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Residents flee Islamist insurgent attack on town in northeast Nigeria

Reuters
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Government troops and several hundred residents have been forced to flee after Islamist insurgents overran a town in northeast Nigeria in an attack claimed by Islamic State, security sources said on Saturday. Friday’s assault on Marte, which lies on Lake Chad in Borno state, came just......

Concerns of more domestic terror attacks after Capitol Hill assault

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. intelligence is concerned over the possibility of more domestic terror attacks, especially during the upcoming Biden inauguration. Catherine Herridge reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Reflecting on the history and significance of presidential inaugurations

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here For the first time in 152 years, the incoming and departing presidents won’t be together during an inauguration. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett reflects on the crucial role presidential inaugurations have in the stability of our nation.......

Washington, D.C. fortifies security ahead of Biden inauguration

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The nation’s capital is on lockdown as it prepares for the upcoming Biden inauguration. Kris Van Cleave reports on the unprecedented enhancement of security for an inauguration. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

House probes security and intelligence failures in deadly U.S. Capitol attack

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A member of the National Guard mounts guard near the U.S. Capitol building, as the House of Representatives debates impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump a week after his supporters stormed the Capitol building in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2021. Brandon......

An attack on America that’s divided Congress — and a nation

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mike Lillis and Scott Wong On the evening of Sept. 11, 2001, just hours after terrorists attacked the United States, scores of lawmakers from both parties gathered on the Capitol’s East Steps for an outward show of national solidarity......

Washington Post: Capitol Police intelligence report warned of violence targeting ‘Congress itself’ three days before attack

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Supporters of the current president see January 6, 2021, as the last opportunity to overturn the results of the presidential election,” the memo reads, according to the Post. “This sense of desperation and disappointment may lead to more of......

U.S. health secretary Azar resigns, cites Capitol attack: CNN

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week’s attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday. (This story removes Friday as day of resignation.) Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham Source – For more click here To Return to the......

U.S. health secretary Azar resigns, cites Capitol attack: CNN

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week’s attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday. (This story removes Friday as day of resignation.) Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham Source – For more click here To Return to the......

U.S. health secretary Azar resigns, cites Capitol attack: CNN

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week’s attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday. (This story removes Friday as day of resignation.) Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham Source – For more click here To Return to the......

Trump falsehoods led to Capitol attack. Don’t feed them: Collins & Shaheen

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Sen. Susan Collins On Aug. 24, 1814, the British seized control of the U.S. Capitol in an effort to overthrow the American government. What we witnessed last week — 207 years later — at the hands of American......

Trump urges

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In a video posted on social media Wednesday, President Trump did not acknowledge the U.S. House’s historic impeachment vote against him. But after facing condemnation from members of his own party, the president did condemn last week’s riot at......

Trump Impeached For Second Time, Capitol Attack Intelligence, Arizona Vaccinations : Up First

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NPR Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. The upcoming Senate trial won’t start until Joe Biden is inaugurated. What will it mean for Biden’s agenda? FBI officials discovered specific threats against members of Congress leading up to the January 6 attack on the Capitol. But......

House to impeach Trump for inciting Capitol attack as more Republicans get on board

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump, a man hyperaware of his achievements and place in history, will add a......

Trump’s 5-year disinformation war led to the deadly Capitol attack

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Cindy L. Otis Social media and financial platforms are taking unprecedented action after last week’s violent siege on the Capitol building, which was openly planned and promoted online. However, the reality we must contend with is that......

Mikie Sherrill says unidentified lawmakers led ‘reconnaissance’ tours ahead of Capitol attack

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J. leaves a House Democratic Caucus meeting. | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that she witnessed colleagues escorting people through the Capitol on Jan. 5 for what she described as “reconnaissance” ahead......

Trump’s EPA launches surprise attack on Biden’s climate rules

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Environmentalists quickly condemned the rule — first reported by POLITICO — as a parting gift to polluters. “EPA is perverting the Clean Air Act to ensure that no industry other than the power sector ever has to cut its climate......

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