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Santos Wore Stolen Scarf To “Stop The Steal” Speech

Patch New York reports: Former friends of the embattled Long Island congressman George Santos said they believe he wore a stolen Burberry scarf as he delivered a speech Jan. 5, 2021 at a Freedom Plaza rally declaring that the 2020 congressional election was stolen from him. Two former Santos roommates, Gregory Morey-Parker and Yasser Rabello, told Patch they suspect Santos, …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Michael Bay is fighting back against a widely-seen report that said he was charged in Italy for killing a pigeon during production on the 2019 Netflix film, “6 Underground.” The filmmaker called the report “false, reckless and defamatory,” and says he was never charged with killing an animal. In a legal letter, obtained by Variety, Bay’s attorney is …

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Gaetz: Santos Shouldn’t Be “Subjected To Shunning”

“George Santos will have to go through the congressional ethics process. I don’t want to prejudge that process, but I think he deserves the chance to at least make his case. There are requirements members of Congress have to meet when it comes to the money that they donate to their own campaigns. “But until then, I don’t think that …

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Top Bolsonaro Official Arrested Upon Return From FL

Reuters reports: Brazil’s former Justice Minister Anderson Torres, who was in charge of public security in Brasilia during the invasion of government buildings a week ago, was arrested in Brasilia on Saturday on suspicion of “omission” and “connivance”. Torres was arrested after returning to Brazil on Saturday. He had been on vacation in Florida, the same U.S. state his ex-boss, …

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DeSantis Loses Bid To Dismiss Suit Over Migrant Flights

The Miami Herald reports: A Leon County Circuit Court judge on Friday refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Ron DeSantis brought by a North Miami Beach state senator who has accused Florida’s governor of illegally using taxpayer funds to fly migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts last September. Judge John C. Cooper set a Jan. 30 trial date …

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WH Says Third Batch Of Docs Found At Biden’s Home

NBC News reports: More classified documents from the Obama administration were found in President Joe Biden’s Delaware residence this week — in addition to the two batches that were previously disclosed — the White House said Saturday. This brings the total batches of records found to three: a “small” number in a Washington office Biden used, another set in the garage of …

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Pedophilia RICO Suit Filed Against Global Megachurch

The Roys Report reports: Five women in California have filed a lawsuit alleging that the International Churches of Christ perpetrated a “systemic scheme of abuse” that included the sexual abuse of children as young as three years old and financial abuse of its members. The plaintiffs filed a RICO lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of …

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North Carolina DMV Okays LGBTQ-Related Vanity Plates

Winston-Salem’s NPR affiliate reports: For the first time, “GAYPRIDE” is available as a vanity license plate in North Carolina. It’s one of over 200 terms that were removed from the state’s prohibited plates list after a review late last year. As recently as last year, the “Do No Issue” list included “GAYPRIDE,” “LESBIAN,” and “QUEER” – entries that prompted DMV …

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DeSantis Bullies NHL Into Canceling Diversity Job Fair

Florida Politics reports: The Ron DeSantis administration is able to declare victory over a major sports league, which changed plans for a diversity job fair in South Florida. The NHL has abandoned plans to hold a job fair that would have opened up opportunities to various groups historically marginalized in the United States. The so-called “Pathway to Hockey Summit,” to …

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