January 26, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Patuxent Cove Taking Apps for First Tenants -

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Feb. 8 a Day for Women’s Wellness -

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Bring Your Wares to the Appraiser Fair -

Sunday, January 19, 2020

SIF Ensemble to Perform at Museum -

Sunday, January 19, 2020

More Troops Need Medical Eval from Iran Missile Strike

More American troops are leaving Iraq for a medical evaluation after Iran missile strike of the Ain al-Assad air base in Iraq on Jan. 8, 2020.

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Parallels to ’09 Crash of 737Max Predecessor Found

737

A review of the recent crashes to a 2009 crash of the predecessor to Boeing’s 737 Max finds parallels are striking, and also finds design issues and safety assessments noted in a review of the 2009 crash were downplayed or eliminated from the final report.

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It’s Camo for Space Force Uniforms

Space Force

US Space Force unveils its new uniforms. The new military branch will wear the same camouflage look as other branches.

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Morning Coffee Is Off the Burner

Morning Coffee is off the burner for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. We’ll be back Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

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Government Cyber Warnings Continue

cyber warnings

Hackers and weak cyber security concerns prompted cyber warnings from Homeland Security (about Firefox) and now from the National Security Agency. The NSA and Microsoft announced the vulnerability in the ubiquitous Windows 10, which, could open the pathway for malicious software, such as ransomware, to reach your computer.

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Marines Enter the Red Sea, Join Growing Force

marines

The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit moves into the Red Sea. The 2,500 Marines join thousands of other US forces deploying to the region amid high tensions between the US and Iran.

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US Wants to Resume North Korean Talks

Summit

Trump’s White House asks Chairman Kim to come back to the table for more North Korean talks about denuclearization.

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How Will New Space Force Be Organized?

space force

The new US Space Force is putting together a plan to bring personnel from the Army, Navy, and Marines into the new branch. The Air Force secretary has to tell Congress by Feb. 1 how the Space Force will be organized.

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Trump: US Seeks Peace; Holds Big Weapons

Trump

After Iran retaliates the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani with missile strikes on US troops in Iraq, Trump called for peace but threatened “big, powerful, accurate, lethal and fast” US missiles if US citizens are harmed. No US or Iraqi troops were harmed in the Iranian attacks, Trump said.

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Reaper Drone Gave Soleimani Little Chance

Reaper

General Atomics’ Reaper drone had Soleimani in its sights upon his commercial plane’s arrival in Baghdad. The $64 million drone is armed with laser-guided Hellfire air-to-surface missiles used in attacks on high-value terrorists.

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