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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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All-Electric Passenger Plane Makes Test Flight [VIDEO]

The Verge reports: A prototype all-electric passenger plane took off for the first time yesterday in a test flight that marks a significant milestone for carbon pollution-free aviation. The nine-passenger commuter aircraft called Alice took off at 7:10AM yesterday from Washington state’s Grant County International Airport. Alice is ahead of much of the pack when it comes to all-electric aircraft …

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Over One Million Without Power As Ian Rages [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Hurricane Ian is so powerful that its winds were just a few miles per hour shy of becoming a Category 5 storm as it made landfall in Florida on Wednesday. And it didn’t take long for it to unleash its wrath on Florida’s power grids. Ian’s eye began moving onshore at Sanibel and Captiva islands by midday …

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Gunmaker Sued In IL 4th Of July Parade Mass Shooting

Reuters reports: The firearms industry knew this was coming: On Wednesday, an unprecedented coalition of big-name law firms, from both the defense and plaintiffs’ bars, teamed up with anti-gun violence nonprofits to accuse Smith & Wesson Brands Inc of responsibility for a mass shooting at a July 4 parade in Highland Park, Illinois, that left seven dead and dozens wounded. …

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New Video Shows Trump Banner Used As Battering Ram

Mediaite reports: As several trials and sentencing hearings for Jan. 6 rioters took place this week, new details and video footage from the day of the attack have emerged. Among those new details is a video showing a giant Trump banner being used as a “battering ram against police” by pro-Trump rioters attempting to break police lines to enter the …

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Romance Novel Cover Model Guilty Of Beating Cops

NBC News reports: When former President Donald Trump called on supporters who believed his lies about the 2020 election to go to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, a Michigan bodybuilder-turned-construction worker responded with enthusiasm. “I’ll be there,” Logan Barnhart wrote in response to a @realDonaldTrump tweet. When he arrived at the U.S. Capitol, he now admits, he battled cops and …

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Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall As Storm Surge Worsens

The Weather Channel reports: H​urricane Ian is making landfall as one of southwest Florida’s most intense hurricanes on record, expected to produce catastrophic storm surge, destructive winds and flooding rainfall. I​an is a strong Category 4 hurricane packing maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. Ian’s storm surge has arrived along parts of the southwest Florida coast, including in Naples, Florida, …

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Mastriano To Campaign With “Rape Melania” Extremist

Media Matters reports: Pennsylvania gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano is scheduled to do a campaign event with far-right commentator Jack Posobiec this weekend. Posobiec has collaborated with white nationalists and neo-Nazis and targeted Jewish people with antisemitic hate. Several media outlets have accurately noted Posobiec’s history of extremism when writing about him. For instance: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wrote that he’s “a …

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Kelly +10 Over Masters In New Arizona Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) is leading Republican challenger Blake Masters by 10 points in his bid for reelection, according to the latest Marist Institute for Public Opinion poll. With the midterm elections just around the corner, 51 percent of registered voters in Arizona say they support Kelly while 41 percent are backing Masters. Masters, who has been …

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Trump Judge Tosses Kraken’s Suit Against Dominion

Bloomberg News reports: Former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell’s countersuit challenging a voting machine maker’s $1.3 billion defamation suit against her was dismissed by a federal judge. Powell, who widely spread a false conspiracy theory that Dominion Voting Systems Inc. rigged the 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump, claimed that the company was abusing the legal process by suing her. …

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