Here’s what we’re following today

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Village Elder
#1
Get out of the thread if it disgusts you.

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned amid the furor over the Jeffrey Epstein plea deal. The departure follows scrutiny over Acosta’s role as a U.S. attorney in 2008. The agreement eased punishment for Epstein for alleged sex crimes.

Beginning Sunday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are expected to target recently arrived migrant families in 10 cities. Immigrant communities are once again bracing for the raids by working with legal aid groups and planning protests.

R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested and charged in Chicago on Thursday, and on Friday a separate set of federal prosecutors in New York unsealed five other counts. Kelly is now facing 18 federal counts, including child pornography, racketeering and kidnapping.

Tropical Storm Barry might be a fairly weak hurricane when it makes landfall in Louisiana late Friday or early Saturday. But people in its path are far more worried about flood risks from its heavy rains and storm surge than the damage its winds could cause.

President Trump has abandoned his effort to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Instead, he said Thursday he will sign an executive order to obtain citizenship data on all citizens and noncitizens living in the U.S. Some of that information gathering is already underway.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is being sued by two people who say they criticized her on Twitter and were then blocked from her account, which has more than 4.7 million followers. A former New York state assemblyman and a social media personality filed lawsuits on the same day as an appeals court found President Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter.
 
#4
Okay. This is what is trending in Kenya:

There were serious nocturnal fireworks in a certain apartment complex in Langata following the release of blogger Dennis Itumbo from Jail. Neigbors of lady Josephine Maribou were kept awake by thunderous and persistent gyrations and ululations from apartment 10B Howard Jowie Close, Lamgata
 

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Village Elder
#5
Okay. This is what is trending in Kenya:

There were serious nocturnal fireworks in a certain apartment complex in Langata following the release of blogger Dennis Itumbo from Jail. Neigbors of lady Josephine Maribou were kept awake by thunderous and persistent gyrations and ululations from apartment 10B Howard Jowie Close, Lamgata
There you go. Fireworks like in lighting up sky or punches?

I don't understand that whole starlet thing.
 

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