News in Brief: September 1, 2015

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Your mid-afternoon look at news across the web. Whether it's sports, tech or straight news stories, we've rounded up all of the information you need to know to stay informed and part of the conversation.

Today, Thai police made a huge arrest for the Bangkok bombing, Rosie O'Donnell fires back at Elizabeth Hasselbeck, and much more. Read on for your full roundup of news in brief:

News: Police make huge arrest in hunt for Bangkok bomber
  • Earlier today, Thai police announced that they arrested a man who they believe was a part of a group that was responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago.

Entertainment: Rosie O'Donnell fires back at Elizabeth Hasselbeck over #BlackLivesMatter comments

  • Rosie O'Donnell was very offended by her former "The View" co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck's comments about the #BlackLivesMatter movement. She made it very clear that she was upset when she tweeted about her anger about the statement.

Tech: Here is Google's new logo and the reason why it changed

  • Google changed its logo today, shortly after their recent announcement of the newly created Alphabet. According to Google's blog, the decision to change the logo came from the trend that's bringing more users towards smaller screens.

Sports: Alex Morgan featured in series produced by LeBron James

  • Alex Morgan -- the U.S. soccer star who helped the team win the Women's World Cup this summer -- will be the first athlete to be profiled on Disney's inspirational "Becoming" series that will be produced by LeBron James.


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