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Pro golfer Gene Siller killed and 2 others found dead at Georgia golf course

Jul 5 2021 — — Police are looking for the person who shot and killed pro golfer Gene Siller at a country club north of Atlanta on Saturday. Cobb County police responded to a report of a person shot around 2:20 p.m. and found Siller on the green of the 10th hole of the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, according […]

NASA criticizes China’s handling of rocket re-entry as debris lands near Maldives

May 9 2021 — — NASA has lambasted China for its failure to “meet responsible standards” after debris from its out-of-control rocket likely plunged into the Indian Ocean Saturday night. “Spacefaring nations must minimize the risks to people and property on Earth of re-entries of space objects and maximize transparency regarding those operations,” said NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson in […]

Ex-CDC boss believes virus came from China lab

Mar 26 2021 — — This past January, just a few days after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, six of the doctors responsible for the previous administration’s Covid-19 response agreed to sit down — in strict confidence — and talk with me about the events of the past year. Over the period of a few weeks, in Houston, Washington, […]

Russia reacts angrily after Biden calls Putin a ‘killer’

Mar 18 2021 — — The Kremlin has reacted angrily to US President Joe Biden’s remarks that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is “a killer,” calling the comment unprecedented and describing the relationship between the two countries as “very bad.” In an interview with ABC that aired Wednesday, Biden said Putin “will pay a price” for his efforts to undermine the […]

First independent report into Xinjiang genocide allegations claims evidence of Beijing’s ‘intent to destroy’ Uyghur people

Mar 9 2021 — — The Chinese government’s alleged actions in Xinjiang have violated every single provision in the United Nations’ Genocide Convention, according to an independent report by more than 50 global experts in human rights, war crimes and international law. The report, released Tuesday by the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy think tank in Washington DC, claimed […]

US intelligence report finds Saudi Crown Prince responsible for approving Khashoggi operation

Feb 26 2021 — — The US intelligence report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi says that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman approved the operation to capture or kill the Saudi journalist. “We assess that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey to capture or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,” the report’s […]

Giuliani no longer representing Trump ‘in any legal matters,’ adviser says

Feb 16 2021 — — Former President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is “not currently representing President Trump in any legal matters,” senior Trump adviser Jason Miller told CNN on Tuesday. The former New York City mayor was the face of Trump’s failed bid to overturn the presidential election results, but his legal work with the former President […]

Trump rips McConnell in lengthy statement after being acquitted in impeachment trial

Feb 16 2021 — — Former President Donald Trump went after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, calling him “a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack” in a broadside attack just days after the Kentucky Republican voted to acquit Trump in his second impeachment trial. After that vote, McConnell ripped Trump in a speech from the Senate floor, and […]

Fact check: Trump lawyers make multiple false claims in impeachment defense

Feb 12 2021 — — Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers mounted an aggressive defense Friday in Trump’s second impeachment trial — and made multiple false and misleading claims to bolster their case. Arguing that Trump did nothing to incite the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, the lawyers distorted the facts about both what happened that day and […]

New details about Trump-McCarthy shouting match show Trump refused to call off the rioters

Feb 12 2021 — — In an expletive-laced phone call with House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy while the Capitol was under attack, then-President Donald Trump said the rioters cared more about the election results than McCarthy did. “Well, Kevin, I guess these people are more upset about the election than you are,” Trump said, according to lawmakers who were briefed […]

QAnon believers are in disarray after Biden is inaugurated

Jan 21 2021 — — For years, believers of the QAnon conspiracy theory had been waiting for the moment when a grand plan would be put into action and secret members of a supposed Satanic pedophilia ring at the highest ranks of government and Hollywood would suddenly be exposed, rounded up and possibly even publicly executed. They were nearly always […]