Data experts on DEBATE IMPACT: will it move the needle in the 2020 horse race?
On today's What America's Thinking, non-partisan pollster and Director of Research at Ipsos, Mallory Newall, and Senior Fellow at New America, Lee Drutman, react to last night's presidential debate and weigh in on potential impacts to the 2020 horse race.
The 16 active wildfires in Oregon have evacuated thousands of residents and at least 10 are dead. In California, the North Complex Fire is one quarter contained, but the toxic smoke ranks the west among the worst in the world for air quality. Informal comments to the media by Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations, on the situation in the country.
The Security Council today (9 Oct) issued a Presidential Statement reaffirming the status of Varosha as set out in previous Council resolutions and reiterating that no actions should be carried out in relation to Varosha that are not in accordance with those resolutions.
Outside the Council, Cyprus Ambassador Kornelios Korneliou welcomed the Presidential Statement and said "the actions taking place are very serious. They create very important new fait accomplis, and they render the prospects for the settlement of the Cyprus problem, you know, very, very difficult to achieve."
Korneliou said, "we appeal to the occupation authorities, to Turkey in particular, to stop and rescind all kind of actions that destroy the prospects of a negotiated settlement."
The Presidential Statement expressed deep concern regarding the announcement by Tiurkey on 6 October to open the coastline of Varosha and calls for the reversal of this course of action, and for the avoidance of any unilateral actions that could raise tensions on the island. Richard Jefferson and Vince Carter weigh in on the upcoming series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets and discuss how effective Nikola Jokic will be on the floor against the Lakers' defense.
✔️ Today a still infected President Trump again compared the virus to the flu, and said we are learning "to live with it." Joining Katy Tur to discuss is former RNC Chairman and Senior Advisor to the Lincoln Project, Michael Steele. And former aide to the Vice President on the coronavirus task force, Olivia Troye. Aired on 10/06/2020.