Friday, September 04, 2015

Show Notes 09-03-2015

Thursday show 09-03-15 

 New Robotic Exoskeleton Is Controlled by Human Thoughts 
One big, robotic foot and then the other; that's how a man wearing a clunky-looking exoskeleton makes his way across the room. The machine's motors are noisy and its movements are painfully slow, but these details seem to fade into the background when you realize how the man is controlling the cumbersome contraption: He's doing it with his mind.
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Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday.
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Girls take action over transgender in locker room 
Almost 200 students at a Missouri high school don’t care if transgender student Lila Perry identifies as a female — they want the senior to use the boys locker room.
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Author defends black lives matter textbook for 6th graders 
ABDO, a Minnesota-based book publisher, is set to release a middle school textbook written by Professor Duchess Harris and Sue Bradford Edwards about the anti-police movement Black Lives Matter.
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School district investigating mass Baptism at football practice
The video, posted by First Baptist Villa Rica, was shot on school grounds just before football practice. "We had the privilege of baptizing a bunch of football players and a coach on the field of Villa Rica High School!
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World War ll
World War Two began in September 1939 when Britain and France declared war on Germany following Germany's invasion of Poland. Although the outbreak of war was triggered by Germany's invasion of Poland, the causes of the war are more complex.
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Ex State Dept staffer who set up Clinton home server to take 5th Amendment before Congress
The Washington Post reported Wednesday night that a former Hillary Clinton State Department staffer who reportedly set up her home brew server will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to testify to Congressional committees investigating Clinton’s home email system.
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Chris Christie Yells At Town Hall Attendee For Quoting His Own Comments On Climate Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thinks that human exhalation is a cause of climate change. Or he thinks that statement is "ridiculous." Either might be true.
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Judge jails Christian clerk
A federal judge who previously has sided with arguments for partial-birth abortion and homosexual clubs in public schools ordered jail on Thursday for a Kentucky county clerk who refused to violate her faith and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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