Rubbery Nuggets, US Intelligence & Nuclear Proliferation

SUNDAY 2/3 | On this week’s episode of the Crackdown, our WHIP news department covers an eventful week in the US government, world of chicken nuggets and more. In popular culture, Tyson chicken recalls over 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets and Ariana Grande expresses herself with some new body art (with a fatal flaw). On the global scale, Hillary Clinton remains out of the 2020 election, President Trump removes the US from a nuclear arms treaty, and the State of the Union Address gets rescheduled after the historic government shutdown. And of course, news on Temple’s campus.

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  1. WaPo: Trump accepts invitation from Pelosi to deliver State of the Union on Feb. 5
  2. USAT: More than 36,000 pounds of Tyson chicken nuggets recalled because they may contain rubber
  3. Politico: Podesta: Clinton says ‘she’s not running for president’
  4. CBS: Ariana Grande’s tattoo says “BBQ Grill” in Japanese instead of “7 rings”
  5. NYTimes: Senate Rebukes Trump Over Troop Withdrawals From Syria and Afghanistan
  6. Temple News: Temple Student Government makes monthly town hall meetings mandatory
  7. Temple News: TUGSA adds sexual harassment officer position
  8. TUEvents: Free tax preparation
  9. PEW Research Center: U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Total Dips to Lowest Level in a Decade
  10. Independent: Trump suggests US intelligence chief should ‘go back to school’ because he knows more about Iran
  11. Twitter: Tweet by @realDonaldTrump
  12. FB Newsroom: Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior From Iran
  13. NDTV: Elon Musk Releases All Tesla Patents to Help Save the Earth
  14. Independent: Trump Pulls US Out of Cold War-era Nuclear Weapons Treaty with Russia
  15. NYTimes: Jussie Smollett, Star of ‘Empire,’ Attacked in What Police Call a Possible Hate Crime


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