August 24, 2016

More than half of the people who Hillary Clinton talked or met with outside the government while Secretary of State were allegedly Clinton Foundation donors. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/08/23/many-donors-to-clinton-foundation-met-with-her-at-state.html

Clinton fundraiser costs $50,000 a person, only 40% of July contributions were less than $200. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/inside-the-exclusive-events-helping-to-fund-clinton-and-the-democratic-party/2016/08/23/f8ef52d4-6926-11e6-8225-fbb8a6fc65bc_story.html

New York Times email accounts hacked. http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/23/fbi-investigating-possible-cyber-breach-new-york-times-reporter-email-accounts.html

National Labor Relations Board rules that graduate teaching and research assistants are employees, can form unions. http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2016/08/graduate_students_unionize.html

Indianapolis police officer shoots armed black homeowner who reported robbery. http://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2016/08/23/impd-officers-shoot-robbery-suspect/89193724/

Court rules that driving a car with a Colorado license plate is not sufficient probable cause for traffic stops. http://www.9news.com/news/local/court-kansas-cant-use-legal-pot-as-reason-to-search-colorado-cars/305886134

Newark, New Jersey police officers with guns drawn mistakenly cornered a 10 year-old boy, neighbors intervene, boy’s mother upset. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/neighbors-intervene-shotgun-toting-newark-police-chase-boy-10-article-1.2762158

Sanders’ “Our Revolution” group off to rough start as key staffers resign over appointment of presidential campaign manager as leader. http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/bernie-sanders-group-turmoil-227297

Millennials less likely to take vacations – fear or ambition?  http://fusion.net/story/339108/millennials-vacation-blame-game/

Louisiana may face delays in disaster aid due to their Tea Party members of Congress requiring budget cuts to offset disaster aid for Hurricane Sandy victims. http://www.theadvocate.com/louisiana_flood_2016/article_bcf987a0-667d-11e6-a15a-fb69ed92e74f.html

North Dakota Homeland Security director reportedly orders removal of drinking water from pipeline protest camp. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/08/23/officials-pull-water-supply-dakota-access-protest-swells-number-and-spirit

First prisoner to be tortured post 9/11 by the CIA requests release from Guantanamo. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/us/abu-zubaydah-torture-guantanamo-bay.html

Turkey invades northern Syria. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-turkey-idUSKCN10Z07J

Trump allegedly used campaign funds to buy $55,000 worth of his own books, which a spokesperson claims were given to convention attendees as gifts. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/08/24/donald-trump-used-campaign-donations-to-buy-55-000-of-his-own-book.html

Fox News co-host Tantaros sues: “Fox News masquerades as a defender of traditional family values, but behind the scenes, it operates like a sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult, steeped in intimidation, indecency, and misogyny.” http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/08/23/andrea-tantaros-sues-fox-news-ensnares-bill-o-reilly-scott-brown-and-dean-cain.html

Federal court sides with mother who was forced into bankruptcy by Orange County, California to pay for her son’s imprisonment in a juvenile detention facility. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/08/orange-county-chases-mom-into-bankruptcy-and-beyond-to-pay-for-sons-juvenile-detention/

No charges for officers in fatal Bridgeton, New Jersey shooting of Jerame Reid. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/08/no-charges-for-new-jersey-cop-who-fatally-shot-black-man-jerame-reid-who-had-his-hands-up/

 

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August 24, 2016

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