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Posted: December 17, 2017, 9:10 pm


Power outage cripples Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport
(CNN) A power outage at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world's busiest airport, is leaving thousands of passengers stranded and planes grounded indefinitely. The Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop for flights ...
Passenger describes smoke in at Atlanta airport concourse during power outageAtlanta Journal Constitution
Power outage suspends flights at Atlanta airportUSA TODAY
Atlanta airport loses power, trapping travelers in planes and
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Posted: December 17, 2017, 7:43 pm

Fox News

British woman diplomat found murdered; strangled in Lebanon
Fox News
Rebecca Dykes, who is said to be in her 30s, was found dead on the side of a highway in Lebanon, police said. (Family handout). A diplomat working at the British Embassy in Lebanon was found dead Saturday by the side of a road, reportedly strangled ...
British Embassy Worker Found Dead Near BeirutNPR
British embassy worker found dead by roadside in LebanonSFGate
Devastated family of British embassy employee found dead in Beirut reveal heartbreaking
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Posted: December 17, 2017, 7:14 pm

Business Insider

The US soldier ambushed in Niger was killed by enemy fire as he fled the attack
Business Insider
la David johnson U.S. Military honor guards carry the casket of U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson during his burial service at the Memorial Gardens East cemetery on October 21, 2017 in Hollywood, Florida. Sgt. Johnson and three other American soldiers ...
Report: US soldier fought until death in NigerThe Hill
US soldier killed in Niger ambush was not captured, military report findsThe Guardian
Report: American Soldier Found Dead In Niger Fought To The Death, Was Never CapturedThe Daily Caller

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Posted: December 17, 2017, 6:43 pm

Washington Post

Trump transition team charges Mueller obtained emails improperly, but legal experts challenge those claims
Washington Post
A lawyer representing President Trump's transition team claimed Saturday that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III improperly obtained a trove of transition emails as part of the inquiry into Russian influence in the 2016 election and other matters ...
Trump and allies are trying to destroy MuellerCNN
Trump Allies Allege Mueller's Obtaining Trump Transition Emails Was 'Unlawful'NPR
Trump Lawyer Says Mueller Illegally Obtained Transition EmailsNew York Times
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Posted: December 17, 2017, 6:26 pm

Washington Post

Putin phoned Trump to thank him for CIA intel that foiled a planned terrorist attack in Russia, the Kremlin says
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday phoned President Trump to thank him for a tip from the CIA that thwarted a terrorist attack being planned in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin said. The unusual call — countries share intelligence all the ...
CIA Helped Thwart Terrorist Attack in Russia, Kremlin SaysNew York Times
Putin thanks Trump for CIA tip on terrorist attacks, Kremlin and White House sayUSA TODAY
Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in stopping terror attacksCNN
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Posted: December 17, 2017, 6:11 pm

Meet the Press -December 17, 2017
This Sunday, a political earthquake, Democrat Doug Jones' win over Roy Moore in Alabama changes the political calculus for 2018. DOUG JONES: We have come so far and the people of Alabama have—have spoken. CHUCK TODD: Republicans may be relieved that ...

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Posted: December 17, 2017, 5:09 pm

New York Times

Pakistan Church Attacked by 2 Suicide Bombers
New York Times
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers attacked a church packed with worshipers on Sunday in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least eight people and injuring at least 30 others, several critically, officials said. The Islamic State, also known as ...
Pre-Christmas suicide bombing at Pakistan church kills at least 9Washington Post
Suicide bombers attack Pakistan church, killing at least 9, officials sayFox News
Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan's Quetta before Christmas, killing nineReuters
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Posted: December 17, 2017, 1:26 pm

New York Times

Glowing Auras and 'Black Money': The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Program
New York Times
WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find. Which was how the Pentagon wanted it. For years, the program investigated ...
Head of Pentagon's secret 'UFO' office sought to make evidence publicWashington Post
Secret Pentagon Program Spent Millions To Research UFOsNPR
NY Times: Pentagon study of UFOs revealedCNN
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 5:29 pm

New York Times

Homeowners Have Had It Good. Too Good, Says the Tax Bill.
New York Times
For decades, the tax code has been filled with rewards for homeownership. Tax breaks encourage people to get into first homes and to trade up as they get older, building a national mind-set that you're never quite middle class until you've qualified ...
GOP, with tax bill finalized, makes its case to a skeptical publicWashington Post
Tax bill a dream come true for some GOP wonksPolitico
Republicans at state level fret over GOP tax overhaulThe Hill
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Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:40 pm