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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Thursday, January 16, 2014

January is half done. So far the headline-collecting robot drones have been collecting headlines without incident. There have been no problems and, more importantly, they've stopped plotting against me. I think. No matter, it's time to read today's Headlines Du Jour.

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:


Target: Me
I spent the last 37 years writing about guns.
Then my career as a firearms journalist came to an abrupt end.

WHEN BLOGGERS ARE OUTLAWED, ONLY
OUTLAWS WILL PUBLISH NOT NOW SILLY:


Jailing of an Alabama blogger:
It’s worse than we thought


CLIMATE CHANGE IS COMPLICATED:


Key species of algae reveals effects
of climate change over time


SO GLAD WE'RE LIVING IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY:


Ex-KKK grand wizard says ‘Hollywood-style Nazis’ ruined his white supremacist enclave

ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:


Surveillance video shows Dallas senior corporal shooting teen

FOR THOSE WHO DIG ARCHEOLOGY:


New fossils shed light
on the origins of lions,
and tigers, and bears


EARTH IS COMPLICATED:


Massive Hole Discovered Under Antarctica, Bigger Than The Grand Canyon

FREE THE WEED!!!


After Lengthy Floor Debate,
New Hampshire General Assembly
Approves Marijuana Legalization

The historic vote makes the New Hampshire
House the first state legislative chamber to
ever vote in favor of regulating cannabis.

Pharmacists ask to be allowed
to run pot dispensaries


NEWS FROM OUTER SPACE:


Astrophysics: The heart of darkness
The supermassive black holes that lie at the
centre of every large galaxy are full of mysteries.
But astronomers are finally getting a clear look.

VIDEO DU JOUR:




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