Actor speaks out at rally to mark anniversary of massacre of protesters in Manchester An event like the Peterloo massacre, which killed an estimated 15 people 199 years ago, could happen again today, the actor Maxine Peake has said, speaking following a rally to mark the event's anniversary.On 16 August 1819, cavalry charged into a crowd of about 60,000 people who had gathered at St Peter's Field, Manchester, to demand the reform of parliamentary representation. [...]
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Why Japan Truly Failed at Pearl Harbor (And What China May Learn From It)
In short, this is a rival who seems to have learned from Yamamoto: don't jab a sleeping giant, and if you do, don't steel his resolve. Let him slumber until it's late in the contest, and you may prevail. China may have learned the true lessons of Pearl Harbor. Let's do the same—and get ready. [...]
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US points at China, not Russia, on election meddling
US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Sunday singled out China, North Korea and Iran as countries who could possibly meddle in American elections -- as President Donald Trump railed about a probe into Russian interference in 2016. When asked about the tweet, Bolton also mentioned Beijing, which is currently at an impasse with Washington on trade talks. [...]
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Beautiful shots of diver swimming near sunken ships emerge
A series of beautiful shots of divers swimming near sunken ships have emerged. Alex Voyer, 39, was sailing around the Caribbean on a 60-foot boat when he stopped for a dive. The images show amazing shipwrecks as free divers explore the seabed. Alex, a photographer and free diver, said: “With my girlfriend, Marianne Aventurier, we are sailing all summer around the Caribbean to learn more about sailing.” (Caters News) [...]
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Unidentified woman taken to hospital in Pula in Croatia after falling from cruise ship at nightA British woman has been rescued after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night having fallen from a cruise ship, according to Croatia's coastguard.The unidentified woman has been taken to a hospital in Pula in Croatia and is understood to be out of danger. Continue reading... [...]
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New earthquake on Indonesian island Lombok triggers landslides
A strong earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, triggering landslides, damaging buildings and sending people fleeing just two weeks after a tremor killed more than 480 people there. The 6.3-magnitude quake, centred in East Lombok, struck at a relatively shallow depth of seven kilometres (four miles) and was felt across the island, officials said. It was the third major quake in less than a month to rock the island, after deadly tremors on [...]
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A Mach 6 SR-71? This Is How Amazing (And Deadly) the SR-72 Could Be.
It could have a strike mission. [...]
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Innes Powell's 2008 rescue of another paraglider featured on Discovery Channel's True Heroes Tributes have been paid to a respected British paraglider who died after colliding midair with another pilot during a competition in Macedonia.Innes Powell, 54, died on Friday after he reportedly swung into Igor Volov, a 56-year-old Ukrainian, before the final race of the British Open in Kruševo, fatally injuring both men. Continue reading... [...]
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Trump Lashes Out At NYT's Bombshell McGahn Report, Calls It 'Fake News'
President Donald Trump fired off several angry Tweets on Sunday aimed at [...]
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A new complaint filed Friday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) accuses Facebook of helping landlords and home sellers violate the Fair Housing Act. According to the grievance filed by the department, Facebook's ad settings let sellers disregard laws by targeting specific demographics. HUD says that the ability to tailor Facebook advertisements to bar individuals of a certain race, religion, sex, national origin and various other categories is a clear violation [...]
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