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Elon Musk Has Vatican Audience With Pope Francis

The Associated Press reports: Tesla CEO Elon Musk, whose $44 billion bid to buy Twitter remains in limbo, used the social media platform to announce he had met with Pope Francis. “Honored to meet @Pontifex yesterday,” Musk tweeted of the Friday afternoon audience, alongside a photo showing Musk, Francis and four of Musk’s teenage children. Francis frequently meets with high-profile …

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SCOTUS Seeks To End Protests At Justices’ Homes

NBC News reports: Gail Curley, the Supreme Court’s marshal, has written to the governors of Maryland and Virginia and local officials in suburban Washington, D.C., asking them to enforce state and county laws that prohibit picketing at private homes. In the letter to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, she said laws in his state prohibits assembling “with another in …

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Cheney: The Greater Danger Is Not Prosecuting Trump

ABC News reports: The Justice Department should not avoid prosecuting Donald Trump in relation to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack if a prosecution is warranted, Rep. Liz Cheney said in an interview with ABC News’ “This Week” co-anchor Jonathan Karl. “I think it’s a much graver constitutional threat if a president can engage in these kinds of activities, and the …

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DOJ Subpoenas Two Arizona GOP State Senators

The Washington Post reports: The Justice Department has subpoenaed two Republican Arizona state senators for information tied to possible correspondence with President Donald Trump’s attorneys as attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election were underway. Arizona Senate President Karen Fann [photo] and Sen. Kelly Townsend received subpoenas last week, according to Kim Quintero, a spokeswoman for Senate …

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Thousands Of Flights Delayed Or Cancelled [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: As of Saturday night, nearly 650 flights in the United States had been canceled and more than 5,200 flights within, into or out of the country had been delayed, according to the flight tracking website FlightAware. FlightAware data showed that the three airports in the United States most affected by cancellations and delays on Saturday …

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Patriot Front Extremists March In Downtown Boston

The Boston Herald reports: A group of about 100 marchers identifying themselves by flyers as belonging to the white nationalist group the Patriot Front, cut through the heart of downtown Saturday sparking a confrontation. A scanner call came in at around 12:30 p.m. announcing that a group had gone up to a rental truck parked in the area of the …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Universal’s “Minions: The Rise of Gru” is setting off fireworks at the Fourth of July box office, projecting a $129.2 million opening over the four-day holiday weekend from 4,400 locations. On a three-day scale, the “Despicable Me” prequel looks to gross $109.4 million — that number would mark the highest domestic opening for an animated film since 2019’s …

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North Korea Blames “Alien Things” For COVID Outbreak

Ars Technica reports: After an intense, detailed investigation, North Korea has determined what sparked an explosive outbreak of COVID-19 that has led to over 4.7 million “fevers” within its borders since late April. The culprit: “alien things” blown into the country from the South. According to a report from the official KCNA news agency, North Korea’s outbreak began in early …

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