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Arizona governor wears Nikes to July 4 party — two days after trashing the shoe maker over Betsy Ross flag

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Arizona’s Republican governor was spotted wearing Nikes at a Fourth of July event — two days after withdrawing financial incentives to lure the shoe manufacturer to his state.

Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that he had ordered the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw the tax breaks that had been offered for the company’s planned $185 million factory in Goodyear, but he apparently saw no problem with continuing to wear their shoes.

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The Cococino County Democratic Party tweeted out a photo of Ducey wearing black sneakers with a white Nike swoosh on the side, and KNXV-TV confirmed the image was authentic.

Ducey and other conservatives were angered that Nike agreed to withdraw sneakers with the Betsy Ross flag design after NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick pointed out that white nationalists had adopted the design as a racist symbol.

Many conservatives announced on Twitter that they intended to boycott the company’s products, although Ducey did not make that commitment.

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Trump alerts ‘active-duty U.S. military police’ for possible deployment to Minnesota: report

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President Donald Trump's administration is contemplating using active-duty U.S. troops in an attempt to quell the protests in Minneapolis, the Associated Press reported early Saturday morning.

As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ready to deploy to Minneapolis, where the police killing of George Floyd sparked the widespread protests," the AP reported.

"Soldiers from Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Fort Drum in New York have been ordered to be ready to deploy within four hours if called, according to three people with direct knowledge of the orders. Soldiers in Fort Carson, in Colorado, and Fort Riley in Kansas have been told to be ready within 24 hours. The people did not want their names used because they were not authorized to discuss the preparations," the AP explained.

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John Roberts joins liberals as Supreme Court rejects challenge to Newsom’s COVID-19 limits on California church attendance

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In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal from the South Bay United Pentecostal Church in Chula Vista, California. The San Diego area church tried to challenge the state's limits on attendance at worship services:

The church argued that limits on how many people can attend their services violate constitutional guarantees of religious freedom and had been seeking an order in time for services on Sunday. The church said it has crowds of 200 to 300 people for its services.

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