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  • Pittsburgh Latest: Federal prosecutors vow to seek the death penalty for Robert Bowers, the man accused of gunning down 11 congregants of a Pittsburgh synagogue in one of the worst hate crimes in recent history. Bowers appeared in court Monday, wearing shackles in a wheelchair. Read more here.

  • President’s Visit: The president and first lady will visit Pittsburgh today. The presidential visit has opened a rift within the Jewish community of the city. A petition that says Trump is “not welcome in Pittsburgh until you fully denounce white nationalism” has 26,000 signatures. The city’s mayor asked that Trump not come until after the dead were buried. Read more here.

  • Troops to Border: The Pentagon is deploying 5,000 U.S. troops to the southern border, complete with helicopters, heavy weaponry and razor wire as a caravan of asylum-seeking migrants slowly makes its way on foot through Mexico. The escalation involves more than double the number of American soldiers in Syria. Read more here.

  • Hit List: The package bomb suspect allegedly had a hit list ー with more than 100 names of politicians and media figures ー in his van. Cesar Sayoc faced a judge Monday, the same day another suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted in Atlanta. Authorities have reportedly said this package was similar in appearance to the 14 pipe bombs believed to have been sent by Sayoc. Read more here.

  • Merkel’s Goodbye: Angela Merkel, the longtime chancellor of Germany, said she will not seek re-election as head of her party but would fulfill her remaining term as chancellor. Merkel is considered by many to be a bulwark in the E.U. against rising far-right populism. She has been Germany’s leader since 2005. Read more here.

  • Cashierless Retail: Walmart is taking a page from Amazon’s playbook and opening a Sam’s Club store in Texas that will have no cashiers. Customers will use an app to scan items as they shop, and an employee will complete the purchase. Amazon’s Go stores don’t require that last step, instead allowing customers to just walk out and have their items charged to their Amazon account. Read more here.

  • Twitter Change: Twitter confirmed that it was weighing whether to kill off its "Like" button as part of its goal of "rethinking everything" to "ensure we are incentivizing healthy conversation." CEO Jack Dorsey is reportedly not a fan of the heart-shaped button and thinks it takes away from the quality of debate on the platform. Read more here.

  • NBA Record: Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson put on a show against the Chicago Bulls. Thompson dropped 14 three-pointers to break the league record held by his teammate, Steph Curry. And he did it with the entire fourth quarter to spare. Read more here.

  • Don McLean: Don McLean is apparently in love. The singer’s girlfriend Paris Dylan recently posted a photo with McLean, whom she called her "love". The ‘American Pie’ singer is three times the age of 24-year-old Dylan, a model and alum of ‘Catfish.’ Read more here.

  • Spotted...: Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly in the upcoming Roger Ailes biopic. See the photo here.

  • Jeopardy & Netflix: Jeopardy is now on Netflix, with 45 episodes available for streaming. This new deal follows an August agreement to stream the game show on Hulu. Read more here.

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