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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Fallen forensics: Judges routinely allow disavowed science

“Courts — unlike scientists — rely too heavily on precedent and not enough on the progress of science,”

Get Started: FBI warns of spreading W-2 email theft scheme

The IRS is warning businesses about a sharp increase in email phishing scams involving employees’ W-2 forms — scams that can put staffers’ Social Security numbers and other critical information in the hands of thieves.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

All the top headlines from around the state and naion for Tuesday, August 22.

Bergdahl chooses to have trial heard by judge and not jury

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has decided be to tried by a judge — not a military jury — on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan.

Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 U.S. sailors missing and others injured.

Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

45 states DO NOT have laws prohibiting sexual offenders from living next door (or near) to their victims.

Powerball Jackpot-Top 10 largest US Jackpots

An estimated jackpot of $650 million is up for grabs in the Powerball lottery draw on Wednesday night ...see how many times the State of Georgia has produced a mega winner -->

US Navy destroyer and merchant ship collide near Singapore

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer has collided with a merchant ship in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca.

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes.

Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

There should be absolutely no peeking without eclipse glasses or other certified filters except during the two minutes or so when the moon completely blots out the sun, called totality.

GNTC – Justin

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