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Apr 3, 2018

The Washington Post | Evening Edition: Trump says he’ll send military to guard U.S.-Mexico border, threatens aid to Honduras.

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Trump says he’ll send military to guard U.S.-Mexico border, threatens aid to Honduras
The president signaled plans for another crackdown on illegal immigration as he remains focused on a caravan of migrants that was stopped Monday night by Mexican authorities.
By Seung Min Kim  •  Read more »
‘We are scared, just like you’: Migrant caravan that alarmed Trump stalls at a soccer field
As President Trump’s comments have turned an annual march to raise awareness about the suffering of migrants into a political crisis for Mexico, the men and women, most from Central America, squatted Tuesday in a walled public park while government officials decide their fate.
By Joshua Partlow and David Agren  •  Read more »
 
Justice official gave special counsel clearance to probe whether Manafort colluded with Russia
Court filings show that Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein authorized Robert S. Mueller III to investigate whether the onetime Trump campaign chairman illegally coordinated with Russia.
By Spencer S. Hsu and Rosalind S. Helderman  •  Read more »
 
 
First sentence in Mueller probe
Lawyer Alex van der Zwaan was sentenced to 30 days in prison for lying to the FBI.
By Spencer S. Hsu  •  Read more »
 
Top Pruitt aide helped find housing for EPA administrator
The aide helped shop for housing options for him and his wife last year, according to several individuals with knowledge of the matter.
By Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis  •  Read more »
 
Podcast | Cape UP
‘I just felt like something had died in all of us’: John Lewis on the death of Martin Luther King
Lewis met King in 1958 when the famed preacher responded to his letter for help by sending him a bus ticket to Montgomery. The Georgia congressman looks back on King’s assassination 50 years later.
By Jonathan Capehart  •  Read more »
 


DEVELOPING
Police respond to reports of shooter at YouTube building in California
The San Bruno, Calif., police department is asking people to stay away from the building and out of the area.
By Eli Rosenberg  •  Read more »
The Switch
The biggest conservative broadcaster in the U.S. is putting words in its anchors’ mouths — and some critics blame the FCC
The FCC eliminated a decades-old rule last year whose purpose was to keep local TV stations under local control.
By Brian Fung  •  Read more »
 
In its unusual direct listing, Spotify’s stock opens up at $165.90
Bypassing many of the traditional steps of a Wall Street IPO, the music streaming company could create a road map for the likes of Airbnb, Lyft and Uber.
By Hamza Shaban and Renae Merle  •  Read more »   
 
Celebrity chef’s restaurants used nondisclosure agreements to silence harassment accounts, lawsuit alleges
Dozens of employees spoke about what they call a toxic environment at the restaurant empire of “Top Chef” alumnus Mike Isabella.
By Maura Judkis and Tim Carman  •  Read more »
 
EXCLUSIVE
How a bank in Bahrain may have helped Iran evade sanctions
Investigators have uncovered evidence of a scheme that allegedly helped Iran conceal billions of dollars in transactions, according to documents filed in a legal dispute.
By Souad Mekhennet and Joby Warrick  •  Read more »
 
 
Analysis
The only information Trump supports is information that makes him look good
Trump praises Rasmussen and Sinclair, two consistently favorable entities.
By Philip Bump  •  Read more »
 
He helped design a record-breaking waterslide — and was just arrested after it decapitated a boy
John Schooley, one of the men behind the Verrückt ride at the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kan., was taken into custody by U.S. marshals on Monday night at Dallas-Fort Worth airport.
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.  • 
States and cities sue to block citizenship question from Census
The lawsuit, which names the Census Bureau and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, asserts that adding the question violates the U.S. Constitution.
By Tara Bahrampour  •  Read more »