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11:30 PM ET, May 24, 2018


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Wall Street Journal:
Roger Stone Sought Information on Clinton from Assange, Emails Show  —  Ex-Trump adviser urged intermediary to ask WikiLeaks for specific dates of rival candidate's communications  —  Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone privately sought information he considered damaging to Hillary Clinton …
Sara Murray / CNN:
Roger Stone's finances examined by special counsel  —  Stone: I chalk this up to effort to silence me  —  (CNN)Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has been probing Roger Stone's finances as it summons a series of witnesses to gather more information about one of President Donald Trump's longtime advisers …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Justice Delayed Is Justice: Mueller Fights To Delay Russian Collusion Trial
NBC News:
Inside the summit collapse: Trump wanted to cancel before N. Korean leader could  —  WASHINGTON — Early Thursday morning, after a flurry of calls with a handful of senior advisers, an angry President Donald Trump personally dictated the three-paragraph letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …
Discussion: MSNBC
Washington Post:
‘A lot of dial tones’: The inside story of how Trump's North Korea summit fell apart  —  The historic nuclear disarmament summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un — the one that Trump thought might earn him the Nobel Peace Prize — crumbled nearly as quickly as it came together …
Brad Reed / Raw Story:   Trump threatens war against North Korea — and says South Korea and Japan will pay for it
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Trump's Gamble Hits Reality Check in North Korea Negotiations
Discussion: Fox News and CNN
Josh Rogin / Washington Post:
Trump's summit flip-flop risks fallout far beyond North Korea
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
An unpredictable president changes the North Korea script
Eileen Sullivan / New York Times:
Trump Pulls Out of June Summit Meeting With North Korea
Assange's refuge in Ecuadorian embassy ‘in jeopardy’  —  Washington (CNN)Julian Assange's nearly six-year refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London is in danger, opening the WikiLeaks founder to arrest by British authorities and potential extradition to the US, multiple sources with knowledge tell CNN.
Kenneth P. Vogel / New York Times:
Concerned by Trump, Some Republicans Quietly Align With Democrats  —  WASHINGTON — Since Donald J. Trump began dominating American politics more than two years ago, Democrats concerned about his policies and behavior have taken solace in a group of influential Republicans who have consistently assailed …
Discussion: Political Wire
David French / New York Times:
Conservatives Fail the N.F.L.'s Free Speech Test  —  The United States is in the grips of a free-speech paradox.  At the same time that the law provides more protection to personal expression than at any time in the nation's history, large numbers of Americans feel less free to speak.
Megan McArdle / Washington Post:
A defense of Roger Goodell  —  Whatever you think of Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League, you should recognize that he's trying to solve a genuinely hard problem.  Or rather two problems.  On one hand, he's trying to maximize the audience for NFL games.
Discussion: BloombergQuint, Q13 FOX News and CNN
Lorenzo Reyes / USA Today:   Seahawks' Doug Baldwin: President Trump is ‘an idiot, plain and simple’
Shayna Jacobs / New York Daily News:
Harvey Weinstein set to turn himself in on sex crime charges in New York  —  Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges related to alleged sexual misconduct in connection to a probe by the Manhattan District Attorney's office and NYPD, the Daily News has confirmed.
Ronan Farrow / New Yorker:
Behind the Scenes of Harvey Weinstein's Impending Arrest  —  After a seven-month investigation, the producer Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to the New York Police Department's First Precinct on Friday to face sexual-assault charges.  According to law-enforcement officials …
Jeff Collins / Orange County Register:
Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher says it's OK to not sell homes to gays; loses support of Realtors  —  U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher told a group of Realtors last week that homeowners should be able to refuse to sell their homes to gays and lesbians, a statement that cost him the support of a key national Realtor group.
Discussion: Raw Story and Splinter
The Daily Beast:
White House Lawyer Crashes FBI Meeting on Trump-Russia Investigation … Two highly classified meetings about the Trump-Russia investigation held Thursday had a surprise participant: one of President Donald Trump's lawyers.  And he got an earful for it.  —  Emmet Flood, the new lawyer …
Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment  —  An Phung and Chloe Melas  —  (CNN)A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on “Going In Style,” a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.
New York Times:
Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit  —  WASHINGTON — When Jared Kushner hosted a high-profile summit meeting on federal prison reform at the White House last Friday, some in attendance noticed that the man who was ostensibly in charge of the federal prison system …
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Elon Musk Shows Billionaires Need “News Literacy” Classes As Much As High Schoolers Do  —  When it comes to media criticism, comparing Elon Musk to Donald Trump is very unfair — to Trump.  —  BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief  —  When Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that media reports …
Molly Roberts / Washington Post:
Elon Musk's meltdown makes perfect sense
Discussion: Japan Times, BBC and Vanity Fair
Felix Salmon / Slate:
Loser Journalists  —  It has become conventional wisdom …
Discussion: TIME, CNNMoney and ThinkProgress
Domenico Montanaro / NPR:
McConnell Says He Supports Mueller Investigation  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told NPR in an interview that he continues to support the Mueller Russia investigation — and that nothing in Thursday's hotly anticipated secret briefing on the Russia probe to congressional leaders changed his mind.
