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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Jamul residents concerned over tailgating driver - 10News.com KGTV ABC10 San Diego

AMUL, Calif. - 10News went looking for the owner of a car who drivers say has been tailing them for miles and flashing blue and white headlights as they make their way down a two-lane road in Jamul.

It has been so frightening that many have called the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

via www.10news.com

Yup, Jamul is weird.

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Seals Accused Of Sexually Attacking Penguins (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Scientists documenting wildlife in the sub-Antarctic are shocked after witnessing multiple incidents in which fur seals sexually harassed penguins.

via www.huffingtonpost.com

Geez, I would not want to be one of those penguins. (NSFW?)

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Indian guru's followers at ashram fight off police; 190 people hurt - San Jose Mercury News

NEW DELHI -- Thousands of devotees of an Indian spiritual leader who is wanted for questioning in a 2006 murder case fought running battles with police Tuesday outside the guru's heavily fortified ashram in northern India.

via www.mercurynews.com

Imagine.

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Uber Executive Suggests Digging Up Dirt On Journalists

A senior executive at Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring a team of opposition researchers to dig up dirt on its critics in the media — and specifically to spread details of the personal life of a female journalist who has criticized the company.

via www.buzzfeed.com

Great idea. (Sarcasm)

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Cal quarterback Jared Goff beginning to turn heads on campus - San Jose Mercury News

BERKELEY -- In the early morning after Cal opened its football season with a win at Northwestern, quarterback Jared Goff arrived at the three-story house he shares with nine roommates.

via www.mercurynews.com

This is for Mark.

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Rabbi Moshe Twersky: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com

Three of those who were killed were named as Moshe Twersky, Arye Kupinsky and Kalmen Levine. They are all U.S. citizens. A fourth rabbi who died was English-born Avraham Shmuel Goldberg, reports Haaretz.

Here’s what you need to know about the late Rabbi Moshe Twersky:

via heavy.com

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Israel on Edge After Five Are Killed in Attack on Synagogue - NYTimes.com

JERUSALEM — Two Palestinians armed with a gun, knives and axes stormed a synagogue complex in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of West Jerusalem on Tuesday morning and killed four men in the middle of their morning prayers, the Israeli police said.

via www.nytimes.com

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Three questions about the legality of the Obama Administration’s anti-sexual assault on campus policies - The Washington Post

I agree with around 90% of what Rubenfeld writes, and I encourage folks to read the whole piece. Curiously for a law professor, though, he mostly leaves out the question of whether the relevant rules are lawful. Here are three questions suggesting they may not be.

via www.washingtonpost.com

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Rosetta Probe Directly Discovers Organic Molecules on Comet - WSJ - WSJ

The probe that landed on the surface of a comet has discovered organic molecules, the most rudimentary building blocks of life, according to the German agency involved in the mission.

via online.wsj.com

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Charles Manson Set to Tie the Knot With 26-Year-Old Woman - ABC News

Mass murderer Charles Manson is set to tie the knot with a 26-year-old woman who has spent years trying to exonerate him.

via abcnews.go.com

It seems superfluous to mention it, but note the style of Mr. Manson's facial hair. Also, I count this as one more rock on the scale on the side of capital punishment.

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