Things I’ve found interesting February 13th 2020

A list of interesting topics for this Thursday.

Mohawk protest continues to halt rail traffic on the Toronto-to-Montreal corridor

Via Rail cancels Montreal-Toronto, Toronto-Ottawa service until end of Thursday over blockade

It’s no Cheap Trick: Amtrak service to Rockford and the Quad Cities is on the horizon

Fight Back Against Today’s White House Attack on Amtrak’s National Network

‘The intelligence coup of the century’

For decades, the CIA read the encrypted communications of allies and adversaries.

Tens of millions of biz Dell PCs smacked by privilege-escalation bug in bundled troubleshooting tool

Audi e-tron electric SUVs tell owners they need an oil change

Fluffy malfunction: foam fills airport hangar in Virginia

Julius Rosenwald was an American businessman and philanthropist Born August 12, 1862 Springfield, Illinois

He is best known as a part-owner and leader of Sears, Roebuck and Company

Illinois’ MCT Goshen Trail

CYBERDELIA: 25 Years of Hackers Found at R. Josh Quarles Daily

Hackers (1995) Matthew Lillard Reflects on Hackers HD

Weddings in limbo after Noah’s Event Venue in West Des Moines suddenly shutters

The Dentists Lobby Continues to Oppose Low-Cost Dental Care Option in Washington

‘Hottest mom in the world’ mistaken for her daughter’s sister

Riders in the storm: Dutch cyclists brave Storm Ciara

DownThemAll for Waterfox browser

Waterfox 2020.01.1 is available with bug fixes. Security update due next week with the release of Mozilla’s Security Advisories.

How to Install / uninstall Pale Moon Web Browser in Ubuntu 16.04

Installation and Uninstallation Pale Moon for Linux

Space Force says Russian satellites are following American satellite

FBI wants your help to catch the ‘TGIF Bandit’ before he robs another bank

Women drugged and robbed men they met at upscale restaurant, police say

Family ‘desperate for information’ about British backpacker missing in New Zealand

Utah man suspected of killing his girlfriend and shooting a police officer also shot himself in the face

A Puerto Rican man applied for a license. Georgia officials arrested and jailed him for fraud

How polygamy helped Utah women get the right to vote

Priest says ‘pedophilia doesn’t kill anyone’ but abortion does, in defense of denying communion to lawmakers

New volume of ‘Saints’ reveals the many sides of Brigham Young

Two dolphins were shot, stabbed and killed off the Florida coast. There’s a $20,000 reward for answers

Finding Dolphins Shot and Stabbed, Authorities Offer $20,000 for Help

With the latest two dead dolphins, nearly 30 animals have been found shot or impaled in the southeastern United States since 2002.

Dolphin found dead with bullet or spear wound off Florida coast

Teen pranksters pretend to spill coronavirus on NYC subway

The Post saves Times Square restaurant from scaffolding crisis

Thousands of students, dozens of missed school days, no end in sight

Measuring the impact of rotating strikes by teachers on eastern Ontario

UTA Board raises pay ranges for most agency administrative jobs by 2%

Puppy in crime: Deputies take man, dog into custody in theft

800 retweets to return stolen, pink purse to tourist

Tesla is going to make discontinued Model 3 Long Range RWD in China, already produced over 2,000 cars this year

Tesla tops Instagram to become the ‘Fastest Growing Brand in the World’

It’s not the NFL, but pro football will return in 2020 as XFL selects St. Louis for franchise

St. Louis draws XFL’s best TV rating in the nation

With Gov. Newsom’s new budget, California seeks to help all regions rise

Greta Thunberg: Climate activist gets her own TV series

Arctic Permafrost Thawing Will Double Previous Carbon Emissions Estimates From Permafrost Thawing

Deforested parts of Amazon ’emitting more CO2 than they absorb’

Sugary Drink Consumption Plunges in Chile After New Food Law

Once Upon a Time…in the Hollywood In-N-Out Parking Lot

USWNT will play Australia at Rio Tinto Stadium April 10

Bring Back the Tomboys

75-year-old hopes to become world’s oldest soccer pro

The world just learned of the Astros’ cheating. Inside baseball, it was an open secret.

Dad uses himself as human shield to save daughter from oncoming train

‘Super dad’ saves daughter from under a moving train in Egypt

Brides tie the knot in Northern Ireland’s first same-sex marriage

Hate to break it to you but you can make a broom stand upright any day of the year

How Student Loan Forgiveness Changed Graduates’ Paths

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