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Haaretz

Still Recovering From Harvey, Texas Suburb Hit With 'Hurricane Israel' Over anti-BDS Provision
Haaretz
People are rescued by airboat as they evacuate flood waters from Hurricane Harvey in Dickinson, Texas August 27, 2017. RICK WILKING/REUTERS. Opinion Why is U.S. Congress bent on exorcising an imaginary BDS demon? Houston suburb won't give ...
Houston Suburb to Harvey Relief Applicants: Don't Boycott IsraelNBCNews.com
Texas town says: You want flood aid? Forget the First AmendmentNew York Post
Texas city requires Israel pledge for hurricane reliefBBC News
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Posted: October 21, 2017, 2:53 am

Washington Post

Video shows Kelly made inaccurate claims about lawmaker in feud over Trump's condolence call
Washington Post
The White House's aggressive effort to discredit a Florida congresswoman who criticized President Trump over a military condolence call ran into a new set of problems Friday when a video emerged showing that the chief of staff had made false claims ...
After Video Refutes Kelly's Charges, Congresswoman Raises Issue of RaceNew York Times
'Trump is messing with the wrong woman'Politico
Kelly might not be like Trump, but he seems like many Trump votersLos Angeles Times
CNN -The Hill -PolitiFact -ABC News
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Posted: October 21, 2017, 12:13 am

Washington Post

US will expand counterterrorism focus in Africa, Mattis tells senators
Washington Post
The military is shifting its counterterrorism strategy to focus more on Africa, put decision-making authority in the hands of commanders in the field, and expand the ability to use lethal force against suspected terrorists, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ...
'This was sophisticated': US official says troops saw warning signs before Niger ambushBusiness Insider
US Considering Increasing Tempo of Operations in Africa, Senator SaysWall Street Journal
FBI Joins Niger InvestigationU.S. News & World Report
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Posted: October 21, 2017, 12:02 am

NPR

Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant
NPR
The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained because she is in the country illegally can transferred to the custody of a sponsor and then have an abortion if she chooses. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption.
Abortion Ideologues Subvert a Woman's RightsNew York Times
Appeals court looks for compromise on abortion for undocumented minorPolitico
Federal Court Allows Trump Administration to Delay Pregnant Teen's Abortion—AgainMother Jones
New York Magazine -ThinkProgress -San Francisco Chronicle -The Guardian
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 11:43 pm

Philly.com

3 charged in shooting after Richard Spencer speech
Philly.com
Protesters surround and shout at Tyler Eugene Tenbrink, who attended Richard Spencer's speech, as he tries to leave the University of Florida on Thursday in Gainesville, Fla. Later Thursday, police say. he pulled a gun and fired one shot that struck a ...
3 Texans with extremist ties charged in shooting after Richard Spencer speech in FloridaDallas News (blog)
Ohio State denies request to have Richard Spencer speak on campusThe Hill (blog)
White nationalist undeterred by boos on latest college stopSavannah Morning News
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 11:34 pm

Washington Post

Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren't sure Puerto Ricans should
Washington Post
HOUSTON — Sitting on Mary Maddox's back porch, which flooded with 22 inches of water when Hurricane Harvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Night plant from Puerto Rico that a friend gave her. Ever since Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, ...
San Juan Mayor: Trump lives in 'alternative reality world'The Hill
The trials of reporting from hurricane-ravaged Puerto RicoBoston.com
Puerto Ricans find refuge in NJ, as mass exodus from hurricane-stricken island continuesNorthJersey.com
New York Post -Newsweek -BBC News -AOL
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 8:03 pm

Los Angeles Times

Missing couple in Joshua Tree died in murder-suicide, authorities say
Los Angeles Times
A couple who disappeared in Joshua Tree National Park nearly three months ago died in a murder-suicide, authorities said Friday. Investigators say Joseph Orbeso, 22, shot and killed his girlfriend, Rachel Nguyen, 20, and then turned the gun on himself, ...
Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicideBBC News
Hikers found in Joshua Tree: Man shot woman before killing himself, Sheriff's Department saysOCRegister
OC Man Who Was Reported Missing After Hike in Joshua Tree Killed Girlfriend, Then Himself, Detectives BelieveKTLA
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 6:26 pm

Newsweek

South Korea's New 'Frankenmissile' Would Take Out North Korea's Kim Jong Un and His Nuclear Weapons
Newsweek
Just in time for Halloween, South Korea's army said it's looking to build a new monster missile capable of wiping out major North Korean political and military installations in the event of an all-out war between the belligerent neighbors. South Korea ...
North Korea is a nuclear state — US foreign policy must recognize thatThe Hill
How many defectors escape North Korea and why don't we hear more from them?Fox News
Australia PM: N. Korean anti-Trump "rant" shows sanctions workingCBS News
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 5:36 pm

Salon

Fox News' Trump-loving Navy SEAL is a total fraud
Salon
When Fox News ran a story on October 8 about John Garofalo — a self-described decorated Vietnam War Navy SEAL who had created a giant presidential glass seal for President Donald Trump — it was, at least to the network, a darling, inspiring piece of ...
Fox News Channel Apologizes For Debunked Veteran StoryDeadline
Retired 'Navy Seal' who praised President Trump lied to Fox NewsAZCentral.com
Correction: Veteran, glass artist falsified his military recordFox News
Military Times -Facebook -The Daily Dot
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 5:24 pm

Washington Post

Republicans are celebrating tax cuts that are still a long way from becoming reality
Washington Post
Republicans and President Trump are really excited that the Senate passed a blueprint of a budget late Thursday. This is the first step to getting tax reform done, they say. Great news on the 2018 budget @SenateMajLdr McConnell - first step toward ...

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Posted: October 20, 2017, 4:55 pm