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8:50 AM ET, May 16, 2022

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New York Times:
A Fringe Conspiracy Theory, Fostered Online, Is Refashioned by the G.O.P.  —  Replacement theory, espoused by the suspect in the Buffalo massacre, has been embraced by some right-wing politicians and commentators.  —  Inside a Pittsburgh synagogue in 2018, a white man with a history …
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New York Times:
Growing evidence of a military disaster on the Donets pierces a pro-Russian bubble.  —  The destruction wreaked on a Russian battalion as it tried to cross a river in northeastern Ukraine last week is emerging as among the deadliest engagements of the war, with estimates based …
Los Angeles Times:
‘Why?  Why our community?’:  Laguna Woods shattered by mass shooting at church  —  Cindy Frazier was running errands Sunday afternoon when she heard the overwhelming sound of police and fire engine sirens as they raced to Geneva Presbyterian Church.  —  It was an unusual scene …
Discussion: Insider
Los Angeles Times:
Churchgoers subdued, hog-tied gunman after deadly Laguna Woods church shooting  —  A gunman attacked a lunch banquet at a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and wounding five others Sunday before congregants hogtied him with an extension cord and disarmed him of two weapons, authorities said.
Isaac Chotiner / New Yorker:
Making Sense of the Racist Mass Shooting in Buffalo  —  An expert on the white-power movement and the “great replacement” theory puts the act of terror in context.  —  On Saturday, a gunman murdered ten people and wounded three others at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
Jonathan Lemire / Politico:
Biden starts conceding that the bygone era of D.C. may, indeed, be gone  —  The fever didn't break.  And for the Biden White House, efforts at bipartisanship have finally taken a backseat.  —  To the frustration of many Democrats and some of his closest advisers, President Joe Biden …
Financial Times:
Ukraine war is ‘best opportunity’ for nuclear comeback since Fukushima, industry says  —  Domestically generated power is geopolitically safer than gas imports, according to Japan's largest reactor maker  —  Russia's war in Ukraine has created the “best opportunity” for Japan's nuclear industry …
New York Times:
After Buffalo Shooting Video Spreads, Social Platforms Face Questions  —  Gunmen say they are influenced by online screeds and broadcasts of past shootings.  Do social media sites have a responsibility to rein in hateful and violent content?  —  In March 2019, before a gunman murdered 51 people …
Eugene Robinson / Washington Post:
Opinion The Black victims of the Buffalo shooting were killed by white supremacy
Jesse McKinley / New York Times:
Grief and Anger Sweep Through Buffalo a Day After a Racist Massacre
Josephine Harvey / HuffPost:
CNN Host Asks Fauci Whether He'd Stay In His Post If Trump Was Reelected
Discussion: al.com and Twitchy
Jason Stanley / The Guardian:   Buffalo shooting: how white replacement theory keeps inspiring mass murder
Dan Merica / CNN:
Pennsylvania US Senate candidate Fetterman suffers stroke but says he's ‘well on my way to a full recovery’
Brad Dress / The Hill:   Fauci says he would not serve under Trump again
Adrian Carrasquillo / Newsweek:   Can Val Demings Defeat Marco Rubio and Overcome Democrats' Florida Malaise?
Eric Topol / Ground Truths:
The Covid Capitulation  —  As the virus accelerates its evolution, humans retrogress
Discussion: The Guardian
Salena Zito / Washington Examiner:
As Barnette raises doubts in PA Senate race, some voters move back toward McCormick
Discussion: Fox News, Breitbart and Political Wire
Erie County (New York) Government:
Broome County Teen Arraigned for Killing Ten, Injuring Three in Shooting at Buffalo Grocery Store
Associated Press:
Buffalo shooter targeted Black neighborhood, officials say
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Democracy is at stake in the midterms. The media must convey that.
Discussion: NBC News
Maki Becker / Buffalo News:
Katherine ‘Kat’ Massey: ‘We lost a powerful voice’
Discussion: NPR, The Hill and NewsOne
Melissa Jeltsen / The Atlantic:
When a Right Becomes a Privilege
Discussion: NPR
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Where megadonors are spending big money to shape the Democratic Party's future  —  House Democratic primaries are drawing record cash — even as they're almost guaranteed to lose their majority.  —  Super PACs and other organizations have already dropped more than $53 million …
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Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:   The Little Red Boxes Making a Mockery of Campaign Finance Laws
Lauren Hirsch / New York Times:
After 32 years, McDonald's Plans to Sell Its Russia Business  —  “This is a complicated issue that's without precedent and with profound consequences,” Chris Kempczinski, the chief executive of McDonald's, wrote in a message to franchises that was obtained by The Times.
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Parmy Olson / Washington Post:
Google Is Sharing Our Data at a Startling Scale  —  Along with the Pixel phones, watches and earbuds at Google's annual showcase of software and devices last week came a pair of nifty-looking translation glasses.  Put them on and real-time “subtitles” appear on the lenses as you watch a person speaking in a different language.
Washington Post:
What everyone gets wrong about evangelicals and abortion  —  Evangelicals started speaking out against legal abortion long before the late 1970s  —  In the wake of Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.'s leaked draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, a familiar narrative has emerged.
Adam Wren / Politico:
Pence returns from the GOP dead  —  Mike Pence's plan is working.  —  After years of loyal service and genuflecting as Donald Trump's former No. 2, Pence is capitalizing on carefully choreographed split screens with his former boss on everything from endorsements and appearances to policy and photo-ops.
Wall Street Journal:
Jeff Bezos Criticizes Joe Biden in Twitter Spat Over Inflation  —  The Amazon founder blames Democrats' stimulus packages for rising prices  —  Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos criticized the Biden administration in two tweets over the weekend for tying the corporate tax structure to rising inflation.
Discussion: Louder With Crowder and RedState
Wall Street Journal:
The Massacre in Buffalo  —  Another deranged young shooter kills 10 in an act of ‘pure evil.’  —  'This was pure evil," said Erie County Sheriff John Garcia in an apt summary of the mass murder at a supermarket in Buffalo that appears to be racially motivated.
Discussion: Mediaite
 
 
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