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DC pizza shop is helping feed the National Guard | Military Times

After the riot on January 6th, the National Guard members has been in full alert, which as a result, has caused a lot of them to take naps on the hallowed halls of congress while on duty. Sympathies poured and donation drives were organized to help the troops, but unluckily, they are not allowed to accept any donations of any ... Read More »

The world ‘traveler’ who never left home | BBC Travel

Luis Martinez works as a porter at the Trinidad bus station in Cuba. He always aspired to travel the world but never had a chance. Instead he was able to chat with many tourists and studying old atlases by night as a way to see and travel. His interest led him to write more than a thousand poems about cities ... Read More »

The coronavirus is evolving before our eyes | The Atlantic

Just when everyone is hoping for a better year, the world was shaken with another breaking news on the mutation of Coronavirus found in the UK and in more countries afterwards. The new mutation is officially called B.1.1.7 and is characterized by its capacity to spread faster. Due to this, many nations have locked down once again and banned anyone ... Read More »

Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene | NBC News

On Sunday, Twitter has temporarily suspended the account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Greene is the Republican U.S. Congresswoman from Georgia who has expressed support for QAnon conspiracy theories online. The 12-hour suspension came a week after Twitter banned Trump from the platform too. Notably, Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts related to QAnon conspiracy theory. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/twitter-temporarily-suspends-gop-rep-marjorie-taylor-greene-n1254557 Read More »

Awesome footage of the last time US battleships fired in anger | We are the Mighty

As part of Operation Desert Shield to prevent further acts of Iraq after it invaded Kuwait, Iowa-class battleships USS Wisconsin and USS Missouri were pulled out of retirement to provide naval artillery against the Iraqi forces. The military came out with an idea to launch a three-pronged assault where the first one would divert Iraq’s attention and trick them that there was an attack within their shore. Source: https://www.wearethemighty.com/mighty-history/us-battleships-firing-desert-storm/ Read More »

Iran tests missiles under the apparent watch of US Navy nuclear sub | Navy Times

As part of a naval drill, Iran fired cruise missiles under the surveillance of what appeared to be a U.S. nuclear submarine dispatched in the Gulf of Oman amid tensions between the countries. Helicopter footage of the exercise released by Iran’s Navy showed what resembled the USS Georgia. Iran’s Navy did not identify the submarine but made a warning to the sub to clear of the area since missiles were being launched from land units ... Read More »

Oldest living Marine Corps veteran passes away at age 107 | Marine Corps Times

Sgt. Dorothy “Dot” (Schmidt) Cole, the oldest Marine Corps veteran reported, passed away due to a heart attack on Jan 7. Born on 1913, she celebrated her 107th birthday last year. Cole’s service laid the foundation for women to serve in the Marine Corps today. She enlisted in 1943 in the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve after the attack on Pearl ... Read More »

Post-COVID lungs worse than the worst smokers’ lungs, surgeon says | CBS News

Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall, a Texas trauma surgeon, highlights an image comparison of a Post-COVID lungs is much worse than a smoker’s lungs. She points out that patients who have had COVID-19 symptoms show a severe chest X-ray every time, and those who were asymptomatic show a severe chest X-ray 70% to 80% of the time. The surgeon highly advised that ... Read More »

The Grip Tightens | Mauldin Economics

There is no denying that the coronavirus outweighs anything else in 2020. The impact of the economy will be affected by our overall ability to control and shrink the infections, versus them growing. While some nations have made decent headway the last several months in lowing cases and infection rates, the newer strain that emerged in the UK, B117, could ... Read More »

‘Ashley’s War’ and the story of the women of special operations is coming to the big screen | Military Times

In 2015, best-selling author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon wrote a book about a young and brave woman named Lt. Ashley White Stumpf who joined the Army Cultural Support Team(CST).  The team was created to improve relationships with Afghan civilians, due to cultural limitations placed on Afghan women that prevented them from speaking with men who were not family members. Five years ... Read More »