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Last Update on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:05 AM EDT

United States Embassy Apologizes For Staffer Tweet
Whoops! The U.S. Embassy in Ghana is calling it "an errant tweet" — and is apologizing for a message on Twitter critical of the African nation's president. It started when Ghana's president tweeted about the country's financial troubles — and said the people of his nation "have had to make sacrifices." A response from the U.S. Embassy's Twitter account responded to the president: "And what sacrifices are you making?" In a statement yesterday, the U.S. Embassy says it has apologized to Ghana's president — and to the Ghanaian people. The embassy says one of its workers mixed up a personal Twitter account with that of the embassy's.


Indianapolis Police Use Video Game To Try To Prevent Crime
Indianapolis police are trying out an interactive video game with the goal of curbing crime among young people. A police spokesman says teenagers are invited to play the game — called Juvenile Justice Jeopardy — this afternoon. Those who show up will get free pizza. The game teaches young people about the law, the consequences of their actions — and how to deal with police. A non-profit group created the game and two Indianapolis businessmen picked up the $15,000 tab so police can use it.

Nasa Honors First Man On Moon
NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts — by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Operations and Checkout building now bears the name of Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon. The event yesterday is part of a series of celebrations marking the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, which took place July 20, 1969.

Visa Checkout
When you use your credit card for payments at a physical store, it's usually as easy as swipe, sign and pay. Now one major credit card company is looking to streamline the process when it comes to making online payments. Visa is launching a new service called Visa Checkout — a service aimed at cutting out a few steps in the drill for paying on the Internet. Users can sign up with Visa cards — and enter their payment information just once. Then, when they use participating sites, they need only to enter their username and password. Among the early adopters in the Visa payment process are Neiman Marcus, Staples and Pizza Hut.



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Surgery Delays Start Of Zz Top Tour
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