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CURRENT EVENTS

Jan 15 09:40

Homeschooling in cold, dark Britain? It's Dubai to all that! Brace yourself for the unashamed mother who's just found a (legal) way to quit Sussex... and gets an A-star for smugness

Like every other mother during this awful lockdown, I wake each morning and my first thought is one of sinking dread.

Dread at yet another day trying to drag a truculent 11-year-old through home-schooling; dread of boredom — my own — and that of my older children prowling the house like restless, bad-tempered lions in captivity; and the dread of doing exactly what I did yesterday and the day before that.

Jan 15 09:39

Bodybuilder, 31, who trains every day reveals it's almost impossible to find clothes that fit her because her muscular bottom 'hangs out'

Brittany 'Flex' Watts, who lives in Fort Lauderdale, is a physique bodybuilder
The 31-year-old trained daily in the run up to the Miss Olympia competition

Jan 15 09:38

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin aims to launch humans into orbit in just 'a few months' following New Shepard's 14th test flight that carried 'Mannequin Skywalker' 300,000 feet into the air

Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard rocket for the 14th time, sending it 300,000ft into the air
The launch took placed at 12:18pm ET from Launch Site One in West Texas and tested an upgraded capsule

Jan 15 09:36

NASA Insight's 'Mole' bites the dust: Mars digger is declared dead after failing to burrow deep enough into the Red Planet to take its temperature after two years

InSight arrived on Mars in November 2018 with a range of scientific instruments
Instruments included a seismometer, temperature probe and weather station
German scientist have been trying to get the heat probe into the soil two years

Jan 15 09:25

Sad! (Picture)

Jan 15 09:24

Washington DC Attorney General wants to interview Don Jr. as part of lawsuit alleging 2017 inaugural committee misused donor money including covering $49,000 hotel bill for rooms booked by his assistant

Donald Trump Jr is wanted for questioning by the attorney general of Washington DC as part of his investigation into the misuse of funds intended for his father's 2017 inauguration.

Jan 15 09:22

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Jan 15 09:21

Joe Biden unveils $1.9 TRILLION in new COVID relief including $1,400 checks to take total to $2,000, a $15 minimum wage and $160B to solve 'dismal' vaccine rollout as he promises 100million shots will be delivered in his first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden asked Congress to green-light another $1.9 trillion in spending to rescue the country from the COVID-19 crisis during a primetime address Thursday night from Wilmington.

Jan 15 09:14

Twitter Purges Over 70,000 Accounts

Jan 15 09:14

White House aide Peter Navarro STILL claims Donald Trump was 'legally elected' and produces ANOTHER 'report' stuffed with discredited election fraud claims

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro is still insisting that President Donald Trump was 'legally elected,' making those claims to Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo Thursday morning.

Jan 15 09:05

jUsT dOnT dRiNk CoFfEe (Picture)

Jan 15 09:00

Fall Out Boy is slated to play pre-inauguration concert for President-elect Joe Biden after his parents met working for the future President

Fall Out Boy is slated to play on We the People, a pre-inauguration concert for President-elect Joe Biden, as his parents met working for the future president.

Jan 15 08:54

Serial killer who attempted to stop his execution because he caught COVID apologizes for murdering seven men as he is put to death (but complains he didn't get jelly donuts with his last meal of pizza)

The death sentence of convicted murderer Corey Johnson has been carried out, in what is set to the penultimate federal execution of President Donald Trump's term.

Jan 15 08:53

'Do you need help?' Hero waitress saves 11-year-old boy from his 'abusive' parents by passing him a note during meal

Police say Flavaine Carvalho helped the boy escape a possibly abusive home
She became concerned when she noticed cuts and bruises on the boy's face
Timothy Wilson II, 34, was charged with counts of aggravated child abuse

Jan 15 08:53

Bernie has got our backs! (Picture)

Jan 15 08:52

Eleven students from Brazil and Chile file human trafficking lawsuit against Iowa community college accusing it of luring them under work-study program only to push them into factory jobs making pet food

Eleven students from Brazil and Chile have filed a federal human trafficking lawsuit accusing a northwest Iowa community college, a recruitment company, a pet food manufacturer and a packaging company of subjecting them to involuntary servitude under the guise of a work-study program.

Jan 15 08:50

EXCLUSIVE: Disgraced Victoria's Secret mogul Les Wexner 'let Jeffrey Epstein abuse young girls at his sprawling Ohio mega-mansion' while the pedophile posed as a modeling scout to recruit his victims, new bombshell lawsuit claims

Victoria's Secret mogul Les Wexner let former friend Jeffrey Epstein abuse girls at his sprawling Ohio mega-mansion, according to an explosive new lawsuit obtained by DailyMail.com.

Jan 15 08:50

Beware the hi-viz raiders: Burglary gangs disguise themselves in workwear to launch terrifying break-ins on shocked householders

A man posed as a delivery driver before four others stormed a person's home
When the homeowner in Wilthamstow, London, opened the door they ran inside

Jan 15 08:49

Pregnant Brooke Vincent reveals she's expecting a second baby BOY and admits life in lockdown with son Mexx, 15 months, has been 'carnage'

Brooke Vincent revealed that she's expecting another boy during a Q&A session with her fans on Instagram on Thursday evening.

The former Coronation Street star, 28, made the revelation as she chatted with her social media followers about her experiences with pregnancy number two.

Jan 15 08:48

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Jan 15 08:47

BLM activist who told CNN he entered the Capitol simply to document the siege is arrested after video footage reveals he shouted 'it's our house' and 'we got to get this s**t burned'

A left-wing activist who told CNN he went inside the Capitol Building during last Wednesday's siege merely to document the chaos has now been arrested by police.

Jan 15 08:44

This Is What America Has Come To: Trump Supporters Kicked Off Planes Is Becoming A Thing

Conflicts involving supporters of President Trump who seem to have been prevented from boarding flights or forced off airplanes after the Capitol invasion are not the consequences of passengers being placed on the government’s no-fly list.

Videos began surfacing on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter on Jan. 7, the day after Trump supporters attacked the Capitol. The videos show men and women at airport terminal gates exploding in a rage after learning they will not be permitted on a flight, probably back home.

Jan 15 08:38

The last goodbye? Hospital lets elderly couple spend final moments together as they both battle Covid-19

Gerry Jarrett, 79, and his wife Barbara, 76, have been in separate hospital wards
The hospital allowed the Berkshire couple to spend some precious time together

Jan 15 08:36

Sad! (Picture)

Jan 15 08:36

Washington DC Attorney General wants to interview Don Jr. as part of lawsuit alleging 2017 inaugural committee misused donor money including covering $49,000 hotel bill for rooms booked by his assistant

Donald Trump Jr is wanted for questioning by the attorney general of Washington DC as part of his investigation into the misuse of funds intended for his father's 2017 inauguration.

Jan 15 08:32

"Zero." (Picture)

Jan 15 08:31

VP Pence thanks National Guardsmen at Capitol for their service in first visit since MAGA rioters stormed building, shouting 'Hang Mike'

Vice President Mike Pence stopped at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday night to thank National Guardsmen for their service ahead of next week's inauguration ceremony.

Jan 15 08:28

Welcome to AOC's Ministry of Truth: Squad member's suggestion for federal commission to 'rein in' the press is slammed as 'wholly un-American' attack on free speech

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been accused of proposing a 'Ministry of Truth' following her suggestion that a government commission needs to 'reign in' the press in order to stop 'misinformation.'

Jan 15 08:25

Arkansas MAGA rioter who 'beat cop with American flag pole' is arrested after he was filmed saying 'Death is the only remedy' at Capitol riot - and claims he thought the uniformed officer was Antifa

The MAGA rioter accused of viciously beating a police officer with an American flag pole during last week's Capitol siege who said 'Death is the only remedy for what’s in that building' has been arrested.

