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Skimm This: Tension between India and Pakistan, Denuclearization, and Trash Can Pets

Feb 28, 2019

It’s February 28th. Today, we Skimm’d This:

  • India and Pakistan have beef that goes back for decades - but tensions have reached a boiling point lately. We’ll help you understand how the recent fighting fits into their relationship history.

  • In Vietnam, President Trump and Kim Jong Un cut their summit short after talks stalled. The sticking point: denuclearization. Each side has different ideas about what that looks like. We’ll break down why it’s so much harder than it sounds.

  • Female football player Toni Harris made history today. She got a scholarship to play football in college. On defense. She’s a BFD. We’ll tell you what you need to know about her… before she gets to the NFL one day.

  • One last thing: possums, raccoons, and skunks are now insta-famous. Because 2019.

theSkimm:

India and Pakistan have been fighting. And making everyone nervous that their regional beef could escalate into nuclear war. They’re not the only ones. A few thousand miles away, the US and North Korea cut their summit short over what ‘denuclearization’ would mean for NK. Also on today’s episode: a female football player makes history, and vermin are getting more likes than you on Instagram.

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