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Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, January 10, 2021

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25 people under terror investigation related to Capitol riot
WASHINGTON – At least 25 people are under investigation for terrorism related to Wednesday's siege at the Capitol, according to a Defense official and a member of Congress.

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Impeachment article has 200 cosponsors: US rep.
Nearly 4 million Americans have been out of work for at least six months
Pelosi says lawmakers moving forward with impeachment, calls Trump 'imminent threat' to 'our Democracy'
Sen. Toomey: Trump has 'descended into a level of madness'
FBI, NYPD told Capitol Police about possibility of violence before riot, senior officials say
Momentum for Trump impeachment soars as some in GOP say it's warranted after Capitol riot
House moves closer to 2nd Trump impeachment
U.S. House will vote to urge Trump declared incapable before impeachment: Pelosi
Updates: Trump did not check on Pence during U.S. Capitol siege and they haven’t spoken since
Sen. Manchin prefers targeted stimulus checks
Colin Powell: 'I can no longer call myself a fellow Republican'
Live Updates: Pelosi lays out next steps as momentum builds for impeachment
Sen. Josh Hawley becomes a pariah on Capitol Hill
The unfolding of ‘home-grown fascism’ in Capitol assault
For Trump and the Nation, a Final Test of Accountability - NYT
'We weren't getting answers.' Maryland Gov. Hogan says Pentagon took hours to OK National Guard for riots
Capitol riot suspects who allegedly brought zip ties, wore tactical gear arrested
Arnold Schwarzenegger blasts 'spinelessness' of fellow Republicans after Capitol riot
D.C.'s Acting U.S. Attorney Calls Scope Of Capitol Investigation 'Unprecedented'
US diplomats condemn Trump in State Department 'dissent channel'
Lawmakers mount pressure on Trump to leave office
Many Republicans agree Trump went too far, but remain divided on consequences...

Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, January 9, 2021

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Trump in new legal jeopardy after Capitol riots
President Trump faces new legal jeopardy over his remarks at a Wednesday rally that incited a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol that left five dead, including one law enforcement officer.

Cohen seeks to dismantle Trump legacy, one podcast at a time
Lawmakers say police downplayed threat
'Hang Mike Pence' trends on Twitter after platform suspends Trump for risk of 'incitement of violence'
YouTube removes Steve Bannon podcast channel over false election claims
Sen. Josh Hawley becomes public enemy No. 1 on Capitol Hill
Tech bites back at Washington
Live Updates: Democrats lay plans for second Trump impeachment
Trump orbit defiant after Twitter ban as top conservatives hemorrhage followers
Pro-Trump dark money groups organized the rally that led to deadly Capitol Hill riot
Houston Chronicle calls on Cruz to resign
Trumpism Suffers Untold Damage In Its Collision With The U.S. Capitol
Trump's 2024 dreams destroyed by Capitol attack, say advisers
Election gambit blows up on Hawley and Cruz
Live Updates: GOP Senate can’t take up Trump impeachment until day before Biden inauguration at earliest
Vice chair of Oregon Young Republicans group among those arrested at Capitol
Alleged lectern thief, horn helmet suspect arrested in connection with Capitol riot
Mark Levin leaves Twitter over its removal of Trump
The day America realized how dangerous Donald Trump is
McCarthy and Scalise face internal dissension after Capitol riot
Rep. Cawthorn: Big tech censorship of conservatives sets 'dangerous precedent,' 'trust-busting' needed
The Latest: Senator wants ‘crime scene’ evidence preserved
More Than A Dozen GOP State Lawmakers Attended Rally That Gave Way To Riots
Pompeo, Cruz and other Trump allies condemn Twitter's ban on president ...

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Ohio police officer fatally shot in standoff with arson suspect

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An Ohio police officer has died after a shooting standoff with a suspect, the Toledo Police Department said Monday.

Chief George Kral identified the officer as 24-year-old Brandon Stalker. According to Kral, Stalker was hit once by the suspect, who brandished two firearms while leaving a house in which he had been barricaded.

"This is a very dark and horrific day for the city of Toledo," Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said at the press conference.

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Madison Cawthorn’s Dem opponent compares GOP freshman to Guantanamo Bay detainees

  • News source: Bradford Betz
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The Democratic opponent who lost to Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., in the general election appeared on Monday to compare Cawthorn to a Guantanamo Bay detainee.

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Moe Davis, who served as the Chief Prosecutor of the Guantanamo military commissions between 2005 and 2007, tweeted that there is "far more evidence of Congressman Madison Cawthorn’s guilt than there was of guilt for 95+ percent of the detainees."

"It’s time we start a domestic war on sedition by American terrorists," Davis said.

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Trump rebuts NY Times '1619 Project' with '1776 Report' urging schools to reject 'ideological poison'

  • News source: Thomas Barrabi
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The President Trump-backed 1776 Commission released a report on the state of American education Monday in what the White House described as a "rebuttal" to the New York Times "1619 Project" and other historical accounts that take a critical view of the country’s earliest days.

