Citizens for Legitimate Government
John Conyers steps aside from House Judiciary Committee amid probe into sexual allegations | 26 Nov 2017 | Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Sunday stepped aside as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, but again denied recent allegations of sexual and inappropriate conduct. The 88-year-old Conyers, starting last week, was hit with several allegations of misconduct while in Congress that are now being investigated by the House Ethics Committee.
'Explosion' heard near missing Argentine submarine's last known location | 23 Nov 2017 | A noise detected near the last known location of a missing Argentine submarine on the day it vanished was consistent with an explosion, the Argentine navy said Thursday. "An anomalous, singular, short, violent and non-nuclear event, consistent with an explosion, was registered," navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told a news conference in Buenos Aires. Teams from a dozen nations have been searching by air and sea for the ARA San Juan, which has 44 crew aboard and was last contacted off the coast of Argentina on November 15.
12 of 14 nursing home deaths after Irma ruled homicides | 24 Nov 2017 | Authorities say the deaths of 12 of the 14 Florida nursing home patients who died after Hurricane Irma have been ruled homicides. The Sun Sentinel reports that autopsy results from the Broward County medical examiner's office were released Wednesday. No arrests have been made.
Militants Kill 305 at Sufi Mosque in Egypt's Deadliest Terrorist Attack | 24 Nov 2017 | Militants detonated a bomb inside a crowded mosque in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday and then sprayed gunfire on panicked worshipers as they fled, killing at least 305 people and wounding at least 128 others. Officials called it the deadliest terrorist attack in Egypt's modern history. The scale and ruthlessness of the assault, in an area racked by an Islamist insurgency, sent shock waves across the nation -- not just for the number of deaths but also for the choice of target...Between 25 and 30 militants carried out the attack, the statement said. They barged in carrying automatic weapons and the Islamic State flag.
Church of Sweden to stop referring to God as 'he' or 'Lord' --Head of largest Swedish Christian church says God is beyond human gender determination | 24 Nov 2017 | The Church of Sweden is urging its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to the supreme deity, refraining from using terms such as "Lord" and "he" in favour of the less specific "God." The move is one of several taken by the national Evangelical Lutheran church in updating a 31-year-old handbook setting out how services should be conducted in terms of language, liturgy, hymns and other aspects...The change was met with criticism, however. Christer Pahlmblad, an associate theology professor at Sweden's Lund University, told the Kristeligt Dagblad newspaper in Denmark that the move was "undermining the doctrine of the Trinity and the community with the other Christian churches".
Do not refer to female pupils as 'girls' or 'ladies' because it 'reminds them of their gender', headteachers told
Insane in the membrane: Do not refer to female pupils as 'girls' or 'ladies' because it 'reminds them of their gender', headteachers told | 21 Nov 2017 | Teachers should not refer to pupils as "girls" or "ladies" because it means they are "constantly reminded of their gender", the Government’s former mental health tsar has said. Natasha Devon told headteachers of the country's leading girls' schools that they should be using gender-neutral language when they address their students, and added that the same applied for boys. Speaking at the Girls' School Association's annual conference in Manchester, she said that she would "never walk into a room in an-all girls' school and say girls or ladies" because it was "patronising".
FBI processes record 200,000+ gun background checks on Black Friday | 25 Nov 2017 | Buying a gun in the United States could hardly be described as difficult, and bargain hunting weapons enthusiasts were out in force on Black Friday with the FBI receiving over 200,000 requests for background checks in a single day. That figure smashes the previous two years, both also record showings for checks in a single day, as trigger-happy Americans flocked to pick up their bargain basement weapon of choice, USA Today reports.