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DCGS learns how World War I changed America and reshaped world history - The Bryan Times

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 06:22

The Bryan Times

DCGS learns how World War I changed America and reshaped world history
The Bryan Times
DEFIANCE — The Defiance County Genealogical Society met on Nov. 26 and heard Tanya Brunner from the Defiance County Veterans Office speak on the history of World War I and the many changes it made for our ancestors and for all today.

Cleaning up after ISIS: how Iraq's new chemicals team is trying to undo years of conflict pollution - Reliefweb

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 05:32

Reliefweb

Cleaning up after ISIS: how Iraq's new chemicals team is trying to undo years of conflict pollution
Reliefweb
The ground is still laced with noxious chemicals, and the country's waterways are still sullied with everything from oil spills to mustard gas residue. In one of the more egregious environmental calamities, a makeshift ISIS refinery leaked an 11 km ...

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2 Chainz, TeeFLii and Mustard Face $10 Million Lawsuit After Being Accused of Stealing Robin S' Song - XXLMAG.COM

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:35

XXLMAG.COM

2 Chainz, TeeFLii and Mustard Face $10 Million Lawsuit After Being Accused of Stealing Robin S' Song
XXLMAG.COM
"GAS stands for one thing, and you'll know it when you experience it. It's top-end, but at an affordable price, because I want everyone to be able to understand that GAS is the real fire.” Hopefully, 2 Chainz, TeeFLii and DJ Mustard will be able to ...

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Brunner presented on World War I - Napoleon Northwest Signal

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 05:08

Napoleon Northwest Signal

Brunner presented on World War I
Napoleon Northwest Signal
Terrible gases containing sulfur mustard gas or cyanide chlorine blinded the eyes of our soldiers or blistered their skin and lungs. Approximately 90,000 unnamed soldiers died in the trenches due to exposure to mustard gas, and their dead bodies were ...

Irreconcilable Differences: 'A Star Is Born' - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:51

The Michigan Daily

Irreconcilable Differences: 'A Star Is Born'
The Michigan Daily
The relationship is inviting, though fraught, and has just enough sour to it to breathe the mustard-gas breath of what's to come. “A Star is Born” first finds its strength in the two characters it presents, and only begins to lose its way when it ...

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The challenges of investigating chemical weapons attacks in Syria - Arab News

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:25

Arab News

The challenges of investigating chemical weapons attacks in Syria
Arab News
While the JIM could not investigate all allegations, it formally attributed several chemical weapons attacks to the Syrian regime and two attacks involving sulfur mustard gas to Daesh. In November 2017, Russia vetoed renewing the JIM's mandate. In ...

Looking Back - Albany Times Union

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 01:53

Albany Times Union

Looking Back
Albany Times Union
... a hospital in the city suffering from the effects of mustard gas. His eyes were damaged and his body so badly burned his skin was nearly completely blackened, but he was recovering and expected to return to the United States with his father in a ...

Sean's letter is a national treasure - Fingal Independent

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 00:06

Fingal Independent

Sean's letter is a national treasure
Fingal Independent
'He told me about my great-grandfather, how he had fought in WW1, was injured with mustard gas, and had fought in France and Belgium.' Sean's great-grandmother received the letter from Buckingham Palace in 1918, when his great-grandfather was ...

The global tear gas business is booming. It's complicated. - PRI

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 20:12

PRI

The global tear gas business is booming. It's complicated.
PRI
Developed by the French around WWI, tear gas was seen as less deadly than sarin or mustard gas. Germany, the US and other countries quickly replicated it. “When the war ended, all these chemists and chemical companies had been enlisted in the war ...

Stephen Colbert Has a Christmas Carol for Trump - New York Times

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 09:39

New York Times

Stephen Colbert Has a Christmas Carol for Trump
New York Times
Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night's highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. If you're interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and ...

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Border Patrol's Use Of Tear Gas On Civilians Is A Grim Warning About America's Future - HuffPost

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 19:14

HuffPost

Border Patrol's Use Of Tear Gas On Civilians Is A Grim Warning About America's Future
HuffPost
The widespread use of chemical weapons during World War I, including chlorine and mustard gas, led to an estimated 1.3 million casualties. In response to this new and destructive form of warfare, the United States and other countries signed on to the ...

