Daily Show Prep: Monday, June 19


Mom ticketed after 1-year-old locked in hot car; police say it’s not an overreaction to a ‘dangerous situation’ | Crime & Courts | omaha.com

Before calling 911, the toddler’s mother, aunt and two other relatives tried to open the doors with a screwdriver and coat hanger. One of the adults also called a roadside service, and a representative said someone would be on the way to help in a half hour.

Gust of Wind Traps Baby Inside Locked Car. Mom Calls 911 for Help. Mom Gets Ticketed by Police. – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Children die when they are forgotten in cars, not when they are about to be taken out of cars, the wind slams the door shut, and the family immediately does everything humanly possible to get the door open quickly.

Temperature becomes deadly quickly in a parked car on a warm day (video) | AL.com

With an outside temperature of 90 degrees, the temperature inside a car can rise to 110 degrees in 10 minutes and 120 degrees in 20 minutes

Supreme Court Axes Law Banning Disparaging Trademarks | The Daily Caller

The Supreme Court struck down a federal law banning the registration of disparaging trademarks Monday, finding the law violates the First Amendment’s free speech clause.

Bill O’Reilly Announces He’s Working On Launching A New Network

‘I am starting my own operation. We are going to do that,’ he stated, before explaining he will soon be rolling out a ‘beta-test’ for a newscast.

Sailors Found Dead Aboard Damaged US Destoyer | The Daily Caller

The bodies of multiple U.S. Navy sailors were found dead in the hull of a crippled destroyer damaged in a collision with a merchant ship Saturday, the military reports.

Hour 2

NJ Democratic Strategist Launches #HuntRepublicans and #HuntRepublicanCongressmen | Heat Street

After a shooter in Alexandria left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition and wounded four other people, a longtime New Jersey Democratic political strategist responded by introducing the hashtags #HuntRepublicans and #HuntRepublicanCongressmen.

Finsbury Park terror suspect is father-of-four from Wales | Daily Mail Online

The Finsbury Park terror suspect was thrown out of a pub on Saturday night after ‘cursing Muslims’ and vowing to ‘do some damage’, it was revealed this evening.

These parents are asking their babies for consent to pick them up | New York Post

Moodley says that asking for Raven’s permission is a small step in ending rape culture – as she is teaching her son from the off that he should only touch another person when he has their consent.

Seattle Gun Tax Backfires As Gun-Related Deaths Double | The Daily Caller

Since the tax took effect, gun violence has risen and gun sales have decreased, leading to a much smaller payout than the city expected, Fox News Reports.

Split verdict in UAlbany bus trial – Times Union

An Albany County jury on Wednesday found two former University at Albany students guilty of falsely reporting a hate crime on a bus full of drunk college students last January, but cleared them of assault and other charges.

Hour 3

Facebook Patent Application Describes Spying On Users Via Cameras

A newly discovered patent application reveals that Facebook would like to start spying on its users via their computer’s webcams and smartphone cameras to, you know, help them make more money.

Report: Netflix Now Has More Paid Subscribers than Cable TV

Online streaming service Netflix now counts more paid subscribers than the largest American cable television providers put together, a report has revealed.

Disney Honors Boy Killed By Alligator | The Daily Caller

Walt Disney World plans to erect a lighthouse sculpture to honor the Nebraska toddler killed by an alligator at one of its resorts last summer, the Associated Press reports.

Expert didn’t think ABC’s Avila wanted both sides of BPI story | Local news | siouxcityjournal.com

No portion of the statement appeared in a followup report the next night, he said. Neither did any portion of a letter in support of LFTB from the AMI.

Teen Found Guilty of Manslaughter for Texting Suicidal Boyfriend – Hit & Run : Reason.com

On the night of July 12, 2014, 18-year-old Conrad Roy III killed himself by inhaling carbon monoxide in a Kmart parking lot in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. His 17-year-old girlfriend, Michelle Carter, was miles away in Plainville. (*) Yet today Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for Roy’s death. She faces up to 20 years in prison.