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“We’ve made a deal for peace.”

Ecuador's Pres. Lenín Moreno on an agreement that appears to have stopped nearly two wks of violent, deadly protests. While details are TBD, here’s the backstory: the Ecuadorian gov't artificially lowered fuel prices for decades but recently halted fuel subsidies as part of terms for a $4B loan to help the overall economy. Fuel prices instantly increased, igniting protests. Now, Moreno announced fuel subsidies are back. Future of the loan is also TBD.
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“Ordinary people want to see animals protected, not abused.”

Cassie King of Direct Action Everywhere, an animal rights group, on news that California is the first state in the nation to ban the sale (and manufacturing) of fur products to residents. The law goes into effect Jan 1, 2023. Advocates want the law to become a nationwide trend; critics say the law is overly strict and will create a black market for fur goods.
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“It’s an honor I’ve gotten to compete so many times for the country.”

Gymnast Simone Biles who is now the most-decorated world champion gymnast, man or woman, in history. Biles added to her medal count at the world championship competition this weekend where the United States took home gold in the team event, and Biles earned gold for individual all-around gymnast. Including her event awards, Biles has earned a total of 25 medals.
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“The tragedy here and the crime here is that the American people don’t get to see what’s going on in these sessions.”

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), the highest-ranking Republican on the House oversight committee. He, and other Republicans, accuse his Democrat colleagues of selectively leaking information to the press from testimony related to the impeachment inquiry into Pres. Trump. The testimony, including that of a former White House advisor on Monday, was behind closed doors.
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“We want to make sure that we meet the needs of the investigation and not give the president or his legal minions the opportunity to tailor their testimony and in some cases fabricate testimony to suit their interests.”

Chair of the House Intel Cmte Adam Schiff (D-CA) on why testimony related to the impeachment inquiry is being heard in private. Schiff says the whistleblower, at the center of the inquiry, may not testify.
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