WAR ON TERROR
Big fish: Sounds like a U.S. airstrike early yesterday in North Africa killed a major terror figure. Mokhtar Belmokhtar, along with a group of others, was reportedly hit in Libya. He was behind a 2013 attack on a gas facility in Alergia where 37 hostages — including three Americans — were killed. Belmokhtar was also involved in kidnapping and smuggling operations in the region.
Decisions, decisions: Will a potentially landmark decision on same-sex marriage be handed down from the Supreme Court today? How about a ruling on Obamacare subsidies that could make or break the controversial law? With just a few weeks left in the term, the Supremes are once again saving their most anticipated rulings for last. Some opinions will be issued this morning, but only the court knows if any of those will involve the hot-button issues that everyone is waiting for.
NEW YORK PRISON BREAK
Reversal of fortune: It’s a little ironic when you think about it. Joyce Mitchell sits in jail while the prisoners she allegedly helped — Richard Matt and David Sweat — are still free and on the run. Mitchell will be in court today, after having been charged last week with helping the two convicted killers in their escape from an upstate New York prison. As for Matt and Sweat, there’s been no solid sign of them despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials to find them.
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5 Things To Know For Your New Day — Monday, June 15 was originally published on praisecleveland.com