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  • Vanity

    02/23/2017 12:32:09 PM PST · by al baby · 8 replies
    Today | Self
    Ok if Trump builds the wall would Danica Patrick crash into it ?
  • Jameis Winston Addresses Comments Telling Young Girls to 'Be Silent' During School Visit

    02/23/2017 12:30:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he "used a poor word choice" when he told female students at a Florida elementary school that ladies are "suppose to be silent." While speaking to third- through fifth-graders at Melrose Elementary School in St. Petersburg, Winston intended to inspire the students with his three rules of life: God, school and the idea that "I can do anything I put my mind to." But when some of the male students appeared to be bored by the speech, Winston's attempt to energize them appeared to put down the females in the room, the Tampa...
  • Somali native found beaten, possibly robbed, in Pittsburgh (Alleged Hate Crime)

    02/23/2017 12:27:29 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 10 replies
    WPXI ^ | February 23, 2017
    PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police are investigating the beating of a Somali immigrant who was critically injured and might have been robbed. The man, believed to be about 30, was found beaten about 5 a.m. Tuesday in the city's Beltzhoover neighborhood. A city police spokeswoman said it appears that he had also been robbed. Betty Cruz, the director of Change Agency, said the victim is a member of Pittsburgh's Somali Bantu and Muslim communities. Cruz and others are calling on police to investigate whether the beating was a hate crime. Police haven't discussed any motive beyond robbery.
  • #CNNLeaks Part 1: MP3 Audio Files

    Part 1 of the #CNNLeaks can be found below - 119 hours of audio.
  • Police: 90-year-old woman shoots husband in back

    02/23/2017 12:21:26 PM PST · by simpson96 · 15 replies
    WALB News10 ^ | 2/20/2017 | Catherine Patterson
    DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - A 90-year-old woman was charged with aggravated assault, after police said she shot her husband. Police said Emma Walton was arrested around midnight on Saturday. It happened on the 2900 block of Radium Springs Road in Albany. Investigators said Walton and her 86-year-old husband got into an argument. The argument escalated and police said Walton shot him in the back. "He was shot with a .38 caliber revolver," said Dougherty County Police Lieutenant Stephen Mitchum. "And the projectile actually went through his back and came out the front of him." Walton's husband was released from...
  • Rios Olympic Park is already an $800 million ghost town

    02/23/2017 12:20:48 PM PST · by C19fan · 3 replies
    Vice News ^ | February 22, 2017 | Clare Richardson
    The behemoth sports stadiums on the sprawling grounds of Rios Olympic Park were built to impress international visitors for the 2016 Summer Games. Today, they are eerily deserted. The space reopened as a public recreation area in January, but aside from the occasional security guard, there is hardly a human in sight at the 2.5 billion real ($800 million), 300-acre complex.
  • What Makes UFO's Fly In Full Detail.

    ....and what Government does not want you to know.
  • Man claims dog shot sleeping woman

    02/23/2017 12:16:10 PM PST · by simpson96 · 14 replies
    News4Jax.com ^ | 2/23/2017 | Francesca Amiker, Lynnsey Gardner
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The old journalism adage is that "dog bites man" isn't a story, but "man bites dog" is. Nobody ever said anything about "dog shoots woman." According to a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office incident report, a man told police that his dog shot his girlfriend in the leg. More News Headlines Pair in St. Marys takes issue with neighbor's 14 dogs after latest attack It happened late Tuesday night at a home on Patuou Drive West in the Herlong neighborhood on the city's Westside. Police said a man and a woman were sleeping when they were woken up by...
  • Disabled Vet Beaten By Accused Turtle Abusers Given Car

    02/23/2017 11:54:40 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    A disabled Navy veteran has a new ride a week after authorities said he was beaten by three men he confronted as they were torturing a turtle in Daytona Beach. Daytona Beach Kia-Mitsubishi gave Garry Blough, 45, keys to a 2012 Kia Forte after the incident was brought to their attention by another veteran, former Marine Paula Mongeon. "I just knew they would help this guy, I just knew it," Mongeon told The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Blough called the vehicle a "godsend," explaining that his family, which includes his wife Jennifer and 1-year-old daughter, didn't have a vehicle. That meant...
  • Is This Sign Sexist? Debate Breaks Out Over North Carolina billboard

