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Jared Kushner Reportedly Discussed Setting Up Secret Communication Channel With Moscow

The Huffington Post 118 sources

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law, reportedly discussed opening a secret communication channel between the administration’s transition team and the Russian government, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, top Carter adviser, dead at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, a longtime political scholar who served as President Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser, died Friday.

Egypt Hits Militant Bases in Libya After Attack on Copts

Voice of America 569 sources

Egypt answered a bloody machine-gun attack that killed dozens of Coptic Christians Friday with airstrikes on "terror bases" in Libya where the militant Islamist gunmen were believed to have trained.

Chipotle data security breach: 13 Alabama restaurants hit by hackers

AL.com 34 sources

More details are known about a payment card security breach at Chipotle Mexican Grill a few weeks ago.

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White House to share info on ethics waivers

The Hill / Business 15 sources

The White House has been engaged in an escalating feud with the U.S. government's ethics agency.

Paper says Kushner sought secret Russia channel

The Detroit News 118 sources

One likely area of interest for investigators would be Kushner’s own meetings with Russians


Mortician accused of disrespecting John Glenn's remains speaks out

CBS News 32 sources

Bill Zwicharowski is being investigated for offering to show Pentagon officials Glenn's remains

50+ Mass. Chipotle locations impacted by payment system malware

WCVB.com 34 sources

Chipotle said the investigation discovered malware on its network used to process card payments over several weeks this spring.


Trump’s views on climate are ‘evolving,’ aide says, amid pressure from Europeans

Washington Post 50 sources

Allies at the G-7 summit have personally pressured the president to remain in the 2015 Paris accord, a decision that would be a striking reversal. “He came here to learn,” an adviser said.

Senate Intel Committee demands Trump campaign to turn over all docs: report

The Senate Intelligence Committee has reportedly asked President Trump's campaign to turn over all of its emails, documents and phone records as it continues it's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presiden...


Boehner Says Apart From Foreign Policy, Trump Has Been 'A Complete Disaster'

NPR 48 sources

The former speaker of the House told an energy conference in Texas that Trump is "still learning how to be president."

Judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

New York Post 46 sources

NORFOLK, Va. — A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson in Norfolk said…


Masked Gunmen Kill 28 Christians Heading to Monastery in Egypt

NBC News / News 569 sources

State TV reported gunmen opened fire on the vehicle. Christians make up around 10 percent of Egypt's mostly Muslim population of 83 million. They have long faced discrimination, but in recent years they have found themselves increasingly…


Climate Change Among Most Contentious Issues at G-7 Summit

Voice of America 50 sources

Climate change is among the most contentious agenda items being addressed Friday at the Group of Seven (G-7) summit in Sicily.

Hillary Clinton tears into Trump in commencement address

CBS News 96 sources

The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee encouraged students to stand up for "truth and reason" as those ideals come under attack under Trump


Hillary Clinton Threw Major Shade at President Trump at Wellesley’s Graduation

TIME 96 sources

Hillary Clinton sharply criticized President Trump during her graduation speech at Wellesley College Friday, delivering a stinging rebuke to his policies and governing style without ever mentioning his name. She started with a playful tone…


John Boehner: Trump 'still learning how to be president'

The Weekly Standard 48 sources

Boehner said Trump "did what he could" with healthcare, but "everything else he's done has been a complete disaster."


Trump Blasts German Carmakers’ U.S. Sales, Threatens Barriers

Bloomberg / News 105 sources

German carmakers found themselves at the receiving end of renewed attacks by President Donald Trump, who reportedly chided them for selling too many vehicles in the U.S., contributing to a lopsided German trade surplus that’s hurting the U…

Why Trump's Silence on NATO Is a Big Deal

NBC News 18 sources

The president was finally expected to promise that America would defend its NATO allies if they ever came under attack. He didn't.


Manchester attack: 'Immense progress' made by police

BBC 44 sources

The country's top counter-terrorism officer says more arrests likely after Manchester bombing.


