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Mon, 30 May 2016 17:18:48 GMT

Fox News

GOP convention no-shows threaten to undercut Trump unity push
Fox News
Even as Donald Trump and Republican Party bosses diligently work Capitol Hill in hopes of bringing the party together after a fractious presidential primary, convention planners could still be looking at a block of empty seats for the July convention ...
Sizzling summer of politics aheadCNN
Obama's Numbers Better Read on 2016 Than Clinton-Trump PollsBloomberg
Trump's movement campaign needs adjustments at marginsWashington Post
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Mon, 30 May 2016 18:29:00 GMT


Was shooting a rare gorilla the only option for Cincinnati Zoo?
(CNN) Zookeepers shot and killed a rare gorilla after a 3-year-old boy slipped into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, triggering an outcry over how the situation was handled. Footage shot by a witness shows Harambe, the 17-year-old male gorilla ...
Cincinnati Zoo Director Explains Why Staff Didn't Tranquilize Harambe the GorillaPeople Magazine
Cincinnati Zoo's director defends decision to kill gorillaNew York Daily News
'Shooting an endangered animal is worse than murder': Grief over gorilla's death turns to outrageWashington Post
USA TODAY -CBS News -Hollywood Reporter -TIME
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:48:00 GMT

The Verge

Eric Holder, who really wanted to put Edward Snowden in jail, now says he performed a 'public service'
The Verge
Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by prompting changes to the US government's mass surveillance programs, says former US Attorney General Eric Holder. Holder still thinks that Snowden's decision to leak classified documents was ...
Snowden leaks were "public service," says former US Attorney GeneralChristian Science Monitor
Holder: Snowden did 'public service,' but should still be punishedFox News
Holder: Edward Snowden performed 'public service'USA TODAY
Slate Magazine (blog) -Voice of America -Tulsa World -Gawker
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:42:01 GMT


Honoring our fallen heroes on Memorial Day
A woman stands near crosses during a ceremony marking the United States' Memorial Day, at the World War II Military Cemetery in Falciani, near Florence, Italy. Loading… Post to Facebook. Honoring our fallen heroes on Memorial Day A woman stands near ...
Nation Honors the Fallen on Memorial DayABC News
Obama, marking Memorial Day, calls on Americans to remember 'those from whom we asked everything'Los Angeles Times
Obama calls for better healthcare, jobs for vetsThe Hill (blog)
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Mon, 30 May 2016 11:08:11 GMT

Washington Post

Tomorrow, Trump will give more details about his donations to vets. Here's what we still don't know.
Washington Post
Last week — after intense pressure from the news media — Donald Trump made good on a promise he had made in January. He gave $1 million of his own money to a charity for veterans. (Trump called this reporter "a nasty guy" after I asked him whether my ...
Donald Trump and Bikers Share Affection at Rolling Thunder RallyNew York Times
Draft Dodger Donald Trump Gets Heros Welcome at Rolling ThunderDaily Beast
Trump invokes MLK at DC biker rallyPolitico -Bloomberg -BBC News -The Hill (blog)
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:18:45 GMT


Elite Iraqi Forces Push Into Fallujah, Expect Fierce Battle
New York Times
CAMP TARIQ, Iraq — Elite Iraqi special forces began their push Monday into Fallujah, expecting to encounter the stiffest resistance yet in the campaign to free territory from the Islamic State group. The city 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad ...
Iraqis 'liberated' from ISIS: Why suffering may not be overCNN
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit BaghdadReuters
Anti-Islamic State Forces Launch Attack In Effort To Retake FallujahNPR -USA TODAY -Wall Street Journal -CBS News
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Mon, 30 May 2016 20:22:00 GMT


White House back to normal after security lockdown
WASHINGTON A brief, partial lockdown at the White House was lifted on Monday after a metal object tossed over the fence was tested and determined not to be dangerous, the U.S. Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was at the White House during ...
Suspicious package puts White House on lockdownThe Hill (blog)
White House returns to normal operations after lockdownAlbany Times Union
White House Fence Update: Lockdown Lifted After Woman Throws Item On LawnInternational Business Times
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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:45:30 GMT


Ex-Chad dictator sentenced to life for war crimes
(CNN) An African court on Monday sentenced former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre to life in prison for crimes against humanity in a landmark case that rights groups say could open the door for more war crimes convictions on the continent. The court in ...
In landmark trial, former Chad dictator found guilty of crimes against humanityWashington Post
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesU.S. News & World Report
Chad's ex-leader Habre, Cold War-era ally of West, gets life in prison for atrocitiesReuters
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