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Liz Cheney flips Trump's insult on him, tweeting: 'I like Republican presidents who win re-election'

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) arrives to the House chamber ahead of President Joe Biden speaking to a joint session of Congress on April 28, 2021. Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool Rep. Liz Cheney fired back at Donald Trump after he mocked her connection to George W. Bush. Cheney tweeted "I like Republican presidents who win re-election" alongside a photo of Bush. Bush will host a fundraiser next month for Cheney featuring several prominent Bush-world Republicans. See more storie...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, John Kerry, Republican, Donald Trump


The world's biggest carbon-removal plant just opened. In a year, it'll negate just 3 seconds' worth of global emissions.

"Orca," Climeworks' new facility in Iceland, can capture 4,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year. Business Wire via AP The world's biggest carbon-capture plant - which sucks carbon dioxide out of the air - just opened. A UN report says carbon capture technology is necessary if the world wants to be carbon neutral by 2050. But many experts think the tech is too expensive and not scalable in the next few decades. See more stories on Insider's business page. Framed by a backdrop of ...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Climate Change, Washington Post, Scotland, Senate, Environment, US, Trends, Global Warming, Ipcc, Ap, Fossil Fuels, House, Bill Gates


A JetBlue passenger choked a female flight attendant with his necktie and begged to be shot, report says

The unruly passenger reportedly became frustrated after a phone call didn't go through. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images A passenger on a JetBlue flight from Boston to Puerto Rico allegedly choked a flight attendant with a necktie. He yelled that he wanted to be shot while trying to break into the cockpit, CBSN Boston reported. The passenger was arrested and faced one federal charge, according to the FBI. See more stories on Insider's business page. An unruly passenger on a JetBlue ...
Tags: Transportation, News, Washington Post, Boston, Trends, Fbi, News UK, Passengers, Jetblue, Federal Aviation Administration, Puerto Rico, Jetblue Airways, SAN JUAN Puerto Rico, DOMINICK REUTER, Robert Nickelsberg Getty, CBSN Boston


Former Apple engineer says the button on iPhones asking apps not to track you is a 'dud' that gives users a 'false sense of privacy'

Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images In April, Apple rolled out a privacy feature that allows users to ask apps not to track their data. A new study found popular iPhone apps are still collecting user data - even if they're asked not to. Apple claims "what happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone." A former employee says argues that's not the case. See more stories on Insider's business page. Johnny Lin, a former Apple engineer and co-founder of the software ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, News, Privacy, Washington Post, Trends, Tim Cook, Las Vegas, App Store, The Washington Post, Boston Globe, Data Tracking, Tech Insider, Subway Surfers, Johnny Lin, Craig F Walker


A CIA station chief was recalled after claims he wasn't taking victims of the mysterious 'Havana Syndrome' seriously

The logo of the CIA. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images The CIA recalled a top agent accused of doubting "Havana Syndrome," cases, per The Washington Post. The agent headed the CIA station in Vienna, which has reported several cases, The Post said. US intelligence agencies are working to identify the cause of the mysterious illness. See more stories on Insider's business page. The head of the CIA's station in Vienna, Austria, has been recalled over claims he doubted victims of the myst...
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A Trump adviser's emails say 'election stuff' repeatedly took precedence over the president's pandemic response

Emails obtained by the House Select Subcommittee investigating the Trump White House's pandemic response have revealed how the Trump administration continually prioritized challenging the 2020 election results over their COVID-19 response. Win McNamee/Getty Images The Trump administration continually prioritized challenging the 2020 election results over responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to emails sent by Steven Hatfill, a virologist who worked on the Trump White H...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, United States, House, Arizona, Rudy, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Hatfield, Trump


Trump demands Texas Gov. Greg Abbott push for election audits, despite winning the state in 2020

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and former President Donald J. Trump attend a security briefing with state officials and law enforcement at the Weslaco Department of Public Safety DPS Headquarters before touring the US-Mexico border wall on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in Weslaco, TX. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump wants Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to add an audit of the 2020 election to a special session agenda. The former president defeated Biden in the state by 5.6 percenta...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington Post, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott


McConnell called Trump 'a fading brand' and said 'sucking up' to him 'is not a strategy that works': book

Then-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with President Donald Trump on July 20, 2020. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called former President Donald Trump a "fading brand." "Sucking up to Donald Trump is not a strategy that works," he said, according to the new book "Peril." McConnell blamed Trump for lying to Americans about the election and provoking the Capitol riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch M...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Costa, Trump, Capitol, Woodward, McConnell, Sen Lindsey Graham


Clinics in states neighboring Texas are seeing drastic increases in patients seeking an abortion

Escorts who ensure women can reach the clinic lineup as they face off protesters outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Chris Kenning/Reuters Abortion clinics in states that border Texas are seeing an influx of patients seeking the procedure. Clinics across Oklahoma, Louisiana, and New Mexico told Insider they're seeing patients from Texas. The new Texas law is believed to be driving people to seek alternative ways to obtain an abortion. See more stories o...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Planned Parenthood, Washington Post, Trends, Abortion, New Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Monmouth University, Fowler, National Abortion Federation, US Justice Department, Abortion Clinic, Oklahoma New Mexico


Ransomware victims panicked while FBI secretly held REvil decryption key (ars technica)

Enlarge / The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seen at the J. Edgar Hoover building in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) For three weeks during the REvil ransomeware attack this summer, the FBI secretly withheld the key that would have decrypted data and computers on up to 1,500 networks, including those run by hospitals, schools, and businesses. The FBI had penetrated the REvil gang’s servers to obtain the key, but after discussing it with other agencies, ...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Washington, Fbi, Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI, Andrew Harrer Bloomberg, Edgar Hoover, Tim De Chant


Uma Thurman Shares ‘Darkest Secret’ In Intense Essay On Texas Abortion Ban

The "Pulp Fiction" actor opened up in a Washington Post op-ed.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Texas Abortion Ban


Horrifying Images Of Border Agents On Horses Grabbing Haitian Migrants Spark Investigation

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. ‘This Is Not Who We Are’? The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Professional Responsibility has opened an investigation after several CBP officers were seen aggressively grabbing Haitian migrants and charging at them on horses at the border in Del Rio, Texas, the Department of Homeland Security announced . The DHS called the images “extremely troubling” and said that “the facts learned from the full investigation, which...
Tags: Texas, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Dhs, Cnn, Fbi, Arkansas, CBP, Al Jazeera, Biden, Illinois, Department Of Homeland Security, Haiti, San Antonio


Biden risks killing more civilians with drone strikes in Afghanistan as part of his 'over-the-horizon' strategy, experts warn

Ajmal Ahmadi, weeps alone in a room after members of his family were killed on Sunday, in an American drone strike that targeted and hit a vehicle in their home in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Marcus Yam/Getty Images Biden's "over-the-horizon" strategy could lead to more civilian deaths in Afghanistan, experts warn. Without a robust intelligence network on the ground, it's difficult for the US to know who it's targeting. An August 29 drone strike in Kabul killed...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, News, Obama, Washington Post, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Analysis, Afghanistan, New York Times, Amnesty International


Careful CNN Your Bias is Showing

By Larry Keane CNN’s bias is painfully obvious. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- CNN’s not even pretending to hide their antigun bias these days. Two reports over the weekend painted gun owners as a scourge on America while at the same time giving criminals – and Chinese communists – a free pass. CNN posted a report on the soaring level of criminal violence in America. The report’s headline stated that 2021 could be the worst year in decades when it comes to crime. Statistics were cited fro...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington Post, China, America, Cnn, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Portland, Oklahoma, Mao, Communist China, National Review, Mao Zedong, IMG


Memo shows Trump lawyer's plan for Pence to overturn the election

A conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump's legal team tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the election results on January 6 when Congress counted the Electoral College votes by throwing out electors from seven states, according to the new book "Peril" from Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Bob Woodward, Electoral College


10 Things in Politics: Showdown looms to keep the government open

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Mitch McConnell says GOP will vote for US to default on its debtJustin Trudeau projected to remain prime minister of CanadaDHS investigating 'extremely troubling' images of border agents on horseback chasing mi...
Tags: Post, Florida, Texas, Washington Post, Mexico, Senate, White House, China, Time, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Cnn, Getty Images, Fbi


How the refugee crisis created two myths of Angela Merkel | Daniel Trilling

The right says the German chancellor undermined EU security; Liberals say it was a triumph. But her legacy is far more mixedWhen Angela Merkel steps down as chancellor after Germany’s elections later this month, the tributes will centre on her role as the figurehead of western liberalism; an island of stability, caution and openness in an era marked by turbulence and far-right reaction. She will be remembered “for serious work, stable leadership and having a gift for political compromise”, wrote...
Tags: Europe, Washington Post, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, World news, Afghanistan, Migration, Refugees, Merkel, Donald Trump, Balkans, Syria Iraq, Turkey Greece, Ishaan Tharoor


A San Antonio doctor who wrote a Washington Post op-ed claiming that he had violated Texas' six-week abortion ban now faces legal action

A San Antonio doctor who wrote an Washington Post op-ed claiming that he had violated Texas' six-week abortion ban now faces a lawsuit brought against him under the ban.
Tags: Texas, News, Washington Post, Stories, San Antonio


Texas doctor who says he performed abortion sued in first known challenges under new law

A San Antonio doctor who wrote a Washington Post op-ed claiming that he had violated Texas' six-week abortion ban now faces at least two lawsuits brought against him under the ban.
Tags: Texas, Washington Post, Cnn, San Antonio


An Arkansas man sued a Texas doctor for performing an abortion now illegal under the state's new law

Protesters against abortion restrictions gathered at the Texas State Capitol on May 21, 2019. Eric Gay/AP A disbarred former attorney in Arkansas is suing a Texas doctor for performing an abortion. The lawsuit presents the first publicized legal challenge to Texas' new abortion restrictions. Dr. Alan Braid admitted to performing the abortion in a Washington Post opinion article on Saturday. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Arkansas man is suing a doctor who recently ...
Tags: Doctor, Politics, Texas, Legal, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Trends, Arkansas, Abortion, Health Care, Biden, The Washington Post, US supreme court


Texas doctor who says he performed abortion sued in first known challenge under new law

A San Antonio doctor who wrote a Washington Post op-ed claiming that he had violated Texas' six-week abortion ban now faces a lawsuit brought against him under the ban.
Tags: Texas, Washington Post, Cnn, San Antonio


A doctor who wrote an op-ed claiming he violated the state's six-week abortion ban now faces a lawsuit in the first known challenge under Texas' new law

A San Antonio doctor who wrote an Washington Post op-ed claiming that he had violated Texas' six-week abortion ban now faces a lawsuit brought against him under the ban.
Tags: Texas, News, Washington Post, Stories, San Antonio


According to the new Bob Woodward and Robert Costa book, a Trump lawyer wrote out a plan for then Vice President Mike Pence to overturn the 2020 election

A conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump's legal team tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the election results on January 6 when Congress counted the Electoral College votes by throwing out electors from seven states, according to the new book "Peril" from Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Robert Costa, Bob Woodward, Electoral College


Memo shows Trump lawyer's six-step plan for Pence to overturn the election

A conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump's legal team tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the election results on January 6 when Congress counted the Electoral College votes by throwing out electors from seven states, according to the new book "Peril" from Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
Tags: Congress, Washington Post, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Bob Woodward, Electoral College


Manhattan DA prosecutors haven't spoken with Trump's lawyer since indicting his company on tax-crime charges

Former President Donald Trump before a boxing match on September 11 in Hollywood, Florida. Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images Prosecutors haven't spoken with Trump's lawyer since indicting the ex-president's company in July. The DA's office commonly talks to people accused of white-collar crime before bringing indictments. Trump's lawyer Ronald Fischetti said the DA presented "no evidence" that Trump should be charged. See more stories on Insider's business page. A la...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, Office, Trends, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Barry, Trump, Bloomberg News, Vance, Hollywood Florida, Craig Ruttle, New York State Supreme Court, Trump Organization


Childcare centers say staff are leaving them in droves for better wages, including for $15-an-hour roles at Walmart

The US Treasury Department said in a report last week that childcare workers have an average annual pay of $24,230. DANIEL R. PATMORE/ AP Childcare businesses are struggling to find enough staff, The Washington Post reported. Staff are leaving for better wages, including as bank tellers and nannies, companies said. "The pay is absolute crap for what's required for the position," a former childcare worker said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Childcare businesses are st...
Tags: Work, Florida, Jobs, News, Labor, Washington Post, Child Care, Massachusetts, US, Employment, Trends, Walmart, Childcare, Economy, Unemployment, Hiring


Beto O’Rourke set to run against Greg Abbott for Texas governor – report

Actor Matthew McConaughey also polls strongly in nascent raceTexas doctor protests abortion law in Washington Post columnThe former Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke is set to mount a third campaign for major political office with a run for governor in Texas, Axios reported on Sunday. Related: Beto O’Rourke on Texas: ‘I don’t know that we’re a conservative state’ Continue reading...
Tags: Texas, Matthew Mcconaughey, Washington Post, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, Greg Abbott, Beto O'Rourke, US midterm elections 2022, Texas Axios


Texas megachurch preacher and Trump devotee says there is no 'credible religious argument' against COVID-19 vaccines

Pastor Robert Jeffress participates in the Celebrate Freedom Rally with then-President Donald Trump on July 1, 2017. Olivier Douliery-Pool via Getty Images A preacher at a Texas megachurch is refusing to offer his congregation religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandates. He told the Associated Press that there is no "credible religious argument" for turning down a shot. Religious exemption letters are becoming more widely used as a "loophole" to avoid vaccine mandates, the AP said. S...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Religious Freedom, News, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Healthcare, News UK, Dallas, Jesus, Associated Press, Catholic, Donald Trump


Biden administration plans to deport 10,000 Haitian migrants sheltering under a bridge in Texas, reports say

Haitian migrants use a dam to cross into the United States from Mexico, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. Eric Gay/AP Around 10,000 Haitian migrants are sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas. The Biden administration is planning to deport the migrants, with flights due to begin on Sunday. Del Rio's mayor declared a state of emergency, describing the situation as "unprecedented" and "surreal." See more stories on Insider's business page. The US govern...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Mexico, US, Trends, UK News, Ap, Bbc, United States, Migration, The Times, Migrants, South America, The New York Times, Customs


Donald Trump gave his adult children 6 months of Secret Service protection after he left office, at the taxpayers' expense, says report

Former president Donald Trump with his family. Fred Watkins/Getty Images Donald Trump gave his adult children and three officials six months extra Secret Service protection. The extra security cost taxpayers $1.7 million, The Washington Post reported. It included payments to Trump's own companies, as agents stayed at Trump properties to protect his children. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump cost taxpayers $1.7 million by providing his adult children and thr...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington Post, Trends, UK News, Wyoming, Bill Clinton, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Treasury, Secret Service, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, South Carolina, Trump, South Florida



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