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What We’re Reading Today: ‘Hell No, Beto!’, Putin’s Saudi Star Wars, Feed The World CO2 … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …


‘Come And Take It’ Signs At Texas Beto Rally – Charlie Spiering, Breitbart

Manhattan’s Dem DA Cyrus Vance Subpoenas 8 Years of Trump Tax Returns – Tom Winter & Hallie Jackson, NBC

NY Times Under Siege On Kavanaugh Corrections – David Bauder, AP

NY Times’ Story Actually Undermined Kavanaugh Accusations – National Review

Pelosi And Progressives Divided On Kavanaugh – Mike Lillis, The Hill

Detailed Ingredients of The Kavanaugh Nothingburger – Dan Berman & Ariane de Vogue, CNN

Elizabeth Warren: Trump Is ‘Corruption In The Flesh’ – Steve Peoples & Will Weissert, AP

Attacks On Saudi Arabia

Iran Used A Dozen Cruise Missiles In Saudi Attack – Martha Raddatz, ABC

Senate For Rel Chairman Risch Warns of ‘Overwhelming Response’ To Attacks On Saudi – Patricia Zengerle, Reuters

Putin Offers Saudi Arabia Missile Defense – Times of Israel/AFP

Political Correctness

Saturday Night Live Hires, Fires Comedian – Gary Levin, USA Today

New York Banning Flavored E-Cigs By Emergency Order – Emma Newburger, CNBC

Green Toy Soldiers To Go Coed – Brigit Katz, Smithsonian


Johns Hopkins: Third World Must Increase Carbon Footprint To Fight Hunger – AFP

Cannabidiol (CBD) Vaping Oil Frequently Poisoned – AP

Connecticut Will End Religious Exemption For Vaccines – Melanie Grayce West, WSJ


UAW To Trump: Stay Out Of Our GM Talks – Michael Wayland, CNBC

Post-Bankruptcy Moves For Oxycontin Maker – Mike Spector, CNBC

Seaworld CEO Lasts Only 7 Months – Mike Cherico, Fox


Gitmo Costs $13M Per Prisoner – Carol Rosenberg, NY Times

Combat Robot To Lighten Soldiers’ Logistical Load – Kelsey Atherton, Defense News

Law And Order

About 1 In 6 Women Forced Or Coerced Into Losing Virginity – Lindsey Tanner, AP

Trump Judges May Be Able To Chip Away At National Debt – Roger Pilon, Cato

Liberal Justices, Not Conservatives, Vote In Lockstep – Ilya Shapiro, USA Today

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