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Texas GOP consolidates power in new congressional maps as Senate again fails to act on voting rights

With Texas Republicans bolstering their congressional majorities in new maps they approved this week, Senate Republicans in Washington, DC, on Wednesday blocked yet another voting rights bill that would crack down on those kinds of gerrymanders.
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January 6 investigation: Republican leadership instructs members to vote 'no' on criminal contempt charge for Steve Bannon

US President Donald Trump congratulates Senior Counselor to the President Stephen Bannon during the swearing in of senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 22, 2017. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Steve Bannon is refusing to comply with the investigation into the January 6 insurrection. A day before the riot, he predicted that "all hell will break loose." Donald Trump sued to prevent documents from his White House being shared with the committee. Repu...
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Texas GOP consolidates power in new congressional maps

With Texas Republicans bolstering their congressional majorities in new maps they approved this week, Senate Republicans in Washington, DC, on Wednesday blocked yet another voting rights bill that would crack down on those kinds of gerrymanders.
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Paris Hilton pushes for US youth care abuse reform

The reality star spoke in Washington DC about her alleged abuse in residential care as a teenager.
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Beauty Pill – “You Need A Better Mind”

Almost exactly a year ago today, the Washington, DC band Beauty Pill put out “Instant Night” as a one-off single right before the election. Now they’ve returned with news of an EP also called Instant Night, featuring two other tracks and a remix, which will be out in December. New single “You Need A Better Mind” is shadowy and gliding and, as the group’s Chad Clark explains in a statement, was made using an old Roland TB-303 synth. He continues:
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Return to your favorite museums with Airbnb Experiences and Made By Us

As guests return to cities, Airbnb and Made By Us have partnered together to curate a wishlist of new Airbnb Experiences created by museums, theatres, archives and more nationwide Participating organizations will include the National Archives Foundation, Betsy Ross House, Atlanta History Center, HistoryMiami Museum, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, Ford’s Theatre and Genesee Country Village & Museum. As guests mark their fall with trips to large and mid-sized cities, many are ch...
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Fiona Hill says Trump 'could win again' in 2024 and continues to stage a 'slow-moving coup' after January 6

Fiona Hill, former top Russia advisor to the White House, provides testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Washington, DC on November 21, 2019. Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fiona Hill said in a new interview with The Hill that Trump could win in 2024 if he decides to run. Hill also claimed that Trump continues to stage a "slow-moving coup." "We're in for a wild ride. We're already in it," the former top Russia expert told The Hill. Fiona H...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, White House, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Gop, Washington Dc, House, National Security Council


The average Golden Corral customer is a retired senior who goes every weekend, according to the data

Golden Corral now has to-go options. Mary Meisenzahl/Insider The typical Golden Corral customer is over 65 years old and lives in the south. They're more likely to go out to eat every weekend than the typical customer. Golden Corral's buffet model remains popular despite COVID-19 resurgences. The typical Golden Corral customer is a Black retiree over age 65, according to data provided by analytics firm Numerator. They likely live in rural or suburban areas in the South Central and...
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The judge hearing Trump's lawsuit to block January 6 subpoenas once called Capitol rioters a 'violent mob' trying to overthrow the government

A scene from the Capitol riot. Brent Stirton/Getty Trump filed a lawsuit to block the release of White House documents about the Capitol riot. Judge Tanya Chutkan was randomly assigned to hear the lawsuit, Reuters reported. Chutkan has previously handed down harsh sentences to Capitol-riot defendants. A federal judge assigned to former President Donald Trump's lawsuit filed to stop the release of records to the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot has previously critic...
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The judge hearing Trump's lawsuit to block Jan. 6 subpoenas once called Capitol rioters a 'violent mob' trying to overthrow the government

A scene from the Capitol riot. Brent Stirton/Getty Trump filed a lawsuit to block the release of White House documents about the Capitol riot. Judge Tanya Chutkan was randomly assigned to hear the lawsuit, Reuters reported. Chutkan has previously handed down harsh sentences to Capitol riot defendants. A federal judge assigned to former President Donald Trump's lawsuit filed to stop the release of records to House select committee investigating the Capitol riot has previously slammed th...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Washington Dc, House, News UK, Associated Press, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Reuters, Capitol


