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Notable News

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Notable News is for visionary women who want a succinct breakdown of the day's news topics. Less than 10 minutes a day. Published daily Monday through Friday.

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Notable News, 10/5/2018

October 5th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for October 5th!

Today, I cover:
-The latest on Judge Kavanaugh including the results of the FBI report, Kavanaugh's op-ed in …

Notable News, 10/4/2018

October 4th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for October 4th!

(Not so great noise in this recording from my headphones.... Will be trying to edit it out for the podcast)

Today, I talk about:
-Kavanaugh, again!
-The sham FBI investigation
-The …

Notable News, 10/3/2018

October 3rd, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 3rd of October!

Today I talk about:
-The latest Kavanaugh updates including the sham FBI investigation and President Trump mocking Dr. Ford at his rally in Mississippi last night
-The NY …

Notable News, 9/27/2018

September 27th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 27th of September!

Today we talk about 3 main topics:
-The upcoming Kavanaugh and Ford hearing, happening today
-The Rosenstein and Trump meeting, also happening today
-Trump's freewheeling …

Notable News, 9/26/18

September 27th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 26th of September!

Today we talk about all things Judge Kavanaugh so this episode has a trigger warning.

Included in this episode:
-The New Yorker Sunday night news drop about Deborah …

Notable News, 9/21/18

September 21st, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 21st of September!

Today, I talked about:
-Yesterday's Rite Aid distribution center shooting and why there is a discrepancy on what a mass shooting is
-The latest Brett Kavanaugh update, …

Notable News, 9/20/2018

September 20th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 20th of September!

Today, I talk:
-Kavanaugh update
-Ron DeSantis and the Hurricane Maria numbers
-Google and "don't be evil" doesn't apply to their push to create a search engine in China

Notable News, 9/18/18

September 18th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 18th of September!

Today we cover:
-The latest Kavanaugh news, a hearing scheduled and vote postponed
-Hurricane …

Notable News, 9/17/2018

September 17th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 17th of September!

Today we cover:
-The latest on Dr. Ford's letter on Judge Kavanaugh
-Hurricane Florence's damage to …

Notable News, 9/12/2018

September 17th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 12th of September!

Today we cover:
-Hurricane Florence update
-$10 million taken from FEMA for ICE
-Paul Manafort …

Notable News, 9/11/2018

September 14th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 11th of September!

Today we cover:
-September 11th anniversary
-Hurricane Florence update
-The return of the Playboy Club …

Notable News, 9/6/2018

September 6th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 6th of September!

Today we cover...

-The mysterious NY Times op-ed
-The second day of Kavanaugh hearings
-Britain charges 2 Russians with poisoning in the nerve agent attack
-India …

Notable News, 9/5/2018

September 5th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 5th of September!

Today we cover:
-An update on day 1 of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court hearings
-Early drop of Bob …

Notable News, 9/4/2018

September 4th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 4th of September!

Today we cover all things Brett Kavanaugh, including:

-Mitch McConnell refusing to give Merrick Garland a hearing
-The surprising resignation of Anthony Kennedy and his …

Notable News, 8/29/2018

August 29th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 29th of August!

Today we cover:
-Death toll from Hurricane Maria goes from 64 to 2,975
-White ex-officer found guilty in …

Notable News, 8/28/2018

August 28th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 28th of August!

Today we cover:
-The half-staff flag controversy around John McCain's passing and the Trump …

Notable News, 8/27/2018

August 27th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 27th of August!

Today we cover:
-The passing of US Senator John McCain
-Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush give …

Notable News, 8/24/2018

August 24th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 24th of August!

Today we cover:
-David Pecker granted immunity in exchange for giving prosecutors information about Cohen and Trump
-Trump tweeted out a common talking point of white …

Notable News, 8/23/18

August 23rd, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 23rd of August!

Today we cover:
-One juror held out on the full 18 counts against Manfort
-Duncan & Margaret Hunter …

Notable News, 8/22/2018

August 22nd, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 22nd of August!

Today we cover:
-The jury came back with 8 guilty verdicts and 10 non-unanimous decisions for Paul …

Notable News, 8/21/2018

August 21st, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 21st of August!

