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9:30 PM ET, April 17, 2017

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Jim Norman / Gallup:
Majority in US No Longer Thinks Trump Keeps His Promises  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump's image among Americans as someone who keeps his promises has faded in the first two months of his presidency, falling from 62% in February to 45%.  The public is also less likely to see him as a …
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Numbers / Pew Research Center:
Public Dissatisfaction With Washington Weighs on the GOP  —  Ryan job rating at 29%; Republicans view their party as divided  —  Nearly three months after the Republican Party took control of the White House and Congress, the public gives low job ratings to the president and even lower ratings to the speaker of the House.
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
This brutal new poll shows that fewer and fewer people believe Trump's lies  —  THE MORNING PLUM:  —  The 100-day mark of the Trump presidency is approaching, and his aides are worried that the media narrative will depict his historically awful lack of accomplishments with highly unflattering levels of accuracy.
Pew Research Center:
2. Views of the parties  —  Public assessments of the Republican …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Christy Riggins / Zpolitics:
Exclusive: Weekend poll shows Gray may take the lead in CD-6
Olivia Beavers / The Hill:
Sanders: Dems didn't do enough in Kansas special election
Steven Shepard / Politico:
Poll: Trump woes take toll on GOP
BBC:
North Korea ‘will test missiles weekly’, senior official tells BBC  —  North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US.  —  “We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly …
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The Guardian:
North Korea warns ‘thermonuclear war may break out at any moment’  —  Country's deputy UN ambassador Kim In-ryong makes declaration as Trump tells Kim Jong-un he has ‘gotta behave’ … A senior North Korean official has accused the US of turning the Korean peninsula into “the world's biggest hotspot” …
Bloomberg:
Russian State TV Says Trump Is More Dangerous Than Kim Jong-Un
Tyler Durden / zerohedge.com/fullrss2.xml …:
US Deploys Two More Aircraft Carriers Toward Korean Peninsula: Yonhap
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
North Korea: ‘Thermonuclear war’ possible at any time
Discussion: The Guardian and TheBlaze
Andrew Osborn / Reuters:
Burying ‘Trumpomania,’ Kremlin TV says Trump scarier than North Korean leader
Discussion: Raw Story and Axios
Financial Times:
US admits Trump tax reforms will be hit by healthcare setback  —  Treasury secretary Mnuchin rejects currency war fears, plans new Syria sanctions  —  Read next … The US Treasury secretary has conceded that the administration's timetable for ambitious tax reforms is set to slip following setbacks …
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Alan Rappeport / New York Times:
Trump's Unreleased Taxes Threaten Yet Another Campaign Promise
Discussion: Morning Consult
Justin Osofsky / Facebook:
Community Standards and Reporting  —  On Sunday morning, a man in Cleveland posted a video of himself announcing his intent to commit murder, then two minutes later posted another video of himself shooting and killing an elderly man.  A few minutes after that, he went live, confessing to the murder.
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CNN:
Search for suspect in Facebook homicide video widens to 5 states
Ken Dilanian / NBC News:
Susan Rice Did Nothing Wrong, Say Both Dems and Republicans  —  A review of the surveillance material flagged by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes shows no inappropriate action by Susan Rice or any other Obama administration official, Republican and Democratic Congressional aides …
Discussion: Business Insider and Daily Kos
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Steve Benen / MSNBC:
Trump's claims about Susan Rice start to unravel  —  It started in early March with a series of early-morning tweets.  For reasons that are still unclear, Donald Trump woke up one Saturday and started publishing online missives about a new conspiracy theory: Barack Obama launched …
Rachel Stockman / LawNewz:
BREAKING: Glenn Beck Countersues Tomi Lahren, Claims She Mistreated Staff, Offended Blaze Audience  —  Glenn Beck, and his conservative network, The Blaze, have filed a counter claim against firebrand conservative news personality Tomi Lahren after she sued the organization for wrongful termination.
Michiko Kakutani / New York Times:
‘Shattered’ Charts Hillary Clinton's Course Into the Iceberg  —  Donald J. Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton in November came as a shock to the world.  Polls, news reports and everything the Clinton campaign was hearing in the final days pointed to her becoming the first female president in American history.
