March 25, 2019: What to Know 

BINGO BARNES
  • Bingo Barnes
  • Special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his nearly two-year investigation by concluding that there was no evidence that the Trump campaign conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. And in spite of Mueller adding that the president was "not exonerated" of committing a crime, Trump declared victory on Sunday, calling the probe an "illegal  takedown that failed."

  • click to enlarge BOISE FIRE
    • Boise Fire
    The India Fashion and Grocery market was destroyed by a late Sunday night fire at the corner of Overland and Latah on the Boise Bench. Investigators said a faulty surge protector might be to blame.

  • Federal agents have charged a Canyon County man with leading illegal bear hunts in Alaska. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alaska, 51-year-old Paul Silvas of Nampa has been indicted on four counts of violating the Lacey Act, for leading a hunting trip to kill grizzlies without a license.


  • Now that American Airlines has grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft from its fleet, pending an investigation of the aircraft's safety, USA Today says that the airline is canceling about 90 flights per day.

  • Sports columnist Rick Reilly, who has played golf with Donald Trump before he became president, writes in The Times of London that Trump lies about his score, takes credit for other players' shots and claims second attempts at a shot for no good reason.

  • The NCAA men's basketball tournament has narrowed down to the Sweet 16 and, true to form, 14 of the 16 were favored to advance this far into the tourney.


  • Entertainment Weekly reports that Apple has a very big event today where it's expected to announce a subscription service, similar to Netflix and Hulu, plus more than 30 films or TV series in development, including projects from Oprah Winfrey, Damien Chazelle, J.J. Abrams, Brie Larson and M. Night Shyamalan.

  • Jordan Peele's new film Us frightened off any modest box office expectations and took in more than $70 million, the best opening weekend for any original horror film, and the third best horror movie debut in the history of cinema.
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