Daily Briefing: June 22

The star, the quote, and the read you need to start your day right.

Stat

According on experts, the largest freshwater fish ever discovered is a stingray weighing 661 pounds. A fisherman caught the enormous guy in Cambodia's Mekong river last week, after which it was released following a weigh-in. This ultimate flat fish took over for a 646-pound catfish from Thailand that had held an unofficial record since 2005.

Quote

“Join the MAGA crew. Get a RINO hunting permit. There’s no bagging limit, no tagging limit and it doesn’t expire until we save our country.”

That's a bit from a campaign video for Missouri Senate candidate Eric Greitens, who brandished a shotgun and called for hunting RINOs (Republicans in Name Only) while promoting the video on social media. Facebook removed the clip for "violating our policies prohibiting violence and incitement," and Twitter prohibited users from sharing it.

Read

The boom-bust cycle of baby names and dog breeds. (Motherboard)

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