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It’s a historic win for Toronto, and it deserves to be celebrated as such.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Nancy Pelosi gave Justin Trudeau a gift basket after losing their NBA finals bet over the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. But a nicer gift would have included some fresh herb! Pelosi’s gift basket instead had chocolate, almonds, walnuts, pistachios and wine—a pretty meager collection of snacks. Gift-giving is all about being considerate and generous, and I am positive that Trudeau would have really appreciated some good old-fashioned kush. Or at least, a really nice vape pen. [Politico]
  • It is absolutely crazy that U.S. forces were already in the air last night when Trump’s planned strike on Iran was called off. Like, it seems like that shouldn’t be possible. [New York Times]
  • New York is finally getting tough on sexual harassment in the workplace. [New York Times]
  • Hear, hear—Elizabeth Warren wants to ban private prisons. [The Intercept]
  • The interview between Donald Trump and Telemundo’s JosĂ© DĂ­az Balart shows the difficulty of nailing the president on pretty much anything—or even to get him to stay on task. Asked if his zero-tolerance policy at the border was a mistake, Trump said he simply inherited Obama’s family separation policy. (The Washington Post has debunked this.) “I brought the families together,” he said. My head is spinning! Nothing means anything anymore. [Noticias Telemundo, Washington Post]
  • Curtis Flowers’s death sentence has been thrown out; the Supreme Court ruled that the prosecutor violated the Mississippi man’s right when he had removed jurors from the trial—Curtis’s sixth such trial—because of their race. [Associated Press]

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Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:

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