Mueller had everything he needed to charge Trump with obstruction, but didn’t:
If Robert Mueller wanted to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction, he found all he needed to do it.
And he found it on multiple fronts. But he didn’t make a decision on whether to bring the case.
Mueller’s report Thursday walked through excruciating detail of evidence in the obstruction of justice investigation and legal analysis, hitting over and over again how prosecutors had enough to meet the legal threshold for a case against Trump.
Here’s why McDonald’s is ditching its fancy burgers:
McDonald’s is streamlining its menu by revamping its Quarter Pounder and abandoning its craft burgers.
The company said Wednesday that it will “move away” from its Signature Crafted Recipes line — which includes items like a mushroom and swiss cheese burger and one with bacon, cheddar and fried onions — on its national menu to focus on its Quarter Pounder. McDonald’s said it made the decision based on customer feedback.
Over the past few months, the company has introduced new versions of its classic Quarter Pounder to its national menu: One with bacon, and a deluxe version with lettuce and tomato. Both are prepared with fresh beef.
Does sugar make kids hyper? That’s largely a myth:
Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe.
“If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
In the mid-1990s, a meta-analysis reviewed 16 studies on sugar’s effects in children. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA, concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children. “However, a small effect of sugar or effects on subsets of children cannot be ruled out,” the article said
Jason Momoa shaved his beard and people are freaking out:
Before you ask “Why is this news?” remember that it’s Jason Momoa.
The Jason Momoa whose role on “Game of Thrones” and as “Aquaman” has caused more than a few hearts to flutter and whose marriage to actress Lisa Bonet is absolute #relationshipgoals.
Just when you thought you couldn’t love the dude more, he goes and shaves his beard for the environment.
Momoa shared a video of him shaving on YouTube.
Paris prosecutors investigating if short-circuit caused Notre Dame fire:
Paris prosecutors are investigating if an electrical short-circuit caused the fire that ripped through Notre Dame Cathedral.
A judicial source told CNN on Thursday that “we are not excluding any hypothesis at this stage,” saying that this is not their only line of inquiry.
Since Tuesday, Paris prosecutors have been investigating what could have turned the Gothic masterpiece into an inferno.
At least 40 employees at the Paris landmark have been questioned so fa