In a special election for a New York congressional seat once held by former Rep. Anthony “The Bulge” Weiner (D), Republican Bob Turner has scored an upset victory, and will represent the traditionally Democrat district until next year’s election. Mr. Weiner had to resign earlier this year after he was caught sending photos of his — ahem — apparatus to young women on Twitter.
In other news, the Grand Mosque in Moscow was demolished to make way for a rebuilt version. The old one was not properly aligned with Mecca. The demolition was expected, and approved by Russia’s mufti, but Russian Muslims are upset that the it occurred on the anniversary of 9-11, and a Sunday to boot.
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