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Gabatron Morning Briefing – 12-31-15: America’s Dad Gets Busted

Bill Cosby was arraigned on a sexual assault charge and is free on $1 million bail.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 32 degrees. A big mass of hot air made it all the way to the North Pole, where it was actually above freezing on Wednesday.

The mom of the Affluenza teen is coming back to the US. She and her son have both been deported from Mexico, but he has filed a writ to stay there so she’s coming back alone for the time being.

A bill making the rounds in California would require legislators to display the logos of their top ten contributors on their clothing.

In science news, remember a couple of weeks ago when Congress gave NASA little extra something something in their budget? It turns out the budget also included a requirement that they develop a deep space habitat for future Mars missions.

Plus, scientists say that a massive solar eruption could hit Earth on New Years Eve.

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Gabatron Morning Briefing – 12-30-15: Big Brother Is Scanning You

The TSA wants to get a better look at you. They are changing their rules on full-body scans to require them on passengers even if they request a pat-down instead. You can still ask for one, but now they can elect to override your request if they believe security considerations warrant.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 20%. 20% of Americans were not actually alive during the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

George Pataki is reportedly dropping out of the Republican Presidential race.

The “Affluenza” teen and his mom are going to be deported from Mexico. They planned to disguise themselves and disappear in the sea of American tourists in Mexico.

In technology news, Sidecar, a ride-sharing and delivery service, will cease operations at 2PM PT on December 31st.

Plus, an Arizona man waiting to fly home to propose to his girlfriend was forced to propose to her via text message after spending 50 hours stranded at O’Hare.

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