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Michelle Wolf Attacks Sarah Sanders 'Ugly Personality'
Comedian Michelle Wolf, who made controversial comments about White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at the White House Correspondence Dinner, is at it again on the debut of her Netflix talk show “The Break.” As previously reported, the star came under fire for taking a crack at Sanders in a bit that many believed as less a joke and more a shot at the press secretary’s looks. Fox
VOA VIEW: Wolf is an idiot and should be called out.

Alberto Makes Landfall In Florida
Subtropical Storm Alberto made landfall Monday afternoon near Laguna Beach, Florida, on the northern Gulf Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. Alberto will continue to bring the threat of flooding to the Southeast United States, spreading moisture across the region into the middle of the week. The storm's winds continued to slow, reaching maximum sustained winds of 45 mph as it made landfall west of Panama City. Alberto was moving north at 9 mph. CNN

New York Times Columnist Declares Trump A ‘White Supremacist’
A New York Times columnist declared in Monday’s paper that it is a “settled fact” at this point that President Donald Trump “is a racist and white supremacist.” Charles Blow also referred to the president as a “weasel” and proceeded to name a number of offenses supposedly proving that Trump is an avowed bigot. “The racism has become almost routine,” Blow wrote. Daily Caller
VOA VIEW: Expected from the liberal media.

Israeli National Security Adviser To Meet With Bolton On Iran
Israel's national security adviser, Meir Ben-Shabat, will arrive in Washington tomorrow for talks at the White House with his U.S. counterpart John Bolton, sources briefed in the trip told me. The backdrop: Three weeks after President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, Bolton and Ben-Shabat will ratify the U.S-Israeli framework document on countering Iran agreed between the parties in December, before Bolton entered his new job. Axios

Mitch McConnell On Filling The Federal Bench: 'This Is My Top Priority'
For Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, 2018 could be defined by one word: judges. More than any other issue or cause in this midterm election year, the Kentucky Republican says he is focusing the chamber's agenda on confirming as many of President Trump's lifetime judicial appointments as possible before the end of the year. "There are over 1,200 executive branch appointments that come to us for confirmation, and among the most important — in fact, I would argue, the most important — confirmations we have are lifetime appointments to the judiciary," McConnell told NPR in an interview in his U.S. Capitol office on Thursday. "Obviously, this is my top priority." NPR

Trump Just Put The 'Me' In His Memorial Day Tweet
Memorial Day, for politicians, is a no-brainer. You express thanks to those who have served and condolences for those who have been lost. That's it. That's the statement. President Donald Trump went in, um, another direction on Monday. Here's his tweet: "Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today. CNN

Trump Blames Dems For Seperation Of Migrant Families At Border
President Donald Trump's administration is implementing a new policy that will separate more children from their parents at the border, despite the president falsely blaming Democrats and an unspecified "horrible law" for their decision. The administration confirmed this month that breaking up families was a byproduct of their new "zero tolerance" plan to prosecute everyone who crosses the border illegally, which would require minors who traveled with their family to be taken into the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services. Under the previous policy, children were usually allowed to stay with their parents in shelters while awaiting legal proceedings. NBC
VOA VIEW: The blame is on the Dems and those to come into the country illegally.

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Christian Comic Writer, Takes on the Facebook-Google Mafia's 'Duopoly On Information'
On Tuesday, Christian comic writer Adam Ford announced he had sold the popular satire website "The Babylon Bee" for a variety of reasons. While Ford said he sold the Bee for personal as well as ideological reasons, his statement emphasized his battle against the "tyranny over information" stemming from the centralization of the Internet around sites like Facebook and Google. Ford noted that the Babylon Bee succeeded largely thanks to social media and Facebook in particular, "but the power that Facebook held over me as a content creator began to make me very uneasy," he said in an extended statement. PJ Media

FBI Agents Afraid To Testify, Say Congress Likely Won’t Protect Them
Even as a new Rasmussen poll shows a majority of voters believe senior law enforcement officials broke the law to stop Donald Trump from beating Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, rank-and-file FBI agents who want to testify against their superiors to Congress feel they can’t due to an ineffective whistleblower protection law. These agents believe the sluggishness of the law exposes them to an inordinate risk of reprisal, so they have remained in hiding and afraid to speak the truth. Daily Caller
VOA VIEW: Many high up FBI Agents are dirty.

