Capitol police officers were ordered to not use most aggressive crowd-control tactics against January 6 mob, watchdog report reveals

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Capitol police were told not to use powerful crowd-control tactics during the January 6 riots. "Heavier, less-lethal weapons were not used that day because of orders from leadership," a watchdog report revealed. The order was given despite an intel report detailing potential violence at the Capitol. See more stories on Insider's busine...
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Nancy Pelosi says she will 'never forgive' the Capitol rioters for the 'trauma' they caused Congressional staff and members

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi answered a range of questions including comments on a recent flap with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more progressive members of the House Democratic caucus. Win McNamee/Getty Images Nancy Pelosi reflected on the January 6 Capitol insurrection in a new USA Today interview Tuesday. The Speaker of the House said she ...
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Mass killing in Myanmar has 'clear echoes of Syria,' UN human rights commissioner warns. The parallels are eerie.

A protester makes a three-finger salute as others march on February 07, 2021 in Yangon, Myanmar. Getty Images Myanmar has "clear echoes of Syria in 2011," UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Tuesday. The military in Myanmar overthrow the democratically elected government in February. It has killed hundreds of pro-democracy protesters in the weeks since. See more stories on Insider's business page. Myanmar is on the verge of a "full-blown conflict," a top United...
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Madonna buys The Weeknd’s Hidden Hills home for $19.3 million

The Weeknd has sold his Hidden Hills compound for $19.3 million, and the buyer, according to, is the “Queen of Pop.” Madonna, 62, reportedly snapped up the 12,547-square-foot estate last week for about 23% less than the $24.995 million originally sought by the “Blinding Lights” singer in June 2020. The ask dropped to $21.995 million in December. Set on nearly 3 acres, the gated property includes a seven-bedroom main residence, a two-bedroom guest house and a full basketball court that “...
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Cooking the Books podcast: How to financially prepare for a career break

OPINION: Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to make a career break financially possible. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to the Cooking the Books podcast here... [Author: [email protected]]
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Emerald Foods acquired by Graeme and Harry Hart's FMCG brand Walter & Wild

Hart family food business Walter & Wild has bought Emerald Foods Group for an undisclosed amount.The business, jointly owned by rich listers Graeme and Harry Hart, will bring premium ice cream brands New Zealand Natural, Killinchy... [Author: [email protected]]
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Weigh day: 'Embarrassing' - Air NZ weighs its passengers

Passengers on Air New Zealand flights were today asked to submit to having more than their luggage weighed before take-off.Travellers were told that they needed to have themselves weighed as well.Broadcaster Hilary Barry shared... [Author: [email protected]]
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OCR on hold at 0.25 pc - Reserve Bank still prepared to cut if required

The Reserve Bank has left the official cash rate on hold at 0.25 per cent and said it is still prepared to go lower if required.In a Monetary Policy Review today Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said the global economic outlook... [Author: [email protected]]
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Stay Confident When Your Confidence is Shaken

We share 4 ways to stay confident in 4 situations that you will likely face, that can shake your confidence. Click the player to listen the The BIGG Success Show podcast episode #1054. Here’s a summary of the discussion… Entrepreneurs, and those who have the entrepreneurial spirit in their career, need confidence. Without it, you […] The post Stay Confident When Your Confidence is Shaken appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
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What Are The Motives Behind Using Sales Forecast?

Successful businesses rely heavily on the predictions of this method to estimate the best outcome. Read this article to know more.
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How to watch NASA astronaut Kate Rubins return to Earth this week

After 185 days aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and her two Russian counterparts will return to Earth this week.
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Prosecutors say Oath Keepers likely stored January 6 weapons at suburban Virginia hotel

Jessica Marie Watkins (2nd from L) and Donovan Ray Crowl (Center), both from Ohio, march down the east front steps of the U.S. Capitol with the Oath Keepers militia group among supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Both have since been indicted by federal authorities for their roles in the siege on the U.S. Capitol. Picture taken January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo Prosecutors say alleged Oath Keepers stored weapons in a "quick reaction f...
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What One Leadership Concept Is Overlooked Too Often?

