The Ecuadorean embassy in London has sent Julian Assange a memo instructing him to clean his freaking bathroom and take better care of his cat.
The nine-page memo, written in Spanish, instructed the Wikileaks founder to look after the "well-being, food, hygiene, and proper care" of the cat, or potentially face the pet being taken from him and placed in an animal shelter, The Guardian reported.
Assange, who was granted political asylum by Ecuador in August 2012 amid allegations of sexual assault in Sweden, has been holed up in the embassy ever since. Ecuador cut off his internet access in March 2018 after saying he had breached an agreement "to the government at the end of 2017 not to issue messages that might interfere with other states."
Now, Ecuador has a few more rules to put in place besides their year-old edict of stop messing with other nations' business since you're making us look bad.
It also said:
Assange needs to give them a heads up if he's going to have frequent visitors, while adding that it could accept or deny visitors without explanation.
He needed to undergo (and personally pay for) quarterly medical evaluations in "order to safeguard [his] health and physical well-being."
Assange and his visitors need clean the bathroom and other spaces they use inside the Embassy.
He can only use the WiFi for his personal computer and phone, and can't install any other equipment.
Assange's lawyer likened the guidelines to "a prison regime," echoing Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly's similar declaration in the movie Step Brothers.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Karl Munson pilots a 26-foot boat while Petty Officer 2nd Class Gabriel Diaz keeps an eye on a boarding team who is inspecting a 79-foot shrimp boat in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of New Orleans, La., on April 27, 2005
Radio transmissions to the U.S. Coast Guard are usually calls for help from boaters, but one captain got on the radio recently just to say thanks to the men and women who are currently working without pay.
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria.
Trump, locked in a battle with congressional Democrats that has led to a nearly month-long partial government shutdown, announced his trip via a pre-dawn tweet, saying he was going "to be with the families of 4 very special people who lost their lives in service to our Country!"
Former President George W. Bush is calling for an end to the partial government shutdown, which is about to hit the one-month mark and is currently the longest shutdown in US history.
In an appeal made on Instagram, the 43rd president called on "leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown." The caption was posted with an image of him and former First Lady Laura Bush giving pizza to their Secret Service detail.