terça-feira, 23 de agosto de 2016

THE NEW YORK TIMES-Baton Rouge Is Learning From New Orleans

New Clinton Emails Raise Shadow Over Her Campaign

  • The F.B.I. disclosed that it had collected nearly 15,000 new emails in its investigation of Hillary Clinton.
  • A federal judge ordered that the documents’ release be accelerated, and as a result they could come to light just weeks before the election.

Bucking Tradition, Trump and Clinton Secretive on Health

No American election has ever featured two major-party nominees as old as Donald J. Trump and Mrs. Clinton, yet they are proving relatively secretive and selective in providing up-to-date medical records.

EpiPen Price Rise Raises Concern for Allergy Sufferers

A steep increase in the price of a lifesaving injection device for allergies has parents worried they won’t be able to afford the drug for children heading back to school.
The water has receded in Central, La., but homes await the recovery and have warnings to any looters. CreditEdmund D. Fountain for The New York Times

Baton Rouge Is Learning From New Orleans

Louisianans hardened by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina have passed along to new flood victims information ranging from finding temporary shelter to handling drywall.

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    A fake Islamic State attack by anti-immigration activists in Prague caused panic, as the protesters’ Humvee, camel and toy guns sent tourists running for cover.
  • A minor league baseball player was thrilled after hitting a grand slam in Illinois on Sunday. But when the game ended, he saw that the ball hadsmashed his truck’s windshield.
  • Convicts in British prisons who preach extreme ideology will be separated from other inmates in high-security “specialist units,” the government announced.
    Four half-naked men threw crocodiles into a school office in Humpty Doo, Australia, before breaking in and vandalizing it. The crocodiles’ mouths were taped shut.
  • In a study published Monday, two researchers in the U.S. said they used an algorithm to identify correlations between depression and the photos people post to Instagram.
    M.I.T. Technology Review
  • Last year had the lowest rate of wayward luggage in 12 years. But airlines are turning toradio frequency identification chips to further decrease that number.
  • Continuing a string of global heat records, July was the hottest month ever recorded since adequate record-keeping began in 1880.
  • Perumal Murugan, an Indian writer, was devastated when his novel was attacked in his home state. He has rediscovered his voice, but says, “a censor is seated inside me now.”
  • A review prompted by a 2015 shooting death suggested police officers in Pasco, Wash., undergo de-escalation training, and said the department needs more Spanish-speaking and female officers.
  • Ang Lee’s new film, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” was shot in a digitally radical new format. But will anyone be able to see it the way Mr. Lee intended?
  • Speedo USA was among four companies to sever ties with the Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte after his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.
  • Lou Pearlman, the music Svengali who made boy bands like the Backstreet Boys and ’N Sync successful before he was imprisoned for a $300 million Ponzi scheme, has died in federal prison at 62.
  • The kung fu culture that Bruce Lee helped popularize — and that gave Hong Kong a gritty, exotic image in the eyes of foreigners — is in decline.
  • Toots Thielemans, a successful jazz harmonica player, died on Monday at 94. The Belgian-American performed with greats like Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman.
  • How did #BlackLivesMatter come to define a movement? A Pew study traced the rise of the hashtag from a small presence in 2013 to a full-throated cry on social media, tied to the police killings of African-Americans.
  • The vaccine for HPV, a sexually transmitted infection that causes cancer, is the most underused immunization available for children.
  • In China, chirping insects like katydids, cicadas and crickets are viewed not as pests, but as pets. Crickets are even bred for their fighting prowess.
    Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped in protest over a penalty. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan popped up as Super Mario at the closing ceremony. Medals are nice but these episodes in Rio won social media gold.
  • America’s national forests have become aretreat of last resort for thousands of homeless people, raising tensions with nearby residents.
  • Now that the Rio Games are over, here are six previous Olympic host cities that are worth exploring.
  • Should you charge your phone overnight? It depends how long you plan to keep it.
  • Airlines and airport managers are trying todecrease the incidence of missing luggageby using radio frequency identification chips.
  • Convicted sex offenders in New York are nowprohibited from playing Pokémon Go, a smartphone game. But civil liberties advocates are skeptical of the new parole restriction.
  • Public schools in Los Angeles are turning to billboards and fliers to fight drops in enrollment. “We have to be just like the commercials for Coca-Cola,” one principal said. “They’re constantly selling it even though everybody knows what Cola-Cola is.”
    The Los Angeles Times
    Things might be looking up for Blackpool, a once-declining resort town in Britain. The country’s “Brexit” vote may mean that more Britons will choose not to vacation abroad.
  • Thousands of crimes are committed each year at Walmarts around the country, including more than 200 violent crimes so far this year, according to an analysis.
  • Live events, once a constant for advertisers, are increasingly seen on streaming platforms. With the Olympic Games in Rio, NBC worked to adapt to a rapidly shifting landscape.
  • Zebra finches can communicate environmental conditions through singing to their babies before they hatch, according to a study into how these birds might respond to climate change.
  • When Australia’s prime minister dropped a few dollars into a homeless man’s paper cup this week, he stepped into a debate about how best to help homeless people.
  • Some activists see racial bias in the Florida police’s treatment of a white suspect in a gruesome double killing this week. If the suspect were black, they say, he would most likely have been shot on the spot.

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