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Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Today in History

In Italy, Aetius, the supreme army commander, is murdered in Ravenna by Valentinian III, the emperor of the West.
Edward II of England is murdered by order of his wife.
Suleiman (the Magnificent), son of Selim, becomes Ottoman sultan in Constantinople.
The Duke of Mayenne of France is defeated by Henry IV at the Battle of Arques.
James Needham returns to Virginia after exploring the land to the west, which would become Tennessee.
A Scottish Jacobite army commanded by Lord George Murray routs the Royalist army of General Sir John Cope at Prestonpans.
Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops.
Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a “broken heart”.
Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later.
Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.
The German army holds its largest maneuvers since 1914.
The women’s airspeed record is set at 292 mph by American pilot Jacqueline Cochran.
J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novel The Hobbit is published.
The German Army cuts off the Crimean Peninsula from the rest of the Soviet Union.
British forces attack the Japanese in Burma.
U.S. troops of the 7th Army, invading Southern France, cross the Meuse River.
Two Soviet cosmonauts set a space endurance record after 96 days in space.
Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.
General Colin Powell is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Armenia is granted independence from the USSR.
The Russian constitutional crisis of 1993 begins when Russian President Boris Yeltsin suspends parliament and invalidates the existing constitution.
An earthquake in Taiwan kills more than 2,400, injures over 11,305, and causes $300 billion New Taiwan dollars in damage ($10 billion in US dollars).
The Galileo space mission ends as the probe is sent into Jupiter’s atmosphere where it is crushed.

Sometimes the Poor Make It Big

Teens are growing up more slowly today than they did in past decades

Teens are growing up more slowly today than they did in past decades
Many people believe that teenagers today grow up faster than they used to, while others argue that today's youth are growing up more slowly,...

The best health care system?

Doctors have come out overwhelmingly in support of a single-payer health care system, a new study shows.

There's a Hidden Carcinogen Tainting Tap Water and Consumer Products Nationwide

People Who Trip on Psychedelics Are More Likely to Be Environmentally Conscious

World citizenship is more popular than you might think

World citizenship is more popular than you might think

Big Corporations Are Aggressively Making People Even Fatter Across the Globe

Matt Lauer Pins O'Reilly on Sexual Harassment Charges

Most lack basic knowledge to understand current events

When the public hears news of a travel ban proposed by Dumbass Trump being struck down in whole or in part by the courts, it should recognize the interaction between the executive and judicial branches of government and remember that freedom of religion is protected by the First Amendment. When the public reads about Dumbass Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall, it should be aware that he cannot act unilaterally to make it a reality, but rather that he’ll need the legislative branch to provide funding. And when the public hears fiery rhetoric about deportation, it should be aware that even people who are in the United States illegally have the right to due process under the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause.

‘Standing up to the bully’

In her custody battle against InfoWars’ Alex Jones, the host’s ex-wife Kelly Jones has launched an “info war” of her own.

Reliance on ‘gut feelings’ linked to belief in fake news

Reliance on ‘gut feelings’ linked to belief in fake news
People who tend to trust their intuition or to believe that the facts they hear are politically biased are more likely to stand behind...

DC woman claims to have powerful Dumbass Trump connections ...

Giselle claims to mingle with some of the world’s most powerful figures. She claims to be the secret wife of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and she even says she has an office in the Dumbass Trump White House next to Dumbass Trump’s daughter, Ivanka.

‘Everyone was so joyous’

The unidentified man was “belligerent” and yelling “Alex Jones-style,” and a small crowd gathered.
A white bystander approached the man and told him to “get the fuck out of our city,” and the neo-Nazi called the man an “ape and threw a banana at him.”
Another man ran across the street at that point and punched the neo-Nazi in the jaw, knocking him unconscious.
“Everyone was so joyous.”
“It was like a bonding for the community.”
A few people came forward to help the unconscious man, but they backed off when another bystander pointed out he was “Nazi trash.”
“Nobody wanted to help him.”

Dylann Roof stuck with his Indian and Jewish lawyers after throwing a legal tantrum

A federal appellate court has denied white supremacist killer Dylann Roof’s request to fire his lawyers based on their ethnicities, the Charleston Post-Courier reports.

Louisiana man charged in random killings of black men owned copy of Hitler speech


Researchers were thrilled to discover the aquatic architecture, which is reminiscent of human cities. But in a city filled with cannibal cephalopods, life is not a walk in the park.

California set to ban bred cats, dogs from pet stores

Animal advocates are rejoicing at the possibility that Governor Jerry Brown may sign into law a bill that would make all cats, dogs, and rabbits at pet stores rescue-only.
Now in the hands of the governor, the California senate has unanimously passed A.B. 485. The measure would prevent pet stores from selling cats, dogs, and rabbits that come from so-called animal mills (facilities that breed a high volume of animals and have often been accused of inhumane practices) or private breeders of any sort. If someone wants to buy a pet from a breeder, they would have to contact the breeder directly.

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