First migrants sent to Mexico from US under reboot of Trump-era scheme

A member of the Border Patrol’s Search, Trauma, and Rescue Unit (BORSTAR) observes the border wall in Sunland Park, New Mexico, U.S., July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Luis GonzalezRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comCIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The United States has returned the first two migrants to Mexico since restarting a…

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Tennessee medical board deletes anti-misinformation COVID-19 policy after GOP pressures to dissolve board

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s medical licensing board voted Tuesday to delete a policy opposing coronavirus misinformation from its website due to fears a powerful conservative lawmaker would otherwise dissolve the board and replace its members.The policy, unanimously adopted by the Board of Medical Examiners in September, establishes that doctors who spread demonstrably untrue information about COVID-19…

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Social Democrat Olaf Scholz elected as German chancellor

Designated German Chancellor Olaf Scholz reacts after being elected as new chancellor during a session of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, December 8, 2021. REUTERS/Annegret HilseRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comSocial Democrat receives clear majority in parliamentScholz takes oath of office after nomination by presidentMerkel hands over chancellery…

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Wisconsin Conservative Group Finds ‘No Evidence Of Widespread Fraud’ In 2020 Election

Topline A 10-month-long review of Wisconsin’s 2020 election conducted by a conservative group in the state found no signs of widespread or significant election fraud, according to a new report of its findings, further disproving continued baseless allegations of election fraud as the battleground state undergoes a contentious partisan election audit. Residents wait in line…

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Meadows says Trump’s blood oxygen level was dangerously low when he had COVID-19

Former President TrumpDonald TrumpMan sentenced to nearly four years for running scam Trump, Biden PACs Meadows says Trump’s blood oxygen level was dangerously low when he had COVID-19 Trump endorses David Perdue in Georgia’s governor race MORE’s blood oxygen level fell to a dangerous low after he tested positive for COVID-19 last year, according to…

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New trial ordered for Black man whose jury deliberated in room with Confederate flag

A Black man’s criminal conviction was overturned in Tennessee after an appeals court said the jury, which deliberated in a room adorned with a Confederate flag and a portrait of Jefferson Davis, had been “exposed” to “improper influence.”In a 31-page decision issued Friday, the state’s criminal court of appeals ordered a new trial for the…

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GOP Rep. Devin Nunes resigns from Congress to become CEO of Trump’s media company

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., will resign from Congress to become chief executive of former President Donald Trump’s fledgling social media company next month, the group said Monday.Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, will start as CEO of Trump Media & Technology Group, or TMTG, in January, the firm said in a press…

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U.S. financial regulators investigate Trump social media deal

Author of the article: Reuters Noor Zainab Hussain and Greg Roumeliotis Wall Street’s top financial regulators are investigating former U.S. President Donald Trump’s $1.25 billion deal to float his new social media venture on the stock market, a filing showed. Digital World Acquisition Corp, the blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with Trump Media…

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Biden to confront Putin about amassing troops on Ukraine’s border

WASHINGTON — President Biden expressed cautious optimism after meeting in June with Russian President Vladimir Putin, suggesting the next three to six months would reveal whether their frank face-to-face discussion in Geneva was yielding progress. “Did the things we agreed to sit down and try to work out, did it work? Do we — are we closer…

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Ilhan Omar Calls Speaker McCarthy ‘A Liar And A Coward’ For Not Condemning Boebert Attacks

Topline Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is “a liar and a coward” for refusing to condemn Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-Colo.) anti-Muslim comments comparing Omar to a terrorist, but remains “very confident” Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will take action this week.  Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) participates in a panel discussion during…

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Chris Cuomo denies allegations of sexual misconduct after being fired from CNN

Anchor Chris Cuomo has denied an allegation of sexual misconduct after he was fired from CNN.Cuomo, one of the network’s star anchors, was the subject of an investigation, unrelated to the misconduct allegations, by the New York attorney general which concluded that Cuomo had helped his brother, former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo, defend…

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