Trump defends his right to speak to world leaders, including the ‘Prince of Whales’

In a since-deleted Tweet, the US president made an unfortunate typo about Prince Charles’ royal title.

Mary Midgley, 99, Moral Philosopher for the General Reader, Is Dead – The New York Times

Writing into her 90s — her last book was published last month — Dr. Midgley challenged with wit and verve the primacy of science as arbiter of reality.

Ken Dodd, Veteran British Comedian, Is Dead at 90 – The New York Times

“He married his longtime partner, Anne Jones, on Friday.” Ummm… “It’s your funeral” is supposed to be just an expression… (Coyoty)

A titan of a vanishing age of comedy, Mr. Dodd played a record 42 straight weeks at the London Palladium and enjoyed fame comparable to the Beatles’. (NYT)