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Russian military 'harassed' US-flagged merchant ship in the Baltic ahead of exercises

WASHINGTON — The Russian military has been accused of harassing a U.S.-flagged cargo ship carrying equipment for an annual military exercise in the Baltic region that wrapped up Friday. 1,173 more words

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Jackie & Wilson

The rain had been coming down for most of the night. It was the morning of the wettest day for Perth in 31 years. As I got in the shower, I imagined traffic being backed up for kilometres, and tried to get in the right state of mind for a long morning of sitting in traffic. 1,359 more words

Australia

Helicopters Help

Migrant hunter buys himself an armed helicopter to round up ‘potential jihadis’ after ‘being given immunity by Bulgarian government’

A migrant hunter who has had a bounty put on his head by ISIS has now bought himself a helicopter gunship to help patrol on the look-out for ‘potential jihadis’.

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Current Events

Highs, Lows, And Adiabetic Lapse Rates

I remember sitting at one of the desks at the very front of the class. For some reason the teacher’s desk is on a little elevation, as if that gives him more leverage over the rowdy teens before him. 1,239 more words

Australia

Pilot Callsigns - The Epitome of Preposterous 

Just like I mentioned in The Iditarod post where I crowned the race the epitome of badass, I am lumping pilots into the epitome of preposterous. 1,481 more words

SFBA

Acronyms And Abbreviations

“PNR?! What the hell does PNR mean?” I grab the scribble paper that has been left on my desk. I make a quick estimation of questions that could be wrong. 1,105 more words

Australia

Helicopter Landing

(Chicago, Illinois) I was waiting for an inbound Orange Line train at the CTA’s Halsted Street station on Sunday when I heard a whirlybird approaching from the northeast.   74 more words

Chicago