The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Unhealthy Climate, St. Louis Police Verdict Clashes and Facebook’s Counsel

    The Week Ahead: Today the Juggalos, eccentric fans of rappers Insane Clown Posse, will gather in Washington, D.C., to march against the FBI labeling them a loosely organized gang. On Monday and Tuesday, former Secretary of State John Kerry will host the Yale Climate Conference, featuring actor Leonardo DiCaprio and California Gov. Jerry Brown, addressing what a recent scientific paper said could amount to an “existStential threat” to humankind by 2050. And on Wednesday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will address the U.N. General Assembly and meet with President Trump in an effort to promote Mideast peace talks.

    Know This: White former police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of the murder of a 24-year-old Black man yesterday in St. Louis, prompting hundreds of protesters to march, clash with authorities. Facebook is reportedly helping Russiagate Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigate Russian political ad purchases. And a man in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for blasphemous comments about the Prophet Muhammad.

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