Morning Constitutional – Monday, 3 August 2015

Good morning, everybody. Here’s your morning constitutional:

The Obama administration is set to release Monday a final set of new rules to regulate carbon emissions from power plants, the strongest action by the administration yet to date to battle climate change. Who is set to win and lose under the new rules.

Greek stocks dropped by 23 percent on Monday, the first day of trading in five weeks.

At least 27 people were killed after a Syrian army jet dropped a bomb and crashed into a market in militant-controlled Ariha Monday.

U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria have likely killed hundreds of civilians according to a new report by an independent monitoring group.

The U.S. and Turkey agreement to work together on Syria presents a risk as both countries have different objectives in the crisis.

Why the U.S. can’t build an opposition army in Syria.

The Nigerian government says that the military has rescued 178 people from militant group Boko Haram, but did not say if those included the girls abducted in 2014.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has reportedly been indicted on multiple felony counts including securities fraud.

General Adolphe Nshimirimana, Burundi’s former intelligence chief, was assassinated on Sunday, leading to fears of more ethnic violence.

People are mad at their company giving poorly paid people raises because people are jerks.

At least one Republican is not running for president in 2016.

The political science on presidential debates.

More than 5,300 bottles of alcohol were seized in China after authorities discovered that distilleries were adding Viagra to their products.

Finally, hero cop saves skunk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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