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Wednesday’s Morning Email: What The Georgia Special Election Results Mean For The GOP

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DEMOCRAT IN GEORGIA RACE SEEN AS A REFERENDUM ON TRUMP S PRESIDENCY FALLS JUST SHORT OF WINNING OUTRIGHT Democrat Jon Ossoff will finish just short of the 50 percent of the vote[2] needed in the special election to fill HHS Secretary Tom Price s vacated seat. He will face a runoff June 20 against Karen Handel[3]. [HuffPost[4]]

NORTH KOREA POSTURING CONTINUES The country releasedsimulations of missile strikes on U.S. cities[5] for its founder s birthday. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said North Korea s latest missile test was meant to provoke[6]. He also stressed that the U.S. is working closely with China to monitor the region, while Vice President Mike Pence reiterated the U.S.-Japan alliance[7]. Take a look at how North Korea s effectively positioned artillery helps hold the U.S. and South Korea hostage[8]. And then there s the curious case of the U.S. armada[9] that went the wrong way away from North Korea after the president ordered it to sail toward the country. [HuffPost[10]]

IVANKA TRUMP REPORTEDLY WON CHINA TRADEMARKS DAY SHE DINED WITH CHINA S PRESIDENT After sitting next to him[11] at dinner at Mar-a-Lago. And this graph[12] shows how much that Kellyanne Conway callout has boosted Ivanka Trump s sales. [HuffPost[13]]

BILL O REILLY REPORTEDLY ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK Multiple outlets[14] are reporting that the Murdoch family is leaning toward axing O Reilly[15]. The reports follow a new claim by attorney Lisa Bloom[16], who said the TV host used to call a black woman hot chocolate. [17] [HuffPost[18]]

AARON HERNANDEZ, FORMER PATRIOTS STAR CONVICTED OF MURDER, DIES OF APPARENT SUICIDE He was discovered hanged in his cell. [HuffPost[19]]

PROSECUTORS MOVE TO DISMISS LARGEST NUMBER OF WRONGFUL CONVICTION CASES IN U.S. HISTORY After this rogue state chemist was discovered to have fabricated evidence in over 20,000 cases. [HuffPost[20]]

CALIFORNIA MAN KILLS 3 IN WHAT AUTHORITIES ARE LABELING A HATE CRIME He had shot and killed a security guard the week before. [HuffPost[21]]

CLEVELAND MAN SUSPECTED IN FACEBOOK MURDER VIDEO REPORTEDLY KILLS HIMSELF FOLLOWING POLICE CHASE Steve Stephens was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a two-day national manhunt. [HuffPost[22]]

EXAMINING THE IT HAIRCUT It s a bit more severe than the lob. [HuffPost[23]]

HARRY STYLES OPENS UP ABOUT DATING TAYLOR SWIFT You re celebrating the fact it was powerful and made you feel something, rather than This didn t work out, and that s bad. [HuffPost[24]]

PEOPLE HAVE SPENT 500 MILLION HOURS WATCHING ADAM SANDLER MOVIES ON NETFLIX So. Many. Hours. [HuffPost[25]]

HATS OFF TO THIS BROADWAY STAR Who performed and let the show go on after tearing his ACL. [NYT[26]]

DID ADIDAS HIRE THE UNITED PR TEAM? Because this email congratulating Boston Marathon runners on surviving the marathon is unacceptable. [HuffPost[27]]

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  1. ^ Sign up here (goo.gl)
  2. ^ finish just short of the 50 percent of the vote (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  3. ^ Karen Handel (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  4. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  5. ^ simulations of missile strikes on U.S. cities (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  6. ^ meant to provoke (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  7. ^ reiterated the U.S.-Japan alliance (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  8. ^ hold the U.S. and South Korea hostage (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  9. ^ curious case of the U.S. armada (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  10. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  11. ^ sitting next to him (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  12. ^ this graph (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  13. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  14. ^ Multiple outlets (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  15. ^ Murdoch family is leaning toward axing O Reilly (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  16. ^ attorney Lisa Bloom (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  17. ^ black woman hot chocolate. (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  18. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  19. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  20. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  21. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  22. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  23. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  24. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  25. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  26. ^ NYT (news.huffingtonpost.com)
  27. ^ HuffPost (news.huffingtonpost.com)

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