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Illegal Aliens Plotted July 4th Mass Shooting, Thwarted by American 'Hero Citizen' (John Binder/Breitbart)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 05:05

John Binder / Breitbart:
Illegal Aliens Plotted July 4th Mass Shooting, Thwarted by American ‘Hero Citizen’  —  The pair of suspects arrested for allegedly plotting to “shoot up” a Fourth of July celebration in Richmond, Virginia — thwarted by an American citizen — are illegal aliens, court records state.

Japan ex-leader Shinzo Abe apparently shot, in heart failure (Associated Press)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 04:40

Associated Press:
Japan ex-leader Shinzo Abe apparently shot, in heart failure  —  TOKYO (AP) — Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in heart failure after apparently being shot during a campaign speech Friday in western Japan, NHK public television said Friday.  —  The broadcaster aired footage …

Former PM Shinzo Abe in critical condition after assassination attempt (Japan Times)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 04:30

Japan Times:
Former PM Shinzo Abe in critical condition after assassination attempt  —  NARA - Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — one of the most consequential leaders in Japan's post-war history — was shot in the chest while he was making a stump speech on a street in the city of Nara on Friday in what appears to be an assassination attempt.

Shinzo Abe: Japan ex-PM injured after reported gunshot attack (BBC)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 04:05

BBC:
Shinzo Abe: Japan ex-PM injured after reported gunshot attack  —  Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has collapsed after he was shot at an event in the city of Nara.  —  Mr Abe was shot from the back and collapsed halfway during his speech, and appeared to be bleeding, broadcaster NHK reported.

Treasury faces mounting scrutiny for giving Hunter Biden 'cover' with new rule for document requests (Houston Keene/Fox News)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 03:50

Houston Keene / Fox News:
Treasury faces mounting scrutiny for giving Hunter Biden ‘cover’ with new rule for document requests  —  The Treasury's new rule severely affects how Congress conducts its oversight on sensitive financial records  —  Media, Jean-Pierre avoids Hunter Biden ‘like the plague’: Piro

Facing pressure, Biden to sign order on abortion access (Associated Press)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 03:35

Associated Press:
Facing pressure, Biden to sign order on abortion access  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will take executive action Friday to protect access to abortion, according to three people familiar with the matter, as he faces mounting pressure from Democrats to be more forceful on the subject …

Shinzo Abe, former Japanese leader, is shot at campaign event (Michelle Ye Hee Lee/Washington Post)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 03:30

Michelle Ye Hee Lee / Washington Post:
Shinzo Abe, former Japanese leader, is shot at campaign event  —  Listen  —  Gift Article  —  TOKYO — Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was shot at a campaign event Friday, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing Japanese police sources.  —  Party officials cited in Japanese media said Abe is unconscious.

Self-defense isn't a crime - it's time for Manhattan to ditch DA Alvin Bragg (New York Post)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 03:05

New York Post:
Self-defense isn't a crime — it's time for Manhattan to ditch DA Alvin Bragg  —  Thanks to Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, New York is a city turned upside down.  —  Get caught with an illegal gun, get released without bail.  Shove an elderly person to the ground, attack someone because they are Asian, a slap on the wrist.

Biden's court commission appointees: We told you so on expanding the court (Eugene Daniels/Politico)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 02:55

Eugene Daniels / Politico:
Biden's court commission appointees: We told you so on expanding the court  —  Long before the Supreme Court rescinded abortion rights, gun control and environmental regulations, President Joe Biden commissioned a body of academics and judicial experts to study the structure and composition of the nation's high court.

Why the Highland Park suspect represents a different kind of violent extremism (Odette Yousef/NPR)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 02:40

Odette Yousef / NPR:
Why the Highland Park suspect represents a different kind of violent extremism  —  Moments after law enforcement authorities disclosed the name of a “person of interest” in the deadly shooting at a July 4th parade in Highland Park, Illinois, extremism researchers, journalists and some members of the public rushed online.

