In the News

My time is again tight today because of convention stuff, so let's continue to crowdsource this! Please feel free to use this thread to share news items of interest you've seen in your travels 'round the web today.

(As always, please be sure to add relevant content notes. Thanks!)

Here are a couple of links of interest:

[Content Note: War; drones; death] US Airstrike Allegedly Kills 56 Civilians in Northern Syria.

RIP Garry Marshall.

[CN: Misogynoir; harassment] Twitter Permanently Suspends Conservative Writer Who Orchestrated Attack on Leslie Jones.

How Melania Trump's Speech Veered Off Course and Caused an Uproar.

And related to that: "Trump Campaign Concedes Melania Knew Michelle Obama Passages Were Lifted." If Melania read the speechwriter the passages, how did she not then say, "Wait, this is what I read you" when she got the speech?

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