As immigrant children go without soap and toothbrushes, Trump and Pence say Congress is to blame

As immigrant children go without soap and toothbrushes, Trump and Pence say Congress is to blame

Lawyers visiting a detention center in Texas found children there lacked basic necessities. Trump and Pence blame Congress. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence responded separately to criticism over reports that the government is not providing detained immigrant children with adequate food, water, soap, toothbrushes, or blankets. In three interviews that aired Sunday, both men blamed Democrats for the conditions at detention facilities. Questions about the conditions detained minors are in began to…

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NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey

NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of the NHL competing at the Winter Olympics after skipping out on South Korea last year.

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NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey: report

NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey: report

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of the NHL competing at the Winter Olympics after skipping out on South Korea last year.

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Oregon Republicans are still on the lam to avoid voting on a major climate change bill

Oregon Republicans are still on the lam to avoid voting on a major climate change bill

“Send bachelors and come heavily armed,” one Republican state senator warned police. Eleven Oregon Republican lawmakers are on the run from the law, having fled the state Senate in Salem on Thursday to deny quorum for a vote on a major climate change bill. On Friday, state lawmakers announced they were shutting down the state capitol after receiving threats from militia groups who support the Republicans in hiding. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown authorized state police…

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After cancelling a retaliatory strike on Iran, Trump warns: “If they do something else, it’ll be double”

After cancelling a retaliatory strike on Iran, Trump warns: “If they do something else, it’ll be double”

Trump said he wants a new nuclear deal, and suggested he’d be willing to lift sanctions in exchange. President Donald Trump issued a warning to Iran Sunday, saying if the nation were to take further military action against the US, it could expect severe American retaliation. Trump made the comments during an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press that aired on Sunday in explaining why he decided not to order any physical military retaliation after…

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iRobot acquired education-focused company Root Robotics

iRobot acquired education-focused company Root Robotics

iRobot is best known for its robots used in the home, and now it’s looking to enter the classroom with a new acquisition. The company has announced that it has acquired Root Robotics, which sells a robot and platform that helps children learn how to code. Root Robotics originated as a research project at Harvard University a couple of years ago, and its Robot already looks considerably like a Roomba — it’s a small, circular…

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HBO’s Euphoria is two shows in one. One is bad. The other could be good.

HBO’s Euphoria is two shows in one. One is bad. The other could be good.

It might be about teens, but it’s aimed at parents. Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for June 16 through 22 is the pilot of HBO’s Euphoria. The true audience of HBO’s new teen drama Euphoria isn’t really teens. It’s not even the parents of teens. No,…

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Slate Digital’s new music software subscription service includes all its plug-ins and an online school

Slate Digital’s new music software subscription service includes all its plug-ins and an online school

Music software and hardware company Slate Digital has announced a new subscription service called the All Access Pass. The subscription unlocks over 60 plug-ins, online production lessons through the company’s new learning center Slate Academy, and more. Slate Digital is known for its plug-ins that producers, mixers, and engineers use when making music, which includes everything from virtual drum kits to tube amp emulators. It also makes some hardware, including microphones and digital mixing consoles…

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