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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Keep Maryland Beautiful Program Awards $160,000 in Grants

49 Recipients Get Funds for Local Cleanup and Conservation Activities
Parks & People Foundation’s paid internship program, Branches, received a grant for its work engaging low-income high school students in cleaning neighborhoods, creating green spaces and maintaining parks.
The Maryland Environmental Trust has awarded 49 Keep Maryland Beautiful grants totaling over $160,000 to municipalities, nonprofits and schools for beautification projects, community cleanup activities and environmental education programs throughout the state.
Nineteen counties and Baltimore City received the grants, an annual program funded by the Maryland Environmental Trust, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration.
These stewardship-focused grants help develop and support communities, families and youth taking personal responsibility for the health and quality of their communities.
“I’m excited to see this program expand to more than $160,000 this year,” Maryland Environmental Trust Director Bill Leahy said. “We recognize a huge need to support local communities, nonprofits and others promoting proper stewardship of our neighborhoods and open spaces.”
2017 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants and Recipients
Bill James Environmental Grant, $4,500 total (up to $1,000 each)

In Some Rural Counties, Hunger Is Rising, But Food Donations Aren't

One in eight Americans — 42 million people — still struggles to get enough to eat. And while that number has been going down recently, hunger appears to be getting worse in some economically distressed areas, especially in rural communities.

Food banks that serve these areas are also feeling the squeeze, as surplus food supplies dwindle but the lines of people seeking help remain long.

As a result, food banks such as Feeding America Southwest Virginia are trying to shorten those lines by doing more to address the root causes of hunger, such as poverty, unemployment and bad health.

"Why? Because we can't afford to continue to feed individuals on this ongoing basis, the resources that it takes to do that. We'd much rather have less individuals come into our programs," says Pamela Irvine, the food bank's president and CEO.


NOI 5/22/17 Wicomico Dwelling Fire Winder Street


Date:   May 22, 2017
Time:  8:58 p.m.
Location / Address:  419 Winder St., Salisbury, Wicomico Co.
Type of Incident:  Fire
Description of Structure / Property:  Two story wood frame single family dwelling
Owner / Occupants:  Geoffrey Basknight and Shamica Riveria (Occupants)
Injuries or Deaths:  None
Estimated $ Loss: Structure:  $500                      Contents: $500
Smoke Alarm Status:  Present, unknown if activated
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status:  n/a
Arrests(s):  Pending juvenile referral
Primary Responding Fire Department:  Salisbury
# of Alarms:  1     # Of Firefighters:  8
Time to Control:  5 minutes
Discovered By:  Occupants
Area of Origin:   Second floor bedroom closet
Preliminary Cause:  Arson
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At 94, Lithium-Ion Pioneer Eyes A New Longer-Lasting Battery

Building a better battery is the holy grail for people who want better technology. Now researchers at the University of Texas, Austin say they may have found that battery — or something close. But their claims have sparked controversy.

At the center of this debate is a towering figure in the world of science — John Goodenough, who teaches material science at the university.

In 1980, his work led to the invention of the lithium-ion battery — now crucial to powering everything from cellphones and laptops to electric cars. For a lot of people, that would probably be enough. But at 94 years old, he's still at it.

"All the young people that I had as postdocs are getting ready to retire," he says, laughing.


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Deportation Arrests Up Nearly 40 Percent

As some city and state officials move to calm immigrant fears of deportation, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced a 38 percent increase in immigration arrests under the agency’s new deportation policies.

ICE deportation officers arrested 41,318 people between Jan. 22 and April 29, up from 30,028 in the same time period in 2016. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 25 that made more unauthorized immigrations subject to arrest and deportation.

Under the Obama administration, deportation priorities protected about 87 percent of unauthorized immigrants from a high risk of deportation. The new order expands priorities from serious crimes and recent border crossings to any “criminal offense” or abuse of public benefits.


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With Online Sales Booming, States Struggle to Capture Sales Tax

Imagine having $26 billion dangling just in front of you, only to have it repeatedly jerked away. That’s the situation facing the 45 states that have a sales tax, as people do more of their shopping from the comfort of their couches, rather than in retail stores.

