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Trump – FBI – Fourteen of the 15 boxes recovered from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate earlier this year contained classified documents, many of them top secret, according to an FBI affidavit , mixed with various newspapers, magazines and personal letters. Authors: Eric Tucker and Mike Balsamo. Sent: 1,080 words, photos, videos. USE TRUMP-FBI-TAKEAWAYS – WHAT YOU EXTRACT FROM THE UNSEALED Mar-a-Lago Search Affidavit (Sent).
2022 Election – Georgia Democrats – Four years ago, Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams established herself as the de facto party leader on a new battlefield. In 2020, Joe Biden added Georgia to the Democratic presidential nominee for the first time in 28 years, while Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff Two Senate seats in 2021. This year, Abrams and Warnock top the Democratic leaderboard as the party tries to replicate its success. Bill Barrow and Jeff Amy. Send: 1,190 words, photos.
STUDENT LOANS – POLITICS – For Democrats backing the White House student loan forgiveness program, it was the long-awaited fulfillment of one of President Joe Biden’s campaign promises. For Republicans — and even some in the president’s party — it’s an unwise move and unfair to those struggling to pay off their loans or decide not to go to college. by Meg Kinnard. Send: 1,170 words, photos.
RUSSIA-UKRAINE-WAR – Authorities have begun distributing iodine tablets to residents near Ukraine’s Zaporozhye nuclear power plant to prevent radiation leaks, amid growing fears that fighting around the complex could spark a disaster. The move comes a day after the factory was temporarily taken offline due to what officials said was a fire on a transmission line. In a country still reeling from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion, the event fueled fears of a nuclear catastrophe. Author: Paul Byrne. Send: 600 words, photos.
UNITED NATIONS – NUCLEAR TREATY – Russia has blocked an agreement on the final document of a four-week review of the U.N. treaty, considered a cornerstone of nuclear disarmament, that criticized the Russian military’s acquisition of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant shortly after it invaded Ukraine. Edith M. Lederer. Send: 1,270 words, photos.
CAPITOL-RIOT-PENNSYLVANIA — A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 46 days for attacking a police officer holding a Donald Trump flag during the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riots, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. months in federal prison. Send: 250 words, photos.
Abandoned immigrant children — The Border Patrol said one of its agents rescued an infant and a toddler left behind by immigrant smugglers at the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in western Arizona. Send: 370 words, photos.
BANNED-BOOKS-MISSOURI — A new Missouri law banning books with pornographic images in school libraries is coming into effect. Starting Sunday, it will be a misdemeanor for librarians and other educators to give students access to such materials, punishable by up to a year in prison or a $2,000 fine. Send: 570 words, photos.
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Georgia Election Investigation – Prosecutors investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally attempted to interfere in Georgia’s 2020 election are seeking information on alleged involvement of a Trump ally in disrupting a vote in a county about 200 miles south of it Equipment information at the Atlanta office. Send: 1,170 words, photos.
Voting Machine Litigation – Arizona – A federal judge has refused to require Arizona officials to manually count ballots in November. Send: 530 words, photos. P.S. Elections 2022 – Nevada Counting – The Nevada Secretary of State’s office has approved new rules requiring counties to manually count ballots starting with this fall’s midterm elections. Send: 990 words, photos.
CALIFORNIA – ABORTION – California is preparing to spend as much as $20 million to bring women from other states to its abortion clinics, a policy designed to increase access to a procedure that has been banned or restricted in many states since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. Send: 710 words, photos.
Trump Cowboys – NAACP – NAACP supports efforts to ban a New Mexico county governor from office, alleging Trump’s cowboy co-founders are trying to strip voters – including people of color the rights of the race – and instigated an uprising. Send: 530 words, photos.
Abortion – Fetal Abnormalities – A pregnant Louisiana woman was denied an abortion despite her fetus suffering from a rare and deadly disease, but she asked Gov. John Bell Edwards to call a special session of the legislature to clarify the state’s abortion laws . Nancy Davis said at a news conference Friday that she will be leaving the state next week for a “medically necessary” abortion. Send: 680 words, photos.
California’s last nuclear power plant — California lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office are discussing possible compromises over the future of the state’s last operating nuclear power plant, which could allow operator Pacific Gas & Electric to seek federal Funding to extend the life of nuclear power plants. reactor. Send: 680 words, photos.
Severe Weather – People in and around the Mississippi state capital have been told to prepare for the flooding of the Pearl River. The storm brought heavy rain to Mississippi and other parts of the Deep South. Some homes and businesses in the Jackson area are expected to be flooded. Experts said the Pearl River could reach almost as high on Tuesday as it was during the 2020 floods. Sent: 440 words, photos, videos.
CAPITOL BREACH-CONNECICUT arrest – A Connecticut man with a secret security clearance at submarine maker General Dynamics Electric Boat Company pleads guilty to misdemeanor charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump . Send: 200 words.
CALIFORNIA-OIL-SPILL — A pipeline operator and two subsidiaries have agreed to plead guilty to negligently discharging oil off the coast of Southern California in connection with a pipeline rupture that covered the beach with a flood of crude. Send: 530 words.
MALL OF AMERICA – A man has been arrested at the Mall of America in what police say is an armed robbery, just three weeks after the mall was locked down after a shooting near the store. Send: 240 words.
Missing students in Mexico – Mexican government officials who lead truth commissions say six of the 43 college students who allegedly “disappeared” in 2014 were held in warehouses for several days before being handed over to local army commanders, who ordered They were killed. Sent: 1,050 words, photos.
Corruption in Haiti – a football stadium that was paid for but never built. A school that diverts resources from students. A mayor kicked city hall out of his mother’s home and avoided paying property taxes. Those and dozens of other alleged acts of corruption cost the Haitian government about $4 million in “huge losses” at a time when the country’s infrastructure is crumbling due to political instability and rising poverty, officials said. Send: 580 words.
MALAYSIA-NAJIB’S-WIFE – Malaysia’s Supreme Court on Saturday condemned attempts to leak the alleged guilty verdict of former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s wife as he spends days in jail for embezzlement linked to the looted 1MDB state fund back. Send: 410 words, photos.
MED-POLIO — The virus that causes polio has been found in wastewater samples from another county in upstate New York, prompting state health officials to warn that the life-threatening virus is expanding “community spread.” Send: 250 words.
MUSIC-REVIEW-MARCUS-KING — Fiery fretboard maestro Marcus King has released his new album “Young Blood,” which showcases his guitar skills to the fullest — but is a departure from the heavy blues theme of his past. Send: 200 words.
10 – US Open – Serena Williams will face the first woman in what is expected to be the final match of her illustrious career, says she’s honored to be with whom she remembers watching on TV as a child man game. Danka Kovinic, a 27-year-old from Montenegro, has never made it past the second round of the US Open or the third round of any major. By: Tennis writer Howard Fendridge. Send: 860 words, photos. With TEN–US Open-The Ball (Send).
GLF — TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP — Masters champion Scotty Schaeffler is playing nearly as well as golf’s No. 1 player and is about to turn the Tour Championship into a rout. Three holes from Xander Schauffele changed everything for the weekend at East Lake. Written by golf writer Doug Ferguson. Send: 900 words, photos. With: GLF – LPGA Tour; GLF – U.S. Senior Ladies Open (sent).
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