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Ron Johnson suggests, without evidence, FBI had advance knowledge of January 6 riot but did nothing
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Ron Johnson suggests, without evidence, FBI had advance knowledge of January 6 riot but did nothing

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson suggested to his constituents at a luncheon on Saturday that the FBI had advance knowledge of the January 6 insurrection but did nothing to thwart it. Before making the statement, which was captured on video taken at the event, Johnson prefaced it by saying, “I don’t say this publicly.” “So…MORE

New York Times: Andrew Cuomo questioned for 11 hours by New York attorney general’s office in sexual harassment inquiry
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New York Times: Andrew Cuomo questioned for 11 hours by New York attorney general’s office in sexual harassment inquiry

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was questioned by investigators in the state attorney general’s office for 11 hours last month as part of an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against him, The New York Times reported Monday. The meeting — which took place in Cuomo’s Manhattan office on July 17 — saw the Democratic governor…MORE

This Las Vegas mom of 3 could be kicked out of her home at any time
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This Las Vegas mom of 3 could be kicked out of her home at any time

When CNN knocked on her door, Dasha Kelly panicked, thinking the eviction she’s been dreading was finally at hand. “You guys honestly freaked me out this morning when you knocked,” she said. Kelly and her three daughters — Sharron, 8; Kia, 6; and Imani, 5 — are living on borrowed time, two months behind on…MORE

How misogynoir is oppressing Black women athletes
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How misogynoir is oppressing Black women athletes

Naomi Osaka discovered what it’s like to be at the sharp end of a sporting governing body’s regulations this summer. The ​four-time grand slam singles champion declined to ​attend press conferences as she began her French Open campaign in June — citing the importance of protecting her mental health and addressing the toll that media…MORE

Maricopa County defies latest subpoena request from Arizona state Senate seeking to expand 2020 ballot review
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Maricopa County defies latest subpoena request from Arizona state Senate seeking to expand 2020 ballot review

Maricopa County and Dominion Voting Systems are rebuffing the latest subpoenas from Arizona’s GOP-led Senate for election materials related to the so-called audit of 2020 election ballots. In a defiant letter sent Monday in response to the state Senate’s request, county Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Sellers wrote: “If you haven’t figured out the election…MORE

US-Mexico border arrests remain at highest level in decades amid hottest summer weeks
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US-Mexico border arrests remain at highest level in decades amid hottest summer weeks

Federal authorities in July arrested tens of thousands of migrants attempting to enter the United States from Mexico, likely surpassing June’s numbers that were the highest in decades, raising new health and safety concerns during summer’s hottest days. Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 176,000 migrants from July 1-28, according to preliminary data obtained…MORE

Popular New Orleans jazz club closing over COVID-19 concerns

A popular New Orleans jazz club is closing over coronavirus concerns. Snug Harbor posted an announcement on Instagram saying it would be closed until at least Aug. 14. The club said the current state of the pandemic has workers concerned that they cannot keep patrons safe. The club asked patrons to keep checking its social…MORE

Fear, frustration mount as evictions move forward in New Orleans area

Monday was the first day evictions could be processed in local courts following the end of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s moratorium. The COVID-19 pandemic has held landlords in check while tenants have scrambled to find help.Hundreds of millions in emergency rental assistance dollars have come from the U.S. Treasury to Louisiana.…MORE

Survivor of capsized lift boat details escape during hearing

A man who was on a liftboat that capsized off the coast of Louisiana in April, killing 13 people on board, on Monday recalled how he hammered on a window with a fire extinguisher, was sucked into the sea by a wave and then prayed to God to calm the seas as he floated in…MORE

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