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Dr. Anthony Fauci now admits he provided $600,000 to the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab in China, where the coronavirus reportedly escaped.

House Rep. Warren Davidson called for Fauci’s immediate termination as the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

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Fauci is also the chief medical advisor to the White House and a member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Davidson accused Fauci of putting politics ahead of human lives.

“He has repeatedly put political science ahead of the science on COVID-19,” Davidson told Fox News.

“It is long past time for Dr. Fauci to stop talking to the American public. Fauci should resign or be fired immediately.”

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For over a year, the mainstream news media defended and protected Dr. Fauci by placing the blame for the pandemic on President Trump.

In 2014, then-president Barack Obama ordered two U.S.-based labs to end their research into the bat coronavirus. The NIH responded by suspending 21 research studies into the bat virus.

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President Obama ordered Fauci to dismantle the labs — likely because he feared an outbreak on U.S. soil where his wife and children live.

Dr. Fauci packed up the labs and shipped everything to China. He directed funding from the NIH to Wuhan for “gain of function research” — experiments that increased the pathogenicity (infection rate) of the flu, MERS, and SARS viruses (Covid-19 is a SARS virus).

Then Fauci made his infamous prediction that there would be a pandemic under President Trump.

A year after the pandemic forced lockdowns and mask mandates in America, the news media suddenly turned on Fauci and began reporting his link to the Wuhan lab.

At first, Dr. Fauci denied any links at all between the NIH and the Wuhan lab.

During a tense exchange with Sen. Rand Paul (a medical doctor) on May 11, Fauci claimed “the NIH [National Institutes of Health] has not ever and does not now fund gain of function research in the Wuhan Institute of Virology [WIV].”

Afterwards, the Wuhan lab suspiciously erased any mention of the NIH from its website.

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Congressional lawmakers pressed Fauci to tell the truth about his involvement with the lab. He folded and admitted he directed the NIH to provide a “modest” sum to the Wuhan lab.

He vigorously denied the money went to “gain of research” experiments on bat virus.

He defended allocating $600,000 to the Wuhan lab to study the risk that bat coronaviruses could infect humans.

“It would have been almost a dereliction of our duty if we didn’t study this [bat virus], and the only way you can study these things is you’ve got to go where the action is,” he said.

“You don’t want to study bats in Fairfax County, Virginia, to find out what the animal-human interface is that might lead to a jumping of species.”

Fauci didn’t explain why he repeatedly denied involvement with the Wuhan lab for over a year.

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Walgreens security watches as thief rides bike into SF store, fills trash bag with merch, rides out

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A security guard pulled out his cell phone when a thief rode a bicycle into a San Francisco Walgreens and filled a large trash bag with merchandise.

The incident happened at the Walgreens on the corner of Gough and Fell Streets in very liberal San Francisco.

Shoplifting is so routine in stores in San Francisco, California, that employees don’t attempt to stop thieves.

The police stopped answering shoplifting calls after a 2014 ballot referendum downgraded property theft of less than $950 to a misdemeanor.

ABC7 reporter Lyanne Melendez tweeted a video of the shoplifting occurring in full view of a security guard who filmed the incident on his cell phone.

The security guard made a half-hearted attempt to grab the shopping bag stuffed full of goods as the thief cycled by.

According to the New York Times, Walgreens has closed 17 of its stores due to rampant theft in San Francisco.

Ahsha Safaí, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, said thieves shoplift out of the Walgreens, then sell the goods on the street right around the corner from the store.

“Half of Walgreens was on the sidewalk. I’m not kidding,” Safaí said. “I was blown away. I’ve never seen anything like it in this city.”

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Kodak Black says he wants Donald Trump back in the White House

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Rapper Kodak Black trended on Tuesday after saying he wants Donald Trump back in the White House while sending a birthday shout out to the former U.S. president.

Kodak Black was granted clemency by Trump on his last day in office in January. After his sentence was commuted, Kodak thanked Trump and promised to turn his life around.

Trump turned 75 on Monday, June 14, and Kodak was among his supporters wishing him a happy birthday.

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Kodak recorded a video in which he wore a MAGA cap that appears to be signed by Trump.

“I would like to see Trump back in office in ’24,” he said, before sending all his love and support to the billionaire developer.

The rapper also chastised youngn’s on the Internet who disapprove of his loyalty: “That just shows that you ain’t a good person. You ain’t loyal,” he said.

Kodak, whose government name is Bill Kapri, received a commutation of his 46-month sentence for falsifying information on federal forms to buy firearms in Florida in 2019.

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Kodak Black made headlines when he swore he would donate $1 million to charity if Trump set him free from prison early.

“If The President Them Free Me, I’m Gonna Spend 1 million on Charity within The First Year I’m Out. That’s on Everything,” he tweeted on Nov. 27, 2020.

However, Kodak deleted the tweet as soon as he got out.
 

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Jay Z sues ‘Reasonable Doubt’ album photographer for using his likeness without permission

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Jay Z is suing the legendary hip-hop photographer who shot his debut album cover, Reasonable Doubt.

The rap mogul is suing Jonathan Mannion and his company, Jonathan Mannion Photography LLC, claiming Mannion is exploiting his name and image without the rapper’s consent.

In docs, obtained by TMZ, Jay says Mannion has Hova’s name and likeness plastered all over his website and sells enlarged photos of Jay-Z for thousands of dollars each.

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In court documents obtained by TMZ, Jay Z claims Mannion demanded tens of millions of dollars when he asked him to stop selling the photos.

Jay claims Mannion is making an “arrogant assumption that because he took those photographs, he can do with them as he pleases.”

Actually, he can do whatever he pleases.

As the photographer, Mannion owns the exclusive copyrights to the photos — so he doesn’t need Jay Z’s permission to sell the pictures.

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Jay hired Mannion in 1996 to shoot the cover for his debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt. He said Mannion took hundreds of photos and Roc-A-Fella Records used some of the photographs for his album covers and paid Mannion a modest sum for the use of the photos.

Jay-Z claims Mannion continues to prominently display his image on the landing page of his website, where he sells Jay-Z pics and merchandise for millions of dollars.

Jay is annoyed that Mannion continues to eat off his name and image by selling his most famous photographs. The rapper claims he has strict control over his name, likeness, identity and how his persona are used.

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Jay grumbled it’s “ironic” that a photographer would take advantage of a once poor “Black teenager, as a piece of property to be squeezed for every dollar it can produce. It stops today.”

He is suing to stop Mannion from selling anymore of the photos, and wants him to fork over any of the profits he’s made off his likeness.

However, unless Jay Z can prove he purchased the exclusive rights to the original photos, he can’t tell a photographer what to do with his photos.

Mannion will likely win the lawsuit, because the rapper is too cheap to pay the photographer for the exclusive rights to the photos.

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