IS THIS TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION PIVOT? His new campaign managersaid Trump was committed to a “fair and humane” look at those living in the country illegally. And amidst the pivot, Trump’s campaign is being forced to spend the money it has to attempt to raise more, all while leaning heavily on the RNC. [Paul Blumenthal, HuffPost]
WE ALREADY MISS THE OLYMPICS Check out the final medal count, with the U.S. almost doubling the total of the next closest country. U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun said that Ryan Lochte and the three other swimmers involved in the Rio scandal would face further disciplinary action. Team USA won gold in men’s basketball, even with the”dreamy enough team.” The American and New Zealand runner who captivated the world after their fall were both awarded rare medals for sportsmanship. And Simone Biles made the perfect U.S. flag-bearer for the closing ceremony. [Maxwell Strachan, HuffPost]
INSIDE DEUTSCHE BANK’S $10 BILLION SCANDAL The New Yorker takes a look at how “a scheme to help Russians secretly funnel money offshore unravelled.” [The New Yorker]
SUICIDE BOMBER UNDER 15 KILLS 51 AT WEDDING IN TURKEY 69 more people were injured at the wedding in Gaziantep. [Reuters]
THE WORLD PAID ATTENTION TO THIS PHOTO OF A SYRIAN CHILD But not these seven. [NYT]
SCALLOPS RECALLED AFTER SICKENING HUNDREDS Sea Port Products Corp’s scallops were responsible for a hepatitis A outbreak. [CNN]
AS YELLOW FEVER IN ANGOLA EXPLODES, THE QUESTION REMAINS Where is the vaccine? [WaPo]
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‘NIGHTMARE ON MAIN STREET’ The Economist’s investigation into the lurking possibility of another housing crisis. [The Economist]
‘THE FAILURE OF HENRY FORD’S UTOPIA IN THE AMAZON’ “In the 1920s the US industrialist wanted to found a city based on the values that made his company a success ― while, of course, producing cheap rubber. The jungle city that bore his name ended up one of his biggest failures.” [The Guardian]
WANT TO BE CREEPED OUT? Read each of the 98 “personal data points” Facebook uses to find those ads that know exactly what you’re shopping for. [WaPo]
THE BEAUTY OF EMAIL CLICHES We’re a bit biased since we sign all our emails “All the best.” [The Atlantic]
‘BEN-HUR’ 2.0 BOMBS Not even the chariot races could save it. [Reuters]
ILLINOIS GOVERNOR GETS RID OF TAMPON TAX “On Friday, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a law ending sales taxes on feminine hygiene products such as pads and tampons. This makes Illinois the third state this year to eliminate the tax, following New York and Connecticut.” [HuffPost]
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~ Understanding the “vision and the challenges” of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
~ Iran says Russia is no longer using its air base for Syrian strikes.
~ Black actress Zendaya is set to play Mary Jane in the next “Spiderman” movie.
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~ Of course we would include the latest profile on Miles Teller as he might be our favorite.
~ We are all Leslie Jones geeking out over meeting Katie Ledecky.
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~ We’re big fans of the news that Katie Couric slashed her own salary to save some of her coworkers’ jobs at “CBS Evening News.”
~ Kim Kardashian’s snaps this weekend were something else.
~ Be very afraid that in the internet of the future, your thoughts could become tweets, giving you even less of a minute to think before you tweet.