Election 2018
The too-close-to-call U.S. Senate race was poised to head to a manual recount, and Republicans looked to claim all-but-official victory in the governor’s contest.
A partial shutdown will go into effect unless Congress and President Trump act before Dec. 7.
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Analysis
Almost all of the vague language used in new U.S. sanctions against 17 Saudis basically fits with the Saudi explanation of the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Meanwhile, an NBC report suggests that the White House is trying to placate Turkey's outspoken president.
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Aspiring to an entertainment empire, the five-time NBA champion wants to be seen as more than just an ex-basketball player. He’s now an Oscar winner and has cartoons, novels and films in the works. But a 2003 rape accusation is what some remember most, and that is the one story he cannot fully control.
Wonkblog
Analysis
But the legislation is complicated, its price tag is high, and the bill does little to help the very poorest Americans.
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The purge, which also targeted millions of posts, photos and other forms of content, is the latest sign that the social-networking giant faces an onslaught of online abuse as it struggles to create tools to spot it.
WorldViews
Analysis
The resignations of several of her cabinet ministers, including the official who negotiated May's deal to leave the European Union, threw her government into jeopardy.
The four elite service members are accused of strangling Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar last year in Mali.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi played down concerns about the more than one dozen Democrats demanding fresh leadership.
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‘All the Best People’
President Trump’s oldest son has had little impact on his father’s government but has emerged as a vital and popular amplifier of the Trump brand in politics.
“People started running,” said Rich Scherr, who was in the audience. “The next thing I expected to hear was gunshots, frankly.”
Roy Clark
1933–2018
Most fans knew him from their television screens, where he played recurring characters on “The Beverly Hillbillies” and, beginning with the show’s premiere in 1969, co-hosted “Hee Haw” with singer Buck Owens.
Wonkblog
Analysis
The analysis sheds light on the hard-to-measure early stages of entrepreneurship, and the social and economic forces that cause someone to flip the switch from “fun” to “profit.”
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‘Let the music unite us’: CMA Awards honors Thousand Oaks shooting victims
Climate change in Alaska: Coastline disappearing at a rate of 30 football fields per year
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