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US To Discuss Missile Deployments With Russia

The Washington Post reports: Negotiators for the United States are planning to show up to talks with their Russian counterparts Monday with proposals to discuss the placement of missiles and scope of military exercises in Europe, according to people familiar with the plans. The White House is looking to test whether Moscow is serious about ending the Ukraine crisis through …

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Royal Caribbean Cancels Some Cruises Over Omicron

Axios reports: Royal Caribbean International on Friday canceled trips on four ships due to spiking rates of COVID-19, the company said in a statement. The cancellations are the latest blow to the cruise industry as it responds to a surge of cases driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant. “As a result of the ongoing COVID-related circumstances around the world, …

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Djokovic To Australia: I’m Exempt, I Already Had COVID

The Insider reports: Tennis star Novak Djokovic had a vaccine exemption to enter Australia because he recently recovered from COVID-19, his lawyers said in court documents. The number one men’s tennis player’s visa was revoked on Wednesday when he arrived at Melbourne Airport to compete in the Australian Open. Australian border force officials said that Djokovic had “failed to provide …

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Hometown Paper Shreds Pompeo’s Weight Loss Claims

From the editorial board of the Kansas City Star: We asked weight loss experts, and people who have lost large amounts of weight themselves, whether it’s possible to lose 90 pounds in six months simply by eating better and hitting a humble home gym for half an hour five or six times a week. Their response? Absolutely not, almost certainly …

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Texas GOP Ridicules People Waiting In Line For Tests

Mediaite reports: The Texas Republican Party put out an odd message on Twitter Friday that immediately sparked a wave of criticism. The tweet read, “If you can wait in line for a covid test, you can wait in line to vote.” The Texas GOP employees behind the account took note of the fast reaction to the tweet and followed up …

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Anti-Vax Far-Right French Lawmaker Dies Of Something

Reuters reports: French lawmaker Jose Evrard, whose vaccine-skeptic far-right party had opposed government measures to control the spread of COVID-19, has died after contracting the coronavirus, the president of the parliament said on Friday. Representing the Pas-de-Calais region in Northern France, Evrard was one of three lawmakers affiliated with far-right splinter party “Debout la France” (Stand up, France). Its founder …

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Rioter Seeks To Force Trump, Bannon To Testify At Trial

Raw Story reports: An accused MAGA rioter has created a list of all-star witnesses he wants to testify at his trial, including former President Donald Trump, attorney Rudy Giuliani, and podcaster Steve Bannon. Via Politico‘s Kyle Cheney, an attorney representing January 6th defendant Dustin Thompson revealed on Friday that his client “intends to subpoena numerous witnesses involved in the planning …

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Florida Official Admits State Let 1M Test Kits Expire

Yahoo News reports: A Florida official admitted Thursday that as many as 1 million COVID-19 test kits expired in a state warehouse over the last few days of December while coronavirus cases were skyrocketing and Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said nothing about the health crisis. Kevin Guthrie, director of the state Division of Emergency Management, made the startling revelation about …

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Riot Panel Investigates Trump For Criminal Conspiracy

The Guardian reports: The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack is examining whether Donald Trump oversaw a criminal conspiracy on 6 January that connected the White House’s scheme to stop Joe Biden’s certification with the insurrection, say two senior sources familiar with the matter. The committee’s new focus on the potential for a conspiracy marks an aggressive escalation in …

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Anti-Abortion Activists Claim DC Mayor Timed Start Of Vax Mandate To Ruin Their Annual March Against Roe

The Christian Post reports: The 49th annual March for Life is scheduled to take place on Jan. 21, six days after a vaccine mandate is set to take effect in Washington, D.C., where the march is held. The mandate will require those seeking to enter “restaurants, bars and nightclub establishments,” “indoor entertainment establishments,” and “indoor event and meeting establishments” to …

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