Things I’ve found interesting February 2nd 2020

Take your time – stay awhile – I’m sure you can find a few interesting things.

American Airlines agent said Orthodox Jews only bathe once a week, lawsuit claims

Jewish family booted off flight for body odor sues American Airlines

American Airlines sorry after ‘telling woman to cover up’

American Airlines admits ‘soap spill’ did not divert flight

FBI probes use of Israeli firm’s spyware in personal and government hacks

Louise Linton, Steve Mnuchin’s wife, deletes post in support of Greta Thunberg

The treasury secretary had dismissed the teen activist’s call for divestment of the fossil fuel industry.

Mystery surrounds body found in Detroit River — and worried dog may be key clue

Real ID compliance may leave up to 85,000 stranded, U.S. Sen. Gary Peters isn’t having it

GM recall causes brake failure in potentially thousands of pickups

Church of England sticking by LGBT sex guidance

Amazon yet to demand subsidies, tax breaks for Pontiac Silverdome site

Pontiac Silverdome (also known as simply the Silverdome) was a stadium in Pontiac, Michigan. It opened in 1975.

American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) is a professional ultimate frisbee league in North America

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order beat EA expectations by selling 8m copies

The Rock House Irwin’s Park near Illinois Route 4

Bike ride to Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary

Rivian takes over Uptown Normal Illinois Electric trucks SUVs

1,000-hp GMC Hummer electric SUV to roll out of Detroit assembly plant in 2021

The Hummer is coming back as a 1,000-horsepower electric truck

Ford teases all-electric F-150 pickup truck by pulling a million-pound train

GM will spend $2.2 billion to build electric and autonomous vehicles at Detroit plant

Tesla Cybertruck first ride: inside Elon Musk’s electric pickup truck

Bollinger’s rugged electric trucks will cost $125,000

Fisker Karma Doubletree By Hilton Raleigh NC

The all-electric Rivian R1T is a dream truck for adventurers

Karma Automotive to build electric truck and SUV from Fisker’s ashes

GM sells Lordstown factory to the offshoot of a struggling EV startup

Tesla CEO Elon Musk drops hot new track: Gigaclub coming soon?

SpaceX’s workhorse Falcon 9 rocket expected to reach major launch milestone in 2020

BorgWarner to acquire rival auto parts supplier Delphi for $3.3B

BorgWarner company that left Decatur Illinois years ago and manufactured transmission for Tesla Roadster.

11 memorable Decatur companies that are no longer with us

YMCA assumes operation of Borg-Warner Sports Complex

Tesla Roadster Sport console

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport price tag

It’s NOT a Tesla Roadster It’s a Lotus Elise R

Tesla Motors Selects BorgWarner for Production of New Gearbox for Tesla Roadster

Last Borg Warner Transmission now in route to Roadster # 1125

Tesla Motors Selects BorgWarner for Production of New Gearbox for Tesla Roadster

Ford to pay millions to Focus, Fiesta owners in transmission settlement

Sweden Joins Growing List Of Countries Looking To Ban ICE

This is how the UK is trying to stop the spread of coronavirus

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak an international emergency

Spreading rapidly and changing daily, coronavirus an enigmatic public health threat

Why China can’t recover quickly from the coronavirus outbreak like it did with SARS

How the feds missed their chance at a coronavirus vaccine

The Australian Capital Territory has declared a state of emergency because of an out-of-control forest fire burning erratically south of Canberra

Warren woman: I was body shamed after traumatic ice fishing accident

Woodward Corner Market opens today: Here’s what to expect

Michigan Opera Theatre halts plan for new Detroit high-rise

Michigan restaurant chain Anna’s House accused of firing employees over race, religion

Anna’s House restaurant chain facing lawsuit claiming workplace discrimination

Michigan restaurant chain Anna’s House under fire from customers for donations to Trump

Anna’s House draws support after being called out for donating to Trump

Michigan school district closes for 2 days after bedbugs found

Wayne County has struggled to inspect its bridges, state also under scrutiny

Bicyclists on the railroad bridge built in 1873 that linked Grosse Ile to Trenton

Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge over Trenton Channel is now open to vehicular traffic. The bridge was temporarily closed on Wednesday.

Michigan’s bridges are bad — and a fix could take nearly a century

$3.9M Grosse Pointe Shores mansion filled with lavish materials, finishes

Report: Compuware’s private equity owner exploring sale

Wait, did your tax preparer just take a cut of your refund? Here’s how to stay safe

Healthiest (and Tastiest) Things to Eat When You Have the Munchies

Cannabis Helps Protect HIV Patients’ Brains From Deteriorating, Study Finds

7 things you have to spot in L.A. before you can really say you live here

The Seven Totems of LA

Mary Higgins Clark, the long reigning ‘Queen of Suspense,’ dies at 92

Trump administration expected to loosen restrictions on use of landmines

Tearing Down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Is an Unacceptable Blow to Cinema History

The 8-year project to dismantle the San Onofre nuclear plant is about to begin

India’s budget offers tax relief amid slow economic growth

Home-sewn clothes are making a comeback. But is it too late for dying fabric stores?

Food banks: ‘I went from earning €50k to living on £35 a week’

Food banks: ‘I hung around outside, embarrassed to go in’

Student forced to turn to food bank by loan delay

Unpaid bills: Are rural Albertans growing tired of carrying the freight for delinquents in the oilpatch?

2nd worker dies of injuries from Texas oil well blowout

2nd worker dies of injuries from Texas oil well blowout

Houston rapper ‘Psyco Sid’ arrested with more than a gallon of liquid codeine, deputies say

A sex trafficking survivor from Katy visits the White House today

One young Texas sex-trafficking victim helped build solid case against her former pimp

Whataburger faces wrongful-death lawsuit by worker’s family

Megachurch pastor’s brother arrested in sexual abuse case

Former Harris County constable captain accused of sexually assaulting young girl

After backlash over $2M luxury jet, IDEA charter schools to stop spending $400K on Spurs tickets

Data show Nigerians the most educated in the U.S.

Attorney says estranged husband of missing Connecticut mother is dead

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to host first-ever ‘sensory-friendly’ carnival day

Pearland Animal Shelter facing urgent capacity crisis, drops adoption fees to $0

‘Seven Guitars’ tragic tale of doomed musician’s struggle

Mattress Mack places $1M Super Bowl bet, picks 49ers to beat the Chiefs, according to report

James Franklin McIngvale also known as Mattress Mack, is a businessman from Houston, Texas

What happens if the internet’s most important law disappears?

Space is incredible, but too many games are missing the point

Woman who says Trump raped her seeks his DNA

Why one Hong Kong doctor is in support of a medical strike amid the coronavirus outbreak

Meet the Latina Fighting Chicago’s Period Poverty

China 8 Project docked Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal Pier 66 Seattle

Argosy Cruise passing the Bell Harbor Conference Center 2008

Celebrity Cruises passes the Bell Harbor Conference Center 2008

Cleaning windows on Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship Norwegian Pearl

Hey where did that cruise ship go

Gnomedex 6.0 Celebrity Cruises loading Seattle Bell Harbor Conference Center

Allure of the Seas, one of the world’s largest cruise ships, to set sail from Galveston

Massive west Houston explosion claims two lives, devastates Gessner-area neighborhoods

Corey Johnson: Mayor Bill de Blasio has failed the homeless in NYC

Feds raid NYC’s hotel shelter operator over bombshell fraud allegations

Dead homeless man found covered in bed bugs on subway train

Serial burglar ‘Brick Man’ freed by bail reform busted — yet again

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