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Dan Lamothe / Washington Post:
U.S. forces say Turkey was deliberately ‘bracketing’ American troops with artillery fire in Syria  —  Turkish forces who launched multiple artillery rounds near a U.S. Special Operations outpost in northeastern Syria on Friday have known for months that Americans were there …
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Washington Post:
U.S. troops withdraw from another Syrian town as Turkish forces block supply lines  —  BEIRUT — U.S. troops withdrew on Sunday from another town in Syria as Turkish-backed forces pushed deeper inside Syrian territory, seizing positions along a major highway that serves as the U.S. military's main supply route …
New York Times:
12 Hours.  4 Syrian Hospitals Bombed.  One Culprit: Russia.  —  The Russians saved Bashar al-Assad's government.  A trove of Russian Air Force recordings obtained by The Times shows how bombing Syrian hospitals helped them do it.  —  The Russian Air Force has repeatedly bombed hospitals …
New York Times:
Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Flee Detention Amid Turkish Airstrikes  —  The attacks caused about 700 Islamic State families to escape.  The American defense secretary said the U.S. would pull out about 1,000 troops from the area.  —  AKCAKALE, Turkey — Hundreds of relatives …
Lefteris Pitarakis / Associated Press:
IS supporters escape as Turkish troops near key Syrian town  —  AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp for displaced people near a U.S.-led coalition base.
Discussion: Political Wire
Associated Press:
Trump says he's an ‘island of one’ on Syria
Discussion: The Hill and Breitbart
CBS News:
U.S. “preparing to evacuate” remaining troops from northern Syria, defense secretary says
Discussion: NBC News
New York Times:   Syrian Arab Fighters Backed by Turkey Kill Two Kurdish Prisoners
Washington Post:
Trump's envoy to testify that ‘no quid pro quo’ came from Trump  —  The U.S. ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, intends to tell Congress this week that the content of a text message he wrote denying a quid pro quo with Ukraine was relayed to him directly by President Trump in a phone call …
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Rebecca Ballhaus / Wall Street Journal:   Gordon Sondland to Testify He Took Trump's Denial of Ukraine Quid Pro Quo at His Word
Richard Read / Los Angeles Times:   Sondland faces local backlash denying Trump deal in Ukraine
Stephanie Baker / Bloomberg:
Hunter Biden Steps Down from Chinese Board Amid Trump Attacks  — Democratic candidate's son releases statement through lawyer  — Trump, Giuliani have accused him of unsubstantiated corruption  —  Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company …
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George Mesires:
A Statement on behalf of Hunter Biden, dated October 13, 2019  —  Hunter Biden's business activities have received significant press attention.  Since 2016, I have served as Hunter's lawyer.  In recent weeks, I have received numerous questions about those activities, many of which have been shaped …
Discussion: Breitbart
BuzzFeed News:
A Fort Worth Cop Killed A Black Woman Inside Her Home After Her Neighbor Called Police Because Her Door Was Open  —  A black woman was shot and killed by police inside her own home early Saturday morning in Fort Worth, Texas, after her neighbor called a non-emergency police number for a wellness check on her.
Discussion: ABC News, UPI and New York Times
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Jack Howland / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Woman killed in own home when Fort Worth officer shoots her, police and witness say  —  A white Fort Worth officer fatally shot a black woman inside her home early Saturday morning after police were called to the house to do a welfare check, according to police and the neighbor who called them.
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
2014 photo shows earlier ties between Trump and indicted Giuliani associate  —  A photograph of President Donald Trump posing with a recently indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani was posted online in March 2014, two years prior to what had been their first known interaction.
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Washington Post:
How two Soviet-born emigres made it into elite Trump circles — and the center of the impeachment storm
Discussion: emptywheel
CNN:
Trump threatens to sue top Democrats Adam Schiff and Nancy Pelosi amid impeachment inquiry  —  Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump threatened on Saturday night to sue top congressional Democrats Rep. Adam Schiff and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi amid the House impeachment inquiry into the President.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
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Maggie Severns / Politico:
Dems scramble to counter Trump with grassroots impeachment campaign
Discussion: Raw Story
Associated Press:
Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he would cut ties
Discussion: The Hill and POLITICUSUSA
Batya Ungar-Sargon / The Forward:
I Was Protested At Bard College For Being A Jew  —  When I was asked to speak at last week's conference on racism and anti-Semitism at Bard College's Hannah Arendt Center, I think my heart actually skipped a beat.  —  Arendt, the German-born political philosopher who fled the Nazis in the 1930s …
Mary Kay Linge / New York Post:
Fox News pollster Braun Research misrepresented impeachment poll: analysis  —  The poll released last week by Fox News that claimed most Americans favor the impeachment of President Trump underrepresented Republican and independent voters, The Post has found.
Katherine Timpf / National Review:
Defiant Dave Chappelle  —  In the face of critics bent on suppression, he tells it as he sees it  —  When Dave Chappelle's Netflix special Sticks & Stones came out in August, the overwhelming response from critics was that it was offensive, unacceptable garbage.
Discussion: Althouse
Jonathan Allen / NBC News:
Conservatives look to crack Biden's black-and-white coalition  —  Analysis: Whites with racial resentment and African Americans form the core of the former vice president's support.  That could be his greatest strength — or his undoing.  —  WASHINGTON — Tavia Galonski cringes …
Discussion: Fox News
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Astead W. Herndon / New York Times:   How ‘White Guilt’ in the Age of Trump Shapes the Democratic Primary
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Democrats ratchet up impeachment secrecy  —  A week ago, House Republicans complained that Democrats imposed excessive secrecy on interviews conducted as part of the drive to impeach President Trump.  Now, the situation appears to have gotten worse.  —  Friday's interview of Marie Yovanovitch …
Bob Hennelly / Salon:
Giuliani was always a fraud.  Just ask the FDNY  —  As the image of “America's Mayor” was being rehabbed, 9/11 families saw how his malfeasance killed their loved ones  —  The anonymously sourced reports that former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's global fixer …
Discussion: New York Times, Fox News and Slate
 
 
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