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Jury Selection Begins In Actor Jussie Smollett’s Trial

Chicago’s ABC News affiliate reports: Jussie Smollett’s trial began Monday nearly three years after the former “Empire” actor reported he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in Chicago. The actor is facing charges for what authorities say was a fake attack. Smollett told police he was walking home early in the morning back in January of 2019 when …

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Oath Keeper/Actor Charged In Riot Tells Judge He Is Immune From Prosecution Due To His “Divine” Rights

Politico reports: A judge is allowing a Broadway actor arrested for his alleged walk-on role in the Capitol riot to remain free on pretrial release, despite his bizarre claims to be beyond the jurisdiction of the court. At a contentious hearing held Monday, James Beeks — a Michael Jackson impersonator who starred as Judas in a traveling “Jesus Christ Superstar” …

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Trump DOJ Lawyer Likely To Face Contempt Charge

The Independent reports: The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection will meet on Wednesday to consider authorising criminal contempt of congress charges against Jeffrey Clark, the ex-Trump justice department attorney who pushed to weaponise the department in service of former president Donald Trump’s push to overturn results of the 2020 election. If the committee votes in favor of …

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Japan Bans Foreign Visitors Due To Omicron Variant

Kyodo News reports: Japan on Tuesday banned new entries by foreigners globally for at least one month in an attempt to stave off the new Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the measure, reversing a three-week relaxation of travel restrictions, is needed to “avoid the worst-case scenario.” Additionally, 14 countries and regions, including Britain and …

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Rioter Collared After Caller Names Him On Infowars

The Orange County Register reports: A 26-year-old North Hills man accused of entering the U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6 riot in Washington D.C. was taken into custody earlier this month and is now facing federal charges. Edward Badalian is facing a variety of federal charges, including conspiracy, obstruction, entering a restricted building and theft and destruction of government …

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Trump Took No Intel Briefings In Final Month In Office

Not at all surprising: The US intelligence community “struggled” to brief President-elect Donald Trump in 2016, achieving “only limited success” in educating and developing a relationship with the incoming president, according to a newly released unclassified history of the transition period published by the CIA’s in-house academic center. Trump rarely, if at all, read the daily classified briefing book prepared …

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Biden: Fight Against Omicron Won’t Include Lockdowns

CNN reports: President Joe Biden on Monday gave his latest update to the nation on the new Omicron coronavirus variant as federal health officials are bracing for the first cases of the new variant to be detected in the US. Officials briefed Biden for approximately 45 minutes Sunday on the new variant and again on Monday morning, with a heavy …

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GOP Rep: Dems Will Use Omicron “To Cheat” In 2022

The Hill reports: A Republican lawmaker who previously served as White House doctor under former presidents Trump and Obama claims Democrats will use the new coronavirus variant of concern to cheat in the midterm elections. Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Texas) spoke out on news of the variant of concern Saturday, saying the strain would serve as a pretext for absentee voting, …

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Graham: “Trust Jesus” To Protect You From Omicron

Posted today to Franklin Graham’s Facebook page: In his 1933 inauguration speech, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” There’s a lot of truth to that statement. The new Omicron variant of COVID-19 is striking fear in the hearts of people around the world. European countries as well as the U.S. have …

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Dem Rep. Tom Suozzi To Run For New York Governor

The New York Times reports: Representative Thomas Suozzi, a Long Island Democrat, intends to announce on Monday that he will enter the race for governor of New York, broadening the field of candidates challenging the incumbent, Kathy Hochul, according to five people who have spoken with the congressman and his team in recent days. Mr. Suozzi, who has most recently …

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