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 NO. 765 “Expect the Ironic” JUNE 1 - 7, 2015 

May 25
Jun 8
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE CHAMPIONSHIP SHARED BY VANYA SHIVASHANKAR AND GOKUL VENKATACHALAM
Who won for corrrectly spelling their own names.
 
WORLD NEWS
China: Artist Going to Prison for Posting Funny Picture of President
In China it's a crime to not realize that posting a funny picture of the president is a crime.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Turkmenistan's President Commissions, Dedicates Huge Heroic Monument of Himself
“I'm humbled,” he says.
U. S. NEWS
Pentagon Accidentally Ships
Anthrax to Eleven States

Pentagon placed on terrorist watch list.
GAO: All 33 Anti-Missile Interceptors We Rely on to Defend Against a Nuclear Attack from North Korea “Susceptible to Experiencing Failure Modes” and “May Not Work as Intended”
And they're out of warranty.
 
REMINDER
  Take shorter cold showers.
 
POLITICS
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley Makes Official Announcement
Hes running for Vice President.
George Pataki Announces Run for Republican Nomination
Says he's doing it to let friends, relatives know he's alive.
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