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Your Tuesday Briefing

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:34
Israel, Jimmy Carter, Disney Plus: Here's what you need to know.
Categories: General

Israel Kills Senior Islamic Jihad Commander in Gaza

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:21
The Israeli strike prompted a wave of rocket attacks by Gaza militants after a period of relative calm.
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Winter Arrives Early, Possibly Bringing Snow

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:20
Tuesday: City workers are prepared for the white stuff, although it's not expected to stick, as a cold front brings stiff winds and temperatures plunging toward the 20s.
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Nissan Profit Tumbles as It Struggles to Move Past Management Problems

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:45
The automaker said its quarterly profit fell nearly 55 percent, and cut its forecast for annual earnings.
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Evo Morales of Bolivia Accepts Asylum in Mexico

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:39
The former president, who faced weeks of protest, said he had been forced out in a “coup.” He leaves Bolivia in a power vacuum, with politicians scrambling to form a caretaker government.
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Deal With Taliban Will Free American and Australian Professors, Officials Say

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:35
The apparent exchange, in which Afghan officials are to release three senior members of the Haqqani network of the Taliban, is likely to be a step toward new peace talks.
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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Widow of Elijah Cummings, Will Run for Congress

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:25
Ms. Cummings, who said she would resign as chair of the Maryland Democratic Party, is aiming to take over the seat vacated by her husband.
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Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:10
Get used to it, because Russian influence is coming to a region near you.
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Behind Hong Kong’s Protesters, an Army of Volunteer Pastors, Doctors and Artists

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:58
Away from the front lines, volunteer groups composed of retirees, pastors and housewives quietly aid the anti-government demonstrators.
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14 San Diego State University Fraternities Are Suspended Amid Inquiry Into Student’s Death

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 06:24
The circumstances surrounding the 19-year-old’s death were not immediately released, but the authorities said they were looking into “possible misconduct” at a fraternity.
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Arctic Blast to Send Eastern U.S. Into Deep Freeze

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 06:05
Snow and ice caused at least four deaths and forced more than a thousand flight cancellations on Monday.
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Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for Brain Procedure

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 05:01
The former president, who has suffered several falls in recent months, was admitted to an Atlanta hospital to relieve pressure caused by bleeding, his office said.
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Feud Between Trump Advisers Underscores a White House Torn by Rivalries

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 04:41
Mick Mulvaney, the president’s acting chief of staff, and John R. Bolton, his former national security adviser, clashed in court even as more accounts of internal schisms emerged in books and testimony.
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Deval Patrick, Ex-Governor of Massachusetts, Is Considering 2020 Presidential Race

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 04:29
Days after Michael Bloomberg began taking steps to enter the 2020 race, Mr. Patrick’s conversations with top Democrats are the latest evidence of an unsettled presidential primary field.
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Nikki Haley Ignores the Real Problem in the White House

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 04:22
It’s not that top aides sought to undermine President Trump, it’s that they thought they had to.
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Trump, Ukraine and Impeachment: The Inside Story of How We Got Here

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 04:05
President Trump fixated on Ukraine as a solution to his political problems. In five months, his obsession upended American foreign policy and threatened his presidency. Here is how it happened.
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After Schumer Praised the Retiring Rep. King, Some Democrats Jeered

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 03:46
Another Democrat, Representative Ilhan Omar, had a different response to the news: “Good riddance.”
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Evo Morales Is Gone. Bolivia’s Problems Aren’t.

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 02:49
The country’s growing economy and shrinking inequality propped him up for years. But its democracy and its institutions suffered, and that’s what brought him down.
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Will Neil Young’s Marijuana Use Keep Him From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 02:49
The famous rocker, a Canadian citizen, wants to vote in America’s 2020 elections. But his naturalization hasn’t gone as planned.
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Defense Dept. Official Testified Trump Questioned Ukraine Aid in June

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 02:32
Laura K. Cooper told impeachment investigators the White House began questioning the military aid after it came up at a meeting with President Trump.
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