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7:40 AM ET, April 19, 2017

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Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
Fox Is Preparing to Cut Ties With Bill O'Reilly  —  Popular host has been implicated in a sexual-harassment scandal  —  Fox News is preparing to cut ties with its biggest star, Bill O'Reilly, according to people close to the situation.  —  A final decision on Mr. O'Reilly's fate could come …
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Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Sources: The Murdochs Are Turning Against Bill O'Reilly  —  With only six days remaining in Bill O'Reilly's vacation, the pressure on the Murdoch family to decide the embattled commentator's fate is intensifying.  Three sources with knowledge of the discussions said that …
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Source: Fox News and Bill O'Reilly are talking exit  —  Fox News will no longer even respond to questions about whether Bill O'Reilly will return to his show.  —  A well-placed source said Tuesday afternoon that representatives for Fox and O'Reilly have begun talking about an exit.
Ashley Cullins / Hollywood Reporter:
New Bill O'Reilly Accuser Says He Called Her “Hot Chocolate” and Leered  —  Another woman is telling Fox News her story of harassment at the hands of O'Reilly, according to attorney Lisa Bloom.  —  Bill O'Reilly used to leer at an African-American Fox News clerical worker and called her …
Matthew Sheffield / Salon:
Roger Ailes' fake news empire: Former Fox News head presided over a panoply of phony “sock puppet” blogs
CNNMoney:
His job in jeopardy, Bill O'Reilly's team fights back
New York Times:
Live Election Results: Georgia's Sixth Congressional District  —  Democrats hope Jon Ossoff will win them the House seat vacated by Tom Price, the new health and human services secretary.  If no candidate wins a majority of the vote, the top two will advance to a June 20 runoff.
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Andre Pollard / Decision Desk HQ:
Write In (Unaffiliated) 0.0%  —  Fulton County is *slow*.  We're expecting a precinct dump from there soon.  With the other two counties more or less all in, Ossoff is at 50.3%.  Seems clear he drops into the 40s, but the question is how far.  —  Almost all of Cobb in, and Ossoff is down to 50.8%.
Discussion: Mediaite and RRH Elections
Tamar Hallerman / Political Insider blog:
Georgia's 6th District race heads to runoff following drama-filled night  —  Roughly five hours after polling locations closed, major networks began projecting that Georgia's 6th District special election would be heading toward a runoff on June 20.  —  That means Democrat Jon Ossoff …
Eric Bradner / CNN:
Georgia special election goes to runoff as GOP gets wakeup call  —  Atlanta, Georgia (CNN)Republicans were served another reminder of President Donald Trump's unpopularity Tuesday as Democrat Jon Ossoff nearly captured a House seat in a region that for decades has been a conservative stronghold …
Erick Erickson / The Resurgent:
The Truth About What Happened in the GA-06 Special Election is Different From Either Party's Spin
Discussion: RedState
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Republicans avoid big loss by forcing runoff in Ga. House race
AP News:
The Latest: Fresno suspect faces 4 murder charges  —  FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting in downtown Fresno, California (all times local):  —  An official says a man suspected of killing a motel security guard and three people he targeted for being white is being charged with four counts of murder.
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Anna Hopkins / Daily Mail:
Fresno shooting ‘solely based on race,’ police say  —  A man who shot and killed three people on the streets of downtown Fresno on Tuesday was trying to murder as many white people as he could, authorities said.  —  Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, shouted ‘Allahu Akhbar,’ meaning 'God is great …
Peter Hasson / The Daily Caller:
AP Changes Fresno Shooter's Words From ‘Allahu Akbar,’ Removes Islam Reference
Discussion: RedState
Fox News:
Fresno shooting spree: 3 people killed, suspect who yelled ‘Allahu Akbar,’ says he ‘hates white people’ in custody
Discussion: WBRC-TV and Red Alert Politics
David K. Li / New York Post:
Crazed gunman targeted whites in deadly shooting rampage: cops
Discussion: Red Alert Politics
USA Today:
First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump  —  Federal agents ignored President Trump's pledge to protect from deportation undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children by sending a young man back to his native Mexico, the first such documented case …
New York Times:
Aircraft Carrier Wasn't Sailing to Deter North Korea, as U.S. Suggested  —  WASHINGTON — As worries deepened last week about whether North Korea would conduct a missile test, the White House declared that ordering an American aircraft carrier into the Sea of Japan would send a powerful deterrent signal …
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CNN:
FBI used dossier allegations to bolster Trump-Russia investigation  —  Washington (CNN)The FBI last year used a dossier of allegations of Russian ties to Donald Trump's campaign as part of the justification to win approval to secretly monitor a Trump associate, according to US officials briefed on the investigation.
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Olivia Beavers / The Hill:
FBI used Trump dossier to help get warrant to monitor ex-aide: report
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
John Binder / Breitbart:
H-1B Experts on Trump's Order: ‘This Is What We Elected Him For’  —  President Donald Trump is getting praise from experts on the H-1B foreign guest worker visa for his ‘Hire American’ Executive Order which calls for a review into the system's abuse at the expense of American workers.
Discussion: Politico and The Hill
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Glenn Thrush / New York Times:
Trump Signs Order That Could Lead to Curbs on Foreign Workers
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Planned Trump Order Will Discourage Hiring of Low-Wage Foreign Workers
Patricia Mazzei / miamiherald:
Miami state senator curses at black lawmaker — and refers to fellow Republicans as ‘niggas’  —  TALLAHASSEE  —  Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles dropped the n-word to a pair of African-American colleagues in private conversation Monday night — after calling one of them a “f**king a**hole …
Sari Horwitz / Washington Post:
A month after dismissing federal prosecutors, Justice Department does not have any U.S. attorneys in place  —  Attorney General Jeff Sessions is making aggressive law enforcement a top priority, directing his federal prosecutors across the country to crack down on illegal immigrants and …
Ryan Lizza / New Yorker:
The Continuing Fallout from Trump and Nunes's Fake Scandal  —  Recently, several members and staffers on the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's role in the Presidential election, visited the National Security Agency, in Fort Meade, Maryland.
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Sanders on Clinton's 'I'm with her' slogan: 'It's so phony'  —  (I-Vt.) called former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton  —  's “I'm with her” slogan “phony,” according to a new book.  —  In “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign,” The Hill's Amie Parnes …
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Discussion: Political Wire
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