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  • North Korea possibly hiding missile operating bases despite denuclearization pledge, think tank says

    11/12/2018 8:38:40 AM PST · by ETL · 7 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Nov 12, 2018 | Katherine Lam | Fox News
    North Korea is conning the United States, building up secret, smaller missile bases even after publicly touting the dismantling of its main launch site, according to a new review of satellite images by a top think tank. Citing new satellite pictures, the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Beyond Parallel program identified what appears to be missile operating bases that have never been acknowledged by North Korean officials. CSIS' conclusions were not immediately independently confirmed. The report identified about 15 to 20 bases being operated by the Korean People’s Army's Strategic Force, based on information from officials in the government, defense...
  • Pete Hegseth UNLOADS on French Leader Macron: “We Saved Your A** and Then You’re Going to...

    11/12/2018 5:31:04 AM PST · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/11/18 | Jim Hoft
    After private talks with President Donald Trump French President Emmanuel Macron warned the global community of the dangers of nationalism in a speech aimed directly at the rising tide of populism in the United States and Europe.President Trump is in France this weekend to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of World War I, the great war.Over 100,000 Americans lost their lives in Europe during World War I.Following his remarks FOX News host UNLOADED on the French president: Pete Hegseth: It’s typical European arrogance. It really is. So we saved your ass. And then you’re going to preach to us? No...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy Veterans Day 2018 ~ 12 November 2018

    11/11/2018 5:09:17 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
         ~ The FReeper Canteen Remembers ~   ~ Veterans Day 2012 ~   Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. However, most Americans confuse this holiday with Memorial Day, reports the Department of Veterans Affairs. What's more, some Americans don't know why we commemorate our Veterans on Nov.11. It's imperative that all Americans know the history of Veterans Day so that we can honor our former service members properly.  Memorial Day honors service members who died in service to their country or as a result of injuries incurred during...
  • Something Looks Weird In Broward County. Here’s What We Know About A Possible Florida Recount.

    11/11/2018 2:25:34 PM PST · by Forgiven_Sinner · 28 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | NOV. 9, 2018, AT 12:20 PM | By Nathaniel Rakich
    UPDATE (Nov. 10, 2018, 2:23p.m.): Since first publishing this article, the Florida secretary of state has ordered a machine recount in the U.S. Senate, governor and commissioner of agriculture races as unofficial returns have found the results of these races within half a percentage point. This automatically triggers a machine count in each race. If the race falls within a quarter of a percentage point after the machine recount, each ballot will be recounted by hand in a much more complex, manual recount. The Florida U.S. Senate race is still too close to call. According to unofficial results on the...
  • BOMBSHELL: Fulton County Numbers Show Massive Duplicate Ballots, Rejected Ballots, Non-Citizens-[GA]

    11/11/2018 10:14:16 AM PST · by markomalley · 66 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 11/11/18 | Patrick Howley
    Bombshell numbers out of Fulton County, Georgia show that a vast amount of the provisional ballots submitted in the Democrat stronghold were rejected for being duplicate ballots.Now, the Democrat Stacey Abrams campaign is pushing on Fulton County, running an entire campaign-style operation with phone banking, texts and email blasts to reach out to people who allegedly cast provisional ballots on Election Day.Abrams’ search for provisional ballots may yield fruit, but her search for credible provisional ballots that can be counted in this election will prove futile. Why?A full 1,811 provisional ballots in Fulton County were duplicates (49 percent), and 1,556...
  • Kerry slams Trump for canceling attendance at WWI memorial

    11/11/2018 4:04:45 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 65 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/11/18
    US President Donald Trump was forced to cancel his attendance on Saturday at a commemoration in France for US soldiers and marines killed in World War I because rain made it impossible to arrange transport. “[The attendance of the president and first lady] has been canceled due to scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather,” the White House said according to Reuters, adding that Chief of Staff John Kelly, who is a former general, went instead. While the president was scheduled to attend the ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, rain and low clouds prevented his helicopter...
  • Two Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts

    11/10/2018 11:03:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    CTV News ^ | November 10, 2018 | Kim Tong-Hyung, The Associated Press
    The North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts on Saturday as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions across the world's most fortified border, a South Korean Defence Ministry official said. South Korea says the military agreement is an important trust-building step that would help stabilize peace and advance reconciliation between the rivals. But critics say the South risks conceding some of its conventional military strength before North Korea takes any meaningful steps on denuclearization -- an anxiety that's growing as the larger nuclear negotiations between...
  • Reform forest fire management

    11/10/2018 7:24:53 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 20 replies
    sciencemag.org ^ | 18 Sep 2015 Yes 2015 | M. P. North, S. L. Stephens, B. M. Collins, J. K. Agee, G. Aplet, J. F. Franklin, P.
    Globally, wildfire size, severity, and frequency have been increasing, as have related fatalities and taxpayer-funded firefighting costs (1). In most accessible forests, wildfire response prioritizes suppression because fires are easier and cheaper to contain when small (2). In the United States, for example, 98% of wildfires are suppressed before reaching 120 ha in size (3). But the 2% of wildfires that escape containment often burn under extreme weather conditions in fuel-loaded forests and account for 97% of fire-fighting costs and total area burned (3). Changing climate and decades of fuel accumulation make efforts to suppress every fire dangerous, expensive, and...
  • Let Forest Fires Burn? What the Black-Backed Woodpecker Knows.A scientific debate is intensifying

    11/10/2018 7:04:47 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 83 replies
    DNC vetted then released by the NY Times ^ | Aug. 6, 2017 Yes 2017 | Justin Gillis
    Scientists at the cutting edge of ecological research, Dr. Hanson among them, argue that the century-old American practice of suppressing wildfires has been nothing less than a calamity. They are calling for a new approach that basically involves letting backcountry fires burn across millions of acres. In principle, the federal government accepted a version of this argument years ago, but in practice, fires are still routinely stamped out across much of the country. To the biologists, that has imperiled the plants and animals — hundreds of them, it turns out — that prefer to live in recently burned forests. “From...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ DON'T BLAME CHANGING TIMES ~ 11 November 2018

    11/10/2018 5:09:54 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 64 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            DON'T BLAME CHANGING TIMES Most of us have learned to cope with, if not exactly embrace, the technological revolution that has completely restructured our world over the past two decades. Words like "Internet", "e-mail" and even "distance learning" may not be in your dictionary yet, but they soon will be. And that dictionary probably won't be paper like the ones most of us learned to use; instead, it will be part of the "spellchecker" on a computer hard drive, or perhaps on a single "CD-ROM" that contains thousands of pages of information. Despite my RELATIVE...
  • Armistice Day: Qeeen attends Festival of Remembrance

    11/10/2018 4:18:22 PM PST · by Nextrush · 11 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11/10/2018 | BBC
    The Queen and senior royals attended a remembrance concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Armistice Day. The annual Festival of Remembrance in London, which commemorates the war dead, included performances from Sir Tom Jones an Sheridan Smith. It came ahead of Remembrance Sunday on 11 November, which this year marks 100 years since the end of World War One...….
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy 243rd Birthday, United States Marine Corps! ~ 10 November 2018

    11/09/2018 6:05:45 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 217 replies
    Our Troops Rock !! | The Canteen DJs
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  • Billionaire Yuri Milner's Breakthrough Initiatives Eyes Private Mission to Seek Alien Life

    11/09/2018 5:15:22 PM PST · by plain talk · 27 replies
    Space.com ^ | Nov 9, 2018 | Mike Wall
    Government agencies may not have a monopoly on life-hunting space missions for much longer. Breakthrough Initiatives, which already scans the heavens for possible signals from faraway alien civilizations, is considering looking for E.T. on worlds close to home, founder Yuri Milner said. "We are thinking very seriously about solar system-based initiatives," Milner said here Sunday (Nov. 4) at the seventh annual Breakthrough Prize ceremony at NASA's Ames Research Center. "We're thinking, within our foundation, is there something we can do, privately funded, which will supplement the government-funded projects?" A potential Breakthrough mission to a destination in our own solar system...
  • Lateef wins in school board chairman's race ... dirty tricks (Exhibit A - How RATs Cheat)

