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Stephanie K. Baer / BuzzFeed News:
Video Shows A 13-Year-Old Boy Had His Hands Up When A Police Officer Fatally Shot Him  —  A 13-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Chicago by a police officer had his hands up when the cop fired his weapon, new videos show.  —  The city's Civilian Office of Police Accountability posted …
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Chicago Tribune:
In several fateful seconds, video appears to show 13-year-old Adam Toledo toss gun, turn with empty hands raised before Chicago cop fires fatal shot (warning: graphic content)  —  By JOHN J. KIM / CHICAGO TRIBUNE “,sourceId: “119823939”,shareUrl: “https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chicagotribune.com%2 Fnews% …
WGN-TV:
Prosecutor who said Adam Toledo had gun in his hand ‘not fully informed’  —  CHICAGO — A key detail raised in court about the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo may have been wrong.  —  During a bond hearing for 21-year-old Ruben Roman, who was with Adam the night of the shooting …
Jessica D'Onofrio / ABC7:
Adam Toledo shooting: Bodycam video of teen killed by CPD released by COPA; family calls for peace  —  Chicago police shooting video includes bodycam footage, 3rd-party cameras, more … CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago police bodycam video that captured the deadly police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo …
New York Times:
On Fifth Night of Minnesota Protests, Security Is Tightened
Discussion: The Root
New York Times:
Biden Administration Says Russian Intelligence Obtained Trump Campaign Data  —  A Treasury Department document shed more light on links between the campaign and Russian spies.  —  WASHINGTON — The Biden administration revealed on Thursday that a business associate of Trump campaign officials …
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The Daily Beast:
U.S. Intel Walks Back Claim Russians Put Bounties on American Troops  —  It was a huge election-time story that prompted cries of treason.  But according to a newly disclosed assessment, Donald Trump might have been right to call it a “hoax.”  —  It was a blockbuster story about Russia's return …
Justin Hendrix / Just Security:
US Treasury Provides Missing Link: Manafort's Partner Gave Campaign Polling Data to Kremlin in 2016
Discussion: Axios and Raw Story
Jason Easley / POLITICUSUSA:   Rachel Maddow Explains Trump's Russia Collusion Crime
U.S. Department of the Treasury:
Treasury Escalates Sanctions Against the Russian Government's Attempts to Influence U.S. Elections
Chandelis Duster / CNN:
Defense Department confirms leaked video of unidentified aerial phenomena is real  —  Pentagon confirms UFO video is real, taken by Navy pilot  —  (CNN)The Defense Department has confirmed that leaked photos and video of “unidentified aerial phenomena” taken in 2019 are indeed legitimate images of unexplained objects.
Discussion: Mystery Wire and Political Wire
Berkeley Lovelace Jr / CNBC:
Pfizer CEO says third Covid vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months  — Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people will “likely” need a booster dose of a Covid-19 vaccine within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated.  — He also said it's possible people will need to get vaccinated against the virus annually.
Pew Research Center:
Biden Nears 100-Day Mark With Strong Approval, Positive Rating for Vaccine Rollout  —  Share of Americans viewing illegal immigration as a ‘very big’ problem grows  —  Pew Research Center conducted this study to better understand the public's views on how the Biden administration …
Discussion: New York Times
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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Why Democrats shouldn't sweat GOP attacks on Biden's jobs plan
Discussion: USA Today, CNN and RedState
Steve Liesman / CNBC:
Biden starts off presidency with positive approval marks, CNBC survey shows
Discussion: The Hill, RedState and POLITICUSUSA
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
Reuters puts its website behind a paywall.  —  Reuters will begin charging for access to its website as it tries to capture a slice of the digital subscription business.  —  The company, one of the largest news organizations in the world, announced the new paywall on Thursday …
Hans Nichols / Axios:
Scoop: Biden close to picking Nick Burns as China ambassador  —  Nicholas Burns, a career diplomat, is in the final stages of vetting to serve as President Biden's ambassador to China, people familiar with the matter tell Axios.  —  Why it matters: Across the administration …
Discussion: Political Wire
Orlando Sentinel:
Florida Senate passes ‘anti-riot’ bill, sends it to DeSantis to sign into law  —  TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate on Thursday approved an “anti-riot” bill championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, sending it to him for signature into law over the objections of Democrats and civil rights groups …
Tessa Duvall / Courier-Journal:
Louisville cop writing a book to reveal the ‘truth’ behind the Breonna Taylor shooting  —  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One of the Louisville Metro Police officers who fired shots during the attempted search warrant execution that left Breonna Taylor dead in her apartment last year is writing a book about the case.
