IRAN NUKE TALKS

News

Negotiations concerning Iran's nuclear program have now entered crunch time, while differences are still remaining a couple of days days before a self imposed deadline to reach a framework deal that will be the basis for a final UN Security Council accord to be reached by the end of June.

The West and Iran have been meeting in Switzerland to reach a political understanding on terms that would curb Iran's nuclear activities and thereby relieve sanctions. Iran is reportedly pushing back on how long it must limit technology to make atomic arms.

PALM SUNDAY MASS

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will offer 10:15 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (5th Avenue and 51st Street) on Sunday, March 29, 2015, the last Sunday of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week.

Mass will begin with the Blessing of the Palms.

A live-stream of the Mass is available here: http://www.saintpatrickscathedral.org/live/.

WHOSE FOOLS?

Issue

One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
One who acts unwisely on a given occasion: I was a fool to have quit my job.
One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe: They made a fool of me by pretending I had won.
Informal A person with a talent or enthusiasm for a certain activity: a dancing fool; a fool for skiing.
A member of a royal or noble household who provided entertainment, as with jokes or antics; a jester.
One who subverts convention or varies from social conformity in order to reveal spiritual or moral truth: a holy fool.

NUMBER NINE

Idea

The ninth edition of Earth Hour rolled across this wonderful wide world tonight promptly at 8:30P

Saturday night, all people and public places across the globe were being asked to switch off their lights for one hour to raise awareness about the impact of energy use on climate change.

Families and organizations were encouraged to turn off the lights and other unnecessary electrical devices from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. local time in order to participate in the global Earth Hour campaign, organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

CARLIN HANGS IN WAHINGTON

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In Washington, DC a portrait of the comedian George Carlin has been unveiled inside The National Portrait Gallery.

Carlin died in 2008 and was chosen by a public vote, edging out Groucho Marx and Ellen DeGeneres as the comedian who most influenced American politics, history and culture.

George Carlin (1937–2008) was an American stand-up comedian known for his blunt and unapologetic approach to taboo subjects, including politics, language, psychology and religion.

KK YEAR IN SPACE

News

S Kelly and M Kornienko have started their year-long trip out is space. US astronaut Scott K and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail K left today on a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.

Scientists will study the effects on the human body of living in micro-gravity for an extended period of time. It may be the longest continuous stay anyone has had aboard the orbiting platform.

NASA To Study A Twin In Space And His Brother On Earth http://n.pr/1Btgvou

Astronauts blast off for 1-year trip to space station http://fw.to/CP5aw9R

PREPARE FOR BAD WEATHER

Issue

Now that Spring is here, it is time to know the risks and to prepare our home and family. Spring can bring about a mix of wild weather as it’s a time of transition; and depending on where you live you could be affected by:

Tornadoes, thunderstorms, hail, floods, lightning, heat, wildfires, and even tsunamis if you live by the coast.

A few precautionary steps now can help you prepare for weather changes:

Know the potential hazards in your area and stay abreast of your local forecast at www.weather.gov

Prepare or restock your disaster supplies kit.

NYCrumbling

Problem

While constant building tragedies used to be rare in The Big Apple, NYC aging infrastructure will increasingly be responsible for disasters, disruptions and deficits. Officials mow estimate that billions are needed. So why has so little been accomplished?

MURDER SUICIDE FLIGHT

News

Investigators searching through Germanwings wreckage on Alpine slopes and reviewing all records are finding lots of very disturbing information. An alarming profile indicates that the co-pilot rammed his plane into Alps.

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says: http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...

CNN: Who was Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz? http://cnn.it/1FWzgpf

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