 390.000,00 o projeto teve início em 2014 por meio de um processo de dispensa de licitação, tendo como contratada a empresa U.s. Matic que chegou a instalar bombas e placas de energia solar nos três poços já existentes, a mesa recebeu a importância de R$ 78.000,00 o que corresponde a 15% do valor do convênio. 
Por meio de uma nova licitação, tendo como vencedora a empresa Polyefe, a obra ficou parada até o final de dezembro de 2016 e retomada pós ordem de serviço concedida pelo prefeito Olivânio. O sistema é composto de poço artesiano, extensa rede de canos, chafariz espalhados pela comunidade, casa de cloração, bomba d’água, caixa d’água principal de 10 (dez) mil litros que recebe a água e alimenta todo sistema e caixa d’água secundária de 5 (cinco) mil litros. O sistema é simples, porém de grande serventia quando concluído. 
Devido à demora na execução da obra que se arrasta a quase 4 (anos), a prefeitura vai ter que arcar com os danos ao sistema, a exemplo de comprar bombas elétricas, tendo em vista que, as bombas instaladas na primeira etapa, não possuem capacidade de abastecer os sistemas. No término da visita, os engenheiros ficaram satisfeitos com a conclusão dos serviços. A prefeitura deverá colocar o sistema para funcionar nos próximos dias.


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          The Fire Burns, the Cauldron Bubbles   
America serves up its news in a cauldron from hell, or so it sometimes seems. The fragments are all simmering in the same juice: bombs and drones and travel bans, slashed health care, police shootings, the Confederate flag. Double, double, toil and trouble . . . Suddenly I’m thinking about the statues of Confederate generals More
          Командир ночного бомбардировочного авиаполка, 1945 год, СССР   

Командир 46–го ночного бомбардировочного авиаполка Майор Наталья Федоровна Меклин.

Совершила 840 боевых вылетов на бомбардировку важных объектов в тылу врага, скоплений его живой силы и боевой техники, нанеся значительный урон гитлеровцам.

Меклин (Кравцова) Наталья Фёдоровна — старший лётчик 46–го гвардейского ночного бомбардировочного авиационного полка 325–й ночной бомбардировочной авиационной дивизии 4–й воздушной армии 2–го Белорусского фронта, гвардии лейтенант.

Родилась 8 сентября 1922 года в городе Лубны ныне Полтавской области Украины в семье служащего. Русская. Член ВКП(б)КПСС с 1943 года. Жила в городах Харькове и Киеве (с 1965 года — город–герой). В 1940 году окончила среднюю школу и аэроклуб, в 1941 году — 1–й курс Московского авиационного института.

В Красной Армии с октября 1941 года. В 1942 году окончила Энгельсскую военную авиационную школу пилотов. На фронтах Великой Отечественной войны с мая 1942 года.

Старший лётчик 46–го гвардейского ночного бомбардировочного авиаполка (325–я ночная бомбардировочная авиадивизия, 4–я воздушная армия, 2–й Белорусский фронт) гвардии лейтенант Меклин Н.Ф. к декабрю 1944 года совершила 840 боевых вылетов на бомбардировку важных объектов в тылу врага, скоплений его живой силы и боевой техники, нанеся ему значительный урон.

Указом Президиума Верховного Совета СССР от 23 февраля 1945 года за образцовое выполнение боевых заданий командования и проявленные мужество и героизм в боях с немецко–фашистскими захватчиками гвардии лейтенанту Меклин Наталье Фёдоровне присвоено звание Героя Советского Союза с вручением ордена Ленина и медали "Золотая Звезда" (№ 4855).

В 1953 году отважная лётчица окончила Военный институт иностранных языков. С 1957 года гвардии майор Меклин Н.Ф. — в запасе, а затем в отставке. Член Союза писателей СССР. Жила в городе–герое Москве. Скончалась 5 июня 2005 года. Похоронена в Москве на Троекуровском кладбище.

Награждена орденом Ленина, тремя орденами Красного Знамени, орденами Отечественной войны 1–й и 2–й степеней, Красной Звезды, медалями.

Её именем названы школы в городах Северодвинск, Смоленск, Полтава, Ставрополь. Почётная гражданка города Гданьск (Польша). Была зачислена в члены трудового коллектива цеха № 5 Производственного объединения "Оргсинтез" имени 60–летия СССР в городе Волжский Волгоградской области.

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          Charlie Parker - Ornithology   
Charlie Parker, ovvero uno dei più grandi personaggi della storia del jazz, una delle leggende della musica afroamericana. Anzi. Charlie Parker e Dizzy Gillespie, una coppia che nel giro di pochi anni è riuscita a rivoluzionare, è proprio il termine giusto, la musica afroamericana, il jazz. E non solo il jazz, perché il bebop, quella vertiginosa accelerazione che Parker e Gillespie impongono al jazz, diventa una bomba nelle sottoculture giovani dell’epoca, accendendo lo stile di vita di una intera generazione, da un capo all’altro dell’oceano. Ornithology è una delle composizioni più celebri di Parker, ed è uno dei cuori delle registrazioni del periodo d’oro del sassofonista assieme a Gillespie, con A Night in Tunisia, Koko, e molte altre. “Lezioni di rock” si sposta nel territorio del jazz, presentando uno dei dischi senza i quali è impossibile vivere, un album che raccoglie alcune delle più belle registrazioni di Parker nel periodo 1945-1947. Ernesto Assante e Gino Castaldo ripercorrono con voi le strade del bebop domenica 14 Dicembre alle 11 al Teatrostudio.
          People Are Now Bombarding Jimmy Butler With Hilarious Texts   
Jimmy Butler will probably regret giving out his phone number when he reads some of these texts.
          Finca de caza (coto) y ganadera   
Finca navalrromo 253 hectareas. A 10 minutos del ave de puertollano. Matricula cr: 10014 tierras arables autorizadas en la pac: 30’3 has. 432 olivos 474 m2 construidos: establo + dos casas con agua corriente y luz. Vallada. Transformador. Pozo y bomba vertical, que suministra agua a las casas y a las charcas. coto privado de caza menor y mayor 4 charcas con agua todo el año para la caza y ganado. plan tecnico de caza vigente hasta 2018...
          Venta de Casa 5 o mas ambientes en Escobar Loma Verde   
145000
Casaquinta en venta, con 3 dormitorios (1 en PB y 2 en PA), con amplio living/comedor, cocina, 1 baño, galeria, quincho con parrilla, lote de aprox. 1600m2, con gran arboleda, cerco vivo y pileta con bomba y filtro.Publicado por Osvaldo Bianco...
3 dormitorios 1 baño 173 m² 838 $/m² pileta
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:19:39 -0400
          Venta de Casa 5 o mas ambientes en Escobar Loma Verde   
145000
Casaquinta en venta, con 3 dormitorios (1 en PB y 2 en PA), con amplio living/comedor, cocina, 1 baño, galeria, quincho con parrilla, lote de aprox. 1600m2, con gran arboleda, cerco vivo y pileta con bomba y filtro.Publicado por Osvaldo Bianco...
3 dormitorios 1 baño 173 m² 838 $/m² pileta
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:02:06 -0400
          Frozen shoulder bombshell: it ain’t self-limiting   

Everyone who knows anything about frozen shoulder knows that it goes through three phases, even without treatment — a painful phase, a stiff phase, and recovery/thawing phase. And then you’re good. It’s “self-limiting.” Right? This is in all the textbooks! Dr. Christopher Kevin Wong found convincing evidence that it’s all wrong:

It turns out… not so much. In fact, while no evidence supported the natural history theory, evidence from multiple randomized control trials with longitudinal data directly contradict the theory of a recovery phase that leads to complete resolution for frozen shoulder. That the findings so starkly contradict the accepted view of frozen shoulder, as reflected by clinical reviews, research article introductions, textbooks, and reputable health websites has prompted reflection on how such an assumption made it into the medical knowledge base.

In other words, how the #%!*& did this happen? Basically it was a mistake that just got repeated until it was entrenched. Once it’s in a few textbooks, it’s game over for the truth.

So frozen shoulder probably does not consistently “thaw.” This is a bombshell, and a credible one, and bad news. I’ve always thought frozen shoulder is an interesting mess of a topic. It just got even more interesting and messy.

And how long will it be until most physiotherapists know about this? Start your timers. Bet it takes 20 years.


[Go to this post on PainScience.com]


          START YOUR TINY ENGINES AS ‘MICRO MACHINES WORLD SERIES’ LAUNCHES TODAY   
START YOUR TINY ENGINES AS ‘MICRO MACHINES WORLD SERIES’ LAUNCHES TODAY  Celebrate the Miniature Multiplayer Mayhem Larkspur, Calif. – June 30th, 2017 – Codemasters and Deep Silver have today unleashed miniature multiplayer mayhem on the gaming world with the release of Micro Machines World Series on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system by Microsoft, and PC via Steam. To celebrate the launch and showcase the fun and carnage you’ll be experiencing in Micro Machines World Series. The iconic series makes a triumphant return with a mixture of fan-favorite and all-new content that will delight players of all ages. Classic game modes Race and Elimination are complimented by an all-new Battle mode, which ramps up the carnage to the highest end of the miniature scale. Supporting up to 12 players for online multiplayer and one to four players locally, Micro Machines World Series gives you 12 amazing customizable vehicles to race and battle across 25 classic locations including the kitchen table, garden, workshop and game room. With spy cars, hovercrafts, dump trucks, tanks and more, Micro Machines World Series lets you equip a unique loadout and collect a range of crazy NERF power ups and collectibles such as blasters, mines, hammers and bombs to get the best of your opponents. Micro Machines World Series combines gaming nostalgia with incredible visuals and endless party replayability, making it a hit for players old and new. Follow updates from the Micro Machines studio on Facebook (www.facebook.com/codemasters.) # # # ABOUT CODEMASTERS: Codemasters, the award winning video game developer and publisher, has a 30 year heritage. With titles distributed globally, Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of driving and racing entertainment games including DiRT, GRID and the official BAFTA award-winning FORMULA 1 series of videogames. The company is fully controlled by Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd. (RBEL). For more information on Codemasters’ product portfolio, please visit www.codemasters.com. Join in the conversation with @codemasters on Twitter or Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/codemasters. ABOUT DEEP SILVER: Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Dead Island 2 and Agents of Mayhem. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, and Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. For more information please visit http://www.deepsilver.com/. ABOUT HASBRO: Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF and TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games, television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive lifestyle licensing program, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection for children and families around the world. The Company’s Hasbro Studios creates entertainment brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film and more. Through the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. Learn more at www.hasbro.com and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews). MICRO MACHINES, NERF and all related names are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2017 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. All copyrights or trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are being used under license. Developed and published by Codemasters. “PlayStation”, “PLAYSTATION” and “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. 
          SUPER BOMBERMAN R Reveals Team Battles, New Maps, Characters and More!   
SUPER BOMBERMAN R Reveals Team Battles, New Maps, Characters and More! Sydney, 30th June 2017 – Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. today announced new content for Super Bomberman R, including new team battles, maps, characters and more. These items can be unlocked in the game shop using earned free gems. Super Bomberman R reveals the following content: Team Battles – Players can create their own teams to battle against other players from around the world. Once all other team colours have been wiped out, the last team standing declares victory. Set 3-team or 4-team battles, as well as 1v4 to create the ultimate challenge! 4 New Maps for Battle Mode: Plain Floor – A large open space in the middle of the stage creates an intense battle Desert Fort – Strategically manoeuvre between moving red tiles to win Classic Conveyor Belt – The well-known conveyor belt from past series is back! Panic Factory – Covered mostly with conveyor belts, this stage creates a chaotic battle 3 New Characters – Pyramid Head, Simon Belmont and Vic Viper join the battle, each with a special ability: Pyramid Head Bomber from Silent Hill: Defeat your enemies instantaneously when in contact Simon Belmont Bomber from Castlevania: Draw in bombs and characters from far away Vic Viper Bomber from Gradius: Super-fast movement New Accessories Snowflake Series Item Series Super Bomberman R launched globally in March 2017, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch™, marking a fitting return for the beloved multiplayer series. All key Bomberman elements return for the new title as players guide their Bomberman around maze-like areas using timed bombs to open walkways and take out opponents within timed sessions. In Super Bomberman R, up to eight players can compete locally or online in the competitive ‘Battle’ mode, or up to two players can work cooperatively in ‘Story’ mode to clear stages in order to save the galaxy. For more information, please visit us at: www.konami.com/games/bomberman. About Konami Group KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company of the Konami Group on March 31, 2006. KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION covers the fields of “Digital Entertainment Business”, “Health & Fitness Business”, “Gaming & Systems Business” and “Amusement Business”. KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988 and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. Home Page URL: www.konami.co.jp. Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. is a wholly-owned subsidiary, responsible for popular franchises like Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer amongst other top sellers. Konami Group is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment and its products, please visit https://www.konami.com.
          Así es el cuadro de Rafa Nadal en Wimbledon 2017   
Rafa Nadal estaba muy pendiente de las dos primeras rondas que deparara el sorteo de Wimbledon 2017, y el bombo ha sido benévolo con el dos veces campeón del torneo, que regresa al All England Club tras haber sido baja en 2016. Nadal debutará...
           Girl killed as five suicide bombers attack Lebanese troops    
A girl died and seven Lebanese soldiers were wounded on Friday when five militants blew themselves up and a sixth threw a grenade during army raids on two...
          Top Of The Table – The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire   

Dozens of tabletop games over the years have alluded to the mobster world of The Godfather, and a few have even offered an actual licensed take on the classic film of New York mafia, with its devastating betrayals and family intrigue. But until Corleone’s Empire, I’ve never played a game that so perfectly captures the mood and themes of that memorable movie. Designer Eric M. Lang has been behind some of the most thematically rich and rewarding tabletop games of recent years, and publisher CMON has an eye for stellar production values. Add in some truly evocative art from Karl Kopinski, and The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire nails the setting and tone of Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece, while simultaneously offering a rousing and fast-paced game of strategy and sudden, devastating treachery. 

Corleone’s Empire is a game of worker placement and area control. Two to five players each take on the role of a New York crime family, working to shake down businesses across the boroughs, complete jobs like extortions and backroom deals, and bribe allies into cooperation with your nefarious activities. Don Corleone looms over your criminal projects as the Godfather of organized crime in the city, and you must be careful to launder and hide away your money, as the excess will go in tribute to him at the end of each act. Along the way, it’s your acquisition of illegal goods like guns, booze, blood money, and eventually, narcotics, which fuel your illicit affairs. Turf changes hands all the time, new businesses open for exploitation, and minions are murdered in violent car bomb explosions and drive-by shootings; figures regularly move from the board spaces into the Hudson River after they meet an untimely end. The theming is richly imagined and appropriately tied up in crime and sudden dramatic turns of fate that reshape the contours of the session.

CMON has established a reputation for its great miniatures and top-notch art, and both are in full evidence throughout Corleone’s Empire. The rulebook and cards are filled with brooding character art of the city’s mid-20th century criminals and civic officials. Individual uncolored miniatures are detailed and varied, offering up different visuals for each family Don, Consigliere, and Heir. A horse-head token indicates first-turn status. Every player even has a literal metal suitcase that holds laundered money away from prying eyes. And the New York board map is thoughtfully designed and attractive, appropriately appointed without ever feeling crowded, even in the game’s later busy turns. Everything reinforces and recalls the film. I’m also a big fan of the board’s use of shapes tied to the bases of individual minis and components; even newcomers to the game can quickly grasp where each piece should be played, from hexagonal control markers to square spots that match your family’s thug minis.


Corleone's Empire supports two to five players, but plays best with four or five

The clever nods to the movie would be for naught without a solid game framework. Behind the mafioso concept, smartly structured and briskly paced gameplay unfolds. Split into four roughly similar acts, the game layers on complexity through the gradual introduction of new figures, businesses, allies, and resources. Reach Act II, and your Consigliere mini joins the team. Bid more than your opponents, and perhaps you can lure the Mayor to aid your family in Act III. Risk entry into the dangerous world of narcotics in the late game, and you’ve got a new flexible resource that can help fuel any job. 

In the most important phase of each act, players take turns deploying their miniatures onto designated spots across New York City, shaking down businesses like the Barbershop, Korean Laundry, and Gun Dealership, and acquiring the designated resource. Have the most figures in an area, and you gain control of that borough in the subsequent turn, meaning you get a piece of the action every time a player hits up that business in the future. Gathered resources let you complete jobs, which usually offer both concrete rewards and a way to screw over your opponents; you gain money (or launder it) while potentially killing off opponent pieces in key locations across the board. Your own carefully laid plans can be shattered by an opposing player’s machinations. If that sort of messing with each other angers you, Corleone’s Empire is likely to frustrate almost constantly. For me, the sudden changes in fortune communicated a delightful nod to the precipitous and dramatic turns of the movie.  In the end, it’s a combination of acquired money, control exerted around the city, and jobs completed that determine the crime family that will rule New York and win the game.

For a game with so many interlocking systems of resources, control points, and different paths to money and victory, I’m impressed by the ease of play. Down time between turns is very low, as each figure’s placement on the board has a clearly marked consequence and acquisition. In my experience, the game is at its best with four or five players, as interlocking webs of alliances accrue, and players in the lead are suddenly ganged up upon by other players who feel threatened. The abrupt and disastrous falls from a hard-won lead are painful, but bearable since the game completes in a moderate playtime; a two-hour session is enough to finish one game, and for most player groups, that might even be enough to try a second run on the same evening of play, allowing new alliances and grudges to form.  


Each player called a small tin "metal suitcase" to store their money and completed job cards

Strangers to The Godfather may be stymied by the constant references to the movie. But it’s clear that’s a sacrifice that the designer is willing to make, foregoing overt explanations about things like the taking or leaving of canolis, for instance, and instead letting players recognize narrative flavors and moments wherever they can find them. The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire does justice to its inspiration, and the dip into gangster fantasies is a welcome change of pace from more fantastical settings. 

If Corleone’s Empire sounds like a good fit for your friends, you won’t have long to wait to track down a copy; pre-orders are available now, and official launch is July 28th of this year. If you’re looking for something of a different flavor than tommy guns and restaurant assassinations, make sure and click on the Top of the Table banner below and check out some other recent recommendations. If you’d like some additional personal recommendations or advice on tabletop games, feel free to drop me a line via email or Twitter – I’m always happy to share some suggestions to find the perfect gaming fit for your group.  


          Descriversi… divertendosi: il videoclip di “Descriviamoci!”   
“Descriviamoci!” è il titolo del nuovo videoprogetto che Andrea Bombardelli, insegnante della Scuola primaria “Aldo Gorfer” di Trento, ha da poco pubblicato sul canale Youtube dell’Istituto Comprensivo Trento 5. Il videoclip vede come protagonisti i bambini di classe quarta B e rappresenta la continuazione del lavoro di ricerca artistico-espressiva che con passione e competenza il […]
          Motel Ameri Cut Out Dress in Paint Marks   
Motel Ameri Cut Out Dress in Paint Marks

We cant get enough of the sports luxe trend - work it in our new cut out bodycon silhouette! Featuring a round neck, cut out detail to shoulder, ultra flattering bodycon fit in mini length. Team with chunky boots and a quilted bomber for that ultimate sporty chic look!

£10


          Lezioni di gioco cooperativo   
Il video che vi propongo è stato realizzato nel maggio 2015 durante alcune lezioni del corso tenuto da Roberto Bombardelli insieme agli studenti, presso il Polo Universitario di Rovereto, Corso in Educazione Professionale. Il corso è stato istituito dall’Università degli studi di Ferrara, in collaborazione con il Dipartimento di Psicologia e Scienze Cognitive e il […]
          Biodata Nursyafiq Farhain Anak Saleem Iklim Penyanyi Lagu Sayang Maafkan Aku    
Biodata Shafiq Farhain Anak Saleem Iklim| Korang kenal jejaka bernama Nursyafiq Farhain? Syafiq Farhain atau lebih dikenali sebagai Nursyafiq Farhain adalah anak kepada Saleem Iklim yang terkenal dengan jolokan suara emas. Sebelum ini, Syafiq Farhain mula mendapat perhatian apabila suara lunaknya menjadi tular dari aplikasi smule. Suara sebiji macam ayahnya beb! Kini, Nursyafiq Farhain mengeluarkan single pertama berjudul Sayang Maafkan Aku dari karya Harry Khalifah. Lihat video official Sayang Maafkan Aku di bawah. Jom terjah biodata Nursyafiq Farhain!

Biodata Nursyafiq Farhain Anak Saleem Iklim Penyanyi Lagu Sayang Maafkan Aku

Biodata Nursyafiq Farhain Penyanyi Lagu Sayang Maafkan Aku 


Nama Penuh : Nursyafiq Farhain AM Salim
Nama Komersial : Syafiq Farhain @ Syafiq Saleem
Umur : 23 tahun
Asal : Setiu, Terengganu
Pendidikan : Lulusan Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu
Kerjaya : Pegawai Bomba dan Penyanyi

Fakta Menarik NurSyafiq Farhain 


● Merupakan anak kepada Saleem Iklim dan anggota bomba dan penyelamat di Tebrau, Johor.
● Mempunyai kumpulan muzik yang dikenali sebagai Fire Fingers JDT terdiri daripada ahli anggota bomba.
● Mula menyanyi di aplikasi Smule bermula penghujung tahun 2016.

Jom layan single pertama dari Sayang Maafkan Aku nyanyian Nursyafiq Farhain!



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          Eylem Hazırlığındaki 8 PKK'lı Terörist Patlayıcılarla Yakalandı   
Düzenlenen operasyonda bombalı eylem hazırlığındaki 8 PYD/PKK'lı terörist yakalandı. Operasyonda toprağa gömülü halde 146 kilogram patlayıcı ele geçirildi.
           Lebanon: Suicide attacks near Syria border kill 1 girl    
BEIRUT (AP) - Explosions, including five suicide bombings, shook a Lebanese border town early on Friday, killing a Syrian girl and wounding seven Lebanese...
           Al Shabaab militants executed in Somalia's Puntland for bomb plots, killings    
BOSASSO, Somalia, June 30 (Reuters) - Authorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Friday executed seven people it said were Islamist...
          În 1941, când Germania, Italia, Ungaria şi Bulgaria au invadat şi au dezmembrat Iugoslavia, România s-a abţinut să participe   
    Foto: Mareşalul Ion Antonescu Într-o scrisoare de răspuns către Constantin I.C. (Dinu) Brătianu, din luna mai 1941, la un memoriu al acestuia din 8 aprilie acelaşi an, generalul Antonescu făcea referiri concrete la chestiunea Banatului, prezentând un deosebit interes pentru noi: „…Bombardamentul localităţilor româneşti de către aeroplanele jugoslave nu poate fi considerat decât […]
          CNN Boss Jeff Zucker Flees Like a Coward When Confronted by James O’Keefe (VIDEO)   
  Cristina Laila / The Gateway Pundit Jun 29th, 2017  New York – Project Veritas President, James O’Keefe confronted CNN boss, Jeff Zucker Thursday morning over the recent bombshell undercover videos which exposed CNN for pushing the Trump-Russia story for … Continue reading
           Mariah Carey pays tribute at Manchester bomb victim funeral    
LONDON (AP) - Mariah Carey sent a video message and the stars of the long-running British TV show "Coronation Street" were among the mourners at a funeral...
           Five suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids    
BEIRUT, June 30 (Reuters) - Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with...
          Family say Manchester Arena attack victim 'inspired everyone around him'   

Around 750 people gather in and around Stockport town hall to pay tribute to self-described Coronation Street superfan Martyn Hett, 29

The father of Martyn Hett, who was killed in the Manchester bombing, has described his son’s life as a “rollercoaster”, saying that he “inspired everyone around him”.

Related: ‘Go sing with the angels’: families pay tribute to Manchester victims

Related: My friend, Martyn Hett, was killed by a terrorist. Here's the response I want | Alastair Bealby

Continue reading...
           Taliban kill 6 Afghan police in west; roadside bomb kills 7    
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban stormed an Afghan security post in the western Farah province, killing at least six policemen and wounding three,...
          Bellingham police dog, 6, dies of rare internal injury   
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Bellingham police are mourning the loss of their bomb-sniffing dog, Brick, who died from a rare internal injury to his blood vessels....
           Suicide bombers kill two, wound 11 in attack in Niger - U.N.    
ABIDJAN, June 30 (Reuters) - Bombers killed two people and wounded 11 others at a U.N.-managed camp in Niger housing thousands of people who have fled Boko...
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          Spare him the fainting couches   
Kurt Schlichter is done with the bow-tied crowd and their principled conservatism:
I think it was mildly amusing that some loud right-wingers spent a minute disrupting a bunch of New York liberals’ conservative murder porn party.

There, I said it. And now, according to some people on the conservative side, I’m not a conservative anymore.

Oh. Well, if conservatism has morphed into a human centipede of onanistic purity-signaling, then you fussy guardians of the word can have it.

Now, there is a coherent and reasonable argument that hitting back liberals with a taste of their own medicine – that is, inflicting upon them a microscopic fraction of what they have spent decades inflicting upon us – is a bad idea. People I respect and who are friends adhere to this view. I’ve listened to their opinions – because they have earned my attention – and they are wrong....

First, the “If it’s wrong for them to do it to us, then it’s wrong if we do it to them” formulation is less a principle than a tired cliché. This minor disruption was a tactic; shouting was a tool. It is moral for the good guys – and we are the good guys – to use tactics and tools against an enemy that are immoral when they do it. It was immoral for the Nazis to bomb London; it was moral for us to bomb Nazis. Of course every tactic and tool is not acceptable, but the guys who stormed Omaha Beach did not “become what they were fighting” because they used the same tools and tactics as the enemy.

Second, this sort of performance art is so harmless that the cost/benefit calculus weighs in favor of tolerating such occasional inconveniences. That’s not to say we should not impose higher costs on them – we disapprove of the firing of people for what they say, but Kathy Griffin’s defenestration was a sacrifice worth making to demonstrate the costs of liberal misbehavior. This is crucial. They must pay a cost for establishing their new rules.

Call it retribution or punishment or just payback, but causing pain to wrongdoers is a conservative principle we seem to have forgotten. The left needs to feel the pain that comes from their choices. If they want a world where people suffer for speaking, well, I prefer they didn’t, but I damn well know that if that’s the new rule, their side is going to get it shoved down their throat.
Welcome to the Alt-Lite. It's a step in the right direction. What Alt Lite culture warriors like Jack Posobiec, Mike Cernovich, and James O'Keefe are doing matters. And shaking off the self-imposed shackles of "conservative principles" is the first step towards actually engaging the enemy.
          Tyler The Creator releases new music   

Tyler The Creator is releasing new music for the first time since 2015’s Cherry Bomb. He is sharing the Wolf Haley-directed music video for...

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          La escuela del tecnico mecanico (tomo v )   
Hidraulica motores-hidraulica bombas-editorial labor,s,a. Año 1962
          Gentile su Hitler: “Dopo di lui, tanti altri come lui”   

Gentile su Hitler

Ospite di M, programma sperimentale di Michele Santoro in onda su Rai 2, lo storico Emilio Gentile su Hitler compie un'analisi puntuale: "Uno dei vantaggi che abbiamo è che nessuno più apertamente si richiama a Hitler. Personaggi come Hitler, dopo Hitler, ce ne sono stati diversi però. Capi che hanno deliberatamente condotto politiche di sterminio: i regimi comunisti dopo il 1949, Amin Dada, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein" - spiega - "Hussein è molto simile a Hitler: un partito unico laico, un richiamo all'antica tradizione della Babilonia, l'ebreo d'Israele come nemico principale. Questi però sono tutti fenomeni che sono stati considerati come degenerazioni. Fenomeni poco occidentali".

Gentile su Hitler

Gentile prosegue: "Potremmo dire che in Occidente l'esperienza di Hitler ci ha vaccinati. Ma bisogna anche dire che i campi vennero utilizzati anche prima di Hitler, precisamente dagli inglesi durante la guerra anglo-boera a inizio Novecento. Quello che si è veramente inventato Hitler è la miscela di tanti elementi presenti nella civiltà occidentale e li ha fusi in una grande bomba esplosiva. Un'atomica ideologica, messa in pratica".

 

L'articolo Gentile su Hitler: “Dopo di lui, tanti altri come lui” proviene da Servizio Pubblico.


          Bacha, padá wojbomba! Svalovci se bojí, co brýlatý chlapík zase vyzradí   
Silnější chlapík s brýlemi a ustupujícími vlasy patří k nejmocnějším mužům ve světě NBA. Není to bývalý basketbalista, není to ani trenér, manažer nebo agent. Jen sportovní novinář. Přes Twitter sledují Adriana Wojnarowského téměř dva miliony lidí a všichni čekají na další WojBomb.
          Sioux Falls Bomb Squad: Felony Charges Come With Altering Fireworks   
Sioux Falls Police want to remind residents that altering fireworks is illegal. Police say manufacturers make fireworks in such a way that they’re safe. They’re not meant to be altered in any way. A member of the bomb squad says typically what they see is people bundling them together to make them louder. If police suspect that a firework is...
          Imágen de la semana: el Gordo    

Blackberry pearl gordo

Has madrugado, tienes un buen sitio dentro del salón de la Lotería de Navidad y acabas de ver como los niños de San Ildefonso cantan el gordo de la lotería. El 20297, otro año sin que te toque nada. Pero sientes la curiosidad de ver cómo han retratado la imagen de la jornada los periodistas agolpados delante de los bombos.

Como me llevé la Blackberry Pearl al evento, entro en un instante a la página de ElPais.com y contemplo la foto de los niños con las bolitas: “20297, el Gordo", un gordo madrugador...".


          ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠123 Martyrs In Eid In Syria   
Documentation Office in Syrian Press Center (SPC), has managed to document in Eid 123 martyrs authenticated with names, where they included civilians and fighters in the areas held by opposition factions, as most of them passed away in bombardment by international coalition, ISIS in the provinces of Raqqa and Deir Azzor, and regime forces in […]
          50 Martyrs in Raids on al-Diblan In Deir Azzor Rural   
50 civilians passed away in bombardment by warplanes of al-Diblan town in Deir Azzor eastern rural yesterday on Tuesday. 50 civilian martyrs were the death toll of several raids with cluster bombs by warplanes on al-Diblan ISIS-held town in Deir Azzor eastern rural on Tuesday. The raids led to scores wounded including severe injuries so […]
          Civilian Martyr In Cluster Bombardment Of Town West Deir Azzor   
Regime warplanes have waged raids on different areas in Deir Azzor countryside leaving a martyr and some wounded. Ayyash town in Deir Azzor western rual was targeted with 4 cluster raids resulting in one civilian martyr and two wounded civilians. Besides, al-Tayba village was similarly raided leading to material damages. #Syrian_Press_Center
          Rescatan a un hombre atrapado en el patio interior de una vivienda tras un incendio en Yuncos (Toledo)   

Viernes, 30 de junio de 2017 - En Toledo

Un hombre de 51 años de edad ha tenido que ser rescatado este viernes por los bomberos del patio interior de una vivienda situada en la calle Illescas de la localidad toledana de Yuncos, tras un incendio en el inmueble.


          Jury finds United States can seize Iran-linked office tower   
A jury in New York on Thursday found that the U.S. government can seize a Manhattan office building from a nonprofit foundation accused of violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. The jury in a Manhattan federal court said the Alavi Foundation, majority owner of an office tower at 650 Fifth Avenue, knew that its partner and the building's minority owner, Assa Corp, was a front for Iran, and helped conceal the fact. Jurors said the government had proven that the property was involved in or traceable to money laundering. The government wanted to seize the 36-story building, which could be worth nearly $1 billion, to benefit people with legal judgments against Iran relating to bombings and other attacks. "In this trial, 650 Fifth Avenue’s secret was laid bare for all to see," said Acting U.S. Attorney Joon Kim in Manhattan, whose office represented the government. "On behalf of all of our clients, we are extremely pleased with the decision and the verdict handed down today," said
          Prisoner of War: A Novel of World War II   
33198196Spradlin, Michael P. Prisoner of War: A Novel of World War II
June 27th 2017 by Scholastic Press
E ARC from Edelweiss Above the Treeline

Henry has had a difficult life on the family farm in Minnesota. After the death of his mother, his father took up drinking and abusing him, so at the age of 15, he signs up for the Marines, with his grandfather vouching for his age. He survives basic training and is sent to the Philippines. Just as his commander is ready to send him home for being underage, the Japanese attack. Henry (nicknamed "Tree"),along with his friends and protectors, Gunny and Jamison, must try to stay alive during the bombings, and when the Japanese take them prisoners. Henry has some problems with anger management, and makes lots of bad choices, angering a guard he refers to as "Scarface" and getting beaten regularly. He does manage to save an Australian soldier, and the alliance with this group helps when Gunny is taken for "questioning". Japanese prison camps were brutal, and Tree ends up spending several years there. The prisoners show a lot of resourcefulness when it comes to outsmarting guards, obtaining medicine and food, and helping each other, but conditions are such that not everyone will survive.

There are a lot of World War II books, and yet I always need more for my readers who find it fascinating. A lot of books set during this time period take place in Europe, but there is a small number set in the Pacific theater. This is an excellent addition to books such as this author's Into the Killing Seas, Salisbury's The Hunt for the Bamboo Rat and Lynch's The Liberators, as well as excellent nonfiction titles like Farrell's Pure Grit, and Weintraub's No Better Friend. I've been reading  middle grade World War II fiction for twenty years, and those are the only Pacific theater titles I can muster, so there is a need to more!

Spradlin's book is especially effective because it takes into account what younger readers want, which is action, adventure, and violence, with what the adults handing them the books want, which is a certain depiction that war is not a great option. Henry's enlistment is done out of desperation over his situation at home, which was not unusual at the time. While the story doesn't glorify war, it does celebrate the men who banded together to help each other survive, and showed the triumph of human will under impossible circumstances. The other thing that young readers like is anyone undermining authority, and the prisoners certainly managed to get the better of their captors on many occasions. I imagine that Hogan's Heroes was wildly popular with 12 year old boys when it was on television, for just this reason.

The historical details are rich and interesting; it had never occurred to me that the guards at the prisons camp were the less successful soliders, but it makes sense. The heat and humidity of the jungle, the food rations or lack thereof, and the historical background are all effectively portrayed, and will hold up to the scrutiny of the most well informed war buff.

Books about war are not my favorite, and Tree certainly makes a lot of choices with which I wholeheartedly disagree, but Prisoner of War will get the most reluctant reader avidly turning the pages to see what fate holds for our underage protagonist.

Need more books for your tween war monger? Check out this World War II podcast.



32713131Ure, James. W. Seized by the Sun: The Life and Disappearance of World War II Pilot Gertrude Tompkins
July 1st 2017 by Chicago Review Press
E ARC from Edelweiss Above the Treeline

While I am intrigued by this "Women of Action" series, this read more like a scholarly tome than a middle grade book. I'm glad to know about these, and will keep them in mind for my REALLY hard core war buffs, but will most likely not purchase and will rely on students getting this from the public library. If I had an unlimited budget, or if World War II was officially in our curriculum, I'd buy it.

From the Publisher
"Of the 38 Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) confirmed or presumed dead in World War II, only one--Gertrude "Tommy" Tompkins--is still missing. On October 26, 1944, the 32-year-old fighter plane pilot lifted off from Mines Field in Los Angeles. She was never seen again.

Seized by the Sun is the story of a remarkable woman who overcame a troubled childhood and the societal constraints of her time to find her calling flying the fastest and most powerful airplane of World War II. It is also a compelling unsolved mystery.

Born in 1912 to a wealthy New Jersey family, Gertrude's childhood was marked by her mother's bouts with depression and her father's relentless search for a cure for the debilitating stutter that afflicted Gertrude throughout her life. Teased and struggling in school, young Gertrude retreated to a solitary existence. As a young woman she dabbled in raising goats and aimlessly crisscrossed the globe in an attempt to discover her purpose.

As war loomed in Europe, Gertrude met the love of her life, a Royal Air Force pilot who was killed flying over Holland. Telling her sister that she "couldn't stop crying, so she focused on learning to fly," Gertrude applied to join the newly formed Women's Air Force Service Pilots. She went on to become such a superior pilot that she was one of only 126 WASPs selected to fly fighter planes. After her first flight in the powerful P-51 Mustang, her stutter left her for good.

Gertrude's sudden disappearance remains a mystery to this day. Award-winning author Jim Ure leads readers through Gertrude's fascinating life; provides a detailed account of the WASPs' daily routines, training, and challenges; and describes the ongoing search for Gertrude's wreck and remains. The result of years of research and interviews with Gertrude's family, friends, and fellow WASPs, Seized by the Sun is an invaluable addition to any student's or history buff's bookshelf."


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          How to Improve Your Content Marketing by Embracing Failure   
Sometimes, your content crashes and burns. That might mean no one reads your article, it doesn't get shared, or you get bombarded with nasty comments. But, all that's OK. In fact, it might be for the better. Read the full article at MarketingProfs
          Afghanistan: Warnung vor Anschlag in Kabul rettete womöglich viele Deutsche   
Für die Außenwelt kam der verheerende Bombenanschlag auf die deutsche Botschaft in Kabul ohne Vorwarnung. Die Botschaft aber wusste mehr – und ergriff für ihr Personal wohl lebensrettende Vorsichtsmaßnahmen.
          J.Y.J versus Avex y SM   


No puede librarse de la idea de que Avex fue con los tres de nosotros como instrumentos para obtener mayores beneficios en lugar de tratar con nosotros como artistas.” – JYJ
Con esa frase sola , millones de fans alrededor del mundo fueron incitados a un frenesí sobre cómo, codiciosos del mal funcionamiento de Avex impedían su amado JYJ de promociones continua .
Ahora bien, si ese escenario le suena familiar, es preciso, ya que es inquietantemente similar a la que se juega con SM Entertainment poco más de un año atrás.
Las dos veces que JYJ fue atacado por sus empresas, los fans rápidamente llegó a su rescate y defendió sus acciones en número muy elevado, lo que demuestra que la comunidad internacional de K-pop está bien anclado en el lado del trío ídolo.
A pesar de la aparente desprecio unánime a la SM y los papeles respectivos de Avex en esta controversia, tengo que dar un paso atrás de todas las reacciones emocionales, y reflexionar sobre si las dos empresas realmente merecen estas representaciones horrible.
Después de todo, es fácil para los aficionados a la pintura de sus ídolos como mártires en el despiadado mundo del negocio de la música, pero es igual de fácil para ellos pierden su proceso de pensamiento racional.
El mayor argumento en contra de las empresas , en particular SM, es que se pegaron con TVXQ años contratos injustos “13″, que trabajó hasta el agotamiento de TVXQ sin una compensación adecuada, y que las empresas no hicieron caso a las solicitudes de contrato.
Supongo que para el profano, las cosas suenan ridículas, pero por lo general, creo que depende del punto de vista.
En mi opinión, es importante recordar que estas empresas invierten cientos de miles si no millones, de dólares, así como un tiempo precioso, para desarrollar y capacitar a estos grupos ídolo. Como resultado, a fin de asegurar un retorno, deben llegar a los contratos que aseguran su margen de beneficios potenciales. En consecuencia, un contrato de largo y una gran parte de la rentabilidad del grupo son lo que necesitan para tomar con el fin de garantizar un retorno para ellos y sus accionistas.
Todo el mundo se centra en las historias no favorito, pero recuerde que la compañía todavía tiene que comer todos los costes de formación y promoción, incluso si las bombas del grupo, el riesgo es significativamente más alto, así que ¿por qué no las recompensas también ser altos cuando tienen un éxito? Y no es que estas empresas sólo desembolsar el dinero para los alumnos: incluso para los grupos de éxito, las empresas pagan por todo. tarifa de avión, comidas, hoteles, alquiler de coches, promociones, grabación, escritores, productores, conductores – cualquiera que sea el grupo de necesidades, que están pagando por ello.



Cuando se anunció que Avex se siguen vendiendo productos JYJ después de que cayó el trío, sólo refuerza a los aficionados que Avex estaba haciendo esto porque están hambrientos de dinero, o “robo de lucro”.
Otra vez sin embargo, no es como si JYJ son sólo de la música. Después de todo, que originalmente quería renegociar sus contratos después de que presentó la demanda original contra SM, por lo que en esencia, que sólo estaban en busca de la mejor oferta, al igual que cualquier compañía.
Si bien la historia del trío admirable que se puso de pie por sí mismos contra los grandes, corporación mal, el mal es una buena historia, no estoy seguro de la disparidad en la percepción merece ser tan amplio como es.
También es absurdo para mí el que los fans creen que sus cantantes favoritos tendría éxito sin estas empresas. Después de todo, que iban a ser si no para las empresas que capacitó y contrató a ellos?El mercado de la música coreana es muy saturado, y artistas independientes no encuentra el mismo éxito financiero que lo harían en una cultura musical más amplia, como los Estados Unidos. Sin SM, y en menor medida, Avex, a quien le TVXQ y JYJ ser? A nadie? Probablemente no, y eso es evidente para una gran mayoría de los ídolos.



Una reacción coherente de JYJ a los procedimientos judiciales y promociones caído es un intento de comisión de la simpatía de sus fans. La clave para ellos es hacer girar la situación en una historia lamentable en el que aparece siempre que una empresa codiciosa está obligando a los pobres, talentos inocentes para hacer cosas que no quieres hacer. Quieren que todo el mundo creen que su único objetivo en la vida es complacer a los fans y hacer música para el arte de la misma. Por ejemplo, JYJexigió 2,5 millones de dólares de la demanda, aunque dijeron que eran un valor de 10 millones de dólares. ¿Por qué la menor cantidad? Una vez más, para crear la percepción de que a pesar de que estaban exigiendo un montón de dinero, que no estaban siendo codicioso, ya que sólo exige el 25% de lo que ellos pensaban que merecían.
Así que ¿por qué utilizar este giro? Porque funciona.
Aunque ambas partes son parte de la culpa de este desastre, no ha sido culpa abrumadora colocado a los pies de SM Entertainment y Avex.
La realidad fría y dura, sin embargo, es que la gente busca obtener rentabilidad financiera Las empresas no están a cargo de máquinas sin corazón empeñado en destruir los sueños de los ídolos de los jóvenes;. Que son administrados por motivos de interés propio, tanto para sí mismos y sus accionistas.
Además, los ídolos no son “perfectos ángeles”, a pesar de lo que los fans pueden creer. Al igual que las corporaciones, pero a pequeña escala, que tienen sus propios intereses, su propio éxito, y su propio dinero en el fondo. JYJ, a pesar de la imagen que intenta reproducir hasta, también son seres humanos que desean ingresos monetarios por su trabajo. Una vez más, no hay nada de malo en eso, pero ambas partes son esencialmente tratando de lograr objetivos similares, así que por qué las reacciones muy diferentes?
Espero que la respuesta a este artículo a ser negativo, sobre todo porque toma la postura contraria de lo que la mayoría de los fans de K-pop quiere oír. Después de todo, esta postura no es específicamente sobre JYJ, es realmente acerca de todos los artistas (especialmente ídolo grupos) y la realidad de su situación.
Sé que la gente va a llorar en la ira de los prejuicios y otras excusas moneda corriente, pero el punto de este artículo en su totalidad es que la gente incluso a considerar ambos lados, y que ambas partes pueden cometer errores. Dado que en la actualidad? Los aficionados son el tratamiento tanto para las empresas y los ídolos como si fueran entidades no humanas en una guerra del bien y del mal – pero la realidad es que ambos son una colección de seres humanos que buscan por sí mismos.
La palabra de los ídolos no es la palabra de Dios. Ellos no son perfectos, y sus intenciones no son siempre puro. En ese mismo sentido, todas las empresas no son máquinas mal empeñados en la prevención de tus artistas favoritos de llegar a ser rico y exitoso. No estoy pidiendo a los aficionados a lado con SM y empezar a convertirse en antis, sólo estoy pidiendo para el pensamiento racional. Estoy pidiendo que recordar que JYJ y otros ídolos también son humanos, algo que creo que un montón de fans que perder de vista.
          Shiite Muslims end week-long daily protest in NW Pakistan   

Pakistani Shiite leader Muzzamal Hussain says they have ended their week-long daily protests following army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa's visit to the northwestern tribal town of Parachinar where twin bombings at a market killed 75 people

The post Shiite Muslims end week-long daily protest in NW Pakistan appeared first on FederalNewsRadio.com.


          Comemorações do 25 Abril em Carregal do Sal   
No próximo dia 25 de Abril de 2017 vai ter lugar nos Paços do concelho de Carregal do Sal as Comemorações da "Revolução dos Cravos".

Este dia vai contar ,com o hastear da Bandeira , com a presença de uma guarda de honra composta por elementos dos Bombeiros de Carregal do sal
 e Cabanas de Viriato e membros da Cruz Vermelha de Oliveira de Conde.


Neste dia decorre ainda o Mercado de Rua na nossas vila sede de concelho.
          Festa do Caldo e do Enchido em Carregal do Sal   
No próximo dia 18 de Fevereiro de 2017 os Bombeiros  Voluntários de Carregal do Sal vão organizar a Festa do caldo e do enchido.

Este evento gastronómico tem inicio pelas 18h30 e convida todos os interessados a aparecer , a entrada são apenas 6 euros.

No entanto ,pode ao mesmo tempo, ajudar esta associação Humanitária de Bombeiros , no dia torna-se sócio e tem direito a entrada livre nesta festa.
          3ª edição Pai Natal Sobre Rodas em Cabanas de Viriato   
No próximo dia 11 de Dezembro de 2016 os Bombeiros voluntários de Cabanas de Viriato vão organizar a terceira edição  do Pai Natal Sobre Rodas.

A Concentração vai ter lugar pelas 8h30 na sede do quartel, o inicio do passeio está previsto para meia hora depois.

Para todo os interessados as inscrições tem lugar na secretaria do Bombeiros de Cabanas de Viriato.



          Fred Branfman Risked His Life for Ordinary People   
Fred was one of the bravest and most decent journalists I ever encountered. He exposed the terrorism of the U.S. "carpet bombing" over Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia that was explicitly aimed at "drying up the sea" of millions of innocent village people that the U.S. government claimed were providing cover to the enemy during the...
          The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project's Secrets   
Topic: 
Her appointment was a victory for the women on the Hill. Though women were integral to the success of the Manhattan Project—scientists like Leona Woods and Mary Lucy Miller played central roles in the creation of the bomb—none occupied leadership positions. In this respect, Serber stood alone. As the head of the scientific library, she became the Manhattan Project’s de facto keeper of secrets, a position that soon saw her targeted for an FBI probe—and almost ended in her being fired from the project.
From The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project's Secrets - Atlas Obscura

          [Actualizado] Amenaza de bomba en “Music Bank” provoca una evacuación, la policía investiga   

Actualización 30 de junio KST: Tras una investigación, una fuente declaró a Herald Pop que nada fuera de lo común fue encontrado en la búsqueda del edificio, y que el “Music Bank” transmitido en vivo por la tarde se llevará a cabo en un estado de seguridad completa. Original: Según informes, la policía fue enviada […]

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          Palestinian Authority “Pay for Slay”   

Introduction: The Palestinian Authority (PA) tells foreign audiences that they oppose terrorism, yet they pay generous rewards to Palestinians, and/or their families, who carry out bombings, stabbings and other attacks against innocents in Israel. This has been labeled the “Pay for Slay” program. This has included the terrorists, or their families, of those who have killed at least 69 American citizens. Because the U.S. provides aid to the PA, the U.S. is indirectly paying for this terrorism.  To read EMET's fact sheet, click here. Pay for Slay Fact Sheet

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          Comment on George G. Meade Gets Some Respect by John Foskett   
Actually, he spent some time on Powers Hill. That was after he had to move his HQ because it was under heavy fire from the Confederate artillery bombardment which preceded the charge. Powers Hill was the location of Slocum's HQ, who was in charge of the Federal right. It also was a significant Union artillery platform. Finally, it was - drum roll - the location of a Union signal station with an excellent view of the battlefield. Hancock was in charge of the Union center and Meade was in a location from which he could issue commands and receive reports while observing the battlefield. Sounds pretty effective to me. And vastly different from another command situation which we've discussed at length.
          Comment on George G. Meade Gets Some Respect by monodisperse   
If comparing Malvern Hill and, say, Pickett's Charge you'll find that McClellan was far more in command at the former than Meade was at the latter. McClellan had returned from Harrison's about three or four hours before the attack at Malvern started. He had relieved Sumner from temporary army command (intervening in the Porter-Sumner argument on Porter's side) and was out on another inspection round when there was an artillery bombardment around 1500 (followed by Armistead's brigade advancing skirmishers) and McClellan returned to Malvern House and order Caldwell's brigade to report to Porter. At 1800 DH Hill kicked off the main attack. McClellan was at Malvern House and started pulling in a fresh reserve (Meagher's brigade from Sumner and Sickles' brigade from Hooker). At 1900 he committed these reserve, with Porter leading them down to place them in position. He remained at Malvern watching the engagement from about a mile back with McCall's division in hand as a reserve which he never had to commit. Averell notes that McClellan's CP was under artillery fire (probably overs from the rebels trying to engaged Tyler's guns below McClellan's CP). Meade at Pickett's charge had abandoned his command post when it came under fire and spent it on Cemetery Hill completely out of touch with his commanders on the ground. Hancock really fought the position with no input from his commander. Very different to Porter, who saw McClellan several times in person during the fighting, and relied on his superior to furnish him reserves.
          Amazing space photobomb: SpaceX Dragon and Falcon 9 Rocket photobomb each other   
It’s official: SpaceX’s rockets and spaceships have caught the selfie bug in the final frontier. When SpaceX launched a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station this month, the spacecraft popped up in a “selfie” taken by the upper stage of the Falcon 9 rocket that launched the ship into orbit. “Dragon photobombs stage […]
          State Bank Of Travancore, Maharashtra, Greater Bombay, Service Branch- Mumbai, Bankifsccode.com   
Bank: STATE BANK OF TRAVANCORE

Address: OPPO. OLD CUSTOM HOUSE, RAJGIR APARTMENTS, SHAHID BHAGAT SINGH ROAD, FORT MUMBAI, MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, PIN-400023
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          Mariah Carey Shares Heartfelt Tribute At Manchester Victim's Funeral    
Mariah Carey sent a video message and the stars of the long-running British TV show "Coronation Street" were among the mourners at a funeral for Manchester concert bombing victim Martyn Hett.
          Realm Defense: Hero Legends TD   
This is a magical fantasy world where epic heroes fight in a war to defend the kingdom with top strategy and a rush of inspiration. Battle with Death Knights and fight alongside with knights, dragons, wizard, ice queen, and other ancient gods in the adventure field!

The forces of evil amass. Why do they march? Where is their home? No one knows. The prophets' vision is cloudy. The geomancers see little in their maps. Everyone else? They flee. The Allied Kingdoms struggle to survive. Life and all its purpose has no meaning to these fiends. Fields rot. Woods burn. The common folk suffer. Devastation is happening! The Allied Kingdoms have one choice: defend, defend, defend. Are you ready?

Realm Defense is a tower defense game that challenges veteran players. Use a huge variety of powers and abilities to vanquish wave after wave of menace for over 100 levels. Travel through lush forests, snow covered mountains, and epic desert as you face off against armies of slimes, goblins, skeletons, and more.

Deploy rapid-fire archers! Carve walls on the map with magic beams! Fire roaring cannons! Summon allies! Realm Defense offers variety and challenge. Overcome incredible odds with strategy and wit! Rescue helpless villagers, collect important resources, and recruit legendary heroes with deadly abilities along the way to stop evil in this standout tower defense game.  


• 100+ levels with various game play modes
• Multiple worlds to play with 4 different towers each
• Compete in tournament to show off your tower defense skills and win big prize
• Powerful heroes with unique abilities to aid you: Fee the Archer launches a deadly Kill Shot, Lancelot the Knight unleashes the Fist of Justice, Smoulder the Dragon rains down Heat Seeker fireballs and many more
• Face off against epic bosses including a Skeleton Mage that rides a giant slime and zaps your heroes and a bomb tossing, mammoth riding Goblin King
• Huge variety of enemies offer multiple challenges: Burn your enemy, freeze them, and more with 4 spells to cast in battle
• Beautiful landscapes and character animations
  

PLEASE NOTE! This game is free to play and made by people who love tower defense games. We sincerely hope you enjoy our work!

Recent changes:
- Opening a New Realm: Sunstorm Sands with its first 20 levels out of 40.
- Brand new levels of Shattered Realms, new game modes.
- New Heroes: Sethos the Sand King and Helios the Phoenix
- Discover the story of Fee by interacting with her after battles, and upgrade new hero ability levels.
- Hero level cap increases to 20.
- Players in Tournament Master league and above will be reset to Gold league in July.
- Bug fix.
          Quick update on the gaming console crow   
Even though I took a shellacking from my friends about the PS3 comments, it is proving to be correct with one twist. Microsoft is gaining the most share, Sony is bombing (so much so they have already lowered their price before the holiday season) and Nintendo is gaining all of Sony's share minus a bit to MS. I suspect to see Nintendo drop their price by the holiday in a surprise move, but not too surprising since they are the only company to make money off of their system. I then see the xBox 360 and PS3 following suit and for Sony yep that will be the second price drop in a year.
          The Mind of a Terrorist   
When suicide bombers blow up crowded marketplaces, or a lone shooter attacks a nightclub, one question we’re always left with is why. What ideology or belief or loyalty would compel someone to do something so horrific? This hour, a look at the underlying psychology of political violence. The Reformed Radical; The Psychology of Terrorism; What Can Americans Learn from a Norwegian Massacre?; Let's Change the Way We Think About Thinking; The Buddhist Master Who Went On A Four Year Wandering Retreat.
          XFotzieX - Mega Spermabombe! Doppel-Cumshot!   
Schnellspritzer muss 2x spritzen! WOW! So viel Sahne, für mich alleine ;). #Schlucken #Creampie! Als er mir nach kurzer Zeit mein Fickmaul nur durch einen BLOWJOB mit heißer Sacksahne füllt, bin ich amüsiert aber auch leicht angepisst, obwohl es so geil schmeckt, dass ich das Sperma schlucken muss. Der Geschmack macht mich so geil, dass ich den Typen direkt nochmal ran nehme! Er schiebt seinen Schwanz in meine nun extrem nasse Fotze und fickt mich hart durch bis auch ich zum Orgasmus komme. Meine enge Möse hat ihm das Sperma dabei direkt noch mal rausgemolken. Schau Dir den fetten Creampie an! Hättest Du das auch geschafft?
          "M" Összecsukható kutyaketrec BOMBA ÁRON! INGYENES ORSZÁGOS SZÁLLÍTÁSl szállító box cicaktrec - Jelenlegi ára: 13 500 Ft   
EBBEN A HIRDETÉSBEN ÖN AZ "M"-es, nyitott állapotban kb. 74 x 52 x 59 cm-es összecsukható ketrecet vásárolhatja meg!
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- Kölykök, vagy a teljes alom szállítához, biztonságos levegőztetéséhez
- Néhány gyors mozdulattal összecsukható/felállítható
- Könnyen tisztítható
- A ketrec fekete színű, a kihúzható alsó tálca, műanyag, fekete, mosható
- 2 ajtóval valamint erős és praktikus hordozó füllel
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          Comment on Memphis by Finding The Perfect Oufit Topper – Style By Jamie Lea   
[…]  It is a black bomber jacket with black sequins all over the sleeves.  Click the link to this November What to Wear article from StyleBlueprint to see it. This bomber would probably last in your wardrobe a couple […]
          Chozas para los bomberos   
Los retenes de Almería han tenido que construirse refugios con madera, plásticos y troncos, donde pasan más de seis horas al día. Leer
          El enfado de uno de los bomberos que trabaja en Sierra Calderona que se ha hecho viral   
Uno de los bomberos que participa en la extinción del incendio de la Sierra Calderona ha hecho un...
          Bomberos denuncian las condiciones de trabajo en Doñana   
El presidente de la PBPG, Miguel Ucles quien ha criticado las condiciones en las que han trabajado...
          Horno Independiente Teka Hlb 840 ss Cla.A+Inox   





Número de hornos: 1 Total capacidad interior, horno (s): 70 L Tipo de horno: Eléctrico Luz interior: Si Diseño: Integrado Pantalla incorporada: Si Tipo de visualizador: LED Tipo de control: Giratorio, Tocar Control de posición: Frente Clase de eficiencia de energía: A+ Color del producto: Negro, Acero inoxidable Ancho: 59,5 cm Profundidad: 53,7 cm Altura: 59,5 cm Ancho de compartimiento de instalación: 56 cm Profundidad del compartimiento de instalación: 49 cm Altura del compartimiento de instalación: 59 cm Potencia total del horno: 3215 W Potencia de asador: 2500 W Número de paneles de vidrio en puerta: 2 Medidas: Estándar Color: Negro Tipo de Apertura: Abatible Altura: 60 cm Tamaño del horno: Medio Potencia de bombilla: 25 W Material de la puerta: Vidrio Anti-huellas: Si Parrilla: Si Cocina convencional: Si Sistema de Limpieza: Aquálisis

Precio: 285,99 € (Iva incluído)




          Technical Apprentice - Bombardier - Bridgeport, WV   
Have basic knowledge in fabrication of sheet metal and/or composite components and assemblies, aircraft parts and ground support equipment per engineering...
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           Het front van Raqqa anno 2017: kalasjnikovs en tablets    
01:15 De terreurorganisatie IS uitschakelen in Raqqa gebeurt niet alleen met bommen en zware geweren. Slim gebruik van tablets en gps-coördinaten op de grond helpt de anti-IS-bombardementen in Syrië.
          Rubbermaid Landmark Classic Container 189 Liter   
1.173,36 EUR
Container aus hochwertiger Kunststoff mit Inneneimer und bombierter Deckel mit Aschenbecher. Option: Abriebfeste Platten aus Aggregat / nat?rliche Fliesen f?r mehr Dauerhaftigkeit (separat zu bestellen).Kapazit?t (Ltr.): 189 Abma?e (mm): b 660 l 660 h 1181

          7/1/2017: SPORT: Lions pin faith on an aerial bombardment   

It was odd to hear Warren Gatland lamenting the weather. By hook or by crook, the British and Irish Lions’ head coach needs to level the test series against New Zealand tonight. And there’ll be no greater leveller than the rain and northerly winds...
          Which Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) System Should BART Implement In The Future?   
Bombardier CityFlo 650
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Thales SelTrac
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Alstom Urbalis
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Siemens TrainGuard MT CBTC
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Invensys Sirius
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Ansaldo STS CBTC
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          Qué comprar en las rebajas de Zara   
Buenos días

A principio de esta semana nos sorprendía la noticia de que Zara y El Corte Inglés iban a adelantar un día sus rebajas. Como sabéis, estas dos cadenas inician habitualmente sus rebajas de verano mañana 1 de julio, pero este año, excepcionalmente, o eso dicen, empiezan hoy, 30 de Junio. Aunque muchas otras marcas y cadenan ya llevan unos días con descuentos,  parece que hasta que inditex y El Corte Inglés no empiezan, las rebajas no están completas.

No es que os descuentos de Zara sean ultimamente una maravilla: atrás quedaron para mí esas quedadas para ir de rebajas el primer día a primera hora, pero ahora sí que me lanzo a la web en cuanto empiezan los descuentos para ver si las prendas que tengo fichadas están rebajadas.

