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Off-duty Virginia police officers arrested for their roles in the U.S. Capitol riot

USA Today - January 14, 2021 - 3:09am

The two men were photographed inside the Capitol in front of a statue of John Stark and making an obscene gesture in the photo, the DOJ says.

      
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Coronavirus updates: WHO researchers arrive in Wuhan to investigate COVID-19 origins; Moderna seeks adolescent volunteers for vaccine trial

USA Today - January 14, 2021 - 3:00am

The Mississippi Health Department reported a "monumental surge" for vaccination appointments. Montana to lift some restrictions. Latest COVID news.

      
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Capitol riot: Trump's exit won't end the far-right violent terrorism threats he fueled

USA Today - January 14, 2021 - 2:28am

Our challenge is determining who's expressing a political opinion, who's susceptible to violent extremism and who's already planning the next attack.

      
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Powerball jackpot grows to $640M, the eighth largest in US lottery history, after Wednesday's drawing goes without a winner

USA Today - January 14, 2021 - 12:02am

The Powerball jackpot has grown into one of the largest in the game's history since the last winner on Sept. 16, a $94.6 million prize in New York.

      
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High winds halt Union Pacific trains in Wyoming, set records in Montana. Thursday will bring more of the same, forecasters say.

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 11:49pm

More than 300,000 people were still without power in Oregon and Washington on Wednesday night after a powerful storm killed one person.

      
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Opinion: Nets' Kyrie Irving and James Harden won't be able to coexist

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 11:43pm

James Harden and Kyrie Irving, soon to be Nets teammates, have consistently allowed their negative habits to overshadow their All-Star talent.

      
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What will Joe Biden do about the Iran-al-Qaida connection?

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 11:01pm

Biden has said that he wants to take a more conciliatory approach with Iran, but the Iran-al-Qaida relationship makes that challenging.

      
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Moderna needs at least 3,000 adolescent volunteers for its COVID-19 vaccine trial. They're struggling to find them.

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 9:43pm

More than 2 million minors were diagnosed with COVID-19 in 2020, and many more probably contracted the disease but were never diagnosed.

      
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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder faces 2 misdemeanor charges of willful neglect of duty in Flint water crisis

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 8:56pm

Each charge against the state's former Republican governor is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison or a fine of $1,000 or less.

      
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Banned from Facebook and Twitter, pro-Trump extremists hatch Inauguration Day violence in dark reaches of the web

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 8:54pm

Trump supporters, QAnon conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and armed agitators have found new staging grounds on Gab, Telegram and Signal.

      
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'Still in some shock': North Carolina COVID-19 nurse wins $1 million second-chance lottery drawing

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 8:09pm

Terri Watkins won a $1 million drawing from the North Carolina Education Lottery, taking home more than $400,000 in cash.

      
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Donald Trump ban: 'I believe this was the right decision'

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 7:17pm

Dorsey says Twitter made the decision to ban Trump "with the best information we had based on threats to physical safety both on and off Twitter."

      
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Amid second impeachment, Toby Keith, Ricky Skaggs receive National Medal of Arts from Trump: Reports

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 7:09pm

As the House voted to impeach President Trump for a historic second time, Toby Keith and Ricky Skaggs were reportedly honored at the White House.

      
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New Jersey congresswoman demands investigation into colleagues' 'reconnaissance' tours of Capitol

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 7:01pm

"The tours being conducted on Tuesday, January 5, were a noticeable and concerning departure from the procedures in place," Sherrill wrote.

      
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Snapchat permanently suspends Trump, saying it is 'in the interest of public safety' after Capitol riots

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 6:56pm

Snapchat has permanently suspended President Donald Trump's account, saying the ban is based on attempts to incite violence and spread misinformation.

      
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FBI urges local police to share threat intelligence in run-up to Biden inauguration

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 6:46pm

FBI urges local police to share threat intel in advance of Biden inauguration

      
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Not just the House: From golf pros to the Central Park Carousel, President Donald Trump is rebuffed

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 6:41pm

No president has ever found himself so shunned and so isolated, with repercussions for his political legacy and his earnings potential.

      
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Trump impeachment: No unity until his morally bankrupt defenders get over him and repent

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 6:28pm

The people who have supported Trump need to come to terms with what they've done and with what they've allowed to happen — or it will happen again.

      
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Parler CEO says social media app may never return as Amazon calls platform's lawsuit meritless

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 6:18pm

Days after Parler was shut down, CEO John Matze said he's unsure if the social media platform favored by conservatives will ever go back online.

      
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The stolen lectern that went viral during the Capitol riot was back for the impeachment vote

USA Today - January 13, 2021 - 6:04pm

The lectern went from being stolen during the Capitol riot to being used Wednesday after the historic impeachment vote.

      
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