‘Nightline’ Daily Line, July 6: Romney on Jobs Numbers: ‘Another Kick in the Gut’

By ABC News

Jul 6, 2012 4:12pm

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9:41 p.m. ET: As if the infamous “walk of shame’ after a one-night-stand weren’t bad enough, some men are now posting pictures of their sleeping conquests while still in bed!

The new social networking trend – dubbed #bedofshame – has emerged on Twitter and has left women across the land reeling.

Read the full Dailymail story here

8:59 p.m. ET: “Ted” writer Seth MacFarlane is defending a punch line that sparked outrage among people with Lou Gehrig’s disease and their supporters.

“ALS is a horrific tragedy for those who suffer from it, and by no means do I or anyone associated with this film have anything but compassion for the individuals afflicted,” MacFarlane said in a statement. “However, the joke in the film is made at the expense of our villain, Rex, and not at the expense of those suffering from the disease.”

Read the joke that started the controversy here

7:30 p.m. ET: Will you lose Internet on Monday?

The FBI’s temporary Internet servers will go dark Monday, leaving thousands of unsuspecting malware-infected individuals without online access.

What temporary Internet servers, you ask? They might have been connecting you to Facebook, YouTube, and — ahem! — ABCNews.com for the last month, and you didn’t even know it. Really.

Read the details HERE.

4:36 p.m. ET: In the wake of the big Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes split, Scientology’s reputation is taking a hit.

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Rumors abound all over the internet that Scientology is the reason Holmes has left Cruise and is requesting sole custody of their daughter, Suri.  As a result, the church has released an email encouraging its members to flag any negative messages they find online about Scientology or the TomKat split as violating the site’s “code of conduct,” reports the Lookout.

Read the full story here

3:56 p.m. ET: DEVELOPING: Just an hour after serving breakfast to President Obama the owner of an Akron, Ohio restaurant is dead.

Josephine “Ann” Harris, 70, died after meeting with him over eggs, bacon and wheat toast.

Read the story HERE

3:09 p.m. ET: BREAKING: George Zimmerman walked out of jail on $1 million bond today to await his trial on charges of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

ABC’s Matt Gutman, who has been following this case since the beginning, has the latest details HERE.

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12:05 p.m. ET: Running of the bulls! Spain’s famous summer festival, the San Fermin fiesta, gets a running start in Pamplona.

Shown here, crowds make way for a marching band during the “Chupinazo,” the official opening of the 2012 San Fermin fiesta.

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11:24 a.m. ET: Mitt Romney took a break from vacay to hold a press conference on the job numbers out this month, which showed a stagnant 8.2 percent unemployment rate.

“And if I’m president of the United States I’m going to work very hard to make sure we have good jobs for all Americans who want good jobs and as part of a good job the capacity to take a vacation now and then with their loved ones.”

Read the full story HERE

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10:01 a.m. ET: It’s just too darn hot. And it’s going to get even worse.

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Children play in the spray of an open fire hydrant Thursday, July 5, 2012 on Chicago's south side. Chicago hit 103 degrees as oppressive heat slams the middle of the country with record temperatures that aren't going away after the sun goes down. (AP Photo/Sitthixay Ditthavong)

The National Weather Service said the record-breaking heat that has baked the nation’s midsection for several days was slowly moving into the mid-Atlantic states and Northeast. Excessive-heat warnings remained in place Friday for all of Iowa, Indiana and Illinois as well as much of Wisconsin, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Kentucky.

St. Louis hit a record high of 105 degrees Wednesday, and temperatures in Chicago soared to 103 degrees. This weekend, New York City, Washington, D.C., and much of the Southern cities are expected to experience temperatures over 100.

 

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