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5 things to know for June 11: Mueller documents, clergy abuse, plastics, David Ortiz

The temperatures will be cooling off for people in the eastern US with a front that is going to bring a storm threat to the Plains today. The opposite can be said for the folks on the West Coast as near record heat can be felt all the way into Washington State. Pedram Javaheri has the latest forecast.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 11:40 AM
Updated: Jun 11, 2019 11:40 AM

The next time you fly into Louisville, Kentucky, you'll be greeted by a familiar face: Muhammad Ali.

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1. House Judiciary Committee

The House Judiciary Committee is having itself quite the week. The committee held a hearing yesterday on the Mueller report (without former special counsel Robert Mueller). Watergate figure (and CNN contributor) John Dean testified at the hearing, and he compared President Trump's behavior to President Nixon's. He also said the report gave Congress "a road map" to impeachment.  Meanwhile, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said he's struck a deal with the Justice Department that will allow Congress to get its hands on some documents from the Mueller report related to obstruction of justice. That will head off, for now, a court showdown between House Dems and the Justice Department.

Meantime, a Judiciary subcommittee holds a hearing today on Big Tech and how it's affecting and influencing the news media. The hearing is part of an effort by newspapers and online publishers to get an antitrust exemption, which would allow them to band together and negotiate with the Googles and Facebooks of the world.

2. Helicopter crash

There are renewed calls to ban helicopter flights over Manhattan after a copter crash-landed on the roof of a building. The crash sparked a fire and killed the pilot. Visibility was poor in the area at the time, with moderate to heavy rain falling. New York banned helicopters from landing on rooftop helipads after a disaster in 1977. Today, helicopters come and go from three heliports on the island's periphery. Many New Yorkers said they immediately thought about 9/11 when they heard that an aircraft had crashed into a building.

3. Churches and sex abuse

The nation's two largest religious groups are holding meetings this week, and both will be talking about the same thing: sexual abuse by clergy. The US Conference of Catholic Bishops starts a four-day spring meeting today in Baltimore, while the Southern Baptist Convention convenes in Birmingham, Alabama. Both denominations are reeling after internal investigations and journalistic exposés revealed scandals that harmed their members and stained their reputations. The Catholics are expected to focus on accountability for bishops, while the Baptists want to fight an attitude of "casual indifference" that's allowed sexual abuse to continue.

4. Canada

Add Canada to the growing number of countries that are banning plastic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the country will ban single-use plastic items by 2021. So, that means no more plastic bags, straws, cutlery or stirring sticks. The United Kingdom plans to ban such plastics next year, and the European Parliament passed its own single-use plastic ban back in March. There is growing concern about the amount of plastic that's ending up in the world's oceans, with an estimated 1 million birds and more than 100,000 sea mammals worldwide injured or killed when they mistake plastic for food.

5. David Ortiz

Big Papi is back in Boston. The Red Sox sent a plane to the Dominican Republic to get the legendary slugger after he was shot in the back Sunday night at a nightclub. Ortiz had emergency surgery in the Dominican Republic. The bullet went through his stomach, a police spokesman said, and he had to have parts of his intestines and gall bladder removed. Ortiz's condition is serious, but he was stable enough to be flown. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. A doctor who assisted in Ortiz's surgery hopes his recovery will be "the shortest possible." Ortiz, who was honored at Fenway Park before the Red Sox's game last night, is beloved in Boston for more than baseball.

BREAKFAST BROWSE

Battle of the bands

Forget Raptors vs. Warriors. The real action at the NBA Finals is the battle of the National Anthems between the US and Canada.

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Free SAT prep. Help with college tuition. Walmart is pulling out all the stops to recruit high school students to work for them.

Wait, what?

Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to a fight, and, well, we just don't know what to think about it.

World history

The match was a draw, but Argentina doesn't care because the country's soccer team scored its first point -- ever -- at the Women's World Cup.

TODAY'S QUOTE

"You're breathtaking!"

