Egypt unveils biggest ancient coffin find in over a century Reuters Anyone with a body knows that clothing sizes are flawed. Could there be a fix? Vox A new pesticide is all the buzz Ars Technica Humpback whales use their flippers and bubble ‘nets’ to catch fish Science News Cruise company bans passenger for life after she ‘recklessly’ stands on railing for a photo WaPo Unprecedented movement detected on California earthquake fault capable of 8.0 temblor LA Times Syraqistan Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report The Hill (UserFriendly) As Trump Tweets He Is ‘Bringing Soldiers Home,’ Pentagon Chief Says US Forces Leaving Syria Are Shifting to Iraq Common Dreams Democrats Have No Answer for Trump’s Anti-War Posture Truthdig. Maj. Danny Sjursen. Syria,
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A new pesticide is all the buzz Ars Technica
Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report The Hill (UserFriendly)
Democrats Have No Answer for Trump’s Anti-War Posture Truthdig. Maj. Danny Sjursen.
Lebanon protests: All the latest updates Al Jazeera
Lots going on in the world today other than Brexit. So in compiling Links today, I focused on some of those events, and encourage readers to read today’s post by Yves for more Brexit news.
The city trying to make urban living good for your health BBC This Glasgow story caught my eye, as one of my great grandfathers hailed from Bearsden.
Our Famously Free Press
‘A culture of secrecy’: what is the Right to Know campaign about? Sydney Morning Herald
Chinese Hacking: The Plane Made from Stolen Tech?—Cyber Saturday Fortune (UserFriendly)
‘You can never be China’s friend’: Spengler Asia Times
Doubts mount that Hong Kong crisis can be resolved Australian Financial Review
Melting Permafrost Imperils Arctic Residents Der Spiegel
PG&E, under siege after mass power shut-offs, stands its ground San Francisco Chronicle
A massive money-laundering scandal stains the image of Nordic banks Economist (Dan K)
I’m a Political Theorist, and I Hate the “Equality”/”Equity” Chart Benjamin Studebaker
How symbols persist: The curious case of the Hyderabad funds The Telegraph (India)
Red Flags All Over for Senate Republicans National Journal
Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’ ‘free’ college idea would be a disaster for international students Business Insider. Readers should have fun shredding this.
Who writes her material? Hard to imagine someone actually thought this tweet was funny.
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— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) 20 October 2019
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