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Steve Bannon held in contempt of Congress. The last time such charges were successfully prosecuted? Watergate
Steve Bannon held in contempt of Congress. The last time such charges were successfully prosecuted? Watergate

The House of Representatives referred Steve Bannon for criminal contempt of Congress. Here is how his situation stacks up against past cases.

Onions linked to salmonella outbreak in 37 states recalled for possible contamination
Onions linked to salmonella outbreak in 37 states recalled for possible contamination

If your onions are from Chihuahua, Mexico, throw them out. They could be part of a recall for salmonella contamination after illnesses in 37 states.

30 thoughtful gifts teachers actually want in 2021
30 thoughtful gifts teachers actually want in 2021

Skip the World's Best Teacher mug and get your favorite educator something they really want like a gorgeous candle, coffee, Air Pods Pro and more.

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Musk's Company Granted Approval for 29 Miles of Vegas Tunnels To Combat Traffic: 'Roads Must Go 3D'

Elon Musk doesn't just have his sights set on the skies above us. In fact, his Boring Company just got the greenlight to go ahead with plans for expanding...

House votes to hold former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress
House votes to hold former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will now recommend the contempt charge to the Justice Department, who has final say on whether to prosecute Steve Bannon.

Buzzards settle in North Carolina town despite scare tactics
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  • 2021-10-21 20:41:54Z

A North Carolina town finds itself under siege by buzzards, and nothing the locals do to scare them off seems to work. The buzzards have chosen the town of ...

Steve Bannon: House votes for ex-Trump aide to face contempt charge
Steve Bannon: House votes for ex-Trump aide to face contempt charge

Only nine Republicans in the chamber voted to hold Mr Bannon in contempt.

Regulator orders Apple, Google to hand over app store payment system data
Regulator orders Apple, Google to hand over app store payment system data

A federal consumer bureau has ordered Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and others to hand over payment system data to investigate their practices.

What I Learned About Crypto Regulation From a Week in DC
What I Learned About Crypto Regulation From a Week in DC

Within a 36-hour period, the first bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) began trading, the underlying cryptocurrency hit a new all-time high and...

Melbourne: Celebrations as city exits sixth lockdown
Melbourne: Celebrations as city exits sixth lockdown

The Australian city has spent more than 260 days under restrictions since the pandemic began.

House holds Trump ally Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress
House holds Trump ally Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress

Contempt citation for Bannon approved by 229 votes to 202Strategist refused to comply with Capitol attack subpoena Steve Bannon in 2018. The move to request ...

Texas man sentenced to 14 months for social media threats to lawmakers on Jan. 6
Texas man sentenced to 14 months for social media threats to lawmakers on Jan. 6
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  • 2021-10-21 20:32:39Z

The sentence for Troy Smocks is the harshest yet connected to the attack on the Capitol.

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A 'non-cancellable' community: the 'truth' about Trump's social media platform

The presentation outlining the ex-president's new company, Trump Media & Technology Group, is rich with hyperbole, but low on detail. Here's the gist The...

AP FACT CHECK: No, Election Day wasn
AP FACT CHECK: No, Election Day wasn't the real insurrection

As he prepares to launch a new media company that will give him his own social media platform, former President Donald Trump has ramped up his efforts to...

Fort Worth murder suspect claims intruder cut throats of wife, 3-month-old
Fort Worth murder suspect claims intruder cut throats of wife, 3-month-old
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  • 2021-10-21 20:21:11Z

The capital murder trial Craig Vandewege continues in a Fort Worth, TX courtroom.

Police arrest 54-year-old woman sought in killing of four people in Michigan
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  • 2021-10-21 20:21:00Z

Michigan police have arrested a suspect in the killing of four people in Clare County, Mich. Judy Boyer, 54, was taken into custody at around 10:40 a.m...

Hedge funds score unprecedented gains on Trump
Hedge funds score unprecedented gains on Trump's SPAC deal
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  • 2021-10-21 20:18:12Z

Hedge funds that invested in the blank-check acquisition company that made a $875 million deal to merge with former U.S. President Donald Trump's new social ...

Retired Boise police officer accused of rape has another plea deal. Here
Retired Boise police officer accused of rape has another plea deal. Here's the latest
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  • 2021-10-21 20:16:29Z

Investigators say the crimes took place in 2008, when Scott McMikle was still a member of the Boise Police Department.

