News Brief (Nov. 4 to Nov. 11)

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

  • In regards to the impeachment inquiry, four White House officials scheduled for House inquiry depositions didn’t testify.
  • McDonald’s fires CEO Steve Easterbrook following being exposed for being in a relationship with a fellow employee. He later responded with emails to other employees calling the relationship “a mistake.”
  • European Far Right Growth
  • Norway: High-profile American white supremacist Greg Johnson was arrested following his hate speech at a far right conference and support of Anders Breivik.
  • Germany: The city of Dresden declared a “Nazi emergency” following the yearly rise in right-wing extremism and racism.
  • Airbnb is banning “party houses” following the death of five people at a Halloween house party in San Francisco, Calif.

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019

  • Nine U.S. citizens were killed in a cartel shootout in Mexico.
  • The U.S. begins Paris Climate Agreement withdrawal.
  • Amy Robach caught on open mic speaking about Jeffrey Epstein’s case years before breakout
  • Nov. 5 marked an Election Day for many state and local governments across the U.S., including Texas.

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

  • 11,000 scientists warned of climate change causing ‘untold suffering’.

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

  • New York judge ordered Trump to pay $2 million for misusing his foundation

Friday, Nov. 8, 2019

  • Astroworld Festival lineup announced ahead of the weekend festival in Houston.
  • Michael Bloomberg announced a presidential bid.
  • A lawyer for the Ukraine whistle blower sends White House cease and desist letter to stop President Trump’s attacks.
  • The Morton Ranch Mavericks lost to the Mayde Creek Rams at Legacy Stadium in the last football game of the 2019 season.

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019

  • Kristallnacht occurred 81 years ago.
  • The world also observed the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

  • Virginia Democrats elected the first female Speaker of the House.

Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

  • The U.S. observed Veteran’s Day, as well as the 244th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps