Headlines Du Jour ► Saturday, November 16, 2013

The Not Now Silly interns don’t take weekends off. They’ve spent the night wriggling through all of the innertubes collecting nothing but the finest Headlines Du Jour for your reading pleasure.

BEST STORY OF THE YEAR:

NEWS FROM THE FAR-FLUNG STATES:

DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS TEACHERS:

DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS WOMEN:

GOODNESS GRACIOUS!!! GREAT BALLS OF FIRE!!!

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS

RICH SON OF A GUN:

THE LATEST IN HEALTHCARE LIES:

IN LGBT NEWS:

238 Trans People Murdered Worldwide In The Past Year
The Transgender Murder Monitoring Project reveals the greatest number of killings
took place in countries with some of the most progressive LGBTI rights laws.

ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

TODAY IN FLOR-I-DUH NEWS:


Passenger ‘fell out’ of small plane near Miami
Rescue teams scour area south-east of Miami after pilot
radios that passenger fell out of aircraft flying at 2,000ft

THE NEIGHBOUR FROM HELL:

IN FOX “NEWS” NEWS:

CRACK MAYOR CORNER:


Rob Ford’s true victims may be those closest to him: DiManno
The mayor has warned media to leave his family alone, but it was he who dragged them into this mess.

Rob Ford’s intoxication affected his job: former staff
Ford was drunk at city hall between 15 and 20 times in a year, a former aide told police; he also missed events, asked staff to buy him booze, and was violent in his office.

Defanging Mayor Rob Ford could cause legal headache
Councillors and legal experts say cutting the mayor’s budget could be sticky, depending on how provincial law regarding the mayor’s “statutory duties” is interpreted.

Report: Police Were Concerned Rob Ford’s
Wife Was Domestic Abuse Victim

Rob Ford’s litany of apologies — and non-apologies
Mayor has spent past two weeks saying he’s sorry,
though sometimes it’s not clear what he’s sorry for.

CRACKED CORNER:

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