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Chipman Down

WaPo has the story on their front page:"The White House is planning to withdraw David Chipman’s nomination to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives this week amid bipartisan pushback over his gun control advocacy, according to two people with knowledge of the decision."I'll take my good news where I can get it. Let's hope they don't scare up someone worse, but with fewer obvious tells and past screwups. [Author: Tam]
Tags: Politics, News, Guns, White House, Tam, WaPo, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Chipman, Boomsticks, David Chipman


Los Angeles school district approves vaccine mandate for students age 12 and older, marking a first among major US school districts

Los Angeles is the first major school district to approve a vaccine mandate for students 12 and up. David McNew/Getty Images Los Angeles is the first major school district to approve a vaccine mandate for students 12 and up. The Los Angeles Unified School District unanimously voted in approval of the proposal. The school board previously mandated vaccines for all teachers and staff prior to the first day of school in August. See more stories on Insider's business page. The school board...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, The Times, Lausd, Reilly, Ramos, Los Angeles Unified School District, Franca, LA school, Jen Psaki


6 shot by suspects who crashed into train in getaway attempt in Illinois, police say

Officials said three shooting suspects tried to outrun a commuter train in their getaway vehicle before crashing, local outlets reported.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Illinois


Fox News and right-wing media frame Biden as evil 'tyrant' after vaccination speech

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
Tags: Cnn, Fox News, Biden


Biden speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid tensions in recent months

President Joe Biden spoke with China's President Xi Jinping on Thursday evening as relations between the two countries have remained tense in recent months, particularly in cyberspace, with the US having accused China of widespread malfeasance, including a massive hack of Microsoft's email system and other ransomware attacks.
Tags: Microsoft, China, US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Xi Jinping, Biden


This CNN Hero is bringing life-saving care to remote areas of the world

On a medical trip to West Africa nine years ago, Dr. Patricia Gordon had a wake-up call.
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Preventing cervical cancer cases by the thousands. This CNN Hero is bringing life-saving care to remote areas of the world

Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the developing world. Dr. Patricia Gordon is using a simple "see and treat" method to help eradicate this disease.
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US Biden and China's Xi hold first call in seven months

This is only the second call between both leaders since President Biden took office.
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BREAKING NEWS: Biden to announce vaccine mandate for all employers with 100 or more employees

CNN is reporting that President Biden will announce an executive order directing the Department of Labor to draft an emergency rule requiring that all businesses with 100 or more employees ensure all of their workers are either Covid vaccinated, or Covid tested once a week. This goes along with another expected executive order requiring all government employees and employees of government contractors to be vaccinated against Covid-19, with no option of opting out through regular testing.The lega...
Tags: Law, Congress, Cnn, Biden, Department of Labor, Jon Hyman, COVID


Anti-mask students in Michigan are urged by parents to push into school

About 2 dozen students pushed into their school in Manchester, Michigan egged on by their anti-masking parents, past Manchester Superintendent Brad Bezeau Tuesday in defiance of the county's mask mandate. Clearly these parents don't give two rips about the safety of anyone else in the building who might be high risk or just would rather avoid getting sick. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Manchester, Michigan, Push, Manchester Michigan, Teach Your Children Well, Anti Mask, Brad Bezeau, Manchester Mandate, No Regard For Others, Obnoxious Parents, We Don& 039, t Feel Like Wearing Masks


US Open: Emma Raducanu stifles Maria Sakkari to set up all-teenage women's final

Emma Raducanu, 18, beat Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-4 and will meet 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez on Saturday. One of them will win their first Grand Slam.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Maria Sakkari, Leylah Fernandez, Emma Raducanu


Tua Not Named “Captain” Does Mean Something

  On Wednesday, the Miami Dolphins announced their team captains for the 2021 season: WR Mack Hollins, OT Jesse Davis, DB Clayton Fejedelem, DB Jason McCourty, and LB Elandon Roberts. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was not elected captain,
Tags: News, Miami Dolphins, Elandon Roberts, Tua Tagovailoa, Mack Hollins, Jesse Davis DB Clayton Fejedelem DB Jason McCourty


The Splash Zone Podcast: Season 2 Premiere: Previewing Week 1 vs. the Patriots

The Splash Zone is back! Season 2 is in full swing as we are just days away from the start of the regular season for the Miami Dolphins. Host Dan Jablonski breaks down the upcoming AFC East clash against the New England Patriots and how Mia
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Feds cite sedition in search warrant for lawyer's phone

Federal prosecutors cited seditious conspiracy as a crime under investigation in a recent search that appears to be related to the US Capitol riot probe, according to a court document supporting the search.
Tags: Cnn, US Capitol