Hay cosas en Zara para las que no merece la pena esperar a las rebajas, pero para otras sí. Para todas, merece la pena esperar a las segundas rebajas, que llegarán dentro de una semana o 10 días, pero nos arriesgamos a que algunas cosas se hayan agotado.

¿Para qué me espero yo a las rebajas de Zara esta temporada? Para estas 5 cosas

1. Para darme un capricho: comprar esa prenda que, aunque sé que no voy a usar mucho, me encanta y quiero en mi armario. Esta cazadora vaquera con apliques o esta bomber con lentejuelas y estrellas son firmes candidatas a venirse a casa.







2. En verano, para comprar sandalias. No hace demasiado que empezamos a ponérnoslas y, por eso, no me cuesta esperar.





3. Una prenda que me resolvería el fondo de armario, pero que me pareció algo cara en su día, este kimono (que además no usaré hasta invierno), y que espero esté rebajado y listo para darle al click (cruzo dedos!)



4. Un sombrero. Quería comprarme uno pero, como imaginaréis, tampoco es una necesidad vital, así que me he esperado a las rebajas y, si al final no lo compro, tampoco pasará nada. Este con bordado me encanta.




5. Unos pendientes de flecos. Este accesorio es genial para las noches de vacaciones de verano que, en mi caso, aún no han llegado, así que no me ha importado nada esperar.


Os contaré la semana que viene qué me he comprado y si ha merecido la pena esperar o no.

Y vosotras ¿qué tenéis pensado comprar estas rebajas?


TERESA ZAFRA


arquitecta desde 2005, blogger desde 2010 y madre desde 2012. Abrí este blog hace más de 5 años para probar y ahora no puedo parar! Aunque la vida se le complique cada vez más, no se imagina ya su rutina diaria sin asomarse a este cuaderno de todo que es hoy el blog.

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          [wanabidii] News Digest: Here's how GST will affect your dating game   
THE TIMES OF INDIA
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Today's Headlines

Here's how GST will affect your dating game
As India prepares for its midnight tryst with GST on Friday, your dating game may see a change come July, with pretty much everything you indulge in during your romantic rendezvous coming under the new tax regime.

GST will be India's 'economic freedom': Anil Ambani
Ambani said the world has seen nothing like this before and in less than 48 hours, India will emerge as the biggest free and democratic market in the history of humankind. He also said there are moments in the life of a nation when history is made not in small steps of incremental gain but in giant leaps of ambition.

Only the brave will take on Air India: Anand Mahindra
Media reports have speculated that Tata Group could buy a stake in Air India, which it owned before the carrier was nationalised nearly 70 years ago. Tata is yet to comment. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is to head a committee to decide the quantum of Air India disinvestment

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Ice-free areas of Antarctica to increase by 2100: Study
Ice-free areas may increase in Antarctica by 25 per cent due to climate change, leading to drastic changes in the continent's biodiversity, a study warns. They found the melting ice could create up to 17,000 square kilometre of new ice-free area across Antarctica.

Rare Siamese crocodile eggs found in Cambodia
Conservationists have found a nest with 19 eggs from one of the world's most endangered crocodiles. It is boosting hopes for species threatened by poachers and habitat loss. Researchers believe only 400 adults still exist in the wild, the baby crocodiles will be raised at a conservation centre

Iraqi zoo gives rare glimpse of white lion
An Iraqi zoo showed off a rare white lion cub to mark the animal's first birthday this week, as officials revealed that they hoped to welcome another of the rare big cats in the coming weeks.

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Iraq military says it has retaken iconic Mosul mosque

China 'highly alarmed' after reports of Australian spying

Donald Trump: Different strokes

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In rural Kentucky, solar eclipse preparation keeps town busy

NASA's quieter supersonic jet closer to reality
The US space agency completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST) aircraft design. QueSST is the initial design stage of NASA's planned Low Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) experimental airplane, otherwise known as an X-plane.

Yoga not as safe as thought: Study
Yoga may not be as safe as popularly believed, say scientists who have found that the ancient Indian meditative practice may causes muscle and bone pain and even exacerbate existing injuries.

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Moto Z2 smartphone with 64GB internal storage, 4GB RAM spotted online
Lenovo-owned Motorola recently launched its Moto Z2 Play modular smartphone. It seems that the company is now gearing up for the launch of its flagship sibling – Moto Z2. The alleged handset has been spotted on GFXBench benchmarking website, hinting at some of its specifications.

Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z4 and Xperia Z3+ to get Android 7.1.1 update
Sony has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for some of its smartphones. The company has started rolling out Android N update for Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 tablet.

It's been 10 years since the iPhone was launched, here's how it came about
Apple Inc's iPhone turns 10 this week, evoking memories of a rocky start for the device that ended up doing most to start the smartphone revolution and stirring interest in where it will go from here.

More Technology News»

Plus III admissions 2017: DHE Odisha declares first selection list
The Department of Higher Education (DHE) has declared the first selection list for +3 admissions on their official website today.

TS EAMCET seat allotment 2017 result declared

TN govt's new policy of reserving 85% quota for state board students challenged in High Court

More Education News»

60,000 officers trained, 6.5 million tax payers migrated to GST: Centre to Bombay HC

Without sentencing, verdict not complete; case against Dossa abates
The death of Mustafa Dossa before the pronouncement of sentence has resulted in abatement of his trial. His trial thus cannot be said to culminate into a judgment. Though the fact will remain that the court had found him guilty, however the further process of convicting and sentencing him having remained incomplete, no appeal can lie against an incomplete judgment, said retired high court judge Justice P D Kode.

Indrani Mukerjea's claim of being beaten up in Byculla jail true: Doctor
​Indrani Mukerjea has received some blunt injuries and other (injuries) as well, said a medical officer of JJ Hospital. "Her medical report will be submitted in court, as the medical check-up was ordered by the court," the officer said.

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Admission chaos in DU as cut-offs set to drop by 3% in second list

Mob attacks: MEA's different rules for different governments?

Protesters disrupt Delhi Assembly, allegedly beaten up by MLAs
The first day of Delhi Assembly's special session was abruptly suspended for close to an hour after two AAP volunteers dropped pamphlets into the House from the visitors' gallery and shouted slogans against PWD minister Satyendar Jain.

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Government may table diluted anti-superstition bill

Sandalwood land short of quality saplings

UK architect: Kolar set to get biggest Hoysala-style temple in modern era

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2011 attack on Akbaruddin Owaisi: 4 convicted, Mohammed Pahelwan acquitted
The prime accused in the 2011 case of murderous attack on (AIMIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, Mohammed Bin Omar Yafai alias Mohammed Pahelwan, was sensationally acquitted on Thursday by Nampally court. However, 4 out of the 14 who faced trial were convicted by the court.

Telangana-Fiber to be turned into private firm
The Telangana government has decided to establish T-Fiber as a private limited company under the Companies Act 2013.

'Taakis' razed, turned into swanky commercial bldgs
Popularly known as taakis, single screen theatres of the Old City are fast becoming a rarity in the area south of Musi river. With several being either demolished, largely abandoned or turned into swanky commercial complexes, residents, who are film aficionados, have few options left in the Old City.

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250 wigs distributed to patients in Cancer Institute in Chennai
When chairperson of Cancer Institute Dr V Shanta spoke at an event on Wednesday for distributing natural hair wigs to cancer patients, she tried to clear various misconceptions about the disease.

CM announces Rs 1,800cr power transmission upgradation for Chennai
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced a slew of programmes for various departments, including Rs 1,800 crore worth transmission upgradation programme for Chennai city, with an installation of new substations and feeders.

DVAC is probing gutka scam, Tamil Nadu CM says
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday informed the assembly that the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption is conducting a probe based on a communique sent by the Chennai city police commissioner to the home secretary on the sale of banned gutka by anti-socials, in connivance with a minister and some police officials.

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Narmada project will take Gujarat to new heights: Modi

Completion of Narmada dam will take Gujarat's development to great heights: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived at Ahmedabad Airport for his two day visit to state addressed the huge gathering of BJP workers. Modi in his brief address said that the recent completion of the Narmada dam work will take Gujarat development to greater heights in the upcoming decade.

Gujarat Congress demanded roll back of high level of GST on life and health insurance premium

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Allahabad Development Authority to help city build on strengths
Authority Identifies Five-Pillar Approach

Cheoki to turn into satellite station
As the city prepares for Ardh Kumbh 2019, the facilities at Cheoki station of NCR would also be upgraded.An amount of Rs 50 crore has been earmarked for the purpose.

Household herb Chandrashoor fights diabetes

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Kangaroo mother care helps Odisha in sharp decline IMR

GST: Fishing nets, ropes to get costlier
Thousands of fishermen are now worried about their livelihood as they have to invest more in fishing net and rope when the Goods and Service Tax (GST) comes into being on July 1.

Panel recommends sale of Mahaprasad by administration
At present, the Mahaprasad is sold in Ananda Bazaar by a section of priests of Suar Nijog of the temple, leading to discrepancy in prices of the holy food.

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          No se consideró necesaria la actuación de los bomberos   
El teniente de alcalde de Presidencia y Régimen Interior, Rubén Serrano, ha respondido así a las quejas procedentes del Parque de Bomberos. “Si hubiera sido necesario se les hubiera llamado”, ha explicado tras ser evacuada la mujer. El Cuerpo de Bomberos había manifestado su “malestar” por no...
          New comment on Item for Geeklist "2017 Dice Tower Convention Virtual Flea Market"    

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          China quickly pulls ‘time-bomb’ crossbows from toy store shelves   
Chinese authorities have raided toy shops across the country to enforce a ban on a handheld crossbow popular with children that can fire nails and ...
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          Look Away, Look Away....   

by BAR poet in residence Raymond Nat Turner

For us living in the US, our poet reminds us, imperial atrocities are at worst collateral damage, and most often invisible. Only when they come into sight need we look away.... look away...

 

Look Away, Look Away....

by BAR poet in residence Raymond Nat Turner

Rumbling bellies, parched throats,
numb Mother, stunned Father
crawl on scraped knees,
bleeding hands across
gold foil fragments of
diploma seals;
Across shards
of glass, pulverized
appliances, crushed
sheetrock, smoldering
furniture, shattered
North African dreams
and Mideast mornings;
They claw frantically
with laser precision
to muffled cries of
Their toddler

Their infant’s dead—
Say bonnet, booty and
bloody baby blanket,
where the window was—
Mothers Of All Bombs
do this to Other
Peoples’ Babies named
‘Collateral Damage—’
To pre-teens with poster-
plastered walls, and floors
mined with soccer shoes
and balls, below bookshelves
armed with sports stars,
magic tricks and insects

No hand-wringing, heart-
wrenching mili-second
mechanical sympathy,
like families with
nannies, playdates,
Thousand dollar strollers get

Every Tuesday—for
8 years—you trained
Yourselves to “…Look away…”
Orgasmic as your
Hero unleashed
Hellfire Missiles on
suspicious farmers

You’d “…Look away…”
Mesmerized by
Madison Avenue marketing:
“Yes, we can” and
Bottle Jim Jones Juice and
Deliver regime “Change
you can believe in:”
Massacres making
Washington and
Wall Street warlords more money

You’d “…Look away…”
Wet, cold Wiki-leaked
Reality irrelevant
in your rush to
“Feel the Bern,” climb the
Hill—tread denial—blind
behind Capitalist Hill’s latest liar
Spiking war profiteers’ shares

To beautiful
“Bombs bursting in air…
and rockets red glare” and
Hear campaign chants,
“Jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs!”

 

Oh, how magnificent
it must feel to
“…Look away, look away…”

Raymond Nat Turner is an acclaimed poet and performance artist. Find much more of his work at http://ursurgejazz.com


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HERO JAIRIS vs. BASKET CARTAGENA


Todos fuera... que aquí no entre nadie porque nadie opina si no es de los nuestros. Pero por lo menos estos lo dicen abiertamente, esto es lo que hay, a cagar a la vía mientras nosotros nos lo guisamos. Y es que aunque parezca todo un atracón de autoridad, en otros estamentos teóricamente democráticos actúan de igual forma, ellos se lo guisan pero al contrario que los cardenales, el que te lo comes eres tú. Aquí fingen que te escuchan, que tu opinión cuenta y hasta te hacen perder el tiempo asistiendo a reuniones informativas, donde hay turno de palabra y hasta puedes hacer propuestas que caerán en saco roto con total seguridad. Son círculos tan cerrados donde están tan seguros de poseer la verdad absluta que el bastón de mando es su tercera extremidad, y cuando más convencido estás de que tu propuesta saldrá adelante, de pronto te das cuenta de lo poco que vales, y en tus tímpanos retumban las dos fatídicas palabras no pronunciadas... EXTRA OMNES, o lo que es lo mismo, ya te puedes ir que ahora yo decido lo que me venga en gana, no sin antes afirmar lo demodráticos que somos y lo bien que hacemos las cosas escuchando a los que en definitiva pagan todo esto, y es por ello por lo que al menos los reunimos.
 
 
   Mi propuesta como bloguero rebelde es que el que no valga para esto, el que no se comprometa y demuestre ser honrado, el que se autonomine como florero oficial del reino, que no conozca el significado de imparcialidad, y el que no esté conforme con que si mete la pata de forma descarada puede ser sancionado como cualquier jugador de campo o entrenador, en esos casos serán apartados de su oficio. Y los que los mandan también deben comprometerse a cumplir y hacer cumplir las normas de la honestidad y los comportamientos decorosos. Qué harto estoy de observar altivez y descaro en personajillos que andan por las pistas como si de municipales se tratara. Qué fácil sería contestar con amabilidad a una reclamación de un entrenador o jugador, explicar la decisión en breves segundos, en lugar de amenazar e incluso sancionar en exceso. Pero claro, eso es otra novela distinta a esta, esa que yo digo se titula Un Mundo Feliz con otro escritor y otros protagonistas.
 

Magníficas instalaciones deportivas las de Alcantarilla, cuidadas y conservadas con absoluta pulcritud, donde se dieron cita dos equipos con motivaciones absolutamente distintas, pero ambos con la necesidad de sacar adelante la contienda. Por un lado el Basket Cartagena, con la necesidad imperiosa de ganar para seguir vivo, dentro del grupo de los elegidos para la gloria. Por otro la escuadra de Jairis, que supongo que no se explicarán por qué siguen en lo más profundo de la clasificación con 18 derrotas y 0 victorias. Y para ser sinceros he de decir que yo tampoco me lo explico. No falto a la verdad si afirmo que de los 11 equipos que compiten en este grupo A, al menos 3 ó 4 hacen un baloncesto mucho menos comprometido que el que desarrolla este equipo, que si algo no le falta es  compromiso y deportividad. Se trata de un equipo ordenado, luchador y respetuoso que sin duda merece mucho más de lo que hasta ahora ha conseguido.


De hecho el pírrico resultado de este partido no solo se debe a la por otro lado ya tradicional empanada mental del equipo departamental, también al buen trabajo defensivo de los de Alcantarilla. El Basket Cartagena ha endosado aun perdiendo algunos encuentros muchos más puntos a equipos que andan por la cabeza de la clasificación, y sin embargo no fue capaz de pasar de los 46, si bien es cierto que recibió 5 menos por lo que ganó el partido, pero no quiere decir esto que por juego lo ganara. Jairis mereció llevarse el punto tanto como el CBC, ya que durante todo el partido las diferencias fueron mínimas no pasando en ningún caso de los 6 u 8 puntos.

Fotografías de Antonio Céspedes
Buscando en el baúl de las excusas se me ocurriría sacar la de acudir al partido con ciertos aires de superioridad, al pensar que van a enfrentarse contra un equipo que todavía no ha ganado ningún partido, y se jugaran el mus a la chica a modo de farol, aunque conociendo a los nuestros como los conozco dudo mucho que esto fuera así, ya que es un grupo extremadamente humilde y respetuoso con el contrario. Esperemos que en los tres partidos restantes seamos capaces de jugar a la grande y que al terminar la ronda podamos ver la tan ansiada fumata blanca.
 
 
Contar como anécdota que uno de los colegiados, o mejor dicho el único que pitaba (el otro solo acompañaba), en un lance del encuentro y tras una actuación de la mesa se dirigió a uno de los auxiliares de mesa y le infligió tal bronca con aspavientos incluidos que yo creí que nadie le libraría de que le pitara una descalificante. Al final todo quedó en amonestación verbal y no hubo necesidad de decidir quién tiraría los tiros libres y para quién sería la posesión. Haciendo uso del refranero y dichos españoles, yo le recordaría a este chico que entre bomberos no debemos pisarnos la manguera, y que bien podría haberle hecho las aclaraciones pertinentes a puerta cerrada en el vestuario, más bien a modo de enseñanza más que de racha, una vez declarado el EXTRA OMNES... principalmente por educación y compañerismo.
 
Y si alguien pensaba que iba a terminar esta entrada sin mencionar la gesta de mi Barça ante el Milan por supuesto se equivoca. Aquí os dejo unas imágenes que hablan por sí solas de lo que es capaz de hacer el mejor equipo del mundo.
 

Porém, todavia, entretanto, deu um destaque especial a Weslley Vitoritti. É que o autor de Marcas da Vida e Berço de Lobos (ao lado de Ramon Fernandes) pode voltar com uma novela que, até onde foi confidenciado a mim, promete ser um novelão. Não posso falar tudo, porque não quero ter que responder a isso no juízo final, então, bico calado.

Amplie, please


Outros autores foram citados, como Clayton Correia e Felipe Porto, mas não é novidade pra ninguém, né? A UP deu a entender que a nova produção ainda não foi revelada porque pretendem 'soltar essa bomba' na Comic-Con. Se for um desses autores citados, infelizmente, já não será uma bomba. Mesmo se for o Vitoritti lançando uma série, já que ele é conhecido por novelas. Enfim, podiam ter segurado mais. A menos que eles lancem algo diferente de novela, série ou qualquer outro tipo, talvez...


Também aceitável


Quem será o Urban Legend da vez que abriu o evento ano passado? Quem irá surpreender como Gato Preto?

Bora aguardar!



          Charlize Theron is the superhero we always wanted in final Atomic Blonde trailer   

Universal Pictures has dropped a final, action-packed trailer for Atomic Blonde.

The R-rated movie based on The Coldest City, a 2012 graphic novel written by Antony Johnston and illustrated by Sam Hart, stars Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road) in the role of the badass blond bombshell MI6 assassin and James McAvoy (X-Men: Apocalypse) as Berlin station chief, David Percival (is it me, or is McAvoy looking like he’s having a whole lotta fun?).


          What the Luciferian “elite/Jews” are Afraid You Will DO SOMETHING ABOUT (with the help of GOD)   
H/t reader squodgy: “The wonderful exposee of the fact that the 7/7 2005 London Bombings was a Government Co-ordinated FALSE FLAG event designed to kill ordinary innocent folk, and create fear and loathing of Muslims is now well established, but only for those who want the truth. This video is a frightening analysis regarding a ... Read more
          We’ll always have Paris   

Another year, another bombing…

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          Juan Carlos Vásquez (Doña Griselda), Carla Field y Yeimmy Rodríguez despedidos de La Bomba   
Juan Carlos Vásquez (Doña Griselda), Carla Field y Yeimmy Rodríguez despedidos de La Bomba
Comunicado oficial: Información importante - La Bomba

           Compilation with curvy ladies showing off their huge succulent boobs    

We know that you, guys, love big and juicy natural boobs. So, we made this amazing compilation with one of the most exiting and beautiful girls in this industry. Of course, each one of them have enviable curves than leave everyone speechless. The first scene you are gonna see Mia Malkova. This blonde babe shows her bubble butt and gets it massaged. In the second scene Siri pulls her giant breasts out of her bikini bra and oils them up. Then this brunette bombshells shows them titties off the close up scenes. The last girl has the biggest tatas among other girls in this vid. Jaw dropping redhead babe, Noelle Easton, bounces her enormous tits all over the place by the swimming pool.

          Diesel Boys Khaki Green Reversible Bomber Jacket with Black Airplane and Lightening Bolt Print   
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Diesel Boys Khaki Green Reversible Bomber Jacket with Black Airplane and Lightening Bolt Print


          GLAAD Supports Local Activists' Successful Efforts to Prevent Anti-Gay TV Program from Airing   
On Monday morning, we heard concerns from community members about the anti-gay infomercial Speechless: Silencing the Christians, created and distributed by the anti-gay organization the American Family Association. When we found out the program was scheduled to air in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Columbus, Ohio, we reached out to partner organizations on the ground to find out more information and support local efforts. After viewing the infomercial, the intent was clear -  it was designed to perpetuate a climate of hostility toward our community and to create a culture where we are less safe, less secure, and where our families are put in harm's way. Since Monday, we have been working with local community members in Grand Rapids, offering them assistance as they led efforts to mobilize community members to express their concerns to the station management at WOOD-TV (NBC), where it was set to air. The organizing was led by Colette Beighley, who serves as assistant director of the LGBT resource center at Grand Valley State University and a GLAAD-trained spokesperson. Colette is also serving as the community's lead spokesperson on the issue, and she continues to work with GLAAD on media monitoring and interview prep this week. Thanks to the efforts of community members on the ground, WOOD-TV first postponed the airing. The station then said it offered the American Family Association another timeslot. General Manager Diane Kniowski said: "We made a gesture of the 2-3 p.m. Saturday time period. It's been 24 hours and we had no response. Our station is being bombarded with calls and messages, and we find ourselves in the middle of someone else's fight. Ours was a fair offer and we are removing ourselves from this matter." WSYX-TV (ABC) in Columbus, Ohio, has also decided to postpone airing the anti-gay informercial after hearing concerns from community members, and will issue a decision later after the general manager has had an opportunity to review.  A new air date has not been set. The anti-gay infomercial aired in Traverse City, Michigan (WPBN - NBC); Toledo, Ohio (WUPW - Fox); and Charlotte, North Carolina (WJZY - The CW) on Saturday, Feb. 7, with very little fanfare, and the information aired with no traction. Yesterday afternoon Equality Toledo issued an action alert urging community members to engage in dialogue with WUPW about their decision to air this anti-gay programming.
February 11, 2009

          Restaurant 100 Awards Ceremony - και οι 100 είναι υπέροχοι... - [Newsbomb]   
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100 celebrities βράβευσαν τα 100 κορυφαία εστιατόρια της Ελλάδας σε μια λαμπερή τελετή που πραγματοποιήθηκε χθες βράδυ στην Τεχνόπολη. Σε ατμόσφαιρα summer party πραγματοποιήθηκε το βράδυ της Τρίτης, 27 Ιουνίου η τελετή απονομή των πρώτων Restaurant 100 Awards στην Τεχνόπολη Δήμου Αθηναίων στο...


          1ο Πανελλήνιο Φεστιβάλ Παραδοσιακής Οργανοποιίας: Μια μεγάλη γιορτή για την ελληνική παράδοση - [Newsbomb]   
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....γιατί όλα ξεκινούν από ένα κομμάτι ξύλο κι ένα όραμα! Το Φεστιβάλ περιλαμβάνει: - Έκθεση Παραδοσιακής Οργανοποιίας - Ομιλίες οργανοποιών, μουσικών και ακαδημαϊκών - Τεχνικές Επιδείξεις - Παιδικά εργαστήρια - Μουσικά δρώμενα με τους Δημήτρη Μυστακίδη, Ross Daly, Μαρίνα Δακανάλη, Ιωάννα Ρήγα...


          OK, This Is Funny   

A request is made for the guy in the back to be photoshopped out of this photo. The Internet responded.

Link. (And there are a ton of them.)
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Inu, co říct na závěr mé zprostředkované konfrontace Petry Procházkové versus Oliver Stone a Vladimír Putin? Možná by zde bylo na místě popřát ji úspěšnou léčbu u dr. Chocholouška, byť se již nyní zařadila mezi laureátky Ceny Václava Havla za kreativní disent; pokud ji v té své žni pofidérních cen už dávno nemá, stejně jako ji mají ve svých rozkrocích živé členky punkové skupiny Pussy Riot, jejichž veřejnou soulož již česká média rovněž zcenzurovala, nicméně fotografie ne… Zatím...
          Ποίημα 120 ετών για την Ελλάδα πιο επίκαιρο από ποτέ (vid)   
Το ποίημα έγραψε ο Γιώργος Σουρής (1853-1919) σατιρίζοντας την περίοδο της πρώτης χρεοκοπίας της Ελλάδας, με τότε πρωθυπουργό το Χαρίλαο Τρικούπη.

Από τότε 120 χρόνια μετά, η πολιτική σκηνή της Ελλάδας έχει δει πολλές αλλαγές, δεκάδες διαφορετικούς πρωθυπουργούς και βουλευτές. Η ίδια η Ελλάδα έχει αλλάξει πλήρως φυσιογνωμία και μέγεθος, αλλά το ποίημα του Γιώργου Σουρή είναι τόσο δραματικά επίκαιρο.

Ο Γιώργος Σουρής σατιρίζει με καυστικό τρόπο την Ελλάδα του «δε βαριέσαι» και «ωχ αδερφέ» που έχει καταφέρει «να ξοδεύει εκατό και πενήντα να μαζεύει» και όλα αυτά για «να τρέφει όλους τους αργούς».

Το ποίημα λέγεται "Δυστυχία σου Ελλάς". ακούστε το μελοποιημένο από τον Γιάννη Ζουγανέλη.

Ποιος είδε κράτος λιγοστό

σ' όλη τη γη μοναδικό,

εκατό να εξοδεύει

και πενήντα να μαζεύει;

Να τρέφει όλους τους αργούς,

νά 'χει επτά Πρωθυπουργούς,

ταμείο δίχως χρήματα

και δόξης τόσα μνήματα;

Νά 'χει κλητήρες για φρουρά

και να σε κλέβουν φανερά,

κι ενώ αυτοί σε κλέβουνε

τον κλέφτη να γυρεύουνε;

Όλα σ' αυτή τη γη μασκαρευτήκαν

ονείρατα, ελπίδες και σκοποί,

οι μούρες μας μουτσούνες εγινήκαν

δεν ξέρομε τί λέγεται ντροπή.

Σπαθί αντίληψη, μυαλό ξεφτέρι,

κάτι μισόμαθε κι όλα τα ξέρει.

Κι από προσπάππου κι από παππού

συγχρόνως μπούφος και αλεπού.

Θέλει ακόμα -κι αυτό είναι ωραίο-

να παριστάνει τον ευρωπαίο.

Στα δυό φορώντας τα πόδια που 'χει

στο 'να λουστρίνι, στ' άλλο τσαρούχι.

Σουλούπι, μπόϊ, μικρομεσαίο,

ύφος του γόη, ψευτομοιραίο.

Λίγο κατσούφης, λίγο γκρινιάρης,

λίγο μαγκούφης, λίγο μουρντάρης.

Και ψωμοτύρι και για καφέ

το «δε βαρυέσαι» κι «ωχ αδερφέ».

Ωσάν πολίτης, σκυφτός ραγιάς

σαν πιάσει πόστο: δερβέναγάς.

Δυστυχία σου, Ελλάς,

με τα τέκνα που γεννάς!

Ώ Ελλάς, ηρώων χώρα,

τί γαϊδάρους βγάζεις τώρα;
ΠΗΓΗ

          Kink – DeviceBondage presents Blonde Submissive Bombshell Kleio Valentien Gets Punished and Pleasured in Strict Bondage – 29.06.2017   
Alt goddess Kleio Valentine and her big tits return the brutal metal and leather bondage that is Device Bondage. To say that Kleio has a perfect body is an understatement. Toned, tanned, and taut, her skin shines and her tattoos … Continue reading
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          Super Bomberman R update brings classic Konami characters   
Super Bomberman R was one of the launch titles for the Nintendo Switch, bringing the series’ staple competitive bombing into the next-gen era. Although the title only received average review scores, it sold well and has clearly garnered a player base, and now publisher Konami has announced the first pack of post-launch content, featuring extra modes […]
          Hatewatch Headlines 6/29/2017   

Colorful Jewish-themed mini-bus fire-bombed in Brooklyn; President Trump’s far-right media contacts; over 100 federal agencies fail to report hate crimes; and more.

Washington Post: Boston man arrested after smashing glass panel at New England Holocaust Memorial.

Associated Press: Liberty Counsel files suit in Virginia against GuideStar for listing it as a hate group.

WREG-TV (Memphis, Tennessee):  Gay Tennessee teenager attacked by six youths yelling homophobic slurs.

New York Post: Brooklyn kids “devastated” after colorful Jewish-themed mini-bus firebombed in suspected hate crime.

Media Matters: President Trump is “on the phone a lot” with nine “right-wing media and fringe figures,” including Alex Jones.

Mother Jones:  More than 100 federal agencies fail to report hate crimes to the FBI.

Talking Points Memo:  Attorney General Jeff Sessions absent when Justice Department employees honor transgender teen.

WBIR-TV (Knoxville, Tennessee):  Aryan Nations affiliate Billy Ray Hill up for parole after doing three years of a 24-year stint for murdering his mother.

Right Wing Watch:  Religious Right radio host claims white liberals far more racist than any neo-Nazi skinhead or KKK member.


          Top Summer Trax   

A selection of tunes on heavy rotation in my player this summer.

    Best remix this year so far!! HEAVY! 

    MAD MAD SCIENTISTS Lunice and HudMo!

    Polish producer PTR1 unraveling another absolutely enchanting bass story. I love his
    emotional and touching sound landscapes. 

    Another interesting producer from Poland in an amazingly brave and ear-catching 8-bit remix
    by the Russian Lord of all Pixels. SICKNESS!!! 

   In general, Trap is not my thing, but as with every genre (fad?) there are some gems to be
   found. Ima Work by Madrid is one of them. Slow and soooooo heavy. Me like a lot.

