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Weird 'artificial' quake was 'clearly' North Korea's fifth nuclear test

If the “man-made seismic event” reported along the North Korea/China border tonight by the USGS is confirmed to be a new nuclear test, America’s next Commander-in-Chief will have complex new Pyongyang problems on their plate. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the explosion around 930am local time in North Korea as a magnitude 5.3 event, located 19km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, …

Isis left behind at least 14,000 mines when it retreated from Manbij

Once it became clear that a US-backed militia coalition was going to chase Isis out of the northern Syrian city of Manbij, Isis planted at least 14,000 mines, boobytrapping refrigerators, onion-baskets, rocks, appliances, tea-kettles, “everything.” Isis uses a mix of Russian mines and homemade ones. In the days since the liberation of Manbij, over 100 people have been killed by mines. Isis …

US Army committed $6.5 trillion in accounting fraud in one year

In June, the Defense Department’s Inspector General released a report on the US Army’s accounting, revealing that the Army had invented $6.5 trillion in “improper adjustments” ($2.8T in one quarter!) to make its books appear balanced though it could not account for where the funds had gone. The army had “simply made up” many of the figures, and lacked receipts or invoices to …