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Trump Lashes Out at Media During Pa. Rally

President Donald Trump began a campaign-style rally in Pennslyvania by pointing out that he was not attending that night's White House Correspondents' Association dinner and issuing a scathing attack on the news media. (April 30)
      
 
 
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 6:16 am

At Least 5 Are Killed in Tornadoes in East Texas

Three tornadoes touched down east of Dallas, flipping cars, knocking down trees and destroying homes, the authorities said.
Author: MATTHEW HAAG
Posted: April 30, 2017, 5:43 am

Trump Talks Tough on Trade at Pa. Rally

President Donald Trump told a rally in Pennsylvania. that he plans to renegotiate NAFTA, but he'll withdraw if the U.S. doesn't get a good deal. He also said the administration will also investigate steel and aluminum dumping into the U.S. (April 30)
      
 
 
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 5:32 am

Today in History for April 30th

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler commits suicide; End of the Vietnam War as Saigon falls; George Washington sworn in as America's first president; The Louisiana Purchase; Country singer Willie Nelson born. (April 30)
      
 
 
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 5:08 am

Trump Invites Rodrigo Duterte to the White House

The two leaders spoke late on Saturday and addressed the Philippines’ violent campaign against drugs, which has been condemned by human rights groups and many Western governments.
Author: MARK LANDLER
Posted: April 30, 2017, 4:41 am

Big Climate Protests Against Trump

Demonstrators chanted: "Resistance is here to stay. Welcome to your 100th day!"
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 4:19 am

Texas tornado: At least 1 killed, nearly 50 injured, reports say

A tornado that touched down in Texas Saturday reportedly left one dead, dozens injured and caused major damage.
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 4:15 am

At least 1 dead amid flooding, strong thunderstorms in Midwest

Strong thunderstorms are causing flooding in the Midwest that has killed at least one person in Missouri, prompted numerous rescues and blocked roadways.
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 4:01 am

Los Angeles shooting spree: At least 1 killed, 3 hurt as police hunt suspects

Authorities in Southern California were searching for a Hispanic male and female accused of stealing a woman’s SUV on Saturday and then going on a shooting rampage, killing one and injuring three.
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 4:01 am

Guns, Ammo and Trump at N.R.A. Meeting

Visit the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Atlanta, where President Trump addressed attendees, a first by a sitting president since Ronald Reagan in 1983.
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 4:01 am

Too Scared to Report Sexual Abuse. The Fear: Deportation.

There has been a sharp downturn in reports of sexual assault and domestic violence among Latinos in the months since the presidential election.
Author: JENNIFER MEDINA
Posted: April 30, 2017, 4:01 am

At least one dead as floods, tornadoes hit Midwest, Texas

Residents of the Midwest are bracing themselves for severe weather this weekend.
      
 
 
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 3:04 am

Trump celebrates 100-day mark with Pennsylvania rally

Referencing the White House Correspondents’ Dinner occurring in Washington at the same time as the rally, Trump said he’d rather be in Harrisburg, Pa., with “much better people.”
      
 
 
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 2:31 am

Judge in Houston Strikes Down Harris County’s Bail System

The judge’s ruling said that the system is unfair to the poor and that it violates the Constitution.
Author: ELI ROSENBERG
Posted: April 30, 2017, 1:37 am

Hacker Leaks Episodes From Netflix Show and Threatens Other Networks

The hacker or hackers, known as “thedarkoverlord,” demanded ransom after stealing 10 episodes of the next season of “Orange Is the New Black.”
Author: NICOLE PERLROTH and MATTHEW HAAG
Posted: April 30, 2017, 1:09 am

Commune may get Internet after missing-teen case

The electricity-free California commune where 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas stayed with alleged captor Tad Cummins may join the digital age so that it doesn't unknowingly harbor a fugitive again.
      