    02/23/2017 11:25:28 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    KFOR ^ | 2/22
    It's just seven words long, but that's enough to start a firestorm: "Real men provide. Real women appreciate it." A billboard containing the words sits along an interstate in North Carolina, and it's inflaming passions. Some people find the message sexist. A group of those who don't like the billboard's message plan to hold a protest this weekend. Molly Grace said she's never organized a protest before, but she's putting one together now after seeing the billboard earlier this week. Grace, who owns a clothing and lifestyle store in Winston-Salem, sais the point of the protest isn't to bring the...
  • Crews Working to Rescue Horses Stranded in San Jose Floodwaters

    02/23/2017 11:14:30 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    California authorities are expected to head to flooded ranches in San Jose to rescue 28 horses that have been standing in water for two days. The horses have been trapped since Tuesday, when flooding prompted the evacuation of 14,000 San Jose residents. Police and animal control crews have been waiting for water to recede in order to safely pull the horses out. "Our agency has spoken with large animal veterinarians and large animal rescue agencies, who have advised us that it is best for the horses to shelter in place, due to the possibility of obstacles under the water that...
  • Watch Live: CPAC 2017

    02/23/2017 10:38:20 AM PST · by Signalman · 4 replies
    Breibart TV ^ | 2/23/2017 | Breitbart TV
    Thursday at 9 a.m. ET, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will kick off and continue through Saturday.
  • Meet China's triple-hulled warship of the future: A trimaran vessel with [tr]

    02/23/2017 10:36:58 AM PST · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Popular Science ^ | February 23, 2017 | Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer
    At the Dubai IDEX defense exposition, arms makers from around the world show off their latest wares. A notable debut at the recent 2017 show: a new, triple hulled Chinese warship design. While showing off a model of the planned ship, China Shipbuilding Trading Company announced that it is aiming to start construction on a "trimaran" warship in 2018 for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
  • Microsoft catches up to Valentine's Day Flash flaw massacre (but ignores Win7, wtf!)

    02/23/2017 10:35:21 AM PST · by dayglored · 20 replies
    The Register ^ | Feb 23, 2017 | Simon Sharwood
    Critical update deals with five ways to do remote code execution on Windows Microsoft's popped out a Security Update for Adobe Flash.Adobe did likewise last week, celebrating hackers' love for Flash by releasing it on Valentine's Day. That dump addressed no fewer than 13 CVEs that allowed code execution due to: Type confusion vulnerability Integer overflow vulnerability Use-after-free vulnerabilities Heap buffer overflow vulnerabilities Memory corruption vulnerabilities Microsoft's now caught up, issuing the Update to fix the mess on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016.The attack succeeds by poisoning...
  • President Trump Has Lunch With The Pope

    02/23/2017 10:26:03 AM PST · by EveningStar · 11 replies
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    President Trump invited the Pope for lunch on his mega yacht, the Pope accepted and during lunch, a puff of wind blew the Pontiff's hat off, right into the water. It floated off about 50 feet, then the wind died down and it just floated in place. The crew and the secret service were scrambling to launch a boat to go get it, when Trump waved them off, saying "Never mind, boys, I'll get it." The Donald climbed over the side of the yacht, walked on the water to the hat, picked it up, walked back on the water, climbed...
  • Prayers requested for our Neice

    02/23/2017 10:25:17 AM PST · by TNoldman · 19 replies
    02/23/2017 | tnoldman
    I am requesting Healing Prayers for one of our Nieces who is entering a Recovery Center for a serious eating disorder. She is volunteering to stay for the 10 week Program. A similar Program helped her Sister a few years ago. I am also requesting Prayers for all people who are addressing their problems via Recovery Programs.
  • Project Veritas Offers 10k for Content Exposing Media Malfeasance, Promises WikiLeaks Style Dump

