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Fact Check: Did Marjorie Taylor Greene Perpetuate Parkland Shooting Conspiracy Theory?
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has been outspoken about her support for fake conspiracies regarding election fraud and 9/11. She is being called on to resign after some social media posts resurfaced.
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Capitol Police Union Reveals Cops Suffered 'Brain Injuries,' Loss of Eye After Pro-Trump Riot
"The officers are angry, and I don't blame them The entire executive team failed us, and they must be held accountable. Their inaction cost lives," the union's chairman wrote.
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Fact Check: Did Facebook, Twitter Ban Holocaust Denial Posts?
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Anti-Defamation League issued a report critiquing the efforts of certain social media platforms in their responses to Holocaust denial content.
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50 Car Companies That No Longer Exist
Since the beginning of the 20th century, the automobile industry has been one filled with innovation — though some car makers might have thought too far outside of the box.
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A Look Inside the 'WallStreetBets' Subreddit Behind the GameStop Stock Boom
Positing themselves as virtual "Wolves of Wall Street," the users on r/WallStreetBets are celebrating their success in driving up the value of GameStop's stock.
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Petition Seeks to Remove Biden's Sign Language Interpreter for Being a 'Notorious Trump Supporter'
American Sign Language interpreter Heather Mewshaw, who provided translations for Monday's press briefing at the White House, has been seen in online videos appearing to support former President Donald Trump.
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Michigan GOP Threatens to Withhold $2.1B in School Funds to Get Whitmer to Cede Pandemic Power
Republicans on the Michigan House Appropriations Committee are bargaining with school funding to pressure Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to give up power over the state's COVID-19 response.
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Joe Biden Launches Major Lobbying Campaign to Build Support for $1.9T Stimulus Package
Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress want more money and programs, but GOP lawmakers have balked at the legislation's massive price tag.
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Bitcoin May Trump the Dollar as Hedge Against Inflation
Bitcoin appears to be a good hedge against inflation because, unlike government-issued fiat currencies such as the U.S. dollar, the British pound, and the euro, supply of the crypto-currency is limited—and typically, limited supply coupled with strong demand drives the price higher.
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San Francisco Mayor London Breed Criticizes School Board's COVID Plan As They Rename 44 Schools
"What I cannot understand is why the school board is advancing a plan to have all these schools renamed by April, when there isn't a plan to have our kids back in the classroom by then," Breed said, after the board voted to rename dozens of schools with racist or offensive connotations.
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Biden May Only Have Four Weeks To Revive Iran Deal | Opinion
The political clock in Iran is ticking back fast, and the damage done by the previous American administration is on the cusp of being irreparable.
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Biden Just Tore Up Trump's Blank Check to Saudi Arabia | Opinion
The Kingdom is used to getting the benefit of the doubt in Washington. Not anymore.
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Biden Admin. Takes 'Essential Step' in Altering Trump-Era Immigration Policy
James McHenry was named the EOIR's acting chief in 2017, and was appointed permanent director the next year. He led a number of initiatives that many immigration advocates criticized, such attempting to limit asylum standards and urging immigration judges to close cases quickly.
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Fact Check: Does Joe Biden's Executive Order Ban Fracking?
As part of his plan to prioritize actions to combat climate change, President Biden issued a new executive order aimed at oil and gas drilling.
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The 10 Best Apple HomeKit Gadgets to Upgrade Your Smart Home
Start with these 10 Apple HomeKit smart home devices to access your gadgets with Siri and automate your smart home.
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Fund Meant for Vaccine Research Misused at Least $14.5M for Unrelated Expenses for Almost a Decade
"I am deeply concerned about [the] apparent misuse of millions of dollars in funds meant for public health emergencies like the one our country is currently facing with the COVID-19 pandemic," special counsel Henry Kerner wrote.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims Las Vegas Shooting Was Plotted by Anti-Gun Lobbyists in Resurfaced Video
The U.S. Representative from Georgia, a conservative Republican, gun rights proponent and prominent conspiracy theorist, suggested the deadly 2017 shooting occurred as part of a wider effort to strip people of Second Amendment protections.
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CEO Makes $500k Off GameStop Stock Run, Donates It to Barstool Fund for Businesses
Chamath Palihapitiya, the CEO for Social Capital, announced the donation during a Wednesday appearance on CNBC's "Halftime Report."
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Iran Threatens to Take Out Tel Aviv if Israel Follows Through With New Military Plans
"If even the slightest mistake is made, we will level Haifa and Tel Aviv in the shortest possible time," Iranian Armed Forces spokesperson Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi said in response to threats by Israeli Lieutenant-General Aviv Kochavi.
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Davos Gives a Pass to Xi Jinping's Hypocrisy | Opinion
Be under no illusion: communist China is the biggest threat to our way of life in the West. The Davos crowd is simply too blind to see it.
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GOP Senator Marsha Blackburn Criticizes Biden for Signing So Many Executive Orders
Of all the executive orders Biden has signed during his first week in office, a third have been reversals of Trump-era policies.
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Powerball Drawing For 01/27/21, Wednesday Jackpot is $20 Million
More than 50 Powerball players have each won at least $1 million over the last two drawings, including 44 last Saturday night. Tonight's drawing is at 11 p.m. ET.
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'Fortnite' AFL Community Battles Tournament Starts - What It Is and How to Join
"Fortnite" has a new Community Battles tournament for fans of the Australian Football League. Looking for an opportunity to win some free V-Bucks or an exclusive spray? Here's the full rundown.
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Florida Man Charged With Election Interference by Spreading Disinformation, Usually Via Memes
"There is no place in public discourse for lies and misinformation to defraud citizens of their right to vote," the acting U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York said.
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'Pokémon Go' Entei Raid: Counters and Everything You Need to Know
Legendary and highly-coveted Pokémon can be found in Raids during the current Johto Celebration event.
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Man Who Allegedly Wanted to Attack Democrats to Keep Trump in Office Faces 10 Years in Prison
Ian Rogers was allegedly willing to "go to war" to keep Trump in office and was found in possession of 49 firearms, five pipe bombs and materials that could be used to manufacture destructive devices.
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Italian Doctor Charged With Murder, Accused of Drugging COVID Patients for Bed Space
Dr. Carlo Mosca, who was the head of the emergency department at Montichiari Hospital in Brescia, Italy, was arrested this week on accusations of killing at least two patients and tampering with their medical records in order to free up bed space for new patients.
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Russia's Vladimir Putin Says Worldwide Tensions Might Worsen Due to COVID Pandemic
"The coronavirus pandemic has become a major challenge to mankind, and it has accelerated structural changes, the preconditions for which were already in place," Putin said during a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
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Take it From a Millionaire: America's Future Hinges on a Decent Minimum Wage | Opinion
A national $15 dollar minimum wage isn't just the right thing to do by our workers, it's also a pro-business policy.
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Tampa Airport Hit By Tornado, Damaging Planes and Grounding Flights For Two Hours
Aircraft suffered the worst of a tornado in Leon County, Florida, and responders are on the ground inspecting for potential damages.
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