Sunday Show 11/9/14
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the Great War.”
John Muir’s birthplace was a four-story stone house in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland. His parents were Daniel Muir and Ann Gilrye. He was the third of eight children: Margaret, Sarah, David, Daniel, Ann and Mary (twins), and the American-born Joanna.
US Unemployment Rate Falls for Younger Workers
Younger workers benefited from the October uptick in hiring. While still high, the unemployment rate for teenagers fell to 18.6 percent from 20 percent in September as 266,000 of them landed jobs. The jobless rate for workers in their early 20s declined to 10.5 percent from 11.4 percent.
AUSTRALIA STRIVES TO KEEP CLIMATE CHANGE OUT OF G20 ECONOMIC SUMMIT
The government of Australia, which has been at the forefront of resisting international pressure of developed countries to manage their economies around the threat of climate change, is expected to resist more spending proposed at the summit for a “Green Climate Fund,” which would give money to underdeveloped countries with the intention of helping them reduce emissions.
Pope Francis warns against becoming Pagan Christians
Not all those who claim to be Christians really are, said Pope Francis Friday morning. Some are Christians “in name only,” he said. “They bear the name of Christians but live a life of pagans.”
From Brian’s Mexican Connection
Mexico City, November 7 (HOWEVER) .- Residents of the mountain town of Linda Vista, belonging the municipality of San Miguel Totolapan, Guerrero, took up arms to protest unsafe conditions with which, say, day face day and demanded that the government guarantees that no similar case happen to Iguala.
Man chooses to be eaten alive by Anaconda
Naturalist Paul Rosolie believes “you have to go head first.” What he’s referring to is shoving his head into the mouth of an anaconda, letting it swallow him, and filming the experience for a Discovery Channel special called Eaten Alive, News.com.au reports.
PETA CONDEMNS DISCOVERY CHANNEL FOR ‘EATEN ALIVE’ ANACONDA SPECIAL
In response to Discovery Channel’s upcoming special, Eaten Alive, which will feature author and naturist Paul Rosolie in a “snake-proof” suit while being eaten by a massive anaconda, People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals had something to say:
GOP civil war
As most Republicans were taking a victory lap the morning after the elections, a group of conservatives huddled anxiously in a conference room not far from Capitol Hill and agreed that now is the time for confrontation, not compromise and conciliation.
Fema asking disabled elderly residents to repay aid from Superstorm Sandy
The residents of Belle Harbor Manor spent four miserable months in emergency shelters after Superstorm Sandy’s floodwaters surged through their assisted-living center on New York City’s Rockaway peninsula.
Giant sunspot mystifies scientists
The biggest sunspot to grace the face of the sun in more than two decades just rotated out of Earth’s view, but it was responsible for kicking up some truly amazing solar activity this week.
NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Finds Mineral Match
Reddish rock powder from the first hole drilled into a Martian mountain by NASA’s Curiosity rover has yielded the mission’s first confirmation of a mineral mapped from orbit.
Korean war POW laid to rest 60 years after capture and death
A Korean War POW has been laid to rest near his mother’s grave in California with full military honors more than 60 years after he died of untreated wounds in enemy hands.
Army Vet killed at Los Angeles party celebrating recent return from Afghanistan
An Army veteran who survived the treacherous battlefields of Afghanistan was gunned down Sunday in his old neighborhood in Los Angeles while celebrating his homecoming from the wartorn land.