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Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding

Fox News2019-05-22 22:37:55.5287765

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Author: Fox News
Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it making sure all of her guests “gifted” her the “appropriate” amount of money. ...Read full article

Trump stalks out on Democrats, demands end of investigations

Associated Press2019-05-22 22:24:11

Trump stalks out on Democrats, demands end of investigations Author: LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly stalked out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, flatly declaring he would no longer work with Democrats unless they... ...Read full article

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation

Reuters2019-05-22 22:20:44

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation Author: Steve Holland
President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work w… ...Read full article

Pentagon to present White House with plans to deploy up to 10K troops to Middle East: report

The Hill2019-05-22 22:18:32

Pentagon to present White House with plans to deploy up to 10K troops to Middle East: report Author: Chris Mills Rodrigo
The Pentagon is set to present the White House with a request to deploy 10,000 troops to the Middle East, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. ...Read full article

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials

Reuters2019-05-22 22:10:31

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials Author: Reuters Editorial
The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. ...Read full article

What happens when you release a 'traitor'?

BBC News2019-05-22 22:09:01

What happens when you release a 'traitor'? Author: BBC News
The 'American Taliban' will leave prison after 17 years - some are concerned about what he will do now. ...Read full article

Toobin: Trump's argument looks doomed - CNN Video

CNN2019-05-22 22:08:06.4258863

Toobin: Trump's argument looks doomed - CNN Video Author:
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin discusses a federal judge refusing to block subpoenas from House Democrats for Trump's financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One. ...Read full article

Rep. Max Rose: The president needs to have thicker skin

Fox News2019-05-22 22:07:40.1987303

Rep. Max Rose: The president needs to have thicker skin Author: Fox News
New York Democrat Rep. Max Rose says President Trump was throwing a 'temper tantrum' when he canceled a meeting on infrastructure with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. ...Read full article

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal

Fox News2019-05-22 22:07:38.7693602

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Author: Fox News
Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers. ...Read full article

Canceled Fund-Raiser Prompts Question: Can a Democrat Oppose Abortion?

The New York Times2019-05-22 22:06:30.701

Canceled Fund-Raiser Prompts Question: Can a Democrat Oppose Abortion? Author:
The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will no longer host an event for the anti-abortion Representative Daniel Lipinski after pressure. ...Read full article

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan

Reuters2019-05-22 22:05:28

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan Author: David Shepardson
General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls. ...Read full article

Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20% since share offer

Reuters2019-05-22 22:04:18

Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20% since share offer Author: Noel Randewich
Tesla shares extended their recent sell-off on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the struggling electric car maker, leaving buyers of its recent share offer, including Chief Executive Elon Musk, $175 million in the hole. ...Read full article

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Talk Tarantino, Stardom and What Might Have Been

The New York Times2019-05-22 22:03:17.503

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Talk Tarantino, Stardom and What Might Have Been Author:
At the Cannes Film Festival, they reminisced about what it’s like being alone in Hollywood and working with the director on their new movie, “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood.” ...Read full article

15 European Pop Acts You Might Not Know, but Should

The New York Times2019-05-22 22:03:14.508

15 European Pop Acts You Might Not Know, but Should Author: The New York Times
European music is more than just the glitz of Eurovision. Turn on your sound to hear 15 of the region’s most important acts, musically and socially, right now. ...Read full article

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

Associated Press2019-05-22 22:01:09

Author: LOLITA C. BALDOR
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian... ...Read full article

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike

Reuters2019-05-22 21:54:13

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Author: Jonathan Stempel
Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc. ...Read full article

Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers

Reuters2019-05-22 21:51:46

Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers Author: Brendan Pierson
U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses. ...Read full article

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war

Reuters2019-05-22 21:48:17

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Author: Reuters Editorial
Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers. ...Read full article

Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels

Associated Press2019-05-22 21:44:37

Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels Author: JIM MUSTIAN and LARRY NEUMEISTER
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with... ...Read full article

