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Saturday, February 24, 2018

The United States should learn from China and "genuinely" protect human rights by restricting gun ownership, an editorial in a widely read state-run Chinese newspaper said on Friday. "Washington has been pointing an accusing finger at other countries over human rights ... However, more Americans have been killed by gunfire in the country than American soldiers being killed in all U.S. wars," the Global Times said. "Gun ownership in China is strictly regulated, which helps reduce gun-related crimes and deaths. The U.S. should learn from China and genuinely protect human rights," it said. read more


Friday, February 09, 2018

A woman in Florida says an airline told her to flush her hamster down an airport toilet because the emotional support rodent wasn't allowed to fly with her. The Miami Herald reports Belen Aldecosea flew home from college to South Florida, having twice called Spirit Airlines to ensure she could bring Pebbles, her pet dwarf hamster with her on the flight. But when Aldecosea arrived at Baltimore airport, Spirit refused to allow the animal onboard. The 21-year-old told the paper she flushed Pebbles at an airline employee's suggestion, after running out of other options. read more


Sunday, February 04, 2018

It'll be here in 18 months. read more


Monday, January 29, 2018

When Hysni Rexha from Kosovo finally made his dream happen and took four wolves from the wild to feed and raise them he had no doubts over how to name one of them. He called it Trump. "I have some other wolves but this one has a lot of energy in everything and he is very smart," Rexha, who likes to be called a holistic vet, told Reuters from his small farm in western Kosovo. Rexha, who puts his hand in the mouths of his wolves, has named himself an Alfa Wolf and made Trump his deputy. read more


Thursday, January 25, 2018

A politician for Germany's far-right Alternative fur Deutschland party, which campaigns on an anti-Muslim ticket, has converted to Islam and left the party, a spokesman has confirmed. Arthur Wagner, a leading member of the party in the eastern German state of Brandenburg, said he would not comment on his reason for leaving the party, but confirmed to a Berlin daily that he had converted to Islam and that he had renounced his party membership on 11 January. read more


Comments

"just exactly who the Mighty Pakistani Navy is competing against."

India has had pretty bad luck with their submarines. They keep buying obsolete Russian designs and hand me downs and when those go up in smoke it's ------ time.

4 years back one of their submarines exploded while docked.

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India investigated sabotage by Pakistani secret service but they got nowhere. The most likely explanations are poor maintenance and poor design.

And then there was this.

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India's brand new french submarines have all been compromised and made useless. Someone, somehow, leaked all their secret information that makes their detection easy. A submarine that can be detected is useless. Again, the Pakistani secret service or the Chinese are the prime suspects but with no evidence pointing fingers is foolish.

And then this.

The INS Chakra, the Nerpa class nuclear submarine leased from Russia, was reported to have suffered damage to its sonar domes while entering the Visakhapatnam harbour in early October.

And this is only submarines. I haven't even mentioned their aircraft carrier that has turned into a white elephant. It is doubtful China or Pakistan or anyone worries about the Indian Navy.

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