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Buffalo Shooter Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime Murders

USA Today reports: The 19-year-old white man accused of fatally shooting 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday morning to more than two dozen related state charges. Payton Gendron pleaded guilty to 10 counts of first-degree murder, 10 counts of second-degree murder as a hate crime and three counts of attempted murder as a hate crime, as …

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Right Wing Jewish Group Slams Trump For Dining With Extremists Weeks After They Gave Him Medal At Gala

From the Zionist Organization of America: President Trump’s stirring call to the entire nation, during his 2019 State of the Union Address, to confront the vile poison of antisemitism anywhere and everywhere it occurs, and to condemn those who spread this venom, was the clearest statement ever made by a U.S. president about what we need to do to stop …

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Musk Posts Photo Of His Nightstand: Guns, Diet Coke

The New York Post reports: Twitter CEO Elon Musk posted a photo of his “bedside table” on Monday featuring a few odd decorations – including a pair of non-firing guns, a Buddhist amulet and a multiple cans of Diet Coke. The billionaire’s photo included a non-firing replica of George Washington’s flintlock pistol, lying in a wooden box whose open lid …

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News Orgs Urge US To Drop Charges Against Assange

The New York Times reports: The New York Times and four European news organizations called on the United States government on Monday to drop its charges against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, for obtaining and publishing classified diplomatic and military secrets. In a joint open letter, The Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and El País said the prosecution …

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Plane Tows Confederate Flag Over Florida NFL Game

Florida Politics reports: For the second time in 2022, a football game in Jacksonville was used as a platform for an offensive message. Ahead of the Jaguars’ Sunday afternoon tilt against the Baltimore Ravens, a plane funded by the Save Southern Heritage group flew a banner above TIAA Bank Field calling for the restoration of confederate statues in Jacksonville. “Put …

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TODAY: Senate To Vote On Advancing Marriage Bill

Politico reports: The Senate is expected to vote this evening to end debate on a substitute amendment to the bipartisan marriage equality bill that narrowly advanced before the Thanksgiving recess with 12 Republican votes to clear a procedural hurdle. Final passage is still ahead. The bill would ensure that the federal government recognize a same-sex marriage if it was valid …

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Murdoch’s WSJ Scorches Trump Over Dinner With Nazi

From the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Trump isn’t going to change, and the next two years will inevitably feature many more such damaging episodes. Republicans who continue to go along for the ride with Mr. Trump are teeing themselves up for disaster in 2024. Worse is that Mr. Trump hasn’t admitted his mistake in hosting the …

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Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Year: “Gaslighting”

The Associated Press reports: “Gaslighting” — mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year. Lookups for the word on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before. But something else happened. There wasn’t a single event that drove significant spikes in the curiosity, as it usually goes with the chosen word of the year. The …

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Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Volcano Begins To Erupt [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, has started to erupt, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby, authorities said Monday. The eruption began late Sunday night in the summit caldera of the volcano on the Big Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Early Monday, it said lava flows were contained within the summit …

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Millions In Houston Get Boil Water Notice [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Millions of Houston residents were told Sunday night to boil their water before drinking it after a power outage at a water purification plant caused water pressure to dip and triggered a mandatory boil-water notice, officials said. The order prompted officials in Texas’s largest city to close public schools for at least one day. Officials …

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