Later adding At least 3 killed in Mexico quake, in Chiapas.
Days after saying that Hurricane Irma would not hit the U.S. and insisting that scientists and the liberal media were hyping up the hurricane as proof of their global warming “lie,” Rush Limbaugh will evacuate South Florida after all, Addy Baird wrote in Think Progress.
One of the biggest stories yesterday is that credit reporting firm Equifax was hacked, an incident that could potentially affect 143 million US consumers, according to CNBC.
Now, there’s news that Three Equifax Managers Sold Stock Before Cyber Hack Was Revealed, Anders Melin writes in Bloomberg. “Here's a story from @MelinAnders that will give you *thinking face emoji*,” Caleb Melby tweeted.
“I've been looking for Russian fingerprints on Facebook and Twitter during the 2016 election. Here's what I found,” Scott Shane tweeted. His piece is On Facebook and Twitter, a Hunt for Russia’s Meddling Hand and ran in the New York Times.
Under President Trump, ICE planning 5-day nationwide raids to target 8,400 undocumented immigrants later this month, officials told NBC News. Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andrew Blankstein found out it’s called Operation Mega. Jamil Smith put it another way: “ICE wants to round up 8,400 undocumented immigrants in one weekend. Government weaponized to soothe white fragility.”
“Trump has quietly let Obamacare's entire outreach budget lapse, causing lost jobs and confusion,” Sarah Kliff at Vox explains. She added, “The Obamacare outreach budget ended September 1. It's September 8, and the new funds still haven't gone out.”
An Election Integrity Commission accused New Hampshire voters of fraud, according to David Weigel at the Washington Post. “In one hour, I found four legit NH voters whom Kobach accused of being fraudulent,” he added on Twitter.
Uber is Facing an FBI Probe Over a Program They Had Targeting Rival Lyft, Rebecca Davis O’Brien, Greg Bensinger, Geoffrey Fowler, and Christopher Mims found out for the Wall Street Journal.
And we got news yesterday that Graydon Carter will End his 25-Year Run as Vanity Fair’s Editor from Michael M. Grynbaum at the New York Times.