Week 17 in the q & a I Digest

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest

To knock on the door of February, and with it the interesting and important events. In recent days set a lot of records, at the mention of which cannot do without the word «the» and the phrase «for the first time in history.» As they say, stay tuned, and together we will remember.

So, a week and a half in 17 short questions-answers:

1. The Blizzard struck the Midwest. What it turned out?

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest  The six deaths. Four of them occurred in the County of lake (Indiana), one in NAPERVILLE (Il) and one in Fenton (mi).

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest  Major accident on interstate-94. Thirty-eight vehicles – passenger cars, SUVs and semi-trailers collided on Friday due to heavy snowfall.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest More than 1,700 flights were canceled, not less than 5.4 thousand detained. For the most part it affected airports in Chicago (ORD, MDW) and Detroit (DTW).

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest Schools, some courts and government offices close down in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

2. The flu is not appeased?

Yes, it is still rampant, and the number of his victims is still growing. The disease has spread to 48 States, in Forty three of them its activity at a high level.

If the total number of visits on various issues taken as 100% in 7.7% of cases in patients, the symptoms of the flu. The last time a similar pattern was observed in a pandemic «swine» flu in 2009.

To date, there are about 63 children’s deaths, when last weekend it was reported about fifty-three.

3. Again shutdown?

Right, while we slept, the country suffered another shutdown. The shortest in history – it lasted less than six hours.

The last time Congress agreed that before midnight on 8 February they will take a resolution on temporary financing of the government. But when in the first minute of Friday came the deadline, the senators still have not come to a compromise.

To remedy the situation, they are still an hour and a half discussed, and finally voted for the project: Seventy one the Senator was «for», Twenty eight«against».

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The document was then handed to the lower house, where five hours later the bill was passed. Voices were distributed as follows: «for»Two hundred forty, «against»One hundred eighty six.

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In the morning it fell on the table to the President. He signed his name and wrote on Twitter:

Just signed Bill. Our Military will now be stronger than ever before. We love and need our Military and gave them everything — and more. First time this has happened in a long time. Also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 9, 2018

«Just signed the bill. Now our military will be stronger than before. We love our military, need them and will give them all that and more. For the first time this has happened in a long time. And this means new jobs, jobs, jobs!»
4. And where’s the military?

The fact that the law increases funding for defense $165 billion. Thus, the Pentagon’s budget this year alone will be $700 billion, and $716 billion.

Never before the Ministry has not received such a big piece of the pie. Even China and Russia do not lay $700 billion on defense.

5. What else you need to know about the adopted two-year budget?

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest He broke the U.S. debt ceiling to March 2019.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest On domestic spending not related to defense, will be allocated $131 billion.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico affected by hurricanes in 2017, will provide $89 billion helps.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest In infrastructure investing $20 billion.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest To combating opioid addiction and mental disorders laid $6 billion.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest Program Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) receive $5.8 billion additional funds ($2.9 billion).

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest Funding extended until March 23.

6. What are the secrets of the FBI and the justice Department were made public?

In short, those associated with the investigation of Russian interference in presidential elections in the United States. About them became known through the publication of secret «Memorandum Nunes» that agreed to Donald trump.

7. Who is this Nunez?

The document got its name because it was prepared by the Republican Devin Onecom. He heads the house Committee on intelligence, US.

8. Is it possible to read 4 pages of the report, but still know what is the essence?

Possible. Here are the highlights:

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest In October 2016, the FBI filed a request in Court of secret surveillance for the purposes of foreign intelligence (FISC) for a warrant to wiretap Carter Paige. This is a campaign adviser to candidate trump.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest Having received permission for 90 days, the FBI three more times apply.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest They were signed by ex-FBI Director James Komi and his Deputy Andrew McCabe.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest Ex-Deputy Prosecutor General of the USA Sally Yates acting Deputy attorney General Dayna Boente and the current Deputy attorney General Rod Rosenstein signed requests on behalf of the Ministry of justice.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest The basis for the listening page, the FBI stated «a dossier on trump», which was a former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele. The report presents data on the relationship of trump with the Russians.

And here we come to the main thing. Nunez makes a great emphasis on the fact that in their bids the FBI not indicated sponsors «report’s.» And this, as he writes, the national Committee of the Democratic party and the campaign of Hillary Clinton. The fee amounted to Steele $160 thousand.

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Excerpt from «Memorandum Nunes».

Furthermore, Steele made contact with one of the assistant attorney General – Bruce’or. He Christopher admitted that he «desires that trump did not become President».

The Op was close with Sally Yates and rod Rosenstein, and his wife worked in a research firm Fusion GPS through which the Democrats pay Touch fee.

