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Situational awareness: Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to investigators tomorrow, per the New York Times.
Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios
President Trump hasn’t shut the door on the possibility that a North Korea summit could still happen — but for now, he’s warning North Korea not to try anything.
Behind the scenes: A White House official told Axios’ Jonathan Swan: “They literally threatened nuclear war. …[N]o summit will work under these circumstances, when they’re literally threatening our people.”
For now, it’s back to the days of “fire and fury.”
Two views on where we’re headed, from Axios Expert Voices:
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reads Trump's letter to Kim Jong-un before testifying to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
“You have to stand proudly for the national anthem or you shouldn’t be playing, you shouldn’t be there — maybe you shouldn’t be in the country.”— President Trump to “Fox & Friends,” on the NFL’s new anthem policy
No, it's not because the baseballs are “juiced” now. It's because they're “flying greater distances through the air because of a decrease in wind resistance,” the New York Times reports — the conclusion of a Major League Baseball study that tried to figure out why there were so many home runs between 2015 and 2017.
Why it's happening: “We cannot find a single property that we can measure that would account for decreased drag,” said the chairman of the study, Alan Nathan, a professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois.
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