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Frontrunning: September 5

  • North Korea Plans New Missile Test as U.S. Calls for Action (WSJ)
  • U.S. crude rises, gasoline falls as refineries restart (Reuters)
  • Putin says tougher sanctions senseless (Reuters)
  • Trump Confronts Accelerating Russia Probes on Multiple Fronts (BBG)
  • Trump poised to rescind Dreamer program, pressure Congress to fix (Reuters)

Where There's [Almost] "Blood In The Streets" In America Today...

"there's a common saying in finance: ‘buy when there’s blood in the streets’ ...This is easy to understand intellectually… harder to do in practice... When there’s blood in the streets, i.e. markets are collapsing, our human emotions kick in. We tend to panic..."

How The CIA Made Google

Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet...

Mueller Reportedly Probing Flynn's Role In Attempt To Find Hillary's 30,000 Missing Emails, WSJ

Back in June we noted a Wall Street Journal story about a longtime Republican operative from Chicago’s North Shore, Peter W. Smith, who apparently set out on a private mission to track down Hillary Clinton’s 30,000 missing emails.  Now, the WSJ is back with an update suggesting that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team is interested in learning more about how/if Michael Flynn may have assisted Peter Smith in his search.

63 Shot, 8 Dead In Chicago's 2nd Most Violent Weekend Of 2017

More people were shot in Chicago over this past weekend than any other this year, except for the Fourth of July weekend that spanned four days.  According to the Chicago Tribune and police data, a total of 63 people were shot and 8 were killed as violence erupted all over the city.