Today’s BIG NINE News Brief from Against Crony Capitalism (4-24-2017)


Macron vs. Le Pen — meet the next president of France (CNBC)

Congress returns as Trump pressures Democrats ahead of funding deadline (Reuters)

China Calls for Restraint on North Korea as USS Carl Vinson arrives  (NBC)

Pentagon chief arrives in Afghanistan (The Hill)

Risk Back On as French Vote Ripples Across Markets (Bloomberg)


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Today’s BIG NINE News Brief from Against Crony Capitalism (4-21-2017)

Paris shooting: France enlists elite soldiers to guard election booths in wake of fatal attack on police (ABC – Australia)

Trump to sign ‘financial-related’ executive actions on Friday: Sources (CNBC)

South Korea on heightened alert as North readies for army celebration (From Reuters)

Sources: US prepares charges to seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange (CNN)

Ann Coulter’s Berkeley Speech: Lawyers Blast College for Rescheduling During Finals (Hollywood Reporter)

Diet soda study looks at dementia,

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Today’s BIG NINE News Brief from Against Crony Capitalism (4-20-2017)


Treasury’s Mnuchin: We’re ‘pretty close’ to bringing forward ‘major tax reform’  (CNBC)

White House plans Obamacare showdown next week  (Politico)

Jason Chaffetz Says He May Not Finish His Congressional Term (The Daily Caller)

Trump administration opens sweeping trade investigation  (The Washington Examiner)

Macron Attacked by French Rivals as Obama Flags His Support (Bloomberg)

German Chancellery Investigated in Probe Into WikiLeaks Sources (US News)

Pavement outside White House shut permanently to public (BBC)

North Korea: We will launch ‘super-mighty preemptive strike’

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Today’s BIG NINE news brief from Against Crony Capitalism (4-18-2017)


Live: Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8 – latest updates and reaction (The Mirror)


Europe’s ‘fear gauge’ is rising ahead of first presidential vote in France this weekend (CNBC)

7 tips for procrastinating taxpayers before the deadline (AJC)


US Deploys Two More Aircraft Carriers Toward Korean Peninsula: Yonhap (Zerohedge)


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