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Terror attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi foiled; 2 policemen martyred
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
POTUS points to ‘vicious' world in discussing writer Jamal Khashoggi 's death
WASHINGTON (AP) ‐ President Donald Trump disputed that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded that the de facto leader of American ally Saudi Arabia ordered the killing of a U.S.-based journalist critical of the kingdom’s royal family.

Citing vehement denials by the crown prince and king that they were involved, Trump said Thursday that "maybe the world should be held accountable because the world is a vicious place. The world is a very, very vicious place."

Critics in Congress and high-ranking officials in other countries are accusing Trump of ignoring human rights and giving Saudi Arabia a pass for economic reasons, including its influence on the world oil market.

Trump said this week he would not impose harsher penalties on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the death and dismemberment of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last month.

"My policy is very simple: America first, keep America great again and that’s what I’m doing," Trump told reporters after a Thanksgiving Day telephone call with members of the military.

The crown prince and his father, King Salman, said they did not commit "this atrocity," Trump said.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 02:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [277 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Week in Progress (11/18 – 11/24)
Shot & Killed: 13
Shot & Wounded: 24
Total Shot: 37
Total Homicides: 13

Chicago Crime 2018

Much fuss about Khashoggi; not so much concern about Chicago from the left.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/23/2018 8:26 Comments || Top||

#2  It's a chance for the Left/Anti-American/Pro-Iranian/Obama-Bot Iranian Deal/"Journolists Uber Alles" coalition to try and break our triple "alliance" with Saudi and Israel in favor of Turkey, the MB, and Iran
Posted by: Frank G || 11/23/2018 9:53 Comments || Top||

#3  To try and break our triple "alliance" with Saudi and Israel in favor of Turkey, the MB, and Iran

BINGO!
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/23/2018 10:48 Comments || Top||

#4  What, no Saudi version of the Magnitsky Act? Oh, that's right...too late to contribute to the McCain Foundation.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 11/23/2018 12:02 Comments || Top||

#5  Life is short, mean and brutish. And I don't really care if a rag like Kashhoggi gets it in the neck along the way...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/23/2018 16:57 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
Missouri City Fires Entire Police Force
[Bearing Arms] A lot of small towns don’t have precisely large police departments. My father was a chief of police for a department that, after a while, was pretty much just him, so I’ve seen it sort of up close and personal. Frankly, I suspect anyone with ties to a small town has.

Sometimes, a city will allow their department to dwindle to almost nothing as the cash-strapped community opts not to fill vacancies. What you don’t often see is the city deciding to fire their entire department, especially in a hinky manner as one Missouri town did.
The last police officer in the tiny Cass County town of Garden City was fired Monday as he arrived at the office.

"I was met by the mayor, a sheriff’s deputy and an alderman and handed termination papers," said 50-year-old Tom Albers, an 18 year veteran of the department.

The letter simply said "The City of Garden City Board of Alderman held an Emergency Executive Closed Session Meeting on November 15, 2018. Your employment with the City is hereby suspended without pay indefinitely."

November 15th was Thursday, the day after the city laid off the other seven members of the department. Albers said he was told at the time that he was being kept on as a one-man department. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Garden City Mayor Daniel Cantrell said it was Albers job "to continue to police our City." However, it is now clear the city decided to fire Albers last week and tell him about it Monday.

Perhaps the worst part is that the city is claiming that the officers won’t be entitled to unemployment benefits.

Albers said his former officers were all told they would be eligible for unemployment benefits. He said he is unsure if being "suspended indefinitely without pay" will allow him to collect unemployment.

Law enforcement in the city will now be handled by the Sheriff’s Department, at the cost of $45 per hour per deputy to cover the community. It makes you wonder how much it cost to have their department on a per hour basis.

Albers argues that the new arrangement will increase response times, which it may well do.

As for the unemployment question, my take is, never trust the employer when they say you aren’t entitled to unemployment. They rarely have your best interests at heart when they tell you that. Instead, they need to take it to a third party and let them evaluate whether or not they’re entitled or not.

