Morning Links for July 9, 2013
Miss USA dates online, a Wisconsin judge puts the freeze on an abortion law and more.
The links are hot just like this muggy weather. Let's get to 'em.
- Even Nana Meriwether, Miss USA 2012, uses the good 'ol interwebs to find dates. ""I think when you're single, you should try all avenues. And now there are so many new apps for dating — this one is just really fun," she told The Cut, referring to the dating app Tinder.
- Wisconsin U.S. District Judge William Conley put a "10-day freeze" on a state law that would require doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. There will be a hearing next week at which Conley could reinstate that component of the law or keep it blocked. In his opinion, Conley said that part of the law serves no "medical purpose."
- Bastille Days are storming our way and the Shepherd Express has a roundup of what to see and do.
- Wired says that emergency response systems are currently hackable. According to the report, "Earlier this year hackers used default credentials to break into the Emergency Alert System at local TV station KRTV in Montana to interrupt programming with an alert about a zombie apocalypse."
- The three victims held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade just made their first appearance in a video released by their PR firm, according to Gawker.