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Excerpt from «Memorandum Nunes».

Later, the FBI stopped working with Steele because he had an interview with the magazine Mother Jones told about his cooperation with the Bureau.

And all this information related to Steele, was omitted FBI when applying each of the four applications.

8. What happened after the publication of the report?

Actually, it was pretty predictable.

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest The President once again hinted at bias FBI employees and DOJ contracted under Obama, tweeted.

The top Leadership and Investigators of the FBI and the Justice Department have politicized the sacred investigative process in favor of Democrats and against Republicans — something which would have been unthinkable just a short time ago. Rank & File are great people!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 2, 2018

«Senior management and FBI investigators and DOJ politicized sacred investigative process in favor of Democrats and against Republicans – until recently this would have been unthinkable. Ordinary employees – great people!»

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest The FBI said that concerned about the omissions in the document, «which fundamentally affect the accuracy of the Memorandum».

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest The leader of the Democrats in the lower house Nancy Pelosi believes that the decision of trump on the publication of the Memorandum undermines the national security of the United States. And what is this «a bouquet of flowers for his friend Putin.»

[email protected] has surrendered his constitutional responsibility as Commander-in-Chief by releasing Nunes’ unredacted, classified memo. His decision undermines our national security and is a bouquet to his friend Putin. pic.twitter.com/kdUgIrCE6l

— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) February 2, 2018

«Donald trump has abandoned his constitutional responsibility as commander in chief, releasing unedited and classified Memorandum Nunes. His decision undermines our national security and is a bouquet of flowers for his friend Putin»

Week 17 in the q & a I Digest And James Comey wonders: «Is that all?».

That’s it? That’s so dishonest! and misleading memo wrecked the House intel committee, destroyed trust with the Intelligence Community, damaged relationship with the FISA court, and inexcusably exposed classified investigation of an American citizen. For what? DOJ & FBI must keep doing their jobs.

— James Comey (@Comey) February 2, 2018

«Is that all? False and misleading Memorandum destroyed the house Committee on intelligence, US, destroyed the credibility of the Intelligence community, damaged relations with the Court of secret surveillance for the purposes of foreign intelligence and unforgivable put on display a secret investigation against an American citizen. For what? The Ministry of justice and the FBI should continue to carry out their work»
9. Whose name was on everyone’s lips?

Elon Musk. This week talked about the whole world.

On Tuesday, February 6, the company SpaceX successfully launched into space super-heavy carrier rocket Falcon Heavy.

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Generally, it is able to deliver to low-earth orbit a payload weighing up to 64 tons. But in his first flight of the rocket sent the cherry Tesla Roadster to the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Behind the wheel of the electric vehicle sits Mr. Starman in the suit, the radio silently playing ‘Space Oddity’, and the dashboard bears the inscription ‘Don’t Panic’.

View from SpaceX’s Launch Control. Apparently, there is a car in orbit around Earth. pic.twitter.com/QljN2VnL1O

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 6, 2018

«View of mission control center SpaceX. Apparently, the Earth’s orbit is»

Of course there were punctures. One of the three boosters of the rocket – Central – could not land on the platform ‘Of Course I Still Love You’ and crashed, and «Tesla» was planned to bring a heliocentric orbit around the Sun.

But Musk still happy with the result. Still, the test launch of the Falcon Heavy was successful, and, not least, became a kind of performance.

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10. Who won Superbowl-2018?

Eagles from Philadelphia beat Boston New England Patriots with a score of 41:33. It is generally the first victory Eagles in the entire history of the Superbowl.


FINAL: The @Eagles just won the @SuperBowl! #SBLII #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/eHVImTtYVk

— NFL (@NFL) February 5, 2018

«What a game! Final: Eagles just won the Superbowl!»

The winners returned home with Trophy Vince Lombardi but with a $112,000 «in the pocket».

11. Which commercials were the most exciting?

Of course, among them video Amazon Pro voice assistant Alex, who… lost his voice. There even appear Jeff Bezos and Anthony Hopkins.

Sounds like Alexa might have lost her voice, but who could possibly replace her? pic.twitter.com/ipDBNHjV5k

— Amazon Echo (@amazonecho) January 29, 2018

No less fun was it advertising washing powder Tide.

Is every ad a Tide ad?
If it’s clean, It’s a #TideAd #SB52 #SBLII pic.twitter.com/6xbkCGeZ0c

— Tide (@tide) February 5, 2018

Very nice was the video M&M’s, you’re playing with Danny DeVito.

