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Reports: Kushner a 'focus' in Russia probe

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:59
The investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is partly focusing on Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a key aide, The Washington Post and NBC News reported Thursday.

Trump Budget Plan Offers No Clarity, and So Far No ‘Magic Unicorn’

NY Times - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:52
Senator Ron Wyden told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that the administration was using accounting that would “make Bernie Madoff blush.”

May fumes, Trump vows to 'get to the bottom' of leaks

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:39
President Donald Trump arrived at NATO headquarters here Thursday under a cloud of suspicion about the security of foreign intelligence shared with the United States, a controversy he tried to head off by vowing to end leaks of secret information.

Hill demands answers from Special Counsel Mueller

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:34
A growing number of key lawmakers in both parties are calling on Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller to detail what specifically his Russia investigation is targeting, with one Democratic senator warning bluntly that failing to do so could jeopardize the criminal probe into President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Greg Gianforte and the worst Election Day headlines ever

Washington Post - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:30
One of the only ways to become the target of negative front-page coverage on Election Day is to do something truly outrageous.

Uninsured ranks still to grow by tens of millions under latest House health-care bill, CBO says

Washington Post - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:30
Congressional analysts also project legislation would cut federal deficit by less than previous measure.

Why Trump's prime minister shove pleased Putin

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:25
President Donald Trump's body language during his visit to Brussels on Thursday was about as subtle as a politician body slamming a reporter. For America's closest allies, in town for a major meeting of NATO, the actions and words of the new US President were visibly troubling. For Vladimir Putin, who surely paid close attention from Moscow, the day was filled with pleasing images and satisfying rhetoric.

Olympic Dreams at Europe’s ‘California of Surfing’

NY Times - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:21
Competitors at the World Surfing Games in France are setting their sights on 2020 in Tokyo, where their sport will be added to the Olympics.

Hard-working taxpayers don’t support big cuts to food stamps, it turns out

Washington Post - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:00
The public and workers are more supportive of cutting welfare, especially Republicans.

Ryan, other Republicans call on Gianforte to 'apologize' for 'mistake'

Washington Post - Thu, 2017-05-25 18:00
The Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election has been accused of assaulting a reporter.

The Public Editor: The Bombing, the Crime Scene Photos and the Outcry

NY Times - Thu, 2017-05-25 17:59
The smoke had barely cleared from the Manchester attack before The New York Times ran forensic-evidence images. British officials were angry. So were readers.

Will the Supreme Court weigh Trump's words in considering travel ban, too?

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 17:58
The next stop in the legal challenge over the Trump administration's travel ban against people from six Muslim-majority countries may be the Supreme Court.

Video shows bear attack hunter

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 17:45
A hunter in Ontario posted a video showing the moment he was attacked by a black bear.

UK resumes sharing Manchester intel with US despite leaks

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 17:40
Images of what is purported to be the explosive device used in Monday night's deadly bombing of a pop concert in Manchester have been published in US media as UK officials slammed US leaks on the investigation into the attack as "irritating."

Ex-CIA official: Ban is a**-backwards

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 17:32
Former CIA counterterrorism official Phil Mudd says that President Trump's order to ban immigration from six Muslim-majority countries will not make the US more safe.

Woman jumps on hood to stop carjacker

CNN - Thu, 2017-05-25 17:30
Melissa Smith's message to a would-be car thief was blunt: "I'm not dealing with this sort of crap today!"
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