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8:00 AM ET, January 14, 2018

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Michelle Broder Van Dyke / BuzzFeed:
I'm In Hawaii And Just Got The Scariest Alert Of My Life.  Here's What I Did Next.  —  What would you do if you thought you had 15 minutes to live?  —  Reporting From  —  HONOLULU — On Saturday morning, I was basking in my usual routine, waking up with my yawning dog, walking upstairs to receive a macchiato made by my husband.
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Eliana Johnson / Politico:
White House scrambles after false missile warning in Hawaii  —  The erroneous alert triggered reminders inside the administration about long-delayed plans to prepare for a domestic missile attack.  —  A false warning of a missile threat in Hawaii sent White House aides scrambling Saturday …
New York Times:
False Alarm Adds to Real Alarm About Trump's Nuclear Risk
New York Times:
Hawaii Panics After Alert About Incoming Missile Is Sent in Error
Jon Letman / The Daily Beast:   Terror in Paradise: I Got the Hawaii Missile Message and Prepared to Die
Zachary Cohen / CNN:
Missile threat alert for Hawaii a false alarm
USCIS:
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Response to January 2018 Preliminary Injunction  —  Update: Due to a federal court order, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA.  Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance …
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Matt Stevens / New York Times:
DACA Participants Can Again Apply for Renewal, Immigration Agency Says  —  The federal government said on Saturday that it would resume accepting renewal requests for a program that shields from deportation young immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children.
Discussion: theGrio
Josh Gerstein / Politico:   Judge: Trump racism may have been key to ending DACA
Washington Post:
Chelsea Manning files to run for U.S. Senate in Maryland … Chelsea Manning, the transgender former Army private who was convicted of passing sensitive government documents to Wikileaks, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, according to federal election filings.
Rowan Scarborough / Washington Times:
Fusion GPS, firm behind disputed Russia dossier, retracts its claim of FBI mole in Trump camp  —  Glenn Simpson, the Fusion GPS founder who sponsored the unverified anti-Trump dossier, claimed in August and again Jan. 2 that the FBI has a source inside the Trump camp who lent credence to the document.
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
New York Times:
Male Models Say Mario Testino and Bruce Weber Sexually Exploited Them  —  For a fashion model, success is the ability to incite desire.  The job requirements often include nudity and feigning seduction; provocation is a lever for sales.  In the industry, boundaries between the acceptable …
Discussion: Refinery29, AOL and thecut
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Vanessa Friedman / New York Times:
Condé Nast Crafts Rules to Protect Models From Harassment
Eliza Dushku:
When I was 12 years old, while filming “True Lies”, I was sexually molested by Joel Kramer, one of Hollywood's leading stunt coordinators.  —  Ever since, I have struggled with how and when to disclose this, if ever.  At the time, I shared what happened to me with my parents, two adult friends and one of my older brothers.
Julia Manchester / The Hill:
Obama: Fox viewers ‘living on a different planet’ than NPR listeners  —  Former President Obama said in an interview that Fox News viewers and NPR listeners are living on different planets in terms of what news they consume.  —  “If you watch Fox News, you are living on a different planet …
Discussion: Power Line
Alexandra King / CNN:
Condoleezza Rice on #MeToo: 'Let's not turn women into snowflakes'  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  (CNN)Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said that while she believes the #MeToo movement is “a good thing,” people need “to be a little bit careful” about how they respond to it.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Woman at center of Greitens story asks for privacy; Greitens asks lawmakers for forgiveness  —  • The woman at the center of possible blackmail allegations aimed at Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens asked the media and the public for privacy Friday.  —  Through her attorneys …
Mark Davis / WCTX-TV:
Puerto Rican storm refugees in Connecticut facing eviction this weekend  —  Related Coverage  —  (WTNH) — Dozens of Puerto Rican hurricane refugees that came here to Connecticut are now in danger of being evicted from their hotels tomorrow.  FEMA says their homes back on the island are …
Rlitt / Lawfare:
The President is Wrong to Accuse the FBI of Treason  —  With all of the attention paid to President Donald Trump's confusing tweets about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and his profane description of African nations, another comment he made should not escape notice.
Marc Fisher / Washington Post:
The ‘genius’ of Trump: What the president means when he touts his smarts  —  The genius in the White House has always believed that what makes him special is his ability to get things done without going through the steps others must take.  —  In school, he bragged that he'd do well without cracking a book.
Discussion: Raw Story
Sophie Doughty / nechronicle:
VIDEO UNAVAILABLE  —  Six people who left offensive comments on social media about the Operation Shelter sex gang have been tracked down by police.  —  Northumbria Police posted a series of articles on its Facebook page following the conviction of 18 people after an investigation into sex exploitation in Newcastle's West End.
 
 
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Andrew Klavan / City Journal:
Of Crudeness and Truth  —  Thoughts on President Trump's latest verbal tempest
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Seamus Hughes / The Atlantic:
A New American Leader Rises in ISIS
Leigh Giangreco / CityLab:
The City That ‘This Town’ Forgot
David J. Lynch / Washington Post:
‘This is super tight’: Companies struggle to find, retain workers in a hot economy
Discussion: The Daily Caller and IJR
Associated Press:
EXCLUSIVE: Interview with ‘swatting’ suspect from Sedgwick County jail
Discussion: RedState
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
A Romney Who Is Unfailingly Loyal to Trump
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Erin Beck / Charleston Gazette-Mail:
WV DHHR: 4 of nearly 900 TANF applicants test positive for drugs
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Wall Street Journal:
World Bank Unfairly Influenced Its Own Competitiveness Rankings
Discussion: Mother Jones
David Rogers / Politico:
GOP tax law a one-two punch to charities — and American giving