Robert Rhodes said he acted in self-defence when his estranged wife came at him with a kitchen knife.
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CNN: RUSSIANS DISCUSSED ?DEROGATORY? INFO ON TRUMP ?Russian government officials discussed having potentially ?derogatory? information about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and some of his top aides in conversations intercepted by US intelligence during the 2016 election, according to two former intelligence officials and a congressional source. One source described the information as financial in nature.? [CNN]
JOHN MCCAIN: VLADIMIR PUTIN GREATER NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT THAN ISIS ?The Russians tried to destroy the very fundamental of democracy, and that is to change the outcome of an American election.? [HuffPost]
KENTUCKY?S LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER?S WINDOWS SMASHED Authorities believe someone shot into the building in another escalation of anti-press behavior. [HuffPost]
U.S. FLIES BOMBERS NEAR NORTH KOREA The U.S. and South Korea conducted ?a joint drill involving U.S. B-1B bombers? right along the Military Demarcation Line. [WSJ | Paywall]
MEET THE PORTLAND HEROES WHO STOOD UP TO HATE Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche died Friday after attempting to intervene on a Portland train when a man was harrassing two teenage girls, one of whom was wearing a hijab. Jeremy Joseph Christian then allegedly stabbed them. Destinee Mangum, who was one of the teenagers targeted, said she probably wouldn?t be alive today without them. [HuffPost]
FORMER PANAMANIAN DICTATOR DEAD AT 83 Manuel Noriega ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989, all while being a spy for the CIA and ?sparking a U.S. invasion.? [Reuters]
HOW TRUMP CONSUMES HIS INTELLIGENCE BRIEFINGS ?Sometimes,? Daniel Coats, director of national intelligence, said, ?pictures do say a thousand words.? [WaPo]
TIGER WOODS: ALCOHOL NOT INVOLVED IN DUI The professional golfer said an ?unexpected reaction to prescribed medications? led to his Monday morning arrest. [HuffPost]
U.K. EXAMINES MISSED OPPORTUNITIES IN MANCHESTER BOMBING Several people reportedly warned authorities of Salman Abedi?s extremist views. [NYT]
PRINCE WILLIAM OPENS UP ABOUT MOURNING HIS MOTHER ?It is not like most people?s grief, because everyone else knows about it, everyone knows the story, everyone knows her.? [HuffPost]
UNDERSTANDING THE SIGNS OF HEATSTROKE And what to watch for. [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
In case you missed it, Ariana Grande announced plans to hold a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims of the attack.
The Georgia House race is set to become the most expensive in history.
There is nothing like a Bryce Harper bench-clearing MLB brawl.
Extinction could be near for this type of penguin.
The internet was not about Ivanka Trump?s Memorial Day popsicle recipe.
This aerospace mogul is convinced aliens are living among us.
You don?t just need to worry about Lyme disease ? ticks spread other scourges too.
Hold onto your fascinator hats: Queen Elizabeth II reportedly likes ?The Crown.?
We love that Pokémon Go doesn?t ban cheaters ? ?it trolls them.?
A-Rod has landed a contract with ABC News.
We can?t stop admiring Emmy Rossum?s wedding photos.
The sky is blue and photos exist of Leonardo DiCaprio chatting up models after his breakup.
The full footage of the ?Love Actually? follow-up is online, and it has lots of happy endings for your favorites.
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