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Political Editors / Apr. 9, 2018

Monday Top Headlines

Trump ends catch and release, London knife control, Syria attack, China and North Korea, and more.

  • Trump signs memo ordering end to “catch and release” practices (The Hill)

  • Massachusetts U.S. district judge rules Second Amendment does not apply to “assault weapons” (Reason)

  • London’s mayor declares “knife control” policies to stop record murder rates (The Daily Wire)

  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s key female advisor arrested for firearm possession (Free Beacon)

  • South Carolina secession bill introduced over gun rights (The Washington Times)

  • Trump threatens “Animal Assad,” Putin over alleged chemical attack in Syria (CBS News)

  • Iran threatens to restart nuke enrichment program in matter of days … as if they ever stopped (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Xi takes center stage to defend China’s trade from Trump barrage (Bloomberg)

  • Trade appeasement: China puppet North Korea confirms talks on denuclearization (Bloomberg)

  • Tip of the iceberg — Facebook suspends another data analytics firm after CNBC discovers it was using tactics like Cambridge Analytica (CNBC)

  • Feds seize Backpage website, charge founder after human-trafficking investigation (USA Today)

  • Humor: Movement that demands forceful silencing of all opposing viewpoints unsure why nation so divided (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Understanding the hidden $1.1 trillion welfare system and how to reform it (The Heritage Foundation)

  • Policy: Trade wars have no winners, only badly damaged survivors (Investor’s Business Daily)

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