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Watch Badass Actress Michelle Rodriguez Dominate This Gun Range
Michelle Rodriguez is a bonafide badass, and it’s not just because of the tough, take-no-shit characters she plays on screen. In a July 11 Facebook video posted to Taran Tactical Innovations, Rodriguez blasted through a tactical shooting course in seconds, before celebrating with a fist pump as she shouted: “Get some!”
The video of the 39-year-old Rodriguez, who stars in Hollywood blockbusters like Avatar and the Fast & Furious franchise, has already racked up 1.2 million views and more than 15,000 shares on Facebook.
Michelle Rodriguez takes on a mult-gun course at a Taran Tactical range in Simi Valley, California.Screenshot via Facebook
Rodriguez isn’t the only movie star to hit the firearm manufacturer’s shooting range in Simi Valley, California. On March 3, 2016, Taran Tactical posted a video of Keanu Reeves shredding with a pistol, shotgun and rifle, as part of his work-up for John Wick: Chapter 2. Even journalists have dropped by to test their hand at shooting, like that time two Buzzfeed reporters ran the course in March.
Last September, Rodriguez dominated the Taran Tactical range ahead of her work on The Fate of the Furious, and while it’s unclear if the recent video was also part of her prep work for the film, or just for kicks, it gives new meaning to the phrase “shoot like a girl.”
The FBI is treating the recent shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, as a terrorist attack, several media outlets reported on Sunday.
"We work with the presumption that this was an act of terrorism," USA Today quoted FBI Agent Rachel Rojas as saying at a news conference.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing "everything" if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearize, after the North said it had carried out a "successful test of great significance."
"Kim Jong Un is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually, if he acts in a hostile way. He signed a strong Denuclearization Agreement with me in Singapore," Trump said on Twitter, referring to his first summit with Kim in Singapore in 2018.
"He does not want to void his special relationship with the President of the United States or interfere with the U.S. Presidential Election in November," he said.
The three sailors whose lives were cut short by a gunman at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, on Friday "showed exceptional heroism and bravery in the face of evil," said base commander Navy Capt. Tim Kinsella.
Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, and Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters were killed in the shooting, the Navy has announced.
The Pentagon’s troop deployment denials means nothing when the White House screams ‘fake news’ all the time
The Pentagon has a credibility problem that is the result of the White House's scorched earth policy against any criticism. As a result, all statements from senior leaders are suspect.
We're beyond the point of defense officials being unable to say for certain whether a dog is a good boy or girl. Now we're at the point where the Pentagon has spent three days trying to knock down a Wall Street Journal story about possible deployments to the Middle East, and they've failed to persuade either the press or Congress.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the United States was considering deploying up to 14,000 troops to the Middle East to thwart any potential Iranian attacks. The story made clear that President Trump could ultimately decide to send a smaller number of service members, but defense officials have become fixated on the number 14,000 as if it were the only option on the table.
This article originally appeared on Business Insider.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – Gen. David Berger, the US Marine Corps commandant, suggested the concerns surrounding a service members' use of questionable Chinese-owned apps like TikTok should be directed against the military's leadership, rather than the individual troops.
Speaking at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California, on Saturday morning, Berger said the younger generation of troops had a "clearer view" of the technology "than most people give them credit for."
"That said, I'd give us a 'C-minus' or a 'D' in educating the force on the threat of even technology," Berger said. "Because they view it as two pieces of gear, 'I don't see what the big deal is.'"