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Video shows a teen falling off a Six Flags ride — and a crowd gathering to catch her – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Girl falling from ride at 6 Flags Great Escape and they have NO means to rescue them. Thanks to the guys who banded together to catch her and the guy who climbed the tree to move the branches out of the way. Posted by Loren Lent on Saturday, June 24, 2017 A teenage girl escaped serious injury Saturday evening after falling 25 feet from an amusement park ride in Upstate…

White House blames Obama for failing to stop Russia collusion – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, pictured last week, said Sunday that the Obama administration was “responsible” for the failure to stop Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (Alex Brandon/AP) The White House blamed the Obama administration Sunday for failing to tackle possible Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, sticking with a new strategy to fault President Trump’s predecessor for an issue currently facing the president himself as part…

Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House – SFGate

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

All around the Muslim world everyone is getting ready for Eid al-Fitr, the great festival that ends the holy month of Ramadan. Media: Euronews News In the early days of December 1805, a handful of prominent politicians received formal invitations to join President Thomas Jefferson for a White House dinner. Such entreaties were not uncommon: Jefferson frequently hosted lawmakers for political working dinners at the White House, almost always commencing…

US asks Supreme Court to take up Microsoft fight over email privacy – fox2now.com

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department wants the Supreme Court to take up a years-long court fight with Microsoft. The case tests the reach of government warrants for private emails. At issue is a 2016 court ruling that determined that Microsoft didn’t have to hand over customer data that was stored on computers in another country. On Friday, the Justice Department filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to…

We’re one step closer to getting cheaper, faster internet from space – The Denver Post

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

For many, it’s been a years-long pipe dream: Ultra-fast, lag-free internet that comes to your PC or smartphone via satellite instead of a wire into your home. Facebook, Google and even SpaceX have explored the idea, partly in hopes of selling broadband access to a growing market with enormous potential – the developing world. But now, a former Googler and friend of Elon Musk has beaten them all to the…