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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Ivanka Trump look on during a meeting with the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board inside the State Dining Room on March 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. The board, co-chaired by Ivanka and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, is tasked with developing a strategy to revamp the U.S. workforce for well-paid, in-demand jobs and with promoting private-sector investments in workers. (Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images)

During a roundtable with business leaders last week, President Donald Trump called Apple CEO Tim Cook, "Tim Apple." He refuses to live it down.

On Friday night, Trump told GOP donors at Mar-a-Lago that he did say Tim Cook, but that "Cook" was spoken too quickly for anyone to hear. Trump's guests were reportedly confused about why he would even bring it up because the whole thing was recorded on video.

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Microsoft and Apple have pledged to fight back against President Donald Trump's decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which places more than 800,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children at risk of deportation.

"If Congress fails to act, our company will exercise its legal rights properly to help protect our employees," Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith wrote in a blog post yesterday, shortly after US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Trump administration would dismantle the program.

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[DIGEST: New Civil Rights Movement, Clarion Ledger, Buzzfeed]

Wednesday evening, the Mississippi Senate approved a sweeping anti-LGBT religious freedom measure. Republican lawmakers hold a majority in both chambers; they believe the bill addresses issues created for people of faith by the Supreme Court's 2015 marriage equality ruling.

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[DIGEST: Wall Street Journal, New York Times]

In court papers filed on Monday, the government announced it had cracked the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and no longer needs Apple's help to unlock the device. The government intends to drop the legal case against the company.

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[DIGEST: New York Times, NPR, Reuters]

Yesterday, a federal judge in California ordered Apple to assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino attack that killed 14 people and injured 22 others. Late last night, Apple shot back.

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