The $26 billion is what states estimate they could collect in sales taxes on products sold remotely — online and via mail order. But because taxes are not collected on most remote sales — with the exception of most Amazon sales — states aren’t capturing those potential billions in revenue.

“Obviously e-commerce is becoming more important every day,” said Andy Gerlach, secretary of revenue in South Dakota, which set the pace in 2016 in attempting to capture sales tax from remote retailing. “You see the stores that have closed or downsized — J.C. Penney and a lot of others in this area. If you can’t tax e-commerce, it’s going to continue to erode the taxes your state is going to take in. We need a tax policy that keeps up with that.”

Taxing online sales is just one of the ways states are trying to keep up with the modern economy by reforming their tax codes, which have not been overhauled in decades.


Memorial Day travel expected to hit 12-year high for Marylanders

About 834,000 Marylanders are expected to travel this weekend for Memorial Day, a 2.3 percent increase from last year and the highest figure for the holiday weekend since 2005.

This year's projections from AAA Mid-Atlantic marks the sixth consecutive year of growth over the Memorial Day holiday. AAA defines the travel period as being between Thursday, May 25 and Monday, May 29.

If projections hold, this would be the third straight year that more than 800,000 Marylanders traveled 50 miles or more for the unofficial start of summer.


Survey finds Target's Customer Service Satisfaction Plunges

A new survey finds that customer satisfaction has plunged as retail giant Target continues to struggle to recover from its now one-year-old financial slide.

Target has gone four full quarters slipping in a variety of metrics from profits, stock prices, and even perception of its brand name. But a new survey by investment bank Cowen has also found that customer satisfaction has also tumbled.

The survey of 2,500 Target customers shows declines across the board, including customer service, merchandise selection, and overall quality. According to the survey, Target’s satisfaction level has fallen 383 points to 66.7 percent, MSN Money reported.

As MSN ruefully noted, “It appears unhappy Target shoppers could be taking their business elsewhere.”

Meanwhile, the company’s fortunes continue to decline.


Legislators: Older Delawareans should pay more in school taxes

DOVER — Budget-writing lawmakers on Monday opted to reduce a property tax break for older residents and declined to vote on proposals to increase the amount that current and former state employees would pay for health care insurance.

The Joint Finance Committee, scheduled to continue meeting through next week to beginning crafting a final budget, convened for about five hours and cut approximately $51 million from a large gap between projected revenue and spending.

The cuts were directly based on Gov. John Carney’s proposal, but legislators left arguably the most controversial portion for another day, choosing not to vote on health care insurance costs.

Gov. Carney’s recommended budget included what amounts to a cut of $6.5 million for health care subsidies by shifting, on average, 3 percent of the costs to state employees. Delaware currently covers 90 percent of the costs for health care.


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Cal State San Marcos sued by pro-life students

Pro-life students at a state university in California sued their school over alleged unfair allocations of mandatory student activity fees.

The Students for Life at California State University San Marcos, a pro-life group, and the organization's president, Nathan Apodaca, took the legal action after the university denied the group access for funds to host a pro-life speaker on campus.

"This is yet another example of a university using their power, along with student fees, to restrict speech they don't agree with or particularly like, giving credence to the emerging fact that tolerance does not apply to pro-life or conservative speech," Kristan Hawkins, president of the national Students for Life of America, said in a statement.

The university used almost $300,000 in student fees to fund two LGBT-friendly centers on campus -- the Gender Equity Center and the LGBQTA Pride Center -- during the 2016-2017 academic year. But the school denied the pro-life Students for Life group the $500 it requested to host University of North Carolina-Wilmington Professor Mike Adams to speak on the topic, "Abortion and Human Equality: A Scientific and Philosophical Defense of the Pro-Life View," according to Christian legal nonprofit Alliance Defending Freedom.


2006 MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dead at 35

American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden died on Monday from injuries suffered when he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Italy five days ago, the Maurizio Bufalani Hospital in Cesena, where he was being treated, has confirmed.

Hayden was on a training ride on the Rimini coast following a race at Imola when he was hit. He sustained multiple injuries in the accident, including severe cerebral damage.

Hayden was the 2006 MotoGP champion, and was competing in the World Superbike Championship this season.


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FBI says its malware isn't malware because 'we're the good guys'

(From last July 2016)

Another tale from the 'twisted and illogical' department...

The FBI does 'not believe' that the hacking tools it uses to break into computers of suspected criminals should be considered 'malware,' because it says they're used with good intentions.

In the court filing, first spotted by Julian Sanchez, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, the FBI said that its hacking tools, so-called network investigative techniques (NIT), are not 'malicious.'

The legal brief written by the FBI last week said that: "A reasonable person or society would not interpret the actions taken by a law enforcement officer pursuant to a court order to be malicious.'

'For that reason I do not believe that the NIT utilized in this case pursuant to a court order should be considered to be malware," it added.

The case centers on Operation Playpen, which stirred controversy when it was revealed that federal agents had secretly broken into the child porn site and ran it from a government server. That was when agents destroyed its hacking tools to identify the site's users by exploiting a flaw in the Tor browser, use to access the anonymity network.

The FBI refused to deliver how the Tor exploit worked, so the judge tossed out the evidence. 



Chicago Public Schools to BORROW $389 MILLION to avoid ending school year early

Cuts are “not part of the conversation”

Chicago Public Schools plans to borrow $389 million to make it through the current school year, money officials hope to pay back with overdue state aid payments. The borrowing will be expensive because of the district’s junk bond rating, and would only serve to avert a financial crisis until next fiscal year, when CPS will face another massive budget deficit, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Chicago Chief Financial Officer Carole Brown said the board will vote Wednesday on a plan to borrow $389 million to help cover a $721 million payment to the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund. The state owes the district $467 million in past due state aid payments, but CPS can only borrow up to 85 percent of that amount, Brown said.

District officials are banking on funds from a new $250 million pension property tax levy this summer to cover the rest.

“After a lot of hard work by the CPS and city financial teams, and many discussions with their lending partners, tomorrow we will brief aldermen on the district’s finances and the financial plan for the remainder of the CPS fiscal year,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s spokesman, Adam Collins, said in a statement.

City officials had threatened to cut days off the end of the school year to balance the budget, but Collins said Friday that cuts are “not part of the conversation” with aldermen, NBC Chicago reports.

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Dissolving the dead A radical alternative to burial and cremation

For decades, most people arranging a funeral have faced a simple choice - burial or cremation?

But in parts of the US and Canada a third option is now available - dissolving bodies in an alkaline solution.
It will arrive in the UK soon.

Its technical name is alkaline hydrolysis, but it is being marketed as “green cremation”.


Professor awarded taxpayer-funded grant to research 'microaggressions'

The National Science Foundation awarded over $200,000 in taxpayer dollars to a professor who plans to research microaggressions.

First reported by The Daily Caller, Mary Atwater, a professor of science and mathematics education at the University of Georgia, received $229,061 to study the implications of microaggressions and look at minority participation in science and math, according to a statement from the University of Georgia.

“There has been little research in this area in science education,” said Atwater, also the Sachs Distinguished Lecturer in residence at Teacher’s College of Columbia University. “In fact, there is very little microaggression research that has been done in which the participants are people of European-American descent.”

"Microaggression," a common term on college campuses, refers to actions or comments that subtly -- and often unintentionally -- show a bias toward a minority or other "marginalized" group. The term also is a big part of the national debate over whether free speech on college campuses is being stifled in the interest of sensitivity.


BREAKING: Brennan Admits NO TRUMP PRESSURE To End Russia Investigation

On Tuesday, former CIA Director John Brennan blew a giant hole in conspiracy theories alleging President Trump had pressured the CIA to drop the investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, telling ranking member Adam Schiff he was “unaware” of any such efforts from Trump.

Schiff asked:

In respect to a number of allegations made recently that the president or his aides may have sought to enlist the help of members the IC [intelligence community] or Director Comey himself to drop the Flynn investigation. Have any members of the IC shared with you their concerns that the president was attempting to enlist the help of people within the intelligence community to drop the Flynn investigation?

Brennan answered, “No, sir.”


