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LeBron James Enters NBA Virus ‘Health and Safety Protocols,’ Skips Tuesday Night Game

By Paul Bois
  • Several sources told ESPN that James will “miss several games” with the Los Angeles Lakers due to the protocols, which may or may not have stemmed from a positive coronavirus test.
  • Fans hoping to see LeBron James face off against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday were left wanting when the NBA announced the star Laker had entered “health and safety protocols.”
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Georgia police officer 'critical' after shooting; another officer among 7 others hit: reports

By Dom Calicchio
  • Dozens of police officers were seen gathering outside Grady Memorial Hospital following the shooting, Atlanta's WSB-TV reported, adding there was no immediate information about the others who were wounded or about possible suspects.
  • One of the police officers was in critical condition, while the other suffered non-life-threatening wounds, FOX 5 of Atlanta reported.
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AOC invited by Virginia GOP House hopeful to campaign for Dem incumbent Spanberger

By Tyler O'Neil
  • Republican Tina Ramirez – who's running against second-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger – extended the offer after Ocasio-Cortez recently insisted it was a "mistake" for moderate Democrats to consider their radical fellow party members a "liability."
  • "For the past few years, Abigail Spanberger has been been living a double life," Republican challenger Tina Ramirez wrote in a statement first provided to Fox News on Tuesday, referring to the second-term Democrat.
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‘Our curriculum is deeply using critical race theory,’ Detroit Public Schools Community District superintendent says

By Alex Nitzberg
  • During remarks earlier this month, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, the superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, said that the curriculum "deeply" utilizes critical race theory.
  • "Putting critical race theory into our classrooms is not combating racism, it's fanning the flames of what little embers are left," Derrick Wilburn said at a school board meeting in Colorado earlier this year.
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‘It All Seemed Like a Movie:’ Inside the Terrifying Shooting at Oxford High School

By Kayla Ruble, Blake Montgomery
  • As the deadly chaos of a mass shooting unfolded at a Michigan high school Tuesday, an 11-year-old student found out from TikTok that someone claiming to be the local sheriff had tried to coax terrified students out of the safety of a classroom.
  • Mariah, an Oxford Middle School student who spent the day in lockdown, said, “Our teacher kept saying like stay calm, but teachers kept saying that and we knew something was off.
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Wash A Load Again

By Chris capper Liebenthal

When their washing machine starts thumping, most people know that means the load in unbalanced and will either adjust the load to balance it or take out that oversized towel.

But not everyone. Aaron Attaboy McAvoy teams up with his musical partner, Ken E. More, to provide a rather original rendition of Willie Nelson's classic hit, "On The Road Again" with the hit chorus line of "I can't wait to wash a load again."

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Candace Owens: “Black Americans Are The Most Murderous Group In America”

By The Young Turks
  • In a recent discussion about the tragedy at the Waukesha, Wisconsin holiday parade that left six dead and 60+ injured, Fox News host Candace Owens attacked the mainstream media’s coverage of the event, claiming that the story goes against the media’s race-focused narrative, adding that Black Americans are the most “murderous” race in America today.
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Merck’s COVID-19 pill narrowly wins FDA panel’s support

By Melissa Healy
  • In a 10-13 vote, the FDA advisory panel made clear that newly infected Americans who are at high risk of hospitalization or death need a more accessible COVID-19 treatment than existing antibody treatments, which require an IV infusion by a trained healthcare provider.
  • Some of the FDA advisors also worried that too little testing had been done to rule out what one called the “theoretical possibility” that the drug could promote genetic mutations in patients that could give rise to illnesses like cancer years later.
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Council member Andre Dickens elected mayor of Atlanta

By Associated Press
  • City Council member Andre Dickens won a runoff election Tuesday to become Atlanta’s next mayor, riding a surge of support that powered him past the council’s current president, Felicia Moore, after finishing second to her in November.
  • Dickens won a campaign dominated by concern over rising violent crime in the city, arguing he would be more effective than Moore, who had often been a sometimes-lonely critic of previous mayors in her 20 years on the City Council.
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Rikers needed $57 million in emergency repairs amid summer crisis: docs

By Nolan Hicks
  • Hizzoner’s administration revealed the spending figure in a budget update provided to the City Council on Tuesday, which revealed that the Big Apple’s is set to spend $102.8 billion in its 2022 budget — well above the $98.7 billion initially approved by the Council in June.
  • Overall, the November budget update shows that the Big Apple’s expected budget deficit next year has shrunk to $2.9 billion from $4.1 billion.
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Trump Urges McConnell to Use Debt Ceiling to Derail Biden’s Spending Bill

By Ivan Pentchoukov
  • Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to leverage the impending debt ceiling deadline to “totally kill” the Democrats’ social welfare bill.
  • In the same statement, Trump criticized McConnell for allowing the Democrats to split their spending measure by voting for an infrastructure bill that was approved by Congress and signed by Biden earlier this month.
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GOP women candidates see inflation, crime, schools driving suburban women to vote Republican in 2022

By Nicholas Ballasy
  • Female Republican congressional candidates challenging incumbent Democrats say that inflation, spending, education and crime are winning issues for the GOP in the 2022 midterms.
  • Despite a historic surge in inflation, the Democrat-led Congress has continued to move forward with large spending bills such as President Biden's nearly $2 trillion Build Back Better Act.
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U.S. judge imposes injunction against federal contractor vaccination mandate in three states

By The Center Square Staff
  • A U.S. District Judge in Kentucky ordered a preliminary injunction Tuesday that prevents the enforcement of President Joe Biden’s federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination mandate in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee.
  • Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee filed a lawsuit Nov. 4, claiming the federal contractor vaccination mandate was unlawful and unconstitutional, and it could cause a workforce loss that would be a significant concern for the economies of many states, which could lead to more supply chain issues.
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Josh Hawley Says ‘We Oughta Break Up Twitter’ Following Platform’s New Privacy Policy

