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Saturday, October 1, 2022

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The chef preserving Canada’s Indigenous identity | BBC Travel

Marie-Cecile Nottaway is an award-winning chef who represented Canada’s Indigenous people, the Algonquin. She holds five prizes including the Ottawa Rising Stars Award and the Young Entrepreneurs Award of Quebec. But before this fame, Nottaway has always been grounded to...

Parler sues Amazon for suspending app from cloud service, claims antitrust violation and breach of contract | Fox News

Parler is claiming that Amazon Web Services is violating the Sherman Antitrust Act in newly filed lawsuit. "AWS’s decision to effectively terminate Parler’s account is apparently motivated by political animus," Parler commented. This comes after Apple and Google also...

New reserve parachute testing seeks to eliminate potential premature activations | US Army

The Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate (ABNSOTD) conducted 23 risk reduction jumps with the T-11R Single Pin Troop reserve parachute. This test will ensure that the parachute works from both rotary winged and fixed-winged high-performance aircraft to eliminate...

Five nations want Iran to deliver justice on downed plane | Stars & Stripes

Ministers of Afghanistan, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom signed a joint agreement to seek justice on the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. Iran had denied its involvement in the plane crash but then announced that...

Boeing to pay $2.5 billion to settle U.S. criminal probe into 737 MAX crashes | Reuters

Boeing Co is mandated to pay more than $2.5 billion in fines and compensation after settling with the U.S. Department of Justice over two plane crashes that killed a total of 346 people.  The settlement includes a fine of...

DOD formalizes program giving companies more access to classified info | Air Force Magazine

Pentagon acquisition Ellen M. Lord formalized the SAP Contractor Portfolio Program that comprises a group of defense companies that can get broader access to classified initiatives known as special-access programs. This is in the hope of more insight for...

Why the Pentagon suddenly halted the USS Nimitz’s redeployment | Popular Mechanics

The Pentagon ordered USS Nimitz home last week following the lengthy deployment. However, the U.S. Navy has abruptly changed and canceled the return of the aircraft carrier stationed in the Persian Gulf. Pentagon was concerned that Iran might take revenge for...

Kintsugi: Japan’s ancient art of embracing imperfection | BBC Travel

Kintsugi is a 15th-Century art of restoring broken pottery. In a world of quick disposal, kintsugi which means “to join with gold” is a reminder that our battle scars are what make us whole. It takes about three months...

This is why the National Guard didn’t respond to the attack on the Capitol | Military Times

When pro-Trump rioters overran the Capital, the hundreds of National Guard troops posted in Washington, DC were unable to respond. This was because the Capital Police are required to invite them, and they did not until after the breach....

DR Congo: Cursed by its natural wealth | BCC News

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the richest countries in natural resources. Unfortunately, the devastating effects of World War II, colonialism, slavery, and corruption have turned it into one of the poorest countries. Historian Dan Snow traveled...

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U.S. Africa Command Special Operations Forces host medical civic action program in Ghana | DVIDS

Special Operations Forces from the U.S. Africa Command host a medical civic action program in Ghana. Between August 31...

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