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Manafort prepares for a potentially VERY bad day.
Manafort prepares for a potentially VERY bad day. Alex Wong / Getty News

GOOD MORNING, PORTLAND! Baby, what's the deal? Would I be too forward if I told you how I feel? That's just the way I do my thing, I'm so for real. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

Last night Mayor Ted Wheeler and the Portland Police held a listening session to hear citizen's concerns about recent revelations that a PPB officer had been exchanging protective texts with Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson. Patriot Prayer members were also in attendance, and as you probably expected, things got very heated. Our Alex Zielinski was there and files a report.


Trump is scheduled to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un next week in a bid to tackle denuclearization—but that could be undone by the president's laughable attempt to score a Nobel peace prize. Hence this headline: "Trump aides worry he’ll get outfoxed in North Korea talks."

The House is planning a vote on Tuesday to dismantle Trump's "emergency" plans to build his racist wall.

GUYS. THIS IS SO GREAT.


North Carolina's ninth district will be getting another election after the state's board declared that an absentee ballot scam "tainted" the votes in favor of Republicans last November.

The Coast Guard lieutenant who was planning a widespread domestic terror attack against prominent Democrats and reporters used his work computer to research his crimes. (Did he at least go incognito?)

After being publicly lambasted by Chicago police yesterday for allegedly staging his own attack, execs at Twentieth Century Fox have written actor Jussie Smollett out of the last two episodes of this season's Empire. Smollett and his lawyers are still adamantly denying the charges.


DO NOT GET YOUR HOPES UP, but CNN is reporting that Special Counsel Bob Mueller could end up telling all in Paul Manafort's sentencing memo that's due to the courts today.


Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that the White House is confident that Mueller's upcoming report will clear the president of any collusion with Russia. So I guess that means they're comfortable with releasing the full report?

Meanwhile Trump crime family member Roger Stone has been slammed by the judge on his case for posting a photo of her on Instagram with crosshairs next to her head.

Venezuelan soldiers shot and killed one person and injured many more after opening fire on a group of people trying to assist in the delivery of humanitarian aid.

Peter Tork, a member of the once wildly popular '60s group the Monkees, has died at the age of 77.


Now let's take a peek at the WEATHER: After a dry day, rain returns tonight with a high of 44.

And finally, in the following video, I'm the snake. This weekend is the bird.