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Trade Wars and Toys R Us Zombies

Trade Wars and Toys R US Zombies on today’s PGFire
Could the US-China Trade War Be Over Soon?
PGNewser – According to a former Reagan confidante, John Rutledge, a trade deal getting done right now between the US and China is very possible.
CNBC – “What I told the group was that you have to understand that China is not Kansas,” Rutledge said. “Their institution’s different, their politics is different and so forth. But I really think that it’s possible for a trade deal to get done right now. Both sides need it, and the Chinese economy, in particular, is very weak, and they have a credit crisis underway that’s really causing damage to the private firms. So if you’re going to get something done, this is the right time to do it.” 

You Might Still Get to Be a Toys R Us Kid

CNN – The company said it is considering “a new, operating Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us branding company,” the filing said. The plan would “create new, domestic, retail operating businesses under the Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us names, as well as expand its international presence and further develop its private brands business.”The details of when and how the brand would be brought back to life were not disclosed. | Get the Full Story

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You Might Still Get to Be a Toys R Us Kid

CNN – The company said it is considering “a new, operating Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us branding company,” the filing said. The plan would “create new, domestic, retail operating businesses under the Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us names, as well as expand its international presence and further develop its private brands business.”The details of when and how the brand would be brought back to life were not disclosed. | Get the Full Story

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Zombie Deer is Good Eats, Docs Say

NY Post – Researchers examined about 80 people who’ve feasted on the meat of deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease — a fatal illness that causes zombie-like behavior in the animals and could spread to humans — and found over the course of the six-year study “no significant changes in health conditions,” USA Today reported on Thursday. | Get the Full Story

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Monster Turtle Missing in New Mexican Desert – AP News

AP News – ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can’t run fast and can’t be missed — a 100-pound tortoise.
KOB-TV reports Dusty the Turtle went missing earlier this month in Roswell, New Mexico after strong winds knocked open a gate that housed him. | Get the Full Story

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Could the US-China Trade War Be Over Soon?

PGNewser – According to a former Reagan confidante, John Rutledge, a trade deal getting done right now between the US and China is very possible.
CNBC – “What I told the group was that you have to understand that China is not Kansas,” Rutledge said. “Their institution’s different, their politics is different and so forth. But I really think that it’s possible for a trade deal to get done right now. Both sides need it, and the Chinese economy, in particular, is very weak, and they have a credit crisis underway that’s really causing damage to the private firms. So if you’re going to get something done, this is the right time to do it.” | Get the Full Story

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No Brexit Deal in May-Tusk Desert Meeting

Embattled British PM Theresa May signals no deal will be worked out during her meeting with EU Leader Donald Tusk.
May to meet Tusk in Egypt, but no Brexit deal in the desert- France 24
Prime Minister Theresa May will meet EU leader Donald Tusk on Sunday ahead of a summit with Arab leaders, officials said, but should not expect a Brexit breakthrough. | Get the Full Story

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Alleged Terror Plotter Used Work Computer to Plan Attack on Dem Leaders

The Coast Guard Lt. who plotted to kill Democrat leaders apparently planned the bulk of his attack using coast guard computers at work.Coast Guard Lieutenant Used Work Computers in Alleged Planning of Widespread Domestic Terrorist Attack, Prosecutors Say- Small War JournalThe U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant spent hours on end planning a wide-scale domestic terrorist attack, even logging in at his work computer on the job at headquarters to study the manifestos and heinous paths of mass shooters, prosecutors say. | Get the Full Story

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India Court Ruling Could Trigger Eviction of 8 Million

A ruling by India’s Supreme Court could lead to the eviction of millions of people who live in forests now deemed ‘protected.’  
‘Biggest mass eviction’ of tribespeople could see EIGHT MILLION booted out of their forest homes to ‘protect woodland’ after landmark court ruling in India- The Sun UK
MILLIONS of tribal forest dwellers in India are facing eviction after a ruling by the country’s supreme court. | Get the Full Story

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May Says No Deal Brexit Could Trigger Conservative Split

Theresa May is still pitching her Brexit deal, hoping for a little fear of Torie revolt to whip her party in shape before the final Brexit vote Brexit:
Theresa May warned dozens of Tories could rebel over no-deal – BBC News
Leaders of the Brexit Delivery group of MPs, comprising Leavers and Remainers, say up to 30 may back alternatives if the PM’s reworked deal isn’t voted on. | Get the Full Story

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Just Because Mueller is Done, Doesn’t Mean RussiaGate is Done – Leftzilla

Republicans may be celebrating the end of the Mueller investigation, but perhaps they shouldn’t celebrate too quickly.  The end of the Mueller probe might very well be the opening of the next chapter in the Russiagate saga.
Mueller Report Is Likely Just ‘End Of The Beginning’- Crooks and Liars
According to the MSM, Mr. Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Goat Rodeo, our great national psychotic break from reality that has roiled our country, our politics and our culture over the past two years, is coming to an end. | Get the Full Story