    11/09/2018 2:03:57 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 5 replies
    princewilliamtimes.com ^ | Nov 7, 2018 | By Jill Palermo Times Staff Writer
    Babur Lateef is the apparent winner of Tuesday’s special election for chairman of Prince William County School Board, garnering 48 percent of the unofficial vote to Alyson Satterwhite’s 41.9 percent. The win means Lateef, who ran with the support of Prince William County’s Democratic Committee, will hold onto the top spot on the eight-member board, while Satterwhite, who was endorsed by the local Republican committee, will remain the Gainesville representative on the board, a position she has held since 2012. Lateef was first appointed interim chairman earlier this year after former school board chairman Ryan Sawyers resigned the post following...
  • Republicans Will Still Win In Florida, Despite The Fraud

    11/09/2018 10:41:00 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 50 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 11/9/18 | Guy Benson
    Bottom Line in Florida: Broward County Election Officials Have Been Violating the Law By now, you know that Republicans are raising the alarm over what's happening in Florida, as the margins apparent election night GOP victories -- punctuated by Democratic concessions -- are being whittled down in a heavily blue county. As expected, Democrats are falsely accusing the GOP of wanting to stop the process of counting votes. Republicans counter by raising a top Broward County election official's known history of malfeasance and incompetence, aggressively accusing the opposition party of try to steal an election, noting that the county has...
  • End of 1982 Consent Decree: GOP finally can contest vote fraud after 36 years

    11/09/2018 9:35:13 AM PST · by bitt · 61 replies
    investmentwatchblog ^ | 11/9/2018 | Dr. Eowyn
    Just in time for this November’s mid-term elections! Did you know that since 1982, the Republican Party had been legally prohibited from contesting elections due to suspected vote fraud, because of a legal agreement called the Consent Decree the GOP made with the Democrat Party? Finally, 36 years later, a judge has ended the agreement, freeing the Republican Party to ensure electoral integrity by investigating and pursuing suspected vote fraud. Betcha you never heard or seen this truly momentous news in the Left-infested mainstream nedia. Why’s that?
  • Texas House member wins re-election from a jail cell

    11/09/2018 8:34:06 AM PST · by plain talk · 12 replies
    KXAN ^ | Nov 6, 2008 | Jody Barr
    A re-election celebration is underway in Pod 2 of the Montgomery County Jail after inmate number 232573 claimed victory in Texas House District 27. That inmate is known as Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, to the people on the outside. Reynolds was unopposed in the race for District 27 and the latest vote totals show Reynolds garnered 47,305 votes in Tuesday's election. Reynolds was booked into the county jail on Sept. 7. He's serving a year-long sentence after a 2015 conviction on five misdemeanor counts of using a middleman to chase ambulances in order to solicit clients for Reynolds’ law...
  • Arizona Update (and other)

    11/09/2018 6:05:55 AM PST · by LS · 111 replies
    self; @AZDataGuru on Twitter | 11/9/2018 | LS
    Yesterday, most of the AZ counties dumped their final ballots. The big one was Pima County (Tucwon) which is Enema territory, and she surged into an 8,000 lead. What is unclear at this time is whether this is all of Pima or just, as someone suggested, just 1/3. If 1/3, she will finish Pima +20,000. That seems like terrible news, but Maricopa has 195,000 ballots outstanding. If Enema has a 20,000 lead, McSally will have to break around 55-56% to win. Depending on where the precincts are, that could be impossible or relatively easy: *If Glendale, central Phoenix, Awatukee, or...
  • Xinhua's first English AI anchor makes debut

    11/09/2018 2:29:03 AM PST · by Salman · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 7, 2018 | New China TV
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAfiATTQufk
  • Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill comes out swinging against Fox News after election loss

    11/09/2018 1:47:17 AM PST · by Libloather · 71 replies
    The Weak ^ | 11/08/18 | Brendan Morrow
    After being voted out of office, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is placing some blame on Fox News. McCaskill, a moderate who attempted to distance herself from "crazy Democrats" during her re-election campaign, lost her bid for a third term on Tuesday to Josh Hawley, a Republican attorney general who President Trump had campaigned for the day before the election. On Wednesday, in an interview with The New York Times, McCaskill cited Trump's inflammatory rhetoric as having had an impact, noting that it had been spread to rural voters by Fox News.