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New York terror suspect planned attack for weeks, police say – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

(CNN)All it took was a man and a truck to inflict the deadliest terror attack on New York City since 9/11. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘us/2017/10/31/video-appears-to-show-suspect-after-truck-attack-sg-orig-mobile.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_19’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171031184742-truck-suspect-snapchat-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = false;if (autoStartVideo === true)…

Trump demands Congress terminate diversity immigration lottery – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, during a White House Cabinet meeting Wednesday, said he wants to terminate the Diversity Visa Lottery, a program that distributes around 50,000 visas to countries where there is a low rate of immigration to the US. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/11/01/jeff-flake-donald-trump-tweet-speier-newday.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_36’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171025151129-jeff-flake-10-24-17–5-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171025151129-jeff-flake-10-24-17–5-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171025151129-jeff-flake-10-24-17–5-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171025151129-jeff-flake-10-24-17–5-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171025151129-jeff-flake-10-24-17–5-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171025151129-jeff-flake-10-24-17–5-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171025151129-jeff-flake-10-24-17–5-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer…

A Capital Consumed by Talk of Scandal and Suspicion – New York Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Most unnerving for many here was the realization that Mr. Papadopoulos had been secretly arrested three months ago and cooperating with prosecutors ever since. Former colleagues sought to remember contacts they had with him, either last year when he was reaching out to the Russians or in recent weeks when he was working for the authorities. “Is there a darker cloud over the Trump presidency? The answer is yes,” said…

Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign – Washington Post

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote Republican Donald Trump, denigrate Democrat Hillary Clinton and divide Americans over some of the nation’s most sensitive social issues. The ads that emerged, a sampling of the 3,000 that Russians bought during the 2016 presidential campaign and its aftermath, demonstrated in words and images…

Hartford Student Charged After Boasting About Contaminating Roommate’s Belongings – New York Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

“As of this morning, Brianna Brochu is no longer a student at the University of Hartford,” said the school’s president, Gregory S. Woodward. “She will not be returning to the institution.” Photo Brianna Brochu, 18, bragged about driving away her roommate on Instagram. “I can finally say goodbye to Jamaican Barbie,” she said. Credit West Hartford Police Department Ms. Rowe, a freshman at the university, described her roommate’s behavior in…

New York terror suspect was radicalized domestically, governor says – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Man killed, teacher freed in California school standoff – ABC News

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Students and staff at an elementary school in California were safely evacuated Tuesday after a disturbance involving a parent who allegedly barricaded himself inside a classroom with a female teacher. The suspect was shot by police and later pronounced dead at a hospital, police said. According to Riverside police, the incident started just before noon when the suspect stormed into the school. The man, identified by police as 27-year-old Luvelle…

Trump advisers try to focus the president’s attention on Asia trip – Politico

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

President Donald Trump has been holed up in a series of rapid-fire briefing sessions on his upcoming 12-day, five-country tour through Asia — an effort the White House hopes will help avoid the kind of diplomatic snafus that have dogged his presidency. The trip — Trump’s longest yet — comes at a tense moment in Asia, with the threat of the North Korea nuclear program looming. But some of Trump’s…

Donald Trump Jr. vows to take half of his daughter’s Halloween goodies in a bad lesson on socialism – Washington Post

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

You may remember, what seems like 15 years ago, when Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to offer a candy-related metaphor. In this metaphor, a bowl full of Skittles were refugees, but three of the Skittles were poison. There were many problems with this metaphor. Trump is back at it with the candy-related metaphors, seeking to make a point about socialism using his daughter’s trick-or-treating haul from Halloween on Tuesday…

Eight questions Congress could ask Facebook – CNNMoney

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

This week, almost a full year after the election of Donald Trump, Facebook, Twitter, and Google are testifying before House and Senate committees examining the role that social media — and Russian manipulation of it — played in the 2016 elections. Much of the focus around Russian meddling and social media has centered on Facebook, which was the first to announce that it had found evidence of the campaign on…