    The original still rulez but Surkin’s remix is not bad at all, at all.

    Little Boots flipping the script, turning Chicago house into Pop Juke par excellence. I love
    Little Boots.

   Grimey, jukey ghetto monster by an African artist living in Europe, Herve Sika. You better
   memorize this name.

    Bass-laden kuduro / tropical bomb. 

      Street Bass is the brand that never disappoints and Starkey delivers as usual.

      One of my favorite producers in a bass-laden masterpiece.

      Berlin-based Polish / Lithuanian collaboration with great synths and proper bass.

     Amazing remix by Arp 101 of the beautiful track from the latest Slugabed’s LP.

     Nice trap beat in this one, Bay Area reprazent.

     Aron Airaghi, hailing from Milan, Italy in a smashing, ass kicking edit on Seclusiasis. Check
    the entire EP. This guy knows how to handle mainly analog gear.

     Only Slugabed could do such a remix and succeed.

     Proper grime instrumental shit.

     Growling bass and lots lots of good dub! Killer.

     Robots also listen to good music during their leisure.

     Painful, melancholic but beautiful trip deep inside yourself. Nobody does this better than
     Lorn.

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          Estas son las animadoras que botaron de La Bomba   
  El canal Televen sacó a las animadoras de “La Bomba”Carla Field ”La Maracucha” y Yeimmy Rodríguez, por presuntamente ser irresponsables e impuntuales. Aún quedan muchas intrigas con lo sucedido, y también comenzaron a circular rumores que las razones reales podrían ser otras, así informóRonda. Según se dice, ambas recibieron llamados de atención en varias oportunidades por sus recurrentes llegadas tardes y […]
          Ümit Özat Bombası!   

Antalyaspor yenilgisiyle tamı tamına 5 maçtır galibiyet yüzü göremeyen Gençlerbirliği kulübünde teknik direktör İbrahim Üzülmez’le yollar ayrıldı. İbrahim Üzülmez’den sonra Katar’ın Um Salal takımını çalıştıran Bülent Uygun’a teklif götüren Gençlerbirliği, deneyimli hocanın sözleşme fesih bedelinin 1 milyon euro olması sebebiyle rotasını Ümit Özat’a çevirdi ve taraflar anlaşarak el sıkıştı. Ümit Özat’ın ise Gençlerbirliği kulübü tarafından […]

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          Should God Open a Window: TimeSaga C8 (First of 5)   
Should God Open a Window TimeSaga: The Society Story Eight Chapter One The Japanese were not certain they wanted the world the database supplied with the name Forlithin. We found no sign of a portal. Those of the planet had bombed the world as close to oblivion as possible. It was now centuries later, so a lot of the radiation had decayed to below safe levels, but the planet provided no infrastructure to help the emigrants establish a new society. While they knew that there would be ...
          Police in St. Louis suburb probe liquid bomb in mailbox   
KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in the St. Louis suburb of Kirkwood say no one was injured by a liquid bomb found in a home’s mailbox. Kirkwood police Detective Bob Bruhy tells KTVI-TV that a woman retrieving her mail Thursday morning found the two-liter bottle filled with a liquid and aluminum foil — what’s typically […]
          Extreme Intolerance: An Immoderate Tirade (Part Two)   
  Part Two: The ISIS Massacres First a Russian jetliner exploded over the Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people aboard. Then a pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up along with 43 unsuspecting residents of Beirut. The next day, Friday the 13th, terrorists pulled off the most terrifying stunt of them all: 130 souls blasted […]
          Itching for Another World War   
  A hundred years ago this month, the Austro-Hungarian Empire began bombarding the capital of its diminutive archenemy, Serbia. The ancient Hapsburg regime, headed by the grandfatherly, impressively side-whiskered Emperor Franz Josef, had been looking for an excuse to pummel Serbia into submission, and the assassination of heir-apparent Franz Ferdinand by an impetuous young Serb […]
          Visits to Proxima Centauri’s planet are probably millennia away    

Even alpha particle propulsion is too slow for trip to new world

Context
illustration of the distance to Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri, the nearest member of the Alpha Centauri triple star system, is just a little more than 4 light-years away from the sun. With a proposed propulsion scheme using alpha particle decay, travel time to the star's newly discovered planet would be no shorter than 4,000 years.

If you’d like to vacation at the newly found planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, you might want to reconsider. It’s nearby astronomically — a mere 4.2 light-years away — but still too far away for any plausible transportation technology to reach within the current millennium.

In fact, it’s a pretty safe bet the Chicago Cubs will win the World Series before any human steps foot on Earth’s nearest exoplanetary neighbor (known as Proxima b). Unless P. Centaurian aliens arrive soon with a “To Serve Man” cookbook, your chances of visiting Proxima b before you die are about the same as sainthood for Ted Bundy. By the time anybody from here goes there, years will have five digits.   

It took NASA’s New Horizons probe — the fastest spacecraft humans have ever launched — over nine years just to get to Pluto. At its top speed of 16 kilometers per second, New Horizons would need almost 80,000 years to get to Proxima Centauri.

Solar sail propulsion — in which lightweight craft could be accelerated by pressure from sunlight — would be a little be faster, but not by much, taking (by one estimate) 66,000 years to make the Proxima Centauri run.

Novel propulsion schemes have been proposed that could reduce that time substantially. A sail driven by alpha particle recoil, for instance, provides some serious advantages over solar sails, as Wenwu Zhang and colleagues point out in the August issue of Applied Radiation and Isotopes.

Ordinary rocket speed is limited by how fast the combusted fuel can eject exhaust; NASA has investigated a plasma engine design that can attain exhaust speeds of 50 km/s. But that approach requires huge energy input and high voltage, Zhang and colleagues point out (and so would be prohibitively expensive). Alpha particles emitted by radioactive substances, on the other hand, can speed away about 300 times faster. Therefore, Zhang and coauthors assert, “alpha decay particles … may be a potential solution for long-time acceleration in space.”

Usually, of course, a chunk of radioactive matter would emit alpha particles in all directions. So your craft would need a shield on one side to absorb the particles before they got very far. The rest would stream away in the opposite direction, pushing the craft forward (by virtue of the law of conservation of momentum). True, alpha particles are tiny and the effect of their recoil would be small. But it would add up. Shot into space with standard technology (thereby achieving a 16 km/s start-up speed), an alpha recoil spacecraft could eventually reach a speed in the range of 200–300 km/s or so.

It helps to choose the right alpha-emitting material. Uranium-232 would be ideal. It has a long enough half-life (almost 70 years) to last for an extended voyage, but it also decays into daughter nuclei that emit alpha particles more frequently, boosting the recoil effect. (You won’t find any U-232 in uranium mines, though — it would need to be produced in nuclear transmutation factories.)

Assuming a suitably light and thin absorption material, Zhang and colleagues envision an alpha-powered interstellar sail about 24 meters across. They calculate a travel time to Proxima Centauri between about 4,000 and 9,000 years (depending on the ratio of fuel mass to total spacecraft mass). That would easily win the race against a solar sail, but would far exceed most people’s available vacation time. “Interstellar travel definitely asks for even better propulsion technologies,” Zhang and colleagues understate. And surely within 4,000 years somebody will invent a faster technology that could pass the alpha-decay craft and get to Proxima b first.  

Other people already have ideas, as Science News astronomy writer Christopher Crockett noted in his story on the discovery of Proxima b. Philanthropist Yuri Milner recently announced a research project to explore the prospects of sending numerous nanocraft to Proxima Centauri’s neighborhood — the Alpha Centauri triple star system. (Proxima is the third star, presumably in orbit around Alpha Centauri A and B.) That plan envisions wafers weighing about a gram or so carried along by similar-mass light sails propelled by a powerful laser beam. If current technological dreams come true, tiny cameras and lasers on the wafer could capture and transmit information about Proxima b back to Earth.

Supposedly such nanocraft could reach 20 percent of the speed of light, allowing them to reach Proxima Centauri by maybe 20 years after launch. So there’s an outside chance of getting a message back from Proxima b before the Cubs win a World Series. But there’s no hope of hitching a ride on such a wafer, unless, perhaps, you’re a tardigrade.

Even if some futuristic technology permitted building a real ship, say the size of the space shuttle, that could fly 20 percent of the speed of light, it might not be a good idea. Such a ship could, in the wrong hands, become the most devastating weapon ever imagined. Flying 20 percent of light speed, a space shuttle would possess a kinetic energy roughly the equivalent of 1,000 hydrogen bombs (or millions of Hiroshima-sized bombs). Of course, it would be an expensive ship and probably nobody would want to crash it. Unless the people who took it to Proxima Centauri got really mad at the people back on Earth.

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          France fans sing 'God Save the Queen' following attacks in England   
Fans all throughout the Stade de France joined in on singing England's national anthem before their friendly. International Friendly: Harry Kane (9') France 0-1 England International Friendly: Samuel Umtiti (22') France 1-1 England International Friendly: Djibril Sidibe (43') France 2-1 England The Stade de France enjoyed a rendition of Oasis' song and "God Save the Queen" before France's friendly vs. England. France fans joined in to sing the English national anthem ahead of their friendly match on Tuesday in a show of solidarity following the recent attacks in Manchester and London. English Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron were on hand in Paris to watch the friendly and a prematch programme that honoured the victims of the last week's terrorist attack in London that killed eight people and last month's bomb blast at Manchester Arena that left 22 dead. France England 3 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats In a change to the...
          US-Atombomber trainieren über dem Operationsgebiet Europa    
Guten Abend,
ich war wieder mal gehandicappt. Diesmal mit einer Augenentzündung im linken Auge (dem Nahsichtauge). Mit dem Fernsichtauge lässt sich auch mit Brille nicht gut arbeiten. Konnte es mit Hausmitteln so weit eindämmen, dass es nicht mehr rinnt, nicht mehr juckt, nicht mehr schmerzt, sondern nur noch feuerrot ist, was mich doch ein bisschen zur Vorsicht zwingt. Weiß nicht woher es kam - wohl eine Kombination von der Holzarbeit (was mit Staub verbunden ist), zu viel Arbeit am PC mit all den Störungen (Hacker?), der Kälte und dem permanenten Wind.
Nun gut, ein Freund legte mir ans Herz, euch ebenfalls auf den Artikel der Luftpost aufmerksam zu machen:

US-Atombomber trainieren über dem Operationsgebiet Europa

Nach Fairford in Großbritannien verlegte strategische US-Atombomber trainieren über dem Operationsgebiet Europa für den finalen Atomkrieg.

Von Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson

U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, 02.06.17 RAF Fairford Atombomber des Typs B-52H Stratofortress von der Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana und rund 800 Soldaten des Global Strike Command der U.S. Air Force
(des für den weltweiten Atomwaffen-Einsatz zuständigen Kommandos, sind am 2. Juni auf dem Flugplatz Fairford der RoyalAir Force / RAF in Großbritannien eingetroffen und sollen von dort aus an einer ganzen Reihe gemeinsamer Manöver
mit NATO-Verbündeten und Partnern teilnehmen. 


Wen sich das nicht anhört, als wäre alles schon fest beschlossen und das Paket fix und fertig geschnürt. Nur die Deutschen scheinen noch nichts zu bemerken. Naja, Kaiserslautern gibt es ja schon seit 70 Jahren und nie ist etwas passiert. Nicht bei uns, dafür umso mehr draußen in der Welt mit ein paar Millionen Toten, Millionen Krüppeln - Kinder, Frauen, alte Menschen - ungezählte Städte, Dörfer, Monumente und Äcker und Landschaften sind zerbombt und unbewohnbar, aber das ist nicht unser Bier, und die Flüchtlinge auch nicht. Die sollen hingehen, wo der Pfeffer wächst.

Allerdings ist eins TODsicher: Wenn's losgeht, dann knallt es zuerst dort in der Pfalz. Keiner wird sagen können: Wenn wir das gewusst hätten! Nee, die meisten werden dazu auch nicht mehr kommen. 

Und hier ist ein zweiter Artikel von unserem gemeinsamen Freund aus Kamerun, Professor Jean-Paul Pougala, den der unentwegte Friedenskämpe und Freund Klaus Madersbacher aus Tirol wunderbar übersetzt hat:  

Die Lügen hinter dem Krieg des Westens gegen Libyen

und

Sind diejenigen, die die Demokratie exportieren wollen, selbst Demokraten? 

Da stehen eine ganze Reihe Dinge drin, die selbst mir noch unbekannt waren, obwohl ich mich seit Jahrzehnten mit Afrika beschäftige. Es soll nur keiner hier glauben, dass die Menschen dort so blöd sind und nicht merken, dass sie von seit Jahrhunderten bestohlen, belogen und brutalst unterdrückt werden.

Zum Weiterlesen auf die Quelle drücken.

Quelle - källa - source

 


          Düdüklü tencere öyle bir patladı ki…   
İzmit’te bir işyerinde kullanılan düdüklü tencere bomba gibi patladı. Patlama sonrası çıkan yangını itfaiye tarafından söndürüldü.
          LibVibe - 8 May 2008   
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          The World Is Now $217,000,000,000,000 In Debt And The Global Elite Like It That Way   

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog,

The borrower is the servant of the lender, and through the mechanism of government debt virtually the entire planet has become the servants of the global money changers.  Politicians love to borrow money, but over time government debt slowly but surely impoverishes a nation.  As the elite get governments around the globe in increasing amounts of debt, those governments must raise taxes in order to keep servicing those debts.  In the end, it is all about taking money from us and transferring it into government pockets, and then taking money from government pockets and transferring it into the hands of the elite.  It is a game that has been going on for generations, and it is time for humanity to say that enough is enough.

According to the Institute of International Finance, global debt has now reached a new all-time record high of 217 trillion dollars

Global debt levels have surged to a record $217 trillion in the first quarter of the year. This is 327 percent of the world’s annual economic output (GDP), reports the Institute of International Finance (IIF).

 

The surging debt was driven by emerging economies, which have increased borrowing by $3 trillion to $56 trillion. This amounts to 218 percent of their combined economic output, five percentage points greater year on year.

Never before in human history has our world been so saturated with debt.

And what all of this debt does is that it funnels wealth to the very top of the global wealth pyramid.  In other words, it makes global wealth inequality far worse because this system is designed to make the rich even richer and the poor even poorer.

Every year the gap between the wealthy and the poor grows, and it has gotten to the point that eight men have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion people on this planet combined

Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam today to mark the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos.

This didn’t happen by accident.  Sadly, most people don’t even understand that this is literally what our system was designed to do.

Today, more than 99 percent of the population of the planet lives in a country that has a central bank.  And debt-based central banking is designed to get national governments trapped in endless debt spirals from which they can never possibly escape.

For example, just consider the Federal Reserve.  During the four decades before the Federal Reserve was created, our country enjoyed the best period of economic growth in U.S. history.  But since the Fed was established in 1913, the value of the U.S. dollar has fallen by approximately 98 percent and the size of our national debt has gotten more than 5000 times larger.

It isn’t an accident that we are 20 trillion dollars in debt.  The truth is that the debt-based Federal Reserve is doing exactly what it was originally designed to do.  And no matter what politicians will tell you, we will never have a permanent solution to our debt problem until we get rid of the Federal Reserve.

In 2017, interest on the national debt will be nearly half a trillion dollars.

That means that close to 500 billion of our tax dollars will go out the door before our government spends a single penny on the military, on roads, on health care or on anything else.

And we continue to pile up debt at a rate of more than 100 million dollars an hour.  According to the Congressional Budget Office, the federal government will add more than a trillion dollars to the national debt once again in 2018…

Unless current laws are changed, federal individual income tax collections will increase by 9.5 percent in fiscal 2018, which begins on Oct. 1, according to data released today by the Congressional Budget Office.

 

At the same time, however, the federal debt will increase by more than $1 trillion.

We shouldn’t be doing this, but we just can’t seem to stop.

Let me try to put this into perspective.  If you could somehow borrow a million dollars today and obligate your children to pay it off for you, would you do it?

Maybe if you really hate your children you would, but most loving parents would never do such a thing.

But that is precisely what we are doing on a national level.

Thomas Jefferson was strongly against government debt because he believed that it was a way for one generation to steal from another generation.  And he actually wished that he could have added another amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would have banned government borrowing…

“I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our Constitution. I would be willing to depend on that alone for the reduction of the administration of our government to the genuine principles of its Constitution; I mean an additional article, taking from the federal government the power of borrowing.”

And the really big secret that none of us are supposed to know is that governments don’t actually have to borrow money.

But if we start saying that too loudly the people that are making trillions of dollars from the current system are going to get very, very upset with us.

Today, we are living in the terminal phase of the biggest debt bubble in the history of the planet.  Every debt bubble eventually ends tragically, and this one will too.

Bill Gross recently noted that “our highly levered financial system is like a truckload of nitro glycerin on a bumpy road”.  One wrong move and the whole thing could blow sky high.

When everything comes crashing down and a great crisis happens, we are going to have a choice.

We could try to rebuild the fundamentally flawed old system, or we could scrap it and start over with something much better.

My hope is that we will finally learn our lesson and discard the debt-based central banking model for good.

The reason why I am writing about this so much ahead of time is so that people will actually understand why the coming crisis is happening as it unfolds.

If we can get everyone to understand how we are being systematically robbed and cheated, perhaps people will finally get mad enough to do something about it.


          Pensions Timebomb In America – "Global Crisis” Cometh   

Pensions Timebomb - Pensions "Are Going To Be A National Crisis"

- America’s underfunded pension system is “not a distant concern but a system already in crisis”...

- Tax may explode as governments seek to bail out insolvent pension plans

- Illinois, California, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Kentucky and eight other states vulnerable

- The simple mathematical mismatch at the heart of the pension crisis...

- Why the pension crisis really is “America’s silent crisis”...

- Pensions timebomb confronts Ireland, UK and most EU countries


By Brian Maher, Managing editor, The Daily Reckoning

"This is going to be a national crisis..."

“This” being America’s woefully underfunded pension liabilities, according to Karen Friedman. She’s the executive vice president of the Pension Rights Center.

(A place called the Pension Rights Center does in fact exist. We checked.)

MarketWatch columnist Jeff Reeves howls in confirmation that “collapsing pensions will fuel America’s next financial crisis.”

“This is not a distant concern,” warns he, “but a system already in crisis.”

According to data supplied by the Federal Reserve, pensions — public and private combined — were roughly 27% underfunded at the end of last year.

By some estimates, America’s public pensions alone are sunk in a $6 trillion abyss.

The issue, approached from any direction, is an impossible knot… a tar pit… a minotaur’s maze of blind alleys and dead ends.

How has the American pension come to such an estate?

Most public pension systems were built upon the sunny assumption that their investments will yield a handsome 7.5% annual return.

But consider…

The average public pension plan returned just 1.5% last year.

Last year marked the second consecutive year that plans undershot the 7.5% return rate, according to Governing magazine.

The same plans worked an average gain of 2–4% in 2015.

A highly technical term describes the foregoing if it goes on long enough... and we apologize if it sends you to the dictionary:

Insolvency.

Briefly turn your attention to the Golden State, for example. California.

State pensions are only in funds to meet 65% of their promised benefits.

And California pins its hopes on that golden annual 7.5% return to make the shortage good.

But it’s in a devil of a fine fix if the average public pension plan only returns 1.5%.

The math is the math.

California essentially depends on returns 400% above the norm, according to financial analyst Larry Edelson.

But California is by no means alone.

We won’t run the entire roll call of shame.

But the great state of Illinois, for one, risks sinking into a $130 billion "death spiral" from its unfunded pension liabilities, as Ted Dabrowski of the Illinois Policy Institute described it.

S&P Global Ratings has even threatened to downgrade the state's credit score to "junk" status.

New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Kentucky are also among the worst deadbeats.

But the problems run from ocean to ocean and south to north.

A report from Moody’s reads thus:

For many states and municipalities, exposure to unfunded pension liabilities is already at or near all-time highs. Since cost burdens are already expected to further increase, pension fund investment performance is critical for the credit quality of many governments.

Not even a "best case" cumulative 25% investment return on public pension plans would stanch the blood flow, according to Moody’s.

They say that best-case 25% would merely reduce pension liabilities a slender 1% through 2019 due to weak contributions and poor past investment returns.

“But I don’t have a pension,” comes your response. “This doesn’t concern me.”

Ah, but have another guess — at least if you swear off your taxes in these United States.

Is it your belief that governments will let their prized public pension plans flop?

There are votes to consider, after all.

Jilted pensioners are capable of generating a good deal of hullabaloo, hullabaloo to which the official ear is exquisitely attuned.

Besides, do you think kind Uncle Samuel will turn the politically strategic states of California and Illinois out on their ears?

As our resident income specialist Zach Scheidt argues:

Your tax bill could explode as governments around the country seek to bail out insolvent pension plans. And you know how much politicians like to use your tax money to bail out some constituent. They like to prove their “compassion” with your money!

“Expect to pay higher state and local taxes for fewer services in the years to come,” adds Larry Edelson, before mentioned.

And:

“Don’t be surprised if authorities of all shapes and sizes — from local governments to national agencies — up the ante to get ahold of your assets any way they can.”

We would have to agree. You shouldn’t be surprised in the least.

And we can scarcely imagine the holy hell that would follow another financial crisis.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner warns the state’s pension crisis is driving his beloved Land of Lincoln into "banana republic" territory.

But we suspect the good governor’s mouth ran away with him here...

Can you imagine comparing the venerable, eminently worthy banana republic... to Illinois?

The pension crisis is truly “America’s silent crisis” and indeed the world's silent crisis.

From The Daily Reckoning newsletter


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          LOS PUJOL, LAS CLOACAS, Y LA OPERACIÓN CATALUÑA.   
Rafael del Barco Carreras

Barcelona 30-6-2017. Los Pujol que iniciaron el mes de junio con JOSEP PUJOL en jet privado y navegando en superyate de 40 metros por FORMENTERA con los del BANCO DE SABADELL, a suponer dialogando sobre finanzas y blanqueo, acaban junio con la declaración de renta de MARTA FERRUSOLA con 'a devolver'. Y a medio mes JOSEP visita a su hermano en SOTO DEL REAL, y a OLEGUER le dan cancha en los medios subvencionados para que se explaye en la defensa propia y paterna pero sin explicar de dónde salen los 3.000 millones de euros del Santander, Bankia y varios inmuebles.

Un mes intenso para el Juez De la Mata agobiado por toda clase de falsedades y fantasías de unos y otros, pero que si en principio diera palos de ciego, ahora acierta por ejemplo citando a SÁNCHEZ CARRETÉ, que le dirá como a mí en la antesala del juicio por el Caso Hacienda de Barcelona, 2009-2010, que PUJOL era muy minucioso y perfeccionista en la DECLARACIÓN DE RENTA. Un asesor fiscal condenado dos veces, y al que le concedieron un indulto parcial para que no entrara a prisión.

Un mes que los PUJOL se revuelven y confunden con la fantástica OPERACIÓN CATALUÑA, creación del subvencionado profesionalismo independentista en que PRUEBAN los ataques al PROCÉS con declaraciones de individuos de uno y otro bando más propios de la estafa, el chalaneo, la mamandurria, o arquetipos de la VIL ESPAÑA Y CATALUÑA. Las cloacas madrileñas y catalanas a revosar de periodistas, políticos, banqueros, y vividores. Pero la verdad continúa en los Papeles de Andorra y Panamá.

Y un mes en que se descubre la punta del gran iceberg: EL MERCADO INMOBILIARIO DE BARCELONA, que más que un 'mercado' parece un 'mercadillo' a lo bestia, donde su confunden toda clase de estafadores y sinvergüenzas, y con Colau complicando en lugar de clarificar. El mundo OKUPA y los DESAHUCIOS, que le convirtieron en alcaldesa, muestra muchas más facetas y aristas que las que con tanto acierto ella DENUNCIABA.  


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A dos velas. Así se han quedado los portavoces de la comisión de Investigación sobre la Operación Catalunya del Parlament. Este martes estaban convocadas cinco comparecencias de las que no ha asistido ni una.
De los cinco, sólo cuatro de los comparencientes han manifestado su inasistencia: el jefe de gabinete de Mariano Rajoy, Jorge Moragas; el exembajador español en Andorra, Manuel Montobbio; y los policías Manuel Vázquez y Enrique García. Sólo José Luis Olivera, exjefe de la Unidad de Delincuencia Económica y Fiscal (UDEF) y director del Centro de Inteligencia contra el Terrorismo y el Crimen Organizado (CITCO), no ha avisado a la cámara catalana de su inasistencia.

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          Comment on There’s no Pride in Israeli occupation of Palestine by lnm3921   
There is no logic in anything you say. Only your opinions and insane support for terrorism! There is no science behind your rantings for Palestinian suicide bombings and no nation that doesn't promote terrorism itself would agree there is! It's just political propaganda to push your agenda! You don't educate you only babble Dr. Frankenstein! We've had enough of your monster! You should be on a watch list by homeland security! You're not stable Mabel!
          Comment on There’s no Pride in Israeli occupation of Palestine by lnm3921   
Do they now. I'm sure the same number you allege do that don't acknowledge your by any means necessary philosophy of terrorism including Palestinian suicide bombings! Since you do, why not fly over there and blow yourself up for Palestine? Good riddance! Oh, and in regards to your disputing the existing of Kings David and Solomon, I noted today in reading about them that the Quran acknowledges their existence not just the Hebrew and Christian bible!
          Celtic skipper Scot Brown to sign new Parkhead contract   
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          Comment on Vă rog, să nu-mi spuneți că terorismul nu reușește by ratoiu   
din păcate, asemenea scene sunt din ce în ce mai dese în marile oraşe europene. eu cred, cabral, c[ terorismul nu reuşeşte. şi că nu va reuşi niciodată. niciun om de bun simţ nu o să stea ascuns sub masă de frica bombelor laşilor ăştia. pe de altă parte, aşa cum reiese şi din rândurile tale, toată atmosfera asta îţi strică plăcerea, iar asta este extrem de nasol.
          S.O.S. Πεντάγωνο Καλεί Μόσχα (DR. Strangelove, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb)   

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          Somalia: Public Statement by Chair of Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict   
Source: UN Security Council
Country: Somalia

SC/12896

30 JUNE 2017

At its 63rd meeting, on 18 April, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, in connection with the examination of the fourth report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Somalia (document S/2016/1098), agreed to address the following messages through a public statement issued by the Chair of the Working Group.

To all the parties to the armed conflict in Somalia, including the Somali National Army, Somali regional security forces, clan militias and, in particular, the armed groups operating in Somalia, including Al‑Shabaab and Ahl al-Sunna wal-Jamaʽa:

(a) Strongly condemning all violations and abuses committed against children in Somalia and their increase since 2015 and urging all parties to the conflict to immediately end and prevent all violations of applicable international law involving the recruitment and use of children, abduction, killing and maiming, rape and other forms of sexual violence, attacks on schools and hospitals and denial of humanitarian access and to comply with their obligations under international law;

(b) Calling upon the parties to further implement all previous conclusions of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict in Somalia (documents S/AC.51/2007/14, S/AC.51/2008/14 and S/AC.51/2011/2);

(c) Welcoming the efforts made by the Federal Government of Somalia since the previous conclusions of the Working Group and calling upon the Government to swiftly and fully implement the two action plans signed in 2012, including by releasing immediately and without preconditions all children from their ranks and through the criminalization of the recruitment and use of children, the issuance of command orders prohibiting and sanctioning the recruitment and use of children and other violations and abuses against children in armed conflict, the establishment of age assessment mechanisms in their recruitment process and the screening of troops;

(d) Also welcoming the ratification by the Federal Government of Somalia of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, strongly encouraging the Government to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the involvement of children in armed conflict and urging federal and regional authorities to swiftly align federal or regional legislation with the international obligations of Somalia under the Convention;

(e) Strongly urging all armed groups, in particular Al-Shabaab, to immediately and without preconditions release all children associated with them and end and prevent further recruitment and use of children, including re-recruitment of children who have been released;

(f) Expressing deep concern about the high number of children killed or maimed, as a direct or indirect result of hostilities between parties to the armed conflict and of incidents of indiscriminate attacks against the civilian population, including those involving aerial bombardment, and calling upon all parties to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law, in particular the principles of distinction and proportionality enshrined therein;

(g) Expressing grave concern about the high number of cases of rape and other forms of sexual violence perpetrated against children and urging all parties to the armed conflict to take immediate and specific measures to put an end to and prevent the perpetration of rape and other forms of sexual violence against children by members of their respective groups;

(h) Calling upon all parties to the armed conflict to comply with applicable international law and to respect the civilian character of schools and hospitals, including their personnel, and to end and prevent attacks or threats of attacks against those institutions and their personnel, as well as the military use of schools and hospitals, in violation of applicable international law;

(i) Urging armed groups, in particular Al-Shabaab, to cease the abduction of children and all violations and abuses committed against abducted children and to immediately release without preconditions all abducted children in their captivity to relevant civilian child protection actors;

(j) Calling upon all parties to the armed conflict to allow and facilitate full, safe and unhindered humanitarian access to children, respect the exclusively humanitarian nature and impartiality of humanitarian aid and respect the work of all United Nations humanitarian agencies and other humanitarian actors, without distinction;

(k) Expressing grave concern about the detention of children on national security charges in violation of applicable international law, as well as about the use of detained children as spies in intelligence operations and counter-terrorism activities, and urging the Federal Government of Somalia to comply with its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in particular that the deprivation of liberty of children should be used only as a measure of last resort and for the shortest appropriate period and be guided by the best interests of the child;

(l) Welcoming the willingness of the Federal Government of Somalia to address these issues and urging it to fulfil its commitments under the Principles and Guidelines on Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups (Paris Principles), which it has endorsed, and the standard operating procedures for the reception and handover of children separated from armed groups signed by the Federal Government of Somalia, including by treating children associated with armed groups primarily as victims;

(m) Encouraging the Federal Government of Somalia to focus on sustainable reintegration opportunities for children affected by armed conflict, including the sensitization of communities to avoid the stigmatization of these children, while taking into account the specific needs of boys and girls, as well as of children with disabilities, orphans and unaccompanied children;

(n) Welcoming the fact that, on 5 October 2016, 26 of 64 children detained since March 2016 for their alleged association with Al-Shabaab were released by the Puntland authorities and handed over to the United Nations, while condemning the sentencing to death and heavy prison sentences of children for their alleged association with Al-Shabaab, in violation of their obligations under international law;

(o) Urging the Puntland authorities to review the heavy prison sentences against the children remaining in detention for their alleged association with Al‑Shabaab in accordance with applicable international law and to continue to work with the United Nations to support swift reintegration and reunification with their families in their regions of origin and rehabilitation;

(p) Calling upon all non-State armed groups to publicly express their commitment and take active steps to end and prevent all violations and abuses committed against children and to enter into dialogue with the United Nations to prepare, adopt and implement without delay action plans to end and prevent violations and abuses against children in line with Security Council resolutions 1539 (2004), 1612 (2005), 1882 (2009), 1998 (2011) and 2225 (2015);

(q) Expressing deep concern over the lack of accountability for violations and abuses committed against children and calling for an end to impunity by ensuring that all perpetrators of violations and abuses are swiftly brought to justice and held accountable, including through timely and systematic investigation and prosecution;

(r) Welcoming the commitments made by the African Union and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to peace and security in Somalia and to the protection of children affected by armed conflict in Somalia and urging the African Union and troop-contributing countries to take all necessary measures to end and prevent violations and abuses against children, including fully implementing the Force Commander’s directive on the protection of children’s rights and complying with the standing operating procedures on the handover of children formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups signed by the Federal Government of Somalia, and to ensure accountability for perpetrators by undertaking prompt, thorough and transparent independent investigations of any allegations of violations and abuses committed by their troops;

(s) Recalling that the Security Council, in its resolution 2317 (2016), recalled the financial and travel measures imposed by resolution 2002 (2011), which apply to individuals and entities designated by the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea in accordance with paragraph 43 of resolution 2093 (2013), for actions that threaten the peace, stability or security of Somalia, such as:

(i) Recruitment or use of children in armed conflict in Somalia by political or military leaders in violation of applicable international law;

(ii) Violation of applicable international law in Somalia involving the targeting of civilians, including children and women in situations of armed conflict, including killing and maiming, sexual and gender-based violence, attacks on schools and hospitals, and abduction and forced displacement;

(iii) Obstruction of the delivery of humanitarian assistance to Somalia or access to or the distribution of humanitarian assistance in Somalia;

(t) Expressing the readiness of the Working Group to communicate to the Security Council and to the Committee pertinent information with a view to assisting them in the imposition of targeted measures on perpetrators.

