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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DOJ REPORT ON HOW FORMER FBI DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY HANDLED THE HILLARY CLINTON INVESTIGATION The report stated that while Comey and the FBI showed no political bias, Comey “deviated” from bureau procedures. Rudy Giuliani is using this to push to end the Mueller investigation, citing the “bias” shown in the report. And Hillary Clinton responded with these three words, after the report cited Comey’s own use of a private email account. [HuffPost] [Tweet | Share on Facebook]
‘STARBUCKS DISCRIMINATES AGAINST OLDER EMPLOYEES, ACCORDING TO FORMER EMPLOYEES’ “A HuffPost investigation finds former staffers feel the company is intent on replacing older managers with younger, lower-paid workers.” [HuffPost]
OUTRAGE CONTINUES TO MOUNT OVER MIGRANT CHILDREN SEPARATED FROM PARENTS AT THE BORDER Hundreds protestedacross the country, while House Republicans circulated a proposalThursday that would end the practice. And take a look at the Trump muralcausing waves in a Texas facility holding 1,500 children. [HuffPost]
STEVE SCALISE RETURNED TO THE FIELD A YEAR AFTER THE SHOOTING THAT NEARLY KILLED HIM He even made the first out in the annual congressional baseball game. [HuffPost]
ALL THE WAYS TRUMP’S CHARITY IS ACCUSED OF BREAKING THE LAW In the bombshell lawsuit from the New York Attorney General’s Office “claiming President Donald Trump’s charitable organization was ‘little more than an empty shell’ that his campaign and for-profit company used like an extra bank account.” [HuffPost]
ROSEANNE NOW HAS A NEW EXCUSE FOR HER RACIST TWEET Involving anti-Semitism. [HuffPost]
STUDY: A PERSON’S RISK OF DEPRESSION RISES ON THESE MEDICATIONS One in three Americans are taking medications that list depression as a potential side effect. [HuffPost]
ACCORDING TO BILLY BOB THORNTON, THERE’S ONLY ONE REASON HE AND ANGELINA JOLIE GOT DIVORCED We wonder if she agrees. Also, who kept the vials of blood? [HuffPost]
A REAL-LIFE HACKER HAS SOME TIPS ON HOW YOU’RE GIVING UP ALL YOUR INFO ONLINE Starting with those new homeowner photos. [HuffPost]
WHAT GEORGE LUCAS WOULD HAVE DONE FOR EPISODES VII-IX Fans may not have loved it. [HuffPost]
THOSE SNICKERS COMMERCIALS WERE ONTO SOMETHING The science of being “hangry.” [Quartz]
BEFORE YOU GO
“Meet Apple’s security headache: The GrayKey, a startup’s iPhone-hacking box.”
Climate change is heating up the fishing wars.
You, too, can own Meghan Markle’s wedding reception dress.
When your pasta costs you over $100,000.
The University of Chicago will no longer require the ACT or SAT.
For Trump’s birthday, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend donated a whole lot of money to the ACLU.
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) says he didn’t realize he retweeted a neo-Nazi, but has yet to delete the tweet.
“Bachelorette” contestant Lincoln Adim has been convicted of assault.
What happened to those oh-so-controversial heels in the latest “Jurassic Park.”
An editorial cartoonist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette critical of Trump has been fired. Here are the cartoons his paper rejected.
Doxxing and death threats: Welcome to the world of a journalist covering extremism.
“Frances McDormand revived her call for inclusion riders, ‘Three Billboards’-style.”
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