It’s June 21st. Today, we Skimm’d This:
theSkimm: President Trump says he approved military strikes on Iran planned for last night – but that he called them off with ten minutes to spare. This is the latest episode in the rocky relationship between the US and Iran, and it has the world’s attention. We’ll explain the complexities here. Meanwhile, dozens of police officers in Philadelphia have been put on desk duty after a group uncovered public social media posts that were racist, Islamophobic, and misogynistic. But Philly isn’t the only city where police are under fire for this. We’ll explain. Also on today’s episode: puppy love at Amazon HQ, and your Hogwarts acceptance letter is finally en route.
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Earlier this month, the US killed Iran’s top general in an airstrike. It put the countries on the brink of an armed conflict.
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