I’m not going to lie, something about this whole mess stinks to high heavens.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Look, if they fired them all at once there's a reason for it. Likely corruption.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 11/23/2018 1:07 Comments || Top||

#2  Admittedly the news is a limited filter, but one gets the impression that Missouri is a rather messed up place.
Posted by: SteveS || 11/23/2018 6:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Herb. Not corrupt enough?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 11/23/2018 7:52 Comments || Top||

#4  It's what happens when you can't make payroll.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 7:53 Comments || Top||

#5  Demo: Rural, 1628 residents

prolly cheaper to have County Sheriff patrol
Posted by: Frank G || 11/23/2018 8:47 Comments || Top||

#6  Garden City, MO population = 1630. How many police would they need for a community this small? Firing the entire police force might not be such a big deal? Many small communities and unincorporated towns don't have a police force.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/23/2018 8:54 Comments || Top||

#7  I would guess paying for the sheriff office by the hour would be accounted for as an 'expense' - a difference accounting column than a police force budget. Might also make it easier to skim off more than a few bucks...
(And no, I am not an accountant and didn't stay in a Holiday Inn last night - offer any corrections).
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/23/2018 9:51 Comments || Top||

#8  prolly cheaper to have County Sheriff patrol

That'd be my guess but it's no reason to treat the former officers so shabbily.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/23/2018 12:55 Comments || Top||

#9  Early acknowledgement of pension issues?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/23/2018 13:43 Comments || Top||

#10  Corrupt cops deserve to be treated shabbily. They abuse our trust and give the far left something to point to.

The usual ratio of police to people is 500:1. A town this size needs 3, not 9. With 9 they find themselves idle and in danger of layoffs. So what do they do? Start fining the local population to justify their employment. "See, we generate a profit!"

Only law enforcement is supposed to enforce the laws. It's not a profit center for government. Someone likely realized this and arrived at the logical conclusion. Just pay the sheriffs, it's not only cheaper, but the sheriffs actually enforce the law instead of regarding themselves as revenue generators.

Win for the people.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 11/23/2018 13:53 Comments || Top||

#11  I would hope something called 'due process' took place in Garden City.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 13:58 Comments || Top||

#12  $45 per hour per deputy ($90K/year/deputy) is cheap once benefits and retirement benefits are factored in.
Posted by: Whinetle Sneatch8884 || 11/23/2018 16:23 Comments || Top||

#13  Garden City police chief believes he was suspended for speaking out on layoffs

Garden City Mayor Daniel Cantrell said the chief’s suspension is “pending on an investigation,” WDAF reports. The nature of that investigation was not released.
Posted by: Woodrow || 11/23/2018 19:07 Comments || Top||

#14  Lets see 24 hours in a day. That would take 3 eight hour shifts. 3 officers per shift would make it 24 officers plus a fill in officer for sickness vacations and what have you.
Posted by: Snavimble Bucket1794 || 11/23/2018 19:23 Comments || Top||

#15  Up here in Michigan, a regional town of about 60,000 (Pontiac) went bankrupt a few years back, and fired their entire police and fire departments, and paid the county to take over. The county is often just as capable, if not more so, and towns need far fewer police than they need. Good riddance to them. Now at least a few won't suck up a pension and will have to get jobs that add to the economy instead of subtract. By the way, this county has over a hundred thousand people, which means that they probably won't even have to hire any extra people to handle policing in a town of under two thousand.
Posted by: Vernal Hatrack2366 || 11/23/2018 22:23 Comments || Top||


Caribbean-Latin America
Tijuana, Mexico, declares humanitarian crisis upon arrival of migrant caravan
[Washington Examiner] The mayor of Tijuana, Mexico, declared an international humanitarian crisis Thursday for his city after about 5,000 Central American migrants traveling in a caravan descended on the U.S. border.

Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum made a public appeal during a Thursday press conference for help from the United Nations in the absence of adequate assistance from the Mexican government and his reluctance to allocate his city's own public resources to counter issues created by the sudden influx of people, according to the Associated Press.

The Baja California state government, which covers Tijuana, has also sought federal government aid. The state government has so far directed resources into the nearby city of Mexicali to alleviate the pressure placed on Tijuana, the Arizona Republic reported.

Most members of the migrant caravan, many of whom are from Honduras, embarked on the journey to seek asylum in the U.S. at Southern California ports of entry.

Gastelum's declaration comes after President Trump threatened on Thursday to close the southern border if the migrant situation worsens. It also follows White House chief of staff John Kelly signing a "Cabinet order" giving U.S. troops stationed at the border permission to carry out some law enforcement tasks and use force.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 13:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [195 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Caught you totally be surprise did it ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 13:59 Comments || Top||

#2  A nice model going forward. Sierra Nevadas in California = West Bank. The "refugees" are the UN's problem.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/23/2018 16:02 Comments || Top||


Europe
Ukrainian President: Army is one of the most reliable guarantees of citizens' security and independence
[Defense Blog] Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited the training center of the airborne troops of airborne troops in Zhytomyr region and congratulated the military on the Day of the Airborne Troops.

