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A Family of Five Ferret Brothers Adopt a Rescue Kitten and Accept Her as One of Their Own Laughing Squid (resilc)
Moped rider begs mercy from angry elephants who attacked him because they are sick of noisy motorcycles in national park DailyMail (Chuck L). Wild in both senses of the word.
DNA study suggests Central Asia was home to first domesticated dogs Associated Press
Tech Startups Feel an IPO Chill Wall Street Journal
Talk Therapy Found to Ease Schizophrenia New York Times. This is a big deal.
It’s Not All Bad News Out of China Wall Street Journal
Protests reveal Germany’s migration rift Financial Times
Trudeau to form new majority government Globe and Mail
In Canada, Stunning Rout by Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party New York Times. Harper got what he deserved. Neoliberals beware.
Trudeau’s victory is a triumph for decency: Editorial Toronto Star. Margarita: “Harper loathing seemed to have been wide-spread…”
Corbyn in the Media London Review of Books
UK: “Govt Conveniently Deleted Entire Database of Evidence Documenting Pedophile Rings” Free Thought Project (Judy B)
Hawkish Enthusiasm for the Insane “No-Fly Zone” in Syria American Conservative
How to Work With Russia in Syria Foreign Affairs
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Teen Hackers: A ‘5-Year-Old’ Could Have Hacked into CIA Director’s Emails Motherboard. Resilc: “Worse than Clinton LLC.”
Imperial Collapse Watch
The American military is bad at teaching others how to fight. Slate. How about: 1. The locals are not deeply invested enough in fighting the people we want them to fight to learn and 2. Mercenaries have never been a great idea.
The War Nerd: Bombed Stupid Pando (Gabriel U). Unlocked till Wed.
In Germany, CIA official charged with torture Al Jazeera (furzy mouse)
Donald Trump, Necessary Truth-Teller American Conservative (resilc)
Seriously, Trump Won’t Win Bloomberg
Holding the Department of Energy accountable in Idaho Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (Chuck L)
Green financing has hobbled home sales in California Reuters (EM)
Deutsche Bank in $6bn ‘fat finger’ slip-up Financial Times
Money Funds Clamor for Short-Term Treasurys Wall Street Journal
U.S. Homebuilders Are the Most Confident They’ve Been in 10 Years Atlantic. Resilc: “Are the building on Mars?
Reframing the Debate about Payday Lending Liberty Street
Investor advocates protest proposals limiting disclosure Francine McKenna, MarketWatch
For Offenders Who Can’t Pay, It’s a Pint of Blood or Jail Time New York Times. It will soon be a kidney…
BORIS JOHNSON DESTROYS CHILD IN ‘FRIENDLY’ GAME OF RUGBY Vice. Li: “Make that pig-fornicators and child bashers.”
Bank’s severance deal requires IT workers to be on call for two years Computerworld. Chuck L: “What f**king gall!”
Antidote du jour (Stephen W):