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DOJ Shakes Up Legal Team On US Census Question

Reuters reports: A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Donald Trump pushes to include a contentious citizenship question in the decennial population survey. Spokeswoman Kerri Kupec did not give a reason for the change, …

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Trump Rages Against Fox News’ Weekend Anchors

Deadline reports: Donald Trump decided to throw an early evening Twitter tantrum on Sunday, lumping in Fox News with news outlets he regularly complains about including CNN, NBC, MSNBC and the New York Times. It is not certain what triggered Trump to go on this surprising-but-not rant. Earlier, during a live broadcast on Fox News after the U.S. won the …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Yahoo News reports: Road tip: Use the parking brake. An unnamed motorist in Colorado learned that the hard way during an apparent bathroom pit stop. Footage from a dashcam shows the man emerging from a roadside port-a-potty just in time to see his truck roll across the road and off a cliff. Viral Hog reported that the vehicle was empty …

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Trump Congratulates “Exciting” World Cup Winners

CNN reports: The US Women’s National Soccer Team captured a record-extending fourth World Cup Sunday with a 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the championship game. Megan Rapinoe — who has publicly feuded with President Donald Trump in the lead up to Sunday’s win — scored a penalty goal in the second half to give the Americans a 1-0 lead. …

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Nike Issues Stirring Ad In Praise Of US World Cup Win

Business Insider reports: Nike put out a brand new commercial celebrating the accomplishments of the United States Women’s National Team both on and off the field. The United States Women’s National Team won their second straight World Cup on Sunday, dominating Netherlands 2-0 in the final. Second after securing the trophy, Nike released an inspiring new commercial celebrating the team’s …

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US Wins World Cup In 2-0 Victory Over Netherlands

The New York Times reports: The United States was denied for a half. But in the end, there was no stopping the Americans. The United States women’s soccer team claimed its fourth straight Women’s World Cup title on Sunday, beating a valiant Netherlands team. 2-0, in Lyon, France, to repeat as world champions. Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle scored second-half …

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George Conway Links Trump To Accused Pedophile

Raw Story reports: George Conway, the conservative attorney married to senior presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, tweeted out a series of links that tie Donald Trump to accused child trafficker Jeffrey Epstein following the millionaire’s arrest. Epstein was taken into custody late Saturday night for allegedly sex trafficking dozens of minors in New York and Florida between 2002 and 2005 and …

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Amash: High-Level Republicans Back What I’m Doing

The Hill reports: Rep. Justin Amash (Mich.), who announced last week that he was leaving the GOP to become an independent, said Sunday that “high-level” Republican officials have thanked him for his support of impeachment against President Trump. “When I was discussing impeachment I had fellow colleagues and other Republicans, high-level officials, contacting me and saying thank you for what …

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Nigel Farage Demands Firing Of British Ambassador To US Over Memos Dissing Trump As In Bed With Russians

British tabloid The Sun reports: Nigel Farage has slammed the British ambassador to the US and demanded he be sacked for calling Donald Trump “inept”. Farage said Sir Kim Darroch was “totally unsuitable” to be London’s link with Washington after the diplomat blasted the US President as “incompetent” in a number of leaked memos. The Brexit Party leader fumed: “The …

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