May 28, 2021

Matt Gaetz said Americans have an ‘obligation’ to take up arms against Silicon Valley companies Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida on Thursday escalated his rhetoric against Silicon Valley companies he argues are censoring conservatives, saying Americans have an “obligation to use” their Second Amendment right to bear arms against them. Gaetz, who is the subject

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May 25, 2021

Russia’s power over Belarus is in the spotlight after plane ‘hijacking’ incident Reported yesterday: Belarus hijacked a passenger plane in order to arrest a foe of its government As global leaders expressed outrage at Belarus’ “hijacking” of a Ryanair plane and the detention of an opposition activist, Russia was notable for its vociferous defense of the country. Now,

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May 3, 2021

It’s a slow news day, so today’s Morning Sixpack will be a quick read! 1 4 dead, more than 20 hospitalized after suspected smuggling vessel overturns off San Diego Four people are dead and nearly two dozen people were sent to hospitals after a suspected smuggling vessel overturned off the coast of San Diego on

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April 23, 2021

1 COVID-19 cases are absolutely SOARING in India. India needs a brief but extensive lockdown to break the chain of coronavirus transmission and allow the medical community to recuperate, according to the national president of the Indian Medical Association. The South Asian nation is going through a disastrous second wave of Covid infections. Cases began

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September 16, 2020

One tweet claimed coronavirus numbers were intentionally inflated, adding, “It’s hard to know what to believe.” Another warned, “Don’t trust Dr. Fauci.” A Facebook comment argued that mail-in ballots “will lead to fraud for this election,” while an Instagram comment amplified the erroneous claim that 28 million ballots went missing in the past four elections.

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August 31, 2020

TORONTO/CHICAGO (Reuters) – High-profile COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia and China share a potential shortcoming: They are based on a common cold virus that many people have been exposed to, potentially limiting their effectiveness, some experts say. CanSino Biologics’ vaccine, approved for military use in China, is a modified form of adenovirus type 5, or

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August 19, 2020

Andrew Weissmann, one of the lead prosecutors on special counsel Robert Mueller’s team and the architect of the case against Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, said there is “definitely new information” in the final volume of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on 2016 Russian interference released Tuesday.Why it matters: It underscores the degree to which

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