News Roundup for June 21, 2017

06/21/2017 01:00 pm ET Updated Jun 21, 2017
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News is never not weird anymore.

1. Travis Kalanick has resigned as Uber’s C.E.O. after pressure from their board. This is following multiple scandals which have been following Uber like a bad smell. More here.

2. A bomb attack was prevented in Brussels. The attacker was killed at the scene. More here.

3. François Bayrou has resigned before newly-elected President Macron reshuffles the French government. This follows a scandal involving alleged misuse of E.U. funds. More here.

4. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have been fired from Disney’s “Han Solo: A Star Wars Story”. Disney cited creative differences, but the film was four months into production which leaves a lot up in the air. More here.

5. Daniel Day-Lewis has announced he is quitting acting. Paul Thomas Anderson’s film “Phantom Thread” will be his last. We’re all crying. More here.

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