Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions: After it secured a $15 million investment from wealthy Republican donor Robert Mercer, the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained personal data from more than 50 million Facebook users without their permission and turned it all over to the Trump election campaign. And that, my friends, is precisely why I always make it a point to never to post anything on social media that I wouldn't scribble all over the walls in a public restroom.
Trump Proposes Death Penalty for Drug Dealers: President Trump told an audience in New Hampshire that he will quickly solve the opioid crises by imposing the death penalty for those drug dealers, arguing that the federal government is "wasting our time" if it isn't willing to put traffickers to death. Which is rather interesting when you consider many people are in fact getting these opioids from their doctors. On a positive note, if you’ve ever thought about going to med school, now might be a good time to apply. Looks like there’s gonna be some vacancies on the horizon.
Pedestrian Killed By Driverless Car: Sadly, a self-driving car, operated by Uber Technologies Inc. - struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona in the first known fatality involving an autonomous vehicle, an accident that could damage the public perception of this young industry. Well, let’s hope Uber doesn’t plan on testing their driverless cars in Sleepy Hollow. I think they’ve got enough on their plates already - what with the headless horseman and all.