Daily News Brief: Thursday March 15, 2018


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National News Round Up:


  1. Breitbart – Chicago GOP to File Lawsuit Against Chicago Public Schools: Student Walkout ‘Political Indoctrination, Pure and Simple’: The Chicago Republican Party plans to file a lawsuit against the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) over its decision to organize students to participate in Wednesday’s student walkouts that promoted gun control. – http://bit.ly/2HCZEK5.


  1. THE HILL – Russian hackers targeted US energy assets, officials say: The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI accused Russian hackers on Thursday of waging coordinated cyberattacks against the U.S…. – http://bit.ly/2ph0dBE.


  1. The White House – What You Need to Know About Infrastructure Funding: The Federal Government funds around 20 percent of total infrastructure investment, not the 80 percent some critics claim. – http://bit.ly/2FXaey1.


  1. POWERLINE – ANDREW CUOMO’S CORRUPTION CIRCUS ROLLS ON: Tuesday’s conviction of Andrew Cuomo’s close associate Joe Percoco deals a sharp blow to the Governor’s 2020 Presidential hopes…. – http://bit.ly/2ph96LA.


  1. The Daily Caller – Obama DOJ Forced FBI To Delete 500,000 Fugitives From Background Check Database: WASHINGTON — The Justice Department under Barack Obama directed the FBI to drop more than 500,000 names of fugitives with outstanding arrest warrants from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System… – http://bit.ly/2pf7xh2.


  1. ZeroHedge – It’s Just Starting: Moody’s Warns A Deluge Of Retail Bankruptcies Is Coming: 2017 was a perfect storm for “brick and mortar” retailers who officially lost the war with Amazon, and no less than 30 retail chains filed for bankruptcy in a year in which the CEO of Urban Outfitters said the “retail bubble has now burst”…. – http://bit.ly/2FTQbka.


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