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Middle East on alert as two oil tankers are hit by explosions and one 'sinks' in suspected 'torpedo attack' in Gulf of Oman
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 16:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6505 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Be fun to follow this when 'the algorithms' run true and the finger pointing begins.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 16:01 Comments || Top||

#2  They'll just write the algorithms to accuse white people of all the crimes.

"RepA.I.rA.I.tions, bitches!"
Posted by: charger || 06/13/2019 16:58 Comments || Top||

#3  Or the cops will be told "Yes, I know he was found with the smoking gun in his hand, and the body still warm at his feet, but we have already reached our limit for murder for this month, so you can't arrest him"
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 06/13/2019 17:07 Comments || Top||

#4  Laugh while you can, privileged members of the undermurdered community. The Day of 'Justment is at hand.
Posted by: Vinegar Stalin6202 || 06/13/2019 20:21 Comments || Top||

#5  SF can crank out the AI but they cannot keep up with the piles of $h!t and needles. Better bring back the Committee for Public Safety.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 06/13/2019 22:18 Comments || Top||


U.S. Attorney John Durham seeks interviews with two CIA officers over Russia investigation origins
[Washington Examiner] The Justice Department intends to interview two CIA officers for its review of the origins of the Russia investigation.

U.S. Attorney John Durham's team wants to talk to at least one senior counterintelligence official and a senior analyst who examined Russia's role in meddling in the 2016 election, according to the New York Times.

Although formal requests have not yet been submitted, CIA Director Gina Haspel informed senior officials that her agency will cooperate, but will work to ensure that sources, methods, and intelligence provided by allies would be protected.

Attorney General William Barr tasked Durham, a U.S. attorney from Connecticut, with leading the inquiry focused on the origins of the counterintelligence investigation into President Trump's campaign, which the FBI began in the summer of 2016.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/13/2019 02:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...sources, methods, and intelligence provided by allies is the crux of the problem here. "Protecting" that stuff from scrutiny and sunshine disinfectant is the exact opposite of what needs to happen...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 3:08 Comments || Top||

#2  All roads appear to be leading to London. Haspel's "allies protected" comment indicates she won't go there.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/13/2019 3:15 Comments || Top||

#3  Wondering if Don and Liz talked about this.
Posted by: Nero Angoque5930 || 06/13/2019 5:25 Comments || Top||

#4  Why does Mr. Trump accept employees like Haskel and Wray?
Posted by: SR-71 || 06/13/2019 8:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Who's worse, CIA or ISI? Well, CIA is bigger...
Plow and salt.
Posted by: Spot || 06/13/2019 8:50 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Chinese woman, 33, who 'was caught with four cell phones, computer malware and a laptop at Mar-a-Lago after tricking Secret Service into thinking she was a member' is allowed to represent HERSELF in court despite struggling to speak English
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Yujing Zhang is charged with lying to the Secret Service to enter Mar-a-Lago

  • The 33-year-old Shanghai business consultant wanted to dismiss public defenders and represent herself

  • And a U.S. District Judge found her to be competent and granted her request

  • That's despite the fact she struggles with legal concepts and spoken English

  • Zhang faces up to six years in prison and $250,000 in fines if convicted

  • In March she is said to have told a receptionist that she was at the resort for a Chinese-American event in the evening but no such event was scheduled

  • She was further questioned by agents who say they found four cellphones, a laptop, an external hard drive and a thumb drive containing computer malware
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Maybe all she knows is kung foolery. Seems even China's not sending their best.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/13/2019 14:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Seems even China's not sending their best.

When they do we don't know.
They all work at JPL or west coast tech.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 15:08 Comments || Top||


Meet Hunter Biden's new wife! Just weeks after splitting up with his brother Beau's widow, the vice president's son secretly marries world-traveling South African activist
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6494 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...I'm sure she's a nice lady, and matzeltov to the happy couple, but the words "world-traveling activist" would have my Common Sense tingling....