Voting is open for your favorite @SuperBowl LII ad! Go to the Ad Meter to cast your vote! #SBLIIhttps://t.co/N3rfofHwar pic.twitter.com/soLkrfAMD1

— M&M’s® Brand (@mmschocolate) January 31, 2018

All other videos can be found here.

12. And who played in the break?

Justin Timberlake.

About last night… @thetnkids and I just added more US and Canada #MOTWTour dates. Europe and UK announced! https://t.co/oydnUMzBE8 pic.twitter.com/ZIElYZ2wOO

— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) February 6, 2018

«About last night… the Fan club of The TN KIDS and I have just added a new concert tour dates for the United States and Canada. Soon there will be announcements about Europe and the UK!»
13. As things stand at the Olympics?

Two days of the Olympics in South Korea’s Pyeongchang American athletes took two medals.

Gold went to 17-year-old snowboarder Redmond Gerard in the discipline of slopestyle. He became the youngest gold medalist in snowboarding at the Olympic games.

Congratulations, @RedmondGerard! #USA 👏🥇@TeamUSA @ussnowboardteam @fissnowboard #PyeongChang2018 #Snowboard #Slopestyle

More here: https://t.co/h4aVskgZ9G pic.twitter.com/nR7SJHvx9J

— Olympic Channel (@olympicchannel) February 11, 2018

«Congratulations, Redmond Gerard!»

But silver took the 29-year-old Luger Christopher Mazdzer. And he also set a record, becoming the first American winner male in Luge at the Olympics.

That moment when you win your country’s first ever men’s singles Olympic #luge medal in history! Congratulations @Mazdzer! 👏👏👏 #Silver #USA #Olympics #PyeongChang2018 pic.twitter.com/SGot88a9XC

— Olympics (@Olympics) February 11, 2018

«That moment when you win the first in the history of your country an Olympic medal in Luge! Congratulations Christopher Mazdzer!»

Another record: this year, States sent to the Games the largest delegation – 242 athlete. In the entire history of the winter Olympics in any national team was not so much athletes.

14. How badly collapsed the Dow Jones?

Like never before: 1175 points (4.6%) for the day. It happened on Monday, February 5, when the industrial index reached 24,345.75 points.

15. Incident of the week. How many were there?

Unless you count incidents in a snow storm, then five.

February 1, Los Angeles (CA)

At nine in the morning 12-year-old student came into the classroom a middle school Sal Castro and opened fire from a semiautomatic weapon. She wounded four teenagers and a 30-year-old woman. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

L. A. school shooting so far:
–Two 15yo students shot in a classroom; one is in critical condition
–30yo female also injured (not a gunshot wound)
–Female suspect in custody
–At Salvador Castro Middle School, which shares the campus with Belmont High Schoolhttps://t.co/oIe5jmV82c pic.twitter.com/VPRV16VOAT

— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) February 1, 2018

Police, who arrested the suspect, believe that the incident was «unintentional».

February 4, Cayce (South Carolina)

The Amtrak train, which was carrying 139 passengers from Miami to new York, collided with a CSX freight trains. Reason: Amtrak’s Silver Star slammed into the CSX because of the incorrect position of switch switch.

One train car flipped over and completely crushed. @thestate #sctweets pic.twitter.com/i4dbyP69bP

— Maayan Schechter (@MaayanSchechter) February 4, 2018

«One car completely flipped over and crushed»

The engineer and the conductor of the train Amtrak lost more hundreds of passengers and crew members were injured.

February 6, Baltimore (MD)

50 miles from Baltimore two carriages of high-speed train Amtrak hung up on the go. The train was traveling at 125 miles (200 km) per hour from Washington to Boston. There were no injuries.

February 10, Peach springs (Arizona)

Sightseeing helicopter, on Board of which was seven people, collapsed to the ground in the Western part of the Grand Canyon. Three passengers died, the other three and the pilot seriously injured.

The reason why Eurocopter EC130 crashed is still under investigation.

February 11, Agua Dulce (County of Los Angeles)

Private plane crashed Cirrus VK-30, on Board of which were two men, a woman and a ten year old girl. They all died. The cause of the crash is still unknown.

16. Why network Chipotle burrito promised bonuses to employees?

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In honor of the adoption of tax reform, of course. Celebrating reduction in corporate tax to 21% of the released funds, the company will distribute among its employees, which more than 71 thousand

They will be paid one-time bonuses in the amount of $250 to $1,000 and granted extra paid leave to care for a child. Restaurant chain intends to expand and other benefits related to insurance personnel.

17. Cuomo signed a new Pro-LGBTQ+?

The Governor of new York Andrew Cuomo has banned all government agencies and agencies under the control of the state, to cooperate with firms practicing discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.