GOP Vermont governor to allow abortion rights bill to become law

CNN2019-05-22 21:43:58

GOP Vermont governor to allow abortion rights bill to become law Author: Caroline Kelly, CNN
Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott intends to allow a comprehensive abortion rights bill to become law, as other states led by Republican governors across the nation work to restrict the procedure. ...Read full article

3 more wealthy parents plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal

USA Today2019-05-22 21:34:47+00:00

3 more wealthy parents plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Author:
Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio are the 10th parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores. ...Read full article

China confirmed as source of rise in CFCs

BBC News2019-05-22 21:31:56

China confirmed as source of rise in CFCs Author: BBC News
Atmospheric observations pinpoint eastern China as the source of rise in ozone-destroying chemicals. ...Read full article

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses

Reuters2019-05-22 21:25:37

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses Author: Reuters Editorial
U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses. ...Read full article

Ex-Navy SEAL that killed Bin Laden says human tape measure was used to confirm identity

Fox News2019-05-22 21:23:38.3419807

Ex-Navy SEAL that killed Bin Laden says human tape measure was used to confirm identity Author: Fox News
“The tallest guy we had there was one of our snipers," said Robert O'Neill. ...Read full article

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump tax returns

Associated Press2019-05-22 21:17:11

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump tax returns Author: CHRIS CAROLA and DAVID KLEPPER
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have,... ...Read full article

Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released

Associated Press2019-05-22 21:15:36

Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released Author: ERIC TUCKER
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was Michael Cohen's numerous contacts with a Russia-linked company and a sudden flow of foreign money into a bank account he controlled that led federal investigators to look... ...Read full article

Blackface photo investigation in Virginia hits a dead end

Associated Press2019-05-22 20:58:24

Blackface photo investigation in Virginia hits a dead end Author: BEN FINLEY and ALAN SUDERMAN
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains unsolved.A monthslong investigation ordered... ...Read full article

3 minutes: Trump meeting with Democrats goes bust in a flash

Associated Press2019-05-22 20:54:21

3 minutes: Trump meeting with Democrats goes bust in a flash Author: JONATHAN LEMIRE and KEVIN FREKING
WASHINGTON (AP) — The curtains in the Cabinet Room were drawn. The Democrats were waiting. And President Donald Trump came and went in three minutes, never stopping to sit down or shake... ...Read full article

What's Trump trying to hide with Deutsche Bank? - CNN Video

CNN2019-05-22 20:53:23.0658301

What's Trump trying to hide with Deutsche Bank? - CNN Video Author:
CNN's John Avlon breaks down President Trump's complicated -- and sometimes litigious -- history with Germany's Deutsche Bank. ...Read full article

Victoria’s Secret Owner Soars 15% as Beauty Chain Boosts Sales

Bloomberg2019-05-22 20:48:00+00:00

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L Brands Inc. rose in late trading after the company boosted the lower end of its full-year guidance as its Bath & Body Works brand continues to log double digit ... ...Read full article

Huawei Is the Long Fuse in Trump’s Trade War

Bloomberg2019-05-22 20:40:00+00:00

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It looks like everyone is settling in for a long – and potentially costly – financial and political battle. ...Read full article

UN backs end to UK control of Chagos Islands

BBC News2019-05-22 20:39:01

UN backs end to UK control of Chagos Islands Author: BBC News
In a non-binding vote, the General Assembly demands the UK give the islands back to Mauritius. ...Read full article

Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time'

Reuters2019-05-22 20:37:04

Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time' Author: Howard Schneider
U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction. ...Read full article

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released

Associated Press2019-05-22 20:31:33

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released Author: MATTHEW BARAKAT
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to... ...Read full article

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of stealing from Stormy Daniels after Trump legal battle

USA Today2019-05-22 20:21:42+00:00

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of stealing from Stormy Daniels after Trump legal battle Author:
Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for adultactress Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump, was indicted Wednesday for allegedly defrauding her. ...Read full article