New Yorkers defiant after deadliest terror attack in the city since 9/11 – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

(CNN)After a 29-year-old man drove a truck into a Manhattan crowd on Tuesday, killing eight and wounding almost a dozen in the deadliest terror attack to hit the city since 9/11, New Yorkers made it clear that they refused to be intimidated. Profundamente conmovido por las trágicas muertes de esta tarde en NY. Nos ponemos a disposición de los familiares de las víctimas argentinas — Mauricio Macri (@mauriciomacri) November 1,…

Parent who held teacher hostage at elementary school killed by police after hours-long standoff – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

SWAT officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. The parent, identified as Riverside resident Luvelle Kennon, 27, died later at a hospital, said Riverside Police Officer Ryan Railsback. The teacher, Linda Montgomery, sustained some scrapes and abrasions when she was grabbed and pulled into an empty classroom, Railsback said. During the seven-hour standoff,…

Mueller schedules interview with Hope Hicks – Politico

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

President Donald Trump’s longtime aide and current communications director, Hope Hicks, is scheduled to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller’s team in mid-November, following the president’s trip to Asia, multiple people familiar with the schedule told POLITICO. Mueller’s team is also expected to interview three or four other current White House officials as early as this week, according to an administration official. Story Continued Below Mueller’s team already has interviewed…

Facebook, Google and Twitter testified on Capitol Hill. Here’s what they said. – Washington Post

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Lawyers from Facebook, Google and Twitter are testifying on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon amid mounting political pressure to fully investigate Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign and reveal publicly what they find. It is a rare moment in the political spotlight for companies that, despite large lobbying teams in Washington, generally seek to avoid such public and potentially unpredictable confrontations. A growing number of lawmakers have expressed concern…

Police capture fugitive wanted in Utah student’s killing – CBS News

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Police have captured a man wanted in the fatal carjacking of a University of Utah student. Details on the arrest of 24-year-old Austin Boutain, who is also a person of interest in a recent suspicious death in Colorado, weren’t immediately available.    The fatal carjacking attempt near the University of Utah late Monday left one student dead and touched off a campus-wide lockdown as hundreds of…

Note found in truck claims Manhattan attack done for ISIS, source says – CNN

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Police shoot parent who held teacher hostage at elementary school, ending hours-long standoff – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Police officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. The teacher, identified as Linda Montgomery, was taken to a hospital for a precautionary evaluation, Riverside Unified officials told reporters at the scene. Television footage showed the man being taken away from the school on a stretcher, but details about his condition were not available….

Tech Executives Are Contrite About Election Meddling, but Make Few Promises on Capitol Hill – New York Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Since then, the company has scrambled to appease lawmakers by promising to hire more than 1,000 people to manually review political ad purchases and to make public the funding behind those ads. Video How Russian Bots and Trolls Invade Our Lives — and Elections How do bots and trolls work to infiltrate social media platforms and influence U.S. elections? We take a closer look at these insidious online pests to…

South Korea will not develop or possess nuclear weapons, president says – Washington Post

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

President Moon Jae-in told lawmakers Wednesday that South Korea would not seek to have nuclear weapons and said that Seoul would never accept its neighbor North Korea as a nuclear-armed state. “According to the joint agreement by the two Koreas on denuclearization, North Korea’s nuclear state cannot be accepted or tolerated. We will not develop or possess nuclear weapons either,” the president said in his second state of the nation…

The Russia Scandal Might Torpedo a Controversial Department of Agriculture Nominee – Mother Jones

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Sam Clovis listens as Donald Trump addresses a gathering for a non-declared presidential campaign stop in Sioux City, Iowa on May 16, 2015.Jerry Mennenga/ZUMA Wire President Donald Trump’s pick for a key Department of Agriculture position appeared to hit a hurdle Tuesday, when the GOP chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee refused to say whether the nomination would go forward. Sam Clovis, a former Trump campaign aide who the president…