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Secret Service announces security perimeter for Republican National Convention

Published 3:58 PM EDT, Sat June 22, 2024 CNN — The US Secret Service on Friday laid out the security measures for the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee next month, including a perimeter that will prevent protesters from gathering at a large park near the venue. Pere Marquette Park – which is a few blocks from the Fiserv Forum, where the convention will be held – now falls under the “hard” security perimeter, which will permit only credentialed attendees and volunteers and will not ...

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GOP resolution calls on SCOTUS to 'intervene' in Trump's hush money case

06/22/2024 06:27 PM EDT Rep. William Timmons (R-S.C.) introduced a resolution Friday urging the Supreme Court to “intervene” in the hush money case against former President Donald Trump before the 2024 election — a move that experts say is a political stunt that faces significant legal obstacles. Citing the “All Writs Act,” by which the court “may issue all writs necessary or appropriate in aid of their respective jurisdictions and agreeable to the usages and principles of law,” the resolutio ...

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Warnock says 'Black voters cannot be taken for granted' in presidential election

06/22/24 7:07 PM ET Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) said in a Saturday interview that “Black voters cannot be taken for granted” when it comes to the 2024 presidential election. “We know Black voters cannot be taken for granted,” Warnock said on MSNBC’s “The Katie Phang Show” with host Charles Coleman Jr. “And I like the fact that the Biden-Harris campaign is not taking Black voters for granted.” Warnock also said the “idea that Black folks should just show up, is wrongheaded. “And I believe ...

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The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower leaves the Red Sea as Houthi attacks continue

June 22, 2024 5:14 PM ET The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower — which had been leading the response against Houthi attacks on shipping in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden — is returning home. U.S. Central Command announced that the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt will head to the Middle East to maintain a presence in the region. The Eisenhower was deployed to the region more than seven months ago — just a few weeks after the Oct. 7 Hamas attack against Israel. The nuclear-powered ...

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Illinois may soon return land the U.S. stole from a Prairie Band Potawatomi chief 175 years ago

June 23, 2024, 1:46 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Some 175 years after the U.S. government stole land from the chief of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation while he was away visiting relatives, Illinois may soon return it to the tribe. Nothing ever changed the 1829 treaty that Chief Shab-eh-nay signed with the U.S. government to preserve for him a reservation in northern Illinois: not subsequent accords nor the 1830 Indian Removal Act, which forced all indigenous people to move west of the Missis ...

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California school board president who led conservative culture war loses recall vote

Joseph Komrosky, who decried critical race theory and called Harvey Milk a pedophile, was recalled by 51% of Temecula voters Voters in Temecula, California, have ousted the local school board president who thrust the political body to the forefront of rightwing culture wars seeking to eliminate discussions of race and gender identity from the classroom. Joseph Komrosky on Thursday lost a recall vote with 51% of voters favoring his removal. Temecula – a predominantly white city of 100,000 resi ...

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Tesla Cybertrucks vandalized in Florida with some choice messages attacking Elon Musk.

Dozens of Tesla Cybertrucks were vandalized in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this week. The Cybertrucks were spray painted with a message attacking Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Cybertrucks have become a symbol of ire for Elon Musk's many critics. Tesla Cybertrucks have become symbolic. But probably not in the way Tesla CEO Elon Musk hoped. Nearly three dozen Cybertrucks were vandalized this week in Florida with disparaging messages aimed specifically at Musk. A 35-second viral video showing the aftermath ...

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Trump's PAC, Which Pays His Legal Bills, Is Nearly Out of Cash

The political account that former President Donald Trump has been using to pay his sizable legal bills has dwindled to less than $4 million in the bank, after accounting for its debt, according to new federal election filings. So far in 2024, Trump is averaging nearly $5 million per month in spending through his political action committee, which is called Save America, with an overwhelming share going to legal bills. That means that as of the end of May, Trump had barely enough cash left to cov ...

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"We need morals back": Lauren Boebert preaches Ten Commandments on Bannon podcast

Published June 21, 2024 8:06PM (EDT) Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) defended a Louisiana law requiring the Ten Commandments be hung in the state’s classrooms, arguing to Steve Bannon that America needs morals. “We need morals back in our nation, back in our schools. If there's anything we are going to present in front of our children, it’s going to be, it should be the word of God,” Boebert told Bannon on his “War Room” podcast. “It’s not some woke fad of the day that you can get canceled for be ...

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CDK Hackers Want Millions in Ransom to End Car Dealership Outage

June 21, 2024 at 5:16 PM EDT Updated on June 21, 2024 at 5:32 PM EDT A group that claims to have hacked CDK Global, the software provider to thousands of car dealerships in North America, has demanded tens of millions of dollars in ransom, according to a person familiar with the matter. CDK is planning to make the payment, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. The hacking group behind the attack is believed to be based in eastern Europe, the perso ...

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FBI offers reward for information about deadly southern New Mexico wildfires

48 min ago - Posted at 8:16 AM, Jun 23, 2024 Federal authorities offered a reward for information about those responsible for igniting a pair of New Mexico wildfires that killed two people and destroyed hundreds of homes in the past week. The FBI on Saturday off ... (Scripps News/AP)

Donald Trump Calls Philadelphia 'One of Most Egregious' Places in World

1 hr ago - Published Jun 23, 2024 at 6:34 AM EDT Donald Trump has called Philadelphia "one of the most egregious" places in the world during a rally in the city. The former president and presumptive Republican nominee for the 2024 presidential election held a r ... (Newsweek)

Ukraine says it destroyed Russian drone base

1 hr ago - 23 June 2024, 12:18 BST Ukraine says satellite pictures show the destruction of a Russian warehouse used to launch Iranian-made drones and to train cadets. The photos - posted by Ukraine's Navy - follow reports of a massive explosion near a Russian a ... (BBC)

