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MARCH 26, 2018


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"A guy walked up on me and said to me, 'Leave Trump alone. Forget the story'" – Stormy Daniels during her "60 Minutes" interview about her alleged affair with the President.


The Story

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people rallied for gun control.

Give me the numbers.

At least 200,000 people are estimated to have attended the March for Our Lives rally in DC. And there were over 800 other marches around the world.

What else should I know?

Emma González knows the power of silence. 11-year-old Naomi Wadler urged everyone to remember black women who've died from gun violence. And the granddaughter of MLK Jr dreams of "a gun-free world." Next week, marks 50 years since he was killed by gun violence.

What's next?

The midterm elections. Organizers reportedly registered at least 4,000 people to vote. They're calling for things like a ban on assault-style rifles and universal background checks. And electing politicians who want the same. Opponents say 'what about Second Amendment rights?'

Anything else?

Last night, it came out that Remington – one of the largest and oldest gun manufacturers in the US – filed for bankruptcy. The company says it's because of a drop in sales last year.


In just a few weeks, a group of 17- and 18-year-olds mobilized one of the biggest student-led protests in DC since the Vietnam War.


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Just call me Cinderella. This weekend, 11th seed Loyola-Chicago beat Kansas State to go to the Final Four. They've tied for the record for the lowest seed to ever make it that far. Also, Kansas knocked out Duke in OT. And Michigan and 'Nova are still in it to win it. Meanwhile, the women's Elite Eight wraps today. All eyes are on which teams join Louisville and Mississippi State in the Final Four.

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Feeling rebellious. Just like Catalonia. That's the semi-autonomous region in Spain that includes Barcelona. Last fall, it voted to break up with Spain. Spain said 'no you don't.' It fired the regional government and told Catalans to vote in a new one. They did...but voted in more separatist representatives. Not what Spain was hoping for. Since then, many separatist leaders have been arrested for rebellion. And Catalonia's separatist former prez – Carles Puigdemont – went into exile. Last week, Spain's Supreme Court said more than two dozen Catalan leaders should be put on trial. They issued arrest warrants, including for Puigdemont. Yesterday, he was arrested in Germany. Thousands of people in Catalonia protested – and more than 50 people have reportedly been injured in clashes. Puigdemont is expected in a German court today. Meanwhile, Egypt is heading to the polls. They're expected to vote in sitting prez Abdel Fattah el-Sisi by a landslide.

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I can hack this. On Friday, the Justice Department charged nine Iranians for allegedly hacking and stealing data from almost 200 US universities, companies, and government agencies. The nine men worked for a company called Mabna Institute, which the US claims worked to help Iranians steal scientific research. The stolen US research – which the DOJ says is worth more than $3 billion – was then allegedly passed on to Iran's army or sold for profit. The DOJ says this is one of the biggest state-sponsored hacking attacks they've ever prosecuted. The alleged hackers are based in Iran and probably won't face trial. But it'll be tough for them to travel.

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Am I on the outs? On Friday, President Trump announced new policies for transgender troops. Last summer, a ban on trans people serving openly in the military was supposed to be lifted. But the Trump administration hit the brakes. Instead, it banned trans troops from serving AND said the US would no longer fund sex reassignment surgeries for troops. Cue lawsuits. Courts ruled that the ban was probably unconstitutional, and that the military had to start accepting trans recruits earlier this year. So the Trump admin went with a different tactic. This new ban's on transgender troops who require surgery or other major medical treatments. And the thousands of estimated trans people currently serving could be required to serve according to their gender assigned at birth. TBD how the courts will treat this latest announcement.

What to say when you see those Facebook apology ads...

Sending to voicemail.



When you think your phone is ringing or vibrating. And it's not. Turns out this means you shouldn't be left to your own (mobile) devices. Ringxiety is bad news for your sleep and ability to get sh*t done. The cure? Start by turning off your notifications. Here's how to ease ringxiety and other stress issues.


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