Fake or Real News from the Washington Post You Decide -> Doubting the intelligence, Trump pursues Putin and leaves a Russian threat unchecked

Fake or Real News from the Washington Post You Decide -> Doubting the intelligence, Trump pursues Putin and leaves a Russian threat unchecked

Doubting the intelligence, Trump pursues Putin and leaves a Russian threat unchecked

By Greg Miller, Greg Jaffe and Philip RuckerGo to full article
Nearly a year into his presidency, Trump continues to reject the evidence that Russia waged an unprecedented assault on a pillar of American democracy and supported his run for the White House. Interviews with more than 50 U.S. officials show that the personal insecurities of the president have impaired the government’s response to a national security threat, with Trump resisting or attempting to roll back efforts to hold Moscow to account as he tries to forge a partnership with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Doubting the intelligence, Trump pursues Putin and leaves a Russian threat unchecked

By Greg Miller, Greg Jaffe and Philip RuckerGo to full article
Nearly a year into his presidency, Trump continues to reject the evidence that Russia waged an unprecedented assault on a pillar of American democracy and supported his run for the White House. Interviews with more than 50 U.S. officials show that the personal insecurities of the president have impaired the government’s response to a national security threat, with Trump resisting or attempting to roll back efforts to hold Moscow to account as he tries to forge a partnership with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

FCC poised to repeal net neutrality rules

By Brian FungGo to full article
Internet providers would be able to speed up service for some apps and websites — and block or slow down others — in the expected repeal of Obama-era regulations for broadband companies such as AT&T and Verizon.

Farenthold won’t seek reelection amid allegations of sexual harassment

By Mike DeBonis and Elise ViebeckGo to full article
Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), who settled a complaint with his former communications director but has denied engaging in improper behavior, plans to serve out the rest of his term, according to three Republicans familiar with his plans.

Disney buys much of Fox in major deal that resets the Hollywood power grid

By Steven ZeitchikGo to full article
The Walt Disney Company will pay $52.4 billion for the majority of assets from rival 21st Century Fox, the studio behind juggernauts such as the “X-Men” series, “The Simpsons,” FX Networks and National Geographic. Fox plans to spin off its broadcast networks, including the Fox News Channel, leaving them in the hands of chairman Rupert Murdoch.

Merger gives ESPN a local strategy to combat its financial woes

By Matt BonesteelGo to full article
Under the deal, Disney would acquire Fox Sports Regional Networks, giving it and ESPN access to a massive amount of new content from the collection of cable channels broadcast to local subscribers.

Congress must act on the ‘dreamers’

By Tim Cook and Charles KochGo to full article

Mueller needs to make a change

By Andrew C. McCarthyGo to full article

The suburban revolt against Trump continued in Alabama

By James HohmannGo to full article
Democratic strength in counties won by President Trump alarms Republicans because many of their most vulnerable House members are in suburban districts near places like Minneapolis.

Wall Street may not get absolutely everything it wants in GOP tax package

By Tory NewmyerGo to full article
As negotiators tweak provisions to ensure the cost of the package doesn’t top $1.5 trillion, the fine print threatens to eat into the benefits that many are taking for granted.

Without Omarosa Manigault, lack of diversity in White House becomes even more pronounced

By Vanessa Williams and David NakamuraGo to full article
One of the president’s most prominent African American supporters resigned under pressure after a confrontation with Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, who had grown frustrated with her abrasive and attention-seeking style.

‘I cannot handle it any longer’: Suicide suspected in death of Ky. lawmaker accused of molesting teen

By Marwa EltagouriGo to full article
The body of Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson — who was accused of molesting a member of his church when she was 17 — was found with one gunshot wound to the head.

Comparing the ‘Trump economy’ to the ‘Obama economy’

By Nicole LewisGo to full article
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders bragged on Twitter about the “booming Trump economy” but most of the upward economic trends began in the Obama-era.

The most germ-infested places you encounter every day — and how to avoid getting sick

By Elisabeth LeamyGo to full article
Even as you get dressed for the day, you may be coming in contact with germs. And it’s all downhill from there.

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