Saturday, November 3, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
The World Needs More Cowboys
http://uw.uwyo.edu/controls/email_marketing/admin/email_marketing_email_viewer.aspx?sid=1254&eiid=3367&seiid=2886&usearchive=1&puid=82a530c5-4780-48ca-8f8d-4dccbaacf37c

News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Week’s Headlines (11 out of 11)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/02/briefing/02weeklynewsquiz.html?emc=edit_nn_20181102&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820181102&te=1

HUMOR
It's Not About The Nail
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4EDhdAHrOg

5 Stupid Questions Women ask Men
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkDYDSz616I

HEALTH
I'll Look at Your Facebook Profile Before I Tell Your Mother You're Dead
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ill-look-your-facebook-profile-before-i-tell-mother-youre-profeta-md/

HEALTH CARE
Here's how much Obamacare premiums will increase in every state 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/business_insider-heres_how_much_obamacare_premiums_will_increase_in-newscred2/category/news

BUSINESS
Want to stage a protest like Google workers? Read this first 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/want-to-stage-a-protest-like-google-workers-read-this-first-2018-11-02

UPS worker fired after being photographed in blackface
https://nypost.com/2018/11/02/ups-worker-fired-after-being-photographed-in-blackface/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

Resort employees were fired for being white, tribunal finds
https://nypost.com/2018/11/01/resort-employees-were-fired-for-being-white-tribunal-finds/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

WEATHER
Tent No Match for Powerful Winds
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/tent-no-match-for-powerful-winds?pl=pl-the-latest

ENVIRONMENT
5 Countries Control 70% of the World’s Remaining Wilderness 
https://www.ecowatch.com/wilderness-countries-conservation-2617143636.html

TECHNOLOGY
Fan blade flaws continue to plague airlines
https://www.asminternational.org/web/ims/news/-/journal_content/56/10192/35600019/NEWS

FOREIGN POLICY
Foreign Policy Hawks Going Ballistic As Trump Administration Considers Caving On Iran Sanctions 
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/11/01/reports-foreign-policy-hawks-going-ballistic-as-trump-administration-considers-caving-on-iran-sanctions-n2534124?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=&bcid=3cb4e56ddeac8885c78e874bb1d8f1a4&recip=27077809

DEFENSE
Task Force Tinian
https://blog.usni.org/posts/2018/10/22/task-force-tinian

IMMIGRATION
Migrants Sue Trump for Vowing to Shut Down Regular Asylum Process 
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/migrants-sue-trump-for-vowing-to-halt-caravan/

Trump Should Put Away His Pen and Phone 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/11/trump-birthright-citizenship-immigration-debate-14th-amendment/

IRAN
Bags of Cash and a Bomb Plot: Inside a Covert Iranian Operation in Europe
See the Wall Street Journal article, below.

POLITICS
Beto and Cruz Latest, Sinema Pickup, Cuomo Skips Debate: 4 Days to Go
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/02/us/politics/beto-cruz-elections.html?emc=edit_nn_20181102&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820181102&te=1

Democrats in tough races throw their party under the bus
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/414422-democrats-in-tough-races-throw-their-party-under-the-bus

Jockeying already stepping up in House leadership fights
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/414647-jockeying-already-stepping-up-in-house-leadership-fights

Top 10 GOP House seats most likely to flip in a blue wave
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/414525-top-10-republican-house-seats-most-likely-to-flip-in-a-blue-wave

-- 
"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end – which you can never afford to
Lose – with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever
they might be."
           - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)

FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (without permission)


Bags of Cash and a Bomb Plot: Inside a Covert Iranian Operation in Europe

Europeans have tried to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, but an alleged plan to launch an attack near Paris is jeopardizing their support

Belgian authorities said they stopped an Iranian √©migr√© and his wife on their way to a June 30 conference in Villepinte, France, and found a device that contained a powerful explosive. Regis Duvignau/Reuters  

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