7/30 : Gaza conflict update
Israeli tank shells hit a UN school crowded with displaced Palestinians in Gaza’s Jebalya refugee camp July 30, killing at least 20 people and wounding 90, Gaza officials and the UN said. An Israeli shell also hit a UN school on July 24, killing 15 people, which Israel later blamed on an errant mortar.
Three Israeli soldiers were killed in southern Gaza Strip while trying to destroy a tunnel and home booby trapped with explosives. 27 Israeli soldiers were injured during the day in several incidents.
26 rockets were lobbed at Israel during a unilateral 4-hour humanitarian window called by Israel.
Washington state issued its first 24 licenses for retail marijuana shops in the early morning hours of July 7. The early notification allows retailers a few extra hours to stock their shelves before stores are allowed to open at 8am July 8. High prices and long lines are anticipated.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit 10 miles from Mazatan, Mexico. Damage was reported in San Marcos, Guatemala and at an airport in Tapachula, Mexico (pictured)
A UK archive has released to the public some of the detailed notes taken by Vasili Mitrokhin, who defected to the UK after spending over a decade secretly copying KGB files.
As more information about the NSA’s spy program leaks, Internet users are exploring encryption options. A new report suggests searching for privacy software online can make you a target for the NSA.
Lindsay Lohan sues Grand Theft Auto maker claiming this character is based on her likeness