YouTuber Peter Sark to Keanu Reeves, after the actor popped up at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles

TODAY'S NUMBER

fewer than 100,000

The number of travelers hit in a data breach of US Customs and Border Protection. Images of people and license plates collected by CBP were stolen in a cyberattack

TODAY'S WEATHER

AND FINALLY

Good or baaaaaaad?

Vodka made from sheep's whey? Apparently, it's a thing in Tasmania. (Click to view.)

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 947918

Reported Deaths: 15377
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1291181990
Lake635721103
Allen53899761
Hamilton44082449
St. Joseph42122590
Elkhart33803491
Vanderburgh30574449
Tippecanoe26915251
Johnson23727418
Hendricks22410342
Porter21832347
Clark17562231
Madison17492385
Vigo16302285
Monroe14545191
LaPorte14389239
Delaware14183222
Howard13971273
Kosciusko11498135
Hancock10935166
Warrick10737178
Bartholomew10635170
Floyd10514208
Wayne10077226
Grant9213204
Morgan8928160
Boone8463111
Dubois7791123
Dearborn769490
Henry7691133
Noble7466101
Marshall7409128
Cass7219118
Lawrence7026153
Shelby6647111
Jackson661386
Gibson6190107
Harrison609386
Huntington604495
Montgomery5853105
DeKalb581091
Knox5535104
Miami548888
Putnam543268
Clinton537465
Whitley529354
Steuben501768
Wabash488692
Jasper483861
Jefferson474492
Ripley457777
Adams446068
Daviess4231108
Scott409165
Clay394957
White393858
Greene393392
Wells389884
Decatur388797
Fayette378578
Posey362341
Jennings356056
Washington334747
LaGrange325175
Spencer321136
Fountain318455
Randolph317190
Sullivan309449
Owen287064
Starke282864
Fulton280454
Orange277859
Jay257038
Perry254152
Carroll245229
Franklin242838
Rush237030
Vermillion235050
Parke221420
Tipton212055
Pike211740
Blackford170534
Pulaski168551
Crawford147318
Newton145845
Benton143916
Brown135846
Martin130217
Switzerland126910
Warren115616
Union98511
Ohio80511
Unassigned0482

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1385749

Reported Deaths: 21820
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin1538881574
Cuyahoga1358332341
Hamilton987081326
Montgomery679671161
Summit568451051
Lucas51531869
Butler48000663
Stark42232983
Lorain32046539
Warren30404338
Mahoning27463643
Clermont25990297
Lake24809422
Delaware22566147
Licking20767246
Fairfield20730223
Greene20611275
Trumbull20257516
Medina20074290
Clark18170332
Richland16680236
Portage16389231
Wood15926209
Allen14333261
Miami14018261
Muskingum12927155
Wayne12185244
Columbiana11980242
Tuscarawas11204271
Marion10908150
Pickaway10606129
Scioto10531127
Erie9864171
Ross9612177
Lawrence8934125
Hancock8603143
Ashtabula8474187
Geauga8251156
Belmont8236188
Jefferson7691175
Huron7537131
Union742651
Washington7380126
Athens709365
Sandusky6963135
Darke6875137
Knox6812122
Seneca6519137
Ashland6051115
Auglaize595388
Shelby5820104
Brown575372
Mercer565190
Defiance5564101
Crawford5563117
Madison551071
Highland549282
Fulton542583
Clinton533781
Logan518687
Preble5102111
Putnam4900107
Guernsey484364
Williams468982
Perry462254
Champaign454264
Ottawa442484
Jackson434563
Pike398345
Morrow396451
Coshocton391969
Fayette383753
Adams369275
Hardin366170
Gallia355458
Holmes3321111
Henry329869
Van Wert320771
Hocking310770
Wyandot285458
Carroll266352
Paulding246443
Meigs221742
Monroe192749
Noble174142
Morgan170029
Harrison160741
Vinton141319
Unassigned05
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