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Trump held secret meetings in days before Capitol attack, ex-press secretary tells panel

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 14:21:58
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 Trump held secret meetings in days before Capitol attack, ex-press secretary tells panel


Tory MP accuses No 10 of using blackmail against colleagues challenging Johnson - UK politics live

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 13:53:19
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 Tory MP accuses No 10 of using blackmail against colleagues challenging Johnson - UK politics live


Jobless claims: Another 286,000 Americans filed new claims last week

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 13:32:41
Source: Yahoo! Finance

Yahoo Finance

Jobless claims: Another 286,000 Americans filed new claims last week

Emily McCormick · Reporter
Thu, January 20, 2022, 8:32 AM

Weekly new jobless claims unexpectedly jumped last week, with some renewed virus-related disruptions at leas...
 Jobless claims: Another 286,000 Americans filed new claims last week


Florida bill to shield people from feeling 'discomfort' over historic actions

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 12:38:56
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 Florida bill to shield people from feeling 'discomfort' over historic actions


German investigation accuses Pope Benedict XVI of 'wrongdoing' in handling of abuse cases

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 12:35:38
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 German investigation accuses Pope Benedict XVI of 'wrongdoing' in handling of abuse cases


US researchers test pig-to-human transplant in donated body

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 12:14:25
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 US researchers test pig-to-human transplant in donated body


Manchin chides Democrats over filibuster, saying he can't support 'such a perilous course'

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 06:07:14
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 Manchin chides Democrats over filibuster, saying he can't support 'such a perilous course'


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton tests positive for COVID-19, working from home

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 02:21:03
Wimp........
 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton tests positive for COVID-19, working from home


Senate Republicans block voting rights bill, dealing blow to Democrats' effort to overhaul election

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 02:06:46
Source: Washington Post

The year-long Democratic push for federal voting rights legislation neared a futile end Wednesday night, after Senate Republicans blocked an elections bill for the fifth time in six months and Democrats appeared unable to unite their caucus behind a plan to ...
 Senate Republicans block voting rights bill, dealing blow to Democrats' effort to overhaul election


FBI agents at Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar's house, but won't say what they're investigating

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:34:03
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 FBI agents at Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar's house, but won't say what they're investigating


Supreme Court rejects Trump request to shield release of records to January 6 committee

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 23:22:49
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 Supreme Court rejects Trump request to shield release of records to January 6 committee


Biden says he expects Russia will invade Ukraine

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 23:21:24
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 Biden says he expects Russia will invade Ukraine


Yvette Mimieux, '60s starlet of 'Time Machine,' dies at 80

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 22:49:18
“Where the Boys Are” is one of Marta's favorite movies. ...
 Yvette Mimieux, '60s starlet of 'Time Machine,' dies at 80


Starbucks ends its plan to require worker vaccination and testing.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 20:48:15
Hat tip, Joe.My.God.

Starbucks Drops “Vax Or Test” Mandate For Employees
January 19, 2022

https://www.joemygod.com/2022/01/starbucks-drops-vax-or-test-mandate-for-employees/...
 Starbucks ends its plan to require worker vaccination and testing.


Russia says it will take nothing less but NATO expansion ban

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:47:16
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 Russia says it will take nothing less but NATO expansion ban


Experts Raise Warnings about Steve Bannon's New Cryptocurrency

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 18:01:13
There is much much more in the linked article. The bottom line is that Bannon has found a new grift and is ripping off 45's followers again....
 Experts Raise Warnings about Steve Bannon's New Cryptocurrency


Biden nominates Muslim woman to the federal bench, a first in US history as he diversifies the judic

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 17:45:20
The right must be collectively soiling themselves....
 Biden nominates Muslim woman to the federal bench, a first in US history as he diversifies the judic


U.S. allocates $14 billion to expand ports, shore up waterways

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 17:26:24
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 U.S. allocates $14 billion to expand ports, shore up waterways


Three of Tonga's smaller islands badly damaged by tsunami

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 17:15:53
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 Three of Tonga's smaller islands badly damaged by tsunami


White House: Texas hostage-taker had raised no red flags

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:52:44
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 White House: Texas hostage-taker had raised no red flags


Firearms, a drone and 30 days of supplies: New details of Oath Keepers Jan. 6 weapons cache

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 14:20:41
Just a peaceful exercise of their First Amendment rights. :sarcasm:...
 Firearms, a drone and 30 days of supplies: New details of Oath Keepers Jan. 6 weapons cache


U. of Michigan reaches $490M settlement over sexual abuse

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:58:33
Source: Associated Press

U. of Michigan reaches $490M settlement over sexual abuse

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER
7 minutes ago

The University of Michigan has agreed to a $490 million settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor at t...
 U. of Michigan reaches $490M settlement over sexual abuse


