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PBC News & Comment: Young Vigilante is Suspect in Deaths of 2 Protesters in Kenosha

Reports indicate 17-year-old white shooter was not detained by police after 3 protesters were shot and 2 died in Kenosha….–We compare sketchy report from NY Times with detailed story from MintPress News

–protests in San Luis Obispo, CA, demand that charges be dropped for activist Tianna Arata

–on 90th straight night of protest, cops declare a riot, again, as minor damage is done to city hall

–after Mayor Durkin vetoes police reforms in budget, Seattle council takes scheduled break to consider response

–Trump’s international piracy of Syrian oil confirmed by Pompeo in July Senate hearing

–Trump’s interference to force sale of TikTok to American company, with payoff to Treasury Dept. is another type of piracy

–Iran allows nuclear inspectors, upholding agreement that US breached

–in follow-up report on Beirut mega-blast, LA Times dismisses “conspiracy theories”

–as Gareth Porter, at The Grayzone, exposes long-running Israeli efforts to frame Hezbollah

–the DHS agency that processes legal immigration avoids furloughs, for now

–in 2018, under pressure from Trump, DHS discussed using “heat-ray” weapon on migrants at border during “caravan” hysteria

–hunger and homelessness loom for many Americans, as RNC convention gaslights with false narrative of Covid response and Melania feigns compassion

–Night 2 featured Melania, Eric and Tiffany, displaying Trump family values while attacking Biden

–Kimberly Guilfoyle’s high-decibel speech Monday has prompted online imitators

–our daily Covid-19 update, edited by Linda Lewis

–this short video argues that PCR tests after a surge produce many false positives, and notes that key European countries have seen few deaths since May

–Kevin Gosztola reports that media access to Assange trial is uncertain

–cooler weather helps firefighters gain containment in California wildfires

–Squaw Valley ski resort agrees to change its name

–in Orange County, wealthy Catholic donors who run foundation fight back after bishop fires them for refusing to transfer cash to diocese, in violation of la