Sunday Show 01-07-17
Mississippi woman bags deer ahead of her 100th birthday
On Jan. 9, Bertha Vickers of Morgantown, Miss. will celebrate her 100th birthday, but she’s more surprised by all the attention she’s getting for her recent deer kill.
Tobacco giant says it wants to give up cigarettes
The company, which makes Marlboro, L&M and Chesterfield brands among others, took out ads in newspapers in the United Kingdom that said its ambition for the new year is to build a smoke-free future and eventually stop selling cigarettes.
‘It’s either fight or die’: How a Seattle woman fended off a machete-wielding man on New Year’s Day
When Lillian Germond walked into her Seattle apartment building early New Year’s Day, she didn’t know the man walking behind her was about to attack, armed with a machete.
M27s and ‘Head-to-Toe’ Gear Overhaul on the Way for Marine Grunts
After more than a year of speculation, the word comes straight from the commandant of the Marine Corps: Grunts, including those outside the squad, are getting the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle — and a whole lot of other goodies to boot.
How to get your hands on a historic from the US Army stockpile
Only American citizens can purchase one of these World War II combat pistols, the M1911, from the U.S. Army stockpile. And only one can be purchased a year by a qualified buyer.
Flight attendants sue Delta Air Lines for anti-Jewish, anti-Israeli attitude
Four current and former flight attendants have filed a federal lawsuit against Delta Air Lines alleging that the company’s management has “an anti-Jewish, Hebrew and ethnic Israeli attitude.”
Report: Religious Jews’ Ascent to Temple Mount Up 75%
The number of visits by religious Jews to the Temple Mount has increased by 75% in 2017, compared to 2016, according to the Yera’eh organization, which encourages Jewish ascent to the Temple Mount.
Now 6 Bishops Challenge Pope Francis on His Divorce/Remarriage Teaching
Three more Catholic archbishops have signed on to a letter released by three bishops on Dec. 31, which publicly challenges Pope Francis’ teaching on Communion for the “divorced and remarried” and states that his instruction is “alien to the entire Tradition of the Catholic and Apostolic Faith.”
Weed in sidewalk triggerrs $2500 penalty
Property owners in California have been handed a huge victory with a ruling by the California Court of Appeals ensuring that hearings for citizens who challenge tax assessments or penalty decisions be “fair.”
Tech companies scramble to patch microchip security
Technology companies are playing down the severity of two recently discovered security problems with computer microchips, saying there will be no need for widespread hardware replacements to shield millions of devices from hackers.
NHS hospitals ordered to cancel all routine operations in January as flu spike and bed shortages lead to A&E crisis
The instructions on Tuesday night – which will see result in around 50,000 operations being axed – followed claims by senior doctors that patients were being treated in “third world” conditions, as hospital chief executives warned of the worst winter crisis for three decades.
Washington sets up winter quarters in Morristown
After two significant victories over the British in Trenton and Princeton, New Jersey, General George Washington marches north to Morristown, New Jersey, where he set up winter headquarters for himself and the men of the Continental Army on this day in 1777.
Liberation Theology in Latin America
During the mid-20th century, disenchanted members of the clergy and the oppressed classes of Latin America united together to reinterpret the role of the Catholic Church in everyday society and to reclaim religion towards the pursuit of social justice