Archive for April 27th, 2021

April 27th, 2021 - 5:47 pm § in Christianity, Law and Courts

Is this murderer’s legal argument a Get Out of Jail Free card?

Amber Guyger is the ex-Dallas cop serving a 10-year prison sentence for killing a neighbor in his own apartment. On September 6, 2018, Guyger came home after work, in her police uniform but off-duty, and entered the wrong apartment. Thinking its resident was an intruder, she shot and killed him. Bec[...]

April 27th, 2021 - 12:54 pm § in America, Politics

“Greater Idaho” movement wants to redraw state lines

Idaho legislators are “intrigued but skeptical” about a scheme “to lop off about three-fourths of Oregon,” plus some northern California counties, and add those areas to Idaho to create “the nation’s third-largest state” by moving existing state boundaries, a Lo[...]

April 27th, 2021 - 12:11 pm § in Health, Racism, Schools & Colleges

School run by anti-vaxxer won’t hire vaccinated teachers

“A private school founded by an anti-vaccination activist in South Florida has warned teachers and staff against taking the COVID-19 vaccine, saying it will not employ anyone who has received the shot.” a Seattle TV station reported on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, citing an Associated Press [...]

April 27th, 2021 - 11:50 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Hermit’s refuge

I wouldn’t want to leave, either. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 27th, 2021 - 11:02 am § in Health

CDC issues new guidance (chart)

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April 27th, 2021 - 5:05 am § in Politics

She’d rather drive 14 hours than wear a mask on a plane

Alaska state senator Lori Reinbold (R) was banned by Alaska Airlines last week after repeatedly refusing to comply with its mask policies and calling its employees “mask bullies,” CNN reported on Monday, April 26, 2021 (read story here). On Sunday, CNN said, she “had to drive more [...]

April 27th, 2021 - 5:00 am § in Misc.

Personally, I’d rather walk than drive (video)

The road to Fairy Meadows, Pakistan … … but the view is worth it — if you make it there. The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 27th, 2021 - 1:44 am § in America, China, Foreign Affairs, Misc.

U.K. is sending an aircraft carrier to the South China Sea

A British fleet that includes an aircraft carrier will sail in May to make port calls in 40 Asian-Pacific countries, CNN reported on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 (read story here). It’s a classic “show the flag” voyage designed to glad-hand friends, display military power, and test capa[...]