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James Holzhauer’s historic ‘Jeopardy!’ winning streak is over:

James Holzhauer’s historic “Jeopardy!” winning streak came to an end Monday night — and it wasn’t even a wrong answer that undid him.

Holzahauer was this close to breaking the all-time “Jeopardy!” earnings record, but he fell short in his 33rd straight game — even though he had the right answer.

Holzhauer entered Monday night’s Final Jeopardy! round trailing opponent Emma Boettcher$23,400 to her $26,600. He needed her to get the answer wrong in order to win, but both correctly answered the final question about 16th-century English playwright Christopher “Kit” Marlowe.
Holzahauer wagered $1,399.
Boettcher’s bet of $20,201 was enough to win regardless of what Holzhauer bet.

Trump’s surreal royal visit turns from pomp to politics:

It was the moment when a famous, powerful dynasty, built on inherited wealth, hounded by tabloids and with a weakness for palatial, gold-encrusted residences met … the British royal family.

The Trump clan descended on Buckingham Palace on Monday, and Queen Elizabeth II seemed to cast a calming spell on the President, who put his smash mouth style on hold for a few hourswhile in her presence.
The opening of Trump’s often surreal state visit came as political tornadoes rage around the governments in Washington and London, and the President reigns supreme as the world’s most divisive figure

RIP iTunes as we know it. Apple breaks up iconic music platform:

The music industry has changed dramatically since Apple disrupted the way people buy songs and albums nearly two decades ago. So Apple is phasing out iTunes in favor of three more modern apps.

Apple announced Monday that iTunes will be replaced by a trio of desktop apps called Music, TV and Podcasts — similar to how these services are already divided on iPhones and iPads. It will still exist as a standalone iOS app and on Windows PCs.
Previous purchases and libraries will be maintained in each new app on Mac computers, a spokesperson told CNN Business.

Man gets 19 years for throwing a boy from a balcony at Mall of America:

A man was sentenced Monday to 19 years in prison for throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at Minnesota’s Mall of America.

Emmanuel Aranda, 24, pleaded guilty last month to attempted premeditated first-degree murder.
Aranda said he intended to kill the boy April 12 when he threw the child over a railing at the mall in Bloomington. The boy fell 40 feet and suffered extensive injuries.
Aranda told police he had been frustrated by women rejecting him at the mall, and that he had intended to kill an adult there the day before.

He resigned from his job, then killed 12 people. Police don’t know why:

Investigators are still trying to get a better picture of what led a Virginia Beach city engineer to bring two handguns to work on Friday and empty extended magazines in a deadly shooting spree.

At a gathering of some 4,000 city employees Monday afternoon, City Manager Dave Hansen stood on a stage and admitted to his staff that he still didn’t know why gunman DeWayne Craddock did what he did, Hansen told CNN.
Craddock killed 12 people and injured others before police killed him in a shootout.

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