Olympics to Return to Los Angeles, Scaramucci Dumped Already, Arpaio Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt: P.M. Links


  • Joe Arpaio
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    God help all Angelenos: The Summer Olympics will be returning to Los Angeles in 2028.

  • Anthony Scaramucci is already out as President Donald Trump's communications director. I hadn't even memorized how to spell his name yet.
  • The son of Nashville's mayor died of a drug overdose over the weekend.
  • Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt of court for ignoring a federal judge's order to stop his immigration round-ups.
  • Qatar has filed a legal complaint with the World Trade Organization about the boycott other nations have launched against it.
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died at age 73.
  • Hackers were quickly able to breach an electronic voting machine and reprogram it to Rick-Roll folks at the Def Con cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas.
  • Hackers also got their hands on written material from several HBO shows, including apparently the next episode of Game of Thrones.

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