News Appetizers Need a Nap

Hey! It’s news! Obama had the worst week ever and a bunch of other bad things happened, but it’s Friday and we all get to sleep in tomorrow.

Obama called for new funding for embassy security in light of the persistent questions over last year’s attacks in Benghazi. New York Times

Military suicides are on the rise and no one really knows what’s going on. New York Times

At least six people were killed in a north Texas tornado. New York Times

The witness protection program has lost two former “known or suspected terrorists.” CNN

David Beckham is retiring. So long as he doesn’t stop posing for underwear advertisements, I’m okay with that. CNN

The Boston bombing suspect left a note on the boat where he hid that suggests a possible motive. NPR

Researchers in Canada have identified the oldest stash of water. It’s 1.5 billion years old and could reveal information about early life on earth. NPR

The acting IRS director handed in his resignation as a result of the scandal that involved extra scrutiny for conservative groups seeking nonprofit status. LA Times

So, yeah, that was some news. Let’s all take a nap.

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.

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