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Times Square victim remembered as 'smart, funny' - WFMZ Allentown

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 17:16

WFMZ Allentown

Times Square victim remembered as 'smart, funny'
WFMZ Allentown
(CNN) - The 18-year-old woman who died in the Times Square rampage on Thursday was a Michigan high school graduate with a knack for baking muffins, according to officials at her school who knew her. Alyssa Elsman was the lone person killed in ...

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NAACP, Energized by Liberal Activists, Dismisses Its President - New York Times

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 17:13

New York Times

NAACP, Energized by Liberal Activists, Dismisses Its President
New York Times
Cornell William Brooks, the president of the N.A.A.C.P., will leave the organization at the end of June. Credit Susan Walsh/Associated Press. WASHINGTON — The national board of the N.A.A.C.P. voted Friday to dismiss the organization's president ...
NAACP will oust its president and revamp to better combat 'an uncertain era' under TrumpLos Angeles Times
NAACP Chairmen: 'Today Is the First Day of Our Next 100 Years'NBCNews.com
NAACP civil rights group dismisses chief in mission recastReuters
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Trump campaign seeks to raise money off the 'witch hunt' the president faces - Washington Post

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 17:00

Washington Post

Trump campaign seeks to raise money off the 'witch hunt' the president faces
Washington Post
President Trump on Friday sought to raise campaign money off his characterization of a probe into possible collusion with Russia as a “witch hunt” — the latest in a series of attempts to parlay his political troubles into cash. “What you're seeing in ...
President Trump is not a victim of a witch hunt; he is responsible for his woesMiami Herald
Donald Trump Is His Own Worst EnemyU.S. News & World Report
Donald Trump Longs to Lock Up Journalists—and Sooner or Later He's Going to TryAlterNet
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Passenger detained after allegedly trying to breach cockpit on an American Airlines flight to Hawaii - Business Insider

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:58

Business Insider

Passenger detained after allegedly trying to breach cockpit on an American Airlines flight to Hawaii
Business Insider
A passenger on an American Airlines flight was detained after trying to breach the cockpit, local CBS and NBC affiliates reported Friday. Crew members on American Airlines Flight 31 and an off-duty police officer restrained the man aboard the flight ...

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Trump to Muslims on first foreign trip: Drive out terrorists - Washington Post

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:56

Washington Post

Trump to Muslims on first foreign trip: Drive out terrorists
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will use his first visit to the Middle East to call for unity in the fight against radicalism in the Muslim world, casting the challenge as a “battle between good and evil” and urging Arab leaders to “drive out the ...
The Trump Administration Talent VacuumNew York Times
Seeking A New Narrative, Trump Heads To Middle East And EuropeHuffPost
Trump Heads Abroad With Unwanted Baggage of Troubles at HomeBloomberg
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Trump told aides firing Flynn was a mistake - Politico

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:15

Politico

Trump told aides firing Flynn was a mistake
Politico
Two days after firing Michael Flynn as his national security adviser in February, President Donald Trump told several aides and friends he should have kept him instead. Trump, several people close to him say, sometimes appears to question decisions ...
Reports: Trump Had Second Thoughts About Firing Flynn, Still Supports HimTPM

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For Family of Times Square Crash Victim, 'Nothing Is Safe Anymore' - New York Times

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:11

New York Times

For Family of Times Square Crash Victim, 'Nothing Is Safe Anymore'
New York Times
Ms. Elsman, a high school student from Portage, Mich., was on a family trip to New York. Credit Yana Paskova for The New York Times. Each year the Elsman girls went with family members on a trip, a vacation the two teenagers anticipated all year.
Driver Behind Times Square Mayhem: 'I Wanted to Kill Them'NBCNews.com
Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all'STLtoday.com

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Why Trump must make a surprise visit to Iraq on his first foreign trip - Washington Examiner

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:49

Washington Examiner

Why Trump must make a surprise visit to Iraq on his first foreign trip
Washington Examiner
Foreign trips for any president are an ego boost of the highest magnitude: red carpet arrival with bands playing music, troop reviews, and official dinners in your honor hosted in some of the most opulent palaces in the world. For President Trump, the ...

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Video shows Hillary Clinton practicing avoiding Trump's hugs - Washington Post

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:01

Washington Post

Video shows Hillary Clinton practicing avoiding Trump's hugs
Washington Post
On Friday, Philippe Reines, a Democratic strategist who worked with Hillary Clinton's campaign during the 2016 election, posted a short video on Twitter. The video, filmed on Sept. 24, 2016, just two days before the first presidential debate, shows ...