Cottarelli Named Interim Italian Prime Minister
Italian President Sergio Mattarella tapped former International Monetary Fund official Carlo Cottarelli to be interim prime minister Monday. The move came after Giuseppe Conte, the populist prime minister-in-waiting, resigned over Mattarella's refusal to accept Conte's selection for finance minister. UPI

US And China Clash Over Technology Transfer At WTO
Chinese and U.S. envoys sparred at the World Trade Organization on Monday over U.S. President Donald Trump’s claims that China steals American ideas, the subject of two lawsuits and a White House plan to slap huge punitive tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S. Ambassador Dennis Shea said “forced technology transfer” was often an unwritten rule for companies trying to access China’s burgeoning marketplace, especially if they were partnering with a state-owned or state-directed Chinese firm. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China is pushing to hard and will find out real quick that the US and Trump will not be bullied.

South Korea Wants More Impromptu Talks With North As US Prepares For Summit
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Monday there could be more impromptu talks and summits with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, as U.S. officials prepare for a historic meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim. Moon and Kim Jong Un held a surprise meeting on Saturday at the border village of Panmunjom, during which they agreed that a North Korea-U.S. summit must be held. Reuters

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'It's Brought Us Together': American Muslims On Life In The Age Of Trump
The call to prayer bounces off the walls of the Hamtramck Islamic centre, punctuated by the sipping of lemon juice and the chewing of dates. It’s 8.53pm, the sun has set, and around 100 Yemeni-American men and boys sit cross-legged on the carpet, giving thanks and breaking fast for the seventh time this month. “It’s like gaining a new life,” says Arif Huskic, a Bosnian-Muslim interfaith leader who has come to pray here. “In submitting to God we’re testing ourselves.” Guardian

Trump Jr: Revered By The Right, And Building His Own Political Base
Donald Trump Jr is a man under pressure, but also in fierce demand. To sworn enemies of Trump World he is at the centre of everything objectionable – from alleged election campaign collusion with Russia and the Trump Organization’s pursuit of global wealth to aggressive trolling of liberals on social media. But, in a parallel political universe, there are the millions of Americans who love him. And, away from the firestorm that is the ongoing Robert Mueller Russia investigation, the president’s eldest son is building a considerable conservative fanbase. Guardian
VOA VIEW: Maybe we will have more Trump generations as president.

Businesses In Saudi Arabia Struggle With Changing Regulations
The Mobile Market center is a popular place in Riyadh for anyone who needs computer accessories or help with their cell phone. The two-story mall, next to a busy thoroughfare in the capital city, has shops selling all kinds of electronic gadgetry. It's also where the frustrations and challenges of Saudi Arabia's economic overhaul are being played out. NPR

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Cryptocurrency Miners Make Big Promises In Small Towns
Massena, N.Y., perched on the northernmost border of New York state, is the archetype of the company town that has lost its companies. Downtown there's a pillared town hall and a Main Street lined with stately old buildings, along with an empty union hall, a couple of banks and restaurants, and a bunch of vacant storefronts — echoes of the town's more prosperous past. NPR

Campaign Contributor Helped Obamas Score Netflix Deal
Barack and Michelle Obama are raking in the cash, thanks to the influence of a former campaign supporter. The couple last week signed a creative production deal with Netflix that one entertainment industry source said could be valued at more than $50 million. Ted Sarandos, a major campaign contributor for Obama and the streaming giant’s creative content chief who oversees an $8 billion budget, helped to broker the deal, the source told The Post. NY Post
VOA VIEW: The deal will fail, as few will watch anything from the Obamas.

Despite Brexit Detractors, Signs Of Strength In Britain’s Economy
Sometimes when you look at the facts, they just don’t jibe with the commentary from the chattering classes. Take, for instance, the UK economy. The stock market recently hit a record, the same for investment, and unemployment is at a 42-year low. While that wouldn’t sound too shabby to most people, it does to some folks. They are the so-called “re-moaners,” the people who moan about the need for the country to remain in the European Union. PJ Media

44th House Republican Retires
Rep. Thomas Garrett, R-Buckingham, announced Monday that he is struggling with alcoholism and will abandon his run for a second term in Congress so he can focus on recovery and his family. Garrett, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, is the 44th Republican to retire or announce they will not seek re-election to the House this year, according to CNN’s retirement tracker. Many are leaving in anticipation of a strong Democratic performance in congressional races this fall and out of frustration with partisan politics in Washington. Daily Progress
VOA VIEW: Democrats will fail to carry the House.

