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Manafort Evades NY Charges Due To Double Jeopardy

The Associated Press reports: A New York court on Thursday upheld a decision dismissing state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort on double jeopardy grounds, affirming a lower court finding that they mirrored the federal charges that landed President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman behind bars. A four-judge panel in the state’s intermediate appeals court ruled that Manhattan prosecutors failed …

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Bishop Who Ignored Child Sexual Abuse Condemns Pope: We Cannot Accept “Objectively Immoral” Unions

“The Holy Father’s apparent support for the recognition of civil unions for same-sex couples needs to be clarified. “The Pope’s statement clearly contradicts what has been the long-standing teaching of the Church about same-sex unions. “The Church cannot support the acceptance of objectively immoral relationships. Individuals with same-sex attraction are beloved children of God and must have their personal human …

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Biden +10 In Third Straight Quinnipiac National Poll

Just in from Quinnipiac Polling: With less than two weeks until Election Day, likely voters support former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump 51 – 41 percent in a Quinnipiac University national poll. This is the third national survey among likely voters since September that shows Biden with a 10-point lead, as Biden led Trump 52 – 42 …

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SF Archbishop Responds To Pope : “There No Reason” Why Brothers And Sisters Shouldn’t Get Civil Unions

From San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone: In our bishops region’s audience with Pope Francis last January during our ad limina visit (the visit diocesan bishops make every five years to the Vatican), the topic of civil unions came up in conversation. The Holy Father clearly differentiated between a civil arrangement which accords mutual benefits to two people, and marriage. The …

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REPORT: HHS Head Alex Azar Plotting To Oust FDA Commissioner Over Strict COVID Vax Safety Standards

This should totally firm up confidence in the COVID vaccine: Infuriated by the FDA’s defiance in a showdown over the Trump administration’s standards for authorizing a coronavirus vaccine, health secretary Alex Azar has spent recent weeks openly plotting the ouster of FDA chief Stephen Hahn. Azar has vented to allies within the Health and Human Services Department about his unhappiness …

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Cities Sue Trump Admin Over “Anarchist” Designations

Politico reports: New York and its fellow cities branded anarchist jurisdictions by the Trump administration will file a lawsuit Thursday challenging a move to pull their federal funds. The Justice Department last month slapped the label on New York, Seattle, and Portland, saying they could lose federal funding because the administration believes they have failed to rein in “violence and …

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Trump Security Advisor Shrugs Off Foreign Influence On Rudy Giuliani: “A Lot Of People Are Targeted” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: White House National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien seemed undisturbed by the idea of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, being targeted by foreign efforts to meddle with the 2020 election. CBS’ Paula Reid asked O’Brien, “Were you aware of concerns that the president’s personal attorney might be the target of a foreign influence campaign?” “I think there …

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NYT/Siena Poll: Trump +7 In KS (Finished +20 In 2016)

The New York Times reports: President Trump, who won Kansas by more than 20 percentage points four years ago, maintains only a single-digit lead in the state, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll released Thursday, an erosion of support that typifies his struggles in nearly every corner of the country as he fights for a second term. With …

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Covidiot Disrupts Florida School Board Meeting: “You Cannot Force Me To Breathe Carbon Dioxide, Lady”

NBC News reports: A community debate over a large Florida school district’s requirement that students wear masks erupted at a board meeting Tuesday evening with police removing a man not wearing a face covering as he spoke against the mandate. “You cannot force me to breathe carbon dioxide, lady,” the man said, according to a video by NBC affiliate WFLA …

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Researcher Claims He Hacked Trump’s Twitter Account

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s Twitter account was hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”, Dutch media reported. Victor Gevers, a security expert, had access to Trump’s direct messages, could post tweets in his name and change his profile, De Volkskrant newspaper reported. Gevers – who previously managed to log into Trump’s account in …

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