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Alanna Vagianos / HuffPost:
One Of The Cops Involved In Breonna Taylor's Death Just Got A Book Deal
Discussion: TheGrio, The Wrap and REVOLT
Jesse Naranjo / Politico:
Yang under fire for appearance in video suggesting violence toward women  —  Andrew Yang faced an onslaught of criticism Thursday after a video circulated of the leading mayoral candidate laughing when asked if he “choked b—  es.  In the video, someone asks the mayoral front-runner whether a man, “while he's f—ing b—
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Sally Goldenberg / Politico:
Yang widens his lead in latest public poll as PAC forms to boost his candidacy
Bloomberg:
Ocasio-Cortez Criticizes SALT Cap Repeal Effort: Stimulus Update  — Check here for updates on Biden's $2.25 trillion plan  — White House package spans infrastructure to elderly care  —  Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized calls by a group of House members to repeal …
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Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
A New ‘Denim Cycle’?  After a Decade, Jeans Move From Skinny to Loose  —  American shoppers are flocking to high-waisted, loosefitting jeans in droves and companies believe they may become a hallmark of the post-pandemic world.  —  The obituary for skinny jeans has been written …
CNN:
Cruz joins Paul in ditching mask despite CDC recommendations  —  (CNN)Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer wearing a face mask as he walks the halls of the Capitol complex or goes to the Senate floor for debates and votes.  —  “At this point I've been vaccinated.  Everybody working in the Senate …
Discussion: The Hill and Raw Story
Alex Bollinger / LGBTQ Nation:
Tearful mom begs Texas lawmakers not to throw her in jail for supporting her trans child  —  Amber Briggle is “terrified... that my words will be used against me” and her son “will be taken from me.”  —  Amber Briggle testifies in the Texas Senate  —  The mother of a transgender boy testified …
Discussion: Mediaite
Rudy Takala / Mediaite:
Washington Post's Josh Rogin Calls Out Media for Ignoring Potential Connection Between Fauci's Research and Covid Outbreak  —  Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin lamented the media's refusal to discuss aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic, including Dr. Anthony Fauci's role in it, in an interview with Megyn Kelly.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
McCaffrey Blauner / The Daily Beast:
Jim Jordan Told to ‘Shut Your Mouth’ After Ranting Endlessly at Fauci  —  SPARE US  —  During a meeting of the House Coronavirus Crisis Subcommittee on Thursday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) had to intervene in a shouting match between Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Dr. Anthony Fauci by telling Jordan to “shut your mouth.”
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Feeding Hate With Video: A Former Alt-Right YouTuber Explains His Methods  —  Focus on conflict.  Feed the algorithm.  Make sure whatever you produce reinforces a narrative.  Don't worry if it is true.  —  To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.
Washington Post:
How the Justice Department came to investigate Rep. Matt Gaetz  —  The missive arrived at an Orlando-area preparatory school in October 2019, outlining a damaging allegation against a music teacher there.  —  The teacher, in the letter's telling, had had an inappropriate sexual relationship …
Discussion: Mediaite and The Intellectualist
Noah Smith / Noahpinion:
Republicans and the Great Replacement  —  The idea that they're being “replaced” is now part of the core GOP ideology  —  In August of 2017, far-right demonstrators marched through Charlottesville, Virginia, chanting “You will not replace us!”. … That rally's organizers called it the Unite the Right rally.
Wall Street Journal:
U.S., Iranian Nuclear Negotiators Look for Ways to Untie Sanctions Knot  —  Vienna talks seek to plot course to economic relief in exchange for return to atomic limits  —  VIENNA—Negotiators for the U.S. and Iran, working to revive an international deal aimed at restricting Tehran's atomic ambitions …
Noah Rothman / Commentary Magazine:
America's Racial Self-Flagellation at the UN Only Helps Rogue States  —  “Racial discrimination against minorities is a chronic sickness in American society.”  —  “...the challenges facing the United States in human rights are deep-seated.  They did not just emerge over the past four years, such as Black Lives Matter.”
Discussion: Townhall, RedState, IJR and The Federalist
Associated Press:
Canadian lawmaker caught naked during video conference  —  OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian Parliament member was caught stark naked in a virtual meeting of the House of Commons.  —  William Amos, who has represented the Quebec district of Pontiac since 2015, appeared on the screens …
Josh Rogin / Washington Post:
How an attempted Canadian kowtow to China backfired  —  When the Halifax International Security Forum awards its top 2020 prize to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen later this month, the Chinese government's effort to thwart that plan will have failed — along with the Canadian Defense Ministry's …
Discussion: HotAir, Politico and Foreign Policy
Chris Dunker / Omaha World-Herald:
Lawmakers blast North Platte Sen. Groene for ‘racist’ comments during debate  —  A handful of state lawmakers criticized Sen. Mike Groene on Thursday for what they said was an offensive comment made by the North Platte senator on Wednesday.  —  During floor debate, Groene inadvertently called …
Discussion: Raw Story
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Kellyanne Conway takes sides in Ohio Senate primary  —  Kellyanne Conway, who served as campaign manager and counselor to former President Donald Trump, has been named a senior adviser to Ohio Senate hopeful Bernie Moreno, taking sides in a race that has become a fight over which GOP candidate is closest to the former president.
The Daily Poster:
Sinema And Manchin Headlining Event For Anti-Union Group Fighting $15 Wage  —  The pair will discuss “finding bipartisan solutions” at the conference of the major lobby group fighting Dems' minimum wage and labor legislation.  —  Weeks after voting to kill a $15 minimum wage …
Bloomberg:
Unused Vaccines Are Piling Up Across U.S. as Some Regions Resist  —  Even in states where inoculation campaigns have been mostly successful, vaccine gaps remain  —  Many U.S. states and cities have a growing surplus of Covid-19 vaccines, a sign that in some places demand is slowing …
 
 
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