Current Events

  1.  CIA boss John Brennan defends tactics used to interrogate post 9-11, but agrees some were “harsh”                              – Earlier this week, a senate report and times article stated that all water-boarding attempts on the prisoners were “brutal and ineffective”, despite earlier claims by high ranking CIA officials stating the information gathered was necessary for the killing of Osama Bin Laden.                                                                                                                       – Tried to show the “human side” of the CIA and that after the events of 9/11, they all grieved and prayed.

2.   Storm Pounds Northern California. More than 220,000 people are without power after heavy rains and winds hit           .  .       Northern California.                                                                                                                                                                        – Due to previous droughts in area, mudslides are a huge risk and can cause even more damage.                                            – So far there have been no deaths, only a few injuries.

3.   Brazil serial killer alleges 42 deaths in a decade. Police say they arrested Sailson Jose das Gracas on Wednesday,            shortly after he stabbed a woman to death in a city suburb.                                                                                                          – Sailson Jose das Gracas, 26 said he began a life of crime at the age of 15 and killed his first victim at 17.                                – Admitted that he was hired for three of the male murders he had.                                                                                              – He said he preferred victims who were white females, whom he strangled.

-BBC

(P.S. the blog wouldn’t come up for me, and when it did, it wouldn’t let me post or comment because I wasn’t signed in. When I tried to sign in the password wouldnt work and when I tried to reset the email never came.)

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2 thoughts on “Current Events

  1. Has their been any property damage because of the storm or mudslides? If so, how much? I found it also very interesting that a Brazilian murderer said who he preferred to kill.

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