The Rundown: Top headlines today: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
GIULIANI IS TESTIFYING IN FRONT OF A SPECIAL GRAND JURY. INVESTIGATING -- TO OVERTURN THE 2020 ELECTION RESULTS IN GEORGIA. HIS ATTORNEY SAY THEY HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT HE IS A TARGET OF THE INVESTIGATION AND NOT JUST A WITNESS. >> GIULIANI MOST FAMOUSLY SAT BESIDE LAWMAKERS AND -- WE'RE PRODUCING SUITCASES OF BALLOTS. IT WASN'T TRUE AT ALL. AND THOSE ELECTION WORKERS TILL THE JANUARY SIX COMMITTEE AND WASHINGTON THAT THEY STARTED GETTING DEATH THREATS. >> THE CRUSHING DEFEAT FOR REPRESENTATIVE LIZ CHENEY AND WYOMING TUESDAY. THIS PRIMARY ELECTION IS OVER. BUT NOW, THE REAL WORK BEGINS. >> BUT THE LOSS TO TRUNK -- TRUMP BACKED HARRIET -- HAS BEEN ONE OF THE FORMER PRESIDENTS MOST OUTSPOKEN REPUBLICAN CRITICS. WYOMING -- SHE BECAME THE TRUMP -- SHE WANTS CRITICIZE THE FORMER PRESIDENT, BUT NOW REPEATS THE LIE THAT THE 2020 ELECTION WAS STOLEN. WHEN SHE WON, SHE THANKED HIM. >> WE ARE ALL VERY GRATEFUL TO PRESIDENT TRUMP. >> IN THE MEANTIME, ALASKA, HAS TWO MAJOR RACES. -- WHO VOTED TO CONVICT HIM IN HIS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL, ADVANCING TO THE GENERAL ELECTION -- >> HE APPEARED AND A LOS ANGELES -- THE RAPPER, WHOSE LEGAL NAME IS WRECKING -- WAS CHARGED MONDAY -- HE'S ACCUSED OF FIRING A HANDGUN TWICE AND THE DIRECTION OF A FORMER FRIEND, IDENTIFIED AS RAPPER -- IN HOLLYWOOD LAST NOVEMBER. HE WAS ARRESTED IN APRIL AT LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN CONNECTION WITH THE INCIDENT. THEY WERE MEMBERS OF THE -- ALSO FILED A CIVIL LAWSUIT AGAINST HIS CHILDHOOD FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE LAST WEEK. >> TESTIMONY CONTINUES AT THE TRIAL OVER PHOTOS TAKEN OFF THE LATE KOBE BRYANT AFTER HIS DEATH. JURORS ON TUESDAY HEARD FROM A SHERIFF'S DEPUTY, WHO SHARED PHOTOS OF THE NBA HALL OF FAMER'S BODY WHILE HE WAS PLAYING CALL OF DUTY AS WELL AS ANOTHER, WHO SHOWED PHOTOS TO A LOCAL BARTENDER. BOTH DEPUTIES DISPLAYED REMORSE. JURORS ALSO HEARD TESTIMONY ABOUT OFFICIALS ALLEGED ATTEMPTS TO KEEP THE SCANDAL FROM REACHING THE PUBLIC AFTER BEING NOTIFIED -- >> WITH A CONSEQUENTIAL MIDTERM ELECTIONS JUST A FEW MONTHS AWAY, TIKTOK ANNOUNCED ITS INITIATIVE TO PROTECT ELECTION INTEGRITY AND FIGHT MISINFORMATION, THE APP IS LAUNCHING AN ELECTION CENTER WHICH WILL GIVE USERS INFORMATION ON HOW AND WHERE TO VOTE FROM THE NATIONAL -- AS WELL AS WHO AND WHAT IS ON VOTERS BALLOTS VIA -- TIKTOK IS ALSO PARTNERING WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS TO PROVIDE VOTING INFORMATION FOR DEAF PERSONS, OVERSEAS CITIZENS, STUDENTS, SERVICE MEMBERS, AND PEOPLE WITH PRIOR CONVICTIONS. TIKTOK SAID IT WAS LAUNCHING THE ELECTIONS THAT ARE SIX WEEKS EARLIER THAN IN 2020, AS ONE OF THE IMPROVEMENTS IT HAS TRIED TO MAKE FOR FUTURE ELECTIONS. THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL -- >> THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL CAN BE HECTIC BUT FOR ONE TEXAS FATHER IT WAS MORE THAN HE BARGAINED FOR. A LOCAL RESTAURANT OWNER SAID HE WAS TAKEN HIS CHILDREN TO SCHOOL WHEN HIS DAUGHTER RAN BACK TO HIM AND TOLD HIM AND ALLOCATOR WAS BY THE FRONT DOOR. HE SAID HE THREW A TOWEL OVER THE GATOR AND TOOK HIS CHILDREN TO SCHOOL. WHEN HE CAME HOME, HE SAID HE USED BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU TO WRANGLE THE GATOR, TAPE ITS MOUTH SHUT, AND TIE UP ITS LEGS. HE CALLED LOCAL OFFICIALS FOR HELP ONCE HE SUBDUED THE GATOR,

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