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Sanders: Obama's $400K Wall Street speech 'unfortunate'

Author=Max Greenwood


Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe react to James Harden’s Game 6 meltdown | FOX Sports

'Harden was made for the regular season.'

Author=Cameron DaSilva @camdasilva


FBI agent groups dispute Trump's rationale for Comey firing

'His support within the rank and file of the FBI is overwhelming.'

Author=Josh Meyer


The global ransomware attack has made $49,000 — but the attackers will have a hard time claiming it

'It won't just be the FBI coming after them, but NSA/GCHQ/GCSB/ASD/CSE as well. That's not a recipe for a peaceful life.'

Author=Rob Price, Business Insider UK


'Star Wars' story group manages teeming galaxy

'Star Wars' May the 4th celebration Lucasfilm Story Group manages teeming Star Wars universe with stepped-up movies like Rogue One, Han Solo joining sequels

Author=Brian Lowry, CNN


Trump savages media as Washington roasts him from afar

'The media deserves a very big, fat, failing grade,' the president tells a charged-up crowd in Pennsylvania.

Author=Josh Dawsey


Jefferson Davis disappears as New Orleans removes another tribute to the Confederacy

'We continue our march to reconciliation by removing the Jefferson Davis Confederate statue from its pedestal of reverence,' Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in slamming 'the lost cause of the Confederacy.'

Author=https://www.facebook.com/janell.ross.549


Jefferson Davis disappears as New Orleans removes tribute to ‘lost cause of the Confederacy’

'We continue our march to reconciliation by removing the Jefferson Davis Confederate statue from its pedestal of reverence,' Mayor Mitch Landrieu said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/janell.ross.549


Trump pledges to build Coast Guard icebreakers, but it’s unclear how different his plan is than Obama’s

'We're going to build many of them,' Trump said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/dlamothe


McConnell: I recommended Merrick Garland for FBI director

"I think it would make it clear that President Trump will continue the tradition at the FBI of having an apolitical professional," he says.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NolanDMcCaskill


Sessions moves to lengthen drug sentences

"It is a core principle that prosecutors should charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense," Sessions says.

Author=Josh Gerstein


Obama urges 'political courage' to save Affordable Care Act

"It takes great courage to champion the vulnerable and the sick and the infirm.”

Author=Edward-Isaac Dovere


Fox News: Kimberly Guilfoyle under 'long-term' contract

"Kimberly is a valued member of the FOX News primetime lineup, and is under a long-term contract with the network," a network spokesperson said in a statement.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/hadas.gold


Trump strikes moderate tone on Islam

"We are not here to tell other people how to live."

Author=Annie Karni


Lea Michele Is Freaking Out Over Céline Dion at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards: "I'm Obsessed With Her"

<i>Scream Queens</i> star also reveals the fun she had while on tour

Author=Mike Vulpo


From Dance Moms to Jail Time: A Look at Abby Lee Miller’s Ups and Downs

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">A look at Miller's rough time in the spotlight ahead of her yearlong prison sentence for bankruptcy fraud</span></p>

Author=Kate Hogan


Pippa Middleton and James Matthews Tie the Knot — and It’s a Royal Affair!

<p class="p1">Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Matthews!</p>

Author=Erin Hill


Palestinian Journalists Tear Gassed Demonstrating on World Press Freedom Day

<p>During the Israeli state crackdown, journalists Ashraf al-Nibali and Amin Alariya were detained.</p>

Author=


Tillerson hails 'historic moment' in U.S.-Saudi relations

<p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed strategic and economic partnerships to minimize threats in a joint address with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir from Riydh, stressing it's a &quot;historic moment&quot

Author=https://www.facebook.com/hanna.trudo


Drive extremists 'out of this earth,' Trump tells Muslim leaders

"A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and drive out the extremists. Drive them out. Drive them out...

Author=Los Angeles Times


Reports: Baton Rouge Officers Won't Face Federal Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling

"All of this was for nothing, but it just hurts so bad," Sandra Sterling, Alton Sterling's aunt, says following reports the Justice Department won't prosecute two officers involved in the man's death.

Author=Bill Chappell


Baton Rouge Officers Won't Face Federal Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling

"All of this was for nothing, but it just hurts so bad," Sandra Sterling, Alton Sterling's aunt, says of news that the Justice Department won't prosecute two officers involved in her nephew's death.

Author=Bill Chappell


Trump to Muslim leaders: 'The Middle East cannot wait for American power to crush this enemy for them'

"America is prepared to stand with you in pursuit of shared interests and common security, but the nations of the Middle East cannot wa...

Author=Los Angeles Times


Pope Francis: Charity is the only acceptable kind of fanaticism

"Any other type of fanaticism does not come from God," Francis said.

Author=


Trump really needs an economic boom. So far, he’s not getting one.

"Are you going to have 80-year-olds working at McDonald's now? What are we talking about?"

Author=https://www.facebook.com/anaclaireswanson, https://www.facebook.com/max.ehrenfreund


McConnell: Border tax 'probably wouldn't pass the Senate'

"Border adjustability is a pretty controversial thing in the Senate," the senate majority leader said.

Author=Naomi Jagoda


Trump blasts 'chorus of critics' in commencement speech

"But you aren't going to let other people tell you what you believe, especially when you know that you are right."

Author=Nikita Vladimirov


Russia-brokered Syria no-fly zone deal bans U.S. aircraft, too

"De-escalation zones" will be officially off-limits to all military flights, including U.S., which didn't participate in negotiations

Author=


The Trump administration just signaled it may take the only action that could actually stop North Korea

"Denuclearization is probably a nonstarter for a dialogue," Yun Sun, a senior associate at the Stimson Center told Business Insider.

Author=Alex Lockie


Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe react to James Harden’s Game 6 meltdown | FOX Sports

"Harden was made for the regular season."

Author=Cameron DaSilva @camdasilva


College machete attacker felt bullied for being conservative

"He asked the first girl if she was a Democrat or Republican. She said Republican. He said okay," one witness said.

Author=Christopher Brennan


Comey's father rips Trump: 'He's nuts'

"He was crazy before he became president. Now he’s really crazy."

Author=Olivia Beavers


Analysis | Donald Trump says he’s a big fan of history. But he doesn’t seem to trust historians.

"How would they know that?” Trump once asked of historians who challenged his own version of history. “Were they there?"

Author=


Trump is not ruling out military action against North Korea

"I don't know. I mean, we'll see,” Trump said about military action against North Korea.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kristineaguerra


McCain: Talk of impeaching Trump not ‘rational’

"I don't think very many people take that very seriously," he said.

Author=Mark Hensch


Analysis | Hasan Minhaj’s Trump-bashing comedy routine at the White House correspondents’ dinner, annotated

"I get why Donald Trump didn’t want to be roasted tonight. By the looks of him, he has been roasting nonstop for the past 70 years,” Minhaj said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


GOP senators praise Lieberman for FBI director

"I hope he gets chosen," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) says.

Author=Olivia Beavers


Trump: “This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.” - Hot Air

"I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life."

Author=


Oversight Dem: Special counsel Mueller is 'no nonsense'

"I was a very good move and I think it came at the right time."

Author=Nikita Vladimirov


Jimmy Kimmel slams critics of his emotional health-care plea, calls out Newt Gingrich

"I would like to apologize for saying that children in America should have health care, it was insensitive," Kimmel deadpanned.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/emily.yahr


Josh Earnest: 'I’m sympathetic to' Spicer

"I'm sympathetic to Sean's plight," he said.

Author=Mark Hensch


Anderson Cooper apologizes for conjuring image of Trump defecating on his desk

"If he took a dump on his desk, you would defend it,” Anderson Cooper told conservative pundit and Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kristineaguerra


North Korea Is Willing to Meet With the Trump Administration, Diplomat Says

"If the conditions are set," said North Korean diplomat Choi Sun-hee

Author=Associated Press


Warren Buffett Identifies What Went Wrong at Wells Fargo

"It had to stop when the CEO learned about it," says Buffett about the bank’s multiyear sales scandal.

Author=John Maxfield


Putin Blames Out-of-Tune Piano for Hesitant Rendition of Soviet Melody

"It was quite hard to play, even for me, someone who plays with two fingers," the Russian president said about his impromptu performance in China.

Author=NBC News


Anderson Cooper apologizes for 'crude' remark involving Trump

"It was unprofessional. I am genuinely sorry."

Author=Brandon Carter


Analysis | Fox News’s Kimberly Guilfoyle is openly gunning for Sean Spicer’s job

"It would be an honor to serve the country."

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


Analysis | Fox News’s Kimberly Guilfoyle is openly gunning for Sean Spicer’s job

"It would be an honor to serve the country.”

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


A tearful Jimmy Kimmel said his newborn has a congenital heart defect. Here’s how it works.

"It's hard to explain,” Kimmel said of Tetralogy of Fallot. “Basically, the pulmonary valve was completely blocked. And he has a hole in the wall between the left and right sides of his heart."

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever


A tearful Jimmy Kimmel said his newborn has a congenital heart defect. Here’s how it works.

"It's hard to explain,” Kimmel said of the condition, Tetralogy of Fallot.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever


As Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why

"Just turn the lights off. Turn the lights off," Sean Spicer said as he emerged from shadowy bushes on the White House grounds.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson


After Trump fired Comey, White House staff scrambled to explain why

"Just turn the lights off. Turn the lights off,” Sean Spicer said as he emerged from shadowy bushes on the White House grounds.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson


Tulsa Police Officer Is Found Not Guilty In Death Of Terence Crutcher

"Let it be known that I believe in my heart that Betty Shelby got away with murder, and I don't know what was in the mind of that jury," Crutcher's father, Joseph, said of the verdict.

Author=Bill Chappell


McCarthy: Trump-Putin quip a ‘bad attempt at a joke’

"No one believes it to be true," he said.

Author=Mark Hensch


It's Time To Impeach Donald Trump, Democrat Says On The House Floor

"No one is above the law," said Rep. Al Green (D-Texas). "That includes the president of the United States."

Author=Jennifer Bendery


Corrine Brown stoic leaving court after being found guilty of fraud, corruption charges

"She built this city!" shouted one supporter outside the courtroom. Her lawyer said this was just the beginning - and that he intends to file motions for an appeal.

Author=TEGNA


Nikki Haley calls for US to move embassy to Jerusalem

"So much of what goes on is in Jerusalem and I think we have to see that for what it is."

Author=Anna Giaritelli


Ueli Steck: Everest preparation claims 'Swiss Machine' climber

"Swiss Machine" Ueli Steck dies in an accident while acclimatising for an attempt on a new route.

Author=BBC News


Priebus: Trump still wants to get rid of loophole benefiting hedge fund managers

"That balloon is going to get popped pretty quick,” Priebus said of the carried-interest loophole.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson, https://www.facebook.com/paul.kane.3367


Analysis | Why CNN can — and did — refuse to air Trump’s new ad targeting ‘fake news’

"The ad is false,” according to the network.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


Bob Beckel fired from Fox News' "The Five" after racist remark

"The Five" co-host Bob Beckel is accused of making a racist remark to a black IT worker and then trying to get him not to file a complaint.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCNews


After Ransomware Attack, Businesses Brace For Monday Morning

"The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call," Microsoft's Brad Smith said.

Author=Reuters


Putin: 'No force' can or will conquer Russia, during Victory Day speech

"There is no force, and there will be no force, that could conquer our people," Russian President Vladimir Putin told Victory Day crowds in Moscow.

Author=Tom O'Connor


Trump confident for success of healthcare deal 'phase two'

"There will be such competition by insurance companies so that they can get healthcare, and the people taken care of," Trump began.

Author=Todd Shepherd


Kathy Berman, wife of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, dies in car accident | FOX Sports

"This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend," ESPN president John Skipper said.

Author=http://facebook.com/bynatescott


10 shot, 2 fatally, at Chicago vigil for shooting victim as gang violence soars

"This is the second time in a week we’re here tonight talking about assault weapons being used in our communities," the neighborhood's alderman said.

Author=


For Palestinian Hikers In West Bank, A Chance To Enjoy Nature And Escape Tensions

"To walk for three or four hours without checkpoints, without seeing soldiers ... it makes you feel, somehow, you can feel some free," says a hiker. There are scores of Palestinian hiking clubs.

Author=


Nations grapple with massive cyberattack as more threats loom

"Today, it happened to 10,000 computers. There's no barrier to do it tomorrow to 100 million computers"

Author=


Air Force strikes pro-Assad convoy threatening U.S. garrison in Syria

"We are not increasing our role in the Syrian civil war. But we will defend our troops," said U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

Author=Reuters


Syria Has Been Burning Bodies To Hide Prison Executions For Years, U.S. Says

"We believe that the building of a crematorium is an effort to cover up the extent of mass murders taking place" in a military prison outside Damascus, a State Department official said Monday.

Author=Colin Dwyer


Stunning ‘fireball’ video captures the moment a plane clipped a power line and crashed

"We definitely felt the fireball as it went over the van,” motorist Amanda Hayes said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever


House to vote Thursday on Obamacare repeal bill

"We have enough votes. It'll pass. It's a good bill," said Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy

Author=MJ Lee, Lauren Fox, Tami Luhby and Phil Mattingly, CNN


GOP senators to Turkey: Apologize for DC brawl

"We strongly condemn the violence that took place yesterday," they said.

Author=Mark Hensch


Ransomware Attacks Ravage Computer Networks In Dozens Of Countries

"We'll likely look back at this as a watershed moment," says Sen. Ben Sasse, as malware called Wana Decryptor is blamed for large-scale attacks around the world.

Author=Bill Chappell


Impeachment guide: It would be nasty and complicated

"We're in impeachment territory now," declared David Gergen, the presidential counselor who should know a thing or two about the subject; he advised both a Republican (Richard Nixon) and Democrat (Bill Clinton), who dealt with impeachment i

Author=Z. Byron Wolf, CNN


Chris Cornell's Wife Issues Statement, Blames Anxiety Medicine for Suicide

"When we spoke after the show, I noticed he was slurring his words," Vicky Cornell says. "He was different"

Author=Daniel Kreps


Congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump’s impeachment

"You ain't going to impeach nobody. Try it and we will lynch all of you."

Author=Nikita Vladimirov


Putin paid Trump? Republicans think McCarthy’s statement has to be a joke.

"You have to be very careful when you’re using humor," said Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), excusing Kevin McCarthy's suggestion that he'd been paid by Vladimir Putin. "Kevin didn’t mean any harm."

Author=https://www.facebook.com/madebonis, https://www.facebook.com/daveweigel?fref=ts


Putin paid Trump? Republicans think McCarthy’s statement has to be a joke.

"You have to be very careful when you’re using humor,” said Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), excusing Kevin McCarthy's suggestion that he'd been paid by Vladimir Putin. “Kevin didn’t mean any harm."

Author=https://www.facebook.com/madebonis, https://www.facebook.com/daveweigel?fref=ts


A black congressman called for Trump’s impeachment. Lynching threats followed, he said.

"You'll be hanging from a tree,” one caller said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kristineaguerra


Read Mike Pence's Grove City College Commencement Speech

"You're ready to add your voice to the chorus that is America"

Author=TIME Staff


‘You’re rich’: Aaron Hernandez suicide note points to effort to provide for his family

"You're rich,” Hernandez said in a note his fiancee, while a police report indicated that the former Patriot was aware of state legal precedent that might void his murder conviction if he died.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/des.bieler


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"[A]bove all, the United States will never allow the regime in Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon."

Author=NBC News


Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'

(AP) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul-turned-president, offered simple words of advice to university graduates Saturday as he urged them to follow their convictions, prepare to face criticism and relish the opportunity to be an "outsider."

Author=By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press


RPT-ANALYSIS-After Rouhani re-election, expect hardliners to "settle scores"

(Repeats May 19 story without changes)* Apprehension about security hawks helped Rouhani* Rouhani, hardliners on "confrontation path"

Author=Reuters Editorial


Behind China's Silk Road vision: cheap funds, heavy debt, growing risk

* Projects enabled by cheap funding from Chinese policylenders* Commercial lenders also heavily involved in projectfunding* Critics questio

Author=Reuters Editorial


Will Hurd Is the Future of the GOP*

*If he can hold on to the toughest seat in Texas.<b> </b>

Author=Tim Alberta


China pledges $124 bln for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

*Xi touts Silk Road as new way to boost global development* World must promote, help facilitate free trade- Xi* Initiative comes as U.S. president.

Author=


Pope to make saints of 2 children who had visions of the Virgin Mary

1 million pilgrims were expected in small town of Fatima, Portugal.

Author=


Two factors help a president get a lot done in 100 days. Trump has only one.

100 days is an unrealistic amount of time to use to measure a presidency.

Author=


The Daily 202: 10 important questions raised by Sally Yates’s testimony on the ‘compromised’ Michael Flynn

18 pivotal days in Trump’s White House

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


President’s Trump revised travel ban faces new legal challenges

4th Circuit considers legality of entry ban that opponents say discriminates against Muslims

Author=https://www.facebook.com/robert.barnes.3139


U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Trump’s revised travel ban

9th Circuit hears arguments about Trump's travel ban

Author=Maura Dolan


Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after ISIS

A U.S. and an Iraqi government official say Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is in talks with the Trump administration to keep American troops in Iraq after the fight against the Islamic State group in the country is concluded.

Author=Military Times


Detroit police officer in critical condition after shooting, suspect dead

A 14 year veteran of the Detroit Police force has been shot while responding to a call on the city's west side.

Author=


Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding her baby in Parliament

A 2-month-old made history in Australia - becoming the first baby to be breastfed in Parliament.

Author=


Young protester dies, taking Venezuela unrest death toll to 37

A 20-year-old Venezuelan protester died on Friday after being shot in the head, authorities said, taking fatalities from a month of anti-government unrest to at least 37 as the opposition geared up for more demonstrations.

Author=Andrew Cawthorne and Corina Pons


Analysis | Did Republicans just wave bye-bye to their House majority?

A 2012 study suggested that Democrats would have saved 25 seats if they had voted against Obamacare. If Republicans lost that many seats, they'd lose the House.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


Analysis | Did Republicans just wave bye-bye to their House majority?

A 2012 study suggested that Democrats would have saved 25 seats if they had voted against Obamacare. The GOP's bill might be even more unpopular.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


Willesden shooting: Police foil 'active terror plot'

A 21-year-old woman is shot by police, and six people are arrested, as part of an anti-terror operation.

Author=BBC News


One Dead and 22 Injured as Car Rams Into Pedestrians in Times Square

A 26-year-old Bronx man with a history of drunken driving arrests was taken into custody after trying to flee from the scene of the carnage.

Author=Eli Rosenberg and William K. Rashbaum


One Dead and 22 Injured as Car Rams Into Pedestrians in Times Square

A 26-year-old Queens man with a history of drunken driving arrests was taken into custody after trying to feel from the scene of the carnage.

Author=Eli Rosenberg and William K. Rashbaum


1 dead, 27 hurt as tornado ravages western Wisconsin trailer park

A 46-year-old man was killed,officials said. Many of the 50 to 60 trailers in the park 110 miles northeast of the Twin Cities were damaged, and several of them were destroyed.

Author=Tim Harlow


Andrew McCabe Is Known at F.B.I. for His Precision and Intellect

A backhanded compliment often used for Andrew G. McCabe, the F.B.I.’s acting leader — he’s a great briefer — is actually a highly valued skill at the bureau.

Author=Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo


Now it's up to the special counsel

A bad day for the White House could turn out to be a good day for justice and democratic accountability and institutions.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


North Korea's missile test fails, US says

A ballistic missile launched early Saturday by North Korea in defiance of international pressure and at a time of heightened regional tensions appears to have failed.

Author=Ryan Browne and Steve Almasy, CNN


Latest meltdown a fitting end for Mets' drama-filled week

A baseball team is only as good as its next reliever, making the Mets on Sunday ... pretty darn bad. Frustration is peaking as the club is pummeled during sweep at hands of Milwaukee Brewers.

Author=


One killed, seven wounded in San Diego pool party shooting

A beer-guzzling gunman opened fire at a San Diego apartment pool on Sunday night, striking at least eight people, cops said.

Author=Nicole Hensley


Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

A black Texas congressman said Saturday that he’s been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump.

Author=


Measure on Pre-Existing Conditions Energizes Opposition to Health Bill

A blast of grass-roots energy against the Republican bill has been generated by a single clause, which Democrats have vowed to make a campaign issue.

Author=Alexander Burns and Abby Goodnough


Bangkok hospital bomb wounds 24, junta blames its opponents

A bomb at a hospital in the Thai capital wounded 24 people on Monday, the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup, the government said, with the army chief blaming groups opposed to the junta.

Author=Aukkarapon Niyomyat and Panarat Thepgumpanat


Bomb at hospital in Thailand wounds 24: police

A bomb blast at a hospital in the Thai capital, Bangkok, wounded 24 people on Monday, the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup.

Author=Aukkarapon Niyomyat


Bomb at Thai hospital wounds more than 20

A bomb exploded at an army-run hospital in Bangkok on Monday, the third anniversary of a military coup, and authorities said more than 20 people were wounded.

Author=Associated Press


Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan Senate deputy

A bomb exploded next to a convoy of the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate on Friday in the violence-plagued province of Baluchistan, killing at least 25 people, officials said.

Author=Gul Yusufzai


How I accidentally stopped a global Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack

A British security researcher found and pulled WannaCrypt's kill switch.

Author=


Houston gang members caught up in nationwide sweep

A cache of guns, drugs and money was also seized, including 238 firearms, 500 pounds of marijuana, 50 pounds of cocaine, 35 pounds of methamphetamine, seven pounds of heroin and a small amount of fentanyl, along with nearly $500,000. A Mexican Mafia gang

Author=By St. John Barned-Smith


California Family Kicked Off Delta Flight, Threatened With Jail, Foster Care for Refusing to Give Up Tot's Seat

A California family said they were kicked off a flight — and threatened with jail — for refusing to give up a seat for their 2-year-old son.

Author=Daniella Silva


Navy vet plows through pedestrians in Times Square; 1 teen killed, 22 hurt

A car traveling through Times Square in New York drove through into a crowd of pedestrians, injuring several people.

Author=Colleen Long and Tom Hays


Syria ceasefire in four zones starts Saturday

A ceasefire in four zones outlined in a new Syria peace plan by Russia, Turkey and Iran is scheduled to go into effect Saturday, Russian state media reported.

Author=Steve Almasy, CNN


Dramatic video captures sea lion dragging girl into water

A cellphone video captured the rescue of a young girl who was dragged and pulled by her dress into a Canadian harbor by a wild sea lion on Saturday.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCNews


Trump and His Enemies

A change of pace and tone by the president is the best way to end the war of attrition that has overtaken and partly anesthetized the entire process of government in Washington. The bombastic Trump personality and his frequently changing treatments of pro

Author=Conrad Black


Cincinnati Public Schools to release video of alleged bullying of 8-year-old

A Cincinnati Public Schools official says the system is concerned about the delayed response to a bullied 8-year-old Carson Elementary School student as he lay unconscious on a restroom floor while other students poked and touched him

Author=Anne Saker


Veteran big game hunter dies after elephant, felled by gunfire, collapses on him

A college student at the time, he used the money he received to help put himself through school. Over the following 28 years, Botha expanded his college side-gig into a full-fledged business, setting up private hunting ranches in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Sout

Author=Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post


Commencement Speech by No. 2 Senate Republican Canceled After Students Protest

A commencement address by Sen. John Cornyn was canceled Friday after opposition from students at the HBCU where he was scheduled to speak.

Author=NBC News


Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global 'ransomware' attack

A computer virus that exploits the same vulnerability as the global "ransomware" attack has latched on to more than 200,000 computers and begun manufacturing digital currency, experts said Tuesday.

Author=Joseph Menn


Philippine panel throws out impeachment complaint vs Duterte

A Congressional panel of Philippine lawmakers on Monday found an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte lacked substance and should go no further, a widely expected outcome underlining the maverick leader's steadfast legislative supp

Author=Martin Petty


Cincinnati school releases video of boy knocked out in bathroom

A coroner has asked Cincinnati police to treat the suicide of an 8-year-old boy "as a homicide until proven otherwise."

Author=David Boroff


US teen died after drinking caffeine too quickly, coroner says

A coroner says the healthy 16-year-old drank several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly.

Author=BBC News


Coroner to reopen case into 8-year-old's hanging after school releases video

A county coroner in Ohio plans to take a new look at the hanging death of an 8-year-old boy, initially ruled a suicide in January, amid the release of surveillance video.

Author=ABC News


California's House Republicans are crucial to this week's healthcare push. Here's where they stand

A couple dozen Republicans are undecided on the latest GOP healthcare law. Eight of them are Californians.

Author=Sarah D. Wire


Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years prison for blasphemy

A court on Tuesday sentenced the minority Christian governor of Indonesia’s capital to two years in prison for blaspheming the Quran, a shocking decision that undermines the country’s reputation for practicing a moderate form of Islam.

Author=


Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board

A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said.

Author=


With Awkward Timing, Trump Meets Top Russian Official

A day after dismissing the F.B.I. director amid an investigation into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russian officials, the president met with Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov.

Author=David E. Sanger and Neil MacFarquhar


Trubisky booed by Bulls fans at United Center

A day after he was drafted second overall by the Bears, quarterback Mitchell Trubisky attended the Bulls-Celtics playoff game at the United Center, where he was greeted with some boos.

Author=


Why Trump is reaching out and even praising dictators: It's strategy

A day after President Trump said he'd be "honored" to meet North Korean dictator, he called Putin. What's going on?

Author=Brian Bennett, Tracy Wilkinson


Chris Cornell's Death: Mental Health Experts Talk Depression, Suicide & Ativan

A day after Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Detroit hotel room, mental health experts talk depression, suicide and the dangers of Ativan.

Author=


Trump Looms as Kushner Companies Courts Investors in China

A day after wooing wealthy Chinese in Beijing, Jared Kushner’s family firm offered attendees in Shanghai a path toward living in the U.S. in exchange for investments.

Author=Keith Bradsher, Ailin Tang and Jesse Drucker


With Trump Name Unspoken, Kushners Seek Investors in Shanghai

A day after wooing wealthy Chinese in Beijing, Jared Kushner’s family firm offered visas to another audience in exchange for investment in a project.

Author=Keith Bradsher and Ailin Tang


Analysis | Recapping a stunningly bad two weeks for the Trump White House

A day-by-day breakdown of a remarkable two weeks.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


Russia-backed Syrian safe zones plan goes into effect

A deal hammered out by Russia, Turkey and Iran to set up “de-escalation zones” in mostly opposition-held parts of Syria went into effect Saturday.

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US dismisses Russia’s ban on military aircraft over Syria safe zones

A deal hammered out by Russia, Turkey and Iran to set up de-escalation zones in mostly opposition-held parts of Syria went into effect in the early hours of Saturday.

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Are White House lawyers preparing for the worst as they research impeachment proceedings against Trump?

A Democrat Congressman earlier this week called for Trump to be impeached over his alleged attempts to derail an FBI investigation.

Author=Tom Porter


Could talks between North Korea and Trump be on the horizon? NK diplomat has interesting answer

A diplomat for North Korea …

Author=Justin Haskins


Pentagon Inquiry Seeks to Learn if Flynn Hid Foreign Payment

A disclosure by lawmakers also reveals that the former national security adviser is under investigation by the Defense Department.

Author=Emmarie Huetteman and Matthew Rosenberg


U.K. Labour Party Offers Sharp Left Turn in Leaked Election Manifesto

A draft of the opposition party’s platform, published online, features tax increases and the nationalization of rail and energy companies.

Author=Stephen Castle


One killed and 22 injured when a car plows into pedestrians in New York's Times Square

A driver with a record of driving under the influence plowed along a sidewalk for three blocks in Times Square, hitting 23 pedestrians.

Author=Barbara Demick, Alexandra Zavis, Vera Haller


Iran's Hassan Rouhani could lose in Friday's election, polls show

A failed candidate's endorsement of a conservative cleric could hurt the sitting president in Friday's elections.

Author=Greg Price


Marine Le Pen, Polished but Frank, Heads to Finale in French Election

A far-right populist who has threatened to bring down the European Union, Ms. Le Pen is at the threshold of power as France prepares for the final round of voting.

Author=Adam Nossiter


Red Sox eject, ban fan from Fenway Park for life for racial slur - The Boston Globe

A father wanted to celebrate his son’s sixth birthday at a Red Sox game. Instead, he encountered a racial slur.

Author=Kay Lazar


Trump Travel Ban Returns To Court, With His Own Words At The Center

A federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., is preparing to hear arguments about the legality of President Trump's revised travel ban. Immigrant advocates argue it discriminates against Muslims.

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US appeals court to review Trump's revised travel ban

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries.

Author=CNBC


Paris breathes a sigh of relief as Macron takes center stage

A fiery dance party broke out in the French capital on Sunday night as Parisian voters celebrated the victory of their new president, Emmanuel Macron.

Author=Kara Fox, CNN


German woman, Afghan guard killed in Kabul guesthouse attack

A Finnish woman was also missing and possibly kidnapped after militants stormed the compound.

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A brawl on a Southwest Airlines jet ended with a dogpile on a flight attendant

A flight attendant tried to pull the men apart, but it was no good. People fell like dominoes amid the punching.

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Afghan War Lord Hekmatyar Appears in Public After 20 Years, Calls for Peace

A former Afghan warlord who battled US forces after the 2001 invasion and nursed bitter rivalries with other militant factions before signing a peace deal with the Afghan government appeared in public for the first time in more than 20 years today and cal

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Ex-FBI translator marries ISIS fighter she was ordered to investigate, court documents show

A former FBI translater with top secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 to marry an ISIS leader she was ordered to investigate, court documents revealed.

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Before Driver’s Times Square Crash, a Descent Into Paranoia and Harassment

A former Navy recruit who plowed into a crowd on Thursday is said to have fallen into a cloud of paranoia during a string of arrests for threats and drunken driving.

Author=Benjamin Mueller and William K. Rashbaum


Two Transylvania University Students Assaulted by Man Wielding Machete

A former student at the university struck two female students after asking them in the campus coffee shop whether they were Republicans or Democrats.

Author=Dakshayani Shankar


Penn State pledge who died after hazing treated like 'roadkill,' family says

A fraternity pledge who was ordered to guzzle alcohol during a hazing ritual before his death was treated like "roadkill," his father said Monday.

Author=Steve Peoples


Brexit: May says Juncker row claim is 'Brussels gossip'

A German paper suggested big differences between the PM and EC president about Brexit talks.

Author=BBC News


Aid worker killed, another abducted in Kabul attack

A German woman was shot and killed and her Afghan guard beheaded when attackers targeted a guest house for aid workers Saturday night in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to Afghan Interior Ministry acting spokesman Najib Danish.

Author=Kelly McCleary, CNN


Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data

A global “ransomware” cyberattack, unprecedented in scale, had technicians scrambling to restore Britain’s crippled hospital network Saturday and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in many other

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Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes

A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday.

Author=Jeremy Wagstaff and Eric Auchard


Major cyber attack hits companies, hospitals, schools worldwide

A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx.

Author=Costas Pitas and Carlos Ruano


Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data

A global ransomware attack, unprecedented in scale, had technicians scrambling to restore Britain's crippled hospital network Saturday and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in many other nations

Author=SYLVIA HUI, ALLEN BREED and JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press


Republicans and Democrats agree: If Trump has tapes, he’ll need to turn them over to Congress

A GOP lawmaker warns “it’s probably inevitable” that any recordings of White House conversations will be subpoenaed.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931, https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson


Beta Theta Pi showed history of drinking, attempts to conceal, grand jury says

A grand jury presentment revealed a history of underage drinking and hazing at the fraternity as well as an attempt to conceal the events surrounding Timothy Piazza’s death.

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Notre Dame students walk out on Mike Pence during commencement speech

A group of graduating seniors from the University of Notre Dame turned their backs on their own graduation ceremony in protest of Vice President Mike Pence, who gave their commencement address there on Sunday. The protests, which were organized by a stude

Author=ABC News


Some Notre Dame graduates walk out at Pence speech

A group of Notre Dame graduates walked out of their graduation ceremony Sunday in protest against Vice President Mike Pence and his policies.

Author=Rosa Flores, Eric Levenson and Susannah Cullinane, CNN


Mayor of Charlottesville calls Pro-Confederate rallies 'horrific'

A group of white nationalists carried torches Saturday night in Charlottesville, Virginia while protesting the planned removal of Confederate statues in the city -- an incident that has provoked anger and frustration from politicians and activists. The to

Author=ABC News


Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

A group that included a well-known white nationalist carried torches and chanted “you will not replace us” at a weekend protest in Virginia over plans to remove a monument of a Confederate general.

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Ohio shooting: Police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed

A gunman on Friday shot and killed a central Ohio village's police chief -- a father of six who'd been on the job just a few weeks -- in an alley before entering a nursing home and killing two female employees, police said.

Author=Jason Hanna and Amanda Watts, CNN


San Diego pool shooting: Woman, gunman killed

A gunman opened fire at a pool area of a San Diego apartment complex Sunday evening, killing a woman and injuring six other people, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said.

Author=Nicole Chavez, CNN


Opinion | Why the outcome of Iran’s election does matter

A Hassan Rouhani victory would probably be better for the world.

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Drunken Trump supporter verbally attacks Muslim family in Texas

A heavily-intoxicated Donald Trump supporter, who verbally attacked an innocent Muslim family, turned a fun beach day into a nightmare.

Author=Jessa Schroeder


Family of slain Seth Rich says reports he fed WikiLeaks DNC info are untrue

A homicide investigation continues; police believe he was the victim of a robbery attempt.

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A Man Is Dead After Setting Himself On Fire While Streaming To Facebook Live

A horrifying video shows a man in Memphis douse himself in kerosene before bursting into flames. He died later at a hospital from his injuries.

Author=Michelle Broder Van Dyke


A Man Died After Setting Himself On Fire While Streaming To Facebook Live

A horrifying video shows a man in Memphis douse himself in kerosene before bursting into flames. He died later from his injuries at a hospital.

Author=Michelle Broder Van Dyke


U.S., Saudi Arabia reach tentative pacts potentially worth $110 billion

A huge portion of the dollar figure reflects money invested in and goods made in the KSA, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, not in the USA.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/steven.mufson


Iran election: Hassan Rouhani wins second term as president

A huge turnout helped Mr Rouhani, with Tehran registering twice as many votes as in 2013.

Author=BBC News


Jet strikes building in New Jersey, killing 2 crew members

A jet struck a building and crashed while trying to land at a small airport near New York City on Monday, killing two crew members.

Author=David Porter


Learjet crashes short of runway, killing 2 crew members

A jet trying to land at a small airport near New York City crashed less than a mile from the runway among small warehouses and industrial buildings Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. Sur

Author=ABC News


Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction is tossed after suicide

A judge on Tuesday erased a 2013 murder conviction against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, ruling that case law in Massachusetts has long established that defendants who die before their appeals are heard ...

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Former Congresswoman Corrine Brown found guilty of 18 counts in fraud and corruption case

A jury found Corrine Brown guilty of some of the 22 charges levied against her in federal court over the last two weeks.

Author=TEGNA


Tulsa cop Betty Jo Shelby not guilty in death of Terence Crutcher

A jury heard closing arguments in officer Betty Jo Shelby’s manslaughter trial Wednesday morning.

Author=Christopher Brennan


Terence Crutcher case: Oklahoma officer Betty Shelby acquitted in deadly shooting

A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year.

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Dozens of Russian deaths cast suspicion on Vladimir Putin

A large proportion of the unexplained deaths involve people trying to expose corruption.

Author=Oren Dorell


Macron's French presidential campaign emails leaked online

A large trove of emails from the campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was posted online late on Friday, 1-1/2 days before voters go to the polls to choose the country's next president in a run-off against far-right rival Marine L

Author=Eric Auchard and Bate Felix


Israel scraps prison visit for isolated hunger strike leader

A lawyer says Israel canceled his scheduled prison visit with Palestinian hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti who has been kept in isolation since the protest by hundreds of inmates began 24 days earlier.

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2 dead as jet crashes on approach to Teterboro

A LearJet crashed in an industrial area of Carlstadt just short of the runway at Teterboro Airport on Monday afternoon, killing two crew members.

Author=Spencer Kent | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com


Trump's $110 Billion Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia May Be Illegal

A legal analysis prompted by congressional inquiries warns against the sale.

Author=Akbar Shahid Ahmed


Deadly storms hit several states

A line of deadly storms that spawned tornadoes and caused flooding in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas and Mississippi had claimed at least eight lives by Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Author=Jay Croft and Amanda Jackson, CNN


The 48 police questions Madeleine McCann's mother refused to answer

A list of police questions which Madeleine McCann’s mother Kate refused to answer three months after her daughter disappeared has re-emerged in the media as the 10 year anniversary of her disappearance approaches.

Author=Rachel Roberts


Behind the scenes of James Comey's epic firing

A little past 5 p.m. on Tuesday, a black Ford Taurus slowed to a stop just outside FBI headquarters in Washington and dispatched a white-haired man in a dark suit.

Author=Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer


Ismail Haniya elected new Hamas leader

A longtime senior Hamas official was elected Saturday to replace the Palestinian militant group's outgoing head, Khaled Meshaal, an official in Meshaal's office told CNN.

Author=Andrew Carey and Joe Sterling, CNN


Other countries are still trying to figure out what Trump means to them

A look at how key countries have adjusted to Trump during his first 100 days in office.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/erinmichellecunningham, https://www.facebook.com/josh.partlow1, https://www.facebook.com/simon.denyer?fref=ts, https://www.facebook.com/michael.birnbaum1


10 people nominated by Trump to federal bench

A look at the 10 people picked by President Donald Trump for positions on federal courts:

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Strict North Carolina Voter ID Law Thwarted After Supreme Court Rejects Case

A lower-court ruling that struck down key parts of the law as an unconstitutional effort to target African-Americans will remain in place.

Author=Adam Liptak


The 32-word history of Trump’s first 100 days

A Mad-libs guide to make doing nothing look like doing everything.

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Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

A man accused of killing two engaged doctors inside the penthouse of a luxury Boston condominium building has a criminal history of robbing banks, said police, who did not provide a motive in the case but said the suspect most likely knew the victims. Bam

Author=ABC News


Man holding human head stabs store clerk; mother found dead

A man killed his mother on Mother's Day at a rural Oregon home, then showed up at a grocery store in a nearby town carrying a decapitated human head and began stabbing a checkout clerk...

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Man kills mother on Mother's Day, brings her severed head to store, police say

A man killed his mother on Mother's Day in rural Oregon, then showed up at a nearby grocery store carrying her decapitated head and stabbed a checkout clerk, authorities said Monday.

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Unruly, 'disheveled' man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii

A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet. He was then immobilized with duct tape in a seat until th

Author=ABC News


Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

A man was arrested Monday in a string of serial killings that rattled a Phoenix neighborhood last year, marking a major break in a case that involved nine deaths and a dozen separate shootings. Aaron Juan Saucedo, 23, faces 26 felony counts of homicide, a

Author=ABC News


Unruly man on Hawaii flight had caused security breach at LAX hours earlier

A man who was arrested Friday after a disturbance on a flight to Hawaii from Los Angeles had earlier breached a security door at LAX and was issued a citation, a law enforcement official said.

Author=Richard Winton


Man Wielding Knife Kills One and Injures Three at University of Texas

A man who witnesses described as eerily composed as he stabbed students with a bowie knife was quickly apprehended by the police.

Author=Dave Montgomery and Richard Pérez-Peña


Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash

A man with a history of drunken driving has been charged with murder after police say he barreled a car through the crowded sidewalks in Manhattan's Time Square, leaving one person dead and 20 injured.

Author=Ray Sanchez, Ellie Kaufman and Madison Park, CNN


Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash

A man with a history of drunken driving has been charged with murder after police say he barreled a car through the crowded sidewalks in Manhattan's Time Square, leaving one person dead and 22 injured.

Author=Madison Park, Rob Frehse and Ray Sanchez, CNN


Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash

A man with a history of drunken driving, has been charged with murder after police say he barreled a car through the crowded sidewalks in Manhattan's Time Square, leaving one person dead and injuring 22.

Author=Madison Park, Rob Frehse and Ray Sanchez, CNN


Kushner Family Stands to Gain From Visa Rules in Trump’s First Major Law

A marketing campaign by Kushner Companies, tied to a visa program recently renewed by the president, has raised more ethical quandaries in Washington.

Author=Eric Lipton and Jesse Drucker


Global ransomware attack: 5 things to know

A massive global ransomware attack has struck hospitals, companies and government offices around the world. Experts say it has been halted but hackers could strike again.

Author=Laura Smith-Spark, CNN


Congress Prevents Government From Shutting Down on Trump’s 100th Day

A measure approved on Friday will sustain government operations for a week, giving lawmakers more time to negotiate a long-term spending package.

Author=Thomas Kaplan


Buckingham Palace meeting 'not about health of Queen or Prince Philip'

A meeting of Buckingham Palace staff is not about the health of the Queen or Prince Philip.

Author=BBC News


Rouhani stokes desire for change, but can he deliver?

A mild-mannered cleric known for decades as an establishment insider, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani reinvented himself as a rabble-rousing political street fighter to secure a decisive re-election victory against a united conservative bloc.

Author=Parisa Hafezi


Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board

A military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba's north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Mississippi lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynching

A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states.

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Will Trump hit reset with Muslims?

A month after Donald Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims entering the US, a hijab-wearing American named Rose Hamid stood up in the grandstands a few rows behind the presidential candidate.

Author=Jeremy Diamond, CNN


Another Confederate statue comes down in New Orleans

A monument of Confederate Gen. P.G.T Beauregard was removed by the City of New Orleans early Wednesday

Author=Jamiel Lynch and Darran Simon, CNN


Defense Department identifies Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

A Navy SEAL who was killed in an operation against terrorist group al-Shabaab in Somalia earlier this week has been identified by the Department of Defense as Kyle Milliken, 38, of Falmouth, Maine..

Author=Barbara Starr and Miranda Green, CNN


Times Square maniac was allegedly attempting suicide-by-cop

A Navy washout on a suicide mission plowed his car through three blocks of sidewalk pedestrian traffic in Times Square on Thursday — killing a teenage tourist and injuring 22 others. “You were supp…

Author=Larry Celona, Tina Moore, Lorena Mongelli, Danika Fears


Attorney General Orders Tougher Sentences, Rolling Back Obama Policy

A new directive from Jeff Sessions reverses Obama-era policies on charging and sentencing nonviolent drug offenders and orders federal prosecutors to seek harsher penalties.

Author=Rebecca R. Ruiz


What Happened in Macedonia, and Why

A new flare-up in a troubled democracy

Author=Valerie Hopkins


US coalition strikes against ISIS killed at least 352 civilians since 2014, Pentagon says

A new Pentagon report finds at least 352 civilians have been unintentionally killed by artillery and airstrikes in the U.S. coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in August 2014, according to the Pentagon. The U.S. military�

Author=ABC News


New photo as Princess Charlotte celebrates 2nd birthday

A new photo of Princess Charlotte has been released by Kensington Palace one day ahead of her second birthday. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share a new photograph of Princess Charlotte to mark her second birthday tomorrow,"

Author=ABC News


The Memo: Trump base shows signs of cracking

A new Reuters/IPSOS tracking poll, released Friday afternoon, showed the president with a job approval rating of 75 percent of Republicans.

Author=Niall Stanage


Texas 'sanctuary cities' law puts state at center of immigration debate

A new state law gets local law enforcement officials involved in federal immigration enforcement.

Author=Rick Jervis


Sanctuary city bans could spread to other states after Texas law signed

A new Texas law cracking down on ‘sanctuary cities’ could inspire other states to take a similar approach, even as the changes spur strong opposition from local Texas officials.

Author=Brooke Singman


Why Pence's frustration feels like déjà vu

A new, critical Trump administration vacancy. A vexed VP. And the domino effects of the special counsel investigation. It's all part of this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.

Author=John King, CNN Chief National Correspondent


N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby w

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North Korea sends protest to Congress over sanctions

A North Korean parliamentary committee sent a rare letter of protest to the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday over its new package of tougher sanctions.

Author=Associated Press


A North Korean university keeps drawing US evangelicals to teach — despite the risks

A North Korean university attracts a steady stream of devout American Christians.

Author=James Pearson and Ju-min Park, Reuters


Knife-waving Palestinian woman fatally shot by Israeli police

A Palestinian woman was fatally shot by Israeli police after she tried to attack a border officer at the Jerusalem Damascus Gate entrance.

Author=Reuven Blau


Penn State frat brother says others dismissed pleas to call 911

A Penn State frat brother says his repeated pleas to call 911 during February’s hazing were scorned as an overreaction.

Author=Meera Jagannathan


‘Heart-wrenching and incomprehensible’: 18 fraternity members charged in Penn State hazing death

A Penn State student's fraternity associates did not call for help until many hours after he was forced to drink excessively at the fraternity and fell multiple times, a grand jury investigation concluded. He died of his injuries.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/susan.kinzie


‘Heart-wrenching and incomprehensible’: 18 fraternity members charged in Penn State hazing death

A Penn State student's fraternity associates did not call for help until many hours after he was ordered to drink excessively at the fraternity and fell multiple times, a grand jury investigation concluded. He died of his injuries.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/susan.kinzie


‘Heart-wrenching and incomprehensible’: 18 fraternity members charged in Penn State hazing death

A Penn State student's friends did not call for help until many hours after he was forced to drink excessively at a fraternity and fell multiple times, a grand jury investigation concluded. He died of his injuries.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/susan.kinzie


Charges filed against Penn State fraternity, 18 members in death of pledge

A Penn State University fraternity and 18 members are facing charges in the February death of a student who fell down stairs during an off-campus pledge ...

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Penn State fraternity and 18 of its members are charged in student's death

A Penn State University fraternity pledge had toxic levels of alcohol in his body and was badly injured in a series of falls.

Author=Associated Press


Trump's lawyer defends posting photo of daughter in lingerie

A personal lawyer for President Donald Trump who posted a picture of his daughter wearing lingerie from a modeling shoot is firing back at critics on Twitter.

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2 'missing' in Teterboro Airport crash

A pilot and co-pilot aboard a Learjet that crashed Monday afternoon near Teterboro Airport were "missing," Carlstadt Mayor Craig Lahullier said.

Author=Chris Boyette and Darran Simon, CNN


Debris found in Bahamas from plane carrying four people

A plane carrying a woman from New York, her two young sons and a friend is believed missing in The Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard says

Author=Linda Trischitta


Military: Cuba plane crash kills 8 troops

A plane carrying eight members of the Cuban military crashed Saturday in a mountainous part of Cuba, killing everyone on board, the military said.

Author=Patrick Oppmann, CNN


2 dead as jet crashes on approach to Teterboro

A plane crashed in an industrial area of Carlstadt just short of the runway at Teterboro Airport on afternoon, causing several buildings to catch fire.

Author=Spencer Kent | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com


Russian YouTuber reportedly convicted for playing Pokemon Go in church

A popular Russian YouTuber played Pokemon Go in a church -- and now faces a 3 1/2-year suspended sentence.

Author=Alexandra Larkin and Sophie Lewis, CNN


Family of girl dragged by sea lion blasted for reckless behavior

A port official slammed the family of a young girl for their “reckless behavior” after a video captured a sea lion dragging her from a dock.

Author=Elizabeth Elizalde


Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas and Wants Mideast Peace Deal

A possible step in the direction of peace will be the U.S. president's meeting with Palestinian Authority counterpart Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday.

Author=F. Brinley Bruton


McCain: I Can't Guarantee to World Leaders Trump Always Listens to His Advisers

A pre-emptive strike against North Korea to stop its nuclear missile program should be the "very last option" the United States uses to deal with the threat, Sen. John McCain said Sunday.In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union,&qu

Author=


On World Press Freedom Day, Mexico Is Still Failing Its Journalists in Face of Deadly Violence: Report

A press freedom group blasted the Mexican state for its failure to end impunity for violence against journalists.

