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Journalists accused by Jerry Falwell Jr. of illegally trespassing on Liberty U won’t face charges

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Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. earlier this year said that he would press charges against two journalists who “trespassed” onto Liberty University to interview people at the school about its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local news station WSET now reports that reporter Alec MacGillis and photographer Julia Rendleman will not face criminal charges.

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According to WSET, Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney Bethany Harrison announced on Friday that she will not prosecute the two journalists, whom Falwell had accused of putting his students at risk by potentially coming on campus while infected with COVID-19.

In a press release about her decision, Harrison’s office said that she believed there was sufficient evidence to charge both journalists with criminal trespass, but had decided against pursuing charges after consulting with Falwell.

Falwell came under fire for reopening his university in late March during a time when the COVID-19 pandemic had just started exploding across the United States. Even some faculty members were upset by Falwell’s decision to reopen quickly and accused him of “courting disaster.”


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Former acting CIA director explains why Trump’s inaction on Russian bounty scandal will make things worse

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It was revealed nearly two weeks ago that the Russian government is paying a bounty to the Taliban for killing American soldiers.

Since then, President Donald Trump has denied that he and his administration didn't know anything about it. Then he claimed it was a hoax. Now it has become clear that the stories are not only true but that if Trump read his presidential daily briefing in 2019, he would have been aware of the problem.

Speaking to the House Thursday, Trump's former acting CIA director Michael Morell explained that things are being made far worse by the president's denial.

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Here are 7 hilarious videos about wearing COVID-19 masks to send people who won’t wear them

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While late-night shows are off for a Summer break, Americans are glued to TikTok and Twitter for their humor and every folks have delivered.

The latest trend is to mock fools who refuse to wear masks. While many people who refuse to wear a mask tuck their tails and sulk as they walk away, some take it to a whole new level of fury. Those precious souls are being mocked and shamed all around the world.

Here are seven videos that are hilarious or adorable that encourage wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Wearing a mask is like wearing a lifejacket.https://twitter.com/mattbooshell/status/1280933495674732544

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Trump tells Fox News the ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign on Fifth Avenue is like he’s being ‘prosecuted’

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President Donald Trump appeared to reveal another quid pro quo during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell pointed it out during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).

"I was very nice to Mayor de Blasio. I got him ventilators when he needed them... I got him the gowns. I got him the masks. I got him everything. Then he throws a big Black Lives Matter sign right down in the middle of Fifth Avenue. I was so good to him and to Gov. Cuomo, like nobody's ever been good. And then all you end up doing out of that place is getting prosecuted."

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