"Miriam Gutierrez boxes with a mouthguard engraved with the words #genderviolence. Beaten up by her partner when she was pregnant with her first child, the young Spaniard has since used boxing, and now politics, to champion women’s rights. And she’s had quite a year. https://reut.rs/2IOLSYe"
"The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, who take the stage a day later."
"Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years. For more daily stories, subscribe to our new Messenger morning briefing: m.me/reuters"
"“Every time I look at that picture I see my daughter. I see my son… this is our collective story. And if we don't do anything about this, this should be our collective shame.” CNN commentator Maria Cardona emotionally responds to the shocking image from the US-Mexico border of a Salvadoran father and his daughter, having drowned while trying to reach the United States. cnn.it/2IIMgaq"
"Switzerland has banned planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying on Wednesday the company had breached Swiss rules on giving logistical support to foreign armed forces now engaged in a war in Yemen."
"Anthony Bourdain would have been 63 on Tuesday. His celebrity chef friends started an online movement to celebrate his life, calling the day, appropriately, #BourdainDay. One of those friends, chef and television host Andrew Zimmern, joins Full Circle to remember Bourdain and his legacy. You can share your favorite memories here, too."
"EXCLUSIVE: A hacking campaign connected to China’s government penetrated some of the world’s biggest technology service providers. From there, it spread to ensnare those firms’ clients, plundering reams of corporate and government secrets https://reut.rs/2INI1uf"
"Don Lemon CNN: “That picture. I can’t even look at it.” Chris Cuomo: “You must. … Of course it kills you. It kills every part of you, every part of us that makes us human.” Lemon: “…Who are we? Who are we, as a people, to sit and judge people who are trying to come across for better lives and better conditions?” https://cnn.it/2Fxe9QY"
"We’re watching markets open after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US and China were “about 90% of the way” to a trade deal. US chipmaker Micron is up more than 9% after reporting results that beat expectations. General Mills is down around 6% after reporting disappointing sales."
"This Senator got emotional when referring to the photo of a father and child lying face down on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. "I hope that picture alone will catalyze this Congress, this Senate, this Committee, to do something," Senator Ron Johnson said https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/immigration-us-mexico-border-june-2019/h_80488edcab068cd119c13ecfa1a7cf6c"
"A China-linked hacking campaign targeted at least eight technology service providers like HPE and IBM and spread to their clients. Reuters details how the service providers may have undermined the response by withholding information from their defenders https://reut.rs/2NaGBya"
"Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take “aggressive” action to combat climate change - but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a year to help, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday."
"After six months of negotiation, on June 28, 1919, the Versailles Treaty was signed, formally ending World War One. The treaty blamed Germany for the conflict, imposed reparations and limited German armed forces. Adolf Hitler made that humiliation the centrepiece of his appeal to Germans during his rise to power and then used the Versailles settlement to justify his territorial ambitions. Just 20 years later, in September 1939, World War Two began. Following are some contemporary stories from Reuters."
"9/11 first responder John Feal explains why he gave Sen. Mitch McConnell the NYPD badge of terminally ill officer Luis Alvarez: “For a New York City police officer to give up his badge, that's like somebody donating an organ, and Luis wanted the Senate majority leader to understand the importance of this and to be reminded that people are sick and dying." https://cnn.it/2RAzfCE"