By Landon Mion
  • Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley (R) said Tuesday that Twitter's new privacy policy, which allows the platform to take action against the sharing of "unauthorized private media," gives the company more opportunities to censor conservative voices and further pushed for the breakup of the tech giant.
  • "When we receive a report that a Tweet contains unauthorized private media, we will now take action in line with our range of enforcement options," Twitter said in a statement Tuesday.
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Roe v. Wade in the balance: SCOTUS hears challenge to state law banning abortion after 15 weeks

By Natalia Mittelstadt
  • Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last operational abortion clinic in Mississippi is challenging the state's 2018 Gestational Age Act, which bans abortion prior to the age of fetal viability set by the court in Roe, and updated in Planned Parenthood v.
  • The Supreme Court will hear a challenge today to a Mississippi law banning abortion after 15 weeks in a case that could have momentous implications for the future of the qualified constitutional right to an abortion recognized in the high court's landmark Roe v.
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Corporate backers of BLM undeterred by group’s Christmas blitz against capitalism, holiday shopping

By Aaron Kliegman
  • With corporate America poised to enjoy its yearly surge in holiday season sales — and profits — Black Lives Matter has been getting into the spirit of the season with a barrage of wrathful tweets denouncing Christmas and Cyber Monday for promoting "white-supremacist-capitalism.
  • Last summer, conservative news site the Daily Signal compiled a list of 18 companies that either donated, pledged to donate, or made public disclosures appearing to confirm they donated money to the BLM Global Network Foundation, the main organization at the center of the broader BLM movement.
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MTG eyes legislation to force media to give same effort to correcting lies as to spreading them

By Natalia Mittelstadt
  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is exploring possible legislation that would hold media outlets accountable for lies and distortion by forcing them to devote the same level of effort and attention to correcting false narratives as they did to spreading them.
  • Greene has her staff looking at "some sort of legislation that will protect the freedom [of the press], because that's so important, but also force accountability," she added.
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“There Will Be Blood’: New Indictment Exposes Capitol Rioters’ Lust For Violence — And Lying

By David Neiwert
  • Badalian—using the nom de plume “Turbo”—and Bisignano, who just went by “Gina,” both used Bisignano’s video to show that members of the crowd had claimed that rioters wearing Trump gear and breaking windows were actually “antifa” activists in disguise, and they had tried to prevent them from attacking the Capitol.
  • The three people charged in the conspiracy all knew each other online before January 6, met up at the Stop the Steal rally before the siege and then traveled together to the Capitol, split apart somewhat while participating in the exterior attack, and then joined back up once inside the building.
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Unvaccinated Dad and 12-Year-Old Intubated With COVID

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COVID-19 swept through a Massachusetts family, putting the unvaccinated dad and his 12-year-old daughter in the ICU and on ventilators while the vaccinated mom and another daughter are experiencing mild symptoms, People reports. Mike Decelle, his pregnant wife, Erica, and their girls tested positive last week and initially were doing fine. But Mike and Mikayla developed severe symptoms and ended up in the hospital within days. “It’s really scary,” older daughter Kylie, 14, told WFXT. The dad was planning on getting vaccinated before his wife gave birth, and Mikayla had an appointment to get the shot when the Salem family was infected, according to a GoFundMe campaign.

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Pelosi Staffer Mask Shames Republicans Hours Before Boss Spotted Maskless At Event

By Allum Bokhari
  • Just under three hours before Breitbart News published the Pelosi photos, the Speaker’s deputy communications director, Robyn Patterson mocked Republicans for their opposition to masking requirements and mask mandates.
  • Christina Pushaw, a staffer for Florida governor Ron DeSantis, who has managed to keep COVID-19 case numbers low without draconian mask requirements, said politicians who pushed widely-disliked mask mandates were taking the public for fools.
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California could claw back unemployment benefits from 900,000 residents

By The Center Square Staff
  • These notices informed PUA claimants that under federal requirements, they must submit documentation proving they were or planned to be employed at some point during the calendar year leading up to the start of their unemployment claim.
  • Hundreds of thousands of Californians who received unemployment funds from the federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program are on the clock to show proof of prior employment or risk of having to pay back benefits to the state.
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First Lady Unveils White House Holiday Decorations

By The Associated Press
  • The White House unveiled the holiday decorations Monday for Joe and Jill Biden ’s first White House Christmas, honoring frontline workers who persevered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The other showstopper of holidays at the White House is the official Christmas tree, an 18-foot-tall Fraser fir that commands the Blue Room and is trimmed with white doves and ribbon bearing the names of all U.S. states and territories to celebrate peace and unity.
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‘Fredo Is Gone’: Trump Celebrates Chris Cuomo’s Suspension from CNN

By Paul Bois
  • In a statement on Tuesday, a CNN spokesperson said that recently released text messages alleging that Chris Cuomo used his media sources to discredit his brother Andrew’s accusers raised “serious concerns” about his ethical conduct.
  • Shortly after hearing the news that CNN suspended Chris Cuomo “indefinitely” for allegedly aiding his brother’s efforts to discredit his #MeToo accusers, former President Trump declared, “Fredo is gone!”
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FBI seized roughly $2.3 million in cryptocurrency tied to ransomware attacks

  • Aleksandr Sikerin, whose last known address was in St. Petersburg, Russia, is affiliated with a notorious ransomware gang known as REvil that has cost US businesses millions of dollars, the Justice Department alleged in a complaint filed in the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division.
  • of more than $6 million in ransom payments allegedly made to another alleged REvil operative, Russian national Yevgeniy Polyanin.
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‘Meaningless’: ABC Producer Who Accused Chris Cuomo of Sexual Harassment Responds to CNN Anchor’s Suspension

By Landon Mion
  • Former ABC News producer Shelly Ross, who previously accused Chris Cuomo of sexually harassing her, said Tuesday that CNN's suspension of anchor Chris Cuomo was not sufficient enough to hold him accountable following revelations that he was more involved in his brother's defense regarding sexual harassment allegations than initially realized.
  • Calls for Cuomo's firing ramped up Monday after newly-released documents revealed he was more involved in the defense of his brother, disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), amid sexual harassment allegations made against the former governor than the CNN anchor previously disclosed to viewers.
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Tucker Carlson Breaks Out in Huge Smile During Interview with Freedom-Loving NBA Player

By Grant Atkinson, The Western Journal

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter, a native of Turkey, was officially sworn in as a U.S. citizen on Monday after legally changing his last name to “Freedom.” After all the hardships he has gone through, he was ecstatic to finally become a citizen of a free country. Just hours after being sworn in, Freedom appeared

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Amazon’s Black Friday Weekend Sales Soar As Other Retailers Struggle

By Ben Zeisloft
  • According to a recent study from independent analyst firm Profitero, Amazon had the lowest prices by an average of 14% compared to all major retailers across every category coming into the holidays.
  • According to a blog post from the company, the period between Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw high degrees of consumer activity in categories such as toys, apparel, and electronics:
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Don Lemon Inconsolable Over Chris Cuomo’s Indefinite Suspension From CNN

By Guest Voice
Published by Radar Online CNN insiders tell Radar that Don Lemon fell to his knees and was ‘inconsolable’ when he found out that his friend and co-work, Chris Cuomo, had been suspended from the network “Shortly after Chris was made aware of the indefinite suspension CNN’s communications offices issued a press release. Don Lemon, Anderson Cooper and all the other anchors and staff at the network found at about the news at almost the same time as everyone else,” a source tells Radar. “The entire staff was emailed the statement minutes before it all released externally. There was shock and sadness but also a sense of just Read More The post […]Read more >Similar articles >
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Minneapolis sees car drive through Daunte Wright protest crowd: report

By Dom Calicchio
  • The incident happened shortly after 5 p.m. outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, where jury selection was taking place for the manslaughter trial of Kim Potter, a White former Brooklyn Center police officer who is charged in connection with the death of Wright, who was Black.
  • A protest in Minneapolis on Tuesday evening, calling for justice in April’s police-involved shooting death of Daunte Wright, was disrupted when a driver forced a vehicle through a crowd of marchers, according to a report.
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Concerns mount over conservative legal movement as SCOTUS considers abortion cases

  • Bovard, who serves as senior director of policy at the Conservative Partnership Institute, told CNN the two abortion-related cases will directly challenge the stature of prominent conservative legal groups like the Federalist Society, which tends to wield significant influence over the judicial nomination process under Republican administrations.
  • But instead of directing their ire toward Pence and Trump, whose administration cemented the court's conservative majority with the appointments of Kavanaugh, Barrett and Gorsuch, Davis said the Federalist Society would likely bear the brunt of conservatives' frustration.
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Biden admin considering harsh new restrictions on travel to the US to combat Omicron variant

By Carlos Garcia
  • The Biden administration is considering far more restrictive requirements on travelers to the U.S. in the wake of the threat of a resurgence from the omicron variant of the coronavirus.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci has said that the current vaccines should provide some protection from omicron but that it was far too early to know how dangerous the new variant really is.
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Lamb Takes Sheep Dewormer And Dies

  • Marcus Lamb is (excuse me, was) a prominent televangelist, and CEO of Daystar Television Network the second largest “Christian” [air quotation marks intended] television network in the whole freaking world.
  • However, it’s not as if Lamb trusted just in Jesus to protect him from Covid.
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Free-for-all sends ‘OD’ious message to drug addicts at NYC ‘safe injection sites’

By Howard Husock
  • Mayor de Blasio’s announcement of two so-called “ safe injection sites ” for drug users — one in Washington Heights and another in East Harlem — makes New York the first US city to legally permit such facilities.
  • Charles King of Housing Works, which hopes to open a site, told Gothamist/NYC that he envisions a setting with white partitions and a mirror, such that addicts can self-inject hard drugs such as heroin but be observed by nurses or an EMT, in case of an overdose.
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Ex-Gov. Cuomo led others into corruption including his brother Chris: Goodwin

By Michael Goodwin
  • And so Chris Cuomo joins a long list of accomplished people who heedlessly rushed to help the former governor, only to see their reputations seriously damaged as the truth emerged about the extent of Andrew Cuomo’s wrongdoing — and their complicity.
  • Documents released by the state attorney general show that, despite public denials, Chris played a secret role in trying to protect the former governor from sexual-harassment allegations.
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Peter Jackson’s new eight-hour opus on the Beatles is revelation, but not for the faint of heart

By Dartagnan
  • But the real show-stopping moments come when, for example, over a clip of Harrison and Lennon talking you hear McCartney practicing the chords to what everyone watching the film knows will become the anthemic “Let It Be.”
  • Depending on your perspective, Get Back, the new eight-hour opus of director Peter Jackson (released this weekend in three consecutive segments on Disney+), chronicling what ultimately became known as the “Let it Be” sessions that preceded the break-up of what is widely regarded as the most influential band of all time, may be the most fascinating portrait of The Beatles you’ve ever seen.
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‘To The Left Of Lenin’: Elizabeth Warren Associate May Serve As Top Fed Official

By Ben Zeisloft
  • According to a CNBC report, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has “spoken to the Biden administration about Cordray and others who could serve as the Fed’s vice chair for supervision.”
  • “President Biden still has three vacant seats on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors to fill, including the important position of Vice Chair for Supervision,” the White House said.
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Lauren Boebert ‘appropriate’ punishment sought by Muslim lawmakers

By Kerry Picket
  • The Democratic lawmakers want their leadership to take action against Ms. Boebert but would not specify what they are recommending to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her team.
  • A group of Islamic lawmakers Tuesday night announced they are talking to the Democratic leadership about how they think GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert should be punished for comments she made about Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar being a suicide bomber.
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Exclusive—Sarah Palin: Biden Should Have Taken My Advice 13 Years Ago – America Needs to Drill, Baby, Drill

By Sarah Palin
  • Why does Biden not want to produce here in America with American workers generating tax revenue for the American economy — where high paying jobs are created for American families and where we have stricter environmental and worker safety standards than anywhere else in the world?
  • During my vice presidential debate against Biden, at the time a four-decades long senator, the price of gas was $ 3.65 a gallon and a barrel of oil was $ 97 dollars .
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Congress Will Vote Again This Week to Avoid Government Shutdown

