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  • Mitch McConnell has blocked a resolution that would have condemned the use of tear gas and rubber bullets against peaceful protesters outside the White House yesterday.
  • But the Times reports there was a "bipartisan rebuke" of Donald Trump's tear gas photo op yesterday—in this case, bipartisan means two Republicans criticized Trump in public.
  • The owner of a Southampton French restaurant is under fire after a series of videos showed her calling the police on a black woman on the Upper West Side, even though the black woman says she was simply sitting in the area.
  • NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan told the NY Post that he is "outraged" at Governor Andrew Cuomo's criticisms of the NYPD's handling of the protests: “I’m watching my men and women out there dealing with stuff that no cop should ever have to deal with, bricks, bottles, rocks."
  • As the protests continue to rage across the country, Vulture writes that the "platitudinous word soup deployed from various brands online felt even more at odds with reality than usual."
  • Check out all the winners of the International Photography Awards.
  • Accurate headline of the day: "A Lot Of Celebrities Are Being Useless Right Now."
  • An urban trail riding club brought their horses to a protest in Houston today.
  • A woman is in critical condition after a collision with a cyclist in Central Park today.
  • Tiger King's Carole Baskin has been awarded the zoo formerly owned by her nemesis, Joe Exotic.
  • Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to not do anything about Trump's inflammatory and misleading posts on Facebook.
  • Dick Wolf fired writer Craig Gore from the upcoming Law & Order spinoff series after Gore threatened on Facebook to “light motherfuckers up who are trying to fuck with my property."
  • And finally, the way she smiles at the camera 😭: