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Hundreds have been evacuated as Polish divers begin disarming high-risk bombs

Hundreds of residents were evacuated Monday when Polish military divers embarked on a delicate operation to defuse a massive WWII bomb in a canal near the Baltic Sea. The five-tonne device, nicknamed “Tallboy” and also known as the “earthquake bomb”, was dropped by the Royal Air Force in 1945 when a Nazi warship was attacked. It was discovered last year …

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Solomon Islands: British and Australians map unexploded bombs that were killed in an explosion

The fatal incident occurred on Sunday evening local time in the Tasahe residential area of ​​the Pacific island capital Honiara, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) said in a statement. Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) confirmed that two of its employees had been killed in an explosion and identified the men as British national Stephen “Luke” Atkinson and Australian national …

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Protesters in Portland throw fire bombs on the 100th night of the demonstrations

Protesters and police officers clashed in Portland, Oregon on Saturday night after the 100th consecutive day of demonstration in the city. Police said protesters threw fire bombs, Reuters reported. “Arrests have been made, yes,” police told Reuters in a statement emailed to them. Officials did not identify how many arrests were made. In a tweet, the authorities said a “community …

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Dodgers’ Joc Pederson throws extremely loud F bombs into a fanless stadium for the whole world to hear

FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodger’s abandoned field player Joc Pederson celebrates after homering in the eighth inning in the first game of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 3, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times / TNS) fewer FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodger’s abandoned field player Joc Pederson celebrates after homering in …

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The long lifespan of whale sharks is revealed by the remains of atomic bombs

Study author Mark Meekan swims with a whale shark.photo:: Wayne Osborn With the help of nuclear weapons tests from the 1950s and 60s, scientists determine the lifespan of the largest fish in the world. While researchers have made great strides in understanding the behavior patterns of the endangered whale shark, there are some blatant holes when it comes to it …

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Trump administration drops bombs in Afghanistan in record time

WASHINGTON – As US ground forces in Afghanistan shrink, US and allied fighters drop bombs and shoot at insurgent targets at record speed in the 18-year war. The increase in firepower coincides with a trump management policy in 2016, which gives military commanders greater powers to attack the Taliban and militants of the Islamic State in Afghanistan. Afghan government if …

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Protesters hurl gasoline bombs in Hong Kong

The protests in Hong Kong peaked again early Sunday morning as protesters hurled gasoline bombs at police officers who fired tear gas canisters in return, Reuters reports. Riots have shaken the former British colony for more than five months, but some believe that soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), who cleaned rubble on the streets earlier in the …

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Impeachment bombs highlight Trump's Powergrab

A former ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch, who apparently stood in the way of Trump's plans to defile former Vice President Joe Biden of Ukraine, was shocked when the president told his Kiev counterpart in a telephone conversation with the US diplomatic representative in his country were "bad news". "I was very worried, I still am," Yovanovitch said on her appearance before …

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Turkey is reported to hold 50 US nuclear bombs hostage at the air base

Officials review plans to evacuate up to 50 US nuclear bombs that have long been stored at Ankara's Turkish base after Ankara's military offensive in northern Syria. The weapons are now essentially "hostage" to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a high-ranking official, told The New York Times on Monday. The Cold War B61 atomic bombs are said to be located …

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