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Boats Flying Trump Flags Endangered SpaceX Recovery

Business Insider reports: The capsule bobbed in the ocean for about 15 minutes as professional recovery boats sped to retrieve the astronauts — but they weren’t alone on the water. The landing site off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, drew a crowd of onlookers in their own boats. Some got close to the spaceship, including a boat flying a Trump …

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NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Tests COVID+

ESPN reports: Eagles coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for the coronavirus, the team announced Sunday night. Pederson convened an unscheduled team meeting Sunday to share the news with his players, sources said, before the team made the announcement. He told the team after receiving a second positive test result, confirming the diagnosis. The 52-year-old Pederson is asymptomatic and doing …

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White Nationalist To Hold CA “Straight Pride” Rally

Modesto’s ABC News affiliate reports: Organizers behind 2019’s “Straight Pride event” in Modesto are planning a comeback in 2020. The National Straight Pride Coalition announced the second annual Stanislaus County Straight Pride Event for the end of August, touting many of the same beliefs that stirred commotion among some Modesto residents in 2019. Don Grundmann, organizer for the event and …

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Trump Attacks “Pathetic” Birx For COVID Surge Warning

The Guardian reports: House speaker Nancy Pelosi escalated an attack on Dr Deborah Birx, a senior scientist on Donald Trump’s coronavirus taskforce, in television comments on Sunday as Birx defended the administration’s handling of the pandemic. Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, was asked on ABC’s This Week whether she has confidence in Birx, a renowned public health expert who …

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REPORT: Texas Isn’t Counting All COVID+ Test Results

The Houston Chronicle reports: The government’s official data on the coronavirus outbreak is startling: More than 4.6 million cases in the U.S. More than 440,000 in Texas. More than 70,000 in Harris County. But those numbers don’t include all positive COVID-19 patients. Texas, unlike 27 other states, excludes the results of increasingly popular, rapid COVID-19 tests from the numbers it …

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When Trump Claimed He Struck Oil In Manhattan

Mother Jones resurfaces a classic Trump tale: Donald Trump, oil tycoon? That’s what it sounded like in 1985, when Trump announced he had struck oil on a sprawling vacant lot he owned on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. ”Isn’t it amazing?” Mr. Trump told the New York Times. “It’s a classic major oil find in Manhattan.” Not quite. The oil wasn’t …

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Trump: Media Lies About COVID To Make Me Look Bad

The Hill reports: President Trump again accused the news media of being “the enemy of the people” and “working overtime” to make the country and him “look as bad as possible” in a series of Monday tweets. Trump’s tweets focused on his assertion that the U.S. is doing better than other countries in handling the coronavirus. The U.S. has recorded …

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House GOP Preps For Post-Trump Leadership Battle

Politico reports: The maneuvering for power in a possible post-Trump world has already broken out among House Republicans — a worrisome preview for the GOP of potentially chaotic leadership fights this fall. The party’s long-simmering divides were largely papered over after Donald Trump won the White House in 2016. But members expect the truce among the GOP’s warring factions to …

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Deutsche Bank Probes Banker For Trump And Kushner

The New York Times reports: Deutsche Bank has opened an internal investigation into the longtime personal banker of President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, over a 2013 real estate transaction between the banker and a company part-owned by Mr. Kushner. In June 2013, the banker, Rosemary Vrablic, and two of her Deutsche Bank colleagues purchased a Park Avenue apartment …

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Trump Vows To Sue Nevada For “Illegal” Mail-In-Voting

The Washington Post reports: President Trump threatened a lawsuit Monday after Nevada passed legislation Sunday to send mail-in ballots to all voters in response to the pandemic, claiming without evidence that the move was illegal and that Democrats were “using Covid” to win the election. The tweet was Trump’s latest salvo directed at undermining confidence in mail-in balloting, which states …

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