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NEWSVANDAL Untangles the Worldwide Web Of News

The Newsvandal RUNDOWN is an assiduously curated snapshot of each day’s news cycle drawn from sources around the world and across a political spectrum. There is no intentional political slant. It shows a variety of stores from a variety of perspectives. And the headlines are stacked into a “meta-story.” Just read through the list quickly to get a cheat-sheet summary of the day’s news.

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Here’s a sample of the RUNDOWN (10.28.15):

TODAY>>the LEADS: Oversights; Politicians Say The Darndest Things in POLITICS & FLEAS; Bad News in THE MEDIA SCRUM

LEADS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
The Plan to Save the World
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/123223/plan-save-world

The Unseen Threat of Capital Mobility
http://bostonreview.net/books-ideas/marshall-steinbaum-zucman-loomis-inequality-globalization

The Future of Work: The Coming Political Storms
http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/the-future-of-work-the-coming-political-storms

Top 100 CEO Retirement Savings Equals 41% of U.S. Families
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-10-28/top-100-ceo-retirement-savings-equals-41-of-u-s-families

Your 401(k)’s Comeback Underscores The Risks of Fed’s Easy-Money Policy
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-10-28/your-401-k-s-comeback-underscores-the-risks-of-fed-s-easy-money-policy

What Superforecasters Say About When the Fed Will Lift Rates
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-10-28/what-the-superforecasters-say-about-when-the-fed-will-lift-rates

Walgreens is buying Rite Aid: Here’s what you need to know
http://fortune.com/2015/10/27/walgreens-rite-aid/

Northrop Grumman Wins Air Force’s Long Range Strike Bomber Contract
http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/2015/10/27/northrop-grumman-wins-usaf-bomber-contract/74661394/

America enters disputed waters in the South China Sea
http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21676983-long-awaited-freedom-navigation-operation-sure-anger-china-american-navy-sails-through

Defense Secretary: US to Launch ‘Direct Action on the Ground’ in Iraq, Syria
http://news.antiwar.com/2015/10/27/defense-secretary-us-to-launch-direct-action-on-the-ground-in-iraq-syria/

We Don’t Need U.S. Military’s Ground Operations: Iraq
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/iraq-we-didnt-ask-u-s-ground-operations-n452756

Iran to attend international talks on Syria’s future
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/5364cd756494470a82bc903bd33bf935/iran-considers-joining-international-talks-syria-conflict

The Pentagon Rushes Tiny Spy Planes to Jordan
http://warisboring.com/articles/the-pentagon-rushes-tiny-spy-planes-to-jordan/

‘Codifying’ Government Surveillance, Senate Passes CISA
http://commondreams.org/news/2015/10/27/codifying-government-surveillance-senate-passes-cisa

USDA Deregulating Two More GE Corn Strains
http://www.courthousenews.com/2015/10/27/usda-deregulating-two-more-ge-corn-strains.htm

GE Soybeans Give Altered Milk and Stunted Offspring, Researchers Find
http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/10/27/ge-soybeans-give-altered-milk-and-stunted-offspring-researchers-find/

Neonicotinoids: new warning on pesticide harm to bees
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/28/strong-consensus-that-neonicotinoids-harm-bees-analysis-shows

Labor conditions are awful at chicken plants, according to big report
http://grist.org/business-technology/labor-conditions-are-awful-at-chicken-plants-according-to-big-report/

Thunder Road: Outsourcing the Fight Against Illegal Fishing
http://warontherocks.com/2015/10/thunder-road-outsourcing-the-fight-against-illegal-fishing/

Bikini islanders seek US refuge as sea levels threaten homes
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-34642692

Vietnam ‘Napalm Girl’ Receiving Laser Treatment for Scars in U.S.
http://www.newsweek.com/vietnam-napalm-kim-phuc-girl-receiving-laser-treatment-scars-us-387373

Half of all church fires in past 20 years were arsons
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/10/26/half-of-all-church-fires-in-past-20-years-were-arsons/

Outrage is Growing Over the Tamir Rice Investigation
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/10/tamir-rice-leaked-reports-grand-jury

Shocking South Carolina video no isolated case
http://www.publicintegrity.org/2015/10/27/18687/shocking-south-carolina-video-no-isolated-case

Nationwide Test Shows Decline in Math Abilities
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/28/us/nationwide-test-shows-dip-in-students-math-abilities.html

POLITICS and FLEAS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Hillary Clinton’s Dumb Power
https://reason.com/archives/2015/10/28/hillary-clintons-dumb-power

