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Saturday morning's main events

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8 2014

Call it Saturday morning's main events..
News of the world! And beyond!


You do what you got to do: A bobsledder from team USA, locked in a bathroom, does what he can to break out.. And then he tweeted the damages he made to the world..


2014: The year of the horse.. and horses were used, of course, to open the Sochi games..

Your smart phone can change your well being--they make you more vulernable to work related exhaustion..

Children asked very personal questions in school, parents angered.. The game was called "Cross the Line." Questions that were asked included whether their parents drink alcohol, or if anyone from their family was in jail...

Some worthwhile news about the Super Bowl ads..


AOL is slashing 401K benefits--because of two young women who gave birth to sick babies!
If you don't believe that headline, read some more in depth: AOL's chief executive Tim Armstrong made the call on the benefits after the sick kids issue.. Armstrong, who now may have secured his one way ticket to hell, said this: "We had two AOL-ers that had distressed babies that were born that we paid a million dollars each to make sure those babies were OK in general. And those are the things that add up into our benefits cost. So when we had the final decision about what benefits to cut because of the increased healthcare costs, we made the decision, and I made the decision, to basically change the 401(k) plan"


If you're in the loser's club, the Pope is your leader..

No rest for the weary: US 'troubled' after American jailed in North Korea is forced to return to hard labor camp..

Michio Kaku warns on Fukushima.. And so few are listening..

White House placed in lockdown after man tries to jump the fence..

It all started with a Pennsylvania contractor.. and led to millions of TARGET customers getting their ID stolen.. From the AP: "The hackers who stole millions of debit and credit card numbers from Target's computer systems may have gained access by first infiltrating the network of a western Pennsylvania heating and refrigeration contractor."

A snowstorm set for next week may actually signify a beginning to spring..

Another bird flu death in China..

Chinese moon rover set to freeze..

A pastor and his wife think that a ghostly figured appeared behind them in a photograph..

An emotional private funeral held for Philip Seymour Hoffman..


Everything is political: FOX BUSINESS host calls new LEGO MOVIE 'anti business'..
AICN: Positive review for LEGO MOVIE..

Review: Is the LEGO MOVIE really that good?

He made someone else's day: Clint Eastwood saves the life of a choking PGA tour official!


Miley rides a giant sausage..

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The Detroit boom: A friend visits from a trip 28,000 miles per house

This is the AP news brief on the meteor and earthquake in Detroit January 16:
DETROIT (AP) — Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor.  The American Meteor Society says it received hundreds of reports of a fireball Tuesday night over the state, including many in the Detroit area. Reports also came in from several other states and Ontario, Canada.Some Michigan residents reported their homes shaking.  The society says the reports suggest a space rock penetrated deep into the Earth’s atmosphere before it broke apart. The U.S. Geological Service says it registered as a 2.0 magnitude earthquake in Michigan. Bill Cooke with NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office tells The Detroit News it was “definitely a meteoroid” and a rare sight for Michigan.Other states where people reported seeing a fireball included Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Missouri.
More information now being revealed.. CBS in Detroit reported that NASA said the mete…

THE SKY IS ALIVE! BOOM IN DETROIT

USGS confirms meteor occurred around 811pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake. The very bright fireball illuminated the sky over Michigan, US on January 16, 2018 and was followed by a sonic boom reported several miles away. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 356 witness reports from Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio as well as from Ontario in Canada.

50 people reported concurrent sound associated with the event and 114 delayed. Reports are still coming in..

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mother! just scored Jennifer Lawrence the worst box office opening of her career..

The reviews were awful.
The critics panned..
The citizens revolted and were revulsed.

FIRE AND FURY

The fake missile warning in Hawaii was scary for residents of that state .. 38 minutes of hell.

Scary for America more may be what ELIANA JOHNSON writes in POLITICO: A false warning of a missile threat in Hawaii sent White House aides scrambling Saturday, frantically phoning agencies to determine a response and triggering worries about their preparedness almost a year into the Trump administration. President Donald Trump’s Cabinet has yet to test formal plans for how to respond to a domestic missile attack, according to a senior administration official. John Kelly, while serving as Secretary of Homeland Security through last July, planned to conduct the exercise. But he left his post to become White House chief of staff before it was conducted, and acting secretary Elaine Duke never carried it out. The Old Cold War guard is gone. The newcomers can issue threats but appear to be unaware on how to act on them.. “The U.S. government hasn’t tested these plans in 30 years,” said the senior a…

A DEAR DAVID DIARY GETTING WORLDWIDE ATTENTION

I am completely terrified, enthralled, and perplexed by the DEAR DAVID Twitter stream being penned by New York writer Adam Ellis. He is known on Twitter as Moby_Dickhead.  And suddenly he is captivating publications all over the world..

It began in August. He said he had a dream about a boy with half of a head.. He said his apartment in NYC was being haunted by a dead boy. . . At some point he learned that the boy's name was David. Dear David, actually. And you could only ask him two questions. If you asked a third, he would desire to kill you.

Adam Ellis asked a third..

And the rest became a Twitter stream of nightmare potential.

His cats got involved, as he

Just last week he revealed this photograph, which he said shows Dear David staring at him from across his bedroom:



The last update was last week. Nothing since then.

There are currently 559,000 or so followers who have been watching the accounts of Moby Dickhead. Waiting for another enthralling update.. waiting for another ph…