Author=


Crash kills two on plane that flew from Hanscom

A private jet that had landed at a Massachusetts airport just hours earlier crashed near a small airport in New Jersey yesterday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air.There were no passengers aboar

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Prince Philip: A duty to Queen and country

A profile of the Duke of Edinburgh, who is standing down from public life from the autumn.

Author=BBC News


Trump’s new opioids strategy ‘devastates’ advocates

A proposal to slash funding for the drug control office is the latest worrying sign, advocates say.

Author=Dan Diamond


China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

A rap group backed by China’s government is warning South Korea in a music video that “you’re going too far” with the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system, as Beijing seeks to bring its state-supported cultural forces to bear in the interna

Author=


No clear path for Trump to quell uproar over Comey

A reeling White House has no obvious path out of one of the most intense self-imposed crises in modern political history, as the shockwaves of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey intensify.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Somalia says regional al-Shabab leader is killed in raid

A regional leader of the al-Shabab extremist group has been killed in a raid by Somalia’s military, the government announced Sunday, as the country’s new offensive against the fighters moves ahead.

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On World Press Freedom Day, PM Modi's Support For 'Free And Vibrant' Media Means Precious Little

A report found 54 attacks on Indian journalists in the last 16 months alone.

Author=Somak Ghoshal


The Family Of A Murdered DNC Staffer Has Refuted A Report Linking His Death To Wikileaks

A report on Monday evening claimed to find links between slain DNC staffer Seth Rich and Wikileaks. But Rich's family told BuzzFeed News, 'we see no facts, we have seen no evidence, we have been appro

Author=Alex Campbell


Analysis | Breitbart’s frustration with President Trump just boiled over

A reporter Trump-friendly news site got into a tense exchange with White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


Request an early sign of ties between Flynn, top Russian

A request from Donald Trump's transition team stands out as an early warning about ties between the president-elect's choice for national security adviser, Mike Flynn, and a top Russian official.

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Decision to appoint special counsel casts doubt on congressional plans for probes

A rising chorus of voices on Capitol Hill were calling Wednesday for investigations into President Trump’s sharing of classified information with Russia, his former national security adviser and his firing of FBI director James Comey.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/madebonis, https://www.facebook.com/paul.kane.3367


Decision to appoint special counsel casts doubt on congressional plans for probes

A rising chorus of voices on Capitol Hill were calling Wednesday for investigations into President Trump’s sharing of classified information with Russia, his former national security adviser and his firing of FBI James Comey.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/madebonis, https://www.facebook.com/paul.kane.3367


Police chief, two nursing home workers killed; gunman found dead

A roundup of news from across the nation.

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First Read's Morning Clips: Only 29% Approve of Comey Firing

A roundup of the most important political news stories of the day

Author=NBC News


Russian jet flies within 20 feet of US Navy plane

A Russian military jet "came within approximately 20 feet" of a US Navy P-8A Poseidon surveillance plane while it was flying in international airspace over the Black Sea earlier this week, US Navy Capt. Pamela Kunze told CNN on Friday.

Author=Ryan Browne and Zachary Cohen, CNN


A Sad Tale of a Chinese Counterintelligence Triumph

A Sad Tale of a Chinese Counterintelligence Triumph At some point during the Trump administration, we’re going to hear about something going terribly wrong in the intelligence community. It’s just the way it is; this is exceptionally difficult work

Author=Jim Geraghty


N. Korea to Talk With U.S. If Terms Right, Yonhap Says

A senior North Korean official said his country would be willing to talk to the U.S. government if conditions were right, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap.

Author=Hooyeon Kim


Trump, Netanyahu spoke via phone amid talk of intelligence leak

A senior source in Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's office told ABC News that President Trump spoke with Netanyahu yesterday about his upcoming trip to Israel.

Author=ABC News


For Respected Israeli News Programs, an ‘Undignified’ End

A shake-up of the Israel Broadcasting Authority has been decades in the making, but the way it is unfolding appears chaotic and uncertain.

Author=Isabel Kershner


Helicopter crew warns paddle-boarders about nearby sharks

A sheriff’s helicopter crew warned a group of paddle-boarders to get out of the ocean after spotting more than a dozen great white sharks along the Southern California coast.

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Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous

A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump’s presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law.

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South African big game Theunis Botha hunter crushed by elephant

A South African big game hunter was crushed to death by an elephant on a Zimbabwe game reserve, according to South African outlet News 24.

Author=Mary Bowerman


Caught on video: Fistfight erupts on Southwest jet as it taxis to gate in Burbank, Calif.

A Southwest Airlines jet coming into the gate at a California airport was the scene of a full-blown fistfight, another on-plane incident that was caught on cellphone video.

Author=Matthew Diebel


SpaceX Launches US Spy Satellite on Secret Mission, Nails Rocket Landing

A SpaceX Falcon rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday (May 1) to boost a classified spy satellite into orbit for the U.S. military, then turned around and touched down at a nearby landing pad.

Author=Irene Klotz


Sen. Schumer: No Trump FBI pick unless special prosecutor named

A special prosecutor should be named to take over Russia probe, Sen. Schumer says.

Author=Erin Durkin


After Surprise Announcement, Gunfire Erupts Once More In Ivory Coast

A spokesman for disgruntled soldiers, who settled a mutiny months ago in return for promised payments, recently said they'd dropped their demands. This clearly came as news to the soldiers.

Author=Colin Dwyer


DNC Staffer's Murder Draws Fresh Conspiracy Theories

A spokesman for the family of a young Democratic National Committee staffer who was murdered last year said Tuesday that a conservative businessman had paid for a private investigation into the unsolved slaying that has ignited right-wing conspiracy theor

Author=Alex Seitz-Wald


Sense of Crisis Deepens as Trump Defends F.B.I. Firing

A spokeswoman also said that the recommendation from the deputy attorney general to fire James B. Comey had not been made at the president’s direction.

Author=Michael D. Shear, Jennifer Steinhauer and Matt Flegenheimer


Geneva hospital standoff ends with jail inmate dead: Officials

A standoff involving a Kane County inmate holding an employee at a Geneva hospital hostage ended late Saturday afternoon with the inmate dead, officials said.

Author=Steve Lord


Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain for Now, White House Signals

A statement on Iran came two days before Iranian elections, and just before President Trump’s first overseas trip as president.

Author=Gardiner Harris and David E. Sanger


Trump governs as he campaigned: Unconventionally and unpredictably

A steep learning curve has created obstacles, but the president resists changing style.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/danbalzwapo


Deadly storms hit several states

A string of deadly storms over the weekend spawned tornadoes and caused flooding that left a deadly trail of devastation in four states.

Author=Jay Croft and Amanda Jackson, CNN


UT Austin stabbing spree: 1 killed, 3 others wounded, suspect in custody

A student at the University of Texas Austin attacked his fellow undergraduates Monday with what authorities described as a Bowie-style hunting knife, killing one man and injuring three others.

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Police: Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbings

A student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people on the University of Texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others before surrendering to police, authorities said.

Author=


Police: Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbings

A student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people on the University of Texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others before surrendering to police, authorities said. There was no immediate word about a motive. Student Rachel

Author=ABC News


Police: Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbings

A student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people on the University of Texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others.

Author=Jim Vertuno


Russian found guilty of inciting religious hatred — for playing ‘Pokémon Go’ in church

A suspended sentence was handed down under a law inspired by scandalous punk band Pussy Riot

Author=https://www.facebook.com/david.filipov


Apple sold fewer iPhones this quarter but made more per device

A telling sign for the iPhone 8

Author=Nick Statt


Hannover evacuates 50,000 over 'World War Two bombs'

A tenth of the city are leaving their homes while suspected World War Two bombs are defused.

Author=BBC News


Hannover evacuates 50,000 over World War Two bombs

A tenth of the city's population leave their homes while multiple World War Two bombs are defused.

Author=BBC News


Trump meltdown sets off GOP alarms over 2018 midterm

A three-day party gathering highlights senior Republican officials grappling with a profoundly unstable White House.

Author=Alex Isenstadt


Preds Fall in Game Two as Ducks Even Western Conference Final 1-1

A three-goal second period helped the Anaheim Ducks to even the Western Conference Final at one game apiece with a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators in Game Two on Sunday at Honda Center.

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Iraqi commander vows to complete capture of Mosul in May

A top Iraqi commander expects to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul in May despite resistance from militants in the densely populated Old City district.

Author=Ahmed Rasheed


NHS 'robust' after cyber-attack

A total of 48 NHS trusts were hit by cyber-attack, of which all but six are now back to normal, says home secretary.

Author=BBC News


NHS 'robust' after cyber-attack

A total of 48 NHS trusts were hit, but only six are yet to return to normal, says the home secretary.

Author=BBC News


Read President Trump's Liberty University Commencement Speech

A transcript of his remarks in Lynchburg, Virginia

Author=TIME Staff


Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools. A broader proposal mandating that virtual

Author=ABC News


Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas.

Author=Will Weissert


Macron Campaign Says It Was Target of ‘Massive’ Hacking Attack

A trove of internal campaign documents was posted online, campaign staff for the French presidential candidate said.

Author=Aurelien Breeden and Sewell Chan


North Korea has a long history of odd accusations

A turncoat assassin sent to North Korea armed with “nano poison” to kill leader Kim Jong Un?

Author=


What we know about the US man and his girlfriend found dead in Belize

A U.S. man and his Canadian girlfriend, who had been missing in the Central American nation of Belize, were found dead Monday afternoon, according to police. Autopsies are set to be performed today on Drew DeVoursney, 36, of Atlanta and Francesca Matus, 5

Author=ABC News


What we know about the missing US man and his girlfriend found dead in Belize

A U.S. man and his Canadian girlfriend, who had been missing in the Central American nation of Belize, were found dead Monday afternoon, according to police. Autopsies are set to be performed today on Drew DeVoursney, 36, of Atlanta, and girlfriend France

Author=ABC News


US special operations member killed in Somalia

A U.S. special operations member was killed Thursday fighting terror group Al Shabab -- Al Qaeda's third-largest affiliate -- in Somalia, U.S. officials told Fox News.

Author=Lucas Tomlinson


Rights group: Trump should seek accountability from Duterte

A U.S.-based human rights group says President Donald Trump should seek accountability and not offer to roll out the White House red carpet for Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte, who the group accuses of being a mass murder ‘mastermind’ amid the thous

Author=


US military member killed in action in Somalia

A US military member was killed and two others were wounded in Somalia when they were attacked while on a mission advising Somali National Army forces, US Africa Command confirmed Friday.

Author=Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent


W. Virginia reporter arrested for 'yelling questions' at visiting HHS secretary Tom Price

A veteran West Virginia reporter was arrested in the state capitol building for "yelling questions" to visitiing cabinet secretary Tom Price and senior White House advisor Kellyanne Conway.

Author=Doug Stanglin


Royal Trouble! Prince George Sobs After Getting Scolded by Kate at Pippa Middleton’s Wedding

A video of the bride and groom leaving the church appears to show Kate having a strong word with George after he wanders behind Pippa

Author=Stephanie Petit


Turkish violence in Washington presents new Trump headache

A violent attack blocks from the White House that left nine protestors bloodied or injured is creating a new headache for the Trump administration on the eve of the president’s first foreign trip.

Author=Ben Kamisar


5 things to know about sea lions

A viral video of a California sea lion snatching a young girl off a pier near Vancouver sparks interest – and confusion – about the marine mammals.

Author=


With $8 Billion Deal on Health Bill, House G.O.P. Leader Says ‘We Enough Votes’

A vote was scheduled for Thursday, and the majority leader sounded confident about its chances, as critics called the added funding inadequate.

Author=Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear


Donald Trump's tweets of the week: North Korea on blast, shading the Dems, winning bigly

A walk through the president's headspace and the ongoings in Washington, D.C., the first week of May.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/chrisriotta/


Trump gives America a week like no other

A week of political bedlam has left a presidency in crisis, Washington in uproar and the national psyche increasingly addled.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


A South African big game hunter dies after elephant falls on him

A well-known South African game hunter died after an elephant that had been shot collapsed on him at a Zimbabwe animal reserve on Friday, according to authorities.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCNews


Reporter cuffed after 'yelling' questions at Trump cabinet member

A West Virginia journalist has allegedly been arrested after he tried to ask Tom Price a question while at the Capitol in Charleston.

Author=Brett Bodner


Trump's foreign trip now bogged in White House crises

A White House reeling from parallel crises won't find respite anytime soon: President Donald Trump, joined by first lady Melania Trump, will embark Friday on his first foreign trip, a five-country grind where the very issues of credibility and compet

Author=Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer


Fired officer to plead guilty in killing of black motorist

A white police officer whose killing of a black motorist running from a traffic stop was recorded on a cellphone video agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to violating his civil rights, a conviction that could send him to prison for decades. As part of the ple

Author=ABC News


Police officer free on bond in teen’s suburban Dallas death - The Boston Globe

A white Texas police officer faces a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager after being fired earlier in the week.

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Texas police officer faces murder charge in teen's death

A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday.

Author=


Willesden shooting: Police foil 'active terror plot'

A woman in her 20s is shot by police, and six people are arrested, as part of an anti-terror operation in London and Kent.

Author=BBC News


Second alleged London terror plot foiled

A woman shot by police during an ongoing counterterrorism investigation remains in a serious but stable condition but the threat is "contained," London's Metropolitan Police said Friday.

Author=Laura Smith-Spark, Euan McKirdy and Schams Elwazer, CNN


London Terror: 'Active Plot' Foiled in U.K. Police Raid

A woman was shot and five people were arrested in the anti-terror raid at the property in the northwest of the city, London's police said.

Author=Saphora Smith


The James Comey Saga, In Timeline Form

A year and a half ago, James Comey, then the head of the FBI, said "part of doing our work well is to make sure we don't talk about it."

Author=Miles Parks


Hernandez's fiancee casts doubt on his suicide

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, says she doesn't think his death in his prison cell on April 19 was a suicide.

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Fiancee: Aaron Hernandez thought he was going to be freed

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez says former tight end thought he was soon to be released from prison.

Author=Associated Press


‘Serial Street Shooter’ suspected in 9 Arizona slayings arrested in Phoenix, police say

Aaron Juan Saucedo, 23, is accused in a string of fatal shootings that turned parts of Phoenix into a ghost town after dark.

Author=


Afghanistan IS head killed in raid - US and Afghan officials

Abdul Hasib was killed 10 days ago in a joint Afghan and US special forces operation, officials say.

Author=BBC News


Francis on meeting Trump: 'There are always doors that are not shut'

Aboard the&nbsp;papal plane: Francis spoke about President Trump; Marie Collins; preventing clergy sexual abuse; apparitions of Mary in&nbsp;Medjugorje;&nbsp;and his completed Portugal trip.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NCRonline


Paddle-boarders warned about sharks as sightings increase in Southern California

About 15 great white sharks were spotted off the Southern California coast, prompting deputies to evacuate the water

Author=


Sen. Thom Tillis says he’s ‘doing well’ after collapsing during D.C. charity race

About an hour later, Tillis posted a message on Twitter, saying “I’m fine.”

Author=


Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's presidency has released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists.

Author=


Chibok schoolgirls were swapped for 5 Boko Haram commanders

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president says that he will meet Sunday with 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed this weekend after being kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram.

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The Latest: 82 freed girls go to Nigerian president's house

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on the release of Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria (all times local): ___ 9:35 a.m.

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Poll: The first word that comes to mind when we think of Trump is . . .

According to a new survey, when most Americans are asked to describe him, they aren''t thinking "president"

Author=Katie Serena


The President’s Power to End a Criminal Investigation

According to a portion of a memorandum the New York Times has reported on but not seen, President Trump told then–FBI director James Comey, “I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go” — an apparent reference to the

Author=Andrew C. McCarthy


New FBI director to testify on Russia, other threats

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is set to testify before Congress on Thursday, a day after he was named to replace fired director Jam...

Author=David S. Cloud


New acting FBI director contradicts White House on Comey

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe Thursday rejected assertions by the White House that FBI employees had lost faith in James Comey and that the bureau's probe into Russian election meddling was one of its most minor concerns.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Yulin festival: Doubts over 'dog meat ban'

Activists say there's a ban which will save thousands of dogs, but there's no official confirmation.

Author=BBC News


Meghan Markle Makes Her Big Arrival to Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception Alongside Prince Harry

Actress was not spotted at the ceremony early Saturday morning

Author=McKenna Aiello


Emma Watson Makes History While Accepting First-Ever Genderless Acting Award at 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Actress wins Best Actor in a Movie for <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>

Author=Kendall Fisher


Defense stocks roar higher on $110 billion US-Saudi Arabia weapons deal

Additionally, the iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (ITA) was climbing higher Monday morning following this news.

Author=Lauren Thomas


Trump official freezes Michelle Obama’s plan to fight childhood obesity

Administration slows implementation of rules on sodium, whole grains and sweetened milks

Author=https://www.facebook.com/caitlin.dewey, https://www.facebook.com/moriah.balingit


The US Launched New Airstrikes Against Pro-Assad Forces In Syria

Advancing vehicles were destroyed in a US airstrike after pro-regime forces approached an area of southern Syria where US forces are currently deployed.

Author=Nancy A. Youssef, Mike Giglio


Aeroflot Boeing 777 Hits Clear Air Turbulence Near Bangkok; 25 Hurt

Aeroflot confirmed that 14 of the 313 passengers aboard Flight SU270 were receiving medical treatment, while 11 others were discharged.

Author=Nick Bailey


ISIS dealt series of serious blows in Afghan stronghold

Afghan air force pummels militants in same area where joint U.S. raid left top commander dead, along with 2 U.S. troops

Author=


Taliban announce start of spring fighting season, vow to build social and political institutions

Afghanistan's Taliban have announced the start of a spring offensive, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults.

Author=Kathy Gannon


Trump savors health care win: ‘Hey, I’m president’

After a close vote in the House, Donald Trump exults over his first big legislative success since taking office.

Author=Shane Goldmacher


Pence is a loyal solider, but situation is wearing on him

After a fast and furious news cycle at the White House this week, the last few days may have worn on Vice President Mike Pence.

Author=Elizabeth Landers, CNN


The Next Step for the Republican Health Care Bill: A Skeptical Senate

After a hard-fought victory in the House, the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act faces big changes in a skeptical Senate.

Author=Matt Flegenheimer


Melissa McCarthy takes her Sean Spicer impersonation to the streets

After a politically turbulent week, it's reasonable that staffers at CNN didn't quite believe their eyes when they saw the spectacle ta...

Author=Libby Hill


Trump and Turnbull, 2 Expressive Leaders, Seek to Rebuild U.S.-Australia Ties

After a rocky first phone call, President Trump and Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister of Australia, have worked to put the encounter behind them.

Author=Mark Landler and Maggie Haberman


Despite Earlier Spat, Smooth Sailing Aboard Intrepid for Trump and Turnbull

After a rocky first phone call, President Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia tried to show that they have put the encounter behind them.

Author=Maggie Haberman and Mark Landler


Despite Earlier Spat, Smooth Sailing Aboard Intrepid for Trump and Turnbull

After a rocky first phone call, President Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia used a meeting in New York to try to show that they have put the encounter behind them.

Author=Maggie Haberman and Mark Landler


U.S. job market rebounds in April to add 211,000 jobs, unemployment rate drops to lowest level in a decade

After a string of worrisome economic signs, the April jobs report added a shot of good news.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/anaclaireswanson


Graham: Trump Needs to 'Back off' Russia Probe, Let Investigation Go Forward

After a week of fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey amid the ongoing probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday in an exclusive interview with "Meet the Press&qu

Author=Kailani Koenig


French presidential choice: Risk Le Pen or settle for Macron

After an election campaign like no other, France is about to have a president like no other: either Marine Le Pen, a far-right populist who could reshape Europe’s post-war order and become France’s first female leader, or Emmanuel Macron, a brainy ups

Author=


Things we learned from Joshua-Klitschko

After Anthony Joshua's victory over Wladimir Klitschko, a few things are clear: Joshua is fast becoming boxing's No. 1 star, and Klitschko, at 41, is still a force in the heavyweight division.

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Donald Trump Won't Give Up Unsupported Claim That Barack Obama Wiretapped Him

After bringing up the claim unprompted, CBS asked Trump to elaborate. Instead, the president angrily ended the interview.

Author=Marina Fang


What a real crisis could mean for Trump

After chaotic, self-inflicted week many fear chaos Trump can't control.

Author=Edward-Isaac Dovere


The Tulsa Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Terence Crutcher Was Found Not Guilty

After deliberating for more than nine hours, a jury found Tulsa Police Department Officer Betty Shelby not guilty of manslaughter.

Author=Michelle Broder Van Dyke


After Comey firing, Trump's frustrations boiled over

After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House’s attempts to quell the firestorm over the F

Author=


Pope to Catholics: get out, spread faith, help cholesterol

After having just returned from a whirlwind trip to Egypt, Pope Francis lightened the mood a bit in his regular Sunday address in St. Peters's Square when he advised people to go out to people instead of staying in an armchair. He also talked about t

Author=


Few Republicans hold town halls following health care vote

After House Republicans passed a major bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act last week, lawmakers are back in their districts, but only a handful of Republicans have scheduled public events to plug their recent legislative accomplishment. By

Author=ABC News


Trump Impeachment Talk Grows From Conspiracy Theory To Mainstream

After it was revealed the former FBI director penned a memo, saying Trump asked to end the Mike Flynn investigation, Democrats are raising the "I" word prospect. But that's still very far afield.

Author=


Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

After landing in Honolulu on a flight from Los Angeles Friday, passengers described a midair disruption involving an unruly man whose attempts to get to the front of the jetliner prompted flight attendants and passengers to subdue him. and fighter jets to

Author=ABC News


Senate confirms Trump's chief trade negotiator

After months of delays, Robert Lighthizer sailed through confirmation vote.

Author=Vicki Needham


What to watch in Thursday's health care vote

After more than seven years of campaign pledges -- and 42 days since their initial effort failed in epic fashion -- House Republicans now say they have the votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Author=Phil Mattingly, CNN


Spirit Airlines Cancellations at Fort Lauderdale Airport Cause Chaos

After multiple flights were canceled at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport due to a labor dispute between pilots and Spirit Airlines, tensions ran high as passengers tried to find a way home.

Author=Kalhan Rosenblatt


Trump to Liberty graduates: Be an outsider — because there’s nothing ‘more pathetic’ than ‘being a critic’

After one of the most tumultuous weeks of his young presidency, Trump delivered deeply personal advice during his commencement address at Liberty University.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson


They were investigating Trump, and then they were fired

After President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, questions immediately arose about the President's motivations for his dismissal -- and for the recent firings of two other then-President Barack Obama-appointees who were in the middle of c

Author=Euan McKirdy, CNN


U.S. to South Korea: We'll pay for missile defense system (for now)

After President Donald Trump set off a furor over who should pay for a U.S. missile defense system that's being installed in South Korea, his national security chief said Washington will pick up the check

Author=Alec Macfarlane and Taehoon Lee, CNNMoney


Trump's wacky history lessons continue

After puzzling comments about 19th Century abolitionist Frederick Douglass and marveling that no one knew Abraham Lincoln was a Republican, President Donald Trump has just unloaded another historical non sequitur.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Canelo outclasses Chavez Jr.; sets date vs. GGG

After routing Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday, Canelo Alvarez announced in the ring that his much-anticipated fight with Gennady Golovkin is a go, with the two signing on to fight Sept. 16.

Author=


Critic's Notebook: The Trump-Free White House Correspondents' Dinner Was Scathing, If Not Always Funny

After saying that he had been told not to, comedian Hasan Minhaj savaged Trump and his administration.

Author=Frank Scheck


American journalist asked to leave 'Kushner family event' in China

After seeing advertisements for what was described as a "Kushner event featuring Jared's sister," an American reporter decided to attend. Then she was asked to leave.

Author=Jason Kurtz


Sinclair Unveils Tribune Deal, Raising Worries It Will Be Too Powerful

After Sinclair said it had agreed to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion, some pointed out it had shown a willingness to use its TV stations to advance a conservative agenda.

Author=Sydney Ember and Michael J. de la Merced


Analysis | GOP’s Upton serves notice that moderates might be a force to reckon with

After six years of watching conservatives dictate policy outcomes, moderates finally demanded something from the health-care bill.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/paul.kane.3367


Prince Philip's gaffes from decades on royal duty

After the Duke of Edinburgh steps down from duties, we take a look back at some of the infamous remarks he has made while in the public eye.

Author=BBC News


LaVar Ball says son Lonzo will only work out for Lakers and will get team to playoffs

After the Lakers landed the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, LaVar Ball has more confidence than ever — which is saying something — that his son will be selected by his favorite team.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/des.bieler


Warriors' Zaza Pachulia, family threatened after Kawhi Leonard incident

After the play that left Spurs star Kawhi Leonard injured, security guards were deployed to the entrance of Zaza Pachulia's childrens’ school.

Author=Sam Amick


Undrafted NFL Free Agents 2017: Latest Details on the Biggest Signings

After three long days in Philadelphia, the 2017 NFL draft is finally over. The draft process, however, still has some time remaining to be sorted out. Within seconds of Chad Kelly's selection as the latest Mr...

Author=Tyler Conway


Donald Trump Won't Give Up Unsupported Claim That Barack Obama Wiretapped Him

After Trump brought up the claim unprompted, CBS asked him to elaborate. Instead, the president angrily ended the interview.

Author=Marina Fang


White House Fights a Familiar Enemy: The Press

After two bombshell reports, the Trump administration trains its fire on the news media and the sources who are leaking to it.

Author=Michael M. Grynbaum


Maine health care advocates demand to know: Where’s Bruce? - The Boston Globe

After voting to slash Medicaid, New England’s only remaining Republican House member, Bruce Poliquin of Maine, is in the crosshairs for 2018.

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House Passes Measure to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act

After weeks of struggle, House Republicans narrowly passed hard-fought legislation to repeal and replace large parts of the Affordable Care Act.

Author=Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear


Exclusive: Joe and Mika Are Getting Hitched

After years of rumors, gossip, and intrigue, Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski reveal their engagement, how it all went down, and the unlikely guy (Donald Trump) who asked to oversee their vows.

Author=Emily Jane Fox


Trump signs ‘tremendous’ deals with Saudi Arabia on his first day overseas

Agreements outline arms sales, investments and a shared ‘strategic vision’ for U.S.-Saudi relations.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Trump Takes Aim at School Lunch Guidelines and a Girls’ Education Program

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that school lunches would no longer have to meet some of the Obama administration’s dietary guidelines.

Author=Erica L. Green and Julie Hirschfeld Davis


"Clock boy" discrimination lawsuit dismissed by federal judge

Ahmed Mohamed was arrested and suspended in 2015 for bringing a homemade clock to school

Author=


Lieberman Is a Finalist for F.B.I. Director, Trump Says

Aides are urging the president to take more time, and he appears increasingly likely to wait to announce his choice until he returns from a nine-day trip abroad.

Author=Glenn Thrush and Maggie Haberman


The Daily 202: Loyalty is a one-way street for Donald Trump

Aides who sacrifice reputations for the president may get burned

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Trump’s FCC chairman has wasted no time enacting a conservative agenda in his first 100 days

Ajit Pai has moved swiftly to deregulate the telecom industry.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/brian.d.fung


Ian Brady death: 'Lost chance' to find Keith Bennett's body

Alan Bennett, whose brother Keith was murdered by Ian Brady, says he feels no sense of celebration.

Author=BBC News


Alarm over N. Korea, sea feud under ASEAN summit spotlight

Alarm over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and its intensifying standoff with the United States, and tensions over China’s assertive territorial claims in the South China Sea are under the spotlight at an annual summit of Southeast Asian nations in Ma

Author=


‘Saturday Night Live’: Melissa McCarthy, Alec Baldwin Take Aim at President Trump, Sean Spicer

Alec Baldwin was back as President Trump in “Saturday Night Live’s” cold open, parrying with Michael Che in a spoof of this week’s much-publicized interview with NBC News&#8…

Author=Cynthia Littleton,Debra Birnbaum, Cynthia Littleton, Debra Birnbaum


For Alex Ovechkin, another playoff failure and wasted year

Alex Ovechkin stood in the Washington Capitals dressing room, his back pressed up against a flat-screen television, surrounded by reporters. This could have been 2009, after Game 7 against the Penguins. Instead, it was after Game 7 against the Pittsburg

Author=


As Iran picks a president, 2 voters, very different views

All eyes in Iran’s presidential vote on Friday are on the two clerics leading the race: incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani and his hard-line challenger, Ebrahim Raisi.

Author=


As Iran picks a president, 2 voters, very different views

All eyes in Iran’s presidential vote on Friday were on the two clerics leading the race: incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani and his hard-line challenger, Ebrahim Raisi.

Author=


Five things to watch for in the Trump budget

All eyes will be on President Trump’s budget on Tuesday when it is set for release.

Author=Niv Elis


Local elections 2017 LIVE: The Tories take control as Labour bleeds seats

All the latest results from around the country in an important set of local and mayoral elections taking place just five weeks before the general election.

Author=Adam Payne and Adam Bienkov, Business Insider UK


How to defend yourself against the WannaCrypt global ransomware attack

All the malware's attack vectors and infection spreads are not yet known, but we do know how to protect vulnerable systems.

Author=Charlie Osborne


ELECTION 2017: Here's what the Tories, Labour, and the Lib Dems are promising on the economy

All three of Britain's main political parties have now put forward their plans for the next five years in the UK. Here are their plans for the economy.

Author=Will Martin, Business Insider UK


Ailing hip puts Thomas' Game 3 status up in air

All-Star Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas missed the second half of Friday night's loss to the Cavaliers due to a right hip strain, and his status for Game 3 is uncertain.

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Hacking arrest, fake news in tense French presidential race

Allegations of fake news and hacking attempts dominated France’s tense presidential campaign Thursday, with just two days left for independent Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen to win over voters before Sunday’s high-stakes runoff.

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OnPolitics Today: Your Internet is about to get less open

Also: Trump cries "witch hunt," Flynn's in deep, and more on Mueller.

Author=Josh Hafner


LeBron on MVP vote snub: I know what I bring

Although LeBron James was diplomatic and said it didn't bother him that he wasn't included among the three finalists for the MVP award, the Cavaliers star later questioned the decision and lamented that he hasn't "been fourth in a long

Author=


Cloud Computing Wins 2017 Preakness, Always Dreaming's Triple Crown Bid Fails

Always Dreaming's bid for a Triple Crown ended Saturday at the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Cloud Computing played the role of spoiler, crossing the finish line in first place...

Author=Joseph Zucker


Always Dreaming pulls away on a soggy track to win 143rd Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, held off Lookin at Lee and Battle of Midway down the stretch to claim the first leg of the Triple Crown.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/chuck.culpepper1


Always Dreaming wins 143rd Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming, ridden by John Velazquez, pulled away from the pack on the final stretch to win the 143rd Kentucky Derby on the rain-soaked track at Churchill Downs.

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For Family of Times Square Crash Victim, ‘Nothing Is Safe Anymore’

Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old killed on Thursday in a chaotic accident in Times Square, excelled in the culinary arts program at her high school in Portage, Mich.

Author=Sarah Maslin Nir


Trump vs. Comey: Who will America trust?

America faces a fateful choice: Does it believe Donald Trump or James Comey?

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Clinton, Trump can't stop airing their grievances

America has two ex-candidates, the victorious Donald Trump and the vanquished Hillary Clinton who can't stop fighting the 2016 election

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Now Is the Time for Us to Secure the Peace in Colombia

America loves an underdog success story, be it the Mets in 1969 or the men’s Olympic hockey team in 1980. But perhaps the greatest unlikely tour de force of all has taken place under our noses. Twenty years ago, Colombia was on the verge of being dec

Author=Jason Marczak


America's new post-Comey reality

America woke to a new, and potentially traumatic, political reality Wednesday.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Trump to Arm Syrian Kurds, Even as Turkey Strongly Objects

American commanders have long argued for arming the Y.P.G., a Kurdish militia with some of the most experienced fighters in the battle against the Islamic State.

Author=Michael R. Gordon


Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

American democracy is “under assault” on separate fronts from President Donald Trump and Russia, the former U.S. intelligence chief warned Sunday, expressing dismay over the abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey amid a probe into Moscow’s meddli

Author=


US government ‘under assault’ by Trump, Clapper says - The Boston Globe

American democracy is separately “under assault” from President Donald Trump and Russia, the former US intelligence chief warned Sunday.

Author=


Russia and Syria Denounce U.S. Airstrike on Pro-Assad Militia

American officials said that the strike was in defense, and that they were working with Russia on ways to head off similar incidents on the ground, as they already do in the air.

Author=Anne Barnard


The Latest Trump Controversy Shows Why Israel Is Not a Charity Case

American support for Israel has always been a function of the Jewish state’s strategic value more than anything else ...

Author=Jonathan S. Tobin


How Alexander Hamilton helped create the press protections Trump wants to overturn

Americans must have “the liberty of publishing truth, with good motives and for justifiable ends, even though it reflect on government, magistrates, or private persons,” Hamilton once said.

Author=Cristina Silva


Venezuela’s Dystopian Nightmare

Amid the country’s worst ever humanitarian crisis, demonstrators are being run over, masked paramilitaries are surrounding homes, and the president is angling for a new constitution.

Author=http://www.thedailybeast.com/authors/raul-stolk


Palestinian Football Association Holds Tournament Named After Terrorist While Demanding Israel's Removal from FIFA

Amid the international soccer governing body Fédération Internationale de Football Association's annual congress, a tournament named after...

Author=


France's Macron honors Holocaust victims, vows 'Never again'

Amid worries about rising nationalism, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron paid homage Sunday to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust with a somber, simple message to voters: Never again.

Author=


Analysis | What can Watergate teach us about the Trump White House?

Among other things, that Nixon was better at deflecting the FBI.

Author=


Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters

Among them are its new defence, sport and labour ministers - in a cabinet spanning the political spectrum.

Author=BBC News


11-Year-Old Girl Dies in Fall From Water Slide at British Theme Park

An 11-year-old girl on a school trip died after she fell from a water ride at a UK theme park, local police have confirmed. The incident happened at the Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor theme park, north of Birmingham, Staffordshire Police said. &q

Author=http://www.facebook.com/ktla5


Girl dies in British theme park accident

An 11-year-old girl on a school trip died after she fell from a water ride at a UK theme park, local police have confirmed.

Author=Euan McKirdy, CNN


Times Square car incident: 1 dead, 22 injured; driver in custody

An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least 22 people injured Thursday when a speeding car plowed into pedestrians in Manhattan's bustling Times Square, city officials said.

Author=Ray Sanchez, CNN


Trump adviser to leave the White House.

An adviser to President Donald Trump will be leaving the White House

Author=


Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment

An African-American congressman was threatened with lynching and subjected to racially charged name-calling after he called for President Trump's impeachment last week. At a town hall in Houston on Saturday, Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, played voicemails

Author=ABC News


'Attention in the water: ... You are paddleboarding next to ... 15 great white sharks'

An airborne warning off the Orange County coast was the latest in a handful of recent advisories — and at least one attack — as great white sharks have migrated to the Southern California coast.

Author=Veronica Rocha


Caps Draw A Game 7 Blank

An all too familiar feeling descends on DC as the Caps fail to finish in Game 7, and instead are finished off, 2-0.

Author=


Perspective | For Capitals and their fans, a familiar sound and fury . . . amounting to nothing

An all-in season ends the same way so many before have: in a second-round ouster.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/thomas.boswell.756


North Korea seizes another American citizen as crisis heats up

An American teacher was detained in North Korea over the weekend, raising to four the number of U.S. citizens now being held by the communist nation's authoritarian regime.

Author=John Bacon


China deports Houston businesswoman who was convicted of being US spy

An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States.

Author=


Restrictive North Carolina Voting Law Is Dead After Supreme Court Refuses To Review It

An appeals court found that the restrictions harked back to the Jim Crow era.

Author=Cristian Farias


Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

An armed man gunned down a new village police chief on a street on Friday and then killed two employees in a nearby nursing home, where he later was found dead, a sheriff said. No nursing home residents were injured. The slain police chief, Steven Eric Di

Author=ABC News


Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

An armed man gunned down a new village police chief on an Ohio street on Friday and then killed two employees in a nearby nursing home, where he later was found dead, a sheriff said. No nursing home residents were injured, nor were two hostages briefly he

Author=ABC News


Armored military vehicle runs over Venezuelan protester

An armored military truck rolled over 22-year-old Pedro Michell Yaminne during protests in Caracas, Venezuela, dramatic video from the scene shows.

Author=Ray Sanchez, CNN


Australian senator breastfeeds baby on floor of Parliament

An Australian senator has made history by breastfeeding her infant daughter on the floor of the country’s Parliament.

Author=


North Korean state media lashes out at China over “precious” nuclear program

An editorial in the North Korean Central News Agency accuses Beijing of “raising tensions.”

Author=Eleanor Ross


Analysis | Here’s how the Russians might have snuck a recording device into the Oval Office

An expert explains.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


UK hospitals turn away patients after ransomware attack - The Boston Globe

An extensive cyberattack struck computers across a wide swath of Europe and Asia on Friday, and strained the public health system in Britain.

Author=


FBI translator married ISIS terrorist she was supposed to investigate: report

An FBI translator who was assigned to investigate a bloodthirsty ISIS terrorist wound up falling head-over-heels in love with the man — and married him instead, a report says. Daniela Greene, 38, w…

Author=


Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years prison for blasphemy

An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced the minority Christian governor of Jakarta to two years in prison for blaspheming the Quran, a shock decision that undermines the country’s reputation for practicing a moderate form of Islam.

Author=


U.S. poised to expand military effort against Taliban in Afghanistan

An intensified military campaign, if approved by President Trump, would aim to push militants to the negotiating table.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/missy.ryan, https://www.facebook.com/greg.jaffe.5


Turkey's Government Has Blocked Access To Wikipedia In Yet Another Crackdown On Free Speech

An Internet watchdog group in Turkey said that attempts to access the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia result in error messages.

Author=Tamerra Griffin


After Question on Obama, Trump Asks Reporter to Leave Oval Office

An interview by CBS’s John Dickerson with President Donald Trump ended abruptly after a question on his wiretapping claims against predecessor Barack Obama.

Author=


Cuba military plane crash leaves eight dead

An investigation is launched after the crash in the mountainous west of the island.

Author=BBC News


Iraqi commander says to complete capture of Mosul in May

An Iraqi commander expects to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul in May despite resistance from militants in the densely populated Old City district.

Author=Ahmed Rasheed


Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

An Israeli Cabinet committee is pushing forward a bill that downgrades Arabic as an official language of the country.

Author=


Israeli minister reportedly says it is time to assassinate Syria's Assad

An Israeli minister under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that, based on recent reports of new atrocities, it is time to eliminate (President) Assad.

Author=


Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

An Israeli police officer shot dead a Jordanian attacker who stabbed him in the Old City of Jerusalem on Saturday, police said.

Author=


Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide's Russia talks

An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russia is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised.

Author=


Shooter At Ohio Nursing Home Has Been 'Neutralized'

An officer responding to the scene was reportedly shot.

Author=Andy Campbell, Willa Frej


Officer killed, two injured in shooting at Ohio nursing home

An officer was killed while responding to reports of gunfire at a nursing home in Central Ohio.

Author=Jessica Schladebeck


Officer shot in Licking County

An officer was wounded in an active shooter situation this morning in Kirkersville in Licking County. The condition of the officer was unknown, according

Author=The Columbus Dispatch


State Dept. account retweets, then deletes, about Ivanka Trump book

An official State Department Twitter account retweeted a tweet promoting Ivanka Trump's new book, "Women Who Work," raising ethics questions. It has since been deleted.

Author=Betsy Klein, CNN


Orange County family says they were kicked off Delta flight after argument over child's seat

An Orange County couple says they were kicked off a Los Angeles-bound Delta flight last month after airline staff insisted their 2-year-old son could not sit by himself

Author=James Queally


At least 100,000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

An unprecedented global "ransomware" attack has hit at least 100,000 organizations in 150 countries, Europe's police agency said Sunday.

Author=Sylvia Hui, Allen G. Breed and Sara Burnett


More victims expected in unprecedented cyberattack as users log on Monday

An unprecedented global “ransomware” attack has hit at least 100,000 organizations in 150 countries, Europe’s police agency said Sunday — and predicted that more damage may be seen Monday as people return to work and switch on their computers.

Author=


Kentucky Derby 2017 Video: Replay Highlights, Race Results and Breakdown

An unpredictable buildup to the 2017 Kentucky Derby produced the most predictable result. Odds-on favorite Always Dreaming galloped away from the rest of the pack at Churchill Downs to win the 143rd running of the event in Louisville...

Author=Alex Ballentine


AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Analysis: Trump intel sharing likely to leave allies anxious

Author=


Analysis | What the French election highlights about Trump and U.S. politics

Analysts point to the depth of political polarization in France, but it's all the more virulent in the U.S.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/ishaantharoor


Launching missiles is not the path to talks with the U.S., Haley tells North Korea

Analysts say North Korea appears to have tested a new kind of missile with a longer range.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


North Korea’s Kim celebrates test of ‘perfect weapon system’

Analysts say the nation appears to have tested a new kind of missile with a longer range.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


Anatomy of a tragedy: Police say boy with BB gun fatally shot by officers at high school

Anatomy of a tragedy: Police say boy with BB gun fatally shot by officers at high school

Author=Kristina Davis and Dana Littlefield


Warren Buffett’s Stocks Made $16 Billion Since the Last Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

And also the Oracle of Omaha's worst calls this year.

Author=Jen Wieczner


Donald Trump Committed Another Impeachable Offense This Week

And it had nothing to do with the Russia investigation.

Author=https://www.thenation.com/author/John%20Nichols/


Trump's Supporters Are Just As Frustrated As He Is About Not Getting Things Done

And just like the president, they're blaming everyone but Donald Trump.

Author=Michael Blackmon


Trump's Ratings On The Economy Are Taking A Turn For The Worse

And the other polling news you need to know about this week.

Author=Ariel Edwards-Levy, Grace Sparks


Trump’s First 100 Days: What has President Trump done so far?

And what his actions tell us about what kind of president he is.

Author=


Anderson Cooper to Trump Surrogate: ‘If He Took a Dump on His Desk You’d Defend It’ (Video)

Anderson Cooper to Trump Surrogate: ‘If He Took a Dump on His Desk You’d Defend It’ (Video) What Anderson Cooper said to Kellyanne Conway with a roll of his eyes he is now saying to another Donald Trump surrogate with words. Political commentator

Author=Rosemary Rossi, provided by<br /><a href="http://www.thewrap.com/" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><img src="http://ww2.hdnux.com/photos/51/35/17/10867697/4/rawImage.jpg" border="0&q


Anderson Cooper tells Jeffrey Lord: If Trump 'took a dump on his desk, you'd defend it'

Anderson Cooper took issue with a guest's defense of President Trump on his show Friday night.Jeffrey Lord regularly appears as a pro-T...

Author=Jessica Roy


Acting FBI director vows to inform congressional committee if White House tries to upend Russia probe

Andrew McCabe also told a congressional committee there had “been no effort to impede our investigation to date.”

Author=http://www.facebook.com/matt.zapotosky


Acting FBI director vows to inform congressional committee if White House tries to upend Russia probe

Andrew McCabe also told the Senate Intelligence Committee there has “been no effort to impede our investigation to date.”

Author=http://www.facebook.com/matt.zapotosky


Acting FBI director contradicts Trump White House on Comey, Russia probe

Andrew McCabe praised his ex-boss and told a congressional committee the Russia probe is a ‘highly significant investigation,’ contrary to what the White House has said.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/matt.zapotosky


Latest Developments on Comey: Acting F.B.I. Chief Testifies

Andrew McCabe, the acting director of the F.B.I., is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Author=The New York Times


The world wants cheap phones, but can Android Go deliver them?

Android Go is Google’s latest try at reaching the next billion smartphone users, and although it’s exciting, and a strong proposition, it faces many of the same problems Google encountered with Android One.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/andyboxall


Macron and Merkel Meet, Pledging to Save European Unity

Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, greeted Emmanuel Macron, France’s new president, with pomp that reflected a rare moment of hope for the E.U., but much work remained.

Author=Alison Smale


Merkel Gains Momentum in German State Vote as Challengers Slump

Angela Merkel’s party picked up momentum in a German state election, convincingly defeating the Social Democrats who want to unseat the chancellor in the national vote in September.

Author=Patrick Donahue


Fights break out at Florida airport after Spirit Airlines cancels flights - The Boston Globe

Anger and confusion boiled over as nine Spirit flights were canceled, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.

Author=


In blow to U.S.-Turkey ties, Trump administration approves plan to arm Syrian Kurds against Islamic State

Ankara views the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, as a threat.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/tgibbonsneff, https://www.facebook.com/missy.ryan


Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rally

Ann Coulter did not turn up in Berkeley where hundreds held a raucous but largely peaceful demonstration in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America’s free speech movement.

Author=


Trump's daughter Tiffany to attend Georgetown Law School

Another Trump is going to Washington.

Author=


Inside Venezuela's anti-government protests

Anti-government protesters in Venezuela talk about what drives them and what they want to happen.

Author=Vanessa Buschschlüter


Don’t Take Anything Trump’s Lawyers Say About His Tax Returns Seriously

Anything except releasing the documents falls short.

Author=Paul Blumenthal, Ben Walsh


Trump’s revised travel ban faces legal challenges in courtrooms on both coasts

Appeals court in Richmond holds first hearing Monday on president’s executive order.

Author=


LIVE: Apple misses on revenue, signals weakness ahead

Apple will report its second fiscal quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday.

Author=Kif Leswing


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April's launch of a KN-17 failed, but Sunday's launch was successful.

Author=NBC News


PHOTOS: 17 Mummies Unearthed In Egypt

Archaeologists announced the discovery of 17 mummies in central Egypt, believed to be from Egypt's Greco-Roman period. The country is hoping the find will boost tourism.

Author=James Doubek


McCain: WH must handle Watergate-size scandal

Arizona Sen. John McCain explained on Sunday why he invoked Watergate last week to describe the controversy surrounding President Donald Trump.

Author=Eli Watkins, CNN


Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, 4th inmate in 8 days

Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days, ending a frantic schedule as the state's supply of lethal injection drugs expires at the end of April.

Author=Faith Karimi, Dakin Andone and Darran Simon, CNN


Arkansas carries out fourth execution in eight days, concluding frantic lethal injection schedule

Arkansas had originally intended to execute eight inmates in 11 days, but half of the lethal injections were blocked.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/markberman


Iraqi forces open new front in Mosul offensive, gearing up for a final showdown

Army and Interior Ministry units advanced from the northwest after their push from the south stalled.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lovedaymorris?fref=ts


Iran Presidential Election: Economy Is Focus as Rouhani Faces Raisi

Around 1,600 people put themselves forward to run for president, but Iran's unelected conservative Islamic Guardian Council allowed just six to run.

Author=Alexander Smith


Indonesia: About 200 Still at Large 2 Days After Jail Break

Around 200 inmates remain on the loose after a mass escape from an overcrowded prison on Sumatra Island in Indonesia, authorities said.

Author=NBC News


Heroin dealer cites religious freedom as his defense. Court says yeah, but what about the buyers?

Arrested for federal drug conspiracy, a heroin ringleader said he only did it as a faith-based method of detoxification. Courts weren't sure the users saw it that way.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/StateofNoVa/info?tab=page_info


​Google I/O 2017: Here's what we learned

Artificial intelligence, simplified Android developer tools and Google's play to be your digital assistant of choice are among the key themes from Google I/O 2017.

Author=Larry Dignan


North Korea's mystery islands: Man-made keys could be new nuclear launch sites

Artificial islands have been discovered surrounding Sohae Satellite Launching Station, a missile development and testing site roughly 70 miles northwest of Pyongyang. Satellite images suggest the islands are home to military installations and have been un

Author=Georeen Tanner


Meet Robin Bell, the artist who projected protest messages onto Trump's D.C. hotel last night

Artist Robin Bell creates light projections that serve as acts of protest against the Trump administration. Monday night, his messages went on Trump's hotel in Washington, D.C. and went viral.

