#AsianGames2018 | Highlights of opening ceremony of 2018 Asian Games, straight from Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno main stadium

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Kofi Annan, the first black African to lead the United Nations, has died at age 80 https://t.co/av0HMc6bk6

Inflation, 2018: 12,615%

GDP growth, 2016: -17%

GDP growth, 2017: -15%

GDP growth, 2018: -16%

Economy since 2011: Shrunk by 70%

Share of population living in poverty: 87%

Average weight lost per person, 2016: 8 kg

Average weight lost per person, 2017: 11 kg
A fireworks display marks the opening of the 18th Asian Games at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta on Saturday night. ( Courtesy of INASGOC/Widodo S Jusuf)

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But Obama Politicizing Intel Agencies, DOJ and FBI is OK? Brennan, Clapper and Comey Meddling in 2016 Election, Publicly Attacking @realDonaldTrump is OK? They're Lost and Pitiful: Ex-spies join in rebuking Trump over security clearances https://t.co/b7Cjesyl8U #MAGA #Dobbs
The jury is not sequestered in the Manafort case. The president is publicly signaling them that he doesn't think Manafort should be convicted. It's an abuse of his position and possibly a crime. We need to reclaim our ability to be shocked, people, or the abuses will get worse.
Asian Games: Indonesia welcomes continent for 18th Asiad with spectacular opening ceremony https://t.co/PPny4kGKvN
President @realDonaldTrump says 'too many voices are being destroyed' by social media censorship https://t.co/cZEJLlDneR
Don't let Trump's odious attack on @JohnBrennan distract from the fact he & his crew are guilty of

1. Agreeing to conspire with a secret Kremlin plot to influence the 2016 election to help Trump;

2. Aiding and abetting Putin's attack on the election by denying it was happening.
Democrats: Documents show Trump Supreme Court pick lied to Senate https://t.co/DgNswamv4u
BREAKING: Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has passed away, according to the United Nations. More soon on https://t.co/hGzrK2N8WC
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BTS emphasizes massive global appeal by becoming the 1st Korean act to earn 3 RIAA certifications
ICE arrested a California man on Wednesday when he stopped for gas while driving his wife to the hospital for her C-section. She ended up driving herself the rest of the way, giving birth alone. https://t.co/T7MHsWvGVS
Judicial Watch is suing for Brennan’s Communications with Sen Harry Reid https://t.co/CV1Sxv59dJ
JUST IN: 60 former CIA officers respond to Pres. Trump's revocation of John Brennan's security clearance.

"The country will be weakened if there is a political litmus test applied before seasoned experts are allowed to share their views," they write. https://t.co/TzApM1sTPX
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"For the first time since the Second World War we have a domestic, proscribed terrorist group. It's right-wing, it's neo-Nazi, it's proudly white supremacist."

The Met's former counter-terrorism chief says Britain hasn't "woken up" to the extreme right-wing #newsnight
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BREAKING: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at her home in Detroit, her publicist tells the Associated Press. https://t.co/kdrUxk2XiK
.@PressSec quoting @POTUS on revoking John Brennan's security clearance: "At this point in my administration any benefits that senior officials might glean from consultations with Mr. Brennan are now outweighed by the risks posed by his erratic conduct and behavior."
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Fox News tried coming after Denmark's social safety net. This Danish politician's retort was legendary.
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...In other news, the Twitter feed of the President of the United States this morning was unhinged, undemocratic, a breach of decorum and sanity, with dog whistles of misogyny and racism... well I guess that really isn't news.
The press is not the enemy of the people. The press is the enemy of the powerful, unaccountable and corrupt. The unjust, unethical, and dishonest. The bully, the blowhard. The cover up, run around and false pretense. Let’s be clear: that’s made the press the enemy of one person.
A majority-black county in Georgia plans to shutter 7 of 9 polling locations for the November elections. This is the kind of voter suppression technique that the Supreme Court greenlighted when it gutted the Voting Rights Act. https://t.co/HAA7L2bh28
BREAKING: Google clarifies to users it still tracks their location even after they turn off location history, following AP report.
When we look back in disgust at those who've undermined the fabric of our democracy and common humanity, we don't only reserve harsh judgement for those at the top. There is plenty of rightful derision for all who condoned, collaborated, conspired, or even just remained silent.
K-pop group BTS becomes the 1st Korean act to earn 3 RIAA certifications
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