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Saturday November 19th, 2022 night edition

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NATO carrier strike groups are patrolling waters around Europe.

One of the five groups operating in the area is led by the US Navy's newest supercarrier.

Though the carriers are operating separately, the activities highlight the ability to conduct significant operations.

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Five NATO aircraft carrier strike groups are patrolling the waters around Europe, highlighting naval cooperation and the capacity for significant naval operations within the military alliance, the US Navy said.

"NATO routinely demonstrates its cohesion, coordinating with multiple international maritime assets at once," commander of the NATO Allied Maritime Command Vice Admiral Keith Blount said in the Navy's statement.

NATO has not blamed Ukraine though, with alliance leadership stressing that "Russia bears ultimate responsibility as it continues its illegal war against Ukraine. »

The director of Fallout New Vegas would be open to working on the series again

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Fallout New Vegas director Josh Sawyer has said he could see himself working on the series again in the future.

During an interview with Kinda Funny Games, Obsidian’s design director was asked about his experience making 2010’s Fallout spin-off New Vegas and whether he might one day return to the series.

“I love Fallout, I love the setting, I could see myself working in it again, but you know, we’ll see where the future takes me.”. »

Suburban Mom Handcuffed, Jailed for Making 8-Year-Old Son Walk Half a Mile Home

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Wallace asked Aiden to walk the rest of the way home—half a mile in quiet, suburban Waco, Texas—so that he could calm down.

As they stood on her porch, the officers told Wallace that her son could have been kidnapped and sex trafficked.

The officer then asked Wallace whether she would let her son walk home again, now that she knew about the sex trafficking. »

California Democratic Rep. Porter reelected after tough race

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Porter is seeking reelection to California's 47th Congressional seat in the Nov. 8, 2022, election.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic Rep. Katie Porter was reelected Thursday after a bruising campaign in Southern California, where she spent over $24 million to defend her seat in a closely divided coastal district.

With nearly all the votes counted, Porter defeated Republican Scott Baugh, a former legislator, 51.6% to 48.4%, or a margin of about 8,200 votes. »

John Mearsheimer on Putin’s Ambitions After Nine Months of War

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Back in February, a few days after Russia launched its war in Ukraine, I spoke with the political scientist John Mearsheimer.

And what invariably happens when a war starts is that not only do goals escalate but the means of waging the war escalate.

And then the war starts, and, at least in the areas that he’s conquered, he seems to be pursuing the former goal. »