No, there haven't been 18 school shootings so far in 2018.
- A federal judge dismissed a copyright violation claim brought by Playboy Entertainment Group against Boing Boing over the blog's linking to a collection of Playboy centerfold photos that had been posted to Imgur.
- Meanwhile, another federal judge says that embedding tweets without the poster's permission is could be a violation of copyright law. [Correction: The judge has merely denied summary judgement to the media outlets being sued, not issued a final decision in the case.]
- A high school student was arrested and charged with making threats after someone overheard him arguing that it would be possible for him to buy an AR-15.
- In The New Yorker, former Playboy model Karen McDougal details an alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump and how he hid the trail.
- Happy 60th, Ice T!
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David Chipman's obfuscation, like the president's vagueness, is aimed at concealing the illogic of targeting firearms based on their "military-style" appearance.
"By phasing out these courses, all students will have access to an inclusive model of education."
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