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SmartHer Week Ahead

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Sunday: Veterans Day. President Trump will lay a wreath & have a speech outside Paris today honoring WWI veterans. Vice President Pence starts week-long tour of Japan, Singapore, Australia & Papau New Guinea meeting with leaders in support of a full denuclearization of N. Korea.

Monday: Veterans Day (Observed)

Tuesday: Congress returns to the Capitol with several midterm races still undecided. Trial of accused Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” Guzman begins in New York. Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” published followed by a 10-day city tour which starts in Chicago.  CDC issues update on AFM – a rare, polio-like illness largely impacting children.

Wednesday: Country Music Association (CMA) awards in Nashville on ABC. Prince Charles turns 70.

Thursday: Gov’t releases October retail sales data offering a glimpse at shopping before all-important holiday season.

Friday: Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards ceremony honoring the likes of Elvis, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Babe Ruth. NASA administrator and the chief of the European Space Agency meet at Kennedy Space Center to discuss sending humans to the moon & Mars.