Author=Carolina A. Miranda


‘Pay Trump Bribes Here’: How an activist pulled off projecting messages onto the Trump International Hotel

Artist Robin Bell focused on accusations that the hotel is benefiting from President Trump’s political power, which would violate the emoluments clause of the Constitution.

Author=


Analysis | All of the White House’s conflicting explanations for Comey’s firing: A timeline

As a public service, we compiled a timeline of the shifting rhetoric by Trump and his staff.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/myhlee


Marine Le Pen: A Surprising Number of Gay Frenchmen Are with Her

As France picks its next president on Sunday, National Front nominee Marine Le Pen, 48, enjoys significant support among an unlikely population: gay voters. According to a survey released Wednesday by Hornet, a gay social network, among 5,224 responden

Author=Deroy Murdock


Google Assistant on the iPhone is better than Siri, but not by much

As good as Google Assistant is, iOS restrictions limits its usefulness.

Author=Nicole Lee


The Daily 202: Firing FBI director Comey is already backfiring on Trump. It’s only going to get worse.

As GOP support cracks, POTUS will likely come to regret this blunder

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Trump on presidency: 'I thought it would be easier'

As his 100-day mark in office approaches, President Trump admitted Thursday that his new job isn’t quite all it’s cracked up to be.

Author=Jessa Schroeder


At a Besieged White House, Tempers Flare and Confusion Swirls

As his staff squabbles, President Trump’s mood has become sour, and he has turned against most of his aides, two advisers say.

Author=Glenn Thrush and Maggie Haberman


Mike Pence is leading Trump's voter fraud commission. That's bad news for people who want to vote.

As Indiana governor, Pence cheered a crackdown on a major voter registration drive.

Author=Pema Levy


Rouhani, a man of the Islamic Revolution, opens Iran to West

As Iran’s chief nuclear envoy, Hassan Rouhani earned the nickname “diplomat sheikh” when negotiators in 2004 reached a deal that saw the Islamic Republic halt all its enrichment of uranium.

Author=


World Press Freedom Day: 54 attacks on journalists in India in 16 months, says Hoot report

As many as 54 attacks on journalists were reported in 16 months, mainly by "lawmakers and law enforcers", a report compiled by media watchdog Hoot said on Tuesday, a day ahead of the World Press Freedom Day.

Author=


Bill Cosby Thinks Sexual Assault Allegations May Be Rooted in Racism, Does Not Plan to Testify Against Andrea Constand

As many as 58 women have accused the disgraced comedian of sexual misconduct over the years

Author=Zach Johnson


The NRA's Struggle to Prove Black Guns Matter

As more minorities buy guns for self-defense, the organization wants to bring them into the fold. But even in majority-black Atlanta, it’s a hard sell.

Author=


Ivanka Trump Swayed the President on Family Leave. Congress Is a Tougher Sell.

As Ms. Trump tries to leave an imprint with a plan that cuts against Republican orthodoxy, a buzz saw will surely await. The question is how big it will be.

Author=Maggie Haberman


Reactions to Comey firing: 'Devastating,' 'surprising'

As news of one of perhaps the most consequential moves of US President Donald Trump's short tenure reverberated across the political landscape, reactions were mixed.

Author=Euan McKirdy, CNN


Microsoft says governments should stop 'hoarding' security vulnerabilities after WannaCry attack

As news of the WannaCry ransomware attack broke last week, companies and governments scrambled first to keep it contained. Now, with more details about its origins and effects clear, those...

Author=Rich McCormick


Trump administration still considering how to make it easier to sue the media, Priebus says

As one of the most visible public officials in the world, it would be extremely difficult for Trump to prove that journalists had 'actual malice' in their critiques of him.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/CleveWootson


Amid Trump Turmoil, Some Begin Eyeing Mike Pence

As opponents of the president whisper about the idea of impeaching him, the vice president has emerged as a prime target — though Mr. Pence dismisses any talk of taking over.

Author=Julie Hirschfeld Davis


Amid Trump Turmoil, Some Begin Eyeing Mike Pence

As opponents of the president whisper about the idea of impeachment, the vice president has emerged as a prime target — though Mr. Pence dismisses any talk of taking over.

Author=Julie Hirschfeld Davis


New Orleans begins to remove second Confederate monument

As police stood between two opposing crowds, a crew lifted a statute of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis from its pedestal before dawn Thursday in New Orleans -- the latest in a contentious plan to dismantle four Confederate monuments in the c

Author=Madison Park, Keith Allen and Jason Hanna, CNN


Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for FBI job

As President Donald Trump considers a replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey, lawmakers are urging the president to steer clear of appointing any politicians.

Author=


Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the “magnificent” kingdom and “the grandeur of this remarkable place.”

Author=


Donald Trump’s loyal voters aren’t buying ‘shameful’ media spin: Report

As President Trump reaches his 100-day mark in office, an unfriendly news media has done much to undermine his efforts — but Trump voters appear to be ignoring it all.

Author=The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com


France's unpopular Hollande leaves power after 5 hard years

As president, Francois Hollande steered France through deadly extremist attacks, poured troops into battle abroad and anchored the boldest-ever world agreement to fight global warming.

Author=


With Harleys and Hamburgers, Saudis Salute U.S. on Trump’s Visit

As Saudi Arabia seeks to renew ties between the two nations, signs of America’s cultural influence on the kingdom are also to the fore.

Author=Ben Hubbard


What a New President Might Mean for Korea's Investors

As South Koreans head to the polls to choose a new president, investors are looking forward to the leadership vacuum being filled as concerns over geopolitics and corporate reform linger.

Author=


Hill Republicans try to wait out the Trump storm

As storm clouds continue to gather over President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans are doing the political equivalent of sheltering in place -- bracing themselves and hoping to ride out the controversy.

Author=Eric Bradner and Lauren Fox, CNN


‘The Battle of New Orleans’: David Duke expects Confederate statue defenders to mass on Sunday

As the city tries to tear the monuments down, pleas of “reinforcements” go out across the country.

Author=


Family of slain Seth Rich says reports that he fed DNC info to WikiLeaks are untrue

As the investigation into the 2016 homicide continues, police say he was the victim of a robbery attempt.

Author=


The worst job in Washington right now: Working for Trump

As the president harangues his staff, they have their own complaints about his management style.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/abbydphillip


North Korea says it plans to pursue nukes at "breakneck speed" until U.S. backs off

As the U.S. military positions for a possible war in the region, North Korea said it will "increase its capabilities for nuclear attack at a breakneck speed."

Author=Tom O'Connor


Trump's trampling of political norms spurs strongman comparisons

As Trump meets Turkey's Erdogan, critics say he gives ammunition to repressive leaders worldwide.

Author=Michael Crowley


Russian hacking: the real threat lies ahead

As Washington argues over Russia’s ties with Trump, it seems as if the nation can’t wrap up the forensic analysis of 2016 and unify against the threat to 2018 elections, and beyond.

Author=Peter Grier, Jack Detsch


How Trump Has Reshaped the Presidency, and How It’s Changed Him, Too

As Washington evaluates the first 100 days of Mr. Trump tenure, the one consensus is that, for better or worse, the capital has headed deep into uncharted territory.

Author=Peter Baker


Analysis | On the campaign trail, Trump was very worried about revealing America’s secrets

As were other Republicans.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


Putin Offers to Provide a ‘Record’ of Trump’s Disclosures to Russian Envoys

As with many of Mr. Putin’s maneuvers, his offer to release a record of a recent White House meeting involving top Russian diplomats seemed designed to unnerve and confuse.

Author=Andrew Higgins


A Russian-backed plan will create ‘safe zones’ in Syria. What does that mean for the war?

As with past cease-fires, huge challenges loom. But so far, the U.S. has not come out against the plan.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/roth.andrew?fref=ts


APEC Trade Ministers Omit Protectionism Pledge in Statement

Asia-Pacific trade ministers issued a diluted “actions” statement after a weekend meeting in Vietnam, suggesting further pressure from the U.S. to avoid explicit pledges to combat protectionism.

Author=Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen, Luu Van Dat


Donald Trump just staked his presidency on 4 words

At a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manual Santos Thursday, President Donald Trump was asked a very simple question: Had he urged then-FBI Director James Comey to slow or stop an FBI investigation into deposed national security advise

Author=Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


Sean Hannity in the Spotlight as Bill Shine Departs From Fox News

At Fox News Channel, Sean Hannity is in some ways the last man standing. The network would no doubt like to keep it that way. After a series of departures and dismissals, the 55-year-old political …

Author=Brian Steinberg, Brian Steinberg


Google Home throws down the gauntlet at I/O 2017

At Google's developer conference, the search giant matched and surpassed all of the Echo's recent upgrades.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=andrew.gebhart.75


Soon your phone will be able to do everything but make your bed for you

At its annual developers conference, Google highlighted how its machine learning and AI technologies informed improvements across all its platforms. In other words, Google Assistant just got a lot smarter and more useful.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/263611227102036


10 Dead, Dozens Hurt After Tornadoes Hit Texas, South

At least 10 people were killed and dozens more were injured after severe storms that included powerful tornadoes hit the South, officials said.

Author=Kurt Chirbas


11 Dead, Dozens Hurt After Tornadoes Hit Texas, South

At least 11 people were killed and dozens more were injured after severe storms that included powerful tornadoes hit the South, officials said.

Author=Kurt Chirbas


At least 13 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

At least 13 people were killed by weekend storms that brought tornadoes and flooding to the South and Midwest and also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas.

Author=Associated Press


Killing C.I.A. Informants, China Crippled U.S. Spying Operations

At least 18 C.I.A. sources were killed or imprisoned in China between 2010 and 2012, one of the worst intelligence breaches in decades. Investigators still disagree about how it happened.

Author=Mark Mazzetti, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo


Health Law Repeal Will Miss Trump’s 100-Day Target Date

At least 18 House Republicans oppose the latest version of the American Health Care Act, and leaders can lose no more than 22 to win passage if all members vote.

Author=Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear


One Dead and Several Injured as Car Hits Pedestrians in Times Square

At least 19 people were injured, and the driver was taken into police custody.

Author=Eli Rosenberg and William K. Rashbaum


2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

At least 20 people were injured when a tornado hit a mobile home park Tuesday near a small town in western Wisconsin, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald

Author=Associated Press


Times Square Motorist Hits Pedestrians, Killing 1 and Injuring Several

At least 22 people were injured, and the driver was taken into police custody.

Author=Eli Rosenberg and William K. Rashbaum


Taliban attacks kill at least 25 Afghan police

At least 25 policemen were killed early Sunday morning when Taliban militants stormed multiple security checkpoints in Afghanistan's volatile southern province of Zabul.

Author=


Aeroflot turbulence leaves passengers with fractures, bruises

At least 27 passengers were injured when an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok hit severe air turbulence on Monday.

Author=Donie O'Sullivan and Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN


At least 27 hurt in turbulence on Aeroflot Moscow-Bangkok flight

At least 27 people were injured on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok on Monday when their Boeing 777 hit an air pocket, the Russian embassy in Thailand said in a statement.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Maryland bus crash: At least 30 injured, mostly children

At least 30 people were hurt, two critically, after a charter bus filled with children overturned in Havre de Grace, Md., Monday morning, emergency workers said.

Author=


At least 35 die as bus carrying children crashes in Tanzania

At least 35 people were killed, most of them young children, after a bus carrying students crashed in northern Tanzania, police said.

Author=


U.S.-led Coalition Airstrikes Killed 45 Civilians in Iraq and Syria in March

At least 352 civilians have been killed since the start of the campaign in 2014

Author=Associated Press


Violent storms kill at least 5 people near DFW

At least 50 people have been hospitalized after deadly storms strike the city of Canton, east of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex

Author=


50,000 evacuated from German city after 5 WWII bombs uncovered

At least 50,000 people are being forced out of the center of Hannover after five unexploded World War II bombs were discovered.

Author=


One Dead and Several Injured as Car Hits Pedestrians in Times Square

At least a dozen people were injured, and the driver was taken into police custody.

Author=Eli Rosenberg and William K. Rashbaum


NATO convoy targeted in Kabul suicide bombing, at least 11 dead

At least eight civilians and three foreign troops were killed early Wednesday in a suicide attack against a military convoy, which was near the U.S. embassy and NATO compound in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Author=Hollie McKay


Wild storms bring death, destruction from Texas to Missouri

At least five people were feared dead in Texas; one death was reported in Missouri

Author=


12 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

At least nine people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm Sunday.

Author=Associated Press


Tornadoes touch down, cause damage in Wisconsin, Oklahoma

At least one person is dead and 15 injured after tornado hit a mobile home park in Wisconsin; another tornado touched down in Oklahoma

Author=


Wisconsin tornado: At least 1 dead, 25 hurt when twister hits trailer park

At least one person was killed and 25 others were injured when a tornado struck a mobile home park Tuesday near a small town in western Wisconsin, officials said.

Author=


Billerica auto auction crash: At least 3 dead, 9 injured after SUV hits crowd

At least three people were killed and nine others were injured Wednesday when an SUV that was being shown to prospective buyers at a Massachusetts auto auction suddenly accelerated and crashed into bystanders.

Author=


2 dead as insurgents storm Afghan TV building

At least two people are dead after attackers stormed a television station building in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan.

Author=Euan McKirdy and Ehsan Popalzai, CNN


Two dead as tornadoes strike Oklahoma, Wisconsin

At least two people were killed as a storm system stretching from Texas to the Canadian border whipped up tornadoes, heavy rain and hail.

Author=


Saudis give Trump a reception fit for a king

At night, a large image of the president was beamed onto the outside of his hotel.

Author=Annie Karni


Climate March draws massive crowd to D.C. in sweltering heat

At the 100-day mark for the Trump administration, activists gather to denounce the president’s environmental rollbacks.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/chriscmooney


Climate March draws massive crowd to D.C. in sweltering heat

At the 100-day mark for the Trump administration, activists march from Capitol to White House to denounce the president’s environmental rollbacks.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/chriscmooney


Warren Buffett, at Berkshire Meeting, Condemns Republican Health Care Bill

At the annual shareholders meeting of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett also criticized the former management of Wells Fargo.

Author=Michael J. de la Merced


Warren Buffett, at Berkshire Meeting, Condemns Republican Health Care Bill

At the annual shareholders meeting of his conglomerate, Warren Buffett criticized the health care overhaul as “a huge tax cut for guys like me.”

Author=Michael J. de la Merced


Buffett: Wells Fargo made a mistake that dwarfs all others

At the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) annual shareholders meeting, CEO Warren Buffett spoke more about Wells Fargo (WFC) and its 2016 scandal, in which up to 2 million credit card and bank accounts were created without customers’ permission. “At W

Author=


A Code Pink Protester Laughs Over a Trump Nominee and Is Convicted

At the confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Desiree A. Fairooz said she merely giggled. Prosecutors gave a different account.

Author=Christopher Mele


At the White House, Comey Damage Control and No Easy Way Out

At the end of a week chaotic even by Trump White House standards, staff members and outside advisers concede the firing of FBI director James Comey was mishandled and that they’ve lost control of the storyline in a flood of contentious media coverage.

Author=Jennifer Jacobs, Margaret Talev


Analysis | Why Trump’s flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel is such a big deal

At the least, it's the first time a president has made the journey.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/mradamtaylor


Election Is Over, but Trump Still Can’t Seem to Get Past It

At the root Donald J. Trump’s unpredictable presidency is a deep frustration about attacks on his legitimacy, and a worry that Washington does not see him as he sees himself.

Author=Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman


Midwest, South recovering after deadly weekend storms

ATLANTA (AP) — Parts of the Midwest and the South were recovering Monday after a weekend round of storms, winds, hail and isolated tornadoes killed at least 14 people.

Author=


U.S. launches rare intentional strike on pro-government forces in Syria

Attack came in response to advance toward U.S. garrison near border with Iraq

Author=https://www.facebook.com/missy.ryan


Possible Fence Jumper Arrested Outside the White House

Attempts to breach the White House grounds have tapered off since a spate of fence-jumpings in early weeks of the Trump administration.

Author=Alex Johnson


Analysis | This weekend saw a lot of Republican rhetoric on health care that may haunt the party in 2018

Attempts to minimize the effects of an unpopular bill.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


Sessions ends Obama-era leniency on sentencing, infuriating civil rights groups

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Friday that he has told prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against suspects – a stunning reversal of Obama-era policies, and a move which infuriated civil rights groups.

Author=


Guess Who Sessions’s War On Drugs Will Target

Attorney General Jeff Sessions made it official. The federal government will now reboot its war on drugs. The official word came down in the form of memo...

Author=Earl Ofari Hutchinson


Four candidates interviewing for FBI director job Saturday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will reportedly meet at least four candidates.

Author=Mark Hensch


Sessions restores tough drug war policies that trigger mandatory minimum sentences

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions reverses Obama administration efforts to reduce the prison population.

Author=Joseph Tanfani, Evan Halper


Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Dead at 52

Audioslave, Temple of the Dog singer found in Detroit hotel room after apparent suicide

Author=Kory Grow


Police: UT stabber had mental health issues

AUSTIN -- The student who went on a stabbing spree at the University of Texas at Austin Monday, killing one student and injuring another three, had previous mental health issues.

Author=Rick Jervis


Australian prime minister says Trump treated him like family

Australia’s prime minister on Friday described his first meeting with President Donald Trump as “more family than formal,” as the Australian ended a brief visit to New York planned to set the tone of bilateral relations with the Republican administr

Author=


Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday he is considering a NATO request for more troops in Afghanistan, as U.S. President Donald Trump considers whether to expand the NATO-led mission there by several thousand.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Australian Senator Becomes the First to Breastfeed in Parliament: ‘Women Can Be Both Parliamentarians and Moms’

Australian Senator Larissa Waters became the first person in history to breastfeed in Parliament on Tuesday

Author=Julie Mazziotta


Australian senator becomes first politician to breastfeed on Parliament floor

Australian Senator Larissa Waters made political history Tuesday when she became the first politician to breastfeed on the Parliament senate floor.

Author=


Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an Ohio police chief and two employees

Author=


The shocking final hours of Penn State pledge Timothy Piazza's life

Authorities have put together a harrowing narrative of the last hours of Timothy Piazza's life.

Author=


Turkey’s presidential guards reported involved in violent clash with protesters outside embassy

Authorities in Turkey criticized “inadequate” police response to protests. Nine people were injured.

Author=


‘You are paddle-boarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks,’ chopper tells Calif. beachgoers

Authorities posted advisories up and down the beaches of Southern California following several shark sightings this week.

Author=


FBI searches Republican political consulting firm in Annapolis

Authorities retrieved documents related to firm’s campaign work. The company has been linked in a lawsuit to fraudulent fundraising practices.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jadam.hicks, https://www.facebook.com/mateagoldwashpost


Two dead after shooting at Dallas-area college, police say

Authorities said the shooting was believed to be a possible murder-suicide.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/susan.kinzie, https://www.facebook.com/markberman


Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

Authorities say a police officer was wounded during reports of a shooting at an Ohio nursing home.

Author=


Deaths reported, dozens hospitalized after Texas tornado

Authorities say fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit a small city in East Texas.

Author=


Experts: Convicting ex-officer in teen's death will be tough

Authorities who’ve charged a white suburban Dallas police officer with murder in a black teenager’s death face a tough task in getting a conviction as few of these cases go to trial and, when they do, juries remain reluctant to second guess an officer

Author=


Trump is spontaneously re-writing America's foreign policy playbook

Autocratic leaders who may ;have had...

Author=Natasha Bertrand


Comey says classified Clinton emails were forwarded to Anthony Weiner

‘Lordy, has this been difficult,’ says FBI director of the fallout from his Clinton decision.

Author=


FBI director says he feels ‘mildly nauseous’ about possibility he affected election, but has no regrets

‘Lordy, has this been difficult,’ says James Comey of the fallout from his Clinton decision.

Author=


The Daily 202: Trump’s chaotic White House once again makes a bad story worse

‘Reckless’ disclosure to the Russians is part a pattern of poor judgment

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Whither UK's Labour Party? 20 years on from Blair landslide

“A new dawn has broken, has it not?”

Author=


Anthony Weiner, disgraced former congressman, pleads guilty in ‘sexting’ case involving minor

“I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse,” Anthony Weiner said in court. “I apologize to the teenage girl, whom I mistreated so badly.”

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever


Jane Goodall responds to being quoted in Ivanka Trump's book 'Women Who Work'

“I hope that Ms. Trump will stand with us," Goodall responded after being quoted in Ivanka Trump's new book, "Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success."

Author=Michael Schaub


Notes made by former FBI director Comey say Trump pressured him to end Flynn probe

“I hope you can let this go,’’ Trump told the FBI director in February, according to Comey’s notes.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/ellennakashimapost/, http://www.facebook.com/matt.zapotosky


Comey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Investigation

“I hope you can let this go,” the president told the F.B.I. director in an Oval Office meeting in February, according to a memo James B. Comey wrote.

Author=Michael S. Schmidt


Trump Says He Thought Being President Would Be Easier Than His Old Life

“I loved my previous life. I had so many things going."

Author=Reuters


Burr threatens subpoenas if Trump aides ignore his deadlines

“I think all options are on the table, and I think you can envision what those options are,” Burr says.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/abwrig


Trump Pledges To Move Swiftly To Nominate New FBI Chief

“I think the process is going to go quickly.”

Author=Reuters


McConnell: 'We could do with a little less drama from the White House'

“I think we could do with a little less drama from the White House on a lot of things so that we can focus on our agenda,&quot; the Senate Majority leader said.

Author=Louis Nelson


Moon Jae-in Declares Victory in South Korea Presidential Election

“I will be a president for all the people,” Mr. Moon said in a nationally televised speech, after his chief rivals appeared to concede defeat.

Author=Choe Sang-Hun


Rod Rosenstein 'Stands By' The Memo Trump Used To Justify Firing James Comey

“I wrote it. I believe it. I stand by it.”

Author=Ryan J. Reilly


Lawmakers warn airlines: Shape up or else

“If changes aren’t made by the next hearing, I can assure you, you won’t like the outcome,” Rep. Bill Shuster said.

Author=Melanie Zanona


Car Runs Down More Than A Dozen Pedestrians In Times Square, Killing 1

“It was unreal, I’m still trying to process,” a witness said.

Author=Sebastian Murdock, Andy Campbell, Willa Frej


Trump Warning to Comey Prompts Questions on ‘Tapes’

“James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” Mr. Trump posted on Twitter.

Author=Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear


Trump Warns Comey and Says He May Cancel Press Briefings

“James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter.

Author=Peter Baker


Ryan Seacrest Joins Kelly Ripa as Co-Host of ABC’s ‘Live’

“Live With Kelly and Ryan” will face an aggressive ratings push in the fall from NBC as it decides whether to put Megyn Kelly in the 9 a.m. weekday slot.

Author=Brooks Barnes and John Koblin


FBI director says he feels ‘mildly nauseous’ about possibility he affected election, but has no regrets

“Lordy, has this been difficult,” says James Comey of the fallout from his Clinton decision.

Author=


Kellyanne Conway Denies ‘Morning Joe’ Claims of Secret Disloyalty to Trump

“My beliefs, commitments and loyalties are plain to see,” she said, in response to their claims that she only worked for Donald Trump “for the money.”

Author=Jonah Engel Bromwich


Cyberattack’s grip may grow as workweek starts worldwide, experts warn

“Ransomware” hit in 150 nations and counting could resurface as workplace computers are booted up, experts warn

Author=


On ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Alec Baldwin Sings a Swan Song for Trump

“S.N.L.” paid homage to itself by having Mr. Baldwin sing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” The host, Dwayne Johnson, considered a presidential run with Tom Hanks.

Author=Dave Itzkoff


Trump skewered by Stephen Colbert during 'Late Show' monologue

“The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert jumped to John Dickerson’s defense during his monologue on Monday, slamming Trump.

Author=


McConnell promises women can take part in healthcare meetings

“The leader has assured us that at least one of the women will attend all of the meetings going forward,” said one GOP lawmaker.

Author=Alexander Bolton


Dem frustration grows with Rosenstein

“The skepticism persists,” Sanchez, vice chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said while leaving the meeting.

Author=Mike Lillis and Katie Bo Williams


GOP Congressman Who Revived Obamacare Repeal Faces Rage At Rowdy Town Hall

“This is my life. Without health care coverage, I’m dead," a constituent tells him.

Author=Igor Bobic


Embroiled In Controversies, Trump Seeks Boost On Foreign Trip

“This is their time to shine, to show Americans and the world that the White House isn’t becoming a circus of errors.”

Author=Reuters


ObamaCare vote throws curve into tax reform

“This may be one step forward, one step back,” said one expert.

Author=Naomi Jagoda


Penn State frat brothers knew dying pledge needed serious help

“Tim Piazza might actually be a problem,” one brother wrote in a group text.

Author=Thomas Tracy


Schumer: No FBI director until special prosecutor named

“To have that special prosecutor, people would breathe a sigh of relief.&quot;

Author=Louis Nelson


Trump summons Muslim nations to confront ‘Islamic terror of all kinds’

“We are not here to lecture,” he said in a speech starkly different from the one Obama delivered to the Muslim world in 2009.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Did Macron Really Win in France? You’ll Know in June

“We could be headed toward an ungovernable situation.”

Author=Gregory Viscusi, Helene Fouquet, Marc Champion


Trump turmoil is spreading far beyond Washington to state and local races

“We’re just getting a lot of noise out of Washington,” said one North Carolina GOP consultant.

Author=


Some schoolgirls are now free – but hundreds more abducted by Boko Haram are still missing

“Welcome our girls. Welcome our sisters. We’re happy to have you back.”

Author=The Washington Post


Alt-right’s Richard Spencer leads torch-bearing protesters defending Confederate statue

“What brings us together is we are white,” he said at one of two Charlottesville protests over plans to remove the monument to Robert E. Lee.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/laura.vozzella


Ivanka Trump Wrote a Painfully Oblivious Book for Basically No One

“Women Who Work” is mostly composed of artless jargon and inspirational quotes you might find by Googling “inspirational quotes.”

Author=Jia Tolentino


Black Congressman Who Wants To Impeach Trump Now Receiving Lynching Threats

“You’ll be hanging from a tree,” one anonymous caller said in a message for Rep. Al Green (D-Texas).

Author=Kate Abbey-Lambertz


Police chief clarifies how Texas teen Jordan Edwards was shot dead by officer

Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber told reporters police video contradicted his department's original statement about the shooting

Author=


A black teen died following an encounter with police near Dallas. His death has just been ruled a homicide.

Balch Springs police say the boy was a passenger in a vehicle backing toward officers “in an aggressive manner.” A lawyer says the vehicle was backing out of a parking space.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever, https://www.facebook.com/wesley.lowery.9


Shooting of black teen in Dallas suburb did not meet ‘our core values,’ police chief says

Balch Springs reversed a claim that a vehicle Jordan Edwards was riding in backed toward officers “in an aggressive manner.”

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever, https://www.facebook.com/wesley.lowery.9


Police chief: Fatal shooting of black teen in Dallas suburb did not meet ‘our core values’

Balch Springs reversed a claim that vehicle Jordan Edwards was riding in backed toward officers “in an aggressive manner.”

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever, https://www.facebook.com/wesley.lowery.9


Victims identified in South Boston double slaying - The Boston Globe

Bampumim Teixeira, 30, of Chelsea, was injured when he was shot by police during the ensuing gunfight. A man who identified himself as godfather of the woman said the two were engaged.

Author=


Suspect in slaying of Boston doctors to appear in court on Monday

Bampumim Teixeira, 30, was arrested Friday night after police responded to a call inside a high-rise condominium.

Author=Morgan Giordano


France's Macron takes power, vows to overcome divisions

Baptiste Vey

Author=Michel Rose and Jean-Baptiste Vey


Barack Obama’s ‘courageous’ kill of free market

Barack Obama, the guy who’s no longer president, gave a campaign-type, rally-the-troops speech a few hours ago — while accepting an award for “politically courageous leadership,” no less — aimed at making President Donald Trump’s life more dif

Author=The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com


Streisand ponders 'what might have been' with Clinton

Barbra Streisand usually talks to her audience, but she had a special message for two guests at her concert: Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Author=


4 ways a Trump impeachment could change the presidency. (Crazier things have happened.)

Barely four months after taking office, President Donald Trump is up to his elbows in alleged misdeeds and potentially devastating scandal. Trump's political agenda is at a standstill and fellow Republicans, who had previously lined up as a bulwark a

Author=Gregory Krieg, CNN


Trump Has Flip-Flopped. But His Supporters Aren't Upset — Or Haven't Noticed.

Barely over a tenth of Trump voters think his policies have changed for the worse.

Author=Ariel Edwards-Levy


Trump’s Youngest Son to Attend Maryland Prep School

Barron Trump will enroll at St. Andrew’s Episcopal, affirming the first family’s plans to reunite in Washington after living apart since January.

Author=Erica L. Green and Maggie Haberman


Christian Governor in Indonesia Found Guilty of Blasphemy Against Islam

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the governor of Jakarta, was sentenced to two years in prison in a case seen as a test of religious tolerance.

Author=Joe Cochrane


AP Sources: No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Justice Department's decision not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the shooting death of a black man may not be the final legal chapter in the case.

Author=


Louisiana Police Officers Reportedly Will Not Be Charged In Alton Sterling Shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Justice Department will not pursue federal civil rights charges against two white police officers whose fatal shooting of a black man outside a convenience store last summer sparked waves of protests across the country, according

Author=


Enda Kenny: From bust to boom to Brexit

BBC News looks back at the political career of outgoing Irish PM Enda Kenny.

Author=BBC News


Ann Coulter the Liberal

Because the California National Guard couldn’t be mobilized in time, Ann Coulter had to withdraw from giving a speech at Berkeley. If you take it seriously, that’s the import of UC Berkeley’s decision to do everything it could to keep the conserv

Author=Rich Lowry


Book: Barack Obama asked woman to marry him before meeting Michelle

Before Barack Obama ever met his wife, Michelle, the former president asked another woman for her hand in marriage in 1986—when the two were visiting her parents, a new biography claims.

Author=


Trump Hires Law Firm to Fight Suggestions of Russia Business Ties

Before firing FBI Director James Comey, Trump had charged a law firm to send a letter to Sen. Graham stating that the president has no ties to Russia.

Author=Phil Helsel


Jim Hackett, Ford’s New C.E.O., Has a History of Turnaround Stories

Before Ford, Mr. Hackett was an executive at a furniture company and spent a year overhauling the University of Michigan’s athletic department.

Author=Daniel Victor


Islamic State video shows beheading of Russian intelligence agent

Before his killing, the captain said he had been sent to infiltrate the extremist group in Syria.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/roth.andrew?fref=ts


Elway vetted Mr. Irrelevant Kelly with Jim's help

Before using the draft's final pick on Ole Miss' Chad Kelly, Broncos GM John Elway said he reached out to the oft-troubled QB's uncle, Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, who called him "a good kid."

Author=


Behind China's Silk Road vision: cheap funds, heavy debt, growing risk

Behind China's trillion-dollar effort to build a modern Silk Road is a lending program of unprecedented breadth, one that will help build ports, roads and rail links, but could also leave some banks and many countries with quite a hangover.

Author=Shu Zhang and Matthew Miller


Behind China's Silk Road vision: cheap funds, heavy debt, growing risk

Behind China's trillion-dollar effort to build a modern Silk Road is a lending programme of unprecedented breadth, one that will help build ports, roads and rail links, but could also leave some banks and many countries with quite a hangover.

Author=Shu Zhang and Matthew Miller


Top Asian News 1:26 p.m. GMT

BEIJING (AP) — In a mountain valley in Kashmir, plans are under way for Chinese engineers guarded by Pakistani forces to expand the lofty Karakoram Highway in a project that is stirring diplomatic friction with India. The work is part of a sprawling Chi

Author=


U.S. to send delegation to China's Belt and Road summit

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States will send...

Author=Reuters


President Mike Pence Would Be in for a World of Pain

Being Trump’s No. 2 is hard. Replacing him would be far harder.

Author=Jack Shafer


Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

BEIRUT (AP) — A top Syrian Kurdish official says the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey.

Author=


Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's government says it "categorically" denies U.S. accusations of mass killings at a prison, including executions of political opponents, and burning the victims in a crematorium to hide the evidence.

Author=


Analysis | 5 questions Congress needs to answer about Trump and Russia

Believe it or not, Congress is in a position to provide the rest of us clarity on this dizzying week of news

Author=https://www.facebook.com/amber.j.phillps


Fraternity, 18 members charged in Penn State student's death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Eighteen Penn State fraternity brothers have been charged with crimes ranging up to involuntary manslaughter in the case of a pledge who authorities say repeatedly fell

Author=MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press


AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

Author=


8 charged with manslaughter in fraternity hazing death at Penn State

Beta Theta Pi fraternity and members at Penn State are being criminally charged in the death of Tim Piazza.

Author=Cody Boteler


Trexit? Online bettors play early end to Trump presidency

Bettors on both sides of the Atlantic are ramping up wagers in niche online markets over whether Donald Trump will serve out a full term as U.S. president in the wake of controversies surrounding the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.

Author=Angela Moon and Alistair Smout


Tulsa cop not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Betty Shelby, the Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty of first-degree manslaughter by a jury late Wednesday.

Author=Eric Levenson and Justin Gamble, CNN


Tulsa officer acquitted in fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher

Betty Shelby, the Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty of first-degree manslaughter.

Author=Faith Karimi, Eric Levenson and Justin Gamble, CNN


Trump sent 4 tweets on the Sally Yates hearing. Not one of them was entirely accurate.

Between 6:41 p.m. and 6:50 p.m. ET Monday night, President Donald Trump sent four tweets focused on the Senate subcommittee hearing on Russia's meddling into the 2016 election that featured testimony from former acting Attorney General Sally Yates an

Author=Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


Ball debuts shoe line; main pair to cost $495

Big Baller Brand rolled out Lonzo Ball's debut shoes on Thursday with the ZO2 ($495), the autographed ZO2 Wet ($995) and the ZO2 Signature Slides ($220).

Author=


Ball debuts shoe line; main pair to cost $495

Big Baller Brand rolled out Lonzo Ball's debut shoes Thursday with the ZO2 ($495), the autographed ZO2 Wet ($995) and ZO2 Signature Slides for $220.

Author=


In its first 100 days in power, the GOP scrambles to learn how to govern

Big results elude a splintered party in Congress and an ad hoc president who keeps adding new demands.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931, https://www.facebook.com/kelsey.snell.3, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Karen-Tumulty/1410916925870676


In its first 100 days in power, the GOP scrambles to learn how to govern

Big results have eluded a splintered party in Congress and an ad hoc president who keeps adding new demands.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931, https://www.facebook.com/kelsey.snell.3, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Karen-Tumulty/1410916925870676


At least two killed in crash at Billerica auto auction - The Boston Globe

BILLERICA - At least two people were killed Wednesday when an SUV apparently careened through a large auto auction facility in Billerica, authorities said. “It was horrible, horrible,” a witness said.

Author=John R. Ellement


Highlights: Comments by Berkshire's Warren Buffett, the 'Oracle of Omaha'

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway (BRKa.N) Vice Chairman Charlie Munger are answering five hours of questions from shareholders, journalists and analysts at Berkshire's 52nd annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Congressional negotiators reach deal on government funding

Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached a critical agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill that if approved by the House and Senate would fund the government through the end of September, senior aides from both parties told CNN.

Author=Manu Raju and Ted Barrett, CNN


House ObamaCare replace bill: Too 'sweetened' for Senate's taste?

Blend such a Frappuccino with the mythical unicorn and you really have something plucked out of the ether. Some might say it’s like the House Republican ObamaCare repeal and replace bill.

Author=


Jones applauded, Machado buzzed as Red Sox top Orioles 5-2 (May 02, 2017) | FOX Sports

BOSTON (AP) Moments after Chris Sale joined Fenway Park fans in a show of respect of Adam Jones, the Boston ace escalated the feud with Baltimore star Manny Machado.

Author=AP


BOSTON (AP) Playing in the Garden has brought out the Boston Celtics' best basketball this postseason.

BOSTON (AP) Playing in the Garden has brought out the Boston Celtics' best basketball this postseason.

Author=By KYLE HIGHTOWER


Police: 2 doctors found dead in penthouse likely knew killer

BOSTON (AP) — Two engaged Boston doctors found dead this weekend inside the penthouse of a luxury condominium building most likely knew their killer, police say. Dr. Lina Bolanos and Dr. Richard Field were found dead Friday night by police at the Maca

Author=https://www.facebook.com/Fox8NewsCleveland


Aren't the NBA Playoffs Supposed to Be More Competitive Than This?

BOSTON — Playoff basketball is supposed to be a time for the NBA to showcase its greatest players and most prolific squads...

Author=Yaron Weitzman


5 Things to Know About the Boston Doctors Found With Throats Slit and a Message Written in Blood

Boston Couple Killed in Penthouse and 'Message of Retribution' Smeared in Blood on Walls

Author=Steve Helling


2017 NBA Mock Draft: After winning top pick, Celtics go with Duke's Jayson Tatum

Boston has Isaiah Thomas so can pass on guards Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball

Author=


Ivanka Trump’s Book Celebrates the Unlimited Possibilities Open to Women With Full-Time Help

Both Trumps exploit and cheapen what they touch. In Donald’s case, America. In Ivanka’s, feminism.

Author=Michelle Goldberg


Brad Pitt Breaks Silence on Angelina Jolie Divorce, Reveals He’s Quit Drinking: ‘Don’t Want to Live That Way Anymore’

Brad Pitt was photographed by Ryan McGinley at notable locations including the Everglades, the White Sands and Carlsbad Caverns

Author=Stephanie Petit


Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in deadly 2015 derailment

Brandon Bostian accelerated to 106 mph on a 50 mph curve, leading to a derailment that killed eight and injured about 200

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Engineer in Amtrak Crash Is Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Brandon Bostian was also charged with reckless endangerment two years after a train he was driving derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people.

Author=Daniel Victor and Matthew Haag


Engineer in Philadelphia Amtrak Crash Is Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Brandon Bostian was charged exactly two years after the crash, which killed eight people. Lawyers for some of the victims’ families took advantage of an obscure law that forced officials to act.

Author=Daniel Victor and Matthew Haag


Brazil's president accused of bribery

Brazil's leadership lurched into another bribery scandal Wednesday, as one of the country's biggest newspapers accused President Michel Temer of paying a former senate colleague hush money.

Author=Euan McKirdy and Flora Charner, CNN


Brazil's top court releases testimony linking president to bribes

Brazil's Supreme Court released explosive plea-bargain testimony on Friday accusing President Michel Temer, along with former presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff, of receiving millions in bribes.

Author=Brad Brooks and Lisandra Paraguassu


Brazilian Assets Sink as Temer Furor Adds to Trump Selloff

Brazil’s bonds and stocks trading in Europe tumbled as a fresh political crisis threatened to ensnare President Michel Temer.

Author=Eric Lam


Brazil's top prosecutor: Prez Temer obstructed justice

Brazil’s top prosecutor is accusing President Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice, according to an investigation released by the country’s supreme court on Friday.

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Brazil's top prosecutor accuses Temer of obstructing justice

Brazil’s top prosecutor is accusing President Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice, according to an investigation released Friday by the supreme court, dramatically escalating pressure to force the embattled leader from office.

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Brazil president taped discussing pay-off for witness in graft probe: O Globo

Brazilian President Michel Temer gave his blessing to an attempt to pay a potential witness to remain silent in the country's biggest-ever graft probe, according to plea bargain testimony by a powerful businessman, newspaper O Globo reported on Wedne

Author=Lisandra Paraguassu and Ricardo Brito


Brazil protesters, police clash in first general strike in decades

Brazilian protesters torched buses, clashed with police in several cities and marched on President Michel Temer's Sao Paulo residence on Friday amid the nation's first general strike in more than two decades.

Author=Brad Brooks and Anthony Boadle


MLB Sunday scores, highlights, updates, news: Astros spoil Jeter's big night

Break out the pink bats for Mother's Day and Derek Jeter night at Yankee Stadium. That, plus the best of Sunday's action

Author=


NFL draft tracker 2017: Second- and third-round picks, analysis

Breaking down Friday night's 75 Round 2 and 3 selections.

Author=Nate Davis


Britain's General Election Dominated by Brexit Tactical Campaigns

Brexit has upended establishment politics, splitting traditional parties down the middle and leaving many voters abandoning decades-old allegiances.

Author=Alastair Jamieson


France’s First Lady, a Confidante and Coach, May Break the Mold

Brigitte Macron, who is 24 years older than her husband, President-elect Emmanuel Macron, and has coached him during his career is expected to define her future role.

Author=Susan Chira and Lilia Blaise


Macron's ex-teacher wife to play key role in his government

Brigitte Trogneux, 64, who is more than 24 years older than her husband, is expected to play a key role in the new administration and is keen to become involved in education issues.

Author=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/search.html?s=&authornamef=Emily+Kent+Smith+In+Paris+For+The+Daily+Mail, By Emily Kent Smith In Paris For The Daily Mail


Judge throws out Hernandez murder conviction - The Boston Globe

Bristol Superior Court Judge E. Susan Garsh said Massachusetts law required her to dismiss the conviction because the former New England Patriot’s appeal had not been heard.

Author=Maria Cramer


Dinner disaster? How to read the Brexit bust-up signals

Britain is in uproar over a German newspaper account of last week's Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May and EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker. Here are reading notes for the saga:

Author=Alastair Macdonald and Jan Strupczewski


At Least 12 Nations Hit by N.S.A. Hacking Tool

Britain was the most severely affected by the ransomware attack across Europe and Asia, affecting countries from Russia to Spain and Japan.

Author=Dan Bilefsky and Nicole Perlroth


After Huge Global Cyberattack, Countries Scramble to Halt Spread of Ransomware

Britain's health care system and much of Europe were back on track Saturday after a crippling worldwide cyber-extortion attack was stymied.

Author=Phil McCausland


Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries

British hospitals and Spanish businesses are among those struck by a programme demanding money.

Author=Chris Baraniuk


Prince Philip's 22 Biggest Gaffes and Most Shocking One-Liners Over the Years

British monarch retires from royal duties with his usual humor

Author=Kendall Fisher


British police says responding to serious incident at venue where Ariana Grande performing

British police said on Monday they had responded to a serious incident at a venue in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing.

Author=Alistair Smout


UK PM May climbs down on 'dementia tax' plans after poll lead halves

British Prime Minister Theresa May made a public climbdown on Monday over plans to force elderly people to pay more for their social care, after her governing Conservative Party's opinion poll lead halved in the run-up to a national election.

Author=Kylie MacLellan and Kate Holton


Rattled UK PM May forced into 'dementia tax' U-turn after poll lead halves

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to publicly backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday after plans to force elderly people to pay more for their social care halved her party's opinion poll lead in just a few days.

Author=Kylie MacLellan and Kate Holton


The Latest: Japanese PM say an open Europe is crucial

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 1:10 p.m.

Author=


Businesses bolster cyber defenses for new ransomware attacks

Businesses around the world scrambled on Saturday to prepare for a renewed cyber attack, convinced that a lull in a computer offensive that has stopped car factories, hospitals, schools and other organizations in around 100 countries was only temporary.

Author=Jim Finkle and Eric Auchard


McCain on pre-emptive strike on North Korea: 'We have to consider that option'

But he said it should be “the very last option.”

Author=Connor O’Brien


Democratic leaders seek to stifle impeachment talk

But it's becoming increasingly difficult to rein in the rank-and-file.

Author=Heather Caygle


Jury Convicts Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions During Senate Hearing

But jurors say it's not about her laugh, it's about her post-laughter conduct.

Author=Ryan J. Reilly


After a tumultuous start, Trump hopes for a smoother agenda on jobs and taxes

But members of his own party warn he’ll face many complex challenges in the months to come.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/abbydphillip, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931


South Korea’s likely next president warns the U.S. not to meddle in its democracy

But Moon Jae-in says he thinks “Trump is more reasonable than he is generally perceived.”

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


Japanese government passes bill to allow emperor to abdicate

But the 83-year-old Akihito is likely to remain on the Chrysanthemum Throne through 2018.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


New poll: Just before James Comey's firing, Trump's approval was already slumping

But when it comes to Trump, who just won the presidency a few months ago with a 38 percent approval rating, it's kind of hard to say if it w...

Author=David Freddoso


China urges all sides in North Korea standoff to 'stop irritating' one another

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday urged all parties in the Korean standoff to stay calm and "stop irritating each other," a day after North Korea said the United States was pushing the region to the brink of nuclear war.

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Brooding Iran hardliners say they must still be heard after Rouhani win

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian hardliners indignant at President Hassan Rouhani's re-election vowed on Sunday to press their conservative agenda, with some saying his caustic campaign trail attacks on their candidate would bring

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Ex-U.S. Congressman Weiner pleads guilty in teen 'sexting' case

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S.

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U.S. economy grew at sluggish 0.7 percent in first quarter of 2017

By coincidence, the new estimates were released on President Trump's 99th day in office and offer some of the first data on how the economy is performing in his new administration.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/anaclaireswanson, https://www.facebook.com/max.ehrenfreund


Trump Gets a Win He Wasn’t Counting On: He Saved the Filibuster

By demanding that the Senate change one of its signature rules, the president created a cause for bipartisan unity: preserving the 60-vote threshold on legislation.

Author=Carl Hulse


Here is who Trump could pick to replace Comey

By firing FBI director James Comey on Tuesday, President Donald Trump has created a near-impossible standard for his replacement.

Author=Dan Merica, CNN


North Korea Missile Test Appears to Tiptoe Over a U.S. Tripwire

By flying higher instead of farther, the missile seemed intended to improve North Korea’s capabilities without setting off an American military response.

Author=William J. Broad and David E. Sanger


Trump's FBI comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation: aides

By Ginger Gibson and Julia HarteWASHINGTON...

Author=Reuters


Sessions emerges as Trump's most valuable ally

By giving the president a reason to fire James Comey, the attorney general may have helped slow the flurry of investigations surrounding Russian meddling.

Author=Eliana Johnson


South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Trump calls Asia allies

By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1 billion battery

Author=


Less than picture perfect: Snap slumps on slowing user growth

By Narottam Medhora(Reuters) - Snap Inc shares...

Author=Reuters


Russian who played Pokemon Go in church avoids jail term

By Natalia Shurmina YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - A Russian court on Thursday gave a suspended three and a half year jail sentence to a blogger who was detained after he played the Pokemon Go video game inside a Russian Orthodox church last year. Ru

Author=


Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into waste bin

By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday symbolically tossed into a bin a Hamas policy paper published last week that set out an apparent softening of the Palestinian Islamist group's stance toward Israe

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The Iran Nuclear Deal Will Live — But More Sanctions Are Still Coming

By renewing sanctions waivers, US officials tell BuzzFeed News the Trump administration has for the moment decided against blowing up Barack Obama’s signature foreign policy achievement.

Author=John Hudson, Ema O'Connor


World Court orders Pakistan to delay execution of alleged Indian spy

By Stephanie van den Berg AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The World Court ordered Pakistan on Thursday not to execute an Indian citizen convicted of spying until it hears a case brought by India arguing that Islamabad violated a treaty guaranteeing diplomatic assis

Author=


Macron defeats populism but has to deal with Trump

By turning to Emmanuel Macron as its new president, France has elevated a charismatic new leader in the great political battle between globalism and nationalism that is underway in Western democracies.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo

CAIRO (AP) - Military helicopters flew overhead and police fanned out in force Saturday as Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community on the final day of a visit aimed at comforting Christians following a series of a

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Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in Cairo on 2nd day of trip

CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community and meet with its priests and seminarians before returning to Rome.

Author=


The Latest: Francis arrives at Cairo venue to hold mass

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local): 9 a.m.

