A Canadian man says he’s broke after the United Parcel Service lost track of his inheritance. The intended $846,000 delivery was a bank draft from TD Canada Trust, which still hasn’t refunded the lost fortune 10 months later. “It was a total surprise,” Lorette Taylor told CBC News.
Hours after Doug Jones upset Roy Moore in Alabama’s special election, the far right began cooking up conspiracy theories about busloads of voters being brought in from out-of-state: I am hearing rumors that black voters from MS were encouraged to cross over into AL and vote.
Snyder firmly contends that Trump is a Fascist, but it’s hard for Americans to accept that because we’ve had a certain belief about governmental structure for so long. “… we just assume everybody is a friendly democratic parliamentarian pluralist until proven otherwise,” Snyder tells Salon. Trump would have to march out and explain in the simplest of English that he was a Fascist to his supporters, but even then he would have people who would claim that he’s being hyperbolic.
In a move that seems designed to provide more gender equality for Mormon teens, the LDS Church is making small changes regarding who can officiate in temple rituals. Effective Jan. 1, Mormon boys who are ordained as priests (as young as 16) will be able to perform vicarious baptisms for the dead in LDS temples and act as witnesses to the ritual, a rite formerly reserved for adult males. LDS girls ages 12 to 18 will be able to assist with baptistry assignments currently done by adult female temple workers. Further, annual “Priesthood Preview” presentations in LDS congregations will be modified to include not only 11-year-old boys, who will be ordained to the faith’s all-male priesthood at age 12, but also 11-year-old girls, who will not.
Former chief official White House photographer Pete Souza, author of "Obama: An Intimate Portrait," describes what it was like to photograph Obama immediately following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. Following is a transcript of the video. Pete Souza: My name is Pete Souza, I was the chief official photographer for President Obama. To set the scene a little bit, it was about a month since he had been reelected to a second term, so there was that sort of afterglow that was still being felt, I think, throughout the White House. It was also Christmastime at the White House, so there were these decorations and Christmas trees, a very festive time of the year. And word
Artie Lange has a cheerleader in longtime friend and fellow former "Howard Stern Show" guest Dominic Barbara.