Man was sentenced to 20 months in prison with credit for time served, along with supervised release for three years with special conditions. Those conditions include participating in a substance abuse program and mental health treatment as well as paying "any outstanding balancing towards his location monitoring financial obligation." During the supervised release, Man will not be allowed to use or possess a computer without probation officer approval, and he will have to comply with computer monitoring requirements. … [Read more...] about Man who threatened to kill Ajit Pai’s children gets 20 months in prison
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National pride was at the center of a pivotal moment in Thatcher's leadership. Following the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina in 1982, and with diplomatic channels exhausted, the prime minister took the momentous decision to create and deploy a task force of thousands to sail down to the South Atlantic to retake the British Overseas Territory. It was a move that galvanised a nation, united in a patriotic fervor and single belief that Britain was still a major player to be reckoned with on the world stage. With the Argentinian army forced to surrender, a hero's welcome awaited the returning task force and Thatcher referred to the "Falklands spirit" for many years afterwards, The Guardian reported. But it came at a price: over 250 British dead that were mourned by a nation. There was criticism from some quarters, but the majority voice was one of support, and for a while she was able to ride the crest of the wave. … [Read more...] about Margaret Thatcher: Facts about the controversial prime minister in ‘The Crown’
Pinker, of course, is not the first to connect – or equate – religion with delusion. The evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins is probably the most famous contemporary proponent of this view, which has intellectual roots dating back at least to political theorist Karl Marx and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. In his book The God Delusion, Dawkins argued that religious faith is “persistent false belief held in the face of strong contradictory evidence”, and thus delusional. … [Read more...] about Is belief in God a delusion?
And stress may be especially hard on a woman's heart. During periods of stress, blood flow to a man's heart increases, but does not change in women, a study by Penn State researchers showed. That suggests women could be more susceptible to heart problems caused by stress, they said. … [Read more...] about Margaret Thatcher: Why Powerful Women Face More Stress