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HOW DONALD TRUMP WILL UNRAVEL BARACK OBAMA’S CLIMATE LEGACY President Trump is expected to sign the “Energy Independence Executive Order” today, which will “rollback Obama-era policies to curb planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions.” Environmentalists vowed to fight the reversal in policy. [HuffPost]
DEMOCRATS CALL FOR HEAD OF HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE TO RECUSE HIMSELF “Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and other Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee have demanded that the committee’s chairman, Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), recuse himself from investigating potential ties between the Trump administration and the Russian government.” [HuffPost]
MEET THE 20 DEMOCRATIC SENATORS THAT SUPPORT BLOCKING NEIL GORSUCH The Judiciary Committee will vote next Monday on sending his nomination to the full Senate. [Reuters]
BRITISH AUTHORITIES: NO EVIDENCE LONDON TERRORIST HAD CONNECTIONS WITH AL QAEDA, ISIS The senior national coordinator for U.K. counter-terrorism policing also said there was no evidence Khalid Masood was radicalized in prison. [Reuters]
DAILY MAIL HITS NEW LOW With a sexist cover that features a photo of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May meeting with Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with the headline: “Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it!” [HuffPost]
WHITE MAN WHO PROWLED THE STREETS OF NYC ‘TO KILL AS MANY BLACK MEN AS HE COULD’ Before allegedly fatally stabbing a black New Yorker will face terrorism charges. [HuffPost]
2 MIAMI POLICE OFFICERS SHOT AMBUSH-STYLE The officers are in stable condition. [Reuters]
DID YOU KNOW THERE WERE SOUTHERN LIGHTS? Apparently the concept works in the South as well. [HuffPost]
THIS PIECE ABOUT AN MIA MELANIA TRUMP Is worth reading strictly for its url. [WaPo]
THE NEW WAY TO AVOID BURNOUT FOR TOP EXECUTIVES Includes a dietitian, a physiologist and an executive coach. [Bloomberg]
THE DIRECTOR OF ‘MOONLIGHT’ IS TAKING ON LAST YEAR’S BIGGEST BOOK Looks like “The Underground Railroad,” which won the National Book Award, is headed to Amazon. [HuffPost]
RUPAUL HAS SOME FEELINGS ABOUT BACHELORETTE PARTIES IN GAY BARS Chiefly, “Check yourself before you wreck yourself.” [HuffPost]
WE CAN’T GET OVER HOW GROWN UP EMINEM’S DAUGHTER IS Hailie, is that you? [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
~ Burglary pro tip: Don’t try to rob a school and then get caught hanging upside down by your pants.
~ The potential for hearing restoration isn’t as far off as you might think.
~ And you thought Postmates delivery folks worked hard: Meet China’s lunch-delivery guys.
~ Sounds like Kim and Kanye are trying for baby #3.
~ Cuba Gooding Jr. is in hot water for lifting up Sarah Paulson’s skirt.
~ Butt glitter needs to not be a thing.
~ Remember that epic Iceland soccer win at Euro 2016 nine months ago? Turns out a bunch more kids entered the world this month because of it.
~ “The eternal search for a gun that doesn’t kill.”
~ We adore this reunion photo of the cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”
~ Yes, Jon Gosselin is a male stripper now.
~ Dan Rather: Trump has had the “worst start” of any U.S. president.
~ We could listen to Tom Hardy read us bedtime stories all night long.
~ “They will kill you and then they will bill you.”
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