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Texas family paints a huge BETO sign on the front lawn, sparking a feud with the HOA Forth Worth Star-Telegram
How much weed was sold on Canada’s legalization day, province-by-province Global News Canada
The secrets of the Tower of London’s royal ravenmaster WaPo. Do make time for the 25- second video embedded herein.
With 23 Asiatic lions dead in Gir, here’s what the authorities can do to preserve India’s pride Scroll India.The Gir National Forest and environs are the sole place where the world’s surviving Asiatic lions live. This report is worrying, as concentration of this population in one place only makes these lions vulnerable to being wiped out by an outbreak of disease.
Scholz wants minimum corporate tax rate in OECD Handelsblatt. Floated as alternative to special tax on Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, YouTube, and Airbnb.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
For U.S. Senate: Beto O’Rourke Houston Chronicle. Still a long-shot; Chronicle endorsed Cruz in 2012.
Donald Trump’s actions in the Middle East will damage his position far more than the Russia probe ever could Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
The Boundless Bad Faith of Iran Hawks American Conservative
Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates Al Jazeera
Saudis Admit Khashoggi Murder – Offer Weak Cover-Up Moon of Alabama
Gandhi for the Post-Truth Age The New Yorker. Pankaj Mishra.
Brexit: make democracy work EUReferendum.com
Trump’s Record of Failure in the Middle East American Conservative
What sanctions on Russia and China really mean Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Trump orders fewer ‘regulatory burdens’ for diverting water to CA farms San Francisco Chronicle
H-1B visa tweak may hurt Indian IT firms Economic Times
Trump Administration Again Asks Supreme Court to Stop Kids Climate Case Climate Liability News
Antidote du Jour:
And a bonus antidote (Chuck L):
Seals are basically doggos of the sea, as this diver has found out! pic.twitter.com/Q9cwYi43QE
— RT (@RT_com) 20 October 2018
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.