Wednesday, November 18, 2015

As power is restored, here are the stories you may have missed

Posted By on Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 9:22 AM


As the wind winds down

The morning after the record windstorm in the region, two are dead, trees are everywhere, the Whitworth campus is a mess — with the library hit directly — schools are closed and 158,000 are without power. KXLY reports the roof was ripped off of SpokAnimal's facility. 
click to enlarge The Whitworth University Library was among many buildings hit by the storm - WHITWORTH PRESIDENT BECK TAYLOR
Whitworth President Beck Taylor
The Whitworth University Library was among many buildings hit by the storm

Terror's aftermath
Meanwhile, in Paris, gunfire rang out in a series of terrorism raids that ended with seven arrested and two dead. One of two dead blew herself up. Meanwhile, the New York Times reports that the family members of the raid's apparent organizer hoped he had died in Syria.

Knows a lot about the brain though
Ben Carson doesn't know much about foreign policy say... aides of Ben Carson. 

In hindsight
Kevin Drum, of Mother Jones, asks if Obama could have prevented the rise of ISIS back in 2012.


Bully pulpit
Obama uses the debate over accepting refugees to slam the GOP for "political posturing."

The Nathan Fielder, Modern Oprah
The goofy "non-fiction" book about a bodybuilder, his gym-less workout regimen, and his friendship with Steve Jobs/Jungle Children, featured on Nathan For You, has become an Amazon bestseller.

After the Paris attacks, this video has gone viral.

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...