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8:25 PM ET, May 14, 2022

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Gunman kills at least 8 at New York store while livestreaming on Twitch  —  A man has opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York while live-streaming on Twitch, killing at least 8 people and injuring several others, local officials and witnesses say.  He also posted an online manifesto …
Alex Traub / New York Times:
Live Updates: Gunman Kills 10 at Buffalo Supermarket in Racially Motivated Attack  —  The gunman, an 18-year-old white man, live streamed the shooting, which officials said was being investigated as a hate crime.  Eleven of the 13 people who were shot were Black.
BNO News:
Gunman kills 10 at New York store while livestreaming on Twitch  —  A man has opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York while live-streaming on Twitch, killing at least 10 people and injuring several others, local officials and witnesses say.  He also posted an online manifesto …
Buffalo News:
Ten killed in mass shooting at Jefferson Avenue supermarket; shooter in custody … This is a developing breaking news situation.  Check back for updates.  —  Ten people were killed and three others were wounded - two of them critically - outside and inside a Tops supermarket on Jefferson Avenue …
Bloomberg:   10 Dead, Suspect Arrested in Mass Shooting At Supermarket
Salena Zito / Washington Examiner:
Trump endorsement of Mastriano leaves Pennsylvania Republicans furious  —  MECHANICSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA — In picking a sure thing by endorsing state Sen. Doug Mastriano for governor in Pennsylvania, former President Donald Trump has set off a chain of events that could cost Republicans …
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Politico:
Trump endorses Mastriano for Pennsylvania governor  —  Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano on Saturday landed the coveted endorsement of former President Donald Trump with days to go before the gubernatorial primary.  —  The prospect of Trump's endorsement of Mastriano …
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Senate Republicans' electability headache
Discussion: WTAE and RedState
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Justice Thomas Says Leaked Opinion Destroyed Trust at the Supreme Court  —  In remarks at a conference in Dallas, he also decried the recent protests at justices' homes and said conservatives would not adopt such tactics.  —  WASHINGTON — The leak of a draft opinion has done irreparable damage …
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Aaron Sibarium / Washington Free Beacon:
‘Unrelenting Daily Confrontation’: After Roe Leak, Yale Law Students Call for Ostracizing Conservative Classmates and Tossing Out Constitution
Discussion: Twitchy
Jennifer Calfas / Wall Street Journal:   Abortion-Rights Marches Planned Across U.S. to Protest Possible Overturning of Roe v. Wade
bellingcat:
Unravelling the Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh  —  Shireen Abu Akleh, a prominent Palestinian-American journalist working with Al Jazeera, was killed by a gunshot to the head on the morning of May 11, 2022 while reporting from Jenin, a Palestinian city in the West Bank.
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Felix Salmon / Axios:
The Musk-Twitter endgame  —  Elon Musk has agreed to pay $44 billion for Twitter, which is much more than it's worth.  His actions indicate that he doesn't want to pay that much — he still wants the company, just not at that price.  So the big question in the markets is …
Parker Molloy / The Present Age:
AUDIO: Stefanik staffer twists himself in knots defending “pedo grifters” comment  —  “...'pedo' is not short for ‘pedophile,’ it is ‘pedo’ as in ‘children.’ ‘Pedo’ is, if you look it up on Google it's-”  —  Yesterday, just as I was wrapping up my work for the week, I saw this tweet from Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY):
New York Times:
How America Lost One Million People  —  Health workers at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City in late March 2020.  —  Victor J. Blue for The New York Times  —  Becky Bennett, left, and her sister Celestia Hadley tried to persuade their father to get vaccinated.  —  Lindsay D'Addato for The New York Times
Discussion: Bangor Daily News
David Marcus / Fox News:
Star Trek writers take Starship Enterprise where it's never gone before—woke politics  —  Even our entertainment is awash in bitter partisanship  —  ‘Star Trek’ continues to live long and prosper  —  There is no more quintessential American story universe than Star Trek.
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz / New York Times:
The Rich Are Not Who We Think They Are.  And Happiness Is Not What We Think It Is, Either.  —  Mr. Stephens-Davidowitz is the author of “Don't Trust Your Gut: Using Data to Get What You Really Want in Life,” from which this essay is adapted.  —  We now know who is rich in America.
Discussion: Marginal REVOLUTION
Anti-Defamation League:
Buffalo Shooter's Manifesto Promotes “Great Replacement” Theory, Antisemitism and Previous Mass Shooters  —  On May 14, 2022, a gunman killed 10 people and injured three more inside a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York, after espousing violent white supremacist and antisemitic views online.
Paul J. Weber / Associated Press:
GOP's new midterm attack: Blaming Biden for formula shortage  —  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republicans aiming to retake control of Congress have already sharpened a message centering around blaming Democrats for high inflation, expensive gas, migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and violent crime in some cities.
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Wall Street Journal:
What Caused the Baby Formula Shortage?
Discussion: The Wrap and Power Line
Axios:
More bombshells for Jan. 6 committee before June hearings  —  The Jan. 6 committee may seek testimony from additional lawmakers as soon as next week, ahead of blockbuster TV hearings that kick off next month, Axios has learned. … - The briefers did not say which lawmakers will be contacted …
Discussion: New York Post and Raw Story
Presidentti:
President Niinistö spoke with Russian President Putin  —  Office of the President of the Republic of Finland  —  Press release 32/2022  —  President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö had a phone call with President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Saturday, 14 May 2022.
Akhil Reed Amar / Wall Street Journal:
The End of Roe v. Wade  —  For a constitutional scholar and pro-choice Democrat, there are reasons to endorse the leaked draft opinion overturning the 1973 abortion decision—and to see it as vindication for a range of liberal priorities.  — Copy Link
Discussion: HotAir
 
 
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Karine Jean-Pierre has frequent history of accusing things of being racist
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