Author=


Francis tells Egyptian Catholics to reject fanaticism and respect other faiths

Cairo --&nbsp;Francis tells Egyptian Catholic minority to reject all intolerance towards other faiths:&nbsp;&quot;The only fanaticism believers can have is that of charity!&quot;

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NCRonline


In Egypt, Francis exhorts religions to condemn 'violence masquerading as sanctity'

Cairo:&nbsp;At a peace conference hosted at the world&#39;s oldest center of Muslim learning, Pope Francis called on global religious leaders to condemn violent extremism and &quot;unmask violence that masquerades as purported sanctity.&qu

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NCRonline


Browns take troubled Brantley, may release him

Caleb Brantley, the ex-Florida DT facing a simple battery charge, was drafted by the Browns in the sixth round Saturday but then was told the team may release him.

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California Democratic chair race angers 'Berniecrats'

California Democrats have narrowly selected longtime party insider Eric Bauman to be the leader of the largest state Democratic Party.

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California Democratic chair race angers ‘Berniecrats’

California Democrats narrowly selected longtime party insider Eric Bauman to be the leader of the largest state Democratic Party, angering and frustrating supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders who threw their support behind an insurgent challenger.

Author=The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com


California Democrats take aim at Trump, GOP Congress

California’s elected Democrats had tough words for President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress on Saturday, urging their party’s fired-up activists to work against the 14 Republicans in the state’s congressional delegation.

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New York Times hypes Trump intelligence ‘breach’ as harming U.S-Israel relationship

Call it the height of naivete or another in an endless series of attempts by The New York Times to cripple Donald Trump’s presidency.

Author=The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com


Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea, US says

Calling the incident "unprofessional", the US military says the plane was in international airspace.

Author=BBC News


Trump plans to nominate Callista Gingrich as ambassador to the Vatican

Callista Gingrich, a lifelong Catholic, convinced husband Newt Gingrich to convert to Catholicism in 2009, nearly a decade after the two married.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCNews


Calls for Special Prosecutor Driven by Politics, Not Law - Breitbart

Calls for a special prosecutor to pursue a possible Russia investigation are dead wrong on the law. This is politics at its most cynical.

Author=


Indian anger over soldiers' bodies 'mutilated by Pakistan'

Calls for revenge came after Pakistan denied killing two Indian soldiers in disputed Kashmir.

Author=BBC News


Ford shuffles executive ranks in its race to take on Silicon Valley

Can a one-time office furniture executive drive Ford into the future?

Author=


5 things to watch on Trump’s foreign trip

Can he stick to a script?

Author=Michael Crowley


Canada political pressures force PM's hand on U.S. trade disputes

Canada escalated a trade dispute with United States by making threats Washington called inappropriate in part because Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under pressure to secure support in a key region ahead of the country's 2019 elections.

Author=David Ljunggren


With Trump’s shifts on trade, unease and uncertainty north and south of the border

Canadian and Mexican officials were blindsided by the president’s announcement on NAFTA.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

Candidates backing reform of Iran’s clerically overseen government swept municipal elections in Tehran, taking all 21 local council seats in the country’s capital while moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term in office, authorities said on

Author=


Candidates under consideration for FBI director

Candidates under consideration to replace fired FBI Director James Comey:

Author=


Federal investigators head to deadly jet crash site

CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) - Federal investigators will be at the site of a deadly jet crash near a small airport outside New York City on Tuesday, working to determine what caused the aircraft to go down before bursting into flames.

Author=EndPlay


Learjet strikes building, crashes, killing 2 crew members

CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a jet has crashed at a small airport outside New York City, sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air.

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Page rebukes Senate investigators in letter

Carter Page brushed back the Senate intelligence committee in a letter Thursday, telling members that if they want details about his communications with Russians, they'll need to ask former President Barack Obama.

Author=Tom LoBianco and Manu Raju, CNN


Cartoonists and Journalists Jailed in Turkey Need Our Help

Cartoonists are often the 'canary in the coal mine' when it comes to press freedom. In Erdogan's Turkey, they're under siege

Author=Terry Anderson


Emmanuel Macron is 39 and his wife is 64. French women say it’s about time.

C’est la vie! This presidential candidate is breaking the mold of French politics.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/maryjordandc


Officials: Gunman killed police chief before shooting 2 others at nursing home, self

CBS affiliate WBNS in Ohio reports the gunman is among the dead after turning the weapon on himself Friday morning

Author=


Furious passengers clash with Spirit Airlines employees and police at Fort Lauderdale airport

Cellphone video captured pandemonium as passengers clashed with Spirit employees and police at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/luz.lazo.14


Suns fall 2 spots, will pick 4th in NBA Draft | FOX Sports

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers get top 3 picks

Author=FOX Sports Arizona


France to make Macron president under cockerel's eye and gun salute

Central Paris will come to a standstill on Sunday for the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron as president of France for a five-year term he overcame the odds to win and which he has said can unite a divided nation.

Author=Mathieu Rosemain and Michel Rose


France's Macron open to talks with willing conservatives

Centrist French President elect Emmanuel Macron is open to talks with willing members of the main conservative grouping, a top aide said on Friday a day after his start-up party included a group of Socialists among his parliamentary election candidates.

Author=Maya Nikolaeva


France's Macron woos conservative moderates as row simmers with ally

Centrist French President elect Emmanuel Macron sought to woo conservative members of parliament to his cause on Friday and head off a row with an ally as he bids for victory in elections for parliament next month.

Author=Maya Nikolaeva and Marine Pennetier


Macron stretches lead in last throes of French presidential campaign

Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron extended his lead in the polls over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Friday, the final day of campaigning in a tumultuous election race that has turned the country's politics upside down.

Author=Mathieu Rosemain and Andrew Callus


Senators hold back-channel talks on bipartisan Obamacare fix

Centrist members from both parties discuss a Plan B health care strategy in case the all-GOP effort crashes.

Author=Burgess Everett


4 deal-breakers that could blow up a Senate Obamacare repeal bill

Centrists and self-styled mavericks are testing the party’s razor-thin margin for victory and setting the stage for high-profile negotiations.

Author=Adam Cancryn


Chaffetz to announce early departure from Congress

Chaffetz, 50, is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/Jakeshermanpolitico, https://www.facebook.com/rachael.bade.9


Merkron? France's Macron seeks close ties with Germany to shore up EU

Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts new French President Emmanuel Macron in Berlin on Monday for talks in which they will seek to reinvigorate the Franco-German relationship and the troubled European project that it underpins.

Author=Paul Carrel


Merkel's Hand Strengthened by German Voters Ahead of Summits

Chancellor Angela Merkel is picking up a tailwind for Germany’s election in September, strengthening her position at home and on the global stage ahead of a series of summits with fellow leaders including President Donald Trump.

Author=Birgit Jennen, Arne Delfs


Merkel wants to rekindle EU spark in first date with Macron

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would welcome new French President Emmanuel Macron with an open mind at a meeting on Monday, aiming to reinvigorate the Franco-German relationship and the troubled European project that it underpins.

Author=Paul Carrel and Michel Rose


Angela Merkel's CDU 'seizes key state from rivals'

Chancellor Merkel's CDU beats the SPD in elections in Germany's most populous state, exit polls say.

Author=BBC News


Here's Everything You Need To Know About Fidget Spinners

Chances are your child already has one

Author=Jennifer Calfas


GOP leaders see more smoke than fire in Comey's dismissal

Chaos is President Donald Trump’s style, yet as long as the Republican delivers on health care, taxes and tapping a new FBI director as solid as his Supreme Court pick, GOP leaders say everything will be just fine.

Author=


Cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia; 2 killed

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cargo plane contracted by UPS went off the runway and over a steep, wooded hillside Friday at a West Virginia airport, killing the pilot and co-pilot, an airport official said.

Author=


Chelsea Manning released: The past 'is only my starting point, not my final destination'

Chelsea Manning walks out of military prison today after seven years of incarceration at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Author=ABC News


Chelsea Manning to remain in Army, receive health care benefits after prison release

Chelsea Manning will remain on active duty following her release from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on May 17, the U.S. Army said Sunday.

Author=


Out of prison, Chelsea Manning looks forward to exploring life as a woman

Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest leaks of classified information in history, was freed Wednesday morning and is looking forward to growing out her hair and finding out what it means to be a woman, her attorne

Author=Emanuella Grinberg and Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN


Chelsea Manning To Walk Free After Serving 7 Years Of A 35-Year Sentence

Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks, is to be released on Wednesday from a military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Author=Bill Chappell


Supreme Court won’t review decision that found N.C. voting law discriminates against African Americans

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. cited the state’s changed political scene in the order and noted the justices’ did not address the merits of the case.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/robert.barnes.3139


Loans Championed Under China's Belt-Road Project Rise 50% in Two Years

China is pouring money into its Belt and Road initiative, a push for global influence championed by President Xi Jinping.

Author=Narae Kim


China warns situation with North Korea at 'critical point'

China warned on Friday that the situation with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs is at a "critical point" and said dialogue and negotiations are the only "practical" way to end tensions.

Author=Michelle Nichols and Lesley Wroughton


China says all welcome at Silk Road forum after U.S. complains over North Korea

China welcomes all countries to participate in this weekend's forum on China's new Silk Road plan, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, after the United States warned China that North Korea's attendance could affect other countries'

Author=Ben Blanchard


China Scores Tacit Victory at Southeast Asian Leaders' Meeting

China won approval from Southeast Asian leaders on Saturday at a meeting where U.S. allies in Asia have previously criticized Beijing over its actions in disputed maritime territory.

Author=Andreo Calonzo, Ian C Sayson


China Scores Tacit Victory at Southeast Asian Conclave in Manila

China won approval from Southeast Asian leaders on Saturday at a summit which has previously criticized Beijing over its actions in disputed maritime territory.

Author=Andreo Calonzo, Ian C Sayson


China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

China's first ever Belt and Road summit, held in Beijing over the last two days, has reached a broad consensus and achieved positive outcomes, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.

Author=Reuters Editorial


C919 jet takes off on maiden flight, to test China's aviation ambitions

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet took to the skies on its long-delayed maiden flight on Friday, a major step for Beijing as it looks to raise its profile in the global aviation market and boost high-tech manufacturing at home.

Author=Jackie Cai and Adam Jourdan


China says Silk Road plan is not tied to presidency

China's President Xi Jinping initiated the ambitious "Belt and Road" development plan but it has become a world plan not tied to his presidency, the Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday, days before Xi hosts a global forum on the initiative.

Author=Reuters Editorial


China's Belt and Road Forum lays groundwork for a new global order

China's President Xi Jinping presented a new vision for the world during a two-day summit in Beijing, one more tethered to China than the United States or Europe.

Author=Jessica Meyers


China says it successfully tests new type of missile

China’s defense ministry said Wednesday that the military successfully test-fired a new type of missile into waters near the Korean Peninsula, an announcement that comes amid Chinese anger over the deployment in South Korea of a sophisticated U.S. missi

Author=


China deports U.S. citizen convicted of spying after two years in custody

Chinese authorities sent 45-year-old Sandy Phan-Gillis back to the U.S. after she was detained in the country for more than two years

Author=


China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation among countries across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to finance, as officials from dozens of governments met to promote a Beijing-led initiative to expand trade links across

Author=


China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed ambitious hopes for Asian and European governments to work more closely on finance, law enforcement and a broad range of other issues as leaders from 30 nations issued a joint endorsement Monday of a Beijing-led trad

Author=


China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed ambitious hopes Monday for Asian and European governments to work closely on finance, law enforcement and a broad range of other issues under a Beijing-led trade initiative as leaders of 30 countries ended a meeting

Author=


China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for closer cooperation among countries across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to finance, as officials from dozens of governments met to promote a Beijing-led initiative to expand trade links.

Author=


China's Xi positions himself as free trade and climate champion

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for the world to reject protectionism and promote free trade in the latest attempt by Beijing to take up the mantle of globalization since the election of US President Donald Trump.

Author=James Griffiths, CNN


China's leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday offered tens of billions of dollars for projects that are part of his signature foreign policy initiative linking China to much of Asia, Europe and Africa.

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China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalization

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games.

Author=Brenda Goh and Yawen Chen


China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan, saying everyone was welcome to join what he envisioned would be a path for peace and prosperity for the world.

Author=Brenda Goh and Yawen Chen


China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalization

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games.

Author=Brenda Goh and Yawen Chen


China's leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country’s state banks will provide tens of billions of dollars for projects that are part of his signature foreign policy initiative linking China to much of Asia, Europe and Africa.

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Belt and Road Initiative: China Plans $1 Trillion New 'Silk Road'

Chinese President Xi Jinping's colossal program is 11 times the size of the U.S. Marshall Plan that reconstructed Europe after World War II.

Author=Eric Baculinao


North Korea Open to U.S. Talks Under Certain 'Conditions' — Official

Choi did not elaborate on what the North's conditions are, but her comments raise the possibility of North Korea and the U.S. returning to negotiating table

Author=Associated Press


Why Chris Cornell's death leaves 'a massive void in the rock world'

Chris Cornell was a titan among rock stars in the '90s Seattle grunge scene, ranking alongside Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Alice In Chains’ Layne Staley. Cornell didn’t start out on top. The early Soundgarden records,

Author=ABC News


SPIN's 1989 Soundgarden Profile | SPIN

Chris Cornell, former frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away May 17, 2017 in Detroit at the age of 52. In light of his passing, we are republishing this early feature with Soundgarden, which originally appeared in the December 1989 i

Author=


Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez goes on Dr. Phil; Celtics Win! 5-15-2017

Christian discusses Shayanna Jenkin’s comments about Aaron Hernandez’ suicide on Dr. Phil. Celtics defeat the Wizards in game 7 to end the hour.

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Authorities investigating whether U.-Md. stabbing death was a hate crime

Christopher Urbanski, 22, of Severna Park, has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Bowie State student, police said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/luz.lazo.14


He underwent a ‘brutal’ hazing ritual. Now four frat brothers have pleaded guilty in his death.

Chun “Michael” Deng, an 18-year-old college student in New York City, died of a major brain trauma after a fraternity ritual.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever


After Comey’s ouster, Democrats press for independent probe of Russia’s meddling in election

Claiming ‘constitutional crisis,’ some senators aim to bring congressional business to a halt.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931


Maestro Dudamel tells Venezuelan leaders 'Enough is Enough'

Classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel has spoken out against the Venezuelan government he has long performed for, calling on President Nicolas Maduro to listen to protesters who have taken to the streets by the millions against his socialist government.

Author=


STATEMENT: Department of Justice reaction to Corrine Brown convictions

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS OF CORRINE BROWN'S CONVICTION

Author=TEGNA


Analysis | Hillary Clinton adds misogyny — and more — to the list of things she blames for her 2016 loss

Clinton says she takes “absolute personal responsibility” for her loss. But she doesn't — not really.

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Analysis | Biden disses Clinton: ‘I never thought she was a great candidate. I thought I was a great candidate.’

Clinton supporters won't love that quote. But is it wrong?

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


Another crisis hits the White House after Post story

Closed-door emergency meetings.

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Another Crisis Hits the White House After Post Story

Closed-door emergency meetings. Hallways packed with reporters. Statements rushed out, but few questions answered.

Author=The Associated Press


Cloud Computing takes Preakness Stakes in upset

Cloud Computing started as a 13-1 long shot but came from behind to win the 142nd Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, ending Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming's quest for the Triple Crown.

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Cloud Computing takes Preakness Stakes in upset

Cloud Computing started as a 13-1 longshot but came from behind to win the 142nd Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, ending Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming's quest for the Triple Crown.

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Protests take center stage during Trump’s first 100 days in office

CNBC takes a look at some of the biggest protests that made headlines during Trump's first 100 days in office.

Author=Alexandra Gibbs


Coach’s $2.4 Billion Kate Spade Deal Aims at Weak Middle of Fashion Market

Coach was once a leader in American retailing, and the deal is the latest in a series of acquisitions aimed at building an accessible luxury group.

Author=Elizabeth Paton, Vanessa Friedman and Rachel Abrams


US-led strikes against ISIS have killed at least 352 civilians, Pentagon says

Coalition strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 352 civilians since the start of the operation almost three years ago, the US military said Sunday.

Author=Joe Sterling, CNN


FBI investigating university stabbing as possible hate crime

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The FBI is investigating whether the stabbing of a visiting black student by a white student at the University of Maryland was a hate crime, officials said Sunday. Sean Christop…

Author=Associated Press


Colombian President Santos goes to White House to seek aid guarantees

Colombia's leader wants considerable U.S. aid as his country emerges from a half-century of war.

Author=Tracy Wilkinson, Chris Kraul


Stephen Colbert uses vulgar gay sex joke to mock Donald Trump

Comedian Stephen Colbert took his regular roasts of President Donald Trump to a new level on Monday with a vulgar joke involving gay sex and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Author=The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com


Analysis | James Comey just stepped in it big time

Comey got key details of his testimony wrong last week. And the revelation undercuts his entire public image.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


5 things for Thursday, May 11

Comey, North Korea, Betsy DeVos

Author=Doug Criss


Trump's dizzying day of interviews

Comments on Civil War, big banks and Kim Jong Un perplex aides, historians.

Author=Josh Dawsey


Wilbur Ross Calls Syria Attack Trump's 'Entertainment' At Mar-A-Lago

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made the remark at a conference some people paid at least $12,500 to attend.

Author=Akbar Shahid Ahmed


China pitch by Kushner sister renews controversy over visa program for wealthy

Company “apologizes” if reference to Jared Kushner seen as “attempt to lure investors”

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2 days after WCry worm, Microsoft decries exploit stockpiling by governments

Company president specifically notes role of NSA code used by Ransomware worm.

Author=Dan Goodin


Healthcare reform: Mission possible

Competition could further both Republican and Democratic policy goals, and depoliticize our bitter healthcare debates.

Author=Paul Howard


Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

Computer experts warn a follow-up to the global ransomware outbreak could hit by Monday.

Author=BBC News


Crippling cyberattack continues to spread around the world

Computer virus spreads to more than 100 countries

Author=Chris O’Brien


Winners and losers of the government shutdown fight

Congress is poised to approve the first major bipartisan legislation of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Author=Cristina Marcos and Mike Lillis


No good GOP options if Obamacare repeal fails

Congress remains tied up in knots over how to fulfill one of its biggest promises.

Author=Adam Cancryn


Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory.

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Congress voted avert shutdown hours before deadline

Congress voted Friday on a bill to keep the federal government open through next week, averting a shutdown while negotiators hammer out a broader deal to fund agencies through September.

Author=Deirdre Walsh, Lauren Fox and Ashley Killough, CNN


What is in the Republican health-care bill? Questions and answers on preexisting conditions, Medicaid and more.

Congress will vote on a bill that could affect who can get what kinds of health insurance and what they will pay for care.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/eilperin


Hill investigations on Russia run into hurdles

Congressional investigators are running into new challenges with their Russia probes, facing a mountain of records to sift through, uncertainty about the leads they are chasing and partisan disagreement over whether there was any collusion between the Kre

Author=Manu Raju, Senior Congressional Reporter


Bipartisan Agreement Reached to Fund Government Through September

Congressional leaders reached a spending agreement on Sunday, aides from both parties said, effectively ending the threat of a government shutdown next weekend.

Author=Thomas Kaplan and Matt Flegenheimer


Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill

Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Donald Trump funding

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Amid Trump controversies, GOP picks compartmentalization, not confrontation

Congressional Republicans have an agenda to pass. Trump makes their work more and more difficult.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/danbalzwapo


How the Murder of a D.N.C. Staff Member Fueled Conspiracy Theories

Conservative media outlets have used the death of Seth Rich, who was killed in Washington last summer, to speculate about who gave Democratic data to WikiLeaks.

Author=Jonah Engel Bromwich


Conservative MPs cleared by CPS in election fraud inquiry

Conservative MPs were accused of falsely declaring election expenses.

Author=Adam Bienkov, Business Insider UK


Mitchell Trubisky 'couldn't believe' Bears drafted him

Consider new Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky among those surprised he was selected No. 2 overall by Chicago on Thursday night. "I couldn't believe it," Trubisky says.

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Consternation on Capitol Hill over Trump's Russia meeting

Consternation and confusion overtook Capitol Hill on Tuesday as Republicans confronted revelations that President Donald Trump had disclosed highly classified information to the Russians in the Oval Office a day after firing FBI Director James Comey.

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Trump contradicts White House on reasons for Comey firing

Contradicting previous White House explanations, President Donald Trump has declared he had planned to fire FBI Director James Comey all along, regardless of whether top Justice Department officials recommended the stunning step. His assertions came as Co

Author=


Mother of 8-year-old who killed himself promises he "will be heard"

Cornelia Reynolds urges parents to tell their children to seek help if they are being hurt

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I Watched Chris Cornell’s Final Show — and Saw Ominous Hints of the Tragedy to Come

Cornell seemed different, the photog noticed

Author=Andrea Billups


Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of grunge, dead at 52

Cornell was in the middle of a nationwide tour.

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Death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of grunge, ruled a suicide

Cornell, 52, was found dead in a Detroit hotel. A medical examiner determined the cause of death as suicide by hanging.

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Death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of grunge, ruled a suicide

Cornell, 52, was found dead in a Detroit hotel. “The cause of death has been determined as suicide by hanging,” a medical examiner said.

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Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of grunge, dead at 52 in a possible suicide

Cornell, on tour with his seminal Seattle band Soundgarden, was found dead in his hotel room in Detroit.

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Chris Cornell, Singer with Soundgarden and Audioslave, Dies at 52

Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and later Audioslave, died Wednesday.

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Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

Correcting his earlier statement, the chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Thursday that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hasn’t responded to a subpoena from the panel in its probe of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 president

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Corrine Brown found guilty on fraud and tax-evasion charges

Corrine Brown found guilty on corruption charges after trial in federal court in Jacksonville

Author=Associated Press


Winners and losers after Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft

Could Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft have gone any better for 49ers GM John Lynch? Could Bears coach John Fox's job have gotten any harder? Gregg Rosenthal has winners and losers.

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Iran election: Votes are counted amid high turnout

Counting is under way, with incumbent Hassan Rouhani up against three challengers.

Author=BBC News


Donald Trump will never change: And after a week of farce and fiasco, even Republicans know impeachment is possible

Cracks appear in the GOP façade as the news keeps getting more devastating for Trump. How long can he last?

Author=Conor Lynch


Trump expansion of abortion ‘gag rule’ will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid

Critics worry that the new policy, which the Trump administration calls Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance, will have the opposite effect by resulting in the closure of critical health facilities.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/arianaeunjung.cha


Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

Cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid will give states the freedom to tailor the program to suit their needs, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Sunday, as he defended a narrowly passed House bill that aims to undo parts of the health c

Author=


Experts see possible North Korea links to global cyberattack

Cybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack.

Author=The Associated Press


Experts see possible North Korea links to global cyberattack

Cybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global “ransomware” attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to Nor

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After Ransomware Attack, Businesses Brace For Monday Morning

Cybersecurity experts fear the ransomware worm could cause new chaos as employees log back on.

Author=Reuters


North Korean hackers behind global cyberattack?

Cybersecurity experts say there is some identical code in new "WannaCry" worm and malware used in previous North Korean attacks

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Turkey’s presidential guards reported involved in violent clash with protesters outside ambassador’s residence

D.C. police said they are searching for additional suspects in the altercation.

Author=


Shooter sought after paramedic, civilian shot in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a paramedic has been shot while responding to a shooting call.

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Dallas paramedic shot, suspect found dead with 2nd body

DALLAS (AP) — Investigators are trying to piece together what sparked a shooting that left two people dead and critically injured a paramedic and another person in a Dallas neighborhood.

Author=


UFC 211 play-by-play and live results

DALLAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 211 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT).

Author=MMAjunkie Staff


Intelligence Officials Warn of Continued Russia Cyberthreats

Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, offer a dire view of Russian meddling, one that differs starkly from the president.

Author=David E. Sanger


HHS Secretary says police ‘did what they felt was appropriate’ in arresting a West Virginia journalist

Dan Heyman &ldquo;was causing a disturbance by yelling questions&rdquo; at HHS Secretary Tom Price and Kellyanne Conway, according to a criminal complaint.

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West Virginia journalist arrested after asking HHS Secretary a question - The Boston Globe

Dan Heyman ‘‘was causing a disturbance by yelling questions at Ms. Conway and Secretary Price,’’ the complaint stated.

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West Virginia journalist arrested after asking HHS Secretary Tom Price a question

Dan Heyman “was causing a disturbance by yelling questions” at HHS Secretary Tom Price and Kellyanne Conway, according to a criminal complaint.

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Brexit: UK will 'not pay £85bn divorce bill' says Davis

David Davis says the UK will pay what is "correct in law, not just what the EU wants" when it leaves.

Author=BBC News


A teen chugged a latte, a Mountain Dew and an energy drink. The caffeine binge led to his death.

Davis Cripe's sudden collapse in class was a mystery. Then friends told investigators what he had for lunch.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/CleveWootson


7 killed as storms hit Midwest, Southwest states

Daylight revealed evidence of widespread devastation Sunday, a day after severe flooding and tornadoes killed at least seven people and injured dozens in Missouri, Arkansas and Texas.

Author=Nicole Chavez, CNN


Pentagon provides update on ISIS fight, announces new 'deconfliction' effort with Russia

Days after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump ordered a 30-day review of the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and on Friday, America's top officials overseeing that fight gave the first briefing on the new approach, r

Author=Ryan Browne


'Fake news' is briefly focus of French presidential campaign

Days ahead of Sunday’s runoff vote between centrist Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen, “fake news” briefly took center stage in the French presidential election.

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Health care bill doesn't match Trump promises

Days before his swearing in, President-elect Donald Trump made a bold promise on his plans for health care reform.

Author=Jeremy Diamond, CNN


Weekend storms that ravaged central US move east Monday

Deadly storms that swirled through the central US over the weekend are moving east Monday, putting close to 80 million people at risk of severe weather.

Author=Joe Sutton, Emanuella Grinberg, Susannah Cullinane, CNN


Mr. Trump, When You Were Dancing In Riyadh...

Dear Mr. Trump, when you were dancing in Riyadh and calling for a “regime change” in Iran, the Iranians were changing their regime, just a little more. T...

Author=Fatemeh Keshavarz


US Navy SEAL Killed in Somalia

Death occurred Thursday during operation against al-Shabab militants US Africa Command statement says

Author=Carla Babb, Harun Maruf


Deaths reported after tornado hits East Texas

Deaths reported after tornado hits East Texas

Author=Associated Press


Beach reappears after 33-year absence

Decades after the Atlantic stole an expanse of sand from islanders on the west coast of Ireland, it's now returned it.

Author=Maureen O'Hare, CNN


Trump celebrates health vote win with jubilant Republicans

Declaring it “an unbelievable victory,” President Donald Trump delayed his first trip home to New York as president to celebrate House passage of legislation undoing much of former President Barack Obama’s health law, a top campaign promise and a lo

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Corporate A-Listers Descend on Riyadh for Trump's CEO Summit

Defense contractors were the big winners, but President Donald Trump’s first day in Saudi Arabia yielded a slew of high-profile investment deals that showcased the administration’s ability to draw support from major corporations.

Author=Anthony Capaccio, Kevin Cirilli


Mattis Says Escalation Against ISIS Doesn’t Imperil More Civilians

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Trump’s decision to give the military more latitude had put greater pressure on militants in Syria, Yemen and Somalia.

Author=Eric Schmitt


Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

Delivering his first commencement address, President Donald Trump on Saturday urged graduates of a Christian university to follow their convictions but to also be willing to stand up to criticism from others who don’t have the courage to do what is righ

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Trump, Saying He Is Treated ‘Unfairly,’ Signals a Fight

Delivering the commencement address to Coast Guard cadets on Wednesday, Mr. Trump said that “no politician in history” had “been treated worse.”

Author=Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush


Trump, Saying He Is Treated ‘Unfairly,’ Signals a Fight

Delivering the commencement address to Coast Guard cadets, Mr. Trump said that “no politician in history” had “been treated worse.”

Author=Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush


Meet the Latitude 11 EDU, Dell's Windows 10 S answer to the Chromebook

Dell's Latitude 11 EDU is one of the low-cost Windows 10 S laptops designed to help Microsoft's take back the classroom from Chromebooks.

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Kane inmate grabs gun, holds Geneva hospital employee hostage: Cops

Delnor Hospital in Geneva was locked down Saturday, with its emergency room entrance cordoned off, in what a police alert described as a possible hostage

Author=Steve Lord


Delta apologizes after California family booted from flight

Delta Air Lines is offering refunds and compensation to a California family that says they were forced off a plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23 incident was uploaded to

Author=ABC News


California family booted from Delta Air Lines flight after refusing to give up son's seat

Delta kicks a California family off an overbooked flight.

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Trump opens 100-day rally assailing media gathered for correspondents’ dinner

Democratic and liberal groups demonstrated against the president in Harrisburg, Pa., the city he last year called “a war zone.”

Author=https://www.facebook.com/markberman


California Democratic activists want Trump’s head, but leaders bat down impeachment calls

Democratic delegates to the California Democratic Party convention in Sacramento on Saturday, May 20, 2017, think President Donald Trump should be impeached. Most in the state’s Democratic leadership were mum or opposed, concerned such appeals could tri

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Dems walk tightrope on impeachment

Democratic leaders have a message for those members of their caucus beating the drum to impeach President Trump: not so fast.

Author=Mike Lillis


McConnell Defends Trump as Schumer Calls for Special Prosecutor

Democratic senators listened stone faced as Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, addressed the firing of James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director.

Author=Jennifer Steinhauer and Matt Flegenheimer


Trump opens 100-day rally assailing media gathered for correspondents’ dinner

Democrats and liberal groups demonstrated against the president in Harrisburg, Pa., the city he last year called “a war zone.”

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Health care is now set to be a defining issue in the next election cycles

Democrats and Republicans prepare to battle over insurance in the 2018 midterms and beyond.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Has the G.O.P. Kicked Open a Health Care ‘Hornet’s Nest’?

Democrats saw a mirror image of their own politically disastrous health care experience in 2010, and they also saw an opportunity to possibly recapture the House.

Author=Carl Hulse


Protesters to hold opposition march as Trump hosts 100-day rally

Democrats will demonstrate against the president in Harrisburg, Pa., the city he last year called “a war zone."

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Protesters turn out to counter President Trump’s 100-day rally in Pa.

Democrats will demonstrate against the president in Harrisburg, Pa., the city he last year called “a war zone.”

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May Day rally turns violent in Portland, Oregon - The Boston Globe

Demonstrators at a May Day rally in Portand, Ore., destroyed a police car, attacked officers, damaged windows and property, and started fires, officials said.

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Rosenstein on Comey memo: 'I wrote it. I believe it. I stand by it.'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein firmly stood by the memo he wrote that outlined James Comey’s offenses – and later was cited by the White House to support President Trump’s decision to fire the FBI director – during briefings with Capitol H

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Deputy AG 'guarded' in House member briefing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday briefed members of the House of Representatives following a tumultuous several weeks where Rosenstein was thrust into the spotlight following President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey

Author=Ashley Killough, Manu Raju and Phil Mattingly, CNN


Rosenstein On Comey Memo: 'I Wrote It. I Believe It. I Stand By It'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told Congress that he knew the president planned to fire James Comey before he wrote a memo that the White House had cited to justify the termination.

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Special Counsels, Special Prosecutors, and Other Investigators, Explained

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was overseeing the investigation, had resisted pressure to name a special counsel. Here is what the appointment means.

Author=Charlie Savage


The Daily 202: Special counsel Robert Mueller is bad news for Trump’s embattled White House

Deputy attorney general trying to salvage his own reputation

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Trump spokesperson says she is 'not aware' of Rosenstein's threats to resign

Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was "not aware" of reports Rod Rosenstein threatened to resign over the way the ...

Author=Associated Press


Microsoft takes on Chrome OS with new Windows 10 S

Designed for schools, the new version will only run apps from the Store.

Author=Peter Bright


Analysis | What kind of deal is Trump making with Saudi Arabia?

Despite his strategy of embracing Arab partners, Trump will almost certainly soon experience tensions.

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Trump invigorates, enchants crowd during rally in Harrisburg, Pa.

Despite many of his campaign promises not being met, support still seems strong for President Trump

Author=http://facebook.com/fisherm


Injured Spur Leonard vows to play in Game 6

Despite missing overtime due to knee and ankle injuries on Tuesday night, San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard says he'll play in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets.

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Injured Spur Leonard vows to play in Game 6

Despite missing overtime due to knee and ankle injuries on Tuesday, San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard says he'll play in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets.

Author=


Lawmakers poised to approve one-week spending bill to keep government open

Despite pressure from the White House, Republicans backed down from a health-care push that threatened a bipartisan deal to pass a short-term spending bill.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kelsey.snell.3, https://www.facebook.com/costareports, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931


Trump will have to navigate diplomatic land mines abroad. Here’s how he’s preparing.

Despite some distractions, policy experts are briefing the president on foreign affairs.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Obama reportedly pulls in another $400G for speech

Despite this week’s criticism, President Barack Obama has reportedly earned another $400,000 for a speech on Thursday, The Post reports.

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Analysis | Donald Trump is his administration’s own worst enemy

Detailing the White House's self-inflicted wounds, four months in.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


Perspective | On World Press Freedom Day, the plights of three persecuted cartoonists deserve a spotlight

Detained and persecuted cartoonists in Turkey, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia draw attention to attempts to muzzle the media, says Washington-based rights group.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/comicriffs


When Dina met Ivanka: How a Goldman Sachs exec came to the White House

Dina Powell's entree to Trump World started with a simple message: "Ivanka Trump is on the phone."

Author=https://www.facebook.com/emilyheil


Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting scandal, report says

Disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner reportedly plans to plead guilty Friday in federal court to a single charge of transferring obscene material to a minor.

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Trump: What We Saw Is What We Got

Disorganized dishonesty is the hallmark of the administration’s response to accusations of misconduct.

Author=Ramesh Ponnuru


The Big-Money PR War Over Seth Rich’s Death

DNC staffer Seth Rich's death has become the source of wild conspiracy theories, which are sprouting faster than his family can debunk them.

Author=http://www.thedailybeast.com/authors/ben-collins


Analysis | Republicans’ health-care plan could launch some ugly political battles in state legislatures

Do you find a way to raise taxes/cut other services to keep your most vulnerable population insured? Or do you just stop insuring them?

Author=https://www.facebook.com/amber.j.phillps


AP News Guide: What to know about travel ban appeals

Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations?

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Opinion | Trump’s ‘nut job’ comment says more about Trump than Comey

Does the president recognize any higher loyalty than to himself?

Author=https://www.facebook.com/strombergsteve


The United States Is Losing Asia to China

Don't be fooled by the Trump administration's trade deal with Beijing. America is losing out badly on the bigger game.

Author=Ely RatnerSamir Kumar


Analysis | Trump’s ‘you’re fired’ message to Comey broke this basic rule of management

Don't catch people by surprise when they're getting the axe, experts say, and deliver bad news in person.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/leadership.washingtonpost


Democrats say they now know exactly why Clinton lost

Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton because he won over voters who had backed President Obama in 2012.

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Iran nuclear: Trump extends Obama's 'worst deal ever'

Donald Trump extends sanctions relief for Iran he once called the "worst deal ever".

Author=BBC News


Donald Trump sounds like he really misses not being president

Donald Trump has been president for 99 days. And, in an interview with Reuters Thursday, it sounds like he misses the days when he, well, wasn't president.

Author=Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

Donald Trump is set to meet Palestinian and Israeli leaders almost back-to-back on his first foreign trip as US President.

Author=Ian Lee, Oren Liebermann and Susannah Cullinane, CNN


Trump to celebrate health vote win with jubilant Republicans

Donald Trump on Thursday delayed his first trip home to New York as president to celebrate House passage of legislation undoing much of former President Barack Obama’s health law, a long-sought GOP goal and top Trump campaign promise.

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Trump makes return to NYC fresh off health vote win

Donald Trump turned his first trip home as president into a victory lap on Thursday, returning to the city that has largely opposed him while celebrating House passage of legislation undoing much his predecessor’s health law.

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Trump budget: $800 billion in Medicaid cuts

Donald Trump's budget that is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday will include $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid -- a move that underscores the President's resolve to significantly downsize the federal program even as Republican lawmakers are clas

Author=MJ Lee & Tami Luhby, CNN


Trump campaign removes Muslim ban language from website

Donald Trump's controversial plan to ban all Muslim travel into the United States was removed from his campaign website Monday afternoon

Author=Dan Merica, CNN


Why the latest Trump crisis is a really big deal

Donald Trump's latest crisis -- over his reported disclosure of highly classified information to Russia -- is giving voice to a question whispered privately in Washington during weeks of political turmoil: Is the President up to the job?

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


The Trump-Turnbull Handshake

Donald Trump’s handshakes are often revealing moments. We see what can be gleaned from his meeting with Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister.

Author=Damien Cave


The Memo: GOP talk of impeachment highlights Trump’s troubles

Donald Trump’s presidency is mired in such deep trouble that people in his own party are speculating about impeachment.

Author=Niall Stanage


How Donald Trump Could Actually Meet Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump’s recent comment that he would be “honored” to meet North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un made headlines Tuesday, but he is not the first U.S. president to reach out to the leadership of the secretive state. Clinton’s contact came in the fo

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Iran’s President Isn’t a Reformer. He’s an Enabler.

Don’t be fooled by Hassan Rouhani. He’s deeply complicit in an evil system.

Author=Jack Shafer


Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

Dozens of people were injured and a 27-year-old man killed Wednesday during another day of violent clashes in Venezuela&rsquo;s capital during demonstrations demanding elections.

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Drake cleans house at Billboard Awards; Miley Cyrus performs

Drake is cleaning house at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, picking up 12 honors before the show was half over. The rapper won 10 awards in an early announcement Sunday and two before the live show was at the halfway mark at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vega

Author=ABC News


Drake Sets Single-Year Record, Celine Dion & Cher Shine at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Drake stole the show at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards in more ways than one, taking home 13 honors and surpassing Adele's mark as the artist with the most BBMA wins in one night.

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Woodward and Bernstein: Journalism, free press more crucial than ever

Drawing parallels between the Donald Trump presidency and President Richard Nixon's era, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward of Watergate fame argued Saturday that journalism and a free press are more crucial than ever.

Author=Josiah Ryan, CNN


Draymond Green is doing an impressive LeBron James impression | FOX Sports

Draymond Green isn't LeBron James, but he's on The King's level right now.

Author=Dieter Kurtenbach @dkurtenbach


Drayton Manor Theme Park remains shut after girl, 11, dies

Drayton Manor officials say the attraction is closed for the day as a "mark of respect".

Author=BBC News


Iran leader denounces 'unworthy' election rhetoric in veiled swipe at Rouhani

DUBAI/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei denounced the heated rhetoric of Iran's presidential election campaign on Wednesday as "unworthy", a thinly-veiled rebuke of pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani's attacks o

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Trump Says He’s Close to Choosing new F.B.I. Director

During a brief photo opportunity with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, the president said he was “very close” to choosing a new F.B.I. director.

Author=The New York Times


Dutch King Willem-Alexander Reveals He Was KLM Pilot for 21 Years

Dutch king Willem-Alexander revealed he has been co-piloting KLM flights twice a month for 21 years in addition to royal duties.

Author=The Associated Press


On SNL, The Rock and Tom Hanks joked about a 2020 White House bid. Some want to believe.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has openly speculated about running for president for more than a year.

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Trump's intel agencies tell Congress that climate change poses national security threats

Each year the intelligence community puts together a "Worldwide Threat Assessment" report, and it inevitably scares the hell out of Congress and the public by detailing all the dangers facing the U.S. (Hint: there are a lot of them.) This year&#

Author=


4 Standout College Application Essays on Work, Money and Class

Each year, we issue a call to high school seniors who dare to address money, work or social class in their college application essays. Here are the standouts.

Author=https://www.nytimes.com/by/eli-rosenberg


Windows 10 S is going to confuse people

Earlier today, Microsoft held an event to reintroduce itself to teachers and students as a company providing innovative and compelling education products. The event promised to be narrowly focused...

Author=Vlad Savov


Trump meets Russian foreign minister as Moscow’s alleged election interference is back in spotlight

Earlier, Sergei Lavrov showed mock surprise when he was asked if Tuesday's firing of FBI director James Comey cast a shadow over his visit.

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How the Impeachment Process Works

Early chatter has heightened interest in the process, even though experts caution that such talk is premature while the facts are still in question.

Author=Charlie Savage


Seattle mayor drops re-election bid amid scandal

Ed Murray, who denies sexual abuse allegations against him, withdrew Tuesday from the Seattle mayor's race, saying the campaign should be focused on issues, not scandal.

Author=Steve Almasy, CNN


Bethune-Cookman grads boo Betsy DeVos at commencement

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced an auditorium of jeering Bethune-Cookman University graduates Wednesday as she gave a commencement address that many students and graduates said she was in no place to deliver.

Author=Eliott C. McLaughlin, Nick Valencia and John Couwels, CNN


DeVos compares school choice to switching phone carriers

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos reiterated her push for school choice during an annual education technology conference in Utah Tuesday, comparing the issue to being able to switch between phone service providers.

Author=


Egypt discovers 17 mummies in Minya, first in area

Egypt's antiquities ministry says it has found a necropolis with at least 17 mummies near the southern city of Minya.

Author=


Penn State Student's Hazing Death Was No Accident, Grand Jury Says

Eight Beta Theta Pi fraternity members face charges of involuntary manslaughter over the death of a new pledge in February. For nearly 12 hours after Timothy Piazza fell, no one called an ambulance.

Author=Bill Chappell


PSU fraternity members charged in pledge’s ‘heartbreaking’ death

Eight fraternity members face charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault in the Feb. 4 death of sophomore Timothy Piazza. &amp;nbsp;

Author=


Eight people wounded in shooting at California apartment complex, gunman dead

Eight people were shot at a Southern California apartment complex pool Sunday and the gunman was killed by police, authorities said.

Author=


18 Penn State Students Charged in Fraternity Death

Eight were charged with involuntary manslaughter — as was the fraternity itself, Beta Theta Pi — in the death of Timothy Piazza on Feb. 4.

Author=Sheryl Gay Stolberg


Eighteen fraternity members at Penn State charged in hazing death

Eighteen fraternity members at Penn State were charged Friday in the death of a 19-year-old pledge from New Jersey.

Author=David Boroff


Prosecutors Taking Tougher Stance in Fraternity Hazing Deaths

Eighteen Penn State students have been charged in the death of a sophomore: a case that, not so long ago, might have resulted only in hand-wringing.

Author=Richard Pérez-Peña and Sheryl Gay Stolberg


New details emerge in horrific Penn State fraternity death

Eighteen Pennsylvania State University students and a former fraternity at the school are facing charges in connection with the death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Timothy Piazza, who died after falling down stairs at the frat house during a pledge ceremony, a

Author=


Chibok Girls Reunite With Families After Being Held In Captivity By Boko Haram

Eighty-two school girls who had been held captive for more than three years by Boko Haram had a an emotional reunion with their parents on Saturday in Abuja, Nigeria.

Author=


Democratic Leaders Try to Slow Calls to Impeach Trump

Elected Democratic officials are counseling sobriety as they press ahead with investigations of President Trump, but activists want more: impeachment now.

Author=Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns


German State Vote Seen as Early Sign of Merkel’s Chances

Election results in the northernmost state will be viewed as reflecting voters’ moods ahead of key state and national elections later this year.

Author=Melissa Eddy


The Daily 202: This is how Trump looks out for the people who voted for him

Electoral considerations drive the president as much as anything else

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


11-year-old girl dies after falling off water ride at British theme park

Eleven-year-old Evha Jannath was on a school field trip when she was fatally injured.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kristineaguerra


Warren 'troubled' by Obama's $400,000 speaking fee

Elizabeth Warren isn't too keen about former President Barack Obama's $400,000 fee to address a Wall Street conference on healthcare this fall. "I was troubled by that," the Massachusetts senator said Thursday during an interview with

Author=ABC News


French election: Macron and Le Pen both claim debate success

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen each say they "exposed" their rival during a quarrelsome TV clash.

Author=BBC News


Emmanuel Macron sworn in as French president

Emmanuel Macron was sworn in as French president Sunday following his landslide victory a week ago, in which he vowed to unite a country with deepening divisions.

Author=Angela Dewan and Saskya Vandoorne, CNN


The end of populism in Europe? Not likely

Emmanuel Macron's victory over Marine Le Pen and the National Front should not be seen as the end of populism in Europe. It may be a win for centrism but Le Pen's brand of populism has now entered the mainstream.

Author=Analysis by Jane Merrick


After unprecedented election, France’s Macron will face challenges in governing

Emmanuel Macron, now France's youngest national leader since Napoleon, overcame Marine Le Pen's brand of nationalist populism to win the presidency. But Macron does not seem to have an overwhelming popular mandate and could face a highly trouble

Author=PBS NewsHour


Macron’s Victory Explodes France’s Political Landscape

Emmanuel Macron, who is being inaugurated as president on Sunday, must find a way to form a majority in the National Assembly with legislative elections just weeks away.

Author=Alissa J. Rubin


Macron Decisively Defeats Le Pen in French Presidential Race

Emmanuel Macron’s victory suggested that his call for a new centrist approach to politics had handily defeated the nationalism of Marine Le Pen.

Author=Alissa J. Rubin


Macron’s Youth Is No Lure for First-Time Voters in French Poll

Emmanuel Macron’s youth hasn’t made him the candidate of the young in France.

Author=Helene Fouquet, Hayley Warren, Gregory Viscusi


North Korean state media lashes out at China and suggests Trump is ignorant

Enemies and allies alike come in for criticism from Pyongyang.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/mradamtaylor


'Perfect storm' of ransomware and network worm hits unprotected computers globally

Enterprises were clearly unprepared. The question is if they'll fare any better the next time around -- and there will likely be a next time.

Author=Matt Hamblen


Environmentalists triumph as Senate upholds drilling rule

Environmentalists notched a rare win in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday as a GOP effort to reverse an Obama-era rule restricting harmful methane emissions unexpectedly failed.

Author=


Iran election: Jahangiri withdraws and endorses Rouhani

Eshaq Jahangiri pulled out to smooth the path for the moderate incumbent, Hassan Rouhani.

Author=BBC News


EU leaders to finalize Brexit position before UK talks

EU leaders are meeting Saturday in Brussels, Belgium, to finalize their negotiating principles for Britain's exit from the European Union, amid signs they plan to take a tough stance over its financial commitments to the bloc.

Author=Laura Smith-Spark and Erin McLaughlin, CNN


Russian TV Takes Key Role in Germany's Election

Eugen Schmidt, a computer programmer from Cologne in western Germany, credits the television stations controlled by Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin for exposing what he says local media won’t -- the dangers of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door policy fo

Author=Henry Meyer


Cyber-attacks from WannaCry ransomware slow but fears remain

Europe and Asia record fewer WannaCry ransomware attacks, as the hunt for the perpetrator continues.

Author=BBC News


WannaCry ransomware cyber-attacks slow but fears remain

Europe and Asia record fewer WannaCry ransomware attacks, as the hunt for the perpetrator intensifies.

Author=BBC News


Cyberattack thwarted by flipping 'kill switch' but experts fear new blitz

Europe and Russia were left reeling today by a malicious global cyberattack that used leaked NSA tools to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows and spread ransomware across networks around the world. Tens of thousands of users from London to St. Pe

Author=ABC News


Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale

Europe's police agency says a "complex international investigation" is needed to catch the culprits.

Author=BBC News


Ransomware: Cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol

Europe's police chief says Friday's ransomware attack hit more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries.

Author=BBC News


Brexit Takes Shape: What We Learned From the 27 European Leaders

European leaders unanimously signed off on their negotiating guidelines for the Brexit talks in a matter of minutes at a summit on Saturday.

