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Washington Post

Bill Cosby convicted on three counts of sexual assault
Washington Post
NORRISTOWN, PA — Iconic entertainer Bill Cosby was convicted on three counts of sexual assault, a decision that punctuates one of the most thundering falls from grace in American cultural history. Cosby faces a maximum of 10 years for each count of ...
Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault RetrialNPR
Bill Cosby Found Guilty In Sexual Assault Retrial, Lashes Out In Court After VerdictDeadline
Cosby guilty: Jury rules comedian sexually assaulted Andrea ConstandFox News
TIME -New York Daily News -CBS News
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CNBC

Labor Department is investigating Wells Fargo's 401(k) unit: WSJ
CNBC
The U.S. Labor Department is reportedly looking into Wells Fargo's 401(k) practices, and whether the bank is pushing its customers into more expensive plans, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The department reportedly launched a probe into ...
Wells Fargo's 401(k) Practices Probed by Labor DepartmentWall Street Journal
The Labor Department Is Looking Into Wells Fargo's 401(k) PoliciesFortune
Wells Fargo's 401(k) practices being examined by Labor Dept: WSJReuters
Zacks
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CNN

Ex-federal judge tapped to review Cohen documents
CNN
(CNN) An independent lawyer who's a former federal judge will pick through Michael Cohen's documents before federal prosecutors in New York can use them in their criminal investigation of him, a judge decided Thursday. Barbara Jones, who's also a ...
Trump's unwieldy 'Fox and Friends' interview, annotatedWashington Post
Special master named to review documents in Michael Cohen caseThe Hill
A Guide To Unscrambling Trump's Bonkers 'Fox & Friends' InterviewHuffPost
BBC News -Business Insider -Bloomberg -Vanity Fair
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New York Times

Scott Pruitt, Under an Ethics Cloud, Faces Lawmakers
New York Times
Right Now Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, is scheduled to testify before a second congressional panel at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Photo. Scott Pruitt at the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday. Credit Pete ...
Scott Pruitt admits role in aide's pay raise but calls attacks on him politically motivatedWashington Post
'Embarrassment' or 'McCarthyism': Key moments as Pruitt faces lawmakersPolitico
Republicans Brush Aside Scandals At Scott Pruitt HearingHuffPost
The Hill -Bloomberg -Los Angeles Times -TIME
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Washington Post

Ronny Jackson withdraws as Trump's nominee to lead Veterans Affairs
Washington Post
Ronny L. Jackson, President Trump's embattled nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, withdrew from consideration Thursday amid mushrooming allegations of professional misconduct that raised questions about the White House vetting process ...
White House Withdraws Jackson Nomination for VA Chief Amid CriticismNew York Times
Partisanship, Spinal Tap and 3 other takeaways from the Ronny Jackson debacleCNN
Trump VA pick withdraws nominationThe Hill
Wall Street Journal -Politico -NPR -NBCNews.com
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New York Times

Senate Confirms CIA Chief Mike Pompeo to Be Secretary of State
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday easily confirmed Mike Pompeo as the nation's 70th secretary of state, elevating the current C.I.A. director and an outspoken foreign policy hawk to be the nation's top diplomat. In the end, the 57-to-42 tally lacked ...
Mike Pompeo Confirmed as Secretary of StateWall Street Journal
Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump's second secretary of stateCNN
Democrats are skeptical of Mike Pompeo. But confirming him may improve US foreign policy.NBCNews.com
Los Angeles Times
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CNBC

Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, at least 5 hurt
CNBC
A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a large refinery in Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring several people and causing a blast that one worker described as sounding like a sonic boom. No fatalities have been reported, but at least five ...
At least 20 reported injured in Superior oil refinery blast followed by more blasts and firesMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Explosion at Wisconsin oil refinery leaves at least 20 people injured, report saysFox News
Refinery explosion in Superior, Wis., injures at least 20, 6 seriouslyMinneapolis Star Tribune
New York Daily News -TIME -Minnesota Public Radio News -Duluth News Tribune
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CNN

From brink of war to hopes of peace: Kim Jong Un heads south for summit
CNN
(CNN) For the first time in over a decade, the leaders of a divided Korea will sit down Friday to negotiate an end to a decades-long rivalry which has threatened at times to plunge the world into nuclear war. In a meeting heavy with history and ...
Trump discloses new details on North Korea summit, defends his 'bigger button' tweetABC News
Why South Korea's Conservative Christians Don't Want to Get Cozier With the NorthTIME
Key Themes to Watch in the Historic Korea TalksWall Street Journal
New York Post -Slate Magazine -The Independent -Bloomberg
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Washington Post

