Herman Cain Took Coronavirus Seriously, Friend Insists

“This is such a partisan age and people get defined by where they stood on the political spectrum and I’m sure a lot of people will define Herman in that way — that was so much not who he was,” the friend says — Read on people.com/politics/friend-defends-herman-cain-from-trump-rally-criticism/

President Trump Issues Executive Order Forcing Sale of TikTok | Hollywood Reporter

President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Thursday evening barring transactions with ByteDance, forcing the Chinese tech firm to divest itself of its U.S. TikTok operations. — Read on http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/president-trump-issues-executive-order-forcing-sale-tiktok-1306354

Ariana Pekary: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com

Ariana Pekary is a former MSNBC producer who publicly quit her job and posted an open letter that decried cable news in general as a “cancer” that “risks human lives.” — Read on heavy.com/news/2020/08/ariana-pekary/

Kanye West Claims He’s Done With Trump, Reveals He Had COVID-19

Kanye West Claims He’s Done With Trump, Reveals He Had COVID-19 — Read on http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/amp/news/kanye-west-claims-hes-done-trump-reveals-he-had-covid-19-1302395

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies of COVID-19— Read on http://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1235312

Proud Boys appear to be outside Mike Pence speech at Philadelphia police union lodge

About 10 men who identified themselves as Proud Boys arrived as the vice president’s speech came to a close and argued with protesters. — Read on http://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia/proud-boys-mike-pence-philadelphia-police-union-lodge-20200709.html

Secretary Pompeo Eyes National Ban on Chinese-Controlled TikTok App | Newsbusters

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explained in a Fox News interview that the U.S. government may consider a ban on Chinese social media such as popular video/meme sharing app “TikTok.” This follows similar action by India, which reportedly banned no less than 59 Chinese apps.  — Read on http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/techwatch/alexander-hall/2020/07/07/secretary-pompeo-eyes-national-ban-chinese-controlled

Pentagon drafting military-wide ban on displaying Confederate flag bases – CNNPolitics

Pentagon drafting military-wide ban on displaying Confederate flag bases – CNNPolitics — Read on amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/07/06/politics/pentagon-confederate-flag-ban/index.html

Kanye West 2020 Campaign Faces Objections in Illinois | PEOPLE.com

“If someone did challenge him, I think he would be off the ballot,” one election attorney tells PEOPLE— Read on people.com/politics/kanye-west-campaign-challenges-in-illinois/

Kardashian Defends West