    Anonymous Source Within CNN Provided Audio to Project Veritas More Audio Yet to be Released in a WikiLeaks Style Dump
  • Boehner: Republicans won't repeal and replace Obamacare

    02/23/2017 10:11:44 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 53 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/23/2017 | DARIUS TAHIR
    Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replace of Obamacare is not going to happen. Boehner, who resigned in 2015 amid unrest among conservatives, said at an Orlando health care conference that the idea that a repeal-and-replace plan would blitz through Congress is just happy talk. Instead, he said changes to former President Barack Obamas signature legislative achievement would likely be relatively modest. [Congressional Republicans are] going to fix Obamacare I shouldnt call it repeal-and-replace, because its not going to happen, he said. Boehners comments come as Republican lawmakers across the country are...
  • 20 Years After Dolly the Sheep, What Have We Learned About Cloning?

    02/23/2017 9:38:51 AM PST · by Mozilla · 24 replies
    Live Science ^ | 2/23/17 | Stephanie Bucklin, Live Science Contributor
    Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the announcement of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. Her creation left a lasting impact on both the public and the field of developmental biology, experts say. Although Dolly was born in July 1996, Researchers announced Dolly's existence on Feb. 22, 1997. The delay in the announcement was due to the time needed to amass sufficient data on the project, check the data, write and get the manuscript published, said Bruce Whitelaw, the head of the Division of Developmental Biology at the Roslin Institute. Dolly died in February 2003,...
  • Illegal aliens here making plans in case they have to go home

    02/23/2017 8:53:55 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 41 replies
    Local sources of information | 23 February 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Illegal aliens in this part of Texas are making plans (including financial plans) to leave and go home should the actions taken by the government make it necessary. This comes from those working in financial institutions locally who deal with this demographic on a daily basis. Apparently, the recent raids by ICE are having an impact. Should anything major (like a large roundup at some company at which they are working) happen, more than likely thousands will start to self-deport.
  • 72nd Anniversary of Flag Raising on Mt Suribachi

    02/23/2017 8:49:21 AM PST · by rey · 20 replies
    23 Fe 2017
    Just a reminder, to day is the 72nd anniversary of the flag raising on Mt Suribachi.
  • Alan Colmes: Rest In Peace. Hannity and FOX Put This Out...

    02/23/2017 8:44:51 AM PST · by tony75034 · 37 replies
    whatfinger.com ^ | 2/23/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Fox News moments ago reported on Colmes death with a segment narrated by Sean Hannity, who paired with Colmes for years on the venerable talk show Hannity & Colmes Alan Colmes Dead at 66 - The News Clip Today Second video is Colmes last show with hannity back in 1996. What a difference a decade or so makes. Time makes us all humble in the end.
  • Mike Slipped - MSNBC: It's Our Job to Control What People Think - Plus O'Keefe on CNN

    02/23/2017 8:21:12 AM PST · by tony75034 · 5 replies
    whatfinger.com ^ | 2/23/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, co-host of 'Morning Joe' complains about President Trump's efforts to "undermine the media" and "control what people think" saying that's the media's job. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story. Second video has Mika and Morning Joe and the crew on MSNBC exibiting blatant bias against Trump Mika: 'I Can't Pretend To Cover' Donald Trump 'Fairly'
  • From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a 'chaotic solar system'

    02/23/2017 7:58:58 AM PST · by JimSEA · 5 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 2/22/2017 | University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has found evidence confirming a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the sun. The finding, published Feb. 23, 2017 in the journal Nature, is important because it provides the first hard proof for what scientists call the "chaotic solar system," a theory proposed in 1989 to account for small variations in the present conditions of the solar system. The variations, playing out over many millions of years, produce...
  • The Daily Win / The Daily Battle, DAY 34

