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August 30, 2023

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August 29, 2023

Good lawd, Casey DeSantis' shtick is past it's sell-by date! Way past.

Ron Desantis actually has to work a few days since we have a hurricane coming, so Casey went in his place to SC. Things went pretty much as I expected.

August 28, 2023

Eminem just sent a cease-and-desist letter to Vivek Ramaswamy demanding he stop playing and rapping

Eminem just sent a cease-and-desist letter to Vivek Ramaswamy demanding he stop playing and rapping his music on the campaign trail.

August 26, 2023

Republicans are now requiring students' nicknames to be "approved" by parents before they can...

Republicans are now requiring students’ nicknames to be “approved” by parents before they can be called that name as part of their anti-LGBTQ agenda.

August 26, 2023

FIFA suspends Spain soccer chief Luis Rubiales amid row over kiss with Women's World Cup winner


FIFA has provisionally suspended Luis Rubiales, the president of the Spanish soccer federation, from “all football-related activities” over his kiss with Women’s World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso.

Rubiales has been refusing to stand down over the incident, which happened at the medal ceremony last Sunday after Spain won the tournament.

Hermoso said the kiss was unwanted and she and the entire World Cup winning squad have refused to play while Rubiales remains president.

Rubiales said the kiss was consensual and the federation has been sticking by him, threatening legal action against Hermoso and others.

August 26, 2023

7 tornadoes confirmed, more possible tornado sites surveyed after powerful storms strike Michigan

Six of the confirmed tornadoes were in SE Michigan; four of them in Wayne County

(WWJ) Seven tornadoes hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula during Thursday night's storms, including four in Wayne County, as crews continue to survey the damage.

The following tornadoes have been confirmed by the National Weather Service:

• Ingham County/Livingston County, near Fowlerville
• Canton, in Wayne County
• Belleville, in Wayne County
• Gibraltar, in Wayne County
• South Rockwood, in Wayne County
• Monroe County, Newport/Frenchtown Twp.
• Kent County, Comstock Park, north of Grand Rapids


August 25, 2023

Spain women's football team refuse to play until Luis Rubiales resigns

The Spanish women’s football team will not play any matches until the federation leadership is changed, they have said in a joint statement hours after Luis Rubiales hit out at “false feminism” and a “social assassination” of his character as he vowed to stay on as the head of Spain’s football federation.

The embattled head of the federation has faced fierce criticism for days, as well as a Fifa investigation, after he grabbed the forward Jenni Hermoso by the head and kissed her on her lips during the Women’s World Cup final trophy presentation.

The statement published by the players’ union Futpro late on Friday included Hermoso’s rebuttal of Rubiales’ assertion that the kiss was consensual.

“I want to clarify that, as was seen in the images, at no time did I consent to the kiss he gave me,” Hermoso said. “I do not tolerate my word being questioned and much less the invention of words I have not said.”



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