News Briefs: June 13


Kansas State football added two three-star recruits to its 2019 roster. The Wichita Eagle reported Monday that high school standouts Keenan Garber, a defensive back from Free State High School in Lawrence, and Velton Gardner, a quarterback from Dallas, made oral commitments to K-State and announced them on social media. Gardner completed 60 percent of his passes for 13 touchdowns last season while also rushing for 1,036 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Net neutrality came to an end Monday. New rules from the Federal Communications Commissions removed Obama-era consumer protections that prevented internet service providers from altering legal web traffic. Since the changes passed in December under the Trump-appointed FCC chairman Ajit Pai, more than 20 states have sued the FCC. According to USA Today, ISPs must disclose any “blocking, throttling or prioritization of their own content or from their partners on customers’ broadband connections.” As midterm elections approach, proponents of net neutrality hope to force a public vote on the issue.

North Korean’s Kim Jong Un met with President Trump Tuesday in Singapore. Though few specifics are known, Reuters reports that the two agreed to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula on the condition that the U.S. provide security guarantees to North Korea. In a joint statement, the two leaders, who have exchanged personal insults in the past, vowed for new relations between Washington and Pyongyang.