Here’s what I’m reading up on this morning:
- Michael Brown’s father, Michael Brown Sr., asks for a day of silence as his son is laid to rest today.
- A 6.0 earthquake strikes Northern California. No deaths are reported.
- Islamic States captures a key airbase in Syria.
- A U.S. journalist is released by his kidnappers in Syria after two years.
- Obama is back from vacation.
- Burger King and Tim Horton may merge, which may mean BK would move to Canada.
- LG is expected to reveal a round-screened smartwatch next week.
- Shoni Schimmel’s behind-the-back pass is everything: