'Hot Mic' podcast: Bill Cosby trial, Portugal wildfire and Trump’s approval rating

Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Source: Matt Rourke/AP
Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Source: Matt Rourke/AP

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Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Monday, June 19:

1. The criminal court case against Bill Cosby ends in a mistrial.

2. A catastrophic wildfire in Portugal killed at least 62 people.

3. President Trump decries the “witch hunt” against him in a series of tweets.

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Abu Zafar

Abu Zafar is a studio technician and podcast producer at Mic. He is based in New York and can be reached at abu@mic.com.

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