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Sicknote ISIS soldiers — how militants refused to fight in Mosul because of headaches and back pain
documents found by Iraqi forces in Mosul show the terrorist group had
troubles with foreign "problem" fighters, the Washington Post reports.
The files show that some fighters simply refused to fight in Iraq, while
others were more creative. A Belgian man brought in a medical note
saying he could not fight because of back pain. Another man said he
could not fight because he had a headache. A 24-year-old French militant
of Algerian descent said he did not want to fight and wanted to leave
the country to go back home to carry a suicide attack. He also said he
was ill but did not have a "medical report." The file shows that
rebellion seemed to have been brewing within a unit made up mostly of
Bystander sees Tesla owner loading kids into trunk seats, immediately reports abduction
must be pretty rough owning a Tesla Model S owner these days. Sure, the
car is gorgeous, extremely fast, and doesn't have to pull into a smelly
gas station every three days, but imagine all the questions from
onlookers. Every day it's a chorus of "Is that a Tesla?" "How fast is it
really?" and "Why are you kidnapping that child?!" Okay so that last
one is a bit odd, but it's exactly what one Tesla driver in California
had to endure when a bystander saw him loading a youngster into the
trunk of his speedy green machine and promptly alerted authorities.
The Model S actually has quite a bit of room for passengers, seating the
driver and four others comfortable, but a pair of rear-facing seats in
the back hatch allow for an additional pair of kids or smallish adults
to come along for the ride, too. It might not be the most luxurious in
accommodations, but with five-point harnesses bucket style design, it's
definitely not your average trunk. Unfortunately for the Model S owner
in question, when an onlooker saw him putting a kid in the hatch, they
pretty much panicked.
After receiving the report that the driver had possibly abducted a kid
and shoved them into the trunk, the cops wasted no time in hunting the
Model S down and held the driver at gunpoint until they realized that it
was all a big misunderstanding. "We're not Tesla experts," Santa
Clarita Valley Sheriff's Office Lt. Rob Hahnlein told The Signal. "It
was not a kidnapping. The new Teslas have a weird back seat and when
they put the (child) in the back seat it looked like they were putting
them in the trunk."
Ah, what a classic misunderstanding.
Vladimir Putin orders Russian air force to prepare for 'time of war'
air force has been ordered to prepare for a "time of war". President
Vladimir Putin has ordered a "snap check" of the country's armed forces,
accoording to defense minister Sergey Shoigu. As well as checking
whether agencies and troops are ready for battle, the same order will
ensure that systems are ready to fight, according to state news agency
CNN fires back at Sean Spicer: We have not 'walked back' comments on Kellyanne Conway's credibility
CNN on Tuesday rebutted White House press secretary Sean Spicer's suggestion that the cable news...