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It's been a busy weekend at the WYM headquarters and so we've curated a slightly shorter list of stor
 
June 26 - Issue #30
WhatYouMissed.news
It’s been a busy weekend at the WYM headquarters and so we’ve curated a slightly shorter list of stories worth your attention.

1/ Healthcare Reform Gives Senate Run For It's Money
Senate Republicans finally unveiled their version of the healthcare reform bill last week, fast-tracked for a vote this week just before the summer recess. Remember that one time the House tried to pass an Obamacare reform bill and couldn’t muster enough Republicans to pass the bill?  At least 8 GOP Senators have indicated they are unlikely to support the bill (and Republicans can only lose 2 of those votes to still pass the bill).
McConnell's week of reckoning
The Better Care Reconciliation Act: the Senate bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, explained
2/ Amazon Buys Whole Foods
Amazon bought a grocery chain that would help make it the 4th largest grocery brand in the United States, backed by one of the most powerful technology companies in the world. You don’t think there is about to be a huge disruption in the food industry, do you?
Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion
3/ Stuck in Scandal
Having watched enough thousands of hours of news in my life, I’ve come to learn that the truth usually falls somewhere in the middle of what you think, and what you least expect. Which is why I read both of these articles with equal weight when it comes to the still ongoing (and going to be going on for a while) Russia investigation.
Let’s Not Get Carried Away
White House aides fret over Trump’s Russia probe obsession
4/ A Program That Can Lie
Contrary to what sci-fi tv would have you to believe, we’re still pretty early in the big picture of advanced computing and Artifical Intelligence. However, Facebook this open sourced the code they had written for a bot that could negotiate, lie, and bargain with another person. Nope, not scary at all.
Facebook (FB) built an AI system that learned to lie to get what it wants
5/ Trump Calls GOP Healthcare Bill 'Mean'
And I only bring you that headline because this snippet from the Axios Sneak Peek newsletter caught my eye:
via Axios
Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'
Remains
VP Pence hires outside counsel for Russia investigation | Fox News
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White St. Louis police officer shoots off-duty black officer - CBS News
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'Instagram for doctors' lets medics share patient pics
American Chipmakers Had a Toxic Problem. So They Outsourced It
The Link Between Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings
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