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Tuesday August 2nd, 2022 evening edition

image for A Right-Wing Think Tank Claimed to Be a Church. Now, Members of Congress Want to Investigate.

Thirty-eight other lawmakers, including Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Jamie Raskin, D-Md., signed onto the letter.

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ProPublica Read More Right-Wing Think Tank Family Research Council Is Now a Church in Eyes of the IRS.

And unlike for other tax-exempt organizations, a high-level Treasury official must sign off on any audit of a church.

In their letter, the representatives asked for feedback from the IRS on whether it needs additional direction from Congress to enforce rules surrounding tax-exempt organizations and churches.

“You need to start here — give the agency a chance to clean up its mess,” he said. »

Mother, daughter both pilot Southwest flight: 'It's been a dream come true'

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Image 1 of 4 ▼ Southwest Airlines first Mother/Daughter Pilot duo, Captain Holly Petitt (left) and First Officer Keely Petitt (right).

Flying the friendly skies could not have been more touching for Southwest Airlines passengers en route from Denver, Colorado, to St. Louis, Missouri, last Saturday.

According to Southwest, Holly started dreaming of being a pilot after riding in the jumpseat as a flight attendant for another carrier. »

Zelenskyy: Russian aggression increased because the reaction to the annexation of Crimea was weak

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President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that the reaction to Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 was "weak and insufficiently principled".

Quote: "Last year, we created the Crimea Platform and are developing this initiative despite all the tangible threats and diplomatic opposition from Russia.

The weak and insufficiently principled reaction to the occupation of Crimea in 2014 and in the following years became one of the prerequisites for Russian aggression to reach such a scale as now.". »

PS5 Production Facing Less Friction, Logistics Remain A Hurdle

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PS5 production is now experiencing less friction, as there are much less constraints from component supplies.

According to Hiroki Totoki, who is currently Executive Deputy President, CFO, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, and Director of the Board of Sony Group Corporation, PS5 hardware production has picked up pace since Q2 2022.

As of the end of June, 2022, Sony was successfully able to roll out plans to expand and and extend production. »