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“There were certain places where, if they did not have a mask mandate … I just [wouldn’t] perform, until [they did].” @hasanminhaj discusses how he managed his tour during the pandemic on #HHW with @jheil: recount.co/HHW
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First Lady Jill Biden puts glasses on a little girl during her visit to a school in Panama. FLOTUS visited the school to learn more about First Lady of Panama Yazmín Colón de Cortizo’s program, which offers eyeglasses and hearing aids to students in need.
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“For far too long, the danger posed by diesel school buses to our planet and to our children has not received the attention it deserves.” — Vice President Kamala Harris advocates for switching from diesel to electric school buses while speaking in Virginia
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Men's and women's professional tennis tours will not award ranking points for this year's Wimbledon due to the ban of Russian and Belarusian players.
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Some teen babysitters are charging more than $30 per hour amid a childcare shortage in the U.S., @WSJ reports.
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Sarah Palin while campaigning for Georgia gubernatorial candidate David Perdue (R): “If [Stacey Abrams] were to be in office, man, she’d be making Biden look like this genius with all these great ideas.”
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“I don’t know why he was so hesitant.” — Sarah Palin, while campaigning for David Perdue, attacks Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) for not dealing with the “shenanigans” in the 2020 election.
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"I don't know, maybe we find an ancient alien civilization or something like that. That'd be cool." — SpaceX CEO Elon Musk meets with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, during which he also reportedly said Tesla will have self-driving cars in about a year.
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) doesn't understand Pete Davidson's appeal.
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"Two U.S. Secret Service employees, they are being sent home after returning from several bars, getting into a physical altercation with a taxi driver here as well as two other Korean nationals." — @JDiamond1 reports on Biden's first official trip to Asia as president
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Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks on hate crimes after mass shooting in Buffalo targeting Black Americans: “The task to combat hate-fueled violence remains central to the department’s mission ... We do this because it is our moral obligation.”
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The SEC has reprimanded Alabama football head coach Nick Saban and Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher, according to ESPN's Paul @Finebaum.
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A former SpaceX flight attendant accuses Elon Musk of exposing himself to her, rubbing her leg without consent, and offering to buy her a horse in exchange for an erotic massage. SpaceX reportedly paid her $250,000 to settle the sexual assault claim.
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“People act like, ‘Oh, you’re not a border state.’ A lot of the people coming across are trying to get to Florida.” — Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) disputes the fact that Florida is not a border state
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) says $8 billion in economic aid to Ukraine is “crap”: “A lot of that is almost certain to go to waste. I think some of it will go to corruption. Some of that, who knows, could end up in some oligarch's yacht on the Baltic Sea.”
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President Biden delivers remarks in South Korea at a Samsung semiconductor facility: “Putin’s brutal and unprovoked war in Ukraine has further spotlighted the need to secure our critical supply chains.”
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"I would invite you to co-author a bill that I'm considering next year that would mandate that each male, when they reach puberty, get a mandatory vasectomy that's only reversible when they reach the point of financial and emotional stability." — OK State Rep. Mickey Dollens (D)
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Former NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announces he is running for New York’s 10th congressional district.
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Celebrities: ✅ Heads of state: ✅ Business executives: ✅ Everyone’s going to Davos, the World Economic Forum, from May 22-26. Here’s what you can expect at the 2022 conference.
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Here's the moment Oklahoma House lawmakers passed a bill prohibiting nearly all abortions beginning at "fertilization." Gov. Kevin Stitt (R-OK) is expected to sign the bill, making it the strictest abortion law in the country.
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