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Trump Approves Plan To Reduce US Troops In Germany

Last week Merkel rebuffed Trump’s G7 invite. So now this: President Trump has signed off on a plan to permanently withdraw up to one-third of about 34,500 U.S. troops currently based in Germany, bringing the total down to no more than 25,000, according to U.S. officials. Implementation of the plan is being turned over to the Defense Department, a senior …

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Fox Ties Stock Market Rise To Killings Of Black Men

Mediaite reports: A Fox News graphic charting stock market performance following the killings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Michael Brown, and George Floyd, as well as the Rodney King police brutality verdict, has sparked widespread outrage. On Friday night’s edition of Special Report With Bret Baier, anchor Bret Baier tossed to Fox Business correspondent Susan Li for a report …

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Zuckerberg: Facebook Will Review Policies On Content

Axios reports: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday that the company will review a number of its policies and decision-making processes, including for content about state use of force. Facebook has faced backlash for its decision to leave up a post from President Trump because it didn’t violate the social media company’s policy about inciting violence. Zuckerberg’s public announcement …

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Trump Whines That Twitter “Illegally” Removed Video

The Hill reports: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday responded to President Trump’s assertion that the platform’s removal of his campaign video was “illegal,” reiterating that the video was pulled because it had run afoul of the website’s policy on copyrighted material. The Team Trump video was retweeted by Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., before it was removed …

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Cyclist Arrested After Attack On Protesters Goes Viral

The New York Times reports: A cyclist on a Maryland trail who was captured on video roughly grabbing a young woman while she posted fliers against police brutality was arrested and charged Friday with three counts of second-degree assault. The Maryland-National Capital Park Police said the cyclist, Anthony Brennan III, 60, of Kensington, Md., was tracked down after the agency …

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Bill Barr Contradicts WH On Order To Clear DC Park

The Washington Post reports: Attorney General William Barr says law enforcement officers were already moving to push back protesters from a park in front of the White House when he arrived there Monday evening, and he says he did not give a command to disperse the crowd, though he supported the decision. Earlier in the week, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh …

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Joe Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. The former vice president has effectively been his party’s leader since his last challenger in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, …

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Ex-NYPD Leader: Buffalo Man Got What He Deserved

“When you watch these videos, listen, when a police officer tells you to move when there is a curfew, you move. When a police officer told you to back up, you back up. You’re not supposed to stick your finger in his face. “You’re not supposed to touch him or throw something on it. They’ve been bombarded with bricks, rocks, …

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Trump Retweets Clip Trashing George Floyd [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump retweeted Glenn Beck questioning George Floyd’s character late Friday. Beck wrote above a video, “I don’t care WHAT George Floyd did. The officer should have never treated him like that and killed him! But we still must ask: Is he a HERO? BLEXIT founder @RealCandaceO gave her thoughts: ‘The fact that he has …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports: Tony and Emmy winner Billy Porter has a message for America: It is time for permanent change. In a nearly 17-minute long video posted to Instagram June 4, the star called out various communities for their past transgressions and listed the actions needed to fix America’s ills, including listening to Black voices and voting in November. “We as …

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