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New York AG Sues Harvey Weinstein, Kellyanne Conways Says John Kelly Shouldn't Be Fired, Photo of Earth From 3.8 Billion Miles Away: A.M. Links

  • NASANASAThe attorney general of New York has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of civil rights violations
  • Kellyanne Conway says John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, shouldn't be fired over Rob Porter, an aide who resigned over multiple spousal abuse accusations.
  • The government of the United Kingdom has demanded the charity Oxfam provide documents on staff who paid for sex in post-earthquake Haiti, amid accusations of a cover-up.
  • All 71 passengers on a plane that crashed near Moscow died, according to government officials.
  • North Korea sent the sister of Kim Jong Un to the Olympics on a "charm offensive" for which some U.S. media fell.
  • For the first time at an Olympics, PyeongChang has opened four Gender Equality Support Centers to deal with sexual assault and abuse.
  • The New Horizon spacecraft captured photos of Earth from a record 3.8 billion miles away.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    The New Horizon spacecraft captured photos of Earth from a record 3.8 billion miles away.

    I had my eyes shut.

  • ||

    Hello.

    "All 71 passengers on a plane that crashed near Moscow died, according to government officials."

    Does Trump have an alibi?

  • Rhywun||

    Please tell me you were still doing the peace thing or gang symbol or rabbit ears or whatever the hell that thing is with your fingers.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Flashing my gang sign.

  • Rat on a train||

    VI for life.

  • Citizen X - #6||

    Eugene's gang sign is a timid wave.

  • Conchfritters||

    Earthling gangster disciples.

  • FreeRadical||

    It's ok that your eyes were shut since New Horizons did not actually take a picture of Earth. Ed got that part wrong. The significance of these images is that they are the farthest away any picture has ever been taken and then transmitted back to Earth.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    North Korea sent the sister of Kim Jong Un to the Olympics on a "charm offensive" for which some U.S. media fell.

    Holy shit did they fall for it. Hard.

  • Rhywun||

    She couldn't possibly be charming enough to make me tune in to coverage of anything not hockey.

  • Citizen X - #6||

    The New Horizon spacecraft captured photos of Earth from a record 3.8 billion miles away.

    Ugh. You can still see Chris Christie.

  • Libertarian||

    Good. He serves the same purpose as bright colors on poisonous frogs.

  • Troglodyte Rex||

    Ugh. You can still see Chris Christie.

    Henceforth known as "The Fat Sack of Fat".

  • Eek Barba Durkle||

    I've been calling him that, exclusively, for years.

    One of my favorite insults, though I don't remember if it comes from the Simpsons, or an SNL Judge Judy skit.

  • Troglodyte Rex||

    SNL

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    ...PyeongChang has opened four Gender Equality Support Centers to deal with sexual assault and abuse.

    Title IX investigations of olympic proportions.

  • Mickey Rat||

    Don't forget the 200+ creepy cheerleaders the NK sent over, taking up rows of seats in the hockey arena.

  • Rhywun||

    They had to tone it down from the 50,000 or so that cheer during rallies at home.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    The attorney general of New York has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of civil rights violations...

    So Weinstein was a state agent at some point?

  • Cyto||

    That jarred me immediately as well. Since when is a dumpy troll of a Hollywood producer in charge of anyone's rights? And exactly how is offering something of value in exchange for sexual gratification a civil rights violation? That sounds suspiciously like good old-fashioned prostitution. Is it because he offered a bartered exchange instead of cash?

  • MarkLastname||

    Bartering is a violation of the federal government's civil right to a monopoly on currency.

  • Old Mexican - Mostly Harmless||

    Re: Cyto,

    Since when is a dumpy troll of a Hollywood producer in charge of anyone's rights?


    Since the CRA 1964 abolished property rights and turned jobs or trades into rights.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Kellyanne Conway says John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, shouldn't be fired over Rob Porter, an aide who resigned over multible spousal abuse accusations.

    So we know Porter's guilty?

  • Citizen X - #6||

    What difference, at this point, does it make?

  • Old Mexican - Mostly Harmless||

    Re: Fist of Etiquette,

    So we know Porter's guilty?


