Episode 144 – News for April 28, 2016

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – The 144,000

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – April 28
* 1932 – A vaccine for yellow fever is announced for use on humans
*1984 – Dustin was born
* 1986 – High levels of radiation resulting from the Chernobyl disaster are detected at a nuclear power plant in Sweden, leading Soviet authorities to publicly announce the accident
* 1994 – Former Central Intelligence Agency counterintelligence officer and analyst Aldrich Ames pleads guilty to giving U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and later Russia
* 1996 – Port Arthur massacre, Tasmania: A gunman, Martin Bryant, opens fire at the Broad Arrow Cafe in Port Arthur, Tasmania

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
* Researchers made a battery that lasts 400 times longer
* Reef discovered at the mouth of the Amazon

POLITICS AND RELIGION
* Target getting boycotted over transgender friendly policy
* Colorado Supreme Court refuses to take up cake case
* It’s a eucharistic miracle!
* Turkey’s parliament speaker wants an Islamic constitution
* Priest convicted of raping children has been reassigned
* Northern Idaho man sues Idaho DOT employee over insurance god | Via Raw Story
* Two Zambians burned alive in witch hunt

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