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Retro

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Retro

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Documentaries

Do You Remember Morning Funnies Cereal?

The cereal was canceled in 1989 due to poor sales. The ultra sweetness of the cereal turned off parents, and the lack of fresh cartoons turned off …

Construx - One of the Best Toys of the 1980's

In 1983, Fisher-Price rolled out it’s newest toy creation. It was called Construx, and was possibly the most versatile building/construction toy …

GRUNT! The Wrestling Movie Review

I’ve always been a movie fan, but for just as long I’ve been fascinated by the world of professional wrestling. In fact, during my weekly visits to …

Nearly Forgotten TV Shows

Through the many years of television, there have been thousands of TV shows created. Usually only the cream of the crop last for multiple seasons, …

Retro Round Table: Foods We Miss

It’s time once again for another Retro Round Table! This time, we’re talking about our most missed foods from day’s gone by. There have been a lot of …

My Favorite Memories of Wrestlemania

WrestleMania is just days away, and as always, hopes are high that it is a blow away show. Through the years, the “sports” biggest event has left …

Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria

UNITED NATIONS/MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have "extremely serious" consequences, as President Donald Trump's first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington.<p>The warships USS …

U.S. allies show support for strikes on Syria

(Reuters) - U.S. allies expressed support on Friday for Washington’s missile strikes on Syria, calling them a proportionate response to Syrian forces’ suspected use of chemical weapons.<p>U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea …

France was informed of Syria strikes, says Russia should heed U.S. 'warning'

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (Reuters) - France said on Friday it had been informed by the United States before the U.S. military strikes on Syrian military positions and that Russia should use this “warning” to push for a political solution to the Syrian conflict.<p>France, a key backer of rebels opposed …

Putin calls U.S. strikes on Syria illegal, blow to U.S.-Russia ties

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned U.S. cruise missile strikes on Syria as illegal on Friday, warning the move would further damage already battered U.S.-Russia relations which Moscow had hoped President Donald Trump would revive.<p>U.S. officials said they had informed …

France, Germany to pursue Syria peace efforts through U.N.

PARIS (Reuters) - France and Germany will continue efforts through the United Nations to find a peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis, French President Francois Hollande said in a statement on Friday after telephone talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.<p>The joint statement came after the …

U.N. denied access to South Sudan town alleged to be massacre site

NAIROBI (Reuters) - South Sudanese authorities are blocking United Nations peacekeepers from visiting a town where soldiers are alleged to have killed civilians including children this week, a U.N. spokeswoman said on Friday.<p>Peacekeepers have been trying to get to the town of Pajok, near the border …

Russian bases in Syria are protected by air defense missiles: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s airbase in Latakia province and its naval facility in Tartus are protected by S-300 and S-400 air missile defense systems, a Russian lawmaker was quoted as saying by RIA news agency on Friday.<p>“The S-300 and S-400 missile complexes....adequately guarantee the security of …

Mortar attack kills three in Somalia, police, ambulance services say

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Mortar shells fired into homes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has killed three people and wounded five, police and ambulance services said on Friday, a day after the government changed heads of security agencies.<p>Police said they suspected al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab were …

EU says understands aim of U.S. strikes in Syria

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union on Friday said U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian airbase had the “understandable intention” of preventing more chemical attacks but stressed that a negotiate solution was the only way out of the conflict.<p>European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini …

U.S. strikes not seen as gamechanger in complex Syrian conflict

RIYADH/CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. strikes on Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack marked a sharp escalation in the country’s civil war but were not viewed in the Arab world as a gamechanger in a six-year conflict that has divided the region.<p>U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter …

Russian PM says U.S. Syria strikes 'one step away' from clashing with Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev complained on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian airbase were one step away from clashing with the Russian military.<p>Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visits Alexandra Land in remote Arctic islands of Franz Josef Land, …

Skirmishes in Johannesburg as South Africans protest against Zuma

PRETORIA/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Skirmishes broke out in Johannesburg as more than 60,000 people marched in South African cities on Friday in largely peaceful protests to demand President Jacob Zuma quit after a cabinet reshuffle triggered the latest crisis of his presidency.<p>Supporters of the …

China fighter plane spotted on South China Sea island: think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Chinese fighter plane has been spotted on a Chinese-held island in the South China Sea, the first such sighting in a year and the first since U.S. President Trump took office, a U.S. think tank reported on Thursday.<p>A Chinese J-11 fighter jet is pictured on the airstrip at …

Philippines to upgrade facilities, not occupy new areas in disputed sea: military

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will upgrade existing facilities on its inhabited islands and reefs in the South China Sea and not occupy new territories, adhering to a 2002 informal code in the disputed waters, defense and military officials said on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: A Filipino soldier patrols …

China urges all sides to find political settlement to war in Syria

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday urged all parties in Syria to try to find a political settlement in the six-year-old war after a U.S. military strike on a Syrian airfield, which came as China’s president met with U.S. President Donald Trump.<p>China also hoped that “relevant parties stay calm, …

China and Norway resume free trade negotiations after diplomatic freeze

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Norway signed a pact on Friday to resume free trade negotiations, marking the end of a six-year diplomatic freeze, a move China called internationally significant, against the backdrop of a rise in protectionist sentiment worldwide.<p>Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg …

Hillary Clinton calls for U.S. to bomb Syrian air fields

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In her first interview since her stunning presidential election defeat by Republican rival Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for the United States to bomb Syrian air fields.<p>Clinton, in an interview at the Women in the World Summit in New York, also called Russian …

Oil rises after U.S. missile strike in Syria, weekly gain 3 percent

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday, trading near a one-month high and closing the week up 3 percent after the United States fired missiles at a Syrian government air base, raising concern that the conflict could spread in the oil-rich region.<p>FILE PHOTO: Crude oil storage tanks are seen …

US hammered Syria with Tomahawk missiles, a weapon the Pentagon doesn't want anymore

The Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles used in U.S. military strikes against Syria on Thursday have been a key tool in the Defense Department's arsenal …

At Trump And Xi's Meetings, Uncomfortable Talks Are The Order Of The Day

It's safe to say that few people expected the first face-to-face meeting between President Trump and Xi Jinping to unfold this way.<p>Halfway through the Chinese president's visit to Trump's resort in Palm Beach, Fla., Trump announced to the world that he had ordered a missile strike on a Syrian …

North Korea

Stockholm terror attack: Man arrested after truck plows into store killing 4

Hours after a hijacked beer truck slammed into a department store in central Stockholm on Friday, killing at least four people and wounding many more, Swedish police said they arrested a man in the northern part of the city.<p>Police spokesman Jan Evensson told a news conference the suspect had been …

Extremism