News Headlines - 24 July 2017

CIA and FBI documents on investigation into Kennedy assassination are released - ABC News

More than 3,800 records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy have been released today by the National Archives.

Why is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe so unpopular? - BBC News

Mr Abe, his critics say, used his position of power to help a personal friend win approval for a private veterinary school.
The case is largely based on allegations by a former official in the education ministry who claims that the approval was influenced by pressure from aides to the prime minister.

N.K. cancels beer festival in Pyongyang: tour agency

A China-based tourist agency that arranges tour programs to North Korea said Monday that the North has informed it of the cancellation of a beer festival slated for late July to the end of next month.
Koryo Tours said that it was informed on Sunday that the 2nd Taedonggang Beer Festival has been canceled for an unknown reason. The fest is supposed to be held from July 26 to late August at an excursion ship and the wharf along the Taedong River running through Pyongyang.

Cat Mayor of Alaskan Town Dies after 20 Years in Office

The beloved cat who came to represent the spirit of an Alaskan town has died at the venerable age of 20 years.
The sad announcement came from Stubbs the cat’s adopted home of Nagley’s General Store in Talkeetna, owned by the Spone family, who asked for privacy in their time of mourning.

Microsoft Paint to be killed off after 32 years | The Guardian

Microsoft’s next Windows 10 update, called the Autumn (or Fall in the US) Creators Update, will bring a variety of new features. But one long-standing stalwart of the Windows experience has been put on the chopping block: Microsoft Paint.
First released with the very first version of Windows 1.0 in 1985, Paint in its various guises would be one of the first graphics editors used by many and became a core part of Windows. Starting life as a 1-bit monochrome licensed version of ZSoft’s PC Paintbrush, it wasn’t until Windows 98 that Paint could save in JPEG.








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