Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. GOVERNMENT ‘NEEDS A GOOD SHUTDOWN,’ TRUMP TWEETS
The president rails against a bill to keep operations running which he praised earlier as a sign of his masterful negotiating with Democrats.
2. TRUMP, PUTIN SIGNAL NEW EFFORT TO COOPERATE ON SYRIA
The White House says the leaders also agreed during a “very good” phone discussion to try to set up their first in-person meeting in July.
3. WHITE EX-OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY IN BLACK MAN’S SLAYING
Michael Slager, 35, still faces the possibility of life in prison, but prosecutors are proposing a sentence based on federal guidelines, which recommend more than 20 years.
4. CLINTON BLAMES MISOGYNY, FBI, RUSSIA, HERSELF FOR 2016 LOSS
“I’m now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance,” she tells the Women for Women International’s annual luncheon in New York.
5. FULL PUBLIC FBI REVEAL IS RARE FOR TRUMP-RUSSIA TYPE PROBES
Don’t expect FBI Director James Comey to disclose much about the bureau’s investigation when he speaks publicly before Congress Wednesday.
6. LAWMAKERS HAVE MESSAGE TO AIRLINES
Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill warn American airlines that they have to improve their customer service or Congress is likely to intervene.
7. PRESSURE ON FOX TO CHANGE NOT LIKELY TO GO AWAY
Some executives still at the top-rated cable network are named in lawsuits for enabling a toxic workplace atmosphere and complicating efforts to rebuild trust among its employees.
8. WHO ADMITS LIFTING PASSAGE FROM EX-RIVAL’S SPEECH
France’s far-right candidate Marine Le Pen says borrowing Francois Fillon’s remarks was a “wink” to him to woo his conservative voters in the presidential runoff Sunday.
9. WHOSE CASH STASH SPURS TALK OF HUGE ACQUISITION
With more than a quarter-trillion dollars it could use to go shopping, Apple might bid to acquire Netflix, Tesla Motors or even try to buy Walt Disney Co.
10. ORIOLES’ ADAM JONES HOPES RACIAL TAUNTS RAISE AWARENESS
The All-Star says it is not his intent to flood attention on what happened to him, but feels “it was just the right time” to speak out.
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