By Lauren Weber
Friday, May 26
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JARED KUSHNER NOW PERSON OF INTEREST IN FBI RUSSIA PROBE “Kushner has not been accused of wrongdoing, both outlets noted. Sources told the Post that Kushner has come under scrutiny because of two meetings with Russian officials in December ― one with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak and another with a banker.” [HuffPost]
MONTANA REPUBLICAN WINS ELECTION, DESPITE MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT CHARGE Republican Greg Gianforte defeated Democrat Rob Quist 50.7 to 43.5. And here’s why President Donald Trump is a big reason the GOP kept that Montana House seat. [HuffPost]
HOW THE NATO SUMMIT IS GOING FOR TRUMP He had some harsh words about European allies’ lack of military spending and German car sales in the U.S. And this video of Trump pushing to the front of a NATO photo opp is all of us when it comes to group photos. [HuffPost]
A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT REFUSED TO LIFT THE NATIONWIDE INJUNCTION ON TRUMP’S TRAVEL BAN The next stop for an appeal is the Supreme Court. [HuffPost]
THE UK RESUMES ITS INTELLIGENCE SHARING WITH THE U.S. ABOUT THE MANCHESTER ATTACK Following Trump’s calls for a probe into the leaks. Queen Elizabeth II visited victims of the bombing in a children’s hospital Thursday. [HuffPost]
AMERICAN PLEADS FOR HELP FROM EGYPTIAN JAIL “’Six months of my life have been wasted with no reason,’ Ahmed Hassan told HuffPost Thursday during a brief phone call permitted by the authorities. ‘Today’s my birthday and I’m in jail right now. … I’m so sad, and physically I’m just down.’” [HuffPost]
THESE MILITARY VETS HAVE A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO FIGHTING EXTREMISM “We just can’t keep killing our way out of this problem.” [HuffPost]
THESE PHOTOGRAPHS SHOW KENYAN TRIBES’ EFFORTS TO SAVE THE ELEPHANTS “We take care of the elephants, and the elephants are taking care of us.” [HuffPost]
DON’T FORGET, FATHER’S DAY IS SOONER THAN YOU THINK But we’ve got you covered. [HuffPost]
PACK YOUR BEACH TOWELS The best beach in the U.S. is… [HuffPost]
WE’RE STILL WAITING FOR JENNIFER GARNER THE MOVIE STAR She deserves more than the nice suburban mom characters she’s taken on recently. [HuffPost]
Progressives’ “21st Century New Deal for Jobs” calls for $2 trillion in infrastructure investment.
Not owning a house might be worth it for these miniature avocados at Trader Joe’s.
Breaking down that intense Trump and Emmanuel Macron handshake.
Can’t dive? Don’t worry. This 360-degree underwater view of the America’s marine sanctuaries has got you covered.
We could listen to Celine Dion sing this “Beauty and the Beast” song over and over again.
The definitive ranking of 93 “Star Wars” characters.
This tale about Mariah Carey’s cameo in “The House” certainly doesn’t help with her diva reputation.
We’re with Vulture — Emma Watson deserves an Oscar for acting in “Beauty and the Beast” considering she was acting alongside a guy basically wearing a gray teletubbies suit.
We love that Aziz Ansari’s chubby cousin Harris is now the hottie on “Master of None.”
This service dog got his own photo in the yearbook, and all is right in the world.
We are not all about this creepy clown wielding a machete and trying to hitchhike.
Turns out that threat about a stolen version of “The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” was a hoax.
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