Wednesday’s Morning Email: Death Toll Rises In Turkey Airport Terrorist Attack

TOP STORIES 

DEATH TOLL RISES TO 41, 239 WOUNDED IN ATATURK AIRPORT TERRORIST ATTACK Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says early reports indicate ISIS is behind the three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Here’s a graphic of how the attacks were executed. And this surveillance video caught the terrifying moment of one of the explosions. [Nick Robins-Early and Sophia Jones, HuffPost] 

‘TIMELINE OF TERROR’ This attack is the latest in a series of bombings to hit Turkey over the past year. [NBC]

CLINTON, TRUMP DELIVER POLICY SPEECHES Hillary Clinton laid out her stance on tech, while Donald Trump promised to “rip up trade deals”and refuse to be bullied by China. [USA Today]

VENEZUELAN FOOD CRISIS CONTINUES TO ESCALATE “On any day, in cities across this increasingly desperate nation, crowds form to sack supermarkets. Protesters take to the streets to decry the skyrocketing prices and dwindling supplies of basic goods.” [WaPo]

FINAL BENGHAZI REPORT RELEASED And as The New York Times points out, the largest detail discovered throughout the entire investigation is Clinton’s private email server. [Michael McAuliff, HuffPost]

IT’S ABOUT TO GET HARDER TO BE AN UBER DRIVER “Uber Technologies Inc. has developed new technology to track when drivers of the ride-hailing app go too fast, cut corners or brake harshly by monitoring the sensors in their smartphones.” [WSJ | Paywall]

TOYOTA RECALLS 3.37 MILLION CARS FOR AIR BAG ISSUES Including Prius, Corolla and Lexus models. [HuffPost]

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WHAT’S BREWING

BECAUSE SUMMER TV ALREADY HAS YOU DOWN Here’s when all your favorite TV shows come back this fall. [Variety]

SO WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU STEAL CRYPTOCURRENCY? Turns out you give people about a month to find you before you can cash it out. [Buzzfeed]

‘THE DAY MY BROTHER TOOK A LIFE AND FOREVER CHANGED MINE’ “Before Moochie was a murderer, he was something of a savior inside our single-wide, tin-can of a trailer home. He was the son who had protected my mother from an abusive, alcoholic husband.” [The Marshall Project]

WATCH OUT PAID LAWYERS “An artificial-intelligence lawyer chatbot has successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets across London and New York for free, showing that chatbots can actually be useful.” [The Guardian]

WHY IT MATTERS THAT EVERNOTE JUST STARTED CHARGING Nothing is free. [HuffPost]

ONLY ONE OF THESE IS A REMBRANDT We guessed wrong, which is particularly embarrassing considering the other image is made of stock images. [Wired]

WHAT’S WORKING 

THE LAST 3 NORTHERN WHITE RHINOS “Hearing Zachary Mutai speak about the three critically endangered rhinos in his care is like listening to a doting dad extoll the virtues of a beloved child.” [HuffPost]

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BEFORE YOU GO

~ When you have malaria 50 times in your lifetime.

~ Elvis Presley’s guitarist, Scotty Moore, has died. He was 84. 

~ The New York ad agencies that “crushed Cannes.”

~ Despite the whole U.K. leaving the EU thing, Queen Elizabeth is having a good year — she just got a massive raise.

~ In a sign that humanity is truly over, someone decided to make a trilogybased on Tetris. Yes, Tetris the block game.

~ Check out Caitlyn Jenner’s Sports Illustrated cover that celebrates her Olympic anniversary.

~ More horrific details emerge from the 911 calls of the two daughterswhose mother shot and killed them in Texas.

~ Meet the woman who just made the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list.

~ Female tennis stars aren’t loving the Nike uniform issued for them for Wimbledon this year.

~ No one is surprised that “Game of Thrones” hit a ratings high Sunday. As for the travel of all the characters this season — that’s another story.

 

 

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