The Low Popahirum, May 24, 2016

NATIONAL

The presumptive nominee makes direct, personal overtures to mend a divided party.” – Politico

Human remains recovered from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 showed burn marks and were ‘very tiny,’ suggesting an explosion brought down the plane, a senior Egyptian forensics official told the Associated Press Tuesday.” – Fox News

Venezuela is an official Socialist Utopia disaster area. (It would be nice if Team Bernie Sanders and his Democrat cohorts were paying attention – but who are we kidding.)” – Red State

“Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who is reportedly at the center of a Justice Department investigation for campaign finance violations he received from a Clinton Foundation donor, received more than $13 million from 120 other donors who also gave to the Clinton charity.” – DailyCaller.com

New court filings reveal Fox News host Bill O’Reilly recently put his ex-wife on notice that he plans to sue her for $10 million, accusing her of knowingly making false misrepresentations and material omissions related to the couple’s divorce settlement agreement.” – LawNewz.com

President Barack Obama visited Vietnam this week, and even found time to sit down for a meal with celebrity foodie Anthony Bourdain.” – Amny.com

Hillary Clinton allies worried about polls that suggest a tightening general election match-up with Donald Trump are placing blame on Bernie Sanders.” – The Hill

“When the House Judiciary Committee convenes on Tuesday to consider the alleged misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service commissioner, John Koskinen, it will contemplate action that has not been taken in more than 140 years, and that in some respects has never been pursued: the impeachment of an agency head of Mr. Koskinen’s rank.” – NY Times

“Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is reviving some of the ugliest political chapters of the 1990s with escalating personal attacks on Bill Clinton’s character, part of a concerted effort to smother Hillary Clinton’s campaign message with the weight of decades of controversy.” – The Washington Post

“A House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced.” – The Blaze

LOUISIANA

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ legislative agenda has faced many hurdles during the session, with many bills that he wants to see made law failing to make it to his desk.” – WAFB.com

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB) will host the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off this weekend, on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The ninth annual cook-off will showcase the talent of eleven chefs from various cities across the state of Louisiana, each vying for the title of King or Queen of Louisiana Seafood.” – KNOE.com

The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles and Department of Public Safety has been fielding a large number of calls about peeling motor vehicle inspection stickers. Now, officials have a plan to help.” – KPLCTV.com

Planned Parenthood should lose its Medicaid financing if the organization starts performing abortions in Louisiana, state lawmakers have agreed.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy says there’s $1.3 million worth of red light camera refunds from Jefferson Parish in the state’s unclaimed property program.” – WAFB.com

LSU’s mascot, Mike VI will undergo radiation treatment at Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center after being diagnosed with spindle cell sarcoma.” – WBRZ.com

The city of New Orleans has put on hold the process of taking bids to select a contractor to remove four monuments with ties to the Confederacy or white supremacy, WWL-TV reports.” – WWL.com

“The Louisiana Legislature sent to the governor a proposal to block strip clubs from hiring dancers under the age of 21, days after of House discussion of a ‘joke amendment’ to the bill sparked outrage from female lawmakers.” – AP News

LSU was in a tight-knit race with TCU for in-state defensive lineman Aaron Moffitt, but the Bayou Picnic provided instant clarity for the three-star prospect.” – SEC Country

“The trial for a councilman in Baker who was arrested for allegedly stealing a moon pie, hit a snag today.” –WBRZ.com

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