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The Pentagon says China and Russia are bigger problems for US than terrorists. American voters may not agree.

The Pentagon says China and Russia are bigger problems for US than terrorists. American voters may not agree.  Washington Post China and Russia are the focus of the US’ first new National Defense Strategy in a decade  Business Insider Terrorism no longer the military’s top priority, Mattis says  CBS News 3 Things You Need to Know About Trump’s New National Defense Strategy  Popular Mechanics…

Conservatives criticize pope’s impromptu airborne wedding

Conservatives criticize pope’s impromptu airborne wedding  Crux: Covering all things Catholic Pope to visit Peruvian region hard hit by El Nino floods  Washington Post Pope offers stirring defense of indigenous peoples  Santa Fe New Mexican Gold is ‘false god’ fueling ‘slavery,’ pope says. Much of the metal ends up in Miami  Miami Herald The Pope Causes More Pain for Priests’ Victims  New York Times Full…

Government shuts down after Senate bill collapses, negotiations fail

Government shuts down after Senate bill collapses, negotiations fail  Washington Post Senate rejects funding bill, partial shutdown begins  The Hill Dems deserve blame for ‘Schumer Shutdown,’ GOP leaders say  Fox News Federal government shuts down after Senate talks fail  NBCNews.com Shutdown? It Could Be Forgotten in a Trumpian Flash  New York Times Full coverage

New Trump initiatives: A win for anti-abortion activists, protections for ‘conscience’ objections

New Trump initiatives: A win for anti-abortion activists, protections for ‘conscience’ objections  CNN Trump Tells Anti-Abortion Marchers ‘We Are With You All the Way’ and Shows It  New York Times Trump blasts Roe v. Wade in satellite address to anti-abortion rally  NBCNews.com President Trump called on Senate to pass bill anti abortions after 20 weeks  Week Facts Trump voices support for anti-abortion rally  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette…

Twitter finds over 1000 new Russian-linked accounts

Twitter finds over 1000 new Russian-linked accounts  The Hill Twitter to tell 677000 users they were had by the Russians. Some signs show the problem continues.  Washington Post Russia-linked Twitter accounts are working overtime to help Devin Nunes and WikiLeaks  Business Insider Release the Memo: What’s the Conspiracy Behind the Right-Wing Meme?  RollingStone.com Full coverage

Get Caught Up: Trump’s Alleged Affair With Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels

Get Caught Up: Trump’s Alleged Affair With Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels  NPR Porn star Stormy Daniels detailed alleged affair with Trump in 2011 interview  Washington Post Trump lawyer threatened to sue ‘In Touch’ if it published interview with porn star: report  The Hill (blog) Stormy Daniels Once Claimed She Spanked Donald Trump With a Forbes Magazine  Mother Jones Stormy Daniels made political news…