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December 12, 2018
The Problem With Telling Too Many Lies - Newsmax
California Wildfire Costs to Top Last Year's $12 Billion Record - The Daily Beast
U.K. Backtracks on Suspension of ‘Golden Visas’ - The New York Times
Oval Office argument, live: Turkey plans new Syrian incursion; Russia unveils Arctic drones; SM-3 takes down mock IRBM; And a bit more. - Defense One
Russian TV Crew's 'Suspicious Behavior' Triggers Military Alert, Public Warning In Britain - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The Problem With Telling Too Many Lies - Newsmax

Newsmax
Lying and politics are closely related. This wasn't Shakespeare's point when he wrote, "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown" ("Henry IV, Part II"). But this statement, uttered by a king who was sleepless because of his worries, lifts rather well out of context and as such expresses a profound truth: Lying by politicians can occasionally be a good idea, but not if done too often.
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California Wildfire Costs to Top Last Year's $12 Billion Record - The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast
The financial cost of this year’s California wildfires is expected to soar past last year’s record of more than $12 billion, NBC News reports. Insurance claims and cleanup costs are both expected to hit unprecedented amounts, with the debris cleanup alone predicted to cost state and federal authorities at least $3 billion.
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U.K. Backtracks on Suspension of ‘Golden Visas’ - The New York Times

The New York Times
LONDON — Days after saying that it was about to suspend a controversial visa program that gives wealthy investors a fast track to British residency, the government said on Wednesday that the program remained in force, without providing an explanation.
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Oval Office argument, live: Turkey plans new Syrian incursion; Russia unveils Arctic drones; SM-3 takes down mock IRBM; And a bit more. - Defense One

Defense One
Oval Office argument, broadcast live. On Tuesday morning, President Trump surprised Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer by inviting the White House press into what the lawmakers thought was a private negotiation over various bits of the 2018 budget, including potential funding for a wall on the Mexican border.
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Russian TV Crew's 'Suspicious Behavior' Triggers Military Alert, Public Warning In Britain - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has called on the public to report suspicious activity near army sites after a Russian TV crew prompted an alert at a highly sensitive military facility, the Daily Mail newspaper reports.
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