BartCop Entertainment Archives - Thursday, 14 April, 2016

Thursday

14 April, 2016

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[1659 days in a row]



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Recommended Reading

from Bruce

Ruth Graham: Stories for the Square Girls (Slate)
Beverly Cleary's unjustly forgotten teen novels tell simple stories of first love.


Mark Morford: All the reasons I pre-ordered a Tesla Model 3 (SF Gate)
The old ways must die. On this single point the entire universe agrees: Few events in human life match the soul-cringing unpleasantness of buying a new car in America. Only root canals, Adam Sandler movie marathons and being eaten alive by intestinal parasites come close.


Lucia Graves: Why I feel betrayed by Bernie Sanders (The Guardian)
I believed him when he said his campaign was about something more elevated than winning. The attacks on Clinton are a damaging turn in the wrong direction.


Melissa Locker: "Ken Burns zooms in on Jackie Robinson: baseball great and civil rights hero"(The Guardian)
Documentary about the Brooklyn Dodgers legend separates the complicated man from the saintly myth - and even debunks stories Burns repeated in Baseball.


Andrew Anthony: "Aaron Paul: 'It's impossible not to throw our own emotions into the mix'"(The Guardian)
The star of new thriller Eye in the Sky on the drone debate, learning to love LA, and the return of Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman.


Luis Prada: 5 'Where Are They Now' Stories That Sound Completely Made Up (Cracked)
#5. Surf Rock Legend Dick Dale Is Almost 80 And Still Touring ... To Pay His Medical Bills.


L.V. Anderson: Feeling Like an Impostor Is Not a Syndrome (Slate)
It's a totally normal part of experiencing success.



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Throwback Thursday Trivia Question of the Day


Whatsa the name of this character?

                                  



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Trivia Question from Yesterday


What country is the largest exporter of lettuce?


       Spain                                                      Source


Lettuce is the only member of the Lactuca genus to be grown commercially. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reports that world production of lettuce and chicory (the two crops are combined by the FAO for reporting purposes) for calendar year 2010 was 23,622,366 metric tons (23,249,287 long tons; 26,039,201 short tons). This came primarily from China (53 percent), the US (17 percent) and India (4 percent). Although China is the top world producer of lettuce, the majority of the crop is consumed domestically. Spain is the world's largest exporter of lettuce, with the US ranking second.        Source






Alan J was first and correct with:
   Spain.



Randall wrote:
   China



Lois Of The Lettuces said:
   The magic google sez Spain is the foremost exporter of Lettuce, with the U.S. a close second. WE'RE NUMBER TWO! WE'RE NUMBER TWO! Which reminds me why you should grow your own vegetables...night soil! Look it up. It's disgusting.





Jim from CA, retired to ID, responded:
   SPAIN



Deborah replied:
   Taking a WAG here - The U.S.
  I'd forgotten about Uncle Miltie's cross-dressing; maybe I was too young.
  Very seasonal weather here; everywhere you turn the roses are amazing. Ah, spring, probably my favorite season.




Adam answered:
   Spain



Marian said:
   Spain



Dale of Diamond Springs, Norcali replied:
   Spain





MAM   wrote:
   Spain ~ The world's largest exporter of lettuce, with the US ranking second.





DJ Useo took the day off.
  



mj took the day off.
  



Joe S     took the day off.
  



BttbBob   has returned to semi-retired status.
  
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Reader Suggestion

Michelle in AZ


This 20-Gram Nano-Spacecraft Could Usher In A New Era In Space Exploration



Why Noise Could Be The Secret To Better Sleep



'Moby Dick' May Be More Than Just A Whale Of A Tale



Open thread for night owls: How the Koch brothers and Big Tobacco created the Tea Party movement



BBC - Travel - The tiny island of 20,000 graves



BBC - Autos - Lost for 50 years, a moon rover prototype heads to auction



The Family-Run Thai Market That Feeds LA's Eclectic Food Scene : The Salt : NPR



Peabody, World's Top Private Coal Miner, Files For Bankruptcy



A Coordinated National Effort to Decimate Public Schools



This Tiny School Paved The Way For Canada's All-Gender Bathrooms



New Documents Show Oil Industry Even More Evil Than We Thought



This Fireman In Pakistan Teaches Kids In Street School In Spare Time




Thanks, Michelle!


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Gare Says...

April Astro Column

ASTRO ARCHETYPES Ram to Crab Catprez.com

Hello friends,

Column concerning people who represent signs Aries - Cancer. Even if you aren't one of those, I'm sure you know some! I will cover the other signs in the near future. I want to avert pouting. Read it and share it with them! Excuse the proofreading lapses.

