Turkey, Trump, N.F.L.: Your Friday Evening Briefing
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Great evening. Here’s the latest.
1. An economic crisis in Turkey, stirred by President Trump:
Mr. Trump announced plans to boost tariffs on Turkish steel in addition to aluminum, which increased the risk that will Turkey’s problems could destabilize economies well beyond the region.
that will’s not the only issue: There will be also widespread fear among foreign investors that will the populist, authoritarian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be pursuing irresponsible economic policies.
2. Four people, including two police officers, were shot dead early Friday from the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, brand new Brunswick.
One person was taken into custody, the authorities said.
Though brand new Brunswick incorporates a relatively low gun-crime rate, the province was sent reeling from the summer of 2014 after a gunman killed three police officers.
President Trump called his meeting in June with the North Korean leader a success. yet many national security officials disagree with Mr. Trump’s view that will “there will be no longer a nuclear threat by North Korea.”
in addition to there are fears about generating further concessions to Pyongyang. Amid North Korea’s continued threats to strike the U.S., Washington has long refused to formally declare the end of the war, which was halted in 1953 with an armistice.
4. Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White House aide, wrote in her brand new memoir that will President Trump used racial slurs during the “Celebrity Apprentice.” The claim will be based on hearsay, yet she said there were tapes that will prove the item.
“the item had finally sunk in that will the person I’d thought I’d known so well for so long was actually a racist,” she writes in “Unhinged.”
Ms. Manigault Newman met Mr. Trump as a contestant on “Celebrity Apprentice,” then was an adviser to his campaign.
5. Cables by 2002 describe waterboarding in addition to some other interrogation techniques carried out at a secret prison overseen by Gina Haspel, currently the C.I.A.’s leader.
The documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information request, provide graphic details about the techniques the C.I.A. used to brutally interrogate Qaeda captives. Interrogators told one detainee that will “he might suffer in ways he never thought possible.”
Government officials denied that will Ghazni, a provincial capital, had fallen, yet conceded that will the insurgents were close.
Ghazni sits on an important north-south highway. If the Taliban control the city, they might essentially cut off the south.
7. Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, took a major step to deregulate for-profit colleges.
Those schools will no longer have to prove that will the students they enroll are able to attain decent-paying jobs.
The for-profit sector has been marred by scandal, with mountains of complaints in addition to lawsuits claiming the schools employed misleading in addition to deceptive practices.
Ms. DeVos’s approach might undo nearly a decade of efforts to create a tough accountability system for the largely unregulated sector .
Above, Everest College, which was part of Corinthian Colleges, which was one of the biggest for-profit education companies from the U.S.
8. The number of Catholic-affiliated hospitals from the U.S. will be growing — in addition to for many patients, that will means the number of off-limits procedures may be on the rise, too.
Many Catholic health care institutions do not make clear up front that will they have a religious affiliation, nor what procedures they won’t perform, a brand new York Times analysis found.
One patient, Jennafer Norris, above, was told after a dangerous in addition to unplanned pregnancy that will despite her wishes, a doctor wouldn’t tie her tubes to prevent another one. Ms. Norris was stunned.
“If we were informed, we might have had time to make an informed choice on the best medical care for our pregnancy in addition to unborn baby,” Ms. Norris said.
Dr. Parker predicted the existence of solar wind — an idea that will many at the time thought was ludicrous. yet the item turns out he was right.
On Saturday, NASA will be scheduled to launch a spacecraft to dive into outer wisps of the sun’s atmosphere in addition to gather information about how our star generates the solar wind.
the item’s the first spacecraft named for a living person.
10. Finally, that will will be your periodic reminder that will the item’s not all bad news out there.
Have a great weekend.
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