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Friday News Dump: R. Kelly Arrested For Child Porn, And Other News

It seems like a lot of bills are finally coming due.

literally everyone after hearing that R. Kelly really going to jail this time

— Login Ceno (@nagoLenoC)

R. Kelly was arrested and charged with federal sex trafficking, the US Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Illinois confirmed. The Grammy-winning songwriter already faces sexual assault charges at the state level.

— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments)

Federal authorities have arrested and charged R. Kelly in a 13-count indictment alleging child pornography and obstruction of justice.

For decades, Kelly has been dogged by accusations over sexual with minors and child pornography allegations. ⬇️

— NPR (@NPR)

BREAKING: New victims come forward as accused child sex trafficker asks to be released from jail

— julie k. brown (@jkbjournalist)

This piece on Jeffrey Epstein is terrific:

— Sam Bagenstos (@sbagen)

NEWS … ROBERT MUELLER’S testimony is likely to be delayed, and the two sides are talking about a longer appearance on Capitol Hill.

— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman)

NEWS - Mueller testimony likely to be delayed in return for longer appearance before House cmtes, per sources. Discussions underway

— John Bresnahan (@BresPolitico)

Thirteen Democrats and six Republicans will not have the opportunity to question Mueller under the current plan

— The Hill (@thehill)

James O'Keefe, who Trump personally congratulated at the White House, tried to frame the Washington Post on a Roy Moore story by having a fake accuser approach the Post. when the Post did actual journalism, O'Keefe refused to talk.

— Alex Thomas (@AlexThomasDC)

4.7 Magnitude Earthqauke reported North of Seattle this morning. Several aftershocks also reported up to magnitude 4.4

— Matt Jordan (@MattJordanKOBI)

4.9 magnitude earthquake in Ridgecrest, CA this morning. The community is still recovering from the twin 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes a week ago. LA felt some shaking too.

— Rodney Chai (@RodneyChaiWX)

You invite a bunch of neonazis to the White House and suddenly there goes the whole neighborhood via

— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm)

Good piece by josh marshall on GOPers shedding pretexts for minority rule and embracing it openly. via

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— Francis Wilkinson (@fdwilkinson)

I don’t think this is going to play as well as Epstein thinks it will....

— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast)

2018 BBC report: Trump was like a "predator" toward teens at parties in ‘80s and ‘90s

— The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge)

From ’s newsletter today: President Trump wasn’t able to repeal Obamacare in Congress. So he’s now hoping that activist judges are willing to legislate through the courts and declare the health care law unconstitutional.

— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion)

Full Steam Ahead! Why Trump’s Census Cave Isn’t A Cave At All via

— Suburban Guerrilla Ω (@SusieMadrak)

Just because you're not paying attention, doesn't mean nothing's happening. This is what happened TODAY:

— Pitbull in a pug's body (@lmsympson)

Federal deficit jumps to $747B, likely to exceed $1T by September

— Suburban Guerrilla Ω (@SusieMadrak)

Good reporting here on a very bad situation in the House majority. I had not fully appreciated just how hurtful AOC's aide has been to veteran African-American Reps who've long fought for civil rights. He should apologize.

— Tom Watson (@tomwatson)

Elizabeth Warren wants to force companies to warn investors about their risks from climate change

— Xeni Jardin (@xeni)

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

— Suburban Guerrilla Ω (@SusieMadrak)

People Tell Us How QAnon Destroyed Their Relationships via

— Suburban Guerrilla Ω (@SusieMadrak)

And finally: BFFs! A dog and a duck!

Dog and Duck are Best of Friend 🐕🦢

— Arda (@ItsArdaBAG)

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