David Davis tells Boris Johnson 'in the name of God, go' after MP for Bury South defects to Labour

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:37:42
20 of the 54 Letters of No Confidence needed to force a leadership challenge are understood to have been submitted by Tory MPs....
 David Davis tells Boris Johnson 'in the name of God, go' after MP for Bury South defects to Labour


White House to distribute 400 million free N95 masks starting next week

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:20:59
Better to do a "turnover" of what is in the strategic reserve and eventually replace with newer ones rather than have them sit and dry rot!...
 White House to distribute 400 million free N95 masks starting next week


Blinken urges unity to fight 'relentless' Russian aggression

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:15:35
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 Blinken urges unity to fight 'relentless' Russian aggression


Lawsuit details claims against one of Murdoch's 'closest cronies'

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:03:27
As Rupert Murdoch once said about sexual harrassment in his organization: "Sure a little bit of flirting might have gone on..."
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 Lawsuit details claims against one of Murdoch's 'closest cronies'


Navy accelerates the discharge process for sailors who refuse a coronavirus vaccine

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:43:40
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 Navy accelerates the discharge process for sailors who refuse a coronavirus vaccine


Nick Saban and Jerry West sign letter pushing West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin to support voting right

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:44:51
I don't know if this is going to matter, but it's at least good to see a coach from Alabama stand in favor of voting rights for Americans....
 Nick Saban and Jerry West sign letter pushing West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin to support voting right


N.Y. Attorney General Outlines Pattern of Possible Fraud at Trump Business

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:07:54
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 N.Y. Attorney General Outlines Pattern of Possible Fraud at Trump Business


Board of WBEZ parent company approves acquisition of Sun-Times (Chicago)

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 03:56:01
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 Board of WBEZ parent company approves acquisition of Sun-Times (Chicago)


Manchin: Primary me if you want, I won't go 'nuclear'

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 03:19:59
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 Manchin: Primary me if you want, I won't go 'nuclear'


Florida Democrat sworn in as newest member of House

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 02:37:23
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 Florida Democrat sworn in as newest member of House


Boston Bruins will retire number 22 in honor of Willie O'Ree, the first Black NHL player

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:34:30
Source: CNN

Boston Bruins will retire number 22 in honor of Willie O'Ree, the first Black NHL player

Lauren M Johnson
By Lauren M. Johnson, CNN

Updated 5:49 PM ET, Tue January 18, 2022

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220118153411-01-willie-oree-file-2019-exlarge-16...
 Boston Bruins will retire number 22 in honor of Willie O'Ree, the first Black NHL player


Biden plans mask giveaway as Omicron surges

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:06:27
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 Biden plans mask giveaway as Omicron surges


Pissarro painting confiscated by Nazis at center of Supreme Court arguments

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:58:36
Source: CNN

Pissarro painting confiscated by Nazis at center of Supreme Court arguments

By Tierney Sneed

Updated 3:10 PM ET, Tue January 18, 2022

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220118095154-camille-pissarro-art-exlarge-169.jpg

The Impressionist painting by Camil...
 Pissarro painting confiscated by Nazis at center of Supreme Court arguments


Israel says it successfully tests long-range missile defense

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:57:58
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 Israel says it successfully tests long-range missile defense


Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle's phone records subpoenaed by January 6 committee

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:19:46
Tick, tock.

https://twitter.com/alexdatig/status/1483579653826572289
https://twitter.com/ClesterRebecca/status/1483577814163103748
https://twitter.com/freshwaterpurl/status/1483579474071494658...
 Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle's phone records subpoenaed by January 6 committee


Supreme Court's Gorsuch refused to wear mask despite request over Sotomayor's Covid concerns, report

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:00:53
Obviously, the word decency is not in Gorsuch's brain. Shame on him

Joyce Alene
@JoyceWhiteVance
·
9h
Personally, I feel like we’re entitled to expect our Supreme Court justices to be better role models. Or, at least, to have an ounce of decency. Putting on a mask would have cost Gorsuch ...
 Supreme Court's Gorsuch refused to wear mask despite request over Sotomayor's Covid concerns, report


Judge Approves Deal to Resolve Puerto Rico Bankruptcy

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 22:38:26
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 Judge Approves Deal to Resolve Puerto Rico Bankruptcy


Rudy Giuliani, three other Trump allies subpoenaed in January 6 riot probe

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 22:25:28
Source: CNBC

The select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot on Tuesday issued subpoenas to Rudy Giuliani, another former lawyer for ex-President Donald Trump, and other allies.

The subpoenas are the latest in what has been a raft of demands for interviews and e...
 Rudy Giuliani, three other Trump allies subpoenaed in January 6 riot probe






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!