Israel's defense chief to discuss Gaza war, Lebanon hostilities on U.S. trip

2 hrs ago - June 23, 2024 7:39 AM EDT Updated 37 min ago JERUSALEM, June 23 (Reuters) - Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant headed to Washington on Sunday to discuss the next phase of the Gaza war and escalating hostilities on the border with Lebanon, where ex ... (Reuters)

Illinois may soon return land the U.S. stole from a Prairie Band Potawatomi chief 175 years ago

3 hrs ago - June 23, 2024, 1:46 AM EDT SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Some 175 years after the U.S. government stole land from the chief of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation while he was away visiting relatives, Illinois may soon return it to the tribe. Nothing ever ... (NBC News/AP)

Warnock says 'Black voters cannot be taken for granted' in presidential election

4 hrs ago - 06/22/24 7:07 PM ET Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) said in a Saturday interview that “Black voters cannot be taken for granted” when it comes to the 2024 presidential election. “We know Black voters cannot be taken for granted,” Wa ... (The Hill)

The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower leaves the Red Sea as Houthi attacks continue

5 hrs ago - June 22, 2024 5:14 PM ET The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower — which had been leading the response against Houthi attacks on shipping in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden — is returning home. U.S. Central Command announced that th ... (NPR)

GOP resolution calls on SCOTUS to 'intervene' in Trump's hush money case

5 hrs ago - 06/22/2024 06:27 PM EDT Rep. William Timmons (R-S.C.) introduced a resolution Friday urging the Supreme Court to “intervene” in the hush money case against former President Donald Trump before the 2024 election — a move that experts sa ... (Politico)

Secret Service announces security perimeter for Republican National Convention

6 hrs ago - Published 3:58 PM EDT, Sat June 22, 2024 CNN — The US Secret Service on Friday laid out the security measures for the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee next month, including a perimeter that will prevent protesters from gathering at ... (CNN Politics)

Vice President Harris and first lady Jill Biden travel to battleground states to mark 2 years since Dobbs ruling

6 hrs ago - Updated on: June 22, 2024 / 3:55 PM EDT The Biden campaign is deploying both Vice President Kamala Harris and first lady Jill Biden to battleground states in the coming days, as part of a full-court political press centered around abortion. Their tr ... (CBS News)

Trump's PAC, Which Pays His Legal Bills, Is Nearly Out of Cash

14 hrs ago - The political account that former President Donald Trump has been using to pay his sizable legal bills has dwindled to less than $4 million in the bank, after accounting for its debt, according to new federal election filings. So far in 2024, Trump i ... (New York Times)

California school board president who led conservative culture war loses recall vote

17 hrs ago - Joseph Komrosky, who decried critical race theory and called Harvey Milk a pedophile, was recalled by 51% of Temecula voters Voters in Temecula, California, have ousted the local school board president who thrust the political body to the forefront o ... (The Guardian)

Tesla Cybertrucks vandalized in Florida with some choice messages attacking Elon Musk.

18 hrs ago - Dozens of Tesla Cybertrucks were vandalized in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this week. The Cybertrucks were spray painted with a message attacking Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Cybertrucks have become a symbol of ire for Elon Musk's many critics. Tesla Cybertruc ... (Business Insider)

'We will kill you all': Trump supporters send 'upsetting' death threats to Manhattan DA

21 hrs ago - Carl Gibson June 22, 2024 8:10AM ET ............... NBC News reported Friday that in the last three months alone, there have been dozens of death threats made against Bragg, his family and his staff, according to the New York Police Department (NY ... (raw story)

Biden, allied Republicans trying to rally GOP women in swing-state suburbs away from Trump

21 hrs ago - 5 hrs ago DOYLESTOWN, Pa. – Thirty miles north of Philadelphia, upscale subdivisions such as Colonial Commons interrupt dairy farms, centuries-old roadside stone houses and the winding Neshaminy Creek that flows between Doylestown and Newtown. B ... (The Tribune-Democrat/AP)

Pro-Ted Cruz group draws scrutiny for receiving money from his podcast's company

23 hrs ago - June 22, 2024 at 9:04 a.m. EDT A super PAC supporting Sen. Ted Cruz’s reelection campaign has received nearly $800,000 in receipts from the company that distributes the Texas Republican’s podcast, an arrangement that is attracting scrutiny ... (Washington Post)

U.S. to resume avocados and mangoes inspection from Mexican state

Yesterday - June 22, 2024, 4:55 AM EDT MEXICO CITY — U.S. government inspections of avocados and mangoes in the Mexican state of Michoacan will gradually resume, U.S. Ambassador Ken Salazar announced Friday, a week after they were suspended over an assault ... (NBC News/AP)

GOP targets a Biden executive order on voter registration ahead of the fall election

Yesterday - Updated 12:07 AM EDT, June 22, 2024 ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans and conservative activists have increasingly been targeting an executive order issued three years ago by the Biden administration that is intended to boost voter registration, claimi ... (AP)

Jack Smith Has a New Request for Aileen Cannon

Yesterday - Published Jun 21, 2024 at 10:36 PM EDT Special Counsel Jack Smith is asking U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon to urgently grant his request to thwart what he called "foreseeable danger to law enforcement" posed by former President Donald Trump. Smith ... (Newsweek)

NASA again delays Boeing Starliner's return to Earth, new target date still undetermined

Yesterday - June 21, 2024 / 9:28 PM EDT NASA and Boeing managers have again decided to extend the Starliner crew capsule's stay at the International Space Station, passing up a June 26 re-entry to allow more time for analysis and testing to make sure helium lea ... (CBS News)

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