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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Daily Jim World News Round Up

With Harry Potter and the wiz kids getting all the press last week and Comic Con sucking the air out of these here internets this week a few global  items got dropped from the the 24 news feed.

In Vancouver, our neighbor to the north, a guy dressed as the Greek god of death yet wearing a bullet-proof vest is handing out business cards and water to the homelsss.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/real-life-superhero-takes-to-vancouvers-streets/article2098046/

In Israel, McDonald’s has pulled its “McFalafel” from the menu. No word yet on who’s to blame for letting that thing get on there in the first place.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jul/12/mcdonalds-withdraws-mcfalafel-israeli-restaurants

Here at home, and after months of seclusion, Admiral Ackbar, former Rebel Alliance leader and candidate for Ole Miss mascot has had his website hacked by Asian fertility specialists,

http://www.notatrap.org/

The only thing that did make the newsreel was Kelly Osbourne yelling at some kids in London and then Tweeting about her superheroic feats. Way to go E Network!

http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/b252007_look_out_london_kelly_osbourne_fights.html?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-celebritynews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_celebritynews

 

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