12 GOP Candidates Declined to Comment on Accepting Election

  • The Washington Post surveyed 19 of the most competitive races across the country.
  • 12 GOP candidates declined to say whether they would accept the results of the midterm elections.
  • 18 out of 19 Democratic candidates said they would accept the outcomes.

Twelve Republican candidates running for November’s midterms declined to say whether they would accept their election results, according to a survey from The Washington Post. 

The Post surveyed candidates in 19 of the most competitive races across the country, asking: “Will you accept the results of your election?”

Only seven GOP nominees said they would accept the outcomes of their races, while another 12 either refused to commit or didn’t respond.

Out of the 19 Democratic candidates asked, eighteen said they would accept the outcome. Kansas incumbent Gov. Laura Kelly, who is in a tight race against Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt, was the only Democrat who did not answer. Schmidt declined as well.

One of the seven Republicans who said they would accept a loss was Joe O’Dea, who is running for a Senate seat in Colorado.

“There’s no polite way to put it. We have become a nation of poor sports and cry

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Boohoo and Pretty Little Thing Get Slammed for Greenwashing

  • Boohoo is one of several fast fashion brands under investigation for sustainability practices.
  • Critics claim recent efforts, like debuting more environmentally friendly collections, are acts of greenwashing. 
  • ‘The most sustainable thing they can do is just cease operations altogether,’ one critic said.

Fast-fashion brands are attempting to appeal to an increasingly eco-friendly audience, but critics aren’t so sure their methods have the purest intentions.

UK-based fashion brand Pretty Little Thing and its parent company Boohoo are among the latest retailers facing scrutiny on claims they are misleading consumers that they are environmentally friendly, despite their reputations and investigations that say otherwise. 

Boohoo was the latest to draw ire, after the fast-fashion giant announced a “sustainability and style” collaboration with Kourtney Kardashian Barker earlier this month. The 46-piece collection of garments is made from “recycled fibers,” according to a release from Boohoo.

The partnership was met with heavy criticism on social media, Insider’s Maria Noyen reported, as users slammed both Kardashian Barker and Boohoo for greenwashing — or “the act or practice of making (something) appear to be more environmentally friendly or less environmentally damaging than it really is,” as defined by Merriam-Webster.

Several users pointed out

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Migrants Sent to Martha’s Vineyard Say Woman Named Paid Them

  • Migrants who were flown to Martha’s Vineyard with little information say that they were conned.
  • According to Reuters, some of the migrants aboard the flights said a woman paid them $200 to go.
  • The woman did not give her last name and approached migrants outside a San Antonio shelter.

Some of the migrants who red state governors flew to Martha’s Vineyard for political purposes said that they were duped by a woman who approached them outside of a San Antonio shelter and paid them to board an airplane with no information as to where it was headed.

On Wednesday, 50 undocumented migrants arrived on the island of Martha’s Vineyard after the governors of Florida and Texas sent them to Massachusetts in a highly antagonized move. The Venezuelan and Colombian migrants boarded two planes in San Antonio, which stopped in Florida on their way to the east coast, and which the Florida governor confirmed that his administration paid for and chartered.

Some of the migrants told Reuters that a woman named “Perla” approached them, paid them $200, and helped put them up in a hotel the night before she led them to the chartered flights with promises

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Judge Cites ‘Media Leaks’ in Rejecting DOJ Bid to Resume

  • A judge on Thursday rejected DOJ’s request to resume its probe into Trump’s handling of docs.
  • In her ruling, US District Court Judge Aileen Cannon cited vague concerns of “media leaks.”
  • Prosecutors meanwhile, continue to warn of the highly sensitive nature of the retrieved records. 

A federal judge on Thursday cited vague descriptions of supposed “media leaks” in rejecting a Justice Department demand to resume part of its probe into former President Donald Trump’s handling of records marked classified that FBI agents retrieved from his Mar-a-Lago resort last month. 

In the ruling, US District Court Judge Aileen Cannon put a halt to the department’s investigation for the duration of the special master review, saying that no charges can be brought against Trump using the retrieved documents in the meantime. In her ruling, she suggested that the government would not “suffer an irreparable injury” to its probe due to a delay by the review.

But the judge did suggest that alleged “leaks to the media” posed a genuine threat, despite offering no examples of any such leaks.

“There has been no actual suggestion by the Government of any identifiable emergency or imminent disclosure of classified information arising

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Dominion Voting Systems to Question Several Tucker Carlson

Lawyers representing Dominion Voting Systems is now asking producers for Tucker Carlson to sit for depositions in their sprawling $1.6 billion election defamation lawsuit against Fox News.

According to a series of filings this week, Dominion has asked Justin Wells, Eldad Yaron, Alex Pfieffer, producers for Tucker Carlson, as well as John Fawcett, a former associate producer for former Fox host Lou Dobbs to sit for depositions by the end of September.

On March 26, 2021, Dominion filed a defamation lawsuit against Fox News seeking $1.6 billion in damages, claiming that the network gave prominence to the election-fraud claims as a tactic to revive viewership as ratings dropped after President Donald Trump’s loss.

Dominion manufactures and sells electronic voting hardware, software, and voting machines, and was repeatedly targeted with conspiracies in the wake of the 2020 election.

And in the company’s lawsuit, Dominion claimed that Fox News “sold a false story of election fraud in order to serve its own commercial purposes, severely injuring Dominion in the process.”

Two months later, Fox News filed to dismiss the motion, and by December 2021, a judge had rejected Fox’s motion.

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Amazon Is Raising Pay and Adding Benefits for Some Delivery

  • Amazon announced it is boosting pay and adding benefits for some delivery workers. 
  • The program will add a 401(k) plan and educational programs for participants in Amazon’s Delivery Service Partner program. 
  • Amazon Flex workers protested earlier this year for higher pay, but they are not affected by this announcement.

Amazon is trying to keep delivery workers satisfied on the job.

The e-commerce giant announced Tuesday that it is boosting pay and adding benefits for some delivery drivers after workers protested earlier this year amid rising gas prices.

Amazon said it would invest $450 million into rate increases, an education program, and a 401(k) program for US-based Delivery Service Partners. 

“Through the DSP program, small businesses around the world have generated over $26 billion in revenue for their companies since launching four years ago. We couldn’t have done that without DSPs and their incredible teams. We will continue to innovate with them and use our economies of scale and resources to help them provide best-in-class offerings to their employees,” said Amazon VP Parisa Sadrzadeh in a statement announcing the investment.

Amazon has come under scrutiny for its treatment of its delivery workers in the past. Last year,

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