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Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 7.18.17

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 7.18.17

Today’s edition of quick hits:

* Wait, what? “During the annual G-20 conference, President Trump sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin [in] a second, informal meeting on the sidelines.”

* Add Ike Kaveladze to the list: “An American-based employee …

by July 19, 2017 0 comments News
The Morning After: Tuesday, July 18th 2017

The Morning After: Tuesday, July 18th 2017

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Whether in real life or Blade Runner, we have some weird robot news for you. Oh, and there’s Atari’s new box.

Put it in rice.DC security robot says everything is fine, throws itself into …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Tech
Telegram promises to act faster on terror content as Indonesia threatens ban

Telegram promises to act faster on terror content as Indonesia threatens ban

Telegram at the forefront of privacy debate

Telegram is stepping up efforts to remove terrorist-related content in Indonesia after officials threatened to ban the encrypted messaging service.

Telegram will form "a dedicated team of moderators with knowledge of [the] Indonesian …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
‘We’re moving in the right direction’: Fox Waterway cresting just below record

‘We’re moving in the right direction’: Fox Waterway cresting just below record

It appears that the 2017 flood on the Fox River and Chain O’ Lakes is going to be a few buckets of water short of the record 2013 flood level, as the waterway continued to crest on Monday, according to …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments News
As McCain Recovers From Surgery, Senate Vote On Republican Health Care Bill Uncertain

As McCain Recovers From Surgery, Senate Vote On Republican Health Care Bill Uncertain

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a meeting of GOP senators in the U.S. capitol on June 22, when most Republican senators were given their first opportunity to look at legislation aimed at overhauling the Affordable Care Act during the closed …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments News
‘I repaid – but they made it so hard’: Should you try to pay off your student loan early – before interest debt SOARS?

‘I repaid – but they made it so hard’: Should you try to pay off your student loan early – before interest debt SOARS?

Tuition fee rises and a leap in student loan costs have sent university applications plummeting by 4 per cent this year.

The Mail on Sunday asks whether worried borrowers already in hock should aim to pay off their loans early …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Finance
“I am America’s hope and the president’s nightmare”: Ilhan Omar talks with Trevor Noah

“I am America’s hope and the president’s nightmare”: Ilhan Omar talks with Trevor Noah

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by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
How Long Can Connecticut’s Prison Reform Last?

How Long Can Connecticut’s Prison Reform Last?

Inmates play chess inside the Cybulski Rehabilitation Center in Enfield, Connecticut.

When Dannel Malloy, the Democratic governor of Connecticut, entered Germany’s Heidering Prison two years ago this summer, he saw something more akin to an American college dormitory than a …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Trump’s Legal Team Adds Lawyer Amid Expanding Russia Investigation

Trump’s Legal Team Adds Lawyer Amid Expanding Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON — Ty Cobb, a veteran Washington lawyer, is joining President Trump’s legal team to coordinate the response to the expanding investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russia’s election interference, reflecting a growing sense among West Wing officials that …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
The Texas Gerrymandering Trial Could Change All of America

The Texas Gerrymandering Trial Could Change All of America

Graphic by Lia Kantrowitz

Why you should care that a fight over congressional districts in the Lone Star State—federal judges called the current setup unfair to people of color—is back in court.

Hey, fellow non-Texan! What if I told you …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News