Sunday, February 21, 2016

Sunday Links

Some things going on out there:

From AOL, six people were killed yesterday, reportedly at random, in a shooting spree in Michigan.

From The Daily Caller, despite his dispute with Pope Francis, Donald Trump carries the most Catholic county in South Carolina in the GOP primary.

From the Washington Examiner, Trump wins in spite of his gaffes.

From The Washington Times, Republicans in South Carolina had a record turnout.

From Bloomberg Politics, Bernie Sanders (I-VT) blames his loss to Hillary Clinton (D-NY) in the Nevada Democratic primary on low voter turnout.

From Warrior, the Marine who raised the flag on Iwo Jima has died at age 94.

From Russia Today, the European Union will not intervene in Libya against ISIS without permission from a legitimate government of that county.  (Is there any?)

From Al Arabiya, a map of the cultural destruction by ISIS.

From Alalam, ISIS uses the #JustinBieber hashtag to spread its propaganda.

From Malaymail Online, a Malaysian man denies that his rejection of marijuana legalization is an insult to God's creation.

From Yahoo News, a prominent Hindu priest is decapitated in Bangla Desh.

From Sputnik International, in refugee camps, Muslims harass Christians.

From The National Interest, since May 2014, Lebanon has been unable to choose a president.  (And we Americans thought Bush v. Gore in 2000 was a mess.)

From WUIS, trying to break the "North Korean information blockade".

From the Sunday Express, students in Guernsey (one of the British Channel Islands) were given a homework assignment where they had to explain why they had converted to Islam.

From The Washington Free Beacon, a review of Joanna Williams' book Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity.

From InformationWeek, a "roundup" of big data.

From Mashable, how to "get weird in Amsterdam without getting high".

From WGN, a lock of John Lennon's hair sells at auction for $35,000.

And from NTB, Hillary Clinton joins in Who Let The Dogs Out?

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