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Three NYC tenants say they were misled into RNC video appearance

Three residents of New York City public housing whose criticisms of Mayor Bill de Blasio were used in a video at the Republican National Convention said they were never told their comments were to be showcased in that manner.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Jim Acosta reveals White House’s dangerous new pandemic strategy

A senior Trump administration official dismissed concerns over the “super-spreading” nature of the crowded RNC events this week, stating, “Everybody is going to catch this thing eventually.”

Take Action: Tell White House medical experts to stop excusing Trump’s dangerous “advice.” He’s getting away with murder!


No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: FINALLY: Postal workers DEFY Louis DeJoy and fight back
We’ve been waiting for this.


“Chadwick Boseman inspired generations”: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris tweet condolences on beloved actor’s death
The Black Panther star died of colon cancer at the age of 43. He had been battling cancer for four years. His last tweet was a photo with Senator Harris.


FDA ousts former OAN TV personality as spokesperson after 2 weeks
Colleagues said that Emily Miller, with no prior medical or science experience, was a bad fit inside an agency rushing to fight a pandemic. “She couldn’t even pronounce convalescent plasma.”


Thousands gather for march on Washington to demand police reform and racial equality
The event, called the Commitment March, was held at the Lincoln Memorial, the same site where MLK Jr. called for those same reforms decades ago in his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.

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Police shoot and kill Black veteran on his porch who was “seeing ghosts” and hearing voices
His mother called the cops for help with her combat vet son, but the situation soon turned deadly.


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Melania abruptly stops smiling and grimaces as Ivanka walks past
A viral clip from last night’s RNC gives us a telling glimpse into how the First Lady really feels about her stepdaughter.


Rand Paul sparks mockery after complaining that he was “attacked” by hecklers after RNC
Nothing happened to the Kentucky Senator, but that didn’t stop him from throwing a fit about having to face the anger of the public.


White supremacists and militias have infiltrated police across US, report says
A former FBI agent has documented links between serving officers and racist militant activities in more than a dozen states


Turmoil consumes Chamber of Commerce as it backs Democrats
The traditionally conservative group is planning to endorse a number of House Democrats for reelection, sparking dissension among members.


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