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WWI journal found in garage is 'time capsule' from the trenches - Buffalo News

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 16:20

Buffalo News

WWI journal found in garage is 'time capsule' from the trenches
Buffalo News
In one entry, Pawelski writes of how he and other troops labored for breath for hours after the Germans had shelled them with canisters of deadly mustard gas. He said they felt as though heavy weights had been pressed against their chests, with waves ...

World War I letter from McKeesport veteran found 100 years after it was written - Tribune-Review

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:33

Tribune-Review

World War I letter from McKeesport veteran found 100 years after it was written
Tribune-Review
Deadly mustard gas was used by both sides during World War I. Caldwell, highly decorated for bravery during World War I, wrote the letter on Nov. 28, 1918, from a base hospital in France. The war had ended on Nov. 11, 1918. Mark Fatla, who doubles as ...

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Tear gas: 'Harsh, terrifying' and legal to use on civilians - USA TODAY

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 03:14

USA TODAY

Tear gas: 'Harsh, terrifying' and legal to use on civilians
USA TODAY
If you're a soldier in the field and you see a gas shell exploding around you, you're not going to sit around and go, 'Is that mustard gas? Sarin? Tear gas?''' Department of Homeland Security officials defended the use of tear gas – which also causes ...

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Pentagon tells Russia not to tamper with alleged gas-attack site in Syria - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 20:07

The Globe and Mail

Pentagon tells Russia not to tamper with alleged gas-attack site in Syria
The Globe and Mail
Past investigations by the joint mission found that Syrian government forces had used chlorine and sarin several times in the civil war, while the Islamist militant group Islamic State was found to have used sulfur mustard gas once. Other rebel groups ...

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 season 12, episode 4: The Day Time Ended - Show Snob

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 22:10

Show Snob

Mystery Science Theater 3000 season 12, episode 4: The Day Time Ended
Show Snob
Kinga presents Spray On Mustard Gas allegedly meant to better dispense condiments on hot dogs but eventually is revealed to be an excuse to douse Max in actual mustard gas. As we get the movie sign, we are introduced to “The Day Time Ended”. There's ...

Global chemicals watchdog to investigate alleged gas attack in Syria's Aleppo - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 19:47

The Globe and Mail

Global chemicals watchdog to investigate alleged gas attack in Syria's Aleppo
The Globe and Mail
The global chemical-weapons agency will investigate an alleged gas attack in Syria's Aleppo that reportedly wounded up to 100 people on Saturday, the agency's chief said on Monday. The Syrian government, which accused rebels of firing chlorine in ...
Chemical weapons agency to investigate alleged Aleppo attackReuters
Chemical arms watchdog wants to probe alleged Aleppo gas attackDeutsche Welle
Russian warplanes strike rebels after alleged gas attackNew Jersey Herald
The Wire -Asharq Al-awsat English
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Why tear gas, lobbed at migrants on the southern border, is banned in warfare - Washington Post

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 18:50

Washington Post

Why tear gas, lobbed at migrants on the southern border, is banned in warfare
Washington Post
The effects of tear gas generally subside an hour or so after contact, making it one of the least dangerous chemical weapons that have been used in the last century. Weapons such as mustard gas and nerve agents have been used in combat with devastating ...
FACT CHECK: Is Tear Gas a Chemical Weapon?Hill Reporter

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Chemical weapons agency to investigate alleged Aleppo attack - Reuters

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 16:02

Egypt Independent

Chemical weapons agency to investigate alleged Aleppo attack
Reuters
Past investigations by the joint mission found that Syrian government forces had used chlorine and sarin several times in the civil war, while the radical Islamist militant group Islamic State was found to have used sulfur mustard gas once. Other rebel ...
Chemical arms watchdog wants to probe alleged Aleppo gas attackEgypt Independent
Global chemicals watchdog to investigate alleged gas attack in Syria's AleppoThe Globe and Mail
The Latest: Syrian rebels dismiss poison-gas claimsAssociated Press

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Diver from Birmingham given bravery award for removing chemical weapons from lake - ITV News

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:07

ITV News

Diver from Birmingham given bravery award for removing chemical weapons from lake
ITV News
Leading Royal Navy Diver Matt O'Brien from Chelmsley Wood entered the potentially toxic waters at Stixwould Lake outside Lincoln after mustard gas canisters were found by members of the public last autumn. The gas was used extensively in the Great War ...

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