EVENTS: Public urged to stay clear of Florida Keys as coastlines are littered with debris and highway is underwater or blocked, frustrating first responders

LEFT: White House denies reports that Trump lawyers thought Kushner should step down

RIGHT: White House says DOJ ‘should certainly look at’ prosecuting James Comey

MARKETS: Julian Robertson, a legendary hedge fund manager, thinks disaster will strike Wall Street if the Federal Reserve doesn’t keep raising interest rates

SPORT: Golden State Warriors and Rakuten Agree to Reported $20 Million Per Year Jersey Sponsorship

TECH: Apple announces $999 Iphone X


FACT: When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red

MISC: This LaFerrari Aperta supercar just sold at a charity auction for a record €8.3 million ($10 million) — the most money ever fetched by a 21st century vehicle.




EVENTS: South Florida residents prepare for arrival of Hurricane Irma.



LEFT: Trump administration announces plan to end DACA.

RIGHT: Republicans eye legislative fix as Trump ends DACA; Dems blast decision.

MARKETS: Hurricane Irma could be the largest ever in insured damage in the U.S., topping the record currently held by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

SPORT: Red Sox caught using Apple Watch to steal signs in recent Yankees series.


SPORT 2: Houston Rockets sold for $2.2 Billion. 

FACT: The number symbol # is called an octothorp.

MISC: Colin Trevorrow has been removed as the director of Star Wars Episode IX.



EVENTS: Hero cop, Sgt. Steve Perez, 60, dies trying to save Houston residents.

LEFT: Trump may have to choose between Harvey victims and Wall.

RIGHT: Trump warns N. Korea, ‘All options are on the table.’

MARKETS: Markets suffer from N. Korea and Harvey chaos.

SPORT: Cavaliers/Celtics trade at standstill as Cavs look for more compensation.

PIZZA:  Dominoes is testing self-driving pizza delivery vehicles.


FACT: The city of London is still paying rent of a sharp axe, a billhook, 6 horseshoes, and 61 nails to the Queen on a property leased in 1211.

More on Harvey: Mega-Church owner, Joel Osteen, continues to take heat for not opening the doors of his 17,000 person church to flood victims.






EVENTS: Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas and could become first major hurricane to hit the state in nine years.


LEFT: Trump flips, now asking taxpayers, not Mexico, to pay for wall.

RIGHT: Nancy Pelosi’s father helped dedicate confederate monument.

MARKETS: Worries about debt-celing creating nerve for investors and delaying tax reform.

SPORT: NBA – Lebron upset at Celtics fans burning Thomas’ jerseys.

MLB – Yankees – Tigers brawl after Cabrera home run.

NFL – Former number 3 overall pick, Blake Bortles, loses starting job to Chad Henne.


Entertainment:  Mark Wahlberg makes $42m than highest paid actress last year, highlighting Amy Schumer’s fight for equal pay.

FACT: Papercuts are extra painful because stimulate a large number of pain receptors, in a very confined area.

GOT: George R. R. Martin confirms to public that he does watch HBO’s Game of Thrones.


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EVENTS: Latest North Korean propaganda depicts Trump in Guam graveyard as well as VP Pence engulfed in flames.

LEFT: Trumps arrival at Phoenix rally greeted by mass protests from progressive and anti-bigotry groups.

RIGHT: Trump will not pardon Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says.

MARKETS: Energy Minerals takes a significant hit, as Trump admin rejects request from coal executives to protect plants from closing.

SPORT: NBA – Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics

MLB – Albert Pujols becomes all-time foreign born home run leader with 610.

NFL – OBJ could miss week 1 with ankle injury.


MUSIC:  Taylor Swift expected to release new music on Friday.

FACT: The average human lies 3 times in a 10 minute conversation.

GOT: Season 7 finale names, “The Dragon and the Wolf”, and will air for a record 79 minutes, 43 seconds.


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