Mon, 5 August 2019
8Chan, a web forum popular with white supremacists is dropped by its cybersecurity provider in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso. (NBC News)
Mexico looks into taking legal action against the US after six Mexican nationals were killed and seven others were injured in El Paso. (CNN)
A leaked international climate report says attempts to solve our climate crisis by cutting carbon emissions from only cars, factories and power plants are doomed to failure. (Guardian)
And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:
From The Hill, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that he hoped to soon place ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia, a day after the United States pulled itself from a Cold War-era arms control pact.
Politico reports that the DNC is placing operatives in six battleground state to focus exclusively on attacking President Trump and driving local conversation about his policies ahead of the 2020 election.
CNN is reporting that the mass protests in Hong Kong have forced its biggest airline, Cathay Pacific, to cancel more than 150 flights on Monday and urge passengers to postpone non-essential travel.
And former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel is ending his bid for president, which was run by a pair of social media-savvy teenagers.
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