News Shorts, Weather and Sports for Wednesday, December 27, 2017


Weather for Wednesday December 27, 2017 – Windchill Advisory to 11 am. Very Cold – Windchill -20 or below

(AP) Days of bitter cold ahead for Midwest, Northeast

(AP) Singer files sex assault complaint against former Trump aide

(AP) New US airstrike in Somalia kills 13 al-Shabab members

(BBC) Obama warns against ‘irresponsible’ social media use

The former president expressed concern about a future where facts are discarded and people only read and listen to things that reinforce their own views.

“One of the dangers of the internet is that people can have entirely different realities. They can be cocooned in information that reinforces their current biases.

“The question has to do with how do we harness this technology in a way that allows a multiplicity of voices, allows a diversity of views, but doesn’t lead to a Balkanisation of society and allows ways of finding common ground,” he said.

(BBC) North Korea missile developers hit by US sanctions

(NWI Times) Affidavit states 4-year-old boy was watching cartoons the night he was shot and killed allegedly by his uncle in East Chicago






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