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Wednesday's Morning Email: Fox Chooses Trump Over Kelly

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"[Roger Ailes] made the same choice he always does: follow the ratings, and mend fences with Trump. But that process has meant that Fox has had to mute its defense of Kelly, who is now watching uneasily as the Fox audience turns on her: According to one high-level source, Kelly has told Fox producers that she’s been getting death threats from Trump supporters." [The New York Magazine]

As global markets drop in reaction to the move, here's how China is devaluing its currency in order to stabilize its economy. [NYT]

"The vast majority of pet food is safe. But recalls remain routine. As the pet food industry slow-walks reforms, health- and safety-conscious consumers have been turning to pricey alternatives in an often-futile pursuit that at times actually puts their pets and even human family members in jeopardy." [Zach Carter, HuffPost]

The FBI arrested former Mississippi State University students Jaelyn Delshaun Young and Muhammad Oda Dakhlalla, who planned to fly to Syria and join the Islamic State. Young is the daughter of a police officer. [CNN]

"Hillary Rodham Clinton’s attorney has agreed to provide the FBI with the private server that housed her email during her four years as secretary of state, Clinton’s presidential campaign said Tuesday." [WaPo]

Inmates at Clinton Correctional Facility say they were "choked, beaten while handcuffed and slammed against cell bars and walls." [Kim Bellware, HuffPost]

"Every day is a quiet struggle for Donald L. Trump, a highly respected doctor and cancer institute executive who happens to share a name with the loudest man in the news." [Buzzfeed]

WHAT’S BREWING

In a locker room brawl over an unpaid plane ticket. Mind you, Geno Smith's contract is worth $5 million over four years. Here are 10 more absurd football injuries, so Smith won't feel so alone. [HuffPost]

On this week's "Here to Make Friends" podcast, Nick Viall stops by to talk about the trainwreck of fun that is "Bachelor in Paradise" and makes the pitch on why he should be the next Bachelor. [HuffPost]

Massive spoiler alert warning on this one, guys. [HuffPost]

The CW Is making "The Notebook" into a TV series, meaning high school boyfriends everywhere will be subjected to the Nicholas Sparks brainchild once a week, instead of once a year. [HuffPost]

The newly married starlet only invited half of the "Friends" cast to her recent nuptials. [HuffPost]

Wait, no, what? [Vine Pair]

How to maximize all the toppings that aren't that prized guacamole. [Apartment List]

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WHAT'S WORKING

"Since a case was recorded in Somalia a year ago, there has been no evidence of any new incidents, an accomplishment advocates attribute to a collaborative, multi-tiered effort, UNICEF noted. Volunteers, religious leaders, health workers and government agencies have banded together to bring vaccines to rural areas and to dispel myths associated with getting the shots." [HuffPost]

ON THE BLOG

"For as long as I can remember, I've hidden myself. It might have started in school when I realized that I caught on to things a little quicker, and teachers started to show slight favor to me, or use me as an example. I remember feeling like my friends would make fun of me or look at me as if I was different from them and so... I started hiding. Not intentionally, I didn't mean to, but I did. Little pieces at a time." [HuffPost]

BEFORE YOU GO

~ Real life "Homeward Bound": this dog was found 900 miles away from home.

~ Two women are within reach of graduating elite Ranger School. But will they be allowed to join the regiment?

~ Video games could be the future of mental health treatment.

~ What it would take to add a sixth borough to New York City.

~ A court ordered Kelly Rutherford to send her children back to her ex-husband in Monaco.

~ What's up with North Korea's new timezone.

~ The mobile app that rules China.

~ The director of "Crash" doesn't think his movie should have won Best Picture, either.

~ The absurd evolution in women's clothing sizing.

~ The demise of all of Hong Kong's neon signs.

~ And because it's Wednesday, here's a tiny hamster visiting Disney World.

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