Thursday show 01-15-15
1,000 Alien Planets! NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Hits Big Milestone
The Hubble Space Telescope revisited the so-called “Pillars of Creation,” which the space agency describes as “three giant columns of cold gas bathed in the scorching ultraviolet light from a cluster of young, massive stars in a small region of the Eagle Nebula, or M16.”
Firestorm: U.S. school makes girls follow Islam dress code
The Douglas County School District in Colorado, is under fire for saying that schoolgirls might have to cover up from head to ankle for a field trip to a Muslim mosque, has confirmed that such Shariah requirements will be enforced on the outing.Firestorm: U.S. school makes girls follow Islam dress code.
School with $160.00 annual budget sees kindness from strangers
First came the calls. Then the reams of paper, more precious in a cash-strapped public school than gold. Finally, the checks arrived. Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary, a public school in Germantown, began the academic year with a discretionary budget of $160: 40 cents to spend on each needy student.
Now, Israel gets wiped off many maps
WND reported last week that HarperCollins, one of the largest publishers in the world, filled orders from Arab countries to provide maps for school children in the Middle East that erase Israel. The U.S.-based publishing giant apologized and canceled all future sales of its Collins Middle East Atlas after published reports by WND and several other media outlets exposed the defective maps.
Anti-Islamist Rallies in Germany Condemned by U.N., Turkey’s President
A spate of anti-Islamist rallies in Germany drew the condemnation Tuesday of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cited what he called growing “Islamophobia” to mount a new verbal attack on the European Union.
Gun owners fear Maryland cops target them for traffic stops
A year ago this New Year’s Eve, John Filippidis of Florida was driving south with his family on Interstate 95 when the Maryland Transportation Authority Police pulled over his black Ford Expedition and proceeded to raid it while his twins, wife and daughter looked on — separated in the back seats of different police cruisers.