By Tara Dublin
  • Senate Democrats are ready to pass this legislation […] If Republicans choose obstruction, there will be a shutdown entirely because of their own dysfunction." pic.twitter.com/9daWprF3YB
  • “After the House takes action this week, the Democratic-led Senate will move forward to make sure the government remains funded after the deadline,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a speech.
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Tenement Museum is building big fat lie: Evicting real-life stories for a flat-out woke fantasy

By Peter Van Buren
  • To accommodate this change, the museum will do away with its current Irish family tour in lieu of a hybrid to emphasize black suffering and de-emphasize the actual life experiences of discrimination imposed on the Irish by “whiter” New Yorkers.
  • Narratives were rewritten — so, for example, the Irish immigrants went from suffering anti-Catholic discrimination in Protestant New York to being murderers of innocent blacks during the 1863 Draft Riots.
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Danziger Draws

By Jeff Danziger


Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel, and a memoir.

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo suspended over role in ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sex scandal

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Published by Reuters By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -CNN on Tuesday suspended its top news anchor, Chris Cuomo, for his role in defending his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, over sexual harassment allegations. The cable news channel said in a statement the suspension followed the release of new court documents on Monday. “These documents point to a greater level of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we previously knew. As a result, we have suspended Chris indefinitely, pending further evaluation,” CNN said. Andrew Cuomo was forced to step down https://www.reuters.com/world/us/new-yor Read More The post CNN’s […]Read more >Similar articles >
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Trial of Minneapolis officers in George Floyd case slated to begin in January

By Louis Casiano
  • The federal civil rights trial for the four Minneapolis police officers charged in connection with the death of George Floyd is slated to begin in January, according to a letter sent to prospective jurors.
  • The federal civil rights trial of the four former Minneapolis police officers indicted in the killing of George Floyd is on track to begin in January, according to a judge's letter.
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Rainbow Velvet Christmas Trees Are Here to Revamp Your Decades-Old Holiday Decor

By Layne Van Vranken
  • Over the decades, I’ve collected an embarrassing number of musical Christmas villages, Kurt Adler nutcrackers, and sentimental family ornaments, along with other one-off Christmas knick-knacks, but recently I decided to update my holiday decor to be more modern and go beyond the typical color palette of white, red, and green.
  • I was first inspired to look for velvet Christmas trees last year when I noticed the insane number of velvet pumpkins popping up on places like Etsy and Amazon during the fall.
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Were Trump-picked Justices lying under oath? This monumental case will reveal that

As Republican men across the South lead a crackdown on women’s rights and pass new abortion bans, the Supreme Court is set to review a case that challenges Roe v. Wade. In this special report, MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber turns to the legal history and explains that “the Supreme Court has long ruled these are constitutional rights. In fact, few members of the Court openly say they will just ignore precedent or reverse that It has become kind of a weird baroque tradition […]Read more >Similar articles >
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The GOP Has Its Own Squad—of Stupid Sycophants and Sickos

By Wajahat Ali
  • These clowns keep using The Squad to get themselves in the headlines; it’s time that Democrats make Boebert, MTG, Matt Gaetz, Madison Cawthorn and Paul Gosar into their own brand—and force the rest of the Republican Party to account for these attention-seeking racist morons.
  • That solidarity in hate didn’t stop Greene — who went on Steven Bannon’s podcast to smear Omar as supposedly “pro-Al Qaeda,” an “apologist for Islamic terrorists” and “anti-American” — from attacking fellow Republican Rep. Nancy Mace as “the trash in the GOP Conference,” simply because she rightfully condemned Boebert’s racist, inflammatory comments.
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Georgia secretary of state spoke with January 6 committee about election lies

  • "I spoke to the January 6th committee to ensure they included the full record of how stolen election claims damage our democracy -- whether in 2016, 2018, or 2020," Raffensperger, a Republican and Georgia's top elections official, said in a statement to CNN.
  • Another key area of focus in that probe has been the Georgia secretary of state's office, after Trump called officials there following the 2020 election and pressed them to help to investigate his allegations of fraud.
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Dozens more NYC convictions tossed because of three dirty former ‘top’ cops

By Walter Einenkel
  • This new announcement from the Queens District Attorney’s office comes after another review The New York Times says “stems from a letter sent in May by the Legal Aid Society and other legal defense and civil rights organizations to the city’s five district attorneys and the special narcotics prosecutor, identifying 20 police officers who had been convicted of crimes and two others who had engaged in work-related misconduct.”
  • Some of the “essential witnesses” in the cases included at least one of three former New York Police Department (NYPD) detectives who have been convicted of true dirtbaggery themselves.
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Biden’s gift to Putin: Pressuring Democrats on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

By John Herbst
  • Last week, while Moscow was assembling its invasion-threatening force on Ukraine’s border, Blinken and energy envoy Amos Hochstein were on Capitol Hill lobbying the Senate to remove a House-attached amendment to the National Defense Appropriations Act that would impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2 without presidential waiver authority.
  • While acting energetically to deter a major Kremlin invasion of Ukraine, the administration has been working overtime to send a gift to Moscow by trying to derail legislation that would stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in its tracks.
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 Why Is Ghislaine Maxwell’s Defense So Intent on Talking About Jeffrey Epstein’s Famous Friends?

