Omar says she’s getting death threats over comparison of US and Israel to Hamas and Taliban

Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarHouse candidate in Chicago says gun violence prompted her to run Antisemitism isn’t a partisan issue — it’s a crisis both parties must fight together Omar reintroduces bill to repeal law used to justify Trump’s Muslim ban, Japanese Americans’ internment MORE (D-Minn.) on Wednesday said she has received death threats over recent…

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Canadian company abandons Keystone pipeline after decade-long battle

Blocked by US President Joe Biden, Canada’s TC Energy said Wednesday it had officially terminated the Keystone XL Pipeline project, throwing in the towel on a controversial initiative opposed by environmental activists. TC Energy will coordinate with regulators, indigenous groups and other stakeholders “to meet its environmental and regulatory commitments and ensure a safe termination…

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3 In 10 Republicans Believe Conspiracy Theory Trump Will Be ‘Reinstated’ As President This Year, Poll Shows

Topline While most Americans dismiss the possibility, a significant chunk of Republicans believe the conspiracy theory buoyed by some of Donald Trump’s allies (and reportedly believed by the former president himself) that he’ll be back in the White House by the end of the year, a poll published Wednesday suggests. Former U.S. President Donald Trump…

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El Salvador Makes History As World’s First Country To Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

Topline El Salvador has become the first country in the world to formally adopt cryptocurrency after its Congress voted overwhelmingly to approve a law classifying Bitcoin as legal tender, President Nayib Bukele said Wednesday, an initiative he hopes will boost foreign investment, improve financial inclusion and generate jobs.  Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele SOPA Images/LightRocket via…

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Capitol Police Union calls for acting chief to step aside after Senate report on Jan. 6 riot

The chairman of the Capitol Police union on Wednesday called on acting chief Yogananda Pittman to step aside after the Joint Senate Committee report on the Jan. 6 pro-Trump insurrection.Gus Papathanasiou said the report showed that Pittman and other senior leadership failed to adequately prepare their officers with equipment and intelligence to respond to the…

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