Author=Simon Kennedy, Ian Wishart, Tim Ross


European markets get a lift from perceived Macron debate win

European stocks got a lift Thursday after centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was perceived to have gotten the better of the far-right’s Marine Le Pen in a debate and a survey showed economic growth in the 19-country eurozone striking

Author=


EU Throws Down Brexit Gauntlet to U.K. as Talks Edge Closer

European Union governments threw down the gauntlet to the U.K. ahead of Brexit talks, listing demands Prime Minister Theresa May must satisfy before they will discuss the trade deal she wants and urging her to be more realistic in her expectations.

Author=Ian Wishart, Stephanie Bodoni, Arne Delfs


EU leaders finalize Brexit position before UK talks

European Union leaders adopted their negotiating principles for Britain's exit from the EU at a meeting Saturday in Brussels amid signs they plan to take a tough stance over the country's financial commitments to the bloc.

Author=Laura Smith-Spark and Erin McLaughlin, CNN


EU Says Already Europe 1, Britain 0 as Brexit Reality Dawns

European Union leaders headed into their first Brexit summit are convinced that when it comes to the pending talks with the U.K. they’re already winning.

Author=Ian Wishart


EU Throws Down Brexit Gauntlet to Britain as Talks Edge Closer

European Union leaders threw down the gauntlet to the U.K. ahead of Brexit talks, listing demands Prime Minister Theresa May must satisfy before they will discuss the sweeping trade deal she wants and urging her to be more realistic in her expectations.

Author=Ian Wishart, Stephanie Bodoni, Arne Delfs


EU 27 agree Brexit negotiating stance

European Union leaders unanimously agree negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks with UK

Author=BBC News


EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with “firmly.”

Author=


EU leaders meet, united on Brexit demands: for now

European Union leaders will endorse a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit on Saturday, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity, but well aware that may start to fray once negotiations begin.

Author=Philip Blenkinsop and Foo Yun Chee


Europol chief says WannaCry virus has now hit 200,000 users in 150 countries

Europol said a fast-moving computer virus has claimed 200,000 victims and spread to at least 150 countries.

Author=Chris O'Brien


Cyberattack hit more than 100,000 groups in at least 150 countries, Europol says

Europol spokesman warned that more people may be hit by the virus Monday when they return to work and switch on their computers

Author=


Emmanuel Macron could fight off French populism. But it won’t be with his ideas.

Even advisers to the presidential candidate say there is little about his platform that can be considered “radical.”

Author=


Analysis | Gas masks, wooden shields, gardening gloves: How Venezuela’s protesters are protecting themselves

Even as crowdfunding campaigns raise money for gear, demonstrators are coming up with makeshift equipment.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/nmiroff


Trump meeting with Arab leaders ahead of major speech

Even as his administration fights for its travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries, President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam’s holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.

Author=


For Journalists, Annual Dinner Serves Up Catharsis and Resolve

Even as President Trump heckled the proceedings in real time in Pennsylvania, guests said the often-frivolous dinner felt oddly profound.

Author=Michael M. Grynbaum


Analysis | More bad news for Trump: His poll numbers just hit a bunch of new lows

Even before the Comey fiasco. And even worse for Trump, he's got those working-class whites to thank for it.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


Mitch McConnell Shrugs Off Trump's Leak To Russia As 'Drama' And Distraction

Even Republicans who cried foul offered zero suggestions to hold the president accountable.

Author=Michael McAuliff


Perspective | Trump is mirroring Nixon’s final days

Even tricky Dick never destabilized an entire federal agency just to save his skin.

Author=


Why your Derby horse can and can't win

Every horse has its flaws, and every horse has a chance

Author=Jason Frakes


Emmanuel Macron's irresistible charm

Everything the president-elect has touched has turned to gold, but is he ready to lead the nation?

Author=Hugh Schofield


3 things you missed from the Warriors' Game 3 win over the Spurs | FOX Sports

Everything you need to know as the Golden State Warriors begin to close in on the NBA Finals.

Author=Andrew Lynch @andrewlynch


The Daily 202: 10 storylines to follow as the House votes on health care

Everything you need to know on timing, our whip count, the bill’s substance and more

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Drayton Manor: Evha Jannath named as ride death girl

Evha Jannath from Leicester died after falling from a water ride at Drayton Manor, police say.

Author=BBC News


Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca sentenced to three years in prison in jail corruption scandal

Ex-Sheriff Baca sentenced in jail corruption scandal

Author=Joel Rubin


Kushner Companies Backs Out of Chinese Investor Events After Furor

Executives from the organization, including Nicole Meyer, the sister of Jared Kushner, had been expected to appear in the southern cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

Author=Javier C. Hernández


South Korea exit polls predict a win for liberal candidate Moon Jae-in as president

Exit polls in South Korea forecast a win by liberal candidate Moon Jae-in in an election to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye.

Author=Matt Stiles


Priming the Pump: The Economic Metaphor Trump ‘Came Up With’

Explaining an expression that the president seemed to take as his own during an interview with The Economist magazine.

Author=Neil Irwin


Ariana Grande concert explosions: 'Number of confirmed fatalities,' police say

Explosions at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England caused a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured, police said late Monday.

Author=


Exclusive drone footage captures west Mosul in the throes of war

Extraordinary drone footage captured by photojournalist Gabriel Chaim shows the devastation of western Mosul in the fight to retake it from ISIS.

Author=Kara Fox and Waffa Munayyer, CNN


Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow in 1Q report

Facebook has been bent on copying Snapchat ever since the social media giant tried unsuccessfully in 2013 to buy what was then an ephemeral photo-messaging app.

Author=


Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

Facebook&rsquo;s shadow continues to hang over Snapchat as its parent company reported disappointing numbers.

Author=


After a plunge in sales and stock price, Ford CEO is reportedly out

Facing increasing pressure as its sales, earnings and stock price all slide, the Ford board of directors has reportedly ousted CEO Mark Fields.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCNews


Hillary Clinton’s PAC power play may underline Dems’ disarray

Failed presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced a new PAC she claimed will advance “progressive values,” but her attempt to remain on the national stage may also shine a spotlight on the lack of upcoming Democratic prime-time players.

Author=


PM Abe says North Korean missile launch grave threat to Japan

Failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences."

Author=Hannah Kramer


Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction is tossed after suicide | FOX Sports

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) A judge on Tuesday erased a 2013 murder conviction against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, ruling that case law in Massachusetts has long established that defendants who die before their appeals are heard should have their convict

Author=AP


Nigerian Government Says 82 Chibok Girls Free From Boko Haram

Families of missing Nigerian schoolgirls said their hopes are high after authorities said 82 girls were released by Boko Haram into military custody.

Author=NBC News


Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Dead at 52

Family "shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing," says rep

Author=Jason Newman


Unbowed Le Pen looks ahead to parliamentary elections

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen lost her bid to become France’s first female chief of state, but she was unbowed, looking instead to the next battle: parliamentary elections next month.

Author=


As bitter French campaign ends, candidates get in last shots

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Friday she believes she can pull off a surprise victory in France’s high-stakes runoff election Sunday, while centrist front-runner Emmanuel Macron accused of her of exploiting voter fears.

Author=


As bitter French campaign ends, candidates get in last shots

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Friday she believes she can pull off a surprise victory in France’s high-stakes runoff Sunday, while independent front-runner Emmanuel Macron accused her of exploiting voter fears.

Author=


As bitter French campaign ends, Macron's team hit by hack

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Friday she believes she can pull off a surprise victory in France’s high-stakes runoff Sunday, while independent front-runner Emmanuel Macron suffered a document leak that his team called a bid to thro

Author=


France's Le Pen says best placed to face 'new world' of Trump, Putin

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Tuesday she was better placed than her rival, centrist Emmanuel Macron, to defend France's interests in what she called the "new world" of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's

Author=Simon Carraud, Ingrid Melander and Johnny Cotton


Le Pen says capital controls an option during Frexit talks if she wins election

Far-right presidential challenger Marine Le Pen said capital controls could be used if she won the election and there was a run on banks as she negotiated France's exit from the European Union, but stressed they were unlikely to be needed.

Author=Ingrid Melander, Simon Carraud and Johnny Cotton


The 5 Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Farrah Abraham's dress, Emma Stone's speech and more memorable moments from the show

Author=Kendall Fisher


The Latest: Tens of thousands gather for Pope's Fatima visit

FATIMA, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' trip to Fatima shrine in Portugal (all times local): 3:00 p.m.

Author=


Sainting Fatima children, Francis calls for a church 'poor in means, rich in love'

Fatima, Portugal --&nbsp;Canonizing shepherd children who saw Mary in 1917, Francis calls for a church &quot;poor in means and rich in love.&quot;

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NCRonline


FBI raids GOP consultant over 2013 Virginia governor's race

FBI agents raided the office of a Republican consulting firm in Maryland in connection with an investigation into the 2013 Virginia governor’s race.

Author=


FBI raids Maryland GOP consultant over 2013 Virginia race

FBI agents raided the office of a Republican consulting firm in Maryland on Thursday in connection with an investigation into the 2013 Virginia governor’s race.

Author=


10 takeaways from Comey's Senate hearing

FBI Director James Comey addressed senators for four hours Wednesday, giving testimony to the Senate judiciary committee mostly related to Russia's meddling in the US election last year.

Author=Tom LoBianco, CNN


Comey just made a big mistake on Clinton's emails

FBI Director James Comey told a Senate committee last week that "hundreds and thousands" of emails containing classified information had been forwarded from top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin to the home computer she shared with her husband --

Author=Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


FBI Director Comey back in spotlight

FBI Director James Comey will be back in the spotlight on Wednesday when he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Author=Katie Bo Williams


Senate Democrats ready Clinton inquiry, Russia questions for Comey hearing

FBI Director James Comey will testify Wednesday on the Capitol Hill, the day after both the sitting US President and the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee sharply criticized him for his role in the outcome of last year's presidential election.

Author=Tom LoBianco, Manu Raju and Mary Kay Mallonee, CNN


The Daily 202: Why is Paul Ryan really defending Trump firing Comey?

FBI scandal threatens to derail GOP agenda in Congress

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


FCC to investigate, 'take appropriate action' on Colbert’s Trump rant

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said fines are "typically what we do" for justifiable penalties.

Author=Mark Hensch


Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety

Fears of a terrorist attack prompted officials to ring many of the pedestrian plazas of Times Square with squat steel posts capable of stopping a speeding vehicle.But those barriers only cover so much ground. There were none of them Thursday at the corner

Author=JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press


2 dead in plane crash near small airport outside New York City

Federal investigators will be at the site of a deadly jet crash near a small airport outside New York City on Tuesday, working to determine what caused the aircraft to go down before bursting into flames.

Author=


Federal investigators head to deadly jet crash site

Federal investigators will be at the site of a deadly jet crash near a small airport outside New York City on Tuesday, working to determine what caused the aircraft to go down before bursting into flames. Police said two crew members were killed when the

Author=ABC News


Travel ban judges scrutinize Trump's Muslim statements

Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration’s travel ban discriminates against Muslims and zeroed in on the president’s campaign statements, the second time in a week the rhetor

Author=


CNN exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in last year's election, according to people familiar with

Author=Evan Perez, Shimon Prokupecz and Pamela Brown, CNN


U.S. service member killed by blast in Iraq

Few details were given about the blast.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/tgibbonsneff


Perspective | Kids love those fidget spinner toys. But are they too much of a distraction?

Fidgets should be part of a much larger discussion about managing behavior in classrooms and what the school day looks like for children.

Author=


Disruptive passenger duct taped to his seat as flight lands under military escort

Fighter jets were scrambled and passengers helped duct tape the man to his seat.

Author=


Syria fighting eases as Russian deal takes effect

Fighting between Syrian rebel and government forces eased on Saturday as a Russian-led effort to shore up a ceasefire took effect, although battles continued on an important frontline near Hama, a rebel commander and war monitor said.

Author=Lisa Barrington


Syria fighting eases as Russian deal takes effect

Fighting between Syrian rebel and government forces eased on Saturday as a Russian-led effort to shore up a ceasefire took effect, although battles continued on important frontlines near Hama and Damascus, rebels and a war monitor said.

Author=Lisa Barrington


"WannaCry" ransomware attack losses could reach $4 billion

Financial and economics costs stemming from global hack are mounting as affected organizations seek to recover

Author=


Car rams into pedestrians in Times Square, killing at least 1

Fire and emergency crews could be seen attending to victims at the crash site at the intersection of 42nd Street and 7th Avenue.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCInvestigates?ref=hl


Comey known as prolific note-taker – could more memos emerge?

Fired FBI Director James Comey is well-known among his former colleagues as a prolific memo-writer, opening the possibility that more documents related to discussions between Comey and President Trump could emerge.

Author=


AP Analysis: S. Korea's Moon floats summit; will North bite?

First it was an off-the-cuff offer from then-candidate Donald Trump to have hamburgers in Washington. Now, South Korea’s new president says he is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — if, of course, the conditions are right.

Author=


Trump's Next 100 Days Won't Be Any Easier Than His First

First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter

Author=Chuck Todd


The Ground Is Beginning to Shift for Capitol Hill Republicans

First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

Author=Chuck Todd


Donald Trump Has a New Favorite Dictator: Rodrigo Duterte

First there was Putin. Then there were Erdogan and El-Sisi. Now President Trump has invited the Philippines’ murderous president over for a visit.

Author=http://www.thedailybeast.com/contributors/scott-bixbyhtml


Four Dead After Three Tornadoes Strike East of the DFW Area

Five people are dead and dozens more injured after the National Weather Service reported three tornadoes left a trail of damage in the Van Zandt, Henderson and Rains Counties Saturday evening.

Author=NBC 5 Staff


Multiple deaths in powerful tornado in East Texas

Five people were killed and at least 50 people were taken to area hospitals, officials said

Author=


Rubio: Russia 'cloud' impacts everything

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio warned Sunday about the "cloud" of questions surrounding Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election that is hanging over the White House and pledged to provide the public with answers.

Author=Eli Watkins, CNN


Report: Trump Transition Officials Warned Flynn About Russia Contacts

Flynn discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador after the reported warning.

Author=


Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas documents from Flynn in Russia probe

Flynn had declined the committee&rsquo;s request for materials it wanted to review.

Author=


Flynn says Trump still in contact, told him to ‘stay strong’: report

Flynn reportedly received the message from Trump in April.

Author=Mark Hensch


Analysis | Spicer doesn’t want to ‘smear’ ‘good man’ Flynn — but is happy to disparage Sally Yates

Flynn, fired by Obama and Trump, is defended. Yates, who warned Trump about Flynn, is disparaged.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


Live updates: 2017 Kentucky Derby

Follow along as 20 thoroughbreds try to win the 143rd Run for the Roses.

Author=Mark Inabinett | minabinett@al.com


Celts' Thomas: Bad blood with Wiz carried over

Following a heated Game 3 in which three players were ejected, Celtics star Isaiah Thomas said of his team's rivalry with the Washington Wizards, "We don't like them and they don't like us."

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Celts' Thomas: 'Bad blood' with Wiz carried over

Following a heated Game 3 in which three players were ejected, Celtics star Isaiah Thomas said of his team's rivalry with the Washington Wizards, "We don't like them, and they don't like us."

Author=


After Boko Haram Releases Nigerian Girls, an Anguished Wait for Parents

Following years of rumors, Nigeria confirmed that 82 girls who had been taken were released. But many parents still had no idea if their daughters were among them.

Author=Dionne Searcey


Dutch King Willem-Alexander reveals secret flights as co-pilot

For 21 years, King Willem-Alexander has flown in the cockpit unrecognised by his passengers.

Author=BBC News


Donald Trump just had a(nother) terrible week

For a presidency pegged on unpredictability, there's been one constant for Donald Trump these last two weeks: A series of absolutely horrible, largely self-inflicted political wounds.

Author=Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


Prince Philip, 95, keeps calm but won't carry on royal duty

For decades, he has stood loyally at the side of Queen Elizabeth II and made thousands of solo appearances as well. He calls himself the world’s most experienced unveiler of plaques.

Author=


Working with Congress hasn't been as easy as Trump predicted

For Donald Trump, self-proclaimed master negotiator, making deals with Congress was supposed to be easy. “This Congress is going to be the busiest Congress we’ve had in decades, maybe ever,” Trump predicted shortly after taking office.

Author=


At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

For his first commencement speech as president, Donald Trump chose Liberty University, a bastion of evangelical support during the 2016 campaign.

Author=


Comey’s Memos Were a Product of a Culture of Note-Keeping

For law enforcement officials like James Comey, who was fired last week as the director of the F.B.I., documenting sensitive conversations is a reflex.

Author=Rebecca R. Ruiz


For over a year, serial killing suspect went undiscovered

For more than a year, Phoenix police were stumped by a string of killings in which a shooter stalked victims after dark and gunned them down as they stood outside their homes or sat in their cars. Nine people were killed in all in a case dubbed the Serial

Author=


A Suspect In The Serial Killings Of 9 People Has Been Arrested In Arizona

For more than a year, police have been investigating crimes related to a suspect they called the Serial Street Shooter.

Author=Claudia Koerner


Windows 10 installed base hits 500 million

For most tech companies, getting a flagship product onto half a billion devices would be a very big deal. For Microsoft, hitting that milestone with Windows 10 is a slight disappointment.

Author=Ed Bott


Trump to NRA: 'You have a true friend in the White House'

For nearly a decade, gun owners felt like they were living on pins and needles, worried about gun rights being taken away and feeling as though their way of life was scorned and under attack.

Author=


Rep. Tom MacArthur defends health care vote at rancorous town hall

For nearly five hours Wednesday night, Republican congressman Tom MacArthur took questions during a marathon constituent town hall meeting in a heavily Democratic area in his district. “I want thank you for showing up and at least giving us the chance t

Author=ABC News


Analysis | No, America isn’t going to elect its own Macron

For one thing: If he ran for office here, France's “disrupter” would have been a Democrat.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/daveweigel?fref=ts


Democrats turn tables on GOP in ObamaCare messaging war

For Republicans, much of the criticism should have a familiar ring.

Author=Nathaniel Weixel


Can Mike Pence escape the controversies engulfing the White House?

For someone who’s one heartbeat away from the presidency, Mike Pence has somehow managed to stay arm’s length from the multiplying controversies. Can it last?

Author=


Venezuela Protests and Economic Crisis: What Is Going On?

For the last month hundreds of thousands of protesters demonstrating against the government of President Nicalas Maduro have been met by riot police.

Author=Petra Cahill


Why Hill Republicans Are Breathing A Sigh of Relief

For the moment, the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel takes the weight of defending Trump on Russia off the GOP majority.

Author=Michelle Cottle


Another appeals court to weigh Trump's revised travel ban

For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban — and once again, they can expect plenty of questions Monday about whether the ban was designed to

Author=


9th Circuit hears travel ban appeal, again

For the second time in President Donald Trump's young administration, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals is pressing the Justice Department to explain the legality of his travel ban, with Trump's record of campaign calls to ban Muslims from ent

Author=Laura Jarrett, CNN


9th Circuit presses Trump admin on travel ban

For the second time in President Donald Trump's young administration, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals pressed the Justice Department to explain the legality of his travel ban, this time with Trump's record of campaign calls to ban Muslims fr

Author=Laura Jarrett, CNN


9th Circuit to hear second travel ban appeal

For the second time in President Donald Trump's young administration, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals will listen to lawyers battle over the legality of his executive order temporarily blocking foreigners from traveling to the US.

Author=Laura Jarrett, CNN


Voucher proposals expose rift in school choice movement

For two decades, a loose-knit group that includes some of the country’s wealthiest people has underwritten the political push for school choice, promoting ballot initiatives and candidates who favor competition for traditional public schools.

Author=


In Ransomware Attack, Where Does Microsoft’s Responsibility Lie?

For years, the company has tried to change the perception that its software was vulnerable to hackers. A global cyberattack renewed those issues.

Author=Nick Wingfield


Windows 10S Vs Windows 10: What&#39;s The Difference?

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Fields out at Ford; new CEO Hackett known for turnarounds

Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services.

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Ford set to fire CEO Mark Fields as shares founder: source

Ford Motor Co (F.N) is expected to announce the departure of Chief Executive Mark Fields in a broad management shake-up, a company source said - a move that reflects growing investor unease over the company's stock market performance and outlook.

Author=Laurence Frost and David Shepardson


Ford names James Hackett CEO to shake up operations

Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Monday named James Hackett as chief executive officer, responding to investors' unease about the U.S. automaker's stock price and ability to withstand threats from longtime industry rivals and Silicon Valley.

Author=David Shepardson and Joseph White


Ford names James Hackett CEO as challenges mount

Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Monday named James Hackett, who heads its unit developing self-driving cars, as chief executive officer, responding to investors' growing unease about the U.S. automaker's stock price and prospects.

Author=David Shepardson and Joseph White


Ford set to fire CEO Mark Fields as shares founder: source

Ford Motor Co is expected to announce the departure of Chief Executive Mark Fields in a broad management shake-up, a company source said - a move that reflects growing investor unease over the company's stock market performance and outlook.

Author=Laurence Frost and David Shepardson


Ford to fire CEO Fields as challenges mount: sources

Ford Motor Co. is set to replace Chief Executive Mark Fields with James Hackett, the head of its mobility arm, company sources said, responding to growing investor unease over the U.S. carmaker's stock performance and prospects.

Author=Laurence Frost and David Shepardson


Afghan Taliban announce spring offensive

Foreign forces will face conventional, guerrilla, insider and suicide attacks, a statement says.

Author=BBC News


How the World Is Preparing for a Visit from the First Toddler-President

Foreign leaders are ready to receive Trump with short speeches and plenty of compliments about the Electoral College.

Author=Adam K. Raymond


Kevin Durant from Game 3 Is the KD Warriors Need the Rest of NBA Playoffs

Forgive me for not remembering Kevin Durant was injured this postseason. It wasn’t like it was that long ago, but with the Golden State Warriors moving at warp speed through ...

Author=Dave Schilling


Yates: Russians had 'real leverage' over Flynn

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said former national security adviser Michael Flynn was in a "serious compromise situation, that the Russians had real leverage" in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper.

Author=Euan McKirdy, CNN


Sally Yates: Trump aide told Flynn blackmail risk

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said Monday that she alerted the White House earlier this year that former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn could be "essentially blackmailed by the Russians."

Author=Tom LoBianco and Stephen Collinson, CNN


Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates says she bluntly warned the Trump White House in January that new National Security Adviser Michael Flynn “essentially could be blackmailed” by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about

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Sally Yates is about to bring back the Russia story in a big way

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates will testify in front of a Senate subcommittee Monday about what and when she told the Trump White House in regard to Michael Flynn's ties to Russia.

Author=Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


What to know about Sally Yates

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates will testify Monday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Russia's meddling in the US election last year, the latest public event in a political saga that has spanned President Donald Trump's young

Author=Eli Watkins and Eugene Scott, CNN


Ex-Rep. Corrine Brown guilty on fraud, tax evasion charges

Former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown was found guilty on 18 fraud and tax evasion charges Thursday afternoon in a Jacksonville federal court.

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Clapper: US institutions 'under assault'

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued a stern warning Sunday about the state of the US government after President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last week, saying he thinks US institutions are "u

Author=Eli Watkins, CNN


Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Sunday described a U.S. government under assault after President Donald Trump's controversial decision to fire FBI director James Comey, as lawmakers urged the president to select a new FBI di

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Clapper: Loyalty pledge would be 'out of character' for Comey

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Sunday said it would be “out of character” if former FBI Director James Comey had pledged loyalty to President Trump.

Author=Mallory Shelbourne


Clapper: US institutions 'under assault' from Trump

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Sunday that he thinks US institutions are under assault from President Donald Trump.

Author=Eli Watkins, CNN


Clapper: 1,934 American Citizens' Names Were "Unmasked" In 2016

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper tells the Senate Judiciary Committee that nearly 2,000 American citizens had their private communications, including names, 'unmasked' by NSA surveillance software in 2016. "On sever

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Source: Comey is 'not worried about any tapes'

Former FBI Director James Comey is "not worried about any tapes" of conversations between him and President Donald Trump, a source familiar with the matter told CNN Friday, adding that "if there is a tape, there's nothing he is worried

Author=Pamela Brown, CNN


First on CNN: Comey now believes Trump was trying to influence him, source says

Former FBI Director James Comey now believes that President Donald Trump was trying to influence his judgment about the Russia probe, a person familiar with his thinking says, but whether that influence amounts to obstruction of justice remains an open qu

Author=Pamela Brown, Gloria Borger and Eric Lichtblau, CNN


Deputy attorney general appoints special counsel to oversee probe of Russian interference in election

Former FBI director Robert Mueller will over see the FBI probe, including any coordination between Trump associates and Russians.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/sarihorwitz, http://www.facebook.com/matt.zapotosky


Justice Dept. names special prosecutor for Russia probe

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller will oversee the probe into Russia's alleged involvement in the 2016 presidential election..

Author=https://www.facebook.com/darrensamuelsohn


Former FBI Director Robert Mueller named special prosecutor for Russia investigation

Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III has been appointed independent special prosecutor to take over the Justice Department investi...

Author=Joseph Tanfani


Camila Cabello Makes Her Debut as a Solo Artist During 2017 Billboard Music Awards Performance

Former Fifth Harmony member dropped the single last week

Author=Mike Vulpo


Michelle Obama slams Trump on school meals

Former first lady Michelle Obama expressed her concern Friday over the Trump administration's decision to scale back school meal nutritional requirements.

Author=Saba Hamedy, CNN


Michelle Obama says she won't run for office

Former first lady Michelle Obama said she would never run for political office because she "wouldn't ask my children to do this again."

Author=Daniella Diaz and John Couwels, CNN


Newt Gingrich tells GOP Congress to fight for Trump, or else Democrats will take power

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a close ally of President Trump, said it's time for Republicans in Congress to either "surrender or...

Author=Noah Bierman


Israel-Germany Row Shines Spotlight on Anti-Occupation Group

Former Israeli combat soldiers who were thrust into center of recent diplomatic row, say sudden international spotlight has given them bigger stage to speak out against Israel's 50-year rule over Palestinians

Author=Associated Press


Miami GOP seeks unicorn candidate to save Dem-trending Ros-Lehtinen seat

Former Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado is generating buzz as a competitive Republican, but she wants to know if the GOP still has a place for moderates.

Author=Marc Caputo


Flynn refusal sets up potential subpoena showdown

Former national security advisor Michael Flynn on Monday reportedly declined to cooperate with a Senate subpoena, setting up a potential showdown between Congress and the administration over a key witness in the investigation into Russian interference in

Author=Katie Bo Williams


Police: Hernandez had 'John 3:16' on forehead

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez wrote a reference to a biblical passage in ink on his forehead and in blood on the wall of his prison cell before he hanged himself with a bed sheet, state police

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Judge erases Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died a convicted murderer with pending appeal rights. Officially, he’s no longer a convicted murderer. Via Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports, Judge Susan Garsh has agreed to erase Hernandez’s conviction for the sho

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Obama calls for 'courage' to oppose Obamacare repeal

Former President Barack Obama called on members of Congress to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, his signature health care law, in a speech Sunday night at the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation in Boston.

Author=Jasmine Lee, CNN


Former President Obama Says He's 'Captive to Selfies' Since Leaving Office

Former President Barack Obama gave his first speech abroad since leaving office in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday, and talked about climate change, selfies and the future.

Author=Claudio Lavanga


Obama unveils vision for presidential library in Chicago

Former President Barack Obama unveiled plans for his future presidential center Wednesday, painting a picture of a buzzing hub for youth and community programs on the South Side of Chicago where he raised his family and launched his political career.

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Obama urges Congress to show 'courage' on health care

Former President Barack Obama, in his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan, implored members of Congress on Sunday to demonstrate political courage even if it goes against their party's positions. Obama b

Author=ABC News


Obama urges Congress to show 'courage' on healthcare

Former President Barack Obama, in his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan, implored members of Congress on Sunday to demonstrate political courage.

Author=Associated Press


Former Obama security adviser declines invite to testify

Former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, on Wednesday declined an invitation to testify at an upcoming Senate hearing on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.

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Jimmy Carter on Sanders: 'Can y'all see why I voted for him?'

Former President Jimmy Carter seems to be a fan of Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Author=Eli Watkins, CNN


Obama: Fixing health care requires 'courage'

Former President Obama called on members of Congress on Sunday night to show political courage in the debate over the new health care law, which was passed in the House last week.

Author=Ryan Gaydos


Santorum warns Trump: This can't continue

Former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum says the GOP is nowhere near supporting impeachment but warns President Trump that "this can't continue" for much longer.

Author=Jason Squitieri, CNN


Condoleezza Rice: 'When you're not credible about Syria, you’re not credible about North Korea'

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice praised the Trump administration on Fox News' Hannity Monday for its work with the Chinese government on confronting North Korea's regime over its burgeoning nuclear weapons program.

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Trump says Lieberman one of his top picks for FBI

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman is one of President Donald Trump's top picks to be nominated as FBI director, Trump said Thursday.

Author=Tal Kopan, CNN


Delaine Eastin says she has the 'brass backbone' required to govern California

Former state schools chief Delaine Eastin said Saturday that her gubernatorial bid is founded on righting California’s priorities so th...

Author=Seema Mehta


Former top Justice Dept. official Sally Yates to testify about Michael Flynn and Russia

Former top Justice Department official testifies on Flynn, Russia

Author=David S. Cloud


Presence of Russian photographer in Oval Office raises alarms

Former U.S. intelligence officials flagged a potential security breach.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=729171040


Former Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting with teen; wife files for divorce

former u.s. rep anthony weiner pled guilty to sexting with a 15-year-old girl

Author=Barbara Demick , Matt Hansen


Former Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner pleaded guilty in a case involving his online communications with a teenage girl in North Carolina.He w...

Author=Associated Press


Ex-U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown guilty on 18 fraud, tax charges

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, the diminutive firebrand who held tight control of Jacksonville Democratic politics for a quarter-century, casting a long shadow over city agencies and the school board, was convicted Thursday on 18 counts of conspiracy, ma

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How much time behind bars will Corrine Brown face? It depends on who’s counting

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown’s conviction Thursday could lead to years of prison time unless there are extraordinary reasons to show her mercy.

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Former U.S. Congresswoman Found Guilty of Fraud

Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown was convicted Thursday of pocketing funds from a fake charity masquerading as a scholarship service.

Author=Aria Bendix


Joe Biden never thought Hillary Clinton was a very good candidate

Former Vice President Joe Biden still isn't done with Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election -- and that may be why he refuses to rule out running again for president in 2020.

Author=Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


Biden knocks Clinton: Not a 'great' candidate

Former Vice President Joe Biden took a swipe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday, saying upon further reflection she wasn’t a “great candidate” for president.

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Flynn to decline Senate subpoena in Russia probe: media

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn will decline to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, according to multiple media reports on Monday.

Author=Reuters Editorial


A Look at the Candidates Trump Is Considering to Head the F.B.I.

Four candidates will be interviewed Saturday, according to a person familiar with the meetings: Andrew G. McCabe, Senator John Cornyn, Judge Michael J. Garcia and Alice Fisher.

Author=Maggie Haberman and Jeremy W. Peters


Security officials say worst effects of global cyberattack subsiding, but remain on edge about new attacks

Four days after the launch of a global ransomware attack, security officials were optimistic that the worst effects were subsiding even as they remained on edge about new attacks.

Author=Chris O'Brien


Baruch College hazing death: 4 plead guilty

Four men pleaded guilty Monday in connection to a 2013 fraternity hazing death of Chun "Michael" Deng, a Baruch College student.

Author=Lauren del Valle, CNN


French Election: Protest Vote for 'Nobody' Was Highest In Half a Century

Four million voters spoiled their ballot or chose neither candidate in the French presidential election, the highest level in over half a century.

Author=Saphora Smith


Who Are the Americans In North Korea’s Prisons?

Four U.S. citizens are imprisoned in North Korea. Here's what we know about them

Author=Feliz Solomon


Fox News Fires ‘The Five’ Co-Host Bob Beckel Over Racist Comment

Fox News Channel is parting ways — again — with Bob Beckel, the co-host of its primetime program, “The Five.” “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitiv…

Author=Brian Steinberg, Brian Steinberg


Fox News Co-President Bill Shine resigns amid criticism of his handling of sexual harassment claims

Fox News co-president Bill Shine steps down in the wake of sexual harassment claims against former star host Bill O'Reilly.

Author=Stephen Battaglio, Meg James


Fox News host: I'm talking to White House about press secretary job

Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle says she's in talks with the Trump administration about potentially becoming press secretary.

Author=Jessica Estepa


Trump Names 10 Nominees to Federal Courts on Heels of Gorsuch Win

Fox NewsPresident Trump began his bid Monday to reshape the makeup of the lower federal courts, with the White House announcing 10 judicial nominees it described as Trump&#039;s &quot;third wave

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France holds its breath as polls open

France has started voting in the final act in one of the most tumultuous presidential election campaigns in the country's history.

Author=James Masters, Kara Fox and Bryony Jones, CNN


Weekend Roundup: Macron’s Challenge Has Global Resonance

France is now the iconic test case of whether policies aligned with global integration can answer fears over job loss, security and identity.

Author=Nathan Gardels


French watchdog: Macron data mixed in with fake news in leak

France’s election campaign commission said Saturday “a significant amount of data” has been leaked on social networks following a hacking attack on centrist Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign.

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Macron won from a precarious place: the middle. Governing from there could be even harder.

France’s new president will have to prove he can pull from left and right without alienating both.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/griff.witte


France's dark Nazi history colors presidential campaign

France’s troubled wartime past is taking center stage Friday in the country’s highly charged presidential race, as centrist Emmanuel Macron visited the site of France’s worst Nazi massacre and Marine Le Pen’s far-right party suffered a new blow ov

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In Portugal, Pope Proclaims Two Fátima Siblings Saints

Francis canonized the shepherd children during a Mass on Saturday, 100 years after they said they saw a vision of the Virgin Mary.

Author=Raphael Minder


In Portugal, Pope Proclaims Two Fátima Siblings Saints

Francis canonized the shepherd children during a Mass on Saturday, 100 years after they said they saw visions of the Virgin Mary.

Author=Raphael Minder


The Latest: Pope Francis says mercy comes before judgment

Francis lit a candle in the ceremony at the shrine's Chapel of the Apparitions, named for the "visions" of the Virgin Mary reported by three local shepherd children 100 years ago. During an evening prayer, Francis told the tens of thousand

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Pope confers sainthood on Virgin Mary-viewing Portuguese siblings

Francis named Francisco and Jacinta Marto as saints during a Mass to a loud round of applause from the pilgrim who converged on Fatima.

Author=Denis Slattery


Pope Calls for End to Violence, Respect for Human Rights, in Venezuela

Francis, speaking to tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square for weekly address, decries 'grave humanitarian, social , political and economic crisis that is exhausting the population'

Author=Reuters


'All clear' sounds in German city after WWII bombs defused

FRANKFURT, Germany — About 50,000 people are heading back to their homes in the northern German city of Hannover after bomb-disposal experts defused three World ...

Author=The Associated Press


Macron campaign says its emails have been subjected to ‘massive, coordinated’ hacking

French authorities began investigating the “piracy action” one day before the country’s most important presidential election in decades.

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Macron campaign says its emails have been subjected to ‘massive, coordinated’ hacking

French authorities began investigating the“piracy action” one day before the country’s most important presidential election in decades.

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Is France angry? Its candidates (unsurprisingly) disagree

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen acknowledged Friday that she was angry during this week’s presidential debate against her centrist rival, but said she was merely channeling the anger she sees throughout the country.

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After French Vote, a Question: How Were the Polls So Right?

French pollsters avoided the criticisms made of their counterparts in Britain and the U.S. by accurately predicting the first round of the presidential election.

Author=Dan Bilefsky


Macron names Édouard Philippe as French Prime Minister

French President Emmanuel Macron has named Edouard Philippe, the 46-year-old Mayor of Le Havre, as his Prime Minister.

Author=Elizabeth Roberts, CNN


Macron eyes next French polls after huge win

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will start getting his house in order Monday after a huge win handed him the keys to the world's sixth-largest economy.

Author=Angela Dewan, CNN


Emmanuel Macron eyes next French polls after landslide win

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will start getting his house in order Monday after a landslide victory that handed him the reins to the world's sixth-largest economy.

Author=Angela Dewan, CNN


The Holocaust playing central role in French presidential election

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's far-right party is in new turmoil — its temporary leader is stepping down over allegations he expressed doubt

Author=Angela Charlton


Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally

French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among country folk who feel left behind.

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French prosecutors investigate hacking of Macron campaign

French prosecutors have opened an investigation into the leak of large quantities of hacked data from Emmanuel Macron's campaign two days before Sunday's presidential election, which the centrist won, a judicial source said on Tuesday.

Author=Reuters Editorial


France holds its breath as polls open

French voters headed to the polls Sunday for the final act in one of the most tumultuous presidential election campaigns in the country's history.

Author=James Masters and Bryony Jones, CNN


A Global Trump Movement? France Signals No

French voters’ rejection of Marine Le Pen was the third time since Donald Trump’s election that Europeans have rejected his fiery brand of politics.

Author=Peter Baker


Fresh questions on Flynn add to Trump turmoil

Fresh controversy swirls around Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's former national security adviser, after reports reveal his ties to Turkey before the inauguration.

Author=Laura Smith-Spark, CNN


Iran's president criticizes Trump for visiting Saudi Arabia

Fresh off a resounding reelection victory, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized President Trump on Monday for visiting Iran’s ar...

Author=Ramin Mostaghim and Shashank Bengali


New York Today: How Safe is Times Square?

Friday: Gauging reactions to the deadly crash, weekend events, and Brooklyn’s newest museum.

Author=Jonathan Wolfe


New York Today: New Yorkers on Trump

Friday: Tweets to Trump, weekend events, and the opening of Governors Island.

Author=Jonathan Wolfe


Texas Town Gathers to Grieve for Teenager Fatally Shot by Officer

Friends, family and classmates attended a private service in Mesquite, Tex., to remember 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was killed by the police as he left a party last month.

Author=Patrick McGee and Manny Fernandez


French election 2017: Meet Brigitte Macron, the new First Lady

From an unusual love story to the Élysée Palace - what's next for Brigitte Macron?

Author=BBC News


French election 2017: Meet Brigitte Trogneux, the new First Lady

From an unusual love story to the Élysée Palace - what's next for Brigitte Trogneux?

Author=BBC News


Billboard Music Awards: Top 5 moments, from Drake to Celine Dion; complete list of winners

From Drake's many wins to Celine Dion's emotional performance, here's everything you need to know.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/emily.yahr


Perspective | In an instant, the Spurs lost Kawhi Leonard — and probably the West finals

From the moment San Antonio lost its superstar, the team seemed to be running uphill in an avalanche.

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2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards Review: In Attempting to Reinvent, It May Have Destabilized All Awards Shows

Full of comedy but maybe not so much in the way of handing out awards, host Adam Devine anchored a rushed night that maybe represents an existential crisis for the entire format.

Author=Liz Shannon Miller, Liz Shannon Miller


Fyre Festival Organizers Promise Refunds, Charitable Donations & 2018 VIP Passes for All

Fyre Festival organizers say fans who attended the failed Exumas, Bahamas festival will be refunded in full and given &quot;free VIP passes to next year's festival.&quot;

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Interview: French Ambassador on Security, Politics, Le Pen, Spying, Climate, Britain

Gérard Araud, French ambassador to the United States, on Macron, Trump, Brexit, the European Union. An interview ...

Author=Tom Rogan


GOP healthcare effort dogged by gender inequity

Gender politics are roiling the start of the Senate Republican’s healthcare debate.

Author=Alexander Bolton and Peter Sullivan


Up to 245 Missing After 2 Mediterranean Shipwrecks, Says UN

Geneva (AP) -- U.N. agencies say up to 245 migrants and refugees are missing and feared dead following two recent shipwrecks of smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Star Wars Day: The Best ‘Star Wars’ Movie is the One Nobody Talks About — Watch

Genndy Tartakovsky's 130-minute feature doesn't get the credit it deserves for realizing the potential of the Star Wars universe.

Author=Eric Kohn, Eric Kohn


FLASHBACK: George Lucas Talks Origins of ‘Star Wars’ and Expanding ‘A New Hope’ into a Trilogy

George Lucas talks to ET about writing ‘Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope’ and what he did upon realizing the story was too large for one movie.

Author=Joe Bergren


'Most of benefits go to millionaires': George Stephanopoulos grills Paul Ryan over Republican healthcare bill

George Stephanopoulos grilled House Speaker Paul Ryan on Sunday over the American Health Care Act which narrowly passed the House on Thursday.

Author=Maxwell Tani


Angela Merkel Arrives in Saudi Arabia Without Headscarf

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Saudi Arabia on Sunday without wearing a headscarf. She is in the country for talks with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

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After Saudi stop, Germany' Merkel heads to neighboring UAE

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has landed in the United Arab Emirates, her second stop on a two-nation Gulf tour taking in the Arab world's largest economies.

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After Saudi stop, Germany' Merkel heads to neighboring UAE

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has landed in the United Arab Emirates, her second stop on a two-nation Gulf tour taking in the Arab world’s largest economies.

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Germany's Merkel presses Saudi Arabia on refugees and rights

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and his successors in her first visit to the kingdom in seven years, saying she pressed them on women’s rights, the war in Yemen and other sensitive issues.

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Merkel to meet Putin to talk Syria, Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday as Berlin-Moscow relations remain stuck at a low over Ukraine and Syria.

Author=Angela Dewan, CNN


Merkel's conservative party does well in German local vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives came in first Sunday in a local election seen as a warm-up for her bid for a fourth term in a national election in the fall.

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A sweet victory for Angela Merkel in the dairy lands of northern Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s reelection hopes in September’s federal election were unexpectedly bolstered on Sunday when her party came from behind to win a northern state election.

Author=Erik Kirschbaum


Merkel pushes Putin on Chechnya gay detention reports

Germany's Angela Merkel has raised reports of the detention of gay men in Chechnya with Russia's Vladimir Putin, urging the leader to protect minority rights.

Author=Angela Dewan, CNN


Germany's SPD goes back to drawing board after state poll drubbing

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) reviewed a "difficult situation" on Monday after a second regional poll defeat this year, losing momentum as they gear up to challenge Chancellor Angela Merkel in September's national election.

Author=Paul Carrel


Israeli PM: German FM crossed line; Berlin defends NGO talks

Germany’s Foreign Ministry is defending a decision by the country’s top diplomat to meet with an Israeli human rights group, after Israel’s prime minister said the move crossed a “red line.”

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Analysis | France votes on Sunday. Can an “enemy of the Republic” pull off a victory?

Get ready for the high-stakes second round of France's presidential election.

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Giants give Eli heads up after taking QB Webb

Giants general manager Jerry Reese said he reached out to QB Eli Manning after the team selected former Cal QB Davis Webb in the third round of the NFL draft Friday night.

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Besieged at home, Trump sets off for 'do-or-die' foreign trip

Given his current political fortunes, if President Donald Trump's crucial first foreign trip passes off without a disaster, it will be considered a success.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


President Trump's First Foreign Trip Will Include Red-Carpet Welcome In Saudi Arabia

Given the president's campaign rhetoric, Saudi Arabia seems an odd choice for his first foreign visit. But the kingdom plans a warm welcome and has invited leaders from many other Muslim countries.

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Warriors handle Spurs in the latest underwhelming NBA playoff game

Golden State pulls away in the second half, continuing a postseason theme of lopsided results in games bereft of injured stars.

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Warriors prove they’ve learned a painful lesson after playoff sweeps of Blazers and Jazz | FOX Sports

Golden State won't be blowing another lead in the playoffs anytime soon

Author=Brett Pollakoff @BrettEP


'Snatched' pair Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn enjoy an 'unspoken' bond

Goldie Hawn returns to film for the first time in 15 years with Amy Schumer in "Snatched."

Author=Amy Kaufman


Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells those watching:...

Author=James Vincent


Google Ads New Categories In 2nd Annual Google Play Awards

Google has held their second annual Google Play Awards on the second day of Google I/O 2017, building on the recognition that Google held last year for some of the most noteworthy developers of apps and games. Last year Google ran through a range of diffe

Author=Justin Diaz


Google Photos wants to help you decide which snapshots to share

Google Photos, which Google announced at Google I/O 2015, is a hit: It now has 500 million users who upload 1.2 billion

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North Korea May Be Linked To WannaCry Ransomware, Researchers Say

Google security researcher Neel Mehta pointed out similarities between WannaCry and malware used by Lazarus, the group that has been blamed for the Sony Pictures hack of 2014.

Author=Bill Chappell


Google Doubles Down On Google Assistant And Applications

Google seems to be  making some major changes to the way that they are approaching the mobile space, mostly centered around their Assistant AI platform and mobile apps and services. One of the more stark and shocking proofs of this new mentality is the f

Author=Daniel Fuller


Here's everything Google announced at its big I/O conference

Google unveiled a range of new products and features, many fortified with AI skills, at its 2017 IO developer conference. Here's everything that was announced.

Author=Julie Bort and Steve Kovach


Google is reinventing search itself as it moves past Android and into our crazy future

Google's new camera features point the way forward for Google Assistant, and computing as a whole.

Author=Matt Weinberger


Google’s Pixel Launcher Seems To Be Getting A Redesign

Google’s Pixel Launcher seems due for a complete rework, as indicated by a brand new version found on Pixel devices at one of Google I/O’s many Sandboxes. The Sandboxes are places to demo certain features, and while this one was for Instant Apps, with

Author=Daniel Fuller


Donald Trump is planning an executive order to bolster his bogus voter fraud claims

GOP claims about voter fraud have traditionally been use to suppress minority voters, but Trump is doing it anyway VIDEO

Author=Matthew Rozsa


As Trump’s woes mount, congressional Republicans arrive at a moment of reckoning

GOP has tried compartmentalization rather than confrontation. What is their next move?

Author=https://www.facebook.com/danbalzwapo


Tricky Position For GOP Candidates As Health Care Repeal Heads To The Senate

GOP Senate candidates may be at odds with the positions of the GOP senators from their states.

Author=Amanda Terkel


Trump Aide Sebastian Gorka May Leave White House

Gorka was hired as a counterterrorism adviser and made regular TV appearances as an outspoken defender of President Donald Trump's administration.

Author=Kristen Welker


One of Trump's most controversial advisers is reportedly out of the White House

Gorka will leave soon for a new role dealing "with the 'war of ideas' involved in countering radical Islamic extremism."

Author=Harrison Jacobs


Kasich: Ryan 'should be more aggressive'

Gov. John Kasich said House Speaker Paul Ryan should be more aggressive in speaking out against President Donald Trump in the wake of news that Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation into former national security adviser Micha

Author=Ashley Killough, CNN


Security experts scramble to contain fallout from cyberattacks - The Boston Globe

Governments, companies and security experts from China to the United Kingdom raced Saturday to contain the fallout from an audacious cyberattack that spread quickly across the globe, raising fears that people would not be able to meet ransom demands befor

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2017 NFL draft grades: Live analysis of second- and third-round picks

Grades and analysis as each team makes its picks in Rounds 2 and 3 of the 2017 NFL draft.

Author=Chris Burke


Notre Dame students plan to walk out on Pence commencement speech

Graduates plan to walk out when Vice President Mike Pence speaks during commencement Sunday. President Obama and Reagan also faced heat at the school in the past.

Author=Ledyard King


They Voted to Repeal Obamacare. Now They Are a Target.

Grass-roots groups are aiming at House Republicans who voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act and are working to stop the bill in the Senate.

Author=Kate Zernike


Mark Green withdraws as Trump’s Army secretary nominee, citing ‘false and misleading attacks’

Green, the second nominee to withdraw from consideration for the post, has faced criticism for past comments he made about Islam, evolution and gender issues.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/dlamothe


Senator Becomes First To Breast-Feed On Floor Of Australia's Parliament

Greens party co-deputy leader Larissa Waters is the first member of Parliament to take advantage of a rule change she spearheaded, allowing new parents to care for infants on the floor of the chamber.

Author=Laurel Wamsley


Senator Becomes First To Breastfeed On Floor Of Australia's Parliament

Greens party co-deputy leader Larissa Waters is the first MP to take advantage of a rule change she spearheaded, allowing new parents to care for their infants on the floor of the chamber.

