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Obama tears into Ed Gillespie's MS-13 ads, calling them 'as cynical as politics gets' - Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017


Washington Post

Obama tears into Ed Gillespie's MS-13 ads, calling them 'as cynical as politics gets'
Washington Post
RICHMOND — Former president Barack Obama took the unusual step of criticizing and mocking Virginia's Republican gubernatorial candidate for a controversial ad blitz highlighting Latino gang violence. As he rallied for the Democratic candidate Ralph ...
Poll - Monmouth UniversityMonmouth University
Poll: Gillespie, Northam deadlocked in Virginia governor racePolitico
RealClearPolitics - Election 2017 - Virginia Governor - Gillespie vs. NorthamRealClearPolitics

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63 Dead After Suicide Bombers Attack Mosques in Afghanistan - TIME

Friday, October 20, 2017


The Hindu

63 Dead After Suicide Bombers Attack Mosques in Afghanistan
TIME
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled ...
Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippersBBC News
Dozens killed in two Afghan mosque attacksCNN
Dozens dead in mosque blasts in Kabul and central AfghanistanWashington Post
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North Korea Says Nuclear Weapons Are a 'Matter of Life and Death' and Refuses to Talk to US - Newsweek

Friday, October 20, 2017


Newsweek

North Korea Says Nuclear Weapons Are a 'Matter of Life and Death' and Refuses to Talk to US
Newsweek
A top North Korean diplomat insisted Friday Kim Jong Un's regime viewed its nuclear and defense programs as a “matter of life and death” and that the authoritarian regime had no plans to meet with United States officials for talks. The director-general ...
North Korea is a nuclear state — US foreign policy must recognize thatThe Hill
North Korea's 'stressed' nuclear test mountain on verge of collapseFox News
North Korea's Nuclear Tests Could Be Changing the Country's GeologyTIME
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In Kirkuk, Kurds' joy turns to fear after Iraqi army takeover - Reuters

Friday, October 20, 2017


Reuters

In Kirkuk, Kurds' joy turns to fear after Iraqi army takeover
Reuters
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Turkmen and Arab shoppers stroll through an open-air food market in an ethnically mixed area of Kirkuk, haggling over the price of tomatoes and gossiping about their neighbours. A man rides a bicycle with Iraqi flag in north of ...
How the Kurdish independence referendum backfired spectacularlyWashington Post
Why Doesn't the US Support Kurdish Independence?The Atlantic
US Tried and Failed to Stave Off Iraq's Advance on the KurdsBloomberg
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The 'Politics of Division' Is 'Who We Are as a Country' - Reason (blog)

Friday, October 20, 2017


Reason (blog)

The 'Politics of Division' Is 'Who We Are as a Country'
Reason (blog)
(There's a lot of political unity in places like Russia.) Free speech is messy by design, and what keeps our divisive politics from being destructive is the limits we've placed on government. The more powerful the government, the more dangerous those ...
2 former presidents — from both parties — blast the state of American politics in unprecedented dayBusiness Insider
Bush blasts bigotry and white supremacy, says US politics 'vulnerable' to 'outright fabrication'ABC News
Ex-Presidents Send Trump a Pointed MessageNBCNews.com
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Theresa May Wants Brexit Trade Talks. The EU Wants More Money. - New York Times

Friday, October 20, 2017


New York Times

Theresa May Wants Brexit Trade Talks. The EU Wants More Money.
New York Times
“I am ambitious and positive for Britain's future and these negotiations,” Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said. “But I know we still have some way to go.” Credit Pool photo by Olivier Hoslet. BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain ...
Brexit: Has Theresa May promised EU more money?BBC News
Angela Merkel eases Theresa May's Brexit nightmareCNN
Brexit, Turkey and taxing tech giants tackled at EU summitWashington Post
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US-led coalition declares ISIS forces vanquished, battle for Raqqa over - Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017


Washington Post

US-led coalition declares ISIS forces vanquished, battle for Raqqa over
Washington Post
BEIRUT — The U.S.-led coalition said Friday that the capture of the Islamic State's onetime Syria capital of Raqqa marked a turning point in the fight against the extremist group, effectively declaring an end to the military operation there. A U.S ...
Syrians declare 'total liberation' of Raqqa from ISISThe Hill
The Bloody End of the Islamic State's Utopian DreamThe Atlantic
US-backed Syrian forces declare victory over ISIS in its former 'capital,' RaqqaABC News
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Meet the two jailed activists behind Catalonia's independence movement - Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017


Washington Post

Meet the two jailed activists behind Catalonia's independence movement
Washington Post
BARCELONA — Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart are not well-known names in Europe, or even in Spain. But the duo wield extraordinary influence in the tense drama now unfolding in restive Catalonia. Because in a few short hours, through their ...
Article 155: The 'Nuclear Option' That Could Let Spain Seize CataloniaNew York Times
Spain's leader prepares to unveil specific Catalan measuresUSA TODAY
Spain plans new elections in Catalonia to end independence bid: oppositionReuters
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Worried about populism? Restore integrity in politics - American Enterprise Institute

Friday, October 20, 2017


Worried about populism? Restore integrity in politics
American Enterprise Institute
The sizeable vote shares of the Free Austrian Party (20.5%) in this weekend's parliamentary election, the far-right Alternative for Germany (12.6%) in the German federal election in September, and the narrow defeat of Marine Le Pen in the French ...

