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Iran told: comply with US demands or face 'strongest sanctions in history'

The Guardian / US 209 sources

Mike Pompeo threatens Tehran with additional measures and warns: ‘The Iranian regime should know this is just the beginning’

Donald Trump should cancel meeting with Kim Jong Un

Newsday / Nation 53 sources

The notion of a Nobel Peace Prize for President Donald Trump is a peculiar one, but only the most petty, hyperpartisan soul could wish for him to fail at the meeting currently scheduled for Jun 12 in Singapore. A lot is at stake.

Barack and Michelle Obama Just Signed a Multi-Year Deal With Netflix

TIME 104 sources

The former President and First Lady have formed their own production company, Higher Ground productions

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DoJ agrees to expand election inquiry after Trump meeting, White House says

The Guardian / US 32 sources

Trump on Sunday demanded DoJ ‘look into whether the FBI/DoJ infiltrated or surveilled Trump campaign for political purposes’


Baboon caught after escape at San Antonio International Airport

NY Daily News 16 sources

An escaped baboon caused a hairy situation at a Texas airport. Police and San Antonio Zoo officials worked together for nearly two hours to corral a baboon that escaped from its crate at San Antonio International Airport on Monday before…


Tesla Model 3 Doesn’t Get a Consumer Reports Recommendation

AutoGuide.com 66 sources

Tesla Model 3 Doesn’t Get a Consumer Reports Recommendation This should be interesting. more

New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to use restrooms or sit in cafes

Los Angeles Times 20 sources

Medical emergency, burglary and physical assault: These are a few instances in which Starbucks is now saying employees should call 911.


Trump meets with Rosenstein, Wray over Russia probe

New York Post 40 sources

President Trump huddled with the FBI director and the deputy attorney general in the Oval Office on Monday – a day after he demanded the Justice Department’s internal watchdog investigate whether the special counsel’s probe into his 2016…


Mike Pompeo Promises To 'Crush' Iran And Achieve A Better Deal

The Huffington Post 209 sources

The secretary of state avoided specifics on how he would convince the rest of the world to abandon the existing nuclear accord.


US stocks surge after US-China trade war truce

Markets rose after US said it reached an agreement with China to ease trade imbalances between the world’s two largest economies

Trump: Haspel becomes first woman to ever lead CIA

Fox News 68 sources

President Trump speaks at swearing-in ceremony for incoming CIA director Gina Haspel.


U.S. top court backs companies over worker class-action claims

The justices endorsed the legality of the growing practice by companies to compel workers to sign arbitration agreements.


Despite losing GOP primary, convicted ex-coal exec Don Blankenship says he’ll continue his U.S. Senate bid

Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third-place, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship announced Monday that he will continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate, though it's unclear if the move violates…


Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

Grains and soyabeans rally on warmer US-China trade relations

‘Trade war on hold’ said US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin


Wilmerding’s Wabtec cuts $11B deal with General Electric

Triblive.com / News 40 sources

NEW YORK — General Electric’s train engine division will tie up with Wilmerding railroad equipment maker Wabtec in deal worth about $11 billion as GE ...


Sante Fe school shooting: Suspect 'was rejected' by victim Shana Fisher

BBC / News 47 sources

Shana Fisher endured "months of problems" over the suspected killer's advances, her mother says.


Roger Stone Says He's 'Prepared' For 'Conjured Up' Mueller Indictment

Long-time Donald Trump ally and GOP “dirty trickster” Roger Stone said Sunday that he's “prepared” if he's hit with an indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller. But he insisted any charges would be “conjured up,” and that they would…

Monday, May 21

Mueller Hopes to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says

Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.

Sunday, May 20

Trump says he’ll ‘demand’ DOJ investigation into FBI ‘infiltration’

New York Post 142 sources

President Trump said he will officially “demand” that the Department of Justice investigate whether the FBI “infiltrated” his 2016 presidential campaign during the Obama administration. “I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow,…

U.S. Suspending New Tariffs While Negotiating Trade With China, Mnuchin Says

While American officials had signaled last week that China had agreed to increase purchases by $200 billion, Mr. Mnuchin declined to confirm that figure.

How Prince Harry honored Princess Diana at his wedding

NY Daily News 2044 sources

The late Princess Diana was a part of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's day in spirit.

Santa Fe shooting victim's mother says daughter turned down suspect's advances

ABC News / U.S. 47 sources

The victim's mother said she was not interested in dating Pagourtzis.

Saturday, May 19

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's royal wedding: Guests begin arriving, couple's new titles revealed

Fox News 1639 sources

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s big day has come, and the sun is shining outside of St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle where early guests began arriving about four hours before the royal wedding is set to begin.

Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election

The New York Times 48 sources

The Trump Tower meeting and follow-ups are the first indication that countries beyond Russia may have offered help to the Trump campaign.

Texas state police: Brave officers engaged school gunman

Fox News 1331 sources

Colonel Steve McCraw says the actions of first responders saved lives at Sante Fe High School in Texas.

After talks, China makes vague pledge to buy more U.S. products

POLITICO 25 sources

China has promised to buy significantly more U.S. agriculture and energy products to help cut the U.S. trade deficit, according to a vague joint statement released Saturday by the two governments after two days of talks in Washington.

Friday, May 18

Gina Haspel confirmed as first female director of CIA

CBS News / Politics 143 sources

She is the first operations officer in more than five decades – and the first-ever woman – to be named to the role

Trump administration expected to revive Reagan-era abortion 'gag' rule

The Guardian / US 78 sources

The Trump administration is expected to announce it will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

Police shoot gunman at Trump-owned resort in Florida

BBC 172 sources

The man, who was rambling about the US president, was shot and injured at a golf resort in Florida.

10 Dead in Santa Fe, Texas, School Shooting; Suspect Used Shotgun and Revolver

The gunman, who is believed to be a student, opened fire inside Santa Fe High School around 7:45 a.m., the authorities said.

Thursday, May 17

Senate testimony offers look at meeting in Trump Tower

The Boston Globe 70 sources

WASHINGTON — From the beginning, entertainment promoter Rob Goldstone said, he thought it was a bad idea. He knew next to nothing about politics, and yet he was being asked by his client — a Russian pop star — to set up a meeting in Trump…

Trump Paid More Than $100,000 To Cohen, Financial Disclosure Confirms

The Huffington Post 146 sources

A reason for the payment was not specified in the financial disclosure, which has caused concern over its timing.

Democrats Force Vote To Keep Net Neutrality Rules

The Huffington Post 216 sources

It's only a temporary victory, however.

How a year of Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation drowned out the news

For 12 months the special counsel’s inquiry has fascinated a huge audience – but important issues are fighting for attention