Trump Tweets Video of Himself Bodyslamming CNN, Tesla’s Lower-Priced Model 3 Rolls Out Friday, and More
Over the weekend, President Trump tweeted an edited wrestling video of himself pummeling a man with the CNN logo superimposed over his head, accompanied by the hashtags: “#FraudNewsCNN” and “#FNN.” In a statement, CNN responded, “It is a sad day when the President of the United States encourages violence against reporters.” The video clip circulated on Reddit several days earlier, posted by a user with a history of racist, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant posts. Read the story from the AP.
Tesla’s Lower-Priced Model 3 Rolls Out Friday
The long-awaited Model 3, Tesla’s first mass-market electric car, rolls off the factory floor on Friday and will go on sale July 28, starting at around $35,000. CEO Elon Musk has said people who put down a $1,000 refundable deposit now won’t get a car until the end of 2018. Read the story from The AP.
Chris Christie Catches Heat for Day at the Beach
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his family were photographed using a state beach that he ordered closed to the public over the Fourth of July weekend because of a state government shutdown. Christie’s not apologizing. Read the story from The AP.
Fyre Music Festival Exec Arrested
Billy McFarland, founder of the epic failed Fyre Music Festival, was arrested and charged with defrauding investors for allegedly promising festival vendors money Fyre did not have. Read the story from Mic.
The Explosive Science of Fireworks
What makes fireworks explode? Wow the crowd at your Fourth of July barbecue with these fun, fiery facts about pyrotechnics and the chemistry of explosions from Popular Science.