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May 22, 2018

Trump travel-ban waivers elusive for citizens of Muslim-majority countries - May 22, 2018-.I Evening Edition I The Washington Post

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Trump travel-ban waivers elusive for citizens of Muslim-majority countries
The administration has said that the existence of the exemptions demonstrates that the ban is neither racist nor absolute because it allows the neediest to come to the United States. But the State Department declined to say who has received them.
By Abigail Hauslohner  •  Read more »
Trump says Kim is ‘serious’ about nuclear talks but suggests summit could fall through
“We'll see what happens,” said President Trump, who is meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House. Moon is expected to encourage Trump to follow through with the June meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
By David Nakamura  •  Read more »
Schumer calls for removal of Kim Jong Un’s face from commemorative coin
The Senate minority leader says Kim Jong Un is a “brutal dictator” and should not be pictured.
By John Wagner  •  Read more »
Trump congressional allies renew call for 2nd special counsel probe of FBI, Justice Dept.
Conservative House Republicans said the agencies cannot be trusted to investigate accusations of bias and mismanagement in the investigations of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server when she was secretary of state.
By Karoun Demirjian and Matt Zapotosky  •  Read more »
Dolce and Gabbana are rich, extravagant and politically incorrect. You got a problem with that?
The Italian kings of fashion — and Melania Trump superfans — have doubled down on their mission to delight the super-ultra wealthy. Go ahead. Tsk-tsk them. They don’t really care.
By Robin Givhan  •  Read more »
Navy prosecutors want to know: Where is ‘Fat Leonard’?
Leonard Glenn Francis, the central player in the worst corruption scandal in Navy history, was scheduled to testify in Norfolk next week about his crooked dealings with dozens of Navy officers. But federal authorities, who have kept him locked up for five years, won't give him clearance to attend the trial, or even reveal where the defense contractor is.
By Craig Whitlock  •  Read more »

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