The New York Times reported Tuesday that "according to people familiar with his thinking", Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, has told associates that he believes Trump committed impeachable offenses and that he is pleased that Democrats are moving to impeach him, believing that it will make it easier to purge him from the party. … [Read more...] about Trump sees new ‘witch hunt’
His mass purchase of them, however, raised suspicions: no one ever bought the speeches, and certainly not in such large quantities. And so he went back to jail, determined to continue bootlegging after he got out. When he did get out, in the early 60s, things had changed. It was the era of the reel-to-reel tape recorder, and the start of a huge boom in Soviet bootlegging where anyone could copy music onto tapes in the privacy of their home. … [Read more...] about The weird and wonderful world of Soviet Bone Music
"Dozens of state capitals will be on alert in the coming days, following calls among a mix of antigovernment organizations for actions in all 50 states on January 17. Some of them come from far-right organisations that harbour a broad anti-government agenda and have already been protesting state COVID-19 lockdowns since last spring," The New York Times reported. … [Read more...] about FBI warns ‘armed protests’ being planned at all 50 US state capitols, Washington DC
Trump, who was last week permanently suspended from Twitte ras social media platforms cracked down on his accounts, does not have a verified Parler account, but his 'Team Trump' campaign does. Trump allies such as attorney Rudy Guiliani and the president's son Eric Trump also joined the platform, as did conservative media such as Epoch Times and Breitbart News and prominent Republicans including Senator Ted Cruz. … [Read more...] about What is Parler and why has it been pulled offline?
Ng started her baseball career as a Chicago White Sox intern in 1990 and for the past nine years was a senior vice-president for MLB. Her hiring came 10 months after Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major-league staff when she was named an assistant for the San Francisco Giants. … [Read more...] about A year of breakthroughs for gender equality