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CO Gov Nominee Spreads “Furries In Schools” Claim

Denver’s Fox affiliate reports: Republican candidate for governor Heidi Ganahl is reiterating a claim that students in Colorado schools are self-identifying as animals. It’s an assertion that has been disputed by a local district, and in fact-checks from across the country. Ganahl took criticism for comments she made during a discussion about Colorado schools on a conservative talk radio show. …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Andrew Dominik’s “Blonde,” starring Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe, skyrocketed to the top of Netflix’s movie chart after its first day available to stream, but the NC-17 drama is leaving many subscribers outraged. The film may have been the talk of the Venice Film Festival with its 14-minute standing ovation, but critics and viewers are calling it …

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National Archives: Some Trump Docs Are Still Missing

The Wall Street Journal reports: The National Archives and Records Administration said that it hasn’t recovered all the presidential records that were supposed to be turned over at the end of the Trump administration. Some White House staff had conducted official business using accounts that weren’t forwarded to their official electronic accounts, the National Archives said in a Sept. 30 …

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Scott Seeks FEMA Aid One Day After Voting Against It

The Tallahassee Democrat reports: Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Rick Scott sent a joint letter on Friday to the Senate Appropriations Committee chairs to secure funding “provide much needed assistance to Florida.” The Senate passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday that includes an additional $18.8 billion for FEMA to respond to Hurricane Ian and future disasters. The vote was …

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CPAC Tweets Support For Putin’s Ukraine Annexation

Mediaite reports: The CPAC Twitter account earned outrage after tweeting — and quickly deleting — a message referring to “Ukraine-occupied territories” and referring to President Joe Biden’s “gift-giving” to the country as it deals with an invasion from Russia. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton blasted the outrage stemming from the tweet, but did acknowledge it was “awkwardly-worded.” Radio host Erick …

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PA Man Charged With Felony Assault On Capitol Police

Law & Crime reports: An accused U.S. Capitol rioter dubbed with the hashtag #JackTheTripper by online sleuths for allegedly attacking police with a bike rack now faces felony charges of assaulting law enforcement and civil disorder. Prosecutors allege that 32-year-old Pennsylvania resident Mikhail Edward Slye is the man given the double-entendre nickname by the group Sedition Hunters, a crowdsourced effort …

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New Flooding Closes 14 Miles Of Florida Interstate

Florida Politics reports: Because of rising water, a section of Interstate 75 between Venice and North Port has been closed in both directions. The closures affect I-75 and Florida State Road 93 in both directions, according to a news release from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). FDOT also says to expect major delays and for the detours to continue …

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Oath Keepers To Put Trump At Center Of Their Defense

The Associated Press reports: The defense team in the Capitol riot trial of the Oath Keepers leader is relying on an unusual strategy with Donald Trump at the center. Lawyers for Stewart Rhodes, founder of the extremist group, are poised to argue that jurors cannot find him guilty of seditious conspiracy because all the actions he took before the siege …

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Capitol Riot Judge Targeted In Swatting Incident

Bloomberg News reports: In what law enforcement later described as a “swatting” incident, an unknown person had placed a call to an emergency services line pretending to be US District Judge Emmet Sullivan. The caller claimed a violent situation was unfolding at the judge’s home. Local police responded to the scene. The following day, the US Marshals Service sent an …

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Elon Musk Debuts Prototype “$20K” Humanoid Robot

Reuters reports: Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off on Friday a prototype of its humanoid robot ‘Optimus’, predicting the electric vehicle maker would be able to produce millions and sell them for under $20,000 – less than a third of the price of a Model Y. An experimental test robot that Tesla said was developed in February walked out to …

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