To community and religious leaders:

(a) Emphasizing their important role in enhancing the protection of children in armed conflict;

(b) Urging them to publicly condemn and continue to advocate ending and preventing violations and abuses against children, in particular those involving the recruitment and use of children, rape and other forms of sexual violence against children, abductions, attacks and threats of attacks against schools and hospitals, and denial of humanitarian access.


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          Sunday Salon: T-1   
 Happy late Sunday afternoon friends!  I'm rolling in at this hour because I have to wait for my weekly dog pictures which are the last ones I will get before we to pick him up next Saturday.  I love the one of him reading.  And when I say I love our breeder, I mean, she and the puppy nanny are amazing.  They take the puppies on field trips, make sure they have exposure to other dogs, cats and people, and they read to them and play music.  They potty train and crate train them, and get them used to the leash.  This week I got to Face Time with Brody for the second time, so I could see him running around doing his thing.

  




It has been a full week.  Mid-week my back felt better, and I was able to go back to the trainer but I did spend many hours on the heating pad!  I should be close to 100% when I go tomorrow.  I'm really happy with these people, they aren't messing around.  I'm walking around like I've been riding a horse and can barely get in and out of a chair!  Haha!

I had a book club meeting to discuss "Me Before You" (my choice because I want as many people to love this book as I did).  Did you know it was going to be a movie late this summer?  A friend's son had confirmation.   Did some work in the yard - the weather has been gorgeous.  We attended a wine and food tasting with silent auction on Saturday night, which was hosted by my friend that owns a wine store.  That was fun.  I had hoped today to relax, read a little, take a nap, but in fact it was opposite.  I've been on the move all day, so after I finish this post, it is the shower and the comfy chair for me for a little bit.  My husband and my dad are out right now riding in an old B-17 bomber, so in the back of my mind I will be saying a few safe flying prayers.  Sheesh!

I continue to read a few pages here and there on "Where All the Light Tends To Go", which really has a wonderful voice of a 19 year old boy in Appalachia.  Dark and murky but also with a tiny bit of hope.  And I HOPE I can finish it this week.  On audio I finished "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger, a coming-of-age tale set in a small Minnesota town in 1961.  Incredible literary voice and story.  I had my quibbles, but still a fantastic listen.  I'm now a couple of hours into "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrick Backman, and it is funny and sweet about a curmudgeonly old man.

Hope everybody has a great Sunday, what is left of it.  After I shower, I will be roaming around on the blogs a bit.  See you there!  




          Comment on Snapshots: Gagner, Condon, Hamonic by baberuthbomber8   
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          Comment on Threat fails to intimidate worshippers at Portland mosque by Charles Martel   
Just another non-story from the PPH. It is not uncommon for Muslims to commit fake hate crimes to gain sympathy within a community. “The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers...” Recep Tayyip Erdogan, PM of Turkey This is the same mosque where a teenager set off a homemade chemical bomb back in Sept., 2010. Did the Police Chief inspect this mosque for weapons?
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          AtomBombing: Tüm Windows sürümlerinde büyük bir güvenlik açığı keşfedildi   

Yakın sigaraları.

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Haberi ve tutoriali okudum bir şey anladım mı? Hayır neredeyse hiç bir şey anlamadım. Ama vatani görevimizdir paylaşalım.

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          Los bomberos rescatan a un hombre al caer por un desnivel en un camino rural de Campillo de Arenas   
Los bomberos han rescatado este mediodía a un hombre tras sufrir una caída por un desnivel de 70 metros en un camino de acceso a la aldea de Santa Lucía, en la localidad jiennense de Campillo de Arenas.
          With Iran's Profile Rising, Saudi Arabia Must Unite with U.S. on Terror   

In a Middle East country where terrorist attacks by suicide bombers are rare, Saudi Arabia suffered such an attack on June 23rd. Both target and timing were significant.

The target was Islam's holiest site - the Grand Mosque in Makkah; the timing was the last day of Ramadan, when attendance was unusually high as hundreds of thousands of worshipers gathered for afternoon prayers.

The good news was Saudi security, learning in advance of the planned attack, arrested five suspects. Closing in on the bomber forced him to detonate his explosives prematurely. The bad news was six foreign pilgrims were wounded.

As Riyadh launches an investigation into the attack, a betting man would take odds one country in particular-Iran-is involved, either directly or indirectly, to it. Investigators and legal authorities have linked Tehran to multiple attacks against the U.S., including the 1983 Beirut bombing of the Marine Barracks and the 9/11 attacks.

News of this attack undoubtedly causes some to think Saudi Arabia is finally getting its due for having exported Islamism for so long. Just like the U.S. made some bad decisions in the Middle East - President Jimmy Carter's support of Iran's Islamic revolution rather than the Shah, our long-time ally, and President Barack Obama's decision to provide Tehran with a path to nuclear weapons with his 2015 agreement are but two decisions quickly coming to mind - Riyadh too made a bad decision in exporting Islamism.

But while mutually bad past judgments have created a dangerous Middle East today, Saudi critics need understand now, more than ever, U.S. and Saudi interests must be aligned to confront the same threat. Failure to do so will only enhance Iranian efforts to establish a "Shia Crescent."

Ever since the mullahs came to power in 1979, they have been motivated by the goal to establish a Middle East caliphate that would enable them to expand globally.

For eight years, Obama gave Tehran a free pass to do just that, outrageously claiming it was important Saudi Arabia learn to "share the neighborhood."

For those doubting Iran's expansionist goals and evil intentions, two provisions of its own constitution make them clear.

The first mandates the Islamic revolution be exported outside Iran's borders. No other nation's constitution claims the right of such extra-territoriality.

We have borne witness of this mandate during the mullahs' 38-year reign, demonstrating that no country is safe from it. Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Venezuela - all these countries and others share an Iranian or Iranian proxy presence focused on expanding Tehran's ideological empire. Some seek to do it aggressively, others subtly.

But what should concern us even more than its extra-territorial application is the constitution's leadership succession provision. Why? Because it sheds light on the mullahs' real motivation for acquiring nuclear weapons.

Any well-conceived constitution provides a clear provision for a serving leader's succession should the unexpected occur, such as death or incapacity. In the case of Iran's highest office holder, the Supreme Leader, its constitution does that. But it also adds a third "otherworldly" contingency.

The Iranians believe that the "Twelfth Imam" or "Mahdi" disappeared in the tenth century at the age of five, entering into a state of occultation. They believe he will remain there until returning to Earth to lead Shia-Islam to global domination in an end-of-world prophecy.

The catch, however, is that the Mahdi's return must be triggered by world chaos. Unlike most believers in Mahdi's return, the mullahs believe mankind can be a catalyst in triggering that chaos. This should cause us serious concern about Iran acquiring nuclear weapons - concerns further reinforced by the constitutional requirement that upon his return, the Mahdi ("Wali al-Asr") will immediately replace the Supreme Leader.

A united and focused U.S.-Saudi alliance to check Iranian aggression has never been more timely. Both countries have been distracted from the Iran problem due to the Islamic State. But it appears the fall of ISIS is now "imminent" and the maneuvering of all parties involved in fighting ISIS in order to secure their goals in a post-ISIS world is already underway.

For the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, however, there is little ideological difference between confronting ISIS or confronting Iran. Both are Islamists seeking to create and control a caliphate. The only difference is, while ISIS did so as a terrorist Islamic movement, Iran seeks to do so under the protected status of a nation-state. Ironically, while Obama would never have considered negotiating a deal with ISIS for it to acquire nuclear weapons, he unwittingly willingly negotiated just such a deal with Tehran.

The post-ISIS battleground for the powers now involved there is Syria. Aligned on one side with Syrian President Bashar Assad are Iran, its Hezbollah proxy, and Russia. Confronting them is a less organized group consisting of the U.S., Saudi Arabia and its GCC coalition, pro-Western Kurdish and Arab anti-Assad rebels and, interestingly, Hamas, which lends its tunnel-digging expertise to the anti-Assad rebels they support. Also involved in a balancing act is Turkey which, while anti-ISIS, is also anti-Kurd.

Iran recognizes that how goes Syria, goes its Crescent, and is determined that nothing deter it from that goal. This undoubtedly is why Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently acknowledged something Obama would not: Middle East stability can only be achieved by regime change in Iran.

And last month, Trump dared go where Obama would not. When an Iranian mechanized convoy entered a 34-mile deconfliction zone around the Syria-Iraq border nearing a U.S. garrison, U.S. aircraft attacked and destroyed it. It was a bold step but one that had become increasingly necessary in the face of repeated aggressive acts against U.S. forces at sea. Days later an Iranian drone was shot down.

There should be little doubt that defeating ISIS is merely the end of a phase, not the end of war in Syria. The only way that can happen on terms favorable to the U.S. is through a united U.S.-Saudi effort dedicated to countering each and every aggressive act by Iran with a firm response on the battlefield-wherever that battlefield is situated.

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          Trimak    
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          Tiroteo en un hospital en Nueva York, varios médicos heridos   
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          List of Upcoming Telugu Movies of 2017 & 2018 : Release Dates Calendar for all New Telugu Films   

List of Upcoming Telugu Movies of 2017 - 2018 : Release Dates Calendar for all New Telugu Films

Here is List of all latest 2017 & 2018 Telugu Movies and all information of South Indian Films released. A complete update of all New releasing and upcoming Telugu films of Year 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Check out the latest listing of South Indian (Tollywood) movies released in 2017 and 2018 With His Actors, Actress and Release Dates information at MT Wiki Movie Database!
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Release Dates of Telugu Movies in 2017, 2018 & Upcoming Tollywood Films List

Below are List of Upcoming Telugu Movies in 2017, 2018 and 2019

Release Date and Movie Name

Lead Star Cast (Actor & Actress)

12th January, 2017
Gautamiputra SatakarniNandamuri Balakrishna, Shriya Saran
Shatamanam BhavatiSharwanand, Anupama Parameswaran, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha
13th January, 2017
Khaidi No. 150Chiranjeevi, Kajal Aggarwal, Tarun Arora, Raai Laxmi
25th January, 2017
BalamHrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam, Sonu Sood, Ronit Roy, Girish Kulkarni
26th January, 2017
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          Video: Fuego destruye tienda en Licey al Medio   

Santiago.- Un incendio destruyó por completo una tienda ubicada en la parte céntrica del municipio de Licey al Medio.

El fuego que se inició en la parte trasera de importadora Lisandro, destruyó toda la mercancía del establecimiento que según las estimaciones asciende a varios millones de pesos.

Por la intervención del Cuerpo de Bomberos el fuego no se expandió a otros negocios ubicados en la zona que es meramente comercial.

Personas residentes en la zona dijeron que el fuego pudo haber sido causado por un corto circuito o una conexión irregular de energía eléctrica.


          Atacante muere tras disparar contra al menos 5 personas en hospital de El Bronx   

NUEVA YORK — Un hombre sacó un fusil que llevaba oculto bajo una bata de laboratorio y comenzó a disparar en un hospital del distrito del Bronx, en Nueva York, el viernes, matando a por lo menos una persona e hiriendo a otras, para después quitarse la vida, dijo la policía.

Un oficial policial dijo bajo condición de anonimato que el atacante era un doctor que trabajó anteriormente en el hospital llamado Henry Bello. No se precisó por el momento por qué no trabajaba ya en el hospital.

El incidente estalló a las 2:50 p.m. dentro del Bronx Lebanon Hospital, que muy pronto se vio rodeado de vehículos de la policía y los bomberos, además de policías en los techos contiguos, mientras las personas adentro recibían instrucciones de ocultarse.

Los agentes revisaron piso por piso el hospital en busca del atacante y reportaron poco después de las 4 p.m. que el hombre estaba muerto adentro. Un funcionario del orden le dijo The Associated Press que el pistolero se había suicidado.

La policía estaba tratando de identificar cuántas personas habían sido baleadas. Los socorristas no habían tenido acceso al hospital mientras el atacante seguía suelto.

El hospital de 120 años de existencia asegura que tiene casi 1.000 camas distribuidas en varias unidades. Su sala de atención de emergencias está entre las más activas de la ciudad de Nueva York.

El hospital se ubica aproximadamente 2,6 kilómetros (1,5 millas) al norte del Yankee Stadium.


          Matrimonial ads from some of the most eligible folk in town   
Got the following email. Don't know if these are actual posts on Shaadi.com. But they are amusing enough. Have fun!

Bravery awards should go those who can spent 3 hours on a 'date' with any of these posters.

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These are ads taken from shaadi.com - guys searching for brides.These
are actual ads on a matrimony site. Grammar and spell errors have no
place in a

profile description as everything is straight from the heart!
Disclaimer: I

am not responsible if you forget your basic grammar after reading
this.....~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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Hello To Viewers My Name
is Shekhar , I am single i don't have female, If anyone want to Marie
to me u can visit to my home. I am not a good education but i working
all field in bangalroe.. if u like me u welcome to my heart...whenever
u want to meet pls visit my resident or send u letter.. Thanks yours
Regards Shekhar ~*~

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~i want very simple girl. from brahmin educated family from orissa
state she is also know about RAMAYAN, GEETA BHAGABATA, and other
homework
(Homework?)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Wants a woman who knows me better and can adjust with me forever.
she may never create any difficulties in my life or her life by which the entire
life can run smoothly. thank you (The principle of running life smoothly was
never so easy!)

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she should be good looking and should have a service. she should have one
brother and one sister. she should be educated. (ain't it unique !! 1
brother 1 sister criteria)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I am a happy-go-lucky kind of person. Enjoys every moments of life. I love to
make friendship. Because friendship is a first step of love. I am
looking for my dreamgirl who will love me more than i. Because i love
myself a lot.

If u think that is u then why to late come on ........hold my hand
forever !!! (The dilwale dulhaniya
effect)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~i
am simple boy.I have lot of problem in my life because of my luck now i
am looking one gal she care me and love me lot lot lot (I don't know
why but this is one of my favorites)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

My wife should be as 'Shivani' as in Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and as Tanwerr as
in KSBKBT...... (Ok I haven't seen these soaps but I am sure he must be
demanding too much,ain't he?)

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i want a girl with no drinks if she wants she can wear jeans in house
but while stepping out of house she should give respect to our cast (by
not wearing her jeans? Wat the freak...)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
I AM A GOOD LOKING BOY,WHO HAS THE CAPABILITY TO MAKE
ANY BODY TO LOUGH.I BELIEVE IN GOD AND ACCORDING TO ME FRIENDS ARE THE
REAL MESSENGER OF GOD. THE 3 THINGS I AM LOOKING FROM A GIRL ,THEY ARE
1.THEY MUST BELIEVE IN GOD.2. THEY HAVE TO LIKE MY PROFFESION AND THEY
SHOULD NOT GET BORED WITH ME WHEN I WILL TRY TO MAKE THEM LOUGH.(all of
us are loughing)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~ whatever she may be but she should feel that she is going to be
someone bride and she must think of the future life if she is too like
this she would be called the woman of the lamp (I am clueless, I feel
so lost. Can anyone tell me what this boy wants)
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love my patner i marriage the patner ok i search my patner and i
love thepatner ok thik hai the patner has a graduate ok(I am again
clueless but I liked the use of "ok". The person is suffering from
"Ok-syndrome")
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I am pran my family history my two brother two sister and Father&mother
sister complity marred (somebody please explain in comments section how
to get married 'completely'?)
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I am very simpel and hanest. i have three sister one brother and parent. iam
doing postal sarvice and tailor master my original resdence at
kalahandi diste naw iam staing at rayagada dist. (actually what is this
guy
doing?
Postal service or
tailor.??)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
my name is muhamad and i am unmarried. pleaes you marrige
me pleaes pleaes pleaes pleaes pleaes pleaes pleaes (height of
desperation!)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
I want one girl who love me or my mother. she love me heartly or she havea
frank she's skin colour 'normal'not a black or not a whitey. IThink the
main think is heart if your heart is beautiful then you are
beautiful.but iam not a handsome guy or not a good looking. but my Mom
say that Iam a good guy. My father already expired . THE CHOICE IS
YOUR. bye bye.(uttama
purushan)

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iam kanan. i do owo businas.one sistar.he was marred.(No comments)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I AM LITTLE FAIR INDIAN COLOUR. I DON'T HAVE ANY HABIT.(maybe the poor
guy meant BAD habits)

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hello i am a good charactarised man. i want to run my life
happily.i divorced my first wife.her charactor is not good'. i expect
the good minded and clean habits girl who may be in the same caste or
other caste accepted ... (but credit cards not
accepted..???)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

i'm looking out for who lives in bombay , girl simple who trust me lot
should be roman catholic, LOVE ME ONLY. (Now that criterion is a must,
isn't it?)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

to be married on jan-2006. working woman perferable(this guy has fixed the
marriage date too! But he is yet to find a bride.I wish him best of
luck on

behalf of all of us. I am sure he will get one soon.)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
I would like a beautyfull girl. and i do not want her any treasure.
because girl is the maharani. (Now she is going to be a lucky girl! Any
takers?)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

failed three times and worked with privated ltd company which not paying
salary at present. (Any takers again?) -- DT
          Sensex, Nifty edge up ahead of GST, but post 1st monthly loss this year   

Mumbai: Indian shares erased early losses and ended higher on Friday as some consumer goods firms expected to benefit from the launch of a unified goods and services tax gained, offsetting declines in sectors such as autos that would be hit.

But the indexes still posted their first monthly loss this year as a record-setting rally cooled.

The broader NSE Nifty closed up 0.18 percent at 9,520.90, but lost 1.04 percent for the month. It declined 0.56 percent this week, its third consecutive weekly loss.

The benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.21 percent higher at 30,921.61 but posted a weekly loss of 0.70 percent and a monthly loss of 0.72 percent.



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          Wikileaks: Emiratos pidió bombardear a Al Jazeera   
Emiratos Árabes Unidos (EAU) pidió a Estados Unidos bombardear las instalaciones de la televisora Al Jazeera en Qatar, en 2001 y 2003, según documentos clasificados del gobierno emiratí filtrados este jueves por el sitio Wikileaks. De acuerdo con el documento 03ABUDHABI4670-a del Consejo de Seguridad Nacional de EAU, el príncipe heredero emiratí, Mohammad bin Zayed al Nahyan, pidió a altos mandos de la administración de George W. Bush bombardear las instalaciones del canal satelital más importante del mundo árabe durante la invasión a Afganistán y antes de la guerra de Irak.
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          Micro Machines World Series Launches   
Micro Machines World Series Launches

Today Micro Machines World Series has launched for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, so naturally we have also gotten a launch trailer for the title. This game marks the return of the series with classic and new content for players of all ages. It supports up to four players locally and 12 players for online multiplayer and features 12 customizable vehicles and 25 classic locations. Collectibles like blasters, mines, hammers, bombs as well as NERF power ups can also be found to defeat your opponents.

 

 

Source: Codemasters


          Tunguska: la explosión de 12 megatones que nos recuerda que el espacio está lleno de maravillas, pero también de horrores   

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El 30 de junio de 1908 una explosión del tamaño de una bomba H destruyó millones de árboles en decenas de kilómetros a la redonda. Así entró Tunguska, una remota región siberiana, en los libros de historia.

La explosión fue tan salvaje que se llegó a hablar de antimateria en 1965 o incluso de un diminuto agujero negro en 1973 . Pero esas no son, ni de lejos, las explicaciones más "interesantes". Se ha hablado de ovnis estrellándose por accidente o, atención, de una prueba de concepto del famoso "rayo de la muerte" de Nikola Tesla.

¿Qué pasó en Tunguska?

Tunguska Event Fallen Trees

Sin embargo, la realidad es mucho más prosaica y, hoy por hoy, los científicos discuten si se trataba de un asteroide pequeño o del fragmento de un cometa. Porque ni en 1921 (cuando se envió la primera expedición al lugar), ni en ninguna de las expediciones posteriores se ha encontrado algo parecido a un cráter.

¿Cómo sabemos entonces que ocurrió algo en Tunguska esa mañana de junio? Pues porque se enteró todo el mundo: los sismógrafos de toda Asia y toda Europa captaron la explosión; el Observatorio de Greenwich captó variaciones en la presión atmosférica por la cantidad de aire puesto en circulación; y, para rematar, el polvo en suspensión hizo que en el norte de Eurasia la noche fuera tan brillantes que parecía de día.

Es decir, algo pasó en aquellas deshabitadas tierras del Óblast de Irkutsk, de eso no hay duda. La teoría más aceptada es que ese pequeño meteorito originó una explosión termonuclear a unos 8 kilómetros de altitud y con una potencia de 12 megatones. Todo lo de después fue muerte y destrucción.

¿Podría repetirse?

La respuesta corta es sí. De hecho eventos como el del Mediterráneo Oriental, el de Vitim o incluso el de Cheliábinsk muestran que es posible que se repita. La respuesta larga es que se trata de algo poco probable. No sólo porque este tipo de eventos sean ya de por sí algo bastante raro, sino porque (como en todos estos casos) cuando se producen, se suelen dar en zonas despobladas.

No es casualidad: la inmensa mayoría de la superficie de la Tierra está despoblada. No obstante, no debemos bajar la guardia. Hace un par de años, la gente de Microsiervos rescataba un texto de Arthur C. Clarke donde imaginaba qué pasaría si Tunguska ocurría en el corazón de Europa:

A las 9.46 (meridiano Greenwich) de la mañana del 11 de septiembre, en el verano excepcionalmente hermoso del año 2077, la mayor parte de los habitantes de Europa vieron aparecer en el cielo oriental una deslumbrante bola ígnea. En cuestión de segundos se tornó más brillante que el Sol y al desplazarse en el cielo -al principio en completo silencio– iba dejando detrás una ondulante columna de polvo y humo.

En algún punto sobre Austria comenzó a desintegrarse produciendo una serie de explosiones, tan violentas que más de un millón de personas quedaron con los oídos dañados para siempre. Fueron las afortunadas.

Desplazándose a cincuenta kilómetros por segundo, un millón de toneladas de roca y metal cayó sobre las llanuras del norte de Italia y destruyó con una llamarada de segundos la labor de siglos. Las ciudades de Padua y Verona fueron barridas de la faz de la Tierra; y las últimas glorias de Venecia se hundieron para siempre en el mar cuando las aguas del Adriático avanzaron atronadoras hacia tierra después de aquel golpe fulminante venido del cielo.

Seiscientas mil personas murieron, y el daño material se calculó en más de un trillón de dólares

Feliz día del Asteroide

Cita con Rama se publicó en 1973 y es, evidentemente, pura ficción. Sin embargo, el relato es sugestivo: la capacidad del espacio exterior para comprometer la vida en este planeta es tan cierta como lo eran, hace 66 millones de años, los dinosaurios.

Por eso cada año, el 30 de junio se celebra el Día del Asteroide con la intención de crear conciencia sobre este problema y debatir sobre las posibilidades que tenemos para proteger a la Tierra. Desde este año, además, está reconocido por la ONU.

El espacio es un lugar maravilloso, pero, como la noche, también es oscuro y alberga horrores. No está de más recordarlo, al menos una vez al año.

Imágenes | Jay Huang

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          Exploring and Expanding the Senses   
I am watching a workshop that is exploring how we experience the world through our senses, with the intent of creating the intention of paying better attention to what our senses are telling us.  I have written about the senses before, especially in regards to meditation (because we aren't all visual people, and so many meditations include visualizations....which just don't work for everybody), but also just in general.

We are taught in school that there are five basic senses:  sight, sound, taste, touch, smell.  So much of the world assumes that you experience the world from a visual primary (and often touch secondary) standpoint.  As a society, we aren't as scent oriented as we might have been in our evolutionary past.  Many forms of advertising and entertainment bombard us with sights and sounds, and in many ways we start to filter out a lot of the information that is coming our way.

In the magical community, we often talk about other senses such as intuition or the energetic body.   There is a whole spectrum of psychic senses that echo the physical ones: clairvoyance (sight), clairaudience (sound), clairgustance (taste), clairalience (smell) and clairsentience (feeling).  There is also claircognizance, which many people consider similar or the same as intuition...a sense of just knowing information out of the blue.

When we think about the senses, we should first think about what a sense is.  I feel that our senses are our way of experiencing and understanding the world, both without and within.  It is also a way in which we receive information.  By this definition our thoughts can be considered our sense of Self.  One of the questions asked in the workshop I'm in is to think about other senses that you might have.

Which definitely got me thinking.  Right away I jotted down Energetic sensing:  feeling the resonance or energy of a thing.  Almost like tapping into the essence of it.  I also wrote down intuition, because that is a big thing for me. 

I wrote down Talking, because I definitely often start talking without knowing fully what I am talking about.  Through the course of speaking (or writing...but it's easier when speaking for me) words, I am not even really thinking about what I am trying to say, but letting the words flow through me.  Sometimes the words don't feel like my own, so I am listening to myself speak in order to figure out what I am trying to say.

I also thought about Synchronicity as a sense.  There are tons of times where all of a sudden I will start seeing the same thing over and over.  Or all my friends will talk about something to me independently.  Perhaps these things were always happening, and I just wasn't paying attention.  Or perhaps I am calling out for the information I need.  But noticing the patterns, getting that 'aha' moment where I recognize that I'm getting all this information about something all at once is definitely a way that I receive (and pay attention to) information.  Once I start noticing a pattern, I can't help but start looking for it and trying to figure out what it might mean to me.

I believe that Dreams are a sense.  We tap into so much information when we dream, and it flows in a way that is different from almost every other way we perceive the world.  Our dreams are an almost entirely different life that we don't always get to remember or understand in our waking lives.  And yet, we can work things out in our dreams while not even being fully aware of what is going on.

Imagination is along the same lines.  In some ways, this one is really tricky.  There is a lot of disbelief in imagination as being a real thing.  And yet I think that the things we imagine can become real.  And sometimes we can use our imagination to tap into very real information.  I have used this process several times, when I didn't know what to do about something.  I made up an answer, and tried it out, only to find out later on that the answer I made up was an actual answer. 

No matter what you consider to be a sense, there is powerful work that you can do with your senses!  Many people are in awe at the sensory abilities of others, especially people who may lack in certain senses and then have other senses that compensate for them.  But most of us can develop our senses to be more than they are, simply by paying more attention to what they are telling us.

We move through our day, paying attention to only what we need to.  The vast majority of information that comes to us gets automatically processed and discarded.  We aren't aware of it at all.  If you go to the grocery store, you technically 'see' all the people you walk by, all the signs and food for sale and the shelves on which everything is stored.  And yet many people couldn't tell you what color shirt the person who checked them out wore, even though they probably looked at them and even talked to them. 

It is pretty easy to start developing a sense.  All you have to do is start making a conscious effort to pay attention to it.  When you look at something, really look at it.  Consider what color it is and not just red or blue, but is it crimson or aqua or some other color that you can't even name?  When you taste a food, don't just stop at sweet or salty, can you taste the spices in your stir fry or use ten different words to describe how your apple tastes.  When you touch something, what does it really feel like....and how does it make you feel in response?

