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  • Jeeps were hacked and controlled via wifi by two non-malitious hackers to demonstrate danger.
  • Recall doesn’t require owners to bring their vehicles to a dealer. "They’ll be sent a USB drive with a software update they can install."
  • Chrysler has also taken steps to block the digital attack with “network-level security measures.”
  • "Three countries with the brightest prospects in the next year are all emerging or developing economies in Africa." Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia.
  • Poland, Lebenon, France show widespread pessimism.
  • Pew Research Center survey conducted March 25 through May 27.
  • Russian government blocked the site that allows users to view archived webpages; police determined website contains extremist content
  • Rublacklist.net, the Russian Pirate Party's censorship-monitoring project, says it was targeted due to a saved webpage called “Solitary Jihad in Russia” from a blacklisted website
  • Chinese-financed and -built dams, roads, railroads, natural gas pipelines, ports, and airports are either in place or will be from Samoa to Rio de Janeiro, St. Petersburg to Jakarta, Mombasa to Vanuatu, and from the Arctic to Antarctica
  • Much of the infrastructure already exists, now China is working on investing in it to link it together
  • An individual health care record brings up to $50 on the black market; 10x more than a stolen credit card number.
  • "Hacks already cost the health care industry about $6 billion a year"
  • "An estimated $2 billion worth of health-related cyber insurance was sold last year, and the market is growing at 20 to 25 percent a year"
  • "President Obama signed legislation into law on Tuesday evening reinstating key counterterrorism laws and reforming the government’s surveillance powers."
  • "With Obama’s signature, three parts of the Patriot Act — including the controversial Section 215 — came back into force after expiring Monday morning."
  • Plane can refuel in-flight, has an operating room, walk-in refrigerator and defensive systems that could allow the jetliner to evade a missile attack
  • The plane is set to be purchased in 2016, the earliest it would likely carry a president would not be until 2019 or 2020
  • In an attempt to control costs throughout the project, the Air Force pans to maintain the jets for over 30 years for presidents
  • 100% Renewable Electricity Generation By 2045 In Hawaii
  • "Lawmakers in Hawaii passed legislation last week (in a 74-2 vote) requiring the state to generate 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy resources by 2045."
  • "Hawaiian Electric Company, the state’s sole privately owned utility company, previously determined it would be feasible to reach 40 percent renewables by 2030. Getting to 100 percent by 2045 will be difficult, but not entirely far-fetched.'
  • Satellite images confirmed that the China is building an airstrip for military use
  • Airstrip being built on a reef in disputed territory in the South China Sea
  • U.S. officials warned airstrip will raise tensions with Washington and with U.S. allies in the region.
  • The Pollinator Health Task Force is creating a 1,500-mile wildlife corridor along Interstate 35
  • Due to factors like agriculture and climate change, populations have dwindled by about 90%
  • The Department of Transportation and Fish and Wildlife Service plan to educate "target audiences" and rehabilitate the land
  • North Korea said Wednesday it has succeeded in miniaturizing its nuclear weapons.
  • This development would allow nuclear weapons to be delivered by missile.
  • Top US general stated last year that North Korea had likely figured out how to miniaturize nuclear weapons that could be placed on top of a rocket.
  • police officers no longer to obtain “[tracked] armored vehicles, weaponized aircraft and vehicles, bayonets, grenade launchers, and large-caliber firearms”
  • Law enforcement agencies that comply with specific standards for training will still be able to utilize certain controlled surplus items.
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