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Canadian special forces involved in battle to push ISIL out of the Iraqi city of Hawija

Canadian special forces in Iraq are now involved in the battle of Hawija, an offensive against ISIL extremists which started early Thursday.

Iraqi and coalition troops hope to push the forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant from the city of 150,000, one of the extremist group’s last remaining strongholds in the country. 687 more words


Friday Fictioneers -- A Life Wasted

Cal went up to the attic to clean the place up. He and his wife were planning to put the house on the market and he needed to get it ready for the appraiser. 82 more words

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When a leading university caves in to pressure from spooks, we all need to be afraid

The dean of Harvard University’s Kennedy School, Douglas Elmendorf, invited war crimes whistleblower and LGBTQ+ campaigner Chelsea Manning to be a visiting fellow. But the very next day, after pressure from a former and a current CIA director, the offer was rescinded. 26 more words


B'Man's Piece of Shit Watch: Colin Powell

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6 coaches on the hot seat after Week 2

With Week 2 over it’s time to for everyone’s favorite past time: guessing if someone will still have a job in a few weeks. Look, it’s way too early to say which coach may be asked nicely to leave his office, but it’s part of the NFL. 815 more words

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IRA Attack On Downing Street, Invoice Remains Unpaid

This news report is from 1991 and the IRA mortar bomb attack on Downing Street. As the British war cabinet was meeting to discuss the first war for oil in Iraq, they got a shock when mortars landed in the back garden and redesigned the entire space. 86 more words


SPC Eric James March

Eric March enlisted in the Army National Guard right out of high school, and his first day of training was September 11, 2001. His infantry unit was eventually assigned to Iraq, where he served as a gunner or driver on a patrol vehicle in Baghdad. 92 more words