Chris Christie says it is time for GOP to 'face the realities of the 2020 election'

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday urged Republicans "to face the realities of the 2020 election and learn, not hide from them," as he lobbed several thinly veiled criticisms at his one-time ally, former President Donald Trump.
Tags: Chris Christie, Cnn, Gop, New Jersey


The raging new Donald Trump campaign

Summer's over and Donald Trump's dark 2024 campaign has begun.
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Opinion: The raging new Donald Trump campaign starts up where he left off

Summer's over and Donald Trump's dark 2024 campaign has begun.
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The raging new Donald Trump campaign starts up where he left off

Michael D'Antonio writes that summer's over and Donald Trump's dark 2024 campaign has begun.
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There's A Teddy Ruxpin Movie In The Works, Because We Really Do Live In The Weirdest Timeline

The dead are rising, friends. "Space Jam" was recently exhumed by the studio suits at Warner Bros.; our Good Guy friend to the end Chucky got a new re-imagining in 2019 with "Child's Play" (same title as Don Mancini's 1988 original) and a SyFy series to drop in October of 2021; "Masters of the Universe" has a new series and audience at Netflix, and just last year, "Sonic the Hedgehog" picked up a golden ring or two to the tune of over $300 million at the box office. When there is no more room in...
Tags: Movies, News, Slashfilm


Grab this Bluetooth speaker from legendary audio brand Marshall for 10% off

Sound quality and functionality are everything when it comes to the speaker you use to play music. What's the point of listening to your favorite artists and songs on anything that makes them sound less than perfect? Even when it comes to smaller, mobile boomboxes, you shouldn't have to compromise quality for portability. — Read the rest
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California QAnon follower indicted on charges of killing his 2 kids with speargun in Mexico

A California man, who authorities say claimed to be a devout QAnon follower, was indicted on charges of killing his two young children in Mexico.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, California, Mexico, Usa Today


President Biden to entertainment venues: Help us get beat COVID by requiring vaccines, testing

President Biden is calling upon movie theaters and concert venues to require vaccinations or negative tests to get COVID-19 under control.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Biden, Usa Today


Breyer calls Supreme Court decision on Texas abortion law 'very, very, very wrong'

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer called the high court's recent refusal to block a controversial Texas law that bars abortions at six weeks "very, very, very wrong."
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, Stories, US supreme court, Stephen Breyer, Breyer


Breyer calls SCOTUS decision on Texas abortion law 'very, very, very wrong'

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer called the high court's recent refusal to block a controversial Texas law that bars abortions at six weeks "very, very, very wrong."
Tags: Texas, News, Scotus, Stories, US supreme court, Stephen Breyer, Breyer


Los Angeles school board votes to mandate Covid vaccine for eligible students

All eligible students attending Los Angeles Unified public schools -- the nation's second largest school district -- will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of the calendar year, the school board of education has voted.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Stories, Los Angeles Unified, COVID


‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Kicks Off Toronto Film Festival With High Emotions Thanks to In-Person Return

The Toronto International Film Festival marked a poignant in-person return on Thursday evening, with the opening night title “Dear Evan Hansen.” Before a single frame of the cathartic tearjerker starring Ben Platt was screened, festival co-heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente primed the room at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall. Normally packed to the gills in […]
Tags: News, Toronto, Festivals, Toronto Film Festival, Cameron Bailey, EVAN HANSEN, Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen, Joana Vicente, Roy Thomson Hall Normally


Kentucky: Man says he paid Covid no attention. Now he has it and he wants you to know it's no joke

Billy Couch didn't think much about Covid-19 until he got it and it sent him to the hospital.
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A Kentucky man says he paid Covid-19 no attention. Now he has it and he wants you to know it's no joke

Billy Couch didn't think much about Covid-19 until he got it and it sent him to the hospital.
Tags: Kentucky, Cnn, Billy Couch


BoAt plans IPO, looks at a valuation of nearly $1.4 bn

Consumer electronics brand BoAt is exploring a public listing to raise funds and offer exits to some of its investors, three people familiar with the matter said. BoAt, one of the top sellers of ear wear and wearable categories in India, is looking at a valuation of about $1.4 billion for the initial public offering expected between March and June next year, one of the three people said, requesting anonymity. In April, BoAt received undisclosed funding from Qualcomm. [Via]
Tags: Business, News, India, Funding


Ex-Marine sharpshooter accused of killing 4 was searching for a non-existent girl who he believed needed help, sheriff says

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said the claim was was patently false.
Tags: Cnn, Polk County, Grady Judd



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