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You Only Live Once

Chanchori - February 11, 2017<p>February 7, 2017. 22:49h. Hurlingham, Nairobi. I have just dropped a young lady off at "The Hood" when the request comes …

Charline Kwamboka Chronicles: The journey to a new home, career in California - African Warrior Magazine

By Charles Chancori<p><b>Genesis</b><p>I never cared much for money. Not really. Not many people believe that when I say it, but it is what it is. I am …

The Uber Killer: The Real Story of One Night of Terror

On a Saturday evening in February, a 45-year-old Uber driver and father of two named Jason Dalton got into his car, left his home near Kalamazoo, Michigan, and began shooting people. But the strangest, most unfathomable thing about the night that Dalton killed and killed again is what he did in …

Land Rover Range Rover

Waking Charlie

Walking down Eastlands with my head bowed and my hands pocketed at 3am has always been such a beautiful thing to me. The occasional bark of a dog, …

Charles Chanchori

ME, BOB MARLEY AND MY FAVORITE COUSIN CONNIE<p>November 29, 2016 - 18:02h<p>When I boarded the bus earlier, I had no idea where I was to alight. Then I saw …

PlayStation Experience 2016 Details: Games, Panel Lineup, Dates, Tickets

If you are a PlayStation fan, you probably can’t wait for the next weekend to roll around when Sony holds the PlayStation Experience 2016 event at …

‘End of History’ Author Says Donald Trump Could Signal a Shift From the Liberal World Order

Francis Fukuyama says the U.S.’s role depends on whether Mr. Trump rules like a businessman or a ‘mafia boss’<p>Francis Fukuyama, the Stanford University professor who famously said Western-style liberal democracy was triumphing in an “End of History” global political evolution, now says Donald …

Donald Trump

Trump aides say Cuban government will have to change

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cuban government must move toward enacting greater freedoms for its people and giving Americans something in return if it wants …

Egypt denies military presence in Syria

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Foreign Ministry has denied what it said were Arab media reports about an Egyptian military presence in Syria.<p>Egypt is committed …

Fidel Castro, 1926–2016

Fidel Castro is dead at 90. He took power in 1959, at the head of the joyful, raucous, and brash Cuban Revolution, which was immediately placed under …

Syrian forces enter eastern Aleppo to take key district

<b>(CNN) —</b> Syrian regime forces have entered eastern Aleppo and retaken parts of its largest district, launching a long-threatened ground assault to wrest control of the area from rebels.<p>The troops' gains in the key neighborhood of Masaken Hanano were backed by regime airstrikes and marked the first …

Middle East

Donald Trump Alleges That ‘Millions of People’ Voted Illegally

President-elect offers no evidence of claim that he otherwise would have won the popular vote<p>President-elect Donald Trump dismissed charges Sunday that his victory was illegitimate, lashing out on Twitter at critics who point to Hillary Clinton’s lead of more than two million votes in the national …

Donald Trump

The No Man's Sky Foundation Update is finally available to download

The long-awaited Foundation Update for No Man’s Sky is finally here, bringing with it features that <i>really</i> should have been in the game from Day One. The update brings base-building, survival mode, freighters, and stackable items.<p>Now, when you stumble upon a desolate outpost, you can build your own …

BITANGE NDEMO

U.S. now 'reasonably certain' drone strike killed 'Jihadi John'

The U.S. military is "reasonably certain" its drone strike in Syria killed the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," who appeared in several videos depicting the beheadings of Western hostages.<p>But families of the hostages brutally killed last year said his presumed death is little …

Back to School in Mosul: The ISIS Curriculum

MOSUL, Iraq — For some parents in Mosul, this northern Iraqi city controlled by the extremist group known as the Islamic State, the worst has come …

Textbooks

Report: U.S. aircraft carriers could become ineffective

<b>(CNN) —</b> Calling the U.S. aircraft carrier the "backbone" of America's global military presence, the Navy's top brass highlighted the risks of failing to maintain a big enough fleet during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday.<p>But a new report on the future of aircraft carriers …

Google engineer takes on subpar USB Type-C cables

Trying to save a few bucks by purchasing offbrand cables? We've all done it -- but there's something you should know about new USB Type-C connectors popping up on cellphones (Nexus, OnePlus), laptops (Macbook, Pixel), tablets (Pixel C) and even Apple TV. The reason why they can charge so many …

'Heat flash' recorded over Sinai at time of plane crash

US satellite detects possible midair explosion at time of Russian airliner crash in Egypt's Sinai, US official says.<p>A US infrared satellite has reportedly detected a heat flash at the time a Russian passenger jet went down in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, a US official has said, as the investigation …

BBC

Facing backlash, Trump dodges questions on 9/11 comments

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump, under fire for suggesting that George W. Bush shared in the blame for the 9/11 terrorist attacks because they happened during his presidency, repeatedly declined to engage with reporters about the matter Friday night -- opting instead to continue a long-running feud …

'El Chapo' is wounded but not caught as Mexico's military roars into terrified villages

Martha Marbella was getting ready to prepare dinner for her three children one evening last week when a plane flew over their home in the village of El Verano, deep in the Sierra Madre.<p>Next, three helicopters swooped overhead. The biggest one, dark gray, had the face of a shark painted on it, and …

Syria conflict: Russia intensifies air strikes

<b>Russia is increasing the number of air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, its defence ministry has said.</b><p>It said on Saturday morning that it had hit 55 Islamic State (IS) group targets in Syria in the last 24 hours.<p>Later, US defence officials said progress had been made during talks with their …

The Culture That Capitalism Created

Poet, rapper, and filmmaker Boots Riley has just published <i>Tell Homeland Security—­We Are the Bomb</i>, a collection of songs, commentaries, and stories …

Kim Jong Un vows to fight 'any kind of war the American imperialists want'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's ruling party by declaring in a rare speech that the North has no intention of straying from the socialist track established by his grandfather …

Isis kills hundreds of Iraqi Sunnis from Albu Nimr tribe in Anbar province

The bodies of more than 150 men killed by Islamic state (Isis) militants were recovered from a ditch in the city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, on Thursday in the latest of a series of mass executions of tribal figures who oppose the group.<p>Iraqi officials said the men had been captured in the town of …