What We’re Reading July 2, 2016

Written by Philip Hodges

We hope you’re having a great day wherever you are and that the news we dig up for you this morning helps you navigate the day more efficiently!

It’s a busy world out there, and you don’t have a ton of free time to be doing Internet searches for the most important items of the day… lucky for you, we do. We drink gallons of coffee in an effort to stay awake long enough to scour the far reaches of the world wide web in an effort to bring you the most important, useful and useless information every single day.

You’re welcome.

So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Saturday, July 2, 2016.

An attack occurred at a Dhaka, Bangladesh restaurant, and ISIS has claimed responsibility. Several people were taken hostage, and dozens were injured. Two police officers were killed.

We always said this would happen if people kept pushing for a higher minimum wage. This robot will revolutionize the fast-food industry and eliminate the need for $15-an-hour burger-flippers. Apparently, this machine can crank out 400 burgers an hour.

An “elite” Manhattan school is teaching kids as young as kindergartners that white people are born racist.

Chicago cops are anticipating a violent July 4th weekend. “…[T]housands more law enforcement officers would hit the streets, lakefront and major tourist attractions.”

Sixty-seven percent of Democrats surveyed said that they’d rather Obama have a third term than have either Hillary or Trump as president.

Why is there an increasing demand for exorcists in the U.S.?

FBI investigators are apparently “livid” over Bill Clinton’s meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

President Obama claims that drone strikes that he’s ordered during his presidency have resulted in only 116 civilian deaths, “a tally which was criticized as undercounted even before Friday’s announcement.”

Speaking of drones, they’ve been spotted hovering over a South Carolina nuclear weapons facility. Federal and state agents are investigating, but won’t say much.

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