Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Saturday Show 10-15-16

Festival of Sukkot
The Festival of Sukkot begins on Tishri 15, the fifth day after Yom Kippur. It is quite a drastic transition, from one of the most solemn holidays in our year to one of the most joyous.
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House Chairmen Demand AG Explain Lack of Prosecution in Gold King Mine Case
Three House Republican committee chairmen are demanding that Attorney General Loretta Lynch explain why the Department of Justice (DOJ) ignored a referral by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) and declined to prosecute those involved in the Gold King Mine disaster despite “evidence of criminal wrongdoing by the EPA”.
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Israel rejects UNESCO redefinition of history
Israel has rejected a move by UNESCO, the international “cultural” organization tied to the United Nations, to redefine history and remove Jewish links to the Temple Mount, the likely site of the original Jewish temples during biblical times.
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Silicon Valley's acute homeless problem is on the ballot
The images are startling: Homeless men, women and children huddled on the streets of the San Francisco Bay Area — often in the shadows of start-ups and high-tech behemoths generating billions of dollars in wealth.
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Pope denounces Christians who don't want refugees as "hypocrites"
People who call themselves Christians but do not want refugees at their door are hypocrites, Pope Francis said Thursday, amid reports of new tragedies involving migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
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Navy cruise missile strike destroys radar sites in Yemen
A U.S. Navy ship launched cruise missiles and destroyed three radar sites from a rebel-controlled area in Yemen, the service announced late Wednesday. The announcement came a day after a Navy ship was apparently targeted for a second time by missiles originating from the area.
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Military Spokesman: ISIS Now Putting IEDs on Drones
ISIS previously has used commerical, off-the-shelf drones for surveillance and to deliver ordnance, and now it is is using drones to deliver explosives, Colonel John Dorrian, the spokesman for U.S. military operations in Iraq, told reporters on Wednesday.
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 3 men charged in Garden City bomb plot
Garden City Police and community members held a meeting Saturday to discuss how the community plans to move forward a day after three men were arrested for planning a domestic terrorist attack.
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What Percentage of Your Truck Is Made in America?
For seven years, Cars.com has been collecting data from various sources to determine which vehicles are the "most American" — meaning which ones have the highest percentage of its parts content produced in the U.S. and Canada.
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Asgardia space nation accepting citizenship applications
Leaders of the Asgardia project discussed the prospective space nation at a news conference in Paris Wednesday (Oct. 12). The leaders aim to launch Asgardia's first satellite in 2017 and say they would like to eventually have a space station where some, but not all, of its planned 150 million (mostly Earth-dwelling) nationals would live and work.
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