Good Sunday morning.
🍔 Situational awareness: "A man accused of kicking a seagull that tried to eat his cheeseburger at a New Hampshire beach has been fined $124." (AP)
Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios
The whodunit over the Trump administration's "anonymous" hinges on the word "senior."
The guessing game raced across Washington and Wall Street:
In playing the game myself, I may have been wrong about one of the most essential assumptions:
But in the few clues the paper has given, there are real questions about whether the "household name" test will be met:
Have fun with your guessing. And please gamble responsibly.
Hong Kong is now the city with the highest number of residents with a net worth of $30 million or more, according to Wealth-X, a global intelligence service about ultra-high net worth individuals.
The big picture, from Axios' Stef Kight: 86% of the 30 fastest growing high-wealth cities were in China.
P.S. China is detaining Muslims in its most sweeping internment program since the Mao era, per the N.Y. Times' Chris Buckley:
"The same Kremlin-linked group that posed as Americans on social media during the 2016 ... election has repeatedly exploited the [NFL's national anthem] controversy, ... playing both sides in an effort to exacerbate divides in American society," CNN reports.
Be smart, from BBC: The goal of Russian state actors, bots and trolls "is no longer to deny or disprove an official version of events, it is to flood the zone with so many competing versions that nothing seems to make sense."
"During the first 18 months of the Trump administration, ... nearly 1,600 workers left the EPA, while fewer than 400 were hired," per the WashPost.
Countless Catholics in the U.S. "are raising their voices in prayer and protest to demand change amid new revelations of sex abuse by priests and allegations of widespread cover-ups," AP's Amy Forliti reports:
One campaign, learning from the "Time's Up" and #MeToo movements, organized events across the country this weekend under #CatholicToo.
President Trump has a sudden competitor for airtime: CNN and MSNBC covered President Obama's first 2018 campaign rally yesterday as if he were in a general-election race with his successor.
After calling out Trump and the Kochs in a speech the day before, Obama went with generic descriptions yesterday, but said:
Be smart, from N.Y. Times' Adam Nagourney: "Obama’s decision to enter the fray ... could very well, as some Democrats acknowledge, energize Republican ... voters. ... But he made clear his main goal [yesterday] was getting Democrats and independents, who are a big bloc of voters [in Orange County], to turn out."
In the middle of her U.S. Open final against Naomi Osaka at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York yesterday, "with a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title on the line, Serena Williams was standing on the court calling the chair umpire a thief," the N.Y. Times' Ben Rothenberg writes:
"[I]nstead of trading blazing ground strokes with Osaka, a 20-year-old born in Japan who grew up idolizing her, Williams [age 36] was having a heated conversation with the tournament referee."
"Williams did not recover ... Osaka won, 6-2, 6-4."
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