Tucker Scolds Ted Cruz for Calling Jan. 6 a ‘Terrorist Attack’: ‘What the Hell Is Going On?!’
Fox NewsFox News host Tucker Carlson lambasted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Wednesday for the unforgivable sin of calling the Capitol insurrection a “violent terrorist attack,” accusing the ultra-conservative lawmaker of “repeating the talking points that Merrick Garland has written.”Cruz, one of eight GOP senators who objected to the certification of President Joe Biden’s election on Jan. 6, 2021, drew the wrath of the MAGA faithful on Wednesday when he described the storming of the U.S. Capitol innews.yahoo.com
Delta flight from Tampa to Atlanta ends in injuries after ‘unruly passenger,’ police say
A woman was taken into FBI custody two days before Christmas after she caused a disturbance on a Tampa to Atlanta flight that resulted in injuries, according to the Atlanta Police Department. Delta flight 2790 departed from Tampa International Airport at 5:39 p.m. Thursday. During the flight, Patricia Cornwall became unruly and injured passengers and Delta employees, police said. When the ...news.yahoo.com
Chicago mayor calls for federal help to fight violent crime
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) is calling for federal officials to help her curb gun violence in the city and target its root causes. In a speech on Monday, Lightfoot urged U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to utilize agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to address illegal firearms and for more prosecutors to bring criminal cases, according to The Chicago Tribune. "Keeping you safe is my priority - not one of...news.yahoo.com
Uncertainty follows court's rejection of Purdue opioids deal
A federal judge’s decision to reject a multibillion dollar opioid settlement involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is being hailed as a step toward justice by advocates who have long called for greater accountability for the family that owns the company.
AP seeks answers from US gov't on tracking of journalists
The Associated Press is seeking answers from the Department of Homeland Security on its use of sensitive government databases for tracking international terrorists to investigate as many as 20 American journalists, including an acclaimed AP reporter.
A would-be justice makes his Supreme Court debut
Merrick Garland finally made his Supreme Court debut on Tuesday. Among the nine justices gazing down at Garland from the bench were former colleagues as well as the man ultimately appointed to the seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Republicans blocked Garland from having a hearing, much less a vote, after then-President Barack Obama nominated him for the slot in 2016.news.yahoo.com
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Addresses the National Association of Attorneys General
WASHINGTON – This morning Attorney General Merrick Garland addressed a bipartisan group of 27 State Attorneys General as part of the Capital Forum hosted by National Association of Attorneys General. Attorney General Garland Delivers Remarks at the National Association of Attorneys GeneralRemarks as DeliveredGood morning. Karl, thank you for your leadership of the National Association of Attorneys General. In 1907, Attorneys General from across America – from Minnesota to Mississippi, from Colorado to Massachusetts – joined together in Missouri to form this association. I am grateful for the leadership of Attorney General Racine and this association in making combatting hate crimes a priority.justice.gov
Maxwell family seeks more food, soap for sister during trial
The family of the British woman charged with helping the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein exploit underage girls has asked the U_S_ attorney general to improve the treatment she is receiving during her trial “in the interest of justice and common humanity.”.
Court hears debate over accused synagogue shooter's words
Federal prosecutors say a Pittsburgh synagogue massacre defendant’s statements at the scene and at a hospital should be allowed at trial because concerns about public safety were a valid reason to question him even after he'd asked for an attorney.
If Merrick Garland Doesn’t Charge Trump and His Coup Plotters, Our Democracy Is Toast
Photo Illustration by Kristen Hazzard/The Daily Beast/GettyThe Department of Justice announced this week that it would crack down on airline passengers who throw tantrums. Now, if Attorney General Merrick Garland would only get around to doing something about people who plot the overthrow of our government and a former president who's serially obstructed justice and abused power we might be getting someplace.Not that in-flight safety isn’t important. It is. Just like it’s important to arrest andnews.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas more Trump aides, including Miller, McEnany and McEntee
The committee has sent out subpoenas in recent weeks to aides and allies of former president Donald Trump as part of its investigation into the attack as well as Trump’s attempts to overturn the election results.washingtonpost.com
Suspected hackers arrested in global ransomware crackdown
Two suspected hackers accused of ransomware attacks resulting in 5,000 infections have been arrested as part of a global cybercrime crackdown, Europol announced Monday. Officials say the attacks, linked to the ransomware gang known as REvil, yielded about half a million euros in ransom payments. REvil, also known as Sodinokibi, has been linked in recent months to ransomware targeting the world's largest meat processor, JBS SA, as well as a Fourth of July weekend attack that snarled businesses around the world.news.yahoo.com
Ted Cruz Defends Parents Doing Nazi Salutes at School Board Meetings
Fox NewsDuring a fiery Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) at one point defended parents throwing up Nazi salutes at school board meetings.Cruz, along with other Republicans, lambasted Attorney General Merrick Garland for directing the Justice Department this month to investigate the rise in violent threats against educators. That rise has coincided with right-wing media fueling fury over mask mandates and so-called critical race theory.Referencing a letter writnews.yahoo.com
Veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan shares memories of Colin Powell
Funeral services for former Secretary of State Colin Powell are set for November 5. While he is known for his landmark achievements, his one-on-one ability to connect with people is coming to light. WUSATV Mike Valerio reports.news.yahoo.com
Garland says authorities will target school board threats
Attorney General Merrick Garland is directing the FBI and U.S. attorneys to meet with federal, state and local law enforcement to address the increasing threats targeting school board members, teachers and other employees in the nation's public schools.