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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #825 on: January 09, 2019, 12:29:38 »
https://abc7.com/video-prowler-spends-3-hours-licking-doorbell-at-ca-home/5033951/

VIDEO: Prowler spends 3 hours licking doorbell at California home
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #826 on: January 12, 2019, 10:29:06 »

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Trump lashes out at FBI after report he was investigated over national security

"This is absurd," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement provided to POLITICO late Friday. "James Comey was fired because he’s a disgraced partisan hack, and his Deputy Andrew McCabe, who was in charge at the time, is a known liar fired by the FBI."

Pot, kettle.....   :rofl:

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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #827 on: January 15, 2019, 15:43:14 »
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #828 on: April 08, 2019, 18:36:24 »
<sigh> I don’t know what else to say.

10-Year-Old California Kid Gets Run Over by Own Parents in 'Car Surfing' Accident

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...California City PD responded to calls about a child being hit by a car a few minutes after 4 p.m. near Neuralia and Ironwood Avenue. Police say the boy was "surfing" on top of the vehicle when he slipped, fell down in front of the car, and got run over. According to a family friend, the boy broke both shoulders, his pelvis, fractured some ribs, and will have to undergo surgery...

https://www.thedrive.com/news/27328/10-year-old-california-kid-gets-ran-over-by-own-parents-in-car-surfing-accident

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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #829 on: May 02, 2019, 07:31:15 »
I understand the calendar and stickers are intended as satire.  :-X
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #831 on: May 08, 2019, 20:46:19 »
A Canadian Supreme Court Justice is missing, and the Ottawa Police have issued a bulletin.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/justice-clement-gascon-missing-1.5128783

Ottawa Police are asking for the public's help in locating Supreme Court Justice Clément Gascon, who announced his retirement from the top court earlier this year.

According to the notice put out by Ottawa Police, Gascon was last seen Wednesday around 1:20 pm in the 300 block of Wellington Street heading southwest.

Clement, 59, is described by police as a white male, 183 cm tall, with short medium hair and a beard. He wears glasses and police say he was last seen wearing a black business suit.

Ottawa Police Sgt. Scott Fenton told CBC News that there is no indication of foul play or a crime scene and Clement's disappearance is not being treated as a criminal investigation at the moment.

Anyone who knows where Clement is now is asked to call the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222.
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #832 on: May 08, 2019, 21:07:11 »
He's found:
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« Last Edit: May 08, 2019, 22:10:35 by PPCLI Guy »
"The higher the rank, the more necessary it is that boldness should be accompanied by a reflective mind....for with increase in rank it becomes always a matter less of self-sacrifice and more a matter of the preservation of others, and the good of the whole."

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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #834 on: May 09, 2019, 23:58:45 »
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/veterans-affairs-nazis-video-ve-day-1.5130515

Veterans Affairs bungles VE-Day video by showing Nazis

Unclear if any Canadian troops visible amid footage of German forces

Peter Zimonjic · CBC News · Posted: May 09, 2019 10:25 PM ET

Veterans Affairs Canada quickly deleted an online video it posted - on Wednesday, to celebrate the 74th anniversary of VE-Day - upon realizing it showed images of the German Wehrmacht, the unified Nazi forces in the Second World War.

On Twitter, the message said: "74 years ago, crowds celebrated Victory in Europe (V-E) Day across the Allied nations. Today, we remember the service and sacrifice of those who fought for peace and freedom during the Second World War." The war in Europe ended on May 8, 1945.

Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay appears on screen to present the short video explaining that "more than a million Canadian men and women served in this bitter conflict."

The sound of MacAulay's voice describing the war effort is then played over images of the German troops ending on the line: "Lest we forget."

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A spokesperson from Veterans Affairs said the video, which was posted to the department's social media platforms, was "unacceptable" and was removed as soon as the mistake was noticed.

"Minister MacAulay has asked his deputy minister to review the approval process to ensure a similar mistake does not happen in the future," the spokesperson said.

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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #835 on: May 10, 2019, 10:50:42 »
Did not see the video before it was taken down. From media reports, sounds like whoever did the video, and whoever approved the video production/release doesn't know bugger all about the Cdn military that VAC is supposedly serving.

Another VAC achievement. ATI the cost someone in the media please.
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #836 on: May 10, 2019, 22:41:07 »

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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #837 on: May 10, 2019, 23:08:02 »
<<Churlish comment removed>>

Jesus, I'm wondering what the comment was?
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #838 on: May 11, 2019, 05:57:11 »
Jesus, I'm wondering what the comment was?

<<Another one edited to make you wonder ;D>>
"The higher the rank, the more necessary it is that boldness should be accompanied by a reflective mind....for with increase in rank it becomes always a matter less of self-sacrifice and more a matter of the preservation of others, and the good of the whole."

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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #839 on: May 11, 2019, 09:09:18 »
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #840 on: May 11, 2019, 09:28:38 »
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"Minister MacAulay has asked his deputy minister to review the approval process to ensure a similar mistake does not happen in the future," the spokesperson said.

How about start firing people instead.
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Re: The WTF News Files
« Reply #841 on: May 11, 2019, 10:29:17 »
That's what happens when fluid gender studies outstrip history studies.

Probably wouldn't have happened if Veterans Affairs had some Veterans working there. ::)
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