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6:15 PM ET, June 29, 2020

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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Reddit, Acting Against Hate Speech, Bans ‘The_Donald’ Subreddit  —  The influential pro-Trump community broke the rules on harassment and targeting, said Reddit, which also banned other groups.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Reddit, one of the largest social networking and message board websites …
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Julia Alexander / The Verge:
YouTube bans Stefan Molyneux, David Duke, Richard Spencer, and more for hate speech  —  Bans come after YouTube's 2019 policy update  —  YouTube has banned several prominent white supremacist channels, including those belonging to Stefan Molyneux, David Duke, and Richard Spencer.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Reddit bans r/The_Donald and r/ChapoTrapHouse as part of a major expansion of its rules  —  More than 2,000 communities are being removed on Monday for violating Reddit's new content policies  —  Reddit will ban r/The_Donald, r/ChapoTrapHouse, and about 2,000 other communities today …
Jared Holt / Right Wing Watch:   YouTube ​Bans Six Big White Nationalist Channels
Will Sommer / The Daily Beast:   YouTube Boots White Supremacist Richard Spencer, Far-Right Personality Stefan Molyneux for Spewing Hate
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Reddit bans The_Donald forum as part of major hate speech purge
Cristiano Lima / Politico:
Twitch, Reddit crack down on Trump-linked content as industry faces reckoning
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Twitch temporarily bans President Trump
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Couple points guns at protesters marching to St. Louis mayor's home to demand resignation  —  1 of 13  —  UPDATES with comments from St. Louis University law professor on couple's rights to defend private property  —  ST. LOUIS — As protesters made their way to Mayor Lyda Krewson's home on Sunday night …
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Anne Allred / KSDK-TV:
‘The only thing that stopped the crowd was my rifle’ |  Interview with man who pulled out gun amid protest  —  Mark McCloskey gave his first on-camera interview to 5 On Your Side anchor Anne Allred  —  ST. LOUIS — It's an encounter that's gained national attention and it happened in St. Louis' Central West End neighborhood.
Associated Press:
Couple draw guns at crowd heading to St. Louis mayor's home  —  A white couple pointed guns at protesters in St. Louis, Missouri, as the group marched toward the mayor's home, demanding her resignation after she publicly read the names and addresses of several residents who supported defunding the police department
Sarah K. Burris / Raw Story:
Armed St. Louis couple comes out waving AR-15 at Black Lives Matter protesters
Discussion: Heavy.com, The Root and TheBlaze
Jemma Carr / Daily Mail:
‘Keep moving!’  Moment lawyer couple brandish an AR-15 and a handgun at protesters marching past …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Pete Williams / NBC News:
Supreme Court, in 5-4 ruling, strikes down restrictive Louisiana abortion law  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Louisiana's tough restriction on abortion violates the Constitution, a surprising victory for abortion rights advocates from an increasingly conservative court.
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Ian Millhiser / Vox:
Why conservative Chief Justice Roberts just struck down an anti-abortion law
Ilya Shapiro / Cato Institute:
John Roberts Outsmarts Himself Yet Again
CNN:
John Roberts sides with liberals on Supreme Court to block controversial Louisiana abortion law
Discussion: CNBC and FiveThirtyEight
Dylan Stableford / Yahoo Sports:
White House calls Supreme Court decision on abortion ‘unfortunate’
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Kayleigh McEnany's answers on Russia's bounties and Trump don't make sense  —  White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany held a briefing Monday amid a growing furor over bounties that U.S. intelligence says Russia placed on U.S. troops in Afghanistan — and the lack of a U.S. response.
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Associated Press:
Trump denies briefing about reported bounties on US troops
Carl Bernstein / CNN:
From pandering to Putin to abusing allies and ignoring his own advisers, Trump's phone calls alarm US officials  —  (CNN)In hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state, President Donald Trump was so consistently unprepared for discussion of serious issues …
Anya Kamenetz / NPR:
U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall  —  The nation's pediatricians have come out with a strong statement in favor of bringing children back to the classroom this fall wherever and whenever they can do so safely.  The American Academy of Pediatrics' guidance …
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Fox News
Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Newsonomics: The next 48 hours could determine the fate of two of America's largest newspaper chains  —  The next 48 hours may decide the fate of two of America's largest newspaper chains that collectively serve almost a fifth of all American local newspaper readers.
