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FBI's Wray denounces threats following search of Trump home

The Grand Island Independent 11 Aug 2022
Christopher Wray, who was appointed as the agency’s director in 2017 by Trump, called threats circulating online against federal agents and the Justice Department “deplorable and dangerous.” ... Reactions included the ubiquitous “Lock and load” and calls for federal agents and even U.S ... “All it takes is one call.

Islanders’ Aatu Räty sets sights on NHL after World Juniors

New York Post 11 Aug 2022
new york islanders. Islanders should honor ex-captain who helped lay dynasty’s foundation. Islanders could sign this star free agent, but it’s not a perfect fit. With rumors of star signing, Islanders have betting value ... Islanders draft pick Calle Odelius in good hands at home in Swedish league.

How to spend a summer day on Sauvie Island: Peak Northwest podcast

The Oregonian 11 Aug 2022
Sauvie Island is a popular place, and it’s no surprise why. The sprawling Columbia River island is home to hiking trails, beaches, berry farms and more – the recipe for a perfect summer day ... Sauvie Island is calling.

City Council approves land purchase near Grand Island emergency center

The Grand Island Independent 11 Aug 2022
Grand Island City Council Tuesday unanimously approved the purchase of 4.5 acres of land adjacent to Grand Island/Hall County Emergency Center for $136,482.50 ... Council Member Mitch Nickerson called it a "fair price" for the purchase, and thanked Grand Island businessman Ray O'Connor.

Loganair's Passenger Pledge To Protect Scotland's Island Communities

Simple Flying 11 Aug 2022
... commitment to protecting the islands the airline calls home.

Wildwood seeks to preserve beach events in discussions with state

Atlantic City 11 Aug 2022
North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello has called for a federal beach project to protect his community, like the kind of beach projects that have added sand to almost every other barrier island in New Jersey ... In addition to adding sand to North Wildwood, the plan calls for the creation of a line of sand dunes stretching the length of the island.

China renews Taiwan threats, island cites 'wishful thinking'

The Grand Island Independent 11 Aug 2022
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday renewed its threat to attack Taiwan following almost a week of war games near the island. Taiwan has called Beijing's claims to the self-governing democracy “wishful thinking" and launched its own military exercises ... island into the Pacific Ocean.

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The Galveston Daily News 11 Aug 2022
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Arctic is warming four times faster than rest of planet, research shows

The Grand Island Independent 11 Aug 2022
The phenomenon, called Arctic amplification, is caused by the heat-trapping emissions from burning fossil fuels ... Jorge Calle/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images ... It currently uses a grayish-white substance called CoolSeal, once used to help hide grounded aircraft from satellites, but it's possible that another type of paint could yield different results.

How the crisis over Taiwan will change US-China relations

Economist 11 Aug 2022
America, he declared, would not intervene militarily to help China’s defeated Nationalists, who had fled to the island of Taiwan ... He draws parallels with China’s response in 2012 to Japan’s nationalisation of the Senkaku Islands, which China also claims and calls the Diaoyu.

Pelosi's trip to Taiwan blatantly provocative

China Daily 11 Aug 2022
Like Chinoy, I too would like to know what motivated her to visit the island ... Portuguese seafarers called Taiwan the "beautiful island", while the island's Chinese name means "high-and-flat bay". I have noticed during my visits to the island how profoundly Chinese it is in terms of ...

China renews Taiwan threats, island cites ‘wishful thinking’

Metro USA 11 Aug 2022
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday renewed its threat to attack Taiwan following almost a week of war games near the island. Taiwan has called Beijing’s claims to the self-governing democracy “wishful thinking” and launched its own military exercises ... over the island.

Tactical vehicle makes Okinawa round trip by chopper to test Marines’ combat concept

Stars and Stripes 11 Aug 2022
David Berger’s servicewide redesign called Force Design 2030 ... Expeditionary advanced base operations call for these mobile units to disperse inside the range of enemy missiles to seize and hold islands and sink enemy vessels at sea.

GORILLA ROOFING WEATHER REPORT: Forecast Calls for Sunny Skies, High Near 92 for Brevard On Thursday

Space Coast Daily 11 Aug 2022
Located at 38 Nevins Court on Merritt Island, Florida, you can reach Gorilla Roofing by calling 321-613-5158 or emailing ... Located at 38 Nevins Court on Merritt Island, Florida, you can reach Gorilla Roofing by calling 321-613-5158 or email

Lori King Tackles an ‘Everest of Swimming’

The East Hampton Star 11 Aug 2022
Her time of 8 hours, 39 minutes, and 45 seconds, which the Marathon Swimmers Federation is expected to certify, is most notable for the fact that apparently no swimmer has ever before spanned Montauk and Block Island, a challenge that Sinead FitzGibbon, one of those in King’s crew, has called “the local Everest of swimming.”.

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In this photo released by the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan military forces conduct anti-landing drills during the annual Han Kuang military exercises near New Taipei City in Taiwan on Wednesday, July 27, 2022
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