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Weekend Roundup [April 24th, 2017]

April 24, 2017

We've got all the news you missed this weekend in one convenient place. #BondRoundup

1. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advanced in the French presidential elections [The New York Times]

2. The US considered sending more troops into Afghanistan following a Taliban attack [VICE News]

3. A third American was detained in North Korea [BuzzFeed News]

4. The NYPD deemed a judge’s death suspicious after leaning towards ruling it a suicide [NPR]

5. President Trump urged Republicans to use the threat of a government shutdown to gain funding for the US-Mexico border wall [The Washington Post]

6. The City of New Orleans removed the Battle of Liberty Place Monument in the early hours of the morning [WGNO]

7. Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the records for most spacewalks by a woman and cumulative time in space by an American astronaut [GIzmodo]

8. The New York Times announced plans to feature news stories on Snapchat Discover [TechCrunch]

9. Uber was caught trying to fool Apple [The Verge]

10. Rapper Kendrick Lamar announced a North American tour [Pitchfork]

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