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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

China is the least believing country in the world but belief in a God gets 100% mention in countries like Indonesia, Bangladesh and Philippines, according to the survey by Gallup International. According to the survey exploring religious tendencies of 66,000 people in 68 countries across the world, 62 per cent of people in the world define themselves as religious, 74% of people globally believe we have a soul' and 71% believe in a God. Another 56% believe in heaven, 54% in life after death and 49% in hell. Read more

... He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.

A month before invading Kurdish areas in Syria, Turkey's president said he "cannot accept" the West's restrictions that keep him from a bomb.

... after Swedish engineer saw red over getting a ticket.

Mats Jrlstrm's fight shows you never cross an engineer.

A Swedish engineer's umbrage at a traffic ticket has led to a six-year legal fight and now a global change in the speed with which traffic light signals are timed. After Mats Jrlstrm lost an initial legal challenge in 2014, a federal judge in January this year ruled Oregon's rules prohibiting people from representing themselves as engineers without a professional license from the state are unconstitutional.

And now Jrlstrm's calculations and advocacy have led the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) to revisit its guidelines [PDF] for the timing of traffic signals. As a result, yellow lights around the globe could burn for longer -- ITE is an international advisory group with members in 90 countries.

My son was jobless, directionless, and apartmentless. So when he decided to join the Army, we were just glad he was out of the house. What we didn't know was just how much the military would change him"and us.

A Canadian human rights tribunal has ruled in favor of five home-based female estheticians who refused to wax the male genitalia of a person who identifies as a woman, according to the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF).

Joe Rogan Experience #1368 - Edward Snowden | Oct 23, 2019

Edward Snowden is an American whistleblower who copied and leaked highly classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a Central Intelligence Agency employee and subcontractor. His new book "Permanent Record" is now available.

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Two members of the far-right Proud Boys were sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for their roles in a street fight after a speech last year at New York's Metropolitan Republican Club. Ten members and associates of the Proud Boys were arrested in the days following the clash. Hare and Kinsman were the first two to go on trial.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

"When I was about 8 or 9, I actually thought I was gay," said Osmond. "The reason is because I had been sexually abused to the point that men, they made me sick. I didn't trust them, I didn't like them." Wow I always thought of her as a corny empty-headed has been. I never imagined she would have the courage to talk about such suffering in public.

Ten Proud Boys face justice for their violence.

Murder, white supremacist cults, masked cops, and raining squid " we walk through the first episode of this brilliant new show.

To understand the baggage of Watchmen is to understand the history of comic books"and their transition to the biggest Hollywood genre of the modern era. Watchmen, a 12-issue comic series in the mid-'80s by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, fundamentally changed the medium as we know it. Read more

KARACHI: Why did the chicken cross the road? Because the farmer had no need for her anymore. He was making plastic eggs now. Read more

Animal cafes have been springing up all over the world for the last two decades as a place for animal lovers to enjoy a meal alongside their furry friends. But a new "panda" cafe in Chengdu in south-western China - internationally known as the home of the giant panda - is raising eyebrows and a lot of concern. According to the Chengdu Economic Daily, a cafe recently opened in Chengdu, seems at first glance to be home to six giant panda cubs. But the "panda" cafe is - in fact - all bark and no bite because on closer inspection, it turns out they are actually the Chow Chow breed of dogs, which have been dyed to look like China's national animal. Read more

When Doug Varey clicked on a pop-up ad offering computer security protection for 12 years for 556, he signed up. "I had no reason to suspect it wasn't genuine," he says. That was a mistake. Mr Varey was a victim of a common online scam known as computer software service fraud, which ended up costing him some 4,000. Read more

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine told members of Congress during a closed-door deposition Tuesday that he believed it was "crazy" to withhold aid to Ukraine only if the country's leadership agreed to open an investigation into 2016 election interference and business matters related to former Vice President Joe Biden's family.

As negotiators for the Detroit Three and UAW grapple over the swelling costs of health care, several leading Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning on proposals to dismantle the private health insurance system in the United States as it is known today. "Medicare for all" is the pitch from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others, who must win Michigan and other auto-producing states to be assured a path to the White House in 2020.

But low-cost private health insurance remains for many rank-and-file UAW members their most valued piece of compensation, despite the international union's decades-long support for single-payer national health insurance.

"Medicare for all is for congressional debate down the road; the contract will be signed and delivered," said Harley Shaiken, a labor professor at the UC Berkeley. "There's going to be strong pushback (to potential cuts under Medicare for All)." Read more

...untill it's President publicly announcing Biden was being investigated. It is highly illegal to use your power as an elected official to enrich yourself including getting reelected.

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