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July 17, 2024

Associated Press

Three Days Later, Still an Enigma

Despite extensive investigation, authorities remain baffled by the motives of 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks an intelligent yet isolated individual with no clear political inclinations.
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The Washington Post

Biden to Pitch SCOTUS Reform

Biden is considering term limits and an enforceable ethics code for Supreme Court justices in response to growing concerns about accountability and recent controversial decisions.
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NJ.com

NJ's Menendez Guilty

Senator Bob Menendez has been convicted on all counts in a federal corruption case, including bribery, fraud, and obstruction of justice, involving gifts and acting as a foreign agent.
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The Wall Street Journal

Musk All in for Trump

Elon Musk's big financial backing and Vance joining Trump's ticket have spurred a shift in Silicon Valley, with more tech leaders now supporting Trump due to regulatory concerns.
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CNBC

DOW Roars 700 Points

The Dow Jones surged 743 points for its best day since June 2023, hitting an all-time high, as the Russell 2000 small-cap index jumped 3% on hopes of forthcoming interest rate cuts.
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Just the Facts with Gerald Posner

A Dereliction of Duty

Gerald Posner criticizes the security failures leading up to the attempted assassination of Trump, highlighting a timeline of missed opportunities to intercept the shooter.
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Vulture

Better Than the Home Runs

Country singer Ingrid Andress apologized and announced plans to enter rehab after performing a heavily criticized rendition of the national anthem while drunk at the 2024 Home Run Derby.
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Nantucket Current

The Man From Nantucket

Dave Portnoy, founder of Barstool Sports, was rescued by the Nantucket Coast Guard after his boat began drifting in the harbor due to dead batteries and no anchor or radio.
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