- A right-wing group Patriot Prayer took to the streets of Portland where they were met with counter-protesters. The City permits were pulled soon after the two groups clashed.
- While Speaker Paul Ryan is celebrating the news that he is 3% Jewish, the GOP is working hard to find his replacement. Trump ally Jim Jordan is at the top of the list, despite allegations that he covered up sexual assault charges as a wrestling coach at Ohio State.
- Happy Birthday Meghan Markle!
- A drone attack threatened the life of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, but he is unharmed.
- Trump Tweeted: “Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!” Michael Jordan responded by saying: “I support LeBron James. He’s doing an amazing job for his community.” See how others reacted: https://www.si.com/nba/2018/08/04/lebron-james-donald-drump-tweet-twitter-reacts
- Nike cut ties with Quarterback Jameis Winston after reports surfaced that he groped an Uber driver.
- The wife of Mark Chapman – the man who killed John Lennon – said in an interview that she knew about his plot: “He came home scared, telling me that to make a name for himself he had planned to kill Lennon. But he said my love had saved him.” Chapman is serving 20 to life.
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