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NASA's tiny CAPSTONE probe goes silent on its way to the moon

Artist's illustration of NASA's tiny CAPSTONE probe in its halo-shaped lunar orbit. CAPSTONE is scheduled to arrive at the moon on Nov. 13, 2022, but that future is in doubt; mission team members lost contact with the cubesat shortly after it began flying freely on July 4. (Image credit: NASA/Daniel Rutter) CAPSTONE has gone dark. The 55-pound (25 kilograms) NASA probe ceased communicating with its handlers yesterday (July 4), shortly after it deployed successfully from Rocket Lab's Photon s ...

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Suspect charged with 7 counts of first-degree murder in Highland Park, Illinois shooting

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – Officials have announced charges against the person suspected of killing seven people and injuring more than 30 others at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Robert Crimo III, 21, of Highwood Township, Illinois, is charged with seven counts of first-degree murder, according to Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart. “These are just the first of many charges that will be filed against Mr. Crimo,” Rinehart said. If convicted, the suspected shooter will f ...

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Endangered Species Act restored by federal judge after Trump-era weakening

(CNN)A federal judge in California has overturned a 2019 Trump administration move to gut the landmark Endangered Species Act, vacating that administration's changes and restoring protections for hundreds of species. The move is a win for environmental and conservation groups and climate advocates. The restoration of the protections could also be a boon for climate groups that argue oil and gas drilling in certain areas could harm threatened wildlife. "The Court spoke for species desperate ...

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Jayland Walker was handcuffed when his body arrived at the medical examiner's office

Akron, Ohio (CNN) Jayland Walker was handcuffed behind his back when his body arrived at the coroner's office to be processed as part of the investigation into the officers who shot and killed him in Akron last week, according to a medical examiner's report that was reviewed by CNN. The preliminary report by the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office contains several pages of thumbnail photos showing Walker dead and handcuffed at the scene. The photos also contain evidence of lifesaving effort ...

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Security director: Suspect in July 4 Highland Park shooting was 'sizing up' synagogue

The suspect in the deadly Fourth of July mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, paid an alarming visit to the city’s Chabad synagogue during Passover, said the congregation’s volunteer security director. “He was definitely sizing up the synagogue,” Martin Blumenthal said Tuesday in an interview. Robert E. Crimo III, whom police apprehended Monday evening and have described as both a “suspect” and “person of interest” in the shooting, showed up at Central Avenue Synagogue on the last day of ...

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Lindsey Graham, Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed In Georgia

(Political Wire) A Georgia grand jury has issued subpoenas to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and the attorney Rudy Giuliani as part of an investigation of possible criminal interference in that state’s 2020 election by former President Donald Trump, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Others Trump confidants being summoned include John Eastman, Cleta Mitchell, Kenneth Chesbro and Jenna Ellis, all of whom advised Trump on strategies for overturning Joe Biden’s wins in Georgia and other swing states.

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An endless arms race: How to fight the NRA's absurd solution to mass shootings

(Salon) As we celebrated Independence Day, there was no independence from the scourge of gun violence and the toll it is taking on the American psyche. The shooter who attacked a parade in Highland Park, Illinois, killing six people and wounding at least 38 others, used a "high-powered rifle," according to authorities. Survivors report a rain of bullets at the height of the attack.

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Hours After Mass Shooting, GOP Candidate Says Time to 'Move On' and 'Celebrate'

(Vice) Hours after a gunman opened fire during an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb, Illinois state Senator Darren Bailey, a Republican, called for people to “move on and… celebrate.” The shooting broke out around 10:15 a.m., minutes into the start of the parade in Highland Park, Illinois. At least six people were killed and dozens more injured. At around noon local time, Bailey, who is running for governor and has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump, went live on Facebook from Skokie, a village about 20 minutes south of Highland Park where he’d planned to attend a parade.

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Details emerge about victims of Highland Park Fourth of July shooting

(The Guardian) The first details have begun to emerge of the victims of the mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois after a lone gunman fired into a crowd of people watching the Chicago suburb’s Fourth of July parade. The shooting killed six and injured dozens, triggering panic and shock across the US as yet another attack disrupted what is usually a day of patriotic celebration. The first victim to be identified by their family was 76-year-old grandfather Nicolas Toledo. The New York Times reported that Toledo, who used a wheelchair, had not wanted to attend the parade but needed to stay with his family due to his disabilities.

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