Weiner Sentenced to Prison, North Korea Threatens to Shoot Down Planes, Violent Crime Up for Second Year: P.M. Links

  • Anthony WeinerNorth Korea's foreign minister says President Donald Trump's tweets count as a declaration of war, and that means they can shoot down U.S. military planes.
  • Former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for sexting a teen.
  • Violent crime in the United States rose for the second year in a row, but it's still much, much lower than it used to be.
  • Chelsea Manning has been barred from traveling to Canada due to her conviction for leaking military files to Wikileaks.
  • I have no idea what the state of the health care bill by Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham will be when this goes live, so here's a link that should perhaps indicate its current state. It seems kinda dead though. Deadish? Mostly dead?
  • Sen. John McCain says his cancer diagnosis is "very, very serious" and that his doctors gave him a "very poor prognosis."

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