Author=Laurel Wamsley


Analysis | A necessary moment for Anthony Weiner

Guffaw-worthy. Cynical. Just plain puzzling. Gross. Criminal. And totally impactful.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/amber.j.phillps


Dallas shooting suspect found dead with 2nd body; paramedic shot

Gunman fled before holing up in a house where investigators believe he fatally shot another person before killing himself

Author=


From Gandhi to guns: Indian woman at the NRA

Guns are not a part of the culture of my homeland, except perhaps for the occasional Bollywood movie in which the bad guy meets his demise staring down the wrong end of a barrel.

Author=Moni Basu, CNN


McMaster declines to say whether Western Wall is in Israel

H.R. McMaster, national security adviser to President Donald Trump, declined to say Tuesday whether the Western Wall is in Israel, furthering a controversy over the site ahead of Trump's visit to the country next week.

Author=Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer


Lucky break slows cyberattack; what’s coming could be worse

Had it not been for a young cybersecurity researcher’s accidental discovery of a so-called “kill switch,” the malicious software likely would have spread much farther and faster

Author=


Poll: Trump approval rating hits new low

Half of registered voters disapprove of the job Trump is doing as president.

Author=Steven Shepard


New Hamas program to contain softer language, some old goals

Hamas officials say the group’s leader will present a new political program that accepts statehood in parts of historic Palestine, but does not drop the quest for “liberating” all the land between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River, including wh

Author=


Hamas eases stance on Israel with new policy document

Hamas on Monday unveiled a new policy document easing its stance on Israel after having called for years for the country's destruction, as the Palestinian Islamist movement seeks to improve its international standing.

Author=


Hamas selects popular Gaza politician Ismail Haniyeh as its new leader

Hamas said it selected Ismail Haniyeh, a charismatic grassroots politician as its new political chief, the latest move in an effort to refre

Author=Joshua Mitnick, Rushdi Abualouf


Hamas defies charter, recognizes 1967 borders

Hamas' recognition of the Israeli borders established in 1967 is part of outgoing political chief Khaled Meshaal's legacy of pragmatism, but Israel won't be easily soothed.

Author=


Princess Charlotte Is 2! Get All the Details About the Adorable Photo Mom Kate Took

Happy birthday, Princess Charlotte!

Author=Erin Hill


Here's what you need to know today

Happy Wednesday morning. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Author=Doug Criss, CNN


James Harden collapsed down the stretch and cost Rockets Game 5

Harden dropped 33 points in regulation, but his inability to score in overtime cost Houston the win.

Author=Tim Cato


‘Our hearts are broken’: University of Texas mourns after stabbing attack leaves a freshman dead, others wounded

Harrison Brown, a freshman from Texas, was killed in the attack at the University of Texas at Austin. Police say the stabbing of four students on campus does not appear connected to any larger conspiracy.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/susan.kinzie


With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

Having declared that finding a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict is “maybe not as difficult as people have thought,” President Donald Trump will make his first visit to Israel with few concrete ideas of solving a problem that has vexed preside

Author=


McCain 'almost speechless' over Trump's 'nutjob' jab

He also blasts the president for hosting the Russian foreign minister in the Oval Office.

Author=Zachary Warmbrodt


Donald Trump Uses His First Commencement Speech As President To Brag About Crowd Size

He also urged graduates not to become critics and spoke a little bit about football.

Author=Sam Levine, Daniel Marans


Trump Tells N.R.A. Convention, ‘I Am Going to Come Through for You’

He became the first sitting president since Ronald Reagan to address the gathering of the gun-rights group, which spent over $30 million to help get him elected.

Author=Michael D. Shear


Trump sees a way forward: Shutting it down

He called for a government stoppage later this year and suggested the Senate filibuster may need to die.

Author=


Trump’s Rage Is the Source of His Genius—and His Ineptitude

He can’t help himself.

Author=


McConnell Seeks ‘a Little Less Drama’ From the White House

He carefully pleaded with the administration to stop impeding the G.O.P. agenda as Democrats prepared to pressure the White House on the president’s meeting with Russian officials.

Author=Jennifer Steinhauer and Emmarie Huetteman


In 100 Days, Donald Trump Hasn’t Done Much Except Show Off His Signature

He failed to deliver on the vast majority of his promises — but at least there's one thing he's kept his word on.

Author=S.V. Date


Centrist Macron on course to become French president after beating back populist tide, projections show

He had a commanding lead over far-right leader Marine Le Pen, according to projections released after balloting ended. The results, if confirmed, put Emmanuel Macron on course to be France’s next president.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/griff.witte


Opinion | Sorry, but Putin’s still winning

He has no reason to stop creating turmoil around the world.

Author=


Opinion | Trump must be impeached. Here’s why.

He has plainly obstructed justice.

Author=


Rouhani, the ultimate insider, pledges change

He may be the ultimate insider, but Hassan Rouhani is running like the anti-establishment candidate.

Author=Tim Lister, CNN


Trump Warns That ‘Major, Major Conflict’ With North Korea Is Possible

He praised the Chinese president for efforts to resolve the dispute with the North but cautioned that such diplomatic efforts might fail.

Author=Gerry Mullany


How Trump Could Bring Peace to the Middle East

He probably won’t succeed, but anything’s possible with good luck and divine intervention.

Author=Noah Feldman


Michael Flynn Stalls Senate Intelligence Committee

He so far hasn't complied with a subpoena for documents related to his contacts with Russia.

Author=Laura Barrón-López, Amanda Terkel


The long-anticipated return of Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is here

He speaks of seeking peace, but some worry his presence may disturb it.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011342442800&ref=br_rs


President Trump's Approval Rating Has Dropped to a Near-Record Low

He suffered significant losses among white men and white voters with no college degree

Author=Aric Jenkins


Trump goes soft on Saudi

He used to trash the kingdom, but now the president is making it his first foreign stop.

Author=Michael Crowley


Roger Ailes, architect of conservative TV juggernaut Fox News, is dead at 77

He was ousted as chairman and CEO of the cable channel last year after sexual harassment accusations were made.

Author=http://facebook.com/fisherm


Trump plans first presidential overseas trip to Israel, Vatican and Saudi Arabia

He will finish the trip with stops at NATO and G-7 meetings in Brussels and Sicily.

Author=


HHS Secretary Tom Price Firmly Defends Pre-Existing Condition Coverage in New Health Care Bill

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Sunday firmly defended the GOP's latest health care bill against charges that people who have pre-existing conditions could see their insurance premiums rise. Asked about the many health groups an

Author=Kailani Koenig


US Marines are back in Afghanistan's Helmand province for the first time since 2014

Helmand for years was the centerpiece of the US and British military intervention in Afghanistan — only for it to slip deeper into a quagmire of instability.

Author=


Samantha Bee got Will Ferrell to roast Donald Trump — in character as George W. Bush

Her "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" offered some sharp-edged Washington counterprogramming.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/elahei


Michelle Obama attacks Trump school meals policy

Her comments come after the Trump administration loosened nutritional standards in schools.

Author=BBC News


Read the full text of Trump’s executive order on religious freedom

Here is the full text of the executive order released Thursday by the White House from President Trump. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, in order to guide the executive branch in

Author=https://www.facebook.com/sarahpulliambailey


Steve Bannon's White House whiteboard revealed

Here it is: our first visual glimpse at the hive mind where Trump's chief strategist, Steven Bannon, is plotting the "deconstruction" of the administrative state.

Author=Z. Byron Wolf, CNN


What’s in the spending agreement? We read it so you don’t have to.

Here's a look at some of the more important and interesting elements of a bipartisan deal to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kelsey.snell.3, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931


​Microsoft Build 2017: The lessons learned on Windows, Azure, Dynamics

Here's a look at the six core themes that emerged at Microsoft Build including Windows relevance, Azure, Dynamics 365, user experience and digital transformation.

Author=Larry Dignan


Warren Buffett’s Stocks Made $16 Billion Since the Last Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

Here's a report card of the Oracle's best stock picks.

Author=Jen Wieczner


Fast Forward: Trump on the hot seat, Chelsea Manning released, National Geographic Bee - The Boston Globe

Here's a rundown of what's coming up today.

Author=


TRUMP'S FIRST 100 DAYS: Here's how they compare with Obama's, Bush's, and Clinton's

Here's how many executive orders they signed, how many laws they enacted, where they traveled, what their approval ratings were, and how often they golfed.

Author=Rebecca Harrington, Skye Gould and Andy Kiersz


Here's what you need to know today

Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Author=Doug Criss, CNN


Analysis | Winners and losers from President Trump’s first 100 days

Here's who's up and who's down.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


France, Russia, Donald Trump: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Author=Patrick Boehler


Analysis | Decoding HHS Secretary Price’s spin on the American Health Care Act

HHS Secretary Tom Price engaged in misleading, verbal gymnastics to defend the House GOP health bill. Here's a guide to his rhetoric.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/FactChecker


Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

High-level officials from the world&rsquo;s eight Arctic nations will meet in Alaska amid concerns about the future of the sensitive region after President Donald Trump called for more oil drilling and development.

Author=


Clinton: 'If the election had been on October 27, I would be your president'

Hillary Clinton delivered her most forceful critique of President Donald Trump's 2016 victory on Tuesday, taking personal responsibility for her failed campaign but also pointed to the timing of a letter from FBI Director James Comey and Russian inte

Author=Dan Merica, CNN


Hillary Clinton officially launches 'resistance' outside group

Hillary Clinton officially announced Monday her post-2016 election plans: A political organization aimed at funding "resistance" groups that are standing up to President Donald Trump.

Author=Dan Merica, CNN


Clinton blames the FBI, Russia, WikiLeaks and also herself for 2016 loss

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday took some responsibility for her historic loss in the presidential election, but mostly blamed a conspiracy ...

Author=Evan Halper


Clinton: 'If the election had been on October 27, I would be your president'

Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she takes personal responsibility for her 2016 loss, but also pointed to the timing of a letter from FBI Director James Comey and Russian interference as factors.

Author=Dan Merica, CNN


Clinton takes some responsibility for loss

Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she takes responsibility for her 2016 presidential election loss but added that she would have won if not for FBI Director James Comey, Russian hackers and WikiLeaks.

Author=Ben Kamisar


Hillary Clinton’s ‘Onward Together’ opens: Donate at your peril

Hillary Clinton’s nonprofit, “Onward Together,” is now open for business. And visitors to the new website have two options: Read the mission statement. Or donate money. The donate page is longer.

Author=The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com


Trump’s first 100 days destroyed the myth that government should be run like a business

His disregard for how to play the game means he’s left Washington mostly untouched.

Author=Zeeshan Aleem


Trump proposes steep cuts to White House ‘drug czar’ office amid opioid crisis

His draft plan eliminates nearly 95 percent of the agency’s budget and zeros out two key programs.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lena.sun.90, https://www.facebook.com/highamsj


Michael Flynn Misled Pentagon About His Russia Ties, Letter Says

His failure to disclose income from Russian and Turkish sources, and his apparent attempt to mislead the Pentagon, could put Mr. Flynn in legal jeopardy.

Author=Mark Mazzetti and Matthew Rosenberg


Trump Defends Sharing Information on ISIS Threat With Russia

His national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, also offered a defense as the White House struggled to reconcile seemingly conflicting accounts of the president’s actions.

Author=Peter Baker and Julie Hirschfeld Davis


Trump on health care: Pre-existing conditions will be covered

His position stands in contrast to House Republican language on the subject.

Author=Annie Karni


Perspective | At 100 days, Trump’s big talk on the economy lacks substance

His promises on jobs and other benefits for the working class have yet to be fulfilled.

Author=


Trump insists he is not under FBI investigation over Russia links

His remarks come as the acting FBI director tells Congress the Russian probe is "highly significant".

Author=BBC News


Trump's warning to Comey deepens White House crisis

His suggestion that he taped conversations with the FBI director played right into the hands of critics.

Author=Jordan Fabian


Analysis | Trump’s right-wing populism is built on historical amnesia

History does not seem to be on Trump's side.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/ishaantharoor


Stephen Colbert unleashes all-out Trump takedown: 'I love your presidency, I call it "Disgrace the Nation."'

Holding back wasn't on the agenda for this monologue.

Author=Bryan Logan


The new Android TV home screen has the right ideas, but it's probably not enough

Home screens don’t have to just be grids of apps

Author=Dieter Bohn


Family of slain Seth Rich says reports he fed WikiLeaks DNC info are untrue

Homicide investigation continues; police believe he was victim of a robbery attempt

Author=


Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

HONOLULU (AP) — After landing in Honolulu on a flight from Los Angeles Friday, passengers described a midair disruption involving an unruly man whose attempts to get to the front of the jetliner prompted flight attendants and passengers to subdue him. a

Author=


Hospitals in Britain struggle to restore their computer systems in wake of cyberattack

Hospitals and health clinics across England and Scotland battled to bring their computer systems back online Saturday after being paralyzed by a global ransomware attack.

Author=Christina Boyle


Hospitals in England hit by 'large-scale ransomware' attack

Hospitals in the UK were crippled by a "large-scale" cyber attack on Friday that forced operations to be canceled and ambulances to be diverted.

Author=Laura Smith-Spark, Milena Veselinovic and Hilary McGann, CNN


UK prime minister: Ransomware attack is global

Hospitals in the UK were crippled by a large-scale cyberattack that forced operations to be canceled and ambulances to be diverted.

Author=Laura Smith-Spark, Milena Veselinovic and Hilary McGann, CNN


Hospitals in U.K. struggle to restore their computer systems in wake of cyberattack

Hospitals in UK struggle to restore their computer systems in wake of cyberattack

Author=Christina Boyle


Teachers are totally over fidget spinners

Hot toy for kids is advertised as improving focus, but some schools say it's a distraction.

Author=Brett Molina


South Korea's liberal presidential candidate declared victor

Hours after celebrating his election win with thousands of supporters in wet Seoul streets, new South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday was quickly thrown into the job of navigating a nation deeply split over its future and faced with growing thre

Author=


Despite memo, White House says Michelle Obama program unchanged

Hours after CNN reported on an internal document advising administration employees that former first lady Michelle Obama's signature education initiative would not be maintained, the White House said the program had not changed.

Author=Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer


Trump praises Australia's universal health care after Obamacare repeal

Hours after scoring a victory in the House to effectively kill Obamacare, US President Donald Trump praised Australia's universal health care system during a press conference with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Author=Ben Westcott, CNN


Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White House

Hours before the invitation, the Philippines President had urged the US to show restraint toward North Korea, saying both nations are "playing with their dangerous toys."

Author=Susannah Cullinane, CNN


Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White House

Hours before the invitation, the Philippines' President had urged the US to show restraint toward North Korea, saying both nations are "playing with their dangerous toys."

Author=Susannah Cullinane, CNN


Congress passes spending deal to keep the federal government open another week

House and Senate negotiators are set to work through the weekend to finalize a longer-term deal that would fund the government through the end of the fiscal year in September.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kelsey.snell.3, https://www.facebook.com/costareports, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ed-OKeefe/147995121918931


House Republican leaders scramble for Obamacare repeal votes

House GOP leaders scramble for Obamacare repeal votes ahead of a recess that could kill the bill.

Author=Cameron Joseph


McCarthy's 'bad attempt at a joke' takes on new resonance

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has said his assertion last year that Russian President Vladimir Putin was paying President Donald Trump was merely a bad attempt at humor.

Author=Jeremy Herb and Lauren Fox, CNN


Analysis | ‘Putin pays’ Trump: Lame joke or serious charge?

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he was just kidding, but that might not be the point.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


Deputy AG 'guarded' in House member briefing

House of Representative members described Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's briefing as "very guarded" and "frustratingly cautious," deferring many answers to being under the purview of the recently-appointed special counse

Author=Ashley Killough, Manu Raju and Phil Mattingly, CNN


Flynn takes 5th on Senate panel subpoena, as a top House Democrat alleges new evidence of lies

House Oversight’s ranking Democrat cited documents appearing to show that Flynn lied about income from overseas engagements.

Author=


Health Law Repeal Will Miss Trump’s 100-Day Target Date

House Republican leaders failed Thursday to round up enough votes for their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Author=Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear


Outlook for Obamacare repeal turns bleak

House Republicans are increasingly pessimistic they can pass any bill.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/rachael.bade.9


‘No District Is Off the Table’: Health Vote Could Put House in Play

House Republicans, already set to play defense in 2018 because of their unpopular president, must now contend with an energized, angry Democratic Party.

Author=Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns


GOP town halls go viral

House Republicans, on guard after passing an unpopular ObamaCare repeal bill, are seeing their town hall meetings go viral.

Author=Scott Wong and Cristina Marcos


Paul Ryan: 'I do' have confidence in Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he still has confidence in President Donald Trump, following a tumultuous 48 hours when the President has been criticized -- including by those in his own party -- about whether he asked then-FBI Director James Comey

Author=Deirdre Walsh, Lauren Fox and Ashley Killough, CNN


Ryan: 'I'm a person who wants to get the facts'

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he wants to have the facts before judging a memo from former FBI Director James Comey, which said that President Donald Trump asked him to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Author=Deirdre Walsh, Lauren Fox and Ashley Killough, CNN


General election 2017: Labour 'plans water industry nationalisation'

Households could save about £100 a year, the party says, in plans to be announced in its manifesto.

Author=Laura Kuenssberg


In ancient city of Xi'an, China hopes to restart the Silk Road

How China's new silk road will rejuvenate Xi'an, the city where the ancient trade route began.

Author=David McKenzie and Steven Jiang, CNN


Questions for: ‘Ivanka Trump Has the President’s Ear. Here’s Her Agenda.’

How does Ms. Trump’s role as daughter to the president affect her position as the president’s adviser?

Author=Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Wikileaks: Inside the Farage-Assange-Trump Connection

How Donald Trump’s best friend in Britain—another big fan of Vladimir Putin—put his party at the service at Wikileaks’ Julian Assange.

Author=http://www.thedailybeast.com/authors/nico-hines


Why Barack Obama Is Worried About the Future of Work

How more reliance on automation could threaten democracy.

Author=Beth Kowitt


Analysis | Why the Republican health-care bill is still in trouble, visualized

How opposition moved after the MacArthur amendment.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


Perspective | Trump or Congress can still block Robert Mueller. I know. I wrote the rules.

How politics could trip up the new special counsel

Author=


Alone in the White House, Trump is enjoying the perks of his new home

How the first president to live in the executive mansion without his family is settling in.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/Krissah.Thompson


Analysis | ‘Fake but accurate’: Another reason to worry about decision-making at the White House

How Trump gets bad information is one thing. But how does he get bad news?

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


What Iran's Election Could Mean For The Nuclear Deal And U.S. Relations

HuffPost talks to Iran expert Suzanne Maloney ahead of Friday's vote.

Author=Jesselyn Cook


Pope Francis canonises two children at Portugal's Fatima shrine

Hundreds of thousands attend the ceremony as Pope Francis makes two shepherd children saints.

Author=BBC News


Tunnel collapses at Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state

Hundreds of workers were told to “take cover” after a portion of the tunnel contaminated with radioactive materials collapsed.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever, https://www.facebook.com/steven.mufson


Best Players Still Available for NFL Draft Day 2

Hurry up and wait. Hundreds of aspiring professional football players anxiously awaited to hear their name called during the first round of the 2017 NFL draft in Philadelphia, and it never happened...

Author=Brent Sobleski


Labrador running for Idaho governor after controversial health care remarks

Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador has filed paperwork to run for governor, despite comments over the weekend when he said "nobody" dies for lack of health care

Author=


GOP congressman: “Nobody dies because they don’t have access to health care"

Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador said "nobody dies" for lack of health care access while defending the GOP health care bill at a town hall

Author=


Gal Gadot, Zac Efron and Hailee Steinfeld still shine on a soggy MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet

If a hydroplaning Tyler Posey isn't evident enough, the red carpet at the MTV Movie & TV Awards was soaked by rain and hail Sunday afte...

Author=Los Angeles Times Staff


Analysis | Trump’s invitation to Duterte is a sign of the times

If Duterte weren't a president, he probably would be denied a visa to the U.S.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/ishaantharoor


Generation Macron: Young liberal EU leaders rally behind French 'Kennedy'

If Emmanuel Macron wins Sunday's French presidential run-off, Europe's pro-EU liberals will finally have their champion.

Author=Alastair Macdonald and Noah Barkin


Fox News Host Kimberly Guilfoyle Says She's In Talks for White House Press Role

If Guilfoyle were to step into the position she would be replacing current press secretary Sean Spicer.

Author=Patrick Shanley


Fox News Host Kimberly Guilfoyle Says She's in Talks for White House Press Role

If Guilfoyle were to step into the position, she would be replacing current Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Author=Patrick Shanley


Don't Expect a Big Macron Bounce in France

If he wins, the real struggle will be getting a legislative agenda passed.

Author=Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry


The Warriors won Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, but this was a serious wake-up call

If not for Kawhi Leonard’s injury, the Warriors would have been toast. That’s a problem.

Author=Matt Ellentuck


If Trump falls, stocks would rebound under Pence

If president is forced out or resigns, stocks would likely bounce back after initial fall.

Author=Adam Shell


Sudan President, Charged With Genocide, Is Invited to Saudi Summit with Trump

If President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of Sudan attends the meeting with Mr. Trump, it would be a major breach of longstanding American policy.

Author=Somini Sengupta and Rick Gladstone


Google Docs users hit with sophisticated phishing attack

If someone invites you to edit a file in Google Docs today, don’t open it — it may be spam from a phishing scheme that’s been spreading quickly this afternoon. As detailed on Reddit, the attack...

Author=Adi Robertson


Presidential Intelligence Sharing Is Highly Precedented

If you listen to breathless, Trump-loathing Democrats and their stooges in the liberal media, you would think President Donald J. Trump is the biggest traitor since Ethel and Julius Rosenberg sent Stalin the recipe for the atomic bomb. As the Washingto

Author=Deroy Murdock


Report: Bears G.M. didn’t tell his coach about plans to draft Mitch Trubisky

If you thought you were surprised by the Bears trading up to take Mitch Trubisky, imagine how coach John Fox felt. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Bears General Manager Ryan Pace kept the plan to move up to select the North Carolina quarterback to h

Author=


Portland police report violence during May Day event; rallies are held across the U.S.

Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States to mark May Day and protest against President Trump's efforts to boost deportations.

Author=Nigel Duara, Jenny Jarvie, Melissa Etehad


ICE announces major anti-gang operation

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced its largest anti-gang operation ever on Thursday, a six-week operation that netted more than 1,300 arrests nationwide.

Author=Tal Kopan, CNN


ICE arrests more than 1,000 people in targeted gang operation

Immigration and Customs Enforcement's investigative division arrested 1,378 people after a six-week long, national gang operation that concluded this week. Of those apprehended, 1,098 were arrested on federal or state criminal charges, and the remain

Author=ABC News


Trump and impeachment: A primer

Impeachment of the president has returned as a topic of conversation among the chattering class.

Author=The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com


Microsoft reaches beyond Windows with Timeline and Pick Up Where I Left Off

Important parts of the Windows experience now happen when you're not using Windows.

Author=Peter Bright


Wife: Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader says 'we can't stop'

Imprisoned Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on demonstrators to keep alive the mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro's government, his wife told reporters.

Author=Nicole Chavez and Jaide Timm-Garcia, CNN


World Press Freedom Day: Persecuted journalists | All media content | DW.COM | 03.05.2017

Imprisoned, tortured, murdered: journalists doing their jobs become the targets of governments, drug cartels, or "ideological fighters." On World Press Freedom Day, DW remembers victims from around the world.

Author=Deutsche Welle (www.dw.com)


Soundgarden's Chris Cornell on 'Superunknown,' Depression and Kurt Cobain

In 2014 interview, singer reflected on the height of grunge, the death of his friend Andrew Wood, writing "Black Hole Sun" and more

Author=Kory Grow


James Comey in 2014: "You cannot trust people in power"

In 2014, then-FBI director James Comey spoke to Scott Pelley about his job and the political independence it required in order to effectively uphold the rule of law

Author=


The People’s Climate March May Change the Political Climate in 2018

In a 2014 speech labeled “crossroads moment,” given by the former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, he said, “Around the world,...

Author=Marc Boyd


Supreme Court strikes down NC districts as illegally based on race

In a 5-3 ruling, the justices found that state officials used race as the predominant factor in drawing district lines.

Author=Lydia Wheeler


Trump Urges Muslim Leaders to Purge Their Societies of ‘Foot Soldiers of Evil’

In a centerpiece speech in Saudi Arabia, President Trump called for a renewed international campaign against terrorism in a “battle between good and evil.”

Author=Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear


Iran's election is profoundly undemocratic

In a choice between a brutal regime whose character will not change and a population that would prefer a new system to current presidential...

Author=Ali Safavi


Trump at Liberty University commencement: ‘In America, we don’t worship government; we worship God’

In a commencement address, the president likened what he faces as a political outsider in Washington to what he said Christians encounter in a secular world.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


Ex-officer Michael Slager pleads guilty in death of Walter Scott

In a deal with federal prosecutors, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager admitted to using excessive force in the shooting death of Walter Scott.

Author=Holly Yan, Khushbu Shah and Emanuella Grinberg, CNN


As French Elections Nears, So Does a Step Into the Unknown

In a deeply divided country, some ask whether either Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen will have enough authority to actually govern.

Author=Alissa J. Rubin


State Lawmaker: Sorry For Saying Confederate Statue Removers 'Should Be Lynched'

In a Facebook post over the weekend, Mississippi state Rep. Karl Oliver said New Orleans politicians "should be LYNCHED" for taking down the memorials. He took it back on Monday.

Author=


ISIS video shows beheading of alleged Russian spy

In a gruesome new video released by ISIS’ propaganda wing on Monday, a Russian intelligence officer is apparently coerced into calling on his country to abandon its bombing campaign in Syria – moments before he’s beheaded by a Jihadi killer.

Author=


Pope Francis: 'The world is at war,' but good still remains

In a lengthy, off-the-cuff Q&A session with students, Pope Francis said a “culture of destruction” has spread throughout the world, but there is still good in the world, although it often goes unnoticed.

Author=By Elise Harris


Trump Lawyers State He Had No Russian Income or Debt, With ‘Few Exceptions’

In a letter to the president, his lawyers say there was no debt owed to Russians, and two major payments from Russian sources over the last 10 years.

Author=Mark Landler and Eric Lipton


House GOP passes Obamacare repeal bill

In a major victory for President Donald Trump, the House has voted to dismantle the pillars of the Affordable Care Act, sending bill to the Senate

Author=MJ Lee, CNN National Politics Reporter


Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia

In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey's telecommunications watchdog. The Information and Communication Te

Author=ABC News


The dark history at the heart of the French election

In a pivotal vote, the past is a key issue for both candidates.

Author=


Ryan Pace: If you want to be great, you can’t sit on your hands

In a pre-draft season that saw few things go unnoticed, the Bears’ interest in quarterback Mitchell Trubisky slipped through the cracks. Trubisky seemed to indicate the same after the pick, but General Manager Ryan Pace admitted to having a private work

Author=


NAACP will oust its president and revamp to better combat 'an uncertain era' under Trump

In a push to better combat the Trump administration, the NAACP says it is pushing out its president and revamping its strategy.

Author=Jaweed Kaleem


On the Israeli and Palestinian streets: Shrugs, cynicism and dash of ‘crazy’ hope for Trump visit

In a region that has seen U.S. peace efforts come and go, Trump’s bid meets a tough audience.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/william.booth.5074?fref=ts


Trump's new trade rep Lighthizer struggles to win over Asian partners

In a stormy first foray abroad for Robert Lighthizer, the new U.S. Trade Representative failed to get Asian and Pacific countries to back the Trump administration's "fair trade" agenda as the two sides disagreed over protectionism.

Author=A. Ananthalakshmi and My Pham


Macron fends off Le Pen in nasty French presidential debate

In a two-hour debate, the finalists in France's presidential election took each other on more aggressively than at any point in the campaign so far.

Author=Melissa Bell, CNN


Pope warns Korean conflict could threaten ‘good part’ of humanity

In a typically wide-ranging press conference at the end of his two-day trip to Egypt, Pope Francis warned that a widened conflict around nuclear-armed North Korea could have disastrous consequences, saying it could wipe out a "good part of humanity,&

Author=


4 things Donald Trump got wrong in his Economist interview

In a wide-ranging economic policy discussion, he took credit for a century-old expression and repeated common tax myths

Author=


Did Trump obstruct justice? Marco Rubio delivers masterful response to CNN question

In an appearance on CNN’s …

Author=Justin Haskins


82 Chibok Girls Reunited With Their Families After More Than 3 Years

In an emotional reunion, 82 of the Chibok girls hugged their families for the first time since they were abducted by Boko Haram militants in 2014. The girls will remain in government care for now.

Author=Maggie Penman


Analysis | This one Clinton quote shows why her supporters hate the media

In an interview on Tuesday, Clinton talked about the need for rural broadband. Somehow, some in the news media used that to accuse her of snobbery.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/daveweigel?fref=ts


Fact Check: Could Andrew Jackson Have Stopped The Civil War, As Trump Said?

In an interview that aired Monday, President Trump spoke highly of Andrew Jackson, and wondered why more people don't ask why the Civil War happened, asserting Jackson could have prevented it.

Author=Miles Parks


Trump said he was thinking of Russia controversy when he decided to fire Comey

In an interview, Trump made clear it was his idea to fire the “showboat” FBI director.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Trump Offers New Account of Firing ‘Showboat’ Comey

In an NBC interview, the president said he would have dismissed the F.B.I. director even if the attorney general and his deputy had not advised it.

Author=Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear


Reed Hastings' donations, students boo DeVos, remediation reform: What's new in education today

In and around Los Angeles:Netflix founder Reed Hastings is playing a major behind-the-scenes role in L.A. Unified's school board races....

Author=Joy Resmovits


North Korea insults: Pyongyang's putdowns target Obama, Clinton, Kerry

In another life, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s propaganda chief could have had a heck of a career as an insult comic.

Author=Cody Derespina


Michelle Obama’s nutrition message to Trump: ‘Don’t play with our children’

In comments in Washington, D.C., the former first lady said she would rebuke any attempt to wipe out her work on childhood obesity.

Author=Helena Bottemiller Evich


Canelo outclasses Chavez in shutout decision

In control from start to finish, Canelo Alvarez dominated an outmatched Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday night, winning every round on all three judges' scorecards to take a unanimous decision.

Author=


Comey misstated key Clinton email evidence at hearing, say people close to investigation

In defending his decisions, FBI Director seemed to overstate conduct of Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

Author=


Sheriff David Clarke reportedly plagiarized parts of his master's thesis

In each plagiarized section, Clarke appears to have attributed sources in footnotes but failed to use quotation marks around language that was lifted verbatim.

Author=Michelle Mark


Trump Assails Democrats for Hypocrisy on Comey

In early morning posts on Twitter, the president said most in Washington had lost confidence in the F.B.I. director and would “be thanking me” when “things calm down.”

Author=Peter Baker


Iranian President Rouhani wins reelection in landslide victory

In easily winning an election with a near-record turnout, the moderate leader earned a resounding endorsement of his project to end Iran’s pariah status and rejoin the global economy.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/erinmichellecunningham


Theresa May Buries Thatcherism in Play for U.K.’s Working-Class Votes

In her new party platform, the prime minister takes aim at Labour voters in promising a strong “Brexit,” money for health care and help to those “just managing.”

Author=Steven Erlanger


Fact-Checking President Trump Through His First 100 Days

In his first 100 days in office, President Trump has falsely boasted of attracting the largest inaugural crowd ever and leveled an unproved accusation that his predecessor spied on him.

Author=Linda Qiu


Moments that matter in Trump's first 100 days in office

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has lived up to his promise to shake up Washington.

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By the numbers: How Trump stacks up after 100 days

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has signed more bills into law than the previous five presidents and has signed more executive orders than any president since Harry Truman.

Author=Marshall Cohen and Wade Payson-Denney, CNN


Trump Finds a Respite Before a Friendly Crowd at Liberty University

In his first commencement address as president, he gave a pep talk to graduates, and possibly to himself, after a tumultuous week in Washington.

Author=Glenn Thrush


Trump Finds a Respite Before a Friendly Crowd at Liberty University

In his first commencement address as president, Mr. Trump gave a pep talk to graduates, and possibly to himself, after a tumultuous week in Washington.

Author=Glenn Thrush


Obama Sees New Front in Climate Change Battle: Agriculture

In his first foreign speech since leaving office, the former president takes up a cause better associated with his wife.

Author=Stephanie Strom


Obama Speaks in Milan, With Food as Text and Politics as Subtext

In his first public foray abroad since leaving office, Mr. Obama linked climate and food issues and met with Matteo Renzi, the former Italian prime minister seeking a comeback.

Author=Jason Horowitz and Stephanie Strom


Macron Embraces E.U. to Put France ‘Back in the Picture’

In his presidential campaign, Mr. Macron linked the future of France with the success of the European Union, but the bloc still faces several urgent problems.

Author=Steven Erlanger


North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korean officials say

In its latest weapons test, North Korea on Sunday launched a ballistic missile that flew more than 300 miles east from an area near Pyongyang, South Korea’s military said.

Author=


‘Comey best thing that ever happened to Hillary Clinton,’ Trump tweets

In late night tweets, the president responded to Clinton's latest interview in which she blames Comey in part for her loss.

Author=


Yates says she expected White House to take action on Flynn

In long-awaited testimony, Yates said she met twice in person with White House Counsel Donald McGahn and warned that the then-national security adviser could be blackmailed by Russia.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/sarihorwitz


Yates says she expected White House to take action on Flynn

In long-awaited testimony, Yates says she met twice in person with White House Counsel Donald McGahn and warned that the then-national security adviser could be blackmailed by Russia.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/sarihorwitz


Spicer: Trump 'stands by' description of Obama as evil

In March, Trump accused Obama of ordering a wiretap of Trump Tower.

Author=ABC News


Merriam-Webster reminds President Trump that he didn't invent 'prime the pump'

In news that few will find surprising, it appears that President Trump did not, in fact, invent the term "prime the pump" as he asserte...

Author=Libby Hill


Here's what's driving North Korea's nuclear program — and it might be more than self-defense

In North Korea, missiles and nuclear bombs are more than a means of national defense – they’re an object of near-religious devotion.

Author=Jonathan Kaiman


Researchers Think the WannaCry Ransomware Attack Is Similar to Those From North Korea

In one case, alleged hackers from North Korea demanded bitcoin in exchange for client information.

Author=Reuters


What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-

Author=


Trump pushes Republicans to get serious on Russia

In one fell swoop Tuesday, President Donald Trump signaled to Republican lawmakers they have a serious problem with Russia -- and they responded.

Author=Tom LoBianco, CNN


Hollywood Writers and Studios, Scrambling to Avert Strike, Reach Last-Minute Deal

In overtime negotiations, the Writers Guild of America and entertainment companies reached a tentative deal for a new three-year contract.

Author=Brooks Barnes


Ovechkin's Game 7 play raises questions

In perhaps the biggest game of his career, Capitals superstar winger Alex Ovechkin was less than stellar, even in a reduced role. Which makes you wonder: What is next for No. 8?

Author=


The Daily 202: How Nancy Pelosi kept Democrats united behind Obamacare

In Post interview, pragmatic Pelosi rejects litmus tests

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Brexit gets nasty as EU accuses Britain of unrealistic aims

In public, Britain and the European Union say they want an amicable divorce. Behind the scenes, things are getting nasty.

Author=


Obama Defends Affordable Care Act, but Leaves Trump Out of It

In remarks at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Mr. Obama made only a glancing reference to the recent vote to dismantle his signature legislation.

Author=Michael D. Shear


North Korea launches a ballistic missile that flies about 450 miles

In response, the White House called North Korea a “flagrant menace,” and called for stronger sanctions against it.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


German woman and Afghan guard killed, Finnish woman kidnapped in Kabul

In southern Afghanistan, militants launched attacks on several check points, killing at least 20 security forces, a provincial official said

Author=


What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

In the annals of diplomatic history, such a tete-a-tete would tumble into a category that offers few possible comparisons.

Author=


'SNL' Host Melissa McCarthy Brings 'Spicey' Back To Troll An Already Bizarre Week

In the end, perhaps, the bar was set too high for the Saturday Night Live episode that was to follow an already baffling series of news events.

Author=


Army combat photographer snapped one last picture - seconds before an explosion killed her - The Boston Globe

In the instant before the mortar tube detonated, Spec. Hilda Clayton snapped one last picture. So did her trainee.

Author=


Is North Korea targeting university for elites?

In the last two weeks, two US citizens have been detained by the North Korean regime of Kim Jong Un.

Author=Juliet Perry, CNN


Bad omen or opening bid? Brexit sparring begins with tales of delusion and disaster

In the month since Prime Minister Theresa May submitted formal divorce papers, Brexit has been overshadowed by a public display of brinkmanship as Britain and the rest of the European Union set out their stalls for the tortuous exit negotiations.

Author=Guy Faulconbridge


Trump and Putin Agree to Seek Syria Cease-Fire

In their first conversation since last month’s rupture over Syria, President Trump said he would send a representative to Russian-sponsored talks.

Author=Peter Baker and Neil MacFarquhar


Analysis | France 2017: Europe’s most decisive election of the year

In this third part of an occasional series, we take a look at what is at stake in the French election.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/RickNoackTWP/


Fact-Checking Republicans' Defense Of The GOP Health Bill

In TV appearances and meetings with constituents, House Republicans are highlighting parts of the law that protect consumers, while glossing over loopholes that allow insurers to avoid paying.

Author=


Trump, in Wake of Deal to Avoid a Shutdown Now, Calls for One Later

In two Twitter posts, the president appeared to defend a spending package that Congress is considering that fails to accomplish many of his goals.

Author=Julie Hirschfeld Davis


Jakarta Governor 'Ahok' Jailed for Blasphemy Over Viral Video

In Western capitals, Indonesia has traditionally been seen as a bulwark of tolerance and pluralism in the Islamic world.

Author=Associated Press


Trump Gets Tough With South Korea, Goes Easier on China

Inconsistent positions on adversary, ally could add fuel to building resentment in South Korea

Author=Brian Padden


India asks World Court to bar Pakistan from executing alleged spy

India asked World Court judges on Monday to order Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian citizen Islamabad says is a captured spy, a case that has escalated tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.

Author=Stephanie van den Berg


China has designs to spread money and influence across the world — India isn't having it

India has indirectly criticized one of China's flagship policy programs as the two nations seek to assert their power in Asia.

Author=Nyshka Chandran


India cool on Beijing summit as 'Silk Road' stirs unease

India is likely to be represented by local embassy staff or academics this weekend at a major gathering of leaders and ministers on China's "Silk Road" initiative, reflecting deep unease in New Delhi about the far-reaching project.

Author=Sanjeev Miglani


India seeks UN court order to bar execution of naval officer

India took Pakistan to the United Nations’ highest court Monday in an attempt to save the life of an Indian naval officer sentenced to death last month by a Pakistani military court after being convicted of espionage.

Author=


Indian Supreme Court upholds death sentences for Delhi gang rape

India's Supreme Court upholds the sentences of four men convicted of a gang rape that shocked India and attracted worldwide attention.

Author=Huizhong Wu, CNN


India's top court upholds death penalty in Delhi gang rape case

India's top court on Friday upheld death sentences against four men who fatally gang raped a woman on board a bus in 2012, a crime that sparked widespread protests and drew international attention to violence against women.

Author=Suchitra Mohanty and Rupam Jain


Top court upholds death sentence for rape that shocked India

India’s top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men who were convicted in the fatal gang-rape and torture of a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in the Indian capital nearly five years ago.

Author=


In Computer Attacks, Clues Point to Frequent Culprit: North Korea

Indicators are far from conclusive, but intelligence officials and private security experts say that North Korean-linked hackers are likely suspects in global ransomware attacks.

Author=Nicole Perlroth and David E. Sanger


Indonesia police arrest dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

Indonesian police detained dozens of men in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital, another sign of growing hostility to homosexuality in the world’s most populous Muslim nation.

Author=


Infant deaths, malaria cases soar in Venezuela

Infant and maternal deaths and cases of malaria are skyrocketing in Venezuela, which is grappling with severe medical shortages.

Author=Patrick Gillespie and Julia Jones, CNN


Why So Many Still Adore Trump—Despite Everything

Instead of attending the pro-forma White House Correspondents’ Association dinner as every president has done in the last nearly four decades, #45...

Author=Earl Ofari Hutchinson


As Trump And Congress Flip-Flop On Health Care, Insurers Try To Plan Ahead

Insurance companies face deadlines to offer Affordable Care Act plans for next year, but lawmakers and the White House have left key decisions up in the air.

Author=


German woman, Afghan guard killed in Kabul guest house attack

Insurgents stormed the premises late Saturday night, police said. An unidentified Finnish woman was also reported missing and possibly kidnapped.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011342442800&ref=br_rs


EPA dismisses half of key board’s scientific advisers, Interior suspends more than 200 advisory panels

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke "is committed to restoring trust in the Department’s decision-making," a spokeswoman said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/eilperin


EPA dismisses half of key board’s scientific advisers; Interior suspends more than 200 advisory panels

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke “is committed to restoring trust in the Department’s decision-making,” a spokeswoman said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/eilperin


Trump scandals threaten GOP agenda

Investigations and subpoenas will eat into Congress' time, and some Republicans question whether the president will be an effective salesman for their priorities.

Author=Burgess Everett


Pentagon joins intensifying probe of former Trump aide Flynn

Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump’s ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored TV n

Author=


Fact check: Is ‘everybody’ convinced that there was no Trump-Russia collusion? Not quite. - The Boston Globe

Investigations into contacts between Russians and people with the Trump campaign are still going on, so there’s no exoneration to be found.

Author=


San Diego pool shooting: Motive unclear after gunman kills 1, wounds several others

Investigators were working Monday to determine why a gunman suddenly opened fire at a birthday pool party in a luxury San Diego apartment complex, killing one person and wounding six others, before police ultimately shot and killed him.

Author=


Week ahead: Is the market selloff really over? Plus, Trump is making deals in the Middle East & more

Investors are watching a few key things this week: If the selloff is really over, how Trump's Middle East trip pans out, the budget battle back home and more.

Author=Jeff Cox


Snap shareholders get burned, but broader market will shrug it off

Investors in the hot tech IPO Snap may feel burned, but the broader market is likely to look past its earnings bungle Thursday morning.

Author=Patti Domm


Asian Markets Swing Upward in Wake of French Election

Investors may feel that risks in Europe are subsiding somewhat after defeat of far-right candidate, experts say.

Author=Gerry Doyle


Analysis | Just took a tough vote? This GOP congressman shows how NOT to conduct yourself back home.

Iowa Rep. Rod Blum walked out of an interview with a reporter before he was even asked about his controversial health-care vote

Author=https://www.facebook.com/amber.j.phillps


Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

Iran accused the United States on Monday of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East and of spreading "Iranophobia" aimed at encouraging Arab states to purchase arms, state television reported.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia'

Iran accuses the US of 'Iranophobia' after Donald Trump singled out Iran as the world's biggest sponsor of terrorism during a speech in Saudia Arabia on Sunday.

Author=Hilary Clarke


Iran's Zarif urges Trump to discuss avoiding another 9/11 with Saudis

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, advised U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss how to avoid another September 11 attack with the Saudi hosts of his first official visit abroad, Zarif wrote in an editorial published on Sunday.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Iran calls Trump's Saudi visit 'theatrical'

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani dismissed US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia as a "theatrical gathering" that would do nothing to combat terrorism in the region.

Author=Hilary Clarke, CNN


Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the U.S. "a curvy road".

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States "a curvy road".

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCNews


Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

Iran's re-elected president says his country and its allies are the only ones fighting terrorists.

Author=BBC News


On Election Day, Iran Chooses Between Gradual Reform And Conservative Return

Iran's reform-minded president, Hasan Rouhani, is up for re-election. Subtle changes in Iranian society are evident in the burgeoning tech sector. But conservatives say Rouhani has changed too much.

Author=


Iran's president trounces hard-liner to secure second term

Iran’s moderate President Hassan Rouhani trounced a hard-line challenger to secure re-election Saturday, saying his country seeks peace and friendship as it pursues a “path of coexistence and interaction with the world.”

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Rouhani Could Lose Iran Presidency: Seven Charts Illustrate Why

Iran’s more historically reliable opinion polls indicate President Hassan Rouhani is likely to win his bid for re-election on Friday. Yet his conservative challengers have put up a stronger fight than many expected, attacking his government’s economic

Author=Marc Champion


Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Iran’s newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States “a curvy road,” saying he hoped the Trump administration will “settle down” enough for his nation to better understand it.

Author=


Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

Iran’s newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran

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Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday criticised U.S. President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia, Tehran's arch-rival in the Middle East.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia, Tehran's arch-rival in the Middle East.

Author=Reuters Editorial


Brooding Iran hardliners say they must still be heard after Rouhani win

Iranian hardliners indignant at President Hassan Rouhani's re-election vowed on Sunday to press their conservative agenda, with some saying his caustic campaign trail attacks on their candidate would bring a backlash.

Author=Bozorgmehr Sharafedin


In victory for moderates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wins re-election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani handily won re-election in what amounts to a victory for the Shiite nation's reformist camp and a sign that citizens favor fruitful engagement with the outside world.

Author=Mick Krever, Mohammed Tawfeeq and Joe Sterling, CNN


Rouhani Win Seen Speeding Iran Oil-Deals Push Amid Trump Threat

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in a stronger position after his re-election to push through plans for wooing foreign investors the country needs to boost oil production, according to analysts at Cornerstone Global Associates and SVB Energy.

Author=Anthony Dipaola


Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from U.S. President Donald Trump who is visiting the region.

Author=Parisa Hafezi and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin


Iran Moderates Rally Round Rouhani to Oppose Hardliners

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s re-election campaign received a lift as a fellow moderate withdrew from the race, and he was endorsed by the influential grandson of the founder of the Islamic Republic.

Author=Ladane Nasseri, Kambiz Foroohar, Golnar Motevalli


Iran votes in first presidential election since U.S. nuclear deal

Iranians began voting Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers.

Author=Adam Schreck and Amir Vahdat


Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

Iranians began voting Friday in the country’s first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from a hard-line opponent over his outreach to the wider world.

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Emboldened by Rouhani’s win, Iranians seek further reforms - The Boston Globe

Iranians came out in force to dance in the streets, breaking Islamic rules to celebrate the results

Author=


AP Explains: Voting, governance and clerical power in Iran

Iranians vote Friday for the next president of the Islamic Republic, but how does that elected leader fit into the country’s clerically managed government that approves candidates ultimately overseen by its supreme leader?

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Iran's Election Holds Key to Much More Than Just the Presidency

Iranians vote in a presidential election on Friday that could decide the country’s direction and who gets a more powerful job that isn’t on the ballot paper: the Islamic Republic’s next supreme leader.

Author=Marc Champion, Golnar Motevalli


Iranians determine future of reforms in presidential election

Iranians vote on Friday in a bitter presidential contest between pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani and hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi that could determine the pace of economic and social reform and Iran's re-engagement with the world.

Author=Parisa Hafezi and William Maclean


Isaiah Thomas, Al Horford unlock new ways for Boston Celtics to succeed in Game 5

Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford have made life easier on each other all season, and now have the Boston Celtics one win shy of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Author=Jay King | mjking@masslive.com


Thomas: Underdog status to keep driving C's

Isaiah Thomas said that even though his No. 1-seeded Celtics have been considered underdogs by many throughout the playoffs, they believe "anything can happen" as they prepare to face the Cavs.

Author=


Hamas picks new Gaza leader amid bid for more influence - The Boston Globe

Ismail Haniya’s election as chief of its political bureau concluded a secretive, monthslong process meant to set the future direction of the group.

