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Content issue rather than a headline problem:
US conducts defensive airstrikes as Houthis fire anti-ship ballistic missiles

The United States has conducted six defense strikes and fired 18 anti-ship missiles in Yemen after the Houthis fired two anti-ship ballistic missiles into the Red Sea, according to the United States Central Command.
:headscratch: Why would the US fire anti-ship missiles at the Houthis? They don't have any ships worth the expense. This was in the teaser and is the main reason I clicked.
The Iranian-backed Houthis fired two anti-ship ballistic missiles from Houthi-controlled areas into the Red Sea toward merchant vessel Pinocchio, a Singaporean-owned, Liberian-flagged ship, between 8:50 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. local time on Monday, according to CENTCOM.

“The missiles did not impact the vessel and there were no injuries or damage reported,” CENTCOM said.

In retaliation to the initial strikes,
What "initial strikes"? The Houthis missed.
“United States Central Command conducted six self-defense strikes destroying an unmanned underwater vessel and 18 anti-ship missiles in Houthi controlled areas of Yemen” between 2:50 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. shortly after the initial strikes, CENTCOM said detailing their operation....
Aha, the US destroyed 18 anti-ship missiles, it didn't fire them. Sloppy sloppy.
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Skydiver dies at Florida airport for second time in 2 years

:lol: Okay, it's a tragedy, but I sincerely thought it was the same skydiver after resuscitation the first time. I guess it's really two tragedies :doh: :oops:
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Dan Rather ‘Vehemently’ Denounces Trump as President for One ‘Simple’ Reason

... “A few people have asked why I vehemently oppose Trump,” Rather wrote on X (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday. “Let me make this perfectly clear. It’s not about politics. I’ve voted for both parties.”

“It’s about me, as a patriot, rejecting a cheating, lying, racist, treasonous, fascist and vile man who attacks the free press, and wants to lead the country I love,” he continued. “It’s really that simple.”...
Including patriotism that's eight reasons, and Rather never says "One".
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Because walking into a rotating propeller isn't enough?

US air force finds two causes in death of contractor who walked into propeller
Eamus Catuli~AC 000000 000101 010202 020303 010304 020405....Ahhhh, forget it, it's gonna be a while.

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GoCubsGo wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2024 8:23 pm
Because walking into a rotating propeller isn't enough?

US air force finds two causes in death of contractor who walked into propeller
:o :thumbup: They heard you and changed it to:
US air force finds contractor who walked into propeller had become disorientated


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