There are at least two other British suspects who might have been “Jihadi John,” as the British press has christened Foley’s killer. But the press has focused on Abdel Bary, as the press is wont to do, because there’s a lot of material about him on the web already.Abdel Bary has been tweeting his version of the war in Syria for months. And in that sense, he’s an interesting and instructive example of the would-be knights of Islam, the medieval millennials, who’ve flocked to the black banners of the so-called Caliphate, aka Islamic State, aka ISIS, aka ISIL, aka asses. … [Read more...] about ISIS, Hip-Hop Jihadists and the Man Who Killed James Foley
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None of this means we shouldn’t be talking about the possible role bats played in the origins of the Wuhan coronavirus, most bat people concede. Understanding their part in this crisis could be vital to preventing others in the future. Bat fans just wish we’d talk about that with a little more nuance, recognition of our own role in the spread of diseases from bats to other animals, and advice to nudge people away from anti-bat violence and towards conservation. … [Read more...] about Bats Are Being Blamed for Coronavirus. Bat Lovers Are Freaking Out.
CONNECTICUT — The total number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Connecticut reached 5,675 on Sunday and 189 people have died, Gov. Ned Lamont announced. Additionally, 1,142 people have been hospitalized since the inception of the pandemic last month. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: CT Now Has 5,675 Cases, 189 People Have Died
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She offers that people should talk more on the phone, get outside and take walks for fresh air and think through how to get essentials, including drugstore and grocery delivery, even if it means asking for help. She suggested trying community-based activities from home. … [Read more...] about Even with a pandemic, many older Americans are carrying on as usual