Top Stories: FAA Seeks Jet Engine Checks; Some GOP Lawmakers Want Mueller Protected

April 19, 2018

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— FAA Orders Inspections Of Engine Type That Blew Apart On Southwest Flight.

— Republicans Push Bill To Protect Mueller, Without McConnell’s Support.

— Ex-‘Playboy’ Model Settles Suit With ‘National Enquirer’ Over Alleged Trump Affair.

— Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday’s National School Walkout.

— Facebook To Offer Users Opt-Outs That Comply With New European Privacy Rules.

And here are more early headlines:

Ariz. Teachers Set To Announce Whether They’ll Walk Out. (AzCentral)

Cuba Poised To Name New President, Succeeding Raul Castro. (Reuters)

Alabama To Execute Bomber Who Killed Federal Judge, Lawyer. (

Mich. Briefly Closes Mackinac Bridge Due To Falling Ice. (News-Review)

Senate Votes To Allow Babies, Like Duckworth’s, On Floor. (Politico)

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