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The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week.

1. In Phoenix this week, extreme heat kept nearly 50 flights from taking off. Temperatures lingered around 120 degrees, making it impossible for some planes to fully lift from the ground.

2. Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling’s debut novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Fans of the series across the world celebrated the date.

3. CNN saw three anchors resign on Monday after publishing a story that insinuated a Trump confidant had ties to a Russian investment fund under Senate investigation. Last week, the network announced it could not fully support the reporting behind the claim.

4. A cyberattack affected businesses across the globe last Tuesday. The source of the malware, which locked devices and demanded a bitcoin ransom, is still not clear. Among the hardest hit by the attack were Russia and Ukraine. 

5. Former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli began his fraud trial on Wednesday. Shkreli’s price gouging of a lifesaving medicine previously brought him under heavy public criticism.

6. President Trump tweeted a series of disparaging remarks early Thursday morning against the hosts of MSNBC’s show “Morning Joe.” He claimed that a face-lift procedure had left co-host Mika Brzezinski bleeding badly at a social event at Trump Tower.

7. On Friday, Jay-Z dropped his long-awaited album 4:44. On the same day, it was revealed that the rapper and his wife Beyoncé had trademarked the names Rumi and Sir Carter, presumed to be the names of their newborn twins.

8. The German Parliament passed a law legalizing same-sex marriage on Friday. The decision makes Germany the 24th country worldwide to allow same-sex couples to wed.

9. Canadians celebrated the country’s 150th birthday on Saturday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commended every province in a speech except Alberta, but quickly apologized after Albertans took to Twitter in outrage. 

10. 28 people were injured in an Arkansas night club after gunfire broke out early Saturday morning. Little Rock police suggested Sunday that the incident was related to rivaling gang activity.