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Political Editors / May 16, 2018

Wednesday Top Headlines

North Korea's threats, Haspel's votes, primary results, Seattle's tax, California malaise, and more.

  • North Korea threatens to cancel U.S. meeting over American military drills with South Korea (Fox News)

  • Trump to ease sanctions on Chinese telecom (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Haspel secures enough votes for confirmation to CIA (The Hill)

  • U.S. identifies suspect in major leak of CIA hacking tools (The Washington Post)

  • Nunes demands to know why Justice Department even opened investigation into Trump campaign (The Washington Times)

  • U.S. blocks UN statement calling for probe into Gaza violence (National Review)

  • DCCC hit with ethics complaint after secret recording released (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Pennsylvania primary results show surprising Trump strength (Fox News)

  • Women sweep to victory in House primaries (Politico)

  • Cartels make $500 million a year from smuggling illegal aliens across U.S. border (The Washington Times)

  • Starbucks, Amazon panic after leftist Seattle city council passes crippling “head tax” (The Daily Wire)

  • Judge overturns California’s doctor-assisted suicide law (NBC News)

  • Californication: California STDs raging at all-time highs for third year in a row (NPR)

  • New data show California kids’ math achievement took a nosedive after Common Core (The Federalist)

  • University stops professor from giving women better grades for being women (The College Fix)

  • Humor: Things to do in the newly free bathrooms at Starbucks (PJ Media)

  • Policy: Congress is right to consider prison reform (The Daily Signal)

  • Policy: Critical amendments for the House farm bill (The Heritage Foundation)

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