Media Editors / Dec. 20, 2018

Thursday Top Headlines

Spending bill passed, troops leaving Syria, Paul Ryan's farewell, Fed hikes rate, food stamps, and more.

  • Senate passes short-term spending bill to avert shutdown (Politico)

  • Judge strikes down Trump administration’s attempt to tighten asylum process (National Review)

  • Afghan and Iraqi interpreters risk death, wait years for legal U.S. visas while migrant caravan demands immediate entrance (The Daily Caller)

  • Trump orders troops to leave Syria as White House declares victory over ISIS (ABC News)

  • North Korea says it won’t denuclearize unless U.S. removes “threat” (Associated Press)

  • BuzzFeed wins anti-Trump dossier lawsuit (The Daily Wire)

  • Judges quietly dismiss more than 80 ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh (The Daily Wire)

  • Read the full text of Speaker Ryan’s farewell address (The Daily Signal)

  • Fed hikes rate, lowers 2019 projection to two increases (CNBC)

  • Department of Agriculture moves to tighten restrictions on food stamps (USA Today)

  • Elizabeth Warren introduces legislation to create a government-run pharmaceutical manufacturer (The Daily Signal)

  • More than 500 priests accused of sexual abuse not yet publicly identified by Catholic church, Illinois attorney general finds (Chicago Tribune)

  • Democrats used “similarly deceptive tactics” in Alabama Senate race as Russians used in 2016 election (The Daily Wire)

  • Facebook gave tech companies “intrusive” access to users’ private messages and personal data, internal documents reveal (Fox News)

  • Winner of CNN’s “Journalist of the Year” award admits he made up reports (The Daily Wire)

  • Optimism among U.S. manufacturers at record high heading into 2019 (Washington Examiner)

  • Humor: Miss Universe pageant embroiled in controversy as all losers identify as winners (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: The failure of leadership on Syria (American Enterprise Institute)

  • Policy: The Fed made the right call with rate hikes (Washington Examiner)

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