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FACT: Almost Every Branch of the U.S. Military Used This Gun (for over Seventy Years)

34 minutes agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

American infantrymen carried the model 1903 Springfield rifle into battle with them for the first seven decades of the 20th century. On November 17, 1915, Major Smedley Butler and a small force of U.S. Marines approached the old French bastion of Fort Riviere in Haiti. A group of rebels known as Cacos had taken refuge there, and Butler was sent to weed them out.

Pakistan courts blast government over protest paralysis

3 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Pakistani courts have lambasted the government for its failure to disperse an Islamist sit-in that has virtually paralysed the capital Islamabad for weeks, issuing blistering public statements and threatening to hold officials in contempt. Show More Summary

New Jersey Woman Raises More Than $300,000 For Homeless Man

5 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Over 300,000 dollars was raised by a New Jersey woman for a homeless man who came to her rescue last month when her car ran out of gas on the highway.

Damascus endorses Russian-backed Syria peace summit

12 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

The government of war-ravaged Syria on Wednesday welcomed a deal between the presidents of its allies Russia, Iran and rebel backer Turkey to hold a peace "congress" of regime and opposition forces. "The Syrian government welcomes the...Show More Summary

Julia Stiles And Husband Preston J. Cook Welcome First Child

12 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Julia Stiles and her husband, camera assistant Preston J. Cook, welcomed their first child, a boy named Strummer Newcomb Cook, on Oct. 20.

US ends search for sailors after Philippine Sea air crash

13 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

A C-2A "Greyhound" aircraft with 11 people on board went down Wednesday afternoon around 930 kilometres (500 nautical miles) southeast of Okinawa. The decision to abandon the search and rescue comes after two days of operations involving...Show More Summary

Syria opposition meeting in Riyadh sees no role for Assad in transition

13 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

By Stephen Kalin and Suleiman Al-Khalidi RIYADH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition stuck by its demand on Thursday that President Bashar al-Assad play no role in an interim period under any U.N.-sponsored peace deal, despite speculation it could soften its stance because of Assad's battlefield strength. Show More Summary

Eight Men Found Washed Ashore in Japan Say They Are North Korean

14 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Japanese police said Friday they are investigating eight men found on Japan’s northern coast who say they are from North Korea and washed ashore after their boat broke down.

U.S. Afghanistan General: We've Reached Stalemate Against Taliban

17 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

In an exclusive interview with NBC News, General John Nicholson discusses the U.S. strategy against the Taliban in Afghanistan, and why he's confident he maintains Trump's trust.

Hopes fading for missing Argentinian submarine 'on last day of oxygen'

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

The search for the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan reached a “critical" point on Wednesday amid fears the 44 crew members could be on their last day of oxygen, as the country’s navy said they had found “no trace” of the missing vessel. Show More Summary

Argentina says abnormal noise heard after submarine's last contact as hopes fade

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Argentina’s navy said on Wednesday it was investigating an unusual noise detected in the South Atlantic hours after it last communicated with a missing submarine, but refused to confirm whether it indicated an explosion. The development...Show More Summary

Michael Flynn's lawyers 'stop sharing information with Donald Trump's team' sparking speculation of plea deal

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s short-lived national security adviser, has stopped sharing information with the president’s legal team, it has been reported – giving rise to speculation that Mr Flynn could be preparing a plea deal with Robert Mueller. Show More Summary

ARA San Juan: Object detected by US Navy plane near area where Argentinian submarine went missing 'not the lost sub'

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

An object detected by a US Navy plane near the area where a missing Argentinian submarine sent its last signal is "not the lost sub", officials said. The agonising wait for news of the whereabouts of the ARA San Juan has intensified in recent days as fears grow that the oxygen supply on board could be running low. Show More Summary

Missouri's New Waiting Period Law Is Already Driving Women To Seek Help Elsewhere

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Missouri women seeking an abortion regularly head to the Hope Clinic in Granite City, Illinois, 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis.

The Mysterious Disappearance Of An Argentine Navy Sub Just Got Even Stranger

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

As the desperate, multinational search for a missing Argentine submarine continues, the country’s navy said on Thursday that a sound “consistent with an explosion” had been detected near the site where the vessel disappeared last week with 44 crew members on board.

Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Law enforcement officials in Papua New Guinea moved to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from a former detention center on Manus Island after the Australian government closed it late last month.

Lifeline for Merkel as opposition revolt over coalition position

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

A possible way out of Germany’s political crisis appeared on Wednesday in the form of a growing rebellion in the second largest party over its leader’s refusal to enter coalition talks with Angela Merkel.  Martin Schulz was confronted...Show More Summary

Angola's new leader shakes up old order, visits South Africa

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa.

Man arrested in cop killing; mom accused of helping him flee

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Tips from informants helped lead law enforcement to the man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer, and the suspect's mother is accused of helping him evade arrest during a four-day manhunt, officials said Tuesday.

Trump has just made the world less safe by branding North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Sideshow

On its own, Donald Trump returning North Korea to the list of states sponsoring terrorism makes sense. One more gentle tightening of the vice on Pyongyang is the sort of move we’d expect from the United States at this perilous point: cautious and incremental. One more, ever-so-calculated move in a chess game where everyone is careful not to knock over any of the pieces.

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