Saudi Nuclear Deal, Morgan Mouse Mayhem, and More

The third week of February 2019 is over, and as always on the WHIP Weekly News Crackdown, we’ve got a wide range of local and government news – now with nuclear deals, lawsuits, scary AI, and more! On Temple’s campus, we recently saw a $1.5 Million scholarship fund created for first generation college students. This may balance out some of the pandemonium surrounding Morgan Hall’s recent mouse incident.


  1. WaPo: Coalition of states sues Trump over national emergency to build border wall
  2. TheWeek:16 states sue Trump over national emergency declaration
  3. NPR: Trump Officials Tried to Rush Nuclear Technology to Saudis, House Panel Finds
  4. QZ: Chinese state media’s latest innovation is an AI female news anchor
  5. YouTube: Youtube is Facilitating the Sexual Exploitation of Children, and it’s Being Monetized
  6. NYT: Advertisers Boycott YouTube After Pedophiles Swarm Comments on Videos of Children
  7. WaPo: ‘I am dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on earth’: A self-proclaimed white nationalist planned a mass terrorist attack, the government says
  8. NYT: Accused of Faking Own Assault, Jussie Smollett Arrested on Felony Charge
  9. NYT: Jussie Smollett Rehearsed His Own Assault, Prosecutors Say
  10. Temple News: Temple offers $1.5 million in scholarships for first-generation students
  11. Temple News: Temple Student Government president gives first ‘State of the Union’ address
  12. Temple News: Aramark claims viral Morgan Hall mouse photo is chicken wing
  13. Reuters: Fox cuts Smollett’s character from ‘Empire’ after arrest

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