Tuesday, September 18
Editorial: Run, Mike, Run: Bloomberg for President? Why Not. (New York Daily News)
2020 Watch: Bloomberg Mulling a Run for President as a Democrat (Associated Press)
Hot on the Bloomberg: China Strikes $60 Billion of U.S. Goods in Widening Trade War (Bloomberg)
Anita Hill: How to Get the Kavanaugh Hearings Right (New York Times) The Senate Judiciary Committee has a chance to do better by the country than it did nearly three decades ago.
Bloomberg Opinion Editorial: The Senate Should Take Its Time on Kavanaugh
Climate of Hope:
-Seattle Named Winner of American Cities Climate Challenge by Michael Bloomberg (KIRO-TV)
-Atlanta Wins Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
TV Winners: Netflix Sets Record With 23 Emmys, Tying HBO for TV Awards (Bloomberg)
HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ wins the outstanding drama award, and Netflix won prizes for “The Crown” and “Godless,” a Western miniseries.
Headlines from around the world.
Washington Post: Turkey, Russia Appear to Avert Humanitarian Crisis by Agreeing on Demilitarized Zone in Syria’s Idlib
Korea Times: Pyongyang Summit Begins with President Moon Jae-In and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Meeting
Bloomberg: Venezuela’s President Maduro Feasts on Steak, Smokes Cigars at Istanbul Restaurant, Sparking Outrage at Home
Japan Times: For the First Time, 20% of Japan’s Population is 70 or Older
Bloomberg: Elon Musk Names Japanese Billionaire for `Dangerous Mission’ to Moon
Best of late night.
“According to reports, President Trump could impose $200 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods as soon as next Monday. So don’t be surprised if you see prices rise on several Chinese goods — like Trump ties, Trump hats, Trump flags, Trump buttons, Trump socks or everything else Trump makes.”
— Seth Meyers
“Walmart has announced that it is finally going to open a store in New York City! A Walmart in New York City! Because it’s New York City, Walmart greeters are going to be able to say “Hey how the f*** you doing??””
— Conan O’Brien
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