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Trump backs off more Russian sanctions: A.M. News Links

April 19, 2018

Trump backs off more Russian sanctions: A.M. News Links

Featured stories

Trump decided to abandon plans for more Russia sanctions (CNN)

Trump says if he doubts worth of Kim Jong Un meeting ‘we’re not going’ (NBC News)

Police investigate ‘suspicious’ death of H.R. McMaster’s father in Philadelphia (NBC Philadelphia)

Trump won’t say whether he would fire Mueller, but notes that he’s ‘still here’ (USA Today)

National news

Ex-Playboy model, freed from contract, can discuss Trump affair (New York Times)

Head budget official says office will open probe into Scott Pruitt’s spending (ABC News)

Southwest Airlines steps up engine inspections after fatal flight (NBC News)

Three Kansas militiamen who plotted to bomb Muslims are found guilty on terrorism charges (Washington Post)

Airmen fired, demoted over dinosaur puppet video (CNN)

911 operator who hung up on emergency calls is sentenced to jail (Fox News)

Syracuse University suspends Theta Tau fraternity after video of ‘extremely racist’ behavior surfaces (The Daily Orange)

World news

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel (BBC)

As Macron heads to U.S., ‘strong relationship’ with Trump under test (Reuters)

Canadian who posted drug smuggling trip on Instagram sentenced to prison (CNN)

Erdogan ‘needs every vote’ and is looking to Turks in U.S. for support (NBC News)

UK government loses key Brexit vote (CNN)

New Russian weapons alarm Israel, may trigger next Syrian crisis (Bloomberg News)

Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed (BBC)

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region (Associated Press)

German police investigate anti-Semitic attack in Berlin (BBC)

Saudi Arabia’s 35-year movie theater ban ends with ‘Black Panther’ screening (USA Today)

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