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Dem Congresswoman Rips ‘Ill-Conceived’ DNC Lawsuit Against Trump Campaign: ‘I’m Not Very Supportive Of It’

Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier (Calif.) told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Friday the Democratic National Committee’s new lawsuit against the Donald Trump campaign, the Russian government, and WikiLeaks is “ill-conceived.”

Blitzer started his interview by asking whether the lawsuit lends credence to the idea that the Russia investigation is sour grapes from the Democratic Party.

North Korea Says It Will Stop Nuclear Tests, Abolish Test Site

By: Cynthia Kim and Soyoung Kim

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea will suspend nuclear and missile tests effective immediately and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North’s state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

CNN Chief Political Analyst On DNC Lawsuit: ‘100 Percent Stunt’

CNN political reporter Gloria Borger called the Democratic National Committee lawsuit Friday against the Donald Trump campaign, the Russian government, and WikiLeaks a “100 percent stunt.”

“They want to get in the act, obviously they want to keep the story moving,” Borger said. “This is nothing new, everyone has been, every Democrat has been charging that the Trump campaign was in collusion with Wikileaks, et cetera.”

State Department Releases Annual Human Rights Report, Says Abortion Isn’t ‘Human Right Under International Law’

The U.S. State Department on Friday released the first human rights report under the Trump administration, revealing it replaced a section previously titled “reproductive rights” that focused on access to contraception and abortion in each country.

Broward County Sheriff Facing No-Confidence Vote from His Deputies: ‘The Morale is Gone’

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel faces a “no-confidence” vote from the union representing his deputies in the wake of his department’s widely criticized handling of the Parkland school shooting.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association has informed Israel of its decision to hold the vote, which will take place electronically beginning Friday through April 26.

Chelsea Clinton Pushes Back on ‘False’ Claim in New Book, Says She Didn’t Pop Champagne on Election Night

Chelsea Clinton on Friday called out New York Times reporter Amy Chozick for claiming the former first daughter popped Champagne on the night of the 2016 presidential election and poured it into Hillary Clinton campaign staffers’ glasses.

The Times published an excerpt of Chozick’s new book—Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling, which will be released on Tuesday—discussing the Clinton campaign’s experience on election night.

Al Qaeda Using Google Maps to Plan Jihadist Attacks

The al Qaeda terror organization is using Google Maps to plan precision jihadist attacks across the Middle East, according to a new propaganda video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula that features a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who has since returned to the terror group after being freed from the prison, according to a new report from a regional media monitoring organization.

McCaskill: DNC Lawsuit Against Trump Campaign Is ‘Silly Distraction’

Sen. Claire McCaskill’s (D., Mo.) office responded on Friday to the Democratic National Committee lawsuit against the Trump campaign, calling it a “silly distraction.”

Early Friday, the DNC filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign, the Russian government, and Wikileaks conspired to elect Donald Trump president.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Fundraises Off Columbine Anniversary

Democratic Rep. Jared Polis, who is running for governor of Colorado this year, on Friday sent an email that fundraises off the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

“Today is the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School,” Polis says in the email. “I remember watching the news in horror, shocked that something so terrible could happen anywhere, but especially in my home state.”