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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The Palm Beach Post reports: Florida man has done it again. A Sumter County man and his wife recently had one heck of a gender reveal. To assist them, they enlisted the help of a 10-foot alligator. Chad Wright and Stacie Childs-Wright of Lake Panasoffkee had a gender reveal party last week. They used Amos, their pet alligator, to help …

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WH Celebrates Flag Day With Dry-Humping Photo

Raw Story reports: The White House celebrated Flag Day by tweeting out a photo of President Donald Trump pawing an American flag — and social media users were disturbed and disgusted. The holiday, which marks the adoption of the flag in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress, falls each year on Trump’s birthday. The official government account tweeted out a …

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Trump Praises McConnell For Blocking Election Security Funding Bills, Blackburn For Blocking Foreign Dirt Bill

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump took time to praise Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for blocking a Democratic bill that would have mandated reporting foreign election interference. Blackburn blocked Sen. Mark Warner’s (D-VA) attempt to pass a bill requiring campaigns to report any offers of foreign assistance to the FBI. McConnell has long opposed efforts …

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DOJ Backs Mnuchin On Handing Over Trump’s Taxes

Law & Crime reports: The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) published an opinion on Friday in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin‘s refusal to hand President Donald Trump‘s tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee led by Chairman Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.). The opinion, penned by OLC’s Assistant Attorney General Steven Engel, said that …

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LIVE VIDEO: “Death-To-Gays” Christian Conference

A group of the nation’s death-to-gays Christian pastors are holding a “Make America Straight Again” conference near Orlando to “celebrate” the Pulse massacre. And they’ve just begun live-streaming and taking on-air calls, most of which so far have been from “abusive gaytheists.” Heh. The group’s leader is Arizona-based Pastor Steve Anderson, who has been banned from dozens of countries for …

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OOPS: ABC Gets Internal Polls Trump Said Don’t Exist

ABC News reports: Data from President Donald Trump’s first internal reelection campaign poll conducted in March, obtained exclusively by ABC News, showed him losing a matchup by wide margins to former Vice President Joe Biden in key battleground states. Trump has repeatedly denied that such data exists. The polling data, revealed for the first time by ABC News, showed a …

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Soaring Temps Hasten Greenland Ice Melt [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Ice is melting in unprecedented ways as summer approaches in the Arctic. In recent days, observations have revealed a record-challenging melt event over the Greenland ice sheet, while the extent of ice over the Arctic Ocean has never been this low in mid-June during the age of weather satellites. Greenland saw temperatures soar up to 40 …

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Brazil High Court Criminalizes Anti-LGBT Discrimination

USA Today reports: Even as activist groups continue to raise concerns of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s [photo] views toward LGBT people, Brazil’s supreme court voted to criminalize homophobia and transphobia similarly to its laws on racism. Eight of Brazil’s 11 Supreme Federal Court justices ruled today to include homophobia and transphobia within the country’s laws prohibiting racism — a clause …

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POLL: Biden +11 Over Trump In Swing State Michigan

The Detroit Free Press reports: A new poll out Friday suggests more trouble for President Donald Trump’s reelection hopes in Michigan, with the survey showing him 11 percentage points behind former Vice President Joe Biden in a head-to-head race. The poll by EPIC-MRA of Lansing also suggests, for the second time since March, that a majority of Michiganders support replacing …

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Jared And Ivanka Made As Much As $135M In 2018

Forbes reports: Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner took in at least $28 million in outside income while serving in the Trump administration last year, according to drafts of the couple’s latest financial disclosure forms, released Friday by watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington. The documents, which require government officials to list their assets and income …

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