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Deadshot Mary: How one NYC policewoman became a media sensation. (1937) (5 pics)

How one NYC policewoman became a media sensation.



Mary Shanley, New York City detective, photographed in 1937. (Photo: Library of Congress/LC-USZ62-134710… 1,751 more words

Thoughts on the European Elections

Some preliminary thoughts on the European elections that conclude today. I apologize for the lack of structure here, but I wanted to offer some initial thoughts. 1,041 more words


US and Iran: Coming even closer to war?

Although far from certain, it is increasingly difficult to see how a Trump war against Iran can be avoided. Trump might not want it, because he knows such a war is likely to split his base. 1,736 more words

About my Estimate Completion Date

Last week, I checked my case status online via my Account on USCIS’ website .

I went to processing time tab, then selected the form I applied for, in my case it’s form N-400 Application for Naturalization in office service of Brooklyn, NY. 204 more words


The Russian Tea Leaves

REVEALED: the extraordinary story of how the West smuggled out classified details of the mighty TU-160 “Blackjack” strategic bomber’s newest upgrades from Russia.

IT was already a special day when RAF pilots attached to Britain’s Quick Reaction Alert force were scrambled on December 10, last year. 1,011 more words

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The US is Buying Venezuelan Oil Again (Zakharova)

Sputnik | May 23, 2019

From May 10 to 17, the United States imported 49,000 barrels of Venezuelan crude oil. This is the first time that the US imports its neighbor’s oil in weeks and the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, María Zakharova, has commented on the figure, published in the weekly report of the US Energy Information Administration.

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