WALTER REED. White House denies Trump health emergency.
ROYAL CANCELLATION. Prince Charles could send Prince Andrew packing once he is king.
JEFFREY EPSTEIN. Jail workers to be charged in alleged failure to check on Epstein the night of his alleged suicide. “The workers came under scrutiny shortly after Mr. Epstein’s death, because they were responsible for monitoring the high-security protective housing unit where Mr. Epstein, who had only recently been removed from a suicide watch was being held.”
STACEY ABRAMS. “I’d be happy to” serve as VP.
SWEDEN. Julian Assange rape investigation dropped: “The deputy chief prosecutor, Eva-Marie Persson, said the complainant’s evidence was deemed credible and reliable, but that after nearly a decade, witnesses’ memories had faded.”
TEL AVIV. Gay dads in Israel asked by government agent, who is the mother? “I understand that you are both fathers and that you run a shared household, but there is always the one who is more dominant, who is more ‘the mother,’” the representative said, according to Sadaka. “I am just asking for a written statement declaring which of you is the mother. From the point of view of the work — who works less than the father? Like in a normal family.”
UK. Britain’s “first gay dads” split after one of them declares his love for daughter’s ex-boyfriend: “I feel stupid at my age to have these feelings about someone other than Tony and half my age. But when you know something is right, it’s right. We have not made definite plans but I would like to marry Scott.”
AUSTRALIA. Gay Saudi journalists “treated like criminals” after seeking asylum: “The men, who arrived in Australia some weeks ago, have drawn stark similarities between their treatment in Saudi and their treatment in Australia. They allege they have been threatened with violence twice by other detainees while in the detention centre, intimidated by guards, and witnessed rampant drug use among detainees.”
METH, WE’RE ON IT. South Dakota’s anti-meth campaign has a curious slogan. “Noem declared the campaign a success because the mission of the campaign was to raise awareness and get people talking about being part of the solution, not just the problem, when it comes to the state’s meth epidemic.”
CHARLIE’S ANGELS. Director Elizabeth Banks on why it flopped: “If this movie doesn’t make money it reinforces a stereotype in Hollywood that men don’t go see women do action movies.”
ENDORSEMENT OF THE DAY. George Takei endorses Pete Buttigieg.
DON’T F—K THIS UP. Kevin Hart docuseries to detail fallout from anti-gay Oscars controversy.
FOREIGN VISIT OF THE DAY. Stephen Colbert visits with New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern.
TRAILER OF THE DAY. V Wars starring Ian Somerhalder.
COVER OF THE DAY. Luke Evans covers Maria McKee’s Days of Thunder ballad “Show Me Heaven”.
TORSO TUESDAY. Eric Commette Evans
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