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WATCH: Robert Reich rips into conservative over his ‘specious’ math on Trumpcare

The Raw Story - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 9:22pm
In a CNN panel discussing the Congressional Budget Office’s new score for the GOP’s Obamacare repeal, politico and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich got into it with Stephen Moore, an economic adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign. When discussing the “untenable posi...

Cheryl Grimmer: Accused man gave evidence in 1971, court hears

BBC News - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 9:11pm
The man once spoke about UK-born toddler Cheryl Grimmer's possible resting place, a court hears.

Donald Trump's budget losers

Al Jazeera - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:51pm
The US military, veterans, a border wall, and space exploration all stand to gain from 10-year budget - but plenty to lose out as well.

CNN’s Kirsten Powers draws ‘a straight line” between Trump and GOP candidate’s assault on reporter

The Raw Story - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:46pm
CNN’s Kirsten Powers on Wednesday related Montana Republican Greg Gianforte’s body-slamming of a Guardian reporter to Donald Trump’s antagonistic rhetoric towards journalism, noting there’s a “straight line” between the two. Referring to audio that reports to catch Guardian reporter Ben Jacob’s exch...

I hope he ‘sues the hell out of him’: Internet disturbed by Montana GOP candidate’s assault on Guardian reporter

The Raw Story - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:29pm
It was an otherwise slow night when news broke that The Guardian‘s Ben Jacobs had reportedly been “body-slammed” by Montana Republican Greg Gianforte, a Congressional candidate whose special election is tomorrow. Twitter soon exploded with stories from the ground, updates on Jacobs...

Issue 11: Crime, Women, and Outsider Perspectives

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:59pm
In this week’s newsletter: a discussion about fiction and Lizzie Borden plus photos of Australia’s ‘stolen generation,’ and an appraisal of Roger Moore.

CNN panel goes off the rails when Trump booster Miller uses ‘leaks’ to justify Sessions’ Russia contact

The Raw Story - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:54pm
During a CNN panel on news that Attorney General Jeff Sessions failed to disclose his contacts with Russians on his security clearance forms, commentator Jason Miller (a well-known supporter of President Donald Trump) insisted on bringing up leaks from the White House. As senior analyst David Gergen...

Hunt for Manchester Bombing Accomplices Extends to Libya

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:48pm
Developments indicated that the bomber, Salman Abedi, was part of a wider and more sophisticated plot than was initially believed.

Who is Paul Nuttall? A profile of the UKIP leader

BBC News - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:46pm
A profile of Paul Nuttall, leader of the UK Independence Party.

Asia and Australia Edition: Manchester, Rodrigo Duterte, Pope Francis: Your Morning Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:45pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Cost of Tories' free breakfasts 'could treble'

BBC News - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:40pm
A Tory pledge to offer free breakfasts to primary school pupils could go beyond a £60m costing.

Manchester attacks: Police officers have to 'venture into hell'

BBC News - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:27pm
An officer who spent years witnessing horrific events says the impact on police is not fully understood.

Russia, Manchester, Pope Francis: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:23pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

With Gift and in Conversation, Vatican Presses Trump on Climate Change

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:17pm
Pope Francis gave President Trump a copy of his encyclical on preserving the environment. In a broader meeting, the Vatican’s secretary of state urged Mr. Trump not to pull out of the Paris accord.

Three dead confirmed in Jakarta double bombing

Al Jazeera - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:13pm
Two explosions strike bus station in Indonesia's capital, killing three police officers and wounding 10 people.

Manchester attack: Who were the victims?

BBC News - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 6:57pm
Schoolgirls, parents waiting to pick up children, and an off-duty police officer are among the dead.

Sally Yates Tells Harvard Students Why She Defied Trump

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 6:54pm
The acting attorney who was fired by President Trump told a graduating law class that she could not honestly defend his restrictions on Muslim travelers.

LISTEN: Reporter decked by Montana candidate Greg Gianforte was just hauled off in an ambulance

The Raw Story - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 6:50pm
Tomorrow is election day in Montana, when voters will decide the outcome of the only statewide congressional election of 2017. Tonight the race was rocked with allegations that Republican nominee Greg Gianforte assaulted and battered Ben Jacobs, a Washington DC based political reporter for The Guard...

Nato and Trump: What future for the Atlantic alliance?

BBC News - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 6:49pm
Nato leaders are playing down President Trump's first visit to the Brussels HQ.

Waiting for take-off in West Africa

BBC News - Wed, 24 May 2017 - 6:47pm
Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.
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