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  1. Democratic Legislators Sue Trump, Cosby Jury Is Out and Anita Pallenberg Dies

    Know This: Nearly 200 congressional Democrats plan to sue President Trump today over alleged foreign financial conflicts. The jury is still deliberating on the eighth day of Bill Cosby’s Pennsylvania sexual assault trial. And former RNC boss Ed Gillespie has barely held off a surprisingly strong challenge from Virginia Trump campaign chair Corey Stewart for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.

    Lost Legend: “During her time with the Stones, Pallenberg became a muse for the band. She provided backing vocals for ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ and Mick Jagger was said to have remixed tracks … based on her feedback.” — Obituary for Anita Pallenberg, former girlfriend to Rolling Stones band members Keith Richards and Brian Jones. She recently died at age 73 of undisclosed causes.

    Answer This: Tell us how you really feel. OZY’s next TV show, Third Rail With OZY, is launching on PBS this fall! To kick things off, we’re shelving the PC and sparking debates. Each Wednesday, we’ll post a provocative question, with a focus on topics that might make it onto the show. This week, we delve into privacy and security: Should tech companies surrender your data to the FBI? Go deep. Email with your thoughts or a personal story, and we might feature your answer next week.

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