— — The Real Face Of Jesus – What Did Jesus Look Like? // A Matter Of Style Two key factors could not be determined from the skull—Jesus’s hair and coloration. To fill in these parts of the picture, Neave’s team turned to drawings found at various archeological sites, dated to the first century. Drawn […]

Obama was explicitly warned the U.S. could be liable as a war crimes participant. That changed nothing. Source: theintercept.com // U.S. and U.K. Continue to Actively Participate in Saudi War Crimes, Targeting of Yemeni Civilians

1974 rape conviction tossed over evidence issues; attorneys seek man’s immediate release | Courts | theadvocate.com – A state district court judge has overturned Wilbert Jones’ 1974 conviction in the abduction and rape of a Baton Rouge nurse, saying “highly favorable” evidence was withheld from the defense. Attorneys for Jones filed a motion in court […]

— Meridith McGraw // Roy Moore addresses church crowd in Alabama amidst sexual assault scandal – ABC News – At the “God Save America Revival Conference” at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church in Jackson, Alabama on Tuesday night, embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore addressed a loyal crowd and made little mention of his sexual […]

Opium production has nearly doubled in Afghanistan in 2017, reaching a record high, according to a joint survey by the Afghan government and the United Nations. Source: stripes.com // Afghanistan’s opium production rises as Taliban gain ground

The soldier defected from his guard post in the Joint Security Area, an area in the heavily fortified frontier where the two sides face each other across the line that divides the peninsula. Source: stripes.com // N. Korean soldier shot as he defects to S. Korea via the DMZ

The FBI is scrutinizing more than 60 money transfers sent by the Russian foreign ministry to its embassies across the globe, most of them bearing a note that said the money was to be used “to finance Secret Finding: 60 Russian Payments “To Finance Election Campaign Of 2016” – That wire transfer is one of […]

Fliers at Silver Spring school likely part of national campaign, officials say. Source: washingtonpost.com // Signs saying ‘it’s okay to be white’ found at Maryland high school

President Trump tweeted about the hacked emails of then-Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta approximately 15 minutes after WikiLeaks requested his son Donald Trump Jr. Source: thehill.com // Trump tweeted about Podesta emails 15 minutes after WikiLeaks asked Trump Jr. to: report

A man hoarding bomb-making materials hated the government and had planned to use a grenade to hurt first responders, Volusia County deputies said. Source: mynews13.com // Volusia Sheriff: Man with bomb-making materials was anti-government

Kurdish fighters are on the frontlines with the United States-backed forces fighting the Islamic State, capturing wide swathes of Syrian territory from the militant organization in recent years. Today, primarily Kurdish forces control an expanse of territory that includes almost the entirety of the country’s northern border with Turkey, major oil fields in the Arab-majority […]

Representatives from the African Union met for a two-day summit in Addis Ababa, during which time the head of the AU criticized President Donald Trump’s recent immigration and refugee ban, calling it “one of the greatest challenges” for the African continent.“The very country to which many of our people were taken as slaves during the […]

FBI statistics released Monday show that the number of hate crimes reported last year rose by nearly 5 percent compared to the previous year. Source: npr.org // Hate Crimes Up In 2016, FBI Statistics Show

Ex-Afghan president says group’s presence used as excuse to drop the largest non-nuclear bomb on district in Nangarhar. // Karzai said the US administration of President Donald Trump used ISIL as an excuse to drop a massive bomb on Afghanistan in April 2017. “And the next day, Daesh takes the next district in Afghanistan,” he said […]

— ADAM NAGOURNEY // On Nixon Tapes, Disparaging Remarks About Ethnic Groups – The New York Times – YORBA LINDA, Calif. — Richard M. Nixon made disparaging remarks about Jews, blacks, Italian-Americans and Irish-Americans in a series of extended conversations with top aides and his personal secretary, recorded in the Oval Office 16 months before […]

“It’s kind of an open secret that it is a bad experience,” said Rachel Bloom. “I’ve heard these stories for years.” Source: vulture.com // CBS Diversity Showcase Is a Racist Mess, Participants Say

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