Posted by: Chuck | October 25, 2013

Relax and enjoy the day – this is your day


Good day folks, I have only one laptop and as it limps along each day it has been faithful to both my wife and me. To be honest with you I haven’t gave Obamacare much attention as I should. I know some folks here are set in their ways and some look for adventure while others want to the Philippines their home. For those not residing in the USA, Obamacare should not have any impact on expats living in the Philippines. Right after the October 15 earthquake that laid waste to much of Bohol, residents of this remote northern barangay noticed a long earthen wall that suddenly appeared in their community. The best expression of love is time. The more time you give, the more you reveal its importance and value to you. When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you’ll never get back.

Two men charged with terrorism offences — Both men were arrested on 13 October following a swoop in which marksmen used special ammunition to stop a car on Mansell Street, near the Tower of London. 20 Oct 2013 Two men arrested in a dramatic counter-terrorism operation a week ago have been charged. Scotland Yard said a 25-year-old British national of Turkish origin had been charged with offences contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000. A British national of Algerian origin, also 25, has been charged under Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and with a further offence contrary to the Identity Documents Act 2010.

Second LAX airport worker arrested in dry ice bomb incidents18 Oct 2013 An second ground service employee was arrested Friday in connection with dry ice bombs at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this week, Los Angeles police said. Miguel Angel Iniguez, a ground services supervisor, was arrested while working at LAX on suspicion of possession of a destructive device in connection with the dry ice bombing incidents, Cmdr. Andrew Smith said. He works for Servisair and was the supervisor of Dicarlo Bennett, who was arrested earlier this week and charged in connection with two dry ice bombs that exploded in Terminal 2 and in a tarmac area at Tom Bradley International Terminal.

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FBI investigates possible water supply threat in Wichita, Kansas 18 Oct 2013 The FBI is investigating possible threats to the water supply systems in Wichita, Kansas, and several other Midwestern cities that are as yet unsubstantiated, a spokeswoman said on Friday. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation learned of the threats in the past two days and has contacted the water supply facilities and law enforcement offices for the municipalities, said Bridget Patton, a spokeswoman for the FBI office in Kansas City, Missouri. Patton declined to discuss the nature of the threats or the number of cities affected.

Australian military investigating whether training exercise using explosives may have started Lithgow blaze 19 Oct 2013 Australia’s military is investigating whether a training exercise using explosives may have started one of the huge bush fires burning in the state of New South Wales. The exercise took place at a base near the town of Lithgow in the Blue Mountains region on Wednesday. It was the same day that a massive bush fire – which is still burning – began. About 200 homes have been destroyed in dozens of fires which have been burning for several days. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PnLR-RJG4c

South Korean soldiers are everywhere on the south side of the misleadingly named Demilitarized Zone. They guard buildings and man roadblocks to keep the invading hordes at bay. Today the hordes aren’t North Korean soldiers. They’re tourists. With the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Union gone, tourists now flock to both sides of the DMZ, the world’s most heavily armed border, established 60 years ago. But what they see is more likely to be tacky than terrifying. http://news.yahoo.com/tank-traps-meet-tourist-traps-koreas-demilitarised-zone-000817486–sector.html

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NO candidates in the upcoming barangay elections will be allowed to take part in relief operations in earthquake-ravaged Bohol, Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr warned on Wednesday. “The Commission on Elections is making sure that the distribution of relief will not be used for political purposes,” he said in a press briefing, adding that the poll body will not interfere in the operations but merely monitor. A resolution banning barangay candidates from joining any relief activity will be issued shortly. The poll body on Tuesday rescheduled elections in Bohol for November 25. http://ph.news.yahoo.com/blogs/the-inbox/candidates-barred-relief-efforts-bohol-115109901.html

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Dina Eastwood has filed divorce papers to end her marriage to Clint Eastwood. The Reality star was married to the actor for nearly two decades before briefly declaring legal separation in September. According to TMZ, Dina filed divorce papers on Tuesday at the Monterey County Superior Court in Carmel, California. Dina is seeking full custody of their 16-year-old daughter Morgan and is requesting that Clint pay her attorney fees. She cited “irreconcilable differences” as the cause of their split and she also wants spousal support. http://ph.omg.yahoo.com/news/dina-files-divorce-163000881.html

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May God bless you and keep you and comfort you today, Uncle Chuck 

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