Michelle Roberts / BBC:
Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China  —  A new strain of flu that has the potential to become pandemic has been identified in China by scientists.  —  It emerged recently and is carried by pigs, but can infect humans, they say.  —  The researchers are concerned …
Discussion: Raw Story and KFOR-TV
Rong-Gong Lin II / Los Angeles Times:
L.A. County issues dire warning amid ‘alarming increases’ in coronavirus cases  —  Los Angeles County health officials issued a dire warning Monday that conditions amid the COVID-19 pandemic are deteriorating rapidly and the highly contagious virus is spreading swiftly in the nation's most populous county.
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
As Predicted: Parler Is Banning Users It Doesn't Like  —  Well, that did not take long at all.  On Friday we predicted that just like every other social media platform out there, the new favorite among people who falsely say that Twitter is censoring conservatives, would start taking …
Politico:
A Sun Belt time bomb threatens Trump's reelection  —  The explosion of Covid-19 cases in Sun Belt states is becoming another albatross for President Donald Trump's reelection hopes — and creating a new opening for Joe Biden and Democrats in November.  —  Republican governors in Florida …
Discussion: Alternet.org and Raw Story
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Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
Trump books over $16 million in battleground TV ads as his campaign sees warning signs in key states
Discussion: Raw Story and Daily Kos
Wall Street Journal:
Eric Trump Steers Family Empire Under Father's Close Watch  —  The president's third child is eyeing international expansion after Donald Trump leaves office; ‘Eric is the money guy’  —  On March 17, Eric Trump received word from the Nevada governor's office that he had 24 hours to shut …
Associated Press:
China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population  —  The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, even as it encourages some of the country's Han majority to have more children.
Morgan Phillips / Fox News:
McConnell makes appeal for wearing masks: ‘It is about protecting everyone we encounter’  —  “We must have no stigma”  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell underscored the importance of wearing face coverings on the Senate floor Monday.  —  “We must have no stigma, none …
Discussion: Associated Press and NBC News
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Marianne LeVine / Politico:
McConnell urges Americans to continue to wear masks
Discussion: Axios and The Hill
New York Times:
The New York Times Pulls Out of Apple News  —  The Times said Apple News did not align with its strategy of building direct relationships with paying readers.  —  The New York Times said on Monday that it was exiting its partnership with Apple News, as news organizations struggle to compete …
Michael Shellenberger / Environmental Progress:
On Behalf Of Environmentalists, I Apologize For The Climate Scare  —  On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over the last 30 years.  Climate change is happening.  It's just not the end of the world.
Marc Caputo / Politico:
Jacksonville to order mask-wearing ahead of GOP convention  —  Jacksonville, where the Republican National Convention is slated to be held in August, is planning to institute a city-wide mask order to stem the spread of coronavirus, city hall sources tell POLITICO.
CNN:
Trump appointee at USAID repeatedly made anti-immigrant and anti-LGBTQ comments, said ‘female empowerment is a civilizational calamity’  —  (CNN)A Trump administration appointee at the United States' agency responsible for foreign aid has a history of inflammatory rhetoric aimed at refugees, the LGBTQ community and women.
Discussion: Politico and Raw Story
Matt Arco / New Jersey Online:
N.J. restaurants NOT reopening for indoor dining this week after ‘knucklehead’ crowds at bars ruin it for everyone  —  New Jersey will not reopen indoor dining this week as planned in the first major reversal of the state's Phase 2 coronavirus reopening plan, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday.
Discussion: Gothamist
U.S. Department of Justice:
Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt Announces Departure from Civil Division  —  Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt of the Department of Justice's Civil Division recently announced his departure from the Department, effective July 3, 2020.  —  “Jody has served the Department of Justice …
Bill Torpy / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Why no outrage?  Atlanta shootings surge, but it's not the cops  —  The exchange was surreal, a sign that the wheels may be falling off public safety in Atlanta.  —  Fittingly, it happened Monday during the City Council's Public Safety Committee hearing as council members …
Discussion: The Federalist and Power Line
 
 
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David Frum / The Atlantic:
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Kyle Cheney / Politico:
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