GOP will investigate Hunter Biden payments to Russia-linked escorts (Jerry Dunleavy/Washington Examiner)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 01:40

Jerry Dunleavy / Washington Examiner:
GOP will investigate Hunter Biden payments to Russia-linked escorts  —  Republicans on Capitol Hill have pledged they will investigate Hunter Biden's payments to Russia-linked escorts — which the Washington Examiner revealed were unwittingly funded by Joe Biden.

Boris Johnson's Comic Downfall and the U.S.-U.K. 'Special Relationship' (David Rothkopf/The Daily Beast)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 01:40

David Rothkopf / The Daily Beast:
Boris Johnson's Comic Downfall and the U.S.-U.K. ‘Special Relationship’  —  The Brexit architect's political collapse was a classic of British political satire. … The British are masters of political satire.  From Jonathan Swift in the 18th century, to the cartoons of George Cruikshank in the 19th …

Recordings within 8 feet of police will be illegal in Arizona under new law (Chelsea Curtis/USA Today)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 01:10

Chelsea Curtis / USA Today:
Recordings within 8 feet of police will be illegal in Arizona under new law  —  People will no longer be allowed to take close-range recordings of Arizona police under a new bill signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday.  —  House Bill 2319, sponsored by state Rep. John Kavanagh …

Eric Adams supports 'hard-working' bodega clerk Jose Alba over 'self-defense' (New York Post)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 01:10

New York Post:
Eric Adams supports ‘hard-working’ bodega clerk Jose Alba over ‘self-defense’  —  Mayor Eric Adams on Thursday stood up for the “hard-working” Manhattan bodega clerk languishing on Rikers Island on $250,000 bail after he fatally stabbed a violent ex-con while trying to fend off an attack.

Let's call monkeypox what it is: A pandemic (Washington Post)

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 01:05

Washington Post:
Let's call monkeypox what it is: A pandemic  —  Listen  —  Gift Article … It is time for the global public health community to recognize a growing reality: Monkeypox is now a pandemic.  And unless we declare an emergency and act quickly to combat it, we risk repeating the same mistakes we made with our covid-19 battle.

Christian Fascist Propaganda Is All Over TikTok (Tess Owen/VICE)

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 05:35

Tess Owen / VICE:
Christian Fascist Propaganda Is All Over TikTok  —  TikTok has a growing online subculture that's propping up surging Christian nationalist and Christo-fascist ideology in the United States and beyond.  —  TO  —  Patrick Bateman, the lead character in American Psycho …

Democrats see post-Roe campaign cash surge (Andrew Solender/Axios)

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 03:45

Andrew Solender / Axios:
Democrats see post-Roe campaign cash surge  —  Democratic House campaigns in battleground districts across the country have seen a surge of donations — and new donors — in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision last month overturning Roe v. Wade. … - Ryan, who is running …

Funeral Home Operator Pleads Guilty in 'Illegal Body Part Scheme' (Alex Traub/New York Times)

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 03:20

Alex Traub / New York Times:
Funeral Home Operator Pleads Guilty in ‘Illegal Body Part Scheme’  —  Megan Hess, who pleaded guilty to mail fraud, sold body parts without families' consent in a business she operated with her mother, officials said.  — Give this article- - - Read in app

Justice Dept. Sues Arizona Over Voting Restrictions (New York Times)

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 03:05

New York Times:
Justice Dept. Sues Arizona Over Voting Restrictions  —  It is the third time the Justice Department under Attorney General Merrick B. Garland has sued a state over its voting laws.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  The Justice Department sued Arizona on Tuesday …

Who hates inclusivity? The question answers itself. (Dan Froomkin/Press Watch)

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 02:25

Dan Froomkin / Press Watch:
Who hates inclusivity?  The question answers itself.  —  There is no rational, acceptable reason to run an opinion column, nine days after the Supreme Court's devastating repeal of reproductive rights, arguing that the “far left” is denying women their humanity as much as the “far right” …

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