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Daily Archives: Jan 11, 2021

Tech Companies’ Right-Wing Crackdown Renews Internet Moderation Debate

Tech companies made significant moves over the weekend to silence far-right voices and platforms following Wednesday’s riots at the U.S. Capitol, a crackdown that...

Sen. Duckworth Demands Probe Into Troop Involvement in Capitol Riot

Sen. Tammy Duckworth demanded on Monday that the Pentagon probe allegations that armed service members and military retirees took part in last Wednesday’s riot...

Ford, Toyota Face US Production Slowdown Over Semiconductor Shortage

Toyota and Ford said on Monday they will slow down or even stop production at US factories as the auto industry grapples with a...

Tom Cotton Credited With Preventing More GOP Objections to Biden Win

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., may have kept many Republicans from raising an objection to the Electoral College vote after he declined to join them,...

Newt Gingrich: ‘Smartest Thing’ for Biden Is Reaching Out to GOP

President-elect Joe Biden would be well-served to put out an olive branch to Republicans before the inauguration to signal that he's willing to work...

Cumulus Orders On-Air Hosts to Stop Suggesting Election Fraud

Giant talk radio company Cumulus Media has reportedly issued a directive to its on-air personalities to stop suggesting the 2020 election was fraudulent —...

Fox News Panics, Demotes MacCallum as Newsmax Rises

The rise of Newsmax TV has caused a major shake-up at Fox News, which announced Monday that its early evening show host Martha MacCallum...

Biden Relies on Old Alliances To Push Police Reform

President-elect Joe Biden, who argued for police reform during the campaign — but never got the backing of police organizations at the ballot box —...

Sen. Scott: Dems Should Focus on Future, Not Trump ‘Vendetta’

Democrats should start thinking about what they would like to accomplish with President-elect Joe Biden taking office, rather than "having a vendetta" against President...

California Gov. Newsom Faces Challenges to Stave Off Recall

Halfway through his first term, California’s Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom is under siege as he attempts to save his political future from a growing recall...

Turley Dismisses ‘Snap Impeachment’ Effort

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley has dismissed Democrats’ efforts to target President Donald Trump with a “snap impeachment” following the riot at the...

Pelosi ‘Not Dismissing’ AOC, Concerns From Young Dems

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is “not dismissing” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., despite denying her claim that leading Democrats are not preparing young members...

Giuliani May Be Expelled From New York Bar Group Over Capitol Riot

A prominent New York lawyers group opened an investigation to explore removing Rudy Giuliani from its membership over his role in the Washington protest...

Biden Could Enact Broad Changes in Drug Policy

The stage is set for a Biden administration to potentially oversee broad changes in federal drug policy, including how the government classifies the use...

Supreme Court Rebuffs Bid for Universal Vote-by-Mail in Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a Democratic bid to force universal vote-by-mail in Texas, leaving intact a state law that lets people cast...

AP: Biden Inauguration Theme Will Be ‘America United’

The theme for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will be “America United,” an issue that’s long been a central focus for Biden but one that’s...

Trump to Give Presidential Medal of Freedom to Belichick

President Donald Trump plans this Thursday to award New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian...

PGA Cancels Agreement to Hold Championship at Trump’s Golf Club

The PGA of America said its board voted to terminate an agreement to host next year’s PGA Championship at a golf course owned by...

Issa: House ‘Probably 100%’ Will Impeach Trump

The House is "probably 100%" going to file articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has the votes to...

Saudi Crown Prince Plans Car-Free City for Future Beyond Oil

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced his latest plan for Saudi Arabia’s future beyond oil: a linear city with no cars, roads or carbon...

Germany’s Merkel: Trump’s Twitter Eviction ‘Problematic’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel considers U.S. President Donald Trump's eviction from Twitter by the company “problematic,” her spokesman said Monday. Twitter permanently suspended Trump from...

Device in Indonesian Waters Identified as Chinese Underwater Drone

Experts have determined that an underwater surveillance drone found in Indonesian sovereign waters was Chinese-built.  The object, described as "missile-like" was a Chinese autonomous underwater...

Israel Announces New Settlements, Risking Biden’s Anger

Israel on Monday advanced plans to build 800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a move that could strain ties with the...

A Year After First Death in China, Coronavirus Source Still a Puzzle

It is the world's most pressing scientific puzzle, but experts warn there may never be conclusive answers over the source of the coronavirus, after...

Pope, in New Decree, Allows More Roles for Women in Church

Pope Francis, in another step towards greater equality for women in the Roman Catholic Church, on Monday changed its law to formally allow them...

Biden Names Ex-Diplomat Burns for CIA Chief

President-elect Joe Biden announced Monday he has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director. A former ambassador to Russia and Jordan, Burns,...

China Denies Forcibly Sterilizing, Aborting Babies of Minority Women

A Chinese official on Monday denied Beijing has imposed coercive birth control measures among Muslim minority women, following an outcry over a tweet by...

Goldman, JPMorgan, Citi Suspend Political Donations

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. plan to pause all political contributions, joining a growing list of companies changing...

City of London’s Plight Laid Bare as Brexit Deal Hopes Fade

Just over a week in, the City of London is coming to a hardening realization about its post-Brexit future: a financial services accord with...

China Threatens ‘Counterstrike’ Over US Contact With Taiwan

China on Monday threatened a "counterstrike" against a move by the United States to lift restrictions on official contacts with Taiwan as military tensions...

Mixed Signals for NKorean Leader’s Sister as Kim Seeks to Cement Power

The name of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister was missing from a new list of the ruling Workers' Party's politburo, according to...

New Acting Chief Named for Capitol Police

A new acting chief of the Capitol Police was named Sunday following the resignation of the previous one in the aftermath of the riot...

Ex-CISA Director Chris Krebs: Trump Should Resign

President Donald Trump should resign from office for instigating the riot at the Capitol, former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Chris Krebs told...

’60 Minutes’ Host Stahl Questions Pelosi on COVID Bill, Says Dems Obstructed, Too

CBS News’ “60 Minutes” host Lesley Stahl on Sunday questioned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over Congress’ stalling of a COVID-19 relief package, suggesting both...

NSA O’Brien: US Weighs Response to China, CCP

The Trump administration sent out a warning to the world it is "examining further options to respond" to China and the Chinese Communist Party's...

Joe Biden Vows to ‘Defeat the NRA’

Joe Biden will set his sights on destroying one of the most staunch Republican lobbyist organizations, the National Rifle Association. Joe Biden's Twitter account tweeted...

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Jalen Hurts to DeVonta Smith connection begins with 18-yard TD

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