Sarah Netanyahu Tells Melania Trump of Common Bond: ‘Media Hate Us but the People Love Us’

The Times of Israel reports: After their husbands praised the “unbreakable bond” between Israel and the US at the welcome ceremony for US President Donald Trump, Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, told US First Lady Melania Trump that the two couples had more in common than pure geopolitical interests.

Chatting candidly on the tarmac at Ben Gurion Airport on Monday, Sara Netanyahu said that, like the Trumps, Israel’s “first couple” had been treated unfairly by the media but were loved by the people. “You know in Israel all the people like us. The media hate us but the people love us,” Netanyahu told the first lady in a recording that picked up their private conversation. “Like you.”

“We have a lot in common,” Trump replied. Netanyahu, with a broad smile on her face, promised to continue the discussion “over dinner.”

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Eyewitness Shares Account Of Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY – A man who performed lifesaving efforts on a pedestrian killed along Coastal Highway during last weekend’s Cruisin’ Ocean City event described scene of the fatal accident.

Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers and EMS personnel responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred near the intersection of 45th Street and Coastal Highway at 2:24 a.m. Sunday.

According to police, the pedestrian, identified as James R. Ednie, 23, of Kelton, Pa., was crossing Coastal Highway from west to east when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle traveling northbound. Ednie did not use a crosswalk at the time of the collision.

The OCPD said nearby witnesses initiated lifesaving efforts before police and EMS arrived at the scene. Ednie was transported to Atlantic General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.


We just discovered why the “Russia” storyline is about to DISAPPEAR

You are no doubt exhausted by the constant barrage of stories regarding supposed links and collusion between Donald Trump, his campaign, his associates and The Russians. (Hey, does anyone else remember that movie “The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming”, or is that ancient history?)

Wouldn’t it be great if that was all finally put to bed, and liberals found something else to complain about? It might well be. In fact this story might make it all disappear overnight.

Let’s roll back briefly to last summer, when Wikileaks published a bunch of emails showing corruption in the DNC, leading to Debbie Wasserman Schultz stepping down, and exposing the collusion between the DNC and the media.


After State Makes Drug Testing MANDATORY For Welfare Recipients: They Discover Results FAR WORSE Than Expected…

This growing culture in America who that think government should be financially responsible for the well-being of individuals receiving government entitlements is really obnoxious. Responsible adults who pay taxes vent their frustrations about drug users qualifying for ‘free money’ all the time. There’s one state who’s doing something about that.

Lawmakers in North Carolina are beholden to those taxpayers and want to make sure that their expenditures don’t become a reward to drug users. Now, welfare applicants are required to take a drug screening test, in order to qualify for benefits.


2013: North Carolina lawmakers pass a law requiring state temporary cash assistance recipients to go through drug screening to receive their benefits.

2015 to 2016: nearly 30,000 residents apply for the state’s Work First Program (or temporary cash assistance). Each applicant went through drug screening (interview, questionnaire, etc.) and based on the results of the screening, 400 applicants were required to get drug tested. Fifty applicants tested positive (about 12% of those required to get tested) which is less than 1% of those screened.


What the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive wants the world to know

At 97, Ben Ferencz is the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive and he has a far-reaching message for today’s world

It is not often you get the chance to meet a man who holds a place in history like Ben Ferencz. He's 97 years old, barely 5 feet tall, and he served as prosecutor of what's been called the biggest murder trial ever. The courtroom was Nuremberg; the crime, genocide; the defendants, a group of German SS officers accused of committing the largest number of Nazi killings outside the concentration camps -- more than a million men, women, and children shot down in their own towns and villages in cold blood.

Ferencz is the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive today. But he isn't content just to be part of 20th century history -- he believes he has something important to offer the world right now.
"If it's naive to want peace instead of war, let 'em make sure they say I'm naive. Because I want peace instead of war."

Lesley Stahl: You know, you-- have seen the ugliest side of humanity.

Benjamin Ferencz: Yes.

Lesley Stahl: You've really seen evil. And look at you. You're the sunniest man I've ever met. The most optimistic.


Anne Arundel Co. police employee suspended for Facebook post about college student murder

MILLERSVILLE, Md. - A civilian employee for the Anne Arundel County Police Department has been suspended for making an insensitive and inappropriate post on Facebook about the murder of a Bowie State University student at the University of Maryland.