You can do this same process with the non-primary senses as well.  Developing skill with one of the clair-senses often starts through what I'll call sensualization:  you try to tap into the sense you are working on without a phsyical stimuli.  So for clairvoyance, that would be visualization:  you try to see the image of for example an orange, without having one in front of you (though when you first start you can have the orange, and then close your eyes and try to call it's image up).  For clairaudience you may try to hear your favorite song or the voice of a friend. 

For other senses that aren't based off the physical ones, you can find other ways to practice and develop them.  With Energetic sensing you might pick different things try to sense their resonance.  Start paying attention to any kind of feedback you might receive, whether it is words, sensations in your body, images or just concepts.  A lot of times I'll get a sense of knowing about a thing and it will be something that I can't put into words, I just know it (completely hard to explain lol).  To practice Talking, try talking out problems you are having or things that are bothering you.  The key is really to not think about what you are saying.  Sort of like stream of thought writing, except with speaking.

Synchronicity is all about paying attention to patterns.  Just putting the idea in your head to start looking for repeated things can help you start to notice them.  Once you start seeing the patterns, then you can think about what they might mean or what they are calling your attention to.  Writing down what you saw and a brief bit about what was happening at the time can be helpful in tracking the patterns.

Almost all Dream work starts with journaling.  Dreams are fleeting things, and while we may have a clear idea of what we dreamed when we first wake, those dreams quickly get lost.  Having paper and pen near your bed to note down key words right away can help you hold onto those dreams.  It can also be helpful to set the intention before you go to sleep that you will not only dream, but that you will remember your dreams.  Once you are dreaming often and remembering many of them, you can work on lucid dreaming, or being active in your own dreams!

To me, Imagination is the easiest to practice, but for many people it can be a real challenge.  I started, many years ago, by imagining what might happen in a situation I was expecting later on.  For example, if I knew I was going to be riding the bus to school, I might imagine something that could happen on the bus.  Sometimes it is useful to imagine realistic situations.  I almost always imagine important phone calls before I make them, playing out several different and very realistic options.  Job interviews are another great scene to imagine.  When you want to stretch your imagination muscles, start thinking of less probable situations.  What might happen if at the last bus stop, some one famous got on the bus?  Or perhaps you go to the interview and it's being held at a wild dance party!  Get crazy with it and see what you come up with.

One of the great things about working with the senses is that they are always with us.  These are skills we can often work on at any time, even if we only have a minute, and without anyone else knowing what we are doing.  If you are waiting in line at the bank, see how many sounds that you can name.  If you are riding in a car, look out the window and really see the color of the sky or close your eyes and try to feel the sensation of ice.

The more we pay attention to the world around us, the more alive we will be because we are more aware.  Everything becomes more interesting because you are actively engaging with it instead of trying to avoid what is going on.  Make the most of every minute by truly experiencing it!
          Quiere todo lo que quieras   


Segunda Parte (2/2)


Despertó empapado en un cuarto oscuro y húmedo, su mandíbula estaba hinchada y le dolía. Al moverse se dio cuenta que estaba encadenado.

Se abrió una puerta y una luz cegadora le enfocó los ojos.

-Buenos días señor Mills- dijo una voz desde atrás de la luz – Le extrañará el motivo del porqué lo tenemos cautivo acá. Pues no tardará mucho en saberlo. Sólo queremos conversar un poco con usted, eso es todo. Mientras sea amable y coopere todos estaremos felices.

Trató de hablar pero tenía una mordaza en su boca, al ver sus esfuerzos para emitir palabras unas manos se la sacaron.

-Que quieren saber de mí, no soy más que un hombre común y corriente-

-Claro que es usted un hombre común y corriente, pero la información que posee no lo es. Usted sabe mucho señor, talvez desconozca el potencial de sus conocimientos. Nuestro planeta está en jaque, y usted lo sabe. Sí, sabemos mucho, tenemos buenos informantes dentro del gobierno- replicó la voz.

-La Tierra siempre ha estado en jaque, desde sus inicios, cometas enormes han pasado a pocos kilómetros de impactarnos y aniquilar cualquier vida en el planeta. Eso no está en discusión-

-No se haga el estúpido señor Mills, que no lo es. Sabemos que planean un ataque nuclear masivo contra la resistencia, lo que no sabemos es cuando. Debemos sabotearlo. Millones morirán y la vida nunca volverá a ser la misma, miles de especies quedarán extintas para siempre-

-No todas. Hace un par de años que la opción de un ataque nuclear se barajaba dentro de nuestras carpetas, por lo que convocamos un comité de biólogos para que realizaran un muestrario universal de ADN animal y vegetal para poder clonar dichas especies en caso de un cataclismo nuclear- dijo Stuart, y escupió sangre luego de terminar.

-Astuto plan de su parte. Pero ese no es el punto. Stuart, sabemos donde se encuentra tu familia, no quisimos traerlos acá, sabíamos que tú hablarías con nosotros, eres astuto Stuart, no hagas que sometamos a tu familia a tal estrés- un tono malévolo se había apoderado de la voz misteriosa.

Stuart no estaba nervioso, lo habían sedado, le habían advertido que esto podía pasar en casos como este.

-Está bien, sean precisos, les diré todo lo que sé-

El hombre rió. –Muy bien. Necesitamos saber cuando se efectuará este ataque y donde se encuentran los silos lanza misiles-

-Será mañana, alrededor de las 10 PM. Hay un plano, pero no lo tengo aquí, eso no está a mí alcance, lo poseen los militares-

-¿Dentro de un día? Ustedes están locos, nos queda muy poco tiempo para reaccionar.

-Así sería más eficaz. Cualquier fuga de información tendría el factor tiempo en contra, y al ver su reacción, parece que nuestras medidas surtieron efecto. Ahora dígame quién es usted, yo ya le he dicho lo que quería saber. Es mi turno de saber-

El foco se apartó de su cara y pudo ver, medio a ciegas, un rostro. Era de un miembro de un grupo insurreccionista, habían cometido atentados en el pasado y asesinado miembros del gobierno. Ellos se atribuyeron el ocultado asesinato del presidente. Tenía una AK-47 en su mano y dos hombres a su lado le apuntaban con las mismas armas.

-Mi nombre es Connor. Eso es todo lo que necesitará saber. Ahora usted es parte de nuestra misión. Usted sabe nuestro propósito, usted será el último que nos vea con vida si es que sacrificamos nuestras vidas, a lo mejor en vano. Pero no nos importa. Ahora le soltaremos, hemos hecho esto por un motivo, y es que usted entienda el riesgo que corre la especie humana, al igual que toda vida en la Tierra. Ahora usted será nuestro miembro en el gobierno, usted ya no será el mismo, usted ya no lo es.-

En ese instante se acercó otro hombre y drogó a Stuart con una potente dosis de Narcozim. Luego lo vendaron y quedó inconsciente.

Despertó frente a su casa, dentro de una bolsa de basura. Miró su reloj y ya era el otro día, estaba atardeciendo. Los botones se empezarían a apretar luego.

Entro a su casa en un estado deplorable, la cabeza le dolía producto de la sobredosis inducida de Narcozim. Bajo al sótano y cerró la escotilla. Estaba sólo con pantalones. Tiritando gateo por los totalmente oscuros pasillos hasta encontrar la sala común. No escuchaba nada, no veía nada. Sólo las linternas abandonadas en el medio de la sala. De pronto escucho unos gemidos, pescó una linterna y fue a investigar. Encontró a Philip llorando en un rincón, tiritando.

-¿Philip, qué te pasa, donde están todos?-

-No fue mi culpa, lo juro- dijo Philip mientras miraba la pared.

-¿Culpa de que Philip, que pasó?-

-Se querían ir, todos. Tenían miedo al igual que yo. Pero no, no los dejé, me cegué, sí, me cegué. Tuve que hacerlo “Stu”, tuve que hacerlo-

-¡Por la mierda Philip dime que has hecho!-

-¡Tuve que matarlas “Stu”, maté a tus hijas y a tu esposa, luego maté a mi familia y a Carol y a Anne y a sus hijas, me gritaban “Stu” me volvieron loco. Aquí encerrado, con este aire, con cuatro paredes, son sólo esas putas luces de neón!-

Stuart se volvió loco, su sangre hirvió. Pesco la cabeza de Philip y la azotó contra la pared mientras emitía gemidos agonizantes. Sonaba como se rompía su cráneo y hacía eco en toda la sala. El sonido amplificado era atroz, pero le daba más vida a los ataques de Stuart. Cuando vio que los sesos yacían regados por varios metros a la redonda Stuart se calmó un poco. No estaba triste, no estaba inquieto. Pensó bien y llegó a la conclusión de que había matado a Philip por el hecho de que él las había matado, cosa que no le correspondía. Se hecho ahí, a pensar, y se quedó dormido.

En su sueño veía a una mujer, y él la amaba, era su fantasía, su todo. Eran felices ambos, enamorados de pies a cabeza, hasta que un auto la atropellaba y moría. Stuart lloraba en el sueño, en una plaza, y se le acercó una mujer a consolarlo. En medio de su pena Stuart se enamoró de nuevo y aquella mujer también lo hizo. Fueron felices durante un tiempo hasta que mientras dormían un ladrón mató y violó a su esposa en el sueño, y esto se repetía muchas veces.

Stuart se despertó inquieto, sin saber porqué. Miró su reloj y eran las 11 PM, el ataque ya había empezado hace más de una hora. Talvez la mitad del planeta estaba en ruinas, talvez no. Talvez bombas se dirigían hacía allí.

Se sintió retumbar toda la tierra, todo el lugar crujió. Sabía lo que ocurría. Cogió una lámpara y corrió hasta la escotilla que daba a su casa. Estaba atascada. Chequeó los ductos de ventilación y estaban bloqueados. Le quedaba aire sólo para unas horas.

Revisó en los bolsillos de Philip y encontró Narcozim. Lo tomó y cayó en un estado de sopor.

Comenzó a sentir que le faltaba el aire, pensó que todo debía ser un sueño. Que talvez toda la vida era una máscara, que talvez alguien lo despertaría ahora y le diría que todo fue una pesadilla. Pero nada de eso ocurriría, y él lo sabía. Su encuentro con la muerte era inminente. El momento que está predestinado cada ser humano desde antes de ser concebido como embrión. Nuestra condición de seres mortales es lo que nos hace débiles, frágiles. Es por eso que debemos destruir y matar a otros para sentirnos poderosos. Que sentido tendrían las guerras y las armas si fuésemos inmortales. Pero las manecillas del reloj siguen dando vueltas, y no se pueden detener. Al pensar esto Stuart lloraba, pero no de tristeza, sino de impotencia, impotencia de saber lo que estaba pasando afuera, algo que él había hecho que pasara, incluso él había dado la idea. Empezó a perder la cordura, rasguñaba las paredes. Sus uñas se rompieron y sus dedos sangraban a borbotones. Llegó hasta el hueso. Nada le importaba, moriría. El mismo sitio que estaba diseñado para salvarle la vida irónicamente se la estaba quitando.

Ahogado y mareado Stuart recordó lo que aquella voz le había dicho en el mismo lugar “no quieras lo que quieras”. Y pensó para sí “quiere todo lo que quieras pero quiere en vano”. Sólo cuando estés seguro de que no quieres lo que quieres, podrás vivir tranquilo, aunque esto sea imposible.

Dicho y pensado esto, su cuerpo inerte cayó al piso. Inexplicablemente, unas ratas aparecieron de la nada y empezaron a devorar su cuerpo.


          Quiere todo lo que quieras.   

Primera Parte (1/2)


Miró por la ventana y vio una luminiscencia impresionante que lo cegó por un momento. Al pasar de unos segundos, con sus ojos aún adoloridos por la luz, pudo ver un hongo atómico alzándose por encima de las nubes. Un ruido, como el de mil árboles rompiéndose al mismo tiempo, inundó la ciudad; era abrumador. Cogió rápido sus cosas y corrió al sótano, ahí lo esperaban su esposa y sus tres hijas, la mayor de 17 años. Estaban tranquilas. Allí abajo poseían víveres y agua para un par de meses, además de un pozo séptico para evacuar sus desechos. Había una escotilla que conducía a un pequeño pasillo que llevaba a una gran sala común donde también afluían los pasillos de los demás sótanos del vecindario.

Stuart las guió con su linterna de neón a través de los túneles, medio a tientas. Llegaron a la sala común y ahí estaban todas las familias con sus respectivas linternas de neón, algunas celestes, otras rosadas o verdes. Se sentaron en unas sillas agrupadas de a cuatro, pero Stuart permaneció de pie.

Vio una luz verde aparecer entre la penumbra; era Philip, su vecino.

-Es la cuarta vez ya en esta semana- dijo.

-Lo sé, esto me agota, creo que a las niñas y a Lucy también-

-Si papá, tenemos sueño- respondieron las niñas. Claro, eran las 3 de la mañana.

-Tranquilas niñas, en unos minutos irán a la cama- respondió.

Philip apartó a Stuart de su familia para que ellas no escucharán.

-Tengo miedo de que me llamen al frente. Tú sabes. A Peter y a Bill ya se los han llevado. Carol y Anne están solas con sus niños, eso me preocupa. Ellas son débiles, frágiles, al igual que mi Jen. Tengo miedo Stuart, mucho miedo. Todo esto de las bombas atómicas, aunque sean sólo hologramas artificiales para este simulacro. Se harán realidad luego, por algo cada vez los pasan con mayor frecuencia- Philip ahora estaba muy nervioso, sus manos temblaban al igual que la linterna, su frente sudaba, se veía enfermo, gracias al resplandor verde de la linterna en su cara.

-Lo sé. Todavía no recibimos noticias de ellos, talvez estén muertos, quien sabe. Nuestras tropas caen rápido, y lo sabes, cada día reclutan a unos cinco mil nuevos soldados, tengan estos o no preparación militar. Sé todo esto porque trabajo para el gobierno. Creo que podría ver si tú estás en las listas de las próximas semanas. Talvez podría posponer tu llamado pero me sería imposible hacerlo definitivo.

-Gracias Stuart, algo me tranquilizan tus palabras. Creo que tomaré mi última dosis de Narcozim. ¿Cuánto más crees que dure el simulacro? Estoy cansado, quiero dormir, mañana tengo que trabajar temprano.

-En una hora máximo. Yo también debo trabajar mañana. Mejor me voy con mi familia. Nos vemos Philip, adiós.

Philip hizo lo mismo y se dirigió a donde estaba su familia. Stuart caminó en medio de la oscuridad hacia la linterna que iluminaba a su familia. De repente tropezó con un bulto y cayó al suelo. Algo le susurró al oído.

-Ten cuidado Stuart, no puedes querer lo que quieres- dijo una voz algo metálica con un tono malévolo. Pensó que estaba alucinando, podrían ser efectos residuales de su última dosis de Narcozim. Pero había sido hace horas, además su tropiezo con el bulto no había sido una alucinación.

Después de pensar esto por un segundo Stuart se puso de pie y se reunió con su familia. Las niñas dormían, estaban agotadas, todos estaban agotados, estos simulacros del holocausto les producían un gran estrés mental, por eso les surtían con abundancia de Narcozim, una mezcla de marihuana y diazepam. Esto los tranquilizaba, los atontaba, los dejaba sin pensar. Bueno, por lo menos sin pensar en la muerte.

Al día siguiente Stuart tomó el habitual camino hacía su oficina en un taxi. Le tomaba una hora recorrer toda la ciudad para llegar al Ministerio de Defensa. Era un hombre poderoso, era un ministro. Tenía ciertos beneficios en época de guerra, como transporte especial o vacantes especiales en un bunker anti bombas propiedad del gobierno. Todas estas cosas le tranquilizaban. Se acordó de Philip y al llegar revisó las listas de reclutamiento forzoso. Philip sería llamado en 3 días. Pidió que lo llamaran en 15. Puesto que eso era el máximo de aquella lista, más tiempo sería sospechoso. El gobierno en estos tiempos era sólo una pantomima, el presidente estaba muerto, pero su círculo lo ocultaba, al igual que Stuart, ese era su secreto máximo. Si se sabía que el presidente había muerto todo el país estaría en peligro. Muchas personas importantes dentro del gobierno habían sido asesinadas por grupos insurreccionistas. A Stuart esto le causaba pavor, había solicitado guardaespaldas especiales para él y su familia, pero todavía no les habían sido proporcionados.

Sintió un bip en su computadora, una imagen tridimensional se alzó encima de su escritorio.

-Señor Mills, se le solicita en al sala de reuniones inmediatamente. La reunión tiene carácter urgente- habló la mini imagen de su secretaria.

Pulsó un botón y la imagen se esfumó.

Al llegar a la sala de reuniones, que era en otro edificio, vio sentados a todo el gabinete junto al vicepresidente, que había sido designado el día anterior.

-Buenos días caballeros- dijo el Ministro del Interior –Como sabrán ustedes la guerra la estamos perdiendo, cada día estamos peor. Ya han caído nuestros puestos de avanzada en la mayoría de los países vecinos. Las bajas superan los doscientos millones en estos dos años. De seguir así habrá que pagar más en indemnizaciones a los familiares, que en reconstruir este país.

-Está en lo cierto- replicó el General en Jefe – Aunque no hemos utilizado aún nuestras armas atómicas, señor. Tenemos un vasto arsenal para poder destruir al mundo entero si así lo quisiésemos-

-Por eso hemos vetado el uso de esas armas general, sólo las usaremos en caso de que seamos víctimas de un ataque nuclear directo- dijo el Ministro del Interior.

-¡Talvez ya sea demasiado tarde para entonces!- refutó el General enfurecido.

-Deberíamos planear un ataque nuclear masivo ahora mismo, la derrota no nos está permitida, después de tantas muertes nuestro pueblo nunca nos permitiría una derrota- dijo Stuart, parándose de su silla – Necesitamos bombardear a toda nación que nos ha atacado, sus ciudades principales sus fuentes de energía, represas, centrales hidroeléctricas, etc. Necesitamos desarmar su maquinaria interna, luego podremos penetrar en sus líneas y conquistar territorio. Es nuestra única salida. Debemos esconder a toda la gente en los bunkers, decirles que la guerra ha comenzado y atacar, así evitaremos que la respuesta al ataque mate a nuestros civiles-

-Parece una solución razonable- respondió el vicepresidente, pensativo –General, ¿en cuánto tiempo los misiles alcanzarían su blanco?-

-Una media hora, y los detectarían sus radares en unos 15 minutos, lo que nos daría tiempo para explotar sus bombas atómicas mientras aún están en el aire-

-Es el plan perfecto, empezaremos a bombardear mañana, pero necesitamos el quórum necesario, levanten la mano los que están a favor-

Todos levantaron su mano dando inicio al tan temido holocausto nuclear. Debían confiar la integridad de la nación a unos misiles para que destruyeran sus bombas en el aire, si fallaban, estaban fritos.

Stuart se dirigió a casa con una sensación de amargura en la garganta, el había contribuido a que se asesinarán millones de personas inocentes, pero todo era por el orgullo de su nación.

Al llegar a su casa reunió a su familia y les dio la noticia, las niñas lloraron y hasta se orinaron del miedo. Stuart les dijo que no podría estar con ellas, que estarían bien, que Philip las cuidaría. Les dijo que llevaran colchones, ropa y frazadas al subterráneo y que se tranquilizaran, que todo estaría bien.

Stuart las llevó al sótano y las dejó ahí. Un auto le esperaba afuera, sería llevado junto a todo el círculo de poder a un bunker militar dentro de las montañas.

Llevaban media hora de camino cuando escuchó unas explosiones, miró hacia atrás y los autos escolta habían sido volados en mil pedazos. El chofer aceleró a fondo tratando de perder a los asesino. De improvisto un camión los chocó de frente matando al chofer al instante. Stuart estaba inconsciente en el asiento de atrás.


          AK-47   

Desarmaba, limpiaba y cargaba su AK-47 con extremo cuidado y delicadeza. La usaría pronto; mataría gente, destruiría máquinas, tal vez robots. La gente que lo rodeaba hacía lo mismo, nadie quitaba la vista del minucioso trabajo en el cual estaban inmersos.

Por todo el hangar se veía gente trabajando en lo suyo; algunos armaban granadas de mano, otros preparaban los chalecos anti-balas, más allá se podían ver unos tipos limpiando y ordenando los lanza-cohetes, hasta por el fondo, donde se veía un montón de cañones iónicos listos para causar una onda electromagnética fulminante.

Su cuerpo mostraba con vivos recuerdos lo que era la lucha urbana, una guerra sin fin. Inocentes habían muerto, amigos suyos también. Heridas de bala y huesos rotos, órganos transplantados y una espina dorsal de titanio. Esos eran sus estigmas que cargaría de por vida. El gobierno opresor se encargaría de que así fuese.

Bajo la humareda tóxica que rodeaba la ciudad, una manada de hienas se movilizaba por la noche. Pronto se abriría fuego y correría la sangre; tenían un motivo, tenían ideales, darían la vida si fuera necesario. Un hombre contundente grita alto y la masa de hormigas se paraliza. Se oye una explosión y se inicia el fuego. Los fusiles crean una tétrica música, ayudados por el eco de los estrechos pasajes formados entre los altos rascacielos.

Los robots-policía llegan enseguida, lanzando gas lacrimógeno y bombas de humo. El contraataque con choques electromagnéticos los deja inutilizables, por lo menos el tiempo necesario. Se arman de coraje y corren hacia sus enemigos, como bestias sedientas de sangre. Se escucha otra explosión y un cuerpo desmembrado de un niño cae ante sus ojos, él no quita la vista de su objetivo, disparando sin cuartel, sólo parando a recargar su arma. Luego de unos segundos pisotea el cuerpo del infante casi calcinado y sigue su camino.

La batalla fue ardua y ambos bandos se retiran. Las calles han sido teñidas de rojo una vez más y civiles inocentes han sido acribillados. La calma nocturna vuelve poco a poco. La vida bohemia del lugar vuelve a encenderse y la gente vuelve a caminar tranquila. Todos saben que ocurrirá de nuevo, todos saben que llegará un escuadrón policial y limpiará todo, borrará las evidencias y asesinará a todo el que guarde una prueba tangible del hecho. Mañana en el periódico se nombrará el partido de fútbol del fin de semana, unos cuantos desfiles de moda, la cartelera de espectáculos y la bolsa de valores. Sobre muertes saldrá una que otra muerte de un aristócrata en el obituario.

Los hijos de la noche saben que nunca ganarán, que nadie nunca sabrá, que no quedarán en los libros de historia, pero alguien tiene que hacerlo.

Alguien siempre calla, otro siempre es pisoteado, otro siempre habla; en este caso, gritos de una AK-47.


          Hejka, Tym razem prawdziwa...   
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          Manchester victims laid to rest in funerals in Stockport and Merseyside   
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          The most expensive Galaxy Note 8 could cost way more than $1000 - BGR   

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          Osmanlı’dan Kone bombası    
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          Photo )) 170630 ASTRO Heading to KBS Music Bank   
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          Madame de Sade   
Original title: Madamu Sado: Mesu jigoku 
Japan, 1986
Director: Yoshihiro Kawasaki
Stars: Machiko Wachi, Kazuyo Ezaki, Isshiki Hikaru
IMDB: 6.8

In the 1980s, Nikkatsu produced a bunch of S&M themed Roman Pornos with distinctive airbrush-style promotional posters such as the one shown at right. Naturally one wonders what kinky delights await the intrepid viewer of such material, so I set out to track one down.

Turned out to be no easy task. Madame de Sade, also known as Madame Sado: She Beast in Hell, has not as far as I can tell ever been released outside of Japan. Yeah I know, probably with good reason right? Well, thanks to dedicated amateur aficianados, this masterpiece of cinematic perversion has been resurrected - and subtitles produced - to allow the film to live on and find a new audience worldwide (if you know where to look, that is).

OK, so my liberal employment of the word 'masterpiece' is admittedly playing fast and loose with the Queen's English, and you'd be completely justified in raising an inquisitive eyebrow. I take it back.

So what's it all about? Well hey, it's porno - usually the story would be little more than a flimsy scaffold to support the sexual vignettes, and of no significance whatsoever. Luckily, we're in Roman Porno territory here, a cut above, so actually there IS a story. There's even characterisation, machinations, revelations, and all that other filmic stuff. (In addition to the domination, flagellation, strangulation, fornication, urination, masturbation, etc).

* Note: While Roman Porno is erotic, and contains the word porno, it is definitely not PORN as we would define it in the West. For a start there are absolutely no genitals shown - and along with a reasonable cinematic quality, ensures it belongs more in the genre of Erotica.


The film starts by introducing us to Reiko (Machiko Wachi) as she is jilted at the altar - her fiancee Ryoichi not only failing to appear, but going completely missing. Although she doesn't know it yet, his ex Yumi (Kazuyo Ezaki), in a fit of jealousy has him chained up in her attic, refusing to let him go. Even dressing as a bride to complete her fantasy.

Not only that, as the title implies, she's a bit of a sadistic bitch - dispensing humiliations and degradations on Ryoichi with the aim of forcing him to completely forget his fiancee and become her obedient dog. Hell hath no fury... and all that.


Anyway, months later it seems Reiko has given up on Ryoichi ever returning, and has developed something of a carnal itch. Coincidentally, and rather incestuously, a convenient substitute is on hand in the form of Ryoichi's younger brother Shinji, who works with her in her jewellery business and seems more than a little interested.

Inviting him to a home-cooked dinner after work, soon enough they crack a bottle of wine together and flirt, only to be interrupted by Shinji's girlfriend Midori (Isshiki Hikaru) who has no intention of leaving him alone with Reiko. After all, he's a bit of a dweeb - and Reiko's a certified sex bomb.


After Shinji leaves, Reiko is not only drunk, but moist too. Left with nothing but a half eaten dinner, the dinner table, and an empty wine bottle - what's a poor girl to do?

Get creative! In a completely gratuitous, undeniably redundant, but neverthless astonishing turn of events, she scoops up an unidentified white substance from her plate and lathers it lasciviously over her bright red lips, spilling it all over her chin in what I can only assume is some kind of Freudian metaphor. But that's not all ! After whipping her top off, she spreads the food messily over the rest of her body, before discovering that the table leg is seductively hard, and proceeds to grind up against it.


It's a pretty sexy scene - but that's still not all! Remember the wine bottle? Well in the interest of good taste, I'll leave that to your imagination!

What am I saying? We're no purveyors of good taste here at Twisted Flicks, especially concerning the good bits. Yes, I can confirm that she proceeds to enjoy a rather intimate, extended, and gratifying sexual liaison with the wine bottle - sometimes in close-up, and almost certainly without the benefit of CGI.

I say "almost certainly", because this of course could never be decisively ascertained due to the standard optical censorship that Japan requires by law to cover all genital areas in their films. Consequently this scene, and many others, are blurred by a large foggy patch over the relevant areas which is of no small detriment to the film. Don't get me wrong though, the scene is still hot as hell.


Anyway, Shinji is not going to be denied some of that action, and promptly breaks up with Midori in order to fuck and fall in love with Reiko. Bizarrely, it turns out that Midori works for Yumi (you know, the bitch that has imprisoned Ryoichi?), and has told her about the situation. So Yumi suggests that Reiko and Shinji visit her and Midori to try to find an amicable solution.

But Yumi has an ulterior motive.

Without going into detail - all our main characters (who are all convolutedly related to each other in various ways) end up in Yumi's house together, including Ryoichi of course in the attic. Yumi and Reiko battle it out in a tale of revenge, passion, treachery, and outright debauchery.

By the end of the night, pretty much everyone has fucked everyone else, and in a wide variety of configurations. The imagination involved in cramming so many perversions into one movie is breath-taking, and actually pretty impressive, even if it doesn't always make perfect sense


Interestingly, it is the MEN who are the unwitting pawns of these two powerful women, which makes for an interesting reversal.

For a film containing such highly sexual ideas and situations (of which I've described only a small portion, trust me!) - the story, acting and cinematography is of a remarkably high order. For those who enjoy some titillation in their movies, but cannot put up with the cinematic dross so often exemplified by most adult entertainment, I can most certainly recommend.

Also, and importantly for this type of film, Machiko Wachi is a stone-cold knockout. She not only looks fabulous, but is given plenty of opportunity to show her acting chops as well.

Rating: 7/10


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          XX: Beautiful Hunter   
Japan, 1994
Original title: XX: Utsukushiki karyuudo

Director: Masaru Konuma
Starring: Makiko Kuno, Koji Shimizu, Johnny Okura, Katsuo Tokashi
IMDB: 4.5

In a culture where women are traditionally demure and reserved, its surprising how many Japanese movies feature strong-willed women kicking ass! This lethality combined with femininity is a potent combination, and perhaps goes some way to explaining the increasing popularity of Japanese exploitation.

The rampant nudity doesn't hurt either, of course ... something notably missing from most Hollywood action flicks (which is kinda strange given that males must surely be the target audience). But that's another story ... here we have a Japanese exploitation flick that ticks all the right boxes for its intended audience. And what might that be? Well, take a closer look at the DVD cover above...

Masaru Konuma was a prolific director of Pinku films in the 1970s, including titles such as (the original) Flower & Snake, and Wife to be Sacrificed, often with an S&M theme and highly sexualized. This direct-to-video action film from 1994, towards the end of the director's career, retains a sexy and perverse aesthetic that will be of interest to genre fans, and in particular Girls with Guns aficionados.

The film opens inside a convent, where the young orphan Shion is forced to execute a man at the prompting of the Father (Koji Shimizu) - part of her training to become a Holy Warrior. Exactly what the Holy Warriors are supposed to be fighting for or against, is never really explained - although the Father's modus operandi seems closer to the Yakuza than the Holy Roman Church, perhaps indicating that the church is itself little more than a Yakuza front.



