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    GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quinonez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said early Saturday. Quinonez, who was 32, became a national hero in 2012 when he reached the 200-meter final at the London Games, finishing seventh in a race won by Usain Bolt. Guayaquil-based newspaper El Universo reported that Quinonez was fatally shot...
    GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quiñónez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said early Saturday. Quiñónez, who was 32, became a national hero in 2012 when he reached the 200 meter final at the London Games, finishing seventh in a race won by Usain Bolt. Guayaquil-based newspaper El Universo reported that Quiñónez was fatally...
    Indiana Rep. Jim Banks On Jan. 6, 2021, Republican Jim Banks of Indiana, along with 146 of his fellow Republican lawmakers, voted to support the violent efforts of the seditionist mob incited by Donald Trump to attack the U.S. Capitol and overturn the 2020 presidential election. In the aftermath of those attacks, and in connection with the formation of a...
    (CNN)The House select committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection is planning for former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark to testify next Friday -- teeing him up to be the first Trump administration official to comply with a subpoena for an interview with the panel, two sources familiar with the committee's inquiry told CNN.Clark's testimony could be a major step forward...
    (CNN)The criminal contempt referral from the House of Representatives against right-wing agitator Steve Bannon landed at the DC US Attorney's Office on Thursday with unusual fanfare, setting off potentially weeks of legal decision-making at the Justice Department.The House's vote 229-202 vote Thursday to hold Bannon in contempt for defying its January 6 committees' subpoenas sets in motion a court process...
    by Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago web producer CHICAGO (CBS) — The City Council Budget Committee on Friday overwhelmingly supported Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $16.7 billion spending plan for 2022, thanks in large part to $1.9 billion in federal relief money that will help fund a variety of social service programs. READ MORE: Crews Working To Open Valve Believed To Be Cause...
    Alex Wong/Getty Images Yesterday Rep. Liz Cheney (R- WY) revealed that Rep. Jim Banks (R- IN) sent letters to federal agencies requesting the information they are sending to the House Select Committee investigating the events of Jan. 6, signing them as “Ranking Member” of the committee, even though he’s not actually a part of it. According to new reports, he sent a...
    Charges filed. WCCO reports: “Minneapolis Police Officer Brian Cummings now faces two felony charges in connection to the collision that killed 40-year-old Leneal Frazier earlier this year. On Friday, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Cummings is charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide. According to the criminal complaint, the officer was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle in...
    When President Joe Biden picked Merrick Garland for U.S. attorney general, many critics of former President Donald Trump were hoping that the Department of Justice would pursue the wrongdoings of his administration aggressively. But some Trump foes, including House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, believe that Garland isn't going after Trump enough when it comes to the January 6 insurrection,...
    (CNN)The House select committee is setting its sights on the financing behind events and people associated with January 6, CNN has learned, including money that funded pro-Trump "Stop the Steal" rallies that preceded the attack on the Capitol that day, in an effort to determine whether any election law violations or financial crimes took place. The Democratic-led panel is focused...
    One of the two Republican lawmakers that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) removed from the Jan. 6 committee back in July has moved on to chart a new path with a shadow investigation of his own. According to The Daily Beast, two sources familiar with the situation have said the that Rep. Jim Banks' (R-Ind.) investigative path has been similar...
    HOPKINTON (CBS) – Hopkinton High School has become the first in the state to drop the COVID mask mandate. The school committee voted Thursday night to make masks optional for vaccinated students at the high school. Ninety-eight percent are fully vaccinated – well above the 80% requirement by the state to lift the mandate. “I think a lot of students...
    Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) was one of the two Republicans that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) booted from the Jan. 6 Committee in July, but Donald Trump’s staunch ally appears to be using his brief association with the panel to run a shadow investigation of his own. According to two sources familiar with the situation, Banks sent letters to many of...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. In a rare show of bipartisanship on the House floor, the committee’s Democratic chairman, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, led the floor...
    President Biden is hoping to jet off to a global warming summit in Scotland that begins on November 1, so he and Democrats in Congress are doubly eager to force through their "American Marxism" transformation bills before Halloween – while ignoring the plight of the American people under his left-wing government, Mark Levin told Fox News on Thursday. Levin, host...
    The House Ethics Committee announced on Thursday it will further investigate Rep. Tom Malinowski’s (D-NJ) hundreds of stock transactions that allegedly violated the federal STOCK Act of 2012. The committee’s chairman, Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), and ranking member, Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), wrote in a statement that the committee agreed to further investigate Malinowski’s alleged violation of the federal STOCK Act in a five to one vote. They...
