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October 10
October 02
Mass Shooting at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
related link: Jason Aldean concert underway when attack began; reports of two shooters


posted by CalGal at 07:52am
September 27
Kurds opt for independence
related link: 93 percent vote yes

Also on Wednesday, parliament voted to approve a 13-point resolution giving Mr Abadi the mandate to deploy troops in Kirkuk, which has been under KRG control since Kurdish forces began to wrest control of the country back from Isis, although the prime minister stressed that force would not be utliised to avoid a "fight between Iraqi citizens."


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 09:12pm
September 25
AfD surges in Germany
related link: Merkel wins fourth term

She says: "Of course we had hoped for a better result."


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 02:55am
September 04
NK tests hydrogen bomb
related link: Mattis warns of total annihilation of North

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday shot back at North Korea's claimed test of a hydrogen bomb with a blunt threat, saying the U.S. will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response — a response both effective and overwhelming." Earlier, President Donald Trump threatened to halt all trade with countries doing business with the North, a veiled warning to China, and faulted South Korea for its "talk of appeasement."


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 12:57am
August 27
Harvey causing epic catastrophic flooding in Houston
related link: More Rain Expected


posted by CalGal at 09:19pm
Mayweather Finishes McGregor in Exciting and Competitive Bout
related link: Money Wins Via 10th-Round TKO


posted by Pincher Martin at 06:16am
June 13
Golden State Takes Second Title in Three Years
related link: Kevin Durant is Finals MVP


posted by Pincher Martin at 05:44am
June 10
Cavaliers Roll Over Warriors to Avoid Sweep
related link: Set Playoff Record for Three-Pointers


posted by Pincher Martin at 05:18am
June 08
Older Homo Sapiens found
related link: Oldest Homo sapiens bones ever found shake foundations of the human story

“This gives us a completely different picture of the evolution of our species. It goes much further back in time, but also the very process of evolution is different to what we thought,” Hublin told the Guardian. “It looks like our species was already present probably all over Africa by 300,000 years ago."


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 03:44pm
June 05
Curry's Triple-Double leads Warriors to Game 2 Victory
related link: Durant Adds 33 Points In Domination of Cavs


posted by Pincher Martin at 03:50am
June 04
June 02
Golden State Blows Out Cleveland
related link: Durant and Curry combine for 68 points in dismantling of Cavs


posted by Pincher Martin at 05:42am
June 01
Trump punts Paris
related link: US withdraws from Paris accord

"We need all forms of American energy or risk brownouts or blackouts, putting businesses and families at risk for lost jobs and a diminished quality of life"


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 08:51pm
May 29
Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI
related link: Tiger Woods Is Charged in Florida


posted by Pincher Martin at 06:58pm
May 23
At Least Twenty Dead In Manchester Blast
related link: Two Explosions at Ariana Grande Concert


posted by Pincher Martin at 12:54am
May 22
Sometimes the elephant gets you
related link: Elephant crushes big-game hunter

Three elephants stampeded towards the hunters and Mr Botha opened fire with his rifle, prompting a fourth elephant to storm in from the side and lift him up with her trunk.

The Afrikaans news site Netwerk24 reported that another member of the group fired the fatal shot at the elephant and, as the animal collapsed dead, she fell on Mr Botha.


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 03:10pm
May 17
May 16
Killer Whales Wage War on Great White Sharks
related link: Less a Battle Than A Massacre


posted by Pincher Martin at 10:45pm
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