    02/23/2017 7:43:25 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 16 replies
    2/23/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    This is The Daily Win / SNOWY / The Daily Battle thread. If you wish to be a Winner too, and if you can proudly proclaim, "Still Not Over Winning Yet," all you need do is let me know on this thread. Don't send me a Freepmail, I might miss it. (Warning: All this winning can become highly addictive. If you feel you are becoming too addicted to winning, we urge you to seek help at the Twelve Step Recovery Program, Winners Anonymous) The Internet Acronym 'SNOWY' stands for Still Not Over Winning Yet. Be SNOWY! This thread will serve...
  • The Turkish Army Has Had These Howitzers For Over 50 Years [SPG]

    02/23/2017 7:38:55 AM PST · by C19fan · 14 replies
    War is Boring ^ | February 23, 2017 | Joseph Trevithick
    In February 2017, Turkish troops brought out tanks, armored personnel carriers, self-propelled artillery and more for an annual winter war game called Kış Tatbikatı. Among the various weapons on display on the snowy training grounds were mobile howitzers that Turkey has had in service for over 50 years. Between 1963 and 1966, Turkey received more than 350 M-52 guns from the United States, according to data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. After World War II, the U.S. Army developed the tracked 105-millimeter weapons as part of a whole family of new vehicles to prepare for a major confrontation...
  • * * * VANITY * * * computer color question * * * VANITY * * *

    02/23/2017 7:38:44 AM PST · by knarf · 31 replies
    self | February 23, 2017 | knarf
    All my colors are are OK except for light greern/yellow
  • Project Veritas Releases Over 100 Hours of Audio From Inside CNN

    James OKeefe has just released undercover tapes recorded inside CNN
  • Winning Powerball ticket sold in Lafayette, Hoosier Lotteryconfirms

    02/23/2017 7:32:38 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 23, 2017
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The winning Powerballnumbers have been drawn for the jackpot thats climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The numbers are 10-13-28-52-61 and Powerball2. The games website says one winning ticket was sold in Indiana. The Hoosier Lottery confirmed Thursday morning that the ticket was sold in Lafayette.
  • NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

    02/23/2017 7:20:25 AM PST · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    www.nasa.gov ^ | Feb. 22, 2017 | RELEASE 17-015
    NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water. The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system. All of these seven planets could have liquid water key to life as we know it under the right atmospheric conditions, but the chances are highest with the three in the...
  • When We Rise Review: ABCs Ambitious LGBTQ Rights Miniseries Too Dense

    02/23/2017 7:18:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | February 22, 2017 | Dominic Patten
    Debuting on February 27 and running for most of next week, ABCs miniseries When We Rise is an ambitious and ultimately too dense effort that seemingly forgot that less is often more.
  • Alien: Covenant Prologue Video Introduces The Colony Ships Crew Before Cryosleep

    02/23/2017 7:15:17 AM PST · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | February 22, 2017 | Liz Calvario
    Teased during the latest episode of Legion on Fox, fans got a new look at Ridley Scotts Alien: Covenant in The Prologue: Last Supper video, a short that introduces the crew of the colony ship, Covenant.
  • Proposed Planet Definition Means Solar System Has 110 Planets

    02/23/2017 7:06:28 AM PST · by C19fan · 19 replies
    Real Clear Science ^ | February 27, 2017 | Ross Pomeroy
    The International Astronomical Union currently defines a planet as: "a celestial body that (a) is in orbit around the Sun, (b) has sufficient mass for its self-gravity to overcome rigid body forces so that it assumes a hydrostatic equilibrium (nearly round) shape, and (c) has cleared the neighborhood around its orbit." A newly suggested definition takes a different approach:
  • Giraffe stream flagged on YouTube for 'nudity & sexual content', park says

    02/23/2017 6:48:31 AM PST · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    Fox5ny.com ^ | 2-23-2017 | Fox5ny
    <p>Millions of people have been watching and waiting with anticipation to witness the birth of a baby giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY.</p> <p>The park set up a webcam in order to share the precious and educational moment with the world. Park officials in a little more than 12 hours they've seen between 20-30 million views.</p>
  • I'm having a good day.Total vanity.

