These news reports describe a lot of things that are coming to an end. The News of the World, for example. The Harry Potter movies. The Space Shuttle. NASA’s plans for the James Webb space telescope. Oh, and also the Muslim appeal of the Swiss minaret ban.
In other news, camel drivers are on strike in Tunisia. And it seems that polar bears have the right to claim Irish ancestry.
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