Hong Kong metro partially reopens, city struggles after violent weekend

By Reuters 

HONG KONG, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Hong Kong struggled to recover on Monday, with the metro only partially functioning and infrastructure extensively damaged, after scores of protesters were arrested in violent clashes overnight that drew the first warning from the Chinese military.… Continues

Dwayne Johnson & Vin Diesel Have Apparently Ended Their Fast and Furious Feud (Finally)

by Julie Sprankles | SheKnows

Image: Felipe Dana/AP/Shutterstock.

It’s been a long road (filled with street racing and high-stake chases), but one of Hollywood’s longstanding celebrity rivalries seems to have been snuffed out. Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel’s Fast and Furious feud is apparently over — and the two even seem to be friends now.… Continues

China is accused of harvesting tens of thousands of organs to serve a thriving global market

By Olivia Goldhill | Quartz

Cardiovascular surgeons prepare for a surgery at a hospital in Beijing

Barely two months after Han Junqing, from Beijing, was imprisoned for practicing the spiritual discipline of Falun Gong, he died in captivity. When his family was briefly allowed to see his body, more than a month after he died, his daughter says they discovered it had been sliced open.… Continues

2030 Armageddon: If America And China Went All Out, The World Would End?

Let’s hope that doesn’t happen.

by Robert Farley Follow drfarls on TwitterL | The National Interest

What would the War of 2030 between China and the United States look like?

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the United States appear ready to plunge off the precipice of a trade war.… Continues

EXPLAINED: How Ukraine Uses U.S. Military Aid (Think Russia)

Ukrainians have the will to fight, that’s clear. Moreover, Ukraine has rebuilt its once dilapidated military into the second-largest standing land army in Europe in terms of manpower. Today, after more than five years of war, Ukraine remains one of the world’s top weapons-exporting nations and is able to meet many of its own defense supply needs.


They Will Kill You: The Secrets of the Delta Force Revealed

One of America’s top forces.

by Joseph Trevithick | The National Source

Key point: Highly exclusive, highly trained.

After more than three decades and dozens of Hollywood movies, the U.S. Army’s Delta Force—one of Washington’s premier specialized units—is still largely hidden from public view.… Continues