Tony Ornato, former White House deputy chief of staff, meeting with the House January 6 committee

Tony Ornato, former White House deputy chief of staff, meeting with the House January 6 committee

CNN — The House select committee investigating the capitol riot is interviewing former White House deputy chief of staff Tony Ornato on Tuesday, a potentially key witness whose testimony could shed new light on former President Donald Trump’s movements leading up to and on January 6, 2021, according to two sources familiar with the panel’s … Read more

Pence says Trump was ‘wrong’ for dinner with Holocaust denier

Pence says Trump was 'wrong' for dinner with Holocaust denier

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Donald Trump was “wrong” to recently have dinner with White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Florida resort and that the former president should apologize for it. “President Trump was wrong to give a White nationalist, an anti-Semite and … Read more

Buffalo supermarket shooter expected to plead guilty: Live updates

Buffalo supermarket shooter expected to plead guilty: Live updates

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — The white gunman who massacred 10 Black shoppers and workers at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded guilty Monday to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guaranteeing he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Payton Gendron, 19, entered the plea Monday in a courthouse roughly two miles from the grocery store … Read more

Elon Musk claims Apple has ‘threatened to withhold’ Twitter from its app store

Elon Musk claims Apple has 'threatened to withhold' Twitter from its app store

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk on Monday claimed that Apple has “threatened” to pull Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating to the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk … Read more

Kellyanne Conway meets with January 6 committee

Kellyanne Conway meets with January 6 committee

CNN — The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection asked Kellyanne Conway, who served in the White House as a senior adviser to then-President Donald Trump, about her conversations with Trump after his election loss in an interview that lasted roughly five hours on Monday, two sources familiar with the committee’s work … Read more

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack

CNN — The gunman who killed 10 people and wounded three in May in a racist attack at a grocery store in a efficiently Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday to state charges of domestic terrorism as a hate crime, murder and attempted murder. Payton Gendron, a 19-year-old White man, pleaded guilty … Read more

Elon Musk says he will broadly restore Twitter accounts which were previously banned

Elon Musk says he will broadly restore Twitter accounts which were previously banned

CNN Business — Elon Musk Thursday said that he will begin restoring most previously banned accounts on Twitter starting next week, in his most wide-reaching move yet to undo the social media platform’s policy of permanently suspending users who repeatedly violated its rules. “The people have spoken,” Musk tweeted on Thursday. “Amnesty begins next week. … Read more

Two pro wrestlers developed ‘The Progressive Liberal’ to be the bad guy at matches. Then the atmosphere turned far darker

Two pro wrestlers developed 'The Progressive Liberal' to be the bad guy at matches.  Then the atmosphere turned far darker

Stickleyville, VA CNN — Back in the late 1980s, when Beau James started pro wrestling, the crowds came for a show between good and evil, to see a story about heroes and villains, to enjoy the ends and then go home. James enjoyed being the hero but it was nothing compared to playing the bad … Read more

Oath Keepers: Jury deliberations begin in seditious conspiracy trial

Oath Keepers: Jury deliberations begin in seditious conspiracy trial

CNN — In Washington, DC, jury will begin deliberating Tuesday in the criminal trial of five alleged leaders of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia group charged with seditious conspiracy. The Justice Department alleges that the five defendants conspired to forcibly stop the peaceful transfer of presidential power from then President Donald Trump to Joe Biden. … Read more

Club Q shooting: As grief grips Colorado Springs after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, officials are investigating whether it was a bias-motivated crime

Club Q shooting: As grief grips Colorado Springs after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, officials are investigating whether it was a bias-motivated crime

CNN — The mass shooting inside an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where five people were killed and more than a dozen were injured over the weekend is being investigated as a bias-driven crime as survivors grapple with trauma and grievance following the attack. Club Q, known in the Colorado Springs area as a … Read more