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"Trump's a crook": DNC to troll MAGA boat rally with airplane banner on Trump's birthday

Published June 14, 2024 7:00AM (EDT) Democrats are planning to disrupt a “MAGA Boat Parade” in Michigan on Saturday by having a plane fly above the participants for three hours with a banner reminding them that Donald Trump is now the first former president — and first major party nominee — to be convicted of felonies. “Trump’s a Crook, Don’t Let Em Sink Ur Boat,” the banner will state. According to a spokesperson for the Democratic National Committee, it will be flown over Lake St. Clair, n ...

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Schumer calls for bill to ban bump stocks after Supreme Court ruling

06/14/24 12:33 PM ET Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Friday condemned a 6-3 Supreme Court ruling overturning the Trump-era ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic guns to fire like machine guns, and called on Congress to pass legislation to counter the decision. “The far-right Supreme Court continues their unprecedented assault on public safety by reversing the commonsense guidance issued in 2018 by the ATF. Bump stocks have played a devastating role in many of the hor ...

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Stanford's top disinformation research group collapses under pressure

The Stanford Internet Observatory provided real-time analysis on viral election falsehoods but has struggled amid attacks from conservative politicians and activists. "Closing down a lab like this would always be a huge loss, but doing so now, during a year of global elections, makes absolutely no sense," said Wardle, who previously led research at the anti-misinformation nonprofit First Draft. "We need universities to use their resources and standing in the community to stand up ...

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Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max sustains 'substantial' damage from 'Dutch roll' incident

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max sustains 'substantial' damage from 'Dutch roll' incident Zach Wichter Updated Fri, June 14, 2024 at 3:27 PM EDT 3 min read A Southwest Airlines jet was damaged during a flight last month after it experienced an unusual maneuver called a Dutch roll. Flight 746 was en route from Phoenix to Oakland on May 25 and flying at about 34,000 feet when the incident occurred. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane sustained "substantial" d ...

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CEOs at Trump meeting: Ex-president 'meandering' and 'doesn't know what he's talking about'

June 14, 2024, 3:36 PM EDT / Source: CNBC WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump failed to impress everyone in a room full of top CEOs Thursday at the Business Roundtable’s quarterly meeting, multiple attendees told CNBC. “Trump doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” said one CEO who was in the room, according to a person who heard the executive speaking. The CEO also said Trump did not explain how he planned to accomplish any of his policy proposals, that person said. Several CEOs “sai ...

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We are witnessing a war on women

(Eugene Robinson/Washington Post) For the religious right, erasing the constitutional right to abortion was just the beginning. They are coming after all our reproductive rights and freedoms, every single one of them, and the only way to stop them is with our votes. On Wednesday, the Southern Baptist Convention — the largest Protestant denomination in the country, with 13 million members — adopted a resolution denouncing in vitro fertilization (IVF). The measure calls on Southern Baptists to pressure government officials to “restrain” IVF, which often can be a couple’s last hope of conceiving a child.

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Brett Kavanaugh Slipped a Big Poison Pill Into His Mifepristone Opinion

(Slate) The Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a legal assault against the most common method of abortion, unanimously holding that the plaintiffs lacked standing to sue in the first place. Yet the decision was not a total defeat for anti-abortion activists. Among other things, Kavanaugh slipped language into his opinion that could expand protections for physicians who refuse to provide emergency abortions, potentially imperiling the lives of patients.

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Project 2025 promises to shut down Dept. of Education, ban abortion, roll back civil rights and more

(The Grio) If you’re an American planning to vote in this year’s election, Project 2025 is a must-read document. The so-called “playbook” is a presidential transition plan that lays out what should happen in the first 180 days of a conservative presidency in nearly 1,000 pages of detail. In a Project 2025 world, America’s president will have more power than ever, with more power to shut down critics, eliminate non-political public servants, and install party-loyal staff.

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Sharpton denounces Trump's latest race rhetoric: 'Look at his record'

2 hrs ago - 06/14/24 11:11 PM ET The Rev. Al Sharpton denounced former President Trump’s latest race-related comments, urging voters to “look at his record” on past issues involving Black Americans before leaning into his rhetoric. Sharpton joined ... (The Hill)

Trump's lawyers urge judge to reject special counsel's request for gag order in classified docs case

2 hrs ago - June 14, 2024, 9:03 PM EDT Donald Trump’s lawyers on Friday hit back at special counsel Jack Smith in the classified documents case by opposing his request to bar the former president from making any statements that prosecutors say endanger law ... (NBC News)

Giuliani accused of spending money meant for bankruptcy case on his girlfriend and her daughter

3 hrs ago - 11 hours ago Rudy Giuliani’s bankruptcy creditors accused the former New York City mayor of paying his girlfriend and her daughter rather than those who are owed money. Giuliani filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December after a defamation case ... (UK Independent)

Arrests of 8 with suspected ISIS ties in U.S. renew concern of terror attack

4 hrs ago - June 14, 2024 / 7:01 PM EDT Washington -- The arrests of eight Tajik nationals with alleged ties to ISIS have renewed concerns about the terrorist group or its affiliates potentially carrying out an attack in the U.S. The arrests in Los Angeles, New ... (CBS News)

