National Headlines 5-3-18

Israel and Iran on Path to War as Mideast Tinderbox Awaits Spark (Bloomberg)

Charlie Rose’s misconduct was widespread at CBS and three managers were warned, investigation finds (Washington Post)

Pentagon Confirms Chinese Fired Lasers at U.S. Pilots (Free Beacon)

NY Times says online subscriptions, ads are slowing (New York Post)

SC Senate votes to outlaw virtually all abortions in South Carolina (The State)

Sinclair preps to challenge Fox News (Politico)

LGBT Alarm as President Trump Signs ‘Religious Liberty’ Executive Order (Daily Beast)

Pence: ‘There’s prayer on a regular basis in this White House’ (The Hill)

Arizona teachers head back to school, get pay raise in budget bill that governor signed Thursday (USA Today)

Mnuchin Says U.S., China in ‘Very Good Conversation’ on Trade (Bloomberg)

Ex-CIA chief says Russian bots fueled Jade Helm conspiracy theories (The Hill)