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VA Youth Pastor Sentenced To 20 Years For Child Porn

Richmond’s ABC affiliate reports: A former pastor from Hopewell living in Richmond was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Tuesday on charges of distributing child pornography while he was still on the sex offender registry for a previous offense. Deric Wallace Peacock, 39, served as youth pastor of a church in Hopewell until 2014, when he was convicted of …

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George Santos: “I Slaughter Democrats Like Hogs”

“For clear disclosure, I wasn’t a plaintiff but I was very involved. There’s a good saying that says ‘pigs eat, hogs get slaughtered.’ So the Democrats acted like hogs and I acted like a good ole farmer and I slaughter them. We got really, really lucky this time around. We can’t allow luck to play a part in redistricting in …

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Doomsday Clock Reset To 90 Seconds Before Midnight

NPR reports: The world is closer to catastrophe than ever: the Doomsday Clock, the metaphorical measure of challenges to humanity, was reset to 90 seconds before midnight on Tuesday. The science and security board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said the move — the closest to widespread calamity humanity has ever been judged to be — was “largely, …

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New GOP Reps Boycott WH Event Over COVID Rules

Axios reports: Several House Republicans are declining invitations to attend a White House reception for freshman House members on Tuesday evening in protest of the event’s COVID rules. “I am forgoing a historic trip to the White House to raise awareness of this punitive policy in hopes that President Biden will reverse it and other arbitrary, outdated, and unscientific restrictions …

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Hawley Announces Bill To Ban TikTok Nationwide

Reuters reports: U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, a Republican and China hawk, said on Tuesday that he would introduce a bill to ban the short video app TikTok in the United States. TikTok, whose parent is the Chinese company ByteDance, already faces a ban that would stop federal employees from using or downloading TikTok on government-owned devices. TikTok said in a …

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Niger Proposes Death Penalty For Same-Sex Marriage

76 Crimes reports: The president of the West African nation of Niger is laying the groundwork for enacting harsh anti-homosexuality laws in his country, where same-sex intimacy is currently legal. He proposes the death penalty for people in same-sex marriages. Mohamed Bazoum, president of Niger, is preparing for a newly established committee of experts to develop the new anti-homosexuality laws. …

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FBI Investigates Another Attack On NC Power Station

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: The FBI is asking for the public’s help to find a suspect in a shooting of an electrical substation in Randolph County in mid-January, a month after a shooting in Moore County left tens of thousands without power for days. “In the early morning hours of January 17,” the FBI said, “unknown suspect(s) fired …

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DOJ Files Antitrust Suit Against Google’s Ad Business

Bloomberg Law reports: The US Justice Department and eight states sued Alphabet Inc.’s Google, calling for the break up of the search giant’s ad-technology business over alleged illegal monopolization of the digital advertising market. “Google abuses its monopoly power to disadvantage website publishers and advertisers who dare to use competing ad tech products in a search for higher quality, or …

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Amazon Prime Offers $5/Month Generic Prescriptions

Via press release from Business Wire: Amazon today announced RxPass, a new Prime membership benefit from Amazon Pharmacy that offers patients affordable access to commonly prescribed generic medications that treat more than 80 common health conditions. With RxPass, Prime members can receive all of their eligible medications for one flat, low monthly fee of $5, and have them delivered free …

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Classified Documents Found At Pence’s Indiana Home

CNN reports: A lawyer for former Vice President Mike Pence discovered about a dozen documents marked as classified at Pence’s Indiana home last week, and he has turned those classified records over to the FBI, multiple sources familiar with the matter told CNN. The FBI and the Justice Department’s National Security Division have launched a review of the documents and …

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