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What We’re Reading Today: The Bad Died Too Old, The Curve Is Dead, Phoenix Via Coach … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

Soleimani Dead

Trump: Soleimani ‘Should Have Been Taken Out Many Years Ago’ – Zeke Miller, AP

Tehran Announces Abandonment of Nuke Deal Limits – AP

The Ayatollah Weeps – Nasser Karimi & Jon Gambrell, AP

Tehran Lacks Allies, Can’t Depend On Russia, China – Yaroslav Trofimov, WSJ

3 Americans Killed By Sunnis In Kenya, Unrelated To Soleimani – AP

Trump Threatens Iraq With ‘Very Big Sanctions’ If It Expels U.S. Forces – The Week

State Dept. Plays ISIS Card With Iraq – Ahmed Rasheed & Ahmed Aboulenein, Reuters

Dozens of Iranian Americans Detained At Northern Border – Darryl Coote, UPI

Economy Alive

Strategas’ Trennert: The Phillips Curve Is Dead – Fox

It’s Getting Better All The Time – Matt Ridley, The Spectator


Lindsey Graham: Change Rules & ‘Not Let Nancy Pelosi Take Over The Senate’ – Hope Yen & Lisa Mascaro, AP

Hardening Battle Lines – Jordain Carney, The Hill

Election 2020

Three-Way Tie In Iowa? – Martin Pengelly, Manchester Guardian

Bloomberg in 3rd Place? – Aila Slisco, Newsweek

The Left

Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix To Fellow Celebs: ‘We Don’t Have To Take Private Jets’ – Judy Kurtz, The Hill

Ricky Gervais To Hollywood: Drop Dead – YouTube


13-Year-Old American Shot Dead South of Texas – AP

Tom Brady Not Retiring After Patriots’ Elimination – Nick Schwartz, USA Today

Beijing Installs Enforcer In Hong Kong – AP

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