Intel officials fear Russian interferencein favor of President Trump
Three unnamed officials said U.S. intelligence officials cautioned lawmakers in a meeting Thursday about the potential of Russia interfering in the 2020 election to help President Donald Trump’s chances of re-election, according to AP News.
The officials are questioning the role of the president’s administration in whether they are doing enough to prevent interference.
U.S. intelligence agencies said Russia manipulated social media and private emails to boost Trump’s campaign in 2016.
Apple granted restraining order against stalker
Apple won a temporary restraining order against a stalker after alleged harassment of CEO Tim Cook and other executives, according to NBC News.
Multiple Apple executives, including Cook, accuse the stalker of being “aggressive” in documents filed to the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
The man in question, Rakesh Sharma, trespassed on Cook’s property and targeted another executive with “disturbing” voicemails.
USC to waive tuition for families with an annual income under $80,000
The University of Southern California plans to offer free tuition for students whose families earn less than $80,000 a year, according to NBC News.
USC President Carol L. Folt also announced the university plans to remove homeownership when designating financial needs.
The aforementioned policies are accompanied by plans to increase overall financial aid at USC by more than $30 million per year.
Roger Stone sentenced to prison
President Trump’s former advisor Roger Stone was sentenced to over 3 years in prison for obstruction of a congressional inquiry, according to The New York Times.
Shortly after Stone was sentenced, President Trump called for his exoneration and said the jury was unfair.
Stone was convicted of lying under oath to a congressional committee as well as threatening a witness last November.
Kai Grady is an FTDM and Journalism double-major from Arlington, Texas. He currently works at KTCU as a Hip-Hop DJ. After graduating, he hopes to pursue a career in both sports and popular culture writing.