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The Morning Briefing: Manson Dead, Predator Update and Much, Much More

Good Monday morning.

Here is what's on the President's agenda today:

  • In the morning, President Donald J. Trump will receive his daily intelligence briefing.
  • The President will then meet with his Cabinet.
  • In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.
  • Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.

Welcome to Thanksgiving week at The Morning Briefing. I'll be writing a condensed version of the Briefing while I am away in an inconvenient time zone.

Predator [alleged] update

Police investigating 22 alleged sex crimes tied to Hollywood, source says

Gillibrand on sexual misconduct: What was tolerated 25 years ago won't be tolerated today

Harvey Weinstein created a list of nearly 100 people who might have damaging info about his behavior

Female lawmakers push for action on sexual misconduct

Lena Dunham tries to apologize for defending man accused of rape

Dem Rep.: Bill Clinton’s Accusers ‘Were Not Treated As They Should Have Been’ [VIDEO]

Trump believes Roy Moore accusers — but is 'concerned' allegations are 38 years old: White House official

Russell Simmons Allegedly Sexually Assaulted 17-Year-Old as Brett Ratner Watched

Terry Crews Doubles Down on Groping Allegation Against Exec: ‘NO ONE GETS A PASS’

Al Franken cut from PBS special amid sexual misconduct allegations

Jeffrey Tambor hints at exit from 'Transparent' despite denying sexual misconduct allegations

Texas AG Paxton rejects Romney standard from Roy Moore case


Report: DOJ And FBI Haven’t Verified Salacious Parts Of The Trump Dossier

Special Counsel sends wide-ranging request for documents to Justice Department

Lawyer: Kushner is 'the hero' in campaign emails regarding Russia

Publicist who set up Trump Jr., Russian lawyer meeting says he's ready to talk to Mueller

Around the world

Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline

France Seeks To Ban Muslim Street Prayers In Paris After Clashes

Turkey bans all LGBTQ events in capital

Arab League states condemn Hezbollah as 'terrorist organization'

Historical picture of the day:

Two U.S. Marines apply modern know-how to an ancient craft - a round woven boat borrowed from a fisherman near Chu Lai, South Vietnam on Nov. 20, 1965. The Marines, on a patrol near the fishing village, borrowed the boat to cross the river two at a time and secure the opposite bank. The boat, maneuvered by two long unwieldy oars, is woven from rattan and reeds. (AP Photo/John T. Wheeler)

Other morsels

Demi Lovato Brings Danica Roem, First Openly Transgender State Legislator, as Her AMAs Date

DACA backers move to avert Supreme Court fight over records

US general says nuclear launch order can be refused, sparking debate