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9:40 AM ET, November 25, 2021


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Hans Nichols / Axios:
Scoop: Centrist Dems sink Biden's nominee for top bank regulator  —  Five Democratic senators have told the White House they won't support Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, effectively killing her nomination for the powerful bank-regulator position.
Washington Post:
How the events unfolded at Waukesha parade  —  It was 4:35 p.m. in Waukesha, Wis., 34 days before Dec. 25.  But the neighbors of this city west of Milwaukee were celebrating a Christmas parade moving through Main Street.  —  At the same time a few blocks away, an officer reported he had heard …
Ruth Styles / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Waukesha massacre suspect Darrell Brooks was convicted for threatening to bomb Nugget Casino in Nevada and is STILL wanted after failing to appear in court  — Darrell Brooks was busted in March 2007 for calling in a bomb threat to the $43-per-night Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada, can reveal
Brian Flood / Fox News:
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow failed to mention career criminal Darrell Brooks during Waukesha parade attack segment
Discussion: BizPac Review
Adam Serwer / The Atlantic:
The System Only Worked Because It Was Pushed  —  The men who killed Ahmaud Arbery will not get away with it.  Yet the most surprising aspect of the trial is not the verdict, but the fact that the trial happened at all.  —  On Wednesday, a Georgia jury convicted Travis McMichael; his father …
Richard Fausset / New York Times:
Three Men Found Guilty of Murdering Ahmaud Arbery: Live Updates
Fabiola Cineas / Vox:
The significance of the guilty verdicts in Arbery's murder
France 24:
Emirati general accused of torture appointed head of Interpol  —  An Emirati general accused of torture was elected president of Interpol Thursday, the global police agency said, despite the concerns of human rights organisations and members of the European Parliament.
Tessa Stuart / Rolling Stone:
‘Bitter,’ ‘Angry,’ ‘Enraged’: Reality Winner Blasts the Intercept After 4 Years in Jail  —  After years locked away for leaking classified information on Russian interference, the former NSA contractor has a lot to say about how she got there  —  One of the first things Reality Winner …
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
Scoop: Biden restarting Trump's “Remain in Mexico” policy  —  President Biden will start turning asylum seekers back to Mexico as soon as next week under a reinstated Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program — but will offer them the option to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Axios has learned.
Dakota Smith / Los Angeles Times:
L.A. firefighter accused of ‘despicable act’ in protest over vaccine mandate  —  The Los Angeles Fire Department is investigating an incident in which a firefighter “responded inappropriately” after being handed a letter to comply with the city's vaccine mandate, a department spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Discussion: New York Post, KTLA and TheBlaze
Bangor Daily News:
Democrats can't be the party of both the working and the millionaire classes … Jared Golden represents Maine's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.  —  For years, Democrats have made promises to American voters: Elect us, and we will lower the cost of prescription drugs.
Biden Colombia plan stirs up Florida hornets nest  —  MIAMI — The Biden administration's plan to remove a Colombian rebel group from a list of foreign terrorist organizations barely caused a ripple outside Washington when the news broke this week.  —  But in Florida, home …
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
Roger Stone Answers DOJ Tax Suit.  Surprise: He Blames Robert Mueller.  —  The Trump whisperer says that Meuller's prosecution “nearly bankrupted” him, even though the new case against him centers on charges that largely predate his earlier trial.  —  “This case would never have been brought if it didn't involve Roger Stone.”
Discussion: Raw Story
Josh Rogin / Washington Post:
The Uyghur genocide university divestment movement is here  —  China's human rights abuses have been getting a lot of attention in the run-up to the Beijing Winter Olympics in February.  The disappearance and apparently staged re-appearance of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai in creepy videos posted online has shocked millions.
