NiMB 45: Wednesday 1-17-2018
TODAY:Chaos In Courtroom,Man Accused Of Murdering Deputies: ‘I Killed F-ingCops’, Warns He’ll Do It Again. North and South Korea agree to form their first joint Olympic team and march together in opening ceremony. Sweden sends leaflets to 5m homes on how to prepare for war with Russia. Lynx Helicopter bows out of service.14 students taken to hospitals after getting sick from ‘laced’ candy at West Side school. Russia eyeing private military companies market with new legalization bid. After last night’s locker room brouhaha, Chris Paul will probably never be cheered at Staples Center again. Bitcoin crashes below $10,000, losing over half its value since last month’s record.
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CBS:Chaos In Courtroom: Man Accused Of Murdering Deputies: ‘I Killed F****** Cops’, Warns He’ll Do It Again
The hearing resumes today.
DailyMail: North and South Korea agree to form their first joint Olympic team and march together in opening ceremony
- The two Koreas have agreed to form a combined women’s ice hockey team
- Their athletes will march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony
- Both sides held rare talks on Wednesday amid a thaw in inter-Korean ties
Telegraph:Sweden sends leaflets to 5m homes on how to prepare for war with Russia
The neutral country has begun to reverse deep post war defence cuts and incursions by Russian planes and submarines have sparked intense public debate over whether to join Nato.
“All of society needs to be prepared for conflict, not just the military. We haven’t been using words such as total defence or high alert for 25-30 years or more. So the knowledge among citizens is very low,” said Christina Andersson, leader of the project at the Swedish civil contingencies agency.
Telegraph:Photo Dispatch: the Lynx Helicopter bows out of service
The 40 year old Lynx has been retired from service in the UK.
Chicago Tribune:14 students taken to hospitals after getting sick from ‘laced’ candy at West Side school
An emergency medical service plan one was called around 9 a.m. for James Russell Lowell Elementary School at 3320 W. Hirsch St., sending at least six ambulances to the scene, officials said. Children were taken to “hospitals as a precaution after possibly consuming candy laced with an unknown substance,” police said in a media notification
RT:Russia eyeing private military companies market with new legalization bid
Russian MPs are expected within weeks to submit a new draft law regulating private military companies. There is a global market for such services, and some argue Russia is missing out by keeping citizens in a legal minefield.
LATimes:After last night’s locker room brouhaha, Chris Paul will probably never be cheered at Staples Center again
FTA:Griffin marched off the court screaming and exhorting the crowd before throwing his jersey into the stands in a display of emotion unmatched in his Clippers career.
But it wasn’t done yet. After the game, sources said Paul led a group of four Rockets — including James Harden, Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green — through a back door into the Clippers locker room in apparent pursuit of Griffin and Austin Rivers, who didn’t play but was talking from the bench.
Millionaire gang fight.
The 19th, dawn and dusk are you best chances for hits on your line.
Yahoo: DOW dipped yesterday with some profits taken and is climbing to 25,986 ATM
RT: Bitcoin crashes below $10,000, losing over half its value since last month’s record
Tonight you can hear me about 40 minutes into NickTheRat’s free for all show or catch it tomorrow on your podcast thingy.
Speaking of tomorrow: The Ghost of Chance will begin taking a regular Thursday seat and I’ll be back Friday.
Next week, Producer Tim is going to take a stab at hosting a show. Please be nice to him. For a little while anyway.
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