Day: February 24, 2021

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GOP Lawmakers Demand Investigation Into National Institutes Of Health’s Relationship With Wuhan LabGOP Lawmakers Demand Investigation Into National Institutes Of Health’s Relationship With Wuhan Lab

Dozens of Republican members of Congress wrote a letter to National Institutes of Health Acting Inspector General Christi Grimm on Tuesday demanding a “prompt and thorough investigation” into the NIH’s relationship with a Chinese lab that studied coronaviruses. The 28 lawmakers demanded Grimm investigate the total amount of funding the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) […]

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Man Accused Of Plotting Terrorist Attack After Watching ISIS Videos Says He Was ‘Watching Porn 10 Minutes Later’Man Accused Of Plotting Terrorist Attack After Watching ISIS Videos Says He Was ‘Watching Porn 10 Minutes Later’

A man accused by British authorities of plotting a terrorist attack admitted to watching ISIS videos, but denied being radicalized, saying during court proceedings he would be “watching porn 10 minutes later,” the Independent reported Tuesday. Sahayb Abu, 27, said in court that he had seen ISIS videos but that he researched the terrorist group […]

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Facebook ‘Refriends’ Australia After Government Loosens Up Key RegulationsFacebook ‘Refriends’ Australia After Government Loosens Up Key Regulations

Facebook will reverse a week-long ban of Australian news content after gaining key concessions from the government on a law that would require social media platforms to pay media organizations for any content they distribute, according to Reuters. The Australian government introduced the legislation Feb. 15, which was aimed at forcing Facebook and Google to […]

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Richest Family In India Plans Construction Of World’s Largest ZooRichest Family In India Plans Construction Of World’s Largest Zoo

February 23, 2021 9:03 AM ET The Ambanis, a billionaire family in India, are planning the construction of a 280-acre zoo and animal sanctuary expected to open in 2023, according to Business Insider. The Ambanis plan to build the massive zoo in Jamnagar, a city in western India, Business Insider reported. “Greens Zoological Rescue and […]

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REPORT: Public School Requires Kindergarteners To Watch Video Of Dead Black Children To Warn Against ‘State-Sanctioned Violence’REPORT: Public School Requires Kindergarteners To Watch Video Of Dead Black Children To Warn Against ‘State-Sanctioned Violence’

Buffalo Public Schools required its kindergarten students to participate in a lesson on “racist police and state-sanctioned violence” which involved showing images of black children who have died, Discovery Institute scholar Christopher Rufo reported. Whistleblower documents Rufo obtained reportedly show “anti racist” lesson plans spearheaded by Dr. Fatima Morrell, the school district’s associate superintendent for […]

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New Domestic Terror Laws Will Harm Minority Communities, ACLU SaysNew Domestic Terror Laws Will Harm Minority Communities, ACLU Says

Law enforcement would likely target minority communities if Congress increases police powers and implements new domestic terror laws in response to the Capitol riot, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. The organization sent a statement opposing the creation of a new domestic terrorism statute ahead of a congressional hearing on “The Rise of Domestic […]

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