Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Hannity's big reveal, Trump's rejection of Russian sanctions and morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 9:21 AM

Hannity's big reveal, Trump's rejection of Russian sanctions and morning headlines
Jorge Silva/Pool via The New York Times

NEWS: Hundreds showed up downtown Spokane on Saturday for the second March for Science.

ARTS & CULTURE: The new Best of Broadway Spokane season was announced yesterday, and it includes favorites like The Lion King, Les Miserables and Finding Neverland.


Painkiller killers
Spokane County will decide today whether or not to join a nationwide lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. The suit accuses the manufacturers of knowingly lying about the addictive potential of opioids. (Spokesman-Review)

"Great kid, great teammate'
The Medical Lake community is honoring the 17-year-old girl, a member of the track team, killed this weekend in a car crash. One other girl who was in the car is in critical condition. (KXLY)

Life, liberty and the pursuit of yard sales
Spokane City Council will allow you to have just a couple more garage sales this year. The council unanimously passed changes to city law allowing up to four garage or yard sales a year. (Spokesman-Review)

Hannity: revealed
In a court hearing related to the materials seized from President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, it was revealed that Cohen also represented a high-profile member of the media, one who has repeatedly defended Trump on-air over the Russia investigation. Cohen's client? Sean Hannity. (Washington Post)

Pleasing Putin
Two days ago, it appeared the Trump administration would impose Russian sanctions against the companies that helped Syria's chemical weapons program. Yesterday, Trump rejected those sanctions. (New York Times)

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