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HuffPost Morning Email: May 31st, 2017

HuffPost Morning Email: A look at the Trump administration’s planned birth control rollback.

 

Wednesday May 31, 2017
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Trump Reportedly Plans To Withdraw From Paris Climate Deal
President Donald Trump plans to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, multiple outlets reported Wednesday. This would make the United States one of just three countries outside the historic pact to reduce planet-warming emissions.
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Wednesday, May 31

UNDERSTANDING WHAT THE IMPENDING BIRTH CONTROL ROLLBACK MEANS FOR YOU “The Trump administration is on the verge of rolling back a federal rule that requires most employers to cover birth control in their health insurance plans at no cost to women. The White House Office of Management and Budget posted on its website that it is reviewing an interim final rule that would allow religious employers to deny contraception coverage to their female employees.” [HuffPost]

 

KABUL ROCKED BY DEADLY BOMB BLAST NEAR FOREIGN EMBASSIES The explosion killed 80 and wounded hundreds more in one of the deadliest bombings in Kabul. The blast in Afghanistan comes at the beginning of Ramadan. [Reuters]

 

MICHAEL FLYNN TO HAND OVER SOME DOCUMENTS TO SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE OVER RUSSIA PROBE Following his previous refusal to cooperate. [HuffPost]

 

OFFICIALS IN FORMER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S DRUG CZAR OFFICE WANTED TO DECRIMINALIZE MARIJUANA “But they never made their case publicly.” [HuffPost]

 

‘TRUMP, HOME ALL ALONE’ “So Trump returns to the White House this week just as he left — lonely, angry and not happy with much of anyone.  The presidency, Donald Trump is discovering, is not an easy or natural fit.” [CNN]

 

SCOTT PELLEY REPORTEDLY AXED FROM ‘CBS EVENING NEWS’ There is no news yet on who his replacement will be. [HuffPost]

 

KATHY GRIFFIN HAS APOLOGIZED FOR PHOTO WHERE SHE HOLDS A BLOODY REPLICA OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S HEAD The Secret Service said they take threats like this seriously. Squatty Potty is the first sponsor to dump Griffin over the incident. [HuffPost]

 

WHY YOU’RE SEEING ‘COVFEFE’ ALL OVER TWITTER It has to do with another presidential tweet — and his follow-up. [HuffPost]

 

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ARIANA GRANDE’S BENEFIT CONCERT Miley Cyrus, Coldplay, Pharrell, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Niall Horan will join Grande for the Manchester concert held Sunday at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground. [HuffPost]

 

THE CURSE OF THE RINGLESS VOICEMAIL IS NIGH “Yes, inspired by that time that Apple forced all of its iPhone users to own a U2 album, this new technology would just quietly dump message after message into our voicemail, leaving it up to every mobile phone user to be the middleman between their outreach and your deleted voicemail folder.” [HuffPost]

 

WATCH OUT FOR THE VOLCANO ERUPTING IN ALASKA The Bogoslof Island volcano has forced authorities to issue the highest danger alert for aircraft. [HuffPost]

 

POLITICAL DRAMAS ON THE ROCKS People don’t want to tune into shows like “Scandal” or “Homeland” anymore because they feel like they are already overwhelmed by all the political noise. [HuffPost]

 

EARLY REVIEWS OF ‘WONDER WOMAN’ ARE LOOKING GOLDEN The film currently has a 96 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating. [HuffPost]

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