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  1. Manafort’s Mutterings, Suu Kyi’s Equivocation and Ryanair’s Disaster

    Know This: Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was reportedly wiretapped during the 2016 run for the White House, an operation that can only take place once a court is given evidence suggesting someone may be an agent of a foreign power. Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi says her country’s committed to a “sustainable solution” to the Rohingya crisis, but didn’t address allegations of state violence. And Spain has kicked out its North Korean ambassador in retaliation for the country’s ongoing nuclear tests.

    Remember This Number: 2,024. That’s how many flights budget carrier Ryanair has been forced to cancel over the next six weeks because it forgot that pilots are entitled to vacation days.

    Come See Us: Washington, D.C., we’re coming for you! OZY is in the midst of a nationwide college tour and this Thursday, Sept. 21, OZY co-founder and CEO Carlos Watson is speaking at George Washington University. Interested in attending? Email educators@ozy.com and reserve your seat today!

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