Jamaal Bowman defeats high ranking House Democrat Elliot Engel. [Link]
A black man in Michigan was wrongfully arrested after being identified by facial recognition. He was held for 30 hours before being released on bail. [Link]
The FBI doubles down on contracts with companies that monitor social media. [Link]
400 National Guards troops were deployed to DC to protest statues. [Link]
The DC Circuit Court orders the charges against Michael Flynn dropped. [Link]
A federal grand jury returned another superseding indictment on Julian Assange. The new indictment does not add new changes, but it extends the scope of the alleged conspiracy. The DoJ is claiming Assange instructed the leader of the hacking group LulzSec to carry out hacks and give WikiLeaks information. [Link]
Trump met with the Polish president in the first in-person meeting with a world leader since the Covid outbreak. The meeting could result in a new US/Poland defense agreement that deploys US troops to Poland. [Link]
Kosovo’s president was accused of war crimes by the Hague. [Link]
The US says Russia and China will be isolated at the UN if those countries continue to oppose the US effort to extend the arms embargo on Iran. [Link]
The US sanctioned five Iranian ship captains for delivering oil to Venezuela. [Link]
Secretary of State Pompeo says it is Israel’s decision to annex the West Bank or not. [Link]
Turkey’s president says Bolton’s book is misleading and manipulative. [Link]
One Turkish soldier was killed by gunfire from the Iranian side of the border. It is unclear who killed the soldier. [Link]
A US official says ISIS is becoming a global network to promote extremism. [Link]
US News A new law in northeastern Italy gives the government the power to arrest people who refuse Covid treatment. [Link] CENTCOM top Gen. Kenzie says he did not see a “causative link” between the alleged Russian bounties to the Taliban and the deaths of US soldiers...
US News The NYPD culture of impunity has allowed a police officer to keep his job for 18 years and receive thousands in raises even though the officer has routinely raped people on the side of the road. The city has paid out nearly a million dollars because of the...
US News Two Oklahoma police officers were charged with second-degree murder after they tased a man to death by shocking him 50 times. [Link] The anti-privacy EARN IT Act passes out of a Senate committee. [Link] The US sent two aircraft carriers into the South China...
US News Jeffery Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested in New Hampshire by the FBI on charges related to the dead sex trafficker. [Link] Large US corporations are threatening to pull ads from Facebook in an effort to get the social network to censor...
US News Seattle’s mayor ordered the police to clear the CHAZ. [Link] Minneapolis’ city council has spent $63,000 of taxpayer money to hire private security for themselves. [Link] A family had to demolish their home after a SWAT team destroyed it trying to remove a...
US News The Supreme Court ruled against a strict Louisiana abortion law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberal members in a 5-4 decision. [Link] The Colorado police officers that killed Elijah McClain were placed on paid leave after photos surfaced showing...