TIL George H.W. Bush ordered emergency airlifts of food and supplies to Somalia in 1992.“Operation Restore Hope,” to help the starving country by protecting food shipments from the warlords. By helping to end the famine, American forces saved around 100,000 lives
Donald Trump attacks Pakistan claiming 'they have given us nothing but lies and deceit' in return for $33bn aid - ''They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!'
I was just de-tangling the passenger belt from the driver’s side when it snapped out of my hand and lodged itself under the parking brake. Neither brake nor belt would budge. Had to call for a tow.
The Trump administration is paying Focus on the Family to stop the AIDS epidemic in South Africa: The anti-LGBTQ “church” took federal funds to give purity pledges to South African youths.
TIL Princess Diana, on live TV, shook the hand of an AIDS patient without wearing gloves, challenging the belief that AIDS could be passed via contact. The act was seen as a huge moment for those suffering with the disease.
LPT: Trying to learn a new language? Watch a movie you know by heart that's dubbed and/or subtitled in that language. It will aid in word association and comprehension and speed up the process of become proficient.
LPT: People want someone to tell them what to do in emergency situations. For example while performing CPR on someone don't say "Someone call an ambulance" instead talk to one person and ask him/her to call an ambulance directly.
TRUMP: I am not a racist - ALSO TRUMP: Don’t rent to black people. Central Park Five are guilty. Obama was born in Kenya. Mexicans are rapists and criminals. Judge Curiel can’t be fair because he’s Mexican. All Haitians have AIDS. Nigerians live in huts. Nazis are very fine people
TIL in the 1980s Bayer knowingly sold medicine that carried a high risk of transmitting AIDS, infecting thousands of people around the world. After realizing their product was contaminated Bayer kept sending the same medicine to Asia and Latin America, while selling a new safer version in the West.
Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people hit by severe drought by the end of this month. Successive failed rains blamed on fluctuations in ocean temperatures known as the Indian Ocean Dipole have created a series of severe droughts in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa region
TIL Heath Ledger created a character diary for the Joker. It included stills from A Clockwork Orange, photos of hyenas, unhinged clown makeup and the word "chaos" highlighted in green. It also contained things the Joker would find funny like AIDS, landmines, and geniuses suffering brain damage.
Japan: Women who rushed to perform first aid on a man who collapsed in a sumo ring in Japan were ordered by a referee to leave the ring, because females are banned from the space and women, traditionally seen as "impure", are forbidden from entering
[WP] "This is an Emergency Alert. Barricade all entries to your house. Do not go outside after sundown. Restrict contact with others. Do not enter tunnels during daytime. Do not make any light or noise between 6PM and 8AM. Stay inside your homes until dawn. Military aid is unavailable. Good luck."
Why Trump's new CDC director is an abysmal choice: Redfield worked closely with the Christian organization, Americans for a Sound AIDS/HIV Policy. The group maintained AIDS was "God's judgment" against homosexuals, spread in an America weakened by single-parent households and loss of family values.
We need a cowboy event, i.e. Win94, S686, and the 7.62 Revolver in play. Ideally, painkillers and energy drinks are reskinned whiskey and beer bottles, the big First Aid Kit is a poker chip set and the small first aids kits are duffel bags. Bandages become kerchiefs. Thoughts?
Nikki Haley: Pakistan playing 'double game' for years. "They work with us at times, and they also harbour the terrorists that attack our troops in Afghanistan," Haley told reporters at UN headquarters. That game is not acceptable to this administration."
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