Thursday, July 17, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Captain America, Microsoft layoffs, Cali's death penalty unconstitutional

Posted By on Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 9:40 AM


We all felt the heat yesterday. Many areas recorded temperatures at or over 100 degrees. Here's the National Weather Service's official numbers for the Inland Northwest. (NWS)

SCRAPS animal control officers have responded to nearly 50 calls of dogs being left in hot cars in the past four days. (KREM)

Catch up on the latest marijuana news with yesterday's Weed Wednesday blog, covering the Wenatchee lawsuit to ban pot sales, security issues growers are facing, and the House vote to make it easier for banks to service pot businesses. (Inlander)

Part of the Centennial Trail between downtown and Kendall Yards is closed during weekdays while the parks department works to improve a public green space near the Monroe Street Bridge. (Inlander)


Microsoft announced plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs, the biggest layoff in the company's history. (AP via S-R)

California's death penalty has been ruled unconstitutional, largely for leaving inmates' fates hanging in the balance for decades. (CNN)

Top military lawyer Eugene Fidell, who's argued cases over Guantanamo Bay, Chelsea Manning and commanders' roles in sexual assault prosecution, is now representing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. (NBC)

After a big announcement earlier this week that the next inception of comic book hero Thor would be a female character, Marvel announced that it also plans to swap Captain America's Steve Rogers to an African American character. (Mashable)

The violence in Israel continues. Here's a breakdown of why Hamas and Palestine are fighting for those out there who aren't following the news as closely. (Vox)
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