November 30, 2021 5:29 pm
Bill Cosby prosecutors take case to Supreme Court
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Bill Cosby prosecutors take case to Supreme Court

PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the ruling that overturned Bill Cosby’s conviction, arguing in a petition Monday that a decision announced in a press release does not give a defendant lifetime immunity. Prosecutors said the ruling could set a dangerous precedent if convictions are overturned over dubious closed-door deals. They…

House Jan. 6 committee tees up contempt charges for another Trump ally
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House Jan. 6 committee tees up contempt charges for another Trump ally

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol plans to vote Wednesday on recommending criminal contempt of Congress charges against former Trump Department of Justice official Jeffrey Clark. The escalation against Mr. Clark follows his refusal to answer the panel’s questions when he appeared for a deposition earlier this month. Mr.…

To counter China, Pentagon to shift resources, seek ‘access’ from Pacific allies
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To counter China, Pentagon to shift resources, seek ‘access’ from Pacific allies

The Pentagon will invest heavily in military construction across the Pacific while updating existing facilities in Guam and Australia, officials said Monday, offering the first broad glimpses of the U.S. military‘s unfolding effort to redirect equipment and personnel to counter the growing threat posed by China. Speaking to reporters Monday afternoon, defense officials laid out…

White House mum on maskless Biden’s breaking store’s COVID-19 rules
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White House mum on maskless Biden’s breaking store’s COVID-19 rules

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday dodged questions about President Biden‘s flouting of a Nantucket store’s COVID-19 face mask rule over the weekend. Mr. Biden was spotted Saturday inside Murray’s Toggery Shop with his mask around his neck and not covering his mouth despite a large sign on the store’s door instructing customers…

Brown, Burns lead Murray State over Campbellsville 98-61
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Brown, Burns lead Murray State over Campbellsville 98-61

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Trump: ‘Magnificent reality’ of denuclearized Korea within reach

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Newsom, GOP rivals seek votes in recall’s final weekend

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WhatsApp to let users store encrypted backups to cloud

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