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China, Iran hackers are said to be targeting U.S. presidential campaigns

Great story by @schwartzbFBN  on how the protests have led to a surge of voter registration Voto Latino aimed to register 20k in June-- they're on track to reach 50k in first week Rock the Vote saw best single voter registration week in 2020

The NYPD is asking for the public's help to identify two people wanted in connection with an assault of police officers.

NEW: Official on paper: Please remove Peter Weinberg from your at-home Bicycle Biff suspect list...

NBA star LeBron James has called out Fox News host Laura Ingraham for defending football quarterback DrewBrees' comments about disrespecting the flag. Brees has since apologized, saying his comments were insensitive and lacked compassion and empathy.

I agree with @conor64  here; the virus doesn’t care about why someone is protesting and the risks shouldn’t be downplayed because the cause is just.

Harrowing Deliverance-like tale of anti-Antifa hysteria as local community goes full feral against multi-racial family trying to go camping. via @TPM 

Police using rubber bullets on protesters that can kill, blind or maim for life

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller is holding a briefing in Ottawa and says he is 'outraged' by the continuing pattern of police violence against Indigenous people in Canada, especially as shown in recent videos. Background:

I keep getting notifications from @whispersystems  that people I know are signing up Says to me that many apolitical people are getting activated, for better or for worse.


Scoops of the Day


BREAKING: A judge just ruled that every Tennessee voter can now vote by mail for the 2020 elections.

SHOCKING VIDEO: LAPD officers seen striking protesters with batons in Fairfax district confrontation

A judge has ruled that all three defendants in the Ahmaud Arbery case will stand trial on all charges

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#YouAboutToLoseYoJob is pretty epic.

Breaking: NYS Judge James Burke rules NYPD can now keep anyone (peaceful protestors arrested for curfew and criminal looters) detained for over 24 hours given these are extraordinary times. “It’s a crisis within a crisis", he said. "All writs are denied, BK, BX and manhattan"

UPDATE: The mayor of Buffalo says the 75-year-old man shoved by cops is in serious condition. Two officers have been suspended without pay.

A massive group of mourners is marching across the Brooklyn Bridge following a memorial for George Floyd in New York City.

Today is #BreonnaTaylor 's birthday. She would be 27. In March, police killed her when they stormed her home while she was sleeping, looking for a man who did not live there. 84 days later, no officers have been charged.

This new information confirms what we've know all along: Ahmaud Arbery's death was a racist lynching.


Scoops of the Week

Today Trump declared war on the people of the United States, threatening states that if the did not request federal troops in their states, the troops would be deployed forcibly. That’s illegal, and it would invoke a civil war.

BREAKING: An independent autopsy ordered by George Floyd's family finds he was killed by "homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain," according to early findings from the examination.

Trump is hiding in an underground bunker rn. No joke.

Breaking: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer just announced every single officers' body camera was NOT ACTIVATED during the shooting last night that resulted in DavidMcAtee’s death. Not one.

BREAKING: The 3 other officers involved in #GeorgeFloyd 's killing will be charged with aiding and abetting murder, reports the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Derek Chauvin's charge will be elevated to second-degree murder.

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ICYMI: Twenty minutes after leaving his job at a Brooklyn hospital on Sat night, Rayne Valentine says he was lying in the fetal position on the sidewalk bc he’d been beaten and kicked by New York police officers, his hospital ID smeared with his own blood.

BREAKING: law enforcement officials have seized thousands of cloth masks that were mailed to four different cities to protect Black Lives Matter protesters from COVID-19:

ANOTHER harrowing account from ANOTHER priest working outside St. John’s who says they were run off by tear gas, etc before Trump’s photo op. Ends with a defiant decree: “I am now a force to be reckoned with.”