El Niño ‘is here, and it is huge,’ as officials race to prep for winter LA Times. I’ll take the rain spread out over five years instead of ALL THE RAIN in one 4-month period, thanks
Remarks by President Obama and President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey after Bilateral Meeting White House. “It is an action against all of the people of the globe.”
French police hunt ‘dangerous’ Salah Abdeslam The Guardian
Iraq warned of attacks before Paris assault Associated Press
France Should Stop Listening to Saudi Arabia on Syria Juan Cole, The Nation
French Connections: The Knock-On Effects of the Paris Attacks Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect
How Globalization Fuels Terrorism and Fundamentalism Films for Action
Efforts to Rein In Arbitration Come Under Well-Financed Attack NYT. The president of the American Action Network, which funded that anti-CFPB ad during the Republican debate last week, up and admits in this story that one of their goals is to stop any attempts at limiting arbitration through regulation.
Global dividends rise Financial Times
Japan Enters Recession as Economy Contracts in the Third Quarter Bloomberg. Uh-oh, Abenomics.
Argentine presidential candidates blast each other in debate Washington Post
Chicago cops conducted unauthorized spying on protesters Chicago Sun-Times
My $300,000 vacation was just awful Alexandra Petri, The Washington Post. Epic David Brooks trolling here.
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