FIFA: Qatar 2022 World Cup to see 32 teams only

Al Jazeera English2019-05-22 20:21:00

FIFA: Qatar 2022 World Cup to see 32 teams only Author: Al Jazeera
World football governing body scraps plans to expand the tournament to 48 teams, citing 'logistical' problems. ...Read full article

Trump Treasury Secretary says Harriet Tubman $20 bill release delayed 8 years

USA Today2019-05-22 20:20:44+00:00

Trump Treasury Secretary says Harriet Tubman $20 bill release delayed 8 years Author:
"The ultimate decision on the redesign will most likely be another secretary's down the road," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday. ...Read full article

'Cover-up' talk enrages Trump, who threatens to end work with Dems

The Hill2019-05-22 20:20:22

'Cover-up' talk enrages Trump, who threatens to end work with Dems Author: Jordan Fabian
 ...Read full article

4 dead as killer tornadoes, floods slam Central US

USA Today2019-05-22 20:17:38+00:00

4 dead as killer tornadoes, floods slam Central US Author:
A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to four deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said. ...Read full article

Judge refuses to block House subpoenas for Trump bank records

CNN2019-05-22 20:15:51

Judge refuses to block House subpoenas for Trump bank records Author: Katelyn Polantz, CNN
A federal judge in New York on Wednesday refused to block subpoenas from the House of Representatives for President Donald Trump's financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One. ...Read full article

How impeachment debate derailed infrastructure talks, threatens Democratic agenda

Fox News2019-05-22 20:08:11.9171893

How impeachment debate derailed infrastructure talks, threatens Democratic agenda Author: Fox News
President Trump cuts short meeting with top Democrats after Nancy Pelosi says he's engaged in a cover-up; senior producer Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill. ...Read full article

World Cup: Fifa drops plans to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams

BBC News2019-05-22 20:02:46

World Cup: Fifa drops plans to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams Author: BBC Sport
Plans to expand the 2022 World Cup from 32 teams to 48 are abandoned by football's world governing body Fifa. ...Read full article

Judge says banks can give Trump financial records to House Democrats

The Hill2019-05-22 20:02:32

Judge says banks can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Author: Jacqueline Thomsen
A federal judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that Deutsche Bank and Capital One may provide President Trump's financial records to House Democratic lawmakers after the administration attempted to block the m ...Read full article

Turkey-backed fighters join forces with HTS rebels in Idlib

Al Jazeera English2019-05-22 20:01:00

Turkey-backed fighters join forces with HTS rebels in Idlib Author: Anchal Vohra
Rival armed groups ally with each other in northern Syria against President Assad's forces in a 'battle for survival'. ...Read full article

Personal finance expert gives advice to millennials

Fox News2019-05-22 19:52:56.6693937

Personal finance expert gives advice to millennials Author: Fox News
Chris Hogan says we are all in control of our financial future. ...Read full article

House Democrats meet to discuss impeachment

Fox News2019-05-22 19:52:52.5164111

House Democrats meet to discuss impeachment Author: Fox News
Michael Meehan and Kevin McCullough weigh in on growing tensions between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump. ...Read full article

House Dem: Trump could start war with Iran to thwart impeachment

The Hill2019-05-22 19:51:44

House Dem: Trump could start war with Iran to thwart impeachment Author: Scott Wong
A House Democratic lawmaker said Wednesday that President Trump could launch a war with Iran for a purely political reason: to deter Democrats from impeaching him. ...Read full article

Last days of May? UK leader in peril as Brexit offer slammed

Associated Press2019-05-22 19:42:46

Author: JILL LAWLESS
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a relentless push by rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the... ...Read full article

Pelosi ratchets up rhetoric, says Trump may have committed 'impeachable offense' in 'plain sight'