Jan 15 08:18

It was 400,000 shades of grey for car buyers in 2020: Most popular colour for new motors is an appropriate reflection of a relatively glum year

Of the 1.63million cars registered last year, almost a quarter were grey in colour
It's the third consecutive year that grey has topped the popularity charts
Industry bosses said grey 'probably reflects the atmosphere' of 2020

Jan 15 08:18

Mother-of-three who was kicked off a fairground ride for being too big when she tipped scales at 274lbs sheds 154lbs after ditching fast food lunches for overnight oats

Sarah Knowles, 28, from Georgia, tipped the scales at 274lbs at her heaviest
Decided to change her life and get healthy after being kicked off fairground ride

Jan 15 08:16

A furry good babysitter! Golden Retriever who initially thought new arrival was a toy now watches over him constantly and even carries away his used burp cloth after feeding time

Whitney, 37, from Boston, brought Theodore Parks home in October 2020
Hinckley, a one-year-old Golden Retriever took an immediate shine to the baby

Jan 15 08:07

Biden Inaugural: National Guard Troops Authorized to Use Lethal Force as D.C. Turns Into Police State

National Guard troops deployed in Washington, D.C. for the Biden inaugural in the wake of the storming of the Capitol last week have been authorized to use lethal force, according to a report by U.S. News that cited a Defense Department official. The D.C. National Guard had issued a statement Wednesday that troops under its command had been authorized to carry weapons.

A reported 20,000 troops are being deployed in the nation’s capital. Checkpoints have been established. Razor wire topped fencing has been erected around the Capitol and Supreme Court, large swaths of official Washington have been blocked to vehicular traffic. Many Metro stations in downtown D.C. are completely closed. The Washington Monument is closed and the National Mall is set to be closed. Airbnb cancelled all reservations in the D.C. area for the period of the inauguration. Hotels are being pressured to do the same. The message to Americans is stay away from D.C.

Jan 15 08:06

8 MINUTE VIDEO – WHAT THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA DIDN’T SHOW YOU HAPPENED IN THE D.C. PROTEST 1/6/21

1/6/21 Video of what really happened in D.C. HERE. With a complicit lying media, treasonous Republicans and Democrats, Big Tech thugs and multi-national corporate greed mongers, Trump supporters and Trump didn’t have a chance. The Chicoms formally take over 1/20/21.

Jan 15 07:59

Airbnb, HotelTonight cancel all Washington, DC, metro reservations ahead of Inauguration

Airbnb and subsidiary HotelTonight are canceling all booked reservations in the Washington, D.C., metro area during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, the company announced in a statement shared by Airbnb spokesman Ben Breit.

All reservations during inauguration week will be canceled. Biden's inauguration is next Wednesday.

"Today, in response to various local, state and federal officials asking people not to travel to Washington, D.C., we are announcing that Airbnb will cancel reservations in the Washington, D.C. metro area during the inauguration week," Airbnb said in the statement. "Additionally, we will prevent any new reservations in the Washington, D.C., area from being booked during that time by blocking such reservations."

Jan 15 07:55

Oh The Irony (Picture)

Jan 15 07:54

Dozens Of White Supremacists And Racist Extremists On The FBI's Terror Database Were In Washington DC The Day Of The Capitol Riots

The FBI's investigation into the US Capitol siege has found that dozens of people on a terrorist watch list were among those in Washington DC at the time.

Jan 15 07:51

EXCLUSIVE: Dead MAGA rioter Ashli Babbitt and her Marine husband were in a THROUPLE with live-in 29-year-old bartender who is sticking by the widower's side as he mourns his wife's Capitol shooting death

The female Trump supporter shot dead storming the Capitol last week was in a throuple with her husband and a live-in girlfriend.

Jan 15 07:50

Found at my ICU (Picture)

Jan 15 07:49

Backstreet's back, ALT-RIGHT! Kevin Richardson retweets 'interesting read' about someone losing a friend to QAnon in thinly-veiled snipe at bandmate Brian Littrell who revealed he had a Parler account

Backstreet Boys Kevin Richardson sparked rumors of a rift between himself and Brian Littrell when he posted a cryptic tweet about losing a friend to QAnon, shortly after his pro-Trump bandmate revealed he'd created a Parler account.

Jan 15 07:41

Rudi Giuliani Lays Out the Growing Video Evidence of the January 6th Capital False Flag! - Must Video

The steal of the election, mounds of evidence never got presented or debated? President Trump will serve four more years. He likes to go BIG!

They just steamroll over the truth.

That’s why I call them Black Lies Matter. Disgusting.

Jan 15 07:40

New poll says two-thirds of Republicans approve of Donald Trump's behavior even after MAGA riot - and supporters of both parties say the country is tearing itself apart

He has been impeached in the House and condemned by some of his own former top officials – but President Donald Trump maintains strong Republican support since his supporters rioted in the Capitol.

