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« Reply #270 on: September 08, 2019, 10:26:48 am »
Am still traveling so publications. will be occasional. Today is one such occasion.

News digest brought to you by the Doomstead Diner.

The US military may have spent millions to help prop up a Trump resort

www.vox.com - The House Oversight Committee is investigating military spending at an airport near a Trump property in Ayer, Scotland, as well as visits to that property by service members, in the latest of a growi…

Trump says he canceled secret meeting with Afghan president, Taliban at Camp David

www.washingtonpost.com - By Seung Min Kim and Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email Bio Follow Anne Gearan Anne Gearan White House reporter Email Bio Follow September 8 at 8:58 AM President Trump said Saturday that he had…

France threatens to veto further Brexit extension

www.theguardian.com - The French government has threatened to veto a further Brexit extension due to the “worrying” lack of progress in the recent talks, as EU diplomats expressed their frustration at being caught up in g…

Week in Review: Clinging to reality under a post-truth government

www.politics.co.uk - Lots of big meaty political values are at stake at the moment, alongside Britain's relationship to the EU. The battles being fought this week will help define the kind of constitutional governance th…

Frank Rich: Sharpiegate and Trump’s Escalating War on Reality

nymag.com - Most weeks, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today, what to make of Trump’s increasingly erratic behav…

Here's all the times Trump has defended himself about Hurricane Dorian hitting Alabama

www.newsweek.com - President Donald Trump erroneously stated that Hurricane Dorian was going to hit Alabama as the storm made its way toward the United States. Then he doubled down on the claim after the National Weath…

NOAA’s support of Trump over its own scientists provokes uproar in weather community

www.washingtonpost.com - Hurricane Dorian seen via a NOAA satellite on Sept. 6, 2019. (NOAA/RAMMB) By Jason Samenow and Jason Samenow Editor and writer covering weather and climate Email Bio Follow Andrew Freedman Andrew Fre…

Protests over Russian local election make Kremlin nervous

apnews.com - MOSCOW (AP) — A seemingly second-tier local election has evolved into a major challenge to Russian President Vladimir Putin, triggering the biggest protests against his rule in seven years and causin…

NOAA staff warned in Sept. 1 directive against contradicting Trump

www.washingtonpost.com - By Andrew Freedman , Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environment. Email Bio Follow Colby Itkowitz and Colby Itkowitz Congress, campaigns, health po…

He defied Boris Johnson. Now the prime minister’s party is gunning for his seat, with Brexit on the line.

www.washingtonpost.com - By Griff Witte Griff Witte Roaming America after years overseas in Europe, the Middle East and South Asia Email Bio Follow September 7 at 9:23 AM BRACKNELL, England — When Phillip Lee walked across t…

Amy Siskind's List Week 147

theweeklylist.org - This week is not the longest list with Congress out on summer break for the sixth and final week, but it is perhaps the most alarming in terms of the irreverent authoritarian actions by Trump, who co…

Trump lawyers ask judge to dismiss suit for president's tax returns

www.politico.com - President Donald Trump’s lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss House Democrats’ lawsuit seeking to force him to turn over his federal tax returns. In a filing this evening, they argued the …

I'd dreamed of going off-grid and it was perfect ... until it wasn't | Johanna Leggatt

www.theguardian.com - When did I first realise I had made a huge mistake? Was it when I almost missed a work deadline because the cafe wifi kept cutting out? Or maybe it was when I looked around me in the street and saw m…

How White Nationalists Have Been Inspired by the Genocide of Muslims in Bosnia

theintercept.com - On a spring day in 2017, a monument was raised in the Bosnian town of Višegrad, in memory of a terrible mass murder that had occurred there two decades earlier. In a somber ceremony attended by local…

Anti-Vaxxers Lack Trust. Here's Why.

undark.org - Recently, an acquaintance — the mother of a young child — popped up in a Facebook thread discussing a Newsweek story about Russian internet trolls spreading anti-vaccine propaganda. She described the…

MH17 suspect among prisoners swapped by Ukraine with Russia - Dutch government

news.yahoo.com - AMSTERDAM, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Ukraine has included a man suspected of involvement in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014, which killed 298 people, in a prisoner swa…

The Long, Strange Voyage of Ancient Texts

undark.org - While covering technology for The New York Times in the early 2000s, I became obsessed with what I considered an enormous question: As online resources become the main tool for gathering information,…

Why Is it So Hard to Match Patients With Their Medical Records?

undark.org - Two days after her annual mammogram in 2018, Keely Aarnes got the call every woman dreads. She needed to return to the imaging center for another mammogram and an ultrasound. She might want to bring …

Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says

www.theguardian.com - There is only a 5% chance that the Earth will avoid warming by at least 2C come the end of the century, according to new research that paints a sobering picture of the international effort to stem da…

‘Give me a break’: Elizabeth Warren says the lightbulb and plastic straw debates are distractions

www.boston.com - Sen. Elizabeth Warren let out a deep sigh as Chris Cuomo began the question during CNN’s climate change forum Wednesday night. Following a move this week by President Donald Trump’s administration to…

Boris Johnson 'could be jailed for refusing to seek Brexit delay'

www.theguardian.com - Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson he is not above the law after the prime minister suggested he would refuse to seek another Brexit extension, despite MPs passing a bill to prevent a no-deal Bre…

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