Daily Rewind: Another day, another Trump tweetstorm
If you thought you were getting out of this week without the President taking to Twitter to talk about the media, Russia, and the firing of FBI Director James Comey, you were very wrong. Here’s what you need to know about that and other top news stories as you head into your weekend.
- President Trump takes to Twitter yet again: Once again, President Trump got on his Twitter account and let the world know how he feels about a number of issues surrounding his administration right now. He threatened to cancel press briefings, got in a shot about the “fake media” and even indirectly threatened to release recordings of recently fired FBI Director James Comey if Comey were to leak anything from his administration to the press. In other words, it was a weekday. Read more from CNNMoney’s David Goldman.
- You can feel a bit less guilty about eating candy. A number of major players in the candy business — including Mars, Nestle, and Lindt — are teaming up to cut the number of calories in their sweet treats. They’re also looking to educate consumers so they know that candy is “a treat, not an everyday snack or meal replacement.” Read more from CNNMoney’s Aaron Smith.
- The TI-84 graphing calculator’s monopoly may finally be broken. For decades, high schoolers in algebra classes have dutifully doled out cash to buy a TI-84 graphing calculator, all to learn to solve equations they’ll likely never use in real life. Schools are finally experimenting with a digital version of the tool, though, which could save students and their families for having to shell out the cash for the real hunk of plastic. Read more from CNNMoney’s Matt McFarland.
Hungry for more? Here a few stories to sate you.
Even Trump’s biggest fans want him to stop tweeting so much. (Washington Post)
How Disney helped ruin Pixar. (The Atlantic)
Cyber attacks hit 12 different nations. (New York Times)
That’s another week in the books. Enjoy your weekend, everyone!
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