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by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 506
Views: 34846

Re: Israel

Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/16/israeli-court-convicts-sara-netanyahu-for-misusing-state-funds?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnews&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1560689984 A Jerusalem court on Sunday accepte...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Happy Fathers Day, boyz
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: Happy Fathers Day, boyz

Got a 20 ounce Tardis mug and a Tardis keychain for Fathers Day. https://starbaseatlanta.com/wp-content/uploads/dwvg16261.jpg Now as soon as our older daughter, who is visiting for 2 weeks, finishes watching the FIFA Women's World Cup matc,h we will go out to taste bourbon and vodka at the local dis...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 1890
Views: 110639

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

Online he praised Dylann Roof and John T. Earnest. Florida man used social media to encourage a race war, threaten groups. His bond: $1M https://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article231604888.html A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews an...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Florida Man
Replies: 761
Views: 62315

Re: Florida Man

Florida man used social media to encourage a race war, threaten groups. His bond: $1M https://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article231604888.html A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to star...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: "Q" #QAnon "The Storm” "Any Day Now" 8Chan - Conspiracy Theories For Dummies
Replies: 1188
Views: 66027

Re: "Q" #QAnon "The Storm” "Any Day Now" 8Chan - Conspiracy Theories For Dummies

JJ MacNab ‏ Verified account @jjmacnab Following Following @jjmacnab More JJ MacNab Retweeted shoshanot at cannes, pls stop asking 🛸 8chan search warrant is really interesting. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9DRsAuUwAUkP9L.png https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9DStFtU8AARUDV.png https://pbs.twimg.com/medi...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage
Replies: 5863
Views: 285326

Re: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/knoxville-pastor-grayson-fritts.html?login=smartlock&auth=login-smartlock&smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes His sermon prompted the Knox County district attorney’s office to examine cases...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 1973
Views: 91409

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

India to impose retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. goods https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/india-impose-retaliatory-tariffs-28-u-s-goods-n1017971 India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. products including almonds, apples and walnuts from Sunday, following Washington's withdrawal of key...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 1973
Views: 91409

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Businesses waking up to the dangers of Trump tariffs. Why New Balance turned on Trump over China tariffs https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/16/economy/new-balance-china-tariffs/index.html American sneaker company New Balance welcomed President Donald Trump's tough trade stance in 2016 -- but now the athlet...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 489
Views: 46596

Re: Climate Change

Greenland Was 40 Degrees Hotter Than Normal This Week, And Things Are Getting Intense https://www.sciencealert.com/greenland-was-40-degrees-hotter-than-normal-this-week-and-things-are-getting-intense Greenland saw temperatures soar up to 40 degrees Fahrenheit above normal Wednesday, while open wate...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 489
Views: 46596

Re: Climate Change

Looks like there will be record Arctic ice melting this summer. :(

by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 489
Views: 46596

Re: Climate Change

'The Changes Are Really Accelerating': Alaska at Record Warm While Greenland Sees Major Ice Melt https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/06/14/changes-are-really-accelerating-alaska-record-warm-while-greenland-sees-major-ice In Alaska, the crisis led this year to the warmest spring on record for the...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Rebuilding Notre Dame de Paris
Replies: 34
Views: 1150

Re: Rebuilding Notre Dame de Paris

TODAY

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About 30 worshippers in hard hats celebrated Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday, its first since the devastating fire engulfed the landmark building on April 15.
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1131
Views: 74858

Re: Russia

Someone testing their hacking techniques? :? Argentina and Uruguay Without Power After ‘Massive’ Failure https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/16/world/americas/power-failure-argentina-uruguay.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur A widespread power failure early Sunday morning left a large section of South Amer...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 802
Views: 27444

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

But let us not forget past glories-

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by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 802
Views: 27444

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

All hail the 2019 Strawberry Queen!! :notworthy: https://patch.com/img/cdn20/users/1296254/20190616/015305/styles/patch_image/public/img-0009___16012752182.jpg?width=705 https://patch.com/new-york/northfork/new-strawberry-queen-crowned-festival?utm_term=article-slot-1&utm_source=newsletter-daily&utm...
by Volkonski
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1131
Views: 74858

Re: Russia

Interesting. Consider what may happen in a couple of months in high summer season if some hackers were to take down part of the American power grid. Well, it has happened that large parts of the US power grid have gone down on their own. Can either the US or Russia trust their own hackers not to go...
by Volkonski
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Cyber Security
Replies: 242
Views: 21570

Re: Cyber Security

Nicole Perlroth ‏ Verified account @nicoleperlroth 5h5 hours ago More Over the past few months, @SangerNYT and I learned Cyber Command has stepped up attacks on the Russian grid. Some say that after years of Russian attacks on the US grid, it’s long overdue. Others said this marks a dangerous escal...
by Volkonski
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 802
Views: 27444

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Police have already blocked S Jamesport Ave at Main so I had to detour all the way to Laurel to turn south after going to the Post Office.

Traffic was crawling thru the intersection because of all the police cars flashing their lights.
by Volkonski
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Rest in Peace
Replies: 4955
Views: 294480

Re: Rest in Peace

The New York Times

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Franco Zeffirelli, the Italian director known for extravagant operas, film versions of Shakespeare and a supercharged social life, has died at 96
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by Volkonski
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8272
Views: 380502

Re: Another Shooting

What kind of country have we become? :? Shooting inside a Costco store leaves 1 dead and 2 hurt in Southern California https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/15/us/corona-costco-shooting/index.html A man is in custody after firing inside the store, Lt. Jeff Edwards of Corona police said. His name wasn't immedi...
by Volkonski
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Vaccines for All - Vaxers vs Antivaxers
Replies: 215
Views: 15769

Re: Vaccines for All - Vaxers vs Antivaxers

CBS News

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New York is ending religious exemptions for vaccines amid measles outbreak https://cbsn.ws/2MOMd11
by Volkonski
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Stones or Zeppelin? Waters or Gilmour?
Replies: 50
Views: 3640

Re: Stones or Zeppelin? Waters or Gilmour?

Foggy wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:21 am
I'm so old I'm still mad about the destruction of the library at Alexandria.
As well you should be!
by Volkonski
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 802
Views: 27444

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Tomorrow is also the Mattituck Strawberry Festival, a major traffic nightmare on the northern east-west road.
by Volkonski
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............
Replies: 802
Views: 27444

Re: Meanwhile on the North Fork.............

Tomorrow, Saturday, is forecast to be sunny and 78F. Traffic will be heavy. To top it off- Police announce road closures for Simonsen street dedication Saturday afternoon https://riverheadlocal.com/2019/06/13/police-announce-road-closures-for-simonsen-street-dedication-saturday-afternoon/ Riverhead ...
by Volkonski
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Oil Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman
Replies: 24
Views: 463

Re: Oil Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Tanker owner seems to dispute U.S. account of Gulf of Oman attack https://www.cbsnews.com/news/oil-tanker-attacks-gulf-of-oman-tanker-owner-seems-to-dispute-us-account-of-gulf-of-oman-attack-today-2019-06-14/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=69004440 The Japanese owner of the Kokuka Courageous, one of tw...

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