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Former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark, who pushed baseless election fraud claims, expected to testify before January 6 committee

Former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark, who pushed baseless election fraud claims, expected to testify before January 6 committee

The House select committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection is planning for former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark to testify next Friday — teeing him up to be the first Trump administration official to comply with a subpoena for an interview with the panel, two sources familiar with the committee’s inquiry told CNN. Clark’s testimony…MORE

What comes next now that the House has referred Steve Bannon to the Justice Department
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What comes next now that the House has referred Steve Bannon to the Justice Department

The criminal contempt referral from the House of Representatives against right-wing agitator Steve Bannon landed at the DC US Attorney’s Office on Thursday with unusual fanfare, setting off potentially weeks of legal decision-making at the Justice Department. The House’s vote 229-202 vote Thursday to hold Bannon in contempt for defying its January 6 committees’ subpoenas…MORE

US recorded more than 1.6 million southern border arrests last year, highest on record
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US recorded more than 1.6 million southern border arrests last year, highest on record

US Border Patrol made nearly 1.66 million arrests for unlawful crossings on the US-Mexico border over the past year, the highest annual number of apprehensions on record, according to year-end data released by the agency Friday. In September, the border agency made 185,515 arrests, bringing the total to 1,659,206 during fiscal year 2021, which runs…MORE

South Carolina authorities release 911 calls made after Alex Murdaugh shooting
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South Carolina authorities release 911 calls made after Alex Murdaugh shooting

State police in South Carolina on Friday released audio recording of the 911 calls made after embattled attorney Alex Murdaugh was shot on a roadway September 4 in what authorities allege was a failed insurance fraud scheme. The recordings released by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) include two calls made by Murdaugh himself…MORE

US Rep. Glenn Thompson tests positive for Covid-19 and is being treated at Walter Reed hospital
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US Rep. Glenn Thompson tests positive for Covid-19 and is being treated at Walter Reed hospital

Rep. Glenn Thompson has tested positive for Covid-19, according to a statement released on Twitter, and is being treated at Walter Reed “out of an abundance of caution.” The statement notes that the Pennsylvania Republican began experiencing “cold-like symptoms and was promptly tested for COVID-19” on Friday afternoon, and that he is vaccinated. Thompson, who…MORE

The moment domesticated horses changed the course of human history is now revealed

The moment domesticated horses changed the course of human history is now revealed

The domestication of horses changed the course of human history, but scientists have tried for years to figure out when and where this crucial event happened. Now, evidence from a new study using DNA analysis suggests horses were first domesticated 4,200 years ago in the steppes of the Black Sea region, part of modern-day Russia,…MORE

White House says Biden drove by the border in 2008
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White House says Biden drove by the border in 2008

President Joe Biden drove by the US-Mexico border more than a decade ago, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Friday — one day after the President said he knows the border “well.” “He did drive through the border when he was on the campaign trail in 2008. And he is certainly familiar with…MORE

SkyWest cancels and delays thousands of flights
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SkyWest cancels and delays thousands of flights

SkyWest, a regional airline that operates flights for several major US carriers, has canceled and delayed thousands of flights over the past two days. The airline explained that it experienced an “operational disruption” on Thursday, and that the cancellations and delays cascaded into Friday because it had to get “crew and aircraft into position.” According…MORE

McAuliffe dismissed Northam yearbook photo as youthful mistake at 2019 event months after calling it racist ‘at any age’
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McAuliffe dismissed Northam yearbook photo as youthful mistake at 2019 event months after calling it racist ‘at any age’

After publicly condemning Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s decades-old racist yearbook photo in February 2019 as “racist, unacceptable and inexcusable at any age,” Terry McAuliffe, who is now running to succeed Northam, struck a different tone just a few months later, dismissing the photo as a youthful mistake — and even denying it was Northam in…MORE

NASA’s Artemis I mission to the moon has been delayed
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NASA’s Artemis I mission to the moon has been delayed

The launch of Artemis I, an uncrewed mission serving as the first step of NASA’s ambitious program to return humans to the moon, has been delayed until at least February, according to the agency. The mission was originally scheduled to launch in November, but delays due to the pandemic, storms like Hurrican Ida and other…MORE

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