An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels hit a bus in a market in northern Yemen, killing at least 43 people, including children, and wounding as many as 63, Yemen's rebel-run Health Ministry says. https://t.co/rVyVLSVxSf
— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 9, 2018
UPDATE: U.N. chief Guterres calls for prompt, independent investigation into Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen – spokesman https://t.co/1vRWespB3U
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) August 9, 2018
Yemen’s rebel-run Al Masirah TV aired dramatic images of wounded children, their clothes and schoolbags covered with blood as they lay on hospital stretchers. https://t.co/PbW17GQ7Gm
— PBS NewsHour (@NewsHour) August 9, 2018
— Jo Becker (@jobeckerhrw) August 9, 2018
Reminder: The US is complicit in all of this. https://t.co/3QyCGD5KDF
— Jonathan Cohn (@JonathanCohn) August 9, 2018
WATCH: The US State Dept. is asked to reconcile the US' years-long support of weapons, training, and intel to the Saudi-led coalition's actions in Yemen vs. today's airstrike that killed and injured scores of children on a bus. https://t.co/rVyVLTd8JN pic.twitter.com/VBkDy4jXmL
— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 9, 2018
Saudi coalition calls bombing of Saada in Yemen "legitimate military action…in accordance with international humanitarian law and customs." Britain sells Paveway guided bombs, Brimstone and Storm Shadow missiles to Saudi and sends military advisers.
— Krishnan Guru-Murthy (@krishgm) August 9, 2018
Michelle Bachelet is a prominent women's rights advocate, former president of Chile and a onetime torture victim of Pinochet's dictatorship. Now she has been asked to be the top human rights official of the United Nations. https://t.co/AjeUFNIa5r
— New York Times World (@nytimesworld) August 9, 2018
Argentina rejects legal abortion — and not all Catholics are celebratinghttps://t.co/LpPj4J5nRG
— Raw Story (@RawStory) August 9, 2018
Saudi state-run media accused Canada of human rights violations for holding Jordan Peterson as a “prisoner of conscience” https://t.co/eHQHZCiU30
— Samuel Hammond 🥑 (@hamandcheese) August 9, 2018
TESLA board plans meet to ramp up going-private, likely to ask Musk to recuse… https://t.co/YNpXfASagZ
— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) August 9, 2018
Typical NI. We can’t even be successful at failing https://t.co/qeEAlWHWJY
— Alex Magill (@nornirishfella) August 9, 2018
In an adapted excerpt from his new book, @cjchivers documents the Pentagon’s failed campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan that left a generation of soldiers with little to fight for but one another. https://t.co/8Ig4VlzOVs
— NYT At War (@NYTimesAtWar) August 9, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) August 9, 2018
Rudy Giuliani told Axios there are two topics the president's lawyers want to rule out for a Mueller interview.
1. Why Trump fired James Comey.
2. What Trump said to Comey about the investigation of Michael Flynn.https://t.co/KwoI9lddrk
— Axios (@axios) August 9, 2018
Fox News' Dagen McDowell: "How in the world could [Trump] ever cooperate and sit down with Mueller for an interview, knowing that if you tell one lie to Bob Mueller, he will move to file charges?"
Never does "Don't lie" cross her mind as a viable option. pic.twitter.com/ar1kpDFTUV
— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) August 8, 2018
It's been a while since I formally studied law, but as best I recollect, an innocent person can always defeat a perjury trap by telling the truth
— David Frum (@davidfrum) August 9, 2018
It should be no surprise that the most unethical, unqualified and unhinged president in our history has attracted an unethical, unqualified and unhinged retinue. My latest in @PostOpinions: https://t.co/qcs8RN1ekT
— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) August 9, 2018
NEW: Sen. Ron Johnson requests information from Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross on process for granting exemptions from steel and aluminum tariffs, citing concerns "about the uncertainty and arbitrary nature of the exclusion process." https://t.co/PoQBj5CPb0 pic.twitter.com/x5pHKeZnbD
— ABC News (@ABC) August 9, 2018
If we want representatives to uphold their oaths and quit acting like Trump’s TV lawyers, voters will have to turn the House over to the Democrats. There is no way on Earth that Ryan, Rodgers and Nunes are ever going to put country over party. https://t.co/xGd8JaF1Dn
— Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) August 9, 2018
The rally is called "Unite the Right." https://t.co/N3UD41HhZ4
— Jonathan Landay (@JonathanLanday) August 9, 2018
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) August 9, 2018
And the distraction du jour...
Space Force: Mike Pence launches plans for sixth military service https://t.co/WCIBKkP6HB
— Erin Durkin (@erinmdurkin) August 9, 2018
WHAT THE FUCK IS A SPACE FORCE JUST GIVE PEOPLE HEALTH CARE https://t.co/1O2qY8MQu2
— Ike Barinholtz (@ikebarinholtz) August 9, 2018
It will never fail to amaze me that America is willing to pay for an imaginary Space Force in an imaginary Space War but thinks free healthcare for all is absolute madness.
— Emma Kennedy (@EmmaKennedy) August 9, 2018
Do bone spurs hurt in space?
— John Weaver (@JWGOP) August 9, 2018
So no one told you life was gonna be this way
👏 👏 👏 👏
Your job's a joke,
you're broke https://t.co/i2hhT0uCSy
— Sean Leahy (@thepunningman) August 9, 2018
Man quits job to spell out 'Stop Brexit' across Europe with GPS tracker https://t.co/subgKVUJwk
— BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) August 9, 2018
Underlying the Johnson saga lies the bigger truth: Brexit is a right wing populist coup that its instigators want to build on – but dont have the political capital just yet. Islamophobia is one more avenue. Its why we must stop Brexit which will turn us into a country we are not.
— Will Hutton (@williamnhutton) August 8, 2018
As Oscar Wilde famously said, "There's only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that's being a big racist bastard."
— Boris Johnson not (@BorisJohnson_MP) August 9, 2018
Rees Mogg: “Open funds in Ireland because Brexit"
Redwood: “Don’t invest in UK because Brexit”
Lawson: “I want French residency because Brexit”
Farage: “German passports for my kids because Brexit”
UK’s richest man: “Moving money because Brexit”https://t.co/2d2cSObQzh
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) August 9, 2018
The inadvertent irony of Brexiters who voted to abolish free movement only to discover that abolishing free movement means that movement will no longer be free. pic.twitter.com/vwXBXCFdhz
— James Melville (@JamesMelville) August 9, 2018
Don’t fall for this. They have proved they cannot be trusted.
“delegates could be invited to support a Brexit policy statement that would refer to holding a second referendum, but only in exceptional circumstances.” https://t.co/uvr6ydUyPq
— Fionna O'Leary #FBPE #BrexitBetraysBritain (@fascinatorfun) August 9, 2018
No, there isn’t.
It’s just that everybody with a higher IQ than inside leg measurement knows Brexit is suicide, and those who aren’t paid liars are willing to say so. https://t.co/LaOyHBnt3g
— Mitch Benn (@MitchBenn) August 9, 2018
READ: Premier League clubs have paid an extra £88.3m in transfer fees due to Brexit causing sterling's value to slump.
— People's Vote UK (@peoplesvote_uk) August 9, 2018
Doncaster Rovers warn Real Madrid not to stand in the way of Champions League bid https://t.co/ntSJeoP2Dy
— Chris Kendall 🇪🇺 (@ottocrat) August 9, 2018