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 06/13/2019 4:26 Comments || Top||

#2  Well.....that's not creepy at all....are we sure these two aren't cousins or something?
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/13/2019 4:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Ow. Two. Well there are two, uh, thingees in the picture that rivit the attention. Also those two nostrils look like the kind that can compete in Biden family weekend recreational Olympics, if yaknowwhatImean.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 5:02 Comments || Top||

#4  Grandma always said every pot has a lid...
Posted by: Capsu78 || 06/13/2019 6:44 Comments || Top||

#5  Activists. I hate activists.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 06/13/2019 6:58 Comments || Top||

#6  Cracktivists. Blow monkeys.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 7:26 Comments || Top||

#7  And which crime family political dynasty will get to hire the Clinton machine's soldiers? House Biden or House Bernie? Not a difficult quiz. And the rest of the dem primary horde? Wouldn't want to be picking up their mail, walking their dogs or starting their cars...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 7:30 Comments || Top||

#8  Did they meet on a yacht?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/13/2019 8:33 Comments || Top||

#9  South African world-traveler?
Is she trafficing in blood diamonds?
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 8:47 Comments || Top||

#10  A friend of Cohen's said the newlyweds met in May and had a whirlwind romance, even getting matching tattoos....

How very tribal, and modern.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/13/2019 9:57 Comments || Top||

#11  She's marrying into American royalty.
*Snort*
Posted by: Regular joe || 06/13/2019 15:29 Comments || Top||

#12  Latter day flower child searching for purpose?
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/13/2019 17:54 Comments || Top||

#13  or un-extraditable locales?
Posted by: Frank G || 06/13/2019 18:20 Comments || Top||

#14  Divorced in less than two years.
Posted by: Cleager Schwarzeneggar4244 || 06/13/2019 19:41 Comments || Top||


Denver Police pioneers scheme to let teams of civilians respond to 911 calls instead of officers
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Didn't an "auxiliary deputy," basically some old guy who bought his way into the department somewhere, pull his service pistol instead of his taser and kill a guy a while back? Yeah, that happened...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 2:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Oh but these people will be unarmed....naturally, so when some wacko kills half of a team, they can call for more gun control.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/13/2019 4:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Yeah. Imagine if designing a barrel of fish for some whack job to shoot up was illegal.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 4:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Police should be civilians.
If they're not then they're not real police.

#Peels Principles
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/13/2019 8:30 Comments || Top||

#5  This will work until someone gets hurt or killed, then the civilians who don't have protection from frivolous lawsuits or police unions will get their asses sued off.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/13/2019 8:54 Comments || Top||

#6  Reminds me of the Police Academy series. Citizens On Patrol !
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/13/2019 9:21 Comments || Top||

#7  NFPA is being updated to mandate ballistic defense.
I expect this move is to shift the budget line from armed police to available SWAT.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 15:13 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
AWR Hawkins Destroys ‘Silencer Control' Myth (short video)
[Breitbart] After the recent shooting in Virginia Beach, when the shooter was found to have a suppressor on one of his two guns, Breitbart News’ AWR Hawkins is back to debunk the myth that gun suppressors are "silencers."

Good info, poor video. Your results (with a .45 or subsonic ammo) may vary. Take the time to clear your weapon prior to attaching any sound or flash suppressing device.

Posted by: Besoeker || 06/13/2019 02:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I get Herb level flamed on gun forums for this, but I stand by what I'm saying right here: suppressors cost the gun rights movement momentum that rightly should have gone to national carry reciprocity legislation. I agree that suppressors don't belong under NFA regulation. (I actually agree NFA should be outright repealed.) That said, suppressors are a shiny toy that took too many gun rights people's eyes off the ball.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 4:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Those of us who are half-deaf might disagree...
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/13/2019 8:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Those of us who are half-deaf might disagree...

My argument against bulldog stocks exactly.
Nothing good comes from still burning shells ejected in proximity to right ear and eye.

