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Alabama GOP Senate candidate Lynda Blanchard to switch races and run for governor
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Alabama GOP Senate candidate Lynda Blanchard to switch races and run for governor

Republican Lynda Blanchard plans to end her Alabama US Senate bid and instead run for governor, according to three people familiar with the matter. She is expected to announce her campaign against GOP Gov. Kay Ivey next week. Blanchard served as then-President Donald Trump’s US ambassador to Slovenia, former first lady Melania Trump’s native country.…MORE

Trump-aligned lawyers ordered to pay $175,000 in sanctions fees for bogus election fraud lawsuit
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Trump-aligned lawyers ordered to pay $175,000 in sanctions fees for bogus election fraud lawsuit

A group of lawyers aligned with former President Donald Trump — including Sidney Powell and Lin Wood — were ordered Thursday by a federal judge to collectively pay more than $175,000 in sanctions-related fees stemming from a bogus election fraud lawsuit they filed last year. US District Judge Linda Parker ordered that the lawyers pay…MORE

January 6 was opposite of 1776, judge tells rioter who carried revolutionary flag into US Capitol
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January 6 was opposite of 1776, judge tells rioter who carried revolutionary flag into US Capitol

A federal judge slammed one of the January 6 rioters for waving a 1776 flag while storming the US Capitol, saying his attempt to overturn a democratic election betrayed the values of the American Revolution. Judge Amy Berman Jackson made the comments Thursday at a sentencing hearing for Andrew Wrigley, 51, from Philadelphia. He spent…MORE

Former Ohio sheriff’s deputy charged with murder in death of Casey Goodson
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Former Ohio sheriff’s deputy charged with murder in death of Casey Goodson

A former Ohio sheriff’s deputy was indicted on murder charges Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old Black man last year that led to large-scale protests against police brutality. Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Meade shot and killed Casey Goodson Jr. in Columbus on December 4, 2020, as Goodson was trying to enter his…MORE

Annual defense bill stalled in Senate
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Annual defense bill stalled in Senate

The annual defense bill is stalled in the Senate amid a bitter disagreement over one senator’s demand to punish China over its alleged treatment of the Uyghurs. Republicans and Democrats are rejecting the demand by Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, to add an amendment because they say it violates a constitutional requirement that legislation…MORE

NFL suspends three players, including Bucs’ Antonio Brown, for violating Covid-19 protocols
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NFL suspends three players, including Bucs’ Antonio Brown, for violating Covid-19 protocols

The National Football League has suspended three players, including Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown, for three games without pay following a league investigationĀ that determined the three violated Covid-19 protocols. Buccaneers safety Mike Edwards and free agent wide receiver John Franklin III, who has been on the Bucs’ practice squad, were the other players…MORE

Democrats take new look at Massachusetts governor’s race after Baker steps aside
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Democrats take new look at Massachusetts governor’s race after Baker steps aside

The race for Massachusetts governor became more appealing for commonwealth Democrats this week with popular Republican Gov. Charlie Baker‘s decision not to seek a third term. The unexpected move set off a frenzied day for Democrats across Massachusetts, with much of the talk and speculation focused on state Attorney General Maura Healey and Labor Secretary…MORE

A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed by her brother, who was making and selling guns, Georgia sheriff says

A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed by her brother, who was making and selling guns, Georgia sheriff says

A 13-year-old boy who was manufacturing and selling so-called “ghost guns” has been arrested after he allegedly shot and killed his 14-year-old sister with one of his own homemade firearms, according to the Douglas County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office. Two people had come to the family’s home in Douglasville, about 20 miles west of Atlanta, on…MORE

Early detection of autism in children has improved, but disparities remain, CDC studies suggest
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Early detection of autism in children has improved, but disparities remain, CDC studies suggest

Early detection of autism in children has improved, but disparities remain in practices to identify and diagnose the condition, according to studies published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children born in 2014 were 50% more likely to receive an autism diagnosis or special education by age 4 than those born…MORE

Exclusive: Sinema won’t commit to voting for Biden’s sweeping social safety net expansion
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Exclusive: Sinema won’t commit to voting for Biden’s sweeping social safety net expansion

Kyrsten Sinema, the influential moderate Democratic senator from Arizona, did not commit to voting for President Joe Biden’s sweeping social safety net legislation in a sit-down interview with CNN on Thursday, the latest sign that Senate Democrats do not yet have the votes to pass one of the party’s top legislative priorities even as leadership…MORE

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