Friday, February 24, 2017

Breaking News – China at Final Step toward an Air Defense Identification Zone in SOUTH CHINA SEA

New satellite photos have revealed that China may be at its final step to establish an Air Defense Identification in the South China Sea. The photos show that China has finish building surface-to-air missile facilities with retractable roofs in the Spratly Islands, including Subi Reef, Mischief and Fiery Cross Reefs.

[34 meter] 112 ft Statue of Shiva (Adiyogi) in India :-)

PM Modi at Unveiling of 112 feet statue of "Adiyogi - The Shiva" :-)



JC Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements :-(



By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO  AP, February 24, 2017

 —Matt Slocum / AP
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is joining its department store rivals in pruning its store numbers in an era of online shopping.

Penney said Friday that it will close 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it tries to improve profitability. The company said that it would also initiate a voluntary early retirement program for about 6,000 eligible employees.

Malaysia: VX Nerve Agent Killed Outcast North Korean Scion



By EILEEN NG Associated Press
Friday, February 24, 2017 07:54AM

The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent, police said Friday.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent, police said Friday. Eleven days after the deadly toxin was used, they said they would eliminate any possible remaining trace of it from the airport and other locations.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Tiếng Hát Hậu Phương với Ca Nhạc Sĩ Miên Du Đà Lạt :-)

Mỗi tiếng hát, ngay cả khi chưa tìm được tri âm cho riêng mình, thì cũng đã gắn liền với một giai đoạn lịch sử khi tiếng hát ấy cất lên. Và Tiếng Hát Hậu Phương là tiếng lòng của tình quân dân, của một thời kiêu hùng và lãng mạn...

Reuters: U.S. appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles




(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland's ban on assault rifles, ruling gun owners are not protected under the U.S. Constitution to possess "weapons of war," court documents showed.

Look! There are lives in heaven :-)

Seven Earth-sized exoplanets discovered!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Vẹm láo quậy phá cộng đồng :-(



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Scientists discover seven Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star



Sun reporter Scott Dance on scientists discovered of seven planets circling a relatively nearby star, heartening their hopes of finding a "second Earth" and life elsewhere in space. (Baltimore Sun video)

Scott DanceContact Reporter
The Baltimore Sun

Raising hope of finding a "second Earth" out there in the cosmos, scientists announced Wednesday that they've found three planets circling a relatively nearby star that could be hospitable enough to support life.

They are among seven planets discovered orbiting the star known as TRAPPIST-1, about 39 light years from Earth in the Milky Way.

How the Universe Works - National Geographic The Universe - Space Discovery Documentary 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Reason Behind Carrier Strike Group USS Carl Vinson Patrol In The South China Sea :-)

Reason Behind Carrier Strike Group USS Carl Vinson Patrol In The South China Sea

Feb. 21, 2017 - Navy Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, speaks at the WEST 2017 naval conference and exposition in San Diego.

USS Bataan tests its machine gun :-)