 
 
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 1:09 am

Trump Savages News Media at Rally to Mark His 100th Day

President Trump returned to the populist themes of his campaign with a Pennsylvania rally held in lieu of attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.
Author: MARK LANDLER
Posted: April 30, 2017, 1:03 am

Climate March: Tens of thousands protest Trump climate policies, demand environmental action

Tens of thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and blistering heat to demand action on climate change in mass protests that fell on President Trump's 100th day in office and blasted his administration for rolling back environmental protections.
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Posted: April 30, 2017, 12:03 am

The Latest: Police: California officers kill carjacker

The Latest on a fatal shooting by officers on Northern California highway (all times local): 4:45 p.m.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 11:55 pm

Thousands in US Protest Trump Climate Policies

Thousands of people across the U.S. marched Saturday to demand action on climate change - mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office. (April 29)
      
 
 
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 11:21 pm

Jailed N.C. missionary living 'dark days' in Turkey

Minister Andrew Brunson was jailed in October after the Turkish government accused him of belonging to a terrorist organization.
      
 
 
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 11:01 pm

American Service Member Dies in Explosion Outside Mosul

The casualty was the third for the United States this past week in the fight against the Islamic State. Two soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday.
Author: HELENE COOPER
Posted: April 29, 2017, 10:46 pm

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting and violence that would turn into one of the deadliest race riots in American history.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 10:41 pm

What Mike McLintock From ‘Veep’ Would Say to Sean Spicer

Matt Walsh, who has portrayed the gaffe-prone White House press secretary on HBO, has some advice for Sean Spicer, the man who holds the job in real life.
Author: THE NEW YORK TIMES
Posted: April 29, 2017, 10:17 pm

Trump Supporters Show Up Early in Pa.

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington. He is scheduled to appear at a campaign-style rally Saturday evening in Harrisburg, Pa. (April 29)
      
 
 
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 9:37 pm

Video Captures Delta Pilot Smacking Woman to Break Up Fight

An investigation by Delta found the pilot’s actions helped “de-escalate” the fight between passengers, in the latest airline episode to be recorded on video.
Author: MAYA SALAM
Posted: April 29, 2017, 9:30 pm

Police: Officers shoot, kill armed man on California highway

Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area say officers shot and killed a man who got out of his car on a major highway and began firing at them.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 9:20 pm

Protesters take on Trump's climate policies -- and the heat

Thousands of people who support action on climate change are expected to brave the sweltering heat Saturday and march through the nation's capital as part of the People's Climate March.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 9:17 pm

Texas prosecutor drops Ohio man's cold case murder charge

Houston's district attorney has dropped a murder charge against an Ohio man mistakenly identified as the suspect in a 1979 shooting.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 9:07 pm

Child killed, 3 adults injured when truck hits car in NYC

Police say a 3-year-old girl was killed and three adults were injured when a garbage truck hit another vehicle in a New York City neighborhood.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 9:03 pm

How the world sees Trump, 100 days in

The world was dumbfounded by the election of Donald Trump, and his first 100 days in office have done little to alleviate a deep sense of uncertainty and unpredictability. Indeed, as one observer put it, the last few weeks alone have caused a severe case of global geostrategic whiplash.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 8:53 pm

David Ortiz to address grads of Rhode Island tech college

Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is getting his first honorary degree, as he delivers the commencement address to graduates of a technical college in Rhode Island.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 8:44 pm

Climate March Draws Thousands of Protesters Alarmed by Trump’s Environmental Agenda

On the president’s 100th day in office, demonstrators descended on Washington in an attempt to drown out the administration’s climate change deniers.
Author: NICHOLAS FANDOS
Posted: April 29, 2017, 8:18 pm

'Gorilla Man' Finishes 6-Day UK Marathon Crawl

A man dubbed "Mr. Gorilla" crawled his way to the finish line at the London Marathon six days after the race began. He put on his gorilla outfit and entered the race to raise money to protect endangered gorillas in Africa. (April 29)
      
 
 
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 7:36 pm

Wolf nearing extinction gives birth to 6 pups at museum

A wolf nearing extinction in the wild has given birth to six pups at a North Carolina museum.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 7:33 pm

Former DNC chair slams Trump's 'irrational and extreme agenda'

Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Saturday that the best thing to come out of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office was the number of people who have come together to protest him.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 7:21 pm

