THIS JUST IN…


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The dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and the one still being sought is his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, several sources said Friday.

The older Tsarnaev died overnight in an exchange of gunfire with police.

Much of Boston is on lockdown as authorities search door to door for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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“Meet the 45 Senators Who Blocked Background Checks”


MOTHER JONES

PROVIDED SO YOU’LL KNOW WHO TO PUT ON YOUR LIST  🙂

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NOTE: I REALLY HATE THE “S WORD. 😦

Friday Flicks: Tom Cruise Leaps into the Future in ‘Oblivion’


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Oblivion

In Oblivion, directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy), Tom Cruise plays an ex-Marine commander called Jack Harper in the year 2077. We know what you might be thinking: doesn’t that sound like Jack Reacher, the character he played in the adaptation of Lee Child’s series of novels? Perhaps he likes the name.

Jack’s been hitting the road as part of an operation to extract resources from the Earth after many years of war with an alien enemy. No matter, he’s now only weeks away from joining his fellow humans who have been evacuated to a lunar colony. Until, that is, Jack rescues a beguiling stranger (Olga Kurylenko) from a downed spacecraft who will somehow make him question everything. What’s next for Jack? Only deciding the fate of humanity, which he previously thought was about to be lost forever.

The critics who got lost in Oblivion didn’t…

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We Sure Could Use A Little Good News Today


HOW TIMELY!

Thinking Out Loud

” When sorrows come – they come not single spies – but in battalions ”
~ William Shakespeare, Hamlet Act IV, Scene V

Brian Williams NBC Nightly NewsEvery night at 6:30 PM I watch the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. I became a convert about five years ago after decades of watching ABC World News Tonight starting in the days Peter Jennings anchored.

You’re just as likely to catch Brian Williams guesting on The Office or SNL as you are to see him hosting the news. While he delivers the hard news with total professionalism, he’s also at his best doing the soft news stories, especially if they involve dogs, or better, puppies. He knows that television news is largely infotainment, but lately, the headlines he’s forced to read haven’t exactly been kind.

The United States has been taking a beating lately. Even in the wake of the tragedy in Boston, you see…

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Breaking NEWS: WATERTOWN, MA (BOSTON)


Friday, April 19, 2013 6:23:05 AM

National News Alert

AP: Massive police operation underway in Boston

Police say one of two suspects in the shooting of an MIT police officer is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another, who is tied to the Boston Marathon bombing.

Shortly after the MIT officer was shot Thursday night, police got a report of a carjacking in Cambridge, just outside Boston.

Police say of the at-large suspect, “We believe this to be a terrorist.”

Read more at:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/police-converge-on-neighborhood-outside-boston-amid-reports-of-explosions/2013/04/19/8813d938-a8b6-11e2-9e1c-bb0fb0c2edd9_story.html