News Links 8-31-17

POLITICS
Trump administration orders three Russian diplomatic facilities in US closed
John Kelly, Asserting Authority, Fires Anthony Scaramucci
Open Markets Applauds the European Commission’s Finding Against Google for Abuse of Dominance
Google is losing allies across the political spectrum
Here’s How Congress Is Reacting to Wells Fargo’s Latest Setback

 

BUSINESS
Nation’s emergency oil stockpile tapped to try to limit gas price boosts
Tesla slapped with unfair labor practices complaint by NLRB
All fired up over world’s biggest X-ray laser gun

 

HUMAN INTEREST
The Worst Examples of Hurricane Harvey Price Gouging
Best Buy Apologizes For Selling $42 Packs of Water While CNBC Asks If Disaster Capitalism Is So Bad
Hurricane Harvey Has Left a Chemical Plant Near Houston Ready to Detonate [Update: Two Explosions Reported]

 

LAW
A police officer told a woman ‘we only kill black people’ — on camera. Now he’ll lose his job
L’Oréal Is Being Accused of Using Stolen Technology in Its Anti-Aging Products
Amazon hit with class-action suit over fake eclipse glasses

 

HEALTH
1 in 3 American Adults Are Obese
Petition calls for FDA to remove ultra-high-dosage opioids from market
West Nile Virus – Ohio Department of Health

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Strange signals were just spotted coming from a distant galaxy

381 New Species Discovered in the Amazon

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Marvel Actress Changed Her Chinese Surname Because ‘Hollywood Is Racist’
Former Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen Joins ‘DWTS’ — and She’s Paired With a Fan Favorite!

Corinne Olympios Reunited And It Feels So Fake!!!
‘Big Brother’ Jason Dent Ripped by Houseguest’s Wife … Keep Me Out of Your Sick Rape Jokes

 

SPORTS
Alexis Sanchez set to remain with Arsenal despite Man City interest
Lionel Messi embraces crying fan at Argentina’s training camp
Paris Saint-Germain sign ‘great talent’ Kylian Mbappé on initial loan
Tiger Woods posts video of himself chipping, fans start freaking out

 

REAL ESTATE
Dillard’s is the latest target by activists for retailer’s real estate

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