The Sanders Brain Trust’s Plan to Beat Hillary Clinton
http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-10-28/bernie-sanders-brain-trust-says-he-can-beat-hillary-clinton

Bernie Marches With Verizon Workers As Its Execs And Lobbyists Give Big To Hillary
http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/bernie-marches-verizon-workers-its-execs-and-lobbyists-give-big-hillary

Hillary tells Colbert: ‘Yes yes yes’ I would let big banks fail
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/258325-hillary-tells-colbert-yes-yes-yes-i-would-let-big-banks-fail

Trump to Iowa: ‘What the hell are you people doing?’
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/donald-trump-asks-iowa-what-the-hell-are-you-people-doing-to-me-2015-10-28

Kasich: ‘I’ve Had It’ With Trump, Carson
http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2015/10/27/kasich-i-ve-had-it-with-trump-carson.html

Dr. Carson, Please Read Holocaust History
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2015/10/28/dr_carson_please_read_holocaust_history_128572.html

A Letter To Rand Paul: Stop Using Fake Founding Fathers Quotes
http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/an-open-letter-to-rand-paul-please-for-the-love-of-god-stop

Florida Newspaper Tears Into Rubio on Missed Votes: ‘You Are Ripping Us Off, Senator’
http://www.mediaite.com/online/florida-newspaper-tears-into-rubio-on-missed-votes-you-are-ripping-us-off-senator/

Ted Cruz Still Thinks He’s Ronald Reagan. He’s Still Wrong.
http://www.texasobserver.org/ted-cruz-still-thinks-hes-ronald-reagan-hes-still-wrong/

Dennis Hastert pleads guilty in hush money case
http://www.politico.com/story/2015/10/dennis-hastert-pleads-guilty-in-hush-money-case-215234

FOREIGN ENTANGLEMENTS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
How to end the war in Yemen
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/10/yemeni-endgame.html

Culture Clash: How ISIS Could Send Europe Over the Edge
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2015/10/28/Culture-Clash-How-ISIS-Could-Send-Europe-Over-Edge

Turkey: Ankara bombings were ordered by ISIS
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2015/10/28/Turkey-Ankara-bombings-were-ordered-by-ISIS.html

Journalists arrested in Turkey’s chaotic media crackdown
http://mashable.com/2015/10/28/turkey-raid-kanalturk-bugun-tv/

WATCH: The largest animal rights protest in Israel’s history
http://972mag.com/watch-largest-animal-rights-protest-in-israels-history/113296/

Students march on Sars, Reserve Bank and treasury
http://mg.co.za/article/2015-10-28-students-march-on-sars-reserve-bank-and-treasury

Nigerian army says it rescues more than 300 Boko Haram abductees
http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN0SM1KU20151028

Myanmar’s ‘Muslim-free’ election
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/10/myanmar-muslim-free-election-151024182312301.html

PANDORA’S BOXCUTTER>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Evolutionary Psychology and the Big Questions
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/darwins-subterranean-world/201510/evolutionary-psychology-and-the-big-questions

How understanding evolution might help solve problems that bedevil society
http://mg.co.za/article/2015-10-13-how-understanding-evolution-might-help-solve-problems-that-bedevil-society

Chicken study reveals evolution can happen much faster than thought
http://phys.org/news/2015-10-chicken-reveals-evolution-faster-thought.html

Rare reptile holds clue to penis evolution
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/rare-reptile-holds-clue-penis-evolution

Whale Poop Drives Global Nutrient Cycling
http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/whale-poop-drives-global-nutrient-cycling/

THE MEDIA SCRUM>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
The Fake News Food Chain
http://fair.org/home/the-fake-news-food-chain/

George W. Bush Was AWOL, But What’s “Truth” Got to Do With It?
https://theintercept.com/2015/10/27/george-w-bush-was-awol-but-whats-truth-got-to-do-with-it/

TV Viewing Linked to 8 Leading Causes of Death
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151027154939.htm

ODDS, ENDS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Demon Week
http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/demon-week-and-the-minotaur

Inhabit This Teddy Bear’s Body Using Virtual Reality
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/542741/inhabit-this-teddy-bears-body-using-virtual-reality/

We’re Scared of Robots Because We’re Scared of Humans
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/were-scared-of-robots-because-were-scared-of-humans

In Wisconsin, Evidence of Human Sacrifice
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/in-wisconsin-evidence-of-human-sacrifice/

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