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Breaking... Former US Congressman Fortenberry gets probation, NOT jail time

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 16:09:57
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 Breaking... Former US Congressman Fortenberry gets probation, NOT jail time


Biden aides seek to unlock Afghan reserves without enriching Taliban

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:55:42
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 Biden aides seek to unlock Afghan reserves without enriching Taliban


US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:50:05
The G7 were planning the gold thing as reported earlier and the U.S. has added onto that from the U.S. perspective....
 US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold


Nicola Sturgeon sets date for fresh Scottish independence referendum

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:47:58
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FWWA9wPX0AEsoHk.jpg...
 Nicola Sturgeon sets date for fresh Scottish independence referendum


FBI Eyed White Nationalist 'Patriot Front' for a Year, Documents Show

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:44:20
I'm not too keen on using RollingStone as a source, but Popehat retweeted the tweet with the link.

AnyAndAllThingsHat Retweeted

https://twitter.com/Popehat

new via
@arawnsley
, with an assist from me:

rollingstone.com
FBI Eyed White Nationalist ‘Patriot Front’ for a Year, Documents S...
 FBI Eyed White Nationalist 'Patriot Front' for a Year, Documents Show


CVS and Rite Aid limiting purchases of emergency contraception

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:43:31
Heard this on the radio early this morning. I think the story I heard may have included Walmart too......
 CVS and Rite Aid limiting purchases of emergency contraception


Ernst & Young hit with $100 million fine over cheating on ethics tests

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:33:34
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 Ernst & Young hit with $100 million fine over cheating on ethics tests


Germany: former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 11:36:24
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 Germany: former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder


Former Mark Meadows White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson is the surprise witness: report

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 08:05:18
Source: raw story




https://www.rawstory.com/media-library/composite-image-of-cassidy-hutchinson-and-jan-6.jpg?id=29937765
White House photo via www.cnu.edu and Shutterstock.



Sarah K. Burris June 27, 2022

After a day of speculation, it was revealed that former White...
 Former Mark Meadows White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson is the surprise witness: report


Alex Wagner To Take Over Rachel Maddow's Time Slot At MSNBC

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 02:20:14
I remember Phil Griffin was president for many many years. Somehow I nearly thought Rashida Jones of "Parks and Recreation" fame became MSNBC president....
 Alex Wagner To Take Over Rachel Maddow's Time Slot At MSNBC


5 people shot during Texas trail ride event

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 01:10:46
Source: NBC

TYLER, Texas — Five people were shot and injured early Sunday during an outdoor event in East Texas that featured a trail ride, according to authorities.

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call at 12:35 a.m. Sunday about multiple gunshot victims in ...
 5 people shot during Texas trail ride event


At least 42 people found dead in 18-wheeler on Southwest Side, multiple sources report (San Antonio)

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 01:09:55
Source: KSAT 12 - San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO - At least 42 people were found dead inside a tractor-trailer on the Southwest Side, and 16 others were taken to area hospitals in varying conditions, according to multiple SAPD sources.

Several San Antonio police vehicles, as well as fi...
 At least 42 people found dead in 18-wheeler on Southwest Side, multiple sources report (San Antonio)


Sen. McConnell in Northern Ky., speaks for first time since Roe V. Wade overturned

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 23:33:23
It's not about states' rights and you know so Moscow Mitch...
 Sen. McConnell in Northern Ky., speaks for first time since Roe V. Wade overturned


'Too much mayo': Subway customer arrested after shooting 2 employees, killing 1 over sandwich order

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 22:43:08
Source: WSB TV

Atlanta police are investigating a shooting that has left one woman dead and another in critical condition at a metro Atlanta Subway store.

The reason for the shooting? Too much mayonnaise on a sandwich, police said.

APD responded to a Circle K gas station at t...
 'Too much mayo': Subway customer arrested after shooting 2 employees, killing 1 over sandwich order


UPDATE: John Eastman searched and had phone seized by federal agents last week, he says

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 21:30:37
Source: CNN

(CNN) The FBI seized the phone of former President Donald Trump's election attorney John Eastman last week, according to a new court filing from the lawyer. Eastman disclosed the search and seizure in federal court in a lawsuit that he filed in New Mexico on Monday, ca...
 UPDATE: John Eastman searched and had phone seized by federal agents last week, he says


US makes more wildfire recovery aid available for New Mexico

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 21:22:05
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 US makes more wildfire recovery aid available for New Mexico


UPDATE: At least 50 injured and multiple people killed when Amtrak train derails in Missouri

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 20:09:05
Source: CNN

(CNN) There are multiple fatalities and at least 50 people who were injured after an Amtrak train derailed Monday in Missouri, Eric McKenzie, the superintendent with Chariton County Ambulance Service, told CNN. Amtrak said in a statement the train collided with a dump ...
 UPDATE: At least 50 injured and multiple people killed when Amtrak train derails in Missouri


Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 20:01:13
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 Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76


More than 1 million voters switch to GOP in warning for Dems

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 19:28:06
Source: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political shift is beginning to take hold across the U.S. as tens of thousands of suburban swing voters who helped fuel the Democratic Party’s gains in recent years are becoming Republicans.

