Friday, March 15
New Zealand Mosque Shootings Leave 49 Dead (Associated Press)
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the shootings as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days” and said “it is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack.”
-Facebook, YouTube Blindsided by Mosque Shooter’s Live Video (Bloomberg)
-Escape: Bangladesh Cricket Team Thankful to Have Escaped New Zealand Shooting (Washington Post)
Summit Fallout: North Korea Rethinks U.S. Nuclear Talks, Pause in Missile Tests – Blames ‘Gangster-Like’ Demands for Summit’s Collapse (Bloomberg)
Ethiopia Crash Update: Screw-Like Device Found at Boeing 737 Max Crash Site Shows Jet Was Set to Dive (Bloomberg)
-Theresa May’s Third Vote Penciled In for Tuesday (Bloomberg)
-Germany Passes Brexit Law to Make It Easier to Fire Top Bankers (Bloomberg)
-Irish Finance Minister at Bloomberg London: EU Has No Wish to Trap U.K. (Bloomberg)
-Theresa May Might Have Outmaneuvered All Her Brexit Critics (Bloomberg Opinion – Mohamed A. El-Erian)
-Weekend Read: The 310 Miles Breaking Brexit (Bloomberg)
Losing an Emergency: Trump Tried to Make the Border Emergency Fight about Him. He Lost Anyway. (Washington Post)
Immigrants Boost the U.S. Economy: Counties with More Historical Immigration have Higher Salaries, Less Poverty and Less Unemployment Today (MarketWatch)
Gun Safety Win: U.S. Gun Companies Lose Major Ruling Over Liability (New York Times)
Climate of Hope: School Climate Strikes Draw Thousands to the Streets in Cities Around the Globe (Washington Post)
Tech: Facebook Says Server Change Caused Widespread Outage of WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger on Wednesday (Bloomberg)
Sunday TV: Season 4 of Showtime’s Billions premieres Sunday evening. The high-stakes drama about wealth and power in New York stars Paul Giamatti, Asia Kate Dillon and … the Bloomberg Terminal. Watch the trailer here.
Hudson Yards Officially Opens Today:
Arts: Is The Shed in Hudson Yards the Defining Arts Institution of a New New York City? (Town & Country)
When it opens on April 5 in Hudson Yards, The Shed will host some of New York’s most daring cultural programming, from Steve McQueen’s celebration of the history of African-American music to a new work by Björk. Bloomberg employees get a 10% discount on tickets to live productions at The Shed. Learn more at BOB <GO>.
In Case You Missed It: 7 Restaurants to Hit in New York’s Hudson Yards (Bloomberg)
Best of late night.
“Italy implemented new laws this week that will fine parents up to $560 for sending unvaccinated children to school if they are between the ages of 6 and 16. Said anti-vaxxers, ‘That’s fine, I don’t believe in Italy.’”
— Seth Meyers
On the U.S. college admissions cheating scandal:
“Actress Lori Loughlin, one of the 50 people charged for paying bribes to get their children into colleges, was released yesterday on a $1 million bond. Said Loughlin: ‘How about we make it a million and a half and my daughter gets into law school?’”
— Seth Meyers
“Now, one of the people arrested yesterday was the coach of the Stanford sailing team. Yeah. He was charged with bribery and pretending that sailing is a sport.”
— Conan O’Brien
For more best of late night from the New York Times, click here.