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 NO. 717 “Expect the Ironic” JUNE 9 - 15, 2014 

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Jun 16
 
  DEMONSTRATORS MOCK G7 LEADERS MEETING IN BRUSSELS
Not shown: demonstrators.
 
WORLD NEWS
Egypt: Military Strongman
Sisi Wins 96.9% of Vote

He'll be deposed next summer.
 
FACTOID
Bill Gates Could Buy Every
Home in Boston and Still
Have $1 Billion Left Over

Which he'd need to fix up all those homes.
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS ...
Huge Asteroid, Capable of Destroying a City, Just Misses Earth
Detroit: “Yikes, that was a close call.”
U. S. NEWS
Seattle Raises Minimum
Wage to $15 an Hour

To keep pace with rising pot prices.
Texas Open-Carry Gun Groups
So Extreme NRA Asks Them to
Tone it Down

Says they're shooting themselves in the foot.
 
REMINDER
  School is out, program your autonomous car to drive carefully.
 
CIA Opens Twitter Account
Already has 6.3 billion followers.
For Now, Nevada Shelves
Bill Allowing Betting on
Presidential Races

Say hackers could “all too easily control election results.”
 
ENVIRONMENT
Report: California Medical
Pot Farms Draining Streams

Streams that supply fresh water people need for their bongs.
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