• President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted that he was “strongly demanding” Democratic nominee Joe Biden take a “Drug Test” either before or after Tuesday’s first presidential debate. 
  • “Naturally, I will agree to take one also,” the president tweeted. “His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly.”
  • Trump has previously speculated, without evidence, that Biden had taken drugs to improve his performance at the Democratic Party’s primary debates. 
  • In 2016, Trump also floated the unfounded accusations that then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton had used drugs to improve her performance at a debate.
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President Donald Trump on Sunday said is “strongly demanding” the Democratic nominee Joe Biden take a drug test ahead of this week’s first presidential debate.

“I will be strongly demanding a Drug Test of Sleepy Joe Biden prior to, or after, the Debate on Tuesday night,” Trump tweeted Sunday.

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“Tiger King” subject Jeff Lowe is going after his former business partner Joe Exotic over his popular new fashion line.

Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Joe Exotic, is serving time for a failed murder-for-hire plot against his rival, Big Cat Rescue CEO and current “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Carole Baskin. However, that hasn’t stopped him from capitalizing on a clothing line with Odaingerous called “REVENGE.”

The clothes, which include underwear, hoodies and sweatshirts, sport the Joe Exotic name, which Lowe tells TMZ he owns the trademark to.


Lowe reportedly had his lawyers fire off a cease-and-desist letter to Odaingerous claiming he’s owed a cut of the profits for anything that’s sold with the Joe Exotic label on it. He threatens to sue the clothing company if it doesn’t start negotiating a licensing deal with him or pull the merchandise

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The Downtown Dallas Arts District, where the Dallas Art Fair usually takes place (photo via Wikimedia Commons)

A total of 34 galleries slated to participate in this year’s Dallas Art Fair have pledged not to take part in future editions unless they are issued refunds for the now-canceled 2020 show.

The modern and contemporary art fair had to cancel its upcoming fall event due to coronavirus concerns and was highly criticized for its decision not to reimburse exhibitor booth fees. Instead, galleries were offered 50% booth credits for the upcoming 2021 and 2022 fairs. But that was not seen as sufficient by many participants, some of whom had already paid thousands of dollars in fees in full by the time the 2020 edition was called off, and a group of galleries has banded together to fight back.

In a letter to the Dallas Art Fair’s chairman and founder, John Sughrue,

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A group of Kansas and Missouri hair salon and restaurant owners can proceed with a lawsuit trying to make their insurance company pay for the income they missed out on during COVID-19 government shutdown orders, a judge ruled Wednesday.

a person riding a motorcycle on a city street: A new court decision looks at what insurance coverage carriers need to give to businesses closing due to shutdown orders.

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A new court decision looks at what insurance coverage carriers need to give to businesses closing due to shutdown orders.

The businesses adequately alleged — for now at least — that they ought to be covered by their “all-risk” insurance policies, Western District of Missouri Judge Stephen Bough ruled after combing through insurance policy wording.


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The ruling could have broad implications as more businesses sue their insurance carriers for denying similar claims, observers say.

Business interruption insurance replaces lost income when a business has to temporarily close its doors. The policies kick in when there’s “direct physical loss or damage.” That typically applies to events

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