    The House Office of Congressional Ethics released documents Thursday which found "substantial reason to believe" four congressmen, one Democrat and three Republicans, violated ethics laws. The congressmen in question are Reps. Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., and Alex Mooney, R-W.Va. For Hagedorn, the Ethics Committee found that the congressman may have misused funds by hiring two firms...
    President Joe Biden told a CNN town hall on Thursday that it was “not appropriate” for him to say the Justice Department would prosecute those who fought subpoenas issued by the Jan. 6 House committee. CNN’s Anderson Cooper asked Biden about a comment he made last week that the Justice Department should prosecute Trump administration officials who defied subpoenas issued...
    HOPKINTON (CBS) – Hopkinton High School has become the first in the state to drop the COVID mask mandate. The school committee voted Thursday to make masks optional for vaccinated students at the high school. Ninety-eight percent are fully vaccinated – well above the 80% requirement by the state to lift the mandate. Some school committee members did...
    The definitive The Who playlist ‘Wrecking Ball’ Songwriter Mozella Falls for Updated Santa Monica Tudor © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Congress has entered the chat regarding the WFT workplace misconduct investigation. And the NFL can’t afford to be perceived as trying to run and hide. Even if it would...
    (CNN)President Joe Biden admitted on Thursday that he was wrong to make a statement last week that those defying subpoenas from the House committee investigation the January 6 attack on the US Capitol should be prosecuted. "No, the way I said it was not appropriate," Biden said. "I should have chosen my words more wisely." He added, "I did not,...
    President BidenJoe Biden White House: US has donated 200 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world Police recommend charges against four over Sinema bathroom protest K Street revenues boom MORE on Thursday said his past comments that the Justice Department should prosecute people who defy congressional subpoenas were not appropriate. “The way I said it was not appropriate,” Biden said on...
    By Annie Grayer and Zachary Cohen | CNN GOP Rep. Jim Banks lamented on the House floor that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prevented him from serving on the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol on Thursday. And yet, Banks sent a letter to at least one government agency falsely claiming that he is ranking member...
    LOL! ‘You’ Season 3 Fans Catch Hilarious Penn Badgley Photoshop Fail 10 Common Mortgage Mistakes That Hurt Your Finances © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The NFL has run out of time on its effort to run out the clock. Hopeful that the scandal regarding the supposedly secret emails obtained...
    Rep. Liz Cheney, the top Republican on the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, revealed on Thursday that Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Banks sent letters to federal agencies requesting information and identifying himself as the committee’s original ranking member. The revelation came as the House debated whether to hold Steve Bannon, a former adviser...
    Washington (CNN)Jeff Miller, a lobbyist and close ally of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, has warned GOP consultants in recent weeks that they can't work for both McCarthy and Rep. Liz Cheney, a source confirmed to CNN, claiming she is working to undermine the House GOP's efforts to win back the majority.One firm hired by Cheney -- The Morning Group...
    During Thursday’s floor debate on the contempt of Congress charge pending against Steve Bannon, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) claimed the charge is meant to distract from a faltering Democratic agenda. Shortly after Gaetz’s remarks, the House voted 229-202 to approve the contempt charge. Nine Republicans joined the Democrats in voting “yes.” The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack...
    As if the Washington Football Team, Jon Gruden email scandal and the NFL’s investigation weren’t messy enough, now U.S. Congress is getting involved.  The NFL’s investigation into Washington Football Team emails regarding workplace discrimination under the watch of Bruce Allen and Dan Snyder has been messy. The bigoted language used in emails by now-former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden led...
    The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), an independent watchdog, said in a report made public on Thursday that it found "substantial reason to believe" that Rep. Tom MalinowskiThomas (Tom) MalinowskiUS Chamber targets more House Democrats with ads opposing .5T bill Journalist Dave Levinthal discusses 'uptick' in congressional stock trade violations Pandora Papers: 4 takeaways from massive leak of world leaders'...
    Jon Gruden says ‘the truth will come out’ about Raiders departure. It’s been 10 days since Jon Gruden resigned as Las Vegas Raiders head coach amid a scandal of epic proportions. The coach had not one but two scathing back-to-back stories first revealing a series of racist emails and then the second set of emails revealing misogynistic and homophobic emails....
