Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 3.2.16

Today’s edition of quick hits:
 
* North Korea must have realized there’d be consequences: “The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt tougher sanctions against North Korea, reflecting closer cooperation between the United States and China on a longstanding dispute.”
 
* FBI: “The head of the F.B.I. acknowledged on Tuesday that his agency lost a chance to capture data from the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers when it ordered that his password to the online storage service iCloud be reset shortly after the rampage.”
 
* Secret Service: “The U.S. Secret Service said Wednesday it plays no role in removing protesters from campaign events unless they pose a threat to the candidate, in an effort to clarify its procedures after incidents at Donald Trump rallies.”
 
* What a story: “Former Chesapeake Energy chief executive Aubrey McClendon, the embattled co-founder of one of America’s largest natural gas producers, died Wednesday morning in a fiery car crash one day after he was charged with an Oklahoma bid-rigging conspiracy.”
 
* Following up on an item from yesterday: “Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed a measure Tuesday that would have made South Dakota the first state to bar transgender students from using bathrooms that don’t match their biological sex.”
 
* Welcome back: “After living for nearly a year aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is two inches taller than his identical twin brother Mark. One of the main goals of his groundbreaking mission is to study how well humans can endure – mind, body and spirit – on a long-duration spaceflight.”
 
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Wednesday's Mini-Report, 3.2.16