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Video shows Hillary Clinton practicing avoiding Trump's hugs - Washington Post

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:56

Washington Post

Video shows Hillary Clinton practicing avoiding Trump's hugs
Washington Post
On Friday, Philippe Reines, a Democratic strategist who worked with Hillary Clinton's campaign during the 2016 election, posted a short video on Twitter. The video, filmed on Sept. 24, 2016, just two days before the first presidential debate, shows ...
Aide posts joking video of Clinton avoiding 'unwanted Trump hug'CNN
The little known woman who predicted exactly what kind of president Donald Trump would beThinkProgress
Seven Problems With James Comey's CredibilityBreitbart News
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Jeb Bush on Trump: I predicted a chaos president - CNN

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:42

CNN

Jeb Bush on Trump: I predicted a chaos president
CNN
Las Vegas (CNN) Jeb Bush just gave the political equivalent of an "I told you so" to President Donald Trump. "When I ran for office, I said he is a chaos candidate and would be a chaos president," Bush said on Friday. "Unfortunately, so far chaos ...
Bush: I predicted Trump would be a 'chaos president'The Hill (blog)
Jeb Bush has simple advice for President Trump: Stop tweetingWashington Post
Jeb Bush Calls Donald Trump 'Chaos President' and Urges Him to 'Stop Tweeting'TIME

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'It's been a long week': Republicans tire of Trump 'chaos' on Capitol Hill - CNN

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:25

CNN

'It's been a long week': Republicans tire of Trump 'chaos' on Capitol Hill
CNN
(CNN) It's been a week and members of Congress aren't hiding their exhaustion and irritation with what has been perhaps the most tumultuous week yet of Donald Trump's presidency. "I'm exhausted," said Rep. Tom Rooney, a Republican from Florida ...

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Trump said to favor move that could destabilize Obamacare - Politico

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:13

Politico

Trump said to favor move that could destabilize Obamacare
Politico
President Donald Trump has told advisers he wants to end payments of key Obamacare subsidies, a move that could send the health law's insurance markets into a tailspin, according to several sources familiar with the conversations. Many advisers oppose ...
Trump reportedly wants to kill critical Obamacare subsidies, despite warnings of higher premiumsCNBC
The Obamacare Marketplaces Aren't In A Death SpiralFiveThirtyEight
Report: Trump wants to end Obamacare subsidiesWashington Examiner
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Donovan dropping out as Trump's nominee for deputy Treasury secretary - Politico

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:47

Politico

Donovan dropping out as Trump's nominee for deputy Treasury secretary
Politico
NEW YORK — Jim Donovan is dropping out as President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as deputy Treasury secretary. The Goldman Sachs executive, nominated in March to serve as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's No. 2, informed the White House ...

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Driver Behind Times Square Mayhem: 'I Wanted to Kill Them' - NBCNews.com

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:22

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Driver Behind Times Square Mayhem: 'I Wanted to Kill Them'
NBCNews.com
The driver behind the mayhem in New York City's Times Square that killed one and injured 22 others allegedly stated, "I wanted to kill them" and admitted to smoking PCP-laced marijuana before Thursday's violence. Richard Rojas, 26, told a witness that ...

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Biden: 2020 run is still possible, Clinton's candidacy "never great" - CBS News

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:13

CBS News

Biden: 2020 run is still possible, Clinton's candidacy "never great"
CBS News
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said he wasn't ready to rule out the possibility of running for president in 2020, and he also had some criticism for former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "I may very well do it," Biden said at a ...

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Rosenstein Discussed Replacing Comey as FBI Before Joining Trump Administration - New York Times

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:00

New York Times

Rosenstein Discussed Replacing Comey as FBI Before Joining Trump Administration
New York Times
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein leaves after a closed briefing for members of the House of Representatives on Friday to discuss the firing of F.B.I. Director James B. Comey. Credit Joshua Roberts/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Rod J. Rosenstein, the ...
Rosenstein briefs House members in second visit to Capitol HillWashington Post
Rosenstein: I stand by Comey memoThe Hill (blog)
Rod Rosenstein 'Stands By' The Memo Trump Used To Justify Firing James ComeyHuffPost
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The little known woman who predicted exactly what kind of president Donald Trump would be - ThinkProgress

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:32

ThinkProgress

The little known woman who predicted exactly what kind of president Donald Trump would be
ThinkProgress
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listen during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (Saul Loeb/Pool via AP). The events that ...

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The Latest: Tulsa cop acquitted in death to return to duty - ABC News

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:12

Washington Post

The Latest: Tulsa cop acquitted in death to return to duty
ABC News
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016 file photo, a man holds a copy of the program for the funeral of Terence Crutcher during services to honor him in Tulsa, Okla., Crutcher was fatally shot Sept. 16 by Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby. A jury on Wednesday ...
KING: African-Americans won't keep trusting broken justice systemNew York Daily News

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Rosenstein Defends Memo Condemning Comey Before Trump Fired Him - Newsmax

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:59

Newsmax

Rosenstein Defends Memo Condemning Comey Before Trump Fired Him
Newsmax
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives for a closed briefing for members of the House of Representatives to discuss the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 19, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters ...

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