Author=


Trump disclosure of classified intel may have endangered spy: report

Israel reportedly placed the spy inside the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Author=Mark Hensch


Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda

Israel's cabinet breathed new life on Sunday into efforts to anchor in law the country's status as a Jewish state,

Author=Jeffrey Heller


Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda

Israel's cabinet breathed new life on Sunday into efforts to anchor in law the country's status as a Jewish state, legislation Palestinians have described as an obstacle to peace.

Author=Jeffrey Heller


Ex-spy boss: Israel may keep intel from US

Israel's former top spy has warned of the damage that Trump's alleged revelations to Russia could do to US-Israeli intelligence sharing.

Author=Oren Liebermann, CNN


The Daily 202: Echoes of Watergate as Trump flies to Middle East amid new Comey revelations

Israel, surprisingly, has become the most awkward stop on the president’s first foreign trip

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Israel moves to downgrade status of Arabic language

Israeli ministers approved a controversial bill on Sunday that would define the country as the "national home of the Jewish people" while downgrading Arabic as an official language, officials and reports said. If the bill eventually becomes law

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Israel takes steps to define itself as a Jewish state and demote the status of the Arabic language

Israeli ministers endorsed a bill to enshrine Israel as a Jewish state despite concerns it will formalize the Arab minority as second class citizens.

Author=Joshua Mitnick


Israeli police: Palestinian attacker shot dead in Jerusalem

Israeli police say a Palestinian woman pulled out a knife and tried to attack officers on duty, who opened fire and killed her in Jerusalem on Sunday.

Author=


First lady's hand swat a viral sensation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, rolled out the red carpet for President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at Ben Gurion International Airport Monday morning, but one moment stood out: a flick of the wrist seen 'r

Author=Betsy Klein, CNN


Israel's Netanyahu says Palestinians don't educate to peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the Palestinians are not educating their children toward peace.

Author=


In Israel, Trump urges new Middle East harmony but faces old suspicions

Israelis welcome Trump’s calls for closer ties but fear promises made to Muslim leaders.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP, https://www.facebook.com/william.booth.5074?fref=ts


Trump lands in Israel, prepares to confront thorny Mideast peace politics

Israelis welcome Trump’s calls for closer ties, but fear promises made to Muslim leaders.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Turkey Purges 4,000 Civil Servants, Bans TV Dating Programs

Istanbul (AP) -- Turkey passed two new decrees Saturday — one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs.

Author=


'Evolving' Miley Cyrus has quit weed and nipple pasties: 'I want to be super clear and sharp'

It appears Miley Cyrus can be tamed after all: Pop music's enfant terrible has turned over yet another leaf, sobering up and quitting w...

Author=Nardine Saad


Bears, Chiefs, Texans make trades to grab quarterbacks

It didn’t take long for the first twist of this year’s NFL Draft.

Author=Evan Grossman


Many religious freedom advocates are actually disappointed with Trump’s executive order

It doesn't accomplish very much at all, advocates said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/sarahpulliambailey


Trump Discovers the Dangers of Governing at Daredevil Speed

It is as if some unseen adversary has copied Mr. Trump’s own velocity and ferocity in an attempt to destroy him, several people close to the president said.

Author=Glenn Thrush


Mormon church takes steps away from Boy Scouts of America; does total exodus loom?

It is not the end of Mormonism’s longtime alliance with the Boys Scouts of America, but it could be a step in that direction. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Thursday that, ...

Author=Lee Davidson And Peggy Fletcher Stack The Salt Lake Tribune


Somalia conflict: US suffers rare combat loss in al-Shabab clash

It is the first confirmed death of a member of the US military there since Black Hawk Down in 1993.

Author=BBC News


Japan sends biggest warship to protect US supply vessel

It is the first such deployment since Japan expanded the role of its military.

Author=BBC News


Local elections: UKIP suffers big losses across England

It loses all its 41 seats so far, including in Lincolnshire and Essex, in a "disappointing" result.

Author=BBC News


General election: Labour's '£7.4bn a year extra for NHS'

It says it would set tougher A&E targets and upgrade IT, but the Tories say the plans are nonsense.

Author=BBC News


Here's The Deal With That Glowing Orb — And Plenty Of Notes On What It Isn't

It seemed an innocuous gesture: President Trump joined two other world leaders in laying their hands on a lit-up globe at an event in Saudi Arabia. Then, Twitter caught wind of it.

Author=Colin Dwyer


Yes, we do have a way to deal with North Korea

It starts with sanctions.

Author=Megan Cassella


Brexit: EU-27 agree negotiating stance

It took European Union leaders a minute to unanimously agree negotiating guidelines.

Author=BBC News


Brexit: EU-27 agree negotiating stance

It took European Union leaders just one minute to unanimously agree negotiating guidelines.

Author=BBC News


Brexit: EU-27 agree negotiating stance

It took European Union leaders less than 15 minutes to unanimously agree negotiating guidelines.

Author=BBC News


Analysis | Did Trump run ‘a great campaign’? We asked two experts.

It was a better campaign than Trump often gets credit for.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/philip.bump


Behold! President Trump and the mysterious glowing orb.

It was a made-for-meme moment.

Author=


Dwayne Johnson and Tom Hanks announce 2020 candidacy on 'Saturday Night Live' season finale

It was an eventful season finale for “Saturday Night Live.” Not only did host Dwayne Johnson join the “Five-Timers Club” and announce h...

Author=Sarah Rodman


Texas police officer dismissed after fatal shooting of unarmed black teen

It was an unusual action following a police-involved shooting but the chief said the officer had violated a number of department policies when he fired at the boy in a car.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wesley.lowery.9


Analysis | 4 key lessons from France’s presidential election

It was not a political earthquake.

Author=


Several Injured as Car Hits Pedestrians in Times Square

It was not immediately clear how many people were injured.

Author=Daniel Victor


A New North Korean Missile Test Ends in Failure

It was the North’s first test since it launched a ballistic missile near its submarine base on North Korea’s east coast on April 16. That launch was also a failure.

Author=Choe Sang-Hun


Senate Republicans start health care push with missteps

It wasn't long after the House finally passed its bill to repeal and replace Obamacare that senators were already vowing to do it their way.

Author=Lauren Fox, CNN


DEAL: WGA, Major Studios Reach Agreement at Eleventh Hour, Averting Strike Threat

It went down to the wire, and a little beyond, but the Writers Guild of America and major studios came to terms on a new contract early Tuesday, defusing the threat of a strike crippling the film a…

Author=Cynthia Littleton,Dave McNary, Cynthia Littleton, Dave McNary


Sen. Mike Lee floats Garland for FBI, a move that would skew D.C. Court of Appeals

It would be the latest in a series of attempts to coax a liberal out of a job that a Republican could fill.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/daveweigel?fref=ts


This is how much caffeine it takes to kill an average person

It would take a lot of K-cups to kill you.

Author=Mary Bowerman


China Says It's Building the New Silk Road. Here Are Five Things to Know Ahead of a Key Summit

It's a leviathan transnational infrastructure scheme that's hard to ignore.

Author=Charlie Campbell / Beijing


Analysis | Venezuela&#8217;s anti-government protesters show no signs of backing down

It's a literal s---show.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/ishaantharoor


Senators Reject Effort To Roll Back Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rule

It's a rare victory for environmentalists so far under President Trump. The Senate rejection to rolling back an Obama-era regulation was close — tipping after three Republican senators voted no.

Author=Merrit Kennedy


Mike Pence's disappearing act

It's hard for a vice president of the United States to disappear from sight. After all, you are the second most powerful person in the country and all that.

Author=Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


Donald Trump's big, bizarre religious day

It's hard to imagine President Donald Trump, a very rich man, envying the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic order of nuns who take oaths of poverty.

Author=Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor


Analysis | North Korea demands that the U.S. hand over would-be assassins of Kim Jong Un

It's not clear that the alleged assassin actually exists.

Author=


Health care win could be shot in arm Trump, GOP need

It's not the beginning of the end for the GOP's bid to repeal Obamacare -- but it might just be the end of the beginning.

Author=Stephen Collinson, CNN


Ivanka Trump's new book gets reviews -- and they aren't good

It's only been two days since its debut, but already reviews for Ivanka Trump's latest book, "Women Who Work: Redefining the Rules for Success," are in.

Author=Kate Bennett, CNN's COVER/LINE


Analysis | Winners and losers from the GOP’s health-care bill

It's still early, but here's what we can say about what happened Thursday.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


Somalia conflict: US suffers rare combat loss in al-Shabab clash

It's the first confirmed death of a US soldier there since Black Hawk Down in 1993.

Author=BBC News


Turkey just banned Wikipedia, labeling it a ‘national security threat’

It's the latest of the country's crackdowns on free speech and expression.

Author=


When Congress Almost Ousted a Failing President

It’s Andrew Johnson, not Andrew Jackson, who provides the best model for Trump’s collapsing presidency.

Author=Jack Shafer


It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

It’s “Trumpcare” now, and Republicans have to answer for it.

Author=


The Windows Store is looking a lot like the future of Windows

It’s been a busy few weeks for Microsoft: unveiling Windows 10 S, the Surface Laptop, and a slew of major Windows 10 updates and features at Build 2017. But one thing that stood out among the...

Author=Chaim Gartenberg


Android O will focus on ‘vitals’ like battery life and speed, first beta launches today

It’s been two months since Google first announced Android O, but today’s the day we’re really learning about what’s inside the operating system’s next big update. Google says the big feature this...

Author=Jacob Kastrenakes


NBA mock draft 2017: Markelle Fultz to Celtics, Lonzo Ball to Lakers with order set

It’s Markelle Fultz’s world, and we’re all just living in it. This is our first mock draft post-lottery.

Author=Ricky O'Donnell


Ivanka Trump faces backlash over new book

Ivanka Trump is facing backlash for her new book, with critics saying the book is out of touch with average women. The book, “Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success,” relies on hundreds of quotes from leaders like Oprah Winfrey and Gandhi, as

Author=ABC News


Woman featured in Ivanka Trump's new book react: 'Don't use my story'

Ivanka Trump released a self-help guide this week for working women, and it ignited mixed reactions from some of the role models featured in the book. The book equips readers with the best advice, tips and skills I've learned over the years from man

Author=Danielle Paquette, The Washington Post


Embassies court Ivanka Trump to build a relationship with her father’s administration

Ivanka Trump, in turn, has used foreign nations’ interest to help soften her father’s rough edges amid uncertainty over his foreign policy.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/abbydphillip


In new book, Ivanka Trump gets serious about women at work

Ivanka Trump’s first foray into self-help writing came in 2009 with “The Trump Card,” a breezy compilation of workplace advice, stories about her dealmaker dad and a hefty dose of celebrity namedropping.

Author=


Impeachment: it’s political

Jacob Neiheisel, assistant professor at the Univ. at Buffalo, SUNY answers 5 questions about how impeachment works.

Author=Jacob Neiheisel


Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy

Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, commonly known as Ahok, has been sentenced to two years in prison, after being found guilty of blasphemy in a trial seen as a test of Indonesia's religious tolerance.

Author=Ben Westcott, CNN


Days Before Firing, Comey Asked for More Resources for Russia Inquiry

James B. Comey made his appeal during a meeting last week with the deputy attorney general, who wrote the memo used to justify his firing.

Author=Matthew Rosenberg and Matt Apuzzo


Comey Is Expected to Face Tough Questioning at Senate Hearing

James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, has faced criticism from both Democrats and Republicans for his actions during the presidential election.

Author=Adam Goldman


In a Private Dinner, Trump Demanded Loyalty. Comey Demurred.

James B. Comey’s associates say he now believes his unwillingness to pledge personal loyalty led President Trump to fire him as the F.B.I. director.

Author=Michael S. Schmidt


Analysis | American institutions are ‘under assault’ by Trump. But do people care?

James Clapper says Trump is waging war on U.S. institutions. And he's right. The questions is whether he'll succeed.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/aaronblakewp?fref=ts


Comey successfully dodged the biggest question looming over the Trump-Russia probe

James Comey said that the Trump-Russia investigation was an "exceptional circumstance" where transparency was in "the public interest."

Author=Natasha Bertrand


White House rocked by allegation Trump tried to shut down FBI's Flynn probe

James Comey wrote a memo detailing Trump's request, according to a friend of the ousted FBI director.

Author=Matthew Nussbaum


LeBron James shares his thoughts on the Adam Jones situation, racism in Boston | FOX Sports

James gave a lengthy response when asked about the incident in Boston.

Author=Cameron DaSilva @camdasilva


Harden takes responsibility, blames 'rhythm'

James Harden was limited to 10 points on 2-of-11 shooting with seven assists and six turnovers as the Rockets were eliminated by the short-handed Spurs in a 114-75 rout.

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Harden takes responsibility, blames 'rhythm'

James Harden was limited to 10 points on 2-of-11 shooting, seven assists and had six turnovers as the shorthanded Spurs eliminated the Rockets with a 114-75 rout.

Author=


U.S. and Pacific Rim countries at odds in heated trade meeting

Japan and other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed on Sunday to pursue their trade deal without the United States, as the Trump administration's “America First” policy created tension at a meeting of Asia-Pacific countries.

Author=A. Ananthalakshmi and Mai Nguyen


North Korea carries out new ballistic missile test

Japan says it reached an altitude of 2,000km which, if confirmed, could show a technological advance.

Author=BBC News


Japanese princess set to marry 'Prince of the Sea'

Japan's Princess Mako is giving up her royal status, all in the name of love. Plans are underway for the 25-year-old to become engaged to Kei Komuro, a law firm worker and graduate student who once starred in a tourism campaign as "Prince of the

Author=Chieu Luu and Yoko Wakatsuki, CNN


Japan’s Princess Mako Giving up Her Royal Status to Marry Commoner She Met at School

Japan's Princess Mako, the eldest daughter of Prince Akishino and granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will give up her royal status to marry Kei Komuro — a graduate student who works at a law firm.

Author=Dave Quinn


Japan's Abe cautions against Brexit regulation cliff edge

Japan's Shinzo Abe called on Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure a smooth transition for business as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, to avoid a cliff edge where rules and regulations for firms change overnight.

Author=Guy Faulconbridge and William James


This week in Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: The Javanka chronicles continue

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump deserve special attention in this week's installment

Author=Matthew Rozsa


Kushner family apologises for mentioning Jared at China pitch

Jared Kushner's sister mentions him while promoting an investment visa programme in China.

Author=BBC News


Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

Jared Kushner's sister recently pitched a New Jersey project to investors in China. Such investors could get a crack at an immigration visa to the United States in exchange for $500,000.

Author=


Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

Javier Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries f

Author=


Veteran reporter Javier Valdez is 6th journalist murdered in Mexico since early March

Javier Valdez, an award-winning reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern state of Sinaloa,

Author=Maria Verza and Peter Orsi


Veteran journalist killed in latest wave of slayings in Mexico state of Sinaloa

Javier Valdez, who specialized in covering drug trafficking, is sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico in just over two months

Author=


France’s National Front forced to replace party leader who denied Nazis used poison gas

Jean-François Jalkh denied making such a remark in a 2000 interview, but the writer stands by the article and said there is a recording.

Author=


Le Pen Aide Is Fired Over Holocaust Comments

Jean-François Jalkh was forced to step down as interim leader of the far-right National Front, the party of the presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.

Author=Benoît Morenne


Jeb Bush: I predicted a chaos president

Jeb Bush just did the political equivalent of an "I told you so" on President Trump.

Author=Matt Egan, CNN


Prisoner of North Korea: An American safe at home shares his ordeal

Jeffrey Fowle lost his job and feared for his life and wondered if he would ever see his family while being held prisoner by North Korea, yet the Ohio man considers himself lucky.

Author=Rebecca Kesten


Labour manifesto: Corbyn to unveil 'programme of hope'

Jeremy Corbyn is to pledge more free childcare, water nationalisation and a levy on "excessive" pay.

Author=BBC News


Labour manifesto: Extra £48.6bn in tax revenue to fund pledges

Jeremy Corbyn pledges more free childcare, billions for the NHS and to scrap tuition fees.

Author=BBC News


Labour manifesto: Income tax to increase for earners over £80,000

Jeremy Corbyn pledges more free childcare, water nationalisation and a levy on "excessive" pay.

Author=BBC News


Labour manifesto: Corbyn to unveil 'programme of hope'

Jeremy Corbyn to unveil more free childcare, water nationalisation and a levy on 'excessive' pay packets.

Author=BBC News


General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn doubles down on defence

Jeremy Corbyn will outline his views on foreign affairs - but for some in Labour, these seem a vulnerability.

Author=Laura Kuenssberg


Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Prison Service released footage on Sunday that it says shows the leader of a mass Palestinian hunger strike breaking his fast, a claim dismissed by the Palestinians as an attempt to undermine the open-ended strike, now in

Author=


Israeli police: Palestinian attacker shot dead in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the Palestinians are not educating their children toward peace.

Author=


Shadows loom for Trump trip to Israel

JERUSALEM — Diplomatic slip-ups and an intelligence leak have cast a long shadow on President Trump’s visit to Israel next week.

Author=Rafael Bernal


Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called "the ultimate deal".

Author=Oren Liebermann, James Masters and Ian Lee CNN


Deadly tornado tears through woman’s dream wedding in East Texas

Jessica Carter and Kyle Carpenter were minutes away from getting married when Carter's sister and brother-in-law's house was obliterated

Author=


Derek Jeter was in vintage form at his number retirement ceremony | FOX Sports

Jeter handled his Yankees number retirement ceremony the same way he handled his distinguished 20-year career—like a total pro.

Author=Kenny Ducey/Sports Illustrated


Ford Motor Is Replacing Mark Fields as C.E.O.

Jim Hackett, who oversees the unit working on autonomous vehicles, will take over an automaker under fire over its stock price and stagnant sales.

Author=Bill Vlasic


A fraternity pledge who died after hazing was treated like 'roadkill,' family says

Jim Piazza, the father of 19-year-old engineering student Timothy Piazza, said the Beta Theta Pi fraternity members were to blame for his son's February death.

Author=Associated Press


Kimmel 'apologizes' for saying all children deserve health care

Jimmy Kimmel returned as host of his late night talk show on Monday and shared responses from his viral monologue with viewers.

Author=Erin Jensen


Jimmy Kimmel tearfully reveals son's health crisis

Jimmy Kimmel used his monologue Monday night to get both personal and political.

Author=Lisa Respers France, CNN


Biden back in New Hampshire as Dems already eye 2020

Joe Biden's return to this early primary state of New Hampshire already has Democrats buzzing: Does he have one more race left in him?

Author=MJ Lee


Biden returns to New Hampshire as 2020 rumors swirl

Joe Biden's return to this early primary state of New Hampshire has Democrats buzzing: Does he have one more race left in him?

Author=MJ Lee


Kentucky Derby 2017: Who the Experts Pick to Win, Place and Show

Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert of The New York Times weigh in on the contenders for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby.

Author=Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert


'Morning Joe' hosts Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski are engaged

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brezezinski are sharing more than just the morning.

Author=Nicole Bitette


Joe Biden slams Hillary Clinton

Joe Biden has a reputation for saying what’s on his mind, and on Thursday night, he reportedly didn’t hold back at all about former Dem...

Author=Associated Press


John Oliver calls for Congress to keep checks on Donald Trump

John Oliver wants Congress to do their jobs by keeping President Donald Trump in check.

Author=Brett Bodner


Do Wizards Have the Edge over Celtics Following Gritty Win, John Wall's Heroics?

John Wall wasn't going to let the Washington Wizards' season end without a Game 7. And he most certainly wasn't letting the Boston Celtics leave D.C...

Author=Dan Favale


Wall, after hero 3, rebukes Celts 'funeral' attire

John Wall's 3-pointer delivered the last rites Friday night as the Wizards forced a Game 7 with a 92-91 win -- despite the Celtics' pregame, funeral-style attire.

Author=


Police Account Changes in Killing of Texas 15-Year-Old

Jordan Edwards was shot late on Saturday when the police in a Dallas suburb were responding to a call reporting young people drinking.

Author=Liam Stack and Christine Hauser


Police Shot And Killed A 15-Year-Old Boy Trying To Leave A House Party

Jordan Edwards was sitting in the passenger side of a car Saturday night when a police officer shot and killed him. On Monday, police admitted that the car was pulling away from officers, reversing th

Author=Brianna Sacks, Talal Ansari, Grace Wyler


Texas police officer who killed black teen could spend rest of his life in prison

Jordan Edwards' family, who plan to bury the teen on Saturday, called the murder charge “appropriate.”

Author=https://www.facebook.com/CleveWootson, https://www.facebook.com/peter.holley.923, https://www.facebook.com/lindseybever, https://www.facebook.com/wesley.lowery.9


Texas Police Have Fired The Officer Who Shot And Killed A Black Teen Trying To Leave A House Party

Jordan Edwards, 15, was sitting in the passenger side of a car Saturday night when a police officer shot through the window with a rifle and killed him.

Author=Brianna Sacks


Judges Weigh Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Remarks at Appeals Court Hearing

Judges with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., seemed divided into two camps by the end of the hearing.

Author=Adam Liptak


Opinion | How much influence does Ivanka Trump really have over her father?

Judging by what President Trump has actually done in office, not that much.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/sarahposnermedia/


Sweden drops Assange rape allegation but Britain says WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest

Julian Assange has spent the past five years holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London.

Author=


Sweden drops rape investigation against Julian Assange

Julian Assange says Sweden's decision to drop the rape investigation is "an important victory for me and for the U.N. human rights system"

Author=


Chronicle of Julian Assange's battle against extradition

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has won his battle against extradition to Sweden, which wanted to question him about a rape allegation. He has spent nearly five years inside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to avoid being sent to Sweden, which annou

Author=


Protests follow Tulsa cop’s acquittal in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Jury acquits white Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby, who fatally shot Terence Crutcher in September 2016

Author=


After a week of self-inflicted chaos, Trump could see long-term costs to his presidency

Just over a week after a Rose Garden victory lap, Trump finds himself in perhaps the lowest moment of his brief presidency, struggling to contain the vast fallout from his firing of the FBI director.

Author=Noah Bierman , Michael A. Memoli


Can Trump tip the Middle East balance? | Opinion

Just the fact that Trump committed his administration to an Israeli-Palestinian peace process sends a message of defiance to the Israeli leadership.

Author=Madhvi Pankhania


Kapil Mishra alleges corruption against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: Who said what on the AAP controversy

Kapil Mishra, the former water minister who was sacked by Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, has stirred a hornet's nest by levelling serious charges of corruption against Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi chief minister and national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party t

Author=


Wife of ESPN's Chris Berman dead after 2-car accident

Katherine Ann Berman was 67.

Author=Mark Heim | mheim@al.com


Wife of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman dies in two-car crash

Katherine Ann Berman, the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, has died in a traffic crash in Connecticut.

Author=Christine Dempsey, Dave Altimari


Wife of ESPN's Berman dies in car accident

Kathy Berman, the wife of ESPN icon Chris Berman, was killed in a two-car crash near Woodbury, Connecticut, on Tuesday.

Author=


Iranians divided ahead of Friday election, economy main concern

Kaveh Rastegari's desire for more freedoms and Ghorban Norouzi's worries about money illustrate the fault lines in Iranian society expected to sway a tightly fought presidential election on Friday.

Author=Parisa Hafezi


Spurs fell apart after destroying the Warriors in 1st half, just like nobody expected

Kawhi Leonard got hurt, the Spurs collapsed, and the Warriors survived Game 1.

Author=Matt Ellentuck


Spurs' Leonard set for MRI after ankle injury

Kawhi Leonard will have an MRI done on his left ankle after he reinjured it in the Spurs' Game 1 loss to the Warriors of the Western Conference finals.

Author=


Pop: Kawhi out for Game 2 after Zaza's 'dangerous,' 'unsportsmanlike' play

Kawhi Leonard will likely miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals after injuring his ankle by landing on the foot of Golden State's Zaza Pachulia.

Author=


Kellyanne Conway denies saying she 'needed a shower' after stumping for Trump

Kellyanne Conway batted down claims she complained privately complained about Trump.

Author=Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com


Kellyanne Conway responds to ‘Morning Joe’ hosts

Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday responded to criticism from the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that she had been disingenuous in her promotion of

Author=


Kellyanne Conway shoots down reports that she's only backing Trump to make money

Kellyanne Conway rejected suggestions made by MSNBC's "Morning Joe" hosts on Monday that she agreed to manage Trump's campaign for monetary reasons.

Author=Eliza Relman


House Majority Leader told Republicans in 2016 he thought Putin was paying Trump

Kevin McCarthy made the comments to Paul Ryan and other party leaders in Washington in June 2016.

Author=Mark Abadi and Natasha Bertrand


White House’s FBI story unravels

Key portions of the White House’s explanation of how President Trump decided to fire FBI Director James Comey came into question on Thursday, underlining a growing credibility crisis for the administration.

Author=Morgan Chalfant,Alexander Bolton and Jordan Fabian


North Korea confirms 4th U.S. citizen detained

Kim Hak Song becomes 2nd American employee of Pyongyang university held for alleged, unspecified hostile acts

Author=


A North Korean university keeps drawing US evangelicals to teach — despite the risks

Kim Hak Song came to teach at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.

Author=James Pearson and Ju-min Park, Reuters


Latest North Korea Missile Poses Test for Moon's Team of Doves

Kim Jong Un isn’t giving South Korea’s new leader much room to try out a softer approach toward his regime.

Author=Kanga Kong


North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Are Not Reason Enough to Start a War

Kim Jong Un's regime is hell-bent on survival. Let's not back it into a corner.

Author=Charlie Campbell / Beijing


Kylie Jenner Breaks the 2017 Met Gala's No Selfie Rule for an Epic Bathroom Photo

Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, A$AP Rocky, Paris Jackson, Diddy, Frank Ocean and more gather for a group picture

Author=Zach Johnson


Records show violent history for Kirkersville nursing home gunman

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio — Court records show the man authorities say gunned down an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees had a history of violence, including against the nurse who was among the slain. The suspect, Thomas Hartless, 43, w

Author=https://www.facebook.com/Fox8NewsCleveland


Stabbing at University of Texas at Austin, 1 dead

Knife attack at UT-Austin.

Author=Brianna Stone, University of Texas at Austin


You're going to see sharks — don't freak out

KPCC spoke with shark expert Dr. Chris Lowe to find out why there have been so many sightings this year, what we know about shark behavior, and how you should behave if you see one.

Author=Southern California Public Radio


Larry Krasner, Anti-Trump Attorney, Eyes Run For Philadelphia DA

Krasner, son of a Jewish father and evangelical minister mother, has pledged to refuse to cooperate with Trump’s White House as Philadelphia DA.

Author=Daniel J. Solomon


UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian 'spy'

Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav was arrested in Balochistan in March 2016 and convicted last month.

Author=BBC News


Kushner's family sorry for mentioning him at investor event in China

Kushner Companies said that mentioning Jared Kusher was not an "attempt to lure investors."

Author=Mark Hensch


Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified as a 38-year-old from Maine

Kyle Milliken has been identified as the U.S. Navy SEAL who died Thursday during a mission against al-Shabab in Somalia.

Author=ABC News


Council elections in Wales: Labour losses not as bad as expected

Labour keeps control of Swansea and Cardiff councils as the Tories fail to make the expected gains.

Author=BBC News


Labour manifesto at-a-glance: Summary of key points

Labour launches its manifesto ahead of the general election. Here are some of the key points.

Author=BBC News


Jeremy Corbyn says elites trying to 'hijack Brexit'

Labour leader vows a "day of reckoning" for "tax cheats and greedy bankers" as he launches election campaign.

Author=BBC News


Local and mayoral results: Tories advance amid Labour losses

Labour lose a string of councils, including Derbyshire and Glasgow, while UKIP faces a virtual wipeout, as counting continues across Britain.

Author=BBC News


Local and mayoral results: Conservatives make gains

Labour lose councils in Wales and Scotland while UKIP suffer losses, as counting continues across Britain.

Author=BBC News


Local and mayoral results: Tories advance amid Labour losses

Labour loses control of councils in England, Wales and Scotland and UKIP loses all of its seats, as voters switch to the Tories.

Author=BBC News


Local and mayoral results: Tories advance amid Labour losses

Labour loses control of councils in England, Wales and Scotland and UKIP loses nearly all of its seats, as voters switch to the Tories.

Author=BBC News


Local and mayoral results: Tories advance amid Labour losses

Labour loses councils in Wales and Scotland while UKIP suffers big losses, as counting continues across Britain.

Author=BBC News


Jeremy Corbyn says elites want to 'hijack Brexit'

Labour's leader vows a "day of reckoning" for "tax cheats and greedy bankers".

Author=BBC News


Jeremy Corbyn says elites want to 'hijack Brexit'

Labour's leader vows to go after "tax cheats" but declines to categorically say he would take Britain out of the EU.

Author=BBC News


Labour manifesto 2017: What has changed from the draft document?

Labour’s election manifesto was first seen last week when a draft was leaked. This is what has changed.

Author=BBC News


U.K. Labour Party May Take Sharp Left Turn With Election Manifesto

Labour’s leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said the manifesto would “transform the lives of many people in our society.” A draft was leaked online.

Author=Stephen Castle


Trump announces more judges

Larsen and Stras will join Judge Amul Thapar as nominees from the president's Supreme Court shortlists.

Author=Sean Langille


A question of trust: Merkel treads carefully with Trump

Last month, in a phone conversation between Donald Trump and Angela Merkel, the U.S. president shared his views on Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan.

Author=Noah Barkin and Jeff Mason


MS-13 street gang grips Long Island suburbs in violence

Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on. "You just think, 'Oh, God, whose child is it now?'" said Stephanie Spezia, a longtime resident of t

Author=ABC News


Stephen Colbert eviscerates Donald Trump in vulgar, insult-laden network TV rant

Late-night host Stephen Colbert went …

Author=Sarah Taylor


Lavar Ball Clashes With Female Reporter, Warns Her ‘Something’s Coming to You’

Lavar Ball — the polarizing owner of sportswear company Big Baller Brand and father of top NBA prospect Lonzo Ball — made headlines Wednesday for clashing with on-air Fox Sports 1 repor…

Author=Lawrence Yee, Lawrence Yee


Lavar Ball clashes with female TV host, says Big Baller Brand isn't 'a woman's company'

LaVar Ball chose to ignore the co-host rather than confront anything she said to him

Author=Chris Barnewall


Lavar Ball apparently has no problem alienating half his potential customer base

Lavar Ball does it again... and we talk about it which is exactly what this fool wants.

Author=


LaVar now wants $3B if shoe cos. want deal

LaVar Ball said Wednesday that if Nike, Under Armour or Adidas wants to make a deal with Big Baller Brand now, the asking price is $3 billion.

Author=


Congress reaches deal to keep government open through September

Lawmakers are expected to vote early this week on the package.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kelsey.snell.3


Senators told of broadening Russia investigation

Lawmakers emerged from the closed-door meeting painting a sober picture.

Author=Katie Bo Williams and Jordain Carney


Congress passes stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown

Lawmakers plan to pass a broader spending package next week to fund the government through September.

Author=Sarah Ferris


Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns did not reflect “any income of any type from Russian sources,” but the letter included exceptions related to previously cited income generated from a beau

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Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns did not reflect “any income of any type from Russian sources,” but their letter included exceptions related to previously cited income generated from a be

Author=


Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns do not reflect “any income of any type from Russian sources,” with some exceptions. It’s the latest attempt by the president to tamp down concerns about

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Marine Le Pen: Far-Right Scion Who Could Become First Female French President

Le Pen's marriage of socialist economics and far-right identity politics has propelled her into the presidential runoff.

Author=Saphora Smith


As U.S. retreats in Asia Pacific, China fills the void with an ambitious global plan

Leaders from all over the world will attend this weekend’s Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/simon.denyer?fref=ts


2017 NCAA softball -- Kaitlin Lee, Ole Miss, 13 SEC teams and parity in the 2017 NCAA softball tournament

Led by No. 1 Florida and tournament champ Ole Miss, all 13 SEC teams found a slot in the 2017 NCAA softball tournament bracket. Arizona sits at No. 2, but Minnesota is somehow denied a seed.

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RB Blount reaches 1-year deal with Eagles

LeGarrette Blount, who led the NFL with 18 rushing touchdowns last season, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Eagles.

Author=


General election 2017: Len McCluskey 'can't see Labour winning'

Len McCluskey says he is "not optimistic" about Labour's chances as Tories attack manifesto spending plans.

Author=BBC News


Democratic establishment shies away from Trump impeachment talk

Less than 24 hours after news broke that President Donald Trump allegedly asked former FBI Director James Comey to stop investigating former national security adviser Mike Flynn, Democratic Rep. Al Green gave an impassioned speech on the House Floor suppo

Author=Miranda Green, CNN


State Dept. deletes retweet promoting Ivanka Trump’s book

Less than two weeks after a firestorm over a controversial blog post, the State Department found itself in hot water again on Thursday for publishing material that critics say promotes Trump family business interests. The Twitter account for the departmen

Author=ABC News


FBI tells Congress that Comey misstated key Clinton email evidence

Letter says Clinton aide Huma Abedin forwarded a “small number’’ of emails to her then-husband, not thousands as Comey had testified last week

Author=


South Koreans go to the polls to elect new president after months of turmoil

Liberal candidate Moon Jae-in looks set to win

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


South Koreans go to the polls to elect new president after months of turmoil

Liberal candidate Moon Jae-in, who wants more engagement with North Korea, looks set to win.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


Liberal Moon Jae-in is winner in South Korea's presidential election

Liberal Moon Jae-in is winner in South Korean presidential election.

Author=Matt Stiles


How some of the Supreme Court's conservative opinions may lead to a liberal victory on sanctuary cities

Liberal sanctuary cities in California and elsewhere may well win their legal battle against President Trump thanks to Supreme Court ru...

Author=David Savage


RPT-Highland Venezuelan town blitzed by looting and protests

Like manyPortuguese immigrants to Venezuela after World War Two, ManuelFernandes spent a lifetime building a small business: his breadand cake shop in a highland town.

Author=Reuters Editorial


China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

Lin Wong

Author=Brenda Goh and Sue-Lin Wong


Perry Farrell: Chris Cornell Had 'God-Given Talent'

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington also pens heartfelt remembrance

Author=Althea Legaspi


Did Trump Improperly Reveal Classified Information?

Listening from Budapest to the Washington debate on whether President Trump leaked intelligence secrets to the Russians in a White House meeting attended by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, as alleged in a Washington Post report, I’m struck by the extrao

Author=John O'Sullivan


Analysis | Why Michael Flynn will keep haunting the Trump administration

Lobbying for Turkey while working for Trump raises all sorts of questions about what Trump knew when — and gets at the heart of what a democracy is.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/amber.j.phillps


Third Confederate memorial comes down in New Orleans

Local officials had promised swift action on four monuments as state law makers work to block removals.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/janell.ross.549


Nations grapple with huge cyberattack, but more's coming

LONDON (AP) A global cyberattack, unprecedented in scale, had technicians scrambling to restore Britain's crippled hospital network Saturday and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in many other

Author=SYLVIA HUI, ALLEN BREED and JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press


Coroner: Killer Brady's ashes mustn't be scattered on moor

LONDON (AP) — A British coroner says he won't release the body of serial killer Ian Brady until there's a guarantee his ashes won't be scattered on the moor where Brady buried his victims.

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UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids

LONDON (AP) — British counter-terror police have shot a woman and arrested four people in raids in London and southeastern England.

Author=


Lucky break slows cyberattack; what's coming could be worse

LONDON (AP) — Cybersecurity experts say as terrifying as the unprecedented global "ransomware" attack has been, it's nothing compared to what might be coming — especially if companies, organizations and governments don't make major

Author=


Brexit gets nasty as EU accuses Britain of unrealistic aims

LONDON (AP) — In public, Britain and the European Union say they want an amicable divorce. Behind the scenes, things are getting nasty.

Author=


World’s biggest cyberattack sends countries into ‘disaster recovery mode’

LONDON (CNNMoney) - The biggest cyberattack the world has ever seen is still claiming victims and threatens to create even more havoc on Monday when people return to work. The attack is a virus that locks people out of their computer files until they pa

Author=http://www.facebook.com/fox2now


World’s biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries and the threat is ‘escalating’

LONDON -- The biggest cyberattack the world has ever seen is still claiming victims and threatens to create even more havoc on Monday when people return to work. The head of the European Union's law enforcement agency Europol, speaking on British T

Author=http://www.facebook.com/Fox59News


British counter-terror raids disrupted an active terrorist plot

LONDON — British police said Friday they had disrupted an active terrorist plot with raids in London and southeastern England. One woman was shot and seriously injured in the police swoop. Six susp…

Author=


Melania Trump's No. 1 Priority Is Being Barron's Mom: Why That Won't Change When the First Lady Moves to Washington

Long before her husband became president, Trump calling raising her son her "most important job ever"

Author=Natalie Finn


GOP Rep. Long opposes health bill over pre-existing conditions

Long's opposition was unexpected.

Author=Peter Sullivan


Add attorney fees to the list of concerns for Trump’s staffers

Longstanding conflict-of-interest restrictions limit White House employees from taking free or discounted legal advice, but aides who need lawyers have some options for getting help.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/darrensamuelsohn


Lonzo to work out for Lakers only, LaVar says

Lonzo Ball's desire to play for the Lakers is so strong that he will not work out for other teams, his father, LaVar, told Lakers Nation.

Author=


Amazon unveils the $230 Echo Show, with a screen for calls, shipping June 28

Look out, world: Alexa is coming to a screen near you. Today Amazon unveiled the Echo Show, a WiFi-enabled home device with a seven-inch screen that is the..

Author=Ingrid Lunden


Watch Lorde's Karaoke-Party Rendition of 'Green Light' at Billboard Music Awards 2017

Lorde danced and sang like nobody was watching during her performance of lead 'Melodrama' single in Las Vegas

Author=Elias Leight


Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom calls on California Democrats to be the 'resistance' to Trump

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom told California Democrats on Saturday that they must be the resistance to President Trump and offer an alternativ...

Author=Seema Mehta


Trump lauds Liberty University's growth, urges grads to fight for their beliefs

LYNCHBURG — At Liberty University’s commencement ceremony, President Donald Trump drew parallels between his unprecedented rise to power and the growth of the country’s largest evangelical Christian university and its

Author=Carmen Forman carmen.forman@roanoke.com 981-3334


&#8216;I didn&#8217;t come here to defend the president tonight.&#8217; Republican who rescued health-care bill faces voters.

MacArthur slugged through two hours of hostile questions on everything from the firing of FBI Director James Comey to whether the remodeled American Health Care Act would punish women who had been the victims of rape.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/daveweigel?fref=ts


France's Young President Has a Youth Problem

Macron must find a way to lower youth unemployment and create opportunity.

Author=Therese Raphael


With Europe on the line, polarized French voters choose between Macron and Le Pen

Macron, a centrist, has been leading in polls over anti-E.U. Le Pen, but voting has been sluggish compared with previous presidential elections.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/griff.witte


France rejects Le Pen and her right-wing populist tide, and turns to Macron

Macron, a centrist, vowed to draw voters away from the extremes following a decisive victory.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/griff.witte


Macron to become next French president after beating back Le Pen and her populist tide

Macron, a centrist, won what appeared to be a decisive victory. Far-right leader Le Pen has conceded.

Author=


Madeleine has gone... We've let her down, Kate McCann cried

MADELEINE McCANN was a bundle of excitement and fun as she boarded a plane at East Midlands airport to sun-soaked Faro in Portugal's Algarve coast on April 28, 2007.

Author=James Murray


Venezuelan president to Trump: "Get your pig hands out of here"

Maduro accused Trump of promoting interventionist policy that infringes on his government's sovereignty

Author=


Nigerian official says 83 Chibok girls have been released

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Eighty-three Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody, authorities said late Saturday. Family members said they were eagerly awaiting a l

Author=


Nigerian official says 83 Chibok girls free from Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Eighty-three Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody, authorities said late Saturday, a dramatic development in the mass abduction that brought the ex

Author=


Malware, described in leaked NSA documents, cripples computers worldwide

Malicious software that blocks access to computers is spreading swiftly across the world, apparently with help of a vulnerability originally found by the NSA

Author=Craig Timberg, Griff Witte and Ellen Nakashima


Philippines says bomb sparked by feud but IS claims attack

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say a bomb explosion that killed two people in a Muslim community in Manila was sparked by a personal feud, but the Islamic State group says its fighters were responsible.

Author=


Even with strong game from Manu Ginobili, Spurs simply lack firepower

Manu Ginobili had another vintage postseason performance, but a better effort still resulted in the Spurs' being pushed to the brink of elimination.

Author=


Trump said to favor move that could destabilize Obamacare

Many advisers oppose the move because they worry it will backfire politically if people lose their insurance or see huge premium spikes.

Author=Josh Dawsey


France’s incoming first lady is being taunted — all because she’s older than her husband

Many have come to the defense of Emmanuel Macron's wife, Brigitte Macron, after continued attacks on their 24-year age difference.

Author=


Fact Check: Rumors, Claims and Context on G.O.P. Health Bill

Many of the rumors surrounding the Republican health care bill — that it counts rape as an uninsurable pre-existing condition, for example — are overly simplistic.

Author=Linda Qiu


Turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

Many passengers suffered fractures as they were hurled around the cabin 40 minutes before landing.

Author=BBC News


Marco Rubio claims Americans 'got what they voted for' in Donald Trump

Marco Rubio, who ran for the White House himself, has claimed he does not understand why voters are shocked over the drama in Trump's administration over the Comey memo and alleged Russia links.

Author=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/search.html?s=&authornamef=Scott+Campbell+For+Mailonline, By Scott Campbell For Mailonline


The Future of Europe Hinges on a Face-Off in France

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have become symbols of either the ratification or the rejection of the populist wave that led to Brexit and Trump.

Author=Deborah Treisman


In French election, voters face a choice that mirrors the West’s new divide

Marine Le Pen is unlikely to win Sunday. But her far-right movement has solidified its standing.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/griff.witte


The Look of the French Election

Marine Le Pen used costume to cast herself as the mother of France, and Emmanuel Macron’s sober suit was modified as his poll numbers shifted.

Author=Vanessa Friedman and Guy Trebay


Furor over Holocaust comments hits Le Pen's election bid

Marine Le Pen's bid to defy the odds and win election as French president risked a setback on Friday when the man named interim head of her National Front party stood down to defend himself against charges that he shares the views of Holocaust denier

Author=Sophie Louet and Bate Felix


Le Pen’s Anti-Semitism Problem Is Back as Official Quits Over Nazi Comments

Marine Le Pen’s National Front party has replaced Jean-Francois Jalkh as its acting president after some of his comments casting doubt over the use of Zyklon B gas in Nazi death camps resurfaced.

Author=John Follain, Mark Deen


Army Veteran Accused of Shooting Her PTSD Service Dog Found Dead as Authorities Investigate Suicide

Marinna Rollins, 23, had been out on bail on animal cruelty charges

Author=Jen Juneau


Mark Green withdraws as Trump’s Army secretary nominee, citing ‘false and misleading attacks’

Mark E. Green is the second nominee to withdraw from consideration for the post.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/dlamothe


Trump’s 2nd Nominee for Army Secretary Withdraws

Mark E. Green, a Tennessee state senator and former Army surgeon, said his nomination had become a distraction because of “false and misleading attacks.”

Author=Helene Cooper


The murder at University of Maryland comes as groups report rise of bias on campuses

Maryland authorities have asked the FBI to help evaluate if the killing of a black student at a college campus was possibly a hate crime.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NBCNews


Court reveals Hernandez's final note to fiancee

Massachusetts court officials on Friday released the letter that Aaron Hernandez wrote to his fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, before he killed himself last month.

Author=


Mets suspend Matt Harvey three days for violating team rules

Matt Harvey has been suspended for three days for violating club rules, Sandy Alderson announced Sunday.

Author=Seth Walder


Senior Afghan Taliban Official Killed in Pakistan, ISIS Claims Responsibility

Maulvi Mohammad Daud was reportedly travelling in a car in the city's suburbs when he was gunned down by attackers.

Author=Mushtaq Yusufzai


Trump says he invented an 84-year-old phrase. But, why? - The Boston Globe

Maybe it was a joke? This is the eternal undercurrent of the Trump era: Does he actually mean what he says? Is he riffing? Is he joking? Is he serious? Is he exaggerating? Is he lying? President Trump’s conversations and statements and braggadocio all l

Author=


Calls Grow for Independent Investigation in Wake of Trump, Comey Fallout

McCain, who has long called for a special prosecutor to oversee the Russia probe, has taken to comparing the White House troubles to Watergate.

Author=Andrew Rafferty


The Daily 202: Trump’s inexperience contributed to Comey interactions that now cloud his presidency

McCain: Revelations reaching ‘Watergate size and scale’

Author=https://www.facebook.com/jhohmann


Arkansas carries out fourth execution in eight days, concluding frantic lethal injection schedule

Media witnesses said the inmate convulsed and coughed, raising questions about the execution.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/markberman


Meghan Markle, Prince Harry step out at Pippa Middleton's wedding reception

Meghan Markle has arrived with Prince Harry as his date to this evening's reception celebrating the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews. Earlier Pippa was beaming in a custom-made Giles Deacon wedding gown as she wed her new husband financi

Author=ABC News


Barron Trump to attend St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac

Melania Trump said St. Andrew’s mission appealed to the Trumps.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/NolanDMcCaskill


SEE IT: Melania slaps away President Trump’s hand in Israel

Melania Trump was in no mood to play along for the cameras when her husband reached for her hand as they arrived in Israel.

Author=Ginger Adams Otis


Kids love fidget spinner toys; but are they too much of a distraction?

Melissa Ferry is a big believer in the benefits of allowing students to use fidget toys in the classroom.

Author=Erin Silver, The Washington Post


Analysis | ‘Saturday Night Live’ sure has a lot to work with this week

Melissa McCarthy will host SNL this weekend. She'll probably play Sean Spicer hanging out around some bushes.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/elahei


Penn State teen killed in frat hazing was treated like ‘roadkill and a rag doll,’ parents say

Members of Beta Theta Pi waited 12 hours to call 911 after a drunk pledge tumbled head first down a flight of stairs.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/CleveWootson, http://www.facebook.com/susan.kinzie


Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

Members of key congressional committees are pledging to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia’s meddling into the U.S. presidential election, including why former FBI director James Comey was ousted from his job.

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Congressional Panels Pledge Thorough Probe Into Comey Firing

Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling into the U.S. election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American people need a full airing as to why former FBI di

Author=The Associated Press


Mexico's drug-war death toll in 2016 reportedly exceeded murder levels in many countries mired in war

Mexico's body count from criminal violence in 2016 — nearly 23,000 people — puts the country among states wracked by armed conflict, according to a think...

Author=Christopher Woody and Reuters


Mexico was second deadliest country in 2016

Mexico's drug wars claimed 23,000 lives during 2016 -- second only to Syria, where 50,000 people died in the civil war, according to an annual survey.

Author=Elizabeth Roberts, CNN


House Inquiry Turns Attention to Trump Campaign Worker With Russia Ties

Michael Caputo, who was a communications adviser during the presidential race, has been asked to sit for an interview and to provide documents about his connections to the Kremlin.

Author=Maggie Haberman


Why did Donald Trump’s attorney tweet a picture of his daughter in a bra?

Michael Cohen faced a flurry of replies after posting a controversial picture of his daughter

Author=Charlie May


Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians - sources

Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials

Author=Ned Parker, Jonathan Landay and Warren Strobel


Trump team knew Mike Flynn was a huge problem. They hired him anyway

Michael Flynn told Donald Trump's transition team that he was under federal investigation for secretly working for Turkey, according to a report Thursday in the New York Times. Trump went ahead and hired Flynn as his national security adviser anyway.

Author=Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers

Michael Flynn’s help is sought in the Russia probe amid fallout over the firing of the FBI director.

Author=BBC News


Former S.C. police officer pleads guilty in fatal shooting caught on video

Michael Slager had faced federal and state charges in the April 2015 killing of Walter Scott, who was shot as he ran away from the officer.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/matt.zapotosky, https://www.facebook.com/wesley.lowery.9


Former S.C. police officer pleads guilty in fatal shooting caught on video

Michael Slager had faced state and local charges in the April 2015 shooting of Walter Scott, who was shot as he ran away from the officer.

Author=http://www.facebook.com/matt.zapotosky, https://www.facebook.com/wesley.lowery.9


Michael Slager pleads guilty to civil rights charge in Walter Scott shooting

Michael Slager was handcuffed by federal marshal, led from courtroom as Walter Scott's family looked on after brief hearing

Author=


Cop who killed Walter Scott pleads guilty to civil rights charge

Michael Slager, the ex-South Carolina cop charged with shooting an unarmed black man, pleaded guilty to a civil rights charge.

Author=Terrence Cullen


Michael Slager, officer who shot Walter Scott in South Carolina, to plead guilty in federal case

Michael Slager, the former police officer accused of fatally shooting Walter Scott in North Charleston, S.C., will plead guilty in his federal case.

Author=Jaweed Kaleem


Michael Slager, officer who fatally shot Walter Scott in South Carolina, pleads guilty in federal case

Michael Slager, the former police officer who fatally shot Walter Scott in North Charleston, S.C., plead guilty in his federal case.

Author=Jaweed Kaleem


Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House

Michael T. Flynn told the transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation for secretly working as a lobbyist for Turkey.

Author=Matthew Rosenberg and Mark Mazzetti


Officer Who Shot Walter Scott to Plead Guilty in Charleston

Michael T. Slager was a North Charleston police officer when he was recorded on video opened fire on Mr. Scott, a fleeing, unarmed black motorist.

Author=Alan Blinder


Ex-Officer Who Shot Walter Scott Pleads Guilty in Charleston

Michael T. Slager was recorded shooting Mr. Scott, an unarmed black motorist, in the back as he fled a routine traffic stop in North Charleston.

Author=Alan Blinder


Rebuking Trump nutrition proposals, Michelle Obama warns against 'kids eating crap'

Michelle Obama re-emerged in the public eye in Washington on Friday for a familiar crusade, fighting childhood obesity, amid a rollback by the Trump administration of the rules on healthy school lunches.

Author=Katherine Skiba


Michelle Obama dishes on White House life, says she won't run for office

Michelle Obama told a group of architects in Orlando that she

Author=Sean Rossman


Microsoft Faulted Over Ransomware While Shifting Blame to NSA

Microsoft Corp. is pointing its finger at the U.S. government, while some experts say the software giant is accountable too.

Author=


Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google's Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows.

Author=Agam Shah


Hands on with Microsoft's Story Remix, the new tool to make your photos pop

Microsoft has begun rolling out the new Story Remix app that's part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, allowing you to design amazing photo slideshows. Unfortunately, some flagship features have been delayed.

Author=


Hands on with the Surface Laptop: well, it’s a laptop

Microsoft has built what many were hoping it would. We gave it a spin.

Author=Peter Bright


Microsoft's next mobile strategy is to make iOS and Android better

Microsoft hasn’t had a great time with mobile. While we can debate whether or not Windows Phone is finally dead, Microsoft is certainly ready to move on. After missing the mobile boat, Microsoft is...

Author=Tom Warren


Microsoft's new Windows 10 S will take on Chrome OS

Microsoft hopes a new Windows 10 operating system called Windows 10 S will not only knock Chromebook's domination in education, but also provide a better way for students to learn.

Author=Agam Shah


Microsoft unveils $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

Microsoft is launching a new Surface-branded device today: the Surface Laptop. While the device leaked last night, Microsoft&#39;s devices chief Panos Panay came onstage at the company&#39;s New York City...

Author=Tom Warren


Microsoft unveils $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

Microsoft is launching a new Surface-branded device today: the Surface Laptop. While the device leaked last night, Microsoft&#39;s Panos Panay took to the stage at the company&#39;s New York City event to...

Author=Tom Warren


Why Windows must die. For the third time

Microsoft knows Windows is obsolete. Here's a sneak peek at its replacement.

Author=Jason Perlow


Windows 10 S: everything you need to know about Microsoft’s Chrome OS competitor

Microsoft launched its latest version of Windows 10 yesterday, Windows 10 S. It’s designed for education and to take on Chromebooks and Chrome OS. Just like Google’s own OS, Windows 10 S is fairly...

Author=Tom Warren


Microsoft blames US stockpiled vulnerability for ransomware attack

Microsoft on Sunday said a software vulnerability stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency has affected customers around the world, and described the spread of the WannaCrypt ransomware on Friday in many countries as yet another example of the proble

Author=John Ribeiro


Microsoft fixes 55 vulnerabilities, 3 exploited by Russian cyberspies

Microsoft released security patches Tuesday for 55 vulnerabilities across the company's products, including three flaws that have already been exploited in targeted attacks by cyberespionage groups.

Author=


Windows 10: ​Microsoft reveals new look for its flagship OS

Microsoft's new Fluent Design System will inform the appearance of Windows apps running on everything from smartphone to desktop to HoloLens.

Author=Liam Tung


Microsoft's sleek Surface Laptop brings computing class to classrooms and beyond

Microsoft's new Surface Laptop was created to showcase Windows 10 S and lead a new generation of Windows 10 S devices.

Author=


Microsoft's sleek Surface Laptop is the flagship for Windows 10 S

Microsoft's new Surface Laptop was created to showcase Windows 10 S and lead a new generation of Windows 10 S ultraportable devices.

Author=


Google Chrome won't be allowed on Windows 10 S

Microsoft's newest Windows 10 edition is designed to allow desktop apps that have been converted to packages for the Windows Store. But a provision in the Store policies blocks desktop browsers like Chrome. Is it about security, or something else?

Author=Ed Bott


Hands-on: Surface Laptop is Microsoft's MacBook Air

Microsoft's Surface Laptop boasts the expected amazing Surface display plus all-day battery life in a sturdy laptop for students, although it's priced beyond the budget for many.

Author=


Surface Laptop hands-on: Microsoft transforms the Surface Pro 4 into a mainstream laptop

Microsoft's Surface Laptop boasts the expected amazing Surface display plus all-day battery life in a sturdy laptop for students.

Author=


Why Trump must make a surprise visit to Iraq on his first foreign trip

Middle East peace is one of Trump's loftier goals and an unscheduled visit to Iraq would benefit him greatly.

Author=Mark Vargas, contributor


‘Morning Joe’ Hosts: Conway Said She Needed a Shower After Speaking for Trump

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough said that Kellyanne Conway told them privately during the presidential campaign that she had only taken a job with Mr. Trump for the money.

Author=Jonah Engel Bromwich


MTV Movie & TV Awards: Best and Worst Moments

Millie Bobby Brown gets emotional, a 'Beauty and the Beast' homage and gender-neutral acting awards were among the most memorable moments from Sunday night's show.

Author=Farnoush Amiri


<i>Stranger Things</i> Make New Famous Friends at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp and Finn Wolfhard meet Cara Delevingne, Zac Efron, Josh Gad, Hugh Jackman and Emma Watson

Author=Zach Johnson


Navy SEAL Killed in Somalia Identified as 15-Year Veteran Kyle Milliken

Milliken was a member of SEAL Team Six, the elite unit credited with killing Osama bin Laden, and he earned four Bronze Stars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Author=Phil McCausland


Iranians queue up to vote in fiercely-contested presidential election

Millions of Iranians joined long queues to vote on Friday, an early sign of strong turnout in an unexpectedly tight presidential election that could determine the future of the country's nascent emergence from international isolation.

Author=Parisa Hafezi and William Maclean


S. Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

Millions of South Koreans headed to polls Tuesday to elect a new president, a culmination of a two-month race a trailing conservative equated to an ideological war as his liberal rival appeared poised to overturn a decade of conservative rule after a mass

Author=


Report: Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized parts of homeland security thesis

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. said this week that he would take a job in the Department of Homeland Security.

Author=


Sheriff Clarke denies plagiarism, calls CNN reporter a 'sleaze bag'

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke -- who last week claimed that he was appointed to be an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security -- is denying allegations that he plagiarized content in his 2013 master's thesis, while calling

Author=ABC News


Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he will take Homeland Security job

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he has taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security.

Author=Associated Press


CNN accuses Sheriff Clarke of plagiarizing master's thesis — then 'America's Sheriff' hits back

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, …

Author=Chris Enloe


Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocativ...

Author=


Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, said Wednesday that he’s taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland

Author=


DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he's been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security, while the Naval Postgraduate School

Author=ABC News


DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he’s been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master’s thesis on homeland security.

Author=


Trump's demand Seoul pay for THAAD will test ties as Moon presidency looms

min Park

Author=James Pearson and Ju-min Park


North Korea fires missile that lands in sea near Russia

min Park and Idrees Ali

Author=Ju-min Park and Idrees Ali


New South Korean president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

min Park and Jack Kim

Author=Ju-min Park and Jack Kim


South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; joint drills wrap up

min Park and James Pearson

Author=Ju-min Park and James Pearson


North Korea says missile ready for mass-production, U.S. questions progress

min Park and Phil Stewart

Author=Ju-min Park and Phil Stewart


Liberal Moon Jae-in wins South Korean election: exit polls

min Park and Se Young Lee

Author=Ju-min Park and Se Young Lee


Detained opposition icon looms large over Iran's presidential election

Mir Hossein Mousavi has been under house arrest for eight years but his name is still chanted at rallies.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/alexsmithnbc


Mexican mum who investigated daughter's death is killed

Miriam Rodríguez Martínez found the body in a hidden grave in Mexico, then put her killers in jail.

Author=BBC News


North Korea defies Trump

Missile test follows saber-rattling but Trump's policy looks like Obama's

Author=Michael Crowley


Iranian President Rouhani appears set for reelection, preliminary results show

Moderate leader Hassan Rouhani was ahead of his hardline rival by more than 7 million votes with most of the ballots counted, officials said, in an election that has rested largely on whether voters supported the president’s efforts to mend ties with th

Author=https://www.facebook.com/erinmichellecunningham


$8 Billion Deal Gives Crucial Momentum to G.O.P. Health Bill

Money was added to protect people with pre-existing conditions who felt endangered by the latest health care repeal bill, but Democrats say it won’t be enough.

Author=Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear


Montreal declares state of emergency over flooding

Montreal's mayor has declared a state of emergency as rising flood waters threaten dikes and breakwaters and force residents from their homes in parts of Canada's Quebec province.

Author=Joe Sutton and Susannah Cullinane, CNN


Analysis | South Korea just showed the world how to do democracy

Moon Jae-in comes to power after an extraordinary protest movement brought down his predecessor.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/ishaantharoor


South Korea election: Exit poll points to Moon Jae-in win

Moon Jae-in is on course to win the South Korean presidential election, according to an exit poll conducted by the country's three major broadcasters.

Author=Pamela Boykoff and Taehoon Lee, CNN


Moon Vows to Seek Peace With North Korea, Take on Companies

Moon Jae-in pledged to push for peace with North Korea and get tough on South Korea’s biggest companies in his first remarks as president after a resounding election win.

Author=Kanga Kong, Hooyeon Kim


New South Korean President Moon Jae-in Won't Find Reengaging Kim Jong Un Easy

Moon Jae-in wants to help North Korea economically. But will Kim Jong Un agree?

Author=Charlie Campbell / Beijing and Seoul


On first day in office, South Korean president talks about going to North

Moon Jae-in wants to revive the &ldquo;sunshine policy&rdquo; of engagement. But it won't be easy.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


On first day in office, South Korean president talks about going to North

Moon Jae-in wants to revive the “sunshine policy” of engagement. But it won't be easy.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


South Korea’s Election: What We Know So Far

Moon Jae-in, a human rights lawyer, declared victory in a televised speech after most of the vote had been counted and his rivals appeared to concede.

Author=Choe Sang-Hun


South Koreans elect liberal Moon Jae-in president after months of turmoil

Moon wants more engagement with North Korea, possibly setting up tensions with Washington.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


Analysis | ‘I need to take a shower,’ Kellyanne Conway said after defending candidate Trump, according to ‘Morning Joe’

More evidence that Trump's own surrogates don't always believe him.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/callum.borchers


6 policies Congress hid in the new spending bill

More immigrants, medical pot, and a new “golden” crab.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/DannyRVinik


May Day protests: More than 40 arrests made in nationwide marches

More than 40 arrests were made Monday as tens of thousands across the country chanted, picketed and protested against President Trump’s immigration and labor policies on May Day.

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'We need closure': Alton Sterling's aunt on reports of no federal charges for police

More than a hundred people gathered at the site of Alton Sterling's fatal shooting after news broke the officers involved in it would not face federal charges.

Author=Emily Lane, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune


Trump’s executive orders are signed with fanfare — but they deliver little punch

More than half of the president’s early directives focus on studies, commissions and reviews.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/abbydphillip


White House launches a commission to study voter fraud and suppression

More than three months after the president claimed that there was widespread voter fraud, the White House plans to launch a commission to study the issue.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson


White House to launch a commission to study voter fraud and suppression

More than three months after the president claimed there was widespread voter fraud, the White House plans to launch a commission to study the issue.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson


ICE announces largest anti-gang crackdown in agency history

More than two-thirds of the 1,378 people arrested are U.S. citizens, born in this country.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/mariasacchettireporter


Putin Sits Down at Piano in China, Plays Soviet Songs

Moscow (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin, known for his passion for the outdoors, showed off his softer side during a visit to China when he sat down to play the piano Sunday.

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Russia's Victory Day parade marred by thick clouds

MOSCOW (AP) — Thick clouds have forced the cancellation of the traditional dramatic conclusion to Russia's annual Victory Day parade on Red Square — the roaring flyover by scores of military aircraft.

Author=


As U.S. And China Find Common Ground On North Korea, Is Russia The Wild Card?

Moscow could ease pain if China steps up trade sanctions against Pyongyang

Author=Reuters


Victory Day: Why is May 9 So Important to Russia?

Moscow marks one of its most famous holidays with plenty of military bombast.

Author=Damien Sharkov


Why Trump’s efforts to shake his Russia problem only make it worse

Moscow&rsquo;s shadow over Trump&rsquo;s presidency just got longer.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/pages/Karen-Tumulty/1410916925870676


Graduating seniors boo Betsy DeVos at commencement in Florida

Most of the graduating seniors stood and turned their backs as the crowd applauded.

Author=Jessica Bakeman


Bill Shine, Fox News co-president, resigns from network amid harassment scandal

Move comes a week after Bill O’Reilly’s firing; Shine oversaw news programming at Fox

Author=https://www.facebook.com/paul.farhi


Haniyeh Chosen as Hamas' Political Chief

Move comes shortly after Gaza's rulers unveiled a new, seemingly more pragmatic political program aimed at ending the group's international isolation

Author=Associated Press


With Derek Jeter’s number retired, Yanks likely done for a while

Move over Babe and Lou, Joe D. and Mickey, Yogi and Whitey and the rest of the Yankees' all-time greats.

Author=


With Obama, Clinton gone, GOP revives Pelosi as boogeyman

Move over Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, Republicans have a new campaign boogeyman. Well, sort of new.

Author=


Trump-Russia row: Putin offers to release records of meeting

Mr Trump is alleged to have passed Russian officials sensitive information during the meeting.

Author=BBC News


Richard Burr Leads Russia Inquiry, Whether He Likes It or Not

Mr. Burr, the unobtrusive chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is moving into a spotlight he never expected and does not seem to relish.

Author=Matt Flegenheimer


Fired by Trump, James Comey Makes an Outing to See a Musical

Mr. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, and his wife saw “Fun Home” in Washington. “They were wiping away the tears as they came backstage to meet the cast,” a producer said.

Author=Michael Paulson


Michael Flynn Rejects Order to Hand Over Documents

Mr. Flynn was subpoenaed to turn over documents for the Senate inquiry into Russian election meddling. He instead invoked his right against self-incrimination.

Author=Emmarie Huetteman


Sebastian Gorka Likely to Be Out of White House Role, Officials Say

Mr. Gorka, an adviser on national security who has attracted criticism for his links to far-right groups and his hard-line views on Islam, is to take on another administration role.

Author=Maggie Haberman


Hamas Picks Ismail Haniya as Leader as Power Balance Shifts to Gaza

Mr. Haniya, a longtime leader of Hamas in Gaza, was named senior leader of the militant group as it jockeys for influence and tries to soften its image.

Author=Isabel Kershner and Majd Al Waheidi


Hamas Picks Ismail Haniya as Leader as Power Balance Shifts to Gaza

Mr. Haniya, a longtime leader of Hamas in Gaza, was officially named Saturday as the senior leader of the militant group as it jockeys for influence as tries to soften its image.

Author=Isabel Kershner and Majd Al Waheidi


Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Afghan Warlord, Returns to City He Left in Ruins

Mr. Hekmatyar, an ex-prime minister who once helped destroy Kabul, has returned with immunity in hopes it will lead to talks with the Taliban.

Author=Mujib Mashal


$110 Billion Weapons Sale to Saudis Has Jared Kushner’s Personal Touch

Mr. Kushner called the head of Lockheed Martin while he met with Saudi officials, showing President Trump’s eagerness for a major deal before his first foreign trip.

Author=Mark Landler, Eric Schmitt and Matt Apuzzo


Emmanuel Macron Will Take Over as President of France on Sunday

Mr. Macron easily defeated his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen, but his attention will already have turned to France’s coming legislative elections.

Author=Sewell Chan


South Korea’s New President, Moon Jae-in, Promises New Approach to North

Mr. Moon said he was willing to meet with the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, if the circumstances were right.

Author=Choe Sang-Hun


Robert Mueller, New Special Counsel, Is Known for Independence

Mr. Mueller, as head of the F.B.I. for 13 years and as a federal prosecutor, cultivated a reputation as an unflinching advocate for facts.

Author=Michael D. Shear


Opening First Foreign Trip, Donald Trump Tries to Leave Crisis Behind

Mr. Trump leaves as a newly appointed special counsel begins looking into any ties between Russia and the president’s campaign.

Author=Peter Baker


Xi Jinping Positions China at Center of New Economic Order

Mr. Xi pledged more than $100 billion for development banks in China that he said would spearhead vast spending on infrastructure across Asia, Europe and Africa.

Author=Jane Perlez and Keith Bradsher


Marine Le Pen Will Name a Former Rival Prime Minister if Elected

Ms. Le Pen said she had reached an agreement with Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, a right-wing politician who shares her distrust of the European Union.

Author=Aurelien Breeden


Chelsea Manning Is Expected to Leave Prison, 28 Years Early

Ms. Manning is to be released from military prison on Wednesday. The bulk of her sentence for leaking government secrets was commuted by President Barack Obama.

Author=Charlie Savage


Chelsea Manning Leaves Prison, Closing an Extraordinary Leak Case

Ms. Manning was released from military prison on Wednesday. The bulk of her sentence for leaking government secrets was commuted by President Barack Obama.

Author=Charlie Savage


Melissa McCarthy Plays an Angst-Ridden Sean Spicer on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Ms. McCarthy, this week’s “S.N.L.” host, returned to the role of Mr. Spicer in a sketch about a challenging week for the White House press secretary.

Author=Dave Itzkoff


Sally Yates Tells Senators She Warned Trump About Michael Flynn

Ms. Yates, the former acting attorney general, gave a dramatic account of an unfolding crisis in the early days of President Trump’s White House.

Author=Matt Apuzzo and Emmarie Huetteman


Sally Yates Says She Told White House Flynn Was Susceptible to Blackmail

Ms. Yates, the former acting attorney general, is giving her account at a Senate hearing of an early crisis in the Trump administration.

Author=Matt Apuzzo and Emmarie Huetteman


<i>Rob & Big</i> Star Christopher ''Big Black'' Boykin Dead at 45

MTV personality was known for his friendship with Rob Dyrdek

Author=McKenna Aiello


Chanel West Coast and Other <i>Rob & Big</i> Co-Stars Mourn the Death of Christopher ''Big Black'' Boykin

MTV stars remember their former co-star...

Author=Meg Swertlow


6 unexpected things I learned about Ivanka Trump from her new book

Much of Ivanka Trump's new book felt generic. However, the first daughter did reveal a handful of surprising facts about herself.

Author=Kate Taylor


Hamas elects former deputy Haniyeh as new political chief

Mughrabi

Author=Nidal al-Mughrabi


Hamas to soften stance on Israel, Muslim Brotherhood: Arab sources

Mughrabi and Tom Finn

Author=Nidal al-Mughrabi and Tom Finn


Watch: Dramatic dash cam video captures plane crash

MUKILTEO, Wash. - Dramatic dash cam video captured the moment a plane came crashing down on a busy street on Tuesday.Driver Guanting Li was at a stop light at the intersection of State Route 525 and Harbour Pointe Boulevard during the afternoon rush hour

Author=KOMO


Multiple fatalities reported as floods, tornadoes hit Midwest, Texas

Multiple deaths are reported and numbers could rise Sunday after tornadoes and floods ripped through the Midwest and Texas on Saturday.

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8 people wounded in shooting at San Diego apartment complex; gunman killed by police

Multiple people were wounded Sunday in a shooting at a San Diego apartment complex, authorities said.

Author=Los Angeles Times


Georgia death row inmate abuses witnesses at his execution

Murderer JW Ledford's microphone was cut off as he made his final statement in the death chamber.

Author=BBC News


Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, accused of paying teen boys for sex, will not seek reelection

Murray, a progressive activist, continued to deny the allegations but conceded that his career in elective office is over.

Author=


Ivory Coast mutiny: Shooting in Abidjan, Bouaké and other cities

Mutinous soldiers open fire in four Ivory Coast cities, despite an order to lay down their weapons.

Author=BBC News


National security officials try to accommodate Trump's attributes

National Security Council officials have apparently learned that Donald Trump is likely to stop reading important materials unless he sees his name.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/steve.benen


Tracking President Trump's Flip-Flops

NBC News is tracking Trump's new policy pronouncements from Election Day forward. Here are the issues that he's flip-flopped on.

Author=Jane C. Timm


Sessions: Digging a Deeper Hole

NBC: Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors this week to seek the maximum punishment for drug offenses, in one of the clearest breaks yet from the policies of the Justice Department under the Obama administration. A break fro

Author=Andrew Stuttaford


Globalization 2.0: How China’s two-day summit aims to shape a new world order

Nearly 30 leaders will convene in Beijing this Sunday to discuss a Chinese infrastructure plan that will cover 60% of the world's population.

Author=Jessica Meyers


Globalization 2.0: How China’s two-day summit aims to shape a new world order

Nearly 30 leaders will convene in Beijing this Sunday to discuss a Chinese infrastructure plan that will cover about a third of the global economy.

Author=Jessica Meyers


Persuasive Business Leaders Parade Through White House

Nearly 300 executives have visited this year, putting C.E.O.s on par with senior lawmakers as influences on President Trump’s thinking.

Author=Kate Kelly


Deaths reported, dozens hospitalized after Texas tornado

Nearly 50 people have been taken to hospitals after a tornado swept through the East Texas city of Canton.

Author=Associated Press


Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado

Nearly 50 people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit a small city in East Texas on

Author=


AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits

Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution.

Author=


GOP working group runs into early obstacles

Negotiations to repeal and replace Obamacare are fully underway now in the US Senate, where Republican lawmakers are grappling with how they can find consensus between their moderate and conservative factions while still managing to get the 50 Republicans

Author=Lauren Fox and Phil Mattingly, CNN


Trump administration formally launches NAFTA renegotiation

Negotiations with Canada and Mexico begin as soon as Aug. 16, the administration said.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/anaclaireswanson


It was working-class whites: Hillary Clinton lost a lot of Obama voters to Donald Trump, Democratic firm says

New data shines a light on reasons why the Democrats lost the election last Novebmber VIDEO

Author=Charlie May


Top court upholds death sentence for rape that shocked India

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court has upheld death sentences of four men who were convicted in the fatal gang-rape and torture of a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in the Indian capital nearly five years ago.

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AAP has lost its anti-corruption plank: Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken

New Delhi: Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Sunday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the "graft" charges made by sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra, adding that the party had "lost its anti- corruption plank.&q

Author=


Hundreds Of Angry Residents Take On Republican Congressman Over Health Care

New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur helped push the Republican health bill forward with his amendment. On Wednesday, he faced a wave of anger from hundreds of residents at a town hall meeting.

Author=Paul McLeod


Hostile Town Hall For Congressman Who Helped Save GOP Health Care Bill

New Jersey Republican Tom MacArthur was central to reviving the GOP health care bill in the House. He met with constituents who are angry over that and the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Author=


Windows 10 S is Microsoft's answer to Chrome OS

New laptops arrive this summer priced from $189

Author=Tom Warren


S Korea leader Moon scraps state-issued history books

New liberal President Moon Jae-in said history education should not be used for political purposes.

Author=BBC News


At U.S. Coast Guard Academy, President Trump Prepares to Address Graduates

New London will host President Donald Trump Wednesday when he addresses graduates at the Coast Guard Academy this morning.

Author=RUSSELL BLAIR, MIKAELA PORTER, KATHLEEN MCWILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER KEATING


South Korea's new president questions Japan 'comfort women' deal

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has cast doubt on a landmark deal with Japan over wartime sex slaves.

Author=James Griffiths, CNN


New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

New South Korean President Moon Jae-In spoke to the leaders of China and Japan Thursday, hours after a telephone call with his US counterpart Donald Trump, officials and reports said, as he began shaping his approach to the nuclear-armed North. In a 40-m

Author=


Colbert gleefully responds 'I won' to insults from Trump

NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Colbert has gleefully responded to insults hurled his way by President Donald Trump, cheering the fact that he finally got Trump to say his name.

Author=EndPlay


Trump's Daughter Tiffany to Attend Georgetown Law School

New York (AP) -- Another Trump is going to Washington.

Author=


Springer, Astros tee off Tanaka for 10-7 win, DH split

NEW YORK (AP) — Chase Headley stopped a 1-for-24 slide with a tiebreaking, bases-loaded triple off Chris Devenski in a six-run seventh inning, and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Houston Astros 11-6 Sunday in a doubleheader opener before ceremo

Author=


Trump celebrates Hill victory, relishes visit to hometown

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump had already planned a celebration as he returned to his hometown for the first time since his inauguration.

Author=


The Met Gala: Rihanna encased in petals, Zendaya in parrots

NEW YORK (AP) — Vogue's Anna Wintour kicked off the star-studded Met Gala on Monday night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Author=


Kushner Family In Beijing: ‘Invest $500,000 And Immigrate’ To US

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Nicole Kushner Meyer, the sister of White House adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, spoke at an event in Beijing on Saturday (May 6). She was marketing a Kushner-owned property in New Jersey -- invest in the de

Author=http://www.facebook.com/5news


Pope Francis Arrives in Cairo, Bearing Message of Peace

New York Times correspondents are providing live coverage of Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Egypt.

Author=Jason Horowitz and Declan Walsh


Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash

NEW YORK-- Richard Rojas, the man who allegedly struck a group of pedestrians with his vehicle in Manhattan's Times Square Thursday, has been arrested and charged with murder, 20 counts of attempted murder and five counts of aggravated vehicular homi

Author=https://www.facebook.com/Fox8NewsCleveland


France's Macron picks PM from the right, blowing apart old boundaries

Newly-inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron appointed a conservative prime minister on Monday in a move to broaden his political appeal and weaken his opponents before legislative elections in June.

Author=Reuters Editorial


NHS cyber-attack: Use services wisely, patients urged

NHS bosses fear further infections could emerge as thousands of staff return to work after the weekend.

Author=BBC News


Nicki Minaj kicks off Billboard Awards; Drake early winner

Nicki Minaj kicked off the 2017 Billboard Music Awards with an explosive nine-minute performance of her hit songs alongside her mentor Lil Wayne and frequent collaborator David Guetta. Minaj recently broke Aretha Franklin's record for most songs plac

Author=ABC News


Jared Kushner’s Sister Highlights Family Ties in Pitch to Chinese Investors

Nicole Meyer sought $150 million for a Jersey City, N.J., housing development from more than 100 investors gathered at the Ritz-Carlton in Beijing.

Author=Javier C. Hernández, Cao Li and Jesse Drucker


Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Nigeria’s president was departing Sunday night for further medical checkups in London, renewing fears over his health after he spent weeks overseas on medical leave earlier this year and said he’d never been so sick in his life.

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Nigerian president 'delighted' to meet freed schoolgirls

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari expressed joy at meeting Sunday with the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed after being held captive for three years by Boko Haram Islamic extremists.

Author=


Nigeria leader meets Chibok girls, leaves for medical trip

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari expressed joy Sunday night at meeting with the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists — then jolted the country by announcing he was leaving for London immediately for medical checkups as fears f

Author=


Protesters injured at Turkish embassy in DC

Nine people were injured during a protest outside of the residence of the Turkish ambassador in Washington, DC on Tuesday, according to the official Twitter account of Washington, DC fire and EMS department.

Author=Zachary Cohen, CNN


An Arkansas Community Looks for an Execution to End Its Ache

No case connected to the state’s recent spate of executions was more locally resonant than the one involving Cecil Boren, whose killer, Kenneth D. Williams, was executed on Thursday night.

Author=Alan Blinder and Manny Fernandez


Inside an embattled Trump's most consequential evening of turmoil yet

No one inside the West Wing had to ask how the President's mood was on Wednesday afternoon as aides awaited his return from delivering the commencement address to the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.

Author=Kevin Liptak, Jeff Zeleny, Sara Murray and Jim Acosta, CNN


Video shows the terrifying moment a sea lion yanks a girl into the water

No one was injured.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/kristineaguerra


Rockets, Wizards almost certainly would've tested Cavs, Warriors more than this

No one's beating Golden State or Cleveland, but maybe the competition could have been legitimate

Author=


'Destroy Labour', Britain's Conservatives given election orders

No talk of opinion polls and definitely no boasting - Britain's governing Conservative Party is under strict orders before a June election which it hopes will "destroy" the opposition.

Author=Elizabeth Piper


Signing Away the Right to Get a New Job

Noncompete clauses, once for top executives, are spreading across the labor landscape — making it tougher for Americans to get a raise

Author=https://www.nytimes.com/by/conor-dougherty


Questions on Trump's policy knowledge remain after 100-day marker

Norah O'Donnell, Charlie Rose and John Dickerson discuss President Trump's uncertain road ahead in tackling policy in the White House

Author=


North Korea accuses US man of trying to overthrow government

North Korea accuses an American detained since April of attempting to overthrow the government.

Author=James Griffiths, CNN


North Korea to seek extradition of Kim Jong Un assassination plotters

North Korea alleges that the CIA and South Korea’s intelligence agency bribed and coerced a North Korean man into joining in the scheme.

Author=


North Korea writes rare letter to House protesting new sanctions

North Korea and the United States have no formal diplomatic relations and virtually no official channels of communication.

Author=Kim Hjelmgaard


What happens to Americans detained in North Korea?

North Korea appears to go through cycles of detaining Westerners, especially Americans, for a variety of crimes. Here's what we know about what happens next.

Author=Rachel Clarke, CNN


North Korea tests missile

North Korea carried out a provocative new ballistic missile test early Sunday, sending a projectile to a higher altitude and closer to Russia than any of its recent tests, according to officials.

Author=Brad Lendon, CNN


Is South Korea about to reset its North Korea policy?

North Korea casts a long shadow over any South Korean election. Having a belligerent, nuclear-armed neighbor is one hell of a campaign issue, but even by that measure, 2017 is unusual.

Author=Pamela Boykoff, CNN


North Korea Says It Will Seek Extradition of Culprits in Alleged Kim Jong Un Assassination Plot

North Korea claims the primary suspect goes by the name of "Kim"

Author=Associated Press


North Korea Tests Another Missile in Latest Kim Provocation

North Korea conducted another ballistic missile test on Sunday, ratcheting up tensions in the region as Kim Jong Un persists with his nuclear program.

Author=Kanga Kong, Jiyeun Lee


North Korea demands handover of suspects in assassination plot: Xinhua

North Korea demanded on Thursday the handover of "terror suspects" who plotted to kill leader Kim Jong Un with a biochemical substance, repeating accusations it made last week that U.S. and South Korean spies were behind the plan.

Author=Reuters Editorial


North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un.

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North Korea fires another ballistic missile

North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile, according to the South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Author=Brad Lendon, CNN


North Korea claims US 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of attempting to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un with a "bio-chemical substance."

Author=James Griffiths, CNN


Another US citizen detained in North Korea

North Korea has detained a US citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the regime, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Sunday.

Author=Taehoon Lee, CNN


N. Korea issues direct criticism of China amid nuke dispute

North Korea has issued a rare direct criticism of China through a commentary saying its “reckless remarks” on the North’s nuclear program are testing its patience and could trigger unspecified “grave” consequences.

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North Korea Warns Region Is 'Close to Nuclear War' Amid U.S. Drills

North Korea has not demonstrated that it's capable of hitting United States mainland with a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM.

Author=Alexander Smith


North Korea vows to "mercilessly wipe out" Kim Jong Un assassination plotters, including the CIA

North Korea has ratcheted up its rhetoric over an alleged plot from the U.S. and South Korea to kill leader Kim Jong Un.

Author=Jason Le Miere


North Korea Crisis: How Events Have Unfolded Under Trump

North Korea has thumbed its nose at U.N. resolutions — conducting several ballistic missile tests this year and five nuclear tests since 2006

Author=Robert Windrem


North Korea Launches a Missile, Its First Test After an Election in the South

North Korea launched a missile Sunday morning that flew 430 miles and landed in the ocean, a first test for South Korea’s new president, who has been open to a more diplomatic approach with the North.

Author=Choe Sang-Hun


South Korean military: North Korea launches projectile

North Korea launched a projectile early Sunday from near Kusong, close to the country's west coast, the South Korean military said.

Author=Steve Almasy and Taehoon Lee, CNN


North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher

Author=


North Korea detains another U.S. citizen amid rising tensions, state media reports

North Korea on Sunday said it detained another American citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country.

Author=Jessica Meyers


SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that flew about 700 kilometers (435 miles), South Korea’s military said, a possible response to the election four days ago of a new South Korean president and as U.S., Japanese and European militar

Author=


North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness.

Author=


North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness. It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an “answer” to U.S

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North Korea insists latest missile launch proves it can hit US bases, Japan

North Korea said Monday that it is ready to mass produce a new medium-range missile that has the capability of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases after its latest launch it claimed confirmed the rocket’s combat readiness.

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North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

North Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. A jubilant leader Kim Jong Un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that North

Author=


North Korea says missile could carry nuclear warhead

North Korea said Sunday's test-fire of a ground-to-ground ballistic missile proved the missile is capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead, state news agency KCNA said in a report Monday.

Author=Brad Lendon, CNN


North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

North Korea says it’s ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there following a test launch it claims confirmed the missile’s combat readiness and is an “answer” t

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North Korea offers 'extended middle finger' to Trump

North Korea staged a brazen show of defiance against the Trump administration's attempts to curb its nuclear ambitions, testing a missile Sunday that it said could reach US territory.

Author=Nicole Gaouette


Defiant North Korea hints at nuclear tests to boost force 'to the maximum'

North Korea suggested on Monday it will continue its nuclear weapons tests, saying it will bolster its nuclear force "to the maximum" in a "consecutive and successive way at any moment" in the face of what it calls U.S. aggression and

Author=Soyoung Kim


Analysis | Why does North Korea hate the United States? Let’s go back to the Korean War.

North Korea tells its people terrible things about what the American forces did during the Korean War. And it's not all wrong.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/annafifield


Report: North Korean diplomat open to US talks

North Korea would hold talks with the United States "under the right conditions," a senior North Korean diplomat said on Saturday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Author=Joe Sterling, CNN


N.Korea's latest launch suggests progress towards long-range ballistic missile, experts say

North Korea's apparently successful launch of a mid-to-long range missile indicated a significant advance in its drive for an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Author=CNBC


North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea's deputy United Nations envoy said on Friday "it is ridiculous" to link Pyongyang with the WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack that started to sweep around the globe a week ago or the hacking of a U.N. expert monitoring

Author=Michelle Nichols


North Korea's missile launch: What do the images tell us?

North Korea's latest missile test was considered by experts as the most significant advancement in the regime's quest to build a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) to date.

Author=Euan McKirdy, CNN


North Korea blights China's One Belt, One Road party with missile launch

North Korea's missile launch Sunday came at a highly embarrassing time for China, its chief ally and economic partner.

Author=James Griffiths, CNN


North Korea missile detected by THAAD, program progressing faster than expected: South

North Korea's missile program is progressing faster than expected, South Korea's defense minister said on Tuesday, after the UN Security Council demanded the North halt all nuclear and ballistic missile tests and condemned Sunday's test-lau

Author=Christine Kim and Tom Miles


What you need to know about North Korea's missile test

North Korea's missile test on Sunday was the country's most successful yet, according to analysts, who say Pyongyang may now have a weapon capable of hitting a key US military base in the Pacific.

Author=Brad Lendon and Angela Dewan, CNN


North Korea sends letter to congress protesting US sanctions

North Korea's parliament has sent a rare letter of protest to the U.S. House of Representatives over its new package of tougher sanctions.

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North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear program as US increases pressure

North Korea’s deputy U.N. envoy said on Friday that the country will continue to strengthen its nuclear program as a necessary measure needed to counter U.S. aggression.

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AP Explains: North Korea missile test is huge step forward

North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test may be nearly as big a deal as its propaganda machine claims.

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North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

North Korea’s launch of a longer-range missile shows advances in its technological capabilities and offers the sternest test yet of President Donald Trump’s strategy to work with China to combat the threat.

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North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

North Korea’s launch of a longer-range missile shows advances in its technological capabilities and offers the sternest test yet of President Trump’s strategy to work with China to combat the threat.

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North Korea threat: WH official says Kim could use nuclear weapons as 'blackmail'

North Korea’s nuclear weapons development could be used as “blackmail” to influence the U.S. to abandon its ally in South Korea in order to make it easier for Pyongyang to overtake its archrival, a White House official said Tuesday.

Author=Ryan Gaydos


North Korea wants South's spy chief extradited over alleged Kim plot

North Korean prosecutors Friday demanded the extradition of those they say plotted to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un, including South Korea's outgoing spy chief and unnamed "masterminds" in the US Central Intelligence Agency.

Author=Jason Hanna and James Griffiths, CNN


Kim's human shields: North Korea confirms third American held as tensions rise

North Korean state media reported Wednesday that the dictatorship was detaining a U.S. citizen for alleged acts of hostility aimed at overthrowing the country.

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North Korea: China stomping on 'red line' in relations

North Korean state media warned Thursday Beijing was crossing a "red line" in its relationship with Pyongyang.

Author=Brad Lendon, Chieu Luu and Sol Han, CNN


North Korea Demands 'Handover' of U.S., South Korean 'Terror Suspects'

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol on Thursday demanded the U.S. and South Korea "hand over" the "terror suspects."

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Is Kim Jong Un losing control of North Korea? Citizens aren’t honoring the supreme leader in private

North Koreans are not honoring their "supreme leader" in private, and those who do are being ridiculed, unidentified sources say.

Author=Greg Price


North Korea crisis: Pope urges international mediation

Norway could be among the powers involved in resolving the nuclear stand-off, he suggests.

Author=BBC News


The Note: Trump's next 100 days

NOTABLES --ANALYSIS - ABC’S RICK KLEIN: The next hundred days is kicking off like the first 100 did – as a wild ride that showcases a presidential war with the fourth estate. For a president who has famously warred with media outlets throughout his ti

Author=ABC News


Why Google Assistant and Search are two different iPhone apps

Now that Google Assistant has officially arrived to the iPhone (at least, for US-based users) a lot of people may be wondering why Google pushed the AI as a separate app from the main one. Here’s...

Author=Natt Garun


Analysis | Congress just dodged a government shutdown. Here’s what comes next.

Now the really hard work begins.

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Tom Brady to be next star on Madden cover | FOX Sports

Now, Tom Brady truly has reached the pinnacle.

Author=AP


Security Expert Weighs In On Worldwide Ransomware Hack

NPR'S Scott Simon speaks with Matt Tait, of Capital Alpha Security in the United Kingdom, about the ransomware hacks in dozens of countries on Friday.

Author=Bill Chappell


NSA chief explains 'discrepancy' over claim that Russia sought to boost Trump

NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers cast a dash of doubt Tuesday on the intelligence community's conclusion that Russia-tied hackers sought to help Donald Trump in the 2016 election, explaining for the first time in public testimony why his agency had only

Author=Adam Shaw


Trump creates voter fraud panel that critics call a ‘sham’

Numerous studies have shown that instances of in-person voter fraud are rare.

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Stephen Curry's Star Shines Through Golden State's Epic Game 1 Comeback Win

OAKLAND, Calif. — As Stephen Curry nailed a 14-foot floater immediately after halftime of Game 1 to cut the Golden State Warriors ' deficit to merely 18, the videoboard suspended ...

Author=Erik Malinowski


Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn as national security adviser, officials say

Obama apparently delivered his warning on Nov. 10, two days after the election, in a private conversation with Trump.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/PhilipRuckerWP


Moscow may finally retaliate for the US expelling of 35 Russian diplomats

Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats in late 2016 for spying.

Author=Denis Dyomkin, Reuters


Analysis | President Obama just made it clear: He’s now part of the anti-GOP resistance

Obama on Sunday went directly after Republicans attempting to overturn his signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care Act.

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Merrick Garland not interested in FBI job, friends say

Obama’s Supreme Court pick had been suggested for the job by some of the same Senate Republicans who blocked his nomination.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/robert.barnes.3139


Senators criticize visa program pushed by Jared Kushner’s sister in China

Offer of visas for $500,000 investment in a Kushner company property is a “stark conflict of interest,” said Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

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Senators criticize visa program pushed by Kushner’s sister in China

Offer of visas for $500,000 investment in Kushner Co. property “stark conflict of interest.”

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Armed inmate killed, hostage rescued at Illinois hospital

Officers fatally shot an armed jail inmate and freed his hostage at hospital in northern Illinois on Saturday, several hours after the inmate stole a gun from the correction's officer guarding him, authorities said. A SWAT team quickly moved in to De

Author=ABC News


Armed inmate killed, hostage rescued at Illinois hospital

Officers fatally shot an armed jail inmate and freed his hostage at hospital in northern Illinois on Saturday, several hours after the inmate stole a gun from the correction's officer guarding him, authorities said. A SWAT team quickly moved in to No

Author=ABC News


U.S. accuses Syria of mass executions and burning bodies

Officials accused Russia and Iran of complicity in atrocities at military prison.

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Syria using crematorium to hide executions, State Department says

Officials accused Russia and Iran of complicity in Syrian atrocities at a military prison.

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GOP senator disinvited from speaking at historically black university

Officials at a historically black university in Texas canceled a planned speech from Republican Sen. John Cornyn in the face of "stark opposition" from students to the talk.

Author=Eric Levenson, CNN


Russia and Syria Denounce U.S. Airstrike on Pro-Assad Militia

Officials called the attack an act of aggression, and rejected the United States’ justification that it had been defending a training base.

Author=Anne Barnard


Tulsa Mayor says city’s ‘greatest issue’ is racial disparity

Officials in Tulsa are calling on members of the community to come together and improve race relations in their Arkansas city.

Author=Jessica Schladebeck


Five killed, more than 50 injured in East Texas tornadoes

Officials reported at least five fatalities and more than 50 injured after three confirmed tornadoes ripped through an area in East Texas near Canton, about 50 miles east of Dallas. People were advised not to come to Canton’s First Monday Trade Days.

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White House Says It Ignored Yates’s Warnings Because She Was a Partisan

Officials said President Trump had dismissed Sally Q. Yates’s warnings about his national security adviser because she was “a political opponent” of his.

Author=Michael D. Shear


U.S. says Syria built crematorium to handle mass prisoner killings

Officials said Russia and Iran, although not directly involved in cremations, are complicit in Syrian government atrocities.

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President Trump dismisses FBI Director Comey

Officials said the startling move stemmed from a conclusion by Justice Department officials that he had mishandled the probe of Hillary Clinton’s emails. Comey was fired as he is leading a counterintelligence investigation to determine whether associate

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Nigerian schoolgirls released by Boko Haram reunite with families

Officials say the 82 Nigerian girls released after three years in Boko Haram captivity are reuniting with their families for the first time.

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As Syria war enters new phase, U.S. looks to expand communications with Russia

Officials suggest that a shift will be necessary as fighting moves to areas where Russian and Syrian government forces are more active.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/missy.ryan


North Korea fires missile from test site, U.S. officials confirm

Officials tell CBS News the missile was launched from the Kusone facility in North Korea early Sunday

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Trump boasts of sparing NYC traffic chaos and saving money

Oh, how considerate.

Author=Terence Cullen


Oil up as OPEC, Russia cuts outweigh output elsewhere

Oil prices rose on Tuesday on news of lower production by Russia and OPEC, and expectations that major exporters would extend output cuts into the second half of the year.

Author=Christopher Johnson


NBA player Kanter heading to US after detained in Romania | FOX Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport.

Author=AP


John Oliver blasts Trump over Comey firing: ‘Does he really think we … are this stupid?’

Oliver also called out a Republican-controlled Congress for not keeping Trump in check.

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Kelly Olynyk's long-awaited breakout game sends Boston Celtics to Eastern Conference finals

Olynyk had galled the Wizards since the opening quarter of Game 1, when he came off the bench as the unlikely spark to Boston's comeback from an 0-

Author=Ian Thomsen


MIA: White House officials willing to publicly defend and explain Comey’s firing

On “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace said the White House refused to book officials to discuss Comey's firing.

Author=https://www.facebook.com/wpjennajohnson


Melissa McCarthy Just Rolled Down an N.Y.C. Street on Sean Spicer’s Lectern

On Friday, Melissa McCarthy was spotted in full "Spicey" costume, rolling down N.Y.C.'s 58th street on a podium on wheels

Author=Tierney McAfee


Analysis | The latest bad economic news isn’t Trump’s fault, but he has made it his problem

On Friday, Trump got a taste of just how far he has to go to deliver on his promises

Author=https://www.facebook.com/max.ehrenfreund


Trump Holds Rally In Pennsylvania As Journalists Gather At Annual D.C. Dinner

On his 100th day in office, President Trump has opted to hold a "Make America Great Again" rally instead of attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.

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Pope extols Mary 'of the Gospel,' not of a 'vengeful God'

On his first day in Fatima, Pope Francis said that God’s mercy always has to be put before judgement, and that insisting on the punishing of sins without first speaking about them being forgiven by his mercy, is doing a “great injustice” to God’s

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Emmanuel Macron Is Inaugurated as France’s President

On Monday, he is expected to travel to Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, France’s most important ally.

Author=Alissa J. Rubin


NBA Draft 2017: Latest Mock Draft Picks After Official Lottery Results

On Monday, the Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 115-105 victory over the Washington Wizards in Game 7. The good could get better...

Author=Maurice Moton


The White House still won't say whether Donald Trump is taping phone calls

On Monday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to offer any clarity on a simple but absolutely critical question: Is President Donald Trump taping phone calls he makes and receives? The President has nothing further on that," Spicer said

Author=Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large


50 Years On, Stories of the Six Day War and What Came After

On the anniversary of the Six Day War, writers assess the perpetual limbo that followed, through the prisms of language, history and politics.

Author=Gal Beckerman


Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks

On the day the White House threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, emerged as a key conduit between the United States and Canada.

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Trump seeks conservative revival at NRA

On the eve of his 100th day in office, President Donald Trump hopes a speech to the National Rifle Association can help renew his standing among a conservative base wary after watching the President reverse course on a series of campaign promises.

Author=Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer


Climate March Draws Thousands of Protesters Alarmed by Trump’s Environmental Agenda

On the president’s 100th day in office, demonstrators descended on Washington in an attempt to drown out the administration’s climate change deniers.

Author=Nicholas Fandos


If Israel Lets Palestinian Hunger Striker Marwan Barghouti Die, It Risks a Brutal Intifada

On the surface, the hunger strike led by imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti is about a fairly mundane list of basic demands for prisoners. There has been much focus on the worthiness of Barghouti’s cause and speculation over whether it form

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