News – January 24, 2018

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Super Blue Blood Moon? It’s A Lunar Eclipse At Perigee, but It Sounds Like the Morning After Too Many Spicy Wings.
Huffington Post – A ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Is Going To Light Up The Sky. Here’s Where To See It.
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Trump Looks To Follow Reagan’s Footsteps
Reuters – Trump seeks $25 billion for border wall, offers ‘Dreamer’ citizenship
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Apparently, Top Secret Clearance Is Easier to Get Than a Job at McDonald’s
NBC News – Report: Felons, people under foreign influence got national security clearances
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Who Else Remembers How Powerful Prohibition of Alcohol Made the Mafia?
Reuters – The Refinery Racket – Mexico’s drug cartels, now hooked on fuel, cripple the country’s refineries
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Dwarfed Only By the Legendary Saturn V, Falcon Heavy Is Fired Up For First Time
Forbes – SpaceX Falcon Heavy Will Launch ‘In A Week Or So’ After Successful Static-Fire Test

Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital Helps To Carve Up Another American Icon
NBC News – Toys R Us, hobbled by competition, will shutter 180 stores
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This Is What Happens Without Intelligent Regulation and Enforcement
Wall Street Journal – Big Pharma Suppliers Are Dumping Toxic Waste in the Environment, Investor Alleges
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Don Blankenship’s Corporate Policies Led To 29 Deaths. Now He’s Running For the Senate.
Don Blankenship for U.S. Senate – Beckley Town Hall Meeting with Don Blankenship, Candidate for U.S. Senate
Washington Post – Coal exec jailed after accident killed 29 miners is out and tweeting that it’s not his fault
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Burger King Demonstrates One Possible Effect of the Net Neutrality Repeal

Things Go Missing On A Regular Basis in Washington DC. Funny, That.
Fox News – FOX NEWS FIRST: Exclusive – DOJ begins recovering missing FBI texts
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Donald Trump Finally Gets Admission to the Big Club
Associated Press – Trump in Switzerland to play salesman at economic summit
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Julian Assange, Detained In Violation of UN, Is In Bad Shape
The Guardian – Julian Assange’s health in ‘dangerous’ condition, say doctors
United Nations – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the UK, UN panel finds
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First of A Six Part Series On Unintended Consequences of Empire
The Intercept – Blowback: How U.S. Drones, Coups, and Invasions Just Create More Violence
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Russia Changes Tactics on Decentralized Currencies
Reuters – Russia ready to regulate, not ban cryptocurrencies
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China Doesn’t Care For Your Pesky Ethics Committees
The Independent – Monkeys cloned in world first, scientists reveal
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US Expands Sanctions On North Korea. North Korea Flouts Sanctions.
Time – U.S. Takes Aim at North Korea’s Shipping and Oil With New Sanctions
The Telegraph – Japan accuses Dominican Republic tanker of passing fuel to North Korea
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North Korea Pushes For Closer Ties With South Korea
Reuters – North Korea sends rare announcement to all Koreans, calls for unification
BBC – N Korean hockey players arrive in the South for joint team
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