New York Times

A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — A practice session for Australian lifeguards who were testing a new drone turned into a real rescue when the drone helped save two swimmers at a beach in New South Wales. On Thursday morning, Jai Sheridan, a lifeguard supervisor
Drone Used To Save 2 Teens Caught In Dangerous Australian WavesNPR
Watch a Drone Help Save the Lives of Australian Swimmers in Historic Use of Technology From the BeachNewsweek
Teens caught in rough surf saved in first drone rescue of its kindNew York Post
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NBCNews.com

White House asks Supreme Court to bypass lower court and rule on DACA
NBCNews.com
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to let the government go ahead with its plan to end a program to help young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children stay in the country, bypassing a
Trump administration appeals against ‘Dreamer’ immigrant ruling to top courtYahoo Singapore News
Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) | USCISUSCIS
ruling – DocumentCloudDocumentCloud
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Washington Post

House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats take heat for threatening to block it
Washington Post
The House passed a short-term extension of government funding late Thursday after Republican leaders, with help from President Trump, cobbled together enough GOP votes to overcome an internal revolt. Still, the possibility of a federal shutdown moved
Blame game ramps up as shutdown nearsThe Hill
House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Setting Up Shutdown Battle in SenateNew York Times
Congress hurtles toward shutdownPolitico
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Washington Post

Fact-checking President Trump’s ‘Fake News awards’
Washington Post
The “Fake News Awards” announced on the Republican National Committee website and touted by President Trump pose a conundrum: Does it really count if the news organization admits error? Regular readers of The Fact Checker know that we do not award
Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, NY Times, Wash Post, othersPolitico
In The Category of ‘Fake News,’ The Award Winner Is…NPR
Trump announces fake news winners on Twitter, but link stops working soon afterCBS News
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Washington Examiner

State Department staff print off Trump tweets to help Rex Tillerson formulate foreign policy
Washington Examiner
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday State Department aides give him printed-out copies of President Trump’s tweets so he can determine whether he needs to tweak U.S. foreign policy based on the social media posts. “The challenge is just
Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in SyriaWPXI Pittsburgh
Tillerson: US troops in Syria to fight Daesh and counter Al Assadgulfnews.com

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