July 17, 2016

2,800 soldiers, 3,000 judges and prosecutors arrested in Turkey after coup attempt. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-primeminister-idUSKCN0ZV2HK

Turkish anti-corruption activist labelled “terrorist” by Turkish government, demands his extradition from U.S. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/turkey-gulen-coup_us_578a6e7ee4b03fc3ee512102

Pakistan’s social media model killed after press revealed her real name. http://tribune.com.pk/story/1143410/sharing-blame-revealing-qandeels-real-identity-put-life-risk/

65 arrested during “Afromation” protest in Baltimore. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/crime/bs-md-ci-protesters-arrested-20160716-story.html

West Virginia state legislator who tweeted that Hillary Clinton should be “hung on the Mall in Washington, DC.” for using a private email server says he regrets making that tweet. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/16/politics/hillary-clinton-republican-delegate-hung/

Obamacare private insurers asking for huge rate increases – 60% in Texas, 49% in Oklahoma. http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/nation-world/nation/article/Insurers-pushing-for-higher-rates-challenge-key-8382598.php

Whistle-blowing Disney World intern gets job back after being fired for tweeting picture of sign telling employees to tell guests there were no alligators “that we know of” in the water. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/16/disney-world-alligator-intern-fired

Partisan politics still blocking funds for Zika virus measures. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/16/zika-virus-funding-congress-politics-cdc

Men willing to pay $100 for a hand-job swept up in Seattle police sex spa sting. http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/seattle-pd-arrests-155-men-in-massage-parlor-sting-operation/



July 17, 2016

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