    He's guilty of lying. Whether he's guilty of spousal abuse or not matters not. Albeit it would be difficult to believe the man treated his ex-wives with kindness if both are saying the man is violent and one of them presented photographic evidence.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    The government of the United Kingdom has demanded the charity Oxfam provide documents on staff who paid for sex in post-earthquake Haiti, amid accusations of a cover-up.

    Sex workers need your charity not your employment.

  • CatoTheChipper||

    YES, indeed!

  • Libertarian||

    Well, somebody has to investigate this stuff. Can't wake up Sessions so that he can get to work.

  • This Machine Chips Fascists||

    Sessions is as woke as he's ever gonna get. He's focused on the Session's obsession, bad evil satanic drugs. The worst kind of drugs.

  • Conchfritters||

    I imagine it will go down the same as that time he lied before Congress.

  • Conchfritters||

    the sister of Kim Jong Un

    Someone in the media should have asked her about that time her brother had her uncle eaten by hungry dogs, or when he had her other brother assasinated while on vacation in Malaysia.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    You must be mistaken. Those are things Pence did.

  • Conchfritters||

    Plausible. I figure he just had to be doing something when his wife wasn't around.

  • $park¥ leftist poser||

    The New Horizon spacecraft captured photos of Earth from a record 3.8 billion miles away.

    The spooky part is that photo was transmitted 200 years ago.

  • ||

    The photos are coming from inside the Solar System! Get out!

  • Griffin3||

    And then they will send a picture from a record 3.9 billion miles away. And 4 billion miles! and 4.1 billion miles.

    NASA sure has this incremental release / stay in the current news to justify our funding cycle down pat.

  • Conchfritters||

    The attorney general of New York has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of civil rights violations.

    I think it was well established that monster never hit on people of color.

  • Rhywun||

    Who cares? There's ladder climbin' to do.

  • Libertarian||

    "Never before have images been captured as far from Earth as these."

    THAT WE KNOW OF.

  • Mickey Rat||

    It is a very nice picture of an indistinguishable dot.

  • Cyto||

    Well played!

  • $park¥ leftist poser||

    By the time they realize that some aliens taped a picture of the stars to the camera lens it will be too late.

  • lap83||

    The attorney general of New York has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of civil rights violations

    I'm just a yokel from a flyover state, so maybe that's why nothing in this sentence makes sense to me

  • Rhywun||

    "The attorney general of New York ..."

    All you need to know is that anything that follows is intended to get him into higher office.

  • This Machine Chips Fascists||

    It's possible that NY state constitution guarantees some rights and/or privileges not secured by that federal one.

  • Stormy Dragon||

    In Trump's latest public relations masterstroke, he deports the father of a five year old dying from cancer:

    ICE trying to deport dad of Phoenix 5-year-old with cancer, lawyer says

  • Scarecrow Repair & Chippering||

    There you go! Proof positive that not only is this illegal immigrant stealing public money for his son, but bragging about it to the point of using it as leverage to remain in this country illegally.

    I thought all such stories were hokum but now I HAVE SEEN THE LIGHT. All immigrants are scum, whether illegal like the procreating father or legal like his five kids.

    THANK YOU JESUSDONALD

  • Cy||

    Breaking! This just in: In another liberal top Story ICE is actually doing their job.

  • Robespierre Josef Stalin Pot||

    Deficit poised to reach 1 trillion dollars in 2019

    So, is it time to buy a home with a moat and convert my 401k money into gold bullion and Swiss Francs? Or is that just under a center-left Democrat?

  • Kivlor||

    It's always time to buy a home with a moat.

  • Citizen X - #6||

    If you do buy a home, remember to pay your mortgage this time.

  • Philadelphia Collins||

    The deficit isn't mentioned when a lefty is in the White House.

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    The attorney general of New York has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of civil rights violations

    Wouldn't they, you know, arrest him if he raped women?

  • FreeRadical||

    New Horizons seems far away until you realize that it's only 0.06% of a light-year away. Or that it has to go 6300 times farther to reach the nearest star.

  • the other other alan||

    The last item is wrong, though the source article headline is quite misleading. New Horizons did take any pictures of Earth. It took pictures of other objects while being the furthest away from Earth. Pale Blue Dot is still the most distant image of Earth there is.

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