White House: Senators Sinema, Manchin are negotiating in good faith
White House: Senators Sinema, Manchin are negotiating in good faith
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  • 2021-10-21 20:16:09Z

The White House said on Thursday that Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin are negotiating in good faith about President Joe Biden's social spending and...

Israel to approve new construction in West Bank settlements, Palestinian villages
Israel to approve new construction in West Bank settlements, Palestinian villages

Israel will approve the construction of 4,400 new homes in the West Bank next week: 3,10o in the Jewish settlements and 1,300 in Palestinian villages.Why it ...

House votes to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress
House votes to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress

The House of Representatives voted 229-202 on Thursday to hold former Trump strategist Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a...

Snap shares drop 25% as revenue falls short, Apple privacy bites ads business
Snap shares drop 25% as revenue falls short, Apple privacy bites ads business
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  • 2021-10-21 20:11:56Z

(Reuters) -Snap Inc on Thursday fell short of Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue as the owner of photo messaging app Snapchat said privacy changes...

Biden: Jan. 6 Capitol riot "was about white supremacy"
Biden: Jan. 6 Capitol riot "was about white supremacy"

President Biden said Thursday that white supremacy motivated rioters who carried out the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.Driving the news: "The...

Exclusive: Governments turn tables on ransomware gang REvil by pushing it offline -sources
Exclusive: Governments turn tables on ransomware gang REvil by pushing it offline -sources
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  • 2021-10-21 20:04:00Z

The ransomware group REvil was itself hacked and forced offline this week by a multi-country operation, according to three private sector cyber experts...

LAPD officer accused of fondling dead woman
LAPD officer accused of fondling dead woman's breast ordered to stand trial
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  • 2021-10-21 20:01:19Z

David Rojas is charged with felony sexual contact with human remains after authorities say he touched a dead woman's breast in October 2019.

WHO issues plan to prevent sexual abuse after Congo scandal
WHO issues plan to prevent sexual abuse after Congo scandal
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  • 2021-10-21 19:58:35Z

GENEVA (Reuters) -The World Health Organization issued its plan on Thursday to prevent any further misconduct by aid workers deployed in its field operations...

Woman shoots man during Fort Worth burglary attempt, police say
Woman shoots man during Fort Worth burglary attempt, police say
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  • 2021-10-21 19:55:33Z

The male suspect broke into the residence and was shot by a woman, also in her 30s. They were in a relationship in 2020, police said.

Maine environment groups sue to protect last Atlantic salmon
Maine environment groups sue to protect last Atlantic salmon
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  • 2021-10-21 19:55:07Z

A group of environmental organizations filed court papers Thursday to try to halt operations at Maine dams to protect salmon. Atlantic salmon are listed as ...

Internet providers collect "staggering" amounts of data -- U.S. FTC chair
Internet providers collect "staggering" amounts of data -- U.S. FTC chair
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  • 2021-10-21 19:52:42Z

Internet service providers collect a "staggering" amount of detailed data on consumers, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan said on Thursday in...

Nurse death puts harsh spotlight on domestic violence issue
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  • 2021-10-21 19:51:00Z

Oct. 21-Advocates are reminding domestic violence victims that they are not alone, and that others must remain vigilant when they see someone is in trouble. ...

Five charged with money laundering in alleged Venezuela bribery scheme, says DOJ
Five charged with money laundering in alleged Venezuela bribery scheme, says DOJ
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  • 2021-10-21 19:50:41Z

(Reuters) -Five individuals have been charged with money laundering in connection with an alleged Venezuela bribery scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice...

U.S. administers over 411 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC
U.S. administers over 411 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC
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  • 2021-10-21 19:50:13Z

Those figures are up from the 410,189,737 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Oct. 20 out of 496,915,265 doses delivered. The CDC tally...

U.S. urges all WTO members to support intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines
U.S. urges all WTO members to support intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines
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  • 2021-10-21 19:49:11Z

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The White House on Thursday called on all World Trade Organization members to support an intellectual property waiver for COVID-19...

Troopers: Guilderland man sexually assaulted child under age 13; Investigation began through online tip
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  • 2021-10-21 19:47:00Z

Oct. 21-GUILDERLAND - A Guilderland man has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13, state police said Thursday. State...

