Archive for October, 2016

Newly Discovered Species Named for President Obama
By October 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Newly Discovered Species Named for President Obama

A new organism has been discovered and named after President Obama. The organism is described in the August issue of Journal of Parasitology (JoP) as having a long, thread-like body. It represents both a new genus and species of parasitic flatworm and has been given the official name of Baracktrema obamai. The scientist who named […]

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Muslim Student Wears Headscarf with Uniform at Military College
By October 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Muslim Student Wears Headscarf with Uniform at Military College

Her family has a legacy of military and public service. She wanted to follow this path. She was also determined to stay true to her religious beliefs. So when she applied to colleges, she asked for a uniform accommodation to wear the hijab (Muslim headscarf). Norwich University, one of the country’s six senior military colleges, […]

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Mom Who Beat Son Claims Protection from Prosecution under State’s Religious Freedom Law
By October 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Mom Who Beat Son Claims Protection from Prosecution under State’s Religious Freedom Law

When his school teacher patted the 7-year-old boy on his back, he flinched. That was when the teacher noticed the bruises on his back.  He had a total of 36 deep purple bruises and red welts on his back, arm and thigh. There was also a loop mark on the boy’s ear that resulted from […]

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Civil War-era Cannonballs Unearthed by Hurricane Matthew
By October 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Civil War-era Cannonballs Unearthed by Hurricane Matthew

A local resident of Folly Beach, S.C., about 12 miles south of Charleston, was walking along the eroded beach when he discovered a cluster of cannonballs. Hurricane Matthew had made land fall a day earlier about 50 miles north of Folly Beach, and had apparently unearthed the military ordnance from the sand. The pile of […]

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Seven-Year-Old in Family Car Runs Over Two-Year-Old Sister
By October 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Seven-Year-Old in Family Car Runs Over Two-Year-Old Sister

A 2-year-old girl was accidently run over by a car with her 7-year-old sister in the driver’s seat. With her mother’s approval, the 7-year-old was starting the family car. According to Salem, N.H. police, the mother had given the keys to the 7-year-old with permission to go outside and start the car, a 2003 Ford […]

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