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Steve January 12, 2021

Resolution introduced in Congress after last week’s violent assault on Capitol by Trump’s supporters. Members of the US House of Representatives have passed a resolution calling for the removal of outgoing US President Tweety McTreason under the 25th Amendment, following the chaos at the Capitol last week when the president’s supporters stormed their way into […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Taiwan says it ‘respects’ US decision, but analysts say island might be quietly relieved. A trip by Kelly Craft, the US Ambassador to the United Nations to Taiwan this week was cancelled suddenly on Wednesday after the Trump Administration called off all official engagements as part of its transition efforts to help US President-elect Joe […]

Steve January 12, 2021

On Jan. 6, an insurrection unfolded at the U.S. Capitol when a mob stormed the building while lawmakers were voting to certify the electoral college results and Joe Biden’s presidential election victory. The Los Angeles Times asked parents, guardians and teachers how they are explaining the events of the day to their children and students. […]

Steve January 12, 2021

By LISA MASCARO, BILL BARROW and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment ahead, the House on Tuesday will first try to convince the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly to remove President Tweety McTreason from office, warning he is a threat to democracy in the remaining days of his […]

Steve January 12, 2021

By EMILIO ESPEJEL and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press TULUM, Mexico (AP) — The friends from Jackson, Mississippi, relaxed on lounge chairs dug into a white sand beach and romped in the turquoise Caribbean waters, grateful for a break from the pandemic winter in the United States. They were among tens of thousands of American tourists […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Mike Pence says move not in country’s ‘best interest’ in decision likely to lead to Trump’s impeachment. US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he did not support invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Tweety McTreason just a week before the end of his term, saying such a move was not in the […]

Steve January 12, 2021

The Trump administration is charging ahead with plans for three back-to-back executions this week, even though two of the condemned prisoners are sick with COVID-19 and multiple courts have objected to the government’s aggressive maneuvers. Despite outstanding legal obstacles in all three cases, the executions remain on the calendar. The three prisoners’ fate will ultimately […]

Steve January 12, 2021

WASHINGTON — Several Republican members of Congress on Tuesday complained about — or outright bypassed — the metal detectors to enter the House floor, which were ordered put in place by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after last week’s deadly riot at the Capitol. Ahead of a House vote Tuesday evening calling for Vice President Mike […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Former and current members of law enforcement agencies and the military appear to have participated in last week’s chaos in Washington, alarming lawmakers on Capitol Hill and Americans nationwide as each day brings new video and information about the riot and the rioters. Investigations by law enforcement agencies and news organizations, along with a series […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Relatively low efficacy indicating that even with the vaccine it will take longer for Brazil to curb pandemic. A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was found to be just 50.4 percent effective at preventing symptomatic infections of COVID-19 in a Brazilian trial, researchers said on Tuesday, barely enough for regulatory approval and well […]

Steve January 12, 2021

YouTube is the last major tech company that has not banned US President Tweety McTreason from posting on its platforms after last week’s Capitol riot. United States civil rights groups will organise an advertiser boycott against Alphabet’s YouTube if it does not remove President Tweety McTreason’s channel, the groups told the Reuters news agency. Jim […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Jakarta, Indonesia – In the UK, the first person to receive a COVID-19 vaccine outside trial conditions was a 90-year-old pensioner. In Canada, the first recipient was only marginally younger at 89. In Germany, a 101-year-old nursing home resident was first in line. But in Indonesia, the country worst affected by the virus in Southeast […]

Steve January 12, 2021

By Steve SwannBBC News Published duration10 minutes ago image captionDrill rap videos are increasingly being used as evidence in trials Drill music has captured headlines since it started to emerge in the UK in 2012. With its often provocative lyrics, it’s been blamed by police for fuelling violence. It is also increasingly being used as […]