Things you should know today: 6/21/18


Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion’s shooting death

This photo provided by Broward Sheriff’s Office shows Dedrick Devonshay Williams. The Broward Sheriff’s Office said in a news release sent Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Dedrick Devonshay Williams was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday n the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. The 20-year-old rapper was ambushed by two suspects as he left an upscale motor sports dealership Monday afternoon. The rapper, whose stage name is pronounced “Ex Ex Ex ten-ta-see-YAWN,” was shot while in his sports car. Williams is charged with first-degree murder without premeditation. He’s being held without bond in the Broward County Jail. (Broward Sheriff’s Office via AP)

One suspect, 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams, has been arrested and charged with murder of rising rap-star XXXTentacion. The rapper was ambushed by two suspects in an apparent robbery attempt after leaving a motorcycle dealership, supposedly having withdrawn cash earlier in order to purchase a a motorcycle. Williams has been charged with first-degree murder without premeditation, a probation violation and for not having a valid driver’s license. He was being held without bond in the Broward County Jail on Thursday.

Israeli PM’s wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

Francois Mori
FILE – In this Wednesday, June 6, 2018 file photo, Israel’s Prime Minister’s wife Sara Netanyahu arrives for the meeting with French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire at Bercy Economy Ministry, in Paris, France. Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister’s wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust. The Justice Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Sara Netanyahu stands accused of misusing public funds by fraudulently ordering hundreds of meals to the prime minister’s official residence worth over $100,000 while falsely stating there were no cooks on staff. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Prime Minister of Israel’s wife, Sara Netanyahu, has been charged with fraud and breach of trust after misusing over $100,000 worth of public funds towards lavish meals from celebrity chefs. In the past, Sarah Netanyahu has been accused of abusive behavior and living extravagantly. It is still unsure when her trail will begin, but if convicted, she could face up to five years in prison.

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

Jessica Gresko
FILE – This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax collection. The high court ruled Thursday to overturn those decisions. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File)

A 5-4 ruling by the Supreme Court Thursday says that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. States were complaining that they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under old Supreme Court decisions that affected online sales tax collection. Previously, there was a physical presence rule that states that if a business was shipping a product to a state where it didn’t have a physical presence such as a warehouse or office, the business didn’t have to collect the state’s sales tax. Customers who live outside of those states were generally supposed to pay the tax to the state themselves if they don’t get charged it, but most did not.

Koko, the beloved gorilla who knew sign language, passed away at age 46. People on Twitter are sharing her legacy.

The hashtag #SummerSolstice is trending on Twitter after thousands have gathered to watch the sunrise at the Stonehenge in England. Today, people are celebrating the longest day of the year.

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