Early Addition: College Students Accused Of Pulling Off Epic Counterfeit iPhone Scam

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  • Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned (or maybe she was fired) after a disastrous time in the Trump administration that hopefully no one will let her forget.
  • NBC is reporting that Trump has "for months now" urged his administration to reinstate large-scale separation of migrant families crossing the border, the very thing administration officials said was not a policy. Because the cruelty is the point.
  • Have you ever heard of, or taken, the New York & Atlantic Railway, a freight line in the middle of NYC?
  • Living in a time of unprecedented convenience, are Millennials stunting their own ability to grow up and become adults?
  • Trump is apparently planning on campaigning for 2020 by pretending to be an environmentalist.
  • Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said the quiet part loud: he said Democrats will "never" see President Trump's tax returns.
  • Two college students in Oregon have been accused of tricking Apple into replacing nearly 1,500 counterfeit iPhones with genuine ones that they sold later, adding up to $900,000 in losses for Apple.
  • FiveThirtyEight has a smart piece looking at the culture clash of Cleveland-area cities of Parma and Shaker Heights as a microcosm of the shifts in the Democratic Party.
  • Private-equity firm Great Hill Partners has agreed to acquire Gizmodo Media Group (including Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Deadspin and The Onion) from Univision.
  • This Business Insider managing editor thinks that if you don't send a thank you note after an interview, you are garbage who shouldn't be hired.
  • The New Yorker has a longread on the rise and fall of local shock jock Craig Carton.
  • Check out the trailer for the forthcoming Netflix documentary about Beyoncé’s epic 2018 Coachella performance.
  • And finally, Jack the dog has an unsolvable problem:

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