Saturday, June 20, 2015

Saturday Evening Links

Now that I've been back for a while, let's see what's going on around here.

From The State Journal-Register, "grief hangs in the air" days after the attack in Charleston.

From The Telegraph, the Charleston church shooter told a friend that his original target was the University of Charleston.

From NBC News, the shooter appears to have had a racist website.

The Daily Caller notes that while politicians voice their views on the Confederate battle flag being displayed in South Carolina, one-time Governor Bill Clinton (D-Ark) had no qualms about commemorating the Confederacy in the Arkansas state flag.

From The New Orleans Advocate, a New Orleans police officer was fatally shot while transporting a suspect.

From the Northwest Herald, the southern Illinois town of Herrin honors coal miners killed in the 1922 Herrin Massacre.

From WGN, three teenagers in New Mexico have been charged with hacking a baby formula website.

From Fox News Latino, a Mexican woman seeking asylum suffers a miscarriage while in custody.

From CBS Chicago, an Illinois state legislator proposes liability insurance for gun owners.

From the Daily Mail, a drunk man in Nanjing, China gets a Darwin Award (dis)honorable mention.  (Since he did actually remove himself from the gene pool, he does not qualify for the award itself.)

From MSN News, ISIS targets young Germans for recruitment.

From Russia Today, protesters in Honduras call for officials to resign.

From Yahoo News, hundreds of thousands Italians rally against gay marriage.

From the Pensacola News Journal, drones are proliferating in Pensacola.

And from ESPN, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer pitches a no-hitter, coming very close to a perfect game.

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