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The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

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South Carolina man sentenced to life in the murder of 21-year-old college student

South Carolina man sentenced to life in the murder of 21-year-old college student

A man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after a jury convicted him of murder in the 2019 killing of a South Carolina college student. Nathaniel Rowland, 27, was also found guilty of kidnapping and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in the killing of Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina…MORE

DOJ won’t protect GOP Rep. Mo Brooks in insurrection lawsuit

DOJ won’t protect GOP Rep. Mo Brooks in insurrection lawsuit

The Justice Department on Tuesday rejected a request from GOP Rep. Mo Brooks to protect him from a civil lawsuit against him and former President Donald Trump concerning the January 6 insurrection. The lawsuit was brought earlier this year by Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California. Brooks, an Alabama Republican, had asked the Justice Department…MORE

Jake Ellzey wins Texas special election runoff, CNN projects
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Jake Ellzey wins Texas special election runoff, CNN projects

Texas state Rep. Jake Ellzey will win the special election runoff in Texas’ 6th Congressional District, CNN projects — without the endorsement of Donald Trump. The Republican overcame the former President’s backing of his opponent, Republican Susan Wright, to claim victory. Wright is the widow of the late Rep. Ron Wright, who had cancer and…MORE

Critical pipelines have reported more than 220 cyber incidents since May TSA directive
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Critical pipelines have reported more than 220 cyber incidents since May TSA directive

Critical pipeline operators have reported more than 220 cybersecurity incidents since the Transportation Security Administration implemented emergency measures in the wake of the crippling ransomware attack on one of America’s most important pipelines, according to TSA Administrator David Pekoske. Companies have been reporting incidents since day one of the agency’s May 28 security directive aimed…MORE

Ex-President Obama joins NBA Africa as strategic partner and minority owner
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Ex-President Obama joins NBA Africa as strategic partner and minority owner

Former US President Barack Obama has joined NBA Africa as a strategic partner, the National Basketball Association announced on Tuesday. Obama “will help advance the league’s social responsibility efforts across the continent, including programs and partnerships that support greater gender equality and economic inclusion,” according to a news release from the NBA. He will also…MORE

Liz Cheney rebukes GOP leadership after January 6 panel holds first hearing
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Liz Cheney rebukes GOP leadership after January 6 panel holds first hearing

Rep. Liz Cheney, one of just two Republicans on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, excoriated her party’s leadership on Tuesday for its continued defense of former President Donald Trump’s role in the attack on the US Capitol. Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “The Lead,” Cheney said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy…MORE


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