Police said Welby Burgone, a former police academy recruit and civilian employee assigned to the department’s Communcations Section, posted a photo of a crab that appears to be holding a knife with the caption “You mess with crabo You get a stabo” in the thread of a Facebook post that contained racial epithets mocking the fatal stabbing of Richard Collins III. University of Maryland student Sean Urbanski has been charged with Collins' murder and authorities are investigating it as a possible hate crime.

Police said they were made aware about Burgone’s post on Monday and began an investigation that resulted in Burgone’s suspension.


Seth Rich Plot Thickens: "DC Insider" Speaks Of "Complete Panic" At Highest Levels Of DNC

Last week, Fox News dropped a bombshell report officially confirming, via anonymous FBI sources, what many had suspected for quite some time, that murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich was the WikiLeaks source for leaks which proved that the DNC was intentionally undermining the campaign of Bernie Sanders. In addition to exposing the corruption of the DNC, the leaks cost Debbie Wasserman Shcultz her job as Chairwoman.

Of course, if it's true that WikiLeaks' emails came from a DNC insider it would end the "Russian hacking" narrative that has been perpetuated by Democrats and the mainstream media for the past several months. Moreover, it would corroborate the one confirmation that Julian Assange has offered regarding his source, namely that it was "not a state actor."

Meanwhile, the plot thickened a little more over the weekend when Kim Dotcom confirmed via Twitter that he was working with Seth Rich to get leaked emails to WikiLeaks.


Opinion: Small business implores Gov. Hogan to keep veto promise on sick leave

By Mike O’Halloran

With each campaign season comes considerable promises to the small business community. Politicians show up at Mom and Pop stores for photo ops, take walks down Main Street and espouse dedication to empowering entrepreneurs by deregulating and creating pro-growth environments.

When Larry Hogan was on the campaign trail, he often cited the fact that as a small business owner, he understood better than any other candidate how difficult it was to remain operational in a state that never seemed to fail in punishing employers with ill-advised policies.

The more that he articulated his vision for a brighter future for Maryland, the more voters liked him. There was less rhetoric and more conviction in a candidate seeking to become Governor. The electorate agreed with his message of making “Maryland Open for Business.”


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What I Saw Today In Maryland... The Militarization Of Police.

The intensive militarization of America’s police forces is a serious topic of which the mainstream media somewhat ignores. On my travels to Hunt Valley, Maryland, I stumbled upon a family oriented charity event for law enforcement at the University of Maryland Extension. I was shocked to find unattended assault rifles and military gear loosely displayed. (Weapons had safety features in place)

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Sir Roger Moore dead: 'James Bond' actor was 89

Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond in seven of the 007 films, has died. He was 89.

His children shared the news on his verified Twitter account Tuesday that Moore had died after a "short but brave battle with cancer."

"With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated," the statement said.


Difference Between Obama And Trump CLEARLY Shown In Their Address To Muslim Nations

The President of the United States of America addressed Arab leaders on Sunday and listening to his speech really made you realize exactly how we’ve come since the years of Obama.

He issued a warning to terrorists that exuded strength. He made it clear that we have a zero-tolerance policy for terrorism and those who aid and abet those who want to harm Americans.

It was enough to make one stand up and cheer.

The differences between Obama and Trump’s speeches couldn’t be more marked.

“Barbarism will deliver you no glory – piety to evil will bring you no dignity,” Trump said. “If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be condemned.”


Newt: World Leaders Respect Trump; Media 'Pygmies' Don't

It's "ironic" to watch world leaders in Israel and Saudi Arabia treating President Donald Trump with "enormous respect" while the "pygmies" in the media treat him with contempt, and the president and his administration should take a tougher stance against them, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday.

"The reporters are pygmies, they're little midgets," Gingrich told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" program. "They spent their lifetime watching other people do real things."

Further, Gingrich said, the Trump administration should put out a new rule when it comes to the media..

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Brown Box Theatre Project Returns With New Performances This Week

BERLIN — Brown Box Theatre Project has set out to tackle its most ambitious production to date with an outdoor presentation of Jason Robert Brown’s hit off-Broadway musical, Songs for a New World.

