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Ukraine should be allowed to strike military bases on Russian territory from which Moscow carries out missile attacks against Ukraine, French President Emmanuel Macron said on May 28, Le Monde reported.

"We think that we should allow them to neutralize military sites where missiles are fired, from where... Ukraine is attacked," Macron said at a press conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. "If we tell them that you are not allowed to target the place from which missiles are fired, we are in fact telling them that we are providing you with weapons but you cannot defend yourself."


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Sol Mamakwa, a New Democratic party member from the community of Kingfisher Lake First Nation, rose on Tuesday to give the province’s first-ever Indigenous language speech in Queen’s Park, telling colleagues the moment left him feeling “thankful and proud”.

Before speaking, Mamakwa asked for the unanimous consent of the house to speak at length in Anishininiimowin, also known as Oji-Cree, receiving applause from lawmakers in response.

“I am speaking for those who couldn’t use their language … and for every Indigenous person in Ontario,” he said. “The language was taken from us by the arrival of the settlers, colonization and residential school. This history removed the children from our ways of life.” He said that children had their mouths washed out with soap for speaking their mother tongue.



A purported leak of 2,500 pages of internal documentation from Google sheds light on how Search, the most powerful arbiter of the internet, operates.

The leaked documents touch on topics like what kind of data Google collects and uses, which sites Google elevates for sensitive topics like elections, how Google handles small websites, and more. Some information in the documents appears to be in conflict with public statements by Google representatives, according to Fishkin and King.

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The US does not believe Israel has launched a full-scale invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza, White House spokesman John Kirby has said.

. . .

Mr Kirby told journalists that images from Sunday's strike, which killed mostly women, children and elderly people, were "heartbreaking" and "horrific".

"There should be no innocent life lost here as a result of this conflict," he added.

But he acknowledged that Israel was investigating the incident and said he had "no policy changes to speak to" following the recent events in Rafah.


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Meanwhile, international relief organisations have expressed concern that millions of children could be at risk of dehydration and exposure to record-high temperatures.

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Note: I did these for a website that doesn't allow swearing, so I didn't include some funny sweary ones.


"Give the boys a holiday."[8][11]: 4 [17][note 6] — Anaxagoras, Greek philosopher (c. 428 BCE), in response to citizens of Lampsacus asking how they could honor his memory

"You may go home, the show is over."[11]: 44 [17] — Demonax, Greek Cynic philosopher (c. 170 CE)[note 17]

16th Century

"I desire to go to hell, and not to heaven. In the former place I shall enjoy the company of popes, kings, and princes, while in the latter are only beggars, monks, hermits, and apostles."[11]: 102 [21][70]: 196  — Niccolò Machiavelli (21 June 1527), Italian Renaissance diplomat, philosopher and writer

"Too late."[8] — Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba (11 December 1582), on learning that the King was to visit him

17th Century

"All right then, I'll say it. Dante makes me sick."[35][107][34]: 26 [108][note 85] — Lope de Vega, Spanish playwright (27 August 1635)

"I have been a most unconscionable time dying, but I beg you to excuse it."[70]: 195 [note 98] — Charles II of England (6 February 1685)

18th century (aka the French are super sassy):

“I am about to—or I am going to—die; either expression is correct.”[7][8]: 198 (“Je vais ou je vas mourir, l’un et l’autre se dit ou se disent.”) — Dominique Bouhours, French priest and grammarian (27 May 1702)

“One hundred and forty-four.”[5]: 42 [18][22] — Thomas Fantet de Lagny, French mathematician (11 April 1734), responding to the question “What is the square of 12?” on his deathbed

“What the devil do you mean to sing to me, priest? You are out of tune.”[14]: 39 [18][30] — Jean-Philippe Rameau, French composer (12 September 1764), to his confessor

“Now is not the time for making new enemies.”[44][x] — Voltaire, French writer (30 May 1778), when asked by a priest to renounce Satan before his death

“The first step towards philosophy is incredulity.”[1]: 93 [6][ac] — Denis Diderot, French philosopher (31 July 1784)

“If you wait a little, I shall be able to tell you from personal experience.”[14]: 39 — Christoph Willibald Gluck, composer of Italian and French opera (15 November 1787), when asked whether a tenor or a bass should sing the role of Christ in The Last Judgement

“I see that you have made three spelling mistakes.”[24][26] — Thomas de Mahy, Marquis de Favras (19 February 1790), upon reading his death warrant

“I believe we shall adjourn this meeting to another place.”[58] — Adam Smith, Scottish economist (17 July 1790)

“Show my head to the people. It is worth seeing.”[16][24][26][62][ar] (“Tu montreras ma tête au peuple. Elle en vaut la peine.”) — Georges Danton, leading figure in the French Revolution (5 April 1794), prior to execution by guillotine

19th Century

“I think I could eat one of Bellamy’s veal pies.”[14][15][16][note 9] — William Pitt the Younger, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (23 January 1806)

“I’ll be shot if I don’t believe I’m dying.”[1][7]: 167 — Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow, British lawyer and politician (12 September 1806)

“That is surprising, since I have been practicing all night.”[10]: 19 — John Philpot Curran, Irish orator, politician and wit (14 October 1817), when his doctor said he was coughing “with more difficulty”

“Put it down, hussy! Do you think I cannot help myself?”[10]: 47 — Eva Marie Veigel, Viennese dancer and wife of David Garrick (16 October 1822), telling a servant to put down a cup of tea prior to dying at age 98

“Nurse, it was I who discovered leeches have red blood.”[1][15][57][note 41] — Georges Cuvier, French naturalist and zoologist (13 May 1832), to a nurse who was bleeding him