By Seth Stevenson
  • When the time came to cross-examine Visoski, defense attorney Christian Everdell went there, listing off a bunch of well-known folks so Visoski could confirm they were in Epstein’s orbit.
  • Visoski was the government’s first witness and he seemed to be there, in part, simply to describe Epstein’s many residences—his Palm Beach estate, New York City mansion, Santa Fe ranch, Paris apartment, and private island in the Caribbean.
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President Biden Urges Americans to Stay Vigilant Against Omicron Variant But Pledges ‘No New Lockdowns’

By Tara Dublin
  • President Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday not to panic about the new COVID-19 Omicron variant and said the United States was making contingency plans with pharmaceutical companies if new vaccines are needed.
  • “In the event, hopefully unlikely, that updated vaccinations or boosters are needed to respond to this new variant, we will accelerate their development and deployment with every available tool,” the President said.
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Poll: Most Americans view China as top threat, fear war

By Madeleine Hubbard
  • Fifty-two percent of Americans name China when asked which country they see as the greatest threat to the United States, while only 14% say Russia," the Regan National Defense Survey report stated, according to Fox News .
  • Most Americans from both political parties agree that China poses the biggest threat of all countries, and a majority are concerned about a war between the U.S. and the Communist nation.
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GOP feud simmers despite McCarthy’s warning, causing concerns over 2022 prospects

  • After leaving the meeting with McCarthy, Greene told CNN that she and Trump would back a primary challenge against Mace, the first woman to graduate from The Citadel military college, who had been seen by party leaders as a top recruit last cycle.
  • The tension comes after Greene repeatedly called Mace, a Republican from a swing district, "trash." The reason why Greene bashed Mace: The South Carolina freshman had condemned another conservative Republican, Lauren Boebert of Colorado, for saying that Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat who is Muslim,
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Pence On Eve Of Historic SCOTUS Abortion Case: Send Roe v. Wade To The ‘Ash Heap Of History Where It Belongs’

By Hank Berrien
  • Pence said, “It should fill your heart with immense joy and pride to know that every night, somewhere in America as the sun goes down, there’s a young mother in almost every community in the land tucking a little one to bed, kissing her forehead, saying a prayer, and thanking God that you helped her choose life.”
  • “We are asking the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn Roe v.
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Over 1,700 Faith Leaders Urge Pentagon to Allow Religious Exemptions from Coronavirus Vaccine

By Kristina Wong
  • As faith leaders representing millions of Americans from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds from across the country, we write to express our strong concern about the potential for military members to be stripped of their religious liberties by not being granted an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
  • Over 1,700 faith leaders are urging the Biden Pentagon to approve religious exemptions for troops from the coronavirus vaccine mandate.
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Chicago Detective: Jussie Smollett Scheduled Meeting ‘On the Low,’ Paid for Supplies, Held ‘Dry Run’ Before ‘Attack’

By Breitbart News
  • Taking the stand as prosecutors began their case against Smollett, former Chicago police detective Michael Theis said he initially viewed the actor as a victim of a homophobic and racist attack and that police “absolutely” didn’t rush to judgment as Smollett’s defense attorney alleged during opening statements Monday.
  • After police arrested Abimbola and Olabingo Osundairo — brothers who also worked on the “Empire” set — as they returned to Chicago from Nigeria, the men said Smollett wanted to stage the attack because he was unhappy about how the TV studio handled hate mail the actor had received, Theis said.
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Superintendent says Detroit schools 'deeply using critical race theory'

By Jon Brown
  • The superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) said earlier this month that schools in his district are "deeply using critical race theory," claiming students must learn about historical injustice in the United States "to better understand who they are."
  • Vitti also criticized HB 5097, which Michigan House lawmakers approved this month to ban "implicit race or gender stereotyping" in the state's K-12 schools.
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Neo-Nazis And Anti-Vaxxers Uniting Worldwide Behind Toxic Conspiracy Ideology

By David Neiwert
  • Nick Robins-Early at Vice has assembled a useful survey of this kind of far-right radicalization, noting that the politics of the pandemic have provided a new kind of breeding ground for the paranoid fantasies that comprise the denialists’ conspiracy theories—one that openly intermingles old-fashioned anti-Semitism with New Age health-related conspiracies.
  • As anti-vaccine activists continue to spread medical misinformation online and hold rallies targeting schools, hospitals, and government officials, pairings like Corbyn and Collett have become common.
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Security Executive Says Retailers Are Scrambling To Protect Stores From Smash-And-Grab Robberies

By Ben Zeisloft
  • “As the Bay Area grapples with a wave of seemingly organized smash and grab robberies this weekend, policing and journalism analysts are cautioning against the use of the term looting,” opined Julian Glover, who works as a “Race and Social Justice Reporter” at ABC affiliate KGO.
  • Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey likewise warned that the robberies will spread across the United States.
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High-Flying Anti-Vax Evangelical TV Network Founder Dies of COVID-19

By Blake Montgomery
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The founder of one of the largest Christian TV networks in the world has died of COVID-19 after promoting anti-vaccine skeptics and unproven alternative treatments for the virus in his programming. Marcus Lamb, who created Daystar Television Network, died Tuesday morning at the age of 64, his wife said in a Tuesday broadcast. The network wrote in a tweet, “It’s with a heavy heart we announce that Marcus Lamb, president and founder of Daystar Television Network, went home to be with the Lord this morning.” Lamb, who featured anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and hydroxychloroquine on his shows, reportedly tried the alternative treatments his channels promoted after being hospitalized in early November. In 2020, Lamb reimbursed the federal government for $3.9 million after an Inside Edition investigation found his ministry had purchased a multimillion-dollar jet just weeks after receiving a Paycheck Protection Program loan. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Daystar reaches 108 million households. Lamb began preaching as a teenager in the 1970s, according to the company’s website. Lamb is one of many anti-vaccine media personalities who have died of COVID-19 after publicly denouncing the preventatives.

