Archive | March 6, 2014

10 things you should know today…..

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1. THE NEXT STEP IN NEGOTIATIONS OVER UKRAINE

While Russian and Western diplomats continue to talk, Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers have yet to meet.

2. A HEALTH CARE LAW CHANGE THAT MAY HELP DEMOCRATS

The White House announces a two-year extension for some policies, avoiding possible election-year insurance cancellations.

3. CIA INVESTIGATES WHETHER OFFICERS SPIED ON SENATE

U.S. officials say the agency is looking into whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

4. WHERE A SHIP LADEN WITH SYRIAN ROCKETS WAS HEADED

Israelis accuse Iran of sending the weapons to the Gaza Strip, putting Israel’s biggest cities well within range.

5. WHY BIN LADEN’S SON-IN-LAW IS ON TRIAL

Prosecutors cast him as a murderous mouthpiece for al-Qaida; His attorney says they are playing on resentment from the Sept. 11 attacks, even though he wasn’t involved in the plot.

6. HOW THE COLLEGE BOARD IS CHANGING THE SAT

Essays are optional, there are no penalties for wrong answers and some obscure vocabulary words will be removed in favor of more commonly used ones.

7. WHAT ONE BABY’S POSSIBLE CURE MEANS FOR AIDS TREATMENT

Medicine given to her four hours after birth has doctors worldwide rethinking how fast and hard to treat infants born with HIV.

8. COSTLY WATER POLLUTION FOR MAJOR COAL PRODUCER

Under a proposed court settlement, Alpha Natural Resources Inc. could pay a record fine for violating permits, plus $200 million more to reduce toxic discharges in five Appalachian states.

9. POPE FINDS HIMSELF ON THE DEFENSIVE

Sex abuse victims say the Vatican is slow to follow up on a commission’s announcement aimed at protecting children.

10. FACEBOOK TO MONITOR AND DELETE POSTS FOR GUN SALES

Under pressure from advocates, the company has agreed to delete entries from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.

THE SPHINX — Lying Stealing Cheating

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The Editor:   What an interesting title,  Lois.

Pious Cat:   It sure is, here is a test for our honest-loyal readers.

http://www.4degreez.com/misc/seven_deadly_sins.html

Here are some liars, cheaters, and crooks.   One girl might be more careful on her phone.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/feb/25/fbi-source-had-contact-with-osama-bin-laden-in-199/

http://money.cnn.com/2014/02/13/autos/gm-recall/

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-gm-recall-chevrolet-cobalt-20140213,0,7820619.story#axzz2uS6D8zru

http://www.newsnet5.com/money/consumer/recalls/general-motors-recalls-370000-trucks-over-fire-risk-2014-chevrolet-silverado-gmc-sierra-models

I like this one.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2014/03/03/Girls-suck-it-Facebook-post-costs-dad-80000-settlement/UPI-50021393880239/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS4LCoh0VGQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S67CTVVv3KQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVY1RDxa-OI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjRsBxd6psQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqscpuCogRE

 

HISTORIES, HOROSCOPES, AND AJC VENTS–REVENTED

                         THIS DAY IN HISTORY                

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TODAY IN GEORGIA HISTORY

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 TODAY IN NORTH CAROLINA HISTORY
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YOUR HOROSCOPE FOR TODAY

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Your Chinese Horoscope

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AJC VENTS–REVENTED

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Happy Birthday in Heaven….

Gail

This is a Happy Birthday to my sister Gail Tolley in Heaven. She is the most beautiful one in the bottom left corner. The one with the largest bouquet of roses. She was the representative of the Homecoming Court in the 9th and 10th grades.

We miss you Sister…..With Much Love,

Sheila & Jim Tolley

(Her birthday was actually yesterday, but my Highly Paid Executive Producer, Mr. Mitchell and his wife, decided to go gallivanting off to Alabama without my permission, so I had to wait a day. I shall place a point against his attendance.)

The Management

Astronomy Picture of the Day

NGC 1333 Stardust
Image Credit & Copyright: Al Howard

Explanation: NGC 1333 is seen in visible light as a reflection nebula, dominated by bluish hues characteristic of starlight reflected by dust. A mere 1,000 light-years distant toward the heroic constellation Perseus, it lies at the edge of a large, star-forming molecular cloud. This striking close-up view spans about two full moons on the sky or just over 15 light-years at the estimated distance of NGC 1333. It shows details of the dusty region along with hints of contrasting red emission from Herbig-Haro objects, jets and shocked glowing gas emanating from recently formed stars. In fact, NGC 1333 contains hundreds of stars less than a million years old, most still hidden from optical telescopes by the pervasive stardust. The chaotic environment may be similar to one in which our own Sun formed over 4.5 billion years ago.

 Tomorrow’s picture: in the zone