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Articles from the October 19, 2016 edition

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  • US Churches Join in Ringing Bells for Aleppo

    Bells for Aleppo|Oct 19, 2016

    Congregations in the United States and Canada have now joined over 300 churches in Australia, South Africa, and across Europe in offering a daily tribute to the people of the besieged city. The protest bells will continue to ring each day until 24 October, United Nations Day. With civilian casualties and deaths increasing daily in Aleppo, this organic, grassroots movement has now seen hundreds of churches ringing bells of mourning. It is an outcry against the devastating impact on the...

  • Clowns Without Borders USA Condemns Creepy Clown Pranks

    CWB|Oct 19, 2016

    Clowns Without Borders USA (CWB-USA) condemns the actions of agents who are impersonating clowns to frighten others and the actions of those who are using distorted clown images to make fictitious threats and incite anxiety. The wave of negative and hurtful sentiments expressed against professional clowns pains our community. "While this phenomenon in the U.S. hasn't affected our international programming, it certainly has affected the climate here at home. We honor and support our community of...

  • A Seashore Hike to Remember

    Ron Irwin|Oct 19, 2016

    The goal is movement to gain and maintain great health and healthy weight, but that in no way means it can't also be truly spectacular and thoroughly enjoyable. Late one afternoon our family had taken up temporary residence in the beautiful San Diego Sheraton Hotel and Marina situated as its name implies right on a large marina filled with dozens of luxury yachts and directly across from the Pacific Ocean. My wife and daughter wanted to rest and I wanted to walk so they curled up and I headed...

  • Did Prince Leave a Love Child, Possibly with Cat Glover? Rumors Swirl on Fan Sites

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 19, 2016

    When Prince Rogers Nelson died on April 21, 2016, he left, in legal terms "no living issue." That's what they tell us, but any dynasty needs an heir. So the latest candidate is a 24 year old singer named Jordan Capriccio. From "There has been much media speculation about potential children that Prince might have fathered. Much of it centers around Capriccio Caesar, a young (23 or 24-year-old) singer who many consider Prince's spitting image. His birth name is reportedly Jordan...

  • iPhone 4 is Now Obsolete, Declares Apple. Will No Longer Repair or Supply Parts

    Observer Staff|Oct 19, 2016

    Apple, Inc, makers of the iPhone, have announced that they will not longer provide repair service or parts for the iPhone 4. Apple will similarly discontinue servicing the 13-inch MacBook Air from 2010, the third-generation AirPort Extreme and the second-generation Time Capsule on October 31. While Apple generally halts servicing iPhones that are older than 5 years, California requires that manufacturers support electronic devices for 7 years. So California, where Apple is based, is an...

  • Did Hillary Clinton Suffer Seizure on Camera in June? Watch Video

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 19, 2016

    An old story given new legs: New video has emerged showing Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton suffering what looks like a stroke or epileptic seizure on camera. The video is embedded below. Is the media ignoring Clinton's glaring health issues? In the video, Mrs. Clinton reacts to a softball question from a reporter ("How do you feel about receiving President Obama's endorsement?") by bobbing her head vigorously back and forth. She then says: "You guys have got to try the cold chai. It is...

  • Hillary Pilloried; Trending on Twitter #HillaryBecause on Clinton and Trump

    Observer Staff|Oct 19, 2016

    The hashtag HillaryBecause is trending on Twitter. A few of the more clever posts on either side: #HillaryBecause, if you don't like Trump's locker room talk about groping, you're gonna love when her refugees actually do it. Niko I'm With Trump #HillaryBecause 8 years of failed policies under the Obama administration may finally work in the next four years. @hillaryclinton As a gay man, it makes perfect sense to vote for open borders, more refugees, & anti-LGBT / anti-women blood money. --...