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- Aug 3, 2003
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Check 10,000 bird anuses... wonder what the poor bastards did to deserve that job.
Probably not! Doves are just upmarket pigeons, and pigeons (unlike sea gulls) can't poop in flight.ramonmercado said:The doves still managed to drop some missiles.
You fill in the application form and send them £103.68p. If you don't have the money, you write an essay explaining why you want the job. When you get there . . .OneWingedBird said:
Ah! Mutant pigeons. Any nuclear facilities in the area? Chernobyl, for example?davidplankton said:
There might have been something else much higher than the pigeons.davidplankton said:
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert. Zale Thompson, 32, was shot dead after wounding the two officers, one critically, in Queens on Thursday.
Commissioner William Bratton said Thompson was not on any watch lists but had browsed al-Qaeda web sites and watched beheadings.
A bystander shot in the incident is critical but stable in hospital.
Witnesses said the man deliberately targeted the foot-patrol officers, charging them and then swinging the axe two-handed, One officer, Kenneth Healy, 25, was hit on the head and was listed as critical but stable in hospital. The other officer was hit on the arm. ...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29773780A British hostage being held by Islamic State (IS) has said prisoners of the militant group who have tried to escape have been punished with waterboarding.
The statement came in the latest video featuring 43-year-old journalist John Cantlie, who was seized in late 2012.
Mr Cantlie reads an apparently scripted message that criticises the British and US's stance on hostage negotiations.
He quotes from emails in which families of hostages allegedly complained about the US refusal to negotiate with IS.
One message, which Mr Cantlie dates to 17 July this year, allegedly said: "We have begged them so many times already. Everyone has buried their heads in the sand.
"We feel we are caught in the middle between you and the US government, and we are being punished."
Referring to the hostages' treatment by the captors, Mr Cantlie says: "Some of us who tried to escape were waterboarded by our captors, as Muslim prisoners are waterboarded by their American captors."
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30166946Four or five terror plots have been prevented this year, the commissioner of the Met Police has said.
Police have previously prevented on average one plot a year, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe told the BBC.
He said there had been a "change to the frequency and the seriousness" of the plots seen, and there was also "growing concern" over so-called "lone-wolf" attacks that require less planning.
The terror threat level was raised from "substantial" to "severe" in August.
It moved to the second highest of five possible levels in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria.
Sir Bernard's comments come on the eve of the launch of a nationwide terrorism awareness campaign.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30173238Police and security services will get new powers as the UK faces a terror threat "perhaps greater than it has ever been", the home secretary says.
I suspect the main reason Bozza made those remarks was to give it a bit of "Look, Britain's not afraid of you lot so listen to this!" bravado. He's leading by example and he's right. A large portion of the British public are too scared to say anything negative about Jihadis or ISIS, terrorists will come round and blow up their homes .... 'the bad guys' don't have anywhere near the resources or manpower to do this, all they have is fear mongering. Remember the Blitz spirit, Churchill flicking the V's and the song "Hitler, he only had one ball etc .." ..... well, "The Jihads, have no nads, at all" .. Britain needs to grow a pair because this is a war of nerves as much as of violence.He's completely right in what he says, although I fear he may have just painted a target on his own forehead.
What he says particularly applies to disaffected young men who convert to Islam. Part of the reason for them converting is so that they can feel powerful in their relationships with women, and without fear of reprisal, be as misogynistic as they like.
31 January 2015 Last updated at 21:48 GMT
Kenji Goto: Video 'shows IS beheading Japan hostage'
A video has been released online purporting to show the beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by Islamic State militants.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-31121160Jordan pilot hostage Moaz al-Kasasbeh 'burned alive'
Jordan has confirmed the death of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh after a video published online by Islamic State (IS) claimed to show him being burned alive.
The video shows a man standing in a cage engulfed in flames. Officials are working to confirm its authenticity.
The problem is that once one lot is defeated another lot appear to take their place and it starts all over again. There has to be a way of breaking the vicious circle. I doubt if there is an easy answer...maybe a nuke would scare off any replacements.The problem is of course, that there is no way of fighting an idea..... therefore it is impossible to wage a war against terrorism. I think a small targeted nuke might do a good job of getting to the root of the problem though.
Frankly, I think we should be declaring war on more nouns.The problem is of course, that there is no way of fighting an idea..... therefore it is impossible to wage a war against terrorism. I think a small targeted nuke might do a good job of getting to the root of the problem though.