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Friendly Iranian Gesture

Saudi-owned TV says Iran detains U.S. cargo ship in Gulf

Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said an Iranian "force" seized a U.S. cargo ship in the Gulf on Tuesday and directed it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.

The channel said the force had "opened fire" on the U.S. ship, which had 34 U.S. sailors aboard. It gave no further details. The U.S. Fifth Fleet in the Gulf Arab kingdom of Bahrain had no immediate ...
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Sometimes the tide is irritating

Every day this week I am putting a boat in the water. If the tide was a bit later this week I could get two in a day and be done with launchings twice as fast.

wah wah wah, I just felt like whining....
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WTF am I going to do in Tokyo

Visiting Tokyo May 19th to May 20th. Title says it all!

My only plans are to visit Tokyo Sea Life Park which is in a park near Disneyland, sorta. (No, I'm not going to Disneyland). Other than that I just want to see what the city is like. Is their version of Times Square worth seeing?
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Freddie Gray in Baltimore

No Sump thread yet?
Another black guy who seems to have died after an encounter with police.

I can't figure out what the hell happened here. Need the full story.
So far, I understand:
Cops are responding to some emergency in Baltimore, they make eye contact with Freddie, he runs, they chase, catch and put him in a police van.
In the van on the way to police station, Freddie requests medical aid several times ...
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Well..I did it.

I put in two applications to lateral over into building custodians out of transportation. Both start on July 1. Let's hope I at least qualify for an interview.

I am so tired of the **** in transportation and although I love driving the bus, I want off them.
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Out of town Rioters... ... ut-of-town

In each and every city the story is usually that some people come in from out of town and stir up all the trouble. Where do these people come from? How do they afford the hotels and everything else?
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Solar Farm Land Leases

So they are paying close to $1,000/acre per year for solar land leases. The lease runs 20 years and at the end of the lease you are responsible for the removal of the equipment. The scrap value of the equipment is equal to the removal costs. Pays a little better than most farming and you do no work. They also pay the property tax and there is a inflation increase as well.

Seems like a ...
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Everyone post a joke for Monday

A family walks into a hotel. The dad approaches the counter, and says, "I hope the porn channel is disabled."

The clerk replies, "It's just regular porn you sick bastard."
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Music Room ideas

Hey, guess what? Its almost me time!

With the daughter married and ready to have a child, and the "baby's" room almost done and my garage almost done I am going to be able to get all the tools and stuff out of the basement and into the garage.

That means I can move the pool table from the sun room to the basement.

That means, except for the bird (lola, a blue fronted amazon ...
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