Fox News2019-05-22 19:38:11.8217555

Pelosi ratchets up rhetoric, says Trump may have committed 'impeachable offense' in 'plain sight' Author: Fox News
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a left-leaning audience on Wednesday that President Trump may have committed “an impeachable offense,” ratcheting up her warnings to the White House even as she and her deputies try to tamp down calls from the rank-and-file to … ...Read full article

US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute

Associated Press2019-05-22 19:32:54

US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute Author: PAUL WISEMAN and JOE McDONALD
WASHINGTON (AP) — With negotiations on hold and tariffs piling up, the United States and China appear to be bracing for a prolonged standoff over trade.Beijing is airing Korean War movies... ...Read full article

Pelosi says Trump's 'cover-up' could be 'an impeachable offense'

USA Today2019-05-22 19:28:46+00:00

Pelosi says Trump's 'cover-up' could be 'an impeachable offense' Author:
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said after a meeting with House Democrats on their investigations that "we believe" Trump is "engaged in a cover-up." ...Read full article

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward

USA Today2019-05-22 19:26:36+00:00

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Author:
Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — and healing. ...Read full article

China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says

USA Today2019-05-22 19:25:42+00:00

China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says Author:
Some alarming news from the stratosphere. Chinese foam manufacturers are releasing an ozone-destroying chemical into the air. ...Read full article

Commons leader quits government over Brexit

BBC News2019-05-22 19:20:46

Commons leader quits government over Brexit Author: BBC News
Andrea Leadsom says she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver Brexit. ...Read full article

Graham urges Trump not to abandon infrastructure talks with Democrats

The Hill2019-05-22 19:12:15

Graham urges Trump not to abandon infrastructure talks with Democrats Author: Zack Budryk
Sen. ...Read full article

Stormy Daniels ex-lawyer charged with cheating her

BBC News2019-05-22 19:09:58

Stormy Daniels ex-lawyer charged with cheating her Author: BBC News
The US lawyer is accused of misappropriating funds from the porn star he represented, prosecutors say. ...Read full article

Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach

USA Today2019-05-22 19:09:04+00:00

Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach Author:
Michigan basketball on Wednesday agreed in principle to hire former Fab Five player Juwan Howard as its next head coach. He replaces John Beilein. ...Read full article

Pelosi: Trump 'cover-up' could be 'impeachable offense'

The Hill2019-05-22 19:03:25

Pelosi: Trump 'cover-up' could be 'impeachable offense' Author: Cristina Marcos
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) dismissed President Trump's behavior Wednesday as "orchestrated" after he abruptly ended infrastructure talks with Democrats at the White House by citing their ongoing investigations of his administration. ...Read full article

'You can't cheat?' asks Queen at check-out

BBC News2019-05-22 18:59:32

'You can't cheat?' asks Queen at check-out Author: BBC News
The Queen visited a replica of the first Sainsbury's shop to mark the chain's 150th anniversary. ...Read full article

NY state passes bill allowing Congress to request Trump's tax returns

CNN2019-05-22 18:49:16

NY state passes bill allowing Congress to request Trump's tax returns Author: Evan Simko-Bednarski and Sonia Moghe, CNN
Democrats in New York state passed a pair of bills Wednesday that would allow Congress to get hold of President Donald Trump's state tax returns amid an escalating fight with top administration officials over access to the President's federal returns. ...Read full article

Rep. Debbie Dingell says if Trump wants congressional investigations to end he should stop feeding the fire

Fox News2019-05-22 18:37:54.5605152

Rep. Debbie Dingell says if Trump wants congressional investigations to end he should stop feeding the fire Author: Fox News
Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell urges President Trump to stop asserting executive privilege and allow witnesses to testify on Capitol Hill. ...Read full article

Mnuchin: 'I am not violating the law' by refusing to hand over Trump's tax returns

CNN2019-05-22 18:37:04

Mnuchin: 'I am not violating the law' by refusing to hand over Trump's tax returns Author: Donna Borak, CNN
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday rebuffed claims by House Democrats that his refusal to comply with a congressional request for President Donald Trump's personal tax returns is a violation of the law. ...Read full article

