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Karachi Airport Attack Shows Reach of Pakistani Taliban

Welcome to #theBrief, the four stories to know about right now—from the editors of TIME

Here are the stories TIME is watching this Monday, June 9.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Pakistan’s Karachi International Airport that left 29 dead, making a grave statement about their formidable terror capabilities.

2 police officers and 1 civilian are dead after a couple opened fire at a Walmart in Las Vegas, before apparently killing themselves. Witnesses heard them shouting “This is the start of a Revolution.”

Comedian Tracy Morgan remains in critical condition after a Walmart truck hit Morgan’s vehicle from behind early Saturday morning.

And finally, the Seattle Symphony likes big butts and it cannot lie. The classical music ensemble paired up with Sir-Mix-A-Lot to deliver a symphonic version of his racy 1992 hit “Baby Got Back.”

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