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Impeachment Resolution Cites Trump's 'Incitement' Of Capitol Insurrection

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:28

The article references President Trump's repeated false claims of widespread voter fraud as well as specific comments during a rally ahead of the riot. Read the full text of the resolution.

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New York State Bar Association Considers Expelling Rudy Giuliani

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:13

The bar association said it received "hundreds of complaints in recent months" about Giuliani, ultimately deciding Monday to launch a "historic" inquiry into the president's attorney.

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Ignoring Husband's Role, Melania Trump Decries Violence, 'Salacious Gossip' About Her

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:19

The first lady issued a statement Monday denouncing violence and "false misleading accusations on me."

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Trump Administration Moves To Brand Houthis In Yemen A Terrorist Group

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:42

The designation has broad implications — not just for the Iran-backed group, which controls Yemen's capital, but also for international organizations trying to help residents badly in need of aid.

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How Online Sleuths Identified Rioters At The Capitol

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 09:45

The riot appeared to be all chaos and anarchy. But as researchers gave the online video and photos closer scrutiny, they produced forensic evidence that has identified those involved.

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William Burns Is Biden's Pick To Lead CIA

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 07:30

William Burns worked for decades at the State Department. President-elect Joe Biden says he "shares my profound belief that intelligence must be apolitical."

Ex-Capitol Police Chief Rebuffs Claims National Guard Was Never Called During Riots

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 06:17

Steven Sund said officials denied or delayed his request for assistance from the National Guard six times before and after the U.S. Capitol riots had already started.

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Trump Regulator's Rule Would Force Banks To Lend To Gun-Makers And Oil Drillers

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 05:07

The Trump administration is trying to force banks to make loans to gun-makers and to finance payday lenders. Critics call the move bizarre. It's opposed by watchdog groups and banks.

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For Health Care Workers, The Pandemic Is Fueling Renewed Interest In Unions

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 05:01

Many front-line health workers who have faced a perpetual lack of PPE and inconsistent safety measures believe the government and their employers have failed to protect them from COVID-19.

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'We Don't Feel Forgotten At All': Alaska Fires Up COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 05:00

In Alaska, the coronavirus vaccine is heading to tiny villages on small planes and snow machines. The massive undertaking echoes previous efforts to get vaccines to remote corners of the state.

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In Wake Of Capitol Attack, House Begins Moves To Impeach Trump — Again

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 05:00

With nine days left in the Trump presidency, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats are forging ahead with plans to remove Trump from office.

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In Wake Of Capitol Attack, House Will Seek To Impeach Trump — Again

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 05:00

With nine days left in the Trump presidency, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats are forging ahead with plans to remove Trump from office.

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PGA Cancels Plans To Hold 2022 Championship At Trump's New Jersey Golf Course

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 01:47

PGA of America said the decision to cancel plans to hold the 2022 PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey stems from a desire to protect the organization's brand.

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Pope Prays For U.S. Capitol Victims, Urges Americans To Protect Democratic Values

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 18:55

In remarks at the Vatican on Sunday, Pope Francis condemned the violence at the U.S. Capitol and urged Americans to come together for the "common good."

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Golfer Justin Thomas Apologizes For Uttering Homophobic Slur During Major Tournament

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 16:58

The golfer muttered the slur under his breath after missing a putt. He later apologized, saying, "I'm an adult. I'm a grown man, there's absolutely no reason for me to say anything like that."

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Capitol Police Officer Who Responded To Mob Attack Dies Off Duty

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 15:41

Howard Liebengood's union says the 51-year-old was among the officers who responded to the rioting at the Capitol Wednesday. The police gave no cause of death.

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Coronavirus: Numbers Rising In Nearly Every State; Capitol Siege Put Members At Risk

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 15:19

The U.S. is reporting more than 271,000 new cases each day. Congress' attending physician says lawmakers who sheltered in place last week may have been exposed to the virus.

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Recalling Nazis From His Childhood, Arnold Schwarzenegger Decries The Capitol Assault

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 14:29

In an emotional video posted to Twitter, the former governor and Austrian immigrant says the mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol "trampled the very principles on which our country was founded."

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GOP Sen. Toomey Joins Call For Trump To Resign, As House Impeachment Plans Move Ahead

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 11:42

The retiring Pennsylvania senator joins his colleague Lisa Murkowski of Alaska in calling for President Trump to resign. House Democrats are aiming to hold an impeachment vote this week.

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Idaho Lawmakers Sue Saying Returning To State Capitol Amid COVID-19 Violates ADA

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 11:12

Across the country, state legislatures are reconvening for the 2021 regular session. Two Idaho state representatives say having a disability makes it even more dangerous for them to meet in person.

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