All we know about Joseph DeAngelo, the Golden State Killer suspect who became a suburban grandfather
Washington Post
If Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. is the Golden State Killer, as police allege, then he spent his 30s in a nearly nonstop frenzy of sadistic violence — breaking into a house every few weeks in the late 1970s, raping dozens of women, and escalating to ...
Golden State Killer suspect: Vietnam vet failed as a cop then went to work for grocery chainLos Angeles Times
What We Know About Joseph James DeAngelo, the Golden State Killer SuspectNew York Times
Suspected 'Golden State Killer' seemed shocked by arrest, told police he had a roast in the oven: OfficialABC News
NBCNews.com -PEOPLE.com -USA TODAY -Fox News
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CNBC

Ford is basically giving up on US car business, and GM is not far behind
CNBC
So is it really the end of the American car on its home turf? From the way Detroit's major executives are talking, it would seem so. Ford said Wednesday it will only offer two new cars in North America over the coming years — its iconic Mustang and ...
Ford Is About to Abandon American SedansBloomberg
Say goodbye to the Ford sedanWashington Post
Ford to stop making all passenger cars except the MustangNBCNews.com
CBS News -Chicago Tribune -NPR -Los Angeles Times
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CBSSports.com

La Canfora's 2018 NFL Mock Draft: Giants surprise at No. 2, Bills trade up to get their QB
CBSSports.com
It's finally here. I can delay the inevitable no longer. Mock me now, mock me later, and mock me forever. Here is my one and only 2018 first-round mock draft. Invariably I will already want to change a pick or two by the time you read this, and ...
Free tickets to NFL draft fetching as much as $300ESPN
Walk-up songs for every prospect at 2018 NFL DraftNFL.com
NFL draft rumors and buzz: Baker Mayfield to the Browns speculation increasesWashington Post
Los Angeles Times -Chicago Tribune -For The Win -cleveland.com
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Washington Post

Diamond and Silk came to Congress, and they all started screaming at each other about Facebook
Washington Post
In the eyes of Republican lawmakers, Facebook, Google and Twitter are biased against conservatives. The Internet giants suppress their videos, posts and ads, while censoring their favorite right-leaning news and views — and perhaps should be boycotted ...
'We've been censored,' Diamond and Silk tell CongressPolitico
Dems clash with conservative YouTube stars Diamond and SilkThe Hill
Pro-Trump social media stars 'Diamond and Silk' slam Facebook in Congressional hearingCNET
New York Post -BuzzFeed News -Candidate & Committee Viewer - FEC
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CBS Denver

Search Continues For Missing Girl Who Could Be With Stepfather, Registered Sex Offender
CBS Denver
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4)– The search continues for a 12-year-old girl, at the center of an Amber Alert, who may be with her stepfather, a registered sex offender. Grand Junction police and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are among law ...
AMBER Alert: 12-year-old Grand Junction girl, person of interest namedKKTV 11 News
Raeanna Rosencrans: Everything We Know About Missing Colorado 12-Year-Old Abducted on Walk Home From SchoolNewsweek
12-year-old girl abducted on her way home from school, police sayFox News
The Denver Post
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CNN

Teachers in Arizona and Colorado are rallying for school funding
CNN
(CNN) Educators in Arizona and Colorado on Thursday are taking to the streets, calling out lawmakers for what they say is too little investment for far too long in their paychecks and their classrooms. Spurred by the recent efforts of teachers in West ...
The latest: What to know about today's Arizona teacher walkoutArizona Daily Star
LIVE updates: Thousands of teachers, supporters to walk out for more education fundingAZCentral.com
Colorado teachers begin two days of protest,…The Denver Post
Los Angeles Times -USA TODAY
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The Hill

Judge rules bar was allowed to kick out Trump supporter
The Hill
A Manhattan judge on Wednesday threw out a case alleging that a New York City bar illegally discriminated against a customer who wore a "Make America Great Again" hat. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice David Cohen ruled that the law doesn't protect ...
Judge: Bars are allowed to throw out Trump supportersNew York Post
Judge to Man Who Said Wearing 'MAGA' Hat Is Part of His Religion: GTFOHWTBSThe Root
Bar Owners Can Throw Out MAGA Hat Wearers, Judge SaysPatch.com

