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The Clintons Avoid a Tax They Support. Benghazi's Back in the News, Bergdahl in a Theater Near You?—THE EDGE

By Kaveh Waddell (@kavehewaddell)

TODAY IN ONE PARAGRAPH: The top suspect in the 2012 Benghazi attack has been captured by U.S. special forces. Democrats propose net-neutrality legislation. Turns out, the Clintons are avoiding a tax they support. Two filmmakers are already working on a movie of Bowe Bergdahl's life.

 

TOP NEWS

SUSPECT IN BENGHAZI ATTACK IN CUSTODY. A unilateral American raid over the weekend brought in one of the top suspects in the September 2012 attack. He will be tried in the U.S. Most members of Congress did not know the raid had occurred until the news broke. (Berman and Roller, NJ)

DEMOCRATS PROPOSE A BAN ON INTERNET FAST LANES. The bill would require the FCC to prohibit "paid prioritization deals" and would disallow Internet service providers from prioritizing their own content. It counters proposed Republican legislation that would deregulate the Internet. (Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica)

FORMER GOLDMAN SACHS DIRECTOR GOES TO PRISON. Rajat Gupta will serve two years of prison time for insider trading and owes $13.9 billion in civil penalties. (Ax and Stempel, Reuters)

 

TOMORROW IN ONE PARAGRAPH: President Obama will host a Maker Faire featuring "innovators, and entrepreneurs of all ages who are using cutting-edge tools to bring their ideas to life." The vice president will spend the day in Bogota, Columbia, where he will meet with Colombian President Manuel Santos. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is in Jerusalem, where he will meet with Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Senate Appropriations Committee will conduct a hearing on the fiscal 2015 defense budget at 10 AM. The House Foreign Affairs Committee will conduct a hearing on the Bergdahl case at 2 p.m. The Senate Foreign Affairs Committee will conduct a hearing on Afghanistan at 2:15 p.m.

TOP LINES

THE CLINTONS ARE AVOIDING A TAX THEY SUPPORT. Financial gymnastics "could save the Clintons hundreds of thousands of dollars in estate taxes"—a tax policy Bill and Hillary have independently supported. (Richard Rubin, Bloomberg)

BROOKS'S WINNING GOAL WAS LIKE A DREAM. LITERALLY. The rookie defender put away the goal that pushed the U.S. past Ghana to win Monday's game. Thing is, he said he dreamed he'd score just the way he did the night before. What's the science behind seemingly predictive dreams? (Alice Park, Time)

THE SHADOW INTERNET SOUNDS EXCITING, IS ABSURDLY FAST. NASA can beam information across the country at speeds about 1,000 times faster than the Internet connection you're using to read this email. The space agency uses it to transfer huge amounts of data, like the results of the Human Genome Project, but commercial companies are learning from the next-gen network. (Klint Finley, Wired)

 

SGT. BERGDAHL: COMING SOON TO A THEATER NEAR YOU. The newest controversy surrounding the embattled former POW: Who will secure the rights to make his experience into a feature film? One contender: the team that made Zero Dark Thirty. (Jeff Sneider, The Wrap)

TOP READ

HOW TO EXPOSE GOVERNMENT SECRETS. One freelancer—a self-styled "FOIA terrorist"—has gotten really good at getting information out of the government. (Jason Fagone, Medium)

TOP VIEWS

A MAP SHOWS HOW NATIVE AMERICANS LOST 1.5 BILLION ACRES. A time-lapse map by a historian at the University of Georgia shows Native American territory shrinking to almost nothing (Onion and Saunt, Slate).

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