Gabatron Morning Briefing – 7-8-15: Shutting Down The Killbot Factory

According to USA Today, the US Army plans to cut 40,000 soldiers from its ranks over the next two years.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 25.4 million people. That’s the number of folks who watched the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.

Our long national nightmare has come to an end after seven grueling weeks. According to Entertainment Weekly Harry Shearer has signed a contract to return to The Simpsons.

Virgin America is about to buy 10 Airbus A320’s with Internet access about 10 times faster than anything currently being offered. That will be fast enough to allow streaming video services like Netflix.

People in the news, remember Jared Fogle the Subway diet guy? His home was raided by the FBI on Tuesday as part of a child pornography investigation.

Plus, a Virginia Beach mom was surprised when her kids brought a 13-inch baby shark in from their yard. It apparently fell from a clear blue sky.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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