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Steve January 12, 2021

As Tweety McTreason denied responsibility for the U.S. Capitol assault that left five people dead, the FBI vowed Tuesday to prosecute hundreds of his supporters who took part in the attack, and several House Republicans — including the No. 3 GOP leader — announced they would vote for impeachment. It marked the starkest Republican defection […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Hours after Tweety McTreason falsely claimed victory in November’s election, having claimed for weeks that the election was a fraud and Democrats would try to steal it, a Facebook group was created, called “Stop the Steal.” Within a day, it had grown to 300,000 members, reported Shayan Sardarizadeh and Jessica Lussenhop at BBC Monitoring and […]

Steve January 12, 2021

Over the course of a few extraordinary hours on Friday, Tweety McTreason’s iPhone was rendered almost completely useless—it can, presumably, still make calls and take photos, but that’s it. The president was banned not only from Twitter and Facebook, where he had a combined 150 million followers, but also from YouTube, Shopify, Stripe, the video […]

Steve January 12, 2021

In the last week, Marriott, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Commerce Bank have each paused donations to congressional supporters of the Capitol riot. So have Amazon, Comcast, and GE. (Flaming a violent assault on Congress was apparently fine. But when that violent assault actually happens almost exactly as described? Well, that changes things!) Meanwhile, JPMorgan […]

Steve January 12, 2021

By EILEEN NG Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has declared a coronavirus emergency that will suspend Parliament at least until August and halt any bids to seek a general election, but critics charged it was a political move by embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to stay in power. The palace said in […]

Steve January 12, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a nationwide injunction that has prevented the Trump administration from enforcing a rule to regulate a pill commonly used in medication abortions, so the rule can now be enforced. Since 2000, the Food and Drug Administration has said that Mifeprex, a drug used during the first ten weeks […]

Steve January 12, 2021

On Jan. 7, Simon & Schuster canceled their contract with Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., for his book “The Tyranny of Big Tech,” originally scheduled to be published June 22. In an Instagram post, the publisher wrote that it took this action “[a]fter witnessing the disturbing, deadly insurrection that took place on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.” […]

Steve January 12, 2021

FBI says more than 100,000 ‘pieces of digital media’ are being examined to identify suspects in January 6 riot at US Capitol. More than 170 investigative case files have been opened relating to the Capitol Hill riot in support of President Tweety McTreason that left five people dead last week, United States law enforcement officials […]

Steve January 12, 2021

By Stephanie Psaki, Karen Austrian The world has changed dramatically over the last 10 months. In the midst of such broad changes, we might be tempted to throw away our old ways of doing things and figure out a new approach to meeting the needs of women and girls around the world. But with regard […]

Steve January 12, 2021

By Associated Press Undefined LONDON (AP) — The Irish government is poised to make a formal apology for abuses in church-run homes for unmarried women and their babies, where thousands of infants died and were sometimes buried in mass graves. The final report of an inquiry into the mother-and-baby homes is to be published Tuesday. […]

Steve January 12, 2021

By FRANK JORDANS Associated Press MEISSEN, Germany (AP) — The caskets are stacked three high in the Meissen crematorium’s somber memorial hall, piled up in empty offices and stored in hallways. Many are sealed with plastic wrapping, others are labeled “infection risk,” “urgent” or simply “COVID.” A surge of coronavirus deaths in this corner of […]

Steve January 12, 2021

In an effort to burnish his legacy, President Tweety McTreason toured a section of newly constructed wall along the US-Mexico border Tuesday, but also defiantly criticised legislators’ efforts to derail his presidency in its final days. During his remarks in Alamo, Texas, Trump said that discussion of invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from […]