Republicans are tethered to Trump politically and need to act accordingly - Washington Post


Washington Post

Republicans are tethered to Trump politically and need to act accordingly
Washington Post
As President Trump passes the 100-day mark of his administration, House Republicans should be starting to worry about next year's midterm elections. The midterms are a referendum on the presidency, and preliminary signs point to problems for the party ...
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:57 pm

China deports US businesswoman accused of spying

An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:47 pm

Delta defends pilot smacking brawling female passenger in video

Delta Airlines is defending a pilot who was caught on video smacking a female passenger involved in a brawl with another passenger.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:36 pm

By the numbers: How Trump stacks up after 100 days

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has signed more bills into law than the previous five presidents and has signed more executive orders than any president since Harry Truman.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:36 pm

EPA removes climate change information from website

The EPA removed most climate change information from its website Friday, saying in a press release that language on the website is being updated to "reflect the approach of new leadership."
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:35 pm

Man fires gun after luxury car is bumped near Wall Street

Police say a man in a luxury car just off Wall Street in New York City fired his gun after another motorist backed into the vehicle.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:32 pm

Raw: Pope Leads Open-Air Mass, Departs Egypt

Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country's tiny Catholic community. (April 29)
      
 
 
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:27 pm

This year's White House correspondents' dinner weekend is really putting the 'nerd' back in 'nerd prom' - Washington Post


Washington Post

This year's White House correspondents' dinner weekend is really putting the 'nerd' back in 'nerd prom'
Washington Post
Remember way back in 2016, when the White House Correspondents' Association dinner was synonymous with the obnoxious selfies jamming your social-media feeds? Yeah, the 2017 dinner (and its surrounding weekend), a century-old industry affair that ...
Trump boycott puts spotlight on correspondents' chiefPolitico
Why Trump sitting out the correspondents' dinner is a huuuge mistakeThe Hill (blog)
Samantha Bee Rips Thin-Skinned Trump for Skipping White House Correspondents DinnerDaily Beast
WHIO -ABC News -Huffington Post
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:20 pm

Cleveland woman points gun at barber over 7-year-old son's haircut

Cleveland police released video of a woman they say pulled a gun on a barber because her 7-year-old son’s haircut was taking too long.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:15 pm

Climate March draws massive crowd to DC in sweltering heat - Washington Post


Washington Post

Climate March draws massive crowd to DC in sweltering heat
Washington Post
On a sweltering hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators assembled in Washington on Saturday for the latest installment of the regular protests that punctuate the Trump era. This large-scale climate march marks President Trump's first 100 days in ...
Protest takes on Trump's climate policies -- and the heat -- in DC marchCNN
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:09 pm

Grand Canyon rangers: Body found likely that of missing Tennessee teen

Grand Canyon Park rangers claim they may have found the body of a missing 14-year-old Tennessee boy on the Colorado River.
      
 
 
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 5:57 pm

Residents told to avoid Ky. town over white nationalist, counter rallies

White nationalist groups are planning political rallies in Kentucky on Saturday, prompting fears of violent clashes with counter-protesters.
      
 
 
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 5:55 pm

Del. senator slams Trump's N. Korea tweet: 'No longer reality TV'

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons slammed President Donald Trump's tweet Saturday about North Korea's latest missile test, saying Twitter is no place to conduct diplomacy.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 5:54 pm

Trump labels MS-13 public enemy No.1

President Donald Trump and his top immigration enforcers have begun to focus their attention on the deadly MS-13 gang, saying the administration's hardline immigration policies are focused on stopping its spread in the US.
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Posted: April 29, 2017, 5:47 pm

Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency.

Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency. “We are convinced that he would be a dangerous president and would put at risk our country’s national security and well-being,” the letter stated. Some of the individuals who signed the letter include Michael V. Hayden, former director of the CIA and NSA; John D. Negroponte, first director of national intelligence; and Robert B. Zoellick, former deputy secretary of state. – NYT

You can read the full letter here, as well as Donald Trump’s officialresponse.

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