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11:50 PM ET, March 22, 2023

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Laura Italiano / Insider:
Trump indictment grand jury not ‘likely’ to meet Thursday either after Manhattan DA paused Stormy Daniels case Wednesday  — A Manhattan grand jury meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the Trump ‘hush-money’ case.  — Wednesday's grand jury session was canceled, Insider first reported.
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Chris Stokel-Walker / BuzzFeed News:
A Journalist Believes He Was Banned From Midjourney After His AI Images Of Donald Trump Getting Arrested Went Viral  —  “I suspect it was pushing my luck when I did the [Twitter] thread,” Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins said.  —  Prosecutors in New York are thought to be on the brink …
New York Times:
Grand Jury Hearing Trump Evidence Will Not Meet Wednesday  —  While prosecutors have signaled that an indictment of the former president is likely, its specific timing remains unclear, and grand juries conduct their work in secret.  —  The Manhattan grand jury that has been hearing evidence …
Hugo Lowell / The Guardian:
Trump wants to be handcuffed for court appearance in Stormy Daniels case, sources say
New York Post:
2018 letter shows Michael Cohen lying to feds about Stormy Daniels payment
Discussion: RedState and Just The News
New York Times:
The Legal Intricacies That Could Make or Break the Case Against Trump
New York Times:
DeSantis Calls Putin a ‘War Criminal,’ Clarifying Earlier Comment on Ukraine  —  The Florida governor and presumed G.O.P. presidential candidate previously described the Russia-Ukraine conflict as a “territorial dispute” and did not mention the Russian president.
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New York Times:
The DeSantis Foreign Policy: Hard Power, but With a High Bar  —  The Florida governor has never been the internationalist that some old-guard Republicans wanted or imagined him to be.  A close reading of his record reveals how he might lead the U.S. abroad.
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
DeSantis-aligned PAC staffs up, brings on Ted Cruz's campaign manager  —  The move is the latest indication of a run to come, and a bruising one at that.  —  A super PAC closely aligned with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is making a major expansion, bringing on a top Republican strategist and establishing its headquarters in Atlanta, Ga.
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Alan Feuer / New York Times:
Appeals Court Orders Trump Lawyer to Hand Over Records in Documents Inquiry  —  The ruling compelling the lawyer, M. Evan Corcoran, to turn over documents came after a lightning round of appeals court filings overnight.  —  A federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that a lawyer representing …
Politico:
Court rejects Trump's urgent bid to keep lawyer's records from special counsel  —  A federal appeals court has rejected Donald Trump's bid to prevent special counsel Jack Smith from obtaining key documents from a lawyer for the former president related to the handling of sensitive national …
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AJ McDougall / The Daily Beast:
Fox Reporter Reunites With Son During Live Broadcast at Scene of School Shooting  —  Alicia Acuna was reporting from East High School, where a 17-year-old gunman allegedly shot two administrators, when she saw her son exiting the building.  —  A Denver-based journalist for Fox News …
Discussion: Fox News, The Hill and Mediaite
Denver Post:
2 faculty members shot at Denver's East High School, police search for student suspect
Anthony Izaguirre / Associated Press:
DeSantis to expand 'Don't Say Gay' law to high schools  —  The administration of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving to forbid classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in all grades, expanding the controversial law critics call “Don't Say Gay” as the Republican governor continues …
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Maya Yang / The Guardian:
SEC sues celebrities including Lindsay Lohan for endorsing cryptocurrencies  —  SEC charged eight celebrities for ‘illegally touting TRX and/or BTT’, along with Tron founder Justin Sun  —  The Securities and Exchange Commission have filed charges against a handful of celebrities including Lindsay Lohan …
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Julia Mueller / The Hill:
SEC charges Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul with crypto violations
Discussion: Just The News and CoinDesk
NBC News:
Jake Paul and Lindsay Lohan among new batch of celebrities charged by SEC over crypto promotions
Axios:
TikTok defenders emerge in Congress … A group of progressive members of Congress plans to mount a public defense of the social media app TikTok against the backdrop of bipartisan efforts to facilitate a ban of the app in the U.S. … - Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Mark Warner …
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Carolyn Y. Johnson / Washington Post:
Beethoven's DNA decoded from locks of hair saved by his fans  —  In 1802, German composer Ludwig van Beethoven wrote a heart-wrenching letter to his brothers, describing the deafness that forced him to “live like an exile” and yearn for death.  Beethoven kept going for another 25 years …
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Courtney Kube / NBC News:
Armed Russian jets have flown over a U.S. base in Syria nearly every day in March, U.S. commander says  —  Armed Russian jets have flown over a U.S. military garrison in Syria nearly every day in March, violating a four-year-old agreement between the U.S. and Russia and risking escalation …
Discussion: Insider
New York Times:
Conservatives Aim to Build a Chatbot of Their Own  —  After criticizing A.I. companies for liberal bias, programmers started envisioning right-wing alternatives, making chatbots a new front in the culture wars.  —  When ChatGPT exploded in popularity as a tool using artificial intelligence …
Nora Gámez Torres / Miami Herald:
Once cherished in Miami, Elián González is set to become a legislator in Cuba  —  Elián González, the Cuban boy found clinging to an inner tube near Florida shores who became the center of an international child custody dispute as well as a political battle between …
Hannah Grossman / Fox News:
Pentagon doctors claim 7-year-olds can make decisions to be injected with hormones, puberty suppressants … FIRST ON FOX - Health providers at U.S. military bases, some of whom are involved in treating military-connected minors, blasted the idea of waiting before injecting kids diagnosed …
Jonathan V. Last / The Triad:
The Paradox of Republican Pain  —  Three charts explain why Republicans will defend Trump even while secretly hoping he gets indicted and then convicted.  —  Tomorrow night is likely to be a very lively TNB livestream.  Mark it on your calendar now.  I'll be joined by Amanda Carpenter …
Discussion: Digby's Hullabaloo and Bulwark+
Teo Armus / Washington Post:
Arlington ends single-family-only zoning  —  The Northern Virginia county's ‘missing middle’ plan will allow buildings with four — and in some cases six — units in any neighborhood  —  Arlington lawmakers voted Wednesday to allow multiunit residential buildings across the county …
Brooke Leigh Howard / The Daily Beast:
Cops Investigate White Man's Viral N-Word Rant in Supermarket Parking Lot  —  During his hateful tirade, the man, who was shopping at a New York Aldi, told customers in the parking lot that all Black and Latino people should be killed.  —  An upstate New York community is reeling …
Discussion: Buffalo News and Raw Story
Stacey Barchenger / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Supreme Court rejects most of Kari Lake's election challenge  —  Arizona's top court has declined to hear Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake's challenge to her election loss, but kept the case alive by sending one of Lake's claims back to a county judge to review.
David Edwards / Raw Story:
Rand Paul stunned by Moderna CEO: Less risk of myocarditis for people who take vaccine  —  Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel surprised Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) by explaining that the risk of myocarditis decreased in boys who took the company's Covid-19 vaccine.
Ann Coulter / Unsafe:
Heavy D Don't Tweet, He Acts  —  This is why DeSantis Scares Them.  —  Isn't it great to have the media complaining about what a Republican is doing, instead of what he's tweeting?  —  The New York Times recently did a major investigation into Gov. Ron DeSantis' suspension last August …
Mike Hixenbaugh / NBC News:
GOP lawmakers aim to reshape education with Texas Parental Bill of Rights  —  AUSTIN, Texas — Glennda Hardin awoke before sunrise and drove an hour from Temple to the state Capitol, her prepared speech folded neatly in her handbag.  Hardin, a 73-year-old retired teacher, had never done anything like this before, she said.
Discussion: The Texas Tribune and KAMR
Devin Speak / NPR:
The melting Arctic gets a U.S. ambassador and an influx of military cash  —  The Arctic is melting — and that's setting off a geopolitical rivalry for the region's once inaccessible resources and shipping routes.  In response, the U.S. will soon see its first ambassador-at-large for the Arctic Region …
Washington Post:
White House disbanding its covid-19 team in May  —  Ashish Jha is likely to depart as pandemic that engulfed Biden's early presidency takes a lower profile  —  The White House will shut down its covid response team after the public health emergency ends in May, with some staffers already departing …
Discussion: CNN and Fox News
 