"Ancient and recent history taught us that the most reliable guarantee of our Ukrainian state independence and security of Ukrainian citizens is our army. These are people in uniform, professional, patriotic, courageous defenders of the people and the state," the Head of State emphasized. He added that these are soldiers who over the past four years literally resurrected the Ukrainian Armed Forces, brought them out of ruins, learnt to fight and win. "Therefore, every visit to the military is not only a demanding test of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief, but also a very good opportunity to express gratitude to you, dear warriors, for your military service from all Ukrainians," the President said.

"The repelling of Russian aggression has clearly demonstrated excellent professional and moral-psychological training, patriotism and high moral qualities of the units of the airborne troops," the Head of State remarked. For courage and heroism demonstrated in the battles with Russian invaders, more than 7,000 paratroopers were rewarded with state awards and honors from the President of Ukraine, while twelve servicemen were granted the highest state award ‐ the Golden Star of the Hero of Ukraine. "Unfortunately, the war is not only a victory. 487 "winged infantrymen" did not return from combat missions and were killed in fierce battles with the Russian aggressor. Eternal memory and eternal glory to them," the Head of State noted. The attendees honored the deceased with a moment of silence.

The President thanked the defenders for being loyal to military duty and oath and wished them good health, the invincibility of spirit and new successes and victories for the good of Ukraine.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 02:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [154 views] Top|| File under:


India-Pakistan
A toxic Twitter war
[Dawn] The latest Pakistan-US spat has made it difficult to maintain even the illusion of meaningful alignment.

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
’s latest salvo against Pakistain is yet another reminder that the two countries’ already uneasy relationship is getting nastier. It was not the first time that the president launched an outrageous broadside but the response from a Pak leader has never been so candid. The war of tweets threatens to completely derail a faltering association.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/23/2018 01:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [277 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  I love Trump cut all these assholes off from our money. Spend it on ourselves instead. They claim not to miss the money, meaning it was never needed in the first place.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 11/23/2018 6:05 Comments || Top||


Olde Tyme Religion
Archbishop of Canterbury Declares God Gender Neutral
[Breitbart] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that God is "not male nor female," after female bishops demanded the Church of England stop referring to God solely as "he."

The head of the worldwide Anglican communion told attendees at a lecture at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square: "All human language about God is inadequate and to some degree metaphorical.

"God is not a father in exactly the same way as a human being is a father. God is not male or female. God is not definable.

"It is extraordinarily important as Christians that we remember that the definitive revelation of who God is was not in words, but in the word of God who we call Jesus Christ. We can’t pin God down."

Professor of Christian history Diarmaid MacCulloch backed Archbishop Welby’s statement, telling The Times that the reason God has been perceived as male is due to "patriarchal assumptions" of early Christian societies of Greece and Rome.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 07:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [452 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Is the Archbishop lost in the pronoun usage weeds?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/23/2018 8:33 Comments || Top||

#2  Your Catholicism is a cult. Keep drinking the Popes koolaid until the massive migration of Muslims occupy the Vatican which will be very soon.
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 11/23/2018 8:51 Comments || Top||

#3  Why would I care what he says? England is dead to me.
Posted by: Slolutle Cloluse3142 || 11/23/2018 8:55 Comments || Top||

#4  This doesn't smell honest enough to dignify with the term "apophatic theology."
Posted by: james || 11/23/2018 10:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Same Archbishop that turned that church over to the muzzies.

41 Bible Verses about the Father - KJV
Posted by: Woodrow || 11/23/2018 10:33 Comments || Top||

#6  God also likes to wear a bomb vest, doncha know...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/23/2018 10:36 Comments || Top||

#7  #2 - not Catholic
Posted by: Frank G || 11/23/2018 11:50 Comments || Top||

#8  So, the Archbishop and his supporting professor are clarifying their unwarranted assumptions about a subject that they admit they know nothing about.
That certainly straightens things up.
Posted by: ed in texas || 11/23/2018 12:12 Comments || Top||

#9  Sez Welby, Archbishop of Jezebel,
Pansexual, "Well, to be equable,
There's naught to be said
I can't see from my bed:
The all-abled is therefore in-F-able.
Posted by: Albert Hatrack4600 || 11/23/2018 12:35 Comments || Top||

#10  Archbishop of Canterbury

I liked him better when he was the leader of the Druids.
Posted by: SteveS || 11/23/2018 12:44 Comments || Top||

#11  The prayer of the posh pompous proddies
(as sung holding hands with the Soddies):
"O lord gosh, be neutered
Because we were Tudored
By cruel public school student bodies!"
Posted by: Angong Angaith9048 || 11/23/2018 12:54 Comments || Top||

