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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Helium-pitched vocals and kitschy lyrics made Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” a novelty hit for the ages, and the perky euro-pop anthem, which took the world by storm in 1997, is still going strong 25 years later. The candy-colored video has amassed more than 1.1 billion views on YouTube and any conversation about Greta Gerwig’s upcoming “Barbie” movie eventually leads …

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LIVE VIDEO: NASA Attempts To Deflect Small Asteroid

The New York Times reports: NASA officials express optimism that DART is not going to miss. “I’m highly confident that we are going to hit on Monday,” Lindley Johnson, NASA’s planetary defense officer said during a news conference last week, “and it will be a complete success.” NASA has succeeded at intentionally crashing spacecraft into celestial bodies before. For instance, …

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South Dakota Gov Took State Plane To Her Son’s Prom

ABC News reports: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was returning from an official appearance in Rapid City in 2019 when she faced a decision: Overnight in the capital of Pierre, where another trip would start the next day, or head home and see her son attend his high school prom? The Republican governor chose the latter, a decision that eventually …

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Mandatory Evacuation Orders For Five More FL Counties

Tampa’s NBC affiliate reports: Manatee County officials issued a mandatory evacuation for Zone A residents ahead of Hurricane Ian, according to a release. The evacuation will be effective at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Those who live in Zone B have been issued a voluntary evacuation. Evacuation orders also went into effect for low-lying areas in Charlotte County as well as the …

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Ex-USMC Rioter Pleads Guilty To Macing Capitol Police

Law & Crime reports: A former U.S. Marine described by one government witness as a “huge white supremacist” pleaded guilty on Monday to assaulting law enforcement with a dangerous weapon during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Daniel Ray Caldwell, a 51-year-old from The Colony, Texas, was seen deploying orange chemical spray on police at around 2:05 p.m. …

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Trump-Linked Firm Changes Its Address To UPS Store

CNBC reports: Digital World Acquisition Corp, the blank-check company looking to take Trump Media and Technology Group public, has changed its listed address to a UPS Store in Miami. The change from a Miami office building to a UPS address came with DWAC’s regulatory filing on Friday disclosing that some investors pulled out tens of millions of dollars. The company …

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Ex-Mississippi Gov Accused Of Cutting Welfare Funding Of Nonprofit Because It Supported His Dem Challenger

Mississippi Today reports: A former professional wrestler and defendant in the Mississippi welfare scandal is alleging that he personally witnessed Republican Gov. Phil Bryant instruct an appointee to cut welfare funding to a nonprofit because its director supported Democrat Jim Hood in the 2019 governor’s race. The allegation that Bryant leveraged his control of welfare spending to punish a political …

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Oath Keepers Leader Texted With Andrew Giuliani

NBC News reports: A high-ranking member of the far-right Oath Keepers organization who has been charged in connection with the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot exchanged messages in November 2020 with former Trump White House aide Andrew Giuliani about election issues. That same Oath Keeper member, Kellye SoRelle, also tried to text a White House number on Dec. 20, according …

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Shapiro: The Left Hates The Concept Of Butch Soldiers

“The people who tend to fight wars are typically very patriotic, very male people. Now. I’m sorry to break it to you, but this has been the truth about military warfare for literally all of human history. “And the institution of traditional masculinity has been core to that idea. But we’re a society that doesn’t believe in traditional masculinity. Traditional …

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Cops: CA Man Plotted “Las Vegas-Style” Mass Shooting

Via press release from the city of Chico, California: The Chico Police Department recently received information that DALLAS MARSH (37) was making criminal threats to kill specific individuals, specified law enforcement officers, and was preparing to commit a “Las Vegas style” mass shooting with a specified deadline. Detectives with the Chico Police Department’s Violence Suppression Unit (VSU) obtained evidence of …

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