Monday, September 24, 2012

Stupid Criminals, Can You Hear Me Now?, -and- Catch Me If You Can

In the News Today
  • Stupid Criminals - Armed robber who tried to hit a convenience store busted by his mother
  • Can You Hear Me Now? - Matt Schaub loses piece of ear on illegal hit
  • Catch Me If You Can - Man who posed as a pilot and joined cabin crew arrested

    Technology in the News Today
  • Facebook Raises Fears with Ad Tracking
  • Worker Riot Halts Production at Apple Supplier Foxconn
  • Apple's Competitors Smell Blood in Water Over iOS 6 Maps App

    Born on this Day in History: September 24, 1896 - F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. His first novel's success made him famous and let him marry the woman he loved, but he later descended into drinking and his wife had a mental breakdown. Following the unsuccessful Tender is the Night, Fitzgerald moved to Hollywood and became a scriptwriter. He died of a heart attack at 44, his final novel only half completed.

    On this Day in History: September 24, 1789 - The Judiciary Act of 1789 is passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States as a tribunal made up of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement. That day, President Washington nominated John Jay to preside as chief justice, and John Rutledge, William Cushing, John Blair, Robert Harrison, and James Wilson to be associate justices. On September 26, all six appointments were confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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