Trump's nationalism called out in Paris, more dead in California fire, and other headlines


Republicans won the battle in Eastern Washington with the re-election of Cathy McMorris Rodgers to her seat in the House, but with Democrats taking the chamber, did they lose the war?

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Death toll climbs in California blaze
With the discovery of more remains on Sunday, the death toll in the camp fire in Northern California climbed to at least 29, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Trump's nationalism called out in Paris
After receiving criticism for not visiting a cemetery for World War I veterans over the weekend on his trip to France due to rain (other leaders didn't let the weather daunt them), President Trump appeared at a WWI armistice commemoration with other world leaders at the Arc de Triomphe.

The New York Times reports that the "ceremony meant to celebrate the ties that bind the world today in effect showcased the divisions that are pulling it apart," noting that French President Emmanuel Macron said in his speech, "Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism by saying: 'Our interest first. Who cares about the others?'"

Brown for TBD
Lisa Brown isn't necessarily done being a politician yet after her loss to Cathy McMorris Rodgers, but she told the Spokesman-Review she doesn't plan to launch a bid for Spokane mayor next

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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...