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Self-styled evangelical prophet Jeremiah Johnson apologizes for predicting Trump's re-election and says he's dismantling his ministry

Evangelical faith leaders form a prayer circle for Trump during a rally for evangelical supporters at the King Jesus International Ministry church, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP Evangelist Jeremiah Johnson apologized for prophesying that Trump would be re-elected in 2021. Johnson previously said in a lengthy prophecy that "God had chosen Trump." Johnson broke with other evangelicals, who still believe that a miraculous reversal of the 2020 election results will happen. S...
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The Latest: Mexico’s president knocks US over vaccines

By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took a dig at the U.S. government Sunday, saying the United States has not helped Mexico with coronavirus vaccines. López Obrador thanked India and Russia, which have each sent small amounts of vaccines, and China, whose firms have promised millions of doses. López Obrador said “I hope that soon I will be able to say thanks to the U.S. government, because I am sure they are going to help too, it is just that that...
Tags: Europe, Nbc, California, Washington, Mexico, France, White House, China, Germany, Massachusetts, Russia, Berlin, India, Uncategorized, US, Los Angeles


Fauci Hopes Trump Steps In To Combat ‘Disturbing’ Vaccine Hesitancy Among Supporters

Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical adviser, on Sunday said that he finds a large number of vaccine hesitancy among supporters of former President Trump to be "disturbing" and hopes that the former president will encourage his supporters to get inoculated against COVID-19. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19, Fauci Hopes Trump


GOP Governors And WH Concerned With Partisan Divide On Vaccine Hesitancy

Despite the country hitting record numbers of daily vaccinations against COVID-19, recent polling has shown higher vaccine hesitancy among Republicans, prompting growing concerns among GOP governors amid the White House decrying the partisan divide over vaccinations to combat the pandemic. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Gop, Vaccine, Anthony Fauci, Larry Hogan, Asa Hutchinson, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19, COVID, Marcella Nunez-Smith


Pamela Brown to Biden: Why not carve out time to answer tough questions?

The White House has yet to put a solo news conference by President Joe Biden on his calendar, making him unique among the four most recent presidents, who all held solo press conferences during their first 50 days in office.
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Brown on why it's fair to ask why Biden hasn't held a press conference

The White House has yet to put a solo news conference by President Joe Biden on his calendar, making him unique among the four most recent presidents, who all held solo press conferences during their first 50 days in office.
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Biden Wants to See Outcome of Investigation Into Cuomo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters at the White House he wanted to see the outcome of the investigation into New York...
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Johnson plans to use defence overhaul to strengthen UK union

Major strategic review will increase defence manufacturing and create jobs in all four nationsBoris Johnson’s long-awaited overhaul of Britain’s defence strategy will be published on Monday, when the prime minister will sell it domestically as a boost to the economy and the union between the UK’s four nations. The Integrated Review, commissioned over a year ago, will promise to “strengthening the UK’s core industrial base” and outline plans to expand manufacturing and create jobs outside London....
Tags: Politics, UK, Technology, London, Wales, Scotland, UK News, World news, Britain, Military, Asia Pacific, Foreign Policy, Defence policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson


Nebraska governor claims legalizing medical marijuana will 'kill your children'

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts delivers the annual State of the State Address to lawmakers in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. AP Photo/Nati Harnik Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said legalizing medical marijuana would lead to kids dying. Ricketts was citing a study that connected more frequent marijuana use among kids who die by suicide and states that already have legalized marijuana. His remarks come as Nebraska's state legislature weighs a bill that would legalize medical marijuan...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Weed, Trends, Nebraska, Medical Marijuana, Ricketts, Pete Ricketts, Lincoln Neb, Lincoln Journal Star, Centers for Disease Control, Wishart, Anna Wishart, Yelena Dzhanova, Nati Harnik Nebraska Gov Pete Ricketts


Cressida Dick refuses to quit over vigil policing and dismisses 'armchair critics'

Metropolitan police chief stands firm after criticism from London mayor and home secretaryMet police under pressure over handling of Clapham event – liveBritain’s most senior police chief defied pressure to resign as she dismissed “armchair” critics amid widespread outrage over officers manhandling women who were mourning the killing of Sarah Everard.Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan police commissioner, was publicly rebuked by the home secretary, Priti Patel, and the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, ...
Tags: Politics, London, Police, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Home Office, Mayoral elections, Local Politics, Metropolitan Police, Clapham, Sadiq Khan, Clapham Common, Priti Patel, Everard, Cressida Dick


Don't be fooled by packed beaches. The virus is still spreading rampantly, the White House chief medical adviser says.

