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Non-Sequiturs: 10.08.15

10 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Even Bill Cosby cannot escape the power and force of the American judicial system. [Gawker] A #tbt look at a bygone era when people took honest-to-goodness lunch breaks. [Slate] Let the fanfic commence! Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells of the time Justice Scalia serenaded her. Show More Summary

France train attack hero Stone stabbed in California

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force airman Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans who thwarted an August train attack in France, was stabbed several times during a fight outside a Sacramento bar early on Thursday and was hospitalized in serious condition, police said. Show More Summary

Ashley Benson Didn't Mean to Wear a Cecil the Lion Costume, Sorry

12 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Ashley Benson has been forced to apologize for dressing up as the late Cecil the Lion, whose death at the hands of an American dentist caused nationwide grief earlier this year. Read more...

American Who Foiled French Train Attack Injured in Stabbing

One of the United States servicemen who overpowered a shooter on a Paris-bound train in August was stabbed in Sacramento on Wednesday night. According to an Air Force spokesperson, 25-year-old Airman First Class Spencer Stone was hospitalized and is now in "stable condition." Meanwhile, the Sacramento Police Department said that... More »

U.S. General Says Afghans Ask For Airstrikes Every Day, But 'We Just Don't Go Fire Someplace'

12 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The general who oversees the American operation in Afghanistan said at a congressional hearing on Thursday that the U.S. does not automatically launch airstrikes whenever Afghan forces request them.  Gen. John Francis Campbell made his comments at a House Armed Services Committee hearing in the wake of a U.S. Show More Summary

A first solo exhibition in L.A., drawing on Howardena Pindell's long career

It’s hard to believe that this small retrospective at Honor Fraser is Howardena Pindell’s first solo exhibition on the West Coast. The New York artist has been a quiet but important force in abstract, feminist and African American art for more than 40 years. Although by no means comprehensive,...

France Train Hero Spencer Stone Stabbed In Sacramento

14 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Spencer Stone, the hero who thwarted a mass shooting on a train in France, was stabbed Wednesday night in Sacramento, California, and is in stable condition, the U.S. Air Force said. Stone was one of three American men who apprehended an armed gunman on a train headed to Paris from Amsterdam on Aug. Show More Summary

Spencer Stone, hero in French train attack, is stabbed in Sacramento

15 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Spencer Stone, one of three Americans hailed as heroes for stopping a terror attack on a French train in August, was stabbed Wednesday night in the Sacramento area and is in stable condition, Air Force officials said. The Sacramento Police Department on Thursday morning declined to identify the...

Washington Post Discovers Rise In Labor Force Participation Among Japanese Women

The Washington Post deserves credit for being the first major media outlet to discover the sharp increase in women's labor force participation in Japan. It ran a piece headlined, "How American women fell behind Japanese women in the workplace," which pointed out that employment rates are now higher for women in Japan than for the United States. Show More Summary

HUF and Nagel Explore the Female Form Across Clothing and Skate Decks

Skate mainstay HUF joins forces with American artist Patrick Nagel on a colorful collaboration that spans across clothing and skate decks. With a focus on women and the female form, Nagel’s signature aesthetic makes use of bold, dark… The post HUF and Nagel Explore the Female Form Across Clothing and Skate Decks appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Should flyers worry if their pilot dies?

19 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

IT SOUNDED like the plot of out a B horror movie. On Monday, the pilot of an American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Boston took suddenly ill and died, forcing an emergency landing. The next day, the co-pilot of a United Airlines flight between Houston and San Francisco lost consciousness, prompting a diversion to Albuquerque. Show More Summary

The Second Amendment’s Fake History

Exclusive: A numbness followed the latest mass shooting – this time at a community college in Oregon. Many Americans were frozen in futility as powerful political forces asserted that the Second Amendment prohibits any gun laws. But that claim is historically false, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry False history continues to kill Americans, as we saw once again last week…

Occupy Democrats Help Bernie Sanders Destroy American Labor By Eliminating ‘Right-To-Work’ Law

Democrats sure have a funny ideas about what is actually GOOD for the American worker. Unionizing everything and forcing folks already on a budget to pay compulsory union dues is

Carly Fiorina Q+A: ‘Whom Shall I Fear?’

The candidate on her faith, abortion, and why women make good investment risks. Ever since Carly Fiorina’s forceful criticism of Planned Parenthood during CNN’s Republican debate, Americans have been paying more attention to the former...Show More Summary

Russia's Most Syrian Adventure #4

The Russians have now violated Turkish airspace twice and harassed Turkish Air Force F-16s multiple times. Russian Su-34s have come within 20 miles of American F-16s. The head of the Russian Duma's Foreign Affairs Committee has come out to say all non Assad forces in Syria are targets. Show More Summary

California Mayor Forced to Hand Over Electronics and Passwords at Airport, Compares U.S. To Nazi Germany

Submitted by Mike Krieger of LibertyBlitzkrieg California Mayor Forced to Hand Over Electronics and Passwords at Airport – Compares U.S. to Nazi Germany “I think the American people should be extremely concerned about their personal rights and privacy. Show More Summary

Tech Firms Aid Syrian Refugee Relief Effort

When President Barack Obama said the U.S. had a moral obligation to help families forced from their homes, some technology companies responded, developing new ways Americans could send aid to Syrian refugees.

The Dollar, Jobs and Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve did not raise interest rates last month as many expected. Their reasons were understandable: one in 10 Americans remains unemployed, underemployed or so discouraged that they have fallen out of the labor force; inflation...Show More Summary

Airstrike on Kunduz hospital a mistake, U.S. commander says

WASHINGTON — The deadly American attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan occurred despite "rigorous" U.S. military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post Airstrike on Kunduz hospital a mistake, U.S. commander says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Ask the Readers: Have You Had Any Surprise Expenses This Year?

Life happens! Sometimes, it happens in a way that forces you to spend money where you didn't expect to. According to the latest American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, 53% of Americans had unforeseen expenses this year. The top categories were (as you can probably guess) car trouble,...

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