Daily Show Prep: Tuesday, Dec. 12

 

Niles Mayor breaks council deadlock on provisional pot licenses – 95.3 MNC

The door for medical marijuana-related business in Niles is open, and Mayor Nick Shelton ended up being the one to open that door.

Family ‘Outraged’ By Police In NYC | The Daily Caller

The family of Akayed Ullah, the suspect behind Monday morning’s failed suicide bombing at the New York City Port Authority Bus Terminal, expressed “outrage” by the actions of law enforcement.

Yes, that Netflix tweet is creepy — and raises serious privacy questions | ZDNet

A Netflix spokesperson would not address those specific questions, but sent ZDNet a canned statement.


Hour 2

Lawsuit accuses Oberlin of slandering local bakery as racist

According to the Associated Press, the dispute began in November 2016, when a shopkeeper at Gibson’s Bakery was assaulted by three black men he believed were attempting to steal wine, although the young men later claimed they were attempting to purchase the alcohol using fake identification.

Florida Bill Would Make it a Crime to be the Victim of Auto Theft – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Newton has introduced a bill that would make it a criminal offense to have your car stolen if you leave it unlocked with the keys inside. His legislation would make this a second-degree misdemeanor; violators would face fines of up to $500 and jail time of up to 60 days.

Florida Bill Would Make it a Crime to be the Victim of Auto Theft – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Newton has introduced a bill that would make it a criminal offense to have your car stolen if you leave it unlocked with the keys inside. His legislation would make this a second-degree misdemeanor; violators would face fines of up to $500 and jail time of up to 60 days.

Trump to send astronauts back to the moon — and eventually Mars – CNNPolitics

Trump authorized the acting NASA administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. to “lead an innovative space exploration program to send American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually Mars” during a White House signing ceremony.

Iraqi Military Holds Parade to Celebrate Islamic State Defeat – Breitbart

Sunday’s parade celebrated Iraqi forces who took the fight to ISIS, including the country’s army, air force, elite counterterrorism forces, federal and local police, as well as Iran-backed Shiite fighters, Sunni paramilitaries, and Kurdish Peshmerga troops.

Putin Orders Russian Troops to Begin Withdrawing from Syria – Breitbart

Kremlin President Vladimir Putin has reportedly ordered his Ministry of Defense to begin pulling out Russian troops from Syria, declaring that the end of “large-scale combat actions” against jihadists in the war-devastated country is imminent.


Hour 3

smokeroom.com/2017/12/11/corey-feldman-plays-1993-audio-tape-naming-his-alleged-sexual-abuser/

Corey Feldman shared Monday an audio tape reportedly made in 1993 in which he names one of his alleged sexual abusers to authorities as a young actor.

$7.8 Million Settlement Against Biomedical Companies Accused of Profiting from Fetal Tissue Sales – Breitbart

“The DaVinci companies’ admission of guilt for selling baby parts from Planned Parenthood is a ringing vindication of CMP’s citizen journalism methods and accuracy,” said Daleiden in a statement about the settlement:

Wife of demoted DOJ official worked for firm behind anti-Trump dossier | Fox News

A senior Justice Department official demoted last week for concealing his meetings with the men behind the anti-Trump “dossier” had even closer ties to Fusion GPS, the firm responsible for the incendiary document, than have been disclosed, Fox News has confirmed: The official’s wife worked for Fusion GPS during the 2016 election.