Morning Constitutional – Monday, 20 October 2014

Good morning, everybody. Charlie Sheen and Brett Rossi aren’t getting married anymore. Now, your morning constitutional:

In a major change, Turkey said Monday that it will allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage to Syria to join the fighting there against Islamic State militants.

A suicide bombing in Baghdad and and triple car bombing in Karbala killed at least 33 Monday.

Ukraine and Russia came to a temporary agreement over natural gas supply, which may be enough to get through the winter.

Nigeria and Senegal have been declared Ebola-free.

Joko Widodo was inaugurated president of Indonesia Monday.

The Obama administration will likely not seek congressional approval for a nuclear deal with Iran.

Unlike other Western countries that arrest radical fighters or bar them from coming back from Iraq and Syria, Denmark is offering counseling and assistance finding jobs.

An AP investigation found dozens of Nazi war criminals who were expelled from the United States and yet still collected Social Security benefits.

Good piece on Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s great dissent in the Texas voter ID case.

Over the weekend, there was a riot at a pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire.

Smiling black woman standing next to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett in a photo on his website was photoshopped.

Study shows that the U.S. is not a meritocracy.

A Fox News poll that shows what’s wrong with news media coverage of ISIS and Ebola.

Baby Boomers ruined America.

Finally, a woman is suing Disney for $250 million because she claims Frozen was actually based on her life.


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