 
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Mary Kekatos / ABC News:
Idaho hospital says it is ending labor and delivery services amid ‘political climate’
Discussion: Breitbart and Jezebel
Michael Scherer / Washington Post:
Mike Pence's aides recognize he may have to testify before grand jury
Discussion: Raw Story
Michelle Garcia / NBC News:
A course meant to inspire more Black students to take AP classes sparked a culture war instead
Discussion: New York Times
Zoë Richards / NBC News:
Michigan GOP faces bipartisan backlash after comparing gun bills to the Holocaust
Helaine Olen / Washington Post:
Expanding child labor is exactly what America's kids don't need
Discussion: New Republic and Breitbart
 Earlier Items: 
NBC News:
Bank failures deepen debt ceiling stalemate on Capitol Hill as the clock ticks
Discussion: CNN and Washington Times
Stephen Kruiser / PJ Media:
The Morning Briefing: America's Looming National Divorce Is Beyond Couples Counseling
Discussion: HotAir
The Lever:
🎧 LEVER TIME: She Was Blocked for Being Right on Banks
Natasha Korecki / NBC News:
‘Blue wall’ governors urge the White House to give Chicago the 2024 DNC convention
Discussion: The Hill
Joe Hernandez / NPR:
Ex-Florida lawmaker behind the 'Don't Say Gay' law pleads guilty to COVID relief fraud
Reuters:
German officer shot during raids targeting Reichsbürger movement
Discussion: The Times of Israel
Victoria Prodeline / Monmouth University …:
Trump Gains on DeSantis
 

 
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Digiday:
Google says it won't be “deprecating third-party cookies” in Chrome and will instead keep working on “privacy-preserving alternatives” via Privacy Sandbox APIs

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
WBD says it intends to match one of the offers for NBA rights; a source says it is targeting the package from Amazon, which is for about $1.8B per year

Sahil Patel / The Information:
Reddit COO Jen Wong says the company has revenue sharing deals with the NFL, NBA, MLB, and others to get video and other content, hoping to draw advertisers

 
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