Morning Constitutional – Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Good morning, everybody. Kylie Jenner graduated from high school. Now, your morning constitutional:

Over 13,000 people were evacuated and three airports were closed after five volcanoes erupted throughout Indonesia.

Video released Tuesday of Sandra Bland’s arrest contains numerous continuity issues that suggest that it may have been edited.

The Pentagon announced Tuesday that the U.S. killed Muhsin al-Fadhli, a leader of a group of veteran al-Qaeda operatives known as the Khorasan Group in Syria, in an airstrike on July 8.

Democrats in the House and Senate will introduce a bill Wednesday to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

At least 25 are dead after a suicide bombing at a market in the Faryab province of Afghanistan.

Afghan security forces are struggling to maintain a stalemate as U.S. and NATO troops leave the country.

How Russia is everywhere and Ukraine is nowhere in Donetsk.

Turkey briefly blocked Twitter on Wednesday to stop photos of Monday’s bombing from being disseminated and to prevent protests against the government for not doing enough to prevent the bombing.

Following his escape after 17 months in prison, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman faces a much changed drug trafficking landscape.

Martin O’Malley is right to connect the Islamic State and climate change.

In a new Quinnipiac poll, Hillary Clinton has lost ground and now trails Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Scott Walker in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia.

Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matter and the future of the liberal agenda.

Cool feature on Upshot on how chance could determine the Republican nominee.

Fragments of a Koran in a UK university are old enough to have been written within just a few years of the founding of Islam.

Connecticut teen flies drone with guns mounted.

Finally, a Florida gun-range owner has declared a “Muslim-free zone.” Go ahead and mind the irony of him using the word “patriots” while standing in front of a Confederate flag.


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