Justice Dept. Investigating Potential Bribery Scheme for Trump Pardon

Justice Dept. Investigating Potential Bribery Scheme for Trump Pardon

Heavily redacted court documents unsealed by a judge offered only scant clues to the potential scheme, and nothing directly tied the president to it. Intermediaries may have offered to funnel money as political donations in exchange for a federal convict’s pardon or commutation, according to documents unsealed by a […] Click here to view original web page at www.nytimes.com

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St. Louis County shuts down four restaurants as Page foes seek to reduce his power

St. Louis County shuts down four restaurants as Page foes seek to reduce his power

A Bartolino’s South staff member looks out from the business after a county health inspector ordered the business closed for violating the county health order on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com Robert Cohen ▲ A St. Louis County police officer leaves with a county health […] Click here to view original web page at www.stltoday.com

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Healthcare Workers And Nursing Home Residents Should Be First In Line For A Coronavirus Vaccine, A CDC Panel Just Voted

Healthcare Workers And Nursing Home Residents Should Be First In Line For A Coronavirus Vaccine, A CDC Panel Just Voted

Jason Redmond / Reuters Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Pinterest Workers decontaminating a nursing home in Seattle in March. A CDC expert panel voted 13–1 on Tuesday to recommend that the first COVID-19 vaccines should go to healthcare workers and nursing homes as soon as they are authorized […] Click here to view original web page at www.buzzfeednews.com

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Talk of self-pardon for Trump heats up

Talk of self-pardon for Trump heats up

Chatter about President Trump’s pardon plans is heating up, with top allies to the president publicly calling for him to preemptively grant clemency to confidants, family members and even himself. In just 50 days, President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as president, exposing Trump to a significant legal […] Click here to view original web page at thehill.com

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Activists Drop Body Bags Outside Homes of Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, to Protest Congress’ Failure to Pass Stimulus

Activists Drop Body Bags Outside Homes of Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, to Protest Congress' Failure to Pass Stimulus

Activists left body bags outside the homes of Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell and South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham Tuesday in protest of Congress’ failure to pass a second stimulus deal. The activists were from Spaces in Action and Shut Down D.C., two groups that joined together to create […] Click here to view original web page at www.newsweek.com

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Cyber Monday becomes biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, topping nearly $11 billion in sales

Cyber Monday becomes biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, topping nearly $11 billion in sales

An ad seen on the Best Buy website for a Cyber Monday sale is displayed on a laptop on Nov. 30, 2020 in Arlington, Va. Cyber Monday just became the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, with consumers spending $10.8 billion online, according to Adobe Analytics. Purchases totaled […] Click here to view original web page at www.nbcnews.com

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Chang’e-5 lands on moon, lays foundation for manned mission

Chang'e-5 lands on moon, lays foundation for manned mission

Success confirms Chinese tech’s reliability, lays foundation for manned mission The lander-ascender combination of China’s Chang’e-5 lunar probe has successfully landed on the Mons Rumker area of the huge volcanic plain Oceanus Procellarum, known as the "Ocean of Storms," on the near side of the moon on Tuesday evening, […] Click here to view original web page at www.globaltimes.cn

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China refuses to apologize over ‘repugnant’ Australian soldier image

China refuses to apologize over ‘repugnant’ Australian soldier image

News China is refusing to apologize over a doctored image shared by its foreign policy spokesman showing an Australian soldier killing an Afghan child. In demanding an apology, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Beijing should be “utterly ashamed” over the “repugnant” image. But China only shot back. “The […] Click here to view original web page at nypost.com

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