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Illegal alien allegedly posed as rideshare driver,  recorded himself sexually abusing women, and kept trophies

By Carlos Garcia
  • A man who is illegally present in the United States is accused of posing as a rideshare driver, recording himself sexually assaulting women who were unconscious, and keeping trophies of his victims.
  • “Police have recovered videos from the defendant’s cellphone, appearing to show him sexually abusing a number of women who are unconscious,” said Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini.
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Gov’s sex harass victims hail CNN’s benching of Chris Cuomo, journalists call it long overdue

By Carl Campanile, Bernadette Hogan
  • Media critics, meanwhile, said CNN’s benching of Chris Cuomo should have occurred months ago, when investigative reports first revealed the anchor was deeply involved in aiding his brother’s response to harassment accusations — including strategy sessions with Andrew Cuomo’s inner circle.
  • “CNN has suspended @ChrisCuomo indefinitely, pending further evaluation.’ The problem with this statement is the assertion that CNN wasn’t `privy” to the documents that were released by NY AG Letitia James,” tweeted Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple.
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Biden requiring stricter COVID testing of legal travelers even as illegal immigrants have gotten a pass

By Michael Lee
  • President Biden's enhanced winter COVID-19 strategy that will be announced Thursday will require every traveler entering the country, including returning U.S. citizens, to be tested one day before boarding their flight.
  • But the Biden administration has refused to put similar requirements in place for those who illegally cross the border, claiming in September that such individuals do not intend "to stay here for a lengthy period of time."
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The D.C. Circuit Takes on Executive Privilege

By sanderson
  • The White House counsel, however, wrote in a letter to NARA that “President Biden does not uphold the former President’s assertion of privilege,” and NARA informed Trump that—after “consultation with the Counsel to the President and the Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel, and as instructed by President Biden”—it would transmit the documents over which Trump had claimed privilege to the committee on Nov. 12, “absent any intervening court order.”
  • In August 2021, the House Jan. 6 select committee issued a request to the National Archives (NARA) under the Presidential Records Act (PRA) for a wide range of Trump administration documents and communications regarding the counting of the 2020 electoral vote, the potential for violence or demonstrations on Jan. 6, and the events of Jan. 6 itself.
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Capitol rioter enters Texas GOP primary, because this is what Republicans are now

By Aldous J Pennyfarthing
  • (How conservatives’ Tinker-Toy minds manage to shart out encomiums to Rittenhouse while seizing on the absurdity that the Capitol officer who shot Babbitt is somehow a murderer is a mystery for the ages.)
  • Violently attempting to overthrow the U.S. government on behalf of clammy fascist Donald Trump is apparently a feather in your cap if you’re running for office in Texas .
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January 6 committee uses recent deposition to justify plan to refer former top Trump DOJ official for criminal contempt

  • In a 22-page report, the committee said Clark had violated Justice Department policy when he met with Trump to discuss efforts to overturn the 2020 election and, further, held conversations with members of Congress about delegitimizing the election.
  • after he refused to show up for a deposition or provide documents to the committee, citing executive privilege claims made by former President Donald Trump.
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Muslim Lawmakers Condemn Republicans’ Inaction After Boebert’s Islamophobic Remarks

  • “When a sitting member of Congress calls a colleague a member of the ‘jihad squad’ and falsifies a story to suggest I will blow up the Capitol, it is not just an attack on me but on millions of American Muslims across this country,” Omar said Tuesday at a news conference demanding accountability from Republican House leadership.
  • Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) came together to condemn Republican lawmakers’ inaction after Rep. Lauren Boebert ’s (R-Colo.) repeated Islamophobic remarks against Omar.
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Democratic senator calls on Biden to appoint Afghanistan ‘evacuation czar’

  • In a letter to addressed to Biden on Tuesday, Blumenthal said he had "serious concerns about ongoing obstacles to evacuate at-risk Afghans," urging the administration to expand its efforts "and articulate a clear, effective strategy to expedite the evacuation" of these Afghans and the US citizens remaining in the country.
  • In his letter Tuesday, Blumenthal noted that "humanitarian charter flights independently organized and funded by non-profit organizations can expedite the evacuation process parallel to U.S. government efforts," but said several of these flights had been denied permission to land in Qatar "because some on their manifests do not fit certain narrowly defined categories established by the State Department."
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Auschwitz Museum Condemns Fox Nation Host Lara Logan For Fauci Comments

  • Lara Logan, a host on Fox News ’ streaming platform, has been denounced by several prominent Jewish organizations and the Auschwitz Museum after she compared White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci to Josef Mengele, a Nazi doctor who conducted experiments on Jewish extermination camp prisoners during the Holocaust.
  • During an appearance Monday evening on “Fox News Primetime,” Logan, who has a show on the Fox Nation streaming service, spread misinformation about COVID-19 and claimed without evidence that “people all across the world” were saying that Fauci doesn’t represent science but instead represents Mengele because of his role in the approval of coronavirus pandemic mandates.
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WHO: Omicron Could Trigger Global Pandemic Surge; Will Existing Immunity Work Against Omicron?

By Brendon Fallon
Why has the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the new, heavily-mutated coronavirus variant Omicron a “variant of concern?” How is it that the next-in-line letters of the Greek alphabet, Nu and Xi, were skipped in the naming of this strain? Observing the different responses around the world to Omicron triggers recollection of the "early days" of coronavirus. Has the world learned from those early mistakes (and the misplaced trust) that potentially cost millions of lives? This new, possibly more infectious strain arrives at a time of already heavy global tension. The questions of whether tennis star Peng Shuai is really […]Read more >Similar articles >

EXCLUSIVE: Sailor Filing An Article 138 Complaint Against Navy Command For Forcing Coronavirus Injection

By Patrick Howley
  • In a newly released policy document to guide the CCDA, the Navy states that vaccine-refusing naval officers will be processed as “Misconduct, Moral or Professional Dereliction” cases.
  • Navy service members refusing the COVID-19 vaccination, absent a pending or approved exemption, shall be processed for administrative separation per this NAVADMIN and supporting references.
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Patrick Leahy Calls For Leonard Peltier’s Release From Prison

  • Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the former longtime chair of the Judiciary Committee and the longest-serving member of the U.S. Senate, said Tuesday that it’s time for Native American activist Leonard Peltier to be released from federal prison and go home.
  • It appears to be the first time Leahy has urged freedom for Peltier, making him the highest-ranked official in the U.S. government calling for his release.
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Minnesota ex-police officer Kim Potter to testify at trial, her attorney says