Pelosi: Dem unity is throwing Trump off balance

The Hill2019-05-22 18:31:03

Pelosi: Dem unity is throwing Trump off balance Author: Cristina Marcos
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) argued Wednesday that President Trump is unsettled by Democrats because they show more unity than members of his own party. ...Read full article

UN Report: Female A.I. Voices Encourage Harmful Gender Stereotypes

National Review2019-05-22 18:09:58

UN Report: Female A.I. Voices Encourage Harmful Gender Stereotypes Author: Mairead McArdle
A.I.-based virtual assistants with female voices reinforce sexist gender stereotypes, according to a new United Nations report. ...Read full article

Trump's House investigations tantrum proves Pelosi and Democrats are gaining momentum

MSNBC2019-05-22 17:50:00

Trump's House investigations tantrum proves Pelosi and Democrats are gaining momentum Author: MSNBC
Trump condemns House investigations as Pelosi and Democrats gain momentum amid "cover-up" comments and legal defeat for the White House ...Read full article

Carson says he had 'difficulty hearing' during viral Oreo testimony, defends HUD proposals

USA Today2019-05-22 17:43:28+00:00

Carson says he had 'difficulty hearing' during viral Oreo testimony, defends HUD proposals Author:
Carson said he "was having difficulty hearing” during the committee testimony that went viral when he appeared to mix up a real estate term and Oreos. ...Read full article

Botswana, Country With Most Elephants, Lifts Ban on Hunting

Bloomberg2019-05-22 17:34:00+00:00

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Botswana, which has the world's biggest population of elephants, lifted its suspension on hunting, a move that is likely to spark further debate on a politically ... ...Read full article

Watch: Pro-Choice Activists Swarm Pro-Life Student: 'Go the F*ck Home!'

Breitbart News2019-05-22 17:23:04.7288336

Watch: Pro-Choice Activists Swarm Pro-Life Student: 'Go the F*ck Home!' Author: Amanda House
Activists surrounded and screamed at pro-life student Boris Kizenko during a pro-abortion #StoptheBans protest Tuesday on Capitol Hill. ...Read full article

sHow China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions

The New York Times2019-05-22 17:08:32.291

sHow China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions Author:
China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond. ...Read full article

Pelosi employs committee chairs to tamp down calls for Trump impeachment

The Hill2019-05-22 17:05:50

Pelosi employs committee chairs to tamp down calls for Trump impeachment Author: Mike Lillis
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) sought Wednesday to prevent the trickle of Democratic impeachment supporters from becoming a wave. ...Read full article

Dog euthanized, buried with owner

The Washington Times2019-05-22 17:03:48

Dog euthanized, buried with owner Author: Associated Press
Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a dog was euthanized so it could lie next to her owner. ...Read full article

This is the biggest 2020 mistake the Democrats could make

CNN2019-05-22 16:49:39

This is the biggest 2020 mistake the Democrats could make Author: Jill Filipovic
Democrats' biggest mistake in the 2020 race may be overconfidence, says Jill Filipovic. She writes that polls showing Biden out in front on the Democratic path and Trump not getting a lot of credit for the economy don't mean much so early on, but the worst th… ...Read full article

The Sexual Revolutionaries Got Sexual Satisfaction All Wrong

National Review2019-05-22 16:49:16

The Sexual Revolutionaries Got Sexual Satisfaction All Wrong Author: David French
Highly-religious couples ‘enjoy higher-quality relationships and more sexual satisfaction’ compared with mixed or entirely secular couples. ...Read full article

When it comes to abortion, conservative women aren't a monolith

USA Today2019-05-22 16:40:59+00:00

When it comes to abortion, conservative women aren't a monolith Author:
Nearly one in four women in the United States will have an abortion by age 45 — obviously not all of them share the same political views. ...Read full article