Discussion: Axios and Shareblue Media
NBC News:   Separate classified briefing for Nunes and Gowdy raises eyebrows
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
The group least likely to think the U.S. has a responsibility to accept refugees?  Evangelicals.  —  In February 2017, as debate raged nationally over President Trump's decision to curtail immigration to the United States, the conservative Christian Broadcasting Network dipped into the Bible …
Yashar Ali / New York Magazine:
The Reporter Who Took Down a Unicorn … In late September of 2015, Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of the once-high-flying but now disgraced Silicon Valley health-care company Theranos, was in the News Corp. office of Rupert Murdoch.  She had first met Murdoch in 2014 to pitch him on Theranos …
Martin Bagot / mirror:
No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to cancer experts  —  Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a host of cancers outlined in World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) guidelines updated every decade  —  No amount of alcohol …
Steve Reilly / USA Today:
Trump's company wouldn't say what his new $107K business was, until after we tracked it down  —  NEW YORK — For more than a week, nobody at the Trump Organization wanted to talk about the mysterious new corporation from which President Trump earned more than $100,000 last year.
Will Rahn / CBS News:
Commentary: The plot against Donald Trump  —  It's easy to get the basic gist of the Deep State conspiracy theory, which posits that the FBI and CIA ginned up a devious plot to help Hillary Clinton and hurt Donald Trump.  But there's an arch, coy, almost feline quality to the way these arguments are presented.
Gary Horcher / KIRO:
Woman says her Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact  —  A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their home was recorded by Amazon's Alexa — the voice-controlled smart speaker — and that the recorded audio …
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Perez infuriates liberals with Cuomo endorsement  —  The DNC chairman pits himself against Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison by intervening in the Democratic primary for New York governor.  —  Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has said repeatedly that the national party shouldn't, and won't, endorse in primaries.
Associated Press:
Biden: Republicans show ‘phony populism,’ ‘fake nationalism’
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Breitbart
Lindsey McPherson / Roll Call:
Immigration Discharge Petition Will Get Final Signatures, Deputy GOP Whip Says  —  House Chief Deputy Whip Patrick T. McHenry on Thursday said an immigration discharge petition that GOP leaders oppose will get to 218 signatures after the recess, and the only way they can stop …
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
WATCH: Pompeo Absolutely Explodes at Dem Senator For Suggesting Trump Has Foreign Policy Conflicts of Interest  —  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got furious today when asked if President Donald Trump has any conflicts of interest.  —  The secretary of state testified before the Senate …
Discussion: Townhall
Luke Rosiak / The Daily Caller:
Capitol Police Accidentally Gave Evidence To House Hacking Suspect's Defense Attorney  —  The Capitol Police turned over a trove of evidence in the alleged Imran Awan House cyberbreach and theft case to the defense attorneys when they were supposed to deliver it to prosecutors instead, according to court documents and a source.
Jena Greene /
This Soccer Star Is About To Marry Two Women — See Them Here  —  Professional Brazilian soccer player Ronaldinho is slotted to marry two women at the same time this summer.  And all three parties involved are totally aware of the situation and totally ok with what's about to go down.
Jamiel Lynch / CNN:
Shooting at Oklahoma City restaurant; injuries reported  —  (CNN)Police in Oklahoma City are investigating a shooting at a restaurant near Lake Hefner Parkway.  —  Multiple people are injured, they said on Twitter, and “there are no outstanding suspects at this time.”  —  The incident took place at Louie's Grill & Bar.
Discussion: and Daily Wire
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Tess Owen / VICE News:
NRA wants Congress to set “limitations” on how the news can cover school shootings
Discussion: YouTube and National Review
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Mark Fitzpatrick / New York Times:
Think Military Strikes Could Stop North Korea? Try It and See.
Victor Davis Hanson / Hoover Institution:
The Great German Meltdown
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Majority says calling MS-13 members ‘animals’ is fair: poll
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Alexander C. Kaufman / HuffPost:
Scott Pruitt Twice Introduced Anti-Abortion Bills Giving Men ‘Property Rights’ Over Fetuses
Discussion: The Slot and New York Magazine
Harriet Torry / Wall Street Journal:
Congressional Budget Office's Long-Term Deficit Forecast Dwarfs White House Estimate
 Earlier Items:
CONCLUSIONS  —  Between 2001 and 2017, U.S. government efforts …
Discussion: Task & Purpose
Carl T. Bogus / New York Times:
Was Slavery a Factor in the Second Amendment?
Joshua Rhett Miller / New York Post:
Driver launches into racist rant during spat with Asian motorist
Discussion: Raw Story and Splinter
Jeff Weiner / Orlando Sentinel:
George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt, has no income
Andrew Perez / MapLight:
Chris Christie Blocks Disclosure Of His Office's Emails With Jared Kushner's Company
Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal:
How a Weakened ESPN Became Consumed by Politics
Discussion: Deadspin
The Trump-Russia ties hiding in plain sight
Discussion: Raw Story