Capitol rioter sentenced to hard time

 A rioter who chased U.S. Capitol Police Eugene Goodman during the January 6, 2021, insurrection, sparked by former President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to five years in prison. Douglas Jensen, who was one of 10 rioters to enter the Capitol, was convicted by a jury in September of seven charges. The charges included obstruction…

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Claudine Gay is named president of Harvard

Claudine Gay has been named the first Black woman president of Harvard University, and she’s the school’s 30th president. Since 2018, Gay has served as the Edgerley Family Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Science, the university’s largest and most academically diverse faculty, spanning the biological and physical sciences and engineering, social sciences, and the…

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Pan Am bombing suspect in jail

One of the suspects accused of building a bomb that killed 270 passengers and the crew aboard Pan Am Flight 103 in 1988 is being held in U.S. District Court in Washington, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The U.S. Department of Justice charged Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud Kheir Al-Marimi (Mas’ud), 71, of Tunisia…

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Pele’ is very ill

Pele’, considered the world’s greatest football player of all time, said watching Brazil in the World Cup in Qatar on Saturday gave him energy despite the seriousness of his medical condition.  Pele’ may be entering the final stop of his storied career where presidents and other world leaders begged him for his autograph, said he…

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Kanye West has been banned from Twitter again

Ye, also known as Kayne West, was banned from Twitter Friday morning for violating the platform’s rule for “incitement to violence,” after posting a swastika imposed over a Star of David, said Twitter owner Elon Musk. Musk did not elaborate on West’s comments. “I tried my best. Despite that, he violated our rule against incitement…

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Man charged in rapper TakeOff’s murder

After Patrick Xavier Clark allegedly shot and killed rapper TakeOff, Clark wanted to make a clean getaway, like out of the country. He applied for an expedited U.S. passport which would allow him to fly to Mexico with bundlers of cash. But the long arm of law caught up with him on Thursday and he…

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Raphael Warnock takes Georgia

The epic battle for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seat between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker was won by Warnock in a squeaker that was a surprise.  Sen. Warnock won 50.9 percent, or 1,754,834 votes, compared to Walker’s winning 49.1 percent of the vote, or 1,695, 955 votes. Ninety-nine percent of the vote was counted. Warnock…

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