Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
The sports world is sending their prayers and condolences to the family of Olympic skier Bode Miller after the tragic death of his 19-month-old daughter, Emmy. “We are beyond devastated. Our baby girl, Emmy, passed away yesterday. Never in a million years did we think we would experience a pain like this,” Miller wrote in a personal Instagram post. Emmy reportedly drowned after falling into a pool at a Southern California home.
We are beyond devastated. Our baby girl, Emmy, passed away yesterday. Never in a million years did we think we would experience a pain like this. Her love, her light, her spirit will never be forgotten. Our little girl loved life and lived it to it’s fullest everyday. Our family respectfully requests privacy during this painful time.
The Pulse “angels” are remembered today on the two-year anniversary of the shooting at the gay nightclub, Pulse, that killed 49 people. It is one of the deadliest shootings in U.S. history.
A family-run business in New York City has raised an impressive amount of money in honour of American chef and traveller, Anthony Bourdain. The final number was $73,509. 76, which will be donated to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The business was featured in an episode of No Reservations, and the family says that Bourdain changed their lives.
Today's a day of extreme sadness for us here at Xi'an Famous Foods. I've lost a dear friend today, and we mourn with the rest of the world. I remember the time in 2007 when Tony first visited our basement food stall in Flushing for Travel Channel's No Reservations while I was... pic.twitter.com/z7FBcWnMID— Xi'an Famous Foods (@xianfoods) June 8, 2018
Twitter user Luiz Rocha (@CoralReefFish) pointed out the fact that some National Geographic issues are still being delivered in plastic. “Humanity in a nutshell” the user wrote. “The NatGeo magazine about ocean pollution comes wrapped in a plastic bag inside another plastic bag.” The magazine did respond to the observation, saying that their US, UK, and India editions are sent in paper wrapping, and global editions are on course to follow suit.
Appreciate your concern! The US, UK, and India editions have switched to paper wrapping and the rest of our global editions are on course to follow suit.— National Geographic (@NatGeo) June 11, 2018
The much-anticipated Singapore Summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump ended with the signing of a document committing to “working towards” the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. The exact contents of the agreement are unknown, however reports say the agreement is to simply continue talks with North Korea, and is not a major breakthrough.
In signed document, Trump and Kim declare the U.S. president would provide unspecified “security guarantees” to Kim in exchange for the North Korean leader’s “unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula” https://t.co/1BXsRDJ4ux #TrumpKim pic.twitter.com/AEdOlVvGrD— Bloomberg (@business) June 12, 2018
Notable Birthdays (Via Famous Birthdays)
Dave Franco (33), George H.W. Bush (94), Jessie Reyez (27), Richard Ayoade (41).