#12  Dear Saviour, please bless our dispersal.
Free Byrd; silence Tallis and Purcell.
But first, a few odes
As we burn all the codes.
Three cheers for the church universal!
Posted by: Vernal Clunk8329 || 11/23/2018 13:06 Comments || Top||

#13  Well, if any entity could be what ever 'gender' it wanted to be, it would certainly be God. I just hope God has a good sense of humor.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/23/2018 13:49 Comments || Top||

#14  No wonder Brits quit the church with this kind of leadership.
Posted by: jvalentour || 11/23/2018 15:28 Comments || Top||

#15  "Your Catholicism is a cult. Keep drinking the Popes koolaid -- Ebbavirt Clunk4147"

sniff... What's that? I smell a bigoted asshole.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/23/2018 19:37 Comments || Top||

#16  They're lucky God isn't in the mood to smite anymore. I wonder what the 10th archdruid would say if the preceding 9 got vaporized by lightning any time they walked outside.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 11/23/2018 19:59 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
New model could show which animal diseases can cause human epidemics
[UPI] Researchers say they have developed a method to identify animal viruses that may pose a risk to humans.

The study, published in the November issue of PLOS One, spotted several viruses known to pass from animal to human and that have the potential to spread between humans.

"When we get new pathogens that we look at as new human diseases, most of the time they come from pathogens that were previously circulating in animals," said John Drake, Distinguished Research Professor of Ecology and director of the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia. "As ecologists, that makes us think that there must be something about the ways parasites and pathogens interact with their hosts or the environment that confers the propensity to this process."

The purpose of the study was to identify diseases that could cause potential human epidemics.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 01:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I've a simple rule of thumb: if it in PlosOne, it's probably bullsh*t
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/23/2018 7:21 Comments || Top||

#2  "But you must get this vaccination! Our algorithm says so!"
Posted by: ed in texas || 11/23/2018 12:14 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Reminder: White Liberals Hate Living in Black Neighborhoods
[American Thinker] Chris Hayes the liberal talking head says he's afraid of black people. By saying it, he joins the ranks of Ta-Nehisi Coates, who wrote a whole book about it; Jesse Jackson, who worried out loud that one of them was going to mug or murder him; Al Sharpton, who left blackville the second he had the chance; James Baldwin, who told us to love Americans and then exiled himself to France; Barack Obama, who lives in alabaster Kalorama and sent his kids to white schools; and Maxine Waters, who got so rich riling up her constituents that she was able to move away from them.

Black celebrities aside, one thing you never see a white liberal do is move into a black neighborhood. Chris Hayes won't because he's already lived near one, and he says he hated it. White liberals have a list of reasons they avoid them ‐ not getting punched in the face again, in Chris's instance. Rate of crime. A superior level of order. Cleanliness. Proximity to the businesses they actually work at. That kind of thing. It isn't white supremacy when liberals do it, though, because they aren't considered white supremacists. They're telling you they're scared, but they're also beating their chests. They love black people. They just prefer to live anywhere but black neighborhoods.

This fact is the basis of Chris Hayes's book, A Colony in a Nation ‐ probably one of the finest books to come out of the Black Lives Matter movement, and if not the finest, then one of the funnest (my personal favorite? We Were Eight Years in Power). It covers multiple aspects of black neighborhoods and makes you want to get away from them. Then it asks you to embrace them. How anyone could describe these war zones and then ask you to bus your kids to them is beyond my understanding, but it seems to be the gist of Black Lives Matter. Your kids might be shot, but you won't be a racist.

Chris Hayes is pretty honest about all this, and he expresses himself in bouts of self-contradiction. He says "broken windows policing" is evil right before admitting, in part, that after it, "New York went from rundown and dangerous to glossy and glamorous." He wants officers hamstrung while admitting that the process led big cities to the "biggest jump [in homicides] since 1971." He says cops are too skittish around blacks while admitting that black neighborhoods are extremely dangerous for cops. He says whites ought to be less fearful of the ghetto while telling us everyone is afraid of it. He says white people are more racist against blacks while telling us "even African Americans consistently show antiblack suspicion." He says drug crime is more devastating than KKK terrorism and then asks us to go easier on crackheads. He says white people overreact to violent crime and then says their overreactions are responsible for the safety of white neighborhoods. He curses a lack of investment, and when white people invest, he rails against gentrification.

We wish this was the end, but Chris Hayes has a true knack for treachery. He says our cities ought to be more lawless ‐ as we are at our colleges. He says we ought to be more considerate with our criminals ‐ as we were with Brock Turner, the rapist (yes, he really said this). He says our criminal justice system puts undue stress on families while proving that criminals put undue stress of families. He says everyone wants a nice place for his children to grow up. Then he calls it racist when police harass junkies, prostitutes, rowdy hooligans, the mentally disturbed, loiterers, panhandlers, drunks, and people yelling in the streets. He says the crime drop since The Crack Years is "one of the most stunning statistical and sociological mysteries of our time." Then he shames "white fear" for worrying that it could all reverse.

