July, 04 2022

⚖️ Mitt Romney Comments on the State of America

In a 4th of July column in The Atlantic, Republican Senator from Utah and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrote that the return of Trump to office would continue to breed the culture of \"denial, deceit and distrust,\" that his turn in office established and that America deserves a president who can unite the public behind the truth.

🍿 David Alan Grier Shares the \"New Klan\"

Actor David Alan Grier shared a photo of the extremist group Patriot Front on Twitter, captioning it saying that the picture showed the \"new Klan.\"

⚡️ U.S. Officials Investigation Into Death of Al-Jazeera Journalist Concludes

U.S. officials concluded that the gunfire that killed Al-Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh while she was reporting in the West Bank came from Israeli positions, but there wasn't enough evidence to conclude that she was deliberately targeted.

⚖️ Shooting at 4th of July Parade

A 4th of July parade was interrupted by a mass shooting, killing multiple people in Highland Park, Illinois.

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⚖️ State of Emergency Imposed in Akron

The city of Akron, Ohio, is imposing a curfew and canceling fireworks in the wake of protests over the death of Jayland Walker during a traffic stop.

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🍿 Baby on the Way

Singers Big Sean and Jhené Aiko announced today that they are expecting their first child together. The pair have been together since 2016.

🍿 Nathan's Has a New Champ

Joey Chestnut is the champion of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest once again. Chestnut munched his way to victory with 63 hot dogs and buns while on crutches and despite putting a protestor who jumped onstage in a chokehold.

💻 Tik Tok's Project Texas Gets Serious

Tik Tok penned a letter to Republican Senators reassuring them that their efforts to protect user privacy data by using Oracle servers housed in Texas will improve security for American users.

🍿 Griner Pens an Open Letter

WNBA star Brittney Griner penned an open letter to Biden, asking him to commit to helping free her from Russia instead of forgetting her.

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💻 Tesla Deliveries Downturn

Following the shutdown of one of their key factories in China, Tesla's EV delivers fell about 18% in their second quarter.

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🍿 Shine Bright like a Billion

Singer and entrepreneur Rihanna, valued at $1.4 billion, is now the youngest self-made female billionaire in the world.

⚖️ Patriot Front Marches in Boston

About 100 members of the white extremist group Patriot Front marched through downtown Boston today in a blatant display of force. In response, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu tweeted, \"The disgusting hate of white supremacists has no place here. [Especially] when so many of our rights are under attack, we will not normalize intimidation by bigots.\"

⚖️ Newsom in Florida

California Governor Gavin Newson has begun airing ads in Florida, encouraging Florida residents to move to California and targeting Florida Ron DeSantis's legislative push to turn the state more conservative.

💻 Is Web3 Gaming Here to Stay?

The first \"NFT console,\" named Polium One, will hit shelves in 2024 from the Web 3 company, Polium. The console will allow users to play Web 3-built games and is available for pre-order with Ethereum.

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The fourth season of Succession will premiere on March 26, 2021. The explosive third season has led some fans to believe that this could be the final season.
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Succession Season Four Announced

The fourth season of Succession will premiere on March 26, 2021. The explosive third season has led some fans to believe that this could be the final season.
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Premiere date revealed

  • The fourth season of the hit "Succession" will premiere on Sunday, March 26, 2021.
  • The third season of the show ended with Logan Roy selling Waystar Royco, screwing over his kids.
  • Fans have speculated that the fourth season will be its last, thanks to the explosive ending of the third season.
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Three men were indicted today in a plot to kill an Iranian-American journalist on US soil. The three members are part of an Eastern European criminal group with ties to Iran.
Three men were indicted today in a plot to kill an Iranian-American journalist on US soil. The three members are part of an Eastern European criminal group with ties to Iran.
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Foiled plot

  • Three members of an Eastern European criminal group tied to Iran have been indicted for a plot to murder a US journalist who was critical of Iran.
  • The DOJ announced the charges against Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov, and Khalid Mehdiyev.
  • The three were charged with murder-for-hire and money laundering for plotting to kill Iranian American journalist and human rights activist Mashih Alinejad.
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A court released body camera footage and the 911 call from the attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of former speaker of the house, Nancy Pelosi.
A court released body camera footage and the 911 call from the attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of former speaker of the house, Nancy Pelosi.
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Footage released

  • A court released police body camera footage and a 911 call from the October attack on former Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband in their San Francisco home.
  • The footage shows the attacker being tackled by police officers after attacking Pelosi with a hammer.
  • The footage was released by the San Francisco Superior Court.
  • Nancy Pelosi declined to comment on the footage.
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