Thank you for supporting this effort.


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from Marc Perkel

Patriot Act

Patriot Act NSA Spying Unconstitutional Section 215 National Security Letters Must End

My name is Marc Perkel and I have decided to announce that I will not comply with the so called "Patriot Act" laws requiring me to disclose information about my customers. If I receive a national security letter I will immediately photograph it, post it online everywhere I can, and then make a video of me burning it. I will then await my arrest. If you want to put me in jail then come get me mother fucker.

Come Get Me Mother Fucker | Putting and end to NSA government Spying




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Selected Readings

from that Mad Cat, JD


"I WISH I HAD THE MATURITY AND COURAGE TO PUSH BACK MORE."

GUNS ARE INSANE!

ANCIENT SHOPPING LISTS.

BREAK THE BANKS!

STUFF IT CONSERVATIVES!

"CREEPY" TED!

PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS!

"GET THE HELL OUT OF THERE"!

SOUNDS LIKE "ISIS" TO ME.


DON'T VOTE FOR REPUBLICANS!






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In The Chaos Household

Last Night

Sunny and seasonal.



Tonight, Thursday:

CBS opens the night with a RERUN 'Big Bang Theory', followed by a FRESH 'The Gawd-Awful Odd Couple', then a FRESH 'Mom', followed by a FRESH '2 Broke Girls', then a FRESH Rush Hour'.
On a RERUN Stephen Colbert (from 2/4/16) are Michael Strahan, Samantha Bee, and Wilco.
On a RERUN James Corden, OBE, (from 3/16/16) are Colin Farrell, Wanda Sykes, Jack Hanna, and Demi Lovato.



NBC begins the night with a FRESH 'Strong', followed by a FRESH 'The Blacklist', then a FRESH 'Game Of Silence'.
Scheduled on a FRESH Jimmy Fallon are Hugh Laurie, Sen. Rafael Eduardo "Ted" Cruz (R-Goldman Sachs), and Future.
Scheduled on a FRESH Seth Meyers are Gov. John Kasich (R-Gynotician), David Duchovny, Juliette Lewis, Michelle Wolf, and Fabrizio Moretti.
On a RERUN Carson 'The Scab' Daly (from 3/24/16) are Zack Snyder, Luxxury, and Melissa Rauch.



ABC starts the night with a FRESH 'Grey's Anatomy', followed by another FRESH 'Grey's Anatomy', then a FRESH 'The Catch'.
Scheduled on a FRESH Jimmy Kimmel are Chris Hemsworth, Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer, and Anderson Paak featuring Schoolboy Q.



The CW offers a FRESH 'DC's Legends Of Tomorrow', followed by a FRESH 'The 100'.



Faux has a FRESH 'Bones', followed by a FRESH 'American Girl'.



MY has 'TMZ (Not So) Live', followed by 'Hollywood Today (Not So) Live'.



A&E has 'The First 48', another 'The First 48', followed by a FRESH 'The First 48', then a FRESH '60 Days In'.



AMC offers the movie 'Lethal Weapon 4', followed by the movie 'The Hunt For Red October'.



BBC  -   
 [6:00AM]    TOP GEAR - SEASON 22 - Episode 7
 [7:00AM]    TOP GEAR - SEASON 22 - Episode 8
 [8:00AM]    STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 3-Ensign Ro
 [9:00AM]    STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 4-Silicon Avatar
 [10:00AM]    STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 5-Disaster
 [11:00AM]    STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 6-The Game
 [12:00PM]    STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 7-Unification (Part 1)
 [1:00PM]    STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 8-Unification (Part 2)
 [2:00PM]    V FOR VENDETTA (2006)
 [5:00PM]    LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER: THE CRADLE OF LIFE (2003)
 [7:30PM]    TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES (2003)
 [10:00PM]    ORPHAN BLACK - SEASON 4 - EPISODE 1-The Collapse of Nature
 [11:00PM]    AFTER THE BLACK - SEASON 4 - Episode 1
 [11:30PM]    THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW - SEASON 19 - Episode 3
 [12:30AM]    TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES (2003)
 [3:00AM]    ORPHAN BLACK - SEASON 4 - EPISODE 1-The Collapse of Nature
 [4:00AM]    TOP GEAR - SEASON 12 - Episode 3
 [5:00AM]    TOP GEAR - SEASON 12 - Episode 4    (ALL TIMES EDT)



Bravo has 'Real Housewives Of Dallas', 'Real Housewives Of NYC', another 'Real Housewives Of NYC', and 'Real Housewives Of BH'.



