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FBI Opens Investigation Into Police Killing Of Black Man

The Daily Beast reports: Thousands of protesters squared off against police here [Minneapolis] late Tuesday, just hours after disturbing footage emerged showing a white police officer kneeling on an unarmed black man’s neck for several minutes before he died. The white officer in the video has been identified as Derek Chauvin. CBS News Minnesota reports Chauvin is being represented by …

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Romney Condemns Trump’s “Vile” Murder Accusations

The New York Daily News reports: Mitt Romney weighed in Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s insinuation that Joe Scarborough murdered a former aide – condemning the accusations ‘vile’ and ‘baseless.’ The public rebuke from the Utah senator and Republican Party’s 2012 nominee came on a morning when the president once again put forth unproven suggestions about the conspiracy theory, despite …

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George Conway’s Group Issues Brutal Body Bags Ad

The Week reports: You can read about various ways President Trump has failed to live up to the COVID-19 challenge in thoughtful articles by doctors, historians, conservative journalists, and dozens of other op-eds and analyses, but the Lincoln Project is betting that Trump and an American flag made up of body bags convey the gist of that story quicker and …

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Hannity Rips Missouri Pool Party: “Please Wear A Mask”

The Hill reports: Fox News’s Sean Hannity ripped partygoers who flaunted social distancing guidelines at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend, stating that “if they get the virus and then are in contact with older and more vulnerable Americans, that could be a disaster for others.” The warning from Hannity comes after videos and photos went viral …

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Washington DC Likely To Begin Reopening On Friday

The Washington Post reports: D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) is expected Wednesday to announce the gradual reopening of the capital, saying the city has been meeting key thresholds to contain new coronavirus infections. Hospitals have been running below their maximum capacity, testing is on the rise and the city is in the process of hiring enough contact tracers to …

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Insane Trump Threatens To “Close Down” Social Media Platforms For “Totally Silencing Conservative Voices”

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has threatened to close down social media platforms that do not support his agenda, a day after Twitter posted a fact-checking notice on one of his tweets. Social media firms suppressed conservative points of view, the president claimed – without any evidence – before saying his administration would “strongly regulate [the companies] or close them …

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France Bans Use Of Trump’s Drug Hydroxychloroquine

Reuters reports: The French government on Wednesday cancelled a decree allowing hospital doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to patients suffering severe forms of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. The move, which takes immediate effect, is the first by a country since the World Health Organization said on Monday it was pausing a large trial of …

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Wall Street Journal Editorial Board: The President Is “Debasing His Office” With Scarborough Murder Smear

Business Insider reports: The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board publicly condemned Trump for pushing the conspiracy theory in a column on Tuesday, saying his comments about Scarborough are “nasty stuff” and “ugly even for him.” “Mr. Trump always hits back at critics, and Mr. Scarborough has called the President mentally ill, among other things. But suggesting that the talk-show host …

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GOP Rep Dumped Cruise Stocks, Snatched Up Pharma

USA Today reports: With a global pandemic threatening to hit the United States earlier this year, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe made hundreds of financial transactions, buying stocks in companies now working on vaccines and selling other shares before a historic market plunge in March. While it’s unclear if the stock trades were based on information unavailable to the public, Roe’s …

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