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Morning News: Western Ukraine Bombed, Student Loan Freeze, Trump Rally

Russian missiles falling on Ukraine’s far West raise fears that a new front in the war has been opened. The Biden administration may be considering another extension of the federal student loan payment freeze. Will former President Donald Trump’s endorsements and rallies sway the outcome of GOP congressional primaries?

Morning News: Israel PM Visits UAE, Capitol Hill Riot Panel, Christmas Ghosts

We discuss the Israeli prime minister’s visit to the UAE, and the Capitol Hill riot panel’s recommendation that Mark Meadows, Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, face criminal prosecution. Plus: urbanism news and the ghosts of Christmas past.

News: Top 5 Stories For July 8, 2021 (Reuters)

Five stories to know for July 8: Florida collapse, Haiti, Trump sues Facebook and Twitter, Rudy Giuliani, Olympics

1. South Florida officials called off the search for survivors of a June condominium tower collapse, saying there was no longer any hope of pulling someone alive from the ruins of the flattened building.

2. Haiti’s security forces were locked in a fierce gun battle with assailants who assassinated President Jovenel Moise at his home overnight.

3. Donald Trump filed lawsuits against Twitter, Facebook, and Google, as well as their chief executives, alleging they unlawfully silence conservative viewpoints.

4. A U.S. appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani, a former attorney for Trump, from practicing law in Washington, D.C.

5. Japan declared a coronavirus state of emergency for Tokyo that will run through its hosting of the Olympic Games to curb a new wave of infections.

Podcast Interviews: Dean Baquet, 63-Year Old NY Times Executive Editor

The Daily New York Times PodcastWith voting for 2020 set to begin in Iowa on Monday, “The Daily” sat down with Dean Baquet, the executive editor of The New York Times, to discuss the lessons he — and the organization — learned from 2016. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

The media’s coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign has come to be criticized for operating under three key assumptions: that Hillary Clinton was certain to be the Democratic nominee, that Donald Trump was unlikely to be the Republican nominee, and that once Clinton and Trump had become their party’s nominees, she would win.

Dean P. Baquet is an American journalist. He has been the executive editor of The New York Times since May 14, 2014. Between 2011 and 2014 Baquet was managing editor under the previous executive editor Jill Abramson. He is the first black American to serve as executive editor. Wikipedia