From the Wire
- New York Attorney General Sues Trump FoundationPresident Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign, New York's attorney general said Wednesday as she sued the charity, Trump and three of his children.
- Three Mississippi Choctaw Casinos Plan to Offer Sports BettingThree casinos run by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will offer sports betting, but tribal leaders haven't said when it will start.
- Trump Claim Raises Eyebrows: North Korea No Longer a Nuke Threat?President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a dubious claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced no guarantees on how or when Pyongyang would disarm.
- Michael Cohen Hunts for New Lawyers in FBI ProbeMichael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings.
- Ryan Says Trump Backs Compromise Immigration PlanPresident Donald Trump backs compromise immigration legislation that House Republican leaders are trying to craft in hopes of ending the party's standoff over the issue, Speaker Paul Ryan told GOP lawmakers Wednesday.
- House Republicans to Offer 2 Separate Bills on ImmigrationHouse Republicans are considering next steps on two immigration bills after GOP leaders persuaded moderate Republicans to drop their renegade effort to force votes on legislation that would have protected young "Dreamer" immigrants with a path to citizenship.
- Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner MergerA federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies.
- US Engineers Plan Millions in Mississippi Water ProjectsThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a work plan that includes nearly $56 million of water projects during this budget year in Mississippi, including some for flood control.
- Seattle to Repeal Homeless-Aid Tax After Amazon ObjectsSeattle city leaders said they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts ...
- Medgar EversThe Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and other places in the state are honoring the legacy of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 55 years after he was assassinated.
- Trump, Kim Claim Big Summit Success, but Details are ScantClaiming success at their whirlwind summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Singapore Tuesday, praising their face-to-face progress toward ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.
- Mississippi Gets $2.4M in Federal Funds for Airport UpgradesMississippi is receiving $2.4 million in federal grant funding to make upgrades to nine small and rural airports around the state.
- Trump's Vow to End Military Drills with Seoul Stuns a RegionPresident Donald Trump rocked the region with the stunning announcement Tuesday that he was halting annual U.S.-South Korean military drills—and wants to remove the 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in the South as a deterrent against North Korea.
- Maryland Judge to Hear Foreign Payments Case Against TrumpA Maryland federal judge will hear arguments in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign and state governments.
- Supreme Court Allows Ohio Voter PurgeThe Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to clean up its voting rolls by targeting people who haven't cast ballots in a while.