August 30, 2016

Suspect in fatal shooting of unarmed Ohio woman after car accident is reportedly an Iraq War veteran with PTSD. http://www.cleveland.com/solon/index.ssf/2016/08/solon_shooting_suspect_is_mari.html

Bernie Sanders “biggest booster on the internet” H.A. Goodman says he is voting for Jill Stein. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/10-reasons-the-biggest-bernie-sanders-booster-on-the_us_57c468a7e4b0c936aaba5764

Human Rights Watch accuses West Bank and Gaza Palestinian governments of repressing journalists, critics. http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/08/29/world/middleeast/ap-ml-palestinians-silencing-dissent.html?_r=0

Chipotle employees file class action lawsuit claiming they were required to work after clocking out. http://www.wbrz.com/news/nearly-10-000-workers-sue-chipotle-for-not-paying-them/

Dogs actually understand human speech say researchers. http://www.today.com/health/dogs-understand-what-we-say-how-we-say-it-brain-t102340

Adding folic acid to processed foods lowered the number of children born with certain heart defects according to study. http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/08/30/Heart-birth-defects-dropped-after-folic-acid-was-added-to-food/7581472531064/

TV executive says Trump will win the election because Americans prefer watching reality TV to PBS, and they lie about it. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-rosenblum/donald-trump-is-going-to_b_11637008.html

U.S. asks Turkey to stop attacking Syria’s Kurdish leftists, Turkey says no. http://time.com/4472003/us-turkey-kurds-syria-clashes/

Jury reportedly awards black South Bend, Indiana teen who was mistakenly arrested and tased $6 dollars after police entered his home without a warrant and used excessive force while arresting him; that’s $1 from each officer for each right they violated. http://www.indystar.com/story/opinion/columnists/suzette-hackney/2016/08/27/hackney-case-civil-rights-worth/89431286/

Two Colorado anti-fracking initiatives will not be on the ballot after failing to collect 98,492 voter signatures for each initiative, after state projects the number of bad signatures. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/08/29/blow-colorado-residents-anti-fracking-measures-fail-make-ballot

Cost of Fukushima nuclear reactor melt-down clean up hits $628 billion. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/08/29/public-cost-fukushima-cleanup-tops-628-billion-and-expected-climb

454 reportedly arrested at London’s Notting Hill Carnival. https://www.salon.com/2016/08/30/hundreds_arrested_during_londons_notting_hill_carnival/

Hackers reportedly steal personal information of 200,000 Illinois voters. https://news.vice.com/article/hackers-stole-up-to-200000-voters-information-fbi-says

University of Missouri researchers reportedly blinded beagles for drug research then killed them, animal activist told he can see university’s records if he pays $82,000 for copies. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/08/missouri-university-researchers-blind-6-beagle-pups-then-slaughter-them-after-their-study-fails/

Trump’s wall? We already have one, and the Clintons started it. http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/08/tomdispatch-operation-streamline-immigration-enforcement-donald-trump-wall

Turkish airstrikes reportedly expanding into northern Iraq, second country to be attacked by NATO member. http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/08/29/world/europe/ap-eu-turkey-kurds.html0

European Commission says Apple must pay $14.5 billion in back taxes to Ireland after paying rates as low as 0.005% on its European profits, which gave it an unfair competitive advantage. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-30/apple-ordered-to-pay-up-to-14-5-billion-in-eu-tax-crackdown

 

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August 30, 2016

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