FBI DIrector James Comey says he has no regrets about his decision to tell Congress he was reopening the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email just days before the election. He told a Senate panel he believes he made the right call even though it made him “mildly nauseous." The trigger? Ex-Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s infamous meeting on the tarmac with former President Clinton. Comey says that’s when he lost faith that the Justice Department could carry out an independent investigation. Here’s what else we learned.
If you get an email request from someone you know asking you to click on a Google Doc link, DON’T! It could be a phishing scam. The scheme rolled through the internet all day yesterday. If you did open such an email, don’t panic. Google says it can help.
Meanwhile, Facebook — under fire after a string of incidents where people shared videos of murder and suicide — will hire 3,000 more people so it doesn’t happen again.
1.4 billion The number of people who use Facebook – monthly!
5. British royal family
Prince Philip is stepping down from his royal duties. The Duke of Edinburgh is 95 and won’t attend any more public events on a regular basis after August. Don’t fret about what this might mean for the Queen, though. Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II, 91, will still carry out her regular full schedule of appearances.
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