Comedy Central has 'Futurama', another 'Futurama', 'Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious', 'Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts', and 'Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious'.
Scheduled on a FRESH The Daily Show is W. Kamau Bell.
Scheduled on a FRESH The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore is Bassem Youssef.
Scheduled on a FRESH @Midnight are Annie Lederman, Mike Lawrence, and Rich Eisen.



FX has the movie 'Thor: The Dark World', followed by the movie 'Men In Black III', then a FRESH 'Archer', and another 'Archer'.



History has 2 hours of old 'Pawn Stars', followed by a FRESH 'Alone', then a FRESH 'Vikings', followed by a FRESH 'Join Or Die With Craig Ferguson', then a FRESH 'Night Class'.



IFC  -   
 [6:00AM]    THE THREE STOOGES-Dutiful but Dumb
 [6:25AM]    THE THREE STOOGES-False Alarms
 [6:50AM]    THE THREE STOOGES-Flat Foot Stooges
 [7:15AM]    THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT
 [9:00AM]    DARK CITY
 [11:15AM]    THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT
 [1:00PM]    BOOK OF SHADOWS: BLAIR WITCH 2
 [3:00PM]    DARK CITY
 [5PM]    THE MIST
 [8:00PM]    ALIEN 3
 [10:30PM]    ALIEN RESURRECTION
 [1:00AM]    ALIEN 3
 [3:30AM]    ALIEN RESURRECTION    (ALL TIMES EDT)



Sundance  -   
 [6:15AM]    The Virgin Suicides
 [8:15AM]    Fast Times at Ridgemont High
 [10:15AM]    Unfaithful
 [1:00PM]    The Professional
 [3:30PM]    The Italian Job
 [6:00PM]    Law & Order-Bait
 [7:00PM]    Law & Order-Judge Dread
 [8:00PM]    Law & Order-Swept Away: A Very Special Episode
 [9:00PM]    Law & Order-Whiplash
 [10:00PM]    Law & Order-Menace
 [11:00PM]    Law & Order-Teenage Wasteland
 [12:00AM]    Law & Order-Under the Influence
 [1:00AM]    Rosemary's Baby
 [4:00AM]    The Virgin Suicides    (ALL TIMES EDT)



SyFy has the movie 'The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe'.



TBS:
Scheduled on a FRESH Conan are Emilia Clarke, Jason Jones, and Eagles of Death Metal.



TCM spends the night with George Chakiris
 [6:30 AM]      Sundown Trail (1931)
 [7:30 AM]      The Telegraph Trail (1933)
 [8:30 AM]      Sagebrush Trail (1933)
 [9:30 AM]      Trailin' West (1936)
 [10:30 AM]      The Bandit Trail (1941)
 [11:45 AM]      Apache Trail (1942)
 [1:00 PM]      The Omaha Trail (1942)
 [2:15 PM]      Trail Guide (1952)
 [3:30 PM]      Trail Street (1947)
 [5:00 PM]      The Cariboo Trail (1950)
 [6:30 PM]      Slaughter Trail (1951)
 [8:00 PM]      West Side Story (1961)
 [10:45 PM]      The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
 [1:00 AM]      633 Squadron (1964)
 [3:00 AM]      The Big Cube (1969)
 [4:45 AM]      Meet Me In Las Vegas (1956)
    (ALL TIMES EDT)



Friday   -  04/15/16

TCM spends the night with Judy Garland
 [6:45 AM]      I Live For Love (1935)
 [8:00 AM]      The Payoff (1935)
 [9:15 AM]      Freshman Love (1936)
 [10:30 AM]      Moonlight On The Prairie (1936)
 [11:45 AM]      Treachery Rides The Range (1936)
 [12:45 PM]      Love is on the Air (1937)
 [2:00 PM]      Dead End Kids on Dress Parade (1939)
 [3:15 PM]      Canon City (1948)
 [4:45 PM]      Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison (1951)
 [6:15 PM]      The True Story of Lynn Stuart (1957)
 [8:00 PM]      For Me And My Gal (1942)
 [10:00 PM]      Girl Crazy (1943)
 [11:45 PM]      Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
 [1:45 AM]      The Clock (1945)
 [3:30 AM]      Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
 [5:45 AM]      Presenting Lily Mars (1943)
    (ALL TIMES EDT)




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Emmylou Harris performs at the All for the Hall benefit concert at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.
Photo by Laura Roberts

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Ice Sheet Melting

Greenland

Scientists say Greenland's massive ice sheet this week started melting freakishly early thanks to a weather system that brought unseasonably warm temperatures and rain.