"The 1776 report," released on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, was developed in response to Trump’s call to promote "patriotic education" in schools. In the report, the commission argues that schools "should reject any curriculum that promotes one-sided partisan opinions...
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How Trump allies stoked the flames ahead of Capitol riot

  • News source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Politics
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(CNN)Steve Bannon evoked the beaches of Normandy. Michael Flynn drew comparisons to Civil War battlefields and spoke of Americans who died for their country. Roger Stone called it a struggle "between the godly and the godless, between good and evil." Rudy Giuliani called for "trial by combat." Ali Alexander said it would be a "knife fight."

As 2020 faded into 2021, some of President Donald Trump's most influential supporters -- among them members of his inner circle who were in direct contact with the President -- spoke in ominous and violent terms...
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Biden says travel bans will stay despite Trump order

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The US president-elect dismisses a White House order lifting entry bans for much of Europe and Brazil.
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Kyrgios criticises Djokovic over Australian Open quarantine row

  • News source: BBC News - World
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Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios takes aim at Novak Djokovic ahead of the Australian Open.
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Tunisia protests: Hundreds arrested as clashes continue

  • News source: BBC News - World
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Demonstrators angered by high unemployment and an economic crisis clash with police.
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Militia group suspects and Army Reservist charged in Capitol riot

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Alleged members of anti-government militia groups and a U.S. Army Reservist with alleged White supremacist beliefs are among the latest suspects charged in the U.S. Capitol attack as prosecutors probe rioters who used military-style tactics. Dozens of suspects are now facing federal and local charges in the January 6 assault that left five people dead.

A Colorado man affiliated with the radical militia group the "Three Percenters" was charged by Washington, D.C. federal prosecutors over the weekend with assaulting a federal officer, obstructing a...
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Biden administration teases small taste of immigration plan

  • News source: Lucas Manfredi
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris gave a tease of the incoming Biden administration's sweeping immigration plan during an interview with Univision's Ilia Calderón.

Harris said the administration plans to create "greater efficiencies" to streamline the naturalization process, including decreasing the amount of time required to acquire U.S. citizenship from 13 years to eight years, offering certain members of the Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programs automatic green cards and adding immigration judges to help...
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After Capitol Riot Backlash, Sen. Josh Hawley's Book Will Hit Shelves In May

  • News source: Vanessa Romo
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Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri has a new reason to raise a clenched fist in the air: After much controversy, his book The Tyranny of Big Tech will be published.

Washington-based Regnery Publishing, which aims to spread the message of "prominent and lasting voices in American conservatism," announced on Monday it will publish the title in May.

"We're proud to publish Mr. Hawley's book, which his original publisher has made more important than ever," Regnery President Thomas Spence, said in a column published in The Wall St. Journal.

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AOC tweets 'Abolish ICE' after agency commemorates MLK Day

  • News source: Bradford Betz
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday appeared unimpressed by a tweet from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

To show their appreciation for the civil rights icon on the federal holiday, ICE tweeted an image of a King statue, with the text: "Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of hope, justice and equality."

Without addressing King directly, Ocasio-Cortez retweeted the text and called for the agency to be abolished.

Ocasio-Cortez has called for dismantling the agency for...
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Newsom brags about California’s vaccine rollout, but are other states ahead?

  • News source: Brittany De Lea
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom said his state had administered more doses of the coronavirus vaccine than any other state, even though the majority of doses received had yet to be administered.

On Twitter, Newsom acknowledged that the state needed to do more – but said that it had administered 40% of its doses to health care workers and the state’s most vulnerable populations.

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that California was among the states that had administered the highest number doses – at more than 1.07 million...
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The Point: Rand Paul says convicting Trump would 'destroy' GOP

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(CNN)Sometime shortly after President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, the Senate will likely begin the impeachment trial of soon-to-be-former President Donald Trump.

A number of Republican senators -- including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky -- have signaled they have yet to decide whether Trump deserves to be convicted of incitement regarding the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.

But McConnell's home-state colleague thinks that is a very bad idea -- and could lead to the...
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Biden administration braces for new wave of migrants as it rolls out new immigration plans

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(CNN)President-elect Joe Biden plans to immediately begin the rollout of his immigration agenda upon taking office Wednesday, but the new administration will also have to contend with migrants already on the US-Mexico border, as well as those on their way.

Among the first actions Biden plans to take is proposing legislation that would offer a pathway to citizenship for the millions of undocumented immigrations currently in the United States. The legislation, which has already been drafted, includes an immediate path to citizenship for participants...
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Conquering K2 in winter 'together'

  • News source: BBC News - World
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The BBC speaks to Nirmal Purja, among the first Nepalese climbers who reached the K2 summit in winter.
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