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China Accuses US Of “Indiscriminate Use Of Force”

The Hill reports: Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng said he formally complained to the U.S. Embassy on Sunday over what he called a “U.S. attack on a Chinese civilian unmanned airship by military force.” China has insisted that the aircraft was a civilian weather balloon blown unintentionally off-course. “However, the United States turned a deaf ear and insisted on indiscriminate …

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Trump And “Sloppy” Chris Christie Trade Hate Barbs

Posted to Trump’s Truth Social account: ‘Sloppy’ Chris Christie, the failed former Governor of New Jersey, spent almost his entire last year in office campaigning in New Hampshire for the Republican Nomination for President. Much like his term in office, where he left with an Approval Rating of just 9%, his Presidential campaign was a complete disaster. He endorsed me …

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CO Church Leader Arrested On Child Rape Charge

Denver’s CBS affiliate reports: Denver police and prosecutors are pursuing a rape case against a man who served as the music director at St. John’s School and church in southeast Denver, according to a CBS News Colorado investigation. Diego Marroquin, 36, is facing one charge of sexual assault on a child under the age of 15 by a person in …

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Ohio Derailment Spurs Warning Of Explosion [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: As federal investigators worked to find out why a 150-car train derailed in northeastern Ohio, the state’s governor warned late Sunday that unstable temperatures in a car transporting chemicals could lead to an explosion. The area most at risk of being affected by the Friday crash, that within a 1-mile radius of the crash in the village …

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Pence Backs Call To Privatize Social Security [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: Former Vice President Mike Pence, a possible 2024 presidential candidate, has voiced support for a Social Security privatization scheme that the George W. Bush administration unsuccessfully pushed nearly two decades ago. In a closed-door event Thursday hosted by the National Association of Wholesale-Distributors, a corporate trade group, Pence said he believes that “the day could come when …

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Schumer: Senators To Get Classified Briefing On Balloon

Politico reports: All U.S. senators will receive a classified briefing about China on Feb. 15, following the Biden administration’s decision to shoot down a Chinese spy balloon off the Carolinas on Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday. The New York Democrat said he hasn’t seen the information from the Defense Department yet, but that briefings usually cover “where …

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Congressional Leaders Offered Briefing On Trump Docs

The Guardian reports: US officials have offered to provide a closed-door briefing to congressional leaders about their review of about 300 classified-marked documents retrieved from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort last year, sources familiar with the matter said. The precise nature of the briefing remains unclear. The offer from the justice department and the Office of the Director for National Intelligence …

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1500+ Dead After Massive Quakes Hit Turkey, Syria

Reuters reports: More than 1,500 people were killed and thousands injured on Monday when a huge earthquake struck central Turkey and northwest Syria, pulversing apartment blocks and heaping more destruction on Syrian cities already devastated by years of war. The magnitude 7.8 quake, which hit in the early darkness of a winter morning, was the worst to strike Turkey this …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The Associated Press reports: The Grammys have evolved from their humble beginnings into a daylong feast of music — and there’s many ways to watch the red carpet and show live. Most of the awards are handed out before that during the Premiere Ceremony, which the Recording Academy will stream live Sunday. This Sunday’s 65th edition could see Beyoncé become …

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Santos Doubles Down: My Mother Was Killed By 9/11

The Insider reports: Rep. George Santos has doubled down on claims that his mother died due to 9/11 and dismissed immigration records showing that she was in Brazil when the attack occurred. Santos has claimed in a new interview with OANN’s Caitlin Sinclair, published Saturday, that he never claimed his mother died on the day of the terror attack, “but …

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