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‘Fighting Rece Davises’ label fires up Wildcats

ESPN
Northwestern found an unusual rallying cry this week that the Wildcats said helped power them to a 17-7 win over No. 10 Wisconsin, running off the field calling themselves the “Fighting Rece Davises.” The source of the moniker was a comment on Tuesday’s College Football Playoff Top 25 show on......

Trump fires top cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump announced on Twitter on Tuesday night that he was firing top cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs, whose agency recently issued a statement that the 2020 presidential election was secure. Until now, Krebs was the director of the Cybersecurity......

Trump fires head of U.S. cybersecurity agency as campaign continues legal challenges

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The president fired the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, claiming election fraud as he continues to dispute the results of the presidential election. Meanwhile, his campaign lost a legal challenge in Pennsylvania. Major Garrett discusses on......

Trump fires top cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump announced on Twitter on Tuesday night that he was firing top cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs, whose agency recently issued a statement that the 2020 presidential election was secure. Until now, Krebs was the director of the Cybersecurity and......

Trump Fires Christopher Krebs, Official Who Disputed Election Fraud Claims

New York Times
The refusal by Mr. Krebs and his agency to back up the president’s claims put him on a list of disloyal officials, Mr. Krebs believed, that included Mark T. Esper, who was fired as secretary of defense shortly after the election; Christopher A. Wray, the F.B.I. director; and Gina Haspel,......

Trump fires director of Homeland Security agency who had rejected President’s election conspiracy theories

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “The recent statement by Chris Krebs on the security of the 2020 Election was highly inaccurate, in that there were massive improprieties and fraud,” Trump said in a tweet that also repeated other baseless conspiracy theories about the election......

Fire kills 10 at Romanian COVID-19 hospital

Reuters
BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Ten people died on Saturday in a fire at a Romanian hospital treating coronavirus patients, the country’s agency for emergency situations (ISU) said. The blaze broke out in the intensive care unit of the Piatra Neamt county hospital and spread to an adjoining room. It was unclear......

Florida school board fires principal who wouldn’t call Holocaust ‘factual’ a second time

TheHill
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo A Florida school board this week voted unanimously to fire a high school principal for the second time over his refusal to acknowledge the Holocaust as a “factual, historical event” in a 2018 email to a student’s......

Barr Authorizes Probes Into Voter Fraud, Trump Fires Esper, ACA Before Supreme Court : Up First

NPR
NPR There’s still no evidence of widespread voter fraud in this year’s presidential election, but Attorney General William Barr has told prosecutors they’re free to look for it. The DOJ’s top election crimes official responded by quitting in protest. In a tweet, President Trump wrote that Defense Secretary Mark Esper......

Trump fires Secretary of Defense Mark Esper

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump has fired Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. Christopher Miller, the head of the National Counterterrorism Center, has been named as acting secretary. Ben Tracy reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

Trump fires Esper as defense secretary 6 days after election

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Trump fired Secretary of Defense Mark Esper over Twitter on Monday, installing the head of the National Counterterrorism Center as acting secretary less than a week after the election. “I am pleased to announce that Christopher......

Trump fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper, the first in an expected purge

LA_Times
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Molly O’Toole President Trump touted the military brass he surrounded himself with in his first term, calling them “my generals,” but distanced himself from Defense Secretary Mark Esper, a veteran whose yes-man mentality the president derided, calling him “Yesper.”......

FirstEnergy Fires CEO Chuck Jones for Violating Company Policy and Code of Ethics as Two Plead Guilty in HB6 Case

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click to enlarge FirstEnergy, a company which has been in the news here and there lately, announced today that CEO Chuck Jones and two other executives have been fired effective immediately for violating company policy and its code of ethics. FirstEnergy, of course, is Company A in the ongoing federal......

Campaigns Heat Up, New Covid Highs, Colorado Fires : Up First

NPR
NPR The presidential candidates hit the road again, with Joe Biden bashing President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus. Positive Covid-19 cases hit record highs as cases surge in the Midwest due to community transmission. The largest Colorado fires in the state’s history burn just ten miles from......

Trump administration rejects disaster declaration for California wildfires

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration has rejected a disaster declaration request over rampant wildfires that scorched California last month. A spokesperson for the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CA OES) confirmed the development to CBS News. “Confirming that the request for......

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