- Planet Erstwild - 20130607 - Inside the Headlines

Papa's got a brand new Baghdaddy and other tales of headline hijinx 4pm with JP Sottile, the Nesvandal. For complete list, click "Read more" below.

1. Weapons Amassed For Destruction
U.S. Fails to Join Allies in Signing UN Weapons Treaty
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-03/u-s-fails-to-join-allies-in-signing-un-weapons-treaty.html
 
Nations Defy Nuclear Treaty by Expanding Weapons Programs
http://www.allgov.com/news/us-and-the-world/nations-defy-nuclear-treaty-by-expanding-weapons-programs-130606?news=850223
 
Israel now has 80 nuclear warheads, report says
http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-possesses-80-nuclear-warheads-report-says/
 
The Bomb Didn't Beat Japan...Stalin Did
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/05/29/the_bomb_didnt_beat_japan_nuclear_world_war_ii
 

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
The Crazy Global Bailed Out Financial Firm Recovery Trade
http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanvardi/2013/06/03/the-crazy-global-bailed-out-financial-firm-recovery-trade/
 
Wall Street lobbyists rout groups pressing for new tight regulations
http://thehill.com/blogs/regwatch/business/302961-wall-street-lobbyists-rout-groups-pressing-for-new-tight-regulations
 
Behind the Rise in House Prices, Wall Street Buyers
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/06/03/behind-the-rise-in-house-prices-wall-street-buyers/
 
Americans have rebuilt less than half of wealth lost to the recession, study says
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/americans-have-rebuilt-less-than-half-of-wealth-lost-to-the-recession-study-says/2013/05/30/7d29a878-c930-11e2-8da7-d274bc611a47_story.html
 
Employment: A 30-year low
http://money.cnn.com/2013/06/06/news/economy/employment-rate/index.html
 
Current 'recovery' not worthy of term, UCLA report finds
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ucla-forecast-20130605,0,7676874.story
 

3. Evolving Reality
First Foodies Expanded Diet 3.5 Million Years Ago
http://news.discovery.com/human/evolution/humans-saw-major-diet-shift-3-5-million-years-ago-130603.htm
 
Fossil of Unusual Human Ancestor Discovered
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324069104578527323986315126.html
 
Ape-like feet 'found in study of museum visitors'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22728014
 
OCD Dogs and Humans Share Same Brain Abnormalities
http://news.discovery.com/animals/pets/ocd-dogs-and-humans-possess-similar-brain-abnormalities-130605.htm
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Tea Party Groups Challenge Georgia Power Company Over Rising Costs, Reluctance To Use Solar Energy
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/03/tea-party-georgia-power_n_3378854.html
 
California Shipping Lanes Moved in Attempt to Avoid Killing Whales
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/05/whales-and-shipstrikes/
 
China bear bile company quits IPO bid after outcry
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201306060102
 

ODDS & ENDS:
Inspire Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Magazine Issue 11, June 2013
http://publicintelligence.net/aqap-inspire-issue-11/
 
Afghanistan's sole female warlord fallen on hard times
http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/afghanistan/afghanistan-s-sole-female-warlord-fallen-on-hard-times-1.215287
 
CNN Shutters Baghdad Bureau, the Last U.S. TV News Bureau in Iraq
http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/cnn-shutters-baghdad-bureau-the-last-tv-news-bureau-in-iraq_b181431
 
Mass Palestinian grave found in Tel Aviv
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/06/20136104317486359.html
 
Coca-Cola opens Myanmar bottling plant
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/south_east_asia/AJ201306040094
 
Exclusive: Co-hosts of radio show ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’ committed suicide
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/brooklyn-couple-committed-suicide-co-hosted-radio-show-article-1.1363804
 
One Scouts ban remains intact: Atheists
http://www.religionnews.com/2013/05/30/one-scouts-ban-remains-intact-atheists/
 
Personality Is the Result of Nurture, Not Nature, Suggests Study On Birds
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130605090524.htm
 
The Trial That Gave Vodou A Bad Name
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2013/05/the-trial-that-gave-vodou-a-bad-name/
 
The life of Bryan: Bryan Ferry grew up poor, became a symbol of well-heeled excess, and is no stranger to obsession
http://www.smh.com.au/national/the-life-of-bryan-20130603-2nm1s.html
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