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Late Night: The Roundup

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It’s Black Friday today, so don’t get “lost” folks.

Tomorrow, economist Jeff Madrick joins FDL Book Salon to discuss his new book with Jesse Myerson hosting. The Book Salon Sunday will be rescheduled. Enjoy your weekend!

International Politics

Overall

– Jason Leopold: “UN Report Calls On US to Stop Force-Feeding Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

– With a delay of an agreement between Iran and the P5+1 that will take even more months to negotiate, Israel is thrilled with the failure of a complete agreement

– Pope Francis I: Instead of using violence against the Islamic State, we should focus on eliminating poverty to defeat the ISIL

Middle East

– A cell tied to the ISIL attacked a Shiite village in Saudi Arabia killing at least nine people

Asia and Oceania

– Tensions are rising in Hong Kong as protesters clashing with police there to reclaim a site

Africa

– One of the prime ministers in Libya warned, as a result of the stalemate, the oil-rich nation risks separating into two states

– It is assumed Boko Haram attacked a mosque in Nigeria and dozens were killed

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.