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In 2020, we were fighting over the ‘No Fly List’ as the ACLU filed lawsuits

Nine years ago today, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit on behalf of 10 U.S. citizens and lawful residents who are prohibited from flying to or from the United States or over U.S. airspace because they are on the government’s “No Fly List.” None of the individuals in the lawsuit, including a disabled More...

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By deskofbrian On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Joe Lieberman in 2011: ‘The threat of a bioterrorism attack keeps me up at night’

The consequences of a biological terrorist attack are nearly unimaginable and the possibility of such an attack remains frighteningly high, agreed several current and former Congressional members during a panel More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Look back at 2011: the dollar hit a record crash, Sterling hit highs as the debt deadlock continued

It was this month in 2011 when Bloomberg began their report “The dollar fell against all of its most-traded counterparts as politicians struggled to agree on raising the U.S. debt ceiling and reducing its More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Remembering the Battle of Normandy

“Operation Overlord” a continuation of “Operation Neptune” where over 150,000 Allied troops storm Normandy beach. The battle for Normandy continued for more than two months, with campaigns More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Remembering: Five Pakistan women killed on this day in 2012 for ‘singing and dancing,’ officials deny claims

On this day, in 2012, five women in Kohistan, four of whom were filmed ‘singing and dancing’ with men at a wedding party, were killed on May 30 after a tribal jirga ordered their execution, claimed Muhammad More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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This Day in History: Natalee Holloway goes missing, Stephany Flores Ramirez dead five years later, Joran Van der Sloot guilty

May 30, 2005 was the day Natalee Holloway went missing and five years later, Stephany Flores Ramirez was found dead and Joran Van der Sloot confessed to the murder. Authorities believe Van der Sloot attempted to More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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‘Tolkien’ never lives up the myth or legend of a man behind ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘LOTR’

Fox Spotlight tried to share J.R.R. Tolkien’s backstory, one of the most influential literary giants in history, with audiences in their new biopic, Tolkien. Nicholas Hoult steps into the shoes of the iconic More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Amazon unveils new smartphone ‘Fire’

THIS WAS FROM 2014: LOOK HOW MUCH HAS CHANGED: Amazon Wednesday unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by Amazon. Fire is the only smartphone with Dynamic Perspective and Firefly, two new breakthrough technologies More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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1965: Gus Grissom and ‘Gemini 3’ really Launched NASA’s Space Program

Astronauts Young and Grissom walk up the ramp leading to the elevator that will carry them to the spacecraft for the first manned Gemini mission. They wear Gemini G3C intravehicular suits. March 23, 1965 Major Virgil More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Remembering Ronald Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ speech on anti-missile defense

On March 23, 1983 President Ronald Reagan addressed the nation to announce that the United States would embark on a program to develop antimissile technology. Reagan asserted that the move would make the country More...


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