By Paul Best
  • Kim Potter, the former suburban Minneapolis police officer who allegedly shot and killed Daunte Wright when she mistook her gun for her taser, will testify at her trial, one of her defense attorneys said during the first day of jury selection on Tuesday.
  • In this screen grab from video, former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter sits at the defense table, center, as Hennepin County Judge Regina Chu presides over jury selection Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

By Kelly Hooper
  • “The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvements in his brother’s defense,” a CNN spokesperson said in a statement on Tuesday evening.
  • The documents and transcripts, which were released Monday by the office of state Attorney General Tish James, suggest that Chris Cuomo, who served as an informal adviser to his brother, was more intimately involved with the former governor’s defense than was previously disclosed.
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LAPD Scandal After 44 Guns Discovered Missing from Gun Store

By AWR Hawkins
  • Investigators began looking into store records and Duenas’s dealings and found that numerous LAPD officers had allegedly “purchased stolen weapons from Duenas, bought and sold much larger numbers of firearms in questionable ways, and dangerously stored loaded guns in places accessible to children, according to internal police records.”
  • A scandal has allegedly been uncovered at the LAPD following the discovery that 44 firearms went missing from the gun store at the Los Angeles Police Academy.
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Lloyd Austin tells National Guard to get vaccinated or lose federal pay

By Susan Katz Keating
  • “It is irresponsible for the federal government to place mandatory vaccine obligations on Oklahoma national guardsmen which could potentially limit the number of individuals that I can call upon to assist the state during an emergency,” Stitt wrote in a Nov. 1 letter to Austin.
  • The Pentagon has ordered all National Guard and Reserve members to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be barred from training and from being paid, according to a Tuesday memo signed by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
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Smollett trial brings back ‘modern day lynching’ tweet to haunt Kamala Harris

By Valerie Richardson
  • The trial of Jussie Smollett over an alleged hate-crime hoax thrust Vice President Kamala Harris back into the spotlight over her shoot-from-the-hip tweet that he was the victim of a “modern day lynching.”
  • Her resurrected tweets made the rounds on social media along with commentary from conservative pundits such as Benny Johnson, who tweeted, “ Flashback : Kamala Harris once called Jussie Smollett ‘s claims of an attack an ‘attempted modern day lynching.’”
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Lawmakers fume over U.S. pandemic relief funds pilfered by crime gangs in China, Russia

By Joseph Clark and Kerry Picket
  • “For nearly a year, I’ve sounded the alarm about massive fraud in pandemic unemployment benefits but Oversight Committee Democrats have refused to hold a single hearing on this gross mismanagement of taxpayer dollars,” the Kentucky Republican said Tuesday.
  • Of more than $700 billion in pandemic unemployment assistance Congress approved, as much as $175 billion fell into the hands of foreign fraudsters, and most of that went to syndicates that have the backing of other governments.
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CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo Indefinitely After Learning of ‘Greater Level of Involvement’ in Andrew Cuomo’s Defense

By Jordan Dixon-Hamilton
  • CNN suspended Chris Cuomo indefinitely after recently released text messages showed Cuomo used his media sources to dig up information on his brother, former Governor Andrew Cuomo’s, sexual harassment accusers.
  • “The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” a CNN spokesperson said .
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As Texas faces another winter, organizers focus on keeping people safe in case of another blackout

By Prism Guest Writer
  • Since low-income communities in Texas often lack proper insulation, live in smaller and older homes, and lack access to food and water, organizers who helped those same communities in February are offering some advice for how they can prepare in the coming months and providing some insight into how to help people in need.
  • “It’s always prudent to have a supply of emergency food on hand not only for winter storms, but for floods and hurricanes and any kind of natural disaster that might hit,” said Maria Magee, chief development officer for Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston.
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Northern exposure: Upstate NY vax rates stalled as mandates pushed NYC higher

By Nolan Hicks, Bernadette Hogan
  • The actions state officials took have come under renewed scrutiny as test positivity rates in western New York hit 10 percent, another new variant — Omnicron — now looms and upstate hospitals are once again set to make room for COVID patients by suspending surgeries for non-emergency ailments.
  • That’s just a 9.3 percent increase in the number of people fully vaccinated since June — which is less than half the 18.8 percent surge seen in New York City over the same time period.
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This Sparks Joy

By Olivia Truffaut-Wong
  • Though they walked the red carpet separately, the rumored couple posed for photos together inside.
  • But every time some new Zendaya and Tom Holland photo or gossip comes out, I just can’t help it.
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BREAKING: Chris Cuomo Suspended ‘Indefinitely’

By The First
They know it was you, Chris. CNN host Chris Cuomo has been suspended indefinitely after new text messages released by the New York Attorney General’s office revealed he leveraged his connections to help coach his embattled brother Andrew. According to Mediate, “The attorney general’s officereleasedmore than 10,000 documents as part of its investigation into various allegations of sexual misconduct against the governor, who resigned following the report’s release. The documents show that CNN anchorChris Cuomohadadvisedhis brother’s team.” “The new detail regarding the extent of Chris Cuomo’s involvement with his brother’s scandal […]Read more >Similar articles >

CDC Urges All Vaccinated Adults to Get Boosters As U.S. Braces For Omicron Variant

By Tara Dublin
  • The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) strengthened recommendations for booster doses of coronavirus vaccine Monday, saying all adults should get boosted six months after the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s or Moderna’s vaccine or two months after the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
  • “The recent emergence of the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) further emphasizes the importance of vaccination, boosters, and prevention efforts needed to protect against COVID-19,” she added.
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Lebron James Forced to Sit Out Another Game as He Goes Under NBA COVID Watch

By Blake Montgomery
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LeBron James will miss yet another Los Angeles Lakers’ game Tuesday night, this time against the Sacramento Kings, as he follows NBA protocols for COVID-19. Vaccinated players like James must “enter health and safety protocols” after either testing positive for the coronavirus or receiving inconclusive results. If James receives negative test results on consecutive days, he will be allowed to return to play. Tuesday’s game is the latest in a slew of matchups James has been forced to miss this season following multiple injuries and a suspension.

