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IL Gov Nominee: Abortion Is Worse Than The Holocaust

The Jewish Forward reports: Darren Bailey, the Republican nominee for Illinois governor, said in a video posted to Facebook in 2017 that the Holocaust “doesn’t even compare” to abortion on the scale of human atrocities. “I believe that abortion is one of the greatest atrocities of our day and I believe it’s one of the greatest atrocities probably forever,” Bailey …

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CA Gov Declares State Of Emergency On Monkeypox

The Associated Press reports: California’s governor on Monday declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second state in three days to take the step. Gov. Gavin Newsom said the declaration will help California coordinate a government-wide response, seek more vaccines and lead outreach and education efforts on where people can get treatment …

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Carlson: Biden “Provoked” Russia’s War With Ukraine

Media Matters has the transcript: Tonight, Biden gave a speech boasting that he’s killed an al Qaeda figure in Afghanistan. Great. Feel safer? Of course you don’t. Nobody does. And the reason nobody feels safer is Biden’s response to the disaster in Afghanistan. Rather than pause and learn from it, maybe fire the people responsible for it, not simply the …

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Cultist Arizona AG Debunks Claims Of “Dead Voters”

The Arizona Mirror reports: The Arizona Senate’s partisan “audit” last year claimed 282 dead voters cast a ballot in the 2020 general election in Maricopa County, but Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said only one of those was genuine, according to a letter he sent to the Senate on Monday. “Our agents investigated all individuals that Cyber Ninjas reported as …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Beyoncé’s seventh studio album “Renaissance” debuted July 29 to universal acclaim, but one lyric in the song “Heated” left many listeners outraged on social media. The song includes the word “spaz” during a verse in which Beyonce sings: “Spazzin’ on that ass, spazz on that ass.” In the medical field, “spastic” refers to a disability that makes it …

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Polio Virus Detected In New York County Wastewater

Spectrum New York reports: The polio virus has been detected in wastewater samples from early June in Rockland County and is genetically linked to a case confirmed last month in the area, New York state Department of Health officials said Monday. The polio cases are also genetically linked to samples from greater Jerusalem, Israel, but that “does not imply that …

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New York AG Joins Lawsuit Against Gunmaker Glock

Courthouse News reports: Planning to defend a gun control measure passed last year, New York Attorney General Letitia James joined a lawsuit today against the gunmaker Glock filed by one of the people wounded during the April 12 shooting at a New York City subway station. In a lawsuit filed May 31 in Brooklyn federal court, Ilene Steur accuses Glock …

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Congress Set To Ban Private Ownership Of Big Cats

Roll Call reports: The Senate is expected to take up and approve a House-passed bill that would restrict the breeding or possession of “big cats,” including tigers, lions, jaguars and cougars, and limit ownership of the animals to zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, veterinarians and universities. The bill, the Big Cat Public Safety Act, was approved by the House 278-134 on July …

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US Kills Long-Wanted Al Qaeda Leader In Drone Strike

CNN reports: The United States killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. Zawahiri, who just turned 71 years old, had remained a visible international symbol of the group, 11 years after the US killed Osama Bin Laden. At one point, he acted as bin Laden’s personal physician. The US …

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WH Warns China: Don’t Overreact To Pelosi’s Asia Tour

The Washington Post reports: The White House warned Monday that a potential visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) could prompt China to take significant inflammatory actions in response, and urged Beijing not to take advantage of the trip or see it as a pretext for provocation. “China appears to be positioning itself to take further steps in …

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