What’s happening this weekend: Confusion at airports, Embassy hires folks, shutdown talks fall apart

1. The Supreme Court will hear the final case in the Kavanaugh case. The House also will vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination. 2. Trump declared a national emergency on the border after negotiations with Congress…

What’s happening this weekend: Confusion at airports, Embassy hires folks, shutdown talks fall apart

1. The Supreme Court will hear the final case in the Kavanaugh case. The House also will vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination.

2. Trump declared a national emergency on the border after negotiations with Congress fell apart over the weekend. To fund the wall, the president will get about $6 billion in military construction money, about $3 billion in technology funding and another $600 million for more detention beds.

3. A federal judge has delayed parts of the government shutdown as lawyers for President Trump and congressional Democrats debate whether he has the legal authority to declare a national emergency to fund the wall.

4. Russians published Instagram posts during the protests over Brexit last year that prompted the resignation of then-Prime Minister David Cameron. One said: “Love your freedom. No concessions.”

5. The Washington Post will go online-only. “In the digital age, the times have changed,” Post CEO and publisher Fred Ryan told The Washington Post. “We can no longer offer our two most powerful newspapers in print and online simultaneously at cost.”

6. Hulu is developing a TV series from the blockbuster Broadway musical “Hamilton.” The next generation of “all you can eat” TV.

7. Records show that the operator of a Marion County day care didn’t believe a 4-year-old girl had died in a hot car.

8. Ex-assistant city manager in the Charlotte suburb of New Hanover County, N.C., was indicted on federal charges of bribery, conspiracy and witness tampering.

9. Michele Prats, who was chief of staff in former North Carolina governor Pat McCrory’s office for five years, resigned after the Republican lost his gubernatorial race.

10. Nintendo’s beloved Super Mario Bros. is coming to video games for the first time in decades.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Washington Post

H/T: The Guardian

W/O: HuffPost’s Tait Sye, Jeremy Slevin, Kate Erbland, Mike Beebe, Matt McFarland, Spencer Ackerman, Amie Parnes and Abbie M. Hemingway, @chunkoutlaws, Twitter (@niazine, @DaneWritesLove, @henrycarr), Jezebel (@Jezebel)

Friday, Nov. 16

Washington Post

H/T: The Washington Post

W/O: HuffPost’s Tait Sye, Jeremy Slevin, Kate Erbland, Mike Beebe, Matt McFarland, Spencer Ackerman, Amie Parnes and Abbie M. Hemingway, @chunkoutlaws, Twitter (@niazine, @DaneWritesLove, @henrycarr), Jezebel (@Jezebel)

Saturday, Nov. 17

Washington Post

H/T: The Guardian

W/O: HuffPost’s Tait Sye, Jeremy Slevin, Kate Erbland, Mike Beebe, Matt McFarland, Spencer Ackerman, Amie Parnes and Abbie M. Hemingway, @chunkoutlaws, Twitter (@niazine, @DaneWritesLove, @henrycarr), Jezebel (@Jezebel)

Sunday, Nov. 18

Washington Post

H/T: HuffPost’s Tait Sye, Jeremy Slevin, Kate Erbland, Mike Beebe, Matt McFarland, Spencer Ackerman, Amie Parnes and Abbie M. Hemingway, @chunkoutlaws, Twitter (@niazine, @DaneWritesLove, @henrycarr), Jezebel (@Jezebel)

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