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Proud Boy Denied Pre-Trial Release From “Cruel” DC Jail

Washington DC’s CBS affiliate reports: A federal judge denied a Jan. 6 defendant’s third motion to be released from pretrial custody on Tuesday – saying he found no violations of constitutional rights at the D.C. Jail that would warrant his release. Last month, Christopher Quaglin – a New Jersey electrician the Justice Department says is a member of the Proud …

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Graham Compares DeSantis To Neville Chamberlain

The New York Times reports: Declaring this week that defending Ukraine against Russia’s invasion was not a vital interest for the United States, Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida cemented a Republican shift away from hawkish foreign policy that has played out over the past decade and accelerated with Donald J. Trump’s political rise. Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, …

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Pence Condemns DeSantis For Revenge Against Disney

“I’m a limited government conservative, and I believe in private property, free enterprise. My concern more broadly was just simply about taking action against a company in the wake of a political dispute, where the company had taken a different position than the state. “I have concerns about that in Florida. I had the exact same concerns about California, pulling …

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EPA Proposes Limits On “Forever Chemicals” In Water

USA Today reports: The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed limiting the amount of harmful “forever chemicals” in drinking water to the lowest level that tests can detect, a long-awaited protection the agency said will save thousands of lives and prevent serious illnesses, including cancer. The plan marks the first time the EPA has proposed regulating a toxic group of …

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Rioter Gets Five Years In Crushing Of Capitol Officer

From the Justice Department: Tristan Chandler Stevens, 27, of Pensacola, Florida, was sentenced to 60 months in prison on four counts of assaulting or aiding and abetting in assaulting law enforcement officers, one count of interfering with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder, all felonies, and four misdemeanor charges. Stevens was found guilty on September 13, 2022, following a …

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DeSantis Yanks Hyatt Liquor License Over Drag Show

The Insider reports: The DeSantis administration is revoking the Hyatt Regency Miami’s alcohol license after one of its facilities hosted “A Drag Queen Christmas” with minors present in the audience. The Department of Business Regulation filed a 17-page complaint Tuesday against the show’s venue, the James L. Knight Center, which is affiliated with Hyatt. The show required people under 18 …

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Indian Marriage Case Opposed By Major Hindu Group

Reuters reports: The ideological parent of India’s ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has backed the government position against recognising same-sex marriage, months after raising hopes with supportive comments on gay rights. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP government has opposed recognising same-sex marriage and urged the Supreme Court to reject challenges to the current legal framework lodged by LGBT …

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Ohio Sues Rail Company Over Toxic Derailment

The Washington Post reports: Ohio is suing Norfolk Southern after one of the railroad’s trains that was carrying toxic chemicals derailed, leading to an environmental disaster. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost (R) announced the lawsuit in a news conference Tuesday afternoon. A Norfolk Southern train was carrying hazardous chemicals such as vinyl chloride and butyl acrylate when it derailed in …

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DOJ Can Seize Funds Donated To Charlottesville Nazi

CBS News reports: The Justice Department can seize money that has recently flowed into the prison inmate account of white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr., the Ohio man who in 2017 rammed his car into a group of anti-racism protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one. According to prosecutors, he has amassed “significant funds” in his prison inmate account at the …

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George Santos Files Paperwork For 2024 Reelection Bid

Axios reports: Embattled Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) filed paperwork declaring his intention to run for re-election in 2024 — even as he continues to face criticism and scrutiny for fabricating large swaths of his background. Filing paperwork with the FEC is not a confirmation of a 2024 campaign, but it reflects his refusal to step down as he continues to …

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