Boy suspended from school after inhaling helium from balloon to get ‘squeaky voice’

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Kentucky mother says she’s upset because her 13-year-old son was suspended from middle school for three days because he inhaled helium from two Valentine’s Day balloons he bought at school.

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Men In Grey

Men In Grey (2009-2014).

“We are the lightning in an age of cloud computing.

“The Men In Grey (2009-2014) was a conspiracy, applied research framework and street intervention series that sought to engender greater techno-political subjectivity among computer users as to the growing risk of mass surveillance on computer networks.

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Prisoners held without charge boycott Israeli courts | Israeli–Palestinian conflict News | Al Jazeera

In a joint statement announcing Thursday’s move, 450 people jailed under Israel’s controversial practice of administrative detention said their decision had been taken “collectively and unanimously”.

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The Sound and the Fury: Inside the Mystery of the Havana… — ProPublica

22 Americans and eight Canadians, would be diagnosed with a wide array of concussion-like symptoms, ranging from headaches and nausea to hearing loss. They would also find themselves caught up in an extraordinary international dispute, one that the Trump administration would use to sharply reverse the course of U.S. relations with Cuba.

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EPA chief must fly first class due to ‘toxic environment politically’

The Post, citing information obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, cited one stretch in early June when taxpayer-funded travel for Pruitt and his top aides cost at least $90,000. The figure does not include costs for his security detail.

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Home-made drones now threaten conventional armed forces – Drones and guerrilla warfare

According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, which has so far refused to say who it thinks was responsible for the attack, the drones were guided by GPS and had a range of 100km. The electronics involved were off-the-shelf components, and the total cost of each drone was perhaps a couple of thousand dollars.

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NBC dumps Olympic analyst amid fury at Korea-Japan comment | New York Post

Joshua Cooper Ramo – How does this guy become an analyst for NBC Olympic coverage? And get on the boards of Starbucks and FedEx?  Do we know so little of Chinese culture that we allow this buffoon to guide us?

“Every Korean will tell you that Japan is a cultural, technological and economic example that has been so important to their own transformation,” said Ramo, who sits on the boards of Starbucks and FedEx while working as co-CEO of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s consulting firm.

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