Today we cover:
-Microsoft announced that it disabled fake sites by a group affiliated with the Russian government
-Silent Sam Confederate statue toppled at the University of …

Notable News, 8/20/2018

August 20th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 20th of August!

Today we cover:
-Pope Francis releases a statement on the Pennsylvania sex abuse report
-The NY Times reports Donald F. McGahn II was cooperating with the Mueller …

Notable News, 8/17/2018

August 17th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 17th of August!

Today we cover:

-The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passes away at 76
-Manafort's jury asks for the …

Notable News, 8/14/2018

August 14th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 14th of August!

Today we cover:

-The firing of Peter Strzok
-The doings of Stephen Miller
-Florida "stand your ground" shooter charged with manslaughter
-The federal government supports your …

Notable News, 8/13/2018

August 13th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 13th of August!

Today we cover:

-The Unite the Right 2 Rally in DC
-Syria explosion kills 67
-Romanian protests
-Omarosa records in the Situation Room
-The Boston Globe's initiative against …

Notable News, 8/8/2018

August 8th, 2018


Welcome to Notable News for the 8th of August!

Today we cover:

-Asbestos is back in building materials in the United States thanks to the EPA
-Twitter allows Alex Jones and Info Wars to continue to be on the platform
-US …

Notable News, 8/7/2018

August 7th, 2018


In this episode of Notable News, we talk about:

-Rick Gates at the Manafort trial
-California wildfires and what a "truth sandwich" is
-Kremlin Annex protests
-YouTube, Facebook, Apple, and Spotify start enforcing their …

Notable News, 8.6.2018

August 6th, 2018


Welcome back to Notable News! I talked Trump tweeting and admitting to crimes and the complete and total lack of reaction, the earthquake in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia ejecting Canada's ambassador, and this past weekend's …

Notable News, 9/27/2017

September 27th, 2017


The crisis in Puerto Rico, what is the Jones Act and why won't the Trump admin help PR, Roy Moore terrifies me and should you too, Jeff Sessions …

Notable News, 9/26/2017

September 26th, 2017


Collins a hard no on healthcare repeal, more on the NFL weekend solidarity, North Korea's take on "won't be around much longer," Columbia Journalism …

Notable News, 9/25/2017

September 25th, 2017


Horrors in Puerto Rico, Trump vs. the Constitution, NFL vs. NASCAR, 21 states notified of Russian election hacks, Travel ban 3.0, Graham-Cassidy healthcare nightmare, & Kushner's private email server

Notable News, 9/20/2017

September 20th, 2017


Hurricane Maria leaves PR powerless, a 2nd Mexico earthquake, Trump at the UN goes as anticipated, Manafort'a wiretapping does not prove Trump claim, but tapes?, healthcare, & Mildred Loving

Notable News, 9/19/2017

September 19th, 2017


The crisis in Myanmar, Hurricane Maria devastates, Manafort wiretapped, Flynn legal fund, defense spending increase, more repeal, DT Jr scales back protection, St Louis/Georgia Tech protests, and Tutu

Notable News, 9/18/2017

September 18th, 2017


3 Hurricanes in the Atlantic, Trump tweets violence, diversity wins big at Emmy's, On Sept 18 1931, Japan fakes explosion, invades China, Jen …

Notable News, 9/15/2017

September 15th, 2017


Explosion in the London Underground, so Trump tweets, Sessions called an idiot by Trump, Jemele Hill calls Trump a white supremacist, Hurricane Jose may visit the US, Agatha Christie's 127th Birthday

Notable News, 9/14/2017

September 14th, 2017


Schumer and Pelosi are had, Mnuchin and his plane request vs tax reform, Susan Rice uncovers more intrigue afoot, Martin Shrkeli to jail, Russia investigation leaks, Flynn & fam, Clinton on Flynn

Notable News, 9/13/2017

September 13th, 2017


Weeks before power returns in Fla, stay away Jose, Edith Windsor passes, Murray's resignation, new iPhone, Flynn won't testify, Margaret Chase Smith and the Declaration of Conscience

Notable News, 9/12/2017

September 12th, 2017


Hype scholarship, More Russia, particularly the Magnitsky Act executive order & Sputnik investigation, UN sanctions on North Korea, Irma updates, …

