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Sunday, January 29, 2023

Despite being a well-known illegal sound that many film and television productions have been fined over, US media titan Fox stands accused of playing the Emergency Alert System attention tone to promote an NFL show on dozens of TV channels. read more


Images suggest that major damage was dealt to Iran's War drone production capability which in turn would mean that they can no longer provide Russia with war drones. read more


The Kansas City Chiefs advanced to the Super Bowl for the third time in four years and will face the Philadelphia Eagles. The Chiefs won 23-20 over the Cincinnati Bengals on a field goal with eight seconds left. The Eagles beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-7 earlier Sunday.


In the three months since Musk bought Twitter for 44bn, thousands have been sacked and the company has nosedived. Here, staff tell of a firm in disarray and an owner whose reputation is also plummeting. read more


Former employees of Russian propaganda broadcaster RT America have taken over its old studios in downtown D.C. and are ramping up a new media venture, Axios has learned. read more


Since the group began in October 2021 it has openly embraced Nazi ideology and promoted white supremacy, while proudly discouraging parents from letting their white children play with or have any contact with people of any other race. read more


However, the act proposes much more than dismantling the IRS, and the framework has been around for decades. In its current iteration, the Fair Tax Act would get rid of every type of current federal tax " including payroll, self-employment, estate, death and corporate taxes " and replace them with a nationwide 23% retail tax that happens at the checkout counter for new goods and services. read more


OpEd: One of the big surprises in Russia's war against Ukraine has been how well Ukraine has fended off Russian cyberattacks. Ad hoc groups of white-hat hackers have helped, as have a number of nations and the US government. read more


Dave Halls, the first assistant director on "Rust," became the first person held accountable in the death of Halyna Hutchins when he agreed to plead to a misdemeanor charge of negligent use of a deadly weapon. read more


The Obama-Biden White House agreed to negotiate with Republicans on the debt ceiling. It brought the U.S. economy to the brink of disaster -- and the president and vice president vowed to change their posture. read more


In an alarming phone call to a California newsroom on Friday, David DePape, the alleged attacker of Paul Pelosi, said that he was "sorry [he] didn't get more of them." read more


Luke Shepardson is more accustomed to saving lives than winning international surf competitions, but on Monday the on-duty lifeguard saw off some of the biggest names in the sport to claim victory at the prestigious Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational in Hawaii. read more


Ronna McDaniel will serve a rare fourth term as chair of the Republican National Committee, emerging victorious in a contentious bid for reelection. McDaniel on Friday defeated her main challenger, the RNC's California national committeewoman Harmeet Dhillon, by a vote of 111 committee members to 51. read more


Tom Verlaine, singer and guitarist for punk legends Television who crafted the band's 1977 masterpiece Marquee Moon, has died at the age of 73. read more


We are on the edge of a spy scandal with major implications for how we understand the Trump administration, our national security, and ourselves. read more


Mr. Nichols's family and activists had demanded the scuttling of the group, the Scorpion unit, which patrolled high-crime areas of the city. read more


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