Chicago Promotes Hijab Billboards

Feb 20, 2018

A billboard campaign seeks to educate Chicago-area drivers about a traditional garment worn by some Muslim women. For six weeks, billboards along the Tri-State Tollway and I-55 will feature women wearing the hijab, a veil covering the head and chest. Kiran Malik says when her daughter, Imaan, wanted to wear a hijab to high school,…

Dangerous drug needles, garbage, and feces line the streets of downtown San Francisco

Feb 20, 2018

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed 153 blocks of downtown San Francisco in search of trash, needles, and feces. The investigation revealed trash littered across every block. The survey also found 41 blocks dotted with needles and 96 blocks sullied with piles of feces. How dirty is San Francisco? An NBC Bay Area Investigation…

Yellowstone supervolcano has more than 200 earthquakes in just 10 days

Feb 20, 2018

A new swarm of earthquakes has cropped up at the Yellowstone supervolcano, with more than 200 small temblors detected in the last 10 days alone. According to experts with the US Geological Survey, the latest swarm began on February 8 in a region roughly eight miles northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana – and, it’s increased…

NOAA Caught Adjusting Big Freeze out of Existence to Exagerate Global Warming

Feb 20, 2018

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has yet again been caught exaggerating ‘global warming’ by fiddling with the raw temperature data. This time, that data concerns the recent record-breaking cold across the northeastern U.S. which NOAA is trying to erase from history. If you believe NOAA’s charts, there was nothing particularly unusual about this…

ABC flooded with 25,000 complaints after Joy Behar mocks Mike Pence’s Christianity

Feb 20, 2018

Joy Behar’s mocking of Christianity as a mental illness isn’t going away as an issue. According to the Media Research Center watchdog group, more than 25,000 people had called ABC by early Monday morning to complain about a segment on “The View” in which the comedian specifically said Vice President Mike Pence suffers from the…

Students fighting Freedom From Religion for stopping coaches from praying with team

Feb 20, 2018

Carter County high school students are pushing back against a national group complaining about post-game prayer. The Freedom From Religion Foundation asked publically that the coaches refrain from praying with the students following high school basketball games. The two schools, East Carter High School in Grayson and West Carter High School in Olive Hill, prayed…

North Korean athletes at Winter Olympics desperate to avoid ‘hellish gulag fate’ of 1966 World Cup squad

Feb 20, 2018

FOR North Korean athletes, the prospect of failure on the big stage carries a punishment far worse than a damaged ego. Having failed to land a single medal in South Korea so far, its Winter Olympic team could suffer the same fate as previous underperforming athletes – imprisonment in one of the country’s sick gulags.…

Earthquake shakes southern Mexico for second time in three days

Feb 20, 2018

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck southern Mexico early on Monday, sending frightened residents into the streets as seismic alarms echoed across the capital, although there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake hit 32 km (20 miles) east of Santa Catarina Mechoacan in the state of Oaxaca at a depth of 40 km at…

Queensland, New Zealand to use facial recognition

Feb 20, 2018

Australian state Queensland has introduced legislation to enable its participation a new new national facial biometrics matching scheme. Police minister Mark Ryan introduced the Police and Other Legislation (Identity and Biometrics Capability) Bill into parliament on Thursday last week. Federal, state and territory governments agreed to make changes to legislation in support of an agreement…

Now in Jerusalem, rare George Washington thumb Bible goes online

Feb 20, 2018

Some two centuries after it was printed, a rare miniature Bible dedicated to the first president of the United States has come to Jerusalem, where the National Library of Israel has made it freely accessible online for the first time. According to experts, less than a dozen copies of the special edition of the Bible…

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