Not all heroes wear the uniform of war.
In the United States, however, we take particular pride in recognizing as heroes those who have served in the military.
Yet while we honor our veterans with holidays, parades, discounts at retail stores and restaurants, and endless political rhetoric about their sacrifice and bravery, we do a pitiful job of respecting their freedoms and caring for their needs once out of uniform.
Despite the fact that the U.S. boasts…Continue
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The Central Bank of Russia bought over 92 tons of gold in the three months to the end of September breaking the Soviet peak of 2000 tons in gold reserves seen in 1941, according to a new report by the World Gold Council (WGC). Russia reportedly…Continue
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Republicans argued that Dems opposed a similar change to the law when it was thought that Chris Christie might run for president while he was governor of the state.…Continue
Police respond to reports of active shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue
8 confirmed dead gunman surrendered
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In his online bio Sayoc suggests his grandfather is a karate master eye surgeon who overthrew the communist regime in the Phillippines and also built every hospital on the island.
"My... Grandfather Col. Baltazar Zook Sayoc that perfect the conversion oriental eye to Americanize. The first plastic surgeon to be observed by 8 million people in NY city Hospital. He over through Communist Philippines liberated island. He built all hospitals in Philippines islands and sets…Continue
D.C. – The U.S. Marshals are auctioning 660 bitcoins in connection with various federal criminal, civil and administrative cases during a six-hour period Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. EST.
To register, potential bidders must complete all registration requirements by noon EDT Oct. 31. A $200,000 deposit is required to participate. Deposits will be returned to non-winning bidders.…Continue
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An Alexandria man was sentenced today to 26 years in prison for production of child pornography.
According to court documents, over at least a two year period, Skydance MacMahon, 45, conspired with an adult in Canada to produce over a thousand sexually explicit images and videos of minor children in Canada. These images and videos were produced at the direction of MacMahon using Skype and hidden cameras as well as overt recording. MacMahon distributed these image and video files to…Continue
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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) on Thursday made news after repeatedly demanding to know CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s views on gay sex at his confirmation hearing to become Secretary of State. Booker cited a speech Pompeo gave as a congressman in 2015 at a church, in which he quoted words a pastor had…Continue
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Daphne Caruana Galizia, a blogger whose investigations focused on corruption, was described as a ‘one-woman WikiLeaks’…
New York City police made the first arrest Thursday night of a suspected member of the Proud Boys, the far-right group involved in a chaotic street brawl a week ago in…Continue
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis this year. Of these, 62 have been confirmed by the CDC, and the remainder continue to be investigated, said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the agency's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. noting that the confirmed cases are in 22 states.
Acute flaccid myelitis, also called AFM, is a rare but serious condition that affects the…Continue