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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Iran’s Terrorist Who Got Away, AO¢ Shortchanges D¢¢¢, Texas Refuses Refugees … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

Iran

Iran Admits Shooting Down Airliner – Yasna Haghdoost & Arsalan Shahla, Bloomberg

Day Soleimani Killed, US Targeted Iran Quds Commander In Yemen– John Hudson, Missy Ryan & Josh Dawsey, Wash Post

Trump: Soleimani Was Targeting 4 US Embassies – Lisa Lambert, Reuters

Trump Vs. Gaetz On War Powers – Josh Dawsey, Wash Post

Impeachment

Trump Would Block Bolton Testimony – Alex Pappas, Fox

Pelosi: Trial Could Begin Wednesday – Press TV

Politics

AOC ‘Won’t Donate A Cent of Her Millions’ To DCCC – Marisa Schultz, Fox

Trump, Red States Ask Supreme Court To Delay ObamaCare Case Before Election – Susannah Luthi, Politico

National Security

White House Considering Dramatic Expansion of Travel Ban – Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro & Jill Colvin, AP

100 Miles of Wall & ‘Many More’ To Come – Adam Shaw, Fox

Texas Refuses To Host Refugees – Stephen Dinan, Wash Times

World

Catholic Persecution Worse After Vatican-China Deal, Congress Finds – Matt Hadro, Catholic Herald

EU Foreign Policy A Failure – Andreas Kluth, Bloomberg

Suffer The Children

God Save Ireland – RTE

Hungary To Provide Free Fertility Treatment To Boost Population – BBC

W. Va. Committee Passes Bill To Care for Aborted Babies Born Alive – Micaiah Bilger, Life News

Drums, Percussion

Neal Peart Dead At 67 – Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone

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