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Top Stories this PM: President Biden says Facebook’isn’t killing people’; Guantánamo Bay detainee freed

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:"Facebook isn't killing people." President Joe Biden on Monday walked back his comments about Facebook "killing people," but he called on the company to work harder to remove misinformation on its platform. "We will not be distracted by accusations which aren't supported by the facts," a Facebook spokesperson told Insider on Friday.Biden frees Guantánamo Bay detainee. Two decades after he was captured and five years after he was cleared for release, Abdul Latif Nasser, 56, was repatriated Monday to his native Morocco and given to government custody, The New ...
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Top Stories this PM: Trump implicated in org probe; Europe’s devastating floods; Subway’s free promo fail

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today. LoadingSomething is loading. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Trump is implicated. A witness in the Manhattan district attorney's investigation into the Trump Organization told prosecutors that Donald Trump once personally...
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Top Stories this PM: Kremlin reportedly called Trump’mentally unstable,’ Haitian first lady’s hospital photos

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today. LoadingSomething is loading. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:"Impulsive, mentally unstable, and unbalanced." That's how documents believed to have been leaked from the Kremlin described former President Donald Trump. The ...
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Top stories this PM: Derek Chauvin gets 22.5 years; 1st victim ID’d in FL collapse; Spears’ parents speak out

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today. LoadingSomething is loading. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Chauvin gets 22.5 years. Derek Chauvin, 45, was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. He was found guilty in April of second-degree murder, third-degree murd...
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Top Stories this PM: 70K sign petitions to keep Bezos in space; Kushner’s meltdown over masks

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Beats a trophy any day. The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the NCAA can no longer ban colleges from giving student athletes education-related benefits. Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the NCAA's business model, saying it would be "flatly illegal in almost any other industry in America."Delta variant spreads. The Delta coronavirus variant may have been responsible for 31% of all coronavirus cases in the US as of Wednesday, according to the Financial Times. That would mean the share of Delta-variant infections in the US tripled in just 11 days. Two dose...