Featuring a dazzling cast of professional talent, Brown Box will bring the magic of contemporary musical theatre straight to Delmarva starting last weekend and running through May 28.

Expanding upon its annual tradition of touring accessible Shakespeare productions throughout the Delmarva Peninsula each summer, Songs for a New World kicks off Brown Box’s season of free, outdoor programming. The musical will become an unmissable cultural event in Delmarva’s vibrant nightlife with open-air performances in the streets of Berlin and Salisbury, local parks of St. Michaels and Chincoteague and outside of the Ocean City Center for the Arts.

Kyler Taustin, Brown Box founder and executive artistic director, explains that he was inspired to direct Songs for a New World because of its timeliness and urgency.


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Liberals Worried About Muslims’ Feelings After Manchester Bombs Kill 19

We have all heard the tragic news of what happened yesterday at an Ariana Grande concert in the UK where 19 people were killed and as many as 50 others were injured. Authorities have since reported that it appears there was an explosion by a suicide bomber followed by a nail bomb explosion.

Of course if this turns out to be true once the investigation is done, that also means…terrorist attack. Despite this, there are liberals on Twitter that are far more concerned about hurting the feelings of Muslim people, than they are about the anguish and hurt that the victims’ and their families are going through right now as we speak.

So let us take a look at some of these liberals, and their twitter verified accounts where they are posting their angry cries against “racism and xenophobia” that are hurting their feelings every time they see it in responses to the attack. An attack which again reports are already stating was carried out by a suicide bomber.

Here is exhibit one:


CIA: Windows XP to Windows 10 Malware: WikiLeaks reveals Athena

WikiLeaks says the CIA's Athena malware can be used to spy on Windows XP through to Windows 10 computers.

The latest file revealed in WikiLeaks' Vault 7 catalog of CIA hacking toolkit is Athena, a surveillance tool apparently designed to capture communications from Windows XP to Windows 10 machines.

Details of the Athena malware are available in a document allegedly created by the CIA in November 2015. The malware is said to have been made in conjunction with US cybersecurity firm Siege Technologies, which was acquired by Nehemiah Security late last year.

Athena is the ninth Vault 7 release of CIA hacking tools for mobile and desktop systems. WikiLeaks has been revealing one tool at the end of each week over the past two months.

As noted in the documents, Athena is 'a very simple implant application' that offers remote access to the target machine. The malware can be used to deliver a payload so that files can be delivered to and retrieved from a director of the host.


JUST IN: ISIS has claimed responsibility for Manchester Terrorist Attack


From Business Insider:

ISIS claims responsibility for the Ariana Grande concert attack in Manchester which killed 22

Terrorist group ISIS (also known as Islamic State, Daesh and ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack 12:45 p.m. BST on Tuesday, via a news agency linked to them, Amaq, according to the Press Association.

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23-year-old man arrested in connection to deadly bombing at Ariana Grande concert

British police said Tuesday that they have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the massacre at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, as Prime Minister Theresa May said that authorities know the identity of the suicide bomber who killed at least 22 people at the show.

“With regards to last night’s incident at the Manchester Arena, we can confirm we have arrested a 23-year-old man in South Manchester,” Greater Manchester Police said on Twitter.


Verizon Could Launch New Streaming Video This Summer

Verizon’s rumored over-the-top streaming TV service — not to be confused with its nearly universally panned two-year-old Go90 product — could be available as soon as next month, executives for the company reportedly revealed Monday. 

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Trump Is Under Attack From His Own Staff

It’s coming from inside the house. Throughout Trump’s presidency and increasingly in the past few weeks, leaks from staff members to the press are undermining the president.

The New York Times reported Friday exact details of Trump’s meeting last week with Russian officials. The report cited a document read to them by an “American official,” which summarized the meeting. “I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was crazy, a real nut job,” Trump said, according to the report.

The president then added, “I faced great pressure because of Russia. That’s taken off.” The White House did not dispute this account.

Shortly after this story broke, The Daily Beast quoted a senior administration official saying, “Every day [Trump] looks more and more like a complete moron.”