The News 10/16-10/21: 'Nasty woman'

The Iraqi army has begun an epic endeavor to retake the city of Mosul, while Ethiopia is in a state of emergency. The US might as well be -- Americans are facing a presidential race where one candidate may not accept the results of the election, with zero regard for what that could do to American democracy. 

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The News July 31-August 5: Shock In The Northern Territory

Donald Trump went after the Khan family, with pretty terrible results. Also a favorite Trump topic? The money the US paid Iran, not for hostages but because it actually owed Iran the money, though Trump is going with the first angle. In other news, Australia's Northern Territory has made international news over the truly awful conditions facing indigenous teenagers in its criminal system. 

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The News July 10-15: Glass Cliff

Heartbreak in Nice hit last night. France's neighbor across the water, meanwhile, dominated news earlier in the week -- Britain's new prime minister is grappling with sexism, Thatcher comparisons, Brexit...and Boris Johnson, the last of which is on her. Meanwhile, Kashmir has erupted (again), and race relations in the US remain terrible.

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