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Arkansas carries out country's first back-to-back executions in almost two decades
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Arkansas on Monday night executed two inmates in back-to-back lethal injections, carrying out the country's first double execution since 2000. The executions came after Arkansas, pushing back on legal challenges, executed an inmate last week, the state ...
Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates, a First for Any State on One Day Since 2000New York Times
Arkansas executes 2 men in one nightCNN
Arkansas Executions: State Kills Two Death Row Inmates in One
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Trump Signals Shift on Wall Funding to Avert Government Shutdown
President Donald Trump signaled he may be willing to wait a little longer to secure federal funding for his controversial border wall, a shift that could make it possible for Congress to finish work on spending legislation in time to avoid a government ...
Trump's first 100 days: Why Trump wants to release his tax plan this weekWashington Post
These are the 100-day accomplishments Trump is toutingCNN
Disconnect: Trump, GOP not on same pageThe Hill
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State Department website removes article touting history of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
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The State Department on Monday removed from its website an article about the history and lavish furnishings of President Trump's privately owned Florida resort club Mar-a-Lago, following questions about whether the federal government improperly ...
State Department, US embassies promoted Trump's Mar-a-LagoPolitico
State Department removes Mar-a-Lago blog postCNN
State Department Posts on Trump's Mar-a-Lago Raise Ethics
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Macron's strong finish in the French election shows populist wave may be ebbing
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BERLIN — In this era of fiery populism and muscular anti- globalist forces, politicians across Europe are suddenly discovering an electoral surprise. It might actually pay to embrace the European Union. The top finisher in the first round of the ...
Macron gains backing of French political establishment fearful of Le PenFox News
Stocks in Asia higher after global rally on French polls, shrug off NKorea tensionCNBC
Are we sexist for gawking at Macron's marriage?CNN
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Senate staff perplexed by unusual White House private briefing on North Korea
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The White House announced Monday that it would host an unusual private briefing on North Korea for the entire Senate, prompting questions from lawmakers about whether the Trump administration intends to use the event as a photo op ahead of its 100-day ...

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In Chicago, Obama tells young leaders that 'special interests dominate the debates in Washington'
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CHICAGO — In his first public appearance since leaving the White House in January, former president Barack Obama told young leaders here Monday that “special interests dominate the debates in Washington” and that getting involved in their communities ...
Obama Steps Back Into Public Life, Trying to Avoid One Word: TrumpNew York Times
Obama returns — and avoids TrumpPolitico
Obama avoids Trump as he steps back into spotlightThe Hill (blog)
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Lawsuit filed against UC Berkeley for canceling Ann Coulter speech
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Student groups have filed a lawsuit against the University of California at Berkeley, saying school officials violated their right to free speech when they canceled a talk by a controversial speaker last week over security concerns. [How Berkeley has ...
UC Berkeley Republicans sue school over Ann Coulter talkCNN
Republican students sue to allow Ann Coulter's speech this week at UC BerkeleyLos Angeles Times
It's Time to Crush Campus CensorshipNational Review
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Daily Beast

Pentagon Caught Off Guard by Team Trumps Tough Talk on North Korea
Daily Beast
As tensions surrounding North Korea escalated, top Trump officials issued new threats—ones that surprised the U.S. military. Kimberly Dozier · Benny Avni. 04.24.17 7:10 PM ET. The Trump administration launched its week with tough talk aimed at North ...
As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear Program, US Fears Time Will Run OutNew York Times
You can't out-crazy Kim Jong UnCNN
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Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence After His Exit From Fox News
New York Times
Bill O'Reilly's first public comments since his departure from Fox came on the day his successor, Tucker Carlson, made his on-air debut in the 8 p.m. time slot. Credit Mary Altaffer/Associated Press. “I am sad that I am not on television anymore.” With ...
O'Reilly returns with a smaller soapbox, vowing 'the truth will come out'Los Angeles Times
O'Reilly surprised by Fox exit, says truth will come outWashington Post
Bill OReilly: Im Very Confident The Truth Will Come OutDaily Beast
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Impure thoughts about the Democrats' 'purity' test
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“Get over it.'' That's what US Representative Richard Neal told a fellow Democrat still bemoaning the 2014 primary defeat of John Tierney — a lock-step liberal who represented his North Shore congressional district for nearly two decades — by Seth ...
Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights DemocratNPR
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Democratic Party Draws A Line In The Sand On Abortion RightsHuffington Post
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