I agree with M. Murcek as well. Thank Mr. Bond for raising public awareness of sound suppression which has little to no association with a weapon's carry-ability any more than specialty sights.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 8:33 Comments || Top||

#4  Direct impingement AR-15 wrecked my hearing. By comparison a piston driven AR is a pleasure to shoot report wise.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 12:17 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
Horrifying moment four cops point their guns at a suspected shoplifter as he kneels and repeatedly tells them he's unarmed - before a brave bystander intervenes
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Doubtful an execution would have taken place.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 06/13/2019 3:42 Comments || Top||


#3  No charges for Tennessee officer in fatal shooting of man
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 8:42 Comments || Top||

#4  Escalation can happen pretty quickly.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 8:42 Comments || Top||

#5  Look at that delinquent face. And the dark jacket he's wearing, dark, baggy pants. He could be hiding anything. Also, the bastard threatened and assaulted the store owner, so cops had to assume he was armed or dangerous. I hope they don't face problems with their PD.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/13/2019 9:14 Comments || Top||

#6  Who's to say the camera phone person wasn't set to go when the crime went down. Funny how this is truth to power but Project Veritas stuff is dangerous hate propaganda.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 11:49 Comments || Top||

#7  Let's stipulate that guns are indeed horrifying, dangerous and icky, but consider: Sometimes an overwhelming show of force results in a peaceful outcome. Fight and flee might be an option if only one cop is on the scene, but when there are four with weapons drawn, surrender might be a better, safer option. At least if you want to live to shoplift another day.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/13/2019 12:23 Comments || Top||

#8  Anytime the usual sort of suspect is shot and killed when they could have easy surrendered or not attempted the crime in the first place, an anguished family member (or even a congress creature) moans that shoplifting, public drunkenness, etc is not a death penalty crime. Stupidity is not a death penalty crime. It does knock your life expectancy way down, however.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 13:24 Comments || Top||

#9  Shoplifted and assaulted a store clerk. Who in their right mind thinks the tiny Asian and Hispanic lady cops should go and wrestle with that large black man?
Posted by: Gloger Spawn of the Gepids2733 || 06/13/2019 13:39 Comments || Top||

#10  We all know (or so the LIE / MSM tells us) that big black guy is a "gentle giant." And that's not shoplifting, that's impromptu reparations.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 14:50 Comments || Top||

#11  Who in their right mind thinks the tiny Asian and Hispanic lady cops should go and wrestle with that large black man?

Samuel Colt looks down and smiles.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/13/2019 14:51 Comments || Top||

#12  HARRY CALLAHAN: Every day for the past ten years, Loretta here's been giving me a large black coffee- except today she gives me a large black coffee and it has sugar in it. Alotta sugar. I just came back to complain.
CROOK: Say what, sucka?
HARRY: Well, we're not just gonna let you walk out of here.
CROOK: Who'se we sucka?
HARRY: [slowly drawing his .44 Magnum] Smith and Wesson... and me.
Posted by: Texhooey || 06/13/2019 15:09 Comments || Top||

#13  Shoplifted and assaulted a store clerk.

ala Ferguson lessons not learned.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 15:09 Comments || Top||

#14  I read (at the 'Burg) that $1000 in Cali is not shoplifting, but a trivial misdemeanor, not to be prosecuted. Dallas, TX was talking about s similar measure, up to $750 would be "free".

Jails are too crowded, donchaknow.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/13/2019 16:34 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Algeria ex-PM held over alleged corruption
[Al Jazeera] Ahmed Ouyahia and a former minister detained after appearance in front of top court over corruption allegations.
Posted by: Fred || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


The REAL Rat Patrol: Remarkable photographs show the Army's specialist Long Range Desert Group in action in North Africa during WWII
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6491 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wow, had no idea.

Thanks S!
Posted by: Woodrow || 06/13/2019 16:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Title chuckled at while checking what 0spreys or whatnot might be floating around pirateland:

Spectral Representations for Schrödinger Operators with Long-Range Potentials
Posted by: Elmuth Ebbaper2427 || 06/13/2019 21:02 Comments || Top||


Bangladesh
Narsingdi man kills woman, rapes corpse
[Dhaka Tribune] Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested a man for killing a young woman and having intercourse with her dead body in Narsingdi.

Police recovered the body of Sabina Aktar, 21, from a banana field in Kazir Char village of Shibpur upazila on Saturday, two days after she went missing.

Her body was subsequently sent for an appointment with Dr. Quincy at Narsingdi Sadar Hospital, which revealed the signs of post-death intercourse, said police sources.

