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Victim Wants No Part In “Central Park Karen” Case

The New York Times reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s decision to charge a white woman with filing a false police report against a Black man in Central Park does not have the support of one key person: the victim himself. The man, Christian Cooper, has not cooperated with the prosecution’s investigation. “On the one hand, she’s already paid a steep …

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Iconic Clothier Brooks Brothers Files For Bankruptcy

CNBC reports: The coronavirus pandemic has now claimed one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious retailers. Brooks Brothers — pioneer of the polo and uniform of the polished prepster — filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, as it continues to search for a buyer. The retailer, which is more than two centuries old, boasts of having dressed 40 U.S. presidents …

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Trump Cultist Tech CEO Is Sorry For His Racist Tirade

The Washington Post reports: For a few moments after the camera began recording, the white man smirked silently in his seat at an upscale California restaurant. Then, he gave the family at the next table the middle finger and unleashed an anti-Asian tirade. “Trump’s going to f— you,” he said, adding that the family “need to leave” and calling one …

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Five Republican Senators To Skip GOP Convention

Axios reports: At least five GOP senators have said they will not attend next month’s Republican National Convention in Jacksonville either due to coronavirus concerns or political reasons. For some, like 86-year-old Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and 80-year-old Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the decision not to attend underscores broader concerns about holding mass gatherings in the coronavirus era. For others, …

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Kanye West: I’m Done With Trump, I’m Going To Win, I’ve Had COVID, I’m Anti-Vax, I Never Voted, Wakanda

Forbes has published an interview with Kanye West that they say is so “rambling” that the piece opens with a bullet-point listing of key points. – That he’s running for president in 2020 under a new banner—the Birthday Party—with guidance from Elon Musk and an obscure vice presidential candidate he’s already chosen. “Like anything I’ve ever done in my life,” …

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Trump On Confederate Flag: “It’s Freedom Of Speech”

The Hill reports: “My stance is very simple: It’s freedom of speech,” Trump said in an interview with a Nexstar television reporter at the White House when asked his personal stance on the flag in society. “You do what you do. It’s freedom of speech,” the president continued. “NASCAR can do whatever they want, and they’ve chosen to go a …

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John Roberts Was Hospitalized After Fall Last Month

The Washington Post reports: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. suffered a fall at a Maryland country club last month that required an overnight stay in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday night. The 65-year-old chief justice was taken by ambulance to a hospital after the June 21 incident at the Chevy Chase Club, which was serious enough …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: Throughout her career, Janelle Monáe has proven time and time again that she is a true triple threat — she can clearly sing, her acting chops are excellent, and she’s showcased her dance abilities on a regular basis. Now, she’s got another title that she’s ready to add to her resumé: superhero. In an excerpt from her …

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