Friday, July 3, 2015

Fourth of July Weekend

Friday ...

  ISIS 'emir of suicide bombers' killed in coalition airstrike, U.S. says   CNN - July 3, 2015
The Tunisian, believed to be one of the first foreign fighters to join ISIS, also helped organize the Sunni extremist group's devastating use of suicide and vehicle-borne bombs in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense said.

Syria military resists major rebel assault in Aleppo   BBC - July 3, 2015

This must have been the woman I was sensing when I told the police to look at the fugitives families and friends.
  Prison escapee Richard Matt wrote to daughter, vowed to see her, report says   CNN - July 3, 2015

Iceland makes blasphemy legal   BBC - July 3, 2015
Iceland's parliament has abolished its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.

Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC   AP - July 3, 2015
Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to America ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. "We were hungry, and I cried for two days," Limnioti said. "I felt homeless in New York." The couple skipped a few meals before spending their last dollars on dinner at McDonald's. Strangers from two Greek Orthodox churches in the city's Queens borough came to the rescue, giving them survival cash until their flight home to Greece on Friday.


We celebrate the 4th of July - fireworks, entertainment, other traditions. Enjoy.

Sunday.... and into Monday

Focus on ... the Greek vote , the 2015 Women's World Cup in Vancouver, the christening of Princess Charlotte in England, and more.

July 4, 2015

American Independence Day

Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams
draft the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

  Historians baffled by handprint on Declaration of Independence  
CNN - July 1, 2015

Recent terror attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France have U.S. law enforcement officials on edge and boosting security measures ahead of the holiday weekend. The FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center issued a bulletin last week, saying July 4 events were ripe for possible attacks. Authorities appear most concerned about lone wolf attacks inspired by ISIS.

Aliens, Syfy, and the 4th of July takes us to a whole host of events and films that premiere on
or around this date - (7/4) (11) which is linked to reality, its symbolism, and activation codes.
On July 4, 2012 the God Particle - Higgs Boson - was discovered.

This year features Terminator Genisys.