Violent attempt at US Capitol to ‘overturn’ election, shocking and incendiary: independent UN experts

Twenty-three Special Rapporteurs and members of Working Groups – unpaid volunteers who are not UN staff – put their names to the statement, in which they strongly affirmed and expressed their “solidarity with the American people who stand for democracy, equality and the rule of law at this critical moment”.  De-escalate and unify The group […]

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Air quality regulator temporarily suspends cremation limits for LA County amid ‘backlog’ from pandemic

The South Coast Air Quality Management District said in a news release Sunday that permits for crematoriums usually contain limits on the number of human remains that can be cremated each month, based on the potential impact they will have on air quality. But after requests from both the county coroner and health department, the […]

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Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for ‘multiple violations’ after she alleges Georgia elections were ‘stolen’

Twitter has suspended Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene for 12 hours after the vocally pro-Trump lawmaker sparred with a Georgia elections official, alleging fraud was to blame for the GOP losing the runoffs. In a statement to CNN on Sunday, Twitter confirmed that it had locked the outspoken lawmaker out of her personal account for […]

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Trump will leave office with his lowest approval rating ever.

Throughout four years of scandals and investigations, President Trump has maintained an approval rating that rarely budged from a 10-point band between 35 and 45 percent. Nothing he could say, do or tweet appeared to dramatically change public opinion of him. But the events of Jan. 6 — when a violent mob of Trump supporters […]

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Federal government executes Corey Johnson following prolonged legal fight

Johnson was sentenced to die after he was convicted of killing seven people in 1992 as a part of the drug trade in Virginia. The weeks preceding his execution were defined by a tense legal battle after he contracted Covid-19 while on death row. In his final statement, Johnson apologized for his crimes and told […]

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Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene vows to IMPEACH Biden on his first day in office, says she’ll be ‘voice of ignored voters’

Freshman Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) has pledged to bring articles of impeachment against Joe Biden on his very first day in office, mirroring a similar move by Democrats early on in Trump’s presidency. The upstart legislator said on Wednesday night that she would immediately push for impeachment one day after Biden’s inauguration on January […]

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Peru: UN rights office decries excessive use of force in November protests

Officers did not distinguish between the mainly peaceful protestors and a minority who allegedly acted violently, according to the study.  🇵🇪 #Peru: Police used unnecessary and excessive force when dealing with protests in November 2020 – New report finds police officers did not distinguish between peaceful protesters, who were in the majority, and a minority […]

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More than 150,000 customers left without power in Texas and Louisiana as major snowstorm moves across the South

Poor road conditions are possible across Texas and Louisiana during the Monday morning commute, including dark street lights and signals due to the widespread outages. Areas of east and northeast Texas, including Lamesa which received 9 inches of snowfall, have already seen poor visibility due to fog, according to tweets from NWS Midland. The Louisiana […]

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Parler CEO denounces ‘coordinated attack’ by Big Tech as Amazon prepares to pull plug on its servers

Amazon is preparing to pull the plug on Parler, suspending it from web hosting services, after Apple and Google banned the app from their respective app stores in what the company’s CEO John Matze called a “coordinated attack.” While the conservative-friendly social media company hopes to move to a new hosting provider soon, it acknowledged […]

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