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Trump's threat, Trump's NASA chief, racist New York lawyer, more female billionaires now and more

• May 18, 2018 at 12:37 PM

Our daily look at interesting and entertaining news on the Internet today:


THE GUARDIAN: Donald Trump's warning to Kim Jong-un: make a deal or suffer same fate as Gaddafi

Donald Trump has threatened Kim Jong-un with the same fate as Muammar Gaddafi if the North Korean leader “doesn’t make a deal” on his nuclear weapons program.

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THE ATLANTIC: Trump's NASA chief: I know the climate is changing

“I also know that we human beings are contributing to it in a major way,” Jim Bridenstine said, taking an unusual stance for his administration.

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BUZZFEED: Here's what we know about Aaron Schlossberg, the racist New York lawyer who berated people for speaking Spanish

Aaron Schlossberg, the attorney caught on video berating people for speaking in Spanish at a New York eatery, has been involved in a series of racist attacks against people in the city.

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QUARTZ: There are more female billionaires in the world, mostly thanks to inheritance

The number of billionaires around the world is growing, rising by 15% to 2,754 people in 2017 from the previous year, according to data by market research firm Wealth-X.

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ONE COOL THING: What being poor is really like

This moving Twitter thread by Canadian writer Erynn Brook has gone viral. It's worth a look.

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