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The UK agency that compiled the data in Trump's terrorism tweet disagrees with his assessment - Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017


Washington Post

The UK agency that compiled the data in Trump's terrorism tweet disagrees with his assessment
Washington Post
President Trump makes two arguments in opposition to immigration, both debatable. The first is economic, that immigrants in the country illegally (and even many here legally) undercut American workers. A report from the National Academies of Sciences, ...
Trump incorrectly suggests link between terrorism and rising UK crime rateCNN
Trump's bogus tweets about British crime stats are attracting ire from America's closest alliesSalon
Why Donald Trump Is Wrong to Link Britain's Crime Rise to 'Radical Islamic Terror'Newsweek
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Everything we know about the Niger attack that left 4 US soldiers dead - Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017


Washington Post

Everything we know about the Niger attack that left 4 US soldiers dead
Washington Post
It took President Trump 12 days to speak publicly about a terrorist attack that left four American soldiers dead. And even then, it was only because a reporter asked, “Why haven't we heard anything from you so far about the soldiers that were killed in ...
At least 46 attacks in area of Niger where US troops killed - UNReuters
Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in NigerNew York Daily News
FBI assisting in Niger investigationCNN
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Tokyo Governor Hopes Her New 'Party Of Hope' Will Shake Up Japanese Politics - NPR

Friday, October 20, 2017


NPR

Tokyo Governor Hopes Her New 'Party Of Hope' Will Shake Up Japanese Politics
NPR
Japanese voters have just days left to decide who they will support in a snap general election set for Sunday. Japanese politics are usually tame. But this time around, the charismatic governor of Tokyo is adding unexpected elements to the race. Yuriko ...
It looks like the glass ceiling in Japanese politics will hold firm againLos Angeles Times
Japan's Election SundayCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)

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Paul Ryan: "Identity politics has gotten out of control in our country" - CBS News

Friday, October 20, 2017


CBS News

Paul Ryan: "Identity politics has gotten out of control in our country"
CBS News
Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday said that identity politics have "gotten out of control" in U.S. society and warned that it has "dangerous" consequences. "I think identity politics has gotten out of control in our country," the Wisconsin Republican said in ...
Ryan: Both left and right playing "dangerous" identity politicsAxios
Ryan roasts Trump, Schumer at NYC political dinnerCNN
Ryan: “Identity politics has gotten out of control”Hot Air

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It looks like the glass ceiling in Japanese politics will hold firm again - Los Angeles Times

Friday, October 20, 2017


Los Angeles Times

It looks like the glass ceiling in Japanese politics will hold firm again
Los Angeles Times
Koike appeared to be on a path to become the first female prime minister of Japan, a remarkable prospect in a country where women have struggled to gain a foothold in politics and corporate board rooms. But heading into Japan's general election on ...

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The surprisingly fascinating politics of The Walking Dead - The Week Magazine

Friday, October 20, 2017


The Week Magazine

The surprisingly fascinating politics of The Walking Dead
The Week Magazine
However, as the show enters its eighth season, and commemorates its 100th episode, in a decidedly new social and political climate — where the powers that be play eeny-meeny-miny-moe with people's civil rights, and with the safety of the world itself ...

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This Texas town offers hurricane relief — if your politics are right - Washington Post

Friday, October 20, 2017


Washington Post

This Texas town offers hurricane relief — if your politics are right
Washington Post
Now in one Houston suburb, residents hoping to receive aid to help relaunch their lives have to factor Middle East political tensions into their recovery efforts. The city of Dickinson, Tex., located about 30 miles southeast of Houston, recently posted ...

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Obama blasts 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail - CNBC

Friday, October 20, 2017


CNBC

Obama blasts 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail
CNBC
Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, called on voters to reject a growing "politics of division" that he said was corroding American democracy. Without mentioning ...
Obama calls on Americans to reject 'politics of fear' - CNNPoliticsCNN International
Obama Knocks 'Old Politics of Division' in Return to Campaign TrailNBCNews.com
Obama tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fearPress Herald
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George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sanders - NPR

Thursday, October 19, 2017


NPR

George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sanders
NPR
You might say George W. Bush wants to make America great again. In remarks Thursday, he criticized the kind of politics, sentiment and populism that led to President Trump's rise and election — though he never named Trump explicitly. "Bigotry seems ...
Judge won't wipe out guilty verdict for ArpaioPolitico
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses bid to have his criminal record wiped cleanArizona Daily Star
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How Office Politics Corrupt the Search for High-Potential Employees - Harvard Business Review

Thursday, October 19, 2017


Harvard Business Review

How Office Politics Corrupt the Search for High-Potential Employees
Harvard Business Review
The main reason underlying this bleak state of affairs is that HiPo nominations are contaminated by organizational politics. To be more precise, there are six dynamics that prevent organizations from identifying, promoting, and developing the right ...

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