*Hillary Failed to Hand Over Key Email to State Dept:
According to the Associated Press, Hillary Clinton
failed to turn over a copy of an important email sent by her top aide involving problems caused by the former Secretary of State’s use of a private email server. The messages were part of an exchange between Clinton and her closest aide Huma Abedin
. The latter handed over the email when asked by State to submit any work-related messages; but Clinton did not. The campaign did not reply to the AP’s request for comment on why the secretary failed to turn over the important email among the tens of thousands that she did.
FBI: No Evidence Mateen Had Gay Lovers:
The FBI has found no evidence in its investigation so far that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen
had previous gay lovers or used gay dating apps. In the aftermath of the worst mass shooting in American history, which took place at a gay nightclub, there were many claims that Mateen had used apps to seek out encounters with gay men. Agents have looked through Mateen’s devices including his laptop and phone to help validate the claims, but there’s no evidence so far that suggests he had a gay secret life.
Sinead O’Connor Threatens Bridge Jump:
Chicago police officers are on the lookout for singer Sinead O’Connor after receiving a call from police in Dublin, Ireland alleging that the singer was threatening to jump off of a bridge in Chicago. This news comes just a month after the singer went missing for a 24-hour period from her home in Wilmette.
*3 Dead in Cyprus Gang Shootout:
Three people were killed and another two injured in a shootout that took place in a tourist resort in Cyprus on Thursday. The violence is possibly related to crime gangs in the area. Police did not say what was behind the killing but said it was not terror motivated. Violence in the area is extraordinarily rare but in 2012, five security guards were killed on the same resort in what was likely a contracted murder.
*Pulse Owners Will Be ‘Guests of Honor’ at NYC Pride:
NYC Pride announced Thursday that the owner and entertainment manager of Orlando’s Pulse nightclub will be honored guests at this weekend’s LGBT Pride rally and march.Barbara Poma
, owner, and Neema Bahrami
, entertainment manager, will visit the Big Apple and speak to the 4,000+ attendees of the Friday evening rally; and on Sunday, they will participate in the annual march, riding on its lead float. They will subsequently speak to crowds at a Pride street festival. 49 people were shot and killed nearly two weeks ago at their gay nightclub, in what was the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
*Fired Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski to Join CNN:
After being fired by Donald Trump
, Corey Lewandowski
has reportedly found a new job: CNN commentator. According to Politico
, the former campaign manager is in talks to join the cable news network as a salaried, exclusive political commentator. Lewandowski was fired by Trump on Monday amid multiple controversies surrounding his handling of the campaign thus far.
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