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Monday, June 18, 2012

Good Morning, News!

Posted by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey on Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 9:31 AM

GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! And so I'll tell myself that I'll be strong, and dreaming when they're gone. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood has been declared by the Egyptian press as the winner in the country's first competitive presidential race. Meanwhile Egypt's military swiftly passed a law that says all new presidents are bunk. Uh-oh.

Russian warships are apparently on their way to Syria to protect their people and naval base. Again, uh-oh.

Greece vote to keep the Euro, leading world markets to breathe a sigh of relief—but rest assured, more trouble is on the way.

An Indian man chops off his daughter's head, because of her "indecent behavior." Yeahhhh... I'd say that, so far, this day isn't shaping up too well.

In other "headless" news, two headless corpses have been found in a popular picnic spot in Paris, creating the potential of ruining one or more romantic dates.

Jack Osbourne (Ozzy's son) has multiple sclerosis. :(

The prosecution rests, and now it's time for accused pedophile Jerry Sandusky to make his case. I'd wish him luck, but I don't wish him luck.

Microsoft is supposed to make a "major announcement" today, which is either about a new TV/movie platform, a tablet computer, or how they're making a new commercial that depicts Apple as the fat guy, and themselves as the skinny cool guy.

Google has received more than 1,000 requests to censor content from government officials worldwide in the last six months of 2011. And half of those are about the Nyan Cat. (Just kidding, I love the Nyan Cat.)

And by the way a cooked squid inseminates a woman's mouth. This is a thing that can happen, apparently.

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Cloudy, cool and a bit showery today—BUT DON'T PANIC! We have a kickass week of great weather starting later tomorrow.

And finally, yesterday's best tweet by far, courtesy Mia Farrow.



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