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• CNN Chief Jeff Zucker: 'Journalism Is Threatened' By Trump Administration
CNN president Jeff Zucker sounded an alarm Thursday that appeared to suggest the Trump administration is a threat to journalism.
• Nikki Haley on NKorea: 'All Scenarios Are on the Table'
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday "all scenarios are on the table – so it really is up to North Korea" on provoking further action from the United States over its nuclear and missile activities.
• Nikki Haley Rips Moscow for 'Covering' for Syria's Assad
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday that the global community needed "to put pressure on Russia – because every day that people die in Syria, it's on Russia's hands."
• Politico: Trump to Decide Soon on JFK Assassination Files Release
President Donald Trump will decide within months — or even weeks – whether to let the public see thousands of long-secret government files about the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Politico reported Thursday.
• AI Might Be Better at Predicting Heart Attacks Than MDs
A.I. might be better than an MD at figuring out which patients are at high risk for a heart attack, new research shows.
• Report: Israel Not Expecting Trump to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem
Israeli officials said Thursday they did not believe President Donald Trump would move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – and he is expected to sign a waiver on a congressional mandate on the action next month, according to news reported.
• Sen. Rand Paul to Teach University Course on 'Dystopian Visions' This Fall
Sen. Rand Paul is reportedly teaching a class on "dystopian visions" at George Washington University next fall - fulfilling a wish-list ambition he's had for years.
• CNN: Federal Probe of Fox News Widens
The Justice Department's investigation into the Fox News Network now includes a federal law enforcement agency within the United States Postal Service that typically handles mail and wire fraud cases, according to news reports Thursday.
• Tillerson Says China Asked NK to Stop Nuke Tests
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has asked North Korea to conduct no further nuclear tests.
Tillerson says China also told the U.S. that it had informed North Korea "that if they did conduct further nuclear tests, China would be taking sanctions actions on...
• Sean Hannity Defends Fox News Co-President Bill Shine, Warns of 'End of FNC as We Know It'
Sean Hannity took to Twitter on Thursday to defend embattled Fox News co-president Bill Shine following a report Shine's future with the network might be on unsteady ground.
• CNN: No Guns Allowed at Trump's NRA Speech
Guns are banned at President Donald Trump's speech at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Atlanta on Friday, CNN reported.
• Google Profit Soars on Strong Ad Sales; Stock Rises in Late Trading
Google parent Alphabet Inc. posted a surge in profit on Thursday, underscoring that despite concerns about an advertiser revolt on YouTube, the popular video streaming site remains the engine of its growth.
• Number of US Visas to Citizens of Trump Travel Ban Nations Drops
The United States issued about 40 percent fewer temporary visas in March to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump's temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary government data...
• Amazon's Double-Digit Sales Growth Extends to 20th Year
Amazon.com Inc.'s unbroken 20-year streak of double-digit revenue growth shows no sign of slowing this year, helped by an influx of online shoppers who are abandoning stores and new business for its cloud-computing division.
• AP-NORC Poll: Most Teens Have Taken Social Media Break
The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24-7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have actually taken a break from social media - the bulk of them voluntarily, a new survey found .The poll, from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...
• Pentagon Sending 5,700 New Troops to Afghanistan, Europe
The Pentagon announced Thursday it would send about 5,700 soldiers later this year to Afghanistan and Europe on regular troop rotations, Stars and Stripes reported.
• Parkinson's Disease May Originate in the Gut
New research suggests additional evidence that Parkinson's disease may originate in the gut. Though experts called the findings preliminary, Swedish scientists found that patients whose main trunk of the vagus nerve -- which extends from the brain stem to the abdomen -- was...
• Pope Francis Visits Mideast as Christians Face Persecution
Pope Francis will visit Cairo on Friday, but Christians in the Middle East face political repression and violence as the visit marks the first by a pontiff to the city in 17 years.
• Elizabeth Warren: I'm 'Troubled' by Obama's Huge Wall Street Speech Fee
Progressive Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday she was "troubled" by news that former President Barack Obama would accept $400,000 from a Wall Street investment firm for a speech in September.
• Fox Host Jesse Watters Takes Vacation After Ivanka Remark
Fox News host Jesse Watters is taking the rest of the week off from his new primetime spot after he was accused of making an inappropriate comment about Ivanka Trump on the air.