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PBC News & Comment: The Donald’s Secret Business Deals Create Huge Conflicts

Newsweek investigation shows Trump has partners in China, Russia, Turkey and more, creating deep, permanent conflicts of interest if elected…..–read the Newsweek story here

–as Yahoo gets broken up for sale to Verizon, report that 500 million users were hacked by a “state sponsored actor” in 2014

–Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and 26 colleagues show a little courage, voting for bill to delay weapons sale to Saudi Arabia and re-evaluate US support

–the same Chris Murphy showed some cowardice, joining 87 colleagues signing Netanyahu letter to Obama defending Israel’s illegal settlements…here’s good analysis from Mondoweiss

–Obama met with Netanyahu at UN, and Joe Lauria reports on Obama’s “curious” final speech

–Russia claims US drone was near UN relief convoy that was attacked Monday near Aleppo, Syria

–in my latest in-depth interview, retired journalist Fernando Faura thinks Sirhan Sirhan killed Robert F. Kennedy as a “Manchurian Candidate” who committed murder under hypnosis

–in Charlotte, authorities refuse to release video of Keith Scott killing by police, raising tensions stoked by TV coverage of protests

–in many police shootings, cops make no effort to give first aid to the victim, like Terence Crutcher in Tulsa

–former GOP Speaker Boehner, who loves cigarettes, Merlot and free trade, cashes in with tobacco industry and China lobby

–activist Kevin Zeese is recruiting Green Party members to escort Jill Stein in crashing presidential debate next Monday

–new polls buoy vulnerable GOP senators, and hope for Dem control fades, as Clinton drags down Dem prospects

–desperate to recruit millenials, Hillary squirms a bit in interview with Zach Galifianakis, watch it here