House restores mask mandate after CDC updates guidance

D.C. 07/28/21, 17:08

Wearing masks will once again be compulsory in U.S. Congress due to the highly transmissible COVID-19 delta strain, the Capitol physician said. Brian Monahan has ordered all House members to don face garments. The July 27 decision came hours after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its previous ...

Floridian faces up to 20 years in jail for 10-minute visit to Congress

D.C. 07/19/21, 22:27

Joseph Hackett could receive a 20-year prison sentence for spending just 10 minutes at the U.S. Capitol grounds. The Florida man allegedly joined the January 6 riots and was indicted on May 28. Paul Allard Hodgkins is the first person formally sentenced to spend eight months behind bars for allegedly entering ...

North Dakota sues Biden admin for oil and gas lease moratorium

U.S. 07/11/21, 16:17

North Dakota sued the Biden administration on July 7 for not granting new oil and gas leases on public land. A document filed at the U.S. District Court for North Dakota's Western Division accused the moratorium of significantly hindering the local economy. The Peace Garden State is the nation's second-largest oil producing ...

Twitter sued after losing legal immunity in India

U.S. 06/23/21, 01:30

A Californian social media giant will be directly liable for content posted to its online platform in India. Indian authorities have stripped Twitter Inc. of its legal intermediary status, which prevented the San Francisco-headquartered company from being sued for hosting certain third-party text, images, and videos. Uttar Pradesh Police accuses the business ...

Democrats slapped with civil rights lawsuit for censoring US election tweets

U.S. 06/21/21, 04:53

The last U.S. election was arguably a watershed moment in national history due to widespread unconstitutional electoral procedures and a joint effort from corporations and government to "fortify" Joe Biden's presidency.Sovereign Man founder Simon Black accused social media companies of masterminding an un-American censorship campaign, which aims to silence public ...

Democratic Chicago Mayor’s office admits it excluded white reporters

U.S. 06/14/21, 00:39

America’s third most populous city leader confessed she refused multiple media interview requests because the reporter was white. Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office openly admitted to having a policy of refusing access to Caucasian journalists. Office of the Mayor Communications Director Kate LeFurgy was recently caught saying her employer organized a ...

Republican attorneys general planning to mount legal challenges to Biden agenda

U.S. 04/11/21, 16:05

Republican states have declared war on President Joe Biden's agenda less than three months after his inauguration, suing the administration on climate change, oil, immigration, gun control, tax reform, among others.  However, the conservative attorneys general who first filed the litigation in March said they are not finished yet and intend ...

Alleged Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse ordered to stand trial on all counts including homicide

U.S. 12/04/20, 03:29

Lawyers representing a northern Illinois teen accused of fatally shooting anti-police demonstrators failed in their bid to have multiple charges dropped. Kenosha County Court Commissioner Loren Keating has ordered Antioch, Illinois, teen Kyle Rittenhouse to stand trial on all six charges, including first-degree intentional homicide. "Judge has ordered Kyle Rittenhouse to stand ...

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