Trump Walks Out on Democrats After 3 Minutes

The New York Times2019-05-22 16:39:55.713

Trump Walks Out on Democrats After 3 Minutes Author:
After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.” ...Read full article

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight

Politico2019-05-22 16:34:36

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight Author: HEATHER CAYGLE
The House can now move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records. ...Read full article

'Unplanned' denied by Canadian distribution giants; pro-life film hit with de facto ban

The Washington Times2019-05-22 16:33:24

'Unplanned' denied by Canadian distribution giants; pro-life film hit with de facto ban Author: Douglas Ernst
The hit pro-life film 'Unplanned' is unwelcome in Canada as far as two of the nation's distribution gatekeepers are concerned. ...Read full article

'FBI Lovebirds': Trump ally bringing Strzok-Page texts to the theater stage

Politico2019-05-22 16:15:45

'FBI Lovebirds': Trump ally bringing Strzok-Page texts to the theater stage Author: GABBY ORR
A dramatic reading sponsored by conservative filmmakers has signed up Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson to play the Trump-Russia investigators. ...Read full article

Ralph Northam Investigation Ends Without Answers on Racist Photo

The New York Times2019-05-22 16:08:36.36

Ralph Northam Investigation Ends Without Answers on Racist Photo Author:
An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image. ...Read full article

Trump hits back at Democratic claims of 'cover-up'

BBC News2019-05-22 16:04:09

Trump hits back at Democratic claims of 'cover-up' Author: BBC News
Mr Trump called the accusations a "takedown attempt of the president of the United States". ...Read full article

Trump says he refuses to work with Democrats until investigations halt

CNN2019-05-22 15:57:34

Trump says he refuses to work with Democrats until investigations halt Author: Kevin Liptak, CNN
President Donald Trump said in impromptu remarks Wednesday that he told Democrats at the White House he couldn't work with them while they were pursuing investigations into him and his administration. ...Read full article

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions

The New York Times2019-05-22 15:36:48.052

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Author:
Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next. ...Read full article

5 reasons why Nancy Pelosi doesn't want to impeach Donald Trump

CNN2019-05-22 15:10:31

5 reasons why Nancy Pelosi doesn't want to impeach Donald Trump Author: Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
House Democrats huddled Wednesday as Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought to beat back a growing revolt over her oft-stated resistance to the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump. The meeting came after days of increased public willingness by high-ranking Democra… ...Read full article

Delinquency Rates Hold Steady Even as Canadian Borrowing Climbs

Bloomberg2019-05-22 15:07:00+00:00

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Serious delinquency rates “remained steady” in Canada as credit growth moved higher at the beginning of the year, according to TransUnion. ...Read full article

Tim Ryan Says U.S. Must ‘Get Rid of the Hyde Amendment’

National Review2019-05-22 15:04:13

Tim Ryan Says U.S. Must ‘Get Rid of the Hyde Amendment’ Author: Mairead McArdle
Tim Ryan said Wednesday that he supports scrapping the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding for abortion with a few exceptions. ...Read full article

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs

Fox News2019-05-22 14:53:14.6656654

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs Author: Fox News
The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. ...Read full article

Joy Behar: Hillary Clinton largely avoiding 'The View' during 2016 campaign was 'a mistake'

The Washington Times2019-05-22 14:53:01

Joy Behar: Hillary Clinton largely avoiding 'The View' during 2016 campaign was 'a mistake' Author: Jessica Chasmar
Joy Behar said Hillary Clinton's singular appearance on ABC's "The View" during the 2016 presidential election was "a mistake" and that more visits could have made a difference in swaying more voters. ...Read full article

Unsealed Mueller docs reveal new details of Cohen probe

The Hill2019-05-22 14:46:12

Unsealed Mueller docs reveal new details of Cohen probe Author: Jacqueline Thomsen ,Morgan Chalfant and Olivia Beavers
Newly unsealed documents show that special counsel Robert Mueller investigated former Trump attorney Michael Cohen in 2017 for potentially acting as an unregistered foreign agent, making false statements to financial institutions and bank fraud. ...Read full article

Will the Supreme Court take up a Roe v. Wade showdown in 2020?

