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GOP Senators: Telepathic Declassification Isn’t A Thing

CNN reports: Several GOP senators raised new concerns about former President Donald Trump’s handling of classified documents, rejecting his claim that he could simply declassify the secret records by “thinking about it.” In interviews with CNN, the senators broke from Trump’s claim that everything was handled appropriately, diverging from many in the party who have sidestepped questions about the matter …

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Moon Launch Delayed As Florida Braces For Hurricane

NPR reports: The Artemis 1 moon mission has been delayed, not once, not twice, but now three times. The launch was scheduled for Tuesday, but NASA announced on Saturday that it had decided to postpone the mission in response to Tropical Storm Ian, which threatens to hit Florida next week as a hurricane. The Kennedy Space Center is located on …

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Rioter Nabbed By Restaurant Review Gets 30 Months

From the Justice Department: A Colorado man was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His and others’ actions disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election. Thomas Patrick Hamner, 49, of Peyton, …

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Incel Forum Promotes Mass Shootings, Child Rape

The Washington Post reports: The most prominent forum for men who consider themselves involuntarily celibate or “incels” has become significantly more radicalized over the past year and a half and is seeking to normalize child rape, a new report says. The report, by the Quant Lab, is the culmination of an investigation that analyzed more than 1 million posts on …

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Avenatti Ordered To Pay $148K To Stormy Daniels

Reuters reports: Michael Avenatti, the brash celebrity lawyer who rose to fame taking on Donald Trump before a slew of criminal charges destroyed his legal career, was ordered on Friday to pay $148,750 in restitution to his best-known client, porn actress Stormy Daniels. Avenatti, 51, was convicted by a Manhattan federal jury in February of wire fraud and aggravated identity …

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Sedition Trial For Five Oath Keepers To Start Tuesday

The Associated Press reports: Despite nearly 900 arrests and hundreds of convictions in the riot, Stewart Rhodes and four Oath Keeper associates — Kelly Meggs, Jessica Watkins, Kenneth Harrelson and Thomas Caldwell — are the first to stand trial on the rare and difficult-to-prove charge of seditious conspiracy. Prosecutors will try to show that the insurrection for the Oath Keepers …

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NRA Gives Ron DeSantis Their “A+” Endorsement

Florida Politics reports: A new report card was published by the NRA-Political Victory Fund. That allows some politicians to boast to voters about their high score — and in some cases their low rating.  Of note, the organization has not endorsed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio for re-election and gave him a “B” grade. That said, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, his …

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MS Man Charged With Hate Crime In Cross Burning

Law & Crime reports: A 23-year-old Mississippi man accused of burning a cross in his front yard to intimidate a Black family who lived nearby has been charged with a federal hate crime. Axel Charles Cox was arraigned Friday after prosecutors obtained a warrant for him to be brought into court from state prison, where he’s serving eight years for …

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NC Rally Cultists Told To Stop Making “QAnon Salute”

The Daily Beast reports: Security personnel at Donald Trump’s rally on Friday night in Wilmington, North Carolina, attempted to get MAGA-loving supporters to lower their raised arms and single finger, which signifies their allegiance to the far-right conspiracy theory QAnon. The rally controversy follows Trump sharing a video post on Truth Social late Thursday night “filled with references” to QAnon. …

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Trump Shares Meme Comparing Himself To Jesus

The Insider reports: Former President Donald Trump shared a post on his Truth Social account on Friday, declaring him as “second” only to Jesus. The post by Truth Social user @austinnegrete said: “Jesus is the Greatest. President @realDonaldTrump is the second greatest.” It accompanied an image of a painting of Jesus by artist Dan Wilson. Trump “ReTruthed,” or reposted, the …

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