Don't be fooled by the packed beaches and rollback of safety mandates in several states.
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Colombia's intensifying efforts to root out cocaine production threaten to create more problems

Colombian anti-narcotics police spray herbicide on a coca plantation in La Espriella, near Tumaco in Nariño province, March 7, 2009. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte After a five-year halt, Colombia may soon resume aerial fumigation of coca plantations at the direction of President Ivan Duque. A return to spraying would reflect Duque's ongoing emphasis on eradication, but there's little evidence indicating that strategy will work. See more stories on Insider's business page. If President ...
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Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor rules out Senate run but says 'Trump's divisive tone and strategy is unwinnable' for the future of the Republican party

Georgia Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, a Republican, speaks on the floor of the State Senate. AP Photo/John Bazemore Geoff Duncan, the lieutenant governor of Georgia, called Trump's strategy "unwinnable" going forward. Duncan, a Republican, on Sunday said he wouldn't run for US Senate in 2022. Trump lashed out at members of the Georgia GOP for refusing to help him overturn the election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, a Republican, said S...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Senate, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, US Senate, Meet The Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Duncan, Chuck Todd, state Senate


Cressida Dick says she will not quit over policing of Sarah Everard vigil

Metropolitan police chief stands firm after criticism from London mayor and home secretaryMet police under pressure over handling of Clapham event – liveThe Conservative home secretary and Labour mayor of London were both left dissatisfied by the Metropolitan police commissioner’s justification for the handling of a vigil for Sarah Everard and have called for an independent investigation, they have said.In a day of dramatic developments, Dame Cressida Dick’s future was put into question after th...
Tags: Politics, London, Police, UK News, Labour, Mayoral elections, Local Politics, Metropolitan Police, Clapham, Sadiq Khan, Clapham Common, Cressida Dick, Dame Cressida Dick, Sarah Everard


The man leading New York's vaccine rollout reportedly called county officials to see if they supported Cuomo amid sexual harassment allegations

Former secretary to the Governor Larry Schwartz in New York, United States, on March 30, 2020. John Lamparski/NurPhoto via Getty Images Larry Schwartz, the man leading New York's vaccination strategy, called county leaders to inquire about their support of Cuomo. Cuomo has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate workplace behavior. Schwartz told The Washington Post he made the calls as Cuomo's friend and didn't mention the vaccine. See more stories on...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, The Washington Post, Cuomo, Schwartz, Chuck Schumer, Sens Kirsten Gillibrand, New York United States, Letitia James, Cuomo Cuomo, Larry Schwartz


The atmosphere is grim at Trump's deserted Washington DC hotel as the MAGA crowd skips town, says report

A view outside Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. one day before the inauguration of Trump on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Noam Galai/WireImage Trump's Washington hotel has suffered a loss of income and interest, a Guardian report says. The hotel is bearing the brunt of the pandemic and the fallout of Trump's election defeat. The former president once dubbed it "one of the great hotels of the world." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President T...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Real Estate, Politics, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, New York Times, News UK, Hotel, Guardian


Pastors are leaving their congregation after losing their churchgoers to QAnon

Trump supporters storming the US Capitol. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Pastors are trying to fight conspiracy theories and misinformation that have gripped churches. Insider spoke to two pastors who left their congregation after watching members become radicalized. More than a quarter of white evangelicals believe in the QAnon conspiracy theory, research shows. See more stories on Insider's business page. On the morning of the Capitol riot, Vern Swieringa told his wife during a walk with ...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Scotland, Virginia, Religion, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, News UK, Miami, Michigan, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Trump


Pastors are leaving their congregations after losing their churchgoers to QAnon

Trump supporters storming the US Capitol. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Pastors are trying to fight conspiracy theories and misinformation that have gripped churches. Insider spoke to two pastors who left their congregation after watching members become radicalized. More than a quarter of white evangelicals believe in the QAnon conspiracy theory, research shows. See more stories on Insider's business page. On the morning of the Capitol riot, Vern Swieringa told his wife during a walk with ...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Scotland, Virginia, Religion, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, News UK, Miami, Michigan, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Trump


Treasury Secretary Yellen says the stimulus bill will get the economy back on track 'quickly', with near full employment next year

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Jonathan Erns/Reuters Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that the US could see full employment next year. The stimulus package will offer the support for that recovery, Yellen told ABC News on Sunday. Full employment does not mean zero unemployment, but it would reflect a healthier economy. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US could return to full employment in 2022, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday, renewing her fo...
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The political history of Mike Lindell, MyPillow CEO and Trump ally: timeline

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House in March 2020. Alex Brandon/AP Photo Mike Lindell, CEO of MyPillow, became a recognizable political figure during Trump's term. His latest plans involve launching a social media site named Vocl. Here's a brief timeline of Lindell's newsworthy political comments and events. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mike Lindell,...
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Cuomo aide, who is accused of helping cover up nursing-home death tolls, was once a professor of ethics in government

