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Thursday, June 22, 2017

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Today in History

Richard II, who is still a child, begins his reign, following the death of his grandfather, Edward III. His coronation takes place July 16.
The French take the French town of Thionville from the English.
Slavery is outlawed in England.
British seamen board the USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to the War of 1812.
Confederate General A. P. Hill turns back a Federal flanking movement at the Weldon Railroad near Petersburg, Virginia.
General Alfred Terry sends Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer to the Rosebud and Little Bighorn rivers to search for Indian villages.
German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich announces a definitive cure for syphilis.
King George V of England is crowned.
Austro-German forces occupy Lemberg on the Eastern Front as the Russians retreat.
France and Spain agree to join forces against Abd el Krim in Morocco.
A son is born to Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
Adolf Hitler bans political parties in Germany other than the Nazis.
Joe Louis floors Max Schmeling in the first round of the heavyweight bout at Yankee Stadium.
France and Germany sign an armistice at Compiegne, on terms dictated by the Nazis.
Under the code-name Barbarossa, Germany invades the Soviet Union.
A Japanese submarine shells Fort Stevens at the mouth of the Columbia River.
President Franklin Roosevelt signs the “GI Bill of Rights” to provide broad benefits for veterans of the war.
The battle for Algiers begins as three buildings in The Casbah are blown up.
Nixon signs the 26th amendment, lowering the voting age to 18.
Skylab astronauts splash down safely in the Pacific after a record 28 days in space.
The Soviet Union announces a partial withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan.
Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to killing John Lennon.
Nigeria’s former military ruler Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo and his chief deputy are charged with conspiracy to overthrow Gen. Sani Abacha’s military government.

Texas couple exonerated after 25 years

In 1992, Fran and Dan Keller were both sentenced to 48 years in prison over accusations of sex abuse crimes related to children they babysat in their home daycare center outside of Austin

People are apparently injecting themselves with blood to get high now?

Because we ran out of other terrible ideas.

Giving People a Second Chance with California's Marijuana Legalization Law

Is Big Alcohol Taking a Hit From Legal Weed?

Geek DNA

Boys born to older fathers are a bunch of geeks, research into the academic and social traits of sons born to that group of men indicates.

Fast-Food Workers May Soon Have a Permanent Voice

US anxiety levels climb faster than rest of the world

Anxiety levels of Americans over matters such as war, terrorism, hacking and identity theft have spiked in recent years, leaving the nation near average in a global barometer of perceptions of security

Temperatures Are So Hot Airlines Are Canceling Flights

Antarctic pollution five times worse than previously thought

Plastic pollution in the Antarctic is worse than thought - five time worse to be exact.

‘Terrifying for all of us’

“Two weeks ago, my boss told me, ‘I need more Mexicans like you,’” a young Latino farmhand explained. “I said, ‘Well, they’re kind of hard to find.’”

The Challenge of Stopping Online Radicalization

Wingnut Sneak Attack on Health Care Nears a Critical Moment

Union Workers and Environmentalists Need to Work Together with Smart Protests

An Indigenous Woman Is Facing Federal Charges for Protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Nazi’s Bodyguard Stabbed 9 Times Doesn’t Have Insurance

Nazi’s Bodyguard Stabbed 9 Times After Dumbass Trump Circle Jerk, Doesn’t Have Insurance
The stabbing occurred after he picked a fight with two men in a parking lot.
Antonio Foreman, the bodyguard for white nationalist internet personality Tim “@BakedAlaska” Gionet, was stabbed by two men after getting into a verbal altercation with them. 

Dumbass Trump Sycophants Go into Meltdown Mode Over Moby’s Latest Music Video

Apes have social traditions just like humans

Chimpanzees want to fit in with the popular kids, just like humans do — chimps will change their behavior to match what others are doing.

Animal Pictures