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Minor League Pitcher For SF Giants Comes Out

Sports Illustrated reports: Minor league pitcher Solomon Bates publicly came out as gay in an Instagram post on Tuesday, the same week that he was released by the Giants. He is the second minor league baseball player to publicly come out as gay, after David Denson did so in 2015. Bates was an eighth-round pick out of USC in 2018, …

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Fox Host Suggests FBI Planted Evidence At Mar-A-Lago: “What Was In All Those Backpacks They Brought In?”

Mediaite reports: Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt accused the FBI of planting incriminating evidence in former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, a stunning allegation that has been made repeatedly on Fox News in the last several days. Earhart floated the theory during a Wednesday interview with Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) about the FBI search for the classified documents Trump …

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DOJ Charges Iranian With Plot To Assassinate Bolton

The Washington Post reports: The Justice Department has charged a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in connection with a plot to murder former Trump national security adviser John Bolton, accusing him of attempting to pay individuals $300,000 to kill Bolton in D.C. or Maryland. The suspect, Shahram Poursafi, 45, remains at large abroad, the Justice Department said. If …

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Michigan AG Nominee Boasted Of “Tabulator” Breach

The Detroit News reports: The vote-counting machines are supposed to be kept under strict chain-of-custody and security protocols. But DePerno’s own court filings and media appearances tie him to tabulators that Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office says were taken from rural areas of Michigan and transported to Oakland County for “testing.” “Then, we got access to a tabulator, and we …

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Trump Invokes The Fifth Before NY Attorney General

The New York Times reports: Donald J. Trump declined to answer questions from the New York state attorney general’s office on Wednesday, a stunning gamble in a high-stakes legal interview that is likely to determine the course of a civil investigation into his company’s business practices. In a statement released shortly after the questioning began on Wednesday, Mr. Trump said …

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“Big Lie” Cultist Wins MN Sec Of State GOP Primary

The Associated Press reports: Republican Kim Crockett — who has called the 2020 election “rigged” and campaigned on rolling back changes that have made it easier to vote — has advanced to the November election against Secretary of State Steve Simon, a Democrat seeking his third term. Crockett has also called the 2020 election a “train wreck” and accused state …

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Melbourne Turns Pink In Tribute To Olivia Newton-John

Sky News Australia reports: Premier Daniel Andrews turned several Melbourne landmarks – including Flinders Street Station, Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Arts Centre – pink on Tuesday night as an acknowledgement of Olivia Newton-John’s “enormous contribution” to the state. “Tonight, landmarks across our city will be lit up pink to remember Olivia Newton-John, and her enormous contribution to cancer awareness, …

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Musk Sells $6.9B In Tesla, Cites “Forced” Twitter Deal

Reuters reports: Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk sold $6.9 billion worth of shares in the electric vehicle maker, saying the funds could be used to finance a potential Twitter deal if he loses a legal battle with the social media platform. “In the (hopefully unlikely) event that Twitter forces this deal to close *and* some equity partners don’t …

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Florida’s Monkeypox Cases Have Doubled In One Week

Politico reports: The Florida Department of Health counted 985 people infected by the monkeypox virus as of Tuesday, marking a jump from the 525 infections reported by Surgeon General Joseph A. Ladapo one week ago. The agency also ordered the full 72,000 vaccine doses allocated by HHS. The HHS allocation is not enough to keep up with the outbreak of …

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Rick Scott Compares Biden Admin To “The Gestapo”

The Washington Post reports: Lawmakers throughout the party continued to cast the search at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property, without evidence, as the act of a tyrannical regime, using terms such as “dictatorship” and “banana republic.” Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla), the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said the federal government has gone the way of “the Gestapo.” “This should scare …

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