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Cultists Rage Over New “Woke” Xbox Power Mode

From a January 11th Ars Technica report: Microsoft is rolling out an update to Xbox consoles starting today that will automatically switch them to a power-saving Shutdown mode, instead of the usual energy-hungry Sleep mode. It’s part of a broader effort by Microsoft to make Xbox the “first carbon aware console.” Blaine Hauglie, technical program manager at Xbox, writes in …

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GA Prosecutors Brace For Violence If Trump’s Indicted

The New York Times reports: For the last two years, prosecutors in Atlanta have been conducting a criminal investigation into whether the Trump team interfered in the presidential election in Georgia. With the wide-ranging inquiry now entering the indictment phase, the central question is whether Mr. Trump himself will face criminal charges. Prosecuting Mr. Trump would likely raise fears of …

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Scott Presses Govs To Return Unused COVID Funds

Politico reports: It’s about to be budget season in Tallahassee and that means Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will begin rolling out his recommendations on how to spend the billions in surplus money the state has accumulated the last few years. But as DeSantis preps for another session — and an expected presidential run — he has a familiar nemesis who …

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GOP Rep “Sidelined” For Weeks Over Injuries From Fall

CNN reports: Rep. Greg Steube, a Florida Republican, announced Monday that he will be “sidelined” in his home state for several weeks as he recovers from multiple injuries suffered in an accident at his Sarasota property last week. Steube wrote on Twitter that he is recovering from “a fractured pelvis, a punctured lung, and several torn ligaments in my neck.” …

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Nominees Announced For 2023 Academy Awards

Variety reports: Nominees for the 95th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday morning, ahead of a ceremony on March 12 in Los Angeles. Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan’s oddball sci-fi movie, “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” led in sheer number of nominations, with 11 total; Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin” and Edward Berger’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” …

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Santos Gets Into Flame War With “Drag Race” Winner

Deadline Hollywood reports: George Santos has been having quite the year so far as the embattled congressman’s credentials have come into question. Late-night television has impersonated him and the U.S. representative is not impressed by any of them. RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 3 winner Trixie Mattel joined the conversation and replied to Santos, “Maybe the source material was …

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Famous Cheater: I Just Won My Own Golf Tournament

The Daily Beast reports: Proving his own humble admission that he is “always the best at sports,” Donald J. Trump seized the gold medal at his own Florida club’s senior golf championship on Sunday. Even more incredibly, the former president was able to claim victory despite completely skipping the tourney’s first day, having been in North Carolina for Lynette “Diamond” …

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POLL: 58% Of Democrats Want Biden As 2024 Nominee

The Hill reports: A majority of Democratic voters say President Biden should be the party’s 2024 White House nominee, according to a new Emerson College poll released on Tuesday. Fifty-eight percent of registered Democrats said Biden should be the nominee, while 42 percent said it should be someone else. “Biden has solidified his support among minority voters in his party,” …

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Kansas Hunter Killed When His Dog Steps On Rifle

Wichita’s ABC affiliate reports: The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office says a man died over the weekend after his dog stepped on a rifle, causing the firearm to discharge. The incident happened at around 9:40 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of 80th Street, north-northeast of Geuda Springs. The sheriff’s office said the man was sitting in the front passenger seat …

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Ammon Bundy Takes Plea Deal In Idaho Hospital Case

The Idaho Statesman reports: Ammon Bundy has been convicted of trespassing — again. But this time, Bundy, a far-right leader who unsuccessfully ran for governor, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor trespassing at St. Luke’s Meridian Medical Center as part of a plea agreement instead of going to trial. He’s previously gone to trial twice for trespassing charges in 2021 and 2022. …

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