Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tuesday Links

Here are some things in the news, as the fiscal year comes to an end:

From CBS Houston, the Oklahoma beheading suspect had been in an altercation over his "not liking white people".

From the National Post, Husain Abdullah was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after scoring a touchdown, for sliding into an Islamic prayer position.

From The Independent, the Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake in the world, has been rendered almost completely dry.

From Fox News, the rise of ISIS has become an issue in the Senate race in North Carolina.

From Tech Crunch, Reddit plans to create its own crypto-currency.

From CNET, eBay will spin off PayPal into its own separate company.

From Pantagraph, the foreign minister of the Bahamas tells the UN that his country will crack down on illegal immigration.

From Breitbart California, after California Governor Jerry Brown signed a ban on plastic grocery bags, an effort begins to repeal the ban by referendum in 2016.

From ABC News, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is arrested in Maryland for DUI.

From BarbWire, during a moment of silence before a high school football game, cheerleaders lead the crowd in prayer.

From The Washington Post, a recent White House intruder was tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent.

From ZDNet, tomorrow Microsoft will present a preview of Windows 10.

From My Fox Chicago, Kurdish leaders claim that their fighters have captured a border crossing with Syria from ISIS.

And from the New York Post, the next Star Trek movie might include a vaguely familiar face.

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