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Rumors are swirling that Justice Anthony Kennedy will soon retire from the Supreme Court – Business Insider

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy joins other justices of the U.S. Supreme Court for an official group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Thursday. June 1, 2017. Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state…

2 toddlers died after mom left them in hot car to teach ‘a lesson,’ police say – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

On the day her two children were found dead, Cynthia Marie Randolph recounted for investigators a mother’s nightmare: She had been folding laundry and watching television while her young daughter and son, ages 2 and 16 months, played in an enclosed sun room on the back porch. Randolph, 24, went to check on her children after about a half-hour — but they were “gone,” she told police. She said that…

15 Dead, 110 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China – NPR

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Chinese military police and rescue workers at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Sichuan province on Saturday. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption STR/AFP/Getty Images Chinese military police and rescue workers at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Sichuan province on Saturday. STR/AFP/Getty Images Updated 10:10 p.m. EST More than 110 people remain missing after rescuers found 15 bodies among the debris of a…

While Modi promises a ‘Digital India,’ local authorities shut down the Internet – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

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Congregations to give using contactless as churches introduce … – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Worshippers will be able to use contactless to donate after the Church of England unveiled plans to digitise its collection plates.  From August around 40 churches are expected to have hand-held terminals to process donations made using contactless cards. John Preston, national stewardship officer at the Church of England, told the Financial Times: “We’re aware that younger generations — and there are many people now who don’t carry cash —…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…