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Giuliani pulls name from contention for secretary of state
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pulled out of the secretary of state sweepstakes late last month, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team said Friday, as Trump has widened his search to select the nation's top diplomat. "Rudy Giuliani is an ...
Rudy Giuliani Won't Be Trump's Secretary Of StateHuffington Post
Politics|Trump Isn't Rewarding a Lot of Loyalists with Cabinet Jobs. Here's Why.New York Times
Giuliani knocks Romney, praises Bolton for State jobThe Hill
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Washington Post

Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House
Washington Post
The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter ...
Obama orders 'deep dive' of election-related hackingPolitico
Obama orders review of foreign attempts to hack US electionUSA TODAY
Secret CIA assesment: Russia was attempting to assist TrumpThe Hill (blog)
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Washington Times

Congress scrambles to avert government shutdown
Washington Times
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks on Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, during the signing ceremony for the 21st Century Cures Act. From left are, McConnell, Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., ...

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New York Times

Climate Change Conversations Are Targeted in Questionnaire to Energy Department
New York Times
A questionnaire was circulated at the Department of Energy by President-elect Donald J. Trump's transition team, asking about involvement in specific areas of research and attendance at climate-related conferences. Credit Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press.
Trump transition team for Energy Department seeks names of employees involved in climate meetingsWashington Post
Trump team's demands fuel fear of Energy Department 'witch hunt'Politico (blog)
Trump Team Memo Hints at Big Shake-Up of U.S. Energy PolicyBloomberg
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New York Times

Jurors Hear Dylann Roof Explain Shooting in Videotaped Confession
New York Times
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Shortly after being arrested and about 17 hours after he shot up the fellowship hall at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Dylann S. Roof sat at an oval conference table with two F.B.I. agents and confessed — calmly, ...
Charleston shooter's confession: 'I just finally decided I had to do it'USA TODAY
In Taped Confession, Charleston Church Shooter Says 'We All Know I Am Guilty'NPR
Dylann Roof's Videotaped Confession Stuns
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John Glenn's Space Orbit Would Not Have Happened Without This Woman
John Glenn gained his place in American lore when in 1962 he came the first person to orbit the Earth. That mission, however, never would have happened without Katherine Johnson. Johnson, one of NASA's first black female employees, was one of the ...
US-John-GlennYahoo News
Annie Glenn: 'When I called John, he cried. People just couldn't believe that I could really talk.'Washington Post
Senator John Glenn: The Late Great Space Hero In His Own WordsForbes -New York Times -Florida Today -Chicago Tribune
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Could Inciting Death Threats Get Trump Kicked Off Twitter?
Vanity Fair
Donald Trump is big on Twitter. Just as F.D.R. spoke directly to the American people through his “fireside chats,” so too does Trump pontificate on the pressing issues of the day, such as the merits of certain Broadway musical or whatever's on cable ...
News Outlets Learn The Hard Way Not To Trust Trump's TweetsMedia Matters for America (blog)

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CBS News

Lawyers of Alabama inmate: Execution sedative was ineffective
CBS News
ATMORE, Ala. -- Lawyers for an Alabama inmate who was put to death Thursday night say movements he made demonstrate that he wasn't anesthetized during the execution. Alabama inmate Robert Bert Smith Jr. was executed using an injection of the drug ...

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Chuck Todd to Conway: Was Trump Criticizing Goldman Sachs Just 'BS'?
conway-todd President-elect Donald Trump has been picking some alums of Goldman Sachs for key administration positions, including current Goldman president and COO Gary Cohn. Chuck Todd pointed out on today's MTP Daily that Trump himself was ...

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Hollywood Reporter

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' — 7 Key Moments from the Trailer
Hollywood Reporter
The first Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer has swung into action — and it's shedding light on some of the questions that have been plaguing the fan community for months. From questions about how much Tony Stark will be in the movie to who Zendaya is ...
Tom Holland went undercover at New York high school to prep for Spider-ManEntertainment Weekly
Spider-Man: Homecoming 2 Is Happening, Here's When It's Hitting TheatersCinema Blend
'Spider-Man: Homecoming 2,' 'Bad Boys 4' Get Release DatesVariety
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