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Video: US Soldiers sweep skeet shooting in Olympics

Former Soldier, Vincent Hancock, has won his 3rd Gold Medal in skeet shooting! Watch him set a new Olympics record by watching the video below. NBC Sports reported, “After a disappointing performance in Rio, Vincent Hancock regained his throne as the Olympic champion in men’s skeet shooting in Tokyo, becoming the only person in history …

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cuba

Cuba shuts down internet as riots continue

Tensions in Havana have reached a boiling point this week. Consequently, President Joe Biden made the following statement regarding the protests in Cuba: “We stand with the Cuban people and their clarion call for freedom and relief from the tragic grip of the pandemic and from the decades of repression and economic suffering to which …

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Burger King

Burger King Staff Walks, Leaves Notice on Billboard

How much do you dislike your job? Apparently, a Burger King crew in Lincoln, Nebraska was fairly unhappy with theirs. They left the words “WE ALL QUIT,” & “SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE” on the company sign. The image went viral overnight. Local news outlet KLKN caught up with two of the employees to find out …

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg Riots: 10 killed, 500 arrested

Johannesburg has recently been in turmoil over political unrest. Last week, former South African President Jacob Zuma surrendering to authorities. This caused mass riots that saw over 500 people arrested, and 10 killed. Current President, Cyril Ramaphosa, vowed to restore order to the country. Rioters looted, and shut parts of the highway down. Stick wielding …

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Wesley Black

“It’s too late for me.”- How the VA Failed SSG Wesley Black

There have been many lingering wounds from the War on Terror. Toxic exposure, traumatic brain injury, and post traumatic stress have claimed thousands of lives back home. Although a big push for post traumatic stress treatment has been seen recently, many toxic exposure illnesses are still left untreated. Consequently, these illnesses are mostly the result …

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Contest Being Held to Decide America’s Strongest Veteran

The United States Strongman (USS) has been monitoring herculean feats of strength since 2014. They provide structure for a contest of pure power. Men and women travel both near and far to show their strength, grit and determination at these competitions. Unfortunately, COVID-19 canceled many events in 2020. However, cases are thankfully falling, and many …

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hypersonic

Hypersonic Death: The Navy’s Fastest Tools of War

We spend a lot of money to develop the latest and greatest weapons for our military. These projects can take years to start, and be canceled in a blink. New developments have indicated railguns might be out, but hypersonic weapons still a go. There has been some major shifts in some very expensive projects. Let’s …

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Belgian

Belgian soldier who stole missile launchers, on terror watch list

Belgian Federal Police are conducting a massive manhunt for a Belgian soldier they believe to be dangerous. Jurgen Conings, a marksmanship instructor, expressed extreme political beliefs and as a result, has recently threatened multiple people. Among these were virologist Marc Van Ranst, who led Belgium’s public health response to COVID-19. Police opted to place the Van Ranst …

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space force

Space Force Fires Unit Commander for “Controversial Remarks”

The Space Force may be the newest branch, but that hasn’t stopped them from having controversy. The commanding officer of a ballistic missile detection unit found himself under fire for controversial comments he made on a podcast. Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Lohmeier publicly criticized the diversity and inclusion initiatives the military has made a priority. Leading …

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Arming AI: Gen Asks, “Is it even necessary to have a human in the loop?”

Last month, General John Murray of the US Army Futures Command addressed an audience about Artificial Intelligence (AI). The listeners at the at the US Military Academy learned about training exercises that involved drones. He also discussed the possible integration of autonomous artificial intelligence using weaponry. These complex scenarios he painted involved the possibility of …

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