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HuffPost

Joy Reid Drops Event Appearance Amid Scrutiny Over Hacking Claims
HuffPost
Joy Reid has dropped out of an event she was scheduled to participate in Thursday amid mounting scrutiny over her claims that she was the victim of a cyberattack, in which dozens of homophobic statements were posted to her now-defunct blog. Download ...
Daily Beast Suspends Joy Reid Column Over 'Serious' Accusations About Past Homophobic Blog PostsTheWrap

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Los Angeles Times

Avicii's family releases new statement on DJ's death: 'He could not go on any longer'
Los Angeles Times
The family of Avicii has released a new statement regarding the world-famous deejay's death at age 28. The Swedish EDM superstar, whose birth name was Tim Bergling, was found dead last week in Muscat, Oman. Details surrounding his death have not been ...
Avicii's family reveals his personal struggles in new statementCNN
Avicii's Family Implies in New Statement the Star Died from Suicide: ReportPEOPLE.com
Avicii's family says the late DJ 'could not go on any longer' in new statementUSA TODAY
BBC News -HuffPost -Reuters -In Touch Weekly
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PEOPLE.com

Kanye West Accuses John Legend of Trying to 'Manipulate My Free Thought' Amid Trump Controversy
PEOPLE.com
On Thursday, West tweeted a screenshot of a conversation he shared with Legend as the backlash to West's public support of Trump continues. “Hey it's JL. I hope you'll reconsider aligning yourself with Trump,” Legend, 39, seemingly wrote in the text ...
Kanye West Tweeted a Screenshot of John Legend's Texts, and Chrissy Teigen Isn't PleasedBillboard
Stephen Colbert savages Kanye West-Trump Twitter 'bro fest'USA TODAY
Trump praises Kanye West for his 'great taste' on Fox & FriendsEW.com
BET -Seventeen.com -Twitter
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The Columbus Dispatch

National Memorial for Peace and Justice confronts America's bitter legacy of lynching
The Columbus Dispatch
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The National Memorial for Peace and Justice — a somber hilltop pergola of rusted steel overlooking the city that saw the birth of both the Confederacy and the civil-rights movement — is one of the most powerful and effective new ...
America's first memorial to victims of lynching opens in Alabama – live updatesThe Guardian
A Powerful New Memorial For Lynching Victims Just Opened In AlabamaBuzzFeed News
Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tearsSFGate
New York Times
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New York Times

Flash Flood Kills at Least 9 Israeli Teenagers on 'Bonding' Hike
New York Times
A search mission gathered Thursday to seek young hikers near Arava in southern Israel after flash floods swept through the area. At least nine hikers were killed.CreditMenahem Kahana/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. By David M. Halbfinger. April ...
10 teenagers swept away by flash flood in Israel's desertWashington Post
9 teenagers dead in flash flooding in IsraelCBS News
Nine Teenagers Killed, One Still Missing, After Flash Floods Hit Israel's SouthHaaretz
Sputnik International -Ynetnews
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The Verge

Snap's second-generation Spectacles are more grown up — and more expensive
The Verge
Snap today released the next generation of Spectacles, its wearable camera, with new features for taking photos and water resistance. The sunglasses, which have the same striking form as the first-generation model, have been slimmed down and now come ...
Snapchat takes another swing at SpectaclesCNNMoney
Snap Is Trying Again With Spectacles; No More Vending MachinesBloomberg
Snapchat Stock Plunges After Announcing a Redesign of Its RedesignVanity Fair
Macworld -Digital Trends -ZDNet -Gizmodo
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Washington Post

Pelosi defends party intervention in Democratic primaries
Washington Post
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) defended her party's electoral operation on Thursday, after a candidate in a contested Colorado primary released audio tape of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) urging him to quit the race. “I don't know ...
Pelosi defends Hoyer's comments in secret recordingPolitico
Secretly Taped Audio Reveals Democratic Leadership Pressuring Progressive to Leave RaceThe Intercept

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BBC News

Spain 'wolf pack' gang jailed for San Fermin sex attack
BBC News
A Spanish court has jailed five men for sexually abusing a young woman during the famous San Fermin bull-running festival but acquitted them of rape. All five were sentenced to nine years in prison for their part in the attack, which they filmed ...
'Pack' accused of gang rape jailed for sexual abuse in SpainYahoo News
Protests in Spain as five cleared of gang rape at San Fermin festivalReuters
Protests in Spain as five men cleared of teenager's gang rapeThe Guardian
Telegraph.co.uk -euronews
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CNBC