Cut to 10 years later, and Shion (Makiko Kuno) has grown up. The director's method of visually portraying this fact is the epitome of elegant simplicity ... the gratuitous boob shot! And we only had to wait 4 mins and 43 seconds.



She is now the group's most accomplished assassin, and it's during one of her jobs that photographer Ito (Johnny Okura) secretly captures her on film executing one of his colleagues. Shion quickly realizes the threat he poses and hunts him down intending to kill him. However, a chance remark from Ito exposes the vulnerable and needy side of the young woman ... she has never had a boyfriend. And she's horny!

Ito-san is a smooth dude with a penchant for white suits, and while kneeling at her feet begging for his life, he manages to save himself through the remarkable technique of ripping her clothes off and administering a little oral gratification! Poor Shion is in two minds ... she knows she needs to kill him, and her boss is insisting upon it ... and yet it seems she has fallen in love.



On returning home her mind wanders back to Ito as she proceeds to masturbate with her gun. While this may seem like a cheap and gratuitous excuse to show more nudity, this subtle scene actually contains many shades of allegorical meaning that poignantly foreshadow Shion's change of heart.

In addition to being a cheap and gratuitous excuse to show more nudity!




However, as previously foreshadowed, Shion decides to follow her heart and goes on the run with Ito to escape her boss. Said boss however, is not likely to let her off that easy.

If you thought the film was freaky enough up to this point, well that's just the first half hour. What follows are more killings, more sex, more nudity, and some fairly exploitative S&M-based torture featuring foreign objects and the indiscriminate placement thereof.





All in all its a good time. Which is not to say that its a great film. Other reviewers have noted that without the beautiful Makiko Kuno in the title role, the film has little to offer. Admittedly, Makiko is a total sex-bomb and is often naked - elevating the film considerably with her looks alone.

But to say that the film would suck without her, would be equally unfair. This is a competent action flick - while not overly deep, how many action flicks are? It also features some creative photography - with certain scenes featuring fantastic Girls with Guns imagery.

 

On the downside, its quickly apparent that this is a film from the 80s, despite being made in 1994. The music, the clothes, the hair - all seem quite dated. But give yourself 15 minutes to settle into the groove and you won't really be noticing.


6.5/10

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          Abashiri Family   
Japan, 2009
Original title: Abashiri Ikka: The movie

Director: Teruyoshi Ishii
Starring: Erica Tonoka, Mai Endo, Teppei Enomoto, Kenji Goda
IMDB: Not yet rated

The Abashiri Family is a live-action adaptation of the Go Nagai manga. If that name sounds familiar, even to non-manga fans, its because he's a bit of a legend, and so many of his works have been made into movies. For instance Cutie Honey, Devilman, Kekko Kamen, Maboroshi Panty, Mazinger Z and more.

According to Nagai's IMDB bio, it lists his trademark as "Likes to put in as much nudity, sexual and scatological material as he can to see what he can get away with.". Righto! Now that we've established tonal context ...

Unfortunately, this outing is not so perverse ... however it does succeed in continuing his tradition of over-the-top craziness that I've come to love in Japanese cinema.

The Abashiri Family are a nasty bunch of criminals, presided over by their patriarch Daemon. There is Goemon the pervert, Naojiro the cyborg, Kichiza the bomb specialist, and the sexy daughter Kikunosuke (J-idol Erica Tonoka).

 


They live in an outlaw city at the foot of Mt Fuji called the Nippon Extra-Territory, where they have a long-running feud with a rival crime family. Unbeknownst to the Abashiri's, their rivals have contrived to have them implanted with special 'anti-crime' chips that immobilise them whenever a criminal thought enters their head.

With this advantage, the rival clan hopes to exterminate the Abashiri's once and for all - but it won't be that easy! Both clan partriarchs have magical powers, and the daughters have the obligatory ass-kicking martial arts skills. Throw in some chanbara-style swordplay and you've got all the traditional elements of the modern Japanese live-action flick.



Fans of B-grade J-Mayhem will know not to expect a huge budget, and so it is with this entry. It's obviously low budget and the cheap-ass special effects are especially cheesy. Nonetheless there are also some surprisingly effective scenes.

What this film adds to the mix, is what is so often missing from this kind of fare - laughs. When you've only got a small budget and are going for a b-movie vibe, you need to add one or more of a) Laughs, b) Boobs, or c) Scares. Sorry to say there's no boobs or scares here ... but there are plenty enough laughs to make up for it. This is no doubt helped along by the seasoned acting skills of the two patriarchs, who add a semblance of quality to proceedings.

 

The eye-candy factor is provided by J-idol Erica Tonoka in her feature debut, and she's as cute as you'd expect. She also gets to wield a katana in her school uniform and get covered in blood - as you probably also expected. What you might not have expected is that she is surprisingly funny, with what seems a natural gift for comedy.




When all is said and done, this is a cheapo b-grade comedy from Japan. But as far as such things go, its a pretty good one. I laughed out loud throughout, and so found it easier to overlook some of the film's shortcomings. If you're in the mood for a bit of light-hearted Japanese madness, I recommend giving it a blast.

Rating: 6/10




          Transmontanos de Groslay (95) em festa   


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Os Transmontanos de Groslay (95) organizaram, dia 29 de abril, um bonito espetáculo que teve inicio pelas 21 horas e durou ate as duas da manhã, com dois conceituados, artistas Portugueses e um baile abrilhantado com o conjunto musical KAPA. O primeiro a cantar foi a famosa Rosinha com as suas bonitas dançarinas, gosto da Rosinha, é uma grande artista e uma grande senhora, simples, acessível, simpática, é com estas qualidades que ela se afirmou no mundo do espetáculo. O Johnny, já nao precisa de apresentação na nossa comunidade, já o conheço como cantor há mais de uma dúzia de anos, aprecio os seus espetáculos ao vivo, com uma verdadeira orquestra e verdadeiros músicos, julgo ser um dos únicos da nossa comunidade a propor um show desta dimensão. Reparei que a organização desta festa inovou pela forma de ir ao espetáculo, ou seja eles venderam um "pass" onde estava incluído um lugar sentado a mesa, o bilhete de entrada, e uma garrafa de vinho para quatro pessoas, nao me lembra dos preços, mas acredito que esta formula pode vir a salvar os concertos e outros espetáculos na nossa comunidade. Cada vez menos jovens, vem as nossas festas e os mais velhos querem vir ao espetáculo, mas querem conforto, um lugar onde se sentar, é de facto muito mais agradável, mesmo se esse serviço custa mais caro é uma importante mais valia para o futuro das festas portuguesas deste género, bravo a quem teve esta brilhante ideia. A associação organizadora " Os Transmontanos de Groslay " presidida pelo Sr. Abílio Alves, que defende através desta associação as cores do concelho de Bragança, organizando regularmente eventos, onde os benefícios são doados a varias associações humanitárias ou organismos da sua terra natal. Para ver as fotos desta noitada, clique na foto.


          JKR responde preguntas de los fans acerca de ‘Animales Fantásticos’!   
Ya que Animales Fantásticos y dónde Encontrarlos se ha estrenado en los cines de todo el mundo, la autora JK Rowling se ha visto bombardeada por preguntas en Twitter. Algunas de las que ha respondido son bastante interesantes, y las recopilamos a continuación: ¿Por qué Newt tuvo que cruzar el Atlántico en barco en vez […]
          Kommentar zu Kritiker im Nebel: die fehlgeleitete Debatte um den Syrien-Text von Seymour Hersh in der WamS von Timmi   
Tja, allen Vorkommentaren zum Trotz widerspricht die OPCW in ihrem Bericht von heute der Hersh Geschichte. Da ist er wohl falschen Informationen aufgesessen. Der Generaldirektor der OPCW erklärte: "Die OPCW FFM hat die Verwendung von Sarin, ein Nerven-Gas, beim Vorfall am 4. April in Khan Shaykhun in Syrien bestätigt." Quelle: https://www.opcw.org/news/article/opcw-fact-finding-mission-confirms-use-of-chemical-weapons-in-khan-shaykhun-on-4-april-2017/ Im übrigen fehlt der Hersh Geschichte ein entscheidendes Detail. Er kann den Ort des angeblichen Bombenangriffes nicht benennen, denn das wäre ja leicht zu überprüfen. Ich würde sagen - dumm gelaufen für Assad.
          Kommentar zu Kritiker im Nebel: die fehlgeleitete Debatte um den Syrien-Text von Seymour Hersh in der WamS von Klaus   
Mal ehrlich, kein Mensch glaubt, dass Assad auf der Strasse zum Sieg Giftgas einsetzen würde, das glauben weder Herr Gabriel noch die Tanten und Onkels vom GEZ "Faktenfinder". Ganz frisch übrigens folgende Meldung: "Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson says Moscow has information suggesting that fake chemical attacks are to be staged in two Syrian towns [BBC]" Langsam wird es eng für Merkel und Co., noch vor der Wahl kommt RT Interview mit Assad und dann lässt er die Bombe platzen - ich hoffe nicht nur Merkel wandert dann in den Knast.
          Yvan Mayeur quitte le PS: sa lettre de démission   
Brussels City mayor Yvan Mayeur pictured during a tribute to the victims of last year's terrorist attacks at the 'Grand Place - Grote Markt' square in the city centre of Brussels, Wednesday 22 March 2017. On March 22 2016, 32 people were killed and 324 got injured in suicide bombings at Brussels airport and the Brussels' subway. BELGA PHOTO NICOLAS LAMBERTYvan Mayeur quitte le Parti socialiste. L’ex-bourgmestre de la Ville de Bruxelles, Yvan Mayeur, a adressé vendredi à la présidente de la commission de vigilance du PS un courrier annonçant sa démission du Parti Socialiste. « J’ai probablement commis des erreurs, je le regrette profondément… Je reste un militant socialiste sans parti », a-t-il notamment écrit à Jacqueline De lire plus
          Excerpt from Chapter 63: Cheney's Butt Hole Bomber   
"I have a question, Mr. Cheney," said Jonah, taking to his feet. "The big fellow in the first row," Cheney said, eager to inject some humor into the tense atmosphere created by his earlier horror story. "Now I know why Shepherd's Vale has a championship football team," he quipped. "You a tackle or a guard?" "Neither, sir," Jonah said. Cheney's lame attempt at humor produced groans instead of laughs. "My question is, if you know so many details about the enemy's plans, why didn't you tell us straight who the enemy is?"
          Büyük Umutlarla Açıldıktan Sonra Kaderine Terk Edilen Eğlence Parklarından 21 Kare   
Terk edilmiş mekanları fotoğraflamasıyla üne kavuşan Belçikalı fotoğrafçı Reginald Van de Velde, Japonya’da büyük umutlarla açıldıktan sonra terk edilen eğlence parklarını fotoğrafladı. Bir zamanlar binlerce kişiye ev sahipliği yapan eğlenceli parkları, şimdilerde bomboş. Geçmişte kahkahalarla çınlayan bu mekanlar, şimdilerde insanın tüylerini diken diken ediyor. İşte terk edilen parklardan korkutucu kareler…
          Super Bomberman R dostal update, prináša nové mapy aj postavy   
Konami so Super Bomberman R vôbec nevyšiel štart, no postupne sa z hry stáva veľmi slušná zábava. Vylepšili hrateľnosť, opravili chyby a teraz pridávajú aj nový obsah. Patch 1.4 priniesol Team Battle režim, nové príslušenstvo pre postavy, 4 nové mapy a 3
          Police, OPC In Closed Door Meeting Over Baddo, Kidnappers In Ikorodu (PHOTOS)   

Top authorities in the Lagos Police Command have summoned an emergency meeting with leaders of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) led by its National Leader, Otunba Gani Adams and other vigilante groups.

The meeting as we were told, is geared towards combatting incessant kidnapping and cultism attacks in Ikorodu axis of the state. Aside, OPC National Leader, Otunba Gani Adams, other present were OPC New Era leader – Mr Rasak Arogundade; the Onyabo leader – Mr Kamorudeen Bombata, as
well as other vigilante group leaders in the area. More photos...




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          Émilie St-Pierre Langlois, de la maîtrise en études internationales, reçoit une magnifique bourse    
« Cette bourse Joseph-Armand-Bombardier me permettra de m'investir davantage dans mes études, et j'espère ainsi poursuivre celles-ci jusqu'au niveau doctoral », prévoit Émilie, comblée et très fière de cet accomplissement.
          Une prestigieuse bourse pour Bénédicte Collignon, candidate à la maîtrise en études internationales   
« Recevoir une bourse du Programme de bourses d'études supérieures du Canada Joseph-Armand-Bombardier est une merveilleuse nouvelle », confie cette excellente étudiante des HEI.
          6 Truth Bombs From Kelly Osbourne’s SMWLA Closing Keynote   

On growing up without social media: "[Jack and I] would have never gotten away with what we were able to get away with."

The post 6 Truth Bombs From Kelly Osbourne’s SMWLA Closing Keynote appeared first on Social Media Week.


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          Bellingham police dog, 6, dies of rare internal injury   
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Bellingham police are mourning the loss of their bomb-sniffing dog, Brick, who died from a rare internal injury to his blood vessels....
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          EastEnders spoiler: Is secretive Linda Carter having an AFFAIR with Woody Woodward?    


EASTENDERS’ Linda Carter enjoyed a short-lived reunion with her husband Mick tonight, only before a huge bombshell was dropped.
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          Lavrov points out OPCW was unaware of how sarin was delivered to Syria’s Khan Shaykhun   
On June 29, the OPCW issued a report saying that they are not sure whether sarin that was allegedly found there or had been dropped in bombs from an aircraft
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          Blonde Bombshell Gets Caught While Masturbating By Close Family Friend   
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          Terrorists attack Lebanese patrols at refugees’ camp on border with Syria   
Suicide bombers of the Islamic State terrorist group have attacked patrols of Lebanese troops on the border with Syria
          LEONES: ACCIDENTE DE TRANSITO EN ZONA URBANA ENTRE AUTO Y MOTO   
Hoy 13:05 horas fueron convocados los Bomberos Voluntarios de Leones por un accidente local en calles Mitre y San Martín entre un auto y una motocicleta.

El conductor del rodado menor sufrió lesiones quien fue inmovilizado y se lo traslado hasta el hospital local.

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          Bombenentschärfung in Regensburg: Agilis mit Ersatzfahrplan   
In Regensburg wird am morgigen Samstag, 01.07.2017 eine Fliegerbombe am Neubaugebiet „Das Dörnberg“ entschärft. Für den agilis-Verkehr bedeutet dies Ausfälle im Abschnitt Regensburg-Prüfening bis Regensburg Hbf (und Gegenrichtung) von ca. 11:50 Uhr bis vsl. 14:20 Uhr. Sollte die Entschäfung der Fliegerbombe längere Zeit andauern, so wird das Konzept entsprechend verlängert.   Betroffen sind die Züge: […]
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          LEONES: CONSTRUCCIÓN DEL NUEVO CORRALON MUNICIPAL   
El Ingeniero Damian Rosso de la Municipalidad de Leones, en declaraciones a la Televisora Regional Unimar (TRU), comentó sobre la construcción del nuevo Corralón Municipal.

La decisión de Lorena Bussi (Intendenta de Leones) este año es de construir el nuevo corralon, ya que lamentablemente se dio de baja el Programa desde este Gobierno Nacional el año pasado de que no iba a continuar, pero la decisión de Lorena es hacerlo.

El Corralon viejo ya sea por el lugar, la infraestructura, la ubicación, el estado en que se encuentra, y por los años que ya cuenta, no vale la pena reacondicionarlo, entonces Lorena tomo esa decisión de construir uno nuevo en el predio del Parque Industrial, detrás de la zona de la Aceitera.

En el lugar se esta realizando todo el cerco perimetral, y donde ya se saco el llamado a licitación para lo que es la construcción de la estructura metálica de la primera etapa de la nave, lo cual corresponde unos 600 metros. La apertura de sobres esta prevista para el 21 de julio de este año.

Con el corralon viejo por ahora lo vamos a necesitar hasta que se construya el nuevo corralon, ojala sea lo antes posible y donde parte del viejo corralon se va a ceder a los bomberos voluntarios.

INFO: TRU
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          Israel pursuing a strategy that is placing its long-term future at risk   
I came across the following article, written by the Israeli Ambassador to Singapore, in today's edition of TODAY.

Following the Israeli Ambassador's article is an essay by John J. Mearsheimer, professor of political science at the University of Chicago and co-author of The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. I've read the book which he co-authored with Stephen M. Walt, professor of international affairs at JFK School of Government at Harvard University. The controversial book, published in 2007, started out as a controversial essay in 2006 published in the London Review of Books. (At the end of this post is a video of a 2007 documentary on the Israel Lobby in America)

Read also Stephen M. Walt's essay The myth of Israel's strategic genius and Avi Shlaim's essay How Israel brought Gaza to the brink of humanitarian catastrophe.
Lasting peace in the Middle East...

Accepting the existenceof a Jewish state there, and abandoning the dream of destroying it, is the answer

Thursday • January 22, 2009

Ilan Ben-Dov
Israeli Ambassador to Singapore

THREE weeks of fighting in Gaza have once again put the Middle East at the focal point of the international media.

Now, after another round of violence has ended, we have to ask ourselves again, what is the real root of the problem? What is the key which will lead us to peace in the Middle East?

The basic Arab argument is that the root of the problem is occupation. The Arab world accuses Israel of controlling occupied Arab territories and claims that this is the main issue which prevents peace in the Middle East.

This argument is utterly baseless. The Israelis believe that the root of the problem is the very fact that a large fraction of the Arab-Islamic world still rejects Israel’s right to exist, and rejects the basic right of Jews to live in their independent state of Israel.

Israel has shown in the past that in order to achieve peace, it is ready for territorial concessions, exactly as it did when it signed a peace treaty with its neighbour in the south, Egypt, and its neighbour in the east, Jordan. In both these cases, the dispute over territory was not an obstacle to peace.

Moreover, Israel endorses the establishment of a Palestinian independent state that will live in peace next to it.

In the last two military confrontations in the Middle East — the one with the Hezbollah in Lebanon, and the one with Hamas in Gaza — Israel had to defend itself from radical Muslim terrorist organisations which are motivated by extreme religious, Jihadistic ideology that calls for the destruction of Israel.

It is time to reveal these facts loud and clear: Both Hamas and Hezbollah are heavily and directly influenced by Iran. It is the same Iran whose President is calling for the annihilation of Israel, the same Iran which does everything possible to sabotage and to harm any attempt of a dialogue and reconciliation between the Palestinians and Israel.

Iran does not only supply the ideological basis for Hezbollah and Hamas, it supplies them with huge amounts of weapons, ammunition and money.

It is also important to answer the question of what exactly do Hamas and Hezbollah mean by speaking about “occupied territories”? For them, the whole of Israel is considered a so-called “occupied territory”. They do not distinguish between Gaza and Tel-Aviv, between the West Bank and the city of Haifa. For the Iranian President who supports them, Israel must be “wiped out of the map”.

Should this lead us to despair? Of course not.

The Middle East is nowadays divided into two parts. The first is the radical, fundamentalistic-jihadistic part that dreams of the disappearance of Israel from the region. Whoever dreams these dreams is doomed to lead the Palestinians to a deadlock and to many more years of wars, suffering, poverty and hopelessness.

On the other hand, we find the moderate and pragmatic Arab world which aspires to find a peaceful solution based on mutual recognition, justice for both sides and a territorial compromise. Such a solution will pave the way for all people in this region — and especially for the Palestinian people, who have suffered so much in recent years — to a better future.

The key to a lasting solution of the Middle Eastern conflict is therefore not a question of occupied territories. For this question, we can find a compromise.

The real key to a solution is the willingness of the Arab and the Muslim countries to recognise the existence of a Jewish state in the Middle East and to abandon the dream of destroying it.
Another War, Another Defeat
by John J. Mearsheimer
Published in the Jan 26, 2009 edition of The American Conservative


The Gaza offensive has succeeded in punishing the Palestinians but not in making Israel more secure.

Israelis and their American supporters claim that Israel learned its lessons well from the disastrous 2006 Lebanon war and has devised a winning strategy for the present war against Hamas. Of course, when a ceasefire comes, Israel will declare victory. Don’t believe it. Israel has foolishly started another war it cannot win.

The campaign in Gaza is said to have two objectives: 1) to put an end to the rockets and mortars that Palestinians have been firing into southern Israel since it withdrew from Gaza in August 2005; 2) to restore Israel’s deterrent, which was said to be diminished by the Lebanon fiasco, by Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza, and by its inability to halt Iran’s nuclear program.

But these are not the real goals of Operation Cast Lead. The actual purpose is connected to Israel’s long-term vision of how it intends to live with millions of Palestinians in its midst. It is part of a broader strategic goal: the creation of a “Greater Israel.” Specifically, Israel’s leaders remain determined to control all of what used to be known as Mandate Palestine, which includes Gaza and the West Bank. The Palestinians would have limited autonomy in a handful of disconnected and economically crippled enclaves, one of which is Gaza. Israel would control the borders around them, movement between them, the air above and the water below them.

The key to achieving this is to inflict massive pain on the Palestinians so that they come to accept the fact that they are a defeated people and that Israel will be largely responsible for controlling their future. This strategy, which was first articulated by Ze’ev Jabotinsky in the 1920s and has heavily influenced Israeli policy since 1948, is commonly referred to as the “Iron Wall.”

What has been happening in Gaza is fully consistent with this strategy.

Let’s begin with Israel’s decision to withdraw from Gaza in 2005. The conventional wisdom is that Israel was serious about making peace with the Palestinians and that its leaders hoped the exit from Gaza would be a major step toward creating a viable Palestinian state. According to the New York Times’ Thomas L. Friedman, Israel was giving the Palestinians an opportunity to “build a decent mini-state there—a Dubai on the Mediterranean,” and if they did so, it would “fundamentally reshape the Israeli debate about whether the Palestinians can be handed most of the West Bank.”

This is pure fiction. Even before Hamas came to power, the Israelis intended to create an open-air prison for the Palestinians in Gaza and inflict great pain on them until they complied with Israel’s wishes. Dov Weisglass, Ariel Sharon’s closest adviser at the time, candidly stated that the disengagement from Gaza was aimed at halting the peace process, not encouraging it. He described the disengagement as “formaldehyde that’s necessary so that there will not be a political process with the Palestinians.” Moreover, he emphasized that the withdrawal “places the Palestinians under tremendous pressure. It forces them into a corner where they hate to be.”

Arnon Soffer, a prominent Israeli demographer who also advised Sharon, elaborated on what that pressure would look like. “When 2.5 million people live in a closed-off Gaza, it’s going to be a human catastrophe. Those people will become even bigger animals than they are today, with the aid of an insane fundamentalist Islam. The pressure at the border will be awful. It’s going to be a terrible war. So, if we want to remain alive, we will have to kill and kill and kill. All day, every day.”

In January 2006, five months after the Israelis pulled their settlers out of Gaza, Hamas won a decisive victory over Fatah in the Palestinian legislative elections. This meant trouble for Israel’s strategy because Hamas was democratically elected, well organized, not corrupt like Fatah, and unwilling to accept Israel’s existence. Israel responded by ratcheting up economic pressure on the Palestinians, but it did not work. In fact, the situation took another turn for the worse in March 2007, when Fatah and Hamas came together to form a national unity government. Hamas’s stature and political power were growing, and Israel’s divide-and-conquer strategy was unraveling.

To make matters worse, the national unity government began pushing for a long-term ceasefire. The Palestinians would end all missile attacks on Israel if the Israelis would stop arresting and assassinating Palestinians and end their economic stranglehold, opening the border crossings into Gaza.

Israel rejected that offer and with American backing set out to foment a civil war between Fatah and Hamas that would wreck the national unity government and put Fatah in charge. The plan backfired when Hamas drove Fatah out of Gaza, leaving Hamas in charge there and the more pliant Fatah in control of the West Bank. Israel then tightened the screws on the blockade around Gaza, causing even greater hardship and suffering among the Palestinians living there.

Hamas responded by continuing to fire rockets and mortars into Israel, while emphasizing that they still sought a long-term ceasefire, perhaps lasting ten years or more. This was not a noble gesture on Hamas’s part: they sought a ceasefire because the balance of power heavily favored Israel. The Israelis had no interest in a ceasefire and merely intensified the economic pressure on Gaza. But in the late spring of 2008, pressure from Israelis living under the rocket attacks led the government to agree to a six-month ceasefire starting on June 19. That agreement, which formally ended on Dec. 19, immediately preceded the present war, which began on Dec. 27.

The official Israeli position blames Hamas for undermining the ceasefire. This view is widely accepted in the United States, but it is not true. Israeli leaders disliked the ceasefire from the start, and Defense Minister Ehud Barak instructed the IDF to begin preparing for the present war while the ceasefire was being negotiated in June 2008. Furthermore, Dan Gillerman, Israel’s former ambassador to the UN, reports that Jerusalem began to prepare the propaganda campaign to sell the present war months before the conflict began. For its part, Hamas drastically reduced the number of missile attacks during the first five months of the ceasefire. A total of two rockets were fired into Israel during September and October, none by Hamas.

How did Israel behave during this same period? It continued arresting and assassinating Palestinians on the West Bank, and it continued the deadly blockade that was slowly strangling Gaza. Then on Nov. 4, as Americans voted for a new president, Israel attacked a tunnel inside Gaza and killed six Palestinians. It was the first major violation of the ceasefire, and the Palestinians—who had been “careful to maintain the ceasefire,” according to Israel’s Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center—responded by resuming rocket attacks. The calm that had prevailed since June vanished as Israel ratcheted up the blockade and its attacks into Gaza and the Palestinians hurled more rockets at Israel. It is worth noting that not a single Israeli was killed by Palestinian missiles between Nov. 4 and the launching of the war on Dec. 27.

As the violence increased, Hamas made clear that it had no interest in extending the ceasefire beyond Dec. 19, which is hardly surprising, since it had not worked as intended. In mid-December, however, Hamas informed Israel that it was still willing to negotiate a long-term ceasefire if it included an end to the arrests and assassinations as well as the lifting of the blockade. But the Israelis, having used the ceasefire to prepare for war against Hamas, rejected this overture. The bombing of Gaza commenced eight days after the failed ceasefire formally ended.

If Israel wanted to stop missile attacks from Gaza, it could have done so by arranging a long-term ceasefire with Hamas. And if Israel were genuinely interested in creating a viable Palestinian state, it could have worked with the national unity government to implement a meaningful ceasefire and change Hamas’s thinking about a two-state solution. But Israel has a different agenda: it is determined to employ the Iron Wall strategy to get the Palestinians in Gaza to accept their fate as hapless subjects of a Greater Israel.

This brutal policy is clearly reflected in Israel’s conduct of the Gaza War. Israel and its supporters claim that the IDF is going to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties, in some cases taking risks that put Israeli soldiers in jeopardy. Hardly. One reason to doubt these claims is that Israel refuses to allow reporters into the war zone: it does not want the world to see what its soldiers and bombs are doing inside Gaza. At the same time, Israel has launched a massive propaganda campaign to put a positive spin on the horror stories that do emerge.

The best evidence, however, that Israel is deliberately seeking to punish the broader population in Gaza is the death and destruction the IDF has wrought on that small piece of real estate. Israel has killed over 1,000 Palestinians and wounded more than 4,000. Over half of the casualties are civilians, and many are children. The IDF’s opening salvo on Dec. 27 took place as children were leaving school, and one of its primary targets that day was a large group of graduating police cadets, who hardly qualified as terrorists. In what Ehud Barak called “an all-out war against Hamas,” Israel has targeted a university, schools, mosques, homes, apartment buildings, government offices, and even ambulances. A senior Israeli military official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, explained the logic behind Israel’s expansive target set: “There are many aspects of Hamas, and we are trying to hit the whole spectrum, because everything is connected and everything supports terrorism against Israel.” In other words, everyone is a terrorist and everything is a legitimate target.

Israelis tend to be blunt, and they occasionally say what they are really doing. After the IDF killed 40 Palestinian civilians in a UN school on Jan. 6, Ha’aretz reported that “senior officers admit that the IDF has been using enormous firepower.” One officer explained, “For us, being cautious means being aggressive. From the minute we entered, we’ve acted like we’re at war. That creates enormous damage on the ground … I just hope those who have fled the area of Gaza City in which we are operating will describe the shock.”

One might accept that Israel is waging “a cruel, all-out war against 1.5 million Palestinian civilians,” as Ha’aretz put it in an editorial, but argue that it will eventually achieve its war aims and the rest of the world will quickly forget the horrors inflicted on the people of Gaza.

This is wishful thinking. For starters, Israel is unlikely to stop the rocket fire for any appreciable period of time unless it agrees to open Gaza’s borders and stop arresting and killing Palestinians. Israelis talk about cutting off the supply of rockets and mortars into Gaza, but weapons will continue to come in via secret tunnels and ships that sneak through Israel’s naval blockade. It will also be impossible to police all of the goods sent into Gaza through legitimate channels.

Israel could try to conquer all of Gaza and lock the place down. That would probably stop the rocket attacks if Israel deployed a large enough force. But then the IDF would be bogged down in a costly occupation against a deeply hostile population. They would eventually have to leave, and the rocket fire would resume. And if Israel fails to stop the rocket fire and keep it stopped, as seems likely, its deterrent will be diminished, not strengthened.

More importantly, there is little reason to think that the Israelis can beat Hamas into submission and get the Palestinians to live quietly in a handful of Bantustans inside Greater Israel. Israel has been humiliating, torturing, and killing Palestinians in the Occupied Territories since 1967 and has not come close to cowing them. Indeed, Hamas’s reaction to Israel’s brutality seems to lend credence to Nietzsche’s remark that what does not kill you makes you stronger.

