Category: DC Exclusives – Blurb

palestinian-leader-abbas-announce-first-election-in-15-years.-hamas-cheers-his-decision
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Jan
2021

Palestinian Leader Abbas Announce First Election In 15 Years. Hamas Cheers His DecisionPalestinian Leader Abbas Announce First Election In 15 Years. Hamas Cheers His Decision

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced Friday the Palestinian Authority (PA) will hold their first parliamentary and presidential elections since 2006, as reported by Reuters. Abbas’ decision was cheered on by the terror group Hamas, according to Reuters. The first elections for the PA since 2006 will attempt to heal internal divisions in the territory, Reuters […]

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north-korea-displays-submarine-launched-missile-days-after-threatening-to-grow-nuclear-arsenal
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Jan
2021

North Korea Displays Submarine-Launched Missile Days After Threatening To Grow Nuclear ArsenalNorth Korea Displays Submarine-Launched Missile Days After Threatening To Grow Nuclear Arsenal

North Korea has unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile days after threatening to grow its nuclear arsenal if the U.S. doesn’t abandon its “hostile policy” toward the country, numerous sources reported. State media has described the missile as “the world’s most powerful weapon,” and displayed it during a military parade days before President-elect Joe Biden’s […]

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dustin-higgs-scheduled-to-be-final-federal-inmate-executed-under-trump-administration
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Jan
2021

Dustin Higgs Scheduled To Be Final Federal Inmate Executed Under Trump AdministrationDustin Higgs Scheduled To Be Final Federal Inmate Executed Under Trump Administration

The last federal inmate scheduled to be executed under the Trump administration was slated to die Friday, numerous sources reported. Dustin Higgs, 48, will be the thirteenth inmate to be executed since July, when the U.S. resumed executions for the first time in 17 years. He will also be the last inmate to be executed […]

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report:-frenchman-sent-$500,000-to-people-involved-in-capitol-building-riot,-and-then-died-by-suicide
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Jan
2021

REPORT: Frenchman Sent $500,000 To People Involved In Capitol Building Riot, And Then Died By SuicideREPORT: Frenchman Sent $500,000 To People Involved In Capitol Building Riot, And Then Died By Suicide

A French computer programmer reportedly transferred more than $500,000 in Bitcoin to far-right groups and to individuals involved in the riots at the Capitol before dying by suicide, researchers found, according to the Associated Press. Chainanalysis, a blockchain analysis company that investigates Bitcoin transactions, found that a 35-year-old Frenchman transferred 28.15 BTC, worth approximately $522,000, […]

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the-lincoln-project-appears-to-scrub-team-page-after-allegations-that-co-founder-offered-jobs-in-exchange-for-sex
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Jan
2021

The Lincoln Project Appears To Scrub Team Page After Allegations That Co-Founder Offered Jobs In Exchange For SexThe Lincoln Project Appears To Scrub Team Page After Allegations That Co-Founder Offered Jobs In Exchange For Sex

The Lincoln Project appeared to have scrubbed association with its co-founder John Weaver on its site after allegations that Weaver sent unwanted, uncomfortable and sexually suggestive messages to nearly a dozen young men. A search of The Lincoln Project’s “Our Team” page, where Weaver was listed, leads to a page that doesn’t exist. An archive […]

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army-corps-congratulates-capitol-officer-‘after-singlehandedly-holding-back-rioters-from-entering-the-senate-chambers’
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Jan
2021

Army Corps Congratulates Capitol Officer ‘After Singlehandedly Holding Back Rioters From Entering The Senate Chambers’Army Corps Congratulates Capitol Officer ‘After Singlehandedly Holding Back Rioters From Entering The Senate Chambers’

The Capitol Police officer who diverted rioters away from the Senate Chamber during the Capitol riot Jan. 6 was hailed as a hero by the U.S. Army’s XVIII Airborne Corps and praised by the 101st Airborne Division for his valor. Eugene Goodman, an Iraq war veteran who served in the Army for four years before […]

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Jan
2021

More Than A Dozen Metro Stations Around National Mall And Capitol Building To Close Ahead Of InaugurationMore Than A Dozen Metro Stations Around National Mall And Capitol Building To Close Ahead Of Inauguration

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced that it would be closing 13 stations in areas near the National Mall and Capitol Building ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The shutdowns will begin Friday, when 11 stations in the security parameter will close until Jan. 21., the day following the inauguration. Stations set to […]

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study-seems-to-show-chinese-covid-19-vaccine-only-50%-effective,-prompting-clarification-from-china
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Jan
2021

Study Seems To Show Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Only 50% Effective, Prompting Clarification From ChinaStudy Seems To Show Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Only 50% Effective, Prompting Clarification From China

January 13, 2021 3:27 PM ET Brazil’s Butantan Institute released numbers calling into question the efficacy of China’s CoronaVac vaccine Wednesday, prompting China to respond in order to clarify the numbers.  Butantan is in final-stage trials for CoronaVac, a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s SinoVac, and submitted results to Brazilian regulators Tuesday declaring an efficacy […]

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iran-begins-research-on-key-nuclear-weapons-material-in-latest-breach-of-nuclear-deal
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Jan
2021

Iran Begins Research On Key Nuclear Weapons Material In Latest Breach Of Nuclear DealIran Begins Research On Key Nuclear Weapons Material In Latest Breach Of Nuclear Deal

Iran has started research on the production of uranium metal, an important component used to produce nuclear weapons, a top Iranian official announced Wednesday. Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Kazem Gharib Abadi, claimed the country plans to produce uranium metal at its nuclear facility in Tehran in order to develop a new type of […]

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google-admits-it-has-run-‘experiments’-to-hide-news-sites-from-consumers
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Jan
2021

Google Admits It Has Run ‘Experiments’ To Hide News Sites From ConsumersGoogle Admits It Has Run ‘Experiments’ To Hide News Sites From Consumers

January 13, 2021 12:24 PM ET Google has been running “experiments” that hide certain news sites from its search results in Australia as it negotiates with the Australian government over a new regulatory proposal.  The Australian government is considering a new regulation that would require Facebook and Google to pay a fee for the right […]

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