A special team of RAB, pinpointing the victim’s mobile phone, located and arrested the prime suspect, Saiful Islam, 28, from the upazila’s College Gate area on Tuesday night.

RAB 11 Captain Lt Col Kazi Shamsher Uddin disclosed the development at a press briefing in Narsingdi Press Club on Wednesday.

During an investigation into the woman's suspicious death, RAB interrogated Saiful, who reportedly confessed to committing the crime and disclosed details.

According to his confession, Saiful, after divorcing his first wife, had two children with his second wife.

However,
the difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits...
after meeting Sabina, he concealed being a father and seduced her with a promise of marriage.

During their relationship, Saiful apparently tried several times to have sexual relations with Sabina, but she declined.

On Thursday, the couple met and decided to get married. On their way to a relative’s house, Saiful lured Sabina to a deserted banana field and tried to rape her. But, as she started screaming, Saiful suffocated her with his shirt and killed her. Then in a heinous act, he raped Sabina’s corpse and left it there.

He took Sabina’s mobile phone and purse in an attempt to destroy traces of evidence.

Following his confession, RAB, recovered the phone, purse and the shirt used to choke the victim.
Posted by: Fred || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6493 views] Top|| File under:

#1  When no living woman will sleep with you.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/13/2019 9:22 Comments || Top||

#2  They need the Rapid Action Battalion for this kind of crime?
Posted by: jpal || 06/13/2019 21:45 Comments || Top||


Caribbean-Latin America
Venezuela: hyperinflation leads to new banknotes for second time in a year
[THEGUARDIAN] Venezuela is releasing new banknotes for the second time in less than a year, the central bank said on Wednesday, after hyperinflation eroded the effects of an August 2018 monetary overhaul meant to improve availability of cash.

Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro
...Commie el presidente para la vida of Venezuela, successor to Hugo Chavez. Nick is his country's attempt at producing a Muammar Qadaffy, except that even though his country's sitting on an enormous puddle of oil, he can't manage to get it out of the ground...
, last year cut five zeroes off the currency and prices. The move was supposed to ease shortages of cash that pushed most of the economy toward debit and credit card operations and put heavy strain on digital commerce platforms.
Posted by: Fred || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Didn't I read a while back that VZ could not even afford to have new currency printed? Maybe NKor presses are working at a discount as anti counterfeiting measures have been prioritized ahead of the Harriet Tubman banknote. Latest word is the Michael Obummer $3 bill has been pushed out to 2036 or so.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 3:47 Comments || Top||

#2  Contract out to counterfeiters in Peru ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/13/2019 9:46 Comments || Top||

#3  I was so hoping to get my hands on a one quadrillion Venezuelan bank note and get to say "In your face $100 Trillion Zimbabwe note owners".
Posted by: Gloger Spawn of the Gepids2733 || 06/13/2019 12:30 Comments || Top||

#4  "Those microscopic loops and whorls that cover both sides of the note are not anti counterfeiting devices. They are zeros in the denomination..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/13/2019 12:48 Comments || Top||

#5  Bernie Sanders can crow that under Socialism everyone becomes a millionaire.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/13/2019 13:00 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
Taiwan prepares for over-the-horizon attacks
The Taiwanese army has shifted the focus of its annual anti-Chinese invasion drill from thwarting possible beach landings by the People’s Liberation Army and setting up beachheads to combating over-the-horizon strikes.

Taiwanese papers reported that almost all of the island’s advanced weapons systems would be featured and tested in a large-scale anti-landing drill in southern Pingtung county, with all branches of the military involved in the annual Han Kuang anti-invasion exercises.

The air-sea war-game in Pingtung mocks a PLA amphibious invasion with air support. The first stage of the drill last week saw the deployment of F-16 fighter jets, plus Apache and Cobra helicopters, Knox-class frigates, as well as the Thunderbolt-2000, a multiple-launch rocket system developed with the island’s indigenous talent.

A number of all-female squads equipped with self-propelled guns were among the 1,000 troops that took part in the Pingtung chapter of the Han Kuang exercise.

