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Mueller, Facebook, Mars: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

The particular recommend’s investigators learn the inquiries to Mr. Trump’s attorneys in March, they usually wrote them down. That checklist was once supplied to The Times by means of an individual outdoor the president’s prison crew.

Here they are, with our notes about what they let us know about Mr. Mueller’s inquiry into Russian affect at the 2016 presidential election and different issues.

The reporter who bought the checklist discusses what they imply on our information podcast, “The Daily.”

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three. Warmer climate’s right here. Get out the sunblock, and the worm repellent.

Federal well being officers introduced that the collection of other folks who get diseases transmitted by mosquito, tick and flea bites has greater than tripled within the U.S. lately. Experts say there are possibly many causes, together with ticks, like those above, thriving in spaces that was too chilly for them.

Here’s how to protect yourself.

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four. Big tech information these days: Apple introduced an enormous stock buyback because it reported quarterly income, pronouncing it will go back $100 billion to shareholders. The buyback suits into the rage of businesses the usage of the providence from the brand new tax regulation to praise shareholders.

And Facebook held its annual builders’ convention. Its leader govt, Mark Zuckerberg, announced a new privacy control that may permit customers to erase their historical past, very similar to the way in which it’s possible you’ll transparent your internet browser.

The corporate’s new privateness adjustments have change into a monetary nightmare for corporations and programmers whose companies depended on access to the social network’s user data.

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five. The #MeToo motion would possibly in any case be catching as much as R. Kelly, the multiplatinum R&B idol again and again accused of sexual misconduct.

Ten of his concert events were canceled since a celebrity-endorsed grass-roots protest campaign called #MuteRKelly started remaining summer season. And this week, the Time’s Up group launched an open letter calling on companies tied to Mr. Kelly to chop him off.

Representatives for Mr. Kelly known as the marketing campaign “a greedy, conscious and malicious conspiracy to demean him” and “an attempted public lynching.”

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6. What was once your earlier wage?

If you’re a lady, that query in a role interview would possibly merely maintain the chronic gender salary hole.

So some states, cities and companies are banning it, together with Massachusetts, California, New York City, Philadelphia and Chicago, in addition to Amazon, Google and Starbucks.

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7. The musicals “Mean Girls” and “SpongeBob SquarePants,” above, led the pack in this year’s Tony Award nominations, garnering 12 nods every.

Revivals of “Angels in America” and “Carousel,” in addition to the brand new musical “The Band’s Visit,” were given 11 nominations apiece, whilst the brand new play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and the revival of “My Fair Lady” every were given 10.

But our critics famous that it was once a very slim Broadway season.

The awards rite will happen on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall and be broadcast on CBS.

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eight. Only one reporter, but to be made up our minds, will probably be allowed into St. George’s Chapel for the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19.

Our correspondent in London says the limited get entry to is evidence of a sea alternate within the traditionally symbiotic relations between the royal family and England’s infamous tabloids.

Harry and his brother, Prince William, harbor a deep distrust of the paparazzi, who had been pursuing their mom when she was once killed in a automotive crash. And some tabloids have revealed acid-tongued grievance of Ms. Markle.

“The boys are taking control,” stated a photographer who’s coated the royals for many years.

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nine. NASA’s InSight spacecraft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, goals to find the crimson planet’s deep inside, and will probably be listening closely for “marsquakes.”

Since there was once now not a lot passion in what the craft will in finding on the floor, a protected — this is, flat — touchdown spot was once decided on. (“Kansas without the corn” is how a project scientist described it.)

Explore the historical past of the many missions to Mars here (and for those who’re on a smartphone, you’ll get the augmented-reality model).

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10. Finally, the comic Michelle Wolf has labored on each “The Daily Show” and “Late Night,” and Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers defended her debatable remarks on the White House correspondents’ dinner on Saturday. (Above, Ms. Wolf and Mr. Meyers remaining 12 months.)

“Michelle should have had the decency not to comment on women’s appearances in any way, shape or form,” Mr. Noah deadpanned. “She’s a comedian, for God’s sake, not the president.”

And our chief TV critic weighed in, arguing that the issue wasn’t Ms. Wolf’s efficiency, however somewhat the development itself, which he known as “a multicourse tasting menu of mixed messages.”

Have a perfect evening.

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