Meghan McCanin Confesses To Screaming Match With Her Dad After His Brain Surgery
Just days after John McCain underwent surgery last July to remove a blood clot from behind his eye and was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, the senator decided to fly from Arizona back to Washington, D.C., to vote on the Republicans’ attempt to repeal Obamacare. But worried daughter Meghan wasn’t having it. “He said, ‘I have to get back for the healthcare bill’ and I said, ‘What could possibly happen if he gets on a plane?’ and the doctor said he would like hemorrhage and it can be dangerous if he still has air in his brain, and all this crazy stuff,” Meghan, 33, tells filmmakers Peter, George and Teddy Kunhardt. People

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Taliban Assassinate Tribal Elder For Making Trump A 'Bravery Medal'
The Taliban murdered a tribal elder who spearheaded a local drive to make a "bravery medal" for President Trump, local media reported and the terror group confirmed Sunday. According to Afghanistan's Khaama Press, about 300 residents of Logar province, south of Kabul, collected $645, a hefty sum in the region, to make a 15-gram gold medal for Trump after deciding on the gesture at a local council meeting. The reason? They liked his tweets at the time against Pakistan. PJ Media

Keith Ellison Calls For NFL Boycott Over Ban On Anthem Protests
Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota called for a boycott of the National Football League over a rule change prohibiting players from kneeling in protest during America’s national anthem. After controversy marred the 2017–2018 season due to protesting players, the league is requiring players to either stand for the anthem or remain in the locker room until the anthem is over.  Daily Caller
VOA VIEW: Ellison is an idiot.

Why Avenatti’s Financial Past Hurts Stormy Daniels
Michael Avenatti, the California attorney who represents Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic actress who is suing President Donald Trump and his former chief counsel Michael Cohen, has said little about the body of reporting relating to his past bankruptcies and mounting back taxes. The cut-throat litigator and cable news fixture asserted the episodes have no bearing on his representation of Clifford or her lawsuit against the president. But the details those reports describe could substantially bear on his ability to intervene in other legal proceedings essential to the success of Clifford’s lawsuit. Daily Caller

Two Journalist Killed Covering Alberto As Storm Makes Landfall
WYFF news anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer were covering “rain impact” in Polk County, North Carolina, when a tree fell on their SUV, killing both of them, their home station said Monday night. Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant said in a press conference that at about 2:30 P.M., the station received a call that there was a tree down on a vehicle with people trapped inside. Fox News
VOA VIEW: Sad and prayers.

Trump: North Korea Has 'Brilliant Potential'
Donald Trump has said he "truly believes North Korea has brilliant potential" as diplomats from US met Pyongyang officials to prepare for his upcoming meeting with leader Kim Jong-un. The North "will be a great economic and financial Nation one day", the US president tweeted on Sunday night, adding: " Kim Jong Un agrees with me on this. It will happen!" South Korean president Moon Jae-in said he and Mr Kim had ”agreed that the 12 June summit should be held successfully”, while the State Department said it “continue[d] to prepare” for the encounter. Yahoo News
VOA VIEW: Trump is saying the right things for a real peace deal.

What the Hell Is That Back Bulge?… Hillary Clinton Bundles Up Like an Eskimo For Memorial Day Parade
On Friday, Hillary Clinton stepped out into the sweltering Boston, MA heat in a heavy coat and scarf. On Monday, Hillary participated in a Memorial Day parade wearing a winter coat and scarf in Chappaqua, New York and the temperature was a very mild 72 degrees. Notice the Girl Scouts standing next to Hillary wearing shorts and t-shirts. Hillary Clinton has been spotted many times recently wearing a heavy coat and scarf strategically placed to hide what appears to be a back brace. Gateway Pundit
VOA VIEW: There is something wrong with Hillary, besides mentally.

