5 things to know tonight: Trump reportedly told Russians about ‘nut job’ Comey and more

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5 things to know tonight: Trump reportedly told Russians about ‘nut job’ Comey and more

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WASHINGTON, D.C., USA - MAY 10, 2017: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, US President Donald Trump, and Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak (L-R) talking during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House. Alexander Shcherbak/TASS (Photo by Alexander Shcherbak\TASS via Getty Images)

1. Report: Trump told Russian officials firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him. President Donald Trump spoke about the decision to fire FBI Director James Comey one day after dismissing the top cop, The New York Times reported, citing a document that summarized the May 10 meeting. [Read more.

2. Ex-UGA receiver, Gwinnett teacher charged with student sex assault. Mikey Henderson had a sexual relationship with a Parkview High School student for more than two years while he was her teacher, police said. Henderson has been charged with sexual assault. [Read more.

3. Metro Atlanta girl wins ‘MasterChef Junior’. Milton’s Jasmine Stewart, a 12-year-old sixth-grader at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, won a trophy and the $100,000 grand prize on the show hosted by British star chef Gordon Ramsay and renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi. [Read more.]

4. DeKalb man killed with bag over head recalled as ‘life of the party’. Earlier this week, 28-year-old Earl English was found shot dead in his home outside Decatur, with a plastic bag over his head. His family is begging for anyone with information to come forward. [Read more.]

5. Kandi Burruss’ defamation suit moving forward. “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” drama continues. U.S. federal district judge Amy Totenberg has cleared Kandi Burruss to pursue defamation counterclaims against Johnnie Winston III, who filed a lawsuit last fall claiming lost wages. [Read more.]

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