18.06.21 Qq Thursday

June 21, 2018
“Trump is playing chicken with China. It will be important and telling to see how this plays out.”

Ray Dalio, founder of hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, on a possible trade war with China. Pres. Trump is threatening $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods, in addition to $50B in tariffs already imposed. Last month, Dalio has said a trade war with China would be a "tragedy."

“To watch those families broken apart in real time puts to us a very simple question: are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of ripping children from their parents’ arms, or are we a nation that values families, and works to keep them together?”

Pres. Obama, Facebook, for the first time on U.S. immigration zero-tolerance border policy. His administration cared for unaccompanied children identical to “separated” children now. However, his challenge was children WITHOUT adults – no separation required.

“In obedience I accept the decision of The Holy See, that I no longer exercise any public ministry.”

Cardinal Theodore McCormick, former archbishop of Washington, on his removal from ministry after a teenager's sex abuse allegation while he was in New York almost 50 years ago. McCarrick served as D.C.’s archbishop from 2001 to 2006.
“…my parents are abusive. They abuse us, and my two little sisters right now are chained up."

17-year-old daughter of David & Louise Turpin to 911 dispatch. Her parents are accused of holding their 13 children captive in a house of horrors. Mr. & Mrs. Turpin have pleaded not guilty to more than 40 charges including torture, child abuse & false imprisonment. They are being held on $12M bail each.
“It’s mobile first. It’s simple and it’s quality. That’s IGTV.”

Instagram CEO Kevin System announcing its new video hub capable of hosting vertical videos as long as one hour. IGTV, a direct challenge to YouTube, is available now on iPhone & Android devices.

by Jenna Lee,