MLB disciplines umpire Pat Hoberg for violating gambling rules

9 hrs ago - Major League Baseball announced Friday it has disciplined umpire Pat Hoberg for violating the league's gambling rules, 10 days after the league levied a lifetime ban on a player for gambling and suspended four others for one year. Hoberg is appealing ... (ESPN)

Justice Department refuses to charge Attorney General Merrick Garland after House contempt vote

11 hrs ago - WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Friday notified House Speaker Mike Johnson it wouldn’t prosecute Attorney General Merrick Garland for contempt of Congress despite this week's House vote, arguing his defiance of a subpoena “did not co ... (USA Today)

Meta says European regulators are ruining its AI bot

12 hrs ago - Meta is putting plans for its AI assistant on hold in Europe after receiving objections from Ireland’s privacy regulator, the company announced on Friday. In a blog post, Meta said the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) asked the company to ... (The Verge)

Biden campaign trolls Trump's 78 'accomplishments' on former president's birthday

12 hrs ago - 06/14/24 9:23 AM ET The Biden campaign wished former President Trump a happy 78th birthday Friday with a mocking list of 78 “accomplishments” highlighting his legal troubles and some controversial moments from his time in office. The list i ... (The Hill)

Biden issues executive order on supply chain resiliency efforts

13 hrs ago - June 14, 2024 12:13 PM EDT Updated 8 hours ago WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday issued an executive order formalizing a White House council on supply chain resilience and mandating a comprehensive report by the end o ... (Reuters)

Stanford's top disinformation research group collapses under pressure

13 hrs ago - The Stanford Internet Observatory provided real-time analysis on viral election falsehoods but has struggled amid attacks from conservative politicians and activists. "Closing down a lab like this would always be a huge loss, but doing so now, during ... (WaPo, No Paywall)

Pentagon ran secret anti-vax campaign to undermine China during pandemic

13 hrs ago - The U.S. military launched a clandestine program amid the COVID crisis to discredit China’s Sinovac inoculation – payback for Beijing’s efforts to blame Washington for the pandemic. One target: the Filipino public. Health experts say t ... (Reuters)

CEOs at Trump meeting: Ex-president 'meandering' and 'doesn't know what he's talking about'

14 hrs ago - June 14, 2024, 3:36 PM EDT / Source: CNBC WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump failed to impress everyone in a room full of top CEOs Thursday at the Business Roundtable’s quarterly meeting, multiple attendees told CNBC. “Trump d ... (NBC News)

Sir Bill Browder: King's birthday honour is for those killed for opposing Putin and those fighting against him

14 hrs ago - Exclusive: Human rights activist Bill Browder says his knighthood in the King’s Birthday Honours list is dedicated to those that have been killed or imprisoned for opposing Russian leader Vladimir Putin Newly-knighted human rights activist Bill ... (The Independent)

Conservative media uses misleading camera angle of Biden to falsely claim he was wandering aimlessly

14 hrs ago - NBC News Conservative media uses misleading camera angle of Biden to falsely claim he was wandering aimlessly David Ingram Fri, June 14, 2024 at 4:29 PM EDT 4 min read Conservative media outlets selectively used a camera angle that left out important ... (NBC News, via Yahoo! News)

South Africa's ANC and opposition announce a unity government, in a big power shift

15 hrs ago - CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The African National Congress party has signed a deal to form a coalition government with the main opposition, party officials announced Friday after weeks of fevered negotiations. Dubbed the government of national unit ... (NPR)

US designates Nordic neo-Nazi group as terrorists

15 hrs ago - Published 4:06 PM EDT, Fri June 14, 2024 The US State Department on Friday designated a Nordic neo-Nazi group and three of its top officials as terrorists. It’s the second time in history that the US has designated a foreign White supremacist ... (CNN Politics)

Schumer calls for bill to ban bump stocks after Supreme Court ruling

16 hrs ago - 06/14/24 12:33 PM ET Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Friday condemned a 6-3 Supreme Court ruling overturning the Trump-era ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic guns to fire like machine guns, and called on Congress to pass ... (The Hill)

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max sustains 'substantial' damage from 'Dutch roll' incident

17 hrs ago - Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max sustains 'substantial' damage from 'Dutch roll' incident Zach Wichter Updated Fri, June 14, 2024 at 3:27 PM EDT 3 min read A Southwest Airlines jet was damaged during a flight last month after it experienced an unusu ... (USA Today via Yahoo!)

"Trump's a crook": DNC to troll MAGA boat rally with airplane banner on Trump's birthday

17 hrs ago - Published June 14, 2024 7:00AM (EDT) Democrats are planning to disrupt a “MAGA Boat Parade” in Michigan on Saturday by having a plane fly above the participants for three hours with a banner reminding them that Donald Trump is now the firs ... (Salon)

Texas high court declines to decide if embryos are people or property

17 hrs ago - Texas high court declines to decide if embryos are people or property The case that was before the state Supreme Court, stemming from a couple's divorce, could have had significant implications for IVF in Texas. By Molly Hennessy-Fiske June 14, 2024 ... (Washington Post)

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