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U.S. President Donald Trump started the week off with a tweet declaring he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself. Meanwhile, a certain $950 billion company debuted software that uses "tongue detection" so you can create cartoon characters of yourself. 

Here are today's top stories

Trump's bold claim revisits questions as to what extent the American president is above the law and raises the stakes in a potential legal battle with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. 

Apple introduced a slew of new software features, including anti-addiction controls, augmented reality upgrades and group video chat. You can check out all the details in our liveblog.

"I just want to scream," said one Canadian steel CEO when asked about Trump's tariffs. He's not alone: Corporate Canada is in a general state of disbelief. 

At least 62 people were killed when Guatemala's most active volcano erupted Sunday. Rescuers are still struggling to reach some affected areas and the death toll is expected to rise.

Young Americans face crippling student debt, escalating home prices, surging mortgage rates and a scarcity of real estate listings. So why are they on a record-breaking homebuying binge

The U.S. Supreme Court tossed out a finding that a baker illegally discriminated when he refused to make a cake to celebrate a same-sex wedding. But the grounds were narrow.

What's Joe Weisenthal thinking? The Bloomberg news director says it's time to stop watching the average hourly earnings figure after Friday's excellent report.

What you'll need to know tomorrow

  • Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz will leave the coffee chain later this month.
  • The two-wheeled electric car of the future is being tested in China.
  • Fund managers are ditching Wall Street for Florida.
  • Microsoft agreed to purchase the code repository site GitHub for $7.5 billion.
  • What's a seven-letter word for "money" at The New York Times? Puzzles.
  • EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tried to buy a used mattress from the Trump Hotel.
  • An experimental therapy eradicated one patient's breast cancer.

What you'll want to read tonight

The future of retail isn’t e-commerce or omni-channel or pop-up shops or geo-fenced flash sales. It's palm-sized. As social media consumerism cultivates a growing crop of scrappy brands, retail entrepreneurs are skipping the computer altogether, selling products exclusively via smartphone.

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