Overnight the US, Airstrip One, and France launched missile strikes against Syria which were condemned by both the Russians and Chinese. Out of 103 missiles launched, 71 were reportedly intercepted leaving 32 to strike targets. This move comes 373 days after Trump last directed US cruise missiles towards a Syrian airbase's pussy. Syria and Russia are reporting that this attack was "absorbed" with personel having been withdrawn from the target sites days in advance while the US insists no warning of the attack was offered.
The USG Department of defense has suspended deliveries of Lockheed Martin's F-35 fight over ongoing defects including corroded fasteners and a contract dispute over who should pay to remedy the fault present in many already delivered planes (archived). This is yet another blow for the US aerospace industry.
A baker attempting to pursue something resembling business in Airstrip One is under fire for selling "sausage rolls" by the inch instead of using a politically correct metric measure of length (archived). A group of Newspeak enforcers calling themselves the "Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy" offered through a spokesman:
You can label a sausage roll, or in fact almost any other product, in imperial measures, but when you're selling the product on the basis of measurement you should always include metric.
Reports are emerging that Russia is preparing economic sanctions against the US. Among restrictions being considered are a ban on the export of titanium and rocket engines to the US and restrictions on imports of alcohol and tobacco from the US (archived).
Reports are emerging that Chinese customs agents are actively refusing US garbage exports entrance to the country (archived). With China buying Brasilero soy to the exclusion of US beans, enforcement of the ban on garbage imports leaves even less goods to justify US to China cargo service.
Hundreds of flights are canceled or delayed while other services are closed as German goverment workers agitate for a still greater piece of the Euro pie (archived).
The latest reports on the situation in Syria indicate the Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Donald Cook1 is in Syrian waters where it is being intimately buzzed by Russian warplanes. With diplomatic channels between the US and Russia dramatically reduced following British aggitation, Pantsuit just might get their war if this dance continues. Make Green, Great Again!
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The people of Hungary voted for the candidate who promised to continue denying EU efforts to fill Hungary with economic migrants from diverse cultural backgrounds. As is becoming increasingly common with popular election results, Pantsuit is refusing to yield even though the leadership of most Hungarian opposition parties has resigned in acknowledgment of their failure.