Sunday, November 26, 2017

Show Notes 11-25-2017

Saturday Show 11-25-17

ESPN employees try to escape sinking ship
Thanksgiving week is here, and many inside ESPN are giving special thanks for jobs they hope will last past the holidays.
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Girl Scouts warn parents about forcing kids to hug relatives for the holidays
Girl Scouts of the USA issued a warning to parents this holiday season, asking them to think twice before forcing their daughters to hug relatives at gatherings.
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Expert: ICC Has No Jurisdiction to Investigate Alleged Crimes by US Troops in Afghanistan
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction to investigate alleged wrongdoing by U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and the Trump administration should not cooperate with the tribunal, a Heritage Foundation scholar argued this week.
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Republicans flee from McConnell in 2018 primaries
Heading into the 2018 elections, only one Republican Senate candidate nationwide has pledged unequivocally to back Mitch McConnell as majority leader.
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S&P 500 closes above 2,600 for first time as Street bets on strong holiday shopping season
The S&P 500 hit record highs, rising 0.2 percent to 2,602.42 with information technology as the best-performing sector. Macy's was among the best-performing stocks in the index. The S&P 500 also closed above 2,600 for the first time.
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Seattle’s income tax on wealthy illegal judge rules
Seattle’s income tax on wealthy households failed its first legal test Wednesday, with a King County Superior Court ruling that the measure is illegal.
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U.K. officially fallsout of  world’s top 5 economies
During Wednesday’s Budget, Philip Hammond, in a series of statements aimed at highlighting the strength and health of the British economy, admitted that the country has slipped to sixth spot, trailing France. The other four countries that make up the leaderboard are the US, China, Japan and Germany.
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NASA's fake news’ about water on Mars'
It was big news in 2015 when NASA declared “liquid water found in Mars.”
Now, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, the announcement that Mars contains large amounts of water was premature.
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New Hole in Sun's Atmosphere Lets Particles Spew Out
A large, dark "hole" has opened up in the sun's atmosphere, allowing solar winds to rush out into space. NASA's  captured this ultraviolet image of the coronal hole on Nov. 8, with the space agency releasing the image Monday (Nov. 20).
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Mall of America looks like Somalia
Actor James Woods has a special knack for riling up Democrats and he has done it again with a tweet in which he posted a video of Muslims filing into the Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.
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4chan Launches “Operation Swedistan” In A Last Ditch Attempt To Save Sweden
Hot off the heels of their stunningly successful It’s Ok To Be White campaign. Which managed to stir up both outrage and national media attention in multiple countries round the world.
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Muslims suing cafe lose anonymity
Several Muslim women who are suing a California restaurant for discrimination – and face a countersuit for trespass – have lost their right to be anonymous in their complaint.

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