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‘Kill Him,’ Racial Slurs And More

WASHINGTON: During emotional, tense and sometimes angry testimony Tuesday, four police officers who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6 vividly recalled the violence they endured while fighting against a mob of Donald Trump’s supporters. I was grabbed, beaten, Tased, all while being called a traitor to my country, said Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone at […]

Business

The chairman of a House coronavirus subcommittee vows to investigate eviction practices by corporate landlords.

Just days before the federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire, lawmakers scrutinized the actions of corporate landlords that have filed tens of thousands of actions seeking the removal of tenants during the pandemic. Representative James E. Clyburn, the chairman of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, said the hearing was the […]

Sports

NFL says no restrictions on Deshaun Watson at Houston Texans camp while investigation ongoing

HOUSTON — Despite the 22 active lawsuits filed against Deshaun Watson, there are “no restrictions” from the NFL on the quarterback’s participation in club activities, the league said in a statement Tuesday. The Houston Texans are scheduled to hold their first training camp practice Wednesday. In April, the first of 23 lawsuits was filed against […]

Sports

Aly Raisman proud of Simone Biles — Took ‘bravery’ to withdraw from Olympic gymnastics team final

A rush of memories and emotions came back to three-time gold medalist Aly Raisman as she watched her former teammate from the 2016 U.S. women’s gymnastics team, Simone Biles, compete in and ultimately withdraw from Tuesday’s team final. “It is so much pressure,” Raisman said in an interview with ESPN. “It’s the most pressure I’ve […]

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Vaccinated People In High Covid-Risk Areas Of US Need To Mask Again

Joe Biden said US must ‘do better’ on Covid vaccinations (File) Washington, United States: People vaccinated against Covid-19 in high-risk parts of the United States should resume wearing masks indoors, the top health authority said Tuesday, a major shift in coronavirus guidance that underscores the country’s struggle to suppress the Delta variant. President Joe Biden […]