Immigration

“Republicans Avoided a Revolt on Immigration. But the Fighting Isn’t Over” – TIME

“Republicans in the House of Representatives appear to have briefly avoided an intra-party revolt on immigration, but the issue isn’t going away anytime soon—especially with the midterm elections heating up.” Read more
“Trump’s Family Separation Policy Aims To Deter Immigration. That May Make It Illegal” – HuffPost

The aim of President Donald Trump’s new policy of splitting kids from their mothers at the border is, in a word, deterrence: The White House wants to discourage more immigrants from trying to enter the United States.” Read more

“Immigrant doctors in rural America are sick of waiting for green cards” – CNN

“Dr. Raghuveer Kura is the only kidney specialist that the town of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has had at its hospital for the past nine years. He sees nearly 3,000 patients, including 80 who need life-saving dialysis treatments. But now, a possible decades long wait for his green card has forced him to consider leaving Poplar Bluff and the United States behind.” Read more

Tech

“You’d Need 63 Billion Years to Do What This Computer Can Do in a Second” – NY Times

“For the past five years, China has had the world’s speediest computer. But as of Friday, Summit, a machine built in the United States, is taking the lead.” Read more

“This CO2 machine could transform the way we fight climate change” – CNET

“Carbon Engineering’s affordable, scalable way to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere might just wean us off our addiction to fossil fuels.” Read more

“Copyright law could put end to net memes” – BBC News
“Memes, remixes and other user-generated content could disappear online if the EU’s proposed rules on copyright become law, warn experts. Digital rights groups are campaigning against the Copyright Directive, which the European Parliament will vote on later this month.” Read more

Entertainment

“Weekend Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Earns $4M in Previews” – Hollywood Reporter

“The star-studded, female-fronted Ocean’s 8 grossed $4 million in Thursday previews as it began its box-office run, followed by Sundance Film Festival horror sensation Hereditary with $1.4 million.” Read more

“Hollywood Mourns Anthony Bourdain” – Hollywood Reporter

“Alec Baldwin, Rose McGowan, Mandy Moore, Megyn Kelly, Tina Brown, Mike Huckabee and Bourdain’s partner, Asia Argento, were just some of the public figures to remember the chef and urge others to get help.” Read more

“Viacom To Launch Paramount Network In The UK In July With ‘Suits’ & ‘The Mick’” – Deadline Hollywood

“The U.S. media company is launching the channel as a free-to-air network on July 4 to focus on premium scripted drama, high quality comedy and movies. It comes after Viacom launched the rebranded Spike channel in the U.S. earlier this year.” Read more

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