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  • Army soldier who discussed attacking own base in support of ISIS, pleads guilty

    08/29/2018 5:37:46 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 29, 2018 | Jeff Mordock
    A U.S. Army soldier who mulled d a suicide attack on his own base pleaded guilty Wednesday to four counts of providing material support to the Islamic State, the Department of Justice said. Ikaika Erik Kang, 35, a Sergeant First Class, was stationed at Schofield Barracks near Honolulu, will serve 25 years in prison followed by the possibility of a lifetime supervised release under the plea agreement. Kang’s sentencing is scheduled for December 12. “King swore to defend the United States as a member of our military, but betrayed his country by swearing allegiance to ISIS and attempting to provide...
  • Senior North Korean espionage official 'may have fled to Britain after defecting'

    05/04/2018 2:45:47 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 3 MAY 2018 | Julian Ryall
    Senior North Korean espionage official 'may have fled to Britain after defecting' By Julian Ryall, tokyo 3 MAY 2018 • 4:51AM North Korea has launched an international manhunt for one of its most senior counter-espionage officers, who disappeared in late February and is believed to have defected, possibly to Britain, according to a media report in South Korea. The official has been identified as a Mr Kang, a colonel in his 50s with the Ministry of State Security and responsible for monitoring dissident and espionage efforts in Russia, China and south-east Asia. He disappeared from the Zhongpu International Hotel in...
  • 'Star Trek' Villain Michael Ansara Dies at 91

    08/02/2013 12:09:20 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 99 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | August 2, 2013 | Mike Barnes
    He played the great Klingon warrior Kang on three versions of "Star Trek" and a Native American on ABC's "Broken Arrow." Michael Ansara, the rugged character actor who played Klingon commander Kang on three different Star Trek TV series, has died. He was 91 ... Born in a small village in Syria to American parents, Ansara starred as Native Americans on two 1950s primetime series ...
  • National Geographic Warns Global Warming Leads to Increased Violence... Possibly Even 'Genocide'

    03/27/2010 9:19:44 AM PDT · by 198ml · 38 replies · 630+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 03/26/10 | Anthony Kang
    On March 24, Ker Than argued in National Geographic that "Global warming could make the world a more violent place, because higher temperatures increase human aggression and create volatile situations." Reporting on the findings of a new study released last week, Than repeated the study authors' estimate of increase in violence as temperatures climb: "[I]f the average temperature in the U.S. increases by 8 degrees Fahrenheit, the country's murder and assault rate will jump by about a hundred thousand cases a year." Than also used temperature projections from the UN's IPCC, which has recently been forced to admit "flaws" in...
  • Ohio Humvees Help In Kentucky Storm Relief (electric cars not mentioned) GO AIR FORCE!

    02/01/2009 1:21:44 PM PST · by Libloather · 46 replies · 1,241+ views
    Whiz News ^ | 2/01/09 | Jennifer Steck
    Ohio Humvees Help In Kentucky Storm ReliefSun, Feb 01, 2009. 03:31 PM By: Jennifer Steck Louisville, KY. (AP) -- Airmen from the National Guard are headed to Ohio to pick up Humvees to aid in relief efforts from the ice storm that has crippled parts of Kentucky, especially in the western region. Sgt. Phil Speck of the Kentucky Air National Guard says the Airmen will board a C-130 in Louisville on Sunday afternoon to fly to Columbus, Ohio. They'll drive back to Kentucky in the Ohio National Guard's humvees and spread out to areas of western Kentucky where they are...
  • Threat Matrix: March 2008

    03/05/2008 5:59:39 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,515 replies · 23,048+ views
    Petraeus: Al Qaida Trying to 'Come Back In' U.S. military officials said there will be no significant reduction in coalition troops in the Baghdad area as part of an effort to stop the Al Qaida offensive in northern Iraq. They said Al Qaida was trying to reenter Baghdad and reverse its losses in 2007. "Al Qaida is trying to come back in," U.S. military commander Gen. David Petraeus said. "We can feel it and see it, and what we're trying to do is rip out any roots before they can get deeply into the ground." Read More Militants Assert...
  • Bush reading book critical of North Korea regime: White House source

    05/08/2005 11:21:39 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 6 replies · 474+ views
    Yonhap News (South Korea) ^ | May 9, 2005 | Kim Kwang-tae
    SEOUL, May 9 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President George W. Bush is reading a North Korean defector's book revealing gruesome human rights abuses in the Stalinist country, according to a White House source contacted in Seoul over the weekend. "I am in the middle of reading 'the Aquariums of Pyongyang,'" the White House source quoted Bush as saying in a recent meeting with aides. The White House source, whose name is being withheld by the Yonhap News Agency for privacy, told a friend in Seoul that Bush "appeared to be very concerned" about the plight of the 23 million North...