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Sedordle 2022-05-16 




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At wet-bulb temperatures above 35°C, it is thought that even young healthy people wearing light clothing—regardless of whether they are parked in front of a fan, in the shade or have unlimited water to drink—will die in about six hours

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Murder, death 

If this were a movie you wouldn't believe it.

South Carolina man dies from heart attack while burying strangled girlfriend's body in yard

Joseph Anthony McKinnon is suspected by investigators to have strangled his girlfriend but succumbed to a heart attack while trying to conceal her body at their property.


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NATO chief endorses looming Finland, Sweden addition as ‘historic moment’ — and a firm kick in the tiny balls for Putin.

Which is nice.

>With Russia’s monthlong offensive in Donbas showing only limited results, a bold attempt to cross the Siverskyi Donets and encircle Severodonetsk that Russian forces began ahead of Victory Day on May 9 was meant to achieve a breakthrough. Instead, the failed crossing near the village of Bilohorivka has turned into a major disaster for Russia, significantly slowing its momentum in Donbas.

>“We have never seen such dumb stubbornness, going with a frontal assault and trying to build pontoons in the same place three times in a row. But they still keep trying,” said Luhansk Gov. Serhiy Haidai. He added that Ukrainian artillery keeps shelling the area and, according to intelligence intercepts, an entire Russian battalion is refusing orders to attempt yet another crossing in Bilohorivka.

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Russian invasion of Ukraine 

>With Western weapons continuing to flow into Ukraine, Ukrainian officials are beginning to say that a major pivot in the war may be near, with Kyiv switching from defense to offense to reclaim large parts of southern and eastern Ukraine that remain under Russian rule.

>Russia has established the forward headquarters of its operations to conquer Donbas in the town of Izyum, which straddles the Siverskyi Donets river in the Kharkiv region. Ukrainian troops have begun to push successfully toward the town, the head of the Kharkiv regional military administration, Oleh Synehubov, said Saturday.

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Hair-raising accounts of the Trump presidency are now so familiar it is easy to become complacent about them

Overhearing one of the kids watching Disney's Brave and hearing the music brings memories rushing back from when we watched so many times all those years go.

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Rare sighting of the Giant #Oarfish, the longest bony fish in the world. Sometimes known as "earthquake fish", they are popularly believed to surface before and after an earthquake

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i was alive in the 1980s and i had no idea that philly cops BOMBED A NEIGHBORHOOD in 1985 until it was the subject of an "on the media" episode a few years ago

it's completely wild

Sedordle 2022-05-13 




sweden joining nato 

>If Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 was a quiet wake-up call, its bloody, full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February was a five-alarm fire.

>Sentiment in Finland, having fought two wars against the Soviet Union, has swung massively in the last six months in favor of joining NATO, guided by Sauli Niinisto, its president.

>Now, nearly 80 percent of Finns support joining, compared with only 20 percent before the war.

Great job, Putin

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Sure, Erdoğan. You continue to try to play both sides, it doesn't work like that.


President Tayyip #Erdogan said on Friday (13 May) it was not possible for #NATO-member #Turkey to support plans by #Sweden and #Finland to join the pact, saying the Nordic countries were “home to many terrorist organisations” ⤵️


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When Margaret Atwood was writing “The Handmaid’s Tale,” she sometimes wondered if her novel, revolving around a fictional theocracy in which enslaved women are forced to bear children, was too far-fetched.

“Silly me,” she writes now…

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Everyone switch on to Al Jazeera right now. This is one of the most horrifying things I’ve seen.

IOF is attacking mourners carrying Shireen’s body from the hospital right now. They’re using stun grenades and tear gas and charging at them with horses and batons.


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The Far-Right Is Doxxing Judges and Calling For Their Assassinations

Show older is my little corner of the fediverse