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10:45 AM ET, November 13, 2017


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Travis Gettys / Raw Story:
'There's more to come from this creep': MSNBC panel disturbed by Roy Moore's remarks to Sean Hannity  —  MSNBC's “Morning Joe” addressed the continuing fallout from revelations of Roy Moore's decades-old sexual relationships with teenage girls — and the Republican Party's response.
Associated Press:
Moore threatens lawsuit over story that threatens campaign  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the newspaper report carrying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago and that neither Democrats nor Republicans …
Discussion: RedState, Axios, Daily Kos and Joe.My.God.
David Atkins / Washington Monthly:
Yes. It's an Entire Culture of Sanctioned Sexual Abuse.
Discussion: The Hill and Mother Jones
Clare Foran / The Atlantic:
Keith Ellison Believes Democrats Will Take Back the House and Senate
Paul Gattis /
Roy Moore says he will file lawsuit against The Washington Post
Aaron Klein / Breitbart:
EXCLUSIVE - Mother of Roy Moore Accuser: Washington Post Reporters Convinced My Daughter to Go Public
David Nakamura / Washington Post:
News photographer who protested White House restrictions on access gets revenge with revealing shot of Trump  —  MANILA — The fight over access between reporters and any White House can sometimes seem more like an exercise in First Amendment theory than practical reality …
Philippines' Duterte sings love song for Trump: ‘You are the light’  —  President performs surprise turn at a summit dinner in Manila, explaining it was ordered by the US leader … President Rodrigo Duterte crooned a hit Filipino love song at a dinner in Manila for leaders from across Asia …
Jonathan Lemire / Associated Press:
In Asia, Trump briefly baffled by group handshake
Daniel Lippman / Politico:   House Republicans' big TAX REFORM moment …
Andrew Restuccia / Politico:
Trump teases Wednesday trade announcement at the White House
Discussion: ABC News, The Root and Political Wire
Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced  —  He's been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality.  But Colin Kaepernick's determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference.
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
GQ names Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’  —  Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ's 2017 “Citizen of the Year.”  —  GQ referred to Kaepernick as “the man who became the movement.”  —  “Much has changed in the four years since Colin Kaepernick was last on the cover of GQ.
Discussion: GQ, Axios and The Gateway Pundit
The Daily Beast:
Green Beret Discovered SEALs' Illicit Cash.  Then He Was Killed. … Logan Melgar hadn't had a drink on June 4.  —  The Green Beret sergeant's dry day became a key to unraveling the narrative spun by the elite Navy commandos whom military investigators now suspect killed him, officials familiar with the case said.
Discussion: AOL and New York Magazine
Rebecca Traister / thecut:
We Are All Implicated in the Post-Weinstein Reckoning … The anger window is open.  For decades, centuries, it was closed: Something bad happened to you, you shoved it down, you maybe told someone but probably didn't get much satisfaction — emotional or practical — from the confession.
Discussion: Unfogged
George Skelton / Associated Press:
Capitol Journal In high-tax California, a vote to scrap deductions could be the kiss of death for endangered House Republicans  —  Rep. Darrell Issa speaks during a town hall meeting in Oceanside in March.  —  Capitol Journal  —  Some of America's most important political races …
New York Times:
Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core  —  A serial leak of the agency's cyberweapons has damaged morale, slowed intelligence operations and resulted in hacking attacks on businesses and civilians worldwide.  —  WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando …
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
What Mueller's org chart reveals about his Russia probe  —  Special counsel Robert Mueller has not publicly uttered a single word about the direction of his high-stakes Russia probe.  —  But the way he's assigned the 17 federal prosecutors on his team — pieced together by POLITICO …
Jacqueline Thomsen / The Hill:
Poll: Nearly half of white Southerners feel like they're under attack  —  Nearly half of white Americans living in the South feel like they're under attack, a new Winthrop University poll found.  —  Forty-six percent of white Southerners said they agree or strongly agree that white people …
Associated Press:
Biden on 2020: 'Not sure it's the appropriate thing' to do  —  Former Vice President Joe Biden said he is uncertain about a run for president in 2020, but indicated he's looking for fresh blood to lead the Democratic Party back to the White House.  —  “I've done it a long time,” said Biden …
Mike Memoli / NBC News:
Biden Book Looks Back at the Path He Didn't Take (But Still Could)
Discussion: NBC News
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Did dossier trigger the Trump-Russia probe?  —  The FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump-Russia affair shortly after receiving the first installment of an anti-Trump dossier from a former British spy working for the Hillary Clinton campaign.
Frances Robles / New York Times:
The Lineman Got $63 an Hour.  The Utility Was Billed $319 an Hour.  —  SAN JUAN — The small energy outfit from Montana that won a $300 million contract to help rebuild Puerto Rico's tattered power grid had few employees of its own, so it did what the Puerto Rican authorities could have done: It turned to Florida for workers.
Susan B. Glasser / Politico:
'They Want to Know If Trump's Crazy'  —  Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here.  Subscribe via Stitcher here.  —  “They want to know if he's crazy,” said Suzanne DiMaggio, “or if this is just an act.”  —  “They” is North Korean officials.  And “he” is Donald Trump.
Discussion: ABC News and Washington Post
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Matthew Day / CNN:
Nationalist protesters disrupt Poland independence day events
Discussion: Washington Post
Sophie Weiner / Popular Mechanics:
Bill Gates Is Buying Land in Arizona to Build a “Smart City”
Discussion: CityLab and The Daily Caller
Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:
Cuomo, a Master of the $50,000 Fund-Raiser, Bypasses Small Donors
Jacob B. /
LOLOLOL! George Takei identifies who's really to blame for his sexual assault allegations
Discussion: IJR
CBS News:
Inside Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs — Part 2, the human toll
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Alec Tyson / Pew Research Center:
Americans generally positive about NAFTA, but most Republicans say it benefits Mexico more than U.S.
Stephanie Saul / New York Times:
Fewer Foreign Students Are Coming to U.S., Survey Shows
Discussion: Eschaton and ImmigrationProf Blog
Mario Boone / WCTX-TV:
Pair of 20-year-olds believed youngest black Republicans elected to Connecticut public office
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
 Earlier Items: 
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
She Warned of ‘Peer-to-Peer Misinformation.’ Congress Listened.
Alison R. Parker / Shareblue Media:
“Intergenerational class warfare”: Economists expose GOP's heartless plot to hurt parents
Wall Street Journal:
Surveillance Cameras Made by China Are Hanging All Over the U.S.
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Instapundit
Heather Long / Washington Post:
More than 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don't cut our taxes
Salena Zito / Washington Examiner:
Pennsylvania's elections tell us how worried Republicans nationwide should be
Kevin D. Williamson / National Review:
The Myth of the Idle Rich
Jay Rosen / PressThink:
Pricing access to the Trump White House: the strange case of the Times social media policy
Discussion: Balloon Juice

From Techmeme:

Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft starts testing ads inside the Start menu on Windows 11 in the Insider builds in the US, and says the app promotions can be disabled in Settings

Jonathan Greig / The Record:
Palo Alto Networks alerts customers that hackers are exploiting a zero-day in its popular GlobalProtect VPN product and promises a patch by April 14

Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
OpenAI gives premium ChatGPT users access to an updated GPT-4 Turbo, promising “more direct, less verbose” responses that “use more conversational language”

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