Updated Jan 22, 2018

Apple to help Malala Fund expand to more countries

Tim Cook and Malala Yousafzai outside the home of a family with daughters attending school in Beirut supported by the Malala Fund

Apple said Sunday it is providing financial and technical assistance to the Malala Fund with CEO Tim Cook joining the organization's leadership council.

Why it matters: The support should allow the Malala Fund to expand its efforts to India and Latin America with an initial goal of helping more than 100,000 girls expand their education beyond primary school.

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Trump to install loyalist Ric Grenell as acting intelligence chief

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President Trump confirmed in a tweet Wednesday night that he will install Richard Grenell, the current U.S. ambassador to Germany and a staunch defender of Trump, as the acting director of national intelligence.

Why it matters: The role, which was originally vacated by Dan Coats in August 2019, is one of grave responsibility. As acting DNI, Grenell will be charged with overseeing and integrating the U.S. intelligence community and will advise the president and the National Security Council on intelligence matters that concern national security.

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What to watch in the Nevada debate

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Michael Bloomberg's wealth will fuel rather than shield him from tests and attacks when he makes his Democratic primary debate debut on the stage tonight in Las Vegas.

The state of play: Bernie Sanders is still the front-runner. So the other candidates must weigh which of the two presents a bigger threat to their viability: Sanders, with his combined delegate, polling and grassroots momentum? Or Bloomberg, with his bottomless budget?

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