Lev Parnas, ex-Giuliani associate, convicted of violating campaign finance laws

Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian businessman whose work with Rudy Giuliani made him a character in former President Donald Trump’s first impeachment, was found guilty of campaign finance crimes on Friday.Federal prosecutors had accused Parnas, 49, and an associate, Andrey Kukushkin, of illegally funneling foreign cash into the 2018 midterms to Republican candidates to advance their…

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Outrage grows after conservative host’s remarks on reporter’s Asian features

A conservative podcast host is facing backlash after making racist comments about Betty Yu, an Asian American news reporter in San Francisco.During a segment of his podcast —  “Louder with Crowder” — on Wednesday, Steven Crowder said, “Oh, that is an aggressively Asian face” when describing Yu, a reporter for KPIX-TV, a local CBS affiliate.He was…

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Study: Brain fog can persist in younger COVID-19 patients who are not hospitalized

A new study found that while hospitalized COVID-19 patients are at a greater risk of cognitive impairment, those who don’t require hospitalization also are at risk. File photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo Oct. 22 (UPI) — People who contract COVID-19 can experience brain fog and other cognitive impairments even if they’re younger or…

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Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ trial set to begin four years after rally

Before hundreds of neo-Nazis descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, for the “Unite the Right” rally in 2017, they gathered in person and on Discord, meticulously planning the deadly event, which has since been seared into American history.On Discord, attendees coordinated rides, planned chants, discussed Virginia laws and talked about what gear to take. Leaders and planners…

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Anti-govt movement rapidly expanding nationwide…

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A far-right group launched by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy is rapidly expanding nationwide and making inroads into Canada, according to a new report from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights.The quick growth happened despite legal problems faced by some prominent People’s Rights leaders, and continued even as some…

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Biden says he’s open to altering, eliminating filibuster to advance voting rights

President BidenJoe Biden White House: US has donated 200 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world Police recommend charges against four over Sinema bathroom protest K Street revenues boom MORE on Thursday opened the door to “fundamentally” altering or eliminating the legislative filibuster to advance voting rights and potentially pass other legislation, but he said he…

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