Posts published in October 2018

Pornstars set up paranormal investigation team after things get really creepy during raunchy shoot

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

If you search for adult videos, there are probably hundreds of racy Ghostbusters parodies available on the internet. But a new online series will feature a group of pornstars hunting ghosts in real life – no scripts, or sex toys necessary. The team, made up of four core members, is known as Paranormal Pornstars and they claim to be looking for answers to the age old question: ‘Is there life…

Experts urge us to ditch toilet paper – for gross and painful reason

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

It’s a shopping list staple and the root of many an argument in house shares, but the humble loo roll also find itself the subject of doctors’ warnings. Toilet paper may be the sort of stalwart household item you’ve literally never given a second thought to, but maybe you should… Not only could our Andrex habit – other brands are available – could be doing us more harm than good…

Kanye West announces he’s distancing himself from politics

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Kanye West says he’s “distancing” himself from politics. On Twitter the rapper claims he’s being “used to spread messages I don’t believe in.” He has been a vocal supporter of President Trump but this decision appears to centre around a campaign he was linked to known as Blexit. Run by Conservative commentator Candace Owens it encourages black Americans to quit the Democratic party. She claimed the musician had designed clothing…

Military parade in Vilnius to be held to commemorate the centenary of the restoration of the Lithuanian Armed Forces

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

This year the Lithuanian Armed Forces, like the State of Lithuania, commemorate the centenary of their restoration. The main focus of this celebration will be a solemn military parade scheduled for November 24 in Vilnius Konstitucijos Avenue. In addition to Lithuanian troops with their equipment, the parade will also involve NATO allies, troops of NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group deployed in Lithuania, NATO’s Baltic Air Policing Mission, tri-national Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian…

The President’s visit to China: new horizons for Lithuanian businesses

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

On November 2, President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving on a working visit to Shanghai at the invitation of President Xi Jinping and the Chinese government. The Lithuanian and Chinese presidents are scheduled to meet in the largest city of China – Shanghai. The two heads of state will discuss bilateral relations as well as new export opportunities for Lithuanian producers in the billion-strong Chinese market. Special focus will be placed…

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens new push against Syrian Kurds

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Turkey’s president said Tuesday his country has finalized plans for a “comprehensive and effective” operation that would target U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria east of the Euphrates River, a move that could further increase tension in the area where U.S.-led coalition forces are based. Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks came days after the Turkish military shelled Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or YPG, militia positions and following repeated warnings to expand…

US troops deployed at the border limited in what they can do

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The more than 5,200 active-duty troops being sent by President Donald Trump to the U.S.-Mexico border will be limited in what they can do under a federal law that restricts the military from engaging in law enforcement on American soil. That means the troops will not be allowed to detain immigrants, seize drugs from smugglers or have any direct involvement in stopping a migrant caravan that is still about 1,000…

Belarus to perform OSCE armament control assessment visit to Latvia

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

From 31 October to 2 November, three officers of Belarusian armed forces will be on a special Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe armament assessment control visit to Latvia, as confirmed by Latvian Defence Ministry. The objective of this visit is checking if general information submitted to OSCE regarding Latvian Ground Forces Mechanized Infantry Brigade fits the actual situation. «To increase transparency and trust among neighbouring countries, Latvia and…

Health insurance fraud involving bogus employees from Poland uncovered in Lithuania

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Over 1,000 Poles may have been given fake employment contracts in Lithuania to have their healthcare costs reimbursed by the Lithuanian Compulsory Health Insurance Fund, the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) said on Tuesday. The service has completed a pre-trial investigation into a suspected health insurance fraud scheme worth 200,000 euros. Some 120,000 euros were transferred to the Polish National Health Fund before the fraud was discovered and the investigation…

Could ‘Hunter Killer’ inspire recruits like ‘Top Gun’ did?

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A new movie that’s set aboard a U.S. submarine could do for submariners what “Top Gun” did for Navy pilots. The Virginian-Pilot reported last week that action film “Hunter Killer” could provide a window into the high-stakes world of modern undersea warfare. The film is largely set aboard a Virginia-class submarine. Some are based in Norfolk and built in nearby Newport News. They are the Navy’s newest attack subs and…