Notable News, 9/11/2017

September 11th, 2017


Irma, Harvey, Mexico earthquake + Katia, Oregon & California fires, tax reform, Bannon, Congo's cholera, hating Equifax even more, September 11th …

Notable News, 9/8/2017

September 8th, 2017


Hype scholarships!, extreme weather in Harvey, Irma, earthquakes, fire, floods, DACA, the debt ceiling, Ryan gives in again, Betsy DeVos - the Devil …

Notable News, 9/6/2017

September 6th, 2017


The end of DACA, Hurricane Irma is a massive storm, stay safe!, Food for thought - Oprah Winfrey

Notable News, 9/5/2017

September 5th, 2017


North Korea's latest nuclear test, Nikki Haley, Putin's response, Trump poised to repeal DACA, major punting, Hurricane Irma, how a hurricane becomes "fake news," and testing yourself with Factitious

Notable News, 9/1/2017

September 1st, 2017


Friday in Trumpland, Harvey, proposed cuts to FEMA, gas price increases, Paul Ryan stands up, Fined for fraud and running the higher ed fraud dept?, …

Notable News, 8/31/2017

August 31st, 2017


The devastation in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh, Harvey continued, Missile test, Texas immigration bill, Harris and Sanders team up, Mueller and NY AG, pizza, and Brene Brown and undies for everyone

Notable News, 8/30/2017

August 30th, 2017


Harvey and "What a crowd!," Mattis stands up, Russia investigation hot 'n heavy, Harvey & climate change, how will Republicans in Congress respond to aid requests, Amy Siskind but not Melania's shoes

Notable News, 8/29/2017

August 29th, 2017


Tropical Storm Harvey, Arpaio & ratings/Flake, police with military grade gear, the many sides of Rex Tillerson, Sater said what? More emails and …

Notable News, 8/28/2017

August 28th, 2017


Hurricane Harvey devastates Texas, how Trump used the hurricane to play politics, Arpaio & Gorka, Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King's "I …

Notable News, 8/25/2017

August 25th, 2017


Texas braces for Hurricane Harvey, Yemen airstrike, Samsung's woes, rallies planned, rethink your career choice Russian ambassadors, Ending DACA?, Tammy Duckworth, Amelia Earhart

Notable News, 8/24/2017

August 24th, 2017


A long list of marginalized groups attacked by Trump, more resignations, unlikely allies in Ryan and Schumer, Amy Schumer vs. Netflix, Taylor Swift's new album, Amelia Earhart, and Melinda Gates

Notable News, 8/23/2017

August 23rd, 2017


Trump's Phoenix rally, teasing the pardon of Judge Arpaio, James Clapper's questioning of Trump's competency, McConnell's refusal to stop the Russian investigation, and modern day hero Leymah Gbowee

Notable News, 8/22/2017

August 22nd, 2017


More on the USS John S. McCain crash, Trump & Afghanistan, Trump in Arizona, South Asia flooding, Betty Makoni, and Dorothy Parker

Notable News, 8/21/2017

August 21st, 2017


Terror attacks in Spain and Finland, more Trump Charlottesville speech fall out, Bannon's out but why and how?, The Great American Eclipse, Reba Little, The Mona Lisa, and Remco Campert.

Notable News, 8/18/2017

August 18th, 2017


Terror in Barcelona, Charlottesville and Trump, the 25th amendment, Canada asylum seekers, UVA vigil wins without social media, Vice's documentary, Mylan pays up, Susan Travers, and Harry T. Burns.

Notable News, 8/17/2017

August 17th, 2017


More Charlottesville fallout, the NAFTA renegotiation, Flora Sandes, Pussy Riot, and a Nelson Mandela inspired call to action.

Notable News, 8/16/2017

August 16th, 2017


Trump doubles down, more CEO's flee, protests this weekend in the US, Obama beats Trump at his own game, French Resistance hero Elizabeth Wake, and Madonna.

Notable News, 8/15/2017

August 15th, 2017


Today, we're talking about Charlottesville and the continued political fallout, North Korea, Taylor Swift, Amy Siskind, and Stieg Larsson.

Notable News, 8/14/2017

August 14th, 2017


Why Notable News? • Charlottesville • In other US News • In Notable Woman News • On this day in Notable Woman history • In closing

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