The future of Brexit is likely to be decided on Saturday by just a handful of votes. Here's what Prime Minister Boris Johnson needs to do to get his new deal through Parliament.https://nyti.ms/32rgfep
>> The US had encouraged the Kurds to dismantle their defenses to help assure Turkey that they posed no threat. So the Kurds blew up tunnels and destroyed trenches, leaving themselves vulnerable as the United States promised that it would have their back.https://nyti.ms/2MTvx5b
Pakistan avoided blacklist status and international sanctions from the world’s top antiterrorism monitoring group on Friday, but received a harsh rebuke for failing to adequately crack down on terrorism financing and money launderinghttps://nyti.ms/2nY0JaZ
McConnell, per @hillhulse, regards the impeachment fight in much the same way as he did the struggle last year” to confirm Kavanaugh, “in which he was primarily concerned with protecting his Senate majority by insulating vulnerable incumbents”https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/18/us/politics/mcconnell-impeachment-senate.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share …
President Sebastián Piñera of Chile declared a state of emergency in the capital after protestshttps://nyti.ms/2BpPrzt
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William Safire was a writer whose column "On Language" was a long-running feature of The New York Times Magazine.
Birthed in New York City in 1929, William Safire invested his early profession as a speechwriter and public relations author, additionally working as a special aide to Head of state Richard Nixon. He joined The New York Times as a Washington-based columnist in 1973 and also won a 1978 Pulitzer Reward for his discourse.
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