"National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that July was the hottest month on record, with global temperatures averaging 62.13 degrees, which is 1.71 degrees above the 20th century average." Areas that were the most above average included Alaska, Central Europe and parts of Africa, Australia and Southwest Asia. The Arctic and Antarctic both experienced record low sea ice levels.
A new rule proposed by President Trump's administration would allow businesses that receive federal contracts to discriminate against LGBTQ individuals according to employers' religious beliefs, critics say. read more
Johnny_hotsauce: Trump has lost the support of one of his most loyal supporters. Former Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci told CNN that he now believes that Trump has "gone off the rails". He called Trump's visits to El Paso and Dayton "catastrophic", compared loyalists to Soviets who tried to cover up the Chernobyl melt down and the Mooch made a bold prediction saying that the GOP is approaching the point where they may have to decide to remove Trump from the top of the 2020 ticket. read more
The shooter who killed nine people in the Oregon District in Dayton early on Sunday has been shot dead by responding police officers, Dayton Police Department's Assistant Police Chief Matt Carper said in a news conference. ... The shooting happened outside the Ned Peppers bar in the Oregon District, a busy neighborhood full of bars and restaurants in the historical center of Dayton. read more
The FTC has ordered Equifax to compensate victims of their 2017 security breach. The 147 million American's who had their data stolen are entitled to either 10 years of free credit monitoring or $125 if they already have a monitoring service. You are also entitled to compensation if you spent time or money as a result of fraud resulting from the breach.