Things you should know today: 6/22/18


Trump tweet: GOP should stop wasting time on immigration

Pablo Martinez Monsivais
A demonstrator hold up a sign during a rally opposed to President Trump’s family separation policy, in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump tweeted Friday that “Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November.” Trump previously accused Democratic lawmakers of making up “phony stories of sadness and grief” in regards to the young immigrant children who are separated from their families due to his “zero tolerance” policy on immigration.

Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families

In this photo provided by South Korea Unification Ministry, South Korean Red Cross President Park Kyung-seo, second from left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Pak Yong Il during a meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Friday, June 22, 2018. North and South Korean officials met Friday for talks on resuming reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis. (South Korea Unification Ministry via AP)

North and South Korea have agreed to temporarily reunite families who were separated after the 1950-53 Korean War to boost reconciliation efforts between the two countries. The reunions will take place at North Korea’s Diamond Mountain resort from Aug. 20 to 26, following a nine-hour meeting between North and South Korean Red Cross officials. Most people wishing to take part in the reunion are elderly people who are eager to see their loved ones before they die. The families were separated during the turmoil of the war.

Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking

J. Scott Applewhite
FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. In a 5-4 decision Friday, The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects’ movements by collecting information about where they’ve used their cellphones. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Supreme Court justices’ 5-4 decision ruled that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects’ movements by collecting information about where they’ve used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age. The decision changes how police may obtain cellphone tower records, which is an important tool in criminal investigations.

The #NBADraft is trending on Twitter. People are welcoming the next generation of basketball stars to join the NBA.

CinemaSins released a video on YouTube pointing out everything wrong with the film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The video is #1 trending on YouTube with over 1.1 million views since Thursday.

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