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(HS English teacher/Media Specialist. EdTech, mass media, information tech, Internet freedom, social justice and radical innovation in education.)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put US President Donald Trump's letter 'in the bin', the BBC has been told. In the letter dated 9 October, and sent after US troops were pulled out of Syria, Mr Trump told Mr Erdogan: 'Don't be a tough guy.
Wall Street Journal
– Oct 16, 2019, 5:53 PM
WASHINGTON—Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he sought out Rudy Giuliani this spring at President Trump's direction to address Mr. Trump's concerns about alleged Ukrainian corruption, a sign of how closely the president's personal lawyer…
U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Baltimore Democrat, has died from complications of longstanding health problems early Thursday morning, his office said. He was 68 years old. The Democrat, known for his devotion to Baltimore and civil rights, and for…
The New York Times
– Oct 17, 2019, 2:57 AM
Representative Elijah E. Cummings, a son of sharecroppers who rose to become one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump, died on Thursday in Baltimore, his spokeswoman said.
The Washington Post
Michael Birnbaum, Shane Harris, John Hudson
– Oct 16, 2019, 4:10 PM
The State Department also has allocated more than $100,000 for an “alternate” residence for Sondland for September and October, while work is performed. Sondland, a hotel developer and major Trump fundraiser who had no diplomacy…