Birds of a feather: Trump congratulates Putin on election.
Yet another school shooting, this time in Maryland.
Canada moves to tighten gun laws.
FTC probes Facebook.
It’s Sir Ringo now.
Warrant sought for Cambridge Analytica, the Facebook
Police say a serial bomber is behind the blasts in Austin.
Uber halts self-driving tests after pedestrian killed.
Mississippi passes strictest abortion law.
Cynthia Nixon files to run for governor of New York.
Putin re-elected in Russia.
Kurds ousted from heart of Syrian city.
McCabe kept memos on meetings with Trump; Mueller has them.
National Geographic acknowledges past racism.
Moment of silence to be held for bridge collapse victims.
Here’s a link to local coverage from WTVJ in Miami. The death toll stands at six according to reports.
It could have been a lot worse; Florida International University is on spring break so there was less traffic than normal, and the bridge was still under construction so there were no pedestrians on it at the time. But the road that the bridge crossed, SW 8th Street, also known as Tamiami Trail, is a major east-west artery and is always busy.
(My office is ten miles east of FIU and I heard about it via Facebook. But I marked myself safe just in case.)
US finally imposes sanctions on Russia for election meddling.
Thousands flee Syrian rebel enclave.
Death toll at four in FIU pedestrian bridge collapse.
Saudi Arabia warns it could go nuclear.
Finland is the world’s happiest place.
UK to expel 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation for poison attack.
Students walk out: “We’re voting in 2020.”
TV pundit Lawrence Kudlow to be Trump’s economic adviser.
Oklahoma to use nitrogen gas for executions.
Tributes paid to Stephen Hawking.
MSD gunman will face the death penalty.
Charlottesville witness sues nutball Alex Jones for defamation.
Trump visits California.
Another Putin critic found dead in Britain.
Man caught on camera stealing peacock.
(Re: Post title — that’s the best I could do on short notice and “REXIT” was already taken by TPM. Apologies to Cat Stevens.)
Trump asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to step aside, the White House confirmed Tuesday, replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
In a tweet, Trump thanked Tillerson for his service and said Pompeo “will do a fantastic job.”
It really doesn’t matter who Trump puts in there; he/she/it will be a figurehead. Trump is in charge of everything; presumably Mr. Tillerson didn’t fully grasp that.
British PM says Russia was behind poison attack on ex-spy.
Deadly bombings in Austin linked.
No word yet from North Korea on summit.
Qataris clam up on Kushner’s secret meetings.
Here comes another Nor’easter.
FARC falls short in Colombia election.
Helicopter crashes in New York City; five killed.
Teachers learn from West Virginia strike.
South Koreans skeptical about Trump-Kim meeting.
Florida legislature approves $89 billion budget.
North Korea invites Trump to meeting.
Trump imposes stiff tariffs.
Winter storm dumps more snow on Northeast.
Bones found on Pacific island believed to be those of Amelia Earhart.
NFL team asked a prospect about his sexual orientation.
Russian spy in Britain was attacked by nerve agent.
DOJ at war with California over sanctuary cities.
U.S. softens stance on steel and aluminum tariffs with Mexico and Canada.
Democrats hope that huge turnout in Texas primary is a sign of things to come.
Powerball winner collects money anonymously.
Another key Trump adviser jumps ship.
Opioid overdoses surge 30% in one year.
Russian plane crash in Syria kills dozens.
West Virginia teachers get 5% pay raise; end strike.
Another Nor’easter is on its way.
Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg refuses to testify before grand jury.
Republicans worried about Trump’s tariff plans.
Kim Jong-un in talks with South Korea.
Syria aid convoy retreats under fire.
Oscar telecast drew smallest TV audience ever.
Trump raises steel tariffs, pissing off everyone.
Russia claims it has “invincible” nuclear weapons.
Deadly big freeze grips Europe.
Canadian raft crashes through Miami roof.
Never mind: Miami schools chief decides to stay after all.
Jared Kushner loses his top-level security clearance.
North Korea helping Syria with chemical weapons.
Heavy snow causes disruption in Britain.
Trump chooses re-election campaign chairman.
Cold case: Amelia Earhart’s stolen car found in L.A.
Deadly storms kill five in the South and Midwest.
Court rules against Trump’s attempt to kill DACA for now.
New York court rules that civil rights laws protect sexual orientation.
San Francisco Fire Department sees rise in breast cancer rates.
DeVos orders probe of how MSU handled sex-abuse investigation.
Trump “listens” to Parkland survivors and families.
Netanyahu confidant ready to turn states evidence.
Mueller investigating White House job promised to Manafort ally.
Ford exec out for “inappropriate” behavior.
Billy Graham dead at 99.
Lawyer pleads guilty in Russia probe.
Pence and North Korea were going to meet at Olympics, but…
Parkland students are ready to take on gun law reform.
Bermuda lawyer to challenge gay marriage reversal.
Measles cases triple in Europe.
FBI was warned about Florida gunman.
DACA bills fail in the Senate.
Bannon questioned in Russia investigation.
Flu vaccine works better for some.
Florida survivors slam Trump for “thoughts and prayers.”