Midweek News

It’s Wednesday! It’s news! I also believe in some corners of the worlds it’s Wine Wednesday. So go ahead and whine with some wine.

The Syrian government fired a deputy prime minister for spending too much time outside of the country and for setting up meetings without permission from the government. New York Times

Yesterday marked one year since Hurricane Sandy. People are still recovering. New York Times

Alabama’s tough immigration law is about to lose its teeth. NPR

Illinois is suing a shifty online adoption agency. NPR

NSA wasn’t spying. They were just getting gossip from their allies! Los Angeles Times

Do you love Sriracha? People living next to the plant sure don’t love it. Los Angeles Times

South Africa sentenced two right-wing extremists after a 10-year trial. Al Jazeera

To add more injury to injury, Syria is now dealing with a polio outbreak. Al Jazeera

Congress heard from victims of drone attacks yesterday. My eyes weren’t dry by the end of it. The Guardian¬†

Macy’s and Barneys are kind of racist. The Guardian¬†

By [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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