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New SARS-like Virus 'A Threat To The Entire World'

A new strain of coronavirus claims another life...this time in France. A 65-year-old man who had been traveling in Dubai has died from the illness, the French health ministry said. He was the first Frenchman to fall ill from the SARS-like coronavirus. The World Health Organization says the virus, which causes coughing, fever and pneumonia, can likely be passed between humans, but only after prolonged, close contact. Out of 44 confirmed cases worldwide, 23 people have now died with most of those infected having traveled in the Middle East.

WhoWhatWhy: Innoculating You To The BS On Television

An update in the persecution of journalist/hacktivist Barrett Brown, a few goodies pertaining to the George W. Bush Presidential Library, and some handy A/V clips to keep us sane in the midst of all the nonsense.

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