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UN Peacekeepers Abducted in Syria

44 Fiji Peacekeepers Captured by Syria Rebels

Militants force members of UN mission from Golan Heights post, also trap Filipino troops

By Jenn Gidman, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 29, 2014 10:15 AM CDT

(Newser) – The UN says that 44 of its Fijian peacekeeping troops have been captured by militants in Syria, while 75 of its Filipino peacekeepers are surrounded by insurgents who want them to surrender their weapons, reports the AP. All of ...
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His needs, Her needs

After 26 years of marriage, I decided to read one of the classic books on the marriage dynamic "His needs, Her needs" by Willard Harley

The book struck a nerve. I hate being predictable.

His needs:
1. Sexual fulfillment (duh)
2. Recreational companionship
3. An attractive spouse
4. Domestic support
5. Admiration/respect

Her needs:
1. Affection
2. Conversation
3. Honesty/openness
4. Financial support
5. Commitment to family

The premise is that if a spouse does ...
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ISIS Citizenship ... caliphate/

I say we boot him out of the plane over an ISIS training camp. :wink: Parachute is optional.
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Hey Mitchell

What's your thoughts on having a civilian having an emergency suture kit in a 3rd world/help is a long way away first aid kit? To me it makes a lot of sense...
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Cajun Salesman

Cajun Salesman

Bubba Boudreaux, the smoothest-talking Cajun in the Louisiana National Guard, got called up to active duty.

His first assignment was in a military induction center. Because he was a good talker, they assigned him the duty of advising new recruits about government benefits, especially the GI insurance to which they were entitled.

The officer in charge soon noticed that Boudreaux was getting a 99% sign-up rate for the more expensive supplemental form of ...
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So I flipped open the toilet...

...and you'll never believe what happened next!

Ready? Go.
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So I open up this letter in the mail.....

And it is not mine. American Express bill. As soon as I realize it is not mine, I put everything back with out further inspection.

The issue is that it belongs to the neighbor who we *think* called the zoning enforcement about 4 months ago, and the animal control twice about two weeks ago.

Now I know what you guys are thinking, but no, you can't have free flower, or buy the BGE for labor ...
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Labor Day weekend

Big plans anyone?

We aren't going anywhere, just making use of the time off to do some cooking, eating, socializing, and catch up on some odd jobs around the house. Hopefully will play golf too, although the weather looks rainy all weekend.

Oh and my weekend begins in about 2 hours... and cown

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WTF? This makes Sandusky look like Santa Claus

(CNN) -- Hundreds of children have been systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town for more than 12 years. And it is still going on, a government commissioned report says.

The "appalling" revelations also expose cultural tensions and lack of communication between authorities and the town's ethnic minorities that may have helped stop it.

Social counselors saw evidence of sexual exploitation early on, but turned a blind eye, according to the ...
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And the winner is John Boehner

John Boehner wins unpopularity contest
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:04am
Chad Merda


A new Rasmussen poll gives House Speaker John Boehner a reason to be upset — he's Congress' most unpopular leader.

The poll shows he continues to fall behind House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi in the favorability ratings.

Of those polled, only 28 percent of likely U.S. voters have a favorable opinion of Boehner, while 60 percent view the Ohio Republican unfavorably.

For ...
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