Extra, Extra

K Hop: “Before bolting into North Korea, King was being escorted to an airport outside of Seoul where he was expected to board a plane bound for Fort Bliss, Texas, to face military disciplinary action.” What we know about the very strange story of the the U.S. soldier who crossed into North Korea.

+ BiBi Cue: “Finding consensus on controversial areas of policy means taking the time you need. For significant changes, that’s essential. So my recommendation to Israeli leaders is not to rush. I believe the best outcome is to continue to seek the broadest possible consensus here.” Tom Friedman in the NYT (Gift Article). Biden to Netanyahu: Please Stop Trying to Rush Through Your Judicial Overhaul. Build a Consensus First. (I don’t think BiBi is gonna listen.)

+ The Herr Club for Men: “Their praise of National Socialist tenets and of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime is very apparent. If you look at their social media, it’s full of pro-Nazi, pro-Hitler rhetoric and and iconography.” NPR: ‘Active club’ hate groups are growing in the U.S. — and making themselves seen.

+ Putin Stole Their Youth: “Kids didn’t start the war in Ukraine. They aren’t fighting it. They won’t be responsible for ending it. Yet they have suffered deeply and quietly: They have had little say in that awful matter.” A video of kids who have lost a father in the invasion of Ukraine.

+ Things Get Real for Fakes: “Michigan’s attorney general filed felony charges Tuesday against 16 Republicans who acted as fake electors for then-President Donald Trump in 2020.” (Now get the leader of the crime ring.)

+ Yacht Rocked: “Lost at sea for months on a disabled catamaran, with no way to cook and no source of fresh water but the rain, Australian Timothy Shaddock said he expected to die.” Adrift for months, Australian and his dog lived on raw fish until Mexican fishermen rescued them. (This guy will never order sushi again.)

+ Throwing (Away) Shade: “The trees were apparently cut sometime over the weekend ahead of Monday’s renewed picket lines near Universal property, igniting concerns and theories about whether or not the trees were cut intentionally in an attempt to discourage protests during 90-degree heat.” Did Universal Studios trim trees to mess with striking workers?

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