Every Tuesday-Friday, The Morning Commute gives you “A rousing digest of the day’s biggest news, set to a soundtrack worth waking up for.” Every Sunday, we compile the week that was in a series we call The Weak Ender.

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Since last Friday’s edition of The Morning Commute:

 
Now, onto the week that was…

Friday – “Oh Meo Cinqo De Mayo”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Upper bodies, high-profile associates, and religious unity”

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“Macron stretches lead as French presidential campaign enters final day”

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“Scientists switch on world’s biggest X-ray laser, generate first laser light”

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“Talking Like a Jerk: #0002 – Father John Misty”

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Thursday – “Tragedy + Time”

“THE DAILY DONALD: High-risk pools, regular practices, and “intelligence porn”

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“Puerto Rico, facing $123 billion in debt, files for bankruptcy”

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“Sophisticated, fast-spreading phishing attack targets Google Docs users with bogus app”

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“You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you”

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Wednesday – “Fyre It Up”


“THE DAILY DONALD: Civics lessons, pathways forward, and “a good shutdown”

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“Reined-In N.S.A. Still Collected 151 Million Phone Records in ’16”

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“Former South Carolina police officer pleads guilty in shooting of Walter Scott”

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“China’s economic miracle has an ugly underbelly”

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Tuesday – “Make Good Neighbors”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Surreal interviews, omnibus deals, and “the good of the nation”

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“Twitter partners with Bloomberg for 24/7 streaming news channel; teases additional programs from Buzzfeed, Live Nation, MLB”

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“Venezuela’s President Maduro calls for citizens assembly to rewrite constitution amid protests demanding his ousting”

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“TheDarkOverlord” leaks Orange Is the New Black episodes after hacking Netflix, threatens other networks with extortion”

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Bryce T. Rudow, Editor-in-Chief
(@brycetrudow)