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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry plans to leave his position at the end of the year, President Trump confirmed to reporters Thursday in Fort Worth, Texas. Trump praised Perry and said he already has a replacement in mind.

"Rick has done a fantastic job," Trump said. " But it was time."

Trump said that Perry's resignation didn't come as a surprise and that he has considered leaving for six months because "he's got some very big plans."

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will address Georgetown University students about free speech. Facebook and other platforms like Twitter are under pressure to define how they are policing free speech.

The death of a 25-year-old K Pop singer and actress in South Korea has led to soul searching in the country about online bullying.

An environmental group sued e-cigarette maker Juul and achieved a settlement that will restrict the company's marketing practices in several ways. Plus, the latest on vaping illnesses from the CDC.

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