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1. President Trump blamed “treasonous” critics for the Russia investigation.
A day after probably one of the best day of his tenure — when the Justice Division reported that the Mueller inquiry had not discovered a legal conspiracy between the Trump marketing campaign and Russia — a grim, indignant Mr. Trump stated that his critics must be investigated themselves.
“They lied to Congress, lots of them, you already know who they’re,” he stated. “They’ve performed so many evil issues.”
The president’s Republican allies adopted swimsuit. Senator Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, vowed to launch an investigation into anti-Trump bias on the F.B.I. and Justice Division.
three. President Trump formally acknowledged Israeli authority over the Golan Heights.
It was a political reward to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, above left, forward of a decent Israeli election, and it got here simply as Mr. Netanyahu confronted a home disaster: a rocket launched from Gaza that hit a house in central Israel, injuring seven individuals.
Within the wake of the assault, Mr. Netanyahu needed to cancel his deliberate speech to a convention organized by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel foyer group generally known as Aipac, however his chief rival within the election, Benny Gantz, spoke.
Timed to the convention, Senate Republicans are introducing two payments on anti-Semitism, a part of a technique to courtroom American Jews and deepen fractures within the Democratic Get together.
four. Britain’s Parliament is attempting to grab management of the Brexit course of.
The lawmakers handed an modification giving themselves the ability to vote on alternate options to Prime Minister Theresa Could’s twice-rejected plan on Wednesday.
The transfer — a exceptional rebuke to Mrs. Could, pictured above outdoors of Downing Road at the moment — might create a constitutional showdown.
And it makes the week that was supposed to finish with Britain’s departure from the European Union into a really totally different form of turning level.
5. We’re monitoring a sequence of suicides amongst these carefully affected by mass shootings.
Jeremy Richman, 49, above proper, whose 6-year-old daughter was one of many 20 youngsters killed on the Sandy Hook Elementary Faculty in 2012, was discovered lifeless at the moment, with a word close by whose contents weren’t disclosed.
Two survivors of final yr’s faculty capturing in Parkland, Fla., additionally died lately in obvious suicides: a 16-year-old final weekend and a 19-year-old the weekend earlier than.
6. At the moment’s tech information:
There’s a flood of preliminary public choices close by, from corporations like Lyft, Pinterest and Airbnb.
So the buyers who helped nurture “unicorns,” the start-ups valued at greater than $1 billion, are dropping their modesty, and preparing for an enormous payday. You possibly can say they’re going to embody a unique animal metaphor: the peacock.
On the product facet, Apple unveiled new providers that shift its focus away from hardware, notably a brand new video service, Apple TV+ (Plus), to launch this fall in 100 international locations, and a information subscription service providing entry to 300 magazines and newspapers for $9.99 a month.
7. They have been in search of journey. They discovered violence.
The variety of feminine solo vacationers has skyrocketed, and with them, tales of violence and demise.
One girl’s brutalized physique was discovered close to her Airbnb in Costa Rica. One other, Hannah Gavios, above, needed to be taught to stroll once more after tumbling from a cliff in Vietnam and being sexually assaulted whereas she lay helpless.
These tales elevate questions on how the world is greeting feminine solo vacationers, how social media portrays the accessibility of some far-flung locations and the enduring nature of gender violence worldwide.
eight. Germany’s second-richest household requested a historian to research the origins of its fortune.
He discovered a darkish previous that concerned pressured labor throughout the Nazi period, information of which broke Sunday within the German tabloid Bild.
The Reimann household, which controls a shopper items conglomerate, JAB Holding Firm, that features Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Jimmy Choo footwear and Calvin Klein fragrance, realized that their father and grandfather have been Hitler supporters and anti-Semites who used pressured laborers at their chemical firm — and in their very own house. Above, a JAB workplace constructing in Mannheim, Germany.
“We have been speechless,” stated a household spokesman. “We have been ashamed and have been white as a wall.” The household intends to launch the total, remaining report subsequent yr.
10. Lastly, a ebook that our critic calls a “brainy, gleaming epic.”
“The Outdated Drift,” the debut novel from Namwali Serpell, follows the fortunes of three households with ties to Zambia throughout 4 generations.
“It is a dazzling ebook, as formidable as any first novel printed this decade,” Dwight Garner writes. “It made the pores and skin on the again of my neck prickle.”
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