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Analysis: A bumpy 100 days for Trump? Just wait for the 1361 to follow – USA TODAY

Sunday, April 23, 2017

President Trump returns to the White House on April 18, 2017, after a trip to Wisconsin.(Photo: Kevin Dietsch, Pool/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Think President Trump’s first 100 days were bumpy? Just wait for the 1,361 to follow. It’s no surprise that Trump, who has been shattering political precedent since he announced his candidacy and then won the White House, would continue to break new ground once he moved into the…

Trump voters don’t have buyer’s remorse. But some Hillary Clinton voters do. – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet for their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Sept. 26. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) I argued last week that anecdotal stories about disillusioned Trump supporters were overdone. The fact is that, on a broad scale, Trump supporters say they aren’t disappointed. In fact, a poll showed they were more pleased than disappointed, by about 5 to 1: …The Pew Research Center…

Trump and his aides take hard line on border wall, as threat of government shutdown looms – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

President Trump and his top aides applied new pressure Sunday on lawmakers to include money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border in a must-pass government funding bill, raising the possibility of a federal government shutdown this week. In a pair of tweets, Trump attacked Democrats for opposing the wall and insisted that Mexico would pay for it “at a later date,” despite his repeated campaign promises not including that qualifier….

North Korea detains third US citizen – CBS News

Sunday, April 23, 2017

PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing the number of Americans being held there to three. Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday, according to Park Chan-mo, the chancellor of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.  North Korea threatens nuclear war ahead of Trump meeting with U.N. Security Council Park said Kim, who…

Why the world needs newspapers – Athens Messenger (registration)

Sunday, April 23, 2017

In today’s world, it’s more important than ever that people can trust newspapers. There are of course tabloid publications that openly twist and sensationalize. They are simply filling a niche market. Social media, however, is blurring the lines between tabloid, opinion and newspaper-level reporting. While social media has positive aspects in how it allows anyone to weigh in on any matter at any time, that same positive can also serve…

MN-C wins journalism awards – Mcalester News Capital

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The McAlester News-Capital and its staffers were recently recognized by the newspaper’s owner, Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., for outstanding public service journalism performed in 2016. MN-C reporter David Dishman was also named CNHI’s Reporter of the Year for Division II. CNHI owns more than 100 newspapers across the country. The MN-C received a first-place award for Public Service Journalism from CNHI for the paper’s extensive investigation…

Nearing 100 days, Trump’s approval at record lows but his base is holding – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

President Trump nears the 100-day mark of his administration as the least popular chief executive in modern times, a president whose voters remain largely satisfied with his performance, but one whose base of support has not expanded since he took the oath of office, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Trump’s first months in office have produced some tangible successes. Beyond the continued enthusiasm of his most loyal…

Nearing 100 days, Trump’s approval at record lows but his base is holding – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

President Trump nears the 100-day mark of his administration as the least popular chief executive in modern times, a president whose voters remain largely satisfied with his performance, but one whose base of support has not expanded since he took the oath of office, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Trump’s first months in office have produced some tangible successes. Beyond the continued enthusiasm of his most loyal…

France votes in presidential election after volatile campaign – CNN

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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France votes in presidential election after volatile campaign – CNN

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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It’s White House Correspondents’ dinner time. Why are the hacks running away? – Washington Examiner

Sunday, April 23, 2017

For years, the routine has been the same. April means spring in Washington. Cherry blossoms bloom, and journalists, thawed after the capital’s unpleasant winter, turn their attention eagerly to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The women think about evening gowns, and the men wonder if last year’s tux still fits. Reporters also prepare themselves mentally and physically for what comes next, a weeklong stretch of partying, drinking and networking…

It’s White House Correspondents’ dinner time. Why are the hacks running away? – Washington Examiner

Sunday, April 23, 2017

For years, the routine has been the same. April means spring in Washington. Cherry blossoms bloom, and journalists, thawed after the capital’s unpleasant winter, turn their attention eagerly to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The women think about evening gowns, and the men wonder if last year’s tux still fits. Reporters also prepare themselves mentally and physically for what comes next, a weeklong stretch of partying, drinking and networking…

North Korea Detains Third American Citizen: Officials – NBCNews.com

Sunday, April 23, 2017

PYONGYANG, North Korea — A U.S. citizen aged in his 50s has been detained in North Korea according to Swedish officials and local media. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang said it was aware of a Korean-American citizen being detained recently, but could not comment further. The embassy looks after consular affairs for the United States in North Korea because there is no official diplomatic relationship between the two countries. South…

North Korea Detains Third American Citizen: Officials – NBCNews.com

Sunday, April 23, 2017

PYONGYANG, North Korea — A U.S. citizen aged in his 50s has been detained in North Korea according to Swedish officials and local media. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang said it was aware of a Korean-American citizen being detained recently, but could not comment further. The embassy looks after consular affairs for the United States in North Korea because there is no official diplomatic relationship between the two countries. South…

North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrier – Reuters

Sunday, April 23, 2017

SEOUL North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to rising tension over the North’s nuclear and missile tests, and its…

North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrier – Reuters

Sunday, April 23, 2017

SEOUL North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to rising tension over the North’s nuclear and missile tests, and its…

Help Me, LAPTOP: I Need a Sub-$700 Video Editing Laptop – Laptop Mag

Sunday, April 23, 2017

If money’s no object, it’s easy to find a laptop with great performance, portability and build quality. However, if you have a strict budget of $700, it’s a little more difficult to find a system that meets your appropriately high expectations. Over on our forums, user Shiveng asks for help finding a sub-$700 notebook with a full HD (1080p), a slim chassis and enough performance for video editing…

We need to work together to stop Africa’s internet shutdown governments – Quartz

Sunday, April 23, 2017

It’s easy to want to over-celebrate Cameroon’s Anglophone regions finally getting their internet back on after a 93-day shutdown by the government. Yes, we should be delighted and acknowledge the relentless #BringBackOurInternet campaign. But, in truth, the work to prevent shutdowns like this happening again should now be our focus. African governments are not alone in using internet shutdowns as a means of controlling or preventing protests, but they are…

Breaking: The Internet Has Pornography – Gizmodo

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Image: Shutterstock You might want to sit down for this news. Australia’s Telegraph newspaper has uncovered startling images that are available on this newfangled “Internet” that seems to be all the rage. They’re images of (wait for it) pornography. Advertisement In what the Telegraph hails as an EXCLUSIVE, the newspaper reveals that its “special investigation” has “uncovered the dark side of social media.” Apparently it’s easy to find this kind…

Clinton email probe reportedly caused rift between Comey, Lynch – Fox News

Sunday, April 23, 2017

FBI Director James Comey reportedly did not trust former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other senior officials at the Justice Department, speculating they might provide Hillary Clinton some political cover over her email scandal during the presidential election. Comey’s so-called “go-it-alone strategy” in the Clinton investigation emerged from suspicions that Lynch and other Justice Department officials might look to down play the email probe, The New York Times reported…