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Trump chastises fellow NATO members, demands they meet payment obligations
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — President Trump, speaking at a ceremony Thursday to dedicate a memorial to NATO's resolve in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, publicly chastised his fellow alliance leaders for not being “fair” to U.S. taxpayers.
Highlights: In Brussels, Trump Scolds Allies on Cost-Sharing, and Stays Vague on Article 5New York Times
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CNN

Manchester bomber probably had ISIS training, a US official says
CNN
Manchester, England (CNN) Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi likely received some ISIS training by traveling to Syria in the months before the attack, according to information gathered in the preliminary investigation, a US official told CNN Thursday.
The Latest: Suspect said to have called mother for farewellWashington Post
May to confront Trump as UK police stop sharing attack information with USReuters
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NPR

Pentagon Blames 'Secondary Explosion' In Strike That Killed Civilians In Mosul
NPR
Updated at 1 p.m. ET. U.S. personnel "could not have predicted" dozens of Mosul residents would be in a building from which ISIS snipers were attacking Iraqi forces, the Pentagon says, in its report on a U.S. air strike that killed at least 105 ...
Pentagon Officials Say a US Airstrike Killed Over 100 Civilians in MosulNBCNews.com
US air strike on IS killed 105 civilians in Iraq's MosulBBC News
US airstrike in Mosul caused explosion that killed more than 100 Iraqi civiliansABC News
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Washington Post

GOP candidate charged with assault on reporter as newspapers pull endorsements
Washington Post
MISSOULA, Mont. — Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte was charged late Wednesday with misdemeanor assault after witnesses said he “body-slammed” a reporter for the Guardian who had been trying to ask him about the GOP's ...
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Ryan: GOP House candidate should apologize for altercation with reporterThe Hill
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Washington Post

Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China Sea
Washington Post
BEIJING — China protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, in the first American challenge to Beijing's claims to the waters since President Donald Trump took ...
China warned Navy destroyer USS Dewey to leave area near man-made island, official saysFox News
China Claims 'Indisputable Sovereignty' in South China Sea After First Trump-Era US Navy OperationBreitbart News
US conducted drill to reject China's claim around artifical island - officialsReuters
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CNN

Forecasters predict above-normal Atlantic hurricane season
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In this photo taken Friday, May 12, 2017, a USAF Reserve, WC-130J hurricane hunter aircraft is shown at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami, as reporters and guests take a first hand tour of the aircraft, at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport, ...
For the first time in years, NOAA predicts an above-average hurricane seasonWashington Post
NOAA predicts an 'above average' Atlantic hurricane season, with 5 to 9 hurricanes expectedCNN
NOAA Predicts 'Above-Normal' Activity In Atlantic Hurricane SeasonNPR
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Politico

Lieberman withdraws from FBI director search
Politico
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, who was once considered the front-runner to replace fired FBI Director James Comey, has formally withdrawn from consideration for the post. In a letter sent Wednesday to President Donald Trump, Lieberman said he wanted to ...
Lieberman officially withdraws from consideration for FBI postWashington Post
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Washington Post

Trump and Obama are having very different trips to Europe
Washington Post
Thanks to an awkward coincidence, President Trump is in Brussels at the same time as predecessor Barack Obama is in Berlin. These two trips are certainly offering contrasting views of the United States's relationship with Europe. Obama was in the ...
How Obama not so subtly undercuts TrumpPolitico
In Berlin, Obama speaks out against hiding behind wallsReuters
Remarks by President Trump at NATO Unveiling of the Article 5 and Berlin Wall Memorials - Brussels, BelgiumThe White House (blog)
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Salon

Ben Carson argues that poverty is just a “state of mind”
Salon
Ben Carson, the man in charge of Housing and Urban Development — the federal agency responsible for helping America's poor— believes that poverty is not a socioeconomic condition but merely a “state of mind.” In a radio interview on SiriusXM Radio ...
Secretary Carson, you should know betterCNN
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