US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking – The Associated Press

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking  The Associated Press Biden declares Russia threat ‘national emergency,’ lobs sanctions; 10 diplomats booted over election meddling  Fox News Biden imposes new sanctions on Russia in response to election interference and cyber hacks  CNN Biden is finally pivoting foreign policy to bigger threats  The Washington Post US announces sweeping sanctions on […]

Defense rests its case in trial of ex-cop accused of killing George Floyd – NBC News

Defense rests its case in trial of ex-cop accused of killing George Floyd  NBC News Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd’s death: Live updates  CNN This much is clear: Derek Chauvin’s trial won’t change policing in America  The Guardian LIVE VIDEO: Derek Chauvin will not testify, defense rests case  KSTP Derek Chauvin pleads the Fifth  ABC News View […]

Coinbase soars in market debut, valued near $86 billion

Wall Street (AP), April 15 – Coinbase made a rousing debut on Wall Street Wednesday, with shares of the digital currency exchange rising as high as $429, briefly giving it a market value over $100 billion. Coinbase Global Inc.‘s initial public offering happened with cryptocurrency chatter seemingly everywhere, even at the U.S. Federal Reserve. Digital […]

Graff harshly criticizes Riley, Metts, Walker for considering raises taxes as community recovers from China Virus economic crisis

Graff harshly criticizes Riley, Metts, Walker for considering raises taxes as community recovers from China Virus economic crisis

Image: Local businessman and television producer Billy Graff criticized the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, for failing to hold down government spending and taxes in the post-China Virus economic crisis. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 15 – Local businessman and television producer Billy Graff harshly criticized the Montgomery County […]

12 missing from capsized ship after 6 rescued off Louisiana

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard searched for 12 people missing off the coast of Louisiana on Wednesday after finding one person dead and pulling six survivors from rough seas when their commercial vessel capsized in hurricane-force winds. Coast Guard Capt. Will Watson said winds were 80 to 90 mph (130 to 145 […]

J&J vaccine to remain in limbo while officials seek evidence

Washington, D.C. (AP), April 15 –  Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo for a while longer after government health advisers declared Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual blood clots were linked to the shot — and if so, how big the risk really is. The […]

Capitol Police ignored intelligence warnings ahead of Jan. 6 riots, watchdog report finds – NBC News

Capitol Police ignored intelligence warnings ahead of Jan. 6 riots, watchdog report finds  NBC News Police Told to Hold Back on Capitol Riot Response, Report Finds  The New York Times Capitol Police officer killed in car attack lies in honor  CBS Evening News Prosecutors: No charges for officer in Capitol riot shooting of Ashli Babbit…  The Associated Press Officer […]