A Defense Ministry official told Taiwan’s Central News Agency that over the past few decades the drill has focused on fending off beach landings by the PLA from across the Taiwan Strait. But, that emphasis has now been broadened because China has prioritized naval and airforce expeditionary tactics plus over-the-horizon amphibious assault capabilities that now pose a greater threat along Taiwan’s entire coastline.

He said the navy and air force would get a boost in the overall defense budget, and one example was Taiwan’s bid to procure more than 60 F-16V fighters from Lockheed Martin, a deal under review by the Pentagon and the US State Department.
The J-20 is again set to grab much attention at the upcoming Zhuhai Airshow. Photo: Weibo
The PLA has a small squadron of J-20 jets in service. Photo: Weibo

The PLA’s ace stealth fighter, the J-20, and the Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missiles sent to China recently have been identified by the Taiwanese military as assets that would be most detrimental to the self-governed island.

The jet fighter and missiles will feature in the mock battle in the Han Kuang exercise, and more drills will be conducted off the island’s Pacific coast in the second half.

The Pacific coast may become a potential "Achilles’ heel" ‐ a weak spot ‐ now that Taiwan has effectively fortified the west coast and garrisoned much of its weaponry and defense capabilities there. The possibility of a PLA "attack at the back", especially with the J-20 and the S-400, cannot be ruled out and future drills aim to help Taiwan beef up its defense on its "strategic rear."
Posted by: 746 || 06/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Since almost 1/3 of the population of Taiwan is illegal aliens from the PRC who overstayed a visitor's visa ... what is the angle of the PRC here?
Posted by: 3dc || 06/13/2019 14:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Seen "Escape from New York"?
PRC is preparing a home for the Hong Kong extradited.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 15:11 Comments || Top||


Cyber
AS of 7:30 this am, the Daily Signal has been hacked
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/13/2019 08:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  www.dailysignal.com looks ok to me.
Posted by: KBK || 06/13/2019 15:53 Comments || Top||

#2  It looks good to me now, too, KBK, but when I checked this morning it went straight to a foreign language translation program — very odd.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/13/2019 18:52 Comments || Top||

#3  DNS may have been poisoned.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/13/2019 23:15 Comments || Top||


Economy
The U.S. Military Just Inked a Enormous New F-35 Deal
[Air Force Magazine] The Defense Department and Lockheed Martin have reached a tentative agreement on the next lot of F-35s, with options for a multi-year buy worth about $34 billion for 478 aircraft total, including foreign partners and customers.

The agreement covers production Lot 12, with options for Lots 13 and 14. The first lot will include 157 aircraft, according to a Pentagon statement. The "framework" of the deal would lower the cost of an F-35A to $80 million in Lot 13, a year earlier than initially planned. Under Lot 11, the aircraft cost $89.2 million each.

"This is a historic milestone for the F-35 enterprise, and marks the largest procurement in the history of the department," Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition Ellen Lord said in a statement.

"I am proud to state that this agreement has achieved an estimated 8.8 percent savings from Lot 11 to Lot 12 F-35As," Lord said, as well as an average reduction of 15 percent "across all variants from Lot 11 to Lot 14." The deal "symbolizes my commitment to aggressively reduce F-35 cost, incentivize industry to meet required performance, and to deliver the greatest capabilities to our warfighters at the best value to our taxpayers," she added.

By law, the US cannot enter a multi-year purchase agreement until after a program has entered full-rate production. The US could not participate in the first year of the "block buy," but international partners can, and have already signed up to do so. Block buys or multi-year buys commit the government to buying a designated number of aircraft. Armed with this commitment, the contractor can make more economical buys of materials and components, and more efficiently hire and deploy its workforce.
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Thu 2019-06-13
  Middle East on alert as two oil tankers are hit by explosions and one 'sinks' in suspected 'torpedo attack' in Gulf of Oman
Wed 2019-06-12
  Boko Haram kills at least 26 people in Cameroon
Tue 2019-06-11
  At least 95 killed in central Mali village attack
Mon 2019-06-10
  Iran ammonium-nitrate stash in London and around the world ignored for 2015 Iran deal
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Sat 2019-06-08
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Wed 2019-06-05
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Tue 2019-06-04
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