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Controversial Opera Returns to the Met

67 ViewsFrancesco Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur will be performed at the New York Metropolitan Opera House for their New Year’s Eve Gala. Adriana Lecouvreur is an opera based on the 1849 play by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé. The opera was first performed in 1902 in

Man planned to detonate 200-pound bomb in election day

121 ViewsLast Thursday federal units arrested a New York man Paul Rosenfeld, 56, under unlawful manufacture of a destructive device and interstate transportation and receipt of an explosive. Rosenfeld planned to make use of a homemade 200-pound bomb and detonate it in the national mall, which

U.S. Army To Replace 5.56mm with 6.8mm.

128 ViewsThe United States Army will be changing their M4A1s and M249 SAWs (Squad Automatic Weapons) to fire the chad-like 6.8mm bullet. The army has already chosen five companies to start manufacturing the new round. The old round, 5.56mm is now defunct in the eyes

Mexico denies involvement in attack against Venezuelan president Maduro

102 ViewsIn a statement issued by Mexico’s Foreign Relations Office, the Mexican government officially rejected the “baseless accusations” made by Jorge Rodriguez, Venezuela’s minister of Communication and Information that Mexico was directly involved in a failed attack against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro that took place on