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Wednesday September 5th, 2018 night edition

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Saint Isidore wrote a 20 book opus Etymologies, also known as the Origins, in which he tried to record everything that was known.

Published after his death in 636, it was for a thousand years considered the encyclopedia of all human knowledge.

Written in simple Latin, it was all a man needed in order to have access to everything he wanted to know about the world but never dared to ask, from the 28 types of common noun to the names of women's outer garments.

It was a tool by those seeking wisdom much like the internet is used now.

The website suggests the faithful over a prayer to the Saint before logging onto the internet.

The prayer includes the line: "we beseech Thee that, through the intercession of Saint Isidore, bishop and doctor, during our journeys through the internet we will direct our hands and eyes only to that which is pleasing to Thee and treat with charity and patience all those souls whom we encounter. »

Ajit Pai Is Suddenly Very Concerned About Whether Tech Companies Are Censoring Conservatives

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Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai, the Donald Trump administration plant behind the repeal of net neutrality, is now very concerned about the neutrality of other tech companies.

In the letter, Pai asks tech companies for more transparency about whether they are censoring people willy-nilly.

And it’s pretty hard to deny how unsettling it is that these massive tech companies have zero accountability. »

Boston police captain's son gets 20 years for terror plot

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Authorities, meanwhile, described him as a loyal Islamic-State group supporter devoted to inflicting "maximum damage" upon the United States.

Prosecutors said he also planned to use homemade bombs similar to the pressure cookers used in the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon attack.

But his father, who was unaware of a specific plot, said he was worried his son might have done something "smaller and more impulsive," the lawyers say. »

Emirates plane briefly quarantined at John F. Kennedy airport after 19 passengers are deemed sick

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An Emirates airline Airbus A380 superjumbo jet was briefly quarantined at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport after numerous passengers fell ill on a flight arriving from Dubai early Wednesday.

USA TODAY TRAVEL: Emirates Airline: What happens next after passengers fell ill on Dubai-New York flight.

BREAKING: An Emirates A380 in quarantine at JFK Airport right now awaiting CDC officials after about 100 passengers became ill with fevers over 100 degrees and coughing. »