Friday, June 20, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Hey, remember Ukraine?

Posted By on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 9:45 AM


HERE

SCRAPS is having its big leash-cutting ceremony tomorrow. (SR)

The process to restore the Courthouse is going to continue for three more years. (SR)

A University in Washington student is being charged with making threats online to kill women in solidarity with women-hating gunman Elliot Rodger. (SP)

THERE

Amid discussions of immigration reform and a pathway to citizenship, a surge of immigrants has been crossing the border. The United States plans to step up enforcement efforts. (NYT)

On the national political scene, an eerie quiet about tax reform. (NYT)

Groups in a European country decide they really really hate the Jews. But not the country you’re thinking if. (WP)

How Kevin McCarthy beat Raul Labrador. (The Wire)

Now that we’re all busy with Iraq, Russia is redeploying troops along the Ukrainian border. (The Wire)

QUIZ
Which Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe lion are you? (Clickhole)


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