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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Cheat Sheet - Gwyneth’s Pseudoscience Hits a New Low

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January 29, 2015
Actress-turned-lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow writes that women can "steam clean" their uterus using a "combination of infrared and mugwort." What on earth is she talking about? asks Russell Saunders.
A children's hospital in Mexico City was nearly leveled when a gasoline tanker truck exploded Thursday, killing at least two. More than 60 people were injured in the blast, the mayor said. An unknown number of people are also trapped, but there are concerns that adults and babies are beneath the debris. The accident is believed to have occurred after a hose burst when the truck was supplying natural gas to the hospital. Firefighters were trying to control a leak in the hose when the explosion occurred.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has dropped plans for the Just IN website and directed all state executive agencies to post notices and press releases to an existing site. Pence said he planned to launch Just IN as a public-relations site for his administration, but a report circulated this week depicted it as a state-run news agency. "However well-intentioned, after thorough review of the preliminary planning and careful consideration of the concerns expressed, I am writing to inform you that I have made a decision to terminate development of the Just IN website immediately," Pence said in a statement.
Terrible things
At 20, John Corcoran was a volunteer firefighter in suburban Philadelphia. He's now facing arson charges and 161 counts of sexual assault against children. Christopher Moraff reports.

John McCain slammed anti-war protesters who interrupted the Senate Armed Services Committee during testimony from Henry Kissinger, Madeline Albright, and George Shultz. "Get out of here you low-life scum," the Vietnam War veteran told the demonstrators from Codepink, a self-described "women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement." Prior to the interruption, Codepink tweeted: "We are at the Senate Armed Services committee meeting to arrest Henry Kissinger on his countless war crimes!"

ISIS Hostage Deadline Has Passed
Prisoner swap on hold.
1st Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite Since 1915
The Sierra Nevada Red Fox.
FTC Bans Revenge Porn Website Operator
Must destroy images, too.
Senators to Introduce Cuba Vacation Bill
Bipartisan support.
Fishermen May Have Found Unknown Human
Jawbone suggests multiple extinct lineages.

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