Politico2019-05-22 14:45:08

Will the Supreme Court take up a Roe v. Wade showdown in 2020? Author: DAVID COHEN
Multiple states have passed strict abortion limits in hopes of sending a Roe v. Wade challenge to the Supreme Court. ...Read full article

Mnuchin Says He Talked to Walmart CFO as New Tariffs Loom

Bloomberg2019-05-22 14:05:00+00:00

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration is keeping watch on how tariffs on Chinese products will affect prices on store shelves, a nod ... ...Read full article

New York Legislature passes bill to share Trump’s state taxes with Congress

Politico2019-05-22 14:04:03

New York Legislature passes bill to share Trump’s state taxes with Congress Author: BILL MAHONEY
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has said he is “supportive” of the proposal, is expected to sign it. ...Read full article

Nancy Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation upsets delicate balance with White House

The Washington Times2019-05-22 13:46:13

Nancy Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation upsets delicate balance with White House Author: Stephen Dinan
Wednesday's blow-up between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was dramatic on its own, but it was all the more strange because the two sides had just taken a significant step toward cooperation hours before they opened fire on each other. ...Read full article

The Brexit Party Poses an Existential Threat to the Tories

National Review2019-05-22 13:45:48

The Brexit Party Poses an Existential Threat to the Tories Author: John O'Sullivan
Theresa May is probably on the way out, but the European parliamentary elections suggest a bigger threat is on the horizon for the Conservative party. ...Read full article

Mnuchin: Treasury trying to find out who wrote Trump tax returns memo

The Hill2019-05-22 13:44:53

Mnuchin: Treasury trying to find out who wrote Trump tax returns memo Author: Naomi Jagoda
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said that the department is trying to find out who wrote a draft IR ...Read full article

India set to count votes after marathon general elections

Al Jazeera English2019-05-22 13:38:00

India set to count votes after marathon general elections Author: Sudipto Mondal
More than 67 percent of 900 million eligible voters cast their ballot to send 542 members to Lok Sabha. ...Read full article

For Democrats, the Party’s Over

National Review2019-05-22 13:30:51

For Democrats, the Party’s Over Author: Conrad Black
The idea that anyone ever nominated by a serious American political party would collude with a foreign power to rig a presidential election is insane. ...Read full article

Prepare for difficult times, China's Xi urges as trade war simmers

Reuters2019-05-22 13:29:43

Prepare for difficult times, China's Xi urges as trade war simmers Author: Michael Martina
China must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said in comments carried by state media on Wednesday, as the U.S.-China trade war took a mounting toll on tech giant Huawei. ...Read full article

Judge Rules Against Trump Effort to Block Deutsche Bank Subpoena

Breitbart News2019-05-22 13:10:54

Judge Rules Against Trump Effort to Block Deutsche Bank Subpoena Author: Joshua Caplan
A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that Deutsche Bank and Capital One may hand over President Donald Trump’s financial records in relation to a subpoena issued by House Democrats, according to CNBC. ...Read full article

Jose Simms, wanted suspect, strikes 15K Facebook 'like' deal with cops to surrender

The Washington Times2019-05-22 13:09:07

Jose Simms, wanted suspect, strikes 15K Facebook 'like' deal with cops to surrender Author: Douglas Ernst
Police in Torrington, Connecticut, are counting on the power of social media -- and suspect Jose Simms' narcissism -- to finally have him surrender to the rule of law. ...Read full article

Outrage over Pakistan child killing

BBC News2019-05-22 13:08:50

Outrage over Pakistan child killing Author: BBC News
The father of a girl in Islamabad who was abducted and killed says police did little to find her. ...Read full article

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