Mark Zuckerberg: Success comes from 'the freedom to fail,' so billionaires should pay you to do that

CNBC / U.S. 201 sources

The Facebook CEO said billionaires should pay people to live so everyone can find their purpose.

U.S. economy grows at tepid 1.2 pct; business spending softens

Reuters / Markets 63 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but there are signs it could struggle to rebound sharply in the second quarter amid slowing business investment and moderate consumer spending.

Friday, May 26

GOP holds on to win Montana House seat

The Hill 261 sources

Republican Greg Gianforte is projected to win the Thursday special election for Montana's lone House seat despite a shocking altercation with a reporter on Wednesday that led to an assault charge against the future congre...

KUSHNER EYED BY FBI? Trump's son-in-law now under scrutiny in Russia probe, reports say

Fox News 251 sources

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump and a senior White House adviser, is under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe into Russian collusion, according to a new report.

Thursday, May 25

Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban

Los Angeles Times 242 sources

A federal appeals court has ruled against President Trump's travel ban, upholding a nationwide injunction barring the administration from enforcing the executive order.

ELECTION-EVE DRAMA GOP candidate cited after 'body slamming' reporter

Fox News 537 sources

Montana GOP House candidate Greg Gianforte was cited for misdemeanor assault after an incident with a reporter from The Guardian on Wednesday night, police said.

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

Congressional analysts also project legislation would cut federal deficit by less than previous measure.

LASHING OUT AT LEAKS Trump calls US disclosures in UK bombing ‘deeply troubling’

Fox News 544 sources

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to confront President Donald Trump Thursday about investigation leaks into the deadly Manchester arena attack that has been blamed on U.S. officials.

Wednesday, May 24

Donald Trump hails Vatican meeting with Pope Francis as 'an honour'

The Guardian / US 305 sources

Pontiff greets US president in Apostolic Palace midway through Trump’s first overseas trip since he entered White House

Manchester bombing reveals Europe's denial of Islamic terror threat

Washington Times 396 sources

The Manchester massacre underscores complaints from counterterrorism analysts that Europe has fallen into denial about the threat of Islamic terrorism.

How serious were Manchester bomber's ISIS ties?

CBS News 1064 sources

As Salman Abedi's recent travel emerges and raids continue near his home, authorities suspect links may be deeper than first thought

Live: Global stocks slip as Moody's downgrades China's credit rating

CNBC 234 sources

Our live blog is tracking market reaction after Moody's downgraded China's credit rating.

Tuesday, May 23

Ex-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-Russia inquiry 'well-founded'

BBC / US / Canada 149 sources

John Brennan says he was aware of contact between Russians and "US persons in the Trump campaign".

Suicide bomber kills 22, including children, at British concert hall

Reuters 2133 sources

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a packed concert hall in the English city of Manchester in what Prime Minister Theresa May called a sickening act targeting children and young…

Flynn declines U.S. Senate subpoena in Russia probe

Reuters 297 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn declined on Monday to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.…

Trump budget counts on deep cuts to Medicaid, social programs

Newsday / Nation 189 sources

WASHINGTON -- The White House is set Tuesday to submit to Congress a detailed spending proposal with deep cuts to Medicaid and other social services and hikes in defense funding as part of what President Donald Trump's budget director…

Monday, May 22

We have a ‘rare opportunity’ to bring peace to the Middle East: Trump

CNBC 248 sources

President Donald Trump landed in Tel Aviv on Monday, in his first overseas visit since taking office.

Ford names James Hackett CEO to shake up operations

Reuters 370 sources

WASHINGTON/DEARBORN, Mich. (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co 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…

Trump says, "I never mentioned the word or name Israel" to Russians

CBS News 98 sources

The president is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Israel and made reference to his revelation of classified information to Russian officials

TRUMP'S RALLYING CRY President calls on Middle Eastern nations to 'stamp out extremism'

Fox News 220 sources

President Trump Sunday in a highly-anticipated speech to Muslim leaders during his first foreign trip called for unity between the U.S. and Middle Eastern nations in the fight to “stamp out extremism.”