But even if the unexpected happens and the Palestinians cave, Israel would still lose because it will become an apartheid state. As Prime Minister Ehud Olmert recently said, Israel will “face a South African-style struggle” if the Palestinians do not get a viable state of their own. “As soon as that happens,” he argued, “the state of Israel is finished.” Yet Olmert has done nothing to stop settlement expansion and create a viable Palestinian state, relying instead on the Iron Wall strategy to deal with the Palestinians.

There is also little chance that people around the world who follow the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will soon forget the appalling punishment that Israel is meting out in Gaza. The destruction is just too obvious to miss, and too many people—especially in the Arab and Islamic world—care about the Palestinians’ fate. Moreover, discourse about this longstanding conflict has undergone a sea change in the West in recent years, and many of us who were once wholly sympathetic to Israel now see that the Israelis are the victimizers and the Palestinians are the victims. What is happening in Gaza will accelerate that changing picture of the conflict and long be seen as a dark stain on Israel’s reputation.

The bottom line is that no matter what happens on the battlefield, Israel cannot win its war in Gaza. In fact, it is pursuing a strategy—with lots of help from its so-called friends in the Diaspora—that is placing its long-term future at risk.



          And Then They Came For Me - Lasantha Wickrematunge's last editorial before being assassinated   
Lasantha Wickrematunge was the Editor of Sri Lanka's The Sunday Leader. He was assassinated a few days ago.

This is an Editorial he wrote before he was gunned down,
And Then They Came For Me
Lasantha Wickrematunge
Editorial, The Sunday Leader
Published 11 Jan 2009


No other profession calls on its practitioners to lay down their lives for their art save the armed forces and, in Sri Lanka, journalism. In the course of the past few years, the independent media have increasingly come under attack. Electronic and print-media institutions have been burnt, bombed, sealed and coerced. Countless journalists have been harassed, threatened and killed. It has been my honour to belong to all those categories and now especially the last.

I have been in the business of journalism a good long time. Indeed, 2009 will be The Sunday Leader's 15th year. Many things have changed in Sri Lanka during that time, and it does not need me to tell you that the greater part of that change has been for the worse. We find ourselves in the midst of a civil war ruthlessly prosecuted by protagonists whose bloodlust knows no bounds. Terror, whether perpetrated by terrorists or the state, has become the order of the day. Indeed, murder has become the primary tool whereby the state seeks to control the organs of liberty. Today it is the journalists, tomorrow it will be the judges. For neither group have the risks ever been higher or the stakes lower.

Why then do we do it? I often wonder that. After all, I too am a husband, and the father of three wonderful children. I too have responsibilities and obligations that transcend my profession, be it the law or journalism. Is it worth the risk? Many people tell me it is not. Friends tell me to revert to the bar, and goodness knows it offers a better and safer livelihood. Others, including political leaders on both sides, have at various times sought to induce me to take to politics, going so far as to offer me ministries of my choice. Diplomats, recognising the risk journalists face in Sri Lanka, have offered me safe passage and the right of residence in their countries. Whatever else I may have been stuck for, I have not been stuck for choice.

But there is a calling that is yet above high office, fame, lucre and security. It is the call of conscience.

The Sunday Leader has been a controversial newspaper because we say it like we see it: whether it be a spade, a thief or a murderer, we call it by that name. We do not hide behind euphemism. The investigative articles we print are supported by documentary evidence thanks to the public-spiritedness of citizens who at great risk to themselves pass on this material to us. We have exposed scandal after scandal, and never once in these 15 years has anyone proved us wrong or successfully prosecuted us.

The free media serve as a mirror in which the public can see itself sans mascara and styling gel. From us you learn the state of your nation, and especially its management by the people you elected to give your children a better future. Sometimes the image you see in that mirror is not a pleasant one. But while you may grumble in the privacy of your armchair, the journalists who hold the mirror up to you do so publicly and at great risk to themselves. That is our calling, and we do not shirk it.

Every newspaper has its angle, and we do not hide the fact that we have ours. Our commitment is to see Sri Lanka as a transparent, secular, liberal democracy. Think about those words, for they each has profound meaning. Transparent because government must be openly accountable to the people and never abuse their trust. Secular because in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society such as ours, secularism offers the only common ground by which we might all be united. Liberal because we recognise that all human beings are created different, and we need to accept others for what they are and not what we would like them to be. And democratic... well, if you need me to explain why that is important, you'd best stop buying this paper.

The Sunday Leader has never sought safety by unquestioningly articulating the majority view. Let's face it, that is the way to sell newspapers. On the contrary, as our opinion pieces over the years amply demonstrate, we often voice ideas that many people find distasteful. For example, we have consistently espoused the view that while separatist terrorism must be eradicated, it is more important to address the root causes of terrorism, and urged government to view Sri Lanka's ethnic strife in the context of history and not through the telescope of terrorism. We have also agitated against state terrorism in the so-called war against terror, and made no secret of our horror that Sri Lanka is the only country in the world routinely to bomb its own citizens. For these views we have been labelled traitors, and if this be treachery, we wear that label proudly.

Many people suspect that The Sunday Leader has a political agenda: it does not. If we appear more critical of the government than of the opposition it is only because we believe that - pray excuse cricketing argot - there is no point in bowling to the fielding side. Remember that for the few years of our existence in which the UNP was in office, we proved to be the biggest thorn in its flesh, exposing excess and corruption wherever it occurred. Indeed, the steady stream of embarrassing expos‚s we published may well have served to precipitate the downfall of that government.

Neither should our distaste for the war be interpreted to mean that we support the Tigers. The LTTE are among the most ruthless and bloodthirsty organisations ever to have infested the planet. There is no gainsaying that it must be eradicated. But to do so by violating the rights of Tamil citizens, bombing and shooting them mercilessly, is not only wrong but shames the Sinhalese, whose claim to be custodians of the dhamma is forever called into question by this savagery, much of which is unknown to the public because of censorship.

What is more, a military occupation of the country's north and east will require the Tamil people of those regions to live eternally as second-class citizens, deprived of all self respect. Do not imagine that you can placate them by showering "development" and "reconstruction" on them in the post-war era. The wounds of war will scar them forever, and you will also have an even more bitter and hateful Diaspora to contend with. A problem amenable to a political solution will thus become a festering wound that will yield strife for all eternity. If I seem angry and frustrated, it is only because most of my countrymen - and all of the government - cannot see this writing so plainly on the wall.

It is well known that I was on two occasions brutally assaulted, while on another my house was sprayed with machine-gun fire. Despite the government's sanctimonious assurances, there was never a serious police inquiry into the perpetrators of these attacks, and the attackers were never apprehended. In all these cases, I have reason to believe the attacks were inspired by the government. When finally I am killed, it will be the government that kills me.

The irony in this is that, unknown to most of the public, Mahinda and I have been friends for more than a quarter century. Indeed, I suspect that I am one of the few people remaining who routinely addresses him by his first name and uses the familiar Sinhala address oya when talking to him. Although I do not attend the meetings he periodically holds for newspaper editors, hardly a month passes when we do not meet, privately or with a few close friends present, late at night at President's House. There we swap yarns, discuss politics and joke about the good old days. A few remarks to him would therefore be in order here.

Mahinda, when you finally fought your way to the SLFP presidential nomination in 2005, nowhere were you welcomed more warmly than in this column. Indeed, we broke with a decade of tradition by referring to you throughout by your first name. So well known were your commitments to human rights and liberal values that we ushered you in like a breath of fresh air. Then, through an act of folly, you got yourself involved in the Helping Hambantota scandal. It was after a lot of soul-searching that we broke the story, at the same time urging you to return the money. By the time you did so several weeks later, a great blow had been struck to your reputation. It is one you are still trying to live down.

You have told me yourself that you were not greedy for the presidency. You did not have to hanker after it: it fell into your lap. You have told me that your sons are your greatest joy, and that you love spending time with them, leaving your brothers to operate the machinery of state. Now, it is clear to all who will see that that machinery has operated so well that my sons and daughter do not themselves have a father.

In the wake of my death I know you will make all the usual sanctimonious noises and call upon the police to hold a swift and thorough inquiry. But like all the inquiries you have ordered in the past, nothing will come of this one, too. For truth be told, we both know who will be behind my death, but dare not call his name. Not just my life, but yours too, depends on it.

Sadly, for all the dreams you had for our country in your younger days, in just three years you have reduced it to rubble. In the name of patriotism you have trampled on human rights, nurtured unbridled corruption and squandered public money like no other President before you. Indeed, your conduct has been like a small child suddenly let loose in a toyshop. That analogy is perhaps inapt because no child could have caused so much blood to be spilled on this land as you have, or trampled on the rights of its citizens as you do. Although you are now so drunk with power that you cannot see it, you will come to regret your sons having so rich an inheritance of blood. It can only bring tragedy. As for me, it is with a clear conscience that I go to meet my Maker. I wish, when your time finally comes, you could do the same. I wish.

As for me, I have the satisfaction of knowing that I walked tall and bowed to no man. And I have not travelled this journey alone. Fellow journalists in other branches of the media walked with me: most of them are now dead, imprisoned without trial or exiled in far-off lands. Others walk in the shadow of death that your Presidency has cast on the freedoms for which you once fought so hard. You will never be allowed to forget that my death took place under your watch. As anguished as I know you will be, I also know that you will have no choice but to protect my killers: you will see to it that the guilty one is never convicted. You have no choice. I feel sorry for you, and Shiranthi will have a long time to spend on her knees when next she goes for Confession for it is not just her owns sins which she must confess, but those of her extended family that keeps you in office.

As for the readers of The Sunday Leader, what can I say but Thank You for supporting our mission. We have espoused unpopular causes, stood up for those too feeble to stand up for themselves, locked horns with the high and mighty so swollen with power that they have forgotten their roots, exposed corruption and the waste of your hard-earned tax rupees, and made sure that whatever the propaganda of the day, you were allowed to hear a contrary view. For this I - and my family - have now paid the price that I have long known I will one day have to pay. I am - and have always been - ready for that. I have done nothing to prevent this outcome: no security, no precautions. I want my murderer to know that I am not a coward like he is, hiding behind human shields while condemning thousands of innocents to death. What am I among so many? It has long been written that my life would be taken, and by whom. All that remains to be written is when.

That The Sunday Leader will continue fighting the good fight, too, is written. For I did not fight this fight alone. Many more of us have to be - and will be - killed before The Leader is laid to rest. I hope my assassination will be seen not as a defeat of freedom but an inspiration for those who survive to step up their efforts. Indeed, I hope that it will help galvanise forces that will usher in a new era of human liberty in our beloved motherland. I also hope it will open the eyes of your President to the fact that however many are slaughtered in the name of patriotism, the human spirit will endure and flourish. Not all the Rajapakses combined can kill that.

People often ask me why I take such risks and tell me it is a matter of time before I am bumped off. Of course I know that: it is inevitable. But if we do not speak out now, there will be no one left to speak for those who cannot, whether they be ethnic minorities, the disadvantaged or the persecuted. An example that has inspired me throughout my career in journalism has been that of the German theologian, Martin Niem”ller. In his youth he was an anti-Semite and an admirer of Hitler. As Nazism took hold in Germany, however, he saw Nazism for what it was: it was not just the Jews Hitler sought to extirpate, it was just about anyone with an alternate point of view. Niem”ller spoke out, and for his trouble was incarcerated in the Sachsenhausen and Dachau concentration camps from 1937 to 1945, and very nearly executed. While incarcerated, Niem”ller wrote a poem that, from the first time I read it in my teenage years, stuck hauntingly in my mind:

First they came for the Jews

and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for the Communists

and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists

and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for me

and there was no one left to speak out for me.

If you remember nothing else, remember this: The Leader is there for you, be you Sinhalese, Tamil, Muslim, low-caste, homosexual, dissident or disabled. Its staff will fight on, unbowed and unafraid, with the courage to which you have become accustomed. Do not take that commitment for granted. Let there be no doubt that whatever sacrifices we journalists make, they are not made for our own glory or enrichment: they are made for you. Whether you deserve their sacrifice is another matter. As for me, God knows I tried.

          Palestinian David faces a heavily armed, merciless and overbearing Israeli Goliath: How Israel brought Gaza to the brink of humanitarian catastrophe   
How Israel brought Gaza to the brink of humanitarian catastrophe
Avi Shlaim, The Guardian, 7 Jan 2009

Oxford professor of international relations Avi Shlaim served in the Israeli army and has never questioned the state's legitimacy. But its merciless assault on Gaza has led him to devastating conclusions

The only way to make sense of Israel's senseless war in Gaza is through understanding the historical context. Establishing the state of Israel in May 1948 involved a monumental injustice to the Palestinians. British officials bitterly resented American partisanship on behalf of the infant state. On 2 June 1948, Sir John Troutbeck wrote to the foreign secretary, Ernest Bevin, that the Americans were responsible for the creation of a gangster state headed by "an utterly unscrupulous set of leaders". I used to think that this judgment was too harsh but Israel's vicious assault on the people of Gaza, and the Bush administration's complicity in this assault, have reopened the question.

I write as someone who served loyally in the Israeli army in the mid-1960s and who has never questioned the legitimacy of the state of Israel within its pre-1967 borders. What I utterly reject is the Zionist colonial project beyond the Green Line. The Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in the aftermath of the June 1967 war had very little to do with security and everything to do with territorial expansionism. The aim was to establish Greater Israel through permanent political, economic and military control over the Palestinian territories. And the result has been one of the most prolonged and brutal military occupations of modern times.

Four decades of Israeli control did incalculable damage to the economy of the Gaza Strip. With a large population of 1948 refugees crammed into a tiny strip of land, with no infrastructure or natural resources, Gaza's prospects were never bright. Gaza, however, is not simply a case of economic under-development but a uniquely cruel case of deliberate de-development. To use the Biblical phrase, Israel turned the people of Gaza into the hewers of wood and the drawers of water, into a source of cheap labour and a captive market for Israeli goods. The development of local industry was actively impeded so as to make it impossible for the Palestinians to end their subordination to Israel and to establish the economic underpinnings essential for real political independence.

Gaza is a classic case of colonial exploitation in the post-colonial era. Jewish settlements in occupied territories are immoral, illegal and an insurmountable obstacle to peace. They are at once the instrument of exploitation and the symbol of the hated occupation. In Gaza, the Jewish settlers numbered only 8,000 in 2005 compared with 1.4 million local residents. Yet the settlers controlled 25% of the territory, 40% of the arable land and the lion's share of the scarce water resources. Cheek by jowl with these foreign intruders, the majority of the local population lived in abject poverty and unimaginable misery. Eighty per cent of them still subsist on less than $2 a day. The living conditions in the strip remain an affront to civilised values, a powerful precipitant to resistance and a fertile breeding ground for political extremism.

In August 2005 a Likud government headed by Ariel Sharon staged a unilateral Israeli pullout from Gaza, withdrawing all 8,000 settlers and destroying the houses and farms they had left behind. Hamas, the Islamic resistance movement, conducted an effective campaign to drive the Israelis out of Gaza. The withdrawal was a humiliation for the Israeli Defence Forces. To the world, Sharon presented the withdrawal from Gaza as a contribution to peace based on a two-state solution. But in the year after, another 12,000 Israelis settled on the West Bank, further reducing the scope for an independent Palestinian state. Land-grabbing and peace-making are simply incompatible. Israel had a choice and it chose land over peace.

The real purpose behind the move was to redraw unilaterally the borders of Greater Israel by incorporating the main settlement blocs on the West Bank to the state of Israel. Withdrawal from Gaza was thus not a prelude to a peace deal with the Palestinian Authority but a prelude to further Zionist expansion on the West Bank. It was a unilateral Israeli move undertaken in what was seen, mistakenly in my view, as an Israeli national interest. Anchored in a fundamental rejection of the Palestinian national identity, the withdrawal from Gaza was part of a long-term effort to deny the Palestinian people any independent political existence on their land.

Israel's settlers were withdrawn but Israeli soldiers continued to control all access to the Gaza Strip by land, sea and air. Gaza was converted overnight into an open-air prison. From this point on, the Israeli air force enjoyed unrestricted freedom to drop bombs, to make sonic booms by flying low and breaking the sound barrier, and to terrorise the hapless inhabitants of this prison.

Israel likes to portray itself as an island of democracy in a sea of authoritarianism. Yet Israel has never in its entire history done anything to promote democracy on the Arab side and has done a great deal to undermine it. Israel has a long history of secret collaboration with reactionary Arab regimes to suppress Palestinian nationalism. Despite all the handicaps, the Palestinian people succeeded in building the only genuine democracy in the Arab world with the possible exception of Lebanon. In January 2006, free and fair elections for the Legislative Council of the Palestinian Authority brought to power a Hamas-led government. Israel, however, refused to recognise the democratically elected government, claiming that Hamas is purely and simply a terrorist organisation.

America and the EU shamelessly joined Israel in ostracising and demonising the Hamas government and in trying to bring it down by withholding tax revenues and foreign aid. A surreal situation thus developed with a significant part of the international community imposing economic sanctions not against the occupier but against the occupied, not against the oppressor but against the oppressed.

As so often in the tragic history of Palestine, the victims were blamed for their own misfortunes. Israel's propaganda machine persistently purveyed the notion that the Palestinians are terrorists, that they reject coexistence with the Jewish state, that their nationalism is little more than antisemitism, that Hamas is just a bunch of religious fanatics and that Islam is incompatible with democracy. But the simple truth is that the Palestinian people are a normal people with normal aspirations. They are no better but they are no worse than any other national group. What they aspire to, above all, is a piece of land to call their own on which to live in freedom and dignity.

Like other radical movements, Hamas began to moderate its political programme following its rise to power. From the ideological rejectionism of its charter, it began to move towards pragmatic accommodation of a two-state solution. In March 2007, Hamas and Fatah formed a national unity government that was ready to negotiate a long-term ceasefire with Israel. Israel, however, refused to negotiate with a government that included Hamas.

It continued to play the old game of divide and rule between rival Palestinian factions. In the late 1980s, Israel had supported the nascent Hamas in order to weaken Fatah, the secular nationalist movement led by Yasser Arafat. Now Israel began to encourage the corrupt and pliant Fatah leaders to overthrow their religious political rivals and recapture power. Aggressive American neoconservatives participated in the sinister plot to instigate a Palestinian civil war. Their meddling was a major factor in the collapse of the national unity government and in driving Hamas to seize power in Gaza in June 2007 to pre-empt a Fatah coup.

The war unleashed by Israel on Gaza on 27 December was the culmination of a series of clashes and confrontations with the Hamas government. In a broader sense, however, it is a war between Israel and the Palestinian people, because the people had elected the party to power. The declared aim of the war is to weaken Hamas and to intensify the pressure until its leaders agree to a new ceasefire on Israel's terms. The undeclared aim is to ensure that the Palestinians in Gaza are seen by the world simply as a humanitarian problem and thus to derail their struggle for independence and statehood.

The timing of the war was determined by political expediency. A general election is scheduled for 10 February and, in the lead-up to the election, all the main contenders are looking for an opportunity to prove their toughness. The army top brass had been champing at the bit to deliver a crushing blow to Hamas in order to remove the stain left on their reputation by the failure of the war against Hezbollah in Lebanon in July 2006. Israel's cynical leaders could also count on apathy and impotence of the pro-western Arab regimes and on blind support from President Bush in the twilight of his term in the White House. Bush readily obliged by putting all the blame for the crisis on Hamas, vetoing proposals at the UN Security Council for an immediate ceasefire and issuing Israel with a free pass to mount a ground invasion of Gaza.

As always, mighty Israel claims to be the victim of Palestinian aggression but the sheer asymmetry of power between the two sides leaves little room for doubt as to who is the real victim. This is indeed a conflict between David and Goliath but the Biblical image has been inverted - a small and defenceless Palestinian David faces a heavily armed, merciless and overbearing Israeli Goliath. The resort to brute military force is accompanied, as always, by the shrill rhetoric of victimhood and a farrago of self-pity overlaid with self-righteousness. In Hebrew this is known as the syndrome of bokhim ve-yorim, "crying and shooting".

To be sure, Hamas is not an entirely innocent party in this conflict. Denied the fruit of its electoral victory and confronted with an unscrupulous adversary, it has resorted to the weapon of the weak - terror. Militants from Hamas and Islamic Jihad kept launching Qassam rocket attacks against Israeli settlements near the border with Gaza until Egypt brokered a six-month ceasefire last June. The damage caused by these primitive rockets is minimal but the psychological impact is immense, prompting the public to demand protection from its government. Under the circumstances, Israel had the right to act in self-defence but its response to the pinpricks of rocket attacks was totally disproportionate. The figures speak for themselves. In the three years after the withdrawal from Gaza, 11 Israelis were killed by rocket fire. On the other hand, in 2005-7 alone, the IDF killed 1,290 Palestinians in Gaza, including 222 children.

Whatever the numbers, killing civilians is wrong. This rule applies to Israel as much as it does to Hamas, but Israel's entire record is one of unbridled and unremitting brutality towards the inhabitants of Gaza. Israel also maintained the blockade of Gaza after the ceasefire came into force which, in the view of the Hamas leaders, amounted to a violation of the agreement. During the ceasefire, Israel prevented any exports from leaving the strip in clear violation of a 2005 accord, leading to a sharp drop in employment opportunities. Officially, 49.1% of the population is unemployed. At the same time, Israel restricted drastically the number of trucks carrying food, fuel, cooking-gas canisters, spare parts for water and sanitation plants, and medical supplies to Gaza. It is difficult to see how starving and freezing the civilians of Gaza could protect the people on the Israeli side of the border. But even if it did, it would still be immoral, a form of collective punishment that is strictly forbidden by international humanitarian law.

The brutality of Israel's soldiers is fully matched by the mendacity of its spokesmen. Eight months before launching the current war on Gaza, Israel established a National Information Directorate. The core messages of this directorate to the media are that Hamas broke the ceasefire agreements; that Israel's objective is the defence of its population; and that Israel's forces are taking the utmost care not to hurt innocent civilians. Israel's spin doctors have been remarkably successful in getting this message across. But, in essence, their propaganda is a pack of lies.

A wide gap separates the reality of Israel's actions from the rhetoric of its spokesmen. It was not Hamas but the IDF that broke the ceasefire. It di d so by a raid into Gaza on 4 November that killed six Hamas men. Israel's objective is not just the defence of its population but the eventual overthrow of the Hamas government in Gaza by turning the people against their rulers. And far from taking care to spare civilians, Israel is guilty of indiscriminate bombing and of a three-year-old blockade that has brought the inhabitants of Gaza, now 1.5 million, to the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe.

The Biblical injunction of an eye for an eye is savage enough. But Israel's insane offensive against Gaza seems to follow the logic of an eye for an eyelash. After eight days of bombing, with a death toll of more than 400 Palestinians and four Israelis, the gung-ho cabinet ordered a land invasion of Gaza the consequences of which are incalculable.

No amount of military escalation can buy Israel immunity from rocket attacks from the military wing of Hamas. Despite all the death and destruction that Israel has inflicted on them, they kept up their resistance and they kept firing their rockets. This is a movement that glorifies victimhood and martyrdom. There is simply no military solution to the conflict between the two communities. The problem with Israel's concept of security is that it denies even the most elementary security to the other community. The only way for Israel to achieve security is not through shooting but through talks with Hamas, which has repeatedly declared its readiness to negotiate a long-term ceasefire with the Jewish state within its pre-1967 borders for 20, 30, or even 50 years. Israel has rejected this offer for the same reason it spurned the Arab League peace plan of 2002, which is still on the table: it involves concessions and compromises.

This brief review of Israel's record over the past four decades makes it difficult to resist the conclusion that it has become a rogue state with "an utterly unscrupulous set of leaders". A rogue state habitually violates international law, possesses weapons of mass destruction and practises terrorism - the use of violence against civilians for political purposes. Israel fulfils all of these three criteria; the cap fits and it must wear it. Israel's real aim is not peaceful coexistence with its Palestinian neighbours but military domination. It keeps compounding the mistakes of the past with new and more disastrous ones. Politicians, like everyone else, are of course free to repeat the lies and mistakes of the past. But it is not mandatory to do so.

Avi Shlaim is a professor of international relations at the University of Oxford and the author of The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World and of Lion of Jordan: King Hussein's Life in War and Peace.
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          La crise libyenne et les migrants de la région   
« Avec les bombardements et l’affaiblissement de l’État [libyen], les ressortissants de plusieurs pays ont été placés en situation de piège. Ce fut particulièrement le cas des migrants d’Afrique subsaharienne qui utilisentla Libye comme pays de transit vers l’Europe. À en croire les statistiques, environ 70 % des 65 000 à 120 000 Subsahariens qui entrent au Maghreb chaque année, migrent vers la Libye. En conséquence, entre 1 et 1,5 million de migrants vivraient en Libye sur une population estimée à 6 millions d’habitants. » Roland Gbangou, doctorant aux HEI et auxiliaire de recherche au Programme Paix et sécurité internationales (PSI), explique les enjeux de cette situation dans le 56e numéro de Sécurité mondiale, qui vient de paraître. Pourquoi les migrants choisissent-ils la Libye, comment la crise a-t-elle affecté leurs rêves, quelles sont les conséquences socio-économiques et sécuritaires de tout cela, telles sont les questions auxquelles Roland tente de répondre. Lire le numéro
          Před 100 let nastoupili českoslovenští vojáci poprvé sami do boje   
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          Tens Of Thousands Protest Lax Security After Double Bombing In Pakistan   
Tens of thousands of people gathered for a sit-in protest in the town of Parachinar, Pakistan,on June 29 to demand better security a week after a double bombing in a market killed 75 people.
          CNN Hit With More Bad News After Newest Undercover Video   

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Just days after he released bombshell undercover footage of CNN that confirmed everything President Trump and conservatives have been saying about the “very fake news” network, James O’Keefe of Project Veritas released more evidence that puts CNN in a very bad light.

O’Keefe’s first video, released Monday, showed a supervising producer unknowingly revealing to an undercover Veritas reporter that CNN has little regard for journalistic ethics, will do just about anything to get better ratings, has very little faith in the whole Trump-Russia collusion theory but pushes it anyway, caters to its liberal viewers, and scrutinizes Trump far more than they ever did President Obama.

Although the mainstream media tried to ignore the video on Tuesday, it quickly rose to the #1 trending spot on YouTube. Soon after, the Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders urged all Americans during her live press briefing to watch the video.

O’Keefe’s second video showed CNN contributor Van Jones confirming that there’s really nothing to the Russia story. We have not published the videos here because of the crude language used by people caught on camera at CNN, but you can watch them on Veritas’ YouTube channel.

Now in his third video, released Friday, O’Keefe’s undercover reporter spoke with Jimmy Carr, CNN’s associate producer for Chris Cuomo and Alisyn Camerota’s morning show “New Day.” While downing a drink, Carr first admitted that CNN is only impartial “in theory.”

Next he revealed that he thinks 90% of his coworkers at CNN believes what he does: That Trump is completely insane and cares nothing about America. To top that off, when asked about the intellect of the average American voter, he said — to put it kindly — that they’re all complete idiots.

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If that truly is the tone of 90% of people at CNN, then it’s easy to see why they have such a liberal, anti-Trump bias.

O’Keefe also obtained unused audio from an interview Camerota did with six Trump supporters 60 days after he took office. In the portion aired for TV, one of the Trump supporters is seemingly stumped when Camerota asks him for evidence of rampant voter fraud in America by Democrats. What was cut, though, is what Trump supporter William Baer said next.

“I mean, has anybody looked into, like what James O’Keefe has done? When he went undercover to those various polling places?” he asked.

He then went on to describe how O’Keefe was able to illegally register to vote in a state without anyone questioning him. It’s an experiment O’Keefe and his undercover reporters have filmed themselves successfully conducting numerous times.

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But CNN left all that out.

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          COLLUSION: GOP Operative Tied with Michael Flynn Sought Hillary Clinton Emails from Russian Hackers   

Remember when Donald Trump looked in the cameras during his July 27, 2016, press conference and asked Russia to find Hillary Clinton’s emails? Um, there was a reason for that….collusion. “Before the 2016 presidential election, a longtime Republican opposition researcher mounted an independent campaign to obtain emails he believed were […]

COLLUSION: GOP Operative Tied with Michael Flynn Sought Hillary Clinton Emails from Russian Hackers


          VOTER SUPPRESSION: Trump Voter Fraud Chair Wants Private Info on Every Voter   

Washington Post: “The chair of President Trump’s Election Integrity Commission has penned a letter to all 50 states requesting their full voter-roll data, including the name, address, date of birth, party affiliation, last four Social Security number digits and voting history back to 2006 of potentially every voter in the […]

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          Donald Trump, Senior WH Aides May Have Colluded with National Enquirer to Blackmail Journalists   

Donald Trump and senior White House aides may have colluded with the National Enquirer to blackmail Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, according to a bombshell from the Morning Joe hosts. Um, shouldn’t Congress investigate this and find out which aides are involved? Scarborough said that “three people at the very top […]

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          Joe Scarborough Drops Bombshell: Donald Trump Tried to Blackmail Me   

Joe Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, dropped a bombshell during his response to Donald Trump’s Twitter attacks, saying he tried to blackmail he and Mika Brzezinski using the National Enquirer. Um, Trump accidentally confirmed it. Scarborough said that “three people at the very top of the administration” threatened him with […]

Joe Scarborough Drops Bombshell: Donald Trump Tried to Blackmail Me


          A FEW MOMENTS FROM MARCH   
The most important thing of the last month of March was my little fairy girl turning three years, where has the time gone?!!! 
THREE YEARS OLD!! 


Birthday girl


Party time!!


A little Fairy jumping up and down on her birthday present

It really is a pleasure seeing this little girl growing so free and wild, although some times it is really hard and difficult facing th