Daily News Roundup July 3 2017

Daily News Roundup July 3 2017

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Hong Kong residents protest for democracy as China tightens grip (CBS)

Much of the anger is directed at Chinese President Xi Jinping who swore in Hong Kong’s new chief executive today. Carrie Lam is widely seen as someone who will defer to Beijing.

For most Americans, income is on the decline (CBS)

According to a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the answer — at least in terms of paychecks — is no. Most Americans are worse off, and becoming even more worse off, if possible.

In particular, men have endured “stagnation in lifetime incomes,” said the NBER report, with earnings that have dropped 19 percent when inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), is taken into account. In real dollars, males have lost close to $300,000 in lifetime earnings compared to the generation that came of age during the 1950s and 1960s boom years.

Passenger Jet Engine Bursts Into Flames After Landing in Denver

A jet engine on a SkyWest CRJ900 aircraft from Aspen burst into flames after landing. No one was injured, but fleeing passengers captured some dramatic video.

Florida Today: Seismic airgun testing a bad deal for Florida

The Trump administration wants to allow the use of seismic airgun blasting to map the ocean floor from Florida to Delaware in the search for oil and gas.


Fire destroys Grant-Valkaria home (Treasurecoast.com)

A home was a total loss after a fire in Grant-Valkaria.

Hot air balloon crashes into Orange County retention pond (Wesh)

Local Sheriff’s remind you to lock your doors (Treasurecoast,com)

The Martin and St Lucie County Sheriff’s Offices have been reminding their Facebook followers every night to remove all valuables from their car and to lock their doors.

  There have been a constant stream of reports of people breaking into cars at night.

Two Men hog-tie 3 endangered Key deer, put one in the trunk


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