Friday, April 15, 2016

Links For (Faux) Tax Day

April 15 is normally the deadline for filing your federal tax return, but this year, we have until April 18.  With that in mind, here are some things still happening today:

From The Guardian, a German comedian faces prosecution for joking about the Turkish president.

From the Brisbane Times, an Australian accused of racial discrimination over a Facebook post faces a huge legal fee bill.

From Reuters, in a YouGov poll over the possible exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, "In" has a slight lead.

From the Daily Mail, London Mayor Boris Johnson has some harsh words for President Obama.

From Breitbart's Big Government, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WS) wants Puerto Rico bondholders to be treated in the same way as Chrysler bondholders were in 2008 and 2009.

From The Washington Times, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) vetoes a bill that would end permanent alimony.

In an audio program, WUIS asks, "Should movie theaters allow texting?"

From TownHall, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wants the United States to be more like Europe, but apparently overlooks European unemployment.

From Catholic News Service, Sanders says that his visit to the Vatican was not a political endorsement.

From The Hill, health insurance companies are warning about their losses from Obamacare.

From the Evening Standard, two Muslims in Britain draw flak for praising a Pakistani man for killing a provincial governor.

From, a Muslim man in India divorces his wife for voting for the wrong political party.

In an Op-Ed, Arutz Sheva asks, "Is Islam senselessly targeting Muslims?"

From FrontpageMag, how the mullahs of Iran spread Sharia outside their country.

From National Review, why sitcoms don't mention abortion.

From AOL, a college student allegedly killed her newborn baby in a bathroom.

From The Times Of Israel, the Academy of the Hebrew Languages announces several new words relating to computers and technology.

From Fox News, a judge rules that a lawsuit can go forward against the makers of a gun used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

From CNN, the Czech Republic announces a shorter version of their name.

And from The Verge, the future of food in theaters could get weird.

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