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“I will definitely pay a premium, but $75 — probably not going to be happening for one cup.”

Kevin Gandy, a customer at Klatch, a coffee chain with cafes in San Francisco and Southern California. Klatch acquired a rare batch of coffee beans that sold at auction for approx. $80/lb; the avg. cost per pound of ground coffee in the U.S. is roughly $4. The taste? "floral, tea-like and stone fruit flavors." The cafe will brew you a cup for for a cool $75.
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“The U.S. State Department has ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. Government employees from Iraq…The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Iraq.”

A security alert posted on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. This comes as the U.S. cites rising, unspecified threats from Iran in the region.
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“Interference in American elections is unacceptable…We have encouraged them not to. We wouldn’t tolerate that. Our elections are important and sacred and they must be free and fair.”

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference with Russia's Foreign Minister in Sochi, Russia. Sec. Pompeo also met with Russian President Putin to discuss a wide range of issues including Venezuela & Iran, in Sec. Pompeo's first official trip to Russia.
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“The failure rate is too high, and so we absolutely agree with the spirit of this law, but instead of a ban, like a forever ban, why not just stop using it for now, and keep the door open for when the technology improves.”

Joel Engardio, VP of 'Stop Crime SF' on San Francisco becoming the first city in the nation on Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition technology.
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“Scammers like to keep up with the Joneses when it comes to using the latest techniques to defraud consumers.”

John Breyault, National Consumers League, on a new Social Security imposter scam. Scammers use robocalls or fake phone number IDs to look as if they are official government entities asking you to confirm your social security number to steal from you.
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