An attorney general added Mark Zuckerberg to a lawsuit against Facebook. It means Zuckerberg could personally be on the hook for up to $1.7 billion.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images A district attorney general has added Mark Zuckerberg to a Facebook privacy lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in 2018 on behalf of people affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg could face huge potential financial penalties. The attorney general for the District of Columbia, Karl Racine, has added Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a respondent to a privacy lawsuit against the company.Racine first told The New York Tim...
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An attorney general wants to add Mark Zuckerberg to a lawsuit against Facebook that has a massive potential penalty of $1.7 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images A district attorney general wants to add Mark Zuckerberg to a Facebook privacy lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in 2018 on behalf of people affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. If added as a respondent, Zuckerberg could face potential financial penalties, The NYT reported. The attorney general for the District of Columbia, Karl Racine, wants to add Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a respondent to a privacy lawsuit against t...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Lawsuit, News, Privacy, Washington Post, Trends, Washington Dc, The Times, Nyt, The New York Times, Dc, Times, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Zuckerberg


FBI at Washington home of Russian oligarch

The FBI is conducting "law enforcement activity" at the Washington, DC, home of Russia oligarch Oleg Deripaska, according to an FBI spokesman.
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FBI raids Washington mansion linked to Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska

US agents conduct search at property in capital’s north-westPutin associate sanctioned by US treasury department in 2018The FBI on Tuesday raided a Washington mansion linked to the billionaire Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, as part of what media reports described as a “court-authorised search”.Agents could be seen entering the neoclassical property located in the north-west of the US capital and standing guard outside. They sealed off the driveway with yellow tape. It said: “Crime scene – do n...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, World news, US news, Fbi, Washington Dc, Oleg Deripaska


FBI at Washington home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

The FBI is conducting "law enforcement activity" at the Washington, DC, home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to an FBI spokesman.
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Washington, Cnn, Fbi, Washington Dc, Oleg Deripaska


Airlines around the world are resuming flights with the world's largest passenger jet after dumping it during the pandemic

An Emirates Airbus A380. Arnold Aaron/Shutterstock.com The Airbus A380 is making a comeback as more pandemic-era travel restrictions are lifted. British Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Qatar Airways say they will fly their A380s before the end of the year. Other airlines have permanently said goodbye to their A380s in favor of more economical planes. The world's largest passenger plane is making its comeback as airlines around the world are moving quickly to once again shuttle trav...
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FBI raids Washington home of Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska

Federal agents conduct search at home of Putin associate, who was sanctioned by the treasury department in 2018The FBI on Tuesday raided the Washington home of the billionaire Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, as part of what media reports described as a “court-authorised search”.Agents could be seen entering the neo-classical property located in the north-west of the US capital and standing guard outside. They sealed off the driveway with yellow tape. It said: “Crime scene – do not enter.” Conti...
Tags: Europe, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, World news, US news, Fbi, Washington Dc, Oleg Deripaska


FBI raids Russian billionaire’s home in Washington DC

Federal agents conduct search at home of Putin associate Oleg Deripaska, who has been blacklisted by the United StatesThe FBI is conducting “law enforcement activity” at the home of the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in Washington, NBC News reported on Tuesday, citing a spokesperson for the US law enforcement agency.Federal agents were outside the property and restricting access, the NBC reporter Tom Winter wrote in a post on Twitter. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Nbc, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, Nbc News, US, World news, US news, Fbi, Washington Dc, Oleg Deripaska, Tom Winter, United StatesThe FBI


Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol attack records

Ex-president challenges Biden’s decision to waive executive privilege that protects White House communicationsDonald Trump has sought to block the release of documents related to the Capitol attack on 6 January to a House committee investigating the incident, challenging Joe Biden’s initial decision to waive executive privilege.In a federal lawsuit, the former president said the committee’s request in August was “almost limitless in scope” and sought many records that were not connected to the s...
Tags: Law, White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Washington Dc, House, Biden, Donald Trump, US supreme court, Trump, Trump Administration, Law (US, US elections 2020, Biden Administration


Jan. 6 Committee chairs Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney call Trump's subpoena lawsuit 'an attempt to delay and obstruct our probe'

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi), left, listens as Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) speaks during the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2021. Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone is at center. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, Pool Members of the Jan. 6 Committee insisted they have the authority to seek White House records. Former President Donald Trump said he intends to use executive privilege to rejec...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, News, Mississippi, Washington Post, White House, Trends, United States, Wyoming, Washington Dc, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Cheney, Committee, Thompson


Trump files lawsuit against Jan 6 Committee and National Archives to block subpoenas for White House records

Former US President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on July 19, 2021. James Devaney/GC Images Lawyers for Donald Trump sued on Monday to block congressional subpoenas related to January 6. Trump claimed that he intended to use 'executive privelege' to reject subpoenas. The lawsuit calls the subpoenas by congress unconstitutional and illegal. Attorneys for Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in a Washington, DC, federal court on Monday in an attempt to block the House Select C...
Tags: Politics, Congress, White House, US, Trends, United States, Washington Dc, Manhattan, Nevada, Biden, Donald Trump, National Archives, Committee, Trump, Trump Tower, House Select Committee


