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  1. Uber Says It Doesn’t Need Self-Driving Permits, China ‘Arming Islands’ and the Tweets That Roared

    Know This: The California Department of Motor Vehicles is crying foul over Uber’s lack of permission for its launch of self-driving cars in San Francisco. Experts say China has put weapons on its disputed man-made islands in the South China Sea. And Britain’s EU ambassador has said it could take 10 years to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal with Europe.

    Tweet This: Some doubt he’ll do it for America, but Donald Trump has already made Twitter great again.

    Remember This: Ta-Nehisi Coates deconstructs the legacy of America’s first Black president: “Much as the unbroken ranks of 43 white male presidents communicated that the highest office of government in the country … was off-limits to Black individuals, the election of Barack Obama communicated that the prohibition had been lifted.”

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