Elana Schor / Politico:
Cotton blitzed by constituents at rowdy town hall  —  Sen. Tom Cotton came under fire at a raucous town Monday, as constituents pelted the Arkansas Republican on topics ranging from Donald Trump's tax returns and possible ties to Russia to the GOP push to repeal Obamacare.
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Jordain Carney / The Hill:
Vulnerable GOP senator: ‘No problems’ with Planned Parenthood funding
Maxwell Tani / Business Insider:
Google says rogue vendor violated guidelines by instructing contractors to rate InfoWars as untrustworthy site  —  Google said Monday that a vendor mistakenly told staffers working for the search engine that InfoWars should be ranked as a low-quality site.  —  The prominent right-wing website …
Discussion: Medium and Infowars
Ashlee Vance / Bloomberg:
This Man Is Spending Millions to Break Elon Musk's Trump Ties  —  The day Donald Trump was elected President, Doug Derwin came into a lot of money.  Derwin is a lawyer turned venture capitalist, and he'd cashed in on a successful investment.  Like so many wealthy, Silicon Valley types …
Discussion: CNBC and CBS San Francisco
Marwan Barghouti / New York Times:
Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons  —  HADARIM PRISON, Israel — Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel's illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners.
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Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller:
NYT Fails To Disclose Terrorism Conviction Of Op-Ed Contributor
Discussion: New York Times
Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:
White nationalist claims Trump directed rally violence  —  A white nationalist leader accused of assaulting a young African-American woman at a Donald Trump campaign rally filed a countersuit on Monday claiming the president directed him and other supporters to remove protesters.
New York Times:
How Prince Concealed His Addiction: Aspirin Bottles of Opiates  —  At the time of Prince's death, his Paisley Park home and recording compound were strewn with “a sizable amount” of narcotic painkillers for which he did not have prescriptions, including some hidden in over-the-counter vitamin …
Discussion: The FADER
Patrick Svitek / The Texas Tribune:
Ted Cruz concerned Democrats will trigger government shutdown  —  With Congress about to consider a must-pass spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Monday that he was concerned Senate Democrats would “engage in across-the-board obstruction.”
Discussion: Axios
CNN:
White House bounces into spring with 139th annual Easter Egg Roll  — The White House Easter Egg Roll gives each first lady the opportunity to put her thumbprint on the event  —  (CNN)Eggs will roll — nearly 18,000 of them — Monday at the White House.  —  First lady Melania Trump …
Brian Beutler / New Republic:
Why We Shouldn't Celebrate Trump's “Centrism”  —  It blinds us to the ways in which the institutions constraining Trump are themselves flawed.  —  Donald Trump's recent policy reversals, and reports that he's exasperated with right-wing advisers like chief strategist Steve Bannon in favor …
 
 
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Tom Kington / Los Angeles Times:
Conservative opposition to Pope Francis spurs talk of a schism in the Catholic Church
Discussion: Hot Air
Shaun King / New York Daily News:
KING: Conservatives don't hate a golfing President, but they hated an uppity negro golfing President
Discussion: RedState and The Guardian
Casey Williams / New York Times:
Has Trump Stolen Philosophy's Critical Tools?
Discussion: Althouse
Heather Digby Parton / Salon:
Maxine Waters, Donald Trump and impeachment: One Democrat is ready — her party and the American people may follow
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Lindsey Millar / Arkansas Blog, Arkansas Times:
Supreme Court bars Griffen from hearing cases related to executions
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Chris Mooney / Washington Post:
For the first time on record, human-caused climate change has rerouted an entire river
Discussion: New York Times and Grist
Independent.ie:
Eric Trump: ‘The world will be a safer place because of my dad’
Discussion: Shakesville and Politico
 Earlier Items: 
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Justice Neil Gorsuch takes the bench, jumps into the fray
Ben White / Politico:
Can the consumer watchdog Trump loathes win an Ohio election?
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Donald Trump's big problem is he doesn't know what he's talking about
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Thomas Wood / Washington Post:
Racism motivated Trump voters more than authoritarianism