Some years ago an online friend of mine talked about having gone to the gym. While there, this guy came in wearing very strong cologne. She said it made her gag and that she didn’t understand why he was wearing so much. Enokson via Compfight I knew the answer, even if I’d never gone that […]
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NASA is looking for people for a spaceflight simulation study

To learn more about the impact of long space missions on humans, NASA is organizing an Earth-based simulation test involving eight months of isolation.
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FTC forms group to streamline antitrust rulemaking

The Biden administration might be setting the stage to crack down on the nation’s largest corporations, which have garnered mounting scrutiny among lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
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Ted Cruz put a signed copy of John Boehner's book in the fireplace after 'some smart-a--' dropped it off in his office

John Boehner condemns Sen. Ted Cruz on CBS News. Screenshot/CBS News John Boehner has been skewering Ted Cruz in publicity for his forthcoming memoir. The Texas lawmaker got his revenge after a signed copy of the book was left in his office on Tuesday. He tweeted a photo of Boehner's memoir in the fireplace; its "appropriate place" according to Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz apparently didn't take too kindly to being called a "reckless a--hole"...
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How Can You Unlock More From Your Career?

No matter what applies to your situation, there are some different ways that you can strive to unlock more from your career, irrespective of what field you work in or your current work status at present.
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Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen: All seasonal and weekly challenges

Destiny 2's Season of the Chosen has a long list of challenges that award weapons, XP, and more. Here are the weekly and seasonal challenges.
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Amazon dropped the new Echo Show 10 price by $50 today!

The additional benefit here is that this technology turns the Echo Show 10 into a kind of security camera.
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2degrees names 5G upgrade partner

2degrees has named its primary technology partner for its 5G mobile network upgrade: Ericsson.The Swedish company will provide both the radio access network or "edge" (celltower components) and core (brains) of 2degrees' 5G network... [Author: [email protected]]
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Matt Gaetz's indicted associate Joel Greenberg has been cooperating against him since last year, report says

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is seen during a break in the House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Joel Greenberg has been cooperating against Rep. Matt Gaetz since last year, NYT reported. Greenberg reportedly told investigators that he and Gaetz had interactions with women who were given cash or gifts in exchange for sex. Gaetz has been...
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Don't start doubting the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines - after 185 million doses, there are no red flags about blood clots

A nurse prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy's Hospital in London on December 8, 2020. AP Photo/Frank Augstein US regulators on Tuesday recommended an immediate pause in Johnson & Johnson's vaccine rollout. The CDC is investigating a possible association between the shot and six cases of rare blood clots. Medical experts said the same concerns do not apply to Pfizer's and Moderna's shots. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the fir...
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Amazon's AI-powered cameras are a double-edged sword that could make drivers safer, but also force the company to sacrifice productivity, a transportation expert says

Amazon's drivers must meet demanding productivity quotas as high as 300 packages per day, which drivers say require them to cut corners. Tom Williams/Getty Images Amazon is using AI-powered cameras to monitor its drivers, claiming the new tech will make them safer. But drivers have complained about privacy and keeping up with Amazon's demanding quotas. AI-powered cameras could help - but only if Amazon prioritizes safety over productivity, an expert told Insider. See more stories o...
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SpaceX Will Pass Total Space Shuttle Launches in 2021

SpaceX has had 114 successful space launches out of 116 attempts and they have had 10 successful launches so far in 2021. The Space Shuttle had 135 missions. SpaceX should surpass the Space Shuttle... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The best monitors for 2021

Not all monitors are created equal, and not every monitor is suited to everyone. But if you're looking for the best, we've chosen the models you should see.
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'I saved my firm by turning my weakness into a strength'

Entrepreneur George James thought clients would be put off by his youth but turned his weakness into a strength.
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W Galen Weston, Canadian retail tycoon behind Primark and Selfridges, dies at 80

UK-born billionaire forged empire spanning luxury stores such as Fortnum & Mason and food brands including Twinings and Loblaws in CanadaW Galen Weston, the patriarch of one of Canada’s wealthiest families and a retail titan, has died aged 80.Weston was the third generation of his family to lead George Weston Limited, an already-prosperous retail empire founded by his grandfather, which he expanded significantly. Continue reading...
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Samsung’s next Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled for April 28

Samsung has announced its third Galaxy Unpacked event of 2021 so far, this one scheduled to stream online on April 28.
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Samsung announces another Galaxy Unpacked event, scheduled for April 28

Samsung has announced its third Galaxy Unpacked event of 2021 so far, this one scheduled to stream online on April 28.
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