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Articles from the March 23, 2022 edition

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  • Russian Government Accidentally Admits 10,000 Killed In Action, 14,000 Wounded in 25 Day Ukraine Invasion

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 23, 2022

    A Russian website briefly posted, then took down an article based on a briefing by the spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Defense, who admitted to massive Russian casualties in Ukraine. 25 days into the operation, 9,861 Russian soldiers have died fighting the Ukraine army, while 16,153 have been wounded. "the RF Armed Forces have lost 96 aircraft, 118 helicopters and 14.7 thousand military personnel." The 14,700 figure appears to include POWs and deserters. In comparison, about 5000 US...

  • Girl Who Sang Frozen in a Ukraine Bomb Shelter, Sings at a Charity Concert in Poland

    Wire Services|Mar 23, 2022

    Amelia Annisovych, the girl who went viral in a video of her singing the Frozen hit Let It Go in a bunker in Kyiv, got to sing the Ukrainian national anthem during a charity concert held in Poland. Amelia, 7, told the British broadcaster through a translator it was "OK" in the bomb shelter. "There were other children there," she said. According to the Washington Post, Amelia told onlookers in the bomb shelter that she "dreams of singing on a big stage in front of an audience." "She really loves...

  • Silly Pill Popper Junkie Strikes - Burglarizing Prison Ice Machine

    Amber Jackson, Lucky Lifer|Mar 23, 2022

    She's been caught red handed. She recently received a whopping 5 year rollover from the CA Board Of Prison Terms, on her life sentence for murder. That would humble most people. It didn't faze her. She's a pill popper, among other things. Now she and her transgender girlfriend and roommate, who used to be a man, both life prisoners, broke the lock off of the ice machine in my housing unit. Of course, in full view of the camera surveillance system only feet away. Clearly, she's a dumb ass. This...

  • The Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa Perfect For A Memorable Coastal Getaway

    Chanin Victor, Observer Travel Editor|Mar 23, 2022

    Suppose you're searching for sunsets, ocean breezes, and spectacular views and want to escape to luxury. In that case, The Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa is the perfect hotel for a memorable coastal getaway. It is a family-friendly resort and a dog-friendly resort too. The Westin Carlsbad, located in the upscale coastal community of Carlsbad, California, offers unparalleled panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, 208 exquisitely appointed guest rooms and 28 suites with stunning ocean views. The...

  • Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti's Former Communications Director Naomi Seligman Scuttles His Nomination to Ambassador

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 23, 2022

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was nominated as US Ambassador to India six months ago, but his appointment has been held up by the Jacobs Affair. Naomi Seligman is LA Mayor Eric Garcetti's former communications director. The Mayor has testified that he never witnessed any inappropriate behavior from Rick Jacobs, the Mayor's Chief of Staff. Seligman, appearing on the John Phillips show on KABC, says otherwise. "Rick Jacobs would comment on people's body parts in very graphic details. He would...

  • Los Angeles Teachers Unions Allows No Masks in School, Starting Wednesday March 23, 2022

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 23, 2022

    16 The Los Angeles Unified School District announced today a deal with the United Teachers of Los Angeles Union, to end its indoor mask mandate effective next Wednesday, March 23. LAUSD has been one of the few SoCal districts to stick with masking after California State and Los Angeles County orders lifted. "Only public school kids in LA are still required to wear masks," grumbled one parent on social media. Many parents blame United Teachers of Los Angeles, the school union. "Public...

  • Why would a soldier bring condoms into a battlefield? Unless rape is being used as an instrument of warfare.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 23, 2022

    Members of Ukraine's parliament have accused Russian soldiers of raping Ukrainian women, including civilians. There have been a series of rape claims levied against Kremlin troops by Ukrainian refugees and government officials alike since the invasion began, with Ukraine's foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba and opposition MP Lesia Vasylenko both citing reports of Russian soldiers sexually abusing helpless civilians. In a video posted to youtube on 3.23.22, Ukrainian army unit captures a Russian...