July 21, 2016

Care worker trying to retrieve autistic man is shot by North Miami police officer. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article90905442.html

Federal appeals court rules Texas voter ID law designed to disenfranchise minority voters. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/20/486776853/u-s-appeals-court-finds-texas-voter-id-law-discriminates-against-minority-voters

Green Party’s Jill Stein would pardon Edward Snowden, appoint him to her cabinet. http://www.wmnf.org/jill-stein-says-edward-snowden-cabinet-becomes-president/

Global temperatures in 2016 smash records says NASA. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160719144737.htm

Turkish government reportedly forbids college professors, civil servants from leaving the country. http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160720/1043318389/coup-ban-turkey-travel.html

New Hampshire lawmaker backing Trump allegedly says Hillary Clinton should be shot. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/07/20/secret-service-investigates-trump-advisor-who-said-clinton-should-be-executed/

“Moderate” U.S. backed Syrian rebels reportedly chop off boy’s head. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/07/19/u-s-backed-moderate-rebels-behead-a-child-near-aleppo.html

Journalist killed in Kiev car-bombing. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/21/world/europe/pavel-sheremet-kiev-car-bomb.html?_r=0

“Cow vigilantes” in India beat low-caste tannery workers, sparking protests. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/attack-on-workers-by-cow-vigilantes-spark-clashes-in-india-a7146806.html

Malaysian officials plundered government fund, hid loot in U.S., says Justice Department. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/20/486755672/u-s-sues-to-recover-funds-allegedly-stolen-from-malaysian-government-fund

South China Sea ruling sparks anti-American backlash, KFC protests in China. http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-south-china-sea-kfc-20160718-snap-story.html

Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Long allegedly emailed manifesto before attack. http://www.bet.com/news/national/2016/07/20/look–the-alleged-manifesto-of-baton-rouge-shooter-gavin-long-re.html

Ben Carson implies in RNC speech that Hillary Clinton is devil worshipper. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ben-carson-lucifer_us_578ee5ffe4b04ca54ebf7941

“No Racism, No Hate” banner too controversial for RNC delegates. http://fusion.net/story/327693/trump-rnc-no-racism-no-hate-sign/

STOP THE PRESSES! FBI arrests senior HSBC banker on currency exchange rigging charges! https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jul/20/hsbc-mark-johnson-stuart-scott-arrested-currency-exchange

Possible Clinton VP pick Kaine reportedly asks banking regulators to back off on “small” banks. https://theintercept.com/2016/07/20/tim-kaine-possible-hillary-clinton-pick-for-vice-president-signals-support-to-banks/

Former NYC mayor Giuliani defends his “cop in every mosque” program, despite zero leads. https://theintercept.com/2016/07/20/rudy-giuliani-brags-about-treating-all-muslims-like-criminal-suspects/

Google says government surveillance requests hit all time high. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jul/19/google-says-government-surveillance-requests-hit-a/

1/3 of those killed by Nice truck attacker may have been Muslims. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/world/europe/nice-truck-attack-victims-muslims.html

Massachusetts Attorney General unilaterally expands “assault weapon” ban to other types of rifles. http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/07/ag_maura_healey_bans_sale_of_c.html

Oklahoma police officer reportedly shoots family’s dog through fence while trying to serve warrant on person who no longer lived there. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/oklahoma-police-show-up-at-5-year-olds-birthday-party-and-shoot-his-dog-in-the-head/

Texas rape victim sues after being jailed to compel her testimony at her alleged attacker’s trial. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/rape-victim-sues-after-texas-court-throws-her-in-jail-for-a-month-over-fears-she-wouldnt-testify/

“If only someone in the Trump campaign enjoyed firing people,” Colbert laments. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/colbert-mocks-plagiarism-scandal-if-only-someone-in-the-trump-campaign-enjoyed-firing-people/

 

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July 21, 2016

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