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10:50 AM ET, November 19, 2023

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Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Israel and Hamas reach tentative U.S.-brokered deal to pause conflict, free dozens of hostages  —  A five-day pause in fighting, monitored by aerial surveillance, could see dozens of women and children freed from captivity in Gaza, according to people familiar with the terms of the agreement
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Nathan Layne / Reuters:
Trump vows to kill Asia trade deal being pursued by Biden if elected  —  Donald Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, said on Saturday that he would kill off a Pacific trade pact being advanced by U.S. President Joe Biden if he were to win the 2024 election and return to the White House.
Discussion: Washington Examiner and NewsNation
David Rothkopf / The Daily Beast:
Biden Skillfully Handled Xi Jinping's U.S. Visit in Ways Trump Simply Never Could
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Allison Quinn / The Daily Beast:
Neo-Nazis March Through Madison Yelling ‘There Will Be Blood’  —  They wore masks, of course.  —  A group of masked neo-Nazis marched through the capital of Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon waving swastikas around, shouting racial slurs at onlookers, and chanting “there will be blood.”
Joe Biden / Washington Post:
The U.S. won't back down from the challenge of Putin and Hamas  —  Joe Biden, a Democrat, is president of the United States.  —  Today, the world faces an inflection point, where the choices we make — including in the crises in Europe and the Middle East — will determine the direction of our future for generations to come.
James Clayton / BBC:
X ad boycott gathers pace amid antisemitism storm  —  Firms including Apple, Disney and IBM have paused advertising on X amid an antisemitism storm on the site.  —  It comes after X owner Elon Musk amplified an antisemitic trope on the platform formerly known as Twitter.
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Eric Hananoki / Media Matters for America:
X is placing ads for Amazon, NBA Mexico, NBCUniversal, and others next to content with white nationalist hashtags
Allison Morrow / CNN:
With antisemitic tweet, Elon Musk reveals his ‘actual truth’
Courtney Kube / NBC News:
Militants believed to be Houthi rebels use helicopter to seize Japanese tanker in Red Sea  —  The attack off the coast of Yemen comes just days after the Houthis issued a graphic with captions in Hebrew, Arabic and English that said, “We will sink your ships.”
Discussion: Bloomberg, The US Sun and FDD
Jonathan J. Cooper / Associated Press:
The No Labels party asked its supporters if they would pay $100 to help choose its 2024 nominee  —  No Labels, a political organization that has alarmed some Democrats with talk of launching a third-party presidential candidate, has contemplated requiring a donation of at least $100 in order …
David Zipper / Fast Company:
You shouldn't be driving over 100 mph—and your car shouldn't let you  —  The NTSB recommended that automakers be required to install technology to prevent reckless speeding.  —  The traffic signal on North Las Vegas's North Commerce Street had been red for at least 29 seconds, but the Dodge Challenger did not slow down.
New York Times:
A Jan. 6 Defendant Pleads His Case to the Son Who Turned Him In  —  The Capitol attacks ruptured their mutual trust.  In the weeks before Brian Mock's sentencing, could he mend the divide with his son A.J.?  —  By Eli SaslowPhotographs by Erin Schaff  —  The trial was over and the verdict was in …
Discussion: Raw Story
Christopher Cadelago / Politico:
Newsom TV ad hits DeSantis on abortion as Fox debate looms  —  California's Democratic governor is airing a new ad in Florida and Washington criticizing his Florida Republican nemesis over his state's six-week abortion ban.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newson is sending …
Kayla Gallagher / The Messenger:
Sen. Manchin Teases 2024 Independent Presidential Bid, Aims to ‘Mobilize Radical Middle’  —  'I'm the most independent, centrist, moderate Democrat you've ever seen,' he boasted  —  Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., is strategizing potential plans to “mobilize the radical middle” …
Discussion: The Hill and NBC News
 
 
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