BikePortland Podcast: Journalist Ryan Packer on the I-5 Bridge Replacement Project

In this episode I spoke to Ryan Packer, a journalist based in Seattle who covers transportation issues for The Urbanist. Their name might sound familiar, because Ryan is also BikePortland’s special correspondent on the Interstate Bridge Replacement Project, or what we often refer to around here as Columbia River Crossing 2.0. Ryan recently visited Portland, so I thought it’d be fun to sit down, talk a little shop about what it’s like to be an advocacy journalist in the transportation space, ...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Oregon, Senate, America, Sport, Front Page, Canada, Cycling, Washington Dc, Portland, Vancouver, Washington State, Seattle, Council, Tacoma


BikePortland Podcast: Journalist Ryan Packer on the Interstate Bridge Replacement project

In this episode I spoke to Ryan Packer, a journalist based in Seattle who covers transportation issues for The Urbanist. Their name might sound familiar, because Ryan is also BikePortland’s special correspondent on the Interstate Bridge Replacement Project, or what we often refer to around here as Columbia River Crossing 2.0. Ryan recently visited Portland, so I thought it’d be fun to sit down, talk a little shop about what it’s like to be an advocacy journalist in the transportation space, ...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Oregon, Senate, America, Sport, Front Page, Canada, Cycling, Washington Dc, Portland, Vancouver, Washington State, Seattle, Council, Tacoma


DC Metro train derailed 3 times on the same day before passengers were forced to evacuate through a dark tunnel, investigators say

A 7000-series train is seen here pulling into Metro Center station in Washington on April 23, 2021. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky A train on the Washington, DC, Metro's Blue Line derailed last week, causing passengers to exit through a tunnel. The train derailed at least two other times in the dame day, NTSB investigators said Monday. WMATA, the agency that runs Metro, took all of its 7000-series trains out of service, resulting in significant delays Monday. The train on the Washington,...
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ATF Delays Another Public Information Release That Would Prove Biden Lied

ATF Delays Another Public Information Release That Would Prove Biden Lied IMG iStock Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- It took the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives more than three months just to acknowledge receipt of a simple FOIA request. Quite the work ethic they have there – 106 days just to reply to an email!? That’s crazy slow, even for the ATF. Most federal agencies work a lot harder to comply with the Freedom of Information Act, which by the way has been law since...
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Fox News anchor John Roberts deleted a tweet that questioned vaccine efficacy in light of Colin Powell's death, clarifying that he is actually pro-vaccine

Fox News reporter John Roberts in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 28, 2019. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Colin Powell, 84, died of COVID-19 complications despite being vaccinated. He had cancer, per the NYT. Fox News anchor John Roberts tweeted that Powell's death "raises new concerns" about vaccine efficacy. Roberts then deleted his tweet amid criticism, clarifying that he was "excited to get vaccinated." After facing widespread accusations of s...
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Tributes from government leaders pour in over the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capital Concerts Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died on Monday of complications from COVID-19. Powell death's elicited condolences and remembrance from government leaders and politicians. "He was such a favorite of Presidents that he earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom - twice," said former President George W. Bush. Colin Powell, a trailblazing leader who served as the top US soldier, diplomat, and nation...
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Publix grocery store heiress donated $150,000 to GOP attorneys general group to promote the January 6 protest

U.S. President Donald Trump is seen on a screen as his supporters cheer during a rally on the National Mall on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Julie Jenkins Fancelli, heiress to the Publix grocery store chain, donated $150,000 to the Rule of Law Defense Fund to promote the January 6 riot. Fancelli was a top donor for the rally, contributing over $300,000, according to documents obtained by the Washington Post. Fancelli's $150,000 funded a robocall encouragi...
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Widow of a DC police officer who died by suicide after the Capitol riot says 'if it wasn't for January 6, he would still be here'

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 Erin Smith says her husband would still be alive if not for the January 6 Capitol riot. Jeffrey Smith, a DC police officer, shot and killed himself nine days after working the riot. Erin Smith says video of the riot shows her husband being hit in the head with a metal pole. The widow of Jeffrey Smith, a DC Metropolitan police officer who d...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Suicide, Trends, Law Enforcement, Washington Dc, Dc, Usa Today, Trump, Afp, Capitol, Jeffrey Smith, US Capitol, Erin Smith, Olivier Douliery


Top Stories this PM: Dow jumps as stocks notch weekly gains; Apple fires a worker behind #AppleToo movement

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:FDA panel backs J&J booster shot. About 15 million people in the US have received the J&J single-dose vaccine, and Friday's recommendation clears a path for the agency to potentially authorize an extra dose. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna booster shots, the FDA committee recommended all J&J recipients be offered a booster, regardless of age or risk of...
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