Thursday show notes 06-07-18
Dems’ IT scandal to explode with possible plea deal
Imran Awan, the former IT aide to congressional Democrats, including former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, is prepared to strike a plea deal with prosecutors, court filings indicate.
Cancer patient given just 3 months to live is cured by experimental treatment
Two and a half years ago, doctors told a Florida woman battling breast cancer that she had just three months to live. Judy Perkins, 52, of Port Lucie, is now cancer free thanks to an experimental treatment that harnessed billions of her own immune cells, reported the BBC.
The Cell-Killing ‘Executioner Protein’ Has a Helper. Scientists Think They’ve Identified it.
Bobbing through your body’s cells, there is a mild-mannered protein named MLKL anxiously awaiting the chance to kill.
Survivors penning ‘revenge obituaries’ to settle scores with the departed
The posthumous pillorying of the dead – or the “revenge obituary” – is part of a growing trend that has family members digging up dirt on the deceased and getting the final word.
Group that wants messages censored now complains of being censored!
A partner of the leftist Southern Poverty Law Center, which has been linked to
domestic terrorism through a gay’s attack on the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., is complaining that a court case over its “false” and “defamatory” comments about Liberty Counsel is intended as censorship.
Face book changed privacy settings to ‘public’ for as many as 14M users
A bug was live from May 18 to May 27 where about 14 million Facebook users around the world had their default sharing setting for all new posts set to public, the company revealed. After Facebook employees discovered the bug, which occurred while the tech giant was testing a new feature, the company claimed workers went back and changed the privacy settings for all posts shared by those 14 million users during that time.