Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News
The Toys 'R' Us in Murray on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The toy retailer plans to close or sell more than 700 stores across the country.

A lighthearted look at news of the day:

Toys R Us has decided to close all its stores and go out of business. Unfortunately, this does not mean we all finally grew up.

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This is the time of year when a lot of office pools get ruined by early exits. That’s bad news for people who had Rex Tillerson winning their brackets.

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You want to change Americans’ apathy about foreign influences in the 2016 election? Tell them Russian spies have been influencing how they pick their NCAA winners.

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President Donald Trump announced Rex Tillerson’s firing on Twitter, which the now-former secretary of state apparently learned about when he logged on. The president also announced Tillerson’s replacement in the same tweet, then said, “Congratulations to all!” Yes, congratulations to Rex Tillerson, who gets a DVD set of "The Apprentice" as a parting gift.

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Tillerson’s aide was fired for tweeting that the secretary knew nothing of his own termination until reading it on Twitter. The White House said chief of staff John Kelly told Tillerson about the decision three days earlier in a late-night phone call. Of course, judging by how many people have left the administration lately, it could get confusing. Kelly may accidentally have fired Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman instead.

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In the future, the president may want to hire people only through Snapchat, since they tend to disappear so quickly.

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Trump soon will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The president is serious about arming schoolteachers to prevent violence. Maybe he should arm everyone at the summit meeting with a hand-held nuclear weapon.

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Trump is meeting in person with Kim Jong Un? So where does that leave Dennis Rodman?

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A Miami nightclub got in trouble recently for allowing a horse on the dance floor. In the club’s defense, the horse was hoofin’ it better than anyone else out there.