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Revenge for Algeria, a failed assassination of de Gaulle

A convoy of cars traveling at high speed moved along the Avenue de la Liberation in Paris. French President Charles de Gaulle was sitting in one of the cars heading towards Orly Airport. 189 more words

THE ASSASSINATION OF GODFREY OTTERMAN (A Random Word Poem by Hebe Freya Fern Fryer)

The majestic fox flew over the tree.
Albert the black wolf seized his opportunity and shot.
BANG!
Ginger fur rained down onto the M16,
Whilst the body fell, with the weight of a lemon, into a house shaped like a triangle. 52 more words

DID AN ASSASSIN TARGET JULIAN ASSANGE? FAILED BREAK-IN AT ECUADORIAN EMBASSY IN LONDON WHERE HE HAS ASYLUM...BURGLARS DON'T TARGET EMBASSIES! WONDER IF THE GUY HAS A BODY BAG FROM CLINTON WAREHOUSE!

 Earlier this month Wikileaks founder Julian Assange promised to release more emails on the Clinton Foundation pay-to-play scandal. 

On August 1, Assange told CNN , “We have quite a lot of material (from the DNC, the Clinton campaign and the Clinton Foundation), so I think we will stagger it in different batches when we are ready to publish each batch.” 93 more words

POLITICS

NYTimes: More of Kremlin’s Opponents Are Ending Up Dead

Watch what you eat and drink if you’ve said bad things about the Russians.

More of Kremlin’s Opponents Are Ending Up Dead http://nyti.ms/2bqpMbc

The Rest Of The World

S Korea warns of possible N Korean assassination squads

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SEOUL: South Korea warned Sunday (Aug 21) of possible assassination attempts and other provocations from North Korea in response to recent high-profile defections. 46 more words

Current Affairs

TDISH: Death of a Revolutionary

When we think back to the October Revolution and the rise of Bolshevik power in Russia, three names often come to mind: Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, and Leon Trotsky.  363 more words

This Date In Strange History

Attempts on Hitler’s life

Many have heard of the most famous 1944 Stauffenberg assassination attempt against Hitler, but only a few know that in reality liquidating the Führer was attempted significantly more times. 21 more words