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  1. ... but there was an 8 track portable player!
  2. Somehow the Thai police are incapable to issue a international arrest warrant for a certain grandson.
  3. Nana Hotel Majestic Suites Landmark Marriott Sheraton Grande Choose your price point.
  4. https://militarypay.defense.gov/Benefits/Survivor-Benefit-Program/Overview/ Military retired pay stops upon death of the retiree! The Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) allows a retiree to ensure, after death, a continuous lifetime annuity for their dependents. The annuity which is based on a percentage of retired pay is called SBP and is paid to an eligible beneficiary. It pays your eligible survivors an inflation-adjusted monthly income. A military retiree pays premiums for SBP coverage upon retiring. Premiums are paid from gross retired pay, so they don't count as income. This means less tax and less out-of-pocket costs for SBP. The premiums are partially funded by the government and the costs of operating the program are absorbed by the government, so the average premiums are well below the cost for a conventional insurance policy. For most retirees, SBP is a good choice, but the government contribution is based on assumptions in average cases and may not apply equally to every situation.
  5. My Mom was a nurse in Manila during the war. She saved many lives when the hospital was bombed. Her older brother disappeared after being picked up by the Japanese.
  6. where are the elephants?
  7. I don't think your proton pack will make it through Customs.
  8. Sometimes you see people in the park reading newspapers or books. Why bother?
  9. baa99

    Ukraine

    How many US troops occupied Belarus? How much Belarus territory did the USA annex?
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    Ukraine

    https://www.npr.org/2022/02/21/1082172618/why-ukraine-gave-up-its-nukes As we follow the latest twists and turns on what's happening with Ukraine, it's helpful to add a little context on how a nuclear arsenal fits into the picture. So we're going to back up now three decades to the early 1990s and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Ukraine suddenly found itself independent and the third-largest nuclear power in the world. Thousands of nuclear arms had been stationed on its soil by Moscow, and they were still there. In the years that followed, Ukraine made the decision to denuclearize completely. In exchange, it would get a security guarantee from the U.S., the U.K. and Russia, known as the Budapest Memorandum. ...
  11. #33 at Clinton Plaza Dollhouse. A winner of the dance contest.
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