National Headlines 8-16-17

What if the DNC Russian ‘hack’ was really a leak after all? A new report raises questions media and Democrats would rather ignore (Salon)

The Rise of the Violent Left (Atlantic)

N.Y. Times Editor Testifies He Didn’t Intend to Link Sarah Palin to Shooting (Hollywood Reporter)

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said police found weapons stashed by white nationalists. Police say they didn’t. (Reason)

Silicon Valley escalates its war on white supremacy despite free speech concerns (Washington Post)

Sessions makes sweeping attack on Chicago’s sanctuary city policy (Washington Post)

Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change (Washington Post)

Twitter users trying to expose the Charlottesville white supremacists doxxed the wrong guy (Business Insider)

Search continues for 5 soldiers after Black Hawk copter crashes off Oahu (Star-Advertiser)

New national poll finds Kasich no threat to Trump in 2020 – yet (Columbus Dispatch)

Trump administration kills push to ban bottled water in national parks (SFGate)