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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, MAY 19

Chinese depositors left in dark as three local banks freeze deposits

Gas Stations In Washington State Are Running Out Of Fuel Related: Low fuel inventories could lead to a crisis this summer in the U.S

Is an unknown, extraordinarily ancient civilisation buried under eastern Turkey?

Azovstal eyewitness recounts her evacuation from Mariupol steel plant

Deadly tiger encounters are on the rise in India

Shocking electricity price rises starting in Australia — so bad that small retailers ask customers to leave

In a speech Wednesday evening in Dallas about Russia’s war on Ukraine, Bush called the invasion of Iraq, which he himself ordered, “unjustified and brutal” — before quickly correcting himself.

Russian S-300 Air Defense System Targets Israeli Jets in Syria

Russia Attacked U.S. Supplied Howitzers In Ukraine With Kamikaze Drones And Rockets

Dems in New York Begin to Eat Their Own After Gerrymandering Failure

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, MAY 18

Maybe the next major source of drama facing the world. Pakistan facing bankruptcy as the economy crumbles

Senate Dems Nix ‘Disinformation’ Hearing After Embarrassing Jankowicz Videos Surface

How to Write Software With Mathematical Perfection

Texas’ grid operator told a power plant to delay repairs ahead of a May heat wave. It was among six that crashed.

The Global Fertilizer Crisis

Alternative to open heart surgery just as effective for patients with common heart condition

The reason Tennessee land prices are so high.

Goes along with the video I posted. Corn and spring wheat are well behind averages.

Dow drops 1,100 points for its biggest decline since 2020 as the sell-off this year on Wall Street intensifies

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, MAY 17

Sri Lanka Down to Last Day of Petrol, PM Tells Crisis-Hit Nation

Absolute Record For The Price Of Wheat In The European Market – At 438.25 Euros Per Ton

Headline says Tesla but it works on any car that use a fob instead of a key. Bluetooth hack compromises Teslas, digital locks, and more

How long-term space missions change the brain

SoCal shooting politically motivated: Gunman targeted Taiwanese church

A tale of Two Mass Shootings.

A murder at the Jamaica Center–Parsons/Archer station in Queens has exposed many of the problems facing the city’s transit system.

The State of Public Transit in the Nation’s Capital

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, MAY 16

Growing evidence of a military disaster on the Donets pierces a pro-Russian bubble.

He embarrasses me by his actions but still interesting in places. Notes on Ukraine

Leaked EU Memo Details Emergency Gas Supply Shock Measures

Russia fact of the day

China has created mockups of a Taiwanese port and military vessel as targets to test its ballistic missiles

Primitive communism

Germany’s RWE To Follow Kremlin’s Rubles-for-Gas Scheme

Samsung prepares to raise chip production prices by up to 20%

One shocking fact that has come to light as the nation wrestles with a baby formula shortage is that half of U.S. infants receive WIC

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, MAY 14

“Moles in the dark”: survival and escape from the Mariupol steelworks

The Baby Formula Nightmare

Short-term use of ibuprofen may increase chance of chronic pain, study suggests

Direct Instruction Works. So Why Is It Controversial?

COVID-19 shutdown causes surprise global shortage of ‘contrast fluids’ used in CT scans, X-rays and MRIs

Russia Cuts Gas Supply To Seized German Gazprom Unit

Wheat futures soar after lower USDA harvest estimate

Texans asked to limit electricity use after six power plants go down ahead of a hot weekend

At least 10 killed in shooting at Buffalo supermarket in the US

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, MAY 13

Ukraine Is Smashing Russian Bridgeheads Left And Right—But Maybe Still Not Fast Enough

Two morals to this story. Number one is if you are young and healthy enough to do so, stay off the road in situations likes this (headline should not have put the word invisible in there as that was totally false). Number two is even when you are old and can’t make it off the road, give escape a shot. What is the worst that can happen? The invisible Ukrainian who walked 225km to safety from Mariupol

The Turkish Drone That Changed the Nature of Warfare

A Journalist Just Spotted Russia’s ‘Admiral Makarov’ Frigate, Intact And At Sea

Germany Moves To Expropriate Energy Firms In Case Of Emergency

Democrats Wants to Give Biden Power to Impose Price Controls on Gas

Why Is an Entire Generation Ignorant of Cell Biology?

The Last Way Out of Afghanistan

Turkey is pumping the brakes on Finland and Sweden’s NATO bids amid the growing confrontation between Russia and the West.

Very tight Naphta market could increase pain at the pump in Europe