Immigration

“House DACA talks prepare to enter new high-stakes stage” – CNN

“A rebellion by moderate House Republicans to force an immigration vote is widely expected to succeed this week, pushing members in at least one chamber of Congress to address one of the most hot-button topics in American politics months before the midterm elections and against the wishes of GOP leadership.” Read more

“U.S. Immigration Officials Can Now Deport Hosts Of Migrant Children” – HuffingtonPost

“Families volunteering to host children caught crossing the border could be deported under a new federal policy. More children are crossing the border alone or being separated from their parents under the Trump administration.” Read more

“Ohio Immigration Raid Worries Landscapers Relying On Foreign Workers” – NBC News

“Already facing a severe labor shortage, landscaping businesses that can’t keep up with booming demand for backyard patios and fire pits worry that an immigration raid that rounded up over 100 people last week will make it even tougher to persuade Congress to allow more foreign workers into America for seasonal jobs.” Read more

Tech

“The Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You” – NY Times

“It’s official. The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules, which had required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content, took effect on Monday.” Read more

“Why Silicon Valley CEOs now have France on their to-do lists” CNET

“In late May, the tech world’s version of a star-studded event took place in the French capital. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Google’s Eric Schmidt and scores of other tech leaders appeared at a relatively new and fairly obscure conference called VivaTech. It’s a lineup that might not be unusual in California, but in Europe it’s almost unheard of.” Read more

“A judge is about to decide whether to block AT&T’s merger with Time Warner. Here’s what you need to know” – Washington Post

“A federal judge is about to render a major decision in the government’s lawsuit against a merger of AT&T and Time Warner, a case that could reshape how millions of Americans get access to the AT&T Internet and entertainment.” Read more

Entertainment

“Weekend Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Steals the Show With $41.5M Opening” – Hollywood Reporter

“Proving that fanboy-centric tentpoles aren’t the only summer box-office jewels, the female-fronted Ocean’s 8 opened over the weekend to a series-best $41.5 million from 4,145 theaters to easily place No. 1 in North America.” Read more

“Women in Animation Summit Talks Inclusion: “The World is 50/50, Why Isn’t This Industry?”” – Hollywood Reporter

“”Last fall was a real turning point and I think the biggest change is people are started to listen to women and believe them,” Marge Dean, president of Women in Animation, said today as she opened the Women in Animation World Summit, held in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Festival in Annecy, France.” Read more

“Tony Awards 2018: The Complete Winners List” – Deadline

“Here is the complete list of winners list at the 72nd annual Tony Awards, which were handed out Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan.” Read more

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