Kiah Armstrong / KTVX-TV:
Reported hate crime on U of U campus under investigation  —  You have been added to ABC4 Daily News Newsletter  —  SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) - University of Utah officials are investigating a reported hate crime incident that happened on campus,  —  In late September 2021 …
Discussion: Raw Story
CBC News:
Georgia politician stands by giant topiary chicken that got him ousted as mayor  —  The chicken — which will house a bed and breakfast — has so far cost the city $291K US  —  CBC Radio  —  Jim Puckett put all his eggs in one basket when he started building what he hopes will be the tallest topiary in the world.
Andrew Beaton / Wall Street Journal:
Aaron Rodgers Doesn't Just Have Any Toe Injury.  He Has Covid Toe.  —  The Packers star quarterback is dealing with a painful toe injury that stems from the body's immune response to his recent case of Covid-19.  —  Since Aaron Rodgers returned to the field after testing positive for Covid-19 …
Katya Adler / BBC:
Germany's Team Scholz sweeps away 16 years of Merkel  —  Has Angela Merkel actually gone now?  —  Her imminent departure has been reported on for months, in the lead-up to Germany's September general election and ever since.  Yet Mrs Merkel kept popping up this autumn at press conferences in Berlin …
Dan Vergano / BuzzFeed News:
Murder Is A Leading Cause Of Death In Pregnancy In The US  —  A woman in Houston who showed an ultrasound to her boyfriend, a mother of five who was carrying a sixth child, and a pregnant woman coming home from a baby shower were all recent victims of homicide, a top cause of death for pregnant people in the US.
Laurence Norman / Wall Street Journal:
Israel Warns White House Over Striking Partial Nuclear Deal with Iran  —  Disagreements between the Biden administration and Israel over Iran policy have spilled into the open in recent weeks as nuclear-deal talks are set to begin Monday  —  Israeli officials are urging the White House …
UN nuclear agency chief leaves Iran with no agreement
John Hudson / Washington Post:
CIA director warns Russian spies of ‘consequences’ if they are behind ‘Havana Syndrome’ incidents  —  CIA Director William J. Burns delivered a confidential warning to Russia's top intelligence services that they will face “consequences” if they are behind the string of mysterious health incidents known as …
Discussion: Forbes, New York Post and NBC News
Anna Giaritelli / Washington Examiner:
Tens of thousands entered US unvetted after Kabul airlift, officials say in memo  —  Almost none of the 82,000 people airlifted from Kabul in August were vetted before being admitted to the United States, despite claims to the contrary from the Biden administration, according …
David French / The Atlantic:
We Argue in All the Wrong Ways  —  You can't fact-check your way into family peace  —  Here's a very small thing I'm thankful for on this Thanksgiving eve—unless my eyes deceive me, I've seen fewer examples of a genre of article that used to be popular some years back.
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Karen Townsend / HotAir:
Parent power crosses the pond: Headteacher at London's most expensive day school resigns over CRT
Discussion: Daily Mail
Dan Froomkin / Press Watch:
I am thankful for journalists who bring clarity to our times
Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
Army Whistle-Blower's Lonely Death Highlights Toll of Mental Illness
Foreign Policy:
Biden Aims to Quash Nord Stream 2 Sanctions in Defense Bill
Isaac Chotiner / New Yorker:
Reëxamining the Legacy of Race and Robert E. Lee
Anna Merlan / VICE:
Joe Rogan is Everyone Else's Problem
Juliette Kayyem / The Atlantic:
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Mariana Alfaro / Washington Post:
Rep. Greene introduces bill to award Congress's highest honor to Kyle Rittenhouse, who fatally shot two men
The Daily Beast:
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Discussion: Raw Story
Nate Raymond / Reuters:
4th Circuit judge to maintain active status, eliminating vacancy for Biden
Gary Fineout / Politico:
Tapped out: Judge spikes DeSantis' gambling plan
Discussion: Sun-Sentinel and Breitbart
Casey Quinlan / The American Independent:
Therapists connected to US Christian groups push anti-LGBTQ practices in other countries
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