Ta-Nehisi Coates says this book is highly original, and I agree with him. The book has to be read to be believed.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 02:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [436 views] Top|| File under:

#1  IMO: they hate black people - feel guilty, and take it out on the rest of us.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/23/2018 7:19 Comments || Top||

#2  He curses a lack of investment, and when white people invest, he rails against gentrification.

The word 'investment' holds an entirely different meaning for Hayes.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 7:38 Comments || Top||

#3  Well. Clinton was declared to be "the first black president" by the press. Obutthole declared himself a "blank slate" upon which people could see whatever they wanted. And Rachel Dolezal. And Talcom X.

Black is the new whatever...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/23/2018 8:11 Comments || Top||

#4  I've always said that Liberals love "humanity", detest people.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 11/23/2018 8:31 Comments || Top||

#5  Liberal's concern for the entitlement class is little more than virtue signaling.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 8:35 Comments || Top||

#6  #1 - Semi-coherent Jack Chaiter message left intact as a post-Thanksgiving incentive
Posted by: Frank G || 11/23/2018 8:39 Comments || Top||

#7  #1 - Semi-coherent Jack Chaiter message left intact as a post-Thanksgiving incentive

Whoops! Sorry, no longer intact, or even existing. My apologies. Next time I’ll read the comments to the end before acting.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/23/2018 11:20 Comments || Top||

#8  :-)
Posted by: Frank G || 11/23/2018 11:57 Comments || Top||

#9  Gromgoru nailed it.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/23/2018 18:46 Comments || Top||

#10  Excellent text by the author.
Posted by: Spanky Whuter1088 || 11/23/2018 20:29 Comments || Top||


Victor Davis Hanson: Did 1968 Win the Culture War?
[NR] Fifty years ago this year, the ’60s revolution sought to overturn American customs, traditions, ideology, and politics.

The ’60s radicals eventually grew older, cut their hair, and joined the establishment. Most thought their revolution had fizzled out in the early 1970s without much effect, as Americans returned to "normal."

But maybe the ’60s, not the silent majority, won out after all. The world a half-century later looks a lot more like 1968 and what followed than what preceded it.

Most of the political and cultural agenda from that turbulent period ‐ both the advances and the regressions ‐ has long been institutionalized. The military draft, for good or bad, has remained defunct. There is greater transparency in politics, fewer smoke-filled rooms. Disabled children, once ostracized or dismissively labeled "retarded," are now far better integrated into society and treated more ethically as special-needs kids. The rights of women, racial minorities, and the LGBT community are now widely accepted.

Yet lifestyles have been radically altered ‐ and often not for the good. Before the late ’60s, most Americans married before having children; afterwards, not so much. One-parent households are now far more common.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 01:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [246 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No, it's just simple decadence.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/23/2018 7:22 Comments || Top||

#2  33rd Infantry Division in World War I (video)
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/23/2018 7:33 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Fri 2018-11-23
  Terror attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi foiled; 2 policemen martyred
Thu 2018-11-22
  PA court sentences Palestinians to 15 years hard labor for selling land to Jews
Wed 2018-11-21
  US military says strikes killed over 30 suspected militants in Somalia
Tue 2018-11-20
  Daesh suffers devastating defeat as Syrian Army liberates entire Al-Safa region
Mon 2018-11-19
  Key Taliban commanders among 7 detained by Afghan Commandos in Takhar
Sun 2018-11-18
  43 civilians killed by anti-ISIS coalition strikes in east Syria
Sat 2018-11-17
  Taliban kill 30 policemen in Farah province
Fri 2018-11-16
  Saudi Arabia will BEHEAD Khashoggi killers
Thu 2018-11-15
  Maute brothers' teen cousin surrenders in Mindanao
Wed 2018-11-14
  Ceasefire Goes Into Effect In South Following Unprecedented Rocket Barrage
Tue 2018-11-13
  Gaza factions agree to cease fire if Israel halts attack - Palestinian official
Mon 2018-11-12
  IAF have begun air strikes on Gaza.
Sun 2018-11-11
  Yemeni forces 'seize Hodeidah's main hospital' amid air raids
Sat 2018-11-10
  Yemeni forces, Saudi-led coalition launch 'vast' Hodeidah push
Fri 2018-11-09
  One dead after Melbourne knife attack being treated as terrorism - ISIS claims actions of known wolf

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