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  1. Flooding, North Korean Tensions and Pepe the Frog

    Know This: Coach has announced it will buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion. The leader of ISIS in Afghanistan has reportedly been killed in a special forces raid that involved American troops. Montreal has declared a state of emergency over floods that have inundated 1,900 homes. And another U.S. citizen has been detained in North Korea, sparking further tension.

    Ribbit in Peace: The creator of Pepe the Frog, who says he never intended his drawing to become a hate symbol, has symbolically killed off his own character, an admission that Pepe can’t be disassociated from the alt-right.

    Love This:  We want your best stories about mom, or the person who served as your mom, in anticipation of Mother’s Day. Email your heartwarming, hilarious or heroic tales with a photo from the family album to mothersday@ozy.com. Go deep. We’ll include the best ones in our Daily Dose.

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