Electronics

Bannon’s departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump’s White House – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

President Trump’s most unconventional senior adviser, Stephen K. Bannon, may have left the White House, but the political turbulence that has characterized the first seven months of Trump’s presidency doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. The tenure and departure of Bannon, the president’s chief strategist and champion of his nationalist impulses, exposed deep fissures in the Trump-era Republican Party, within the White House and beyond. Those differences are still harming…

Researchers find wreckage of World War II Navy vessel Indianapolis, 72 years after it sank – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

A research team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found the wreckage of the Indianapolis, a Navy cruiser that was torpedoed 72 years ago during the final days of World War II in one of the worst disasters in U.S. naval history. The ship’s remains were found Saturday on the floor of the Pacific Ocean nearly 3.5 miles below the surface, the Navy said in a news release. The…

Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

He would plant himself on a stool, the picture of insouciance in a three-button suit and dark tie, dragging slowly on a cigarette, which he used as a punctuation mark. From that perch he would bid America to look in the mirror, and to laugh at itself. “Segregation is not all bad,” he would say. “Have you ever heard of a collision where the people in the back of the…

Powerball winning numbers announced for $535 million jackpot – CBS News

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

The winning numbers in Powerball’s massive $535 million jackpot drawn Saturday are 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and Powerball number 13. The winning numbers for the $535 million jackpot will be drawn at 11 p.m. Tickets are $2, and sales time cut offs vary by state but are usually one to two hours before the drawing. So what to do with your winnings? You can collect it as a one-time,…

Boston ‘free speech’ rally ends early amid flood of counterprotesters; 27 people arrested – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

BOSTON – Tens of thousands of counterprotesters crammed Boston Common and marched through city streets Saturday morning in efforts to drown out the planned “free speech” rally that many feared would be attended by white-supremacist groups. By 1 p.m., the handful of rally attendees had left the Boston Common pavillion, concluding their event without planned speeches. A victorious cheer went up among the counterprotesters, as many began to leave. Hundreds…

Bannon’s departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump’s White House – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

President Trump’s most unconventional senior adviser, Stephen K. Bannon, may have left the White House but the political turbulence that has characterized the first seven months of Trump’s presidency doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. The tenure and departure of Bannon, the president’s chief strategist and champion of his nationalist impulses, exposed deep fissures in the Trump-era Republican Party, within the White House and beyond. Those differences are still harming…