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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

A total of 42% of Republicans in the U.S. identify as "MAGA" Republicans, while 58% disavow the term, according to a new national poll by J. Ann Selzer and Grinnell College. read more


The fury unleashed by the death in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini has fueled protests and condemnation. read more


As of September 2022, Donald Trump has been credibly accused of committing at least 55 criminal offenses since he launched his campaign for president in 2015. That total only reflects allegations relating to his time in or running for office and omits, for instance, Trump's criminal exposure for fraudulent business dealings. read more


Hurricane Ian has intensified overnight to become an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 hurricane that will likely make landfall just below Tampa Bay on Wednesday. read more


PINAR DEL RIO, Cuba (Reuters) -Cuba's electrical grid collapsed late on Tuesday, local officials said, leaving the entire country in the dark shortly after Hurricane Ian plowed through the western end of the island leaving a path of destruction in its wake. read more


A Donald Trump fan who brought his teenage son along as he assaulted then-D.C. police officer Mike Fanone and another officer at the Capitol on Jan. 6 was sentenced to more than seven years in prison on Tuesday. read more


A multinational test of how a four-day workweek affects employees -- and company productivity and profits -- is halfway done in the UK, and more than eight in 10 companies don't want it to stop. read more


Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The day before the 2020 election, Roger Stone, the long-time Republican operative and ally of former President Donald Trump, said in front of a documentary film crew that he had no interest in waiting to tally actual votes before contesting the election results. "F**k the voting, let's get right to the violence ... read more


Video shows a staffer at a military base barking at a crowd of draftees that they are responsible for acquiring their own first aid supplies. "Men, just don't laugh, ask your wives, girlfriends or mothers for sanitary pads. The cheapest pads, plus the cheapest tampons. You know what the tampons are for? Just put them straight into bullet wounds ... read more


Both Nord Stream natural gas pipelines from Russia to Germany have developed apparent leaks within hours of one another. The cause is unknown, but some sources have hinted at sabotage. read more


According to the Russian news agency Interfax, citing Russia's Central Election Commission, the "preliminary results" showed that around 98% of those who "voted" in four occupied territories supported Russian annexation. read more


The NFL is replacing the Pro Bowl with a weeklong skills competition and flag football game. read more


Texas banned more books from school libraries this past year than any other state in the nation, targeting titles centering on race, racism, abortion and LGBTQ representation and issues, according to a new analysis by PEN America, a nonprofit organization advocating for free speech. read more


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fled his home in a truck driven by his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, on Monday to avoid being served a subpoena, a process server said in an affidavit filed in federal court. read more


A woman who has been charged for illegally entering the United States Capitol building on January 6, 2021 is now serving as a "county captain" for Trump-endorsed Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker's campaign. read more


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