Things you should know today: 3/21/18


    Police: Suspect in Austin bombing attacks blows himself up

    Eric Gay
    Emergency vehicles stage near the site of another explosion, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    A man suspected of being behind a series bombings that have left two dead and several others injured has blown himself up after being pursued by authorities early Wednesday. No motive for the attacks has been determined yet.

    Witnesses: Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls

    FILE – This image taken from video on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018 shows the exterior of Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Nigeria. Nigeria’s security forces failed to respond to several warnings that suspected Boko Haram extremists were on their way to a town where 110 schoolgirls were abducted last month, rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday March 20, 2018. (AP Photo, File)

    Most of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in were returned by the extremists around 2 a.m. Wednesday in Dapchi, Nigeria. The kidnappers left the girls in the center of town along with a warning to never “put your daughters in school again.”

    Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm’s CEO suspended

    Dominic Lipinski
    Chief Executive of Cambridge Analytica (CA) Alexander Nix, leaves the offices in central London, Tuesday March 20, 2018. Cambridge Analytica, has been accused of improperly using information from more than 50 million Facebook accounts. It denies wrongdoing. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

    The controversy surrounding analytics company Cambridge Analytica and Facebook continues after the data firm’s CEO Alexander Nix was suspended pending an investigation. Nix supposedly boasted over Cambridge Analytica’s alleged involvement in influencing the 2016 Presidential election in favor of Donald Trump.

    World Poetry Day

    Today is World Poetry Day. Check out the trending hashtag #WorldPoetryDay to see some of the best and worst poems trending on Twitter.

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