New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation

Updated at 2 p.m. ET The attorney general of New York took action Thursday to dissolve the National Rifle Association following an 18-month investigation that found evidence the powerful gun rights group is "fraught with fraud and abuse." Attorney General Letitia James claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday that she found financial misconduct in the millions of dollars and that it contributed to a loss of more than $64 million over a three-year period. The suit alleges that top NRA executives...

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Republican voters in Florida House District 2 will choose between the incumbent representative and a two-time congressional candidate in the primary election on August 18th.  Incumbent Alex Andrade will face challenger, Cris Dosev.

Yes, Cris Dosev is looking to make a change, but he’s also like things to get back to at least a little bit of normal. “The key issue is getting people back to work safely. Just as important, getting children back to kindergarten to 12th grade.”

Hamill, who died Aug. 5, was a columnist and editor at the New York Post and the New York Daily News, covering wars, crime and the people of NYC's boroughs. Originally broadcast in '94, '08 and '11.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office announced, making him the second U.S. governor to have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic's start.

DeWine was tested on Thursday as part of a protocol to meet with President Trump, according to a statement posted on the governor's Twitter account.

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Thurday, Aug. 6

120 more deaths in Florida

Today, as reported at 10 a.m. Central, there are:

  • 7,650 new positive COVID-19 cases (7,587 Florida residents and 63 non-Florida residents)
  • 120 Florida resident deaths related to COVID-19

On Wednesday, 8.34 percent of new cases tested positive.

There are 510,389 Florida cases with 7,747 deaths related to COVID-19.

Michelle Obama said that she's dealing with "some form of low-grade depression" due to the coronavirus lockdown, racial strife in the U.S., and the Trump administration.

In the second episode of her new podcast, the former first lady spoke with her friend Michele Norris, the former longtime host of NPR's All Things Considered.

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is off to a record start – and it will only get worse as the season's traditional peak begins next week and will run through October. The latest estimates call for nearly twice the normal number of named storms this year.

Even before Aug. 1, nine named storms had already formed – "the most ever recorded since the satellite era began in 1966," according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

NASA

The first astronauts to ride the SpaceX Crew Dragon into space returned to Earth on Sunday, after a splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico near Pensacola.

This was the first splashdown in 45 years for NASA astronauts, since the end of the Apollo program in 1975, and the first in the gulf. Test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken spoke to the media in Houston on Sunday.

When a Salvadoran woman grabbed her 4-year-old daughter and fled their home country in February, the coronavirus wasn't yet a global pandemic.

By the time they reached the U.S.-Mexico border a month later, that had changed. She crossed the Rio Grande, planning to ask for asylum. But Border Patrol agents took her and daughter right back to Mexico, despite her pleas.

Updated at 2 p.m. ET

The attorney general of New York took action Thursday to dissolve the National Rifle Association following an 18-month investigation that found evidence the powerful gun rights group is "fraught with fraud and abuse."

Attorney General Letitia James claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday that she found financial misconduct in the millions of dollars and that it contributed to a loss of more than $64 million over a three-year period.

It's a packed race for Okaloosa County's District 5 Commissioner seat. Four candidates are running for the position after Commissioner Kelly Windes announced last year he would not seek another term. 

Candidates include state Rep. Mel Ponder, Destin City Councilman Dewey “Parker” Destin, attorney Richard Scott Johnson, and businessman Wes Fell. 

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