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    What About Bob?

    What About Bob?

    Police fatally shot a man outside the Republican National Convention during a park fight involving a knife. Elon Musk plans to move SpaceX and X (formerly Twitter) to Texas over a California transgender law, despite having a transgender daughter. Senator Bob Menendez was convicted of corruption charges, prompting pressure on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to consider expulsion if Menendez does not resign. A flaming meteor passed over Manhattan yesterday morning, creating a large boom and rumbling that rattled homes in New York and New Jersey. In Bangkok, four Vietnamese and two American tourists were found dead from suspected poisoning. France's President Macron accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Attal amid preparations for the Olympics. North Korean diplomat Ri Il-kyu defected to South Korea, the highest-ranking since 2016.



    Ohio police kill man outside RNC (WIPN, NBC)

    Elon Musk moving companies to Texas (CNN, Vanguard)

    Bob Menendez found guilty (AP, The Hill)

    Meteor passes over NYC (NBC-NY)

    6 tourists die in Bangkok hotel (AP)

    Macron accepts PM’s resignation (NBC)

    N. Korea diplomat defects (Guardian, BBC)

    • 3 min
    Sworn-In Elder Care

    Sworn-In Elder Care

    Trump chose Ohio Senator JD Vance as his 2024 running mate, while Trump’s classified documents trial was dismissed. China's economy showed weak 4.7% growth in Q2, prompting Xi Jinping to meet with economists. Spain won the Euro 2024 championship, and Argentina's Copa América game was delayed by hooligans before they beat Colombia. A suspected serial killer in Kenya confessed to killing 42 women. Scientists found a cave on the moon that could house astronauts, and a rare spade-toothed whale washed ashore in New Zealand. A missing 75-year-old man was found alive in Maine’s Mount Blue State Park.

    Sources:

    Trump picks JD Vance as running vice president; trial update (AP, ABC)

    China to reassess slowing economy (Economist, NYT)

    Spain wins Euro 2024 championship; Copa America delayed by hooligans (BBC, NBC)

    Kenyan serial killer confesses to 42 murders (CNN)

    Habitable Moon cave discovered (AP)

    World’s rarest whale washes up in New Zealand (AP)

    Elderly man found in bog after disappearance (NBC)

    • 3 min
    Grazing An Ear

    Grazing An Ear

    Donald Trump was rushed offstage at a rally in Pennsylvania by Secret Service after shots rang out in the crowd and Trump’s ear was seemingly hit. A federal investigation is currently underway with two people dead and other injured. Hamas has announced that their military chief has indeed survived the deadly Israeli attack on Saturday. Kate Middleton attended Wimbledon yesterday after her recent cancer diagnosis. The Copa America finals happening today. Nikki Haley announces she will be speaking at the Republican National Convention after previously stating she would not. Cases of treason and espionage have risen in Russia since the start of the war on Ukraine. 



    Sources:

    Attempted assassination on Donald Trump at Pennsylvania Rally under investigation (CNN, CNN, NBC)

    Hamas military chief claimed to have survived Israeli strike on Saturday (Politico)

    Kate Middleton’s appearance at Wimbledon and Copa America final (AP)

    Nikki Haley will speak at the Republican National Convention (NPR)

    Cases of treason and espionage have risen in Russia (NPR)

    • 3 min
    US Foils Russian Assassination Plot

    US Foils Russian Assassination Plot

    US consumer prices fell for the first time in 4 years in June, suggesting inflation is easing faster than expected. US and German intelligence foiled a Russian plot to assassinate a German arms firm CEO supplying weapons to Ukraine. President Biden defended his candidacy amid health concerns, sparking calls for his withdrawal from the race. A Chinese tourist near Tokyo was rescued 80 kilometers away after being swept out to sea, tampons were found to contain lead and arsenic, astronomers discovered a star cluster with a small black hole, and actress Shelley Duvall passed away at 75 from diabetes complications.



    Sources:

    US inflation slows down (CBS, Reuters)

    US and Germany foil Russian assassination plot (NBC, CNN)

    Biden press conference (AP, ABC)

    Woman lost at sea from Japanese beach saved (AP)

    Tampons contain lead and arsenic (CNN)

    New black hole found in one galaxy’s center (Reuters)

    Shelly Duvall dies at 75 (NBC)

    • 3 min
    Milk, Eggs, and…Ammunition?

    Milk, Eggs, and…Ammunition?

    Residents in Texas, Oklahoma, and Alabama can now buy bullets from vending machines with AI tech to ensure safe sales. Gregg Berhalter was fired as the U.S. men’s soccer coach after a poor Copa America performance, while England beat the Netherlands to reach the Euro 2024 finals. Witness testimony began in Alec Baldwin's trial for the "Rust" shooting, with Baldwin pleading not guilty to involuntary manslaughter. George Clooney urged President Biden to bow out of the race in an NYT opinion piece. Ellen DeGeneres announced her retirement from show business after her upcoming Netflix special. The DOJ shut down a Russian bot farm spreading pro-Putin propaganda. A man was caught smuggling over 100 live snakes into China in his trousers.



    Sources:

    Bullets now sold in grocery store vending machines (AP, Newsweek)

    US soccer coach fired; Spain and England advance to Euro 2024 finals (AP, NYT)

    Witness testimony begins in Alec Baldwin trial (CBS, CNN)

    George Clooney calls for Biden withdrawal (CNN)

    Ellen Degeneres done with show business (Variety)

    Russian AI bot farm spreading disinformation shut down (USA Today)

    Man caught smuggling 100 snakes in his pants into China (BBC)

    • 3 min
    Biden’s NATO Birthday Bash

    Biden’s NATO Birthday Bash

    Biden delivered an impressive address at the NATO summit, fighting back on the belief that his advanced age and recent performance at the presidential debate make him unsuitable for office. A US marshal assigned to protect Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor shot an 18 year-old outside the Justice’s house for carjacking. Hurricane Beryl continues its devastation throughout Texas, leaving many without power, and has now changed directions towards the Midwest. Russia officials have issued a warrant for the widow of opposition leader Alexey Navalny after being accused of participating in extremist organizations. Lawyers in the Karen Reed trial file for a dismissal motion following moves to request a retrial, and jurors step up with their side of the story. Barcelona residents are protesting the tourism industry by spraying visitors with water after living rates have increased. James Inhofe, a famous climate change denier, has passed away at the age of 89.



    Sources:

    Biden delivers NATO anniversary speech as they meet at the summit (AP, Reuters)

    US marshal assigned to Supreme Court Justice shoots an 18 year-old carjacker (USA Today, CNN)

    Hurricane Beryl continues to devastate Texas, now heading for the Midwest (CNN, NPR)

    Russia issues warrant for deceased opposition leader’s widow (CBS)

    Karen Reed trial far from over as lawyers now file dismissal motion (WCVB)

    Barcelona residents protest tourism by spraying visitors with water (NBC)

    Famous climate change denier, James Inhofe, has passed away (Hill)

    • 3 min

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