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 NO. 749 “Expect the Ironic” FEBRUARY 9 - 15, 2015 

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NEW YORK: BUBONIC PLAGUE DETECTED IN SUBWAY
Riders urged to avoid each other.
 
WORLD NEWS
Japan May Force Its Workers
To Take Vacations

Penalty for not doing so would be loss of vacation time.
Iraq Ends Years-Old Nightly
Curfew in Baghdad

Just in time for moviegoers to rush out and see “American Sniper.”
 
RELIGION
Pope Comes Out in Favor of Spanking
But only for punishment.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Recent Castro Photos Emerge, Showing Him Fit and Alert at 88
In one photo (not shown) he's waterskiing.
U. S. NEWS
Calls Renewed for Release of
Withheld Parts of Investigation
Linking Saudis With 9/11

Now that we have enough oil.
1 in 4 Americans Stressed Over Finances Most or All of the Time
Current Powerball jackpot: $450 million.
 
REMINDER
  A leave of absence makes the heart grow fonder.
 
Report: Uber Researching
Driverless Taxis

They would be programmed to never pick up people of color and never go to the Bronx.
 
POLITICS
Rand Paul Gets His Measles Vaccination
Develops autism.
Two Thirds of Americans Dissatisfied With Wealth Distribution
Includes richest .1%, who want more.
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