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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. MUELLER TO TESTIFY PUBLICLY BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEES The former special counsel agrees to discuss the report about possible Russian connections to Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign in what is likely to be the most highly anticipated congressional hearing in years. 2. GRIM BORDER DROWNING UNDERLINES PERIL OF MIGRATION A grim photograph of a drowned father […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. US VETERANS, FAMILIES GATHER FOR D-DAY HOMAGE Thousands of people and a handful of surviving U.S. D-Day veterans are gathered at the Normandy American Cemetery in France to honor thousands fallen in the pivotal invasion 75 years ago. French President Macron says, “France doesn’t forget” your sacrifice. 2. ‘AMONG THE VERY GREATEST AMERICANS WHO […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. TRUMP ANNOUNCES NEW MEXICAN TARIFFS The president says he’s slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. 2. SURVIVORS OF BUDAPEST BOAT SINKING RECALL CHAOS They say they were lucky to grab onto a drifting lifeboat […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHO’S CHANGING HIS TUNE ON WIKILEAKS President Donald Trump declares “I know nothing about WikiLeaks” after its founder Julian Assange was hauled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to face charges, a stark contrast to how candidate Trump showered praise on the hacking organization during his 2016 presidential campaign. 2. WIKILEAKS’ STATUS IN […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP DEFIANT OVER SAUDI NON-ACTION In not punishing Riyadh over a journalist’s killing, the president makes clear that good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing and sparks heavy bipartisan criticism in Congress. 2. TRUMP DIRECTLY COOPERATES FOR 1ST TIME IN MUELLER PROBE The president provides the special […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. WHAT IS REPLACING NAFTA A revamped trade pact called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, gives American farmers greater access to the Canadian dairy market and offers Canada tariff protection in the auto industry. 2. FBI AGENTS INTERVIEW KAVANAUGH ACCUSER Deborah Ramirez detailed her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee exposed himself to her […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. MOON SAYS KIM WANTS SUMMIT WITH TRUMP South Korea’s president says that the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to come to Pyongyang for nuclear talks, and that Kim wants to have a second summit with Trump as soon as possible. 2. WHAT GOP IS WARNING That time is running out […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. SWOLLEN RIVERS NEAR RECORD LEVELS AS FLORENCE LOOMS Catastrophic flooding from Florence spreads across the Carolinas with Wilmington virtually cut off by the deluge and the vast storm system now over several states. 2. HOPE FADES FOR DOZENS TRAPPED IN LANDSLIDES A Philippine mayor says it’s unlikely any of those thought buried in a […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. MCCAIN TO DEPART ARIZONA FOR THE LAST TIME Arizona residents have been invited to honor Sen. John McCain by lining the route from the Capitol to the North Phoenix Baptist Church. 2. “HE CAN ACTUALLY SEE LIFE AGAIN AFTER 15 YEARS” Family members of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot leaving a […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. WHAT TRUMP IS SAYING ABOUT MUELLER PROBE The president blasts a newspaper report that the White House counsel has been cooperating with the Russia investigation while labeling it “McCarthyism.” 2. SCANDAL INFLAMES DEBATE OVER GAY PRIESTS Some conservatives are demanding a purge of all gay priests, while moderates would welcome gay men if they […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. SMALL TURNOUT FOR WHITE NATIONALIST RALLY Only a few dozen turned out for a march near the White House, while thousands of counterprotesters vastly outnumbered them. 2. WHO IS DRAWING FIRE FROM TRUMP ALLIES Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman has angered the administration and national security experts by admitting she secretly recorded her […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. GUESS WHO’S COMING TO WASHINGTON? Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together; Moscow says it’s ‘open’ to the invite. 2. WHO WANTS TRUMP TRANSLATOR TO EMERGE FROM SHADOWS Democrats want President Donald […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. SUPREME COURT SAVING ONE OF BIGGEST CASES FOR LAST Justices will hear arguments over Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries. 2. WHY SENATORS ARE GROWING FRUSTRATED Lawmakers from both parties feel that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess. 3. WHAT […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. ‘THE INCIDENT DEFINITELY LOOKED DELIBERATE’ Police in Toronto are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why suspect Alek Minassian, 25, plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people. 2. AUTHORITIES LOOKING INTO BIZARRE PAST OF WAFFLE HOUSE SUSPECT Travis Reinking had told deputies in Illinois that Taylor […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. AUSTIN BOMBER’S VIDEO AMOUNTS TO ‘CONFESSION,’ BUT NO MOTIVE A 25-minute cellphone video left behind by Mark Anthony Conditt details the differences among the weapons he built and amounts to a confession, police say. 2. WHO IS BRACING FOR TRUMP TRADE SANCTIONS Farmers, electronics retailers and other U.S. businesses brace for a backlash as […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. WHO WILL HOLD SUMMIT FOR FIRST TIME UNDER HIS RULE Seoul says South and North Korea have agreed that their leaders — President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un — will meet in late April. It will be Kim’s first since he took over from his father. 2. VIOLENCE HALTS AID TO SYRIA’S GHOUTA […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. TEEN SHOOTING SURVIVORS SHAKE UP CAPITOL Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida’s state capital for protests after last week’s mass shooting commit what may have been their young movement’s first act of civil disobedience. 2. WHICH IDEA MIGHT BE GAINING TRACTION In the aftermath of the latest mass school shooting, […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. WHY FLORIDA SURVIVORS, LAWMAKERS ARE ON A COLLISION COURSE OVER GUNS Students who survived the Florida school shooting journeyed to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but the gun-friendly Legislature effectively halted any possibility of banning assault rifles like the one used in the attack. 2. WHAT GUN DEVICE TRUMP […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. DEMOCRATS: RUSSIANS DEEPEN MEDDLING THROUGHOUT EUROPE The congressional report obtained by AP says that even as some Western democracies are responding with counter-measures, Trump has offered no strategic plan to bolster U.S. defenses. 2. DACA GETS REPRIEVE FROM FEDERAL JUDGE The ruling out of San Francisco temporarily blocks the Trump administration’s decision to end […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES DEATH TOLL RISES The fast-moving blazes, many of which tore through Sonoma wine country, destroyed 2,000 homes and businesses and have killed at least 17 people. 2. WHAT MOST AMERICANS THINK ABOUT ‘DREAMERS’ About 60 percent of Americans favor allowing young immigrants to stay in the U.S. legally, a new AP-NORC […]