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#BREAKING EU condemns Turkey's Syria offensive

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This video, played at a Trump event, has shocked me to my core. This is the kind of propaganda that possibly an extremist group would use. I’ve worked in places with anti-media regimes and never seen anything like this embraced by a formal government.

The Trump video is really just an expression of how common it is on the right to publicly express fantasies about mass murdering their countrymen, in between complaining about civility and the lack of respect liberals show them.

Fiona Hill, President Trump’s former top adviser for Russia and Europe, arrives this morning for testimony under a subpoena from Congress as part of impeachment inquiry.

Joe Biden: "No one in my family will have an office in the White House, will sit in on meetings as if they're a Cabinet member, will in fact have any business relationship with anyone that relates to a foreign corporation or a foreign country. Period. Period. End of story."

BREAKING: Queen sets out fourteen new laws. UPDATE: Govt has already broken nine of them.

President Trump’s former top Russia advisor Dr. Fiona Hill arriving for her testimony at the Capitol this morning.

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#AbhijitBanerjee , recipient o #NobelPrize2019  for Economics, founded the Abdul Latif Jameel PovertyAction Lab (J-PAL), which has carried out 568 field experiments, or Randomised Control Trials (RCTs), in 10 years in several countries, including India.

Maine Mendoza and Carlo Aquino's 'Isa Pa With Feelings' has been graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board#IsaPaWithFeelingsGradedA 


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By popular request, here's video of @Peter_Wehner  talking about Trump supporters on today's show. "Now it's not just a defense of Trump, it's a defense of their defense of Trump. To indict him is to indict themselves, to indict their own judgment, and that's hard for any human."

BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” #NobelPrize 

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I'm still on the ground in northern Syria. Today there are some stunning developments. Here a wrap up of a remarkable day. @akhbar 

He wasn't 'unclear.' He lied. This entire thing has been a fraud from the start. It is now a Star Chamber, replete w secret hearings & a predetermined outcome. "Schiff admits he should have been 'much more clear' about contact with whistleblower" #smh 

CNN's @jaketapper  calls out Republican lawmakers for reversing their views on oversight over the executive branch. “If you only apply constitutional standards to the other political party and not to your own, then those aren’t principles, they’re tactics.”

#WATCH Dalai Lama in Una, Himachal Pradesh: We enjoy freedom living in India, in one way I'm a refugee but I enjoy India's freedom.

UPDATE: Simone Biles has won her 24th world medal! She is now the most decorated gymnast (male or female) in history. 🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇

CNN statement on video shown at @realDonaldTrump  supporter conference at Trump's Miami resort last week:

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One young Hong Kong protester says she’s willing to risk ten years in jail on rioting charges because “I can’t see Hong Kong having a future if the movement fails.”


Scoops of the Week

This American soldier told me the Kurds have not left their positions guarding the ISIS prisoners. In fact "they prevented a prison break last night without us." "They are not abandoning our side (yet)." The Kurds are "pleading for our support." We are doing "nothing."

"This is just chaos." Retired General John Allen was the US envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition. His assessment of President Trump and Turkey's incursion into Northern Syria is pretty succinct.

Fleeing civilians tell CNN they don't know where to go CNN's @clarissaward  speaks to civilians who are attempting to escape the chaos in Syria.

EXCLUSIVE: The White House says that it “has made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea.” But a senior adviser to Erdogan, @Gulnuray , tells me: “President Trump and President Erdogan have reached an understanding over precisely what this operation is.”

CNN Exclusive: Turkey says Trump knew ‘precisely’ about scope of N. Syria operation. “President Trump and President Erdogan have reached an understanding over precisely what this operation is,” Gulnur Aybet, Senior Adviser to the President of Turkey told @camanpour 

JUST IN: DoD statement on Turkey firing artillery at US troops

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Breaking: @SenCoryGardner  refuses to answer question whether it is appropriate for the President to ask a foreign leader to investigate a rival. Quite the exchange in Denver#copolitics  #kdvr 

INCREDIBLE VIDEO: Viewer video from Michael Dalle captures the moment the construction site for the Hard Rock Hotel collapsed on Canal Street Saturday morning. No injuries reported. Stay with WWL-TV for more.

Attorney General Bill Barr: "This is not decay. This is organized destruction. Secularists and their allies have marshaled all the forces of mass communication, popular culture, the entertainment industry, and academia in an unremitting assault on religion & traditional values."