    02/23/2017 6:48:22 AM PST · by Farmer Dean · 40 replies
    I'm having a good day,one of my horses who has been sick for a week turned the corner on his illness last night and is on the mend.I thought I might have to put him down but he's going to be OK.
  • Sequins, hoops and fists flying! Scantily-clad Texan women are caught on camera brawling in the

    02/23/2017 6:42:36 AM PST · by simpson96 · 20 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 2/22/2017 | DailyMail.com Reporter
    (full article title: Sequins, hoops and fists flying! Scantily-clad Texan women are caught on camera brawling in the streets of Austin and they don't even stop when pepper sprayed by cops) A group of women, dressed to the nines for a night on the town, got into a fight in a brawl that was caught on camera by a witness. The incident happened sometime this year on 6th Street in Austin, Texas. The video shows one group of women getting into a verbal spat with another group of women, and then the two factions squaring off in a physical fight....
  • Bavaria to Ban Burka in Public Places

    02/23/2017 6:38:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 22, 2017 | Nick Hallett
    The German state of Bavaria is to ban the full face veil in schools, universities, polling stations and government workplaces, the regional government has announced.
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, February 23, 2017 -- condonation

    02/23/2017 6:16:34 AM PST · by xsmommy · 20 replies
    2/23/17 | xs
    Word For The Day, Thursday, 2/23/17 ; the act of condoning; the overlooking or implied forgiving of an offense. Etymology: 1615-25; < New Latin cond ō n ā ti ō n - (stem of condōnātiō), Latin: a giving away, equivalent to cond ō n ā t (us) (past participle of cond ō n ā re; see condone ) + - i ō n - -ion. See con-, donation Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Practice makes perfect.....post on.......
  • The Trump-Reagan parallels

    02/23/2017 6:13:58 AM PST · by simpson96 · 2 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 2/22/2017 | Tammy Bruce
    The media laugh at any attempt to compare President Trump with former President Ronald Reagan, but there are many similarities, not the least of which are the withering attacks both men endured while running for and as president. The extraordinary assaults by media, celebrities and jealous politicians against Mr. Trump have been unending. Their attacks include questioning his mental health, comparing him to Hitler (over and over and over again), declaring him a fascist, insisting hes a modern-day Manchurian candidate, that hes a traitor (because Russians!), and on and on. The striking thing about the nature of the attacks is...
  • Mexico Has Registered Photo ID

    I thought this post was rather interesting from another website.
  • Word for the Day Thursday, February 23, 2017 - Dudgeon

    02/23/2017 5:55:32 AM PST · by tioga · 34 replies
    Dictionary.com ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". DudgeonNoun, (duhj-uh n)A feeling of offense or resentment; anger: We left in high dudgeon. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me, enlighten me or entertain me for extra pluses on your grade.
  • UMich students demand no-whites-allowed space to plot social justice activism

    02/23/2017 5:48:43 AM PST · by VaeVictis · 24 replies
    The College Fix ^ | February 23, 2017 | Mason Clark
    A student activist group at the University of Michigan is demanding campus officials provide them with a permanent designated space on central campus for Black students and students of color to organize and do social justice work.
  • CBS New Slogan is "Real News" (Seriously)

    02/23/2017 5:41:45 AM PST · by tony75034 · 40 replies
    whatfinger.com ^ | 2/23/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    The new slogan for CBS News is Real News. (Seriously, it is. How pathetic.) In the wake of wide spread accusations that they are just another fake news network, they seem to be getting pretty defensive. Real News. Really? Media analyst Mark Dice has the story. Second video of ABC creating a crime scene for video and caught
  • Gordon Ramsay's In-Laws Charged With Computer Hacking

