Must Read- June 24, 2013: Snowden, "Smart" Pill, Transgender first-grader
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NSA Leak/ Snowden:
Edward Snowden is on the move. The US government is trying to track him down and have him sent back. Other countries don't seem to be cooperating.
- US government "disappointed" Hong Kong let Snowden leave, Asks Russia to extradite him. (Time)
- US warns countries against Snowden travel. (Yahoo News- Reuters)
- Mucked up legal paperwork allowed Edward Snowden to escape arrest in Hong Kong. (The Raw Story)
A Rolling Stone contributor who claimed the US government was onto him for a story he was going to leak, died in a car crash after sending an email to colleagues.
- Hasting sent colleagues email hours before crash. (KTLA)
- Michael Hastings, Rolling Stone contributor, dead at 33. (Rolling Stone)
New York Human Rights Commission:
The owner, and his wife, of a Welsh pub in New York was hauled before a Human Rights commission after looking for staff with knowledge of Britain. They paid a fine of $2,500 and they, along with their staff, have to participate in discrimination training.
- Welsh pub in New York fined for race discrimination after advertising for bar staff with "knowledge of British culture." (Daily Mail)
- Welsh bar owner in New York found guilty of race discrimination. (Irish Central)
The FDA has a new computer chip pill that is ingested and transmits a signal that can be read by technology to verify individuals identity.
- The daily smart pill that can remember all your passwords: tablets can transmit personal details to devices as they pass through body. (Daily Mail)
A mother and daughter researched the best ways to kill family members and began killing family members with antifreeze.
- Daughter assisted mother in poisoning family members with antifreeze, prosecutors say. (News-Leader)
- A look inside the Staude family. (KSPR)
Coy, first-grader who was born a boy, but would like to be a girl, won the battle to use the girls restroom.
- Transgender first-grader wins the right to use girls' restroom. (CNN)
- Transgender child, 6, wins civil rights case to use the girls restroom at school in Colorado. (Daily Mail)
The immigration bill is set to come to a vote.
- Video: GOP Senators should block Immigration Monday, Let us and them read the bill. (The Weekly Standard)
Hostess is set to release Twinkies back on the shelves starting July 15th.
- Start the Countdown! (CNN Money)
Paula Deen has admitted to using the "n" word during a deposition. Since then, Food Network has come out saying they will not renew her contract.
- Food Network will not renew Paula Deen contract. (Entertainment Weekly)
- Paula Deen's employees also impacted by boss' racist comment. (Fox News)
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