More than 1 million voters across 43 states have switched...
 More than 1 million voters switch to GOP in warning for Dems


Louisiana judge temporarily blocks abortion ban after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 19:23:39
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 Louisiana judge temporarily blocks abortion ban after U.S. Supreme Court ruling


NATO to massively increase reaction forces

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 19:07:15
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 NATO to massively increase reaction forces


New York judge rules law allowing non-citizens to vote is unconstitutional

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 18:54:58
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 New York judge rules law allowing non-citizens to vote is unconstitutional


ShopRite employee who smacked Rudy Giuliani charged with assault

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 18:50:40
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 ShopRite employee who smacked Rudy Giuliani charged with assault


G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China's Belt and Road

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 18:38:54
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Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, U.S. President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trude...
 G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China's Belt and Road


January 6 committee unexpectedly adds new hearing for Tuesday

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 17:29:30
Source: CNN

(CNN)The committee investigating the Capitol Hill insurrection on January 6, 2021, has added a previously unexpected public hearing for Tuesday afternoon, the committee announced Monday. The panel has not revealed the hearing's topic.

The announcement came as a sur...
 January 6 committee unexpectedly adds new hearing for Tuesday


Colorado clerk charged with 10 voting crimes: Lauren Boebert "encouraged me" to breach voting system

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 17:19:50
This is the woman who was apprehended in a restaurant and frog-marched out.

There was a LBN thread with video here - https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142866351

Article was also at and references a NYT article (all the...
 Colorado clerk charged with 10 voting crimes: Lauren Boebert "encouraged me" to breach voting system


Brittney Griner reportedly will stand trial starting July 1 in Russia

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:34:26
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 Brittney Griner reportedly will stand trial starting July 1 in Russia


Judges Can Weigh New Factors in Crack Cases, Justices Say

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:13:44
Odd that Thomas sided with the liberals on this....
 Judges Can Weigh New Factors in Crack Cases, Justices Say


Supreme Court Rules for Doctors on 'Pill Mill' Prosecution Proof

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:11:30
Unanimous decision....
 Supreme Court Rules for Doctors on 'Pill Mill' Prosecution Proof


Russian strike hits shopping mall, Zelensky says; G-7 meets as NATO plans to boost forces

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 15:55:24
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 Russian strike hits shopping mall, Zelensky says; G-7 meets as NATO plans to boost forces


Clarence Thomas signals interest in making it easier to sue media

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 14:49:25
Hat tip, Joe.My.God.

Thomas Signals Interest In Making It Easier To Sue The Media As SCOTUS Rejects Suit From Florida Hate Group
June 27, 2022

https://www.joemygod.com/2022/06/thomas-signals-interest-in-making-it-easier-to-sue-media-after-scotus-rejects-suit-from-fl-hate-group/...
 Clarence Thomas signals interest in making it easier to sue media


Supreme Court Sides With Coach Over Prayers on 50-Yard Line

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 14:02:12
Source: New York Times

Supreme Court Sides With Coach Over Prayers on 50-Yard Line

Joseph Kennedy, a former high school football coach in Bremerton, Wash., had a constitutional right to pray on the field after his team’s games, the justices ruled.

By Adam Liptak
June 27, 202...
 Supreme Court Sides With Coach Over Prayers on 50-Yard Line


Company buying Trump's social media app faces subpoenas

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:59:08
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 Company buying Trump's social media app faces subpoenas


Seoul urges China, Russia to prevent North Korean nuke test

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 12:45:35
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 Seoul urges China, Russia to prevent North Korean nuke test


Defense Department to keep access to "reproductive health care" after Roe v. Wade's end

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 03:29:08
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 Defense Department to keep access to "reproductive health care" after Roe v. Wade's end


Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt for First Time Since 1918

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:41:46
Source: Bloomberg

Russia defaulted on its foreign-currency sovereign debt for the first time in a century, the culmination of ever-tougher Western sanctions that shut down payment routes to overseas creditors.

For months, the country found paths around the penalties imposed af...
 Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt for First Time Since 1918


Sen. Lindsey Graham says SCOTUS overturning Roe v. Wade 'was a glorious day,' calling it a 'huge vic

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 00:32:21
Source: Yahoo Business Insider

Sen. Lindsey Graham championed former President Donald Trump and hailed the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade ruling during an interview on "Fox News Sunday."

"This is a huge victory for the pro-life movement. President Trump deserve...
 Sen. Lindsey Graham says SCOTUS overturning Roe v. Wade 'was a glorious day,' calling it a 'huge vic


Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch ahead of sentencing: Lawyer

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 23:56:09
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 Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch ahead of sentencing: Lawyer


Noem defends no exception for rape, incest in South Dakota trigger law

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 19:59:42
I believe you're precious too Noem but not in a good way....
 Noem defends no exception for rape, incest in South Dakota trigger law


Elizabeth Warren says the Supreme Court 'set a torch' to the last of its legitimacy

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 17:54:03
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 Elizabeth Warren says the Supreme Court 'set a torch' to the last of its legitimacy






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!