    02/23/2017 5:34:57 AM PST · by simpson96 · 5 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2/23/2017 | Alex Johnson
    Four of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's in-laws including his father-in-law, whom he fired from his company seven years ago are in a real pickle over charges of computer hacking. Chris Hutcheson, 68 the father of Ramsay's wife, Tana and three of Hutcheson's other adult children are scheduled to appear in court March 14 on charges of conspiracy to access computer data without authorization, London's Metropolitan Police Service said Tuesday. Tana Ramsay, a cookbook author and children's TV host who has been married to Ramsay for 20 years, is famously estranged from her father, and she is...
  • Lincoln Center Turns Away Woman Wearing Anti-Trump Sign

    02/23/2017 5:15:47 AM PST · by csvset · 13 replies
    NYT ^ | 22 Feb 2017 | Colin Moynihan
    Jenny Heinz, a longtime Metropolitan Opera and New York Philharmonic subscriber, calculates that over the past 60 years, she has been to hundreds of performances at Lincoln Center. But when she showed up this month at David Geffen Hall to see the Budapest Festival Orchestra, she was barred from attending when she refused to remove an 8-by-11-inch sign affixed to the back of her jacket. It read: NO! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America. Ms. Heinz, 72, said she had been wearing the sign since she attended a protest outside Trump Tower in November....
  • Exclusive Video Jackie Mason: You Gotta Be Nuts to Believe that Gun Control Saves Lives

    02/23/2017 5:00:08 AM PST · by simpson96 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/17/2017 | Daniel Nussbaum
    In these trying times, Jackie Mason is the Voice of Reason. In his latest exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie takes gun control advocates to task for actively endangering lives by refusing to allow people to carry guns for self-defense. Everybody whos fighting for gun control, you know what theyre doing? Theyre causing more and more people to get killed, thats exactly what theyre doing, Jackie says. If you know one person has a gun and the other has a hot dog, who are you more likely to try to shoot? he adds. If you miss the guy with the...
  • Oprah will be coming to Saudi Arabia twice in 2017

    02/23/2017 4:54:13 AM PST · by simpson96 · 16 replies
    StepFeed ^ | 2/22/2017 | Leyal Khalife
    Oprah Winfrey is expected to visit the kingdom twice in 2017...Jeddah in September, and Riyadh in December. Her tour is part of the General Entertainment Authority schedule for the year. As a member of an all-female talk show, she will be discussing her media experience and the hardships she faced on her journey to becoming one of the world's top media personalities. We are at the start of an exciting journey in Saudi Arabia, as we build an entertainment industry that gives people happy memories and puts smiles on their faces," said Amr AlMadani, CEO of the General Entertainment Authority....
  • Russian air defense system (S-400) purchase most likely, Turkish minister confirms

    02/23/2017 4:36:22 AM PST · by PIF
    Hurriyet Daily News ^ | Thursday,February 23 2017 | Not listed
    Russia’s S-400 long-range air defense missile system is most likely to be selected for Turkey’s long-range anti-missile shield, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said. “Russia’s S-400 missile system seems to be the most possible in discussions. Some progress was obtained in the talks, but we are not at the stage of a signature yet,” Işık said Feb. 22 in a televised interview. “There is a schedule in negotiations,” he said, abstaining from giving further details.
  • Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops

    02/23/2017 4:26:40 AM PST · by PIF · 4 replies
    AP The Big Story ^ | Feb. 22, 2017 11:22 AM EST | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ... said that the military received a sweeping array of new weapons last year, including 41 intercontinental ballistic missiles. He added that the wide-ranging military modernization will continue this year, with the air force set to receive 170 new aircraft. The army will receive 905 tanks and other armored vehicles, and the navy will receive 17 new ships. Also this year, three regiments of Russia's strategic nuclear forces will receive new intercontinental ballistic missiles, Shoigu said. Each regiment has up to 10 launchers. The rising number of new weapons has raised demands for new personnel....
  • Today's Toons 2/23/17

    02/23/2017 3:49:38 AM PST · by pookie18 · 14 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 2/23/17 | pookie18
    Click on link