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Hillary Clinton Suggests Roger Stone Blackmailed Trump Into Commuting His Prison Sentence

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested Monday night that President Donald Trump commuted Roger Stone’s prison sentence to prevent his former adviser from revealing what happened during the 2016 election. Stone blackmailed the president, forcing Trump into commuting the longtime GOP operative’s sentence or risk having his former confidante turn on him, Clinton told MSNBC’s Joy Reid Monday night. ...

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Teachers Unions Sue DeSantis For Trying To Open Schools

The nation’s largest teachers unions filed a lawsuit Monday against the State of Florida over a department of education emergency order, which demanded schools reopen in August. The Florida Education Association was joined by the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association in suing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and Richard Corcoran, commissioner of the Florida Department of Education, ...

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Laredo CBP Officers Seize Over $1.3 Million in Methamphetamine

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge intercepted methamphetamine totaling over $1.3 million in street value. “Drug smuggling organizations attempt to smuggle contraband into the U.S. daily,” said Port Director Gregory Alvarez, Laredo Port of Entry. “Though their methods range in complexity, our officers maintain their vigilance through vigorous enforcement operations.” ...

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FBI Memo Raises Red Flags About Dossier Sources Behind Allegations Against Trump Aide

An FBI memo declassified on Friday provides the most detail so far about the sourcing for the infamous Steele dossier. The memo shows that two Russian sources provided the information regarding Carter Page, the former Trump campaign aide surveilled by the FBI.  The involvement of the sources raises further questions about possible Russian disinformation in the dossier, according to a ...

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RACISTS: Associated Press Will Capitalize ‘Black’ But Not ‘White’ Because White People Have Less Culture

The Associated Press, a U.S. wire service and news outlet, announced Monday that it will capitalize “black” when referring to the racial group in its stories, but not “white.” The AP said a statement about the change that white people have a less distinct culture than do black people, and that whites don’t have the experience of discrimination based on ...

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Nearly 50% Of Americans Believe Mail-In Voting Is Vulnerable To Significant Levels Of Fraud: Poll

Nearly 50% of American voters believe mail-in voting is likely to result in significant fraud as officials search for ways to secure the electoral system amid a]the coronavirus pandemic, a Washington Post/ABC poll published Sunday found. Only 43% of people surveyed in the poll think there are adequate protections against potential instances of fraud. The WaPo/ABC poll also showed that ...

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Supreme Court Rejects House Democrats’ Request To Expedite Trump’s Financial Docs

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The Supreme Court denied a request by House Democrats Monday that sought to expedite the process of obtaining President Donald Trump’s financial documents. Chief Justice John Roberts denied the motion, according to a court document. The Supreme Court ruled earlier in July that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.’s subpoena that demanded access to the president’s finances could proceed, ...

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‘Unprecedented’: Missouri Lawyer Says Political Posturing Is To Blame For St. Louis Couple’s Gun Seizure

A Missouri attorney said political posturing was the reason the St. Louis couple who were seen on video defending their home with firearms had their weapons seized with charges looming.    The pair had both of their firearms seized without being in front of a judge, despite Missouri not having a red flag law. St. Louis Police dodged questions about ...

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CDC Employees Made More Than 8,000 Federal Contributions To PACs And Politicians Since 2015. Only 5 Went To Republican Causes, FEC Records Show |

Out of more than 8,000 federal contributions from over 550 CDC employees since 2015, only five went to Republican PACs or candidates. The vast majority of donations went to ActBlue, an online fundraising platform for Democratic and left-leaning organizations. Other common recipients included Bernie 2020, Biden for President, Hillary for America, and Warren for President, Inc. Employee contributions include those ...

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Senate Panel Releases FBI Memo Related To Mystery Source For Steele Dossier

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday released a newly declassified FBI memo from an interview with the primary source for Christopher Steele’s infamous dossier. Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said that the memo “indicates that the reliability of the dossier was completely destroyed” after the interviews, which were conducted over the course of three days in January 2017. “These ...

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Man Accused Of Punching NYPD Officers In Brooklyn Bridge Incident Released Without Bail

A man charged with assaulting New York Police officers was brought before a Manhattan criminal court, which released him without bail on Thursday night, the New York Post reported. Quran Campbell, a 25-year-old from the Bronx, reportedly resisted arrest and allegedly assaulted New York Police Department Chief Terence Monahan in the process, the Post reported. Before his altercation with Monahan, ...

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