Linda Lacewell, right, after testifying at a bribery trial in Manhattan on January 24, 2018. Mary Altaffer/AP Linda Lacewell, a top Cuomo aide, is accused of covering up the number of New York's nursing-home deaths. Lacewell was previously Cuomo's Chief of Staff and oversaw "ethics and law enforcement matters." She also taught classes on ethics in government at New York University's School of Law. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's s...
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The pandemic has disrupted childhood vaccinations, dropping by 11 million doses in the past year: CDC director

YURIY DYACHYSHYN/Getty Images Childhood vaccinations have declined by 11 million doses during the pandemic, says CDC director. Coronavirus vaccines have not yet been authorized for children under 16 in the US. Dr. Fauci said kids under 12 will be 'very likely' to get coronavirus vaccine in early 2022. See more stories on Insider's business page. Childhood vaccinations have declined during the pandemic, according to CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky."During the pandemic, we ha...
Tags: Childhood, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Healthcare, Michigan, Biden, Fauci, Moderna, Childhood Vaccinations, Stéphane Bancel, Bancel, Reopening Schools, Rochelle Walensky


London mayor rebukes Met chief over policing of Sarah Everard vigil

Sadiq Khan says scenes were unacceptable as he demands two independent inquiriesMet police under pressure over handling of Clapham event – liveLondon’s mayor has publicly rebuked the head of the Metropolitan police, saying he was “not satisfied” by Dame Cressida Dick’s account of why officers clashed with women at a vigil mourning for Sarah Everard and demanding two independent inquiries.Sadiq Khan said the scenes from Clapham Common on Saturday night were unacceptable after he summoned the Met...
Tags: Politics, London, Police, UK News, Labour, Mayoral elections, Local Politics, Metropolitan Police, Stephen House, City Hall, Clapham, Sadiq Khan, Clapham Common, Cressida Dick, Dame Cressida Dick, Sarah Everard


Pelosi stops short of urging Cuomo to resign, says he should 'look inside his heart' 'to see if he can govern effectively'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is meeting with White House officials to hash out a deal on another coronavirus rescue package. Liz Lynch/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday did not join her Democratic colleagues in calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation. In recent weeks, women came forward with allegations that Cuomo sexually harassed them. High-profile Democrats like Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer have called on him to resign. See more stories on Insider's busi...
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A lawmaker pushing to rename the FBI headquarters dismissed J. Edgar Hoover as racist and misogynistic

The FBI's J. Edgar Hoover headquarters building in Washington. AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File Rep. Gerry Connolly on Sunday floated renaming the FBI headquarters building in Washington, DC. The building is named after former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, who Connolly said was racist and misogynistic. "He is no role model for any time, and certainly not this one," Connolly said in reintroducing a renaming bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Virginia, Trends, Fbi, United States, Washington Dc, Martin Luther King, Msnbc, King, Hoover, Connolly, J. Edgar Hoover, Reparations


Cuomo's offices are deserted as staffers stop turning up to work amid sexual harassment allegations, report says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during the daily media briefing at the Office of the Governor of the State of New York on July 23, 2020 in New York City. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing growing calls to step down over two separate scandals. Virtually all of Cuomo's staffers want their boss to resign, a source told the New York Post. The governor's workers have stopped turning up to work and his offices are empty, the source added. See more stories on Insider&...
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Americans can now start tracking the status of their $1,400 stimulus checks

FG Trade/Getty Images The IRS said people can begin tracking the status of their payments online. The initial batch of $1,400 checks has started landing into people's bank accounts. The IRS is moving swiftly to send out the checks as part of Biden's stimulus law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans are starting to see $1,400 stimulus checks land in their bank accounts this weekend under President Joe Biden's stimulus law. But people who don't get a d...
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A California GOP group gave an insurrectionist who stormed the US Capitol a trophy and posed for photos with him

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images A California GOP organization honored a Capitol rioter for his years of service on its board. Jorge Riley bragged about breaching House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office on January 6 in an interview. Riley, holding a trophy, posed for a photo with members of the Sacramento Republican Assembly. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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Fauci: it's 'disturbing' that Trump voters say they won't get vaccinated for COVID-19

Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, and National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci listen as President Donald J. Trump speaks with the coronavirus task force during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said it was "disturbing" ...
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Lawmakers from both sides criticize the Pentagon over its decision to station the National Guard at the Capitol until May

Members of the US National Guard stand watch at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 17, 2021, during a nationwide protest called by anti-government and far-right groups supporting US President Donald Trump and his claim of electoral fraud in the November 3 presidential election. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images Lawmakers are asking the Pentagon why it plans to keep guardsmen at the Capitol for two more months. The Pentagon approved a request by Capitol Police to have ...
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