PepsiCo earnings top estimates, but North American beverages still struggling
CNBC
PepsiCo on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings that topped analysts' estimates, but its core North American beverage business continues to struggle. Here's how the company did compared with what Wall Street expected: Earnings: 96 cents per share ...
Chips Boost PepsiCo's Results While Soda Struggles ContinueBloomberg
Pepsi beats on boost from developing marketsBusiness Insider
Pepsi shores up the drink business in North AmericaWashington Post
MarketWatch -Investopedia (blog)
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ABC News

Terminally-ill British boy Alfie Evans becomes rallying point for US conservatives
ABC News
A British toddler on the brink of death has become a rallying point for U.S. conservatives. Alfie Evans, who is 23 months old, suffers from a neurodegenerative disease that has ravaged his brain. Since December 2016, he's been hospitalized in a ...
Alfie Evans' parents needed help. The vultures came insteadThe Guardian
Is Great Britain Still a Free Country?Townhall
Alfie Evans' father asks supporters to 'return to every day lives' as he aims to 'build bridge' with hospitalITV News
BBC News -Express.co.uk -Liverpool Echo -Sky News
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Fortune

'Your Company Is the Problem,' UK Lawmakers Tell Facebook
Fortune
Tension and voices were high as Facebook Inc. Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer was questioned Thursday by a U.K. parliamentary committee investigating the impact of social media on recent elections. Schroepfer, who's the latest to give evidence ...
Facebook's Zuckerberg faces formal summons from MPsBBC News
Facebook exec promises UK lawmakers overhaul for political adsReuters
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge AnalyticaWashington Post
Bloomberg -MarketWatch -CNET -BuzzFeed News
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Haaretz

From a Hezbollah Invasion to Iranian Payback: What Preoccupies Five Generals in Charge of Israel's Eternal War Fronts
Haaretz
The meeting with the commander of the Israel Defense Force's Gaza Division, Brig. Gen. Yehuda Fuchs, was set to take place next to the Black Arrow monument, which is perched on a hill overlooking the Gaza Strip adjacent to Kibbutz Mefalsim. The site ...
Natalie Portman and the Crisis of Liberal ZionismNew York Magazine
Cops cuff 14 protesters holding Jewish mourning ceremony for Gaza victims outside Sen. Schumer's officeNew York Daily News

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ESPN

Yawkey Way name change gets green light from Boston
ESPN
BOSTON -- Boston officials Thursday approved changing the name of Yawkey Way, the street outside Fenway Park, because of allegations that former Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey was a racist who resisted hiring black ballplayers in the 1940s and '50s. The city ...
Boston Changes 'Yawkey Way' To 'Jersey Street' After Concerns Over Racist LegacyNPR
Boston Approves Plan to Rename Yawkey Way Outside Red Sox's Fenway ParkBleacher Report
Yawkey Way will be renamed to its original monikerThe Boston Globe
Deadspin -CBS News -WBUR -Boston 25 News
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CNN

How the 'insane' Iranian nuclear deal might survive
CNN
(CNN) The clock is ticking towards the May 12 deadline when US President Donald Trump will decide whether the US will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal or sign up to extending it. Trump reiterated Tuesday that he regards the pact, agreed by his ...
Macron's Trump Ploy Didn't Work for AbeBloomberg
French president expects US to abandon Iran nuclear deal, calls Trump's policy reversal 'insane'CNBC
Who loses if Trump kills the Iran deal?CNNMoney
Foreign Policy (blog) -The Denver Post -The Guardian -Washington Post
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Sputnik International

Muslim Nations Should Stand United Against US, Enemies - Iran's Leader Khamenei
Sputnik International
Relations between Iran and the US have been tense for decades, due to Washington's critical stance toward Iranian nuclear deal and Iran's missile program. Iranian Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei has called on Muslim countries to unite ...

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Sputnik International

Muslim Nations Should Stand United Against US, Enemies - Iran's Leader Khamenei
Sputnik International
Relations between Iran and the US have been tense for decades, due to Washington's critical stance toward Iranian nuclear deal and Iran's missile program. Iranian Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei has called on Muslim countries to unite ...

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