Using Windows 10? Microsoft Is Watching

Tucked away in Microsoft’s terms and conditions is a substantial power grab. More than 14 million devices are already running Microsoft’s Windows 10 after its global launch on Wednesday, but it’s unclear how many of their users read the company’s Privacy Policy and Service Agreement before downloading. Tucked away in the 45 pages’ worth …

Myanmar’s president visits area worst-hit by flooding

KALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s president on Sunday visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country, saying that water levels are slowly receding and that he hopes people can soon return to their homes. President Thein Sein spoke from Kalay town in Sagaing division in northwestern Myanmar, where …

Senegalese journalist gets 6 months for homosexuality

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country. Tamsir Jupiter Ndiaye, who had previous homosexuality convictions, was arrested in June after a young man accused him of attempted rape. Chased …

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

An emergency repair job in outer space … on this date in history Today is Monday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2015 with 150 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus. Those born on this date …

Quote of the Day

“Climate change is not a problem for another generation. Not anymore.” ~ President Barack Obama in a video posted to Facebook. Source: News from The Associated Press

Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 3, 2015

Singer Tony Bennett is 89. Actor Martin Sheen is 75. Singer Beverly Lee of The Shirelles is 74. Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart is 74. Bassist B.B. Dickerson of War is 66. Movie director John Landis is 65. Actor Jay North (“Dennis the Menace”) is 64. Guitarist Randy Scruggs is 62. …

Girl wounded in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade dies

JERUSALEM (AP) — A teenage girl seriously wounded after an anti-gay extremist stabbed her and several others in last week’s attack on Jerusalem’s gay pride parade died Sunday, a hospital official. Shira Banki, 16, succumbed to her wounds, and her organs will be donated, Hadassah Medical Center spokeswoman Hadar Elboim …