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December 06
Warriors' Klay Thompson Scores Sixty
related link: Hits a career-high in Warriors' blowout win over Pacers


posted by Pincher Martin at 07:17am
November 26
Fidel Castro Dies Aged 90
related link: Focus of U.S. Foreign Policy Since Eisenhower


posted by Pincher Martin at 06:24am
November 17
EU in danger of collapse
related link: Le Pen could win

The French Prime Minister said the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's election victory showed how important it was to listen to angry citizens, and that politicians scared of making decisions were opening the door to populists and demagogues.


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 02:16pm
October 13
Nobel Prize in Literature!
related link: Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel

From the NY Times:

Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in Literature for "poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."


posted by Sparky at 12:50pm
October 08
related link: Trump tape sends campaign into toilet

Late Friday night, following sharp criticism by Republican leaders, Trump issued a short video statement saying, “I said it, I was wrong, and I apologize.” But he also called the revelation “a distraction from the issues we are facing today.” He said that his “foolish” words are much different than the words and actions of Bill Clinton, whom he accused of abusing women, and Hillary Clinton, whom he accused of having “bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated his victims.”


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 02:31pm
September 29
September 22
Who's laughing now?
related link: Karma


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 03:04pm
September 08
Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split:
related link: Who's going to be her next mistake?


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 12:36am
August 10
Michael Phelps Wins Twenty-Fifth Olympic Medal
related link: Extends Record as Most Decorated Olympian of All Time


posted by Pincher Martin at 04:04pm
July 22
Terror in Munich

As many as nine dead with police looking for multiple gunmen. Witnesses report one gunman said, "Allahu Akbar."


posted by Pincher Martin at 10:25pm
July 17
Baton Rouge Cops Ambushed
related link: At least three dead and four other police wounded in attack


posted by Pincher Martin at 05:22pm
July 15
Terror in a Truck
related link: Bastille Day Massacre: More Than Seventy Dead After Lorry Runs into Crowd in Nice

Casualties Extended For More Than A Mile.


posted by Pincher Martin at 02:41am
July 08
5 Police Officers Murdered in Dallas
related link: 7 Other Officers Wounded During Black Lives Matter Protest


posted by Pincher Martin at 01:46pm
July 05
July 04
Wife claims Army vet husband freed a bald eagle with his big gun
related link: No, really.

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posted by theDowager at 07:35pm
June 27
You can check out anytime you like
related link: But you can never leave

Despite Farage's exuberance, all signs point to a reluctance to enact the will of the British people.

London has so far shown no sign of wanting to launch formal exit proceedings, with David Cameron, who resigned on Friday, leaving the task to his successor, and leading Brexit campaigners including Boris Johnson demanding informal withdrawal talks before locking Britain into the strict two-year timeframe laid down in the article 50 process.

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posted by Nicholas Kronos at 06:53pm
June 14
Hamilton wins Tony Award for best musical
related link: Takes home 11 awards


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 10:43pm
June 12
Orlando Nightclub Shooting
related link: Islamic terrorist kills at least 20

UPDATE: at least FIFTY dead.

Mateen, 29, is a U.S. citizen of Afghani descent from Port St. Lucie, Florida, according to CBS News. He has ties to radical Islamic ideology, CBS reports. His name was confirmed by U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson at a press conference.


posted by CalGal at 03:26pm
June 04
Muhammad Ali Dies


posted by Pincher Martin at 06:50am
May 31
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