This Week in the Mercury


Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Good Morning, News!

Posted by Dirk VanderHart on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 9:10 AM

How strong are the new carbon regulations President Obama is preparing to announce (in a unilateral move cutting out a petulant and skeptical Congress)? Everyone's waiting to hear. Particularly the tiny island states that are about to be drowned out of existence.

Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, where the country's military launched a major attack against pro-Russian separatists who'd taken over an airport, killing dozens.

Another enormous mudslidethis one in Colorado, leaving three men missing.

A 19-year-old from Snohomish apparently can't hold his breath for 10 seconds without fainting. He tried anyway, while driving on a highway.

As infill development picks back up in Portland, the Tribune says neighborhood groups are demanding developers give notice of impending changes.

"Some neighbors upset with Portland's planned naked bike ride," declares KATU, which then interviewed just one woman who was unhappy about the upcoming World Naked Bike Ride being staged near her home.

Sorry, Florida: You're going to have to do a little more work before executing the possibly mentally disabled.

The Nigerian government apparently has a video of some or all of those 300 kidnapped schoolgirls, begging officials to swap state prisoners for their release. That's not gonna happen.

I'm no biologist, but based on these pictures, I have to theorize Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had themselves miniaturized, injected by hypodermic needle into someone/something, and then wed in front of an exotic virus.

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