Donald Trump praises Chinese leader Xi Jinping: A.M. News Links

November 9, 2017 GMT

Donald Trump praises Chinese leader Xi Jinping: A.M. News Links

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Trump heaps praise on Xi Jinping and blames predecessors for trade gaps with China (New York Times)

‘Canary in the coal mine’: Republicans fear Democratic wins mean more losses to come (Washington Post)

Thousands of schools close as smog envelopes India, Pakistan (Gulf News)

National news

Fusion GPS co-founder strikes deal with House panel, will return for dossier testimony (Fox News)

State Department senior ranks being depleted at ‘dizzying speed’: Ambassador (ABC News)


First deported ‘Dreamer’ arrested for illegal return to U.S. (Associated Press)

Repealing ObamaCare mandate means millions fewer insured: CBO (The Hill)

Maine governor says he will not expand Medicaid despite vote (Reuters)

Pence, community vow to overcome ‘evil’ with faith (Houston Chronicle)

Air Force Academy silent on motive in alleged racist hoax (Associated Press)

Mexican citizen executed in Texas for decades-old killing vows he ‘will be back for justice’ (Fox News)

Witness curses, ridicules inmate as Florida executes convicted killer of two (Associated Press)

Obama does the unthinkable at Daley Center: Makes jury duty a thrill (Chicago Tribune)

Self-operating shuttle bus crashes after Las Vegas launch (Associated Press)

World news

Saudi blockade of Yemen threatens to starve millions, U.N. says (New York Times)

Syrian army and allies ‘take last major Islamic State stronghold in Syria leaving terror group close to total collapse’ (The Telegraph)

Germany must allow third gender option in registry of births, court rules (USA Today)

Theresa May faces fresh reshuffle after Priti Patel resignation (BBC)

Talks on Pacific Rim trade pact minus US at regional summit (Associated Press)

Catalan parliament speaker to appear before Spain’s Supreme Court (Reuters)

Lebanon’s plunge into political crisis raises specter of war with Israel (Washington Post)

Ousted Zimbabwe vice president flees into exile, claiming assassination attempts against him (Los Angeles Times)