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A US Marine photographer shot these beautiful portraits of troops overseas

  • A US Marine Corps photographer recently took some portraits of Marines assigned to the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group.
  • The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group "support[s] maritime security operations, provide[s] crisis response capability, and increase[s] theater security cooperation while providing a forward naval presence in Europe and the Middle East," according to the Navy.
  • The photographer, Sgt. Matthew Callahan, took portraits of Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Kuwait and in Romania, as well as the Marines' Romanian counterparts with whom they were training.

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Train in India hits crowd celebrating Hindu festival; dozens killed

  • The incident took place in Amritsar, located in Punjab state, to mark the Hindu festival of Dussehra.
  • Singh said celebrants were burning an effigy when the train barreled through the crowds.
  • Deepak Kumar, spokesperson for Indian Railways, which operates the national rail system, confirmed that there was only one train involved in the accident.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted prayers and his condolences and said he "asked officials to provide immediate assistance that is required" to the victims of the accident.
  • Indian officials went to the site of the accident to personally oversee rescue operations.
  • Amarinder Singh said on Twitter his government would be giving 500,000 rupees, or five lakhs, to the families of each person who died in the accident.
  • Free treatment at government and private hospitals would also be offered to those injured, said Singh.

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Pope Francis’ Handling of Sex-Abuse Cases Fractures a Catholic Stronghold

  • VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis took charge of the Catholic Church promising a new style of leadership that would make the church more open, candid and dedicated to the vulnerable.
  • His response to the long-running clerical abuse scandal is undermining those goals.
  • The pope has dismissed coverup allegations from abuse victims and wavered on promised disciplinary reforms.
  • He has struggled to demonstrate a sense of urgency in addressing clerical abuse and has drawn complaints of inconsistency and inaction.

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Facebook has chosen an ex-British deputy prime minister to run its global affairs

  • Facebook has hired former British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as VP of global affairs and communications, a company spokesperson confirmed to CNBC.
  • Clegg replaces Elliot Schrage, who announced his departure as head of communications and global policy in June after about 10 years at the company.
  • Clegg will report to Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg.
  • Facebook said Schrage will remain at Facebook as an advisor, and that Sandberg and CEO Mark Zuckerberg started meeting with Clegg in the summer.
  • It's also notable that Facebook tapped someone from outside the company for the job.
  • Clegg is a telling pick for Facebook, as the company sees increasing pressure out of Europe around user privacy.
  • As VP of global affairs, Clegg will also be in charge of grappling with Facebook's growing number of PR crises around privacy, election meddling and security.

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I have created a chrome extension to paste random data to form fields 🎷🥁

  • And one day my colleague was testing a feature where he needs to fill a lot of forms, he was copying lorem ipsum from one site and pasting it into the form field.
  • you can do better, check for a chrome extension and you can fill the form easily for testing purpose.
  • I took faker.js as a starting point and it can generate almost any type/amount of fake data as required.and its a widely accepted library for unit testing purpose as well.
  • But as the project progressed, it took 2 entire nights to figure out the typescript intricacies, and the chrome extension architecture, Then I was like, okay...
  • So at this point, after the installation of the extension, you need to press Alt + Shift + I, and then give a length in the prompt box.

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I have created a chrome extension to paste random data to form fields 🎷🥁

  • And one day my colleague was testing a feature where he needs to fill a lot of forms, he was copying lorem ipsum from one site and pasting it into the form field.
  • you can do better, check for a chrome extension and you can fill the form easily for testing purpose.
  • I took faker.js as a starting point and it can generate almost any type/amount of fake data as required.and its a widely accepted library for unit testing purpose as well.
  • But as the project progressed, it took 2 entire nights to figure out the typescript intricacies, and the chrome extension architecture, Then I was like, okay...
  • So at this point, after the installation of the extension, you need to press Alt + Shift + I, and then give a length in the prompt box.

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One of Khashoggi's suspected killers reportedly died in a car crash on return to Saudi Arabia

  • Mashal Saad al-Bostani of the Saudi Royal Air Forces, who was named by pro-government Turkish media as one of 15 suspects in the alleged murder of Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi, has reportedly died in a car accident on return to the kingdom.
  • An article titled "Riyadh Silenced Someone" on Yeni Safak, a Turkish newspaper that strongly supports Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, cited anonymous sources as saying Bostani died in a car crash, without giving a specific time or location.
  • Yeni Safak has proven a major voice in coverage of Khashoggi's disappearance, with daily scoops from unnamed Turkish officials giving gory details to what they allege was a murder within the Saudi consulate on October 2.
  • Saudi Arabia flatly denies any knowledge of Khashoggi's whereabouts or disappearance, but US intelligence officials have started to echo the view that the prominent Saudi critic, who recently took residence in the US, was murdered.

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