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5 things to know for Sept. 6: Mar-a-Lago, Canada stabbing, Britain, Ukraine, Uvalde
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5 things to know for Sept. 6: Mar-a-Lago, Canada stabbing, Britain, Ukraine, Uvalde

[ad_1] Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)In a significant victory for former President Donald Trump, a federal judge on Monday approved his request to appoint a "special master" in the Mar-a-Lago probe. This means a third-party attorney from outside the government will be brought in to review the materials that the FBI seized from Trump's Florida residence last month. The order, issued by a Trump-appointed judge, temporarily prevents the Justice Department from continuing its review of the materials seized "pending completion of the special master's review or further Court order." Additionally, the special master could decide that certain materials are out of bo...
Eliza Fletcher abduction: Memphis police find unidentified body three days after a teacher was violently abducted
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Eliza Fletcher abduction: Memphis police find unidentified body three days after a teacher was violently abducted

[ad_1] "The identity of this person and the cause of death is unconfirmed at this time. The investigation is ongoing," the tweet said.Police have been searching the Memphis area for Fletcher, 34, since Friday. The mother of two was jogging around 4 a.m. when a black GMC Terrain SUV passed by her, according to surveillance footage obtained of the incident. A man was then seen getting out of the vehicle and running "aggressively" toward Fletcher and forcing her into the passenger side of the SUV. Once both individuals were inside the SUV, the vehicle remained in a parking lot for about four minutes before driving away, according to the footage cited in an affidavit obtained by CNN.The affidavit stated police found "physical evidence that she suffered serious injury."Cleotha Abston, 38, wa...
Russia's war in Ukraine
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Russia's war in Ukraine

[ad_1] Russia is in the process of purchasing millions of rockets and artillery shells from North Korea for use on the battlefield in Ukraine, a US official told CNN. Follow here for live updates. [ad_2] Source link
Opinion: Britain in 2022 is feeling a lot like 1979
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Opinion: Britain in 2022 is feeling a lot like 1979

[ad_1] Both candidates in the contest to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party, and by default become prime minister of the United Kingdom, have sought to hug the Iron Lady close. Former foreign secretary Liz Truss and former chancellor Rishi Sunak each claimed the woman they hope to follow into 10 Downing Street would have favored her or his prescription for the country (safe in the knowledge there was now no earthly way she could contradict them, having passed away in 2013).On Monday Truss was declared the victor; she becomes leader of the Conservative Party immediately but must wait another day to be flown in to kiss hands with the Queen at the monarch's summer residence in Balmoral, Scotland, before she officially becomes prime minister.In 2022, it is as if the co...
Massachusetts primary elections: Gov. Charlie Baker’s departure sets stage for high-stakes races
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Massachusetts primary elections: Gov. Charlie Baker’s departure sets stage for high-stakes races

[ad_1] CNN  —  Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision not to seek reelection this year upended the Massachusetts political world, setting off a scramble among ambitious members of both parties as the top job – which Baker had won twice – suddenly came open and set off a domino effect down the ballot. Despite its liberal reputation, Massachusetts has a long habit of electing Republican governors – Deval Patrick, who served two terms, is the only Democrat to hold the corner office on Beacon Hill since Michael Dukakis left it in 1991 – and Baker, even in this era of sharp partisan divisions, routinely polled as one of the country’s most popular state leaders. His departure, in the face of intraparty ...
Chris Rock Breaks Silence On Will Smith’s ‘Hostage’ Apology Video
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Chris Rock Breaks Silence On Will Smith’s ‘Hostage’ Apology Video

[ad_1] Comic Chris Rock tore into Will Smith’s video apologizing for slapping him at the Oscars earlier this year.“Fuck your hostage video,” Rock said during a weekend gig at London’s O2 Arena, according to Deadline. Smith slapped Rock after the comic joked about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, who has a shaved head due to a hair-loss condition called alopecia. “Jada, I love you,” Rock said from the stage during the Oscars ceremony. ”‘G.I. Jane 2,’ can’t wait to see it.” In response, Will Smith marched onto the stage, slapped Rock then returned to his seat and shouted: “Keep my wife’s name out your fucking mouth!”In July, Smith released a video to apologize. “So, I will say to you, Chris, I apologize to you,” Smith said. “My behavior was unacceptable and I’m here whenever you’re ready ...
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