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Rolling Stones Threaten To Sue Trump Over Song Use

The Associated Press reports: The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. The Stones said in a statement Sunday that their legal team is working with music rights organization BMI to stop use of their material in Trump’s reelection campaign. “The BMI have notified the Trump campaign …

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LGBTQ History: “The Foot Wore A Spiked Heel”

It was 51 years ago today that the queer community of New York City finally said “Enough!” As I’ve done for the last few years on this day, I’m reposting the story that the New York Daily News ran one week after the Stonewall Riots. Note how the story drips with condescension and ridicule. We’ve come a long, long way …

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New Lincoln Project Ad: When Trump Says He Stands By The Troops, He’s Right, They’re Just Not OUR Troops

The Hill reports: Republican super-PAC The Lincoln Project blasted President Trump in a new ad over a report that Russian military operatives offered bounties to Afghan militants to kill coalition forces, including U.S. troops. “This heinous failure by the commander-in-chief to protect American soldiers in the field is unthinkable,” Reed Galen, co-founder of the anti-Trump group, said in a statement. …

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Trump Denies He Was Told About Bounties On Troops

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he was briefed on reported Russian bounties placed on U.S. troops in Afghanistan and asked “fake news” The New York Times to identify its source. Taking to Twitter, the president stressed that no one in his administration had ever received such reports. The story, released by The New York Times on …

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Trump Retweets Video Of Man Shouting “White Power”

This morning the president of the United States retweeted a video showing protesters clashing with his supporters in The Villages, Florida, a senior citizen enclave that has become infamous in recent years for its almost entirely white and right wing population. As a parade of golf carts laded with Trump signs passes shouting protesters, the man in the lead cart …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: Turns out Lizzo is 100% her own “Soulmate,” so she enlisted the Fab Five from Netflix’s Queer Eye to gas her up in the new lyric video for the self-love anthem. She dressed up her Cuz I Love You track from last year with a rainbow-colored animated visual today. Bobby Berk officiated Lizzo’s wedding to herself, which …

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Michigan Bar Linked To 85 New COVID Cases [VIDEO]

Lansing’s ABC News affiliate reports: People who visited a bar in East Lansing, Michigan, are being asked to self-quarantine because roughly 85 people contracted Covid-19 after visiting the establishment this month, a health official says. The Health Department is asking patrons who visited Harper’s Restaurant & Brew Pub between June 12 and June 20 to self-quarantine, and report cases of …

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WH: Trump Wasn’t Told About Bounties On US Troops

CNN reports: US intelligence concluded months ago that Russian military intelligence offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan, including US troops, amid peace talks, according to a New York Times report published Friday. Citing officials briefed on the matter, the Times reported that President Donald Trump was briefed on the intelligence findings and that the White …

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Trump Continues To Mock Biden For COVID Death Flub

Mediaite reports: When President Donald Trump tried to capitalize on an edited clip of Joe Biden’s recent verbal miscue about the coronavirus death toll, Twitter blue checks responded by roasting Trump over his own gaffes, and of the actual death toll he has overseen. Trump and his supporters have been trying to hype a clip of Biden from a Thursday …

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Pence Cancels Campaign Visits To Arizona And Florida

Florida Politics reports: Vice President Mike Pence indefinitely postponed a rally planned Thursday in Sarasota. The Republican Party of Sarasota announced Saturday that the stop, part of Pence’s “Faith In America” tour, was off for now. “Stay tuned for updates on the new time for Vice President’s visit,” an email blasts reads. The news came the same day Florida reported …

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