Week-ends (11/4/17)

A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In…

HEROES OF THE WEEK

Ryan Nance

Patrick Gray

Megan Sullivan

Katie Michael

VILLAINS OF THE WEEK

Sayfullo Saipov

Frank Nucera Jr

David Horsey

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

 “This was an act of terror, and a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent civilians, aimed at people going about their lives who had no idea what was about to hit them.”

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio after a terrorist killed eight and injured 11 with a pickup

 “Yes.”
 Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., when asked by CNN’s Jake Tapper if she agrees with the notion that the Democratic primary was rigged

“This will make the United States a better place to invest and a better place to be headquartered in.”
Mihir A. Desai, Harvard Business School economist on the GOP tax reform proposal

“Bring his head to me.”
Tampa, Fla., Mayor Bob Buckhorn, speaking to local police who are going door to door investigating three murders in a span of 10 days. Some suspect they were committed by the same person, but the police reject that notion.

We don’t sit around and have a debate about these kinds of issues. We’re really debating other things like, you know … let me see if I can think … She’s very appreciative about how I make the bed.”
Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich, when asked about his wife being in favor of abortion rights, which is in contrast to his party’s platform.

Will drop everything else we are doing (to fix it).”
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on its cheeseburger emoji, which – unbelievably – has the cheese below the patty

OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK

Deserter Bowe Bergdahl could have been sentenced to life in prison.


Instead…

MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK

The good stuff in the GOP tax plan

MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK

The bad stuff in the GOP tax plan

STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK

Will Global Warming Make Air Conditioning a Legal Right?

That’s not a bomb!

 

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