Jan 15 07:40

"Capitol Offense" - What Led to the Destruction at the Capitol? - 1/11/21

Jan 15 07:35

Twitter insider leaks tape of CEO Jack Dorsey telling staff Trump ban is 'bigger than just one account' and will 'go on beyond the inauguration'

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, held a virtual forum with their 5,400 employees
The meeting on Thursday was leaked to Project Veritas
Dorsey says their recent moves were 'bigger than just one account'

Jan 15 07:34

How busy is YOUR hospital? Interactive tool reveals trust-by-trust breakdown of Covid patients and ICU occupancy as data shows a FIFTH of NHS sites had NO free critical care beds last week

Some 27 of 140 acute NHS trusts have no space left for patients in critical care units, official figures show
Six were in the North East, which mostly dodged Tier 4, while five were in the South East and the Midlands

Jan 15 07:34

Capitol Siege Shines Light On Vast Underground Tunnel Network

Even before this week's unprecedented siege of the U.S. Capitol by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump, which you can read about in the War Zone's rolling coverage of the events as they unfolded, there were ominous indicators of what was to come. This included the discovery of pipe bombs in the vicinity of nearby Congressional office buildings earlier in the day, which had prompted evacuations, at least in part through underground tunnels. When the Capitol itself was breached, members of Congress and Vice President Mike Pence, among others, were also ushered to safety via subterranean passageways.

Jan 15 07:22

The Great Debate About America’s Future

Are you surprised by America’s sudden meltdown? Over the past 12 months, we have witnessed the greatest public health crisis in 100 years, the lockdowns that were instituted to control the pandemic resulted in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, widespread civil unrest erupted in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death and has not stopped since, and now we are witnessing the greatest political turmoil since the Civil War. Despite all of this chaos, many Americans remain absolutely convinced that the greatest days of the United States are still ahead of us. To them, the current problems we are facing are just minor bumps in the road that will soon be resolved as we continue to steamroll toward an incredibly glorious future.

Jan 15 07:21

How The State Will Strip You Of Your Rights When SHTF

Dealing with this subject has been quite difficult for me. Both the concept of the state stripping you of everything and the SHTF concept have as many backgrounds as diverse interpretations, so trying to approach this from a single point of view is a complicated task.

In my country, Venezuela, after 20 years of “revolution,” we have bottomed out and learned to live in situations we never imagined (so much so that I was able to write an article on survival techniques I never imagined myself using on daily basis).

Jan 15 07:02

Victory for businesses that had Covid insurance claims rejected: Supreme Court backs firms that lost cash during first outbreak in landmark £1.2bn ruling after six insurers refused to pay

Cafes, pubs, beauty parlours and wedding planners will now receive payouts
Insurers had insisted they weren't liable to pay for losses during first lockdown
But Supreme Court today rejected their arguments in a wide-ranging ruling

Jan 15 06:59

BREAKING: Russia declassification, and Liberal activist charged with participating in capitol riot

Jan 15 06:55

ARMY WARNS CIVILIANS: BUY RADIO FOR BOMB SHELTERS IN PREPARATION FOR MASS POWER OUTAGE

In what many are saying is a forewarning against an imminent Iranian strike, a rather ominous video was published on Wednesday by the IDF’S Homefront Command. The Army’s clip instructs Israeli civilians to keep a radio in their bomb shelters in case of massive power or internet outage.

In the video, the presenter explains that if there is a power cut, the only way to get information or warnings is via a radio.

Jan 15 06:53

In full: Rowan Atkinson on free speech

Jan 15 06:53

New York City residents owe more than $1BILLION in missed rent with 185,000 apartments at least two months behind on payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic

New York City residents currently owe more than $1 billion in missed rent, with around 185,000 apartments at least two months behind on payments.

Jan 15 06:52

Pressure grows on America to ban 40 flights a day coming from Brazil after UK stops travel from the country because of its surging mutant Super-COVID

Pressure is growing for the US to completely ban flights from Brazil after the UK stopped all travel from the South American country amid fears over a new coronavirus super-strain.

