Showing posts from October, 2015

Headlines: ISIS claims credit for fatal plane crash in Egypt | New York Post | Russian plane crashes in Egypt’s Sinai desert with 224 people on board | Daily Mail Online | Gen. Breedlove: Intelligence Community Changing How it Handles Russia | Iran Hosts U.S. Activists at Conference on Police Brutality - NBC News

Russian plane crash: Egypt says it has found both black boxes of plane that crashed with 224 people on board ISIS tried to claim responsibility for the plane crash which claimed the lives of some 220 mostly Russian passengers and crew suggesting their action was in response to Russia's decision to bomb Islamic fighters in Syria in a bid to prop up Basher al-Assad's regime:  " Soldiers of the Caliphate were able to bring down a Russian plane above Sinai Province with at least 220 Russian crusaders aboard. They were all killed, praise be to God. O Russians, you and your allies take note that you are not safe in Muslims lands or their skies. The killing of dozens daily in Syria with bombs from your planes will bring woe to you. Just as you are killing others, you too will be killed, God willing." Russian plane crashes in Egypt’s Sinai desert with 224 people on board | Daily Mail Online The Irish-owned aircraft was leased by a Russian airline. It cras

Headlines - 4:52 PM 10/30/2015: US Teen Seriously Ill With Bubonic Plague | U.S. to send dozens of special forces to Syria as first boots on ground | Reuters | “They are inviting the vultures to the banquet table. And they expect them to wear napkins and be nice to the waiters.” - Syria peace talks pin hopes for end to war on Iran and Saudi Arabia - The Guardian

America's top spy blasts Putin's Syria campaign White House says Obama still supports FBI Director James Comey - Washington Times What It Would Really Take to Knock Out the Power Grid - Defense One The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics - POLITICO US Teen Seriously Ill With Bubonic Plague : Plague is rare in humans, and is treatable with antibiotics if caught early, but federal authorities report there has been a puzzling increase in cases this year, for unknown reasons. Bubonic plague confirmed in Oregon teen -   Bubonic plague cases climb to 15 for this year, CDC says A reason for the higher number of cases this year is not known, according to Kwit.  CDC: 4 deaths, 15 cases of bubonic plague in U.S. this year   The New Generation of Microbe Hunters New York Times - Aug 29, 2011 If so, was it a genetically engineered bioterrorism strain, or a strain that normally lives in the soil? ...  NATO Commander: Russia's Syria Dep