DOJ files complaint seeking $9.9M FCC penalty from man for
DOJ files complaint seeking $9.9M FCC penalty from man for 'malicious' spoofed robocalls
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  • 2021-10-21 19:44:00Z

The Justice Department is taking legal action to force a man to pay a $9.9 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission for nearly 5,000...

Driver in 100-mph chase slams into school bus with 50 kids on board, NC cops say
Driver in 100-mph chase slams into school bus with 50 kids on board, NC cops say
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  • 2021-10-21 19:43:41Z

The bus was taking children home from school, officials said.

UN: Excluding women from peace talks risks more conflict
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  • 2021-10-21 19:43:02Z

Increasingly vast military expenditures and "the extreme marginalization and exclusion" of women from peace negotiations are risking renewed conflicts...

He tried to buy a Tesla with counterfeit cash - then stole it instead, NC sheriff says
He tried to buy a Tesla with counterfeit cash - then stole it instead, NC sheriff says
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  • 2021-10-21 19:42:10Z

The 26-year-old later jumped off a highway overpass to try and escape deputies, the sheriff's office said.

Son charged with murder after 72-year-old mom
Son charged with murder after 72-year-old mom's body found in garage, Texas cops say
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  • 2021-10-21 19:41:54Z

Deputies found blood in the home before eventually locating the woman's body inside a crate.

Fake cop with uniform, gun, blue lights in SUV is roaming Catawba County, deputies say
Fake cop with uniform, gun, blue lights in SUV is roaming Catawba County, deputies say
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  • 2021-10-21 19:38:22Z

One of the people stopped was a "high school age female," officials say.

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell's request for jury selection secrecy
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  • 2021-10-21 19:36:00Z

NEW YORK - A Manhattan judge shot down a request Thursday from jailed British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell to conduct jury selection for her sex trafficking...

Biden says the January 6 insurrection was
Biden says the January 6 insurrection was 'about white supremacy,' and that hate doesn't go away, 'it only hides'

"I thought once we got through it, it would go away," Biden said of hate. "But it doesn't. It only hides."

Hartford man wanted in murder of 21-year-old Brian Oliver busted outside local strip club with "ghost gun" in his pocket
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  • 2021-10-21 19:35:00Z

A Hartford man wanted for the murder of 21-year-old Brian Oliver this summer was captured by police outside a local strip club with loaded, untraceable...

Why no tusks? Poaching tips scales of elephant evolution
Why no tusks? Poaching tips scales of elephant evolution

A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. Now...

Memorial service set for Colin Powell at Washington National Cathedral on Nov. 5
Memorial service set for Colin Powell at Washington National Cathedral on Nov. 5
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  • 2021-10-21 19:33:38Z

The service, scheduled for noon, will be invitation only and have limited seating, Powell spokeswoman Peggy Cifrino said in a written statement. Powell, the...

Knife-wielding man stabs person on morning walk because it
Knife-wielding man stabs person on morning walk because it 'felt good,' Texas cops say
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  • 2021-10-21 19:32:49Z

The suspect's face was covered and video evidence was blurry, but neighbors were quick to tell police who it might be.

The last federal inmate on death row from Connecticut is spared execution, sentenced instead to life in prison for a horrifying, triple murder
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  • 2021-10-21 19:32:00Z

The last federal criminal defendant who had been facing execution for a crime in Connecticut was resentenced to life in prison Thursday in federal court for ...

Petrobras Probe Shows How Glencore's Chemoil Paid Bribes for Ship Fuel
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  • 2021-10-21 19:28:16Z

(Bloomberg) -- Brazil's years-long Carwash probe into payoffs to secure business with Petroleo Brasileiro SA in the early 2010s revealed how a unit of...

12 pounds of fentanyl seized in San Francisco drug bust
12 pounds of fentanyl seized in San Francisco drug bust
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  • 2021-10-21 19:26:17Z

A drug bust by federal agents and San Francisco police netted 12.5 pounds (5.7 kilograms) of the deadly narcotic fentanyl and charges against 18 people...

Biden urges patience amid stalemate on voting rights, police reform
Biden urges patience amid stalemate on voting rights, police reform
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  • 2021-10-21 19:26:10Z

U.S. President Joe Biden, standing beneath the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, called for patience on Thursday amid a political stalemate on...

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