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NOAA Update: Expect Up To 25 Named Storms In 2020

USA Today reports: The storms will keep rolling in. Forecasters from the federal government said Thursday that an “extremely active” hurricane season was likely for the Atlantic Basin, with as many as 25 named storms forming. This includes the nine named storms that have already formed: Arthur, Bertha, Cristobal, Dolly, Edouard, Fay, Gonzalo, Hanna and Isaias. “This is one of …

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Twitter To Label Posts From State-Run Media Outlets

Like most of their recent changes, this is long overdue: Twitter will start labeling the accounts of media outlets affiliated with the governments of countries on the U.N. National Security Council, it announced Thursday. The new labels won’t apply to all media outlets that receive government funding — only “outlets where the state exercises control over editorial content through financial …

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BREAKING: New York AG Files For Dissolution Of NRA

The Washington Post reports: The chief executive of the National Rifle Association and several top lieutenants engaged in a decades-long pattern of fraud to raid the coffers of the powerful gun rights group for personal gain, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday by the New York attorney general, draining $64 million from the nonprofit in just three years. In her …

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Beirut Crowds Mob French President As He Offers Help

CNN reports: Large crowds mobbed French President Emmanuel Macron in Beirut as he toured a neighborhood of the Lebanese capital devastated by Tuesday’s massive explosion. “Revolution, revolution!” people chanted, as shock at the devastation in the city gave way to anger on Thursday. New information reveals that Beirut officials had ignored repeated warnings about a stockpile of dangerous chemicals linked …

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Trump Claims Vax Could Be Ready Before Election Day

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has suggested a coronavirus vaccine could possibly be ready for market before the presidential election in November — even as his own White House and leading health experts said that’s a very unlikely scenario. The president was asked on Thursday whether he believed a vaccine would be ready before Election Day during an interview with …

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Biden Vows To Stay Out Of Any Trump Prosecution: I Won’t Interfere With Justice Department’s Judgment

NPR reports: Joe Biden says that he believes prosecuting a former president would be a “very unusual thing and probably not very good for democracy,” but he would not stand in the way of a future Justice Department pursuing criminal charges against President Trump after he leaves office. “Look, the Justice Department is not the president’s private law firm. The …

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Trump Demands Debate Change Due To Early Voting

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested moving up the first presidential debate, stating that he and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden “owe it to the American People” to battle it out on stage before any states cast their votes. Trump’s remarks came just hours after his re-election campaign sent a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates …

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Trump Campaign Busted For Another Fake “Contest”

Popular Information reports: This week, the Trump campaign has been heavily promoting a contest to win a “VIP Dinner” with Trump in Southhampton, New York, on August 8th. Advertisements on Facebook touted the dinner as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to share a meal with Trump. The campaign solicited donations from Facebook users for a chance to win. According to Facebook data, …

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