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Here are the reasons.   1) It might make Americans sympathetic to Philippines President Duterte. That's because Duterte = Trump > Hitler.   2) Because we have our own news story

Some guy took a selfie with the hijacker:

13 hours ago, LoooSeR said:

 

 

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As someone who is something resembling a journalist, the reason we use that kind of headline is actually so we don't get sued. We can be 100% confident of something and still be at risk of a lawsuit. This is in part because we're only human, and can be wrong sometimes, and in part because when money's on the line, truth doesn't matter and lawsuits follow.

For example, I know for a fact a piece of information that is extremely damaging to SIG. I cannot publish this, because even though I am 100% confident that it is true, TFB would almost certainly get sued. Because $580 million is a lot of money.

 

 

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As someone who has written headlines for a living and had to do so under the constraints of actually trying to fit them in one column or two columns or three columns depending on the newspaper layout, there is a certain style that you need to use in order to actually make readers notice the story. Then your lede (the first sentence has to grab them) and if you haven't kept their attention by the second paragraph, you have failed as a writer.

 

Also, and I've mentioned this before, for actual newspapers, the people writing the headlines aren't the ones generally writing the stories. They're editors or copy editors/layout design folks.

 

Worse, on websites, the guy writing the headlines is some computer slob.

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On 8/14/2017 at 8:16 AM, LoooSeR said:

Putin is secretly Adolf

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Because,y'know,the Nazis and Russians just got along famously in the mid 20'th century. I can see how one could make this assumption .(drops another tab of blotter).

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Results of Army 2017 competitions.

http://charly015.blogspot.ru/2017/08/resultados-army-2017.html

 

Tank Biathlon 2017

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1st Russia

2nd Kazakhstan

3rd China

 

Others:

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Suvorovskiy natisk (Suvorovsky onslaught)

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1. China

2. Russia

3. Iran

 

Snaiperskiy rubezh (Sniper frontier)

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1. Kazakhstan

2. Russia

3. China

 

Aviadarts

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1. Russian and China. Link to a post about why such results

 

Desantniy vzvod (Airborne platoon)

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Morskoy Desant (Seaborne assault/forces)

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1. Russia

2. China

3. Venezuela

 

Kubok Morya (Cup of the Sea)

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In Azerbaijan (Baku):

1. Azerbaijan

2. Iran

3. Russia

 

Vladivostok:

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Glubina (Depth)

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1. Russia

2. Iran

3. South Africa

 

Master artilleriyskogo ognya (Masters of artillery fire)

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1st Kazakhstan

2nd Belarus

3rd Russia

 

Chistoe nebo (Clear sky)

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Klyuchi ot neba (Keys to the sky)

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Otlichniki voyskovoy razvedki (Army scout masters)

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1. Russia

2. China

3. Uzbekistan

 

Otkrytaya voda (Open water)

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Bezopasniy marshrut (Safe route)

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1. Russia

2. Belarus

3. Uzbekistan

 

Inzhenernaya formula (Engineering formula)

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Bezopasnaya sreda (Safe environment)

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Master avtobronetankovoy tekniki (Masters of armored vehicles)

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1st Russia

2nd Egypt

3rd Venezuela

 

 

And even more:

 

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   Recently one man in Surgut stabbed 7 people, injuring them, was stopped by police and a bullet. Apperently ISIS released today a video from this man. Police originally didn't even considered this event as terrorist attack, as in our country usually such attacks involve explosives, suicide bomber or several armed militants shooting at people/attempting to shoot at people.

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On 8/19/2017 at 7:17 PM, Meplat said:

Did she somehow confuse Alabama with Arizona during that nigh upon month sojurn into the boonies?

 

On 8/19/2017 at 8:04 PM, Ramlaen said:

 

Was she buck naked the whole time?

I got a buddy in Emergency Services in Alabama. He's saying that the story is bullshit. She left with supplies when she knew the two she was with were going to get caught. She may have gotten lost, but she definitely had stuff with her. Now she's the victim and not the one going to jail.

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oops: http://nypost.com/2017/09/08/councilman-resigning-after-secret-furry-life-revealed/

 

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“It’s nothing to do with sex; it’s an interest in cartoon animals,” Chamberlain told the newspaper Thursday.

But the profile also indicated that Chamberlain “tolerates” rape, prompting at least one commenter on the Facebook post to question the lawmaker’s ability to lead.

 

 

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57 minutes ago, LostCosmonaut said:

 

This is great.  I was wondering why it's taken so long for something like this to happen, but here it is!

 

You've got to make an account to view his page, but I've found a screencap.  It's even better that it doesn't look like he was just some low profile guy either on this place.  ~2.3k submissions of I guess that comic looking thing and an impressive 17k comments.

 

Not NSFW in case that's a concern

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