Rudy Giuliani Gets Booed On His Birthday At Yankee Stadium
Crappy birthday, Rudy. Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani celebrated his 74th birthday at Yankee Stadium on Monday — where the crowd gave him a big Bronx jeer for his big day. The boos went up as the Yankees wished Giuliani a happy birthday over the loudspeaker. The heckles weren’t as loud as those for the Houston Astros, however. The man once known as “America’s Mayor” recently joined President Trump’s legal team amid the federal probe into Russian election interference and has been a regular presence on TV news shows supporting the commander in chief. NY Post

Starbucks Closing 8,000 Stores Tuesday For Anti-Bias Training
The coffee chain’s leaders reached out to bias training experts after the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks last month. The plan has brought attention to the little-known world of “unconscious bias training” used by corporations, police departments and other organizations. It’s designed to get people to open up about implicit biases and stereotypes in encountering people of color, gender or other identities. NY Post

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Chelsea Clinton Doesn’t Think Ivanka Trump Deserves Any Sympathy
Leading up to the 2016 presidential election, Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump maintained the facade that their friendship was intact, despite their parents’ rivalry — a claim that was, rightfully, met with skepticism. Since Donald Trump was sworn into office, the two have stayed relatively mum on the nature of their relationship, but in a new interview with the Guardian, Chelsea finally reveals her thoughts on the First Daughter. Cut
VOA VIEW: Chelsea is becoming like her mother, Hillary - a loser and nut.

Franklin Graham Invades ‘Godless’ California
There is a lot going on in the runup to the June 5 primary in California. But in a long, puffy piece for the New York Times, Elizabeth Dias draws attention to a development that is probably less important politically than she seems to believe, but is fascinating from a historical and sociological perspective. Franklin Graham, who inherited his looks and his ministry from his father, the late Billy Graham, has returned to the California arena where Billy Graham’s ministry first gained major national attention (especially in a 1949 “crusade” in Los Angeles that made him an anticommunist icon as well as a celebrity winner of souls). NY Mag

Annabella Sciorra Criticizes Court for Letting Harvey Weinstein Roam Free Around His ‘Hunting Ground’
Last fall, actress Annabella Sciorra became one of the first women to publicly go on the record about Harvey Weinstein allegedly raping her, which occurred in her New York apartment in the ‘90s. Now, in the aftermath of Weinstein being arrested on two rape charges — the arrest of which lead to a $1 million bail and a monitoring device, as opposed to a jail-cell — Sciorra is expressing how angry she is at this outcome. Vulture

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National Guard Member Missing Amidst Maryland Flooding-State Of Emergency Declared
Rescuers are searching for a 39-year-old National Guard member Monday who was reported missing a day after he was swept away by fast-moving floodwaters in Maryland’s Ellicott City while attempting to rescue people during devastating floods, family and officials said. Eddison Hermond, of Severn, was reported missing around 12:30 a.m. Monday, hours after sudden, violent floodwaters destroyed businesses, submerged vehicles and left some flipped and in pieces, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman said. Friends and relatives on Facebook said Hermond, a National Guard membe. Fox

Migrant Rescues Child Dangling From Paris Balcony, Gets New Start In France
A migrant who climbed four stories up a building to rescue a child dangling from a balcony has been offered a new start in France. President Emmanuel Macron met with 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama on Monday to thank him personally after videos capturing the spectacular rescue went viral on social media over the weekend. The footage shows Gassama, who is originally from Mali, pulling himself up from one balcony to the next to reach the child. NBC

Hawaii Orders Fresh Evacuations Amid Fast Moving Lava
The Hawai'i County Civil Defense ordered fresh evacuations in the Leilani Estates after a fast-moving lava flow began moving through the area. The agency issued the order late Sunday after a lava pond from Fissure 7 breached, creating the lava flow. The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaii Volcano Observatory described the eruption from the East Rift Zone as "vigorous." UPI

Joseph Mifsud – The Man Who Set Up Papadopoulos – Is Member of Soros-Funded European
Joseph Mifsud is a Maltese academic, with high level connections to the Russian state and UK politicians. Mifsud is a former employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malta, a former principal in the London Centre of International Law Practice, a professorial teaching fellow at the University of Stirling in Scotland, and director of the Diplomatic Academy of London. Gateway Pundit
VOA VIEW: The anti Trump conspiracy is getting thicker and dirtier.

RFK's Second Gunman Theory Unravels
Five years after his older brother President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza under highly suspicious circumstances, to put it mildly, Robert F Kennedy met his end under similar orchestrated circumstances according to none other than RFK junior. Fifty years later RFK junior met with his father’s alleged assassin, Sirhan B. Sirhan, at California’s Richard J. Donovan Correctional Center to reveal the rest of a puzzle that points toward a second gunman. InfoWars

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