Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday Links

As the weekend gets closer, here are some things going on:

From WUIS, Taiwan has elected their first female president.

From the Express, the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport has been evacuated after a "suspicious package" was found at the EgyptAir check-in area, and a riot breaks out in a camp for migrants in Greece.

From The Guardian, a Syrian refugee wins an appeal against being deported to Turkey.

From the Daily Mail, a British man who planned to travel to Syria, thus abandoning his family, is sentenced to 8 years and 3 months.

From the International Business Times, a Malaysian man suspected of supporting ISIS was a flight engineer in his country's air force.

From the Malaysia Digest, this might be the world's only Islamic Smartphone.

From the Dhaka Tribune, a Bangla Deshi lawmaker refuses to apologize for humiliating a teacher who had "insulted Islam".

From The Local NO, a woman allowed to use a bathroom in a mosque in Oslo allegedly tried to set the place on fire.

In National Review, Jonah Goldberg asks, "Who are the real deniers of science?"

In FrontpageMag, Ari Lieberman asks, "What caused the downing of EgyptAir Flight 804?"

From Fox News, Hampden-Sydney College reverses its previous decision against re-hiring Lt. General Jerry Boykin.

From the Kashmir Observer, Iraq asks Jordan to extradite Saddam Hussein's daughter.

From CBS Chicago, the head of the TSA agrees to meet with local leaders.

From Reuters, the Oklahoma legislature calls for President Obama to be impeached over his transgender bathroom directive.

From MedicalXpress, a new tool has been published to help guide public health decisions involving the zika virus.

From CNN, a man in Nigeria might be "the world's most dapper squeegee man".

And from the New York Post, 400 Chefs in Naples, Italy teamed up to create the world's longest pizza.

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