While the record melt is mostly from natural weather, scientists say they are concerned about what it means when the melt season kicks in this summer.

Peter Langen, a climate scientist at the Danish Meteorological Institute, said the substantial melting Greenland had on Monday and Tuesday is what would normally be expected in late May, not mid-April. It smashed the record for early melting by more than three weeks.

Langen said on Monday and Tuesday, about 12 percent of the ice sheet surface area - 656,000 square miles- showed signs of melting ice. Normally, no ice should be melting in Greenland at this time of year.

Greenland

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Executive producer Stan Lee attends the premiere of "Captain America: Civil War" in Los Angeles April 12, 2016.
Photo by Phil McCarten

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Han Solo's Jacket Sells for $191K

Harrison Ford

Han Solo's jacket, worn in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," sold for $191,000.

The bidding for the iconic jacket, signed by Harrison Ford, started at $15,000, according to IfOnly.com.

The company said more than 50 bidders vied for the famous threads before reaching the "nail-biting finish" Tuesday afternoon.

Proceeds from the auction will support the NYU Langone Medical Center and "Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures" (FACES), a condition that affects the 73-year-old actor's daughter.

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Buying Former Convent

Katy Perry

Pop star Katy Perry will get her chance to live in a former Roman Catholic convent after a judge on Wednesday invalidated the property's sale to a restaurateur.

The months-long real estate dispute in Los Angeles has involved a group of nuns, the Archdiocese and a former convent in the style of a Roman Villa.

The case had pitted Perry, daughter of Protestant pastors and one of the top-selling pop stars in the world, and the archdiocese against the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The nuns once lived in the convent and wanted to sell it to Los Angeles restaurateur Dana Hollister.

Michael Hennigan, the attorney for the archdiocese, said that Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephanie Bowick had approved the archdiocese's motion to block the sale to Hollister in its entirety.

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Actress and pay equity advocate Patricia Arquette, second from left, poses for a photo with, from left, Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., before talking about equal pay for women during a visit on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
Photo by Susan Walsh

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Send In The Clowns

Bono

U2 frontman Bono brought his star power to Capitol Hill Tuesday as he called on members of Congress to take swift action to deal with the global refugee crisis and violent extremism.

In testimony before a Senate subcommittee, Bono drew a bleak picture as he described the flood of people fleeing their homes in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The human torrent threatens the very idea of European unity, he said, as he urged lawmakers to think of foreign aid as national security instead of charity.

Wearing his trademark rose-tinted glasses, Bono said members of Congress need to confront an "existential threat" to Europe that hasn't been seen since the 1940s. Countries such as Poland and Hungary are moving to the right politically, a shift he described as a "hyper nationalism." The United Kingdom is even considering leaving the European Union.

Bono also suggested using comedy to fight extremist groups. "It's like, you speak violence, you speak their language. But you laugh at them when they are goose-stepping down the street and it takes away their power," he said. "So I am suggesting that the Senate send in Amy Schumer and Chris Rock and Sacha Baron Cohen, thank you."

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14 Year-Old

Hastert

Dennis Hastert's lawyers have suggested that what occurred with a 14-year-old in a motel decades ago may not qualify as sexual abuse, while the judge in the former U.S. House speaker's hush-money case signaled Wednesday that he'll factor in Hastert's lies to investigators when he determines a sentence.

Prosecutors said at a hearing Wednesday that someone identified as "Individual D" - one of at least four boys who prosecutors say Hastert sexually abused in the 1970s - would be one of two witnesses seeking to speak at the April 27 sentencing. The other is a sister of a now-deceased accuser.

Hastert pleaded guilty last fall to breaking banking law as he sought to pay $3.5 million to the man not to divulge his misconduct when he taught and coached wrestling from 1965 to 1981 in Yorkville, a Chicago suburb. After first saying he withdrew large sums because he didn't trust banks, he told investigators he was the target of a bogus sexual abuse claim.

Prosecutors say agents initially had no inkling sexual abuse was behind the payments Hastert made to Individual A. When Hastert said Individual A was extorting him, agents helped stage and record phone conversations with the former wrestler.

It all backfired on Hastert, whose political career had taken him to speaker, second in the line of presidential succession. Investigators said the calls - recorded without Individual A's knowledge - showed that Hastert was lying. Agents said Individual A even repeatedly asked Hastert to bring in lawyers to formalize their payment agreement, but Hastert refused to involve anyone else, according to prosecutors.