Jan 15 06:52

Snow will hit London TOMORROW: Warning as up to four inches of the white stuff will fall over South East from 3am - after England woke to COLDEST morning of winter at -11.8C with widespread travel chaos

Ice and freezing fog bring further hazards today after temperatures fall to -11.8C (10.8F) in North Yorkshire
Snow warning from 3am to 8pm tomorrow covers London and South East, with 1in (3cm) expected widely

Jan 15 06:50

Health and tech leaders including Microsoft and Mayo Clinic are developing digital COVID vaccination passports - but privacy groups say they are 'unfair' until jabs are more widely distributed

A coalition of health organizations and technology companies, including Microsoft and Oracle, are working on a project that verifies who has received the coronavirus vaccination and prevent others from making false claims they have.

Jan 15 06:50

Joe the pigeon who 'flew 13,000km from the US to Australia' and was due to be put down over Covid fears is SPARED the death penalty as his ID tag is declared a fake

Joe the pigeon who faced the death sentence over Covid fears has been saved after a leg tag identifying it as belonging to a U.S. bird organisation was declared a fake.

Jan 15 06:47

Drones will soon deliver take-out and prescription drugs as FAA loosens rules amid lockdowns - and experts claims it could help stop the spread of COVID-19 and save lives

Skies across America will soon look very different with drones delivering prescriptions, parcels and takeout to customers in the coming months.

Jan 15 06:45

Lawyer slams Gov. Cuomo for 'disgraceful' vaccine roll-out and says he can't get his 88-year-old grandma an appointment because state-run sites are booked until APRIL

A lawyer has slammed Governor Andrew Cuomo for New York's 'disgraceful' vaccine roll-out saying he can't get an appointment for his 88-year-old grandma because the state-run sites are booked up until April.

Jan 15 06:45

How Brazilians are OBLIVIOUS to Super-COVID sparking explosive second-wave sweeping through the Amazon and causing global alarm - as 'Trump of the Tropics' President Bolsonaro dismisses threat

Most Brazilians are oblivious to the highly contagious new coronavirus strain which has sparked an explosive second wave sweeping through their country and causing alarm around the world.

Jan 15 06:41

NYC bus is left suspended in MID-AIR after plunging off an overpass and almost snapping in half - leaving at least seven injured

At least seven people have been hospitalized after a tandem MTA bus veered off the road and plunged over an overpass in the Bronx.

Jan 15 06:40

Lisa Murkowski becomes first Republican senator to break silence on Donald Trump's impeachment and says 'he incited violence which led to injury and deaths' but stops short of saying she will vote to convict

Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Thursday that President Donald Trump 'incited violence' with his speech to supporters before the Capitol riots – but stopped short of saying whether she would vote to convict him.

Jan 15 06:38

Democrat rep. Adriano Espaillat is FOURTH to test positive for COVID after being stuck in safe room with mask-refusing Republicans - and he has already had both doses of vaccine

Representative Adriano Espaillat on Thursday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the fourth member of Congress to announce they had contracted the coronavirus following a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol last week.

Jan 15 06:37

That's a big 'un: Kim Jong un unveils massive 'submarine-launched ballistic missiles' during military parade to mark the closing of rare Workers' Party congress

Nuclear-armed North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a military parade in Pyongyang, state media reported Friday, in a show of strength days before Joe Biden's inauguration as US president.

Jan 15 06:35

PICTURED: Female assassin gang member who shot dead a former Mexican governor in the back of the head inside a restaurant bathroom as cops offer $50,000 reward for her arrest

Cops are hunting for a female assassin who gunned down a former Mexican governor inside a restaurant bathroom.

Jan 15 06:35

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin aims to launch humans into orbit in just 'a few months' following New Shepard's 14th test flight that carried 'Mannequin Skywalker' 300,000 feet into the air

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launched New Shepard rocket for the 14th time with 'Mannequin Skywalker' strapped inside the updated space capsule.

Jan 15 06:34

'We WILL find a way!': Brazilians are bypassing UK travel ban by flying via Amsterdam and Madrid - as Britons are stuck in Portugal and South America after all flights are cancelled amid growing fears of mutant Covid strain

Britons in Portugal and South America after all flights to the UK were cancelled
Portugal on banned list due to travel links with Brazil amid fears over new strain
Ban came into force at 4am this morning with some Britons now stuck abroad

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