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Pressure rises on Biden to shut tech out

Pressure rises on Biden to shut tech out

1 hour ago   |   Politico

A Silicon Valley résumé is looking increasingly toxic in Washington - and that's complicating President Joe Biden's efforts to fill out his team to take on tech. In the wake of...
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Joe Biden's Policies and QAnon Fallout Could See Proliferation of Militia Groups

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Groups such as the Oath Keepers will see the new president as a threat and extreme conspiracy theorists may take up violence, experts tell Newsweek.
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7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College...
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Homicides, shootings in Philadelphia already surpassing last year's record pace

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Twenty-one days into the new year and already Philadelphia is ahead of last year's record pace in homicides and shootings.
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Sen. Chuck Grassley Calls on Joe Biden to Condemn 'Violence/Looting/Arson' in Oregon

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"I'm waiting for Pres Biden to condemn violence/looting/arson last two days in Oregon & Washington state," Sen. Chuck Grassley tweeted on Thursday.
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Man held without bond for threatening inauguration violence

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

An Illinois man was ordered held without bond Thursday for allegedly threatening the lives of President Joe Biden and other Democrats before this week's inauguration.
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Democrats ask ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - Seven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley “to fully...
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Biden won't stop them, and neither will cops, until Portland is burned down

Biden won't stop them, and neither will cops, until Portland is burned down

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

The nation's capital was hard to recognize on Inauguration Day this year. In response to the Capitol Hill siege on Jan. 6, thousands of police and National Guard troops were...
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9-Year-Old Girl Dies After Shot In Head By 5-Year-Old Inside Philadelphia Home, Police Say

13 hours ago   |   CBS

PHILADELPHIA - A 9-year-old girl was shot in the head and killed by a 5-year-old inside of a house in North Philadelphia Wednesday, police say. Police are now investigating...
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Former Suffolk prosecutor held without bail on rape charge

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A longtime criminal defense attorney and former Suffolk County prosecutor with a history of sexual assault allegations against him was held without bail Thursday on a new rape...
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7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

During a Thursday hearing, Pete Buttigieg suggested that the Department of Transportation could help in rebuilding the economy. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - causing the comedian, for a second time, to nix scheduled shows because of the bug. Chappelle has not yet... Read more ...

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders on Friday aimed at fighting hunger, protecting American workers and providing economic relief to families whose jobs and... Read more ...

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in no hurry for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump to begin. He's told Democrats he wants the trial to begin... Read more ...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has died after a battle with cancer

Country music singer Randy Parton, brother to Dolly Parton, has died after a battle with cancer. Read more ...

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a trade to send troubled forward Kevin Porter Jr. to the Houston Rockets for a future draft pick, a person familiar with the... Read more ...

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

President Joe Biden has revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians rejected as political propaganda. Read more ...