    (CNN)GOP Rep. Jim Banks lamented on the House floor that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prevented him from serving on the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol on Thursday. And yet, Banks sent a letter to at least one government agency falsely claiming that he is ranking member of the committee in his signature. Fellow Republican...
    Transgender student fatally shot in Mississippi remembered for generous heart Why doing nothing could be so good for you by Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago web producer Load Error CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $16.7 billion budget plan for 2022 cleared its first hurdle on Thursday, as the City Council Finance Committee signed off on a $76.5 million...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) advisory committee officially recommended boosters doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines on Thursday. The members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted unanimously to give J&J's extra doses to adults aged 18 and older and Modena's third shot to those aged 65 and older or at high...
    (CNN)The House Judiciary Committee, known for its combativeness, had the opportunity Thursday to question Attorney General Merrick Garland for the first time since he took his perch atop the Justice Department. Republicans repeatedly battered Garland with sensational claims that the department was treating parents like "domestic terrorists" with a recent memo outlining steps DOJ was taking to address threats of...
    Nine House Republicans voted with all Democrats on Thursday to adopt a resolution holding former Trump White House strategist Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin BannonMeadows hires former deputy AG to represent him in Jan. 6 probe: report House GOP leaders urge 'no' vote on Bannon contempt Trump calls Liz Cheney a 'smug fool' MORE in contempt of Congress for defying a...
    Jan. 6 House Select Committee Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) called out Republican colleague Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) for trying to ID himself as a committee member. Banks was one of five Republicans House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) picked to serve on the committee. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) approved three of his picks, but rejected both Banks and Jim Jordan. So McCarthy retaliated by...
    (CNN)Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as the vice chair of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, on Thursday went after members of her own party for downplaying the riot and not believing in the panel's mission."There are people in this chamber right now who were evacuated with me and with the rest...
    The House of Representatives voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress on Thursday. The vote came after the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol approved the charge on Tuesday. Bannon had been subpoenaed by the committee, but he is refusing to comply with it. On his podcast on January 5, Bannon predicted, “All...
    The House voted 229-202 on Thursday to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after refusing to comply with a subpoena to testify before the select committee probing the January 6 Capitol attack. Nine Republicans joined all 220 Democrats in the lower chamber to pass the measure, which was brought to the floor after the 1/6 commission and House Rules Committee...
    A top Russian university has destroyed its only copy of a thesis on Marxism written by a former student who is now Joe Biden's pick to head a major bank regulator.  Republicans on the Senate banking committee are furious that Saule Omarova, 55, is refusing to turn over her Moscow State University dissertation on Marxism and revolution. And DailyMail.com has...
    Washington (CNN)Nine House Republicans broke ranks Thursday to join all Democrats in voting to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. While Democrats didn't need any GOP votes in order to refer the criminal contempt charge to the Justice Department, these Republicans voted...
    Although House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's select committee on the January 6 insurrection is dominated by Democrats, it includes two conservative Republican critics of former President Donald Trump: Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. And on Thursday, as the House moved to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of the committee, Cheney called out Rep. Jim...
    by Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago web producer CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $16.7 billion budget plan for 2022 cleared its first hurdle on Thursday, as the City Council Finance Committee signed off on a $76.5 million property tax hike, and the rest of her package of taxes, fees, and borrowing to fund the spending plan. READ MORE: Kenosha County...
    Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court, following his arraignment hearing for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, in New York, August 20, 2020.Andrew Kelly | Reuters The House voted Thursday to hold former Trump advisor Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena issued to him by...
    Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), one of two Republicans on the House of Representatives select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, called for the House to pass a resolution referring former senior Trump White House official Steve Bannon for contempt charges for refusing to testify before the committee. “Voting on a criminal contempt resolution is not the...
    Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt. A few Republicans, including Jan. 6 House Select Committee members Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) joined Democrats to vote for the resolution. The overall vote was 229-202, with only 9 Republicans voting yes. Bannon is one of many Trump allies...
    The House on Thursday voted to hold Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin BannonMeadows hires former deputy AG to represent him in Jan. 6 probe: report House GOP leaders urge 'no' vote on Bannon contempt Trump calls Liz Cheney a 'smug fool' MORE in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the Jan. 6 committee, a remarkable censure of the...
    The House on Thursday voted to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress over his refusal to comply with a subpoena from the House select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol. The matter will now be forwarded to the Department of Justice, which will make a decision on whether to pursue criminal charges...