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White House Approves Federal Disaster Aid For Florida

Just in from the White House: Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian beginning on September 23, 2022, and continuing. The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in …

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POLL: Only 55% Say Losing Candidates Should Concede

Yahoo News reports: Nearly two years after Donald Trump launched his relentless and baseless assault on the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election — a scheme that culminated in his supporters’ Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol — a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that less than half of Americans (46%) now believe that candidates “should commit in …

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Grammy-Winning Rapper/Actor Coolio Dies At Age 59

ABC News reports: Los Angeles rapper Coolio, who rose to the national spotlight in the 1990s with his Grammy-winning hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” died on Wednesday, his longtime manager Jarez Posey confirmed to ABC News. He was 59. Coolio, whose legal name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was found unresponsive Wednesday afternoon while visiting a friend’s house, and emergency personnel were …

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Ian Downgraded To Tropical Storm, Headed Toward SC

NBC News reports: Hurricane Ian was downgraded to a tropical storm early Thursday but still expected to produce strong winds, heavy rains, and storm surge across, according to the National Weather Service. The storm made landfall over the west coast of Florida as a category 4 storm on Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center. It knocked out power …

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Broken: MTG’s Husband Files For Divorce After 27 Years

TMZ reports: Marjorie Taylor Greene is not being re-elected at home … because her husband just pulled the plug on their marriage. MTG’s husband, Perry Greene, beelined it to court Tuesday and filed to divorce the Congresswoman from Georgia after 27 years of marriage … according to new legal docs obtained by TMZ. Marjorie and Perry tied the knot back …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Hugh Jackman will be back as Wolverine in “Deadpool 3,” Ryan Reynolds announced on his social media Tuesday afternoon. “Deadpool 3” also has an official release date: Sept. 6, 2024. Shawn Levy, who made “Free Guy” and “The Adam Project” with Reynolds, is directing “Deadpool 3,” which will officially join the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney’s purchase of …

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Bill Cosby Denied New Trial In Playboy Mansion Case

NBC News reports: A judge has denied a new trial for Bill Cosby in a Riverside County woman’s lawsuit, in which a jury found that the comedian sexually abused her when she was a teenager at the Playboy Mansion in the 1970s and awarded her $500,000 in damages. “(Cosby) has failed to establish he received an unfair trial or that …

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Aspiring Soldier Settles HIV Suit Against Pentagon

The Associated Press reports: A student at a military college who sued top Pentagon officials after he was deemed unfit for service because he tested positive for HIV has settled his lawsuit and plans to pursue his dream of becoming an Army officer, his lawyers said Tuesday. “I am incredibly grateful to be back on track to obtain a contract …

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QAnon Mastriano Plans “40 Days Of Fasting & Prayer”

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: On Monday night, Mastriano’s campaign posted on Facebook a photo of two hands under the words “40 days of fasting & prayer” with the dates Sept. 29 through Nov. 8 — Election Day. “Interceding for our elections, our state, and our nation,” it stated, along with a verse from the Book of Isaiah. “Starting in a …

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Arrests Made In Heist Of Bling Bishop’s $1M In Jewelry

The New York Times reports: Two men have been arrested in the July robbery of a Brooklyn pastor, who had what the police said was more than $1 million in jewelry taken from him at gunpoint during a sermon that was caught on a livestream video, prosecutors in Brooklyn said Wednesday. Juwan Anderson, 23, and Say-Quan Pollack, also 23, face …

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