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Fired Illinois Tech CEO Pleads Guilty In Capitol Riot

The Chicago Tribune reports: A suburban tech CEO who lost his job after being charged with various offenses related to the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol has become the first Illinoisan to be found guilty for his part in the riot. Bradley Rukstales, 53, of Inverness, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday. The offense carries a maximum penalty …

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Putin Claims Arrested DC Rioters Are Political Prisoners

NBC News reports: Asked about Biden’s criticism that Russia had added to global instability, he accused the U.S. of doing the same in Libya, Afghanistan and Syria. And the Russians aren’t cracking down on internal dissent, he said, any more than the U.S. is doing with its laws against foreign agents. He even pointed to the arrests of hundreds of …

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Medical Examiner: Capitol Cop Died Of Natural Causes

The Washington Post reports: Capitol Police officer Brian D. Sicknick suffered two strokes and died of natural causes a day after he confronted rioters at the Jan. 6 insurrection, the District’s chief medical examiner has ruled. The ruling, released Monday, likely will make it difficult for prosecutors to pursue homicide charges in the officer’s death. Two men are accused of …

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