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Omar on Boebert spat: 'Islamophobia pervades our culture, politics and even policy decisions'

By Andrew Miller
  • US Representative Lauren Boebert, Republican of Colorado, alongside members of the House Freedom Caucus, calls on senior administration officials, including US President Joe Biden, to resign or be impeached over the handling of the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan, during a press conference outside of the US Capitol in Washington, DC August 31, 2021.
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., held a press conference in response to high-profile criticism directed at her by GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert and accused the Colorado congresswoman of attacking millions of Americans with her rhetoric.
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NYPD linked Westchester man to 1999 murder of Bronx teen with family DNA

By Steven Vago, Mark Lungariello, Joe Marino
  • Joseph Martinez, aka “Jupiter Joe,” was arrested Monday on second-degree murder charges in the killing of Minerliz Soriano the after cops linked the 49-year-old to the brutal crime using family DNA — the first time New York City made a bust using the technology, authorities said.
  • A Westchester County man known for giving astronomy lessons on the city’s sidewalks was arraigned Tuesday for the 1999 murder of a 13-year-old Bronx girl .
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BOOK BAN! CRT Fears Lead to Attempts to Ban Children’s Book by Civil Rights Icon | David Thornton

By David Thornton
  • In addition to the story of Ruby Bridges, other books by black authors have also run afoul of the CRT witch hunt.
  • As I’ve pointed out in the past, it’s difficult if not impossible to point to a K-12 public school anywhere in the US where CRT is being taught, yet parents are getting riled up by the premise that their children are being instilled with racist and anti-American ideas by Miss Frizzle and the other teachers down at the local elementary school.
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Famed TV Doctor to Run for Senate as a Republican: Report

By The Associated Press
  • In recent days, Oz, 61, has told associates and Republicans in Pennsylvania of his plans, according to the three people who spoke to The Associated Press.
  • Should Oz run, he would bring his unrivaled name recognition and wealth to a wide-open race that is expected to be among the nation’s most competitive and could determine which party controls the Senate after next year’s election.
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CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo For Advising Brother On Sexual Misconduct Scandal

  • CNN suspended host Chris Cuomo on Tuesday, a day after the New York attorney general’s office released documents that showed the journalist was more deeply involved than previously known in helping his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), respond to allegations of sexual harassment.
  • Days later, after The New York Times published a story detailing a woman’s accusation that the governor tried to give her an unwanted kiss at a wedding, DeRosa asked the CNN host to leverage his journalistic connections to uncover details about her.
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CHICKENS**T Trump Dodges the Debate He Proposed After His Phony Challenge Was Accepted

  • On Sunday Donald Trump posted a tweet that purported to challenge journalists, politicians, or anyone else, to a public debate over his "Big Lie" that the 2020 presidential election was "rigged" and "stolen" from him.
  • “It’s really interesting, everybody wants me on television, I get the highest ratings by far, they need ratings to survive, and yet I put out a challenge to debate me about the massive election fraud, which took place in the 2020 Presidential Election, and there are no takers—think of it, zero takers for the so-called 'ratings machine.' The reason is, they know they can’t win.
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Breaking: Chris Cuomo Gets Devastating News as New Link to Disgraced Brother’s Campaign Comes Out

By The Associated Press
  • CNN said Tuesday it was suspending anchor Chris Cuomo indefinitely after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he faced charges of sexual harassment.
  • The CNN anchor had pressed sources for information on his brother’s accusers and reported back to the governor’s staff, and was active helping to craft their response to the charges, according to emails and a transcript of his testimony before investigators working for state Attorney General Letitia James.
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John Kennedy Calls Roe v. Wade ‘One Of The Most Poorly Reasoned Decisions In The History Of The United States’

By Nicole Silverio
  • Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up in May. The case responds to a 2018 Mississippi law that bans abortion at 15 weeks of gestation, challenging the precedent that the right to an abortion is protected before fetal viability.
  • Republican Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy advocated in favor of overturning the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v.
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Former Trump Chief Of Staff Meadows Is Cooperating With January 6 P​​anel

By Reuters


By Patricia Zengerle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly U.S. Capitol riot said on Tuesday that Mark Meadows, who served as former President Donald Trump's chief of staff, has provided it with records and agreed to appear "soon" for a deposition.

"Mr. Meadows has been engaging with the Select Committee through his attorney. He has produced records to the committee and will soon appear for an initial deposition," Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House select committee, said in a statement.

Noting that the panel expects all witnesses to provide all the information requested and that it is lawfully entitled to receive, Thompson added: "The committee will continue to assess his degree of compliance with our subpoena after the deposition."

Trump has urged associates not to cooperate with the committee, calling the Democratic-led investigation politically motivated and arguing that his communications are protected by executive privilege, although many legal experts say that principle does not apply to former presidents.

On January 6, Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in a bid to prevent Congress from formally certifying his 2020 presidential election loss to Democrat Joe Biden. Shortly before the riot, Trump gave a speech to his supporters repeating his false claims that the election was stolen from him through widespread voting fraud and urging them to go to the Capitol and "fight like hell" to "stop the steal."

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Mark Porter and Will Dunham)

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Jan. 6 Committee Interviews Top Election Official Who Trump Targeted

By Caleb Newton
  • Just in: Georgia’s top elections official was interviewed for more than four hours Tuesday by a panel of U.S. House lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.
  • Raffensperger, who is a Republican but has frequently spoken out against Donald Trump’s false claims of fraud in last year’s election, spoke with members of the committee for over four hours on Tuesday.
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Rep. Eric Swalwell reminds us who really has the right to complain when it comes to COVID-19

Even though I’m not a parent (you can thank me later, nonexistent kids who were neverforced to explain my Igloo cooler-sized head and piquant yeti musk to your friends and classmates), I feel every bit of this mini-Twitter thread from Rep. Eric Swalwell.

I enjoy Swalwell’s takes, which tend to be clear, concise, amusing, andacerbic. And when it comes to the seemingly perpetual waves of death that have washed over our land since Donald Trump decided to politicize the coronavirus, he pretty much speaks for most members of the pro-real-human-life crowd.

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