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What Trump's move on Iran deal means

CNN - 3 hours 15 min ago
CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on the status of the nuclear deal with Iran, and President Trump's next steps.

Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

The Trump administration is preparing to impose new benchmarks on immigration judges to speed through a backlog of more than 600,000 cases in U.S. immigration courts. But judges warn the change could hurt public confidence and violate the right to due process.

Corruption Trial Of New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez Continues

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

The defense phase of the corruption trial of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., begins on Monday. Prosecutors said Menendez traded government favors with friends in return for a luxurious lifestyle.

Opposition In Venezuela Calls For Another Round Of Elections

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Gubernatorial elections in Venezuela delivered a majority of seats to the ruling socialists, rocking the opposition and reigniting protests. The opposition cited irregularities in their 17-6 seat loss. Shortages of food and medicine coupled with massive inflation have fueled widespread anger.

How Do You Stop A Spy From Spilling Secrets?

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Ursula Wilder is a CIA psychologist who counsels spies heading to or returning home from hostile environments. But how do you provide mental health services to patients who are professionally trained in the art of deception?

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To 'Desertion' And 'Misbehavior Before The Enemy'

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty to "desertion" and "misbehavior before the enemy" for leaving his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to reporter Richard Oppel of The New York Times about why Bergdahl did this and what happens next.

In California, Many Wonder Why There Were No Mass Evacuation Alerts For Wildfires

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Firefighters in California made good progress over the weekend trying to corral several fires as winds calmed. But questions still persist over the warnings given to residents beforehand.

Confrontation Over Kirkuk In Iraq Reignited After Kurdish Independence Vote

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Iraqi troops have wrested control of Kirkuk from the Kurds, who have held it for the last three years. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with New York Times reporter David Zucchino about the situation on the ground in Iraq.

In An Attempted Show Of Unity, Trump And McConnell Say 'We Have The Same Agenda'

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

President Trump held an impromptu news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., at his side on Monday. The two tried to lay to rest reports of discord between them.

California's Senior Democrat Senator Gets Primary Challenge From State Lawmaker

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's reputation as a bipartisan bridge builder may work against her as other California Democrats are eager to take a more confrontational approach with the Trump administration. A liberal state lawmaker has announced a primary campaign against the 84-year-old senator.

Somali Capital Tries To Come To Terms With One Of The Deadliest Attacks In Its History

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

More than 300 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, when a terror attack targeted a busy street on Saturday. Among the dead are a school bus full of children.

Hurricane Maria Could Offer A Chance To Build A New Tech Infrastructure In Puerto Rico

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Ina Fried of Axios about ways Puerto Rico can take advantage of what tech offers in the future. That is, what opportunities there are starting from scratch, using the newest and best ways to generate power and connect people.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Richard Wilbur Dies At 96

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Poet Richard Wilbur won two Pulitzer Prizes and was the second poet to hold the title of Poet Laureate of the United States. He died Saturday at the age of 96.

A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

Not only can the NRA marshal its grassroots to boost its preferred candidate, but it holds in reserve the power to fund and support primary challengers. That threat became real for an eight-term incumbent Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma who voted for the assault weapons ban in 1994.

Washington Post, 60 Minutes Investigation Finds Bill Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 21 min ago

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Scott Higham of The Washington Post about the paper's investigation of drug industry efforts to lobby the Drug Enforcement Administration and Congress to weaken enforcement on opioid abuse.

Justices to Decide on Forcing Technology Firms to Provide Data Held Abroad

NY Times - 3 hours 23 min ago
The Supreme Court will decide whether prosecutors can force Microsoft to turn over emails held on a server in Ireland, and in another case, whether American Express violated antitrust laws.

Why are Boeing and the U.S. in a trade war with Canada and the U.K.?

Washington Post - 3 hours 34 min ago
Here are the 4 things you need to know.

Opinion: Austrian elections should terrify Europeans

CNN - 3 hours 41 min ago
The commanding victory of populist parties in Austria's national election on Sunday is certain to reverberate beyond the borders of the nation of 8.5 million. Coming on the heels of record gains made by the far right in Germany last month, nationalist and anti-immigrant forces across the European Union are feeling emboldened by the vote, which could well bring Austria's Islamophobic Freedom Party to power in a coalition government in Vienna.

Are the Days of Low Oil Prices Receding?

NY Times - 3 hours 48 min ago
The Kurdish vote for independence in Iraq is the latest geopolitical crisis to affect a market already weighing the impact of possible new sanctions on Iran.
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