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Trade disputes settlement system facing crisis 8.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
The World Trade Organization faces a crisis in its system for resolving disputes between members.
Donald Trump sounds like a complete lunatic because he’s isolated himself in a far-right media bubble 8.12.2019 Raw Story
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. If you […]
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Fossil fuel groups ‘destroying’ climate talks: NGOs 7.12.2019 Raw Story
Oil and gas groups were accused Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a necessary and rapid cut in fossil fuel use. A day after tens of thousands marched in the Spanish capital demanding climate action, seven […]
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Mixing politics and parsley: Why this spice seller spent $700,000-plus on Facebook ads for Trump's impeachment 7.12.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Penzeys Spices' outspoken anti-Trump owner and ads bring delight and shopping orders from liberals, and ire and boycotts from conservatives.

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CBS, NBC Barely Cover Massive Jobs Report; ABC Boasts ‘Jobs Growth Soars’ 7.12.2019 NewsBusters
As our sister site CNS News pointed out, Friday morning’s jobs report was a smashing success for the American economy with “a whopping 266,000 jobs in November; and for the sixth month in a row, a record number of Americans were counted as employed.” The unemployment rate fell “to 3.5 percent, a 50-year low.” But when it came time for the Friday broadcast network evening newscasts, the CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News couldn’t be bothered with spending more than a short news brief (21 seconds each) on the ...
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General election 2019: Who is paying for the election? 7.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Some of the big donors pouring pounds into the political parties are an intriguing bunch.
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US job creation soars in November, boosting Trump 6.12.2019 Raw Story
US job creation soared last month as hospitals, hotels and schools raced to add new workers, a shot in the arm for Donald Trump’s economic stewardship as he faces impeachment and a bitter fight for reelection. The surprise jump in hiring wiped away fears that November would be a lackluster month and suggested the American […]
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Great Uncertainties in UK Election Polls Suggest Fight Against Brexit Isn’t Over 6.12.2019
Pro-EU protesters stand in front of a sign opposing the brexit deal
A surge in young people registering to vote in the last week could heavily influence the election.
US jobs growth jumps in November 6.12.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The economy added a higher-than-expected 266,000 jobs, helped by the return of striking GM workers.
November Job Growth Beats Expectations 6.12.2019 Outside the Beltway
November saw much higher jobs growth than economic analysts were expecting, but it could just be a statistical blip.
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Editorial: There's blood in your guacamole 6.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The winter supermarket avocado is a symbol of our need and our ability to get everything we want all the time – and the consequences. Costs in this case are paid in the form of deadly violence in Mexico.

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Trump on quest for foreign wins — and drama — in election year 5.12.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump has shattered norms and niceties on the world stage in his nearly three years in office. Entering an election year, Trump is unlikely to slow down as he seeks what has largely eluded him — a headline-grabbing victory. The tycoon-turned-president closes 2019 with a new stride after what was perhaps his most […]
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Congress schooled in the Constitution: Impeachment hearing was less about the answers than about he questions 5.12.2019 Raw Story
The Judiciary Hearing Probably Changed No Minds, But, Yes, the Democrats Had the Better Questions The opening of the new round of impeachment inquiries before the House Judiciary Committee was less about the answers than about the questions. If you were a Democrat, you asked questions that prompted the constitutional scholars present to pin the […]
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Cambodia's bicycle firms face bumps in the road 5.12.2019 BBC: World
The Asian nation has built up a bike building industry, but human rights concerns could put the brakes on growth.
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Currency manipulation and why Trump is picking on Brazil and Argentina 4.12.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump slapped new tariffs on Brazil and Argentina after accusing them of manipulating their currencies to boost exports. It wasn’t the first time Trump has labeled another country a “currency manipulator” for supposedly meddling to keep its own currency weak or undervalued. China received that epithet from the president long before it felt […]
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Nato summit: Leaders gather for 70th anniversary amid rows 4.12.2019 BBC: World
Leaders will meet for three hours of talks at 70th anniversary summit overshadowed by rows.
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General election 2019: What happened on Tuesday 4.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
The BBC's Jessica Parker explains why Donald Trump is talking about the NHS, and Tuesday's election campaigning.
Johnson holds No 10 meeting with Trump 4.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
The PM had an off-camera meeting with the US president, ahead of Wednesday's meeting of Nato leaders.
Newspaper headlines: Trump's NHS pledge, and online gambling fears 4.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Wednesday's papers include Donald Trump's comments about the NHS and a warning over online betting.
Gift Guide: TechCrunch writers recommend their favorite reads from 2019 4.12.2019 TechCrunch
2019 offered a blistering catalog of books to peruse, on top of the prodigious publishing schedules of the past few years (if you think we are at Peak TV, you might want to check out your local bookstore for a counterpoint). We already checked in with Extra Crunch readers and did a sort of reader’s […]
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