Top Stories: Assange Rape Investigation Dropped; Sentiment On EPA Cuts

May 19, 2017

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange - But He's Not In The Clear.

-- Public To EPA On Cutting Regulations: 'No!'

And here are more early headlines:

U.S. Strikes Syrian Vehicles In De-Confliction Zone. (CBS/AP)

China Intercepts U.S. Military Jet In South China Sea, U.S. Says. (BBC)

New Orleans To Remove 4th Confederate Statue Today. (

Amtrak Engineer In Deadly 2015 Crash Is Arrested, Charged. (

Central African Republic Violence Intensifies. (AP)

Salvadoran Judge Reopens Archbishop Romero Murder Case. (Reuters)

Japanese Lawmakers Approve Bill Letting Emperor Abdicate. (Kyodo)

Basquiat Painting Auctioned At Record $110.5 Million. (CNBC)

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