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Peter Frampton performs at the All for the Hall benefit concert at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Asks Court To Reseal Testimony

Cosby

Bill Cosby's lawyers urged an appeals court Wednesday to reseal the comedian's lurid, decade-old testimony about his womanizing, but the panel of judges seemed to think the request was pointless, since the deposition has already made headlines around the world.

Members of the three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit of Appeals reeled off a list of "the toothpaste's out of the tube"-type metaphors to suggest that any damage to Cosby's reputation from the release of the testimony has already been done.

Cosby's attorneys hope a ruling in their favor could help them keep the documents from being used in the criminal case against him in Pennsylvania and in the many lawsuits filed around the country by women who accuse him of sexual assault or defamation.

Cosby gave the testimony in 2005 as part of a lawsuit brought against him by Andrea Constand, a Temple University employee who said he drugged and molested her at his home. She later settled for an undisclosed sum, and sensitive documents in the file remained sealed.

In the nearly 1,000-page deposition, the comic known as "America's Dad" admitted to several extramarital affairs and said he obtained quaaludes to give to women he hoped to seduce.

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Don Cheadle, right, and Bridgid Coulter arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Captain America: Civil War" at the Dolby Theatre on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.
Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Former Attorneys Generals Urge Pardon

Don Siegelman

A bipartisan group of more than 100 former state attorneys general has asked President Barack Obama to pardon ex-Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who is nearing the end of a six-year prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice.

Former New York Attorney General Bob Abrams said they believe the Democrat's conviction nearly a decade ago was both unjust and tarnished by politics. The letter from the group, which also supported Siegelman's unsuccessful legal appeals, was delivered to the White House on Wednesday.

"Although nine years have passed, Gov. Siegelman's unjust conviction continues to eat away at the integrity of the justice system," the former attorneys general wrote. "Many legal scholars as well as the public at large believe that the prosecution of Gov. Siegelman was a perversion of justice."

Presidential intervention in the form of a pardon or sentence commutation is likely Siegelman's final hope of getting his prison time reduced. Appellate courts have upheld his conviction.

U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, the judge who presided over Siegelman's trial and handed down his sentence, resigned from the bench last year after his arrest on a misdemeanor battery charge. The Judicial Council of the U.S. 11th Circuit found that Fuller's behavior "might constitute one or more grounds for impeachment."

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A Hindu devotee is seen nailed to a cross during the annual Shiva Gajan religious festival in Batanal village in West Bengal, India, April 13, 2016. Hundreds of faithful devotees offer sacrifices and perform acts of devotion during the festival in the hopes of winning the favour of Hindu god Shiva and ensuring the fulfillment of their wishes, and also to mark the end of the Bengali calendar year.
Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Curbs Powers Of Religious Police

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has barred its religious police from pursuing suspects or making arrests, curbing the powers of an institution whose aggressive enforcement of the Islamic kingdom's strict morality rules has drawn criticism from more liberal Saudis.

The force, which hardline clerics say is central to imposing Saudi Arabia's austere form of Sunni Islam, patrol public spaces to enforce bans on alcohol, music, prayer time store closures and the mixing of unrelated men and women.

But from now on, members of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPVPV) will not be allowed to pursue, question, request identification from or arrest suspects, according to a cabinet statement carried by state news agency SPA.

Members must instead report suspected crimes to the police or drug authorities, who will carry out law enforcement actions. Members are now also required to show identity cards while carrying out official duties, the statement said.

The move signals a possible shift to rein the religious police.

Saudi Arabia

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A museum worker adjusts lingerie during the press preview of Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear at the Victoria and Albert museum, in London, Tuesday April 12, 2016.

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Tropical Diseases

Neanderthals

Neanderthals may have been died out after tropical diseases were introduced by waves of anatomically modern humans from Africa, new research suggests.

Evidence suggests that modern human ancestors bred with Neanderthals, exchanging genes associated with disease, according to researchers from universities of Cambridge and Oxford Brookes.

Infections such as tapeworm, tuberculosis and herpes would have weakened the hunter-gatherer Neanderthals, making them less fit and able to find food and leading to their demise, says the study.

While it is widely thought that infectious diseases exploded with the dawn of agriculture, the researchers believe that some diseases have been around for much longer and originated in humans and not herd animals, as originally thought.

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A female grizzly bear is shown at the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 12, 2016.
Photo by Jeff Chiu

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