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From a Small Rural Schoolhouse, One Teacher Challenged Nativist Attacks Against Immigration

Smithsonian
Just over a century ago, on May 25, 1920, Robert Meyer sat in a one-room church schoolhouse near Hampton, Nebraska, teaching 10-year-olds how to speak German by speaking the language himself. As Meyer lectured, he noticed a shadow pass by the sunlight doorway. It was the county attorney, who was......

‘Hate in their heart’: Lawmakers fear more violence after Capitol attacks

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here House Democrats, dozens of whom were locked inside the chamber as mobs descended, held a security call Monday evening with the acting chief of Capitol Police and the acting House Sergeant-at-Arms to discuss ways to further improve safety measures. The......

Fears of new attacks after pro-Trump rioters breach Capitol

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Law enforcement in Washington, D.C., is on high alert after a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol. CBS News has learned that some of the rioters involved in Wednesday’s attack have remained in the area and law enforcement are......

Israel may try to provoke war with attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq – Iran’s Zarif

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday accused Israel of trying to provoke a war by planning attacks on U.S. forces in......

Trump attacks No. 2 Senate Republican as the President turns on allies in his final days in office

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Trump, back at the White House after his Mar-a-Lago holiday with no public events on his schedule, attacked Sen. John Thune, a South Dakotan who is the No. 2 Senate Republican, in an afternoon tweet on New Year’s Day.......

Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Two American B-52 bombers flew another show-of-force mission in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a week after President Trump warned Iran that he would hold it accountable “if one American is killed” in rocket attacks in Iraq that the administration and military officials blamed on Tehran. The warplanes’......

Trump Warns Iran of Retaliation After Attacks on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump warned Iran on Wednesday that he would hold it accountable “if one American is killed” in rocket attacks in Iraq that the Trump administration and military officials blamed on Tehran. In a Twitter post that came after a meeting with senior officials at the White House,......

Face The Nation: Ricks, Mandia, Daly

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Missed the second half of the show? The latest on covid-19 vaccine and antibody treatment, cyber security attacks and the economic aid for the coronavirus relief bill. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

The latest attacks on Raphael Warnock take a key phrase out of context.

New York Times
Senator Kelly Loeffler’s fervid campaign against her Democratic challenger in Georgia, the Rev. Raphael Warnock, has employed a new deceptive tactic, casting Mr. Warnock, a Baptist preacher, as un-American by falsely attributing a controversial comment to him that was made by the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. Her attack has......

Pandemic Delays Start of 9/11 Trial Past 20th Anniversary of Attacks

New York Times
This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The military judge overseeing the Sept. 11 case at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba delayed litigation deadlines again on Friday, postponing the start of the trial of the accused mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four accused co-conspirators until......

More Hacking Attacks Found as Officials Warn of ‘Grave Risk’ to U.S. Government

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Federal officials issued an urgent warning on Thursday that hackers who were working for a foreign government and penetrated deep into government systems had used a wider variety of techniques in their cyberoffensive — and they warned that the hacking was “a grave risk to the federal government.”......

French Court Finds 14 People Guilty of Aiding Charlie Hebdo and Anti-Semitic Attacks

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here PARIS — A French court on Wednesday found all 14 defendants guilty in a landmark trial for the terrorist attacks that killed 17 people in January 2015, including 10 staff members of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that......

Charlie Hebdo: Fourteen guilty in 2015 Paris terror attacks trial

BBC
Mohamed Belhoucine, a close friend of Coulibaly, was also tried in absentia and given life in jail. He was accused of giving the killer the most significant operational support as well as acting as his religious mentor. His younger brother, Mehdi, also stood trial in absentia for helping Hayat Boumeddiene......

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