Political Editors / April 19, 2018

Thursday Top Headlines

CA National Guard deal, New York felons, Castro rule nears end, global debt, and more.

  • California governor says deal reached on National Guard mission (Associated Press)

  • New air pollution report: California is the worst (Hot Air)

  • New York Gov. Cuomo grants 35,000 paroled felons right to vote; GOP sees “power grab” (Fox News)

  • Trump says he’ll walk out of a planned meeting with Kim if it is “not fruitful” (The Wall Street Journal)

  • Castro rule in Cuba nears end as Miguel Diaz-Canel named sole candidate for leadership change (The Washington Post)

  • Goodlatte to subpoena Comey memos (The Washington Times)

  • Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law (Reuters)

  • Data firm leaks 48 million user profiles it scraped from Facebook, LinkedIn, others (CBS News)

  • Global debt has reached a record high of $164 trillion, IMF says, and three countries are to blame (MarketWatch)

  • Humor: Impoverished Kenyan bean picker can’t wait to see what Starbucks has to say about racial sensitivity (The Onion)

  • Policy: New national test scores show Betsy DeVos was right about public schools (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Cuba’s leadership transition is an illegitimate succession of power (The Heritage Foundation)

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