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Texas man who stormed Capitol accused of threat to shoot children if they turned him in

A Texas man who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was arrested and accused of having threatened to shoot his children if they told authorities that he had gone to Washington, D.C., according to federal court documents released Monday. According to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, the man, Guy Reffitt, […]

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Family worried about sister Marsha Lyle who vanished after driving from Alabama to Florida in May

Just before 41-year-old Marsha Lyle went missing in May 2020, she was counting the days until her young nephew could walk. Eight months have passed and Marsha’s sister wishes she could see him now. “She just knew he would walk before he was one,” Bernadette Wartak told Dateline. “I wish she could see him running […]

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Capitol riot suspect plotted to sell stolen Pelosi laptop to Russian intelligence, authorities say

A Pennsylvania woman accused of being one of the Capitol rioters told a former “romantic partner” that she planned to steal a laptop computer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office and sell it to Russian intelligence, court documents revealed Monday. Riley June Williams, 22, was charged with disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds with the intent […]

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New Jersey reservist, with Navy base clearance, charged in connection to deadly Capitol riot

An Army reservist, who has “secret” clearance to a cache of military supplies, was criminally charged for his role in this month’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, officials said. The charges filed against Timothy Louis Hale-Cusanelli, of Colts Neck, New Jersey, come as the FBI, fearing insider threats, seeks to vet service members who […]

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Texas real estate agent on Capitol riot: ‘I’m glad I was there’

Jenna Ryan says it all began with an invitation from a “very cute guy” on Facebook: Would she join him on a private plane to the Jan. 6 Trump rally in Washington, D.C.? The decision was easy. Ryan, a Dallas-area real estate agent, is single, loves President Donald Trump and believes the discredited claim that […]

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Is deplatforming extremists effective or dangerous? Experts weigh in.

When Jesse Morton watched as the U.S. Capitol was stormed, he recalled the ferocious faith he once had — not as supporter of President Donald Trump, but as a jihadi recruiter on a mission from God. Like some of Trump’s most ardent backers, Morton was also deplatformed by social media companies like YouTube, where he […]

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A Japanese Man Rents Himself Out To ‘Do Nothing’. He Has Thousands Of Clients

A man in Tokyo who rents himself out to other people “to do nothing” has been inundated with requests — and now he’s getting paid for it. Shoji Morimoto, 37, started advertising himself as a person who can “eat and drink, and give simple feedback, but do nothing more,” in June 2018. “I offer myself […]