The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Beirut’s Last Park, Juppe’s Declaration and a Massive Gemstone

    Know This: Protesters in Beirut are rallying to save the city’s single remaining piece of parkland from development. If she’s impeached, South Korea’s disgraced president could also face bribery charges. And French conservative runner-up Alain Juppé says he won’t step in and run for president, even though former rival François Fillon’s campaign is in deep, scandal-ridden trouble.

    Remember This: At least 14 different entities have claimed the 752-pound Bahia emerald as their own — including the nation of Brazil. But it’s not exactly a lucky stone.

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