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The Debrief

‘Get over it’: Mulvaney puts Trump at the center of controversies about emoluments and Ukraine

In saying that President Trump personally intervened to award a summit to his own company, and that the president used military aid as leverage to push a Ukrainian investigation into Democrats, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney embraced a Trumpian tactic: saying the previously unsaid — and potentially illegal — part out loud.

Trump awards G-7 summit to his Miami-area golf resort

The decision to host the gathering of world leaders at the Trump National Doral Miami is without precedent in modern American history — the president used his public office to direct a massive contract to himself.
Despite a temporary cease-fire, Turkey’s incursion into Syria has been a propaganda windfall for the extremist group, which has stepped up attacks on prisons and the Kurdish militia, analysts said.

U.S. and Turkey agree to a cease-fire of 5 days in Syria

On paper at least, the agreement provided Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with much of what he was seeking.
(Greg Powers for The Washington Post)

How these American dishes evolved from foreign roots — and what their story tells us

Spaghetti and meatballs, chile con queso, gumbo and the California roll have become American icons. Their journey to that point is one of immigration and transformation.
Elijah E. Cummings
A congressman from Maryland, he gained national attention for his principled stands on politically charged issues in the House and his forceful opposition to the Trump presidency.
Amid the chaos of impeachment and President Trump's Syria withdrawal, another crisis looms: A government shutdown a month from now unless lawmakers and Trump agree on a new spending deal.
(Tyler Demogenes for Blizzard Entertainment)
(Tyler Demogenes for Blizzard Entertainment)
As it sees a surge in a key audience metric, ticket sales, travel and local revenue will be crucial factors in the next year for the potentially revolutionary esports league, which hopes to mirror traditional sports by leveraging fan allegiance geographically.
NFL Week 7
The Chiefs announced that their dynamic third-year quarterback, the NFL’s reigning most valuable player, would not return to the game but did not immediately provide details about the injury.
TV Review
Creator Damon Lindelof lands a perfect punch in a topical take on the 1980s graphic novel that is full of surprises.
ALCS Game 4
Astros at Yankees
Top 5th, 0 outs
Top 5th, 0 outs
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
HOU 0 0 3 0 - - - - - 3 4 0
NYY 1 0 0 0 - - - - - 1 2 0
Recent updates
Urshela grounded out, second baseman Altuve to first baseman Gurriel.
G.Sánchez grounded out, shortstop Correa to first baseman Gurriel.
Bottom 4th
Individual stats
HR: HOU: Springer (2).
RBI: HOU: Springer 3 (4); NYY: Gardner (1).
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
G. Springe... CF 2 1 1 1 3
J. Altuve 2B 2 1 0 0 0
M. Brantle... LF 1 1 0 0 0
A. Bregman 3B 2 0 0 0 0
Y. Gurriel 1B 2 0 0 0 0
Y. Alvarez DH 2 0 0 0 0
C. Correa SS 2 0 0 0 0
R. Chirino... C 1 0 1 0 0
J. Reddick RF 2 1 1 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
Z. Greinke 4 2 1 0 5
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
D. LeMahie... 1B 1 0 0 0 0
A. Judge RF 2 0 1 0 0
A. Hicks CF 2 1 0 0 0
G. Torres 2B 2 0 0 0 0
E. Encarna... DH 1 0 0 0 0
B. Gardner LF 1 0 0 0 1
G. Sanchez C 2 0 0 0 0
G. Urshela 3B 2 0 0 0 0
D. Gregori... SS 1 1 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
M. Tanaka 4 4 3 1 1
Game Details
Special Report

Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors

The wealthy country's move is fueling a vicious cycle — and climate change means it's only getting hotter.
In Case You Missed It

Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain – and plans ‘great operation’

Photos showing the North Korean leader on horseback in the snow, atop an active volcano, could presage a major announcement.
By The Way

United has a new tool to help you make tight connections. They say it’s saved 50,000 missed flights.

The airline says that new technology automatically flags flights that can be held and sends texts to travelers with directions to the gate.
(Alice Li, Zoeann Murphy, Rhonda Colvin, Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post)
‘He was a voice for justice’: Colleagues pay tribute to Rep. Cummings
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