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Instagram influencers among first to get COVID-19 vaccine in Indonesia
These social media influencers really know how to get their shot. Popular Instagram users in Indonesia were among the first in line to get the coronavirus vaccine in the country last week — but the effort seemed to backfire when one celeb was spotted partying hours after being injected. President Joko Widodo kicked off the...
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University of Kentucky senior charged over alleged Capitol riot role
A University of Kentucky senior has reportedly been charged with entering the Capitol during the riot after allegedly outing herself with her own social media posts. In one post to her since-deleted Instagram account, Gracyn Courtright, of West Virginia, wrote “Infamy is just as good as fame,” either on Jan. 6 — the day of...
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Armed demonstrations unfold in statehouses ahead of Inauguration Day
Armed demonstrators assembled outside the capitols of several states on Sunday, as all 50 states and Washington, DC braced for possible violence ahead of Inauguration Day — but the events were muted and devoid of violence. In Columbus, Ohio, about 50 supporters of President Trump — some bearing assault rifles and other firearms — escorted...
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NY nurse who was first to get COVID vax to be featured in Biden inauguration
The New York nurse who was the first in the US to receive the COVID-19 vaccine will be featured during President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day programing. Sandra Lindsay, an ICU nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, is among several “everyday Americans” set to be highlighted in a prime-time TV special on Jan. 20. “#InaugurationDay...
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Heavily armed Virginia man arrested near US Capitol
An armed Virginia man is the third person arrested near the US Capitol in three days as law enforcement fortifies the area for Inauguration Day. Guy Berry, 22, was arrested Sunday afternoon for carrying a pistol without a license and possessing a large capacity ammunition feeding device and unregistered ammunition, according to WJLA. The firearm...
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FBI has trail of 140,000 images of selfie-loving Capitol siege suspects
Selfie-snapping Capitol rioters left investigators a treasure trove of evidence — at least 140,000 pictures and videos taken during the deadly Jan. 6 siege, according to federal prosecutors. The mass of digital evidence from media reports, live-streams and social media posts has been crucial to the FBI by Friday having identified more than 275 suspects,...
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Fauci warns of ‘more ominous’ strains of COVID-19 from Brazil, South Africa
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday warned that “more ominous” strains of COVID-19 have emerged out of South Africa and Brazil. The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said they’re looking “very carefully” at the two new mutant variants in addition to another highly-contagious one that was first detected in the United Kingdom....
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Loews Hotels backs out of fundraiser for GOP Sen. Josh Hawley over election stance
The fallout against Sen. Josh Hawley for backing a bid to contest the Electoral College results in Congress continues as a prominent hotel chain backed out of a fundraiser in Florida for the Missouri Republican, according to a report.
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AOC disagrees with Biden’s ‘optimistic’ view of GOP
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she disagrees with President-elect Biden on his “optimistic” view of the GOP.  “This is one area where I believe that there’s kind of a track record of some slight disagreement between the president-elect and myself, and I say that, you know – this is it, it’s not a fight – it’s just a disagreement,” the...
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Emily Hernandez charged for posing with Nancy Pelosi’s nameplate during Capitol riot
Federal authorities have charged a Missouri woman with storming the U.S. Capitol and posing with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s wooden nameplate during the Jan. 6 riot. At least three tipsters identified Emily Hernandez from Sullivan, Missouri, to the FBI as the woman seen in videos and photos holding Pelosi’s wooden sign inside the Capitol on...
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Aftershocks shake Indonesia as earthquake death toll rises to 46
Rescuers combed through the rubble of crumbling buildings in Mamuju, Indonesia, searching for survivors of a 6.2-magnitude earthquake, as strong aftershocks shook the region. So far 46 deaths and more than 820 injuries are attributed to the quake, which was centered just south of the city of about 110,000 people in West Sulawesi province early...
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Kellyanne Conway loyally defends Trump’s legacy against Bill Maher’s jabs
Kellyanne Conway is sticking up for President Trump in the wake of last week’s violence on Capitol Hill, telling “Real Time” host Bill Maher that “his legacy … will survive.” “Those marauders and murderers insult, not represent, the Trump movement,” Conway told Maher Friday on his HBO talk show. “That 74 million is not a...
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Amazon’s plan for Hamptons hub worries swanky East End residents
Amazon intends to open a mammoth warehouse at a Hamptons airport, a project that isn't landing well with residents on the tony east end of Long Island.
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Man arrested for shooting at people inside his stolen car
A Wisconsin man was arrested after tracking down his stolen car and then shooting at the people in it, according to police. The unnamed 30-year-old man found his previously stolen car this week at a check cashing depot. He confronted the people in his car, but fled to another car after the driver of his...
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Viral video of Kamala Harris’ socks gets over 10M views on TikTok
Vice President-elect Harris — and her socks — are going viral on TikTok after Harris' niece Meena shared a short video of her aunt.
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London blanketed by snow as Britain braces for arctic blast
Brits pride themselves on being hardy sorts — and they need to be as they face digging out from snow for the next couple of weeks. London was blitzed by 4 inches Saturday and could get much more through the end of January, the Sun reported, citing the government’s weather service. Farther north, though, the...
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Dustin Higgs becomes 13th and final inmate executed under Trump
Another federal death row inmate in Indiana was executed early Saturday — marking final execution under the Trump administration, and the 13th since July. Dustin John Higgs, convicted of ordering the murders of three women in Maryland in 1996, received a lethal injection and was pronounced dead shortly after 1 a.m. at the federal prison...
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Recognize this cop basher? DC police release photos of suspect in Capitol riot
Authorities in Washington, DC are asking the public’s help in finding the suspect accused of crushing a police officer against a door during the violent riot at the US Capitol last week. The Metropolitan Police Department tweeted new photos Friday night photos showing the suspect appearing to be a white male wearing glasses. Metropolitan Police...
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