“Are you sure it’s safe?”[88] — William Palmer, English physician and murderer (14 June 1856), to the hangman while looking at the trapdoor on the gallows

“Ah, Luisa, you always arrive just as I’m leaving.”[4][76] — Massimo d’Azeglio, Italian statesman, novelist and painter (15 January 1866), seeing his estranged wife arrive at his bedside as he died

“I do not have to forgive my enemies. I have had them all shot.”[14][15] — Ramón María Narváez, 1st Duke of Valencia, Spanish general and Prime Minister of Spain (23 April 1868)

“My exit is the result of too many entrées.”[10]: 118 — Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton, FRS, English poet and politician (11 August 1885)

“Damn. This is funny.”[13][24][15][167][168] — Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter (8 November 1887), after a nurse refused him a whiskey

“My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.”[8]: 197 [73][160][190][191][192][193][note 110] — Oscar Wilde, Irish playwright (30 November 1900)

20th Century

“My last words to you, my son and successor, are: Never trust the Russians.”[3] — Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan (1 October 1901), to Habibullah Khan

“On the contrary!”[2][12]: 25 [23][24] (“Tvertimod!”) — Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (23 May 1906), to his maid, who had said his health was improving

“I am dying. Please… bring me a toothpick.”[14][23] — Alfred Jarry, French symbolist writer (1 November 1907)

“I am about the extent of a tenth of a gnat’s eyebrow better.”[12]: 18 [17] — Joel Chandler Harris, American author and folklorist (3 July 1908), on being asked how he felt

“Ah, the cows…”[23] — Erik Satie, French composer and pianist (1 July 1925)

“If this is dying, then I don’t think much of it.”[12]: 33 [23] — Lytton Strachey, English writer and critic (21 January 1932)

“Never felt better.”[12]: 49 [22][23][35] — Douglas Fairbanks, American actor and filmmaker (12 December 1939), to an attendant who asked how he was

“I knew it! I knew it! Born in a hotel room and, goddamn it, dying in a hotel room.”[36]: 15 [43] — Eugene O’Neill, American playwright (27 November 1953), to his wife Carlotta Monterey

“I should have had the pickle.”[23] — Preston Sturges, American playwright, screenwriter and film director (6 August 1959)

“I done told you my last request … a bulletproof vest.”[282] — James W. Rodgers, American murderer (30 March 1960), facing a firing squad

“Remember, Honey, don’t forget what I told you. Put in my coffin a deck of cards, a mashie niblick, and a pretty blonde.”[3][39][43] — Chico Marx, American actor and comedian (11 October 1961), giving his wife Mary humorous instructions for his funeral

“I’d rather be skiing than doing this.” (when asked if he skied) “No, but I’d rather be doing that than doing this.”[12]: 40 — Stan Laurel, English actor, member of the duo Laurel and Hardy (23 February 1965), to a nurse

“Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.”[12]: 14 [17][23] — W. Somerset Maugham, English author (15 December 1965), to his nephew Robin Maugham

“Codeine… bourbon.”[3][12]: 41 [23][116][343] — Tallulah Bankhead, American actress (12 December 1968)

“If this is what viral pneumonia does to one, I really don’t think I shall bother to have it again.”[12]: 47 — Gladys Cooper, English actress (17 November 1971), looking in a mirror

“Damnit, don’t you dare ask God to help me!” — Joan Crawford, American actress (10 May 1977), directed towards her housekeeper who began to pray aloud.

“It must have been the coffee.”[43] — Jack Soo, American actor (11 January 1979); speaking to Hal Linden while being wheeled into operating room, referring to the bad coffee Soo’s character made on their sitcom Barney Miller

“Kill me if you want, but stop bothering me!” (“Tue-moi si tu veux mais arrête de m’emmerder”) — Paul Gégauff, French director (24 December 1983), before being killed by his Norwegian wife.

“Yeah, I think[428] I’d rather be fishing.”[12]: 60 [23][130][428] — Jimmy L. Glass, American convicted murderer (12 June 1987), prior to execution by electrocution[note 76]

“This dying is boring.”[43][note 77] — Richard Feynman, American theoretical physicist and raconteur (15 February 1988)

“I want the world to be filled with white fluffy duckies.”[43] — Derek Jarman, English film director, stage designer and author (19 February 1994)

“I did not get my Spaghetti-Os. I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this.”[2][23][43][130] — Thomas J. Grasso, American double murderer (20 March 1995), prior to execution by lethal injection

21st Century

“I should have been a concert pianist.”[34] — Edward Teller, Hungarian-American physicist (9 September 2003)

“Tape Seinfeld for me.”[10] — Harvey Korman, American actor and comedian (29 May 2008)

I probably missed some. You can start down the rabbit hole yourself here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_last_words

Nigerian Civil War (sh.itjust.works)
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Aid workers fear a new disaster as militia forces close in on a major Darfur city.

By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy.

On a sunny April afternoon in 2006, thousands of people flocked to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for a rally with celebrities, Olympic athletes, and rising political stars. Their cause: garner international support to halt a genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region.

“If we care, the world will care. If we act, then the world will follow,” Barack Obama, then the junior Illinois senator, told the crowd, speaking alongside future House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. That same week, then-Sen. Joe Biden introduced a bill in Congress calling on NATO to intervene to halt the genocide in Sudan. “We need to take action on both a military and diplomatic front to end the conflict,” he said.

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I wondered, Browsers work really well, are already there anyways, have all the GPU stuff etc already dealt with.

It could use the Browsers screencast ability on all platforms, and run with Javascript and WASM.

The stuff could be installed in a local Podman container and thus also work natively on Linux.

Do you know an app that does this, client-side?

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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.world/post/15919830

The tanks were spotted near Al-Awda mosque as IDF deepened its operations in Rafah.



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