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Story of the year the media ignores:

New Battle of the Alamo

Texans are readying to battle political correctness in the Alamo restoration. Read more at Star Telegram

Black Death Returns

The Bubonic Plague has begun in Madagascar. (Read more at Breaking Israel News)

A look back at when the plague killed one-third of the world’s population:

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30 Years Since Black Monday

Wall Street Journal newspaper graphic comparing the 1987 stock market crash to the 1929 crash.

Read more: Dow’s Climb Above 23000 Comes 30 Years After Black Monday

World Map 2000 B.C.

Source: Vivid Maps and Ancient History Encyclopedia

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ISIS Defeat in Syria

U.S. backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have reportedly retaken ISIS’ proclaimed capital of Raqqa. (Stars and Stripes story)

A look at the battlefield last week:

Source: Institute for the Study of War

What’s next, once ISIS falls? (Breaking Israel News)

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Kurds, Iraqis Dispute after Victories

GOOD NEWS: ISIS has lost 95% of its gains in Iraq.

POWER VACUUM: The multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk produces a large amount of oil, which the U.S. trained Kurdish army wants to control.

UPDATE: Iraqi forces seized the oil fields and air base in Kirkuk on Monday, Oct. 16. The Kurds withdrew. (Circa News story)

The U.S. is not currently supporting either side’s claims. Read more at Stars & Stripes

Planet Nine

Researchers at Cal Tech claim an anomaly in the orbits of the distant Kuiper Belt points to the existence of an unknown planet.

By Karl Tate at Space.com

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Happy Columbus Day

President Trump proclaims Columbus Day, without Obama’s qualms. (Breitbart)

FORGOTTEN HISTORY: “North American Indigenous Warfare and Ritual Violence” by Richard J. Chacon; Rubén G. Mendoza

Native Americans didn’t always use the whole Buffalo.

California Becomes Sanctuary State

MS-13 thanks you.

Jerry Brown signs bill (sponsored by Democratic Senate leader Kevin de Leon) making California law enforcement ignore laws. (Fox News)

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MORE: Cartels help terrorists enter U.S. (Judicial Watch)

21.7% of federal inmates are non-citizens

The Bump Stock

A bump stock device, approved by President Obama’s ATF in 2010, was allegedly used by the Las Vegas shooter at Mandalay Bay.

The bump stock can often jam and produces inaccurate fire, prompting an ATF official in 2010 to describe it as ““… a goofy, little doodad.”

Read more at Breitbart

UPDATE: Bump stocks can be 3D printed (Washington Examiner story)

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Boko Haram Kills Green Berets

The Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram ambushed U.S. special operations troops who were helping train soldiers in Niger. 3 Green Berets were killed and two were wounded.

A look at Boko Haram (which means “Western education is sinful”)

Boko Haram attacks

Read more at Stars and Stripes

NRA vs. Planned Parenthood

Nuff said …

Read more at The Washington Examiner

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