Trump Losing Millennials, Fox Adds Another Debate, Facebook and Google Improve Encryption: P.M. Links


  • Trump/Palin
    Credit: Alex Hanson

    The latest polls show that when asked to choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, millennials will overwhelmingly choose Clinton. Two-thirds of Bernie Sanders' supporters say they'll support Clinton if she beats Sanders in the primaries.

  • Sarah Palin has canceled a planned appearance for Donald Trump because her husband, Todd, was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident. (UPDATE: She showed up after all.)
  • Fox News has added another Republican primary debate in a week, in Salt Lake City.
  • A white South Carolina state trooper has pleaded guilty to shooting an unarmed black driver seconds after a stop after the driver reached for his driver's license (which the trooper asked him for). The driver survived.
  • The White House has appointed transgender woman Raffi Freedman-Gurspan as its liaison on LGBT issues, the first transgender person to be given the role.
  • Facebook and Google are working to increase the encryption of its technology and services, despite government demands for easier access.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his troops to begin pulling out of Syria.

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