NY Times Nafta, Ann Coulter, N.F.L. Draft: Your Thursday Briefing 2017-04-27T14:25:48.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Michael Flynn Under Defense Dept. Investigation Over Foreign Payment 2017-04-27T14:25:07.000000000+00:00 The department’s inspector general is looking into whether the former top Trump adviser failed to get permission to receive the money. Amtrak Plans to Close Several Penn Station Tracks for Major Repairs 2017-04-27T14:21:04.000000000+00:00 The tracks will be closed during the workweek this summer, but the railroad’s chief executive refused to say how many tracks would be closed or for how long. Seoul Journal: Amid Tensions, South Koreans Keep Calm and Carry On 2017-04-27T13:30:33.000000000+00:00 For some residents, North Korea’s recent provocations have stoked fears of renewed conflict. But many more have responded with nonchalance. California Today: California Today: Pondering Life in California 130,000 Years Ago 2017-04-27T13:05:31.000000000+00:00 Thursday: A new claim about the earliest Americans, a magazine profile of the “C.E.O. of H.I.V.,” and readers’ thoughts on the Ann Coulter kerfuffle. Republicans Propose Short-Term Funding Plan to Avert Shutdown 2017-04-27T13:00:27.000000000+00:00 The stopgap legislation would continue government funding through May 5, but the measure still needs to be approved by the House and Senate. New York Today: New York Today: Do April Showers Really Bring May Flowers? 2017-04-27T12:43:24.000000000+00:00 Thursday: Unpacking an old saying, drizzly weather, and opening a new Kosciuszko Bridge. Trump Says He Will Renegotiate Nafta or Terminate It 2017-04-27T12:34:12.000000000+00:00 The president said on Twitter that he thought a deal was “very possible,” only hours after his aides indicated he would move to end the trade agreement. German Soldier Posed as Syrian Refugee to Plan Attack, Officials Say 2017-04-27T12:29:43.000000000+00:00 The army lieutenant, 28, who was said to have a “xenophobic background,” hid a loaded pistol at an airport in Vienna, prompting fears he had been planning an assault. Myles Garrett: Praise, and Disapproval, for the Projected No. 1 Pick 2017-04-27T12:22:24.000000000+00:00 Many scouts rate Myles Garrett as a future All-Pro, but there are people who question his durability and commitment.