Soldier asks for proof of eligibility from US Pres and other obscure news

A soldier challenging the Presidents’ eligibility for office gets his Afghanistan deployment revoked; view the Presidential pitch over the mound in St. Louis;  Ten ways to change your life in 59 seconds; and other obscure news articles…

Bombshell: Orders revoked for soldier challenging prez – A U.S. Army Reserve major from Florida scheduled to report for deployment to Afghanistan within days has had his military orders revoked after arguing he should not be required to serve under a president who has not proven his eligibility for office [read it at World Net Daily] [read MY article about Prez eligibility]

Texas armoring says global financial crisis fuels kidnapping-for-ransom pandemic, demand for protection skyrockets — …requests for bulletproof cars, trucks and SUVs have skyrocketed as a result of kidnappings-for-ransom across the globe [read it at Enhanced Online News]

Ten ways to change your life in 59 seconds – A new self-help book distils evidence from empirical studies in a variety of scientific journals into small nuggets of apparently life-changing advice [read it at Telegraph.co.uk]

View the full video of President Obama’s Pitch[view it at MLB]

Electronic identification sparks privacy debate — Within an hour, he’d “skimmed” the identifiers of four more of the new, microchipped PASS cards from a distance of 20 feet. Embedding identity documents – passports, drivers licenses, and the like…  [read it at Houston Chronicle] [see MY article on the new drivers licenses]

Analysts turn to software for spotting terrorists — The software is meant to help the government find patterns among terrorists – by spotting clues in everything from phone calls to the kind of trail McGrew left on his way to work [read it at NPR]

‘Germany believes Iran could have nuclear bomb within 6 months’ — Iran is capable of assembling an atomic bomb within six months, German intelligence analysts told the German weekly newsmagazine Stern [read it at Haaretz]

Zawahiri: Pakistanis must fight US — Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda’s second-in-command, has urged Pakistanis to rise up against US forces, which he said had occupied their country [read it at Aljazeera]

UK unemployment – the jobless map of Britain — Watch unemployment spread across Britain since September 2008 [read it at Guardian.co.uk]

From my archives: Obama’